India Bhutan and Nepal Tour - 15 Days

India Bhutan and Nepal Tour - 15 Days

US $ 2650 per person

Trip Duration

15 Days

Max Altitude

3120 M

Best Season

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India Bhutan and Nepal Tour - 15 Days


145 Days India, Bhutan, and Nepal tour offers you the combined beauty of the three South Asian Countries. Popular for one of the best-selling packages, this trip provides the wonderful scenery, cultural history, and sports of these nations. It begins with a flight from India, to Bhutan and then ends with major excursions in Nepal.
India being popular for its spicy dishes, spices, Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, etc. will take you to the chaos and bustling city of India. Similarly, Bhutan, located between India and China, is best known for its Buddhist culture which will take you on a spiritual journey. Nepal is also located between India and China which is famous for its world popular UNESCO Listed World Heritage Sites.

Tour to India, Bhutan, and Nepal takes you to the golden triangle route of India where you will enjoy the visit to the capital city of India i.e., Delhi, and explore Agra and Jaipur. Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Fathepur Sikri, Etimad-UI-Ah, etc. are some of the major attractions of our India tour.

Similarly, your flight to Bhutan will give you a chance to explore the historical cities of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan such as Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. You can experience the rich Bhutanese culture by paying a visit to the numerous dzongs. You will also enjoy hiking to Tiger's Nest Monastery (Taktsang monastery).
Finally, you will fly from Bhutan to Nepal where you will enjoy the short sightseeing in Kathmandu and then drive to Pokhara. There are numerous things to do in Pokhara such as boating in Phewa Lake, visiting Mahendra Cave and Davis falls, etc. You will enjoy the jungle safari in the Chitwan National Park.

This 2-week excursion is best suitable for you if you want to experience the varied landscapes and diverse locals throughout the journey. Greater Himalaya assures you to make your trip memorable by providing the best guide and like-minded group as per your preferences.


Arrival: Delhi India > Departure: Kathmandu Nepal


Arrival at Delhi

Max. Altitude: 225m
Overnight at Delhi (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, and Lunch

Delhi is the starting point of our trip which is the capital city of India. You will be flying from your country to Delhi. After landing, you need to go through the various documents task where you have to follow the customs and show the required documents to the authority.
After completing the check-out processes, you will see our Indian representatives at the airport, who will escort you to the Hotels where you will be staying for the night. Similarly, our Indian guide will explain briefly about the following days' India tour.


Delhi City Tour

Max. Altitude: 225m
Overnight at Delhi (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, and Lunch
Highlights: Exploring Red fort, Chandi Chowk, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid Mosque, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Bahai Temple, etc.

After enjoying breakfast early in the morning, we will explore the old and new Delhi. Both towns are extraordinarily rich in sightseeing. The streets of the old town are incredibly attractive, which are crowded with rickshaws and street vendors. Also, in the center of old Delhi, you can explore the red fort from the Moghul era, Chandi Chowk (Main bazaar of the old Delhi), Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid Mosque, etc.

In New Delhi, you can stroll around the Government building and India Gate around Connaught place where numerous modern shopping centers are located. Outside the center, you can visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Bahai Temple (Lotus Shaped Temple), etc. We can enjoy the drive-in auto-rickshaws and taxis in the crowded streets.
After the long sightseeing of the historical and modern places of New and Old Delhi, you will be transferred to a hotel where you will be served ethnic Indian dishes. After having dinner, you will directly go to bed.



Delhi to Jaipur

Driving Duration: 5 hours (281km)
Max. Altitude: 431m (Jaipur)
Overnight at Jaipur (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, and Lunch
Highlights: Visiting Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, etc.

Today we will head towards Jaipur from Delhi early in the morning. The biggest attraction of Jaipur is it is pink in color. You will see how the buildings, walls, windows, and domes of Jaipur are neatly managed and are pink in color. On the way, we will pass through Aravalli hills and Indian idyllic villages.

