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Highlights of India & Nepal

A fully escorted tour from Perth exclusive to Holiday Planet

 

DEAL ID: INDNEP18

From the exotic sights of India to the ancient culture of Nepal, this 16 day holiday offers an unforgettable discovery of two of Southeast Asia’s most fascinating countries.

Experience the rich culture and incredible sights of three of India’s most popular destinations, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur at the beginning of your India and Nepal tour. Delve into the history of grand forts, marvel at the beauty and splendour of Rajasthan’s opulent palaces, and immerse yourself in the bustle of colourful markets and bazaars. This fascinating region is full of unforgettable sights, from the magnificent Taj Mahal to the sprawling Amber Fort which you’ll experience during your tours.

Other highlights of India discovery include a visit to Ranthambore National Park where you’ll experience a jungle safari. Renowned for its tiger population, you may also spot leopard, wild boar, hyena and sloth bears. You’ll also visit Jodhpur, Udaipur and enjoy a cruise along the beautiful Lake Pichola, before you fly to the colourful and chaotic city of Mumbai for a final night in India.

Next you’ll fly to Nepal, a country that offers a wealth of incredible travel experiences; from tranquil temples and jungle wildlife to the colossal Himalayas. During your stay a series of tours will help you uncover some of the highlights of this fascinating region. Staying in a hotel in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, you’ll begin your stay with a morning tour of Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most scared shrine and Boudhanath, one of the most important Buddhist sites in Nepal and one of its most distinctive monuments.

The following day you could join an optional aeroplane excursion to the dizzying heights of Everest. Zipping above clouds, though the seemingly endless scintillating snow-capped peaks, over glaciers and gorges; this is an epic journey through the world’s highest peaks. That evening you’ll enjoy a delicious Nepalese dinner, the perfect ending to your India and Nepal discovery.

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Nights 17

Departing Mar & Oct 2018

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Key Information

  • Date: Mar & Oct 2018
  • Duration: 17 nights
  • Prices: from $5,299pp
  • 16 day highlights of India & Nepal tour
  • 2 night stay at the 5 star Suryaa hotel in Delhi including breakfast  & sightseeing tours of Old & New Delhi
  • 2 night stay at the 5 star Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Agra including breakfast & an early morning visit to Taj Mahal
  • 2 night stay at the 5 star Tigress hotel in Ranthambhore including breakfast & a jungle Safari experience to Ranthambhore National Park in shared Jeep or Canterl with lunch & dinner
  • 2 night stay at the 5 star Hilton hotel in Jaipur including breakfast, city tour with rickshaw ride, cultural show & dinner
  • Visit to Amber Fort & the former Royal residence at Maharaja’s City Palace
  • 1 night stay at the 5 star Indana Palace hotel in Jodhpur
  • 2 night stay at the 5 star Trident Hotel in Udaipur including breakfast & a guided sightseeing tour of City Palace & its complex
  • An afternoon boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • 1 night stay at the 5 star Marine Plaza hotel in Mumbai including breakfast
  • 3 night stay at the 5 star Soaltee Crown Plaza hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast and sightseeing tours of Pashupatinath Temple & Bhadgoan City
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Fully escorted tour by our Holidayplanet tour host
  • All flights, taxes & transfers 

Itinerary

Days

1-2

Delhi

A full day sightseeing tour will demonstrate the huge variation between Old Delhi, with its warren of switchback alleyways, street food markets and religious buildings, and New Delhi, where wide open boulevards lead to leftover colonial relics. Highlights of your tour include a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi; a walk through Chadni Chowk, the oriental, crowded bazaar and Humayun’s Tomb, built in the mid-sixteenth century

card_travel  The Suryaa star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border

The Suryaa New Delhi, the capital’s favourite hotel follows the cosmic Surya by creating a warm, vibrant and lively ambience for its guests located in the heart of city and close to the district centre’s.


Days

3-4

Agra

This modest city hides a spectacular monument within its muddled streets: the Taj Mahal. Visiting during the early morning, watch as the rising sun alters the shimmering marble, the tranquillity that surrounds this beautiful building and gardens is truly astounding. While in Agra you’ll also visit Agra Fort, a Mughal walled city built from red sandstone and one of the fi nest forts in India.

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Enjoy 5-star service at the Courtyard Marriott Agra. Set on the famed Fatehabad Road, just minutes from jewels of India like the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, this hotel off ers easy access to all points of interest.


