India Bhutan Nepal Tour covers the three most beautiful nation of South Asia: through the ancient monuments in Delhi and the pink city Jaipur with beautiful palace and architecture to the land of the highest peak in the world and birthplace of Lord Buddha – Nepal and the country with rugged and deep valleys with mesmerizing foliage-Bhutan.
India, The 19-day tour begins with the visit to extensive sightseeing of Delhi & New Delhi. The adventurous journey begins with sightseeing of Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb and others. Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra. Next, the view of beautiful palaces begins at Jaipur such as Amber fort, Shiladevi temple, “Jantar Mantar”, the City Palace and Hawa Mahal.
Next, the tour is taken forth to Bhutan where you can enjoy the enchanting valley of Paro, Thimphu and Wangdu, the tour of Taktshang or ‘Tiger Nest’ and view of old monasteries enriched with ancient artifacts. Enjoy the close encounter with the peaceful country villages of Bhutan.
Then travel to Nepal with a flight to Kathmandu for an amazing experience of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu.To name a few they comprise of Boudhanath Stupa, Bhaktapur followed by an elephant safari in Chitwan National park. Amidst diverse flora and fauna, Chitwan National Park’s highlights are the rare Royal Bengal Tiger and the one-horned rhino. The enlightening experience for you is to be a part of the tradition and culture of the people in the village, namely tharu and the tribals. They are among the native people of Nepal. Pokhara known as the Tourism capital of Nepal is a city consisting of many beautiful lakes like Phewa, Rara and many more. It also has many caves and the famous David Falls where water flows underground.
India Bhutan Nepal Tour will surely be a memory worth to share with your friends and family. You take back a lifetime of memories and knowledge about the living culture and tradition in these three distinct yet beautiful nations
India: 6 Nights in India with Old and New Delhi, colorful city Jaipur, Tajmahal at Agra, Amer fort, Fatehpur Sikri.
Bhutan: 4 Nights in Bhutan with a short hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Paro, Thimphu and Punakha with local life style.
Nepal: 8 Nights in Kathmandu with Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudha stupa, Swoyambhunath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, sunset view from Nagarkot, Jungle Safari in Chitwan and beautiful city Pokhara.
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A member of our staff welcomes you on arrival to Delhi airport. He will accompany you to the hotel and arrange for your stay. He will also brief you about the plan for the next day. If time permits you can be out on the streets of Delhi visiting the local markets and trying the delicious local Mughal cuisinesDay 02
Exploration begins with a visit to ancient city’s street alley; colorful market, Jama Masjid, largest Mosque in India built in 1650 AD, visit Red Fort seat of Mughal Empire for over 250 years. The afternoon tour begins with a drive through Safdarjang’s Tomb built in 1753 AD and towards Qutb Minar, Humayun’s Tomb. Tourists can enjoy the view of beautiful architecture, ancient crafts and temples.Day 03
Two-hour travel from Delhi to Agra. Travel facilitator will inform you about the where about of the journey. In Agra, the exploration begins with magnificent monuments of the city, famous tomb of Itmad-Ud–Daulah’s. Afternoon visit will be to Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was built in 1653 AD by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz.Day 04
An option to view sunrise in Taj Mahal or Mehtab Bagh 500-year-old garden across Taj Mahal. Check-outs and driven towards Fatehpur Sikri to enjoy a guided experience of this uninhabited city built by Emperor Akbar, 1570-1575 AD. On the way to Jaipur, you can see the tallest gateway in the world Bulund Darwaza.Day 05
Start your excursion in Jaipur visiting Amber Fort & Palace and enjoy the finest example of Rajput architecture. Explore the chambers and hallways of the Palace. Next, proceed towards the walled city and magnificent palace. Visit the astounding Jantar Mantar, wonderful stone observatory built by Raja Jai Singh in 1728. View the ‘Hawa Mahal’ (Palace of wind). Continue the sightseeing of exquisite art at city palace, a taste of both Rajasthani and Mughal Architecture. Spend the evening with cultural show and dinner.Day 06
It’s a five-hour drive from Delhi to Jaipur.It is a city bustling with life.You will be left quite some time at your disposal so that you can explore cusines, historic monuments and the local markets.Day 07
After immigration and customs, you are helped to travel to Paro, where you can enjoy the lunch in a traditional restaurant. Visit the National Museum of Paro and then drive back for your overnight stay at Thimpu.Day 08