After reaching Jaipur, we will rest in the hotel for a while. Jaipur is famous for jewelry, carpets, and handicrafts. After relaxing for a while, we will visit Amber Fort and Palace. You can explore this fort by riding on the top of the elephant. It was built by Raja Mansingh and is one of Indian's popular Rajput architectures. We will also explore the hallways and chamber of the palace which have unique designs.

Then, we will visit the unique Jantar Mantar which was built by Raja Jai Singh in 1728. It is a stunning stone observatory. Similarly, we will head towards 'Hawa Mahal' also known as the Palace of the Wind which was built in 1799. It is believed that this intriguing facade was built to allow the ladies of the court to view the pink city without getting caught by others.
In the evening, you can enjoy a tour of the walled city and the hectic market of Jaipur. You can buy the local items as souvenirs to your close one as this city has incredibly unique ancient arts and architecture.


Jaipur to Agra

Driving Duration: 4 hours (247km)
Max. Altitude: 169m (Agra)
Overnight at Agra (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, and Lunch
Highlights: Exploring City Palace of Jaipur, Short drive to Agra via Fathepur Sikri, and Visiting Agra Fort, Mausoleum of Mumtaz, etc.

After having breakfast, we will explore the rest of the attractions of Jaipur. We will visit the City Palace which is the residence of the Royal Family. It is still not accessible by the public. This palace was built in Rajasthani and Mughal styles. We will also visit the museums that are located inside this palace.

After making a short exploration of Jaipur, we will drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri. At the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri, we will stop for the rest and lunch. It was built of red sandstone between 1570 and 1585 by Emperor Akbar. We will also explore this town. After our arrival at Agra, we will check in to the hotel and spend our leisure time wandering around the city. We will explore the Mausoleum of Mumtaz (wife of Moghvorst Shah Jahan) and enjoy the atmosphere around the surrounding area.
Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River is exceedingly popular for the mosques, built of marble. So, we will walk around the old town of Agra where Agra fort is located to visit the different mosques having historical values. You can also enjoy the rickshaw ride in Agra. However, to avoid the heavy price, be sure to set the price beforehand for the ride.


Agra to Delhi

Driving Duration: 5 hours (265km)
Max. Altitude: 225m (Delhi)
Overnight at Delhi (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner, and Lunch
Highlights: Taj Mahal, Sunrise View, Tomb of Akbar, and scenic drive to Delhi

Today, we will visit the major attraction of Agra i.e., the Taj Mahal which is popular throughout the world. It was built by Shah Jahan and Sunrise illuminates the entire Taj Mahal in the morning which will surely make you smile. Besides this, we will also visit the tomb of Akbar located in the town of Sikandra.
Then, we will proceed back to Delhi and spend our leisure time roaming around the bustling streets of this city.


Fly to Paro and Drive to Thimphu

Flight Duration: 2 hours
Driving Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes (55km)
Max. Altitude: 2,200m (Paro) and 2,334m (Thimphu)
Overnight at Thimphu (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Scenic Flight, Exploring Ta Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, and Rinpung Dzong

Today we will depart from Delhi to Paro, Bhutan. Our Delhi representative will drop you at the Delhi airport. You will continue our 2 hours long flight by soaking in the magnificent sights from the plane. Upon your arrival at Paro, you will meet our Bhutanese representative who will guide you throughout the remaining days.
We will visit the Airport Bird's Eye Viewpoint which is famous for enjoying the overall views of Paro as soon as we exit from the airport. Then, we will have lunch and rest for a while.

After that, we will start to explore the Paro Valley with the help of a guide. First of all, we will visit Ta Dzong which used to be a watchtower during the 17th century. Now, this tower building has been renovated into a National Museum. We can observe the ancient Buddhist arts and architecture of Bhutan, bronze statues, special symbols of Bhutanese warriors, etc. inside the museum.

