7 days India tour, Major tourist attractions - Taj Mahal, Vanarasi, Jaipur
Explore some of the finest examples of Mughal and Rajput architecture in Agra & Jaipur, the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri and Hindu death body cremation center at Varanasi.
4 days in Kathmandu, Nepal with excursions, world heritage sights + Himalaya!
12 days in Tibet China tour, the most beautiful highway drive in the world! including Potala Palace,great wall, Xi'an beijing
Small groups Cultural jouney to south east Asia India, Nepal and Tibe China - Best way to experience 3 Asian exotic countries at one go!
(With a fascinating history and impressive architecture, stunning views of the Himalaya and exciting drive this trip to the famous landmarks of India , Nepal and Tibet China will be memorable, you have to visit these countries at least once in your lifetime!)
Delhi to Beijing Overland Tour: India, Nepal Tibet China tour
This incredible 23-day South Asian journey begins from Delhi, India where you will see Agra (Taj Mahal) and Varanasi (Ganges). Then to Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot in Nepal where you will then take a high-road overland trip to Lhasa (Tibet) driving on one of the world's most beautiful, picturesque highways and then end in Beijing with the highest train ride in the world which includes a tour of Xi'an. This will save you time and money as well as fulfill the dream to visit these 3 beautiful countries in one go!
This is a truly great adventure that we specially designed for travelers who want to explore 3 unique Asian countries, India, Nepal, and Tibet (China), at once. What better chance to see the Taj Mahal and the Ganges at Varanasi, India, and the Living Goddess Kumari of Kathmandu, Nepal, as well as world heritage sights like The Great Wall of China, Mt. Everest and the Potala Palace of Tibet in one trip? This is the best way to see south Asia including Beijing, China and Xi'an. If you want to extend your trip to Bali, Vietnam, or Cambodia we can assist you in this regard too.
Day 01: Arrival Delhi - India : Every visitors arrives Delhi from same or different destinations. Reception by Earthbound Expeditions representative and transfer to the hotel and rest.
(If you want to start same trip from Chengdu - China that will be possible too)
Day 02: Full day in Delhi : Visits the old and new Delhi. We visit the Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan, the Jama Masjid, the biggest mosque in the India, the Raj Ghat the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi; we will walk along the Chandni Chowk, the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity. In the visit of the New city we will see the India Gate an Arch of Commemorative victory; We will also go by the Presidential residence Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Parliament Sansad Bhavan and Government buildings of the secretary; Connaught place, commercial and managerial center.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur : After breakfast leave Delhi, drive about 5 hours to Jaipur, a nice Old Indian city also known as the pink city. Visits to Amber Fort to 11kms in the outskirts of the city, the old capital of the State up to 1728. We visit the complex of the palace where we will see the Temple of Kali, the Vestíbulo Victoria or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir the camera of the mirrors. We ascend to the hill in elephant in which the Fort one is located. In the afternoon; of turn to Jaipur visit the Jantar Mantar or astronomical observatory. The Palace of the city, the previous real residence and now a museum that contains strange manuscripts, fine specimens of Rajput, paintings of Mughal and weapons. The impressive Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds.
Day 04: Jaipur - Agra : After breakfast drive to Agra. ( Where impressive Taj Mahal is - symbol of love)
The Taj Mahal, recently voted one of the new seven wonders of the world, was built by Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan between 1632 and 1654 for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Soon after its completion, Shah Jahan was deposed by his son and imprisoned at the nearby Agra Fort.
Day 05: Agra : After breakfast the magnificent Taj Mahal visit ( built by the Sha Jahan in 1631 to harbor his favorite queen's body Mumtaz Mahal). Such an incredible work in the marble. As Mr. Bill Clinton (American former president) describe there is difference between seeing and not seeing it personally. Tajmahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.
It is such an impressive work. Visit red Fort of Agra which is expanded in 2 kms. of distance. Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566.
Day 06: Agra - Varanasi : Breakfast: Departure by plane / train with destination Varanasi (Benares - the holy Ganges). Visit some important sights. Very interesting for tourist.
Varanasi : The Holy city of Vishwnatha, City of Shiva, City of Saints.
Benares, the corrupted English form of the original Pali - Varanasi--the city of sannyasins and sages or Kashi, the city of light and liberation
Day 07: Varanasi - Kathmandu - Nepal : Early morning Boat ride on the holy Ganges, see people taking bath at river with the sound of bells and oil lamps. See the Ghats where Hindu death body is creamated. We return to the hotel and we have breakfast and fly to Kathmandu, Reception and transfer to the hotel. If time permit We will visit the Durbar square, where there are multitude of temples and monuments, as the old Real Palace, guarded by the king monkey Hanuman, The Kumari Bhal or the virgin goddess Kumari´s house (Living goddess), the Kasthamandap (wood´s house) made with the trunk of a single tree...
