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Golden Triangle & Bhutan: Heritage and Himalayas

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Embark on a captivating journey through India's iconic Golden Triangle—Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur—immersing yourself in rich history and cultural treasures. Extend your adventure to the mystical landscapes of Bhutan, where Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro beckon with breathtaking Himalayan views and ancient monasteries. Witness the fusion of heritage and Himalayan splendor on this unforgettable Golden Triangle & Bhutan exploration.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Upon your arrival at Delhi International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you. You will be assisted with your transfer to the hotel, where you can relax and unwind after your journey. Take some time to settle in and prepare for the exciting adventures ahead. In the evening, you can explore the vibrant markets and bustling streets of Delhi, immersing yourself in the city's rich culture and heritage.


Day 2: Delhi City Tour

After breakfast, embark on a full-day city tour of Old and New Delhi. Explore the historical and cultural treasures of the city as you visit iconic landmarks such as Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, and Raj Ghat, the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Explore the bustling streets of Chandni Chowk on a thrilling rickshaw ride. Visit the magnificent Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at its impressive architecture. In New Delhi, visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and drive past the grand government buildings and diplomatic enclaves.


Day 3: Delhi - Agra (210kms)

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Agra, the city of the iconic Taj Mahal. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for a while. In the afternoon, visit the majestic Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its impressive architecture and historical significance. Later, visit the exquisite Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, also known as the Baby Taj. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, exploring the local markets or witnessing the mesmerizing view of the Taj Mahal at sunset.


Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Abhaneri - Jaipur (245kms)

Early in the morning, witness the breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal at sunrise, a truly magical experience. Return to the hotel for breakfast, and then depart for Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan. Enroute, visit Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the architectural marvels of this ancient city, including the Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, and Panch Mahal. Continue the journey and make a stop at Abhaneri village to marvel at the stunning Chand Baori stepwell. Arrive in Jaipur and check-in at the hotel.


Day 5: Jaipur City Tour

After breakfast, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Start with a visit to the magnificent Amber Fort, located on a hilltop. Enjoy an elephant ride or take a jeep to reach the fort and explore its grandeur. Visit the Jal Mahal, a beautiful palace situated in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Continue to explore the City Palace, an impressive complex that houses the royal residence and several museums showcasing Rajasthani artifacts. Visit the Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory, and marvel at its unique instruments. Explore the Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, known for its intricate latticework. End the day by visiting the Birla Temple and witness its serene ambiance.


Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi (265kms) / Flight to Paro

After breakfast, drive back to Delhi, where you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Paro, Bhutan. Arrive in Paro and be greeted by our representative, who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the charming town of Paro and getting acquainted with the local culture.


Day 7: Paro - Thimphu (55kms)

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive takes you through breathtaking landscapes, offering glimpses of lush valleys, meandering rivers, and distant mountain peaks. Upon arrival in Thimphu, check-in at the hotel and take some time to relax. In the afternoon, set out to explore the charming city of Thimphu. Visit the Buddha Dordenma statue, a magnificent landmark that offers panoramic views of the city. Explore the Folk Heritage Museum, which showcases Bhutanese traditional arts, crafts, and artifacts. Take a stroll through the bustling streets and visit the local markets, where you can find handmade crafts, textiles, and Bhutanese souvenirs. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong, an impressive fortress and monastery that serves as the seat of the Bhutanese government. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and witness the traditional Bhutanese architecture and craftsmanship. Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.


Day 8: Thimphu - Punakha (75kms)

After breakfast, drive to Punakha, a picturesque valley known for its ancient temples and stunning natural beauty. Enroute, stop at Dochula Pass, located at an altitude of 3,100 meters, and admire the panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range. Visit the beautiful Druk Wangyal Lhakhang temple, adorned with intricate murals and statues. Continue the drive to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong, a majestic fortress located at the confluence of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers. Explore the serene courtyards, ornate temples, and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of this historic site. In the evening, take a leisurely walk around the Punakha village and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Overnight stay at a hotel in Punakha.


Day 9: Punakha - Wangdue - Paro (125kms)

After breakfast, visit Chimi Lhakhang, also known as the Fertility Temple, dedicated to the divine madman, Lama Drukpa Kunley. Take a short hike through the picturesque countryside to reach the temple and seek blessings. Continue the journey to Wangdue, a small town known for its bamboo products and stone carvings. Explore the local market and visit the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, perched on a hilltop and offering panoramic views of the valley. Afterward, drive back to Paro and check-in at the hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure, exploring the town of Paro or relaxing at the hotel. Overnight stay in Paro.


Day 10: Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast, embark on a full day of sightseeing in Paro. Visit the iconic Paro Taktsang, also known as Tiger's Nest, a famous monastery perched on a cliffside at an altitude of 3,120 meters. Embark on a hike to reach the monastery, taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys along the way. Explore the monastery and learn about its rich history and spiritual significance. Afterward, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, believed to have been built in the 7th century. In the evening, stroll through the Paro town and explore the local markets. Overnight stay in Paro.


Day 11: Paro - Delhi (Flight) - Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Paro International Airport for your flight to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi, where you can connect to your international flight back home, carrying wonderful memories of your journey through India and Bhutan.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 10 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.