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Mystical Lands: The People and Culture of India and Nepal

Program Number: 18546RJ
Start and End Dates:
11/5/2012 - 11/20/2012; 11/7/2014 - 11/23/2014; 1/16/2015 - 2/1/2015; 2/6/2015 - 2/22/2015; 2/27/2015 - 3/15/2015; 3/6/2015 - 3/22/2015;
Duration: 15 nights
Location: India/Nepal
Price starting at: $3,660.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type:
Meals: 36; 13 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 12 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Colorful temples framed by skyscraping mountains. Ornate fortresses that stand as reminders of ancient kingdoms. Undisturbed countryside where a trip into town means a camelback ride through rolling emerald hills. Experience the timelessness of India and Nepal, where ever-present reminders of 9,000-year-old histories blend with the invigorating energy of today.




Highlights

• Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, the ultimate symbol of India, illuminating its white marble domes and spires in morning light.
• In Nepal, discover sacred temples including the ancient hilltop stupa of Swayambhunath, known for the holy monkeys that inhabit it.
• Break bread with a noble Indian family at Sankotra Haveli, a palace home.



Activity Particulars

Walking up to three miles per day. Elevations up to 5,000 feet. Often hot and humid weather.




Date Specific Information

11-5-2012

2012 dates have the following itinerary: Arrival Delhi (India), 3 nights; coach to Agra, 2 nights; coach to Kalakho, 2 nights; coach to Jaipur, 2 nights; coach to Delhi, flight to Kathmandu (Nepal), 4 nights; departure. 2012 dates do not go to Varanasi. See day to day itinerary for more information.



Itinerary Summary

Arrival Delhi (India), 3 nights; coach to Jaipur, 2 nights; coach to Kalakho, 1 night; coach to Agra, 2 nights; coach to Delhi; flight to Varanasi, 2 nights; flight to Kathmandu (Nepal), 4 nights; departure.



Overnight flight from the U.S.A.
1 night
Arrival Delhi (India)
3 nights

Visit Raj Ghat, the eternal flame memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and Gandhi Smriti, his last home. Learn about modern India as you venture to the Sansad Bhavan (Parliament House) and the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace). Share lunch in the home of a family that represents the country’s new middle class.



Coach to Jaipur
2 nights

Visit Amber Fort, an imposing palace blending Hindu and Muslim architecture, and step inside to see its royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirrors, glasswork and paintings. Examine the enormous, amazingly accurate astronomical instruments of Jantar Mantar.



Coach to Kalakho
1 night

Venture to serene Kalakho in the picturesque hills of Rajasthan. Embark on a camel safari to a rural village and interact with its residents. Enjoy an authentic folk dance and musical performance.



Coach to Agra
2 nights

Journey to Agra to stand in awe of the Taj Mahal, I'timâd-ud-Daulah's Tomb, often regarded as an architectural draft of the Taj, and Agra Fort, in reality a palatial city of ornately constructed and decorated structures. Learn the secret ingredients of Indian cuisine in an expert cooking demonstration.



Flight to Varanasi
2 nights

Witness the sacred religious Hindu rituals of “puja” and “arati” while taking a boat ride in the Ganges River in the holy city of Varanasi. Situated just outside of Varnasi, explore Sarnath, one of the four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by the Buddha himself for pilgrimage.



Flight to Kathmandu (Nepal)
4 night
Overnight flight to the U.S.
1 night

Descend over snow-capped Himalayan peaks to arrive in Kathmandu, home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Meet the young students of Tribhuvan University, the oldest and largest university in Nepal. Step inside Pashupatinath temple, seat of Nepal’s national deity. Visit Patan’s Tibetan refugee camp, established by the International Red Cross. Venture to the ancient town of Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu Valley and see its 55-window palace, intricately carved Golden Gate and the elaborate statues and terraces of its temples.