Days

5-6

Ranthambhore

A vast wildlife reserve, Ranthambhore was previously a maharajas’ hunting ground and is the best place to spot wild tigers in Rajasthan. Here you’ll also fi nd other naimals such as leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, hyena and sloth bear which you could spot during your jungle safari.

card_travel Tigress star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border

A premium resort adjacent to the Ranthambhore National Park, The Tigress Ranthambhore resort is a magnificent luxury in the lap of the wildlife sanctuary.


Days

7-8

Jaipur

Also known as the ‘Pink City’ for the colour of the buildings in the old town, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan State. While here you’ll enjoy an Indian movie at the famous Raj Mandir Cinema, a photo stop at Hawa Mahal (the Palace of the Winds), the Amber Fort, Maharaja’s City Palace and Jantar Mantar, the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in
the world.

card_travel Hilton star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border

This modern, upscale hotel is 4 km from the grand Birla Mandir temple and 6 km from the City Palace. The casual rooms feature neutral tones and fl oor-to-ceiling windows with city or mountain views.


Day

9

Jodhpur

The second largest city in Rajasthan, here you’ll visit the massive Meherangarh Fort situated on a 125m-high hill overlooking the city. One of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan, within the fort are some magnifi cent palaces with meticulously carved panels and latticed windows or ‘Jarokhas’.

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Hidden away in the heart of Aravalli Hills, at the foot of a mammoth granite rock, surrounded by forested hills and rocky outcrops, Rawla Narlai is a beautifully maintained heritage resort, which was one of the Jagir Villages of Jodhpur’s Royal family.


Days

10-11

Udaipur

En-route to Udaipur you’ll visit the Jain temple complex of Ranakpur and Surya Temple, dedicated to Surya the Sun God. The origins of Udaipur are based on a legend which tells of a holy sage that Maharaja Udai Singh encountered while hunting in the foothills of the Aravalli Range in Mewar. The sage told the King to build a palace in that exact spot and it would be well protected and so with this advice, Maharaja Udai Singh built his residence there. During your stay you’ll also enjoy a cruise along Lake Pichola, fringed with hills, palaces and temples.

card_travel Radisson Blu star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border

Set amid the lakes, parks, and historic palaces and temples, the Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa provides a beautiful overview of Fateh Sagar Lake.


Day

12

Mumbai

Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is famous for its blend of ancient, colonial buildings and futuristic architecture. The contrasts here are huge, as you will fi nd people living a simple existence in handmade homes as well as the world’s most expensive house! While here you’ll enjoy a city tour, highlights of which include the Gateway of India; Marina Drive, fondly known as the “Queen’s necklace”; the ISKON Temple and the colourful Crawford market.

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This elegant bayside hotel in Mumbai’s Churchgate area is a 4-minute walk away from Brabourne Cricket Stadium and 3.5 km from the Gothic
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station.


Days

13-14

Kathmandu

Nepal’s capital city is a sensory overload of golden temples that glint in the sun, incense and spices that waft through the air and streets filled with shouting voices and beeping horns. During your stay you’ll visit Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most scared shrine and Boudhanath, one of the most important Buddhist sites in Nepal, and enjoy a traditional Nepalese dinner.

Please note there is an optional early morning scenic flight over Mount Everest $250 per person.
The Mountain Flight offers this rare, fascinating opportunity to embrace the legendary Himalayas and discover the ineffable beauty that is guaranteed to be one of the most mesmerizing experiences ever. The one-hour Mountain Flight takes off from the Kathmandu Airport to the Everest, a must-see landmark in Nepal and at 8848 m, the highest and most majestic peak in the world.

card_travel Soaltee Crown Plaza star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border

This modern, upscale hotel is 2 km from both the hilltop Swayambhunath temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square.


Day

15

Fly home


Prices

4 Mar 2018 | Departing Perth

$5,299pp

4 Mar 2018 | Departing Sydney

$5,499pp

4 Mar 2018 | Departing Melbourne

$5,499pp

4 Mar 2018 | Departing Brisbane

$5,499pp

4 Mar 2018 | Departing Adelaide

$5,499pp

20 Oct 2018 | Departing Perth

$5,599pp

20 Oct 2018 | Departing Sydney

$5,599pp

20 Oct 2018 | Departing Melbourne

$5,599pp

20 Oct 2018 | Departing Brisbane

$5,699pp

20 Oct 2018 | Departing Adelaide

$5,699pp

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