From Ta Dzong, we will head towards Kyichu Lhakhang which is the oldest temple in Bhutan. It is home to the eight-year-old Buddha statue of Sakyamuni which is surrounded by vibrant flowers, fields, and hills.
We will also visit Paro Rinpung Dzong which is also known as Heap of Jewels fort. It was built by Zabdrung Ngawang Namgyal who is believed to be the founder of Bhutan. Now, it has been renovated into administrative offices and a monastery.
After exploring the major sights of Paro valley, we will drive to Thimphu. In the evening, you can roam around the market of this capital city and buy souvenirs for your loved ones.



Thimphu Sightseeing and Drive to Punakha

Driving Duration: 2.5 Hours (80km)
Max. Altitude: 2,334m (Thimphu) and 1,350 (Punakha)
Overnight at Punakha (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Visiting King's Memorial Chorten, National Library, Buddha Dordenma, Folk Heritage Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, and Tashichho Dzong, and Scenic Drive to Punakha

In the morning, we will visit King's Memorial Chorten with Greater Himalaya's guide. It was built in the memory of Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, the third Bhutanese King. From here, we will drive towards the hilltop of Buddha Dordenma which is a popular tourist destination in Bhutan. On the top of the hill, a 169 ft. giant metal statue of Buddha is placed which has 1,25,0000 miniature statues in its bronze body.

Afterward, we will visit Tashichho Dzong which is the headquarter of the royal government of Bhutan. This fortress houses the secretariat government and the throne room of the king.
Similarly, we will also explore Changangkhalhakhang which is one of the oldest temples of Bhutan built in the 12th century. Besides this, we will also explore the National Library, Folk Heritage Museum, and School of Arts and Crafts which will provide deep insight into Bhutan history and a panoramic view of the ancient things being preserved in the museum.

In the evening, we will walk around Clock Tower Square and visit the local markets. We will also interact with the local people and learn about their lifestyles.
From Thimphu, we will drive to Punakha by crossing the DochuLa Pass (3,050m) and riding through the forest filled with pine and hemlock. Throughout the journey, you can witness the panorama of the huge Himalayas.


Punakha Sightseeing and Drive to Paro

Driving Duration: 3-4 Hours
Max. Altitude: 1,350 (Punakha) and 2,200m (Paro)
Overnight at Paro (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Visiting Punakha Dzong, Wangdu Phodrang Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang, and Enjoying scenic drive to Paro

In the morning, we will start our exploration of Punakha which used to be the capital of Bhutan. We will visit the popular Punakha Dzong which is located between Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu Rivers. It is believed to be the most beautiful dzong among the other 21 dzongs of Bhutan. The surrounding of this dzong is beautiful in spring when it is surrounded by blooming lilac Jacaranda trees.

Next, we will head towards Wangdu Phodrang Dzong from where the Punakha valley is clearly seen. It is located on the ridge so you can also enjoy the short hiking to the Rinchangang valley. It also holds one of the important statues from history and was the second capital city during the past days.
Further, we will drive to Chimi Lhakhang which was built in 1499 by the Lama Drukpa Kunley - 'Divine Madman'. It is believed that childless women can have a child by visiting this temple and receiving a blessing from the saint. Also, don't miss the Punakha festival if you are visiting Bhutan Tour around mid-February.

After exploring Punakha, we will return to Paro by enjoying the scenic drive.



Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery

Hiking Duration: 3-4 Hours
Max. Altitude: 3,120m
Overnight at Paro (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Hiking to Taktsang Monastery

Today, we will hike to Taktsang Monastery which is the landmark of Paro Valley and the holy temple of Bhutan. It is situated at the cliffs of Paro Valley at 3,120m.
It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava, also known as the Second Buddha, flew here on the back of a tigress and meditated for three months inside the caves on the cliff of Paro Valley. From this cliffside, you can see the stunning views of the Paro Valley.

First, we will drive up to the starting point of the hike and begin our hike to Taktsang. We have to walk uphill all the way. You can also hire a pony ride to the halfway of the trail. From halfway, you need to cover the remaining distance by the feet. It takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach the top of the monastery. We will hike through the dense lush forests filled with pine trees.
The view from the top of the monastery is stunning which will wash away all our tiring climb. We will capture the moments with this monastery in photos and videos. After spending quality time on a rocky cliff, we will walk down to the highway and drive back to the hotel.


