18546
India/Nepal
Mystical Lands: The People and Culture of India and Nepal
Dive deep into the ancient cultures of India and Nepal as you learn about iconic landmarks, sacred temples, unique wildlife and the secret spices of traditional cuisines.
Rating (5)
Program No. 18546RJ
Length
17 days
Starts at
3,595
Flights start at
1,100
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to three miles daily on varied terrain in hot, often humid weather. Elevations up to 5,000 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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 local Indian family at their home.
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