India and Nepal
Explore the highlights of India including magnificent forts and temples before finishing in Kathmandu, a fascinating city with timeless culture and artistic heritage.
Day 1: Mumbai You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai Visit Elephanta Caves and watch Dabbawala, the traditional lunch delivery before sunset over Chowpatty Beach.
Day 3: Mumbai > Udaipur Fly to Udaipur. Join your guide at the Spice Bazaar to purchase ingredients for your cooking class this evening.
Day 4: Udaipur Sightseeing includes: the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, and Sajjan Niwas Garden before a boat ride on the lake.
Day 5: Udaipur > Khempur Drive to Khempur, the site of the 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Enjoy High Tea and overnight in the hotel.
Day 6: Khempur > Jodhpur Travel to Jodhpur, via the Jain Temples of Ranakpur.
Day 7: Jodhpur Visit Mehrangarh Fort, Clock Tower, Jaswant Thada and a local market.
Day 8: Jodhpur > Jaisalmer Drive to Jaisalmer. Afternoon is spent at leisure.
Day 9: Jaisalmer Visit Gadsisar Lake and Jaisalmer Fort - see old painstakingly latticed mansions with grand facades.
Day 10: Jaisalmer > Bikaner Travel to Bikaner. The magnificent forts and palaces created in reddish-pinks and stone bear testimony to Bikaner's rich historical and architectural legacy.
Day 11: Bikaner > Jaipur Drive to Jaipur and watch the sun set over Jai Mahal, the water palace.
Day 12: Jaipur Visit Amber Fort to explore the interior of this intricate example of Rajput architecture. Cooking class for lunch and this afternoon visit an elephant care farm or the local bazaar before a Bollywood film at the local cinema.
Day 13: Jaipur > Agra Drive to Agra. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 14: Agra > Delhi > Varanasi Visit the Taj Mahal for sunrise, Agra Fort and drive to Delhi for the short flight to Varanasi.
Day 15: Varanasi Enjoy a sunrise boatride on the holy Ganges River and view pilgrims performing their morning routines. Visit the buried Buddhist city of Sarnath before watching the sun set over the river.
Day 16: Varanasi > Delhi Fly to Delhi and this evening watch a live Bollywood musical.
Day 17: Delhi Visit Old Delhi including Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk bazaar.
Day 18: Delhi > Kathmadu Fly to Kathmandu and visit one of the world's largest Buddhist stupas, Boudhanth. Visit the sacred Hindu temple of Pashpatinath which stands on the banks of the Bagmati River.
Day 19: Kathmandu Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu hike in the Kathmandu Valley.
Day 20: Depart Kathmandu Transfer to the airport.
• Tailor-made journey with English speaking local guides • 19 nights' accommodation • 19 Breakfasts. 1 lunch, 1 high tea, 1 dinner • Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle • Train services as indicated
Pricing (per person) $AUD
Booking conditions Check in time is 2pm/ Check out time is 11am. Red Fort in Delhi, Taj Mahal Monument in Agra is closed Every Friday, due to their weekly maintenance. Single price is based on minimum group size of 3 passengers.
Check in time is 2pm/ Check out time is 11am. Red Fort in Delhi, Taj Mahal Monument in Agra is closed Every Friday, due to their weekly maintenance. Single price is based on minimum group size of 3 passengers.
Not included Flights are not included in this price
Flights are not included in this price