Fly to Kathmandu and Drive to Pokhara

Flight Duration: 1 hour
Driving Duration: 5-6 hours (214km)
Max. Altitude: 820m
Overnight at Pokhara (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Scenic flight to Kathmandu, Glimpse of Trishuli River and Begnas Lake, and Strolling around the Lakeside of Pokhara

After enjoying breakfast in Paro Valley, we will drive to Paro International Airport. We will assist you in the check-in process at the airport and then fly back to Kathmandu. Our Nepali representatives will escort you to a hotel where you can shower and rest for a while.
After taking quick rest, we will drive to Pokhara to explore the 'City of the Lake'. The road condition from Kathmandu to Pokhara is good so you will have a comfortable and panromantic drive of around 6 hours.

You will get the view of low hills, dense forests, high Himalayas, small rivers and thundering waterfalls, changing landscapes and geographical structure, traditional human settlement, etc. throughout the journey. You can also get a glimpse of the Trishuli River from the window of the jeep.
If possible, we will make a stop at Begnas Lake where you can chill for a while. After reaching Pokhara, our representatives will escort you to the hotel. In the evening, you can stroll around the Lakeside of Pokhara. Later, you can have dinner while enjoying the Nepalese cultural program, if possible.



Pokhara City Tour

Overnight: At Pokhara (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Sunrise view, Sarangkot, Peace Stupa, Davis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Mountain Museum, Boating in Phewa Lake, Paragliding, etc.

Pokhara is one of the best attractions on the Nepal Tour. We will wake up early and visit the top of Sarangkot from where we will witness the stunning panorama of sunrise illuminating the different peaks. After staying for a while, we will return to the hotel and enjoy our breakfast in the pleasant weather. After breakfast, our adventurous tour to Pokhara starts.

We will explore the lakeside of Pokhara and walk along the bank of Phewa Lake. Playing with serene water, boating, and viewing the panorama of Machhapuchhre peak and green hill are some of the major things to do in Pokhara lakeside.

From there, we will drive towards the World's Peace Pagoda which was built in 1973 by the Japanese Buddhist Organization. This stupa is draped by flapping prayer flags and Mani wheels. From this spot, you can enjoy the topmost view of Phewa Lake and the stunning Annapurna Himalaya.

Then, we will head towards Davis Fall which is located 2km southwest of Pokhara airport. It is also known as Pate Chhango (Hell's fall) by local people. After this, we will visit the sacred Gupta (cave) of Pokhara i.e., Gupteshwor Cave. You need to crawl to get inside of this cave.

We will also visit Barahi Temple which is a popular religious site of this city. This temple represents the power of females. Besides these, you can also undertake some adventurous activities such as Paragliding, Biking etc.



Drive to Chitwan from Pokhara

Driving Duration: 4-5 Hours (84km)
Overnight at Chitwan (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Scenic drive to Chitwan, Exploring the local villages, interacting with the Tharu People, Enjoying the cultural dishes and program, etc.

Today we will drive from Pokhara to Chitwan to observe its varied flora and fauna. We will enjoy the 4-5 hours of a short drive and rest in the hotel for a while after reaching the city. In the evening, we will wander around the city and explore the lifestyle, traditions, and culture of the local Tharu people of Nepal.
You can explore the local villages made of mud by walking or riding a bicycle. You will be amazed by the hospitality provided by the Nepalese people. You can also walk on the bank of the Rapti River. In the evening, you will be served ethnic Nepalese dishes and you can also enjoy the cultural program of Tharu.


Exploring Chitwan National Park

Overnight at Chitwan (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Jungle safari, Elephant Safari, Bird watching, canyoneering in Rapti River, Observing endangered animals, Chitwan National Park Museum, Gharial Breeding Center, etc.

