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In Kathmandu see Swayambhunath, better known as the ‘Monkey Temple’.
Construction on the iconic Taj Mahal commenced in 1631.
In Kathmandu travel to see Swayambhunath, better known as the ‘Monkey Temple’.
Built from red and pink sandstone, the Hawa Mahal is one of Jaipur's most popular attractions.
Located 11km from Jaipur, Amber Fort is a beautiful sight to behold.
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13 Day 2 for 1 India and Nepal

Tour Nepal and India’s Golden Triangle
Visit Kathmandu, the Taj Mahal, Bhaktapur & more
Earn & Use Qantas Points Earn & Use Qantas Points
Return international flights (economy class) ex SYD/MEL/*BNE
1 way international flight: Kathmandu to Delhi
11 nights accommodation (standard or premium hotel option)
Enjoy 13 (standard option) or 21 meals (premium option)

Overview

Private Touring Available

Realise your dream of exploring the mountains of Nepal and India's picturesque landmarks with this 13 day journey. From hilltop villages to wondrous palaces and ancient temples, experience sacred and unique sites.

In Nepal, tour Kathmandu's most breathtaking sites. From historical temples, shrines and monuments to UNESCO World Heritage listed destinations including Patan Durbar and Bhaktapur, discover the magic of this landlocked country that has been described as a trekkers' paradise.

Then, visit India's famous Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. On a guided tour of Delhi see landmarks including Raj Ghat and Red Fort as well as colourful markets and temples. The next stop is Jaipur, known for its iconic pink-washed buildings. On a full day tour see bustling bazaars, the City Palace and Amber Fort, among other sights. Following this, venture to Agra, home of the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal and Red Fort.

With return international flights as well as one additional flight included, 11 nights hotel accommodation, up to 21 meals provided (depending on package selected), English-speaking tour guides and more, this deal provides outstanding value and the opportunity to discover two of the world's greatest travel destinations.

For a more luxurious experience, a premium accommodation and meals package is also available.

You can also enjoy this package as a private tour for an additional $500 per person, min 2ppl. (See details in Important Information).

Tour Inclusions

highlights
Nepal
• Enjoy a day touring Kathmandu’s incredible sites
• Marvel at views from Swayambhunath 'Monkey Temple'
• Wander beautiful UNESCO listed Patan Durbar Square
• Stay in magical Nagarkot on the edge of the 'Kathmandu Valley'
• Enjoy a guided nature walk in Nagarkot
• Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Bhaktapur

India
• Discover the highlights of India's Golden Triangle
• See the breathtaking Taj Mahal
• Visit Gurudwara Guru Ka Tal, a historical Sikh palace
• Take a full day tour of New and Old Delhi
• See Red Fort, Raj Ghat and Jama Masjid Mosque
• Visit the beautiful Lotus Temple in New Delhi
• Explore the colourful Chandni Chowk Market
• Discover Jaipur 'The Pink City' Rajasthan's picturesque capital city
• Visit the magnificent Royal Amber Fort and Palace
• Enjoy a day at leisure in Jaipur
flights
• Return international flights (economy class) ex SYD/MEL/*BNE
• 1 way international flight: Kathmandu to Delhi
accommodation
• 11 nights accommodation (standard or premium hotel option)
dining
• Enjoy 13 meals (standard option)
• Enjoy 21 meals (premium option)
tour essentials
• English-speaking tour guides
• Airline taxes and surcharges
• Sightseeing and monument entry fees as per inclusions
transport
• Transportation by private A/C vehicles
transfers
• Return airport transfers
Itinerary 1
Standard
Day 1 australia to kathmandu, nepal

Depart from Sydney, Melbourne or *Brisbane for Nepal. Fly with airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways, Sri Lankan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and partners (subject to availability). Upon arrival be met by a tour representative and transferred to the hotel for check in.

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital and largest metropolitan city of Nepal. A city where the ancient and modern worlds collide, it acts as the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley, which also contains two sister cities, namely Patan or Lalitpur, 5 kilometres to its southeast, and Bhaktapur, 14 kilometres to its east.

Please note: Due to flight scheduling and availability, some departures may occur on day 0. Flight times will be indicated on your final documents at least 4 - 6 weeks prior to departure.

Overnight: Grand Hotel, Royal Singi or similar
Meals included: In-Flight
Day 2 kathmandu temples & city tour

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Kathmandu. Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, is the epitome of religious and cultural life in Nepal. Here, the Kings of Nepal are crowned and solemnised. Interesting things for visitors to see are Taleju Temple, the gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (Living Goddess).

