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Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Kasauli | 2 Nights Chail | 2 Nights Shimla

Kasauli is a small, beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh located at a distance of 77 km fro ... More

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Kasauli - |
Chail - |
Shimla -
Starting from
INR 23,519
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Kasauli

Welcome to your 'Blissful Himachal' tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Chandigarh, proceed to Kasauli, a famous hill station in Himachal known for its natural beauty. En route visit Pinjore Gardens & Rock Garden. On arrival, check in to the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Kasauli.

None (Meals on your own)

Day 2 - Chail

After breakfast, proceed to Chail en route visit the local sightseeing of Kasauli covering Monkey Point, Hanuman Temple & Sunset point.

Situated at the highest peak of Kasauli, Monkey Point offers a scenic view of the hills, valleys and the plains below, with the meandering Sutlej and the distant plains of Chandigarh. Besides offering panoramic views, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman is also situated here.

Later visit the Sunset point. Situated on the Upper Mall, Sunset Point is a popular tourist spot offering a spectacular view of the sunset and the surrounding areas. One can even get a view of Chandigarh city from this point on a clear day.

On arrival check in to the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Chail. (B)

Day 3 - Chail

After breakfast, proceed for the local sightseeing tour of chail covering Chail Palace, Kali ka tibba, Cricket Ground.

Chail Palace - The Palace hotel, is located in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. It was built by Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh. Chail is surrounded with magnificent deodar forests, and Shimla was directly visualized. Most importantly, it is situated at an altitude of 2226 m higher than the normal sea level.

Situated at the top of a hill, Kali ka Tobba is also known as kali Devi Temple. The temple is a popular religious spot in Chail and is also known for some breath-taking views and sceneries.

Cricket Ground - Located 7500 feet above sea level, Chail Cricket Ground is one of the famous cricket stadiums in India. This Himachal Pradesh cricket ground is also the highest cricket ground in the world. For this reason, it is also included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Chail. (B)

Day 4 - Shimla

After breakfast, proceed to Shimla. En route visit Naldehra & Kufri.

Naldehra is renowned for its 9-hole Golf Course, the oldest in the country. Perched at an altitude of 2,200 meters, it was established in 1905 by British Viceroy, Lord Curzon.

Kufri - The hill station Kufri is just 16 km from Shimla, at the height of 2,633 mts, famous for its trekking and hiking trails. It is also known for nature parks and picnic spots. It also has a Potato Research Station. It is famous for winter sports.

On arrival, check in to the hotel in Shimla.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Shimla. (B)

Day 5 - Shimla

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of of Shimla.

Visit Viceregal l Lodge, - Situated atop the Observatory hill is the Viceregal Lodge, one of the most imposing British-raj building, built in 1888 in the English Renaissance style. Also known as Rashtrapati Niwas, it was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy Lord Dufferin, was the venue for many important decision, which changed the fate of the sub-continent. It is quite befittingly the only building in Shimla that occupies a hill by itself.

Further visit Christ Church - Christ Church one of the first churches built in North India. Jakhoo Temple - This temple of Lord Hanuman, the most faithful aide to Lord Rama is located in the thick forests of Jakhu hills. Situated at the highest peak in the hill capital of Himachal, at about 8500 feet in the east of historical ridge ground in Shimla, the temple is said to be existing from the times of Ramayana.

Lastly visit Mall road - which is considered as the main street in Shimla, Scandal Point - The mysterious Scandal Point is the place where two of the most important roads of the city, the Mall and the Ridge road meet and Lakkad Bazaar - known for wooden toys and articles.

Note: (The vehicle will drop you till the Mall road as per the Himachal Tourism policy).

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Shimla. (B)

Day 6 - Shimla

Today, bid farewell to your 'Blissful Himachal' tour, as you are transferred to the airport / railway station in Chandigarh for your onward journey.


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  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Charges Not Mentioned
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Validity From : October 13, 2017
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Day 1 - Kasauli

Welcome to your 'Blissful Himachal' tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Chandigarh, proceed to Kasauli, a famous hill station in Himachal known for its natural beauty. En route visit Pinjore Gardens & Rock Garden. On arrival, check in to the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Kasauli.

