Tour to India and Bhutan

from $2717
Duration:
11 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Enjoy your tour to India and Bhutan to explore the combintaion between the Land of the Maharajas and the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Start with India where you will visit the Golden Triangle Delhi, the capital city, Agra, the home of Taj Mahal and Jaipur, the pink city. Then head to Bhutan known for its peace and nature. Explore the Himalayas, including Bhutan's highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum and more. Enter the Dragons den as you explore its hordes of countless treasures and jewels that are Bhutan. Explore all of the wilds as you journey through Incredible India and then into Bhutan.

Included:
  • Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking, and Vehicle Insurance
  • On arrival meeting and Assistance by our office Representative
  • Exclusive assistance by our professionally trained staff
  • Group transfers by A/C vehicle as follows:
         - 2 – 3 Pax: Toyota Innova
         - 4 – 9 Pax: Tempo Traveler
         - 10 – 14 Pax: Mini coach
         - 15 Pax onwards: Large coach       
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Monument entrance fee and permits
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour manager
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 1 dinner in Jaipur
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur
  • All presently applicable taxes
Excluded:
  • Flight India - Bhutan  (Delhi - Paro)
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to India
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: New Delhi Arrival

Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be Greeted and Escorted by our Memphis Tours Executive to your Hotel and then check in. Enjoy this India Bhutan Tour!

Day 2: Agra Tour

After breakfast, you will be driven to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, transfer to your hotel. Later, you will visit the world famous monument of India the Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays.) Afterwards, you will take a Tonga ride till Agra Fort.

Then, after enjoying your day, you will be back to your hotel.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Welcome Jaipur

After breakfast, you will be driven to Jaipur. Check in. Spend your day at your leisure.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Jaipur City Tour

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of Jaipur City. Visit the Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal. In the evening, enjoy Aarti Ceremony in Birla Mandir which is a very auspicious Hindu ritual in which they offer their prayers (traditional Hindi song) to God.

After that, transfer back to your hotel.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Half Day Delhi City Tour

After breakfast, you will be driven to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel. Later enjoy half day sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit India Gate and Govt Buildings and then rive through Lutyens Delhi and see India Gate.

Then, have a Photo stop at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Later, visit the Humayun's Tomb.

After enjoying your day, you will return back to your hotel.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Trip in Thimpu

After breakfast, transfer to Delhi Airport airport to board flight for Paro. In Paro, meet your Bhutanese guide and transferred to Thimphu that takes an hour. Visit Tashichho Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery which is housed in Drubthob Goemba (monastery). After that, you will visit Takin Sanctuary, the Paper Factory. Later, visit Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower) where There's a wonderful view of Thimphu valley.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Thimphu Village and Markets

After breakfast, drive towards the northern end of the valley. Walk through the village along the track to Pangri Zampa gompa, by the river and descend to the bottom of the hill to be taken back to Thimphu.

In the late afternoon/evening, you will be driven to the site of Colourful Weekend Market.

Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Punakha City Tour

In the morning you will drive to Punakha, an old winter capital of Bhutan. En-route stop at Dochu La Pass, to view the eastern Himalayas, including Bhutan's highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum.

Afternoon, you will visit one of the most impressive Punakha Dzong and later hike to the Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of Divine Madman. Afterwards, you will see Punakha Dzong or Pungthang Dechen Phodrang "Palace of Great Happiness" which is located at the confluence of two rivers (Phochu and Mochu). After that, you will visit Chimi Lhakhang that was built by lama Drukpa Kunley.

After enjoying your day, you will return back to your hotel and overnight at Punakha.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Paro Arrival

After breakfast, you will be driven to Paro. Visit Kichu Lhakhang, Dungtshe Lhakhang, where you may be permitted inside but can walk around this three storey Chorten-type building. Afterwards, visit Paro Rinpung Dzong.

After enjoying your day, you will go to your hotel.

Overnight in Paro.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Paro City Tour 

In the morning hike to the Tiger’s nest. You can also take a pony ride to halfway to the most highlighted Buddhist temple in the entire Himalayas. Start with Taktshang, Tiger's Nest or Tiger's Lair as it often referred to for Taktshang Pelphung monastery.

After visiting Taktshang monastery, there is many shrines, most tours schedule lunch at the Cafeteria upon return. After lunch, retrace back to the road-head where you started in the morning (note that proper walking boots are recommended for this hike.) Further, if you have more time and ready for the more challenging day, there are several monasteries, temples, retreat houses in the surrounding area of Taktshang. Then, move to Drukgyel Dzong ruin that is located north of Paro town, near the end of the paved road.

After enjoying your day, you will overnight in your hotel in Paro.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Final Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro airport to board flight for onward journey.

Accommodation :
Golden Accommodation

Dhensa Boutique Resort
Jaypee Palace Hotel & Convention Centre Agra
Le Meridien Paro, Riverfront
Le Meridien Thimphu
Trident, Jaipur
Vivanta by Taj - Dwarka

June
$ 4677 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3039 Per person in Double
$ 2717 Per person in Triple
July & August
$ 4677 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3039 Per person in Double
$ 2717 Per person in Triple
May & Sept
$ 5607 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3477 Per person in Double
$ 3147 Per person in Triple
Oct & Nov
$ 5899 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3577 Per person in Double
$ 3247 Per person in Triple
December
$ 4839 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3067 Per person in Double
$ 2747 Per person in Triple
Jan, Feb, & March
$ 6179 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3767 Per person in Double
$ 3429 Per person in Triple
Diamond Accommodation
June
$ 6539 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 4309 Per person in Double
$ 3979 Per person in Triple
July & August
$ 5907 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 3977 Per person in Double
$ 3649 Per person in Triple
May & Sept
$ 7179 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 4659 Per person in Double
$ 4337 Per person in Triple
Oct & Nov
$ 7549 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 4867 Per person in Double
$ 4539 Per person in Triple
December
$ 6909 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 4509 Per person in Double
$ 4187 Per person in Triple
Jan, Feb, & March
$ 7959 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 5139 Per person in Double
$ 4807 Per person in Triple

Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved. 

 

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

 

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age 2 up to 6 years: 50% of adult price
  • Age 6 up to 11.99 years: 75% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price

 

Notes 

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room )
  •  If your tour includes airfare, trains, jungle safari additional charges for your children may apply.
  •  In Dubai and  Morocco : Children from 10 years are considered adults.

 

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 50% of the full price. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

 

Tipping


Tipping for a job well done is customary , though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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