18 Day Highlights of Northern India with Dubai & Kathmandu

Cosmos Tour starting in Dubai and finishing in Kathmandu

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Cosmos's 18 Day Highlights of Northern India with Dubai & Kathmandu . Enter another world on this spellbinding tour of India, taking in the Golden Triangle cities, as well as other fascinating towns. You'll start in Delhi and end in Kathmandu, and overnight in Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur,...read more
Overview
Operator: Cosmos
Type: Tour (Affordable)
Style: Regional Discovery
Max Group Size: 50
Duration: 18 Days
From: Dubai to Kathmandu
Tour Code: 2669
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: United Arab Emirates, India, Nepal
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Arrive In Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Welcome to Dubai! Your hotel room is available for mid-afternoon check-in.
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Dubai
This morning, your PRIVATE GUIDED SIGHTSEEING begins with a WALKING TOUR through the narrow lanes of the historic Bastakiya Quarter. Next, explore the souks (markets), including the SPICE SOUK with its aromas of exotic spices, and the GOLD SOUK with its 220 glittering shop windows. Lastly, visit BURJ KHALIFA, the world's tallest building. Here, ascend to the AT THE TOP observation deck on the 124th floor for spectacular views and a presentation on Dubai's history. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
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Dubai
Enjoy a full day at your leisure. Your Local Host will be happy to make suggestions on how to make the most of your time. (B)
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Dubai - Delhi, India
Today, fly to Delhi, India's capital city. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in. (B)
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Delhi
Your day starts with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including a CYCLE RICKSHAW RIDE. See the splendid 17th century Mughal Red Fort before visiting landmarks such as RAJ GHAT and the majestic three-domed JAMA MASJID/ the largest mosque in Asia. Experience a walk in the alleys of CHANDNI CHOWK; and later, visit the ancient stepwell AGRASEN KI BAOLI, which has 103 steps and a series of carved chambers and passages. The afternoon is at your leisure. (B/L)
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Delhi - Agra
This morning, enjoy New Delhi's major sights, including the towering QUTUB MINAR, ancient tomb of the Emperor Humayun; then a drive past the grand India Gate war memorial, Parliament, and Rashtrapati Bhavan. Continue to Agra and see the intricate art of pietra dura or marble inlay. (B)
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Agra
Your day begins with a visit to the famous TAJ MAHAL. This remarkable edifice was commissioned by Shahjahan as a memorial to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and took 22 years to build. Later, visit AGRA FORT, a colossal, red-sandstone UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising forbidding battlements and spectacular Mughal Palace with audience halls, the Room of Mirrors, and the pavilion where Shahjahan spent his last days. (B)
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Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
This morning, stop at FATEHPUR SIKRI, an abandoned city. Tour the sandstone palaces, elegant courtyards, and victory gate of this ghostly place built in 1569 and deserted by its people when the water ran out. Then, travel to Jaipur, Rajasthan's quintessential royal city. Often referred to as the "Pink City," Jaipur is studded with intricately adorned temples and monuments. (B/L)
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Jaipur
Start with a visit to the legendary AMBER FORT, known as the "Sleeping Beauty of Rajasthan." This fortress-palace has a sombre exterior that hides a richly ornate interior of royal apartments, including an alabaster Hall of Victory and a superb Chamber of Mirrors. Next, visit JANTAR MANTAR and explore the CITY PALACE MUSEUM, with its collection of paintings, carpets, weapons, and costumes; then enjoy time at the bustling markets of the old city. (B)
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Jaipur - Jodhpur
Travel to Jodhpur, once one of India's princely states. Set in the sand dunes of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur's mesmerising old city is ringed by a 10-kilometre, 8-gated wall outside of which the new city stands. Brimming with enchanting palaces, temples, havelis, and a beautiful fort, this imperious city exudes grandeur and warm hospitality. (B)
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Jodhpur
Marvel at the grand palaces of Jodhpur's MEHRANGARH FORT. Admire the splendid JASWANT SINGH II MEMORIAL/ beautifully constructed from thin marble sheets that allow sunlight to filter in. Enjoy a turban-tying demonstration before taking a SAFARI to visit the local Bishnoi tribes of the desert. These communities of nature lovers protect endangered plant and tree species and prohibit poachers from killing animals. (B)
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Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
This morning, visit the spectacular JAIN TEMPLES en route to Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur, the remainder of the day is at leisure. Known as the "City of Lakes," Udaipur is built around three lakes and is made of a maze of narrow lanes, exquisite palaces, pavilions, and gardens. (B)
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Udaipur
Marvel at Udaipur's beauty on a tour of its CITY PALACE AND MUSEUM, comprising a series of enchanting palaces overlooking Lake Pichola. You will also enjoy the views during your CRUISE on this beautiful lake. There is the opportunity to learn about the region's famous miniature art. (B/D)
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Udaipur - Delhi
Fly back to Delhi today and prepare for your journey home. (B)
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Delhi - Kathmandu, Nepal
Today, fly to Kathmandu. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
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Kathmandu
Your morning PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR starts with a visit to HANUMAN DHOKA, the historic seat of royalty. Then, visit the TEMPLE OF KUMARI, residence of the Living Goddess and said to be constructed from the wood of a single tree. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B/L)
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Kathmandu
Excursion to Patan. Today, a PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR takes you to BOUDDHANATH, one of the largest stupas in the world and a focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Then, continue to PATAN, formerly known as Lalitpur ("City of Beauty"). Here, stop in DURBAR SQUARE, the city's centre of business and home to several Buddhist and Hindu sites. (B/L)
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Kathmandu
Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Cosmos Inclusions
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Trip Inclusions
  • DUBAI: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the spice souk, the gold souk, and the Burj Khalifa; Host service during your stay.
  • DELHI: Visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, and Qutub Minar; cycle rickshaw ride; walk through Chandni Chowk.
  • AGRA: Visit Taj Mahal at sunrise; visit Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
  • JAIPUR: Visit Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, and City Palace Museum.
  • JODHPUR: Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Singh II Memorial; safari to visit local Bishnoi tribes.
  • RANAKPUR: Visit Jain Temples.
  • UDAIPUR: Visit City Palace and Museum; cruise on Lake Pichola.
  • KATHMANDU: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Hanuman Dhoka, the Temple of Kumari, and Boudhanath; excursion to Patan including Durbar Square; Host service during your stay.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR
  • HOTELS: Includes rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling.
  • MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) on the itinerary.
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Included Meals
  • 17 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 1 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Hotel Classifications: First Class (F), Superior Tourist Class (ST)
  • Delhi Jaypee Siddharth Hotel (F), Agra Hotel Clarks Shiraz (F), Jaipur Indana Palace Jaipur (F), Jodhpur Indana Palace Jodhpur (F), Udaipur Spectrum Hotel & Residencies (F), Delhi Ibis New Delhi Aerocity (ST)
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
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Max Group Size(s): 50
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