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Essence of North India and Nepal

This tour combines the many highlights of North India and Nepal. Discover beautiful cities of Udaipur and Jaipur. Visit the Taj Mahal, one of world’s most famous landmarks, and the Khajuraho temples, which showcase erotic stone carvings. In Varanasi, enjoy ancient Hindu rituals on the holy Ganges and visit Sarnath where the Buddha gave his first sermon. In Nepal, you’ll enjoy the perfect blend of nature, history and culture.

Tour Nights

  • Delhi: 2 nights
  • Udaipur: 2 nights
  • Jaipur: 2 nights
  • Agra: 2 nights
  • Khajuraho: 1 nights
  • Varanasi: 2 nights
  • Kathmandu: 3 nights
  • Nagarkote: 1 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWI09
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Exploring the bustling capital city- Delhi
  • Experience the contrast of life between Old and New Delhi
  • Behold the beauty of the iconic Taj Mahal
  • Discover 'Pink City' Jaipur and relish an adventurous Jeep ride at Amber Fort
  • Sight the magnificent Agra Fort and Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort
  • See the Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Voyage through the ancient city of Udaipur and visit temples and palaces of 17th Century
  • Practice some devotional ceremonies at the majestic temples of Khajuraho
  • Guided tours to the Pashupatinath and Boudhnath

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK to Delhi
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    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Delhi.

  • Day 2 Delhi
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    Arrive in Delhi, late in the morning. Meet and assist on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Two nights stay in Delhi.

  • Day 3 Delhi
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    Tour of Old and New Delhi. Old Delhi built by the Emperor Shahjahan is a bustling city of crowded bazaars and winding alleys teeming with life. New Delhi, designed by British architects Lutyens and Herbert Baker, with wide avenues, landscaped gardens and stately monuments. Visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid Mosque, Chandni chowk bazaar. India Gate, Humayun’s tomb, Qutb Minar and drive past the President’s Palace and the diplomatic enclave.

  • Day 4 Delhi to Udaipur
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    Morning flight to Udaipur. Described as the most romantic city, Udaipur is interspersed with shimmering lakes, marble palace and beautifully laid-out gardens. Afternoon city tour includes a visit to the City Palace complex, a marvel of marble and granite with ornate windows and craftsmanship in glass, overlooking Lake Pichola. The museum has an extensive collection. Also visit Jagdish Temple built in 1651 and the Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Garden of the Maids of Honour). Two nights stay in Udaipur.

  • Day 5 Udaipur
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    Morning drive out of the city to visit Eklingji, a complex of 108 temples chiseled out of sandstone and marble and enclosed by high walls. Built in 725 A.D, this temple is devoted to the family deity of the rulers of Mewar. Visit nearby Nagda which has ancient Jain temples, including the Saas-Bahu temple (Mother and Daughter in law) with interesting architecture and carvings. Afternoon at leisure.

  • Day 6 Udaipur to Jaipur
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    Morning flight to Jaipur also known as the Pink city. Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of Rajasthan. Afternoon city tour visiting the City Palace, Museum, Hawa Mahal (Palace of the winds) from where the royal ladies could watch life on the streets without being seen and Janter Manter Observatory. Two nights stay in Jaipur.

  • Day 7 Jaipur
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    After breakfast drive out of the city to visit Amber Fort and Palace. A Jeep will take you up to the fort. Here you will see the Marble Palace, temple of victory, hall of mirrors, which are excellent examples of ancient Rajput architecture. The afternoon at leisure.Evening cultural programme and dinner in traditional setting (Optional).

    Sky Waltz Balloon Safari (optional) with an additional cost Started in 2008, SkyWaltz is the first and only fully-licensed and approved commercial Hot Air Balloon operation in India.The op erating season is from 15th August to 15th May and the 60-minute ride offers you spectacular aerial views of the beautiful landscapes. Participants are honoured with First Flight certificate as a memento. Read More

  • Day 8 Jaipur to Agra
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    Leave Jaipur in the morning. Lunch at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary. Continue on to Agra visiting en route the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Mughal king Akbar only to abandon 14 years later due to a shortage of water. Now a world heritage site, this is perhaps the best-preserved Mughal city of all. Visit the Taj Mahal at Sunset. Stay in Agra for two nights.

  • Day 9 Agra
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    City tour of Agra visiting the Taj Mahal built by the Mughal king Sheh Jahan in the loving memory of his wife, the elegant fort and the tomb of Itmad-ud-daula.

