NORTH INDIA GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH NEPAL TOUR
Duration: 13 Days 12 Nights
Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Jhasi – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhra – Kathmandu
Best Season: September till March
This is a Royal tour with Golden Triangle and a visit to Varanasi which is known as city of Ganga and learning. A trip to the Ghats of Varanasi gives you a rare glimpse of mystic India. Sadhus and pilgrims bathing at Ghats at sunrise is one of the rare fascinating sights of the world. We continue our trip to Kathmandu and Pokhra from where we have a close view of Annapurna and other 8500 m peaks. We also included visit Chitwan National Park.
Day 01 DELHI
Arrival at Delhi Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Combined sightseeing of Old & New Delhi, visiting, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Shanti Van, Raj Ghat, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar and pass through India Gate and the architectural buildings of President House, and Parliament.
Day 02 DELHI – JAIPUR (270 Kms / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast Drive 270 kms to Jaipur. Popularly known as the Pink City because of the pink paint applied to the buildings in its old walled city. In Rajpoot culture, pink was tradionally a colour associated with hospitality. Located at the edge of the great Indian Desert, Jaipur is the gateway to Rajasthan. Overnight in Hotel Jaipur Hotel.
Day 03 JAIPUR
After breakfast, drive for an excursion to Amber Fort, the once capital of the Jaipur State, where you go up the Fort on an elephant back. Drive afterwards back to Jaipur to visit the City Palace, Observatory and bazaars.
Day 04 JAIPUR – AGRA – TOUR (250 Kms / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast Drive 250 kms to Agra the city of Taj Mahal. Enroute visit the sand stone city of Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive in Agra and check in to the hotel. Proceed for sightseeing, visiting Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb and Taj Mahal built by Shah Jehan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 22 years and 20’000 people to build Taj Mahal.
Day 05 AGRA JHANSI KHAJURAHO TRAVEL
Transfer to the railway station for Shatabdi train to Jhansi. Drive 180 kms to Khajuraho and visit the Khajuraho temples, aptly called the Land of Kamasutra. Evening free for leisure and overnight at hotel.
Day 06 KHAJURAHO VARANASI TOUR
After Morning breakfast visit to another part of the Khajuraho temple. Afternoon flight to Varanasi, the holy city for Hindus. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 VARANASI SIGHTSEEING
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges and visit to the temples. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.
Day 08 VARANASI – KATHMANDU (By flight)
Transfer to the airport for flight to Kathmandu.
Day 09 KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Swambhunath, Pashupatinath, Patan and Bhaktapur.
Day 10 KATHMANDU- CHITWAN TOUR
After breakfast Drive to Chitwan National Park spread over 932 sq kms of dense forest dominated by towering sal trees. More than 50 species are in the Park. Among the wildlife animals that can be found here are one horned rhinos, Royal Bengal tiger besides deers, wild boar and crocodiles.
Day 11 CHITWAN – POKHRA TOUR
Situated at an altitude of 827 m by Phewa Lake and magnificent fish-trailed summit of Machhapuchhre rising behind creates an ambience of peace and tranquillity.
Day 12 POKHRA SIGHTSEEING
Day free for relaxing. Evening visit to local markets and overnight at hotel.
Day 13 POKHRA – KATHMANDU DEPARTURE
Drive back to Kathmandu and Transfer to the airport for onward departure.