This is a well-trod trail on the backpacker circuit, and Seat 61 has the full scoop, but here's the outline:
Train from Delhi to the end of the line at Gorakhpur, overnight, US$10-50 depending on class of sleeper
Bus to border at Sunauli, one and half hours, ~$2
Cross border on foot
Bus to Kathmandu, 9-12 hours (overnight buses available), ~$6
So it's ...
Yes, such a trip is doable, via India.
Reasoning the route
As I wrote in this post, it is currently impossible to reach Nepal via land from China, leaving only border crossings with India in question.
The route from Tibet into Nepal is open again, meaning that you could in theory also consider routes via China. However the option via ...
You can take a direct bus from New Delhi to Kathmandu from Ambedkar stadium bus terminus and goes up to Swaymbhu bus terminal at Kathmandu. It is a 30 hour journey and is a daily bus service both ways.
Ticket from New Delhi to Kathmandu costs INR 2300.
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Where there's tourism there's likely to be beggars - especially in poorer countries.
Sometimes these beggars will be "real" - people who are homeless and in need of help from others to survive. Sometimes they are simply trying to swindle money from tourists, often as part of a larger ring - especially when children are involved. Some people claim that the ...
You do require a visa.
1. Nationals of the following countries are NOT included in the visa-free entry
into Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (24 countries)
Iran, Sudan, Syria, Macedonia, Cuba, Kosovo, Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq, Ghana,
Nigeria, Yemen, Egypt, Gambia, Senegal, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz, Pakistan, Somalia,
Uzbekistan, Nepal, ...
You can now take an overnight bus from Varanasi to Kathmandu. It leaves every second day at 10pm and arrives at about 1pm the next day. It can be booked online here or through RedBus.
An alternative itinerary for Delhi to Kathmandu overland would be:
Train from Delhi to Varanasi. (There are multiple trains you could get. The quickest is the SWATANTRTA S ...
I flew to KTM from Varanasi, India in 2015. Nothing was required except the passport and USD 25 for the visa. The airline (Air India) checkin didn't care about onward travel plans either. Used my American passport though as they had troubles scanning my European passport at KTM.
Would it be more beneficial to park all of my points in QA or AA?
Unless you are earning a lot of points, it is usually better to put your points in one basket, particularly in the same alliance. Which one is better for you is a matter of personal circumstance. Consider also FlyerTalk's guide. As a rule of thumb, airlines treat their own elites best, so if ...
EBC is one of the treks that you can do without an agency.
The minimal cost would look something like this:
Food and lodging: very minimum of $20/day if you live very frugally. The double will be more realistic if you don't like feeling hungry or would like to drink something else than water from streams. Lodging is very cheap if you eat in the lodge. But ...
I you see the trend of tourist coming to Nepal by land in 2013. It shows more than 200000 tourist come from land and obviously from India.
There are different route for coming to the border of Nepal, Some people also take train also. There are different entering route from Delhi, some famous are Bhairahawa, Birgunj, Mahendranagar. But connecting point is ...