INDIA AND NEPAL TOUR (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Vanrasi-Kathmandu-Pokhara-Annapurna)
19 Days India Tour and Nepal Tour is a complete packaged tour where you will explore all the beautiful cities of India and Nepal at once. Visit all the major and famous attraction of India and get to know its beauty in a closer perspective. Similarly, get familiar with the green hills and the white Himalayas of Nepal in later part of the trip. This extremely beautiful tour is a perfect mix of culture and nature. In this tour, discover the attractive feature of Agra, Delhi, Golden triangle, Varanasi, Jaipur in the India part. And in Nepal part, observe the glistening Himalayas of Nepal while in Pokhara and architectural beauty of pagoda style built temple while in Kathmandu.Show more...
Outline Itinerary ( 19 Days ) Expand all +
On arrival at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, You need to exit From GATE NO:-5 our company representative will be waiting There Holding The Sign HIMALAYAN SOCIAL JOURNEY, He will assist you till the hotel.Show more...
After Morning breakfast at the hotel (Hotel Crowne Plaza Rohini/ Radison Blu Dwarka or Similar), our Company Representative will meet you and Provide you more Detailed Itinerary and discuss all India Trip with you
later on, depart for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi Vai Delhi Metro.
Red Fort: Delhi's most famous monument, the Red Fort, stands as a powerful reminder of the Mughal emperors who ruled India.
It was built in 1638 to keep out invaders. (Red Fort Remain closed on Monday)
Jamia Masjid:-Jama Masjid is another marvelous treasure of the Old City, and is the largest mosque in India.
ChandniChowk:-ChandniChowk, the main street of old Delhi, is a shocking contrast to the wide, orderly streets of New Delhi.
Cars, cycle rickshaws, hand-pulled carts, pedestrians, and animals all compete for space. It's chaotic, crumbling and congested.
Spice Market:- Khari Baoli is a street in Delhi, India, known for its wholesale grocery and Asia's largest wholesale spice market,
selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs, and food.
Note: Full Day Metro Passes will be provided by Us.Show more...
After breakfast proceed to Jaipur. On Arrival Start sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Over night in Hotel Lemon Tree 4*/ Hotel Sarovar Premiere Jaipur 4* or similar category.
City Palace- Known as a core of the Rajasthan, which is situated in the heart of the city.
Jantar Mantar:-The huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky.
Albert Hall Museum:- situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces.
Evening Free at Leisure. Stay overnight at Hotel in Jaipur.Show more...
Early morning after breakfast proceed to sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Over night in Hotel Lemon Tree or similar category
Amer Ford-built in the 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Here you will enjoy the elephant ride till Fort, which gives you another experience.
JalMahal- The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur lies on the way to Amber and it is at a distance of 6.5 km from the striking city of Jaipur.
HawaMahal-HawaMahal or the Palace of the Winds, a fantasia of 953 ornated windows set in a rose-colored five storey facade.
Evening Free at Leisure. Stay Overnight at Hotel in Jaipur.Show more...
After breakfast proceed to Agra and visit en-route to:
Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. The place is popular for the Chand Baori step well and Harshat Mata Temple.
Fatehpur Sikri:-Built by Akbar, the Mughal emperor in 1570, the city was a tribute to Sufi Saint. FatehpurSikri is a perfect blend of Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture and it was built using red sandstone. For around 10 years, the city remained the capital of Mughal Empire. The city has a 6-kilometer long wall on three sides and there are towers and gates. It houses some of the city’s important buildings namely BulandDarwaza, Birbal’s House, PanchMahal and Jama Masjid. The entire city along with all the important constructions including royal palaces, Jama Masjid and courts were declared as World.
Later proceed to Agra. On arrival check in Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel Crystal Sarovar Premiere 5* or similar category.Show more...
Early Morning Sunrise of Iconic TAJ MAHAL after completing back to the hotel for Breakfast and later on proceed for further Sightseeing.
TajMahal- It was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen MumtazMahal, Made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD).
Agra Fort- Construction of the massive red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of the Yamuna River was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565.
Evening transfer to Train station for Train to Varanasi. Stay overnight in Aircon sleeper Train.Show more...
Early Morning on arrival Varanasi Train Station meet and greet our representative later transfer to Hotel afternoon start a sightseeing tour of Varanasi visit
Annapoorna Devi Temple:-Annapurna or Annapoorna is the Hindu Goddess of nourishment. Anna means food and grains
Assi Ghat:-Assi Ghat, the Ghat located at the confluence of Assi River and the holy Ganges, is the southernmost Ghat in Kashi
Dashaswamedh Ghat: -Dashaswamedh Ghat, a much acclaimed religious spot, is a very favorite among the Hindu devotees and is considered as the main Ghat Evening visit Ganga Aarti.