Today we will enjoy the jungle safari in this park. We will observe the varied flora and fauna. We will walk through the dense lush forests. You can also travel the forest on the back of an Elephant (Elephant Safari). Swimming and taking baths with elephants are other major attractions of this day.

This Park is suitable for those who enjoy bird watching as more than 640 species of birds are found here including Swamp Francolin, Grey-crowned Prinia, etc. You can also find around 160 migrant birds in this park.

This Park is also incredibly famous for canyoneering in Rapti River, watching gharial crocodiles and dolphins, etc. We will also visit the Chitwan National Park Museum at Kasara and Gharial Breeding Center. We can witness the beautiful sunrise and sunset views from the Narayani River.


Drive to Kathmandu from Chitwan

Driving Duration: 6-7 Hours (175km)
Overnight at Kathmandu (Hotel)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Highlights: Scenic drive to Kathmandu, Exploring Thamel, Ason Bazaar, Garden of Dream, etc.

After enjoying the last breakfast in Chitwan, we will drive towards the main city of Nepal i.e., Kathmandu. We will reach there within 5-6 hours long drive. We will immediately transfer to the hotel after reaching Kathmandu where we will rest for a while.
After taking a rest for a while, we will roam around Kathmandu city. We will explore the bustling Thamel and Indrachowk Bazaar. You can buy souvenirs from this place at an affordable price. Similarly, you can taste spicy food in Ason. If time allows us, then we will explore the Garden of Dream where a lot of couples visit regularly to share love and happiness.
In the evening, you will be offered ethnic and cultural Nepalese dishes. If possible, you can also get a chance to enjoy the Nepalese program.


Departure from Kathmandu

Meals Included: Breakfast
This is the last day of the 10-Days Nepal and Bhutan Tour. We will bid goodbye and our office representatives will drop you at the airport for a flight to your home country. We hope that you will visit Nepal, Bhutan, and other destinations in the future and give us a chance to serve you again in the coming days. Happy Journey!!!


Accommodation in India, Bhutan, and Nepal Tour

During our 15-Days India, Bhutan, and Nepal Tour, we will be staying in a 3-star hotel. You have to share the twin room with another touring partner because it is extremely hard to find a room in a hotel during peak season in these countries. However, if you want a single room, then you can tell us and we will manage it for you at an additional cost.

Be it a single or twin room, it will be amazingly comfortable for you to spend a night. Every room is clean and well-equipped with needed materials. Also, there are facilities of air conditioner, shower, and attached bathroom. You will get a warm blanket and pillow.

If you want to stay in a 5-star hotel rather than a 3-star hotel, then we can make changes in your itinerary. You can enjoy the luxurious facilities, if it is available, just by paying a little extra. Just tell us and we will give you everything as per your demand.


Meals in India, Bhutan, and Nepal Tour

In most of the Greater Himalaya itinerary, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the tour package. We will try our best to serve authentic and unique food during the tour. However, if you want to taste something beyond this such as street foods, snacks, water, etc. then you need to pay for it on your own.

Since you are traveling in three different nations, you will get to taste the distinct food throughout your trip. So, be ready to give the fiery blast to your tongue during this trip.

During your Nepal trip, you can enjoy authentic Nepalese food such as Dhidho and Gundruk. Besides these, you can also find the western and oriental dishes such as dal, vat, rice, dumplings, Thukpa, pizzas, burgers, Thai, French fries, etc. Indian and Chinese dishes are also easily available in Nepal.

India is immensely popular for its spicy dishes which have a unique taste. You can enjoy the spicy Thali (Plate) dishes such as rice, bread, lassie, yogurt drink, etc. You can also enjoy street foods like pani puri, chatpatey, aloo-chat, etc.

Bhutanese cuisine is incredibly special and has a very sharp taste. In every dish, they use chilies to make it spicy. Rice is the main part of Bhutanese dishes. Besides this, you can also taste the meats like Beef, Pork, and Chicken. Also, western, and Indian cuisines are also easily available in this country.






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