A tour package covering India and Nepal both is an
exclusive offer from India Jungle Tours. You will have an opportunity to
visit major tourist destinations of both the countries. These destinations
represent a huge variety including historical cities wildlife destinations
and pilgrimages. Jaipur, Ranthambore and Kathmandu are the highlights of
this offer. Our 16 Nights/17 Days package will provide quality
fooding/lodging with complete safety during your entire trip. A tailor-made
tour for those who want to cover both the ancient countries in one round.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meeting & Greeting at Airport and transfer to the hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi - Jaipur (260 kms / 5 ½ hours)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. En-route visit Amer Fort Ascend by painted
elephant / Jeep Safari up to fort with its huge gateways and pillared
pavilions. It has a marble Palace, Temple of victory and Sheesh Mahal (Hall
of Mirrors). On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening is free for your own
activities. You can visit local colorful bazaars of Jaipur. Overnight at the
Day 03 : Jaipur - Ranthambhore (185 km / 4-5 hrs.)
Morning half day city sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Visit Maharaja's City
Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal &
through the pink rose residential & business areas. Afternoon drive to
Ranthambhore National Park situated 14 Kms. East of Sawai Madhopur. On
arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : Ranthambhore
After breakfast full day visit to The Park. Here Sanbhar, chital, chinkara,
nigai, wild boar and common langur provide a spectrum of prey range for the
resident tigers and their copredators leopard & jackal. Sloth bear &
hyena also live in this unique habitat of dry deciduous forests. Overnight
Day 05 : Ranthambhore - Agra (290 kms / 7 hours)
Morning drive to Agra - the city of Taj. En-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri.
On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Agra
After breakfast sightseeing tour to Agra visiting the magnificent Taj Mahal
- The Monument of love, built by Mogul Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine
the mortal remains of his queen Mumtaj Mahal. Also visit Agra Fort.
Afternoon at leisure. You can visit local bazaars of Agra. Overnight at
Day 07 : Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho
Enjoy a short train rides in the morning to Jhansi, in Air-conditioned
chair car. Transfer by car to Khajuraho (190 kms / 4 hrs) visiting Orchha
en-route. Khajuraho is famous for its 10th century Chandela dynasty temples
and their erotic sculpture. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit
10th century Chandela temples. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh (250 km/5 ½ hours)
Morning drive to Bandhavgarh. Afternoon jungle safari by jeep for wildlife
viewing. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Bandhavgarh
Morning and afternoon jungle safari Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Bandhavgarh-Khajuraho-Varanasi
Early morning drive from Bandhavgarh for Khajuraho airport. On arrival
connect flight to Varanasi and on arrival, transfer to the hotel. Varanasi
is most important place of pilgrimage for Hindus and the sight of devout
praying standing water deep in Ganges. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Varanasi
Early Morning boats ride on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, return to
hotel for breakfast. City tours of Varanasi visiting various temples and
Banaras Hindu University. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. It was here that
the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon and set in motion the wheel of
law of Buddhist faith. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Varanasi - Kathmandu
Morning is free for your own activities. Transfer to airport to connect
flight for Kathmandu by IC751. Dep. Varanasi at 1300 hrs. Arr. Kathmandu at
1420 hrs. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Kathmandu city-known
as Kantipur - the capital of the Kingdom of Nepal. Visit the temple of the
Living Goddess, the Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by
the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty and onto
Swayambhunath a Buddhist stupa, which is said to be 2000 years old.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Kathmandu
Morning half day visit Patan also known as Lalitpur. It is the city of fine
arts enclosed within four stupas said to be built in 3rd century AD, by
Emperor Ashoka. Also visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp and the Handicraft
centre, where you will witness the hand weaving of Tibetan carpets and
moulding of metal statues. Afternoon visit Boudhnath. This stupa is one of
the biggest in the world of its kind. Proceed onto Bhadgaon also known as
Bhaktapur meaning the city of devotees. This place is the home of medieval
art and architecture. Onto PASHUPATINATH - the temple is dedicated to Lord
Shiva. The temple with two tiered golden roof and silver doors is famous for
its superb architecture. (Entrance into the temple premesis is permitted to
the Hindus only).
Day 14 : Kathmandu - Chitwan
(approx 170 kms)
After breakfast drive to Chitwan. En-route river rafting from Mugling to
Gaighat (optional). On arrival, check-in at the lodge Afternoon jungle
safari by elephant.
Day 15 : Chitwan
Full day for Jungle activities include elephant ride, canoeing, nature
walk. Overnight at lodge.
Day 16 : Chitwan - Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu and on arrival, check-in at the hotel Rest of the
Day 17 : Kathmandu - Delhi - Dep.
Transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi and onward connection.