Stay overnight at hotel in Varanasi (Hotel The Amayaa 4* Varanasi or Similar Category).Show more...
Early Morning Sunrise on Ganges after completing back to the hotel for Breakfast and later on proceed for further sightseeing Over night in Hotel The Amayaa Varanasi or Similar Category.
Sarnath is the main place to visit while on tour around Varanasi. A much-sacred pilgrimage and tourist spot in the country
Sarnath Buddhist Temple:-There are a number of twentieth-century Buddhist temples in Sarnath. Evening free visit Local Markets and small temples.
Stay overnight at Hotel in Varanasi.Show more...
In the Afternoon transfer to Airport. Stay Overnight in DelhiShow more...
Morning breakfast at the hotel and later on depart for sightseeing tour of New Delhi
Qutub Minar-In 1199, Qutbuddin raised the Qutab Minar either as a victory tower or as a minaret to the adjacent mosque. India Gate is a 42m high stone arch of triumph. It bears the name of the 85,000 Indian Army Soldiers who died in the campaigns of WW1.
Humayun Tomb-built by the wife of Humayun, Haji Begum in the mid 16th century, this red sandstone structure is considered.
LotusTemple-Completed in 1986, the Bahai temple is set amidst pools and gardens, and adherents of any faith are free to visit the temple.
Laxmi Narayan Temple:-Built in 1938 by the Industrialist G.D. Birla, it is one of the major temples in Delhi and is located near Connaught Place.Show more...
In this day transfer to Airport for the flight to Nepal. After Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport transfer to hotel, at evening the orientation will be at the Kathmandu hotel after arrival and at the evening welcome dinner at Hotel's restaurant. Overnight at Himalayan Suite Hotel (D)Show more...
After breakfast full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, Kapan Monastery or Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swaymbhunath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square. Stay overnight at Himalayan Suite Hotel (B)Show more...
After breakfast, Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight (30 Minutes) and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel Pokhara Grande. (B)Show more...
Pokhara to Phedi by private transportation and trek to Dhampus. A stunning view of Machhapuchhre including the entire panorama of Annapurna can be witnessed with sunset and sunrise. Stay overnight at Guest House (B)Show more...
Trek to Australian Camp (2-3 hours) and stay overnight at Guest House. (B)Show more...
Trek to Sarangkot (5-6 hours). Sarangkot is the place from where we can see the sunset and sunrise and magnificent view of mountains. Stay overnight at Mountain Garden Guest House. (B)Show more...
Embark on a 2-3 hours walk from Sarangkot to Pokhara or paraglide (paragliding is optional). Then enjoy a sightseeing tour in Pokhara and visit David’s fall, Gupteswor cave, Bindyabasini temple and an hour boating in Phewa lake. Stay overnight at Mount Kailash Resort (B)Show more...
After breakfast, drive or fly (flight is optional which can be booked on your request) back to Kathmandu. After arrival at the hotel enjoy a Trekker's Massage, evening dinner and a five-star stay at the Gokarna Forest Resort. (BD)Show more...
Enjoy morning yoga after breakfast transfer to airport for your departure (B)Show more...
Include / Exclude
- A safe and comfortable air-conditioned Bus with the driver, all-inclusive. (Fuel for Bus, road and state taxes, toll fees, parking fees, Insurance for Customer & Driver and driver’s food and lodging).
- The Bus will be with you from your arrival to departure with as many stops to sightsee as you want.
- Transfers and land transportation according to the itinerary.
- Accommodation Double or Twin rooms with Bed and Breakfast basis
- Train Agra/Varanasi 2A/C
- Flight Varanasi /Delhi
- Sightseeing Tours in All Cities
- Boat Ride in Varanasi
- Jeep Ride in Jaipur
- Free Visit to Jaipur's Famous Block Printing Workshop
- 1 Company Escort with Group
- Free Visit to Taj Mahal Inlay Marble work (Workshop)
- All taxes Including Gst
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (Himalayan Suite Hotel) in Pokhara (Hotel Grande and Mount Kailash Resort), in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
- Last night before your departure at Gokarna Forest Resort including one dinner, one massage with breakfast.
- Meals, accommodation, insurance, and other expenses of trekking crew (guide and porters) 2 people will have one porter and highly experienced English speaking guide.
- Accommodation in the lodge in attach room with breakfast during the trek
- Necessary permit, TIMS, and national park fees
- Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private vehicle with guide
- Kathmandu- Pokhara by flight
- Pokhara- Kathmandu by luxurious AC Tourist bus and Pokhara-Phedi by private transportation
- All Government taxes, VAT and service charge
- Tips to guides, Escort
- Laundry, telephone bills, luggage handling and Beverages.