Day 08: Kathmandu : Kathmandu - Nagarkot : Today we go to Patan and we visit the fantastic Durbar Square and we travel their streets full with art and history. In the afternoon we go to Pashupatinath, one of the four Hinduist Temples more important of the subcontinent. To the banks of the river Bagmati can contemplate the incinerations in the Ghats. We visit the immense stupa of Boudhanath and then visit to Bodanath. After sightseeing, drive up to Nagarkot ( 7,200ft) - a beautiful hill station, which provides magnificent Mountain panorama, from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west, eight of the world's tallest Mountain in a peaceful rural settings.After sightseeing, drive up to Nagarkot (7,200ft) - a beautiful hill station, which provides magnificent Mountain panorama, from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west, eight of the world's tallest Mountain in a peaceful rural settings.
Day 09: Nagarkot - Kathmandu : Enjoy the breakfast in Nagarkot with sunrise and mountain and drive back via Bhaktapur, village and terrace. It gives chance to understand Nepalese lifestyle and village culture. Evening join Nepali dinner and Cultural show, O/N KTM hotel. Stay in Kathmandu. Pick up Tibet Visa this day.
Day 10: Kathmandu to Zhangmu / Naylem (3700m) - Tibet : This day must be Saturday or Tuesday: Early morning drive to Kodari, complete immigration and custom formalities and overnight at Hotel Zhangmu or Naylam. If we are less then 4 person in the team it will be group join basis tour.
Day 11: Naylem / Zhangmu to Xegar (4350m) : Crossing Lalung la passes (5050m). This day's drive offers fantastic view of the high mountain including Mount Everest.
Day 12: Xegar to Shigatse (3900m) : Drive about 7 hrs to Shigatse has the famous Tashimpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 : Xigatse - Gyantse: After a morning visit to the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, a short two hours drive to Gyantse, a small town that once served as the capital of a small kingdom. O/ N in hotel.
Day 14: Gyantse - Lhasa (3600m) : A scenic drive through the Karo La Pass and Kamba La Pass with a very good view of the Yamdrok Tso Lake. Then you cross the mighty Brahmmaputra River to arrive in Lhasa. O/ N in hotel.
Day 15/16: Lhasa (Two full days in Lhasa) : Sightseeing and excursion of the Potala palace, the Jokhang Temple, surroundings of Barkhor Market, Drepung and Sera Monasteries. O/ N in hotel.
Day 17: Lhasa - Transfer to train station for train to Xi'an - overnight in train. Experience the highest train ride in the world!
Day 18 : Our guide will meet you at Xi'an railway station check in hotel.
Day 19: After breakfast, drive to The Emperor Qin's Terra-cotta Museum -- Archaeologists have excavated the area of 2,000 square meters in Pit 1 and some 1,087 terra-cotta warriors and horses were displayed there after restoration. Besides three pits, two sets of bronze chariots and horses discovered in the west of Emperor Qin's Mausoleum in December in 1980,were on display in the museum after restoration. Afternoon we will visit the Big goose pagoda and Bell tower, do some shopping and transfer to railway station for Beijing .
Day 20: Arrival Beijing, check in hotel for fresh and free time.
Day 21: Beijing city tour: Forbidden city, Tian'anmen square, heaven temple etc.
Day 22: Drive to Badaling section of the great wall for sightseeing , evening free.
Day 23: Transfer to airport for your flight to onward destination , or go to Russia or Shanghi etc.
Single suppliment can be added if using single rooms.
Even in 3 star hotel packages 2-night hotel in Tibet is simple category. Tibet lies over 3500 mtrs high so people have to travel in their own risk. Please read Lonely planet and other travel books well before coming to travel so you are well informed about the culture and customs here. Although our effort is there please don't expect very luxury service, it is more experience then luxury. In a group of less the 10 people we use local resource as guide, if the group members are over 10 people then our leader Mr. Rajan will lead the trip personally.
Please read our comments for more information about us. We run tour for small groups too.
You can add Everest Experience mountain flight which flies around mount Everest about 1 hour giving close up view of the world's gretest natural wonder at extra cost of US$ 177
India nepal and Tibet tour can be combine with Xi'an or Beijing tour or Bhutan tour or some treks .
Delhi to Beijing overland tour : A Great adventure journey in south east Asia:
See the three of Historical wonder incrediable Taj Mahal Great wall and the Potala palace and on the Top of that see the natural wonder the HIMALAYAS including mount Everest at one go!.
No doubt this is one of the most unique adventure to south Asia. Enjoy it with locals in a very reasonable price! this will be a journey of a life time! Experience the train ride in India and the highest train ride in the world from Lhasa of Tibet.
We have only India and Nepal tour of 12 days as well as the tours to Buddhist curcuit like Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Ajanta, Elora caves along with regular sightseeing spots.
You can also book tour for honeymoon trip to India ( Taj Mahal or Nepal)
Single suppliment USD 567
Departure Dates of 3 countrty tour to be announced soon. Please ask us for the dates.
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The best season for this India, Nepal, Tibet tour is from last week of Feb to last week of October. Only India and Nepal tour is for all seasons..
Also check our Camel fair India trip each year held in November in India Pushkar Rajeshtan. We can customize your trip.
Trip Note: The cost of the trip here based on minimum 3 person and above basis in a group , if just 1 or 2 person price will be revised.