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Cultural Odyssey: India-Nepal Heritage and Wildlife Exploration

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Embark on a remarkable Cultural Odyssey tour that takes you on a captivating journey through the rich heritage and diverse wildlife of India and Nepal. Explore the vibrant cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, and witness the majestic Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in the cultural wonders of Kathmandu and Patan in Nepal. Experience the thrilling wildlife safari in Ranthambore and Chitwan National Park and enjoy the natural beauty of Pokhara. This tour seamlessly blends history, culture, and wildlife, offering a truly unforgettable adventure.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to rest and acclimate to the city.


Day 2: Delhi Exploration

Embark on a full-day city tour of both Old and New Delhi. In Old Delhi, visit the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Raj Ghat. Explore the bustling streets of Chandni Chowk on a rickshaw ride. In New Delhi, visit iconic landmarks such as India Gate, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, and the Lotus Temple. Discover the architectural splendor and historical significance of these sites.


Day 3: Delhi - Agra (210kms)

After breakfast, drive to Agra. Upon arrival, visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Explore the intricate architecture and learn about the love story behind this grand mausoleum. Continue to Agra Fort, another UNESCO site, known for its impressive palaces, courtyards, and views of the Taj Mahal. Lastly, visit the Baby Taj, a beautiful marble tomb.


Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore (250kms)

Leave Agra and drive to Ranthambore, making a stop at Fatehpur Sikri en route. Explore the deserted city, an architectural masterpiece built by Emperor Akbar. Continue to Ranthambore and visit Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated within the national park. Enjoy the panoramic views and learn about the region's history.


Day 5: Ranthambore Wildlife Safari

Embark on thrilling morning and afternoon jeep safaris in Ranthambore National Park. Explore the diverse flora and fauna, including the opportunity to spot the majestic Bengal tiger in its natural habitat. Along with tigers, the park is home to numerous species of animals and birds, making it a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.


Day 6: Ranthambore - Jaipur (145kms)

Start the day with another exciting morning safari in Ranthambore. Afterward, drive to Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan. In the evening, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Jaipur's local markets, known for their colorful textiles, handicrafts, and jewelry.


Day 7: Jaipur Exploration

Embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur, starting with a visit to the magnificent Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride up the fort's hill and explore its stunning architecture and royal halls. Continue to Jal Mahal, a picturesque palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Visit the City Palace, a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, and explore its various palaces, museums, and gardens. Witness the extraordinary astronomical instruments at Jantar Mantar and marvel at the intricately designed Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Lastly, visit the Birla Temple and enjoy panoramic views of Jaipur from Nahargarh Fort.


Day 8: Jaipur - Delhi (265kms) / Flight to Kathmandu

Drive back to Delhi and board a flight to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the vibrant streets of Kathmandu.


Day 9: Kathmandu Exploration

Embark on a full-day city tour of Kathmandu, starting with a visit to the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most significant Hindu temples in Nepal. Explore the peaceful ambiance and observe the religious rituals taking place. Continue to the UNESCO-listed Boudhanath Stupa, a revered Buddhist site known for its massive dome and prayer wheels. Explore the surrounding monasteries and soak in the spiritual atmosphere. In the afternoon, visit the historical Durbar Square, where you can admire the ancient palaces, temples, and intricate woodwork.


Day 10: Kathmandu - Pokhara (Flight)

Take a scenic flight to Pokhara, a city nestled amidst the Himalayas. Upon arrival, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the serene Phewa Lake, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. Visit the Tal Barahi Temple situated on an island in the lake and explore the lakeside markets in the evening.


Day 11: Pokhara Exploration

Experience the mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayas from Sarangkot Hill. Enjoy panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Return to Pokhara and visit the Bindhyabasini Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. Explore the fascinating Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, known for its limestone formations and the hidden Shiva lingam. Discover the rich mountaineering history and culture of the region at the International Mountain Museum.


Day 12: Pokhara - Chitwan (Flight)

Fly to Chitwan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its rich biodiversity and wildlife. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy some leisure time. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Chitwan and relax in the serene surroundings.


Day 13: Chitwan National Park Safari

Embark on thrilling morning and afternoon jeep safaris in Chitwan National Park. Explore the dense forests and grasslands, accompanied by experienced naturalists. Look out for rare wildlife species such as the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, sloth bear, and various species of deer. Enjoy birdwatching and witness the vibrant avian life that inhabits the park.


Day 14: Chitwan - Kathmandu (Flight)/ Drive to Nagarkot (30kms)

Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Nagarkot, a hill station known for its panoramic views of the Himalayas. En route, visit the historical city of Bhaktapur, known for its well-preserved medieval architecture, pottery, and woodcarving. Explore the ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards that showcase the rich cultural heritage of Nepal.


Day 15: Nagarkot - Kathmandu (40kms)

Wake up early to witness the awe-inspiring sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. Enjoy panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks, including Mount Everest on a clear day. Afterward, return to Kathmandu and transfer to the airport for your onward destination, carrying beautiful memories of your India-Nepal adventure.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 14 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.