Beijing to Delhi

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Take an epic adventure from the 'modern meet ancient' sights of eclectic Beijing to the chaotic streets of Delhi. Along the way, cross the Tibetan Plateau, get close to Mount Everest, explore the temples of Lhasa and Kathmandu and search out rhinos in Chitwan National Park. From modern cities, to holy towns and spectacular landscapes, this adventure has it all.

Itinerary

Day 3 Train to the Roof of the World

Admire stunning landscapes on one of the world's greatest train journeys.

Days 4-7 Lhasa/Nam-tso Lake

Enjoy a cooking class and visit Potala Palace, precariously built on a hilltop. Stop by Jokhang Temple and the turquoise Nam-tso Lake.

Day 8 Samye

Spend the night in the atmospheric shadow of Tibet's oldest monastery.

Day 9 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 10-11 Shigatse

Join pilgrims at the Tashilhunpo Monastery and browse curios and produce at the Shigatse Bazaar.

Day 12 Sakya

Marvel at the beautiful art of the Sakya Monastery.

Days 13 Everest National Park

Discover one of the world's highest monasteries, Rongphu before trekking up to Everest Base Camp.

Day 14 Tingri

Journey through mountain passes to the tiny settlement of Tingri.

Day 15 Zhangmu

As the Tibetan Plateau abruptly ends, the harsh landscape gives way to lush green valleys.

Day 16 Dhulikhel

Across the Nepalese border, enjoy panoramic views of the Himalaya.

Days 17-19 Kathmandu

Wander the atmospheric streets of Kathmandu.

Days 20-22 Chitwan National Park

Spot exotic wildlife 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.

Day 25 River Ganges Boat Trip

Journey down the Ganges and spend a night camping on the riverbank.

Days 26-27 Varanasi

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.

Days 31-32 Delhi

The adventure concludes in India's chaotic capital.

Days 1-2 Beijing and Great Wall

Discover the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the awe-inspiring Great Wall.

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