Accommodations
Delhi: Five-star hotel in the heart of the city. Jaipur: Four-star hotel with beautiful fountains and gardens. Kalakho: Lodge retreat set among golden wheat and mustard fields. Agra: Four-star hotel near the Amber Fort. Varanasi: Four-star hotel. Kathmandu: Comfortable hotel.
Meals and Lodgings
   The Suryaa New Delhi
  Delhi, India 3 nights
   Trident Hotel Agra
  Agra, India 2 nights
   Dera Village Retreat
  Kalakho, India 2 nights
   Trident Hotel Jaipur
  Jaipur, India 2 nights
   Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
  Kathmandu, Nepal 4 nights
 The Suryaa New Delhi
Type: Five-Star Hotel
  Description: The Suryaa New Delhi is 5 Star Deluxe Hotel located in the heart of New Delhi, a mere 35 minute drive from the International Airport & adjacent to Delhi's business districts - Nehru Place, Pragati Maidan-International Trade Fair venue, Okhla & Noida Export Promotion Zone. Shopping malls, recreation facilities, and historical monuments are all in the close vicinity of the hotel.
  Contact info: New Friends Colony
New Delhi,  110 025 India
phone: +91 11 268 350 70
web: www.thesuryaa.com/aboutsuryaa.asp
  Room amenities: A/C, Hairdryer, In Room Safe, Cable/Satellite TV, Direct Dial Phone, Coffee Making Facilites, High Speed Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, 24 Hour Room Service
  Facility amenities: Health & fitness center, Spa facilities, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Outdoor Pool, Business Center, Wi Fi wireless broadband internet access, 4 restaurants
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: TBD Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.

 Trident Hotel Agra
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: The Trident, Agra, set amidst beautiful gardens, fountains, landscaped central courtyards, is built of red stone reminiscent of the Mughal era. The Hotel is literally, a stone's throw away from one of the new 7 Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.
  Contact info: Fatehabad Rd.
Agra,  282 001 India
phone: +91 562 223 5000
web: www.tridenthotels.com/agra/index.asp
  Room amenities: Central A/C, Internet Access, Direct Dial Telephone, Tea & Coffee Maker, 24 hr. Room Service, Satellite TV, Electronic Safe, Hairdryer, Voltage 110-220
  Facility amenities: Bar, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Jogging Track, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service
  Smoking allowed: No

 Dera Village Retreat
Type: Lodge
  Description: Dera Lake View Retreat is a perfect hidden getaway, a picture of serene beauty set among the golden wheat and mustard fields at the end of a monsoon lake in the lap of Arravali hills. It is a village destination that lies just a few kilometres off the least explored stretch of the Golden Triangle that helps complete your journey and introduces you to the people and cultures of ‘Meena’ tribe.
  Contact info: Village Kalakho, Tehsil Sikrai
District Dausa
Rajastan,  303502 India
phone: +91 - 9950873466
  Room amenities: The cabins also caled ("Deras") have A/C and heating, Clean towels, hairdryer.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant serving Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines, Gardens, internet, laundry.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Bathroom: Each cabin has private bathrooms with showers and running hot and cold water.

