Chitwa
Nepal & India
February 7–February 23, 2020
Embark upon a South Asian safari adventure.

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$7,749
double occupancy, including in-country airfare
$2,221
single supplement

Enjoy unique safaris in Nepal that offer amazing opportunities to see a host of different animals, such as Bengal tigers, greater one-horned rhinos, and gharial crocodiles. Jeep safaris in India offer an equally once-in-a-lifetime chance to see tigers, sloth bears, and lions, to name just a few. Of course, a trip to India would not be complete without visiting the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal

FEBRUARY 7 • ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative and escorted to your hotel for an overnight stay.

FEBRUARY 8 • KATHMANDU TO CHITWAN

This morning, after an early breakfast, you will depart for the Kathmandu airport for your flight to Chitwan, where you will spend the next three nights. During the afternoon, enjoy a boat trip along the Rapti River and take in its unique sights and sounds.

FEBRUARY 9 • DAY IN CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris in Chitwan National Park accompanied by a trained naturalist. Chitwan National Park is located in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal, and is home to 68 different mammal species, 544 bird species, 56 reptile and amphibian species, and 126 fish species.

FEBRUARY 10 • DAY IN CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris in Chitwan National Park with a trained naturalist.

FEBRUARY 11 • CHITWAN TO KATHMANDU

Enjoy an early morning nature walk in the Chitwan jungle accompanied by your naturalist guide. Return to the hotel for breakfast and depart for the airport to catch your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, check in to your hotel for a two-night stay.

FEBRUARY 12 • DAY IN KATHMANDU

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to Swayambhunath Stupa, one of the world’s oldest Buddhist shrines and commonly referred to as “Monkey Temple” because of the hundreds of free-roaming sacred monkeys that traipse along its grounds. The day continues with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and the largest temple complex in Nepal. Although only Hindus are allowed to enter, visitors can clearly see the activities inside from the eastern side of the Bagmati River.

The afternoon includes a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, the historic seat of Nepalese royalty built between the twelfth and eighteenth centuries. Durbar Square is famous for its exquisite architecture, museums, temples, and artistic embellishments—it is also great for shopping! Your evening will include a visit to Patan Durbar Square. Known for its museums, temples, and superb craftsmanship by skilled artisans, it has been acclaimed as one of the finest urban streetscapes in the world.

FEBRUARY 13 • KATHMANDU/MUMBAI

After breakfast, catch your flights to Mumbai. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel for an overnight stay.

FEBRUARY 14 • MUMBAI/NAGPUR/TADOBA

Early this morning you will be transferred to Mumbai airport to catch your flight to Nagpur. Upon arrival in Nagpur, embark on your drive to Tadoba National Park. After arriving at Tadoba, check in to your hotel to unwind and later enjoy the afternoon Jeep safari, accompanied by a trained naturalist.

FEBRUARY 15 • DAY IN TADOBA NATIONAL PARK

Today, enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris into Tadoba National Park, accompanied by a trained naturalist.

Overnight stay at your hotel.

FEBRUARY 16 • DAY IN TADOBA NATIONAL PARK

Today, enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris into Tadoba National Park, accompanied by a trained naturalist. 

Overnight stay at your hotel.

FEBRUARY 17 • TADOBA/NAGPUR/MUMBAI 

Today, enjoy a morning Jeep safari into Tadoba National Park, accompanied by a trained naturalist. Later, drive back to Nagpur airport to catch your flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, check in to your hotel for an overnight stay

FEBRUARY 18 • MUMBAI/DIU/GIR 

Upon arrival in Diu, embark on your drive to Gir National Park. After arriving in Gir, check in to your hotel for a three-night stay. Evening free at leisure.

FEBRUARY 19 • DAY IN GIR NATIONAL PARK

Today, enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris into Gir National Park, accompanied by a trained naturalist. 

Overnight stay at your hotel.

FEBRUARY 20 • DAY IN GIR NATIONAL PARK

Today, enjoy morning and afternoon Jeep safaris into Gir National Park, accompanied by a trained naturalist. 

Overnight stay at your hotel.

FEBRUARY 21 • GIR/DIU/DELHI VIA MUMBAI

After breakfast, embark on your drive back to Diu airport to catch your flight to Delhi via Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, change the aircraft for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check in to your hotel for an overnight stay.

FEBRUARY 22 • DELHI/AGRA

After breakfast, embark on your drive to Agra, the land of Taj Mahal. En route to Agra visit Wildlife SOS (sloth bear and elephant sanctuary). Upon arrival in Agra, check in to your hotel to unwind.

FEBRUARY 23 • AGRA/DELHI

This morning, witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal, sparkling in the sun’s glittering rays. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme like a poem written in marble. The Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1648.

Return back to your hotel in time for breakfast.

Later, visit the Agra Fort that lies across the River Yamuna. It was built in 1565 in red sandstone with magnificent palaces, halls for public and private audiences, and beautiful gardens.

Later in the day, embark on your drive back to Delhi where you will be transferred to the international airport to catch your flight home.

INCLUDED:

• Accommodations on twin-shared basis

• Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner at all hotels

• English-speaking local naturalists in Chitwan, Tadoba, and Gir Forest national parks

• 4 private Jeep safaris at Chitwan National Park

• 1 guided walk at Chitwan National Park

• 6 private Jeep safaris at Tadoba National Park

• 4 private Jeep safaris at Gir National Park

• Chauffeured, air-conditioned vehicle for transfers between cities

• Monument entrances as per the itinerary

• Domestic flights in Nepal and India as per the itinerary

• All currently applicable taxes in Nepal and India

EXCLUDED:

• Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone, fax, Internet, beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, and airport departure tax.

• Local payments in domestic currency, tips, and gratuities

Nepali or Indian visa fees – payable directly

• Highly recommended travel insurance

• Any other services not mentioned in price inclusions

• Airfare from gateway city to Kathmandu

• Airfare from Delhi to gateway city

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