This 17 day trip starts in the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, where you visit its capital Kathmandu, famous for its temples and stupas. You also visit the famed Chitwan national park and the Pokhara before moving towards India. Here, you uncover the delights of the famous Indian tourist trinity – the Golden Triangle comprising of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra before moving southward to the relaxed beaches of Goa for some sun and sand, and concluding your tour in India’s financial capital of Mumbai.
Welcome to the only Hindu kingdom in the world! On arrival at Tribhuvan International airport meet and greet at the airport by your representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to get over the jet lag.
Today after breakfast, your guide will take you on a visit to Pashupatinath Temple - the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Baghmati River which is also one of the tributaries of holy Ganges, Boudhanath Stupa - the biggest Buddhist stupa architecture! The stupa is believed to be one of the 'must visit' site for all Buddhists in their lifetime and Bhaktapur city - the best preserved medieval Malla Principality, Bhaktapur served as the capital of United Nepal before it split in to three (Kathmandu, Paten and Bhaktapur) in the mid 14 the century.
After an early breakfast drive to Royal Chitwan National Park (5 hrs). This wildlife reserve, one of the best managed and preserved in Asia, contains many species of rare animals and birds. On arrival, check in at your jungle resort. After lunch you will proceed for an elephant safari and nature walks with boat ride.
There will be plenty of opportunities to view the Park’s wildlife today, with bird watching, elephant safaris, jungle walks and a crocodile spotting cruise on the Rapti River included. Rhinos, deer, monkeys, and elephants can be found, and you may be lucky enough to see a leopard or Bengal tiger.
After breakfast, you will be driving to Pokhara (4 hrs)185 kms 4 hrs. Pokhara 'the valley of the lakes, linked by the Prithvi-Rajmarg, is situated 200 kms south west of Kathmandu. The scenic valley of Pokhara is an enormous sunlit playground surrounded by green forested hills, waterfalls, terraced fields. The beauty of the valley at 900 m is further enhanced by its three lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Pokhara also offers excellent views of the Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, the five peaks of Annapurna and Machapuchare.
Sightseeing tour of the little hamlet of Pokhara will inlcude a visit to a Buddhist Monastery and seeing a magnificent cave of well preserved stalagmitesUp on arrival take a boat trip on Phewa Lake passing a simple three-story villa, the winter home of the King of Nepal. Stop at the small golden temple nestled in foliage on an island in the centre. of the lake. In the afternoon many fishermen and other pilgrims take their long canoes, carved from tree trunks, to the island to visit the shrine.
Highlights of the day include visits to Mahendra Cave, a Tibetan refugee camp, and Annapurna Range. And drive back to Kathmandu (200 kms 6 hrs). On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free.
Transfer to airport in time to connect flight to Delhi and on arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free.
AAfter a relaxed breakfast, proceed for a full day guided city tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi covering Friday Mosque, cycle rickshaw ride, drive past Red fort, government buildings, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.
Morning drive to Agra and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Drive to Jaipur en-route visit deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Rest of the day at leisure in Jaipur.
Morning: Guided excursion to Amer Fort. Afternoon: Guided city tour of Jaipur. Overnight in Jaipur.
In time transfer to airport to connect flight to Goa via Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free on the beach.
Morning: Tour of Goa visiting various churches including Bom Jesus Cathedral. Rest of the afternoon free on the beach.
Full day at leisure.
In time transfer to airport to connect flight to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel.
Morning excursion to Elephanta caves. Afternoon city tour of Mumbai.
In time transfer to airport to connect onward flight home.
|Pokhara||Atithi Resort & Spa||Fishtail Lodge||Fulbari Resort|
|Delhi||The Visaya||The Claridges||Le Meridien|
|Agra||Mansingh Palace||The Trident||ITC Mughal|
|Jaipur||Royal Orchid Central||The Trident||Taj Jai Mahal Palace|
|Goa||Baywatch Resort||Ramada Caravela||Park Hyatt|
|Mumbai||Fariyas||Trident||The Taj Mahal Palace|
Accommodation at the Hotels mentioned in the program | Daily Breakfast at the hotels, except Jungle resorts where all your meals are included | Train Tickets wherever applicable | English speaking Local guide for sightseeing tours as mentioned in program | All transfers, sightseeing & excursions by private AC Toyota Innova | Jungle safari in the National Park as per program | Entrance fees for all monuments during sightseeing tours | Mineral water bottles in your vehicle [02 bottles each day] | Wet tissues in your vehicle | Meet and Greet assist at all arrival and departure transfers | Local India mobile phone with chip during the journey | WiFi available in your vehicle during the journey | Flower bouquet and garlands on arrival in India | Picnic Hamper available in the car [Juice, Coke cans, Chips, Biscuits etc] | Indian National daily newspaper during the journey | DVD player with movie titles in your vehicle on select journeys | All currently applicable taxes | Road taxes, parking fee, Fuel charges and interstate taxes at all airports
Expenses of personal nature like Laundry, Telephone, Alcoholic, Camera, Medical, Airport departure Fees etc | Meals other than those specified above | Insurance, Visa fees | International or Domestic Airfare | Any Tips / Porter charges
Duration: 4 hrs of Full day. Get a glimpse into worlds largest film industry, visit movie shootings, sets and if lucky a chance to be a movie extra!
Duration: 4 hrs. In this tour, you dive into Mumbai's world famous office lunch box food delivery system operated by the 'Dabbawalas' i.e. box-carrier
Duration: 3-4 hrs. Enjoy a fun filled afternoon with Elephants; feeding them, bathing or colouring them. An experience to remember for a lifetime! Rated no. 1 activity in Jaipur on Tripadvisor
Chitwan National Park
Duration: Half day. Take a journey through the narrow waterways of the National Park and experience the diverse fauna. The tour also includes interaction with local tribe
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