Later, travel to see Swayambhunath, better known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. Standing majestically on a hillock, it is arguably one of the most glorious Buddhist stupas in the world. At a height of 77 metres, this site also commands an excellent view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Overnight: Grand Hotel, Royal Singi or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 3 kathmandu - dhulikhel - nagarkot

After breakfast, travel to Nagarkot (approx. 2.5 hour journey). En-route visit Dhulikhel at the foothills of the Panchkhal Valley, which offers stunning views of the north-eastern Himalayas. Continue to Nagarkot and check in at the hotel.

Nagarkot is located at an altitude of 2,175m. It thrills visitors with its unobstructed mountain panorama, which extends from Annapurna in the west to Everest in the east. Late this afternoon enjoy a guided nature walk, exploring some of the village’s most beautiful trails. When weather conditions are right, the view of mountain villages and terraced farmlands across the valley is a stunning sight.

Overnight: Chautari Paradise Inn or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 4 nagarkot - bhaktapur

Enjoy an early morning sunrise, then after breakfast travel to Bhaktapur to embark on a sightseeing tour of the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

It is known for its immense and tragic historical features, which include heritage monuments that still echo the memories of ancient kingdoms. Afterwards make your way to Kathmandu and check into the hotel.

Overnight: Grand Hotel, Royal Singi or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 5 kathmandu, nepal - delhi, india

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be greeted by a representative. Check in to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: The Regent Grand/Tulip Inn/Park Plaza Shahdara or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 6 delhi city tour

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated); Red Fort (made famous by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan); and Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India) which has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Chandni Chowk is the main street of Old Delhi and is the colourful shopping bazaar, enjoy a rickshaw ride through the colourful market!

Next up is Laxminarayan Temple, a site dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. India Gate is a 42m high stone of triumph and is a war memorial. The tour continues with a visit to Rashtrapati Bhawan, the palace-like building home to the President of India. Afterwards visit the beautiful Lotus Temple, also known as the Bahai Temple. Adherents of any faith can visit, pray or meditate.

Overnight: The Regent Grand/Tulip Inn/Park Plaza Shahdara or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 7 delhi - jaipur ‘the pink city’ (approx. 265km day)

After breakfast, travel to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur check-in to your hotel for the evening, where dinner will be provided.

The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is instantly recognisable for its pink-washed buildings - a colour associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This beautiful city, along with Agra and Delhi, forms what is known as the Golden Triangle of India’s tourist circuit. Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial.

There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colourful bazaars, where you can shop for distinct Rajasthani textiles and colourful trinkets. The beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas, are all worth a look.

Overnight: Hotel Park Ocean or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 8 jaipur city tour & amber fort

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Begin with a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Located 11km from Jaipur, it was the old fort of the Kachwaha clan of Amber. The fort is built with white marble and red sandstone and looks even more attractive because of the Maota Lake in the foreground. The fort itself is a beautiful sight to behold, but its clear reflection on the lake is so beautiful that it seems like an illusion.

This afternoon take part in a city tour visiting the City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch royal processions without being seen. Enjoy an Indian costume tying demonstration and also visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

Overnight: Hotel Park Ocean or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 9 jaipur - chand baori step well - agra (approx. 245km day)

After breakfast, depart for Agra. On the way, visit Chand Baori step well, located opposite a temple known as Harshat Mata Temple.

On arrival in Agra, check-in to your hotel. Agra is the quintessential Mughal City, where the world marvels at the epitome of love, beauty and sacrifice, the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. So awe-inspiring is the monument that Agra has been immortalised as the 'City of the Taj'. As visitors walk down the narrow bustling streets, they cannot help but wonder, if the man contentedly smoking a hookah, is a direct descendent of some bygone Mughal.

After you have settled into the hotel, enjoy a tour to Gurudwara Guru Ka Tal (Sikh temple) in Agra. Here you will have the chance to join in a live community cook inside the temple complex, done for their pilgrims.

Overnight: Hotel Royal Residency or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 10 taj mahal & agra fort

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour visiting the Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Besides the Taj, the Agra Fort (also known as the Red Fort) is a fascinating site.

Overnight: Hotel Royal Residency or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 11 agra - delhi (approx. 205km day)

Today you will have an option to rise early and visit the Taj Mahal just after sunrise (at approx 6:00am) and return to the hotel for breakfast After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Delhi. On arrival check-in at your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: The Regent Grand/ Tulip Inn/ Park Plaza Shahdara or similar
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 12 delhi, india - australia

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi Airport in time for your return flight back to Australia.


