Tour to India and Bhutan
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.
- 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
- Flight India - Bhutan (Delhi - Paro)
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to India
- Any optional tours
- Personal spendings
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.
Day 3: Welcome Jaipur
After breakfast, you will be driven to Jaipur. Check in. Spend your day at your leisure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 11: Final Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro airport to board flight for onward journey.