 Trident Hotel Jaipur
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: Situated near the renowned Amber Fort and overlooking the Mansagar Lake. The rose coloured facade of the hotel is reminiscent of traditional Rajasthani architecture.
  Contact info: Amber Fort Road
Opposite Jal Mahal
Jaipur,  302 002 India
phone: +91 141 267 0101
web: www.tridenthotels.com/jaipur/index.asp
  Room amenities: Central A/C, Internet Access, Dual Line Telephones, Tea & Coffee Maker, 24 Hr. Room Service, Electronic Safe, Hairdryer, Voltage 110-220
  Facility amenities: Bar, Restaurant, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
Type: Full Service Hotel
  Contact info: PO Box 97 Tahachal
Kathmandu,   Nepal
phone: +977-1-4273999
web: www.ichotelsgroup.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/reservation
  Room amenities: Cable / Satellite TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Mini Bar, High-speed Internet Access, Wireless Data Connection, Electrical Adapters Available,Phone, Bathtub, Hairdryer, Private Bathroom, In Room Safe, Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
  Facility amenities: Health & Fitness Center (On-Site), Housekeeping & Laundry Services, Travel Services, Foreign Currency Exchange, Entertainment & Recreation, Sauna and Steam bath, Barbeque Grills, Outdoor Pool, Casino, Hotel Shops, Business Center
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights after: TBD Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Meet at program hotel in Delhi in the evening for group orientation on Day 2. You will be staying at The Suryaa New Delhi that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends at the airport in Kathmandu on Day 15. You will be staying at Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. On January 15th, 2010 India changed its laws regarding re-entry to India with a tourist visa. Currently tourists re-entering India within 2 months are required to get a re-entry visa. Due to the complexity of these laws, there is still some ambiguity on what documentation is required for tourists traveling with a group. We ask that you please carry a copy of your full flight itinerary with you when you enter India for the first time, and show this to the customs officials. You may need to obtain a re-entry visa when you are in Kathmandu.
  Parking availability:
We do not recommend driving in these countries.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
To Start of Program
  Location:  Delhi
  Transportation to site: If independent flights do not coincide with the designated group transfer, it will be the responsibility of the participant/s to make arrangements to get to the program site. Taxi from New Delhi airport to hotel is available. Airports Authority of India in coordination with Delhi Traffic Police is now providing 'Prepaid Taxi Service' for arriving passengers at Domestic and International Terminals to ensure safe travel up to their destination. Approved rate of fare for various locations in the city are displayed inside the counter. Prepaid taxi counters are located outside customs hall in concessionaire area and outside Arrival Visitors Lounge (West Wing). Payment is made in advance at counters and coupons are issued. Pickup points are located just outside the terminals. No reliable public bus or subway transport available. Please note that the transfer from the airport takes about 40 to 50 minutes. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.
  From End of Program
  Location:  Kathmandu
  Transportation from site: You may also want to inquire with the concierge at Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee about alternative transportation services from the hotel to the airport. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.
Elevation Note: Kathmandu's elevation is 4,368 ft.

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Departure
(Monday, November 5)
   
 Depart From: Depart from US on overnight flight to Delhi, India.

Day 2: Arrive Delhi
(Tuesday, November 6)
   
 Afternoon: Upon Arrival at the Delhi Airport, transfer to the hotel an check in.
 Dinner: Light dinner at hotel.
   
Accommodations: The Suryaa New Delhi
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3: Old Delhi
(Wednesday, November 7)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Convene with your fellow Participants for a program orientation, then with your expert local guide, drive past Red Fort and Jama Mosque. Then take a Rickshaw Ride & visit Gandhi Memorial.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Early Evening: Participate in a lecture on "Introduction to Indian Religion."
 Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel.
   
Accommodations: The Suryaa New Delhi
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: New Delhi / Gandhi Smriti
(Thursday, November 8)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Learn about India's more recent history as your expert local guide leads you past India Gate, the Parliament & the President House, and Qutab Minar. Then continue with a visit to Gandhi Smriti. the scared place where Mahatma Gandhi lived. Here you will learn about Gandhi's life and mission.
 Lunch: Lunch on your own.
 Afternoon: Relax and enjoy the afternoon.
 Dinner: Home Hosted Dinner at the houses of a typical middle class families in the South of Delhi to give a feel of their culture and traditions. (6-8 pax per house)
   
Accommodations: The Suryaa New Delhi
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Agra / Akbar's Tomb
(Friday, November 9)

Note: 4 hour bus drive with rest stops.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Check out of hotel and coach to Agra. Learn about the pre Mughal period in India en route.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Visit Akbar's Tomb in Sikandra.The design and construction of the tomb was started by Akbar himself and completed by his son Jehangir. The shape of the tomb is a truncated pyramid with five storeys. The first four storeys were constructed with red sandstone and the fifth one with white marble. Afterwards, arrive at the hotel and check in. Early Evening: Depart for sunset eview of the Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh.
 Dinner: Dinner at hotel.
   