Explore the Folk and Heritage Museum, Late King’s Memorial Stupa, a symbol of world peace and Traditional Handmade Paper Factory. National Library of Bhutan was built to preserve and promote their rich and religious cultural heritage. It houses sacred religious books and manuscripts. View of Painting School which conserves our traditional paintings. Majestic Tashichho Dzong, which runs the office for the king and ministers followed by National Handicraft Emporium. Free walk in Thimpu city and overnight stay at Thimpu.Day 09
Punakha, capital of Bhutan until 1955 lies across the Dochula pass providing the beautiful view of Himalayas. Along the way is the Divine Madman, the temple of fertility. The village houses are surrounded by rice fields and gardens. A walk through these fields offers us a glimpse into the culture and lifestyle of the people. Attractions are Punakha Suspension Bridge, Chimi Lhakhang Temple, and famous Punakha Dzong, built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1638, at the meeting point of Pho Chu and Mo Chu RiversDay 10
Drive to Paro, trek to Taktsang monastery, Bhutan’s most popular sight. Your attendant can arrange Pony/horse for ride uphill till the Cafeteria, then you have to walk above. Then visit Taktshang or ‘Tiger’s Nest’ even called Taktsang Pelphug monastery, a famous monastery in Bhutan, located on 900m sheer cliff.Day 11
Morning travel to Paro then flights to Kathmandu Airport. A guide will receive you and after refreshment, visit Kathmandu Durbar square and enjoy the attractive monuments in Nepal. The city highlights Nepalese architecture connecting the old with the new ones. The oldest monument is from the 12th century. In this tour, you may get a glimpse of Kumari, the living goddess, and the beautifully carved house of the goddess.Day 12
The main highlights of today’s tours are Swayambhunath Stupa (nearly 2600 years old). Patan Durbar Square (oldest among three cities in the valley). Pashupatinath temple (popular among Hindus of the world). Boudhanath Stupa (one of the biggest stupa in the world). Swayambhunath Stupa also known as the Monkey Temple. The visit is enriched with Nepalese culture where you can see some fine art and tradition of Nepal.Day 13
Early morning, optional mountain flight through modern jet-stream aircraft and feel the splendid Himalayas from approximately 25,000 feet. Afternoon, tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the open museum with a beautiful palace, sculptures, Shikhara style temples, royal bath, and a Buddhist monastery. At dusk, sunset view from Nagarkot also known as ‘the fort of the city’.Day 14
After sunrise view from Nagarkot and breakfast, drive to Chitwan approximately 5-6 hours by road or by flight (optional) in 25 minutes. In Chitwan tour will be followed by visiting local villages. Meet Tharus, the native of the southern plain of Nepal. In the evening an entertainment program of Tharu stick dance.Day 15
Elephant back safari into the wild, nature walk and a visit to elephant breeding camp. Canoeing along Rapti River, if lucky enough view of Royal Bengal Tiger in the dense forest on elephant Safari. The National Park is best known for Royal Bengal Tigers, One – Horned Rhinos, python, monkeys, wild boar, marsh crocodile leopards and many more.Day 16
An approximate 8 hours’ drive to Pokhara alternatively you can board a flight as well. On the way, you can enjoy various landscape and click pictures of the beautiful views of the countryside. The clear Trishuli river flows along the side. If you have time, you can observe the lifestyle, culture, and cuisine in Pokhara. One of the most captivating sights is the reflection of the snow white Mt. Machapuchare on the Fewa Lake.Day 17
Pokhara is best known as a city of lakes, simultaneously famous for more than 5000 years old cave. Next a visit to David Fall, a natural wonder where the water goes into the earth. Sarankot, an ideal hillock for paragliding and the stunning scene of sunrise above the Himalayas. Boating in the famous Fewa Lake is one of the attractive activity for tourist.Day 18
6 hours scenic drive enjoying the beauty of nature and photography in between or an optional flight as per your choice. Today you have a free afternoon for additional exploration or you can relax and prepare for your next day final departure.Day 19
After check out, you will leave for the airport. You will accompany abundance of memories and an increase in your personal happiness index.
These memories will definitely make you want to return again to the richness, beauty, and calmness of these places. You are bound to fall in love with diverse culture, tradition, and nature of these regions.
Joseph Ashton, United Kingdom
The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trip can be modified according to your time and requirements.