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India & Nepal Tour

Adventure Tours

15 Days

THE TOUR AT THE GLANCE

Visit India and trace the famous Golden Triangle. Enjoy the perfect introduction to India's three most popular destinations - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur - as we explore the icons and discover the secrets of this fascinating country. Experience the history of massive forts, the opulence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, and the traditions of a heritage stay. Travel through a land full of contrasts on this compact India tour, jam-packed with unforgettable highlights.

Kathmandu is home to world heritage monuments such as Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pokhara is the cradle of adventure and a beautiful lake city, Chitwan National Park is home to tigers, rhinos and elephants and Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

EXPERIENCES AND VISITS IN THIS TOUR JOURNEY

  • Visit a famous Sikh temple in Delhi and see the mass kitchen and volunteers serving mankind
  • Explore the pulsating city of New Delhi
  • Cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi to explore narrow lane and spice market.
  • Visit of Magnificent Taj Mahal – The monument of Love
  • Visit to holy shrine of Fathepur Sikri and Salim Chisti's Tomb,
  • Vibrant Ranthambore National Park with tigers and other species of animals.
  • Ride up to Amber Fort on a caparisoned, by elephant.
  • Uncover vibrant Rajasthan, from the royal history of Jaipur.
  • Visit the three Queen cities in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Guided walk through two ancient Bazaars
  • The ancient royal city of Kathmandu’s historic squares lined with temples and other beautifully intricate examples of Nepalese architecture
  • The Kathmandu’s other ancient royal cities – Patan and Bhaktapur – make a perfect day trip.
  • Enjoy natural skyline from the lake-side city of Pokhara, which is the gateway to the striking Annapurna Himalaya
  • Seek out rare wildlife species, including the often-illusive Bengal tiger and Asian rhino in the lowland plains and Chitwan National Park
  • Stunning Himalayan vistas of sunrise and sunset views of the Himalayas

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Arrive Delhi, After completing immigration and custom formalities, meet FCMInComing representative at the arrival gate. After introductions, you will be transferred to the hotel.

DELHI, the capital of India, is home to 16 million people, making it the third largest city in India. The strategic location of the city made it an attractive location for invading armies, and it served as the capital for many great empires that ruled India. Many of these Empires built significant monuments, and whilst the Mughal and the British are the most visible, while driving through the city you will see ruins from previous capitals, the earliest dating back to the 12th century.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Morning your tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. He is also famously known as the “father of the nation”.Continue your tour to Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques. People stream in and out of the mosque continuously and the presence of a nearby bazaar means that the area is rarely quiet. Enjoy the rickshaw ride at Old Delhi peddling through the narrow by lanes of Chandani Chowk and visit spices market is one of the largest wholesale spice markets in Asia, It is well worth a visit for the intensity of its sights and smells alone. Along with fresh spices of all shapes, sizes, and colors, this market sells myriad nuts, herbs, dry fruits, and grains.

In the afternoon visit the Qutb Minar complex which dominates the historic site where Qutb-ud-Din-Aibak laid the foundation of Delhi Sultanate. Its sandstone minaret, 72.5 m high, has a staircase of 379 steps to reach the summit. It is the tallest stone tower in India and one of the most successful Muslim buildings. You will then discover the Humayun Mausoleum, the 2nd Mughal emperor. Built in the middle of the 16th century at the request of Hamida Banu Begum (the widow of Emperor Humayun), the mausoleum is a fine example of early Mughal architecture.

Drive past British Architect by Edward Lutyens, with the task of building the new capital in Delhi. Lutyen’s Delhi primarily consists of the administrative area of the capital, India Gate and the Viceroy’s House (which is now known as Rashtrapati Bhawan). A visit to Delhi is incomplete without going to Lutyen’s Delhi which one can say, is the place where the Central Government of India currently resides and works from.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, drive to Agra. On arrival check in at Hotel.

Famed with one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal, historical monuments, architectural grandeur ventures and the beauty of marbles. The city is known for its superb inlay work on marble by craftsmen supposedly with a lineage dating back to the Mughals. Agra’s handicrafts also include carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.