Accommodations: Trident Hotel Agra
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Sunrise at Taj Mahal / Agra Fort
(Saturday, November 10)

Note: Standing required for about 1 to 2 hours at a time.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel after visiting the Taj Mahal.
 Morning: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty as you watch sunrise at the Taj Mahal. The building is unique due to its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, and medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it's dazzling white during the day. After breakfast, depart for Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, described as a walled palatial city. The great Mughals Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jehangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb lived here.
 Lunch: Enjoy a cooking demonstration and lunch at a private house.
 Afternoon: Visit the Tomb of Itmad Ud Daulah, this beautiful mausoleum was the first one to be built on a riverbank, which was normally used only to build pleasure gardens till then. The marble mausoleum is designed like a silver jewel box with stunning and delicate inlay work.
 Dinner: Dinner at hotel.
   
Accommodations: Trident Hotel Agra
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Kalakho / Camel Safari
(Sunday, November 11)

Note: Around 4 hour drive from Agra to Kalakho. Time in Kalakho is at a slower pace.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Check out of hotel and depart for Kalakho. On the way, stop at Fatehpur Sikri, built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. He had planned this city as his capital but a shortage of water compelled him to abandon it. Continue to Kalakho and upon arrival check into your designated cottage.
 Lunch: Lunch at the retreat.
 Afternoon: Enjoy a camel safari or camel carts (subject to avilability) into a tribal village and experience life in this rural village by visiting the homes of the local people. Return to the retreat and watch a local folk dance and music performance before dinner.
 Dinner: Dinner at the retreat.
   
Accommodations: Dera Village Retreat
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Abhaneri Stepwells / Village School
(Monday, November 12)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the retreat.
 Morning: Explore the Abhaneri Stepwells, the unique invention of the natives for harvesting rain water. Then interact with the local school children at their village school.
 Lunch: Lunch at the retreat.
 Afternoon: Free time to explore Kalakho on your own. Opportunity to learn the game of cricket. Evening: Enjoy a presentation by your GL on the "History, Culture, & People of Rajasthan."
 Dinner: Dinner at the retreat.
   
Accommodations: Dera Village Retreat
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Jaipur / Bollywood Movie
(Tuesday, November 13)

Note: It is about a 3 hour drive from Kalakho to Jaipur.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the retreat.
 Morning: Check out of the retreat and coach to Jaipur.
 Lunch: Lunch at the hotel.
 Afternoon: Check into hotel. This afternoon immerse yourself in the people and culture of Jaipur. First, explore the local markets with your expert local guide. Then you may join your Group Leader to see a Bollywood Movie at Jaipur's famous Old Theatre. Finally, enjoy a cup of lassi, Jaipur's well known yogurt drink.
 Dinner: Dinner with a traditional noble family.
   
Accommodations: Trident Hotel Jaipur
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Amber Fort / City Palace / Dinner with a noble family
(Wednesday, November 14)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: This morning depart for Amber Fort. En route, view Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). This five storied wonder has a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Amber Fort is an example of Rajput arcihtecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glass work complemented by exquisite wall paintings.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Explore the Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory. It claims the distinction of being the largest stone observatory in the world. The most applaudable feature of the observatory is that even after so many years it still provides accurate information. The observatory has fourteen statistical instruments, which serve the purpose of measuring time, predicting eclipses and ascertaining other astronomical events. Afterwards, proceed to the City Palace built under the patronage of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and still houses the royal family of Jaipur. Only the ground floor of the City Palace is open for public viewing. The entire palace complex comprises of a number of gardens, courtyards and buildings. The structures inside the palace complex are: Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Mukut Mahal, Maharani's Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
 Dinner: Dinner on your own to explore local cuisine.
   
Accommodations: Trident Hotel Jaipur
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11: Transfer to Kathmandu
(Thursday, November 15)

Note: Long day, which will include an early morning start and a 5 hour drive from Jaipur to Delhi Airport. Total transit and plane ride to Kathmandu will take about 3 hours. Recommend bring some protien bars and some energy drink.



   
 Breakfast: Early Breakfast at the hotel.
 Morning: Depart the hotel early and transfer to the Delhi Airport.
 Lunch: Box lunch en route to the airport.
 Afternoon: Afternoon flight to Kathmandu. It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day with the views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below. Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to hotel and check in.
 Dinner: Dinner at hotel.
   
