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Taj Mahal & Nepal

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Enjoy the amazing highlights of India and Nepal on this 2-week journey. This trip covers an unbelievable number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites where adventure and great discoveries await. Explore the most exciting places to visit from Delhi to the great Kathmandu, and discover spirit, culture and nature in these regions. Nepal and India offer their own unique experiences that both contrast and complement one another in a pleasant way. Whether you stroll through a bustling spice market in Delhi, boat on a lake feed by the glacier or get up close with wildlife in a national park below the snow-capped Himalayas mountain, these all are unique and mesmerizing experiences to be had!

14 Days, 13 Nights: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur


 

Inclusions

  • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
  • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
  • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
  • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
  • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary
  • ‣ Guide and porters on your gentle trek
  • ‣ Airfare Kathmandu – Pokhara
  • ‣ Airfare Bharatpur – Kathmandu

TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

 ✦ Customizable Private Tour 
  • Bhaktapur City Tour
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square*
  • Nyatapola Temple
  • Kashi Biswanath Temple
  • Dattatreya Temple
  • Pashupatinath Temple*
  • Boudhanath Stupa*
  • Swayambhu Stupa*
  • Kathmandu City Tour
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square*
  • Pokhara City Tour
  • Manakamana Devi Temple
  • Bindhya Basani Temple
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Seti Gorge
  • Devi’s Fall
  • Gupteshwor Cave
  • Gorkha Museum
  • Phewa Lake Boat Ride
  • Chitwan National Park*
  •  Wildlife Adventures
  • Delhi City Tour
  • Jama Masjid Mosque
  • Cycle Rickshaw at Chandni Chowk Bazaar
  • Spice Market
  • Humayun’s Tomb*
  • Lunch at Sikh Temple, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara
  • Qutab Minar*
  • Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)
  • Taj Mahal*
  • Agra Fort*
  • Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb
  • Fatehpur Sikri* (City of Victory)
  • Chand Baori Step Well
  • Jaipur City Tour
  • The Walled City of Jaipur*
  • Amber Fort*
  • Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors)
  • Jaipur City Palace
  • Jantar Mantar*
  • Kheri Gate Step Well

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Taj Mahal, Agra, India

IMPRESSIVE MONUMENTS FROM A MAJESTIC PAST

Many royal palaces, forts and temples in India and Nepal are UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. Each historical monument possesses a great history and its own unique identity. So if you’d like to visit many UNESCO World Heritage Sites then this tour of India & Nepal will give you a big boost in the right direction

YOU WILL SEE AMAZING WILDLIFE

As the Amazon of Asia, you’ll explore a great variety of animals in Nepal. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chitwan National Park is the most popular in the country. See Royal Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinos, crocodiles, leopards, sloth bears, wild elephants, deer, monkeys and over 500 species of birds.

Nepal Rhino Wildlife
POKHARA, A CITY ON PHEWA LAKE
It’s known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular trail in the Himalayas.

PANORAMA OF THE HIMALAYAS

Since Nepal is located right in the heart of the Himalayan Mountains, it has extremely beautiful world class summits and landscapes with lots to offer to nature lovers. See the stunning beauty of nature; raw, undiluted and truly majestic. Nepal is also home to many stupas where pilgrims from around the world come to meditate and pray.


1

Meet Up at Kathmandu (KTM)

Upon arriving at Kathmandu airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

CULTURE OF KATHMANDU VALLEY
See the unique culture that lies within the sacred birthplace of Buddha.

PRAYER WHEELS
Used to accumulate wisdom and merit (good karma) and to purify negativities.

BEST MARKETS OF KATHMANDU
Neighborhood filled with a rich history, full of fun celebrations and great finds.

2

Kathmandu | Temple Trail

Today, we start by diving right into the culture of Kathmandu Valley. We will visit some of the more popular tourist attractions in the area, which includes Nepal's most sought out UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Valley has 3 royal cities namely Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan that are filled with historic monuments and temples exhibiting Buddhist and Hindu architecture.
Today we visit the first 2 cities, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapola Temple, Kashi Biswanath Temple and Dattatreya Temple. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples with many exotic carvings on its ornate wooden roof struts; Boudhanath Stupa is the largest spherical stupa (akin to a mausoleum) in the world with a massive mandala; Swayambhunath which is the most sacred among Buddhist pilgrimage sites; Kathmandhu Durbar Square.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

BOUDHANATH STUPA
Most Popular World UNESCO site - one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.

The Pashupatinath Temple is a Hindu temple and a UNESCO World Heritage site that you should visit during one of our cultural Travel tours

PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
Most important Hindu pilgrimage site and the holiest place for Hindus everywhere.