In the afternoon you will visit The Agra Fort is one of the most important and robustly built strongholds of the Mughals, embellished with number of richly decorated buildings encompassing the imposing Mughal style of art and architecture. Also visit a marble-inlay workshop to see the intricate work and unique skill which goes into each finely detailed piece of marble inlay, using a number of beautiful semi-precious stones.

Visit to Taj Mahal at sunset.The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World that symbolizes the love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal’s final resting place. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. The white marble building changes its hue with the variations in the daylight. In moonlight, particularly on the full moon night, the marble appears extraordinarily luminescent.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, travel by surface to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.-Built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the mid-16th century, Fatehpur Sikri was meant to be a new capital for his empire. It was also the emperor’s homage to Saint Sheikh Salim Chishti, who predicted the birth of the emperor’s much-desired son and heir. Built in almost uniform style, Sikri is a sprawling complex of palaces, mosques, temples, and other structures. It is a stunning amalgamation of the Persian and Indian styles of building.

Later continue your drive forJaipur.

Adorned with pink sandstone palaces, majestic forts and verdant green gardens against a scenic backdrop of the Aravalli hills, Jaipur represents the charm of India’s rich past and the sophistication of a flourishing metropolis. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II founded the city in 1727, when he decided to shift his capital from Amer. A renowned architect, astronomer, and avid scientist, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II built his capital with geometric precision and made Jaipur one of the most well-planned cities in India. 

Upon arrival in Jaipur, transfer to hotel.

              In the afternoon take ride a Cycle Rickshaw- This tour is planned to offer you an insight on the socio economic aspects of the city. Every lane in the walled city has something interesting to offer and the relaxed Rickshaw ride is the best way to explore the city like the locals do.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Morning proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting Amber Fort with Elephant Ride

Visit the city of Amber and its fort. Erected on a vast hill, the citadel and its fort were intended to protect the ancient capital of the state of Jaipur.  You will get there on the back of an elephant, then you will come back in a jeep. You will be able to visit the various rooms, the inner courtyards, the rooms of public hearings, the Mughal gardens with its star-shaped flower beds. In addition, Amber Fort offers panoramic views of Lake Maota. On the way back you will stop at the Hawa Mahal - the famous and magnificent Palace of the Winds. 

In the afternoon you will visit City Palace is one of the major landmarks in Jaipur. The beautiful palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during his reign. Among the various forts and palaces of Jaipur, City Palace stands apart, with its outstanding art and architecture. In the Palace complex visit Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. Visit to Observatory or Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century.Whose passion for science, engineering, and astronomy prompted him to construct this complex of fourteen scientific instruments. It’s been over 200 years since they were first constructed, these fourteen structures can still accurately measure time; predict eclipses, and track stars and planets in their orbits.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today after leisure breakfast, you will travel by surface to Delhi.

In the afternoon visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (Sikh Temple), is the most prominent Sikh temple among the nine historical gurudwaras (Sikh temples) in New Delhi. The shrine includes the temple, a large pond (sarovar), a community kitchen, an art gallery, a 24 hour dining hall (langar).

Later free for shopping at Connaught Place is a happening place and one can enjoy to their hearts’ fill,  its one of the oldest Market place built by Britishers and 2ndly it’s has got some of the oldest and swankiest shops and restaurants in the town!

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Transfer to airport to board flight for Kathmandu.

Arrive Kathmandu/Nepal:  You would be met by our representative in the arrival hall who would assist in all formalities to complete then transfer to hotel - arrive and check in.

Day at leisure for independent activities

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Optional: Wake up early and after a quick cup of tea/coffee, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for Mt. Everest experience. M­ountain Flight offers the closest possible aerial views of Mt. Everest and the Tibetan Plateau. Twice the size of the Alps, their sheer immensity is spectacular. The 45-minute flight offers an incredible panorama and you can take a nice photograph of the world’s highest mountain (depending upon weather visibility).  We celebrate with a champagne in mid-air.

Return to hotel for Breakfast.