Meals included: Breakfast
Day 13 arrive back in australia

Once arrived in Australia, make your own onward travel arrangements.

Itinerary 2
Premium
Day 1 australia to kathmandu, nepal

Depart from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane for Nepal. Fly with airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Thai Airways to name a few (subject to availability). Upon arrival be met by a tour representative and transferred to the hotel for check in.

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital and largest metropolitan city of Nepal. A city where the ancient and modern worlds collide, it acts as the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley, which also contains two sister cities, namely Patan or Lalitpur, 5 kilometres to its southeast, and Bhaktapur, 14 kilometres to its east.

Please note: Due to flight scheduling and availability, some departures may occur on day 0. Flight times will be indicated on your final documents at least 4 - 6 weeks prior to departure.

Overnight: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort or similar
Meals included: In-Flight
Day 2 kathmandu temples & city tour

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Kathmandu. Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, is the epitome of religious and cultural life in Nepal. Here, the Kings of Nepal are crowned and solemnised. Interesting things for visitors to see are Taleju Temple, the gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (Living Goddess).

Later, travel to see Swayambhunath, better known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. Standing majestically on a hillock, it is arguably one of the most glorious Buddhist stupas in the world. At a height of 77 metres, this site also commands an excellent view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Overnight: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 3 kathmandu - dhulikhel - nagarkot

After breakfast, travel to Nagarkot (approx. 2.5 hour journey). En-route visit Dhulikhel at the foothills of the Panchkhal Valley, which offers stunning views of the north-eastern Himalayas. Continue to Nagarkot and check in at the hotel.

Nagarkot is located at an altitude of 2,175m. It thrills visitors with its unobstructed mountain panorama, which extends from Annapurna in the west to Everest in the east. Late this afternoon enjoy a guided nature walk, exploring some of the village’s most beautiful trails. When weather conditions are right, the views of mountain villages and terraced farmlands across the valley are a stunning sight.

Overnight: Hotel Himalayan Villa or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 4 nagarkot - bhaktapur

Enjoy an early morning sunrise, then after breakfast travel to Bhaktapur to embark on a sightseeing tour of the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It is known for its immense and tragic historical features, which include heritage monuments that still echo the memories of ancient kingdoms. Afterwards, make your way to Kathmandu and check into the hotel.

Overnight: Grand Hotel, Royal Singi or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 5 kathmandu, nepal - delhi, india

This morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be greeted by a representative. Check in to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Radisson Blu or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 6 delhi city tour

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated); Red Fort (made famous by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan); and Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India) which has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Chandni Chowk is the main street of Old Delhi is the colourful shopping bazaar; enjoy a rickshaw ride through the colourful market!

Next up is Laxminarayan Temple, a site dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. India Gate is a 42m high stone of triumph and is a war memorial. The tour continues with a visit to Rashtrapati Bhawan, the palace-like building home to the President of India. Afterwards visit the beautiful Lotus Temple, also known as the Bahai Temple. Adherents of any faith can visit, pray or meditate.

Overnight: Radisson Blu or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 7 delhi - jaipur ‘the pink city’ (approx. 265km day)

After breakfast, travel to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur check-in to your hotel for the evening, where dinner will be provided.

The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is instantly recognisable for its pink-washed buildings - a colour associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This beautiful city, along with Agra and Delhi, forms what is known as the Golden Triangle of India’s tourist circuit.

Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial. There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colourful bazaars, where you can shop for distinct Rajasthani textiles and colourful trinkets. The beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas, are all worth a look.

Overnight: KK Royal/Clarion Bella Casa Hotel or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 8 jaipur city tour & amber fort

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Begin with a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Located 11km from Jaipur, it was the old fort of the Kachwaha clan of Amber. The fort is built with white marble and red sandstone and looks even more attractive because of the Maota Lake in the foreground. The fort itself is a beautiful sight to behold, but it's clear reflection on the lake is so beautiful that it seems like an illusion.

This afternoon take part in a city tour visiting the City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch royal processions without being seen. Enjoy an Indian costume tying demonstration and also visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

Overnight: KK Royal/Clarion Bella Casa Hotel or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 9 jaipur - chand baori step well - agra (approx. 245km day)

After breakfast, depart for Agra. On the way, visit Chand Baori step well, located opposite a temple known as Harshat Mata Temple.

