Highlights of India & Nepal

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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  • From the Ganges to the Himalayas
  • Admire the towering peaks surrounding Kathmandu
  • Visit the Taj Mahal of Agra
  • Experience the chaos and colour of India
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Camping, Lodge, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
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Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year
Start in New Delhi and end in Kathmandu! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of India & Nepal, you have a 19 day tour package taking you from New Delhi to Kathmandu and through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in Asia. Highlights of India & Nepal is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Highlights of India & Nepal reviewer 1
    Written on July 15, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    I have travelled twice with them and yes they do do excellent packages. However when the going gets rough such as my Road Traffic Accident caused by the driver they provided which they had performing a long journey on treacherous road with minimal rest... Read more

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  • J
    Written on March 11, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    I loved the highlights of India and Nepal trip which was split over two tours with two leaders. We saw so much and had great experiences, too many to mention! Very well organised trip, variety of accommodation and transport used to mix it up a bit. Great... Read more

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  • Highlights of India & Nepal reviewer 3
    Written on February 1, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was our first group tour and it was amazing! We did so much in the 19 days that I am not going to ramble on about it, but I will say this: - The small group of 12 people were great and soon felt like family! - Our guides were amazing! They really... Read more

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  • Highlights of India & Nepal reviewer 4
    Written on May 25, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    This tour can be described in word: Amazing. It takes you to all the main sights of India and Nepal. You visit for example the Amber Palace, Taj Mahal, the ceremonial cremations in Varanasi. Also a lot of wildlife is covered in the Chitwan National Park,... Read more

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  • Highlights of India & Nepal reviewer 5
    Written on March 17, 2013
    4.5 - Excellent

    Three words- Challenging, Piquant, Variety. In terms of seeing the country, and what I wanted to see and experience, it met all of my expectations!

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  • Highlights of India & Nepal reviewer 6
    Written on November 13, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    I highly recomend this trip to everybody.

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  • A
    Written on February 23, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Really good well orgainsed trip with a good mixture of activities. I thoroughly enjoyed it

  • A
    Written on January 27, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Overall a great trip. Only downside is the double-up of merely going back to Delhi only to return to Agra, which is something to be put up with (or worked around, like we did, as the train back to Delhi was at night).

  • A
    Written on January 26, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    2 trips combined - great trip - comprehensive and thorough and well organised. glad it wasn't a shorter trip, because there was so much to see!

  • A
    Written on January 25, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    India is a place where one can develop a love/hate relationship with the country. Without a carefully organised and executed itinerary, the relationship that I developed with India would have not been so positive.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Delhi
  2. Day 2: Delhi
  3. Day 3: Jaipur
  4. Day 4: Jaipur
  5. Day 5: Karauli
  6. Day 6: Agra
  7. Day 7: Agra - Orchha
  8. Day 8: Orchha
  9. Day 9: Orchha - Overnight train
  10. Day 10: River Ganges
  11. Day 11: Varanasi
  12. Day 12: Varanasi
  13. Day 13: India/Nepal border crossing - Lumbini
  14. Day 14: Chitwan National Park
  15. Day 15: Chitwan National Park
  16. Day 16: Chitwan National Park
  17. Day 17: Kathmandu
  18. Day 18: Kathmandu
  19. Day 19: Kathmandu

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.



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New Delhi is the starting point and Kathmandu is the endpoint.
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Covering a total distance of approx 1,562 km.
  • New Delhi (India)
  • 238 km
  • Jaipur (India)
  • 222 km
  • Agra (India)
  • 211 km
  • Orchha (India)
  • 436 km
  • Varanasi (India)
  • 268 km
  • Lumbini (Nepal)
  • 98 km
  • Chitwan National Park (Nepal)
  • 88 km
  • Kathmandu (Nepal)

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