Swayambhu is probably the most sacred among Buddhist pilgrimage sites. For Tibetans and followers of Tibetan Buddhism, it is second only to Boudha. Let’s appreciate this sacred temple during our travel tours.

SWAYAMBHU COMPLEX
Three Buddhas covered in gold. Known for its ancient religious architecture.

3

Kathmandu – Pokhara

Drive to Pokhara, the second-largest city in Nepal. This lakeside town stretches along the shore of a tranquil lake with bobbing paddle boats and a clear view of the snow-capped mountains. If time allowed, enjoy a short gentle trek.
Enroute stop at Manakamana Devi Temple.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

POKHARA, A CITY ON PHEWA LAKE
It’s known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular mountain trail in the Himalayas.

4

Kathmandu – Pokhara | Temple and Nature Tour

Visit the ancient Bindhya Basani Temple atop a small hill in Old Pokhara, the World Peace Pagoda, Seti Gorge, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave and the Gorkha Museum. Then we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Phewa Lake - for a serene look into one of the 200 lakes in Nepal that have their origins in a glacier. And another chance for a gentle trek.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

POKHARA CITY
An escape from the bustling city of Kathmandu. It's considered to be Nepal's second largest city.

BOATING ON PHEWA LAKE
Phewa Lake is a freshwater lake and the only lake in Nepal that has a Temple in the center, called Barahi Mandir.

TRADITIONAL DUMPLING MOMOS
A staple dish in Nepal served with tomato chutney.- A must try!

5

Pokhara - Chitwan

Today, a flight to Chitwan National Park. When the evening comes, enjoy your first overnight stay in the wildlife lodge.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
Its dense forests and grassy plains are home to rare mammals and great biodiversity.

MEET THE PEOPLE
Meet the friendly locals, feel their optimism & embrace their genuine warmth. 

ECOLOGICAL JUNGLE LODGE
Blending in with the jungle, this eco lodge offers a breathtakingly closeup view of the wild animals and birds in this forest.

6

Chitwan | Jungle Adventures

We start the day early to explore the national park where you’ll get to see the diverse multitude of flora and fauna. Visit the habitats of the Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhinoceros, Wild Elephant, and Crocodile, to name a few.
You will also have the opportunity to do a jungle walk, elephant/jeep safari, canoe ride and visit an elephant breeding center. Plenty of wildlife adventures to go around!
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast     Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

BENGAL TIGER SIGHTING
It is the most numerous of all tiger subspecies with a population of 140.

ONE-HORNED RHINO
The one-horned rhino (or “Indian rhino”) is the largest of the rhino species.

CHITWAN BOAT RIDE
Great over the shoulder photo opportunities as you cross the river. 

7

Chitwan - Kathmandu

Leaving the jungle, we transfer to Bharatpur Airport for your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival into Kathmandu, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free.

Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

WILDLIFE IN THE FLESH
See numerous wildlife animals in their natural habitat.

BISON SIGHTING
Increased number of 'Indian Bison' - 'Gaur' in Chitwan National park.

8

Kathmandu - Delhi

Transfer to Kathmandu airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
India Gate, a memorial to the British Indian Army

INDIA GATE
A memorial to the British Indian Army, reminiscent of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

SPICE MARKET
Inhale the aromatic atmosphere in the labyrinthine spice market.

9

Delhi | Old and New Capital City

Delhi is the capital of modern India. It has also been the capital of at least seven previous civilizations as well as the British Raj, and each have left behind a trail of monuments.
Explore the beautiful chaos of both Old and New Delhi, including Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. Experience a busy & bustling local bazaar on a cycle rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visit Khari Baoli (Spice Market). Next is Humayun’s Tomb of the Mughal Emperor. Photo op at Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s Residence) and India Gate. Visit the most prominent Sikh temple, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and share one of the 25,000 free meals served daily in the temple.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast     Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch

JAMA MASJID
Largest mosques in India built between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees.

HUMAYUN'S TOMB
This tomb has the significance of being the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. 

BANGLA SAHEB GURUDWARA
A magnificent white-marble Sikh temple, topped with glinting golden onion domes. Sikh hymns waft over the tranquil compound.

10

Delhi – Agra | Qutub Minar, Moonlight Garden

After breakfast, visit Qutab Minar - the world’s tallest brick tower and then a photo op at Lotus Temple. We then drive to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. We will watch a breathtaking, fully symmetrical sunset view of the Taj Mahal from across the river at Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden).
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
International Landmark of the Taj Mahal

SUNSET AT TAJ MAHAL
A magical experience! The colors of the buildings change with distance and sun.