None (Meals on your own)

Day 2 - Chail

After breakfast, proceed to Chail en route visit the local sightseeing of Kasauli covering Monkey Point, Hanuman Temple & Sunset point.

Situated at the highest peak of Kasauli, Monkey Point offers a scenic view of the hills, valleys and the plains below, with the meandering Sutlej and the distant plains of Chandigarh. Besides offering panoramic views, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman is also situated here.

Later visit the Sunset point. Situated on the Upper Mall, Sunset Point is a popular tourist spot offering a spectacular view of the sunset and the surrounding areas. One can even get a view of Chandigarh city from this point on a clear day.

On arrival check in to the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Chail. (B)

Day 3 - Chail

After breakfast, proceed for the local sightseeing tour of chail covering Chail Palace, Kali ka tibba, Cricket Ground.

Chail Palace - The Palace hotel, is located in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. It was built by Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh. Chail is surrounded with magnificent deodar forests, and Shimla was directly visualized. Most importantly, it is situated at an altitude of 2226 m higher than the normal sea level.

Situated at the top of a hill, Kali ka Tobba is also known as kali Devi Temple. The temple is a popular religious spot in Chail and is also known for some breath-taking views and sceneries.

Cricket Ground - Located 7500 feet above sea level, Chail Cricket Ground is one of the famous cricket stadiums in India. This Himachal Pradesh cricket ground is also the highest cricket ground in the world. For this reason, it is also included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Chail. (B)

Day 4 - Shimla

After breakfast, proceed to Shimla. En route visit Naldehra & Kufri.

Naldehra is renowned for its 9-hole Golf Course, the oldest in the country. Perched at an altitude of 2,200 meters, it was established in 1905 by British Viceroy, Lord Curzon.

Kufri - The hill station Kufri is just 16 km from Shimla, at the height of 2,633 mts, famous for its trekking and hiking trails. It is also known for nature parks and picnic spots. It also has a Potato Research Station. It is famous for winter sports.

On arrival, check in to the hotel in Shimla.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Shimla. (B)

Day 5 - Shimla

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of of Shimla.

Visit Viceregal l Lodge, - Situated atop the Observatory hill is the Viceregal Lodge, one of the most imposing British-raj building, built in 1888 in the English Renaissance style. Also known as Rashtrapati Niwas, it was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy Lord Dufferin, was the venue for many important decision, which changed the fate of the sub-continent. It is quite befittingly the only building in Shimla that occupies a hill by itself.

Further visit Christ Church - Christ Church one of the first churches built in North India. Jakhoo Temple - This temple of Lord Hanuman, the most faithful aide to Lord Rama is located in the thick forests of Jakhu hills. Situated at the highest peak in the hill capital of Himachal, at about 8500 feet in the east of historical ridge ground in Shimla, the temple is said to be existing from the times of Ramayana.

Lastly visit Mall road - which is considered as the main street in Shimla, Scandal Point - The mysterious Scandal Point is the place where two of the most important roads of the city, the Mall and the Ridge road meet and Lakkad Bazaar - known for wooden toys and articles.

Note: (The vehicle will drop you till the Mall road as per the Himachal Tourism policy).

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Shimla. (B)

Day 6 - Shimla

Today, bid farewell to your 'Blissful Himachal' tour, as you are transferred to the airport / railway station in Chandigarh for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Boating, Jungle Safari etc
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : October 13, 2017
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Trip Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
Itinerary: 3 Nights Hamilton Island

FH Beautiful Hamilton Island Winter 2017

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Hamilton Island -
Starting from
INR 42,571
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Hamilton Island

On arrival in Hamilton Island, you will be met and transferred to your resort.

Hamilton island is the largest island resort in the South Pacific and boasts an exciting mix of things to see and do. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this delightful island on your own. Hamilton Island is situated in the heart of the Whit-Sunday's and is one of 74 tropical islands that lie between the Queensland coast and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. The whole island is world-class resort and features a marina village, Yacht club, night sports, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and much more.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 2 - Hamilton Island

No description can really do justice to the marvels of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.

