Asia 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu pilgrims at varanasi india ian jones boudhanath stupa kathmandu ewa agrakoziol chennai to kolkata ind ia 14 days chennai to kolkata kolkata odisha tribal area trek through the rarely-visited hinterlands of the odisha tribal area a region home to over 60 tribal communities each with their own indigenous cultures and traditions vijayawada thirupathi chennai travel along puri’s old pilgrim route by cycle-rickshaw taking in chilika lake the artisan village of raghurajpur konark sun temple and a palm leaf manuscript library day 1 chennai chennai is hot humid but full of life – admire the colonial architecture and soak up the atmosphere of this frenzied city day 2 thirupathi head off the beaten track and into the heart of rural india travelling overland through the remote state of andhra pradesh day 3 vijayawada stay in vijayawada a small city situated on the banks of the krishna river day 4 visakhapatnam see preserved submarines at the kursura submarine museum visit the elaborate kali temple or stretch out on the city’s renowned beaches days 5-9 odisha tribal area visit the small markets of chatikona hike through the scenic reaches surrounding goudaguda and call in on a local charitable trust days 10-12 puri explore an old pilgrim route by cyclerickshaw taking in ashrams hindu monasteries and the towering jagannath temple days 13-14 kolkata arrive in the former british colonial capital and explore the sights sounds and flavours of kolkata puri visakhapatnam original hdoj maximum group size 22 hotel 10 nts guesthouse 3 nts 10 breakfasts 3 lunches 3 dinners view dates and prices overland vehicle train kathmandu to new delhi new delhi 15 days kathmandu to new delhi n e pal agra forget about setting an alarm there’s only one way to wake up in this corner of the world and that’s with a sunrise sail along the ganges in d ia orchha lumbini river ganges boat trip original chitwan np varanasi come face-to-face with black-horned rhinos in chitwan national park and perhaps even see the ‘king of the jungle’ – the bengal tiger days 1-2 kathmandu arrive in nepal’s energetic capital and see the burning ghats at pashupatinath days 3-5 chitwan national park explore chitwan national park and experience some of asia’s best wildlife viewing look out for rhinos monkeys deer and the infamous nepalese wild chickens day 6 lumbini the final stop in nepal is the border town of lumbini day 7 varanasi get a glimpse of holy cows ambling along the highway en route to the sacred city of varanasi day 8 river ganges boat trip journey down the iconic ganges and spend a night camping on the riverbank days 9-10 varanasi uncover a hive of religious life while walking through a maze of alleyways shops and stalls days 11-12 orchha explore historical palaces and grand buildings day 13 agra discover the huge red fort and embark on a rickshaw tour days 14-15 new delhi the adventure concludes in india’s capital which boasts vibrant museums galleries and bazaars kathmandu hhsd maximum group size 12 hotel 11 nts lodge 1 nt camping with basic facilities 1 nt overnight sleeper train 1 nt 3 breakfasts 3 lunches 2 dinners view dates and prices bus jeep private vehicle cycle rickshaw auto rickshaw train taxi discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/india 77