Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure

Classic, Delhi to Kathmandu

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If you’re looking to experience the diversity of India and Nepal, this 15-day trip contrasts the colourful culture of India with the pristine serenity of Nepal's Himalayan mountains. From the ghats that line the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi to a 4x4 safari in Chitwan National Park, our expert CEOs will take you through a region of unsurpassed natural beauty and spirituality before revealing to you the rugged Himalayan landscape of Nepal’s magical capital, Kathmandu.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your G for Good Moment: Barauli Community Homestay, Royal Chitwan National Park Your G for Good Moment: Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Pokhara Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • India Gate and Connaught Place visit
  • Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal tour
  • Taj Mahal entrance
  • Orchha Palace complex visit
  • Ganges River boat trips at sunrise and sunset, including candle flower ceremony
  • Varanasi orientation walk along the ghats and old city
  • Buddha's birthplace visit
  • Chitwan National Park 4x4 safari
  • Sarangkot sunrise excursion
  • Kathmandu orientation walk
  • Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) visit
  • Border crossing support
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant streets of agra
  • Uncover bustling delhi and beautiful jaipur
  • Enjoy a sunset cruise on the river ganges
  • Travel by 4x4 on a safari in chitwan national park
  • Experience nepal's mountain views

Itinerary

Delhi Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
Delhi/Jaipur Visit the India Gate and Connaught Place in Delhi before traveling to the "Pink City." Explore this beautiful city and opt to watch a Bollywood film.
Jaipur Visit the Amber Fort clinging to the surrounding hills and stop and marvel at the Hawa Mahal, or Palace of the Winds. This famous building is in fact only an elaborately carved facade built to enable the purdah ladies in the zenana to watch the goings-on in the street below without being seen.
Jaipur/Āgra Travel to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal at sunset.
Āgra/Orchha Enjoy the peaceful rural charm of Orchha and visit the Orchha Palace complex. Opt to witness an evening puja.
Orchha/Varanasi Visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant, set up to assist tribal women from the area. After, enjoy free time in Orchha. Opt to take a cooking class and enjoy the fruits of your labour for lunch. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Varanasi.
Varanasi Arrive in the holy city of Varanasi. Take an orientation walk along the ghats and visit the old city. Enjoy a boat trip on the Ganges at sunset.
Varanasi Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the Ganges before free time in this holy city.
Varanasi/Lumbini Cross into Nepal and visit Buddha's birthplace, Lumbini.
Lumbini/Royal Chitwan National Park Travel to this UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy an overnight homestay with the indigenous Tharu community. Experience their culture through dance and song. Opt to go on a cycling excursion through the area.
Royal Chitwan National Park Explore the park on a 4x4 safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies. Settle in for another night of dances, songs, and traditional food with your Tharu community hosts.
Royal Chitwan National Park/Pokhara Travel into the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Range in Pokhara.
Pokhara Visit nearby Sarangkot for a sunrise walk with breathtaking views of the Annapurnas. Visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization that trains survivors of human-trafficking to become certified paralegals. Meet some beneficiaries of the program and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) with some of the women before enjoying an authentic local lunch. Explore Pokhara during free time in the afternoon.
Pokhara/Kathmandu Drive to Kathmandu, visiting Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, en route.
Kathmandu Take an optional Everest scenic flight. Depart at any time.
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