Set off on a full day an marvel at the beauty of the stunning reef world either from the comfort of a semi submersible, an underwater observatory, or as you snorkel and dive amidst fascinating marine life.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 3 - Hamilton Island

Spend a leisure day explore your fun packed resort on your own. Indulge in an array of exciting sporting pursuits and relaxing leisure activities, including diving, sailing, go-cart racing, fishing and snorkling.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 4 - Hamilton Island

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home


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  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Changes In Tax Rates
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : October 1, 2017
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Day 1 - Hamilton Island

On arrival in Hamilton Island, you will be met and transferred to your resort.

Hamilton island is the largest island resort in the South Pacific and boasts an exciting mix of things to see and do. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this delightful island on your own. Hamilton Island is situated in the heart of the Whit-Sunday's and is one of 74 tropical islands that lie between the Queensland coast and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. The whole island is world-class resort and features a marina village, Yacht club, night sports, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and much more.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 2 - Hamilton Island

No description can really do justice to the marvels of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.

Set off on a full day an marvel at the beauty of the stunning reef world either from the comfort of a semi submersible, an underwater observatory, or as you snorkel and dive amidst fascinating marine life.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 3 - Hamilton Island

Spend a leisure day explore your fun packed resort on your own. Indulge in an array of exciting sporting pursuits and relaxing leisure activities, including diving, sailing, go-cart racing, fishing and snorkling.

Overnight in Hamilton Island.

Day 4 - Hamilton Island

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home


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  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Changes In Tax Rates
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : October 1, 2017
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Trip Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Mysore | 2 Nights Coorg | 2 Nights Wayanad | 2 Nights Ooty

Colourfully decorated temples, vast coffee and tea plantations, verdant luxuriant tropical forest ... More

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Mysore - |
Coorg - |
Wayanad - |
...More Hotels (1)
Starting from
INR 31,867
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Mysore

Welcome to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Bengaluru, you you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Mysore. en route, visit Srirangapatnam - the capital of Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan.

In the evening, visit Brindavan Gardens. The Brindavan gardens are the most sought after locations for experiencing nature's beauty first hand. These gardens have been featured in numerous Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. Indigenous and exotic species of plant varieties are found here.

Overnight in Mysore.

None (Meal on your own)

Day 2 - Mysore,Coorg

Today, proceed on one of the most beautiful drives through the mountains of the Western Ghats, witnessing the evergreen deciduous vegetation to Coorg, enroute visit the Mysore Palace.

Mysore Palace is one of the major attractions of Mysore. Built in Indo-Saracenic style the Palace is an abode of exquisite carvings and precious paintings from all over the world. Mysore Palace was the authorized residence and seat of the Maharajas of Mysore who ruled the region between the 14th and the 20th century. The Palace houses a number of hidden tunnels leading from the cellar to other palaces and confidential areas in Srirangapatna. The Mysore palace is a three-stone structure with marble domes. Its entrance displays the emblem and coat of arms of the Mysore.

On arrival, check in to your hotel in Coorg.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 3 - Coorg

After breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Coorg visiting places like the Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort and Abbey Falls.

A Shaiva theology inspired temple, the Omkareshwara temple was built in the most unique architectural combinations. The temple has been built in a rare mix of Gothic and Islamic forms of architecture. It has a pond which has been used for centuries for prayer and offerings to God. The temple is symbolic of a repentant king and his true devotion to the Lord.

A famous landmark in the city of Coorg, the Madikeri Fort is one of the relics of the glorious past of Karnataka. The fort holds remnants of history. The Fort was built in the late 16th century and was raised and rebuilt in the 17th century. The most salient feature of the fort is that there are two masonry elephants installed outside the front gate of the fort. The fort is a great vantage point to see the entire city of Coorg from atop.

Later, visit Abbey Falls - located between the coffee plantations that is spread through acres of land. The view of the cascading water from the high mountain cliffs in the Abbey falls is truly astounding. The water here falls from a great height. The origin of the waterfalls here seems to be from the Kaveri River. The Abbey falls is a very pleasant location for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 4 - Coorg,Wayanad

After breakfast, proceed to Wayanad.

On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city of Wayanad.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 5 - Wayanad

Post breakfast, proceed to visit Edakkal Cave. 1200 m above sea level and deep inside a dense forest lay two caves that define the history of Kerala like no other. The caves lie next to an ancient trade route which was discovered a few thousand years ago. The caves have paintings that have been easily dated back to 6000 BC indicating the presence of pre-historic developments in India. The carvings are rare and are the only examples of such old ones in the world.