- Meals unless specified
- Entrances tickets to Monuments
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and trekking days. (Meal costs about US $4 - 7 per item depending on the place where you eat)
- City sightseeing entry fee in Kathmandu
- Flight to Kathmandu from Delhi
Important Information Expand all +
There are three ways to get a visa for Nepal
- Visa on arrival: You can get a visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or other designated entry points. The visa fee is USD 30 for 15 days, USD 50 for 30 days, or USD 125 for 90 days.
- Online application: You can apply for a visa online through the Nepal Immigration website. https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np .The visa fee is the same as for visa on arrival.
- Nepalese Embassy or Consulate: You can also apply for a visa at a Nepalese Embassy or Consulate in your home country. The visa fee may be different, so check with the embassy or consulate.
- Passport valid for at least six months from your planned entry date into Nepal.
- Visa application form.
- Passport-sized photo (Bring 4 )
Gratis Visa (Visa for Free)
Gratis Visa is issued free of cost in case of following categories of Visa applicants:
- Children below 10 years except US citizens
- Up to 30 days for SAARC Citizen - Bangladesh , Bhutan, India , Maldives , Pakistan , Sri-Lanka (except Afghanistan) visiting Nepal for the first time in a given visa Year. Afghan citizen are eligible for Gratis Visa on Arrival only upon the recommendation of Department of Immigration. If you are an Afghan citizen, you can request concerned institution inviting you to Nepal for necessary paperwork with Department of Immigration to get you Gratis Visa 'On Arrival'.
- Non Residential Nepalese(NRN) card holder ( issued by MoFA /Nepalese diplomatic missions abroad)
- Chinese Nationals for 150 days
Nationals of following countries are requested to acquire Visa prior their arrival from their nearby Diplomatic missions (Embassies/consulates) of Nepal Government.
- Refugees with travel document
If your passport is not valid for at least six months, you will need to renew your passport before you travel to Nepal. You can renew your passport at your local passport office. The process of renewing your passport can take several weeks, so it is important to start the process early.
Nepal has Three international airports: Kathmandu, Bhairawa, and Pokhara. Currently, Pokhara airport does not handle international flights. However, there are a few flights to Bhairawa from few countries. The main international airport in Nepal is Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), located in Kathmandu. You can search TIA airport to book your International flight.
By land: There are multiple land entry points along the borders of Nepal, India, and China. These entry points include Kakarvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalganj, Dhangadhi, Mahendranagar, and Kerung(china boarder)
If you've booked a multiday tour or trekking package with Himalayan Social Journey, we'll pick you up from the airport. Upon arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will be there to greet you with a sign displaying your name and our company's name. We'll then take you to your pre-booked hotel.
To make the pick-up process smooth, kindly share your flight details, including flight number and arrival time. If there are any changes to your arrival plans, please inform us as soon as possible so we can arrange your pick-up accordingly. Travel with us for a hassle-free experience!
Please keep this thing in your mind that there are some airport touts and scam artists who take advantage of tourists. They might offer to carry your luggage and they want a large amount of money. Sometimes they intimidate our drivers and even take away their signs. Anyway...if you want someone to help you with your luggage you can give them NOT MORE THAN 1 - 2 DOLLARS. This is a small hassle that tourists sometimes face upon arrival at the airport. Do not stress about this but just be aware not to give more than a few dollars for their luggage handling if you choose to take someone's services. Nepalese in general are very kind and hospitable people.
The official currency of Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR). Major foreign currencies such as USD, AUD, and EURO are accepted for VISA.
There are plenty of ATMs in these major cities, so you can easily withdraw cash from your foreign currency bank account. Credit cards are also accepted in some shops and restaurants, but they are not as widely accepted as cash.
On the trek, you will only need to use Nepali rupees. You can exchange your foreign currency for Nepali rupees at your hotel, money exchanges, or the airport. Himalayan Social Journey representatives will also be happy to help you exchange money.
If you have booked a trekking or multi-day tour with Himalayan Social Journey, the orientation meeting usually happens at your Kathmandu hotel around 4 or 5 pm. Our team will provide you with the specific details upon your arrival.
If you're arriving early or leaving late, please ensure to arrange extra hotel accommodations by contacting . Let us know if you'll be extending your stay in Nepal, and we'll book your additional nights. Also, kindly share your flight details with us to facilitate a smooth pick-up and drop process.
When you book a trip with us, the standard accommodation arrangement is on a twin-sharing basis. This means two people will be staying in each room throughout the trip. However, if you prefer to have a room to yourself or if you're traveling alone, you can choose the "single supplement" option. By selecting this option, you'll have a private room during the trip, but please note that there will be an additional cost for the single room arrangement according to tour / trek.
For each tour date, there will be several separate groups, each with a maximum of 14 people and their own experienced English-speaking guide. During the trek, there will be a suitable number of porters available to carry your luggage. Additionally, if you prefer to do a private tour or trek with your own group, that is also possible.
