Beijing to Delhi
32 days with Intrepid Travel Rating:
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Days 1 & 2 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing and discover the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the awe-inspiring Great Wall.
Day 3 Train to the Roof of the World
Admire stunning landscapes on one of the world's greatest train journeys.
Days 4 - 8 Lhasa
Enjoy a cooking class and visit Potala Palace, precariously built on a hilltop. Stop by Jokhang Temple and the turquoise Nam-tso Lake.
Day 9 Samye
Spend the night in the atmospheric shadow of Tibet's oldest monastery, Samye.
Day 10 Gyantse
Drive across the Kamba Pass and make the pilgrim circuit at Pelkor Chode Monastery. A visit to Kumbum Chorten is an unforgettable experience - its five storeys represent the five steps to enlightenment.
Days 11 & 12 Shigatse
Join pilgrims at the Tashilhunpo Monastery and browse curios and produce at the Shigatse Bazaar.
Day 13 Sakya
Marvel at the beautiful art of the Sakya Monastery.
Days 14 Everest National Park
Discover one of the world's highest monasteries, Rongphu before trekking up to Everest Base Camp.
Day 15 Zhangmu
As the Tibetan Plateau abruptly ends, the harsh landscape gives way to lush green valleys.
Day 16 Dhulikhel
Travel across the Nepalese border and delight in panoramic views of the Himalayas.
Days 17 - 19 Kathmandu
Walk at a leisurely place through the atmospheric streets of Kathmandu.
Days 20 - 22 Chitwan National Park
Spot exotic wildife in Chitwan National Park.
Day 23 Lumbini
The final stop in Nepal is Lumbini, the site of Buddha's birth.
Day 24 Varanasi
India's holy city is a hive of religious life and colour. Spend time witnessing the spiritual rites taking places on the Varanasi ghats.
Day 25 River Ganges Boat Trip
Travel down the Ganges and spend a night camping on the riverbank.
Days 26 & 27 Varanasi
Back in Varanasi it's time to witness an evocative candle flower ceremony.
Days 28 & 29 Orchha
Orchha is a historical masterpiece full of stone temples and palaces.
Day 30 Agra
Visit one of the finest monuments ever constructed, the Taj Mahal of Agra. Also explore the grounds of the amazing Red Fort.
Days 31 & 32 Delhi
The Asian adventure concludes in dizzying Delhi, India's capital.
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Satisfy your sense of adventure and spiritual curiosity on this true overland odyssey. From the great capital of China, travel across the vast Tibetan Plateau, through remote villages, into the mountain kingdom of Nepal and heady chaos of India. Ride the world's highest railway all the way to Lhasa and witness the intense spirituality of the Tibetan people in their remote monasteries, high mountain passes, traditional homes and colourful marketplaces. Spot exotic creatures, explore temples and palaces and view icons such as Mt Everest, the Great Wall and the Taj Mahal on this epic journey rich in history, spirituality, culture and local interaction.
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Hotel (15 nts)
Guesthouse (7 nts)
Overnight sleeper train (3 nts)
Lodge (2 nts)
Heritage Property (2 nts)
Permanent tented camp (1 nt)
Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt)
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