Later, proceedto visit Pookode Lake. Famous for its natural beauty and god gifted environmental resources; the Pookode Lake in Wayanad is a scenic freshwater lake. The lake is 770 km above sea level and is treated as a force of God. If one were to look at the map of the lake from an aerial view, the lake resembles the Indian subcontinent very strikingly. One can also opt to go for boating in Pookot Lake (On direct payment basis).

The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 6 - Wayanad,Ooty

After breakfast, proceed to Ooty. On arrival, check in to your hotel.

In the evening, proceed to visit the Ooty lake. The Ooty Lake is artificial lake is situated in the heart of the city making it an ideal place for families visit. Created by John Sullivan in 1824, it spread over an area of around 65 acres. It is known for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 7 - Ooty

This morning, enjoy a tour of the 'Queen of the Blue Mountain's, that includes a visit to Dodabetta Peak for a spectacular view. The Dodabetta Peak is situated merely 10 km away from Ooty. Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters and is said to be one of the highest peaks in South India and one of the famous tourist spots in India.

Later, drive to Coonoor and visit Sim's Park and Dolphin's Nose Point.

Situated at a height of 1780 m above sea level Sim's Park has a collection of over 1,000 plant species that includes magnolia, pines, tree ferns, and camellia.

Dolphin's nose is located 10 km away from Coonoor. The protruding rock formation looks exactly like the nose of a dolphin hence the name. Dolphin's nose is a great vantage point that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas.

Drive back to Ooty to visit the Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Art Gallery and the popular Ooty Lake. One of the famous attraction of Ooty is the Botanical Garden. This garden was laid out in 1897 by the Marquis of Tweedale. Presently this garden is under the maintenance of Horticulture Department of Tamilnadu. The garden features thousands of species of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal plants etc. (Entry to Botanical Garden will be on direct payment basis). Rose Garden or Centenary Rose Park is situated in the heart of Ooty town. It is the largest Rose Garden in India laid out to commemorate the centenary Flower Show in Government Botanical Gardens. The garden is laid out with a path into the rose garden with pergolas and bowers covered with rose creepers. Today, this garden has the largest collections of roses in the country, around 2241 varieties of roses like Hybrid Tea Roses, miniature rose, Floribunda, Ramblers, roses of unusual colors like black, green and many more varieties of roses that will captivate your senses. Art gallery located on the Ooty - Mysore Road, this museum has on display various artifacts of tribal people, among which are sculptures and artworks from Toda tribe and objects detailing the ecological features of the region. It was set up in 1989, with an aim to familiarize people about the Tribal lifestyle and culture of the native Toda Tribe.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 8 - Ooty

Today, bid farewell to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour, as you are transferred from hotel in Ooty to the airport / railway station in Bengaluru for your onward journey.

(B)


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Boating, Jungle Safari etc
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

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Validity From : January 13, 2018
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Day 1 - Mysore

Welcome to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Bengaluru, you you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Mysore. en route, visit Srirangapatnam - the capital of Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan.

In the evening, visit Brindavan Gardens. The Brindavan gardens are the most sought after locations for experiencing nature's beauty first hand. These gardens have been featured in numerous Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. Indigenous and exotic species of plant varieties are found here.

Overnight in Mysore.

None (Meal on your own)

Day 2 - Mysore,Coorg

Today, proceed on one of the most beautiful drives through the mountains of the Western Ghats, witnessing the evergreen deciduous vegetation to Coorg, enroute visit the Mysore Palace.

Mysore Palace is one of the major attractions of Mysore. Built in Indo-Saracenic style the Palace is an abode of exquisite carvings and precious paintings from all over the world. Mysore Palace was the authorized residence and seat of the Maharajas of Mysore who ruled the region between the 14th and the 20th century. The Palace houses a number of hidden tunnels leading from the cellar to other palaces and confidential areas in Srirangapatna. The Mysore palace is a three-stone structure with marble domes. Its entrance displays the emblem and coat of arms of the Mysore.

On arrival, check in to your hotel in Coorg.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 3 - Coorg

After breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Coorg visiting places like the Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort and Abbey Falls.