On arrival to Agra, check-in to your hotel. Agra is the quintessential Mughal City, where the world marvels at the epitome of love, beauty and sacrifice, the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. So awe-inspiring is the monument that Agra has been immortalised as the 'City of the Taj'. As visitors walk down the narrow bustling streets, they cannot help but wonder, if the man contentedly smoking a hookah, is a direct descendent of some bygone Mughal.

After you have settled into the hotel, enjoy a tour to Gurudwara Guru Ka Tal (Sikh temple) in Agra. Here you will have the chance to join in a live community cook inside the temple complex, done for their pilgrims.

Overnight: Hotel Clarks Shiraz or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 10 taj mahal & agra fort

After breakfast enjoy a city tour visiting the Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Besides the Taj, the Agra Fort (also known as the Red Fort) is a fascinating site.

Overnight: Hotel Clarks Shiraz or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 11 agra - delhi (approx. 205km day)

Today you will have an option to rise early and visit the Taj Mahal just after sunrise (at approx 6:00am) and return to the hotel for breakfast After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Delhi. On arrival check-in at your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Radisson Blu or similar
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner
Day 12 delhi, india - australia

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi Airport in time for your return flight back to Australia.


Meals included: Breakfast
Day 13 arrive back in australia

Once arrived in Australia, make your own onward travel arrangements.

Important Info

booking information



After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase .



Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.



On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information. 



Please note: this tour requires a minimum of 4 passengers to operate and departures are not guaranteed until this minimum number is met. Please refrain from booking travel arrangements such as flights prior to receiving a confirmation email that your departure date has hit minimum numbers and is now guaranteed. This confirmation email will be sent at least 60 days prior to the departure date, and if minimum numbers are not met a date change or refund will be offered.



 
CANCELLATION POLICY



Covid-19 Booking Policy



- TripADeal Tour packages are non-refundable. If your Tour package is affected by Covid-19 related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other package available via the TripADeal website. 



Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the property you are due to stay with.



Please note: All additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated).



offer essentials



Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until 1st November 2023.



This travel offer is priced for 2 people based on twin share. 



 



Single Traveller Supplement



No single supplement available for this offer (offer is priced for 2 persons)



 



Departure Dates 



2022 



October: 20^



November: 01^



 



2023



March: 01, 08



April: 26



May: 10, 17, 24



June: 1



August: 09, 23



September: 6*



October: 11, 18



November: 1



 
Surcharges



Please note



Dates/months with a ^ incur a high season surcharge of $200 per person.



Dates/months with a * incur a high season surcharge of $250 per person.



 



Departure Cities



Sydney, Melbourne, *Brisbane



 



Departure City Surcharges



Brisbane: $100 per person



flights



Full Service Airline(s) Used



Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific, Sri Lankan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and partners (subject to availability).



Please note: One way flights can not be accommodated. Travellers must take all included flights within the package, and any flights intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being subject to cancellation. 



 



Arrive early in Kathmandu



$200 per person, subject to availability



Please note:



• This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.



• No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.



• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.



• Blackout dates: 



01/05/2022-10/10/2022 



20/11/2022-10/02/2023



20/03/2023-30/04/2023



10/06/2023-10/08/2023



10/09/2023-10/10/2023



20/11/2023-01/02/2024



 



Stay behind in Delhi



$200 per person, subject to availability



Please note:



• This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.



• No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.



• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.



• Blackout dates:



01/05/2022-10/10/2022 



20/11/2022-10/02/2023



20/03/2023-30/04/2023



10/06/2023-10/08/2023



10/09/2023-10/10/2023



20/11/2023-01/02/2024



 



Flight Class Upgrades



• Business Class (Aus - Kathmandu & Delhi-Aus): $5999 per person



Please note



• All Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades are subject to availability (if we are not able to fulfil your business class request the upgrade cost will be refunded).



• On any upgrade purchase, short haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed in a Premium or Business cabin; subject to aircraft configuration.



accommodation



Accommodation Used



Standard Package



3-4 Star (self-rated)



- Kathmandu: Grand Hotel, Royal Singi or similar



- Nagarkot: Chautari Paradise Inn or similar



- Delhi: The Regent Grand, Tulip Inn, Park Plaza Shahdara or similar



- Agra: Hotel Royal Residency or similar



- Jaipur: Hotel Park Ocean or similar



  



Premium package



4-5 Star (self-rated)



- Kathmandu: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort or similar



- Nagarkot: Hotel Himalayan Villa or similar



- Delhi: Radisson Blu or similar



- Agra: Hotel Clarks Shiraz or similar



- Jaipur: KK Royal/ Clarion Bella Casa Hotel or similar



Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type, and are subject to availability based on seasonality. Properties will be confirmed, no later than two weeks prior to travel.
 



