India & Nepal Encompassed

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  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 90 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the backstreets and alleyways of bustling Delhi
  • Witness the holy rats in the Karni Mata rat temple near Bikaner
  • Explore Jaisalmer and all its fascintating sites
  • Overnight Rajasthan camel safari into the Thar Desert
The India & Nepal Encompassed tour starts and ends in Kathmandu. The India & Nepal Encompassed tour is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 90 days taking you through Kathmandu, Dhampus, Jodhpur, Madurai and 37 other destinations in Nepal and India. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This is our ultimate journey through the Indian Subcontinent. It's a full 90 days and travels across Nepal and all the way around India. Whilst we take the time to visit the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, Goa, Kerala, Agra and Jaipur we also takes in the parts of India that you have probably never heard of. These are often just as spectacular as the highlights and even more fulfilling. Take the five days that we spend exploring the tribal lands of Odisha, a remote area populated by indigenous Indian tribes, or our four day visit to Karmi Farm in the foothills of the Himalayas in Darjeeling or the wonderful three days of hill hiking on a ridge overlooking the Annapurna's in Nepal.

This trip is as much about the peoples of India as the sites and through a variety of home stays, city visits and the experiences of day to day life whilst travelling that will really get you under the skin of this great area. We don't forget the great cities either and we visit the biggest of them all; Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and, of course, Kolkata.

4.5 - Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
  • Janice W
  • On Dec 15 2018
5 - Excellent
“I had the time of my life, I love the concept of overland travel, watching the world go by out of the truck window!”
  • Aurelie M
  • On Mar 22 2018
5 - Excellent
“The trip went smoothly, I had a great time. Nepal, Rajasthan, the western coast of India, and the Darjeeling area were big highlights.”
  • Avrea M
  • On Mar 22 2018
4 - Very Good
Very Good
“I preferred the Nepal and north India sections the most”
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  • Day 1: Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Nuwakot
  • Day 3: Nuwakot
  • Day 4: Pokhara
  • Day 5: Pokhara
  • Day 6: Annapurna Region
  • Day 7: Annapurna Region
  • Day 8: Bandipur
  • Day 9: Bandipur
  • Day 10: Chitwan NP
  • Day 11: Chitwan NP
  • Day 12: Gorakhpur
  • Day 13: Varanasi
  • Day 14: Varanasi
  • Day 15: Khajuraho
  • Day 16: Khajuraho
  • Day 17: Khajuraho
  • Day 18: Agra
  • Day 19: Agra
  • Day 20: Jaipur
  • Day 21: Jaipur
  • Day 22: Delhi
  • Day 23: Delhi
  • Day 24: Delhi
  • Day 25: Bikaner
  • Day 26: Jaisalmer
  • Day 27: Jaisalmer
  • Day 28: Jaisalmer
  • Day 29: Jodhpur
  • Day 30: Jodhpur
  • Day 31: Udaipur
  • Day 32: Udaipur
  • Day 33: Udaipur
  • Day 34: Mandu
  • Day 35: Mandu
  • Day 36: Ajanta
  • Day 37: Ellora
  • Day 38: Mumbai
  • Day 39: Mumbai
  • Day 40: Mumbai
  • Day 41: Goa
  • Day 42: Goa
  • Day 43: Old Goa
  • Day 44: Old Goa
  • Day 45: Hampi
  • Day 46: Hampi
  • Day 47: Mysore
  • Day 48: Mysore
  • Day 49: Wayanad
  • Day 50: Wayanad
  • Day 51: Kochi
  • Day 52: Kochi
  • Day 53: Alleppey
  • Day 54: Varkala
  • Day 55: Varkala
  • Day 56: Varkala
  • Day 57: Kanyakumari
  • Day 58: Madurai
  • Day 59: Pondicherry
  • Day 60: Pondicherry
  • Day 61: Chennai
  • Day 62: Chennai
  • Day 63: Tirupati
  • Day 64: Vijayawada
  • Day 65: Visakhapatnam
  • Day 66: Odisha Tribal Area
  • Day 67: Odisha Tribal Area
  • Day 68: Odisha Tribal Area
  • Day 69: Odisha Tribal Area
  • Day 70: Odisha Tribal Area
  • Day 71: Puri
  • Day 72: Puri
  • Day 73: Puri
  • Day 74: Kolkata
  • Day 75: Kolkata
  • Day 76: Overnight train to Siliguri
  • Day 77: Darjeeling
  • Day 78: Darjeeling
  • Day 79: Darjeeling
  • Day 80: Karmi Farm
  • Day 81: Karmi Farm
  • Day 82: Karmi Farm
  • Day 83: Gangtok
  • Day 84: Gangtok
  • Day 85: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
  • Day 86: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
  • Day 87: Chitwan NP
  • Day 88: Khatauti Khola
  • Day 89: Kathmandu
  • Day 90: Kathmandu
  • Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Private Bus, Tuk Tuk, Boat, Camel, Train, Canoe, Overnight Boat
  • Local Guides where necessary, Two Dragoman Crew Members
  • Comfortable Hotel 18 nights
  • Guesthouse 21 nights
  • Basic Hotel 35 nights
  • Camping 8 nights
  • Camping without facilities 2 nights
  • Overnight Train 2 nights
  • Overnight Boat 1 night
  • 104 Breakfasts
  • 46 Lunches
  • 58 Dinners
  • Any international flights to/from Kathmandu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this India & Nepal Encompassed tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this India & Nepal Encompassed tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 September 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 September 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 55 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

India & Nepal Encompassed tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this India & Nepal Encompassed tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Local Payment The local payment is a group fund, paid separately from the trip price on the first day of the tour. It covers everything that the group does together on the ground. This is primarily hotel accommodation and campsite fees, meals whilst camping (but not while eating in restaurants), and included activities and puts money directly back to the local community. The local payment, or kitty system, is unique to overlanding tours and provides maximum flexibility and best value on the road - you can see exactly what is being paid for, you get everything at cost price, it keeps costs competitive by leveraging group expenses and saves on administrative costs. The fund is run by the tour guide, and any excess left over at the end is returned equally to the group. Local prices are estimated in USD when we print the brochure then reviewed monthly as local costs and exchange rates vary throughout the year. It's therefore important once you book your trip to check the website regularly and just before departure for any changes to the amount.

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