India Bhutan Tour Trip Facts – 11 days Trip
• Tour Cost: USD 1990
• Group Size: 1+
• Best Season: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
• Tour Grade: Leisure to moderate
• Activities: Cultural Sightseeing Tour, Easy walking
• Accommodation: Hotels & Resorts with your Budget
• Start From: Delhi
• End In: Paro
• Country of Tour: India & Bhutan
India Bhutan Tour with Taj Mahal and Taktshang or ‘Tiger’s Nest’ along hiking makes very exciting. The thunder dragon is a traveler’s paradise and an environmentalist’s dream. With 72 percent of the country under forest cover, Bhutan’s pristine ecology is home to rare and endangered flora and fauna.
This spiritual land is the last bastion of the Vajrayana school of Mahayana Buddhism which provides the essence of a unique identity for the 700,000 people. Bhutan is a unique blend of the old and new. Here is a country that is slowly opening up to the modern world in a fine balance with its ancient traditions. Those fortunate enough to travel Bhutan or traveling to Bhutan describe it as a unique, deeply spiritual and mystical experience. This kingdom is an adventure like no other. The following Tours to Bhutan are just a glimpse to this adventure land.
This is designed to leave more time as well as to compensate the high costs of Bhutan with the low costs of India, so that clients can afford more days. Clients may travel from Bhutan to India or reverse the direction according to convenience, as well as lengthen their stay in Bhutan.
• Enjoy the enchanting valley of Paro, Thimpu and Wangdu / Punakha
• Taj Mahal, “the epitome of love”, is “a monument of immeasurable beauty”. The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words.
Flexible Itinerary of India Bhutan Tours
Day 01 : Arrive at Delhi for India Tour
Arrive at Delhi (most flights arrive either in the evening or at night).You are greeted at the airport. You are then driven to your hotel where you are assisted with your check in. The next day’s plans are briefly reviewed and the Travel Facilitator. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Delhi. Start with Old Delhi. Enjoy Rickshaw Ride in the busy alley of Chadni Chowk, then visit Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. After visiting Old Delhi, explore New Delhi, visit India Gate- a memorable monument built in the honor of Indian soldiers, Rastrapati Bhawan (Presidential Palace) & Lotus Temple. Later visit Qutub Minaret. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi. amer fort, jaipur rajasthan tour, elephant safari in amer fort
Day 03 : Delhi / Jaipur (265 km / 5 hrs drive)
Visit morning Laxmi Narayan Temple in Delhi then visit Giant Shiva Statue and drive to Jaipur. Arrival jaipur & transfer to hotel. And Pink city Jaipur Bazar and Hawa Mahal visit. Overnight stay at Hotel in Jaipur.
Day 04 : Jaipur Sightseeing Early morning after breakfast, Excursion to Amer Fort and enjoy elephant ride at Amer Fort : Raja Man Singh the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army constructed the fortress palace in the end of 16th century. Then continue sightseeing of Jaipur Pink City , visit and shop at textile industry then visit City Palace of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) and Jantar Mantar(Observatory)Built by Raja Jai Singh. Overnight stayat Hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05 : Jaipur / Fatehpur-Sikri / Agra (251 km / 4.5 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive towards Agra. En- route visit Mughal Dynasty’s Fatehpur Sikri, the magnificent red sandstone fort. It was established by the Emperor Akbar in commemorate of Saint Salim Chisti, who predicted the birth of three sons to Akbar. It was the capital of Emperor Akbar but the city was abandoned dramatically mainly due to lack of water. Continue drive towards Agra. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.
