Delhi, Darjeeling & Beyond

Delhi - Kathmandu

67 days through India, Nepal
FROM: $8430 USD
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Camel, Train, Boat, Jeep, Canoe, Overnight Boat
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
Comfortable Hotel 9 nights
Basic Hotel 30 nights
Guesthouse 15 nights
Camping 5 nights
Camping without facilities 2 nights
Overnight Train 2 nights
Overnight Boat 1 night
Breakfasts x 31, Lunches x 15, Dinners x 19
$290 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice
This 67 day overland tour journeys from Delhi to Kathmandu through India, Nepal
Explore the backstreets and alleyways of bustling Delhi
Witness the holy rats in the Karni Mata rat temple near Bikaner
Explore Jaisalmer and all its fascintating sites
Overnight Rajasthan camel safari into the Thar Desert
Explore the blue city of Jodhpur and the mighty Mehrangarh fort
Overnight in a community guesthouse to experience true Indian hospitality
Visit and support the Sambhali Trust near Jodhpur
Discover the stunning white city of Udaipur
Visit an extensive hill-top fort from the Mughal era at Mandu
Explore the Buddhist, Jain and Hindu Caves and templed of Ellora and Ajanta

Witness the holy rats in the Karni Mata rat temple near Bikaner

Trek into the Thar Desert on an overnight camel safari with Rajasthani camel drivers

Visit and support the Dragoman-supported Sambhali Trust near Jodhpur and see the excellent work they do to provide local women and girls with education and vocational skills

Explore the blue city of Jodhpur and the mighty Meherangarh fort

Visit to Ranakpur Jain marble temple

Day 1 - Delhi

Border Information: If joining the trip in Delhi, you will most likely enter India at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (IATA code: DEL).

Today is a free day to explore Delhi. There will be an important group meeting at 6:00pm - please look for a note from your tour leader when you arrive at the hotel giving more details about this meeting.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Delhi before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Delhi.

Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

Explore the Sanjay Colony 'slum' area of Delhi on a guided tour to see the micro-industries, schools and residential life there

Entrance: 1,000 INR

Explore the site of Humayun's Tomb a phenomenal early Mughal tomb that is said to be a major inspiration for the Taj Mahal

Entrance: 500 INR

See the India Gate at the end of Delhi's ceremonial axis built to commemorate all Indians who have died in various wars

Entrance: Free

Freely explore the colossal Mughal Red Fort in Old Delhi built by the emporer Shah Jahan in 1648 upon moving the capital there

Entrance and audio guide: 620 INR

Day 2 - Bikaner
Day 3 - Jaisalmer
Day 4 - Jaisalmer
Day 5 - Jaisalmer
Day 6 - Jodhpur
Day 7 - Jodhpur
Day 8 - Udaipur
Day 9 - Udaipur
Day 10 - Udaipur
Day 11 - Mandu
Day 12 - Mandu
Day 13 - Ajanta
Day 14 - Ellora
Day 15 - Mumbai
Day 16 - Mumbai
Day 17 - Mumbai
Day 18 - Goa
Day 19 - Goa
Day 20 - Old Goa
Day 21 - Old Goa
Day 22 - Hampi
Day 23 - Hampi
Day 24 - Mysore
Day 25 - Mysore
Day 26 - Wayanad
Day 27 - Wayanad
Day 28 - Kochi
Day 29 - Kochi
Day 30 - Alleppey
Day 31 - Varkala
Day 32 - Varkala
Day 33 - Varkala
Day 34 - Kanyakumari
Day 35 - Madurai
Day 36 - Pondicherry
Day 37 - Pondicherry
Day 38 - Chennai
Day 39 - Chennai
Day 40 - Tirupati
Day 41 - Vijayawada
Day 42 - Visakhapatnam
Day 43 - Odisha Tribal Area
Day 44 - Odisha Tribal Area
Day 45 - Odisha Tribal Area
Day 46 - Odisha Tribal Area
Day 47 - Odisha Tribal Area
Day 48 - Puri
Day 49 - Puri
Day 50 - Puri
Day 51 - Kolkata
Day 52 - Kolkata
Day 53 - Overnight train to Siliguri
Day 54 - Darjeeling
Day 55 - Darjeeling
Day 56 - Darjeeling
Day 57 - Karmi Farm
Day 58 - Karmi Farm
Day 59 - Karmi Farm
Day 60 - Gangtok
Day 61 - Gangtok
Day 62 - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Day 63 - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Day 64 - Chitwan NP
Day 65 - Khatauti Khola
Day 66 - Kathmandu
Day 67 - Kathmandu

Shelley H

I enjoyed the sense of sharing an adventure and exploring together