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India & Nepal: The Taj Mahal, Mt. Everest and a Ganges River Cruise (2016-17)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 16  |  From: $9,295

Explore the timeless Taj Mahal, before embarking on a seven-night Ganges River cruise into the heartland of rural India. Experience fabled Kathmandu and enjoy a flight to view epic Mount Everest.

A&K Advantages

  • Embark on a seven-night cruise on the Ganges River aboard luxurious new, all-balcony 'Ganges Voyager I' or 'Ganges Voyager II ,' the finest five-star vessels sailing the river today
  • Venture into the heartland of rural India to visit villages and temples that can only be reached by boat
  • Explore the timeless magnificence of the Taj Mahal, perhaps the single most beautiful building in the world
  • Take in views of Mount Everest, attend a lecture from a summiteer and soar around the earth's highest mountain
  • Discover India's harmonious religious diversity, visiting the sacred places of many faiths along the Ganges
  • Ride Like a Local aboard river skiffs, street buggies, trishaws and a horse-drawn cart
  • Search the Ganges River for pink dolphins as they frolic from the French balcony of your comfortable onboard suite
  • Stroll through Kushbagh and Chandernagore, and visit the vibrant capital of Nepal, fabled Kathmandu

Itinerary at a Glance

India & Nepal: The Taj Mahal, Mt. Everest and a Ganges River Cruise

Day 1: Arrive Delhi, India

Day 2: Delhi | City of Lost Empires

Day 3: Agra | An Enduring Testament to Eternal Love

Day 4: Kolkata | Board ‘Ganges Voyager I’ or ‘Ganges Voyager II’

Day 5: Cruising the Ganges | The Heritage of British India

Day 6: Cruising the Ganges | Kingdom of Temples

Day 7: Cruising the Ganges | Matiari and Plassey

Day 8: Cruising the Ganges | Kushbagh to Murshidabad

Day 9: Cruising the Ganges | Mayapur & Krishna Pilgrimage

Day 10: Cruising the Ganges | Colonial Chandernagore

Day 11: Kathmandu, Nepal | Intoxicating Soul of the Himalaya

Day 12: Kathmandu | Soaring Buddhist Temples

Day 13: Kathmandu | Majestic Mount Everest Flight

Day 14: Kathmandu | Ancient Nepalese Arts

Day 15: Kathmandu | Lord Shiva’s Holy Hindu Temple

Day 16: Depart Delhi

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Nepal Information | A&K's local experts have visited Nepal since the 2015 earthquake to personally assess the services and sites. We are confident you will have an outstanding experience on this journey.

Suite Upgrade Package | Upgrade to suites at all hotels throughout your journey from $995.

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.

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