Day 06 : Agra Sightseeing – Delhi ( 210 Km / 4.5 hrs drive)
Agra is famous for one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shah Jehan in the memory of his beloved MumtazMahal. This beautiful mausoleum, called TajMahal, took 22 years to complete with a work force of 20.000 craftsmen and master builders who came from all over Asia to join in the great work. The marble, India’s finest, was quarried at Makrana near Jodhpur. The day starts early as we offer you to visit the great monument by sun rise. After the visit we return to the hotel for breakfast. Later visit Agra Fort One of the large fortified residences built at various strategic points of Mughal Empire. Started in 1565, it took eight years to complete its construction. Continue drive towards Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi. Bhutan tours, festival monastry, 1st king memorial monastery
Day 07 : Fly to Paro / Bhutan and drive to Thimpu (L/D) KB
Transfer to international airport to board flight for flight to Bhutan. After immigration and custom formalities, you are met and transferred to Paro, where you can eat lunch in a local tourist restaurant. Visit the National Musuem of Paro, before driving to Thimphu, which takes about 1.5hrs. Take rest in the hotel. Overnight in Thimpu
Day 08 : Thimphu sightseeing. (B/L/D)
Thimphu sightseeing includes – visit to National Library, the priceless collection of Buddhist manuscripts and few English version books; Folk and Heritage Museum, which displays day to day livelihood of typical Bhutanese farmers in medieval period and their accessories; Late King’s Memorial Stupa, built for the world peace and Traditional Handmade Paper Factory; Painting School, which preserves our traditional paintings, sculpturing and wood curving; Majestic Tashichhodzong, which houses office for the king and the ministers and National Handicraft Emporium, the best place to look for souvenir from Bhutan. Evening free walk in Thimphu City. Overnight in Thimpu
Day 09 : Thimphu – Punakha – Thimpu (148 Kms.) 7 hrs. (B/L/D)
After breakfast proceeds to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,100m). The pass offers the most spectacular view over the greater eastern Himalayas including highest peak of Bhutan. Enroute make short excursion about an hour to the temple of divine madman, also well known as the temple of fertility. It is fascinating to walk through villages and the rice fields. Arrive Punakha the capital city of Bhutan till 1955 and still the Je Khenpo, the Chief of Abbot resides there during the winter season. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1638 and situated at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers. Evening drive back to Thimpu. Overnight in Thimpu punakha jong, punakha and thimpu tour, Bhutan tours
Day 10 : Thimphu – Paro (B/L/D)
Drive to Paro and Transfer to trail-head and begin your trek to Takstang (Tiger’s Lair) monastery, Bhuitan’s most famous sight. Your guide can arrange pony/horse for ride uphill till the Cafeteria, but one must be able to walk after that. A proper trekking boot or good walking shoes is necessary for this hike Those who choose not to hike can stay back with the driver and tour around Paro. Overnight in Paro
Taktshang – Tiger’s Nest: Taktshang or ‘Tiger’s Nest’ as it is often referred to for Taktshang Pelphung monastery, is one of the most venerated and famous of Bhutan’s monasteries. It is located on the face of a 900m sheer cliff. An impressive and un-miss able site, but accessible only by walk or to ride mules/pony. Taktshang was rebuilt by population of Tsento village. Again in April of 1998, a major fire destroyed the main structure of the building and its contents (some believe it to be arson). Reconstruction began in 2000 and was completed and consecrated after extensive efforts and financial support of Governments as well as donors.
Day 11: Paro-Kathmandu/ Bangkok/Delhi (B) (if you want to continue tours to Nepal or Tibet or other destinations please contact us)
Land cost will be charged in USD Per Person and it covers the services mentioned below, for price please Ask Us Now, and please mention the standard of hotel which you want to use. we have daily departures for private tours .
• Accommodation on twin sharing basis in listed Hotels in India and Bhutan (please let us know which hotel you want 3 stars, 4 stars or 5 stars ? )
• Daily breakfast in the hotel in India and full meals in Bhutan
• All ground transfers and sightseeing by Private Car in Bhutan and India
• English speaking local guides.
• Sightseeing admission fees.
• Bhutan permit Bhutan visa.
Cost does not Include
• India Visa- apply in advance at home
• Meals other than indicated.
• If you exit or continue tour to Nepal, Nepal Visa $25 each on arrival at airport .
• Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tipping, laundry, phone etc.
• All Lunches and dinners In India.
• Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events such as flight delay, cancellation, trip interruption due to inclement weather, civil unrest etc.
• Emergency medical transportation.
• Travel insurance.
• International air fares.
• International fares are quoted separately.
Visa and Permit
• Passport should be valid for 6 months more at the time of travel.
• Bhutan visa is pre-process by us we need to have your passport copy by scan and one photo graphs by scan
• Bring your Indian Visa form your home.