A Shaiva theology inspired temple, the Omkareshwara temple was built in the most unique architectural combinations. The temple has been built in a rare mix of Gothic and Islamic forms of architecture. It has a pond which has been used for centuries for prayer and offerings to God. The temple is symbolic of a repentant king and his true devotion to the Lord.

A famous landmark in the city of Coorg, the Madikeri Fort is one of the relics of the glorious past of Karnataka. The fort holds remnants of history. The Fort was built in the late 16th century and was raised and rebuilt in the 17th century. The most salient feature of the fort is that there are two masonry elephants installed outside the front gate of the fort. The fort is a great vantage point to see the entire city of Coorg from atop.

Later, visit Abbey Falls - located between the coffee plantations that is spread through acres of land. The view of the cascading water from the high mountain cliffs in the Abbey falls is truly astounding. The water here falls from a great height. The origin of the waterfalls here seems to be from the Kaveri River. The Abbey falls is a very pleasant location for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 4 - Coorg,Wayanad

After breakfast, proceed to Wayanad.

On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city of Wayanad.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 5 - Wayanad

Post breakfast, proceed to visit Edakkal Cave. 1200 m above sea level and deep inside a dense forest lay two caves that define the history of Kerala like no other. The caves lie next to an ancient trade route which was discovered a few thousand years ago. The caves have paintings that have been easily dated back to 6000 BC indicating the presence of pre-historic developments in India. The carvings are rare and are the only examples of such old ones in the world.

Later, proceedto visit Pookode Lake. Famous for its natural beauty and god gifted environmental resources; the Pookode Lake in Wayanad is a scenic freshwater lake. The lake is 770 km above sea level and is treated as a force of God. If one were to look at the map of the lake from an aerial view, the lake resembles the Indian subcontinent very strikingly. One can also opt to go for boating in Pookot Lake (On direct payment basis).

The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 6 - Wayanad,Ooty

After breakfast, proceed to Ooty. On arrival, check in to your hotel.

In the evening, proceed to visit the Ooty lake. The Ooty Lake is artificial lake is situated in the heart of the city making it an ideal place for families visit. Created by John Sullivan in 1824, it spread over an area of around 65 acres. It is known for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 7 - Ooty

This morning, enjoy a tour of the 'Queen of the Blue Mountain's, that includes a visit to Dodabetta Peak for a spectacular view. The Dodabetta Peak is situated merely 10 km away from Ooty. Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters and is said to be one of the highest peaks in South India and one of the famous tourist spots in India.

Later, drive to Coonoor and visit Sim's Park and Dolphin's Nose Point.

Situated at a height of 1780 m above sea level Sim's Park has a collection of over 1,000 plant species that includes magnolia, pines, tree ferns, and camellia.

Dolphin's nose is located 10 km away from Coonoor. The protruding rock formation looks exactly like the nose of a dolphin hence the name. Dolphin's nose is a great vantage point that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas.

Drive back to Ooty to visit the Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Art Gallery and the popular Ooty Lake. One of the famous attraction of Ooty is the Botanical Garden. This garden was laid out in 1897 by the Marquis of Tweedale. Presently this garden is under the maintenance of Horticulture Department of Tamilnadu. The garden features thousands of species of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal plants etc. (Entry to Botanical Garden will be on direct payment basis). Rose Garden or Centenary Rose Park is situated in the heart of Ooty town. It is the largest Rose Garden in India laid out to commemorate the centenary Flower Show in Government Botanical Gardens. The garden is laid out with a path into the rose garden with pergolas and bowers covered with rose creepers. Today, this garden has the largest collections of roses in the country, around 2241 varieties of roses like Hybrid Tea Roses, miniature rose, Floribunda, Ramblers, roses of unusual colors like black, green and many more varieties of roses that will captivate your senses. Art gallery located on the Ooty - Mysore Road, this museum has on display various artifacts of tribal people, among which are sculptures and artworks from Toda tribe and objects detailing the ecological features of the region. It was set up in 1989, with an aim to familiarize people about the Tribal lifestyle and culture of the native Toda Tribe.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 8 - Ooty

Today, bid farewell to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour, as you are transferred from hotel in Ooty to the airport / railway station in Bengaluru for your onward journey.