Morning: visit Kathmandu Durbar Square in the heart of old city Kathmandu. The complex was residence to Nepal's Royal family before the construction of the newer Narayanhiti Palace. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity. The Durbar is divided into two courtyards - the outer comprising the Palace of the Living Goddess – Kumari, and the inner is the main palace. Important ceremonies, including the coronation of the Nepali monarch used to be held in the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Visit Swoyambhunath - a UNESCO World Heritage site, believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago and now an important Buddhist learning site

Take a Rickshaw ride from Kathmandu Durbar Square to Thamel passing through the old Kathmandu city and local bazaars filled with local people. Spend time and enjoy the colorful scene and interacting with the locals.

Afternoon Heritage walk to Boudhanath. The Stupa is located in the area of ancient trade route to Tibet where the Tibetan merchants used to rest and offered prayers for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many decided to live around Boudhanath. Smaller Stupas are located at the base. Gompa monasteries, curio shops, and restaurants surround Boudhanath. Light up the Butter lamp at the shrine and say your prayers.

Visit a Buddhist Monastery near Boudhanath and experience a glimpse of Buddhism and watch the monks pray. Have an interactive session with a High-Monk (depending upon availability).

Optional: Welcome dinner at the Krishna Arpan Restaurant at the Hotel Dwarika served in a traditional Nawari style and cuisine.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, drive to Bhadgaon - enroute visiting a Bamboo School. – Established in 2001 to provide free education to the children of the financially weak families.  You would be welcomed by the children and each guest will be accompanied by a child to make a show around of the school and the orphanage.  You can make donation and help fund the children.

Arrive Bhadgaon or Bhaktapur (Place of devotees) was the largest of the 3 Newar Kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley and was the ancient capital.  It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and the majority of the population is Newars.  It has the old Palace, courtyards and old city center in Nepal.  Bhadgaon is a world Heritage site declared by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples and wood, metal and stone artworks.

Afternoon: Visit Patan city – founded in 3rd century and later expanded by the Mallas of Nepal.   Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and other places of Patan - Patan is actually is an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and reposes’ metalwork facades , etc – Guest can also visit handicraft centre in Patan.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, travel by surface to Chitwan National Park.

Chitwan National Park- It was the Royal hunting grounds for the Kings and dignitaries of Nepal - It became a favorite spot for big game safari hunters in the late nineteenth century.

Afternoon: Enjoy jungle activities by Elephant safaris at Chitwan National Parkand boasts a beautiful setting and abundant wildlife. Park is home to many endangered animals, such as the greater one horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger, gharial crocodile, fresh water gangetic dolphin and others. In addition, four types of deer, two types of monkeys, wild boar, sloth bear, elephant and leopard can also be found here.

After the Elephant ride one can enjoy a slide show or Tharu Folk Dance – Evening free for village walk and sunset view 

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ( American Plan )

Morning: Jeep Safari inside the jungle with breakfast. Visit the park is home to many species of animals such as the sloth bear, leopards, crocodiles, monkeys, many different species of butterflies, and over 450 sorts of colorful and endangered birds. In summer, the forest is alive with nesting migrant birds, such as the paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta, and parakeets.

On the way back to hotel, enjoy elephant bathing and view elephants having bath in the river. You can also have a shower of cold water through elephant trunk sitting on the back of the elephant.

Late afternoon, canoe ride in the Rapti River followed by sundowner drinks, Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish-eating Gharial and Jungle Walk. 

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ( American Plan )

Today, travel by surface to Pokhara. On arrival in Pokhara, transfer to hotel.

Situated at an elevation of 900 meters is the largest valley in Nepal- This is a scenic mountain side drive and an opportunity to enjoy the mother nature of this valley - Famous for its lakes and views of the magnificent Himalayan Peaks.

In the afternoon visit the Mahendra Cave - a rare geological example containing stalagmites and stalactites.You will see in particular the statue of the Hindu Lord Shiva who is inside. Then you will visit the temple of Tal Barahi , a temple of two-storey pagodas.  Then you will come to Tashiling town , populated by Tibetan refugees living south of Pokhara. These brave Drokpa have traveled the highlands with their yaks, sheep and pashmina goats.You will discover their small craft factory carpets made according to the traditional techniques of the highlands of Tibet.

