15 days tour of India and Nepal Tour
The Best of Two Worlds … India & Nepal
Explore and experience the diversity of India & Nepal, the neighbors. India, known for its unity in diversity and rich cultural heritage has always been in globe trotters’ bucket-list. The varying colors of Indian culture, believes & ethos has always attracted travelers from far & wide. Festivals & culture, nature & wildlife, heritage & history, rural & urban, adventure, Ayurveda and lot more has been prime tourism attractions here and has kept tourists engaged. Nevertheless, Nepal’s culture & heritage has attracted many from ages. These two destinations when combined as a single holiday serves to be the right blend.
Your search for a special holiday in India & Nepal end here, as Max Holidays brings forth this 15 days tour of North India and Nepal. The package is perfect to explore the best of both the countries. The places you explore include Delhi, Royal Rajasthan (Udaipur – Jaipur), Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal at Agra, Jhansi (Orcha village, Orcha fort, and World Heritage Site at Khajuraho), Varanasi (city tour, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Arti at Ganga ghat etc.) and from here you take a flight to Nepal - Kathmandu, a beautiful Himalayan valley. Visit Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddanath, and Pashupatinath Temple and enjoy the awesome Nepalese momos and other delicacies. Another place worth the visit is the historic Bhaktapur Town, which is has sites of medieval heritage and a many cultural and historical squares such as Bhaktapur Square, Golden Gate, Darbar Square and other places of interest. The tour covers exposure to heritage, culture, lifestyle and sightseeing of some marvels of these two destinations.
Arrive in Delhi
Drive past through the beautiful monuments of India Gate, President’s Palace and Parliament buildings reminding of the British Raj in India. One can stop in a city restaurant near the city centre to taste delicious Indian cuisine on lunch.
Post lunch visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar – the tallest concrete building in India and a perfect example of Persian art, and Lotus Temple (Bahai’s Temple)
Later drive to your hotel for night stay.
Delhi - Udaipur (Flight)
In the evening enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Pichola to have a panoramic view of beautiful palaces and temples dotted along the lake. The picturesque boat ride will take you to Jagmandir Island where one can get off and spend some leisurely time to explore the beautify of Udaipur.
Come back to the mainland by boat and drive to your hotel for night stay.
Ranakpur Temple Tour
After completing the tour of Ranakpur temples drive back to Udaipur and spend free time enjoying the beauty of the city OR walk through the markets of Udaipur in the evening to come closer to the life of the locals.
Udaipur - Jaipur (flight)
Later visit the beautiful monuments of the historical city. The sightseeing trip will include a visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the largest observatory of Jantar Mantar and the rare collection of arts and armoury displayed at City Palace Museum. A rickshaw ride in the busy streets of Jaipur markets will add charm to your travel experience.
Night stay at the hotel.
After visiting Amer Fort, if interest once can travel from the foothill to ‘Cheel ka Tila’ on the top of nearby Aravali hill. The drive will take us to Jaigarh fort where we will see the largest canon of the world displayed for the visitors.
Spend leisurely time in Jaipur, do some shopping and enjoy walk in the old markets near Hawa Mahal. Night stay in the hotel.
Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Abhaneri- Agra
Our first stop will be at a small and quiet village of Abhaneri which is situated 95 kms from Jaipur. This tiny and quiet village attracts attention of world travellers and specially the historians, architects and students due to ‘Chand Baoli’ stepwell which is considered to be one of the largest in the world.
Continue drive to visit another spectacular site of Fatehpur Sikri which is situated 30 kms before Agra. This deserted walled city was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar after the birth of his elder son Jahangir. It is where the sufi saint Salim Chishti had predicted the birth of a son of Amperor Akbar. The major attraction here are Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of public audience), Diwan-i-Khaas (Hall of Private Audience), Dargah of Salim Chishti and Buland Darwaja.
Continue drive to Agra for stay in the hotel.
After visiting Taj Mahal come back to your hotel for breakfast and relaxed time. Later drive into the city to explore the red sandstone structure of Agra Fort situated on the right bank of river Yamuna. There are many important and beautiful structures inside the fort but the window of a room will catch your attention from where Shahjahan used to see Taj Mahal and remember his wife during his last years. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (creator of Taj Mahal) was kept under house arrest here by his son Aurangzeb. Also visit Itmad Ud daulah (often referred as ‘Baby Taj’).
Rest of the time free to visit local bazaars OR visit Sikandra Fort.
Remarks : One can opt to watch ‘Mohabbat-e-Taj’ show organised by a private group in a theater. This one hour show is about the history of Mughals and creation of world’s most beautiful monument Taj Mahal.
Agra – Jhansi (Shatabdi Express train) - Khajuraho (drive)
After wash and change, we will visit the Eastern group of Kamasutra temples which is famous for its Jain and Hindu temples and attract most of the tourists visiting India with its erotic sculptures view. Evening experience ‘Light and Sound’ at Khajuraho temples which represents the story of the unique temples from the 10th Century to the present day during the Chandela king and narrated in the voice of Sh. Amitabh Bachchan – the Bollywood legend.
Overnight stay will be at Khajuraho.
Khajuraho – Varanasi (flight)
Afternoon catch a flight to Varanasi. Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Varnasi and transfer to your hotel.
Visit the Ghats in the evening to have a magnificent view of ‘Aarti’ to know the traditional way of offering prayer to the holy river Ganges. Explore the local market and near by places. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
After having breakfast in the hotel proceed for visit to the main temples of Varanasi including Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) dedicated to lord Shiva, Durga temple dedicated to goddess Durga (also known as the Monkey Temple due to the largenumber of monkeys found in the temple premises). Drive through the Benaras Hindu University.
Evening is at leisure to explore the ghats at your own.
Varanasi - Kathmandu (by flight)
Kathmandu is beautiful Himalayan valley presenting a beautiful blend of adventure, art, culture and heritage. This evening wonder around in the local markets and enjoy Napalese cuisine with folkloric dances in a local restaurant.
Bhaktapur and Darbar Square
Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance
14 nights in handpicked hotels
All ground transport for sightseeing trips
Guides / Escorts
Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours
Rickshaw ride, Elephant ride, Folk dances, sound and light show, boat ride, aarti at ganges
Govt of India taxes and Company service charges
What’s not included
International or domestic flights are not included
Please carry valid travel insurance
Visa fee and charges
Monument and museum tickets, pony rides,
Meals not specified
Any kind of personal expenses/bills
Why we are different than others?
Value for money
We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.
Safety & Flexibility
To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.
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