13 Day Icons of India: The Taj, Tigers & Beyond with Kathmandu Extension

Globus Small Group Discovery starting in Delhi and finishing in Kathmandu

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Overview
Operator: Globus
Type: Small Group Discovery (Premium)
Max Group Size: 20
Duration: 13 Days
From: Delhi to Kathmandu
Tour Code: ODE2
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: India, Nepal
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Arrive In Delhi, India
Welcome to India's capital city! Hotel rooms are available for midafternoon check-in.
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Delhi
Today's sightseeing starts with an orientation to see the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the Presidential Palace. Afterward, take a RICKSHAW RIDE through Chandni Chowk, a captivating local bazaar. Here, ancient alleyways are lined with quaint shops selling all sorts of goods and souvenirs-from silver and saris to spices and electronics. After lunch in a local restaurant, enjoy a bit of leisure time. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a lavish welcome dinner that includes a COOKING DEMONSTRATION and talk on Indian cuisine with a local chef. (B/L/D)
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Delhi - Agra
This morning, visit QUTUB MINAR, the world's tallest brick minaret, dating back to the 11th century. Next, visit HUMAYUN'S TOMB and GURUDWARA BANGLA SAHIB/ Delhi's largest and most prominent Sikh gurudwara (house of worship). After lunch, drive to Agra and settle in for the evening. (B/L)
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Agra
Start your day with a sunrise visit to the incomparable TAJ MAHAL/ an extravagant marble monument to love. Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his beloved wife, who died during childbirth. Later, travel by TONGA (horse-drawn carriage) to AGRA FORT, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by the Moghul Emperor Akbar. This impressive fortress of red sandstone conceals the imperial city of the Moghul rulers and its many palaces. (B)
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Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore National Park
Today, stop at FATEHPUR SIKRI (the City of Victory), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century it was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years before it was completely abandoned due to the lack of adequate water. After lunch in Bharatpur, board a TRAIN bound for RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK, one of the best places in India to spot the elusive Bengal tiger! (B/L/D)
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Ranthambore
Today, explore the park on MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES in an open-air safari vehicle. In addition to Bengal tigers, the park is home to leopard, sambar deer, sloth bears, marsh crocodiles, striped hyena, and more. Between game drives, enjoy free time to relax. (B/L/D)
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Ranthambore - Jaipur
Rise early this morning for one last GAME DRIVE in this magical land. Then, travel to Jaipur. In 1876, the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, and it has been known as the "Pink City" ever since. Tonight, enjoy a HOME-HOSTED DINNER with an Indian noble family, followed by a SARI- and TURBAN-TYING demonstration. (B/D)
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Jaipur
Today, visit the amazing AMBER FORT, built entirely of white marble and red sandstone. Tour the interior with its intricate mosaics, carvings, paintings, and mirror works. This afternoon, visit the CITY PALACE and the adjoining MUSEUM, which houses a collection of rare manuscripts. Also, stop at JANTAR MANTAR and the famous HAWA MAHAL (Palace of the Winds). Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner to celebrate your journey through India. (B/D)
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Jaipur - Delhi
Fly back to Delhi. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (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)
Globus Inclusions
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Trip Inclusions
  • DELHI: Visit Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib; rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk bazaar; welcome dinner with Indian cooking demonstration.
  • AGRA: Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, Agra Fort by tonga, and Fatehpur Sikri.
  • BHARATPUR-RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK: Travel by train.
  • RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK: Three game drives.
  • JAIPUR: Home-hosted dinner with Indian noble family featuring a sari and turban-tying demonstration; visit Amber Fort, the City Palace & Museum, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal.
  • 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.
  • MEALS: American breakfast (B) daily, 6 lunches (L), 5 dinners (D) including a welcome dinner in Delhi and home-hosted dinner in Jaipur.
  • Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Included Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Hotel Classifications: Moderate Deluxe (MD), First Class (F), Superior First Class (SF)
  • Delhi Le Meridien New Delhi (MD), Agra Trident, Agra (SF), Ranthambore National Park Dev Vilas (F), Jaipur Trident, Jaipur (SF), Delhi Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport (F)
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
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