Best of India and Nepal Tour
Destination : Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kathmandu - Pokhara - Delhi.
Duration : 13 Nights - 14 Days
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Welcome to Colourful India. On arrival at Airport you will be received by our representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast tour of Delhi visit Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, India Gate and drive past Parliament house, President house. And vist Qutub Minar. Later drive to Agra, check into hotel for 01 night stay.
Day 03: Mandawa – Jaipur drive (180 Km/ 4 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. Later drive to Jaipur,on arrival our company representative would assist you to check in hotel for 02 nights stay. Relax and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast at hotel. Proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur followed by Elephant ride to the fort. Stop for photography at Jal Mahal (Water Palace), Palace of Winds better known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory). And Albert Hall Museum & Birla Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur – Agra drive (240 Km/ 5 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri
After early breakfast you drive to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri (40 Km from Agra) (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) visiting The Buland Darwaza / Palace of Jodha Bai / Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. On arrival visit Agra Fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Agra – Khajuraho by Train at 1105 / 1930 hrs
Taj visit by sunrise. Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Back to hotel for breakfast and transfer to Agra cantt railway station for train to Khajuraho. Arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay.
Day 07: Khajuraho – Varanasi by Overnight Train at 21.25 hrs
Morning after breakfast visit Khajuraho Temples.
Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms.
Evening drive to Satna (110 Km) railway station for board overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 08: Varanasi arrival at 05.10 hrs
Upon arrival at Mughal Sarai railway station, you will be received by our representative and transfer to your hotel for 02 nights stay (early check-in is subject to availability).
Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India.
Day 09: Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river Ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Evening free for on own and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Varanasi – Kathmandu by flight
Morning after breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu. Aarrival transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay. Afternoon visit Pashupatinath Temple- the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, built in 1696. Boudha Nath Temple- the world’s largest stupa; a sight of great reneration to the Buddhist. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Kathmandu
After breakfast sightseeing of Swayambhunath temple - Swayambhu- Swayambhu is said to be two thousand years old, making it one of the world's oldest and most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. Kathmandu durbar square. – the temple of the Living Goddess and the old Royal Palace. After lunch in local restaurant sightseeing tour of the Patan- A city of architecture and fine arts. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 12: Kathmandu – Pokhra drive (200 Km/ 6 hrs)
After Breakfast, check out from Hotel and drive to Pokhara. Enjoy a five-six hour beautiful drive to Pokhara. Arrive & check-In at Hotel. After check in go for boating in Phewa Lake (second largest lake in Nepal) for one hour boating. Evening free for personal activities/shopping on the lake side market on own. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 13: Pokhara Sightseeing & flight to Kathmandu
Before breakfast drive and hike to Sarangkot (on own) - the popular hilltop offering the superb panoramic view of the Annapurna ,Machhapuchhre & Dhaulagiri Himalayas. It's a hike to places within the rim of the Pokhara valley and walks to the surroundings offer captivating glimpses of rural life. Back to Hotel. After breakfast sightseeing of Bindyabasini temple, Seti River, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshowre Mahadev (Cave). Later flight to Kathmandu. Arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay.
Day 14: Kathmandu – Delhi – Onward Journey by flightAfter breakfast departure transfer to Kathmandu Int’l airport for flight to Delhi and further flight to home.