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