india with nepal
India with Nepal

Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days

Places to visit: Delhi - Amritsar - Jaipur - Amber - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Nepal - Calcutta

Day 1: Delhi

Departure by plane to Delhi. Overnight.

Day 2: Delhi

Breakfast. Visit Jamma Masjid, the largest mosque in India, in the heart of old Delhi. Later we approach the Raj Ghat, where Gandhi was cremated, to continue with a panoramic view of government throughout the Raj Path, a wide avenue lined with buildings, parks, and the imposing India Gate. To complete our tour we visited the Birla Temple and Sikh Temple, where we impressed by the deep religiosity of the faithful. We end up in the minaret of Qutub Minar 72 m. high.

Day 3:  Delhi - Amritsar

Breakfast. Sathadbi from Express train to Amritsar, the holy city and center of the Sikh, which owes its name to the pond that surrounds the famous Golden Temple religion. Arrival and visit Jalianwala Bagh, a national monument that commemorates the independence movement of India. Anocher to visit the Golden Temple, built in the sixteenth century, reflecting the opening of religion to all believers and where the picturesque colors of the pilgrims and their deep devotion will make the visit a memorable experience.

Day 4:  Amritsar - Delhi - Jaipur

Breakfast. Departure by plane to Delhi. Arrival and then by road to Jaipur, the "Pink City", where the facade of the Palace of Winds is.

Day 5:  Jaipur - Amber - Jaipur

Breakfast. In the morning we went to Amber, 11 km. Jaipur, to visit his palace-fortress. The entrance to the palace is topped with a large painted image of Ganesh. A temple of the goddess Kali, whose marbles are finely carved, houses a statue brought from Bengal by Man Singh I. Return to Jaipur. Afternoon visit the City Palace with its museums, exhibiting a wonderful collection of Mughal miniatures and manuscripts and the Observatory of Jai Singh with its colossal astronomical instruments.

Day 6:  Jaipur - Fathepur Sikri - Agra

Breakfast. Departure to Fathepur Sikri, imperial capital frozen in time. It was the last city built by Akbar and apparently abandoned for lack of water. Visit its wonderful architectural ensemble. Departure to Agra, Delhi city alternating with headquarters in the capital of the Mughal Empire.

Day 7:  Agra

Breakfast. Early in the morning we approach the Red Fort and its palaces of white marble, which rise majestically on the banks of river Yamuna peaceful and the Taj Mahal mausoleum dedicated to love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife , with unsurpassed architectural perfection captivates those who contemplate.

Day 8: Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho

Half pension. Morning departure in the Shatabdi Express train to Jhansi. After just over an hour drive, we arrived at Jhansi to continue by road to Orchha, former capital of a princely state with beautiful palaces and temples built by the Bundela rulers between s. XVI to XVIII. Visit the ruins of the fort, which stands on the banks of river Betwa, where several palaces and temples. These include Raj Mahal Palace. Lunch and continue by road to Khajuraho, where the finest Indian temples built between the s. X and XI, by the Chandela kings. Arrival at night.

Day 9:  Khajuraho - Varanasi

Breakfast. In the morning, visit any of the 22 temples or Nagaras that remain. Although widely divergent reasons, the best-known figures are the "mithuna" calls stand on raised platforms. Departure by plane to Varanasi, the city of the "thousand steps" and also the most sacred in India. We feel closer to Shiva caught in an environment that leaves a deep impression on the visitor.

Day 10:  Varanasi - Kathmandu

At dawn we will unforgettable journey by boat on the Ganges, to contemplate the faithful purified and made their offerings along the ghats. We continue strolling through the city. Breakfast. Departure by plane to Kathmandu. Dinner buffet at the hotel.

Day 11:  Kathmandu - Swayambhunath - Patan - Kathmandu

Breakfast. Morning tour of Kathmandu, authentic open-air museum, with pagodas and temples scattered around the Durbar Square. We approach the Palace of Kumari, the living goddess, hopefully we will see in the window. Later we visit the Buddhist Stupa of Swayambunath. Continue to Patan, city of temples and artisans, to visit the palace complex.

Day 12 and Day 13: Kathmandu

Breakfast. Free days we can also visit around Kathmandu.

Day 14:  Kathmandu - Calcutta

Breakfast. Departure by plane to Calcutta, capital of West Bengal. Arrival in one of the most important cities in India, since due to its ideal geographical location, became the main port and trading center of the eastern seas. It is a city with a rich, magical, full of wetlands and ecological interest, besides having a culturally diverse environment. Fascinating, amazing, rich in sensations and in museums buildings inherited from the British city. Calcutta is a city of contrasts that always leaves a lasting impact on those who visit.

Day 15:  Calcutta

Breakfast. Panoramic tour of the city with short stops in the Jain temple and the Victoria Memorial, white marble. Also we pass by the Howrah Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams and the street of the old Supreme Court.

Day 16:  Calcutta

Breakfast. We suggest an optional tour to visit the Ashram of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Kali Temple, the Botanical Garden, Marble House or stroll through the colorful spice market. Note: The room must be vacated by 18:00 am.

Day 17:  Calcutta

Early departure flight.