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Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! You will be met at Delhi International Airport by our friendly local team and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to explore or relax as you like.
This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. This afternoon why not further enhance your exploration of this busting city with an afternoon guided journey through the New Delhi area the highlights will include India gate a drive past parliamentary buildings and President's house, a guided visit to Humayun's tomb then concluding with sightseeing to UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub minar. See enhance your holiday page for prices.
Enjoy today at your leisure to explore.
This morning a transfer to the station for the express train to Agra. Arriving here, a driver awaits to transfer you to your hotel. Today is at your leisure to visit the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal.
Enjoy a day to explore at your leisure. This evening our local driver will take you to the train station for the sleeper train to Varanasi.
Welcome to Varanasi - Arrival transfer to your hotel awaits. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (Pay locally) While waiting for your rooms to be free for check in.
For the next few days enjoy free time, or we have some options you can choose from. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for details.
Today we drive north and cross the border into neighbouring Nepal. Our destination is Lumbini, where we can visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha in 623BC. The Lumbini Garden is famous for the Ashokan Pillar, which offers epigraphic evidence of Lord Buddha’s birth.
Leaving Lumbini, we drive to Royal Chitwan National Park. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest National Parks in Asia, Chitwan supports a population of a variety of species including Indian one horned rhino, bison, sloth bear, wild boar, deer, leopard and of course the magnificent, if elusive, Bengal tiger.
Today and tomorrow enjoy included game activities offered by your hotel.
Today we drive to Pokhara. Perhaps the most stunning of Pokhara’s sights is the spectacular backdrop panorama of the Annapurna range. Although the highest among them is Annapurna (8091m), it is the fish tailed summit of Machhapuchhre (6977m) spectacularly rising behind Lake Phewa that completes the vista.
Today and tomorrow free days in Pokhara. Hike, bike, shop or relax - the choice is yours!
Driving north, we arrive in Kathmandu. Resembling a medieval city of temples, shrines and living gods, Kathmandu is Nepal’s biggest and most cosmopolitan city, a meeting place of a dozen ethnic groups and once one of the most important points on the caravan routes between Tibet and India.
Our sightseeing today will include an overview of the city taking in Pashupatinath Temple which stands on the banks of the River Bhaginiti, Swayambhunath Pagoda and colossal Bodhnath. We’ll explore Durbar square in the heart of Kathmandu, which is home to more than 50 stunning temples and shrines.
Enjoy a day to explore at your leisure.
Transfer included to the airport in time for your flight to Delhi - Arriving in the mid afternoon you can connect on your flight home.
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