Qutub Minar tourist attraction

QUTUB MINAR
A 12th century soaring Afghan-style victory tower and minaret of intricately carved sandstone.

11

Agra | The Legendary Taj Mahal

Early morning, a sunrise visit to the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth in 1631. Then breakfast.
Visit Agra Fort (Red Fort), a 16th-century Mughal fortress which also contains the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It offers splendid views across the river towards the Taj Mahal. Then let’s size down to visit the Itimad-ud-Daulah tomb, the "Baby Tāj”, a Mughal era mausoleum.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

TAJ MAHAL
Catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most beautiful building in the world.

AGRA FORT
A representative of the Mughal architectural tradition. 

ITMAD-UD-DAULA TOMB
Described as a "jewel box", and regarded as the inspiration for the Tāj Mahal.

12

Agra - Jaipur | Life In the Desert

En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri (City of Victory), which has been deserted for over four centuries. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains well-preserved and is a fascinating place to explore.
Stop in the village of Abhaneri to see Chand Baori, which is the largest and deepest step well in the world. This incredible well has a staggering 3,500 steps and is 13 stories deep. We continue the drive to Jaipur, the bustling capital of Rajasthan.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
 

FATEHPUR SIKRI 
City of Victory where architectural styles converged into a new strain.

CHAND BAORI
Built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. 

THE OLD CITY OF JAIPUR
Founded in 1727, it's famously known as “Pink City” for its trademark building color. 

 
13

Jaipur | The Pink City of Jaipur

Visit the stunning 16th century Amber Fort - a sprawling Rajput construction, perched on a hillside overlooking the dusty plains, regal palaces, sleepy villages, and stone carved temples below. Reaching its summit on a jeep (or request an elephant ride during reservation), we enjoy a tour of the fort's well preserved interior grounds including Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) with its interior embellished of reflective glass tiles.
Visit Jaipur’s City Palace, an imposing blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. Then Jantar Mantar which is an ancient open-air astronomical observatory and UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy the sight of Jal Mahal (Water Palace), a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Photo op at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), its high screen wall allowed the women of the royal household to observe street life without being seen.
If we have time, we’ll marvel at a 16th-century step well near Kheri Gate. The stepwell serves as the community well, gathering place and swimming hole.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
City Palace, Chandra Mahal Vacation Trip

ROYAL PALACES OF THE PRESENT
The current royal family still resides in a portion of Chandra Mahal within the City Palace.

Amer Fort USA to India Tour

AMBER FORT
The historic 16-century site that overlooks the picturesque Maota Lake in Jaipur.

HAWA MAHAL (WIND PALACE) 
Lattice windows for royal ladies to observe street life without being seen.

 
14

Jaipur – Delhi (DEL)

After breakfast, we return to Delhi International airport (DEL) for the tour comes to an end. To provide an ample buffer, you are advised to schedule your international flight home from Delhi airport to depart in the late afternoon or evening.
Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
 
Overview
Hotels
Dates & Prices

Hotels

We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.  
Destination Comfort Class  Premium Class  Luxury Class 
Delhi Call Call
Agra Call Call
Jaipur Call Call
Kathmandu Call Call
Namobuddha Call Call
Bhaktapur Call Call
Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.  

Accommodation Classification

  • PREMIUM - 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
  • LUXURY  - 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

Overview
Tour Plan
Dates & Prices

Dates & Pricing

Private Tour

Year Tour Dates Premium Luxury
2020 Jan 11 to Apr 15 $3,110 Call
2020 Apr 15 to Sep 30 $2,930 Call
2020 Oct 1 to Dec 15 $3,170 Call
2021 Jan 11 to Apr 15 $3,265   Call
2021 Apr 15 to Sep 30 $3,075 Call
2021 Oct 1 to Dec 15 $3,330 Call
 

Price Details

  • ‣ Daily departures except for Tuesday.
  • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
  • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
  • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.
 

Deposit

  • ‣ A deposit of $300 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure date.
  • ‣ Monthly installment plan is available - please inquire.

Flight Add-On

  • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
  • ‣ The nearest arrival airport is Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM).
  • ‣ The nearest departure airport is Delhi - Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL).
  • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.
 

Inclusions

  • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
  • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
  • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
  • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
  • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary
  • ‣ Guide and porters on your gentle trek
  • ‣ Airfare Kathmandu – Pokhara
  • ‣ Airfare Bharatpur - Kathmandu
 

Exclusions

  • ‣ International Air Fare
  • ‣ Travel Insurance
  • ‣ Medical Expenses
  • Visa Fee
  • ‣ Gratuity
  • ‣ Personal Expenses
 
Overview
Tour Plan
Hotels