9-Day Vacation from Nepal to India
Tour Style: Tailor-made tour
- Pay a visit to two of three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley
- Appreciate excellent Mughal architecture like the Taj Mahal, Humayun Tomb, etc.
- Take in famous landmarks of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur
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- Day 1
Welcome to Nepal! When your flight lands in Kathmandu, our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel. After a brief introduction of the following tour, the rest time is at your leisure.
- Day 2
After breakfast, you will depart for Kathmandu Valley, which has three Durbar Squares listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After visiting the Ason Tole Vegetable & Spice Market, you will continue to the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Take a leisurely walk with a number of incredible historic buildings. Later, pay a visit to the Panta Durbar Square. Your tour today will end by the Swayambhunath, from which you will get the excellent panoramic view of Kathmandu.
In the evening, unwind with a cultural dinner show, a cultural feast of dinner and dancing.
Optional: If the weather is nice, it is highly recommended taking a 1-hour flight trip to see Mt. Everest and Himalaya up-close in the morning (USD200 per person).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
- Day 3
Today, you will tour the Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. Here you can observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. Continue to the Pashupatinath, a sacred Hindu temple serving as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath.
When the tour ends, board your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, our representative in the airport will escort you to the hotel and brief you the following tours.
- Day 4
Today, you will have an interesting city tour. Start with a visit to the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. From here, it is a short walk to the Chandni Chowk, where you can get a unique glance at local life in the rickshaw. Passing by the Red Fort, you will proceed to the Qutub Minar, a 73-meter-tall tapering tower of five storeys. Later, visit the Raj Ghat and then head to the Humayun Tomb, the first garden-tomb in India. After a glimpse of other landmarks including the India Gate, President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings, you will end your tour in a colorful Hindu Temple - the Laxmi Narayan Temple.
- Day 5
After breakfast, your private driver will transfer you to Agra by private A/C vehicle (about 4-5 hours). En route, the stopover for a coffee break or photo opportunities is at your request at any time. On arrival, check in to your hotel and then relax in the Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden) with the Taj Mahal sunset view.
- Day 6
Wake up early and head to the Taj Mahal to catch the excellent view when the sun is rising from the architecture. After that, return to your hotel for breakfast and freshen-up.
Later, you will visit a local family and learn to make an authentic Indian lunch with your host. Try Masala Chai (Indian Spice Milk Tea) and you will fall in love with it immediately. The chat with the host will definitely enrich your experience in Agra. Followed by a visit to discover the palatial Royal Pavilions at the red sandstone Agra Fort.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
- Day 7
After breakfast, depart for Jaipur with your private driver (about 5 hours). The Fatehpur Sikri, which was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire, is located in your way. Make a stopover here to take some nice pictures. Another worthy stopover is the fabulous Abhaneri Step Well (without guide service). On arrival, check in to the hotel and have a good rest. This evening, enjoy a complimentary dinner at hotel Fortune Select.
Note: In Fatehpur Sikri, there will be private guide service; Abhaneri Step Well is a photo stop, so there will be no guide service, but your driver will be with you.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
- Day 8
Firstly, you will take a getaway from the city and ride a jeep ascending to the hillside Amber Fort, a splendid place constructed of red sandstone and marble. The Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) inside it is a good place to take nice pictures.
After that, you will enjoy a historical city tour, including the Maharaja City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal.
Note: Elephant ride ascent to the hilltop of the Amber Fort is available and you can alter the jeep ride to it if you like. However, it is not recommended not only because Odyssey doesn't suggest any elephant ride or animal performance in our tours, but also because there is a risk of falling from the elephant. This evening, enjoy a complimentary dinner at hotel Fortune Select.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
- Day 9
After breakfast, your private driver will transfer you to Delhi (4.5-5 hours). Upon arrival, you could take advantage of this time for a last-minute gift shopping before our representative escorts you to the airport for your departure flight.
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- Taj Mahal
- Qutub Minar
- Patan Durbar Square
- Hawa Mahal
- Fatehpur Sikri
- Local people in Amber Fort