Nepal – India (7-9 days)

Plan: Singapore-Delhi (transit)-Kathmandu-Delhi (3days)-Singapore

Jet Airways (food’s good, but just to warn you, our  first flight was delayed and we missed our connecting flight to Nepal. We met people from Bangkok who experienced the same)

Arrival: Kathmandu:
Accommodation: Sacred Valley Inn
Cost: 22USD + 10USD transport from Airport to accom

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Transport: Yeti Airlines (20+ seater plane) + 200NPRs airport tax
Cost: 155usd 2-way (price may vary, we got it really cheap, you can also do it by land but would take longer time. Aerial view of the himalayas was amazing, plane ride was worth it)
Accommodation: Sacred Valley Inn
Cost:10USD+3USD transport from Airport

Places we checked out and entrance fees:
Lake Phewa – boat to World Peace Pagoda (375NPRs)
World Peace Pagoda (Trek up)
St. Anne's Church (for mass)
Devi's Falls (20NPRS)
Cave (100NPRs)

Day 3: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Transport: Yeti Airways 200Rs for airport tax
Accommodation: Sacred Valley Inn
Cost: 22USD

Places we checked out:
Durbar Square only, UNESCO Listed site (Free, not sure of the museum)

Day 4: Kathmandu to Nagarkot
Transport: Rented car and guide for cultural valley trekking (4-5hrs trek)  with accommodation with Alpine Exodus Pte Ltd
Accommodation: Nagarkot Besso (recommended)
Cost: Everything for 55USD

Places we checked out:
Changanurayan Temple (inclusive of 55usd) trekked up valleys to Nagarkot
Check out the sunrise from your hotel or the Tower they were saying.

Day 5: Nagarkot to Bhaktapur (Unesco listed)
Transport: Rented car (inclusive of 55usd)
Entrance fee to city: 15USD
Accommodation: Kumari Hostel
Cost: 12USD

Places we checked out:
4 major Squares

***think, half a day’s enough for bhaktapur sight-seeing, unless you plan to relax and people watch.=b

Day 6: Airport to New Delhi
Accommodation: Ajanta Hotel + free tranport to hotel (pay for the airport parking only 140INRs) (recommended)
Cost: 55USD
City tour: 1500INRs + Parking Fees 200INRs

***Arrange and know about the inclusions of your tour specifically, ask about entrance fees, parking and toll fees??

Places we checked out:
Red Fort (250INRs)
Raj Path (free)
Raj Ghat (free)
Humayun’s tomb (250INRs)
Bahai  Lotus Temple (free)
Qutub Complex (250INRs)

Day 7: New Delhi to Agra
AC Car chair Train booked via Cleartip
Cost: 450inRs one-way
Tuktuk from train to Hotel
Accommodation: Rashmi Hotel

City tour with Rented Car: 1250INRs

*** In the train station, there’s a  tourist information center, you can get tour packages, at a cheaper price (coz it includes entrances fees) but they’re not offering this service on Fridays.

***Arrange and know about the inclusions of your tour specifically, ask about entrance fees, parking and toll fees?? If you don't want to, ask the driver not to bring you to bazaars (they'd bring u to expensive ones)

***Taj Mahal's closed on Fridays

Places we checked out:
Fatehpur sikri (250INRs + tax if not fri)
Agra Fort (250INR + tax if not fri)
Baby Taj Mahal (100NRS + tax if not fri)
Park to see sunset over taj (free)
Taj Mahal (750INRs)

Day 8: Taj Mahal to New Delhi
Transport: Non AC sleeper train, waitlisted @ 160+INRs

*** Unable to catch our flight due to train delays. Make sure you’d leave agra half a day (or more) before your flight to avoid this. Needed to rebook ours..=(

Extra Night:
Accommoodation: Prakash Guesthouse at city center (very cheap accommodation)
Cost: 700INRs.

Guest house to airport cab: 400INRs

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