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13 Day India's Golden Triangle and Bhutan

Bhutan, India, Asia

from $7,930* per person 13 Days Year-round
Luxury accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Bushtracks Expeditions 24 people max
  • Delhi airport, igi airport t3 road, new delhi, delhi, india
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Northern India's Golden Triangle includes the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur where you can experience the bustle of a populated city, the wonder of the Taj Mahal and the beautiful architecture of Amber Fort and the Maharaja's City Palace. Contrast this to the quiet, peaceful Bhuddhist kingdom of Bhutan in the Himalayas where you will see pastoral hamlets, rolling green hills, deep valleys and towering snowy peaks.
Highlights

    See the incredible Taj Mahal
    Tour the "Pink City" of Jaipur and ride an elephant to Amber Fort
    Visit Bhutan's capital, Thimphu, home to the royal family
    Interact with rural Bhutanese people
    Hike to the Tiger's Nest monastery on a cliff about 3,000 feet above the Paro valley floor

Locations visited/nearby

Bhutan, India, Asia

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Special information

  • 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.
  • May accommodate certain types of disabilities. Contact the operator for more information.

Itinerary

Days 1 - 2
Delhi, India

Arrive Delhi. Full day touring Old Delhi and New Delhi including the Red Fort and Humanyun's Tomb.
Lodging: The Oberoi Delhi

Day 3
Agra, India

Drive to Agra, home to the famous Taj Mahal monument. Visit Agra Fort and experience the Taj Mahal at sunset.
Lodging: Oberoi Amar Vilas

Days 4 - 5
Jaipur, India

Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise before driving to Jaipur. En route stop to visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Full day touring Jaipur including Amber Fort and the Jantar Mantar observatory.
Lodging: Samode Palace

Day 6
Delhi, India

Drive to Delhi.
Lodging: Trident

Days 7 - 8
Thimphu, Bhutan

Take a morning commercial flight from Delhi to Paro, Bhutan then drive to Thimphu. Full day excursion around Thimphu including museums, arts school and weaving center.
Lodging: Taj Tashi

Day 9
Punakha, Bhutan

Drive to Punakha over the Dochu La Pass at 10,000 feet. Visit the dzong and a traditional village farmhouse.
Lodging: Zangtogpelri Hotel or YT Hotel

Days 10 - 12
Paro, Bhutan

Drive to Paro, stopping for lunch in Thimphu. Full day sightseeing around Paro including the National Museum and Kyichu Lhakhang. Hike to the Tiger's Nest monastery for spectacular views from about 3,000 feet above the valley floor.
Lodging: Uma Paro

Day 13
Depart Bhutan

International flight to Delhi then connect with flight home.

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