Nepal has five main seasons: summer, monsoon, spring, autumn, and winter. Each season offers unique experiences and weather conditions.
Winter (Late Dec - Feb): Cold temperatures, great for festival tours and special highlights.
Spring (Mar - May): Magical rhododendron blooms, ideal for trekking and peak climbing.
Monsoon (Jun - Aug): Low season with rain, but perfect for nature lovers and discounts on hotels.
Autumn (Sep - Nov): Peak season, clear weather, and popular trekking regions fill up fast.
You can check the live weather condition via this website https://www.accuweather.com
The hotel in Kathmandu where you'll stay during the trip offers complimentary storage services. You can leave your luggage and extra clothing that you won't need for the trekking / tour. Rest assured, you can collect them once the trek and tour are over.
Don't forget to bring both TWO and THREE-pin travel adapters! If you don't have them, you can purchase them at supermarkets or electronic shops in Kathmandu. Our guide will be there to assist you if needed. You can get information about plug and voltage in below link.
Most places in Nepal are covered by mobile network providers, especially Ncell and Nepal Telecom. You can use data services for communication. You can buy a SIM card at the airport counter. There are also free and paid Wi-Fi services in most tea houses in Nepal during trek.
Here are some tips for staying connected while you are in Nepal:
- Buy a SIM card as soon as you arrive in Nepal. This will give you access to data services and allow you to make calls and send text messages.
- Check the coverage map of your mobile network provider before you travel. This will help you to know where you can expect to have good reception.
- If you are planning on visiting remote areas and need to be in connected on Internet , you may want to consider renting a satellite phone. This will give you access to communication even in areas with no mobile network coverage.
- There are many free and paid Wi-Fi hotspots in Nepal. You can find these at hotels, tea houses, restaurants, cafes, and even some temples.
If you would like to book extra activities such as Paragliding, Bungy jump, Mountain flight, Heli Tour , Bhaktapur Sightseeing many more programs. You can find updated price and program detail in this link: . You can book by contacting us at For longer excursions such as Bhutan, Tibet, India, and any other treks also, we can help but please contact us immediately at
If you have purchased a voucher from any deal company, please come in contact with us with the voucher code (redemption code) so that the voucher can be redeemed on time. Since we need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements, kindly confirm your spot with your suitable date at-least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to availability of spots. You can redeem you voucher through this link too :
A typical suggestion for tipping is to allocate around USD 50-60 for the guide and porter if you're happy with their service. However, the amount you decide to tip is entirely up to you, and you can give whatever you feel is appropriate based on the excellent service they provided during your tour / trek
Packing List for Tour:
Pack appropriate clothing for the weather conditions during your visit. Include comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Don't forget essential travel documents, a camera, and any necessary medications.
Packing List for Trekking
- Trekking Poles - 1
- Daypack - 1
- Backpack - 1
- Water Reservoir - 1
- Sleeping bag - HSJ will provide
- sleeping bag liner
- Underwear - 3
- Socks - 3
- Bra - 3
- base Layers pant - 1
- Trekking Tshirt - 3
- Trekking Pants - 2
- Rain Pants - 1
- Hiking Shoes/ Boots - 1
- Gloves - 1
- Hat - 1
- Down Jacket - 1
- Wind Breaker - 1
- Sandles -1
- Sunglasses - 1
- Books or E-reader (optional)
- Microfiber towel - 1
- Toothbrush - 1
- Toothpaste - 1
- First aid kit - 1
- Medicine kit -1
- sunscreen -1
- sewing kit -1
- Soap/shampoo - 1
- Comb or brush - 1
- Period supplies - 1
- Toilet paper - 1
- sanitising gel - 1
- Extranel Hardrive (optional )
- Head touch
- Power bank for charging Phone
If you cancel the trip for any reason, the 20% deposit amount will not be refunded. If you have paid the full trip amount and need to cancel, you will receive your money back, but a cancellation charge of 20% will still apply.
For voucher holders who purchased vouchers from deal companies, we must adhere to their cancellation policy. However, under both circumstances, we are flexible and can reschedule your trip for a later date. To cancel any trip, please make sure to provide written notification of your cancellation.
Sometimes travellers are unable to finish the scheduled trek/tour due to the various reasons or they ended up not completing the trek/tour for health or personal reasons. In this case please realize that we cannot offer you any refunds for unused days on the tour. You have to understand that our costs are the same as we have an obligation to pay our guides , porters, drivers for the time they have committed.
Our commitment is to offer you an unforgettable journey with the best services. We take our responsibilities seriously and conduct all programs in Nepal according to the rules and regulations of Nepal Goverement. If needed, we can provide alternative itineraries for a delightful holiday experience. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We're here to help!