Accommodations: Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Kathmandu Durbar Square / Swayambhunath Stupa
(Friday, November 16)

Note: Must be able to comfortably walk on uneven ground in busy areas. Swayambhunath requires participants to climb at least 75 to 100 steps.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Begin the morning with a lecture on the impact of Newari art on Asian art. Then discover Hanuman Dhoka (Durbar Square). The Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here that the kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to see here are; Taleju Temple built by King Mahendra Malla, in 1549 A.D. Temple Of Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction, Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of king Pratap Malla, the Big Drum and, the Jagannath Temple. Visit Swayambhunath, the oldest Buddhist Stupa established more than 2500 year ago, also known as the “Monkey Temple”. Perched high on a hilltop, it commands a superb view of the entire Kathmandu Valley. Swayambhunath is also known as Sengu and is listed as a World Heritage Site.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: In the late afternoon, early evening, a lecture by a leading expert from the the Mountain Institute on how the Institute is helping mountain communities adapt and build resilience to the unprecedented changes that are occurring as a result of climate change.
 Dinner: Dinner at hotel.
   
Accommodations: Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Bhaktapur/Pashupatinath/Boudhanath
(Saturday, November 17)

Note: Must be able to comfortably walk on uneven ground in busy areas. Must be able to be active enough to sit and stand almost the whole day.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Depart for Bhaktapur situated at an altitude of 1,401 meters. In Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, visit the following: The National Art Gallery containing ancient and medieval paintings belonging to Hindu and Buddhist schools depicting Tantrics of various periods. The Golden Gate, built by King Ranjit Malla, the gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. It's embellished with deities and monsters of marvelous intricacy. The Palace with 55 Windows, among the brick walls with their gracious settings and sculptural design, is a wood-carved balcony with 55 windows. Nyatapola Temple stands on five terraced platforms with each terrace containing a pair of figures; two famous wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and the Baghini and Singini (the tiger and the lion goddesses).
 Lunch: Lunch at a hotel.
 Afternoon: Visit Pashupatinath, one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world. During Shivaratri annual pilgrimage, thousands of devotees of Lord Shiva from all the Hindu communities of the world pay their homage here. Then proceed to Boudhanath the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world. It is built on a flat surface of various levels of terraces. The stupa is painted in pastel colors and adorned with prayer flags. It is set in a Mandala design. Altogether 108 Buddha images and 147 insets of prayer wheels adorn the base of the huge circular edifice. The settlement of Boudhanath has the largest community of Tibetans – twelve thousand in all.
 Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.
   
Accommodations: Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Patan City/Tibetan Refugee Camp/Bungmati
(Sunday, November 18)

Note: Active day. Practicipants are moving from morning to night, visiting site after site. Must be able to stand 1 to 2 hours at a time.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Morning lecture on the History and Culture of Nepal, followed by a group discussion with students of Tribhuvan University to learn about their goals, aspirations & lives. Depart for Patan City and discover this city of fine arts. Here you will see: Patan Durbar Square full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines noted for their exquisite carvings. Krishna Mandir, the only temple in Nepal having 21 spires and completely made of stone. Mahabouddha, this Buddhist temple is made of clay bricks in which thousands of images of Lord Buddha are engraved. The Patan Museum, displays the sacred art of Nepal in an illustrious architectural setting. Then learn about the Tibetan refugees in this area at their camp. The Patan Tibetan Refugee Camp was established in 1960 under the initiative of the International Red Cross and the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC), in cooperation with His Majesty's Government of Nepal. Its main objective is to help the Tibetan refugees do something productive and support themselves.
 Lunch: Lunch at the Museum.
 Afternoon: At a tradional Nepali Village of the Newar clan, see firsthand the traditional way of life which has changed little over the years.
 Dinner: Cocktails and farewell dinner at a private home especially hosted to cater Road Scholar guests.
   
Accommodations: Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Departure
(Monday, November 19)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.
 Morning: Free morning to explore Kathmandu on own before return flight to the US.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 16: Arrival home.
(Tuesday, November 20)
   
 Arrive To: North America
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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