Evening: enjoy boating at Phewa Lake much more pleasure with the mountain view towards north of Annapurna massifs. We can spend time walking around the old bazaar of Pokhara.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, travel by surface to Pokhara. On arrival in Pokhara, transfer to hotel.

Situated at an elevation of 900 meters is the largest valley in Nepal- This is a scenic mountain side drive and an opportunity to enjoy the mother nature of this valley - Famous for its lakes and views of the magnificent Himalayan Peaks.

In the afternoon visit the Mahendra Cave - a rare geological example containing stalagmites and stalactites.You will see in particular the statue of the Hindu Lord Shiva who is inside. Then you will visit the temple of Tal Barahi , a temple of two-storey pagodas.  Then you will come to Tashiling town , populated by Tibetan refugees living south of Pokhara. These brave Drokpa have traveled the highlands with their yaks, sheep and pashmina goats.You will discover their small craft factory carpets made according to the traditional techniques of the highlands of Tibet.

Evening: enjoy boating at Phewa Lake much more pleasure with the mountain view towards north of Annapurna massifs. We can spend time walking around the old bazaar of Pokhara.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Early morning: drive to Sarangkot for sunrise and Annapurna range view. [Subject upon weather].At an altitude of 1592 meters, this hill station sits north of Pokhara overlooking the valley and Phewa Lake.  Sarangkot is a beautiful village best known for its sunrise, where on a clear day you can see an unobstructed view of the Himalayan Mountains of Annapurna range, Dhauligiri, Fishtail. Return to hotel for breakfast.

In the afternoon, Enjoy Tea at Raniban Retreat center, Pokhara- Raniban has the best view of the Himalayan panorama, the great Fewa Lake, and Pokhara Valley, amidst a most peaceful location in Pokhara.

Then walk through the narrow streets of the local bazaar and discover other Nepali specialties . In the evening, you will be invited to a tea ceremony with the Sherpas. 

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Today, after early breakfast drive to Kathmandu , Upon arrival check in at Hotel

In the afternoon to the discovery of one of the most emblematic sites of Kathmandu, the temple of Pashupatinath. It is the most important Hindu temple in the country and one of the most sacred among those dedicated to Shiva in the world. From its surroundings, we can see the importance of the temple in the lives of Nepalese while cremations take place on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Later visit Asan and Indra Chok Bazaar, and walk,in an authentic bazaar shopping experience – haggling, huge variety, and the odd souvenir. Brass, bronze and copper items with some great craftsmanship can be found here, along with fresh fruits and vegetables, spices and condiments.

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

Transfer to Kathmandu airport to board International flight for onward Journey 

- Overnight at Hotel
- Breakfast ( Continental Plan )

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN YOUR TOUR COST

  • Accommodation for total 15 nights sharing double/ twin room on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Meal Plan: -Chitwan stay will be on full board basis as per program.
  • All transfers, sightseeing/excursions as per the program by an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking local guide as per program
  • Entrance fee at Monuments.
  • Meeting & Assistance on arrival/departure at airport/hotel by our representative.  
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
  • Cycle rickshaw ride in the local bazaar in Delhi & Jaipur
  • Jeep Safari, boat ride, park entrancce fees & elephant ride in Chitwan
  • Boat ride on Phewa Lake in Pokhara
  • Enjoy Tea at Raniban Retreat center Pokhara
  • Visit a Bamboo School in Kathmandu
  • All presently applicable taxes.

TOUR COST WILL NOT INCLUDE FOLLOWING EXPENSES

  • International / Domestic  Airfare 
  • Nepal Visa
  • Any new admission fees / taxes / fuel surcharges/ Visa fees
  • Meals not mentioned
  • All personal expenses such as beverages, laundry, trip cancellation and personal insurance, gratuities, excess baggage fees
  • Early check-in/late check-out (except as noted)
  • Camera/video fees at monuments
  • Communication costs
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen problems like natural disaster, war or strikes, cancellation or misconnection of flights or last-minute change of timings etc.
  • Any other service, which has not been specified as "included".


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