Tour of northern India and Nepal

Cultural impressions and grand monuments interspersed with jeep safaris and nature walks
21-day tour

Tour of northern India and Nepal

Cultural impressions and grand monuments interspersed with jeep safaris and nature walks
21-day tour

Tour of northern India and Nepal

Cultural impressions and grand monuments

At the beginning of this fascinating tour, you will be thrown right into the deep end, with two full days in Delhi. This metropolis has more inhabitants than all of the Netherlands and Belgium combined, and here you will find a stunning amount of modern and ancient architecture. Initial explorations are overwhelming, both visiting grand monuments and cycling through the narrow streets of Old Delhi, where you are surrounded by the colors and smells of India. Find peace from time to time in a city park, green oases in a city vibrating with activity. Over the next few weeks, you will navigate between cultures and religions, big cities and distinctive villages in India and Nepal. You will see mosques, Hindu temples, Sikh places of worship, Buddhist temples and stupas, forts and palaces, modern shopping malls, as well as local markets and teahouses where you will settle down for a cup of hot chai masala.

Jeep safaris and nature walks

Refreshing and engaging are the excursions into nature, such as a jeep safari at Jhalana Leopard Safari Park near Jaipur. Here you will look for leopards, hyenas, civets and other game. Do you feel the different atmosphere as soon as you arrive in Kathmandu? It is not only the atmosphere that is different, the people and the streetscape here are different as well. In the background the mountains with snow-capped peaks beckon. Take in nature on a jeep safari, a boat ride and hikes. You traded India for Nepal just a few days ago and yet India already seems so far away. Take a deep breath and enjoy these beautiful surroundings. Where the world can't find you...

Tips & tops Round trip North India and Nepal

  • While traveling in India and Nepal, you will be accompanied during activities by a professional guide who can tell you all about the highlights you visit
  • In Delhi, you will explore Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, and the Sikh prayer house Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, among others.
  • The Taj Mahal in Agra has been declared one of the seven new wonders of the world. Visit it at sunrise, when you will be ahead of the crowds and the colors are at their best
  • On the way to Jaipur you will visit the Galtaji temple of the sun, in Jaipur you will visit the Amber Fort, among others
  • In Jodhpur, take a city tour and visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada mausoleum
  • On the way to Udaipur, visit the extraordinary Jain temple complex
  • Marvel at the splendor of the City Palace in Udaipur, a palace complex with eleven palaces from different eras
  • Explore Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur and visit stupas, temples and palaces in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Look out over the Anapurna Massif and hike to Devi's Falls near Pokhara
  • Go in search of rhinos in Chitwan National Park and take a jungle hike or boat ride
  • Consider extending your trip with a stay in Varanasi, where many rituals take place on the banks of the Ganges
  • If your travel dates align with one of the many festivals in India, it is well worth planning it into your itinerary

Your tailor-made trip

Daily overview

1 Arrival in Delhi - transfer to hotel
2 Day excursion Delhi - culture and monuments
3 Bike excursion Old Delhi
4 Transfer to Agra
5 Sunrise at Taj Mahal - Visit Agra Fort - afternoon free to spend
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