  • Day 10 Agra to Khajuraho
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    Post Breakfast, transfer to Agra Railway station for Jhansi by Shatabdi Express. Upon arrival at Jhansi, being welcomed by our representative and then drive towards Khajuraho by road. Afternoon visit the famous Chandela rock cut temples built between 950 to 1050 A.D, depicting erotic themes. These magnificent temples were discovered by Captain T S Burt in 1838. You will visit some of the most prominent temples including the Kandariya Mahadev and Chaunsat Yogini temples. Overnight stay in Khajuraho.

  • Day 11 Khajuraho to Varanasi
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    Fly to Varanasi, one of the world’s most ancient cities and the oldest living city in India. Also known as Benaras and Kashi, Varanasi is the most sacred of Hindu pilgrimages. Afternoon tour of this great city visiting the narrow streets winding between carved and painted buildings with overhanging galleries. Two nights stay in Varanasi.

  • Day 12 Varanasi
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    Early morning boat ride on the Ganges to see the sunrise and the rituals on the Ghats (waterside steps). Later visit Sarnath where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Here Dhameka Satupa (28.5 meters in diameter and 33.5 meters in height) contains the mortal remains of Lord Buddha.

  • Day 13 Varanasi to Kathmandu
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    Fly to Kathmandu, the city of temples, shrines and living Gods, where the worship of Gods and Goddesses is a part of public life. Rest of the day at leisure. Two nights stay in Kathmandu.

  • Day 14 Kathmandu
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    Tour of the city visiting the Durbar Square, noted for its temples and palaces including the Khasta Mandap, the wooden temple which gave Kathmandu its name, and the temple of Living Goddess or Kumari. You will see much evidence of the Pagoda style of architecture that Nepalese claim to have originated. Visit Syambunath with the all seeing eyes of Buddha overlooking the valley. In the afternoon visit the twin villages of Bungmati Khokana dating back to 6th century, the ancient city of Patan and the Tibetan Handicrafts Centre.

  • Day 15 Kathmandu to Nagarkot
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    Today visit the medieval city of Bhadgaon, noted for its wooden carved buildings including the five-storey Nyatapole Pagoda and Golden Gate. Bodhnath is one of the world’s largest stupa and the most important Tibetan Buddhist monument outside Tibet. Changunarayan, a lavishly decorated two-tiered temple dating back to 467 A.D. Continue on to Nagarkot (7200ft), offering a panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas from Mount Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. Remainder of the day at leisure to absorb the atmosphere. Overnight stay in Nagarkot . Read More

  • Day 16 Nagarkot to Kathmandu
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    Early in the morning view the sunrise over the Himalayas. On a clear day you can see Mount Everest from here. Return to Kathmandu visiting en route Bodhnath, one of the world’s largest stupa and the most important Tibetan Buddhist monument outside of Tibet, and Pashupatinath. In the evening a farewell dinner in a traditional setting with Nepalese folk dances.

  • Day 17 Kathmandu to UK Departure
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    Transfer to the International airport in Kathmandu towards your onward journey to UK via Delhi with sweet memories.

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Hotels

  • The Grand New Delhi
    The Grand New Delhi
    Star Rating Delhi
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
    DoubleTree by Hilton
    Star Rating Agra
  • The Fort Resort
    The Fort Resort
    Star Rating Nagarkot
  • Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa
    Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa
    Star Rating Udaipur
  • Hotel Royal Orchid
    Hotel Royal Orchid
    Star Rating Jaipur
  •  Rivatas By Ideal
    Rivatas By Ideal
    Star Rating Varanasi
  • Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho
    Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho
    Star Rating Khajuraho
  • Ramada Encore by Wyndham
    Ramada Encore by Wyndham
    Star Rating Kathmandu
  • Le Meridien
    Le Meridien
    Star Rating Delhi
  • Marriott Hotel
    Marriott Hotel
    Star Rating Jaipur
  • Taj Hotel & Convention Centre
    Taj Hotel & Convention Centre
    Star Rating Agra
  • Hotel Radission
    Hotel Radission
    Star Rating Kathmandu
  • Club Himalaya Resort
    Club Himalaya Resort
    Star Rating Nagarkot
  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi
    Radisson Hotel Varanasi
    Star Rating Varanasi
  • The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur
    The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur
    Star Rating Udaipur
  • The Lalit
    The Lalit
    Star Rating Khajuraho

