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Duration: 23 Days Starts in: Kathmandu
Trip Code: NIBB-003 Ends in: Delhi
Country: Nepal
Group Size: 2-12
 
Local Payment: • There is a local payment of US$359 on this tour. • This will have to be paid to the Tour Leader in US Dollars cash on Day 1 of the tour.This system has been designed to help us pass cost savings on to you. • This payment is non-refundable.
 
 
 
 
Itinerary Details
 

Day1: Kathmandu
We kick start the trip on arrival at Kathmandu. Since no activities are planned, you can arrive at your own time. A briefing of the trip will be given by the tour guide.

Day 2: Kathmandu
We will begin by our visit to Boudhnath Stupa, a place of worship for the Buddhist, the shrine is one of great importance to the Buddhist religion. Here we shall visit monasteries and watch the monks in prayer. We will continue and make our way to Pashupatinath temple, considered one of the holiest sites dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple holds great importance as a place of worship to the Hindus. It forms a major part of the people on a day to day basis. Here you can watch devotes offering prayers and watch the activities that are undertaken in the temple premises. The rest of the afternoon you can engage in relaxing and shopping.

Day 3&4: Chitwan National Park
We aboard a bus in the morning and descend towards the Terai, or the flatlands of the country. Our stop is at Chitwan, where we shall spend time in the Chitwan jungle region set against the Himalayan range. Here we engage in jungle activities, which include elephant ride through the jungle, with the opportunity to observe wildlife in their natural habitat, it is likely that you will see rhinos, bears, deer and numerous birds. If lucky you may even see the tigers taking a stroll through the jungle. Other optional activities include jeep, canoe or walking safaris and bird watching.

Day 5: Lumbini- Sonauli
We leave early by private car across the Terai to our next stop Lumbini. It is a place that is synonymous with Lord Buddha. The birthplace of Siddharta Gautam, later known to the world as Buddha was the founder of the Buddhist religion. Thus it is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhist people all over the world. We will visit the various temples dedicated to Buddhism constructed by followers from China, Japan and Myanmar. Other monumental structures include Maya Devi temple and Ashoka pillar. Later in the afternoon we drive to the Nepal/India boarder at Sonauli.

Day 6-8: Varanasi
After undergoing through formalities such as customs and immigration you will be handed over to the Indian guide. We continue on our drive to Varanasi, which is approximately 10 hours. Varanasi is the spiritual hub for Hindus all over the world. It is considered as the most sacred and the oldest place of worship. Spread along the banks of the Ganges it is flocked by pilgrims every year where you can immerse and be a spectator to the life along the river. It is a unique sight, that of insight into the rituals of culture and tradition that is amplified in this holy city. The next morning in Varanasi you are free to enjoy a relaxed day. We will make our way to Agra onboard the sleeper train which travels west.

Day 9: Agra
In the morning we depart by bus to Agra. A visit to the spectacular Taj Mahal the world famous Indian monumental icon which was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. You are also presented with the opportunity of visiting Agra Fort.

Day 10: Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary
We reach the city of Bharatpur where we will visit the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, a World Heritage site containing over 350 different species of birds. We use bicycle rickshaws to travel through this incredible park. Our accommodation for the night is in a hotel nearby to the park.

Day 11-13: Jaipur
We travel by local bus early morning to the city of Jaipur,
The capital of Rajasthan. A city that identifies itself with color, culture and tradition. It is an opportunity to embrace the rich Indian culture and be a part of its vibrant life. An enthralling sight set amongst rich tradition and architecture through the colorful city would include: scenes of traditionally attired Rajput men portraying turbans and moustache mingling in the busy streets adorned by the traffic which consist of cars, camels, rickshaws, trucks, elephants and bicycles. We will also make our way to the stunning Amber Fort some kilometers from Jaipur. The fort is an emblem of Rajput architecture as much time is needed to explore this huge fortification and appreciate its blend of art and history. We will then be lead to the old city, the Old Bazaar and to the Hawa Mahal, also known as The Palace of the Winds. This structure is the city’s landmark displaying authentic architecture set against the pink painted façade. In the evening of the last day at Jaipur we take the night train to Bikaner.

Day 14-15: Bikaner
On arrival at Bikaner early in the morning we transfer to our hotel. After breakfast we drive to Himmatasar - the place we begin our camel ride. We will ride for 2 hours before we sit to lunch and then continue our ride to the main Dunes of Raisar where we shall witness a beautiful sunset. We then move on to our overnight camp where small tents will be provided or you can simply sleep under a star filled sky. The next day after breakfast, we will ride for around 2 hours to Raisar and then return to Bikaner. We will visit the Junagarh Fort at Bikaner.

Day 16&17: Jaisalmer
We will then aboard the local bus to Jaisalmer arriving late afternoon. This ancient trading town resembles stories of palaces and kings set against a royal culture. The inhabitants continue to occupy the narrow paved streets and alleyways of the town’s ancient fort. It is a place to simply watch and be enthralled. Rajasthan is profoundly known for its havelis or palaces and the ones you will see in Jaisalmer are by far the most exotic ones. The following day we will be lead by a guide to enrich ourselves with the history of these magnificent palaces and forts.

Days 18& 19: Jodhpur
We will then advance to Jodhpur which should take us 6 hours at getting there. We arrive in Jodhpur in the evening. Set amidst the sand dunes and the thorny vegetation of the Thar Desert is the city of the exquisite palaces. The tradition, lifestyle and enthralling sculptor forms the core of this city. Meherangarh Fort will be the first place of visit, a rocky ridge in the middle of town. The streets of Jodhpur offers the chance to be enthralled with the local market a vibrant display of color and food items that line up along the streets and corners. The trips will emphasis onto the villages of Jodhpur, an up-close with the indigenous people and their life style.

Days 20-22: Udaipur
We will leave early for Udaipur by the local bus, arriving there by early afternoon. Known as the city of lakes this city set amidst three lakes is a brilliant kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces and temples. The Lake Palace on Jagwinas Island is mesmerizing. Here we will visit the Jagdish Temple, an Indo-Aryan temple. The site gives a magnificent view of the city from the balconies and terraces. There are numerous place of visit which you can discuss with your guide and plan out. At day’s end we head back to Delhi aboard the night train.

Day 23: Delhi
On arrival into Delhi we are will check into the hotel for one last night. You will visit around Chandani Chowk area and to Connaught place. An opportunity to be amongst the bustling Delhi life.

Day 24: End Delhi
The trip ends around breakfast time. If you wish to stay longer in Delhi please pre book your accommodation before commencing travel.

 
 
 
 
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