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Delhi to Kathmandu Quest


This trip takes you from the colourful chaos of Delhi to Nepal's bustling capital, but it's what you'll see and do along the way that will stick in the memory the most. You'll witness the Taj Mahal, meet elephants at a rescue centre, explore the mystical ...

10 Days
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USD 2,809.00
USD 2,453.00
Price per day
USD 245.00
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Delhi to Kathmandu Quest
Age Group
18 - 35 Years
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This trip takes you from the colourful chaos of Delhi to Nepal's bustling capital, but it's what you'll see and do along the way that will stick in the memory the most. You'll witness the Taj Mahal, meet elephants at a rescue centre, explore the mystical bazaars of Lucknow, watch a sunrise light up the sacred sites of Varanasi and spot Bengal tigers and one-horned rhinos in Chitwan National Park before you even get to Kathmandu. Packed with adventure, spirituality, natural beauty and delicious food, this trip showcases the very best of India & Nepal.

Map: Delhi to Kathmandu Quest (Contiki)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Arrive Delhi
Day 2
Day 3
Delhi To Varanasi
Day 4
Varanasi Via The River Ganges
Day 5
Varanasi To Lucknow
Day 6
Day 7
Lucknow To Agra
Day 8
Agra To Kathmandu Via Wildlife Sos Elephant Conser...
Day 9
Kathmandu To Chitwan National Park
Day 10
Chitwan National Park
Day 11
Chitwan National Park To Kathmandu
Day 12

Travel Countries (2): India, Nepal

Travel Cities (5): Agra, Chitwan National Park, Kathmandu, New Delhi, Varanasi


Dining Summary

  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch (L)


  • Delhi: Most travellers need to get a 30-day e-visa when travelling to India. You can apply through the Government of India’s official website. Not sure if you’ll need a visa? Our visa guide can help you out.Don’t forget - you’ll need this Ground Handler information when you apply for the e-visa: Travel Scope India  Office No. 215, Qutab Plaza, Ashoka Crescent Marg,  DLF Phase 1, Sector 26, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India  Phone: +91 124 499 9499
  • Delhi: You can bring one bag or suitcase of 73cm x 50cm x 25cm (29”x 20”x 10”), with a max weight of 15kg (33lbs). Plus one piece of hand luggage suitable as a carry-on for flights. It might be a lower-than-normal weight allowance. But that’s the luggage limit for domestic flights. So remember to save some space for all that shopping!Got some overweight baggage? Don’t worry. You might be able to pay in cash for the extra weight. But you won’t be able to upgrade the luggage allowance before the start of the trip.
  • Delhi: It’s simpler than you think! Once you exit the airport, look for the ‘Pre-Paid Taxi’ stall (with a yellow-sign). These taxis are run by the Delhi Police, and are very reliable. All you need to do is approach the counter and tell them you wanna go to ‘Green Park’ (that’s where our hotel is located, close to the metro station).
  • Delhi: The currency used in India is the Indian Rupee (₹). Don’t forget to keep some cash in hand. But in case you forget, you’ll find ATMs readily accessible in cities.
  • Kathmandu: If you’re on the Delhi to Kathmandu Quest trip, you’ll have a Trip Manager with you.For Nepal Trek & Temples and Nepal Trek Challenge there isn’t a Contiki Trip Manager because these treks are conducted by our trusted third party operator. But don’t worry, you’ll still have an experienced local guide with you.

Included Experience

  • Delhi: Here’s your chance to tick the Raj Ghat, Sikh Temple and a rickshaw ride off your to-do list. All in one day.
  • Varanasi: Feel the love for your new Contiki fam and count your blessings, as you watch a Hindu spiritual ceremony from the River Ganges.
  • Varanasi: Time to take to the sky. Varanasi, here we come!
  • Varanasi: Explore this spiritual hotspot: said to be where Buddha delivered his first sermon. A pilgrimage for Buddhists across the globe.
  • Varanasi: A near-spiritual experience. Watch the skies glow in a rainbow of colours as you sail down the river and watch the city wake up.
  • Lucknow: For epic architecture and mythical bazaars, don’t miss the technicolour sights of this city. Includes the Great Imambara and La Martiniere.
  • Delhi: Time to take to the sky. Nepal, here we come!
  • Chitwan National Park: Climb into your Jeep and buckle up for an action-packed day. Look out for one-horned rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, elephants and peacocks.
  • Kathmandu: Explore this jam-packed, rainbow-coloured melting pot of a city, with its mythical views of the Himalayas. Patan Durbar Square is a must-see.

Make Travel Matter®

  • Agra: There’s nothing quite like having an elephant as your new BFF. Hang out with the gentle giants at this sanctuary.

Travel Package


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