India and Nepal Tour - Nepal Holidays & Festivals(I-04)

Duration: 15 Days

Destination Covered:Delhi - Kathmandu - Varanasi (Banaras) - Khajuraho- Agra - Jaipur - Delhi

One of the best travel package India and Nepal tour offers you a combination of the two countries. Convert this India Nepal travel itinerary to a culinary program. Both these countries offer you a variety of spicy colorful dishes and hundreds of desserts. Travel to India and Nepal to experience the cultural and spiritual India. A visit to the ghats of Varanasi at the banks of River Ganges will leave you stunned. The colors of Rajasthan will leave you dazzled in this India Nepal travel package.

Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.

Day 2 :- Delhi Kathmandu.
Today you will be transferred to Delhi airport in time for your Kathmandu flight. On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 :- Kathmandu monuments.
Your tour starts with Durbar Square, the heart of Kathmandu, built between 12th to 18th centuries. This site displays brilliant architectural structures and comprises within itself numerous fortresses, temples, religious shrines, figurines, fountains, etc. Various striking structures built inside this square interestingly display a perfect amalgamation of ancient as well as modern style of architecture through its finely carved figurines and other stone engravings.

Day 4 :- Kathmandu.
The entire day is at leisure in Kathmandu to give you the possibility of visiting the various nearby places of interest. Patan also known as Lalitpur is a large town across the Bagmati River from Kathmandu. Patan is famous for its handicrafts, statues, masks and jewelry.

Day 5 :- Kathmandu.
You have another free day in Kathmandu for discovering the nearby areas in the Hindu kingdom. Perhaps a visit to Kirtipur, Boudhanath, and Namo Buddha could be interesting. Kirtipur meaning “famed town" is and old small town and is inhabited by Newars.

Day 6 :- Kathmandu Varanasi.
Today you will be taken to the airport in time for your flight from Kathmandu to Varanasi. On arrival in Varanasi, you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Or a stroll in the busy bazaars of Varanasi also called Benaras or Banaras or Kashi will be quite interesting.

Day 7 :- Varanasi monuments.
This morning, you will be taken to the River Ganges for a boat ride. Two of the most renowned ghats, Manikarnika and Harishchandra ghats, which are frequented by hundreds of devotees. These two ghats are quite famous not only for taking a holy dip, but also for cremation purposes.

Day 8 :- Varanasi Khajuraho.
You will be transferred to the Varanasi airport in time for your Khajuraho flight. On arrival in Khajuraho, you will be transferred to the hotel. Khajuraho is known for its erotic and beautiful temples. These temples were constructed by the Chandelas during 950 AD to 1050 AD.

Day 9 :- Khajuraho Jhansi Agra.
The Khajuraho sight-seeing will take you to temples like Chaunset Yogini Kali Temple, Bharatji or Chitragupta temple that is composed of magnificent 11 headed pictures of Lord Vishnu, Lakshmana Temple, Mahadev Temple, Nandi & Vishvanath Temples, Shiva’s Visha Temple and Lakshmana Temple.

Day 10 :- Agra.
In the morning sight-seeing visit of Agra, you will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is synonymous to romance and love. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.

Day 11 :- Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur
This morning, you will be transferred from Agra to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri on the way. Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century holds exceptional testimony to Mughal civilization and is one of well-known UNESCO World heritage site of India and has various historical monuments.

Day 12 :- Jaipur Amer Jaipur
The morning journey starts from Amer fort also known as Amer Palace, the earlier capital of Jaipur. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard.

Day 13 :- Jaipur Pushkar
A lotus petal fell in Pushkar and a lake was formed where Brahma performed a sacrifice on a full moon day. A temple dedicated to Brahma is the only one of its kind in the world. Hindus believe that bathing in the lake will ensure salvation. Pushkar is famous for its Camel fair when thousands of camels and cattle are traded. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. Overnight is in Jaipur.

Day 14 :- Jaipur Delhi
This day you will be transferred from Jaipur to Delhi airport in time for your return flight. As most of the flights depart after mid-night, accommodation is not included in Delhi.

Day 15 :- Departure