India and Nepal Tour
(16 Days & 15 Nights)
Visit and experience two culturally different countries in 16 days with this Indian Panorama exclusive India and Nepal Tour package. During this tour you will be covering some of the prominent destinations of India and Nepal. Enjoy the stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, experience the cultural and architectural heritage of the Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu, listen to temple bells and prayers at the famous Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal, witness the Irawadi dolphins while boating along the Chilka Lake, India’s largest salt water lake, meet the ancient tribal community in Odisha and lot more to see and feel at these two adjacent countries fused by the great Himalayas
Delhi > Kathmandu > Pokhara > Kathmandu > Kolkata > Bhubaneswar > Puri > Konark > Puri > Gopalpur > Tapatapani > Saura > Rayagada Bisamkatak > Rayagada > Chatikona > Jeypore > Ankadeli > Jeypore > Kunduli > Jeypore > Gupteswar > Vizag > Delhi
Day 1 :
Delhi - Kathmandu
Arrive Delhi, stay inside the airport and check-in for your flight to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you’ll be met and after check-in at the hotel take an afternoon sightseeing tour with a guide.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 :
Early morning scenic flight over Himalaya and Mt. Everest, return to the hotel for breakfast and then sightseeing of Kathmandu from late morning.
Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 3 :
PokharaTransfer to Kathmandu airport and fly to Pokhara in the morning.Afternoon tour of Pokhara.
Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 4 :
Pokhara - Kathmandu - Kolkata
Drive out to sunrise point then return to Pokhara airport and fly to Kathmandu and on to Kolkata. You’ll be met on arrival in Kolkata and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Kolkata
Day 5 :
Day around Calcutta with a guide.
Overnight in Kolkata
Day 6 :
Transfer to Calcutta airport and fly to Bhubaneswar.You’ll be met on arrival in Bhubaneswar and after breakfast at the hotel spend the day sightseeing with a guide including time at the tribal museum and Khandagiri and Udaygiri Jain caves .
Overnight in Bhubaneswar
Day 7 :
Morning visits to temples in Bhubaneswar including Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Brahmeswar and Rajarani before driving to Puri with stops en route to visit Dhauli peace pagoda and Pipli textile village (famous for appliqué work) village. On arrival at Puri check in to the hotel with remainder of the day free; time to relax on the golden beach.
Overnight in Puri.
Day 8 :
Puri- Konark - Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath temple (you will have to view the temple from an adjacent building as non-Hindus are not allowed inside) before driving to Konark.Visit the Sun temple and nearby fishing villages before returning to Puri.
Overnight in Puri.
Day 9 :
Puri - Gopalpur
Morning drive to Chilika Lake where you can take a boat cruise to view the migratory birds and explore islands and temples before continuing on to Gopalpur.
Overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 10 :
Gopalpur - Tapatapani - Saura - Rayagada
Full day to reach Rayagada with stops en route to visit Tapatapani hot springs and the first tribal villages belonging to the Saura people; Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 11 :
Rayagada - Bisamkatak - Rayagada
Drive to Dukum (near Bisamkatak) to visit weekly market of Desia Kondh (this weekly market takes place on Tuesdays only ) and later visit Dokra crafts village at Jhigidi. Return to Rayagada.
Day 12 :
Rayagada - Chatikona - Jeypore
After breakfast drive down to Chatikona to watch the interesting colourful weekly market of Dongariya Kondh Tribes (this weekly market takes place on Wednesday s only). This tribe is one of the most primitive tribe of the Kondh and they live in the high slopes of the Niyamagiri Hills. On the way to Jeypore Minapai, bamboo craft village. On arrival in Jeypore check in at the hotel; Overnight at Hotel in Jeypore
Day 13 :
Jeypore - Ankadeli - Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Ankadeli to visit the famous Bonda tribes (this weekly market takes place on Thursdays only); this market is a unique opportunity to see such a colorful concentration of typical tribal people in one place. The Bonda women are famous for their jewelry- long necklaces and neck-hoops being their only clothing. Later drive back to Jeypore; overnight at Hotel in Jeypore.
Day 14 :
Jeypore - Kunduli – Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Kunduli to visit the weekly market of Paraja tribes (this weekly market takes place on Fridays only and is the biggest market of the tribal area) Return to Jeypore; overnight at Hotel in Jeypore.
Day 15 :
Jeypore - Gupteswar - Vizag
Morning drive to Vizag with en route visit to Gupteswar cave temple.Proceed to Vizag and check in at your hotel. Overnight in Visakhapatnam
Day 16 :
Vizag - Delhi
Transfer to Vizag airport and fly to Delhi for your onward journey. Tour Ends