The Grand New Delhi Star Rating

Delhi
  • The Grand New Delhi

The Grand, New Delhi a five star hotel located in South of the city, welcomes its guest to experience an artful balance of contemporary elegance and modern design. The hotel is merely 8 kilometers away from Indira Gandhi Inte

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DoubleTree by Hilton Star Rating

Agra
  • DoubleTree by Hilton

Located in the heart of Agra city center, this DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is one of the very few hotels in Agra offering views of the legendary monument Taj mahal, located only two kilometers from the hotel. The Hotel Offers

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The Fort Resort Star Rating

Nagarkot
  • The Fort Resort

The Fort Resort Nagarkot is located 30 minutes away from the airport and 35 minutes from the city centre by car.

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Le Meridien Star Rating

Delhi
  • Le Meridien

Le Meridien New Delhi is conveniently located in the centre of the city, within a two kilometre radius of major central government offices, Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapathi Bhawan and the bustling comme

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Marriott Hotel Star Rating

Jaipur
  • Marriott Hotel

Strategically located near the airport. The Hotel Marriott Jaipur is 270 yards from the Jawa Har Circle and 5 miles from the Birla Temple.

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Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Star Rating

Agra
  • Taj Hotel & Convention Centre

Located on 4.5 acres of land in the heart of the business and leisure precincts and within walking distance of the Taj Mahal, the hotel in Agra, India proudly offers everything that savvy international travellers have come to

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Hotel Radission Star Rating

Kathmandu
  • Hotel Radission

Radisson Hotel Kathmandu your relaxation destination in Kathmandu, you benefit from this hotel's world-class amenities and its convenient location within walking distance of major businesses, diplomatic offices and popular to

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Club Himalaya Resort Star Rating

Nagarkot
  • Club Himalaya Resort

Club Himalaya Resort is situated in North-East of Kathmandu at the height of 7200 feet, the hotel sits on a single independent hill called the windy hills facing long range of magnificent Himalayan's views, river Valleys, Gor

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Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa Star Rating

Udaipur
  • Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa

Udaipur resort is located in the historical district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Gangaur Ghat, Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum and Jagdish Temple. Shilpgram Museum and Maharana Pratap Statue are also within 3 mi (5 km). Udaipur Airport is

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Hotel Royal Orchid Star Rating

Jaipur
  • Hotel Royal Orchid

Hotel Royal Orchid is located at the most prominent and famous location, viz. Tonk Road. It is only 2 kilometer from the Jaipur Airport. The hotel is just 10 kilometers from the Railway Station and 13 kilometers from the Old

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Radisson Hotel Varanasi Star Rating

Varanasi
  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Located in the heart of Varanasi, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from JVH Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Bharat Mata and Vishwanatha Temple. Dasaswamedh ghat and Marnikanika Ghat are also within 6 mi (10 km). 45 minutes

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The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur Star Rating

Udaipur
  • The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur

The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace is located in the main city just opposite to the famous man made Fateh Sagar Lake. The hotel is close to the tourist attractions like Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Crystal Gallery and Sahelion ki B

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The Lalit Star Rating

Khajuraho
  • The Lalit

The Panna National Park is 25 km from the city. A destination of contemplation and calm, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho is located just minutes away from the international airport and railway station. Just 200 meters from t

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Rivatas By Ideal Star Rating

Varanasi
  •  Rivatas By Ideal

The hotel is located on the Mall Road Cantonment in Varanasi.Varanasi Railway Station: 2 km approx.Varanasi Airport, Babatpur: 20 km approx.

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Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho Star Rating

Khajuraho
  • Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho

Situated in Khajuraho, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Khajuraho Temples, Jain Group Of Temples, and Khajuraho Archaeological Museum. Raneh Falls is 20 km from the hotel while Panna Tiger Sanctuary and Pandav Falls are ap

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Ramada Encore by Wyndham Star Rating

Kathmandu
  • Ramada Encore by Wyndham

The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport, 6 km from Ramada Encore by Wyndham Kathmandu Thamel.

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What's Included?

  • Return International flights from UK. 
  • Regional flights within India & Nepal.
  • All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance.
  • Accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals; Bed & Breakfast at all places.
  • Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • All applicable entrance fees for the monuments included in the program.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal Expenses such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee, still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere to drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

​Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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