Maximum Room Capacity



2 (subject to availability).



 



Child Policy



- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.



Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.



 



Triple Share



Not available



 



Bedding Configuration



Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).



 



Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms



Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.



general tour information



Minimum group size 4, maximum group size 20 per vehicle.

private touring

Private touring Supplement $500 per person
Enjoy your own private tour with guide and transport included. A minimum of 2 persons must travel but can you take up to 20 people in your private group.
Important notes:
• Private tour guide (not applicable on free days with no included activities)
• All transfers and land transportation is on a private basis
• Optional Tours are on private basis



exclusions



• Visa fees and requirements (A visa for India & Nepal are strict requirements if travelling on an Australian passport)



• Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary 



• Recommended gratuities/tipping: $5- $10 AUD per person/day payable on tour in local currency as stated further below



• Optional activities/tours 



• Personal expenses



• Travel insurance (Mandatory)



Please note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised.



other important information



TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER



Tour Guide 



Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group. 



 



Tour Leader 



An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined. 



Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured. 



 



CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES



India



May is the hottest month with an average temperature of 33°C and the coldest is January at 15°C with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in November. 



 



Nepal



June is the hottest month in Kathmandu with an average temperature of 23°C and the coldest is January at 9°C.



flights



Seat Selection & Frequent Flyer Points



At TripADeal we do not arrange seat selection. It is important to highlight that some Airlines do not allow pre-selected seats. We strongly suggest you contact the Airline directly with seating allocation requirements and or arrive at the airport earlier to arrange your seating. While we do not add frequent flyer member details to bookings, you can do this directly with the Airline once you have your flight information.



 



Passport Validity



Customers are required to provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase, or no later than 45 days prior to departure date. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the booking. In this instance customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred.



 



COACH TOUR



Meals



13 Standard option or 21 Premium option meals are included in the tour, for all other meals; lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. It is your responsibility to notify TripADeal of any dietary requests/requirements. Please note; we will do our best to meet your requests/requirements, however cannot guarantee that we will always be able to.



 



Luggage



You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off-loading of the luggage from the coach.



 



OTHER



Fitness Level Required / Mobility



Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile. 



Please note: An average level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.



 



Yellow Fever



It is your responsibility to check with your doctor well in advance of leaving home about the Yellow Fever requirements for the countries you'll be visiting. A yellow fever vaccination is recommended.



 



Gratuities / Tipping



Land



Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. The recommended tip in Nepal is $10USD per person per day & India is 300 rupees per person per day. This covers both the guide/leader and the driver, and will be collected whilst on tour. 



Tipping for all services provided on tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.



 



Sightseeing



Please note: In the event entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary where possible, will be adjusted or similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).



 



Shopping



Shopping overseas can be a daunting and confusing experience, especially when there is a language barrier. Please be very cautious when foreign currencies and prices are involved. If paying by credit card, please pay close attention to the amount you are being charged and keep all of your receipts. 



Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader.



Please refer to our Terms and Conditions in regards to shopping for further information.



visas



Nepal



A Tourist Visa for Nepal is required if travelling on an Australian Passport. This can be arranged on arrival for approximately $30 USD, valid for 15 days. Visas must be arranged in USD currency at the border with 2 passport sized photos. 



 



India



A Tourist Visa for India is a strict requirement if travelling on an Australian Passport. You will be able to start your Visa application process once you receive your final travel documentation approximately 6 weeks prior to departure. TripADeal offers a fast, secure and easy service to obtain a Visa for this country 



- This visa can take approximately 5 business days to complete.



Please note: Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required. It is also important to note, some areas of employment such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations may have additional restrictions in applying for Visas. This may in turn affect the type of application required.



schedule of fees



Voluntary Changes 



This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket, date/accommodation changes or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.



· Changes - $100.00 per booking + any additional charges applied by the airline/accommodation/other travel provider.



 



Supplier Fees



In the event the Travel Offer you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the Travel Offer due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. TripADeal has committed to these costs as your Agent and will endeavour to recover all funds committed and/or paid for your Travel Offer, but this may not be possible in all circumstances. If refunds are not available from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. In the event, TripADeal is unable to obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee. This fee is not revenue-raising and is paid to or withheld by our suppliers when recovering payments.

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