Himalayan Delight (trip)

Himalayan Delight

  • Delhi airport, IGI Airport T3 Road, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Active & Adventure
India, Asia

Contact provider for price13 DaysFebruary-May, September-November
Comfort accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Royal Expeditions 12 people max
A riveting 13 day tour of two of the most beautiful kingdoms in the Himalayas - a rich cultural natural beauty.

Savour the cultural nuances of the world's oldest Hindu kingdom as you wing into Kathmandu, the old capital city of Nepal with its Pashupathinath temple, its legendary festivals, its casino and its reputation as a springboard of a slew of adventure activities and fabulous photo-ops. Discover the delights of lovely Paro for heading to the land of the thunderbolt pristine Bhutan, with its stringent eco-tourism policies and an adventure lover's dream world -with trekking and camp-outs, snow views and mask dances, handicrafts and culinary novelties on offer.

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  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.


Day 1 - Fly

to Delhi

Day 2 - Arrive Delhi

Met and transfer to hotel. Tour of Old & New Delhi. Stay at The Oberoi Maidens or The Imperial /Taj Mahal Hotel

Day 3 - Delhi/Kathmandu

Fly to Kathmandu. Afternoon tour of old quarters of Kathmandu city. Dinner in local restaurant. Stay at Radisson Hotel.

Day 4 - Kathmandu

Early morning mountain flight to see Mt. Everest. Later spend the day exploring the valley including Bhaktapur.

Day 5 - Kathmandu/Paro/Thimphu

Fly* to Paro. You will be welcomed by your guide who will accompany you through your stay in Bhutan. Drive 1.5 hrs to capital Thimphu. Stay at Druk Hotel.

Day 6 - Thimpu

Explore the sights and markets of Thimphu.

Day 7 - Thimpu

Morning trek up / horse ride to Cheri Goemba.

Day 8 - Thimphu/Punakha

Drive 3 hrs. Across Dochula Pass(10250ft) to explore the old capital. Stay at Hotel Zangtopelri.

Day 9 - Punakha/Phobjikha valley

Drive 3.5 hrs to glacial valley (3,000 m) bordering the Black Mountain National Park. Stay in Chhundu Guest House.

Day 10 - Phobjikha Valley

Explore the valley and Gangte Goemba

Day 11 - Phobjikha Valley/Paro

Drive 6 hrs to Paro. Tour of the town including the dzong and museum. Stay at Olathang hotel.

Day 12 - Paro

Morning trek / horse to the Tiger's Nest Monastery later visit Drukgyel dzong.

Day 13 - Paro/Delhi/Departure

Fly* to Delhi.

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