(B)


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Boating, Jungle Safari etc
  • Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

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Validity From : January 13, 2018
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Day 1 - Mysore

Welcome to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Bengaluru, you you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Mysore. en route, visit Srirangapatnam - the capital of Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan.

In the evening, visit Brindavan Gardens. The Brindavan gardens are the most sought after locations for experiencing nature's beauty first hand. These gardens have been featured in numerous Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. Indigenous and exotic species of plant varieties are found here.

Overnight in Mysore.

None (Meal on your own)

Day 2 - Mysore,Coorg

Today, proceed on one of the most beautiful drives through the mountains of the Western Ghats, witnessing the evergreen deciduous vegetation to Coorg, enroute visit the Mysore Palace.

Mysore Palace is one of the major attractions of Mysore. Built in Indo-Saracenic style the Palace is an abode of exquisite carvings and precious paintings from all over the world. Mysore Palace was the authorized residence and seat of the Maharajas of Mysore who ruled the region between the 14th and the 20th century. The Palace houses a number of hidden tunnels leading from the cellar to other palaces and confidential areas in Srirangapatna. The Mysore palace is a three-stone structure with marble domes. Its entrance displays the emblem and coat of arms of the Mysore.

On arrival, check in to your hotel in Coorg.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 3 - Coorg

After breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Coorg visiting places like the Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort and Abbey Falls.

A Shaiva theology inspired temple, the Omkareshwara temple was built in the most unique architectural combinations. The temple has been built in a rare mix of Gothic and Islamic forms of architecture. It has a pond which has been used for centuries for prayer and offerings to God. The temple is symbolic of a repentant king and his true devotion to the Lord.

A famous landmark in the city of Coorg, the Madikeri Fort is one of the relics of the glorious past of Karnataka. The fort holds remnants of history. The Fort was built in the late 16th century and was raised and rebuilt in the 17th century. The most salient feature of the fort is that there are two masonry elephants installed outside the front gate of the fort. The fort is a great vantage point to see the entire city of Coorg from atop.

Later, visit Abbey Falls - located between the coffee plantations that is spread through acres of land. The view of the cascading water from the high mountain cliffs in the Abbey falls is truly astounding. The water here falls from a great height. The origin of the waterfalls here seems to be from the Kaveri River. The Abbey falls is a very pleasant location for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Coorg. (B, D)

Day 4 - Coorg,Wayanad

After breakfast, proceed to Wayanad.

On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city of Wayanad.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 5 - Wayanad

Post breakfast, proceed to visit Edakkal Cave. 1200 m above sea level and deep inside a dense forest lay two caves that define the history of Kerala like no other. The caves lie next to an ancient trade route which was discovered a few thousand years ago. The caves have paintings that have been easily dated back to 6000 BC indicating the presence of pre-historic developments in India. The carvings are rare and are the only examples of such old ones in the world.

Later, proceedto visit Pookode Lake. Famous for its natural beauty and god gifted environmental resources; the Pookode Lake in Wayanad is a scenic freshwater lake. The lake is 770 km above sea level and is treated as a force of God. If one were to look at the map of the lake from an aerial view, the lake resembles the Indian subcontinent very strikingly. One can also opt to go for boating in Pookot Lake (On direct payment basis).

The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight in Wayanad. (B)

Day 6 - Wayanad,Ooty

After breakfast, proceed to Ooty. On arrival, check in to your hotel.

In the evening, proceed to visit the Ooty lake. The Ooty Lake is artificial lake is situated in the heart of the city making it an ideal place for families visit. Created by John Sullivan in 1824, it spread over an area of around 65 acres. It is known for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 7 - Ooty

This morning, enjoy a tour of the 'Queen of the Blue Mountain's, that includes a visit to Dodabetta Peak for a spectacular view. The Dodabetta Peak is situated merely 10 km away from Ooty. Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters and is said to be one of the highest peaks in South India and one of the famous tourist spots in India.

Later, drive to Coonoor and visit Sim's Park and Dolphin's Nose Point.

Situated at a height of 1780 m above sea level Sim's Park has a collection of over 1,000 plant species that includes magnolia, pines, tree ferns, and camellia.

Dolphin's nose is located 10 km away from Coonoor. The protruding rock formation looks exactly like the nose of a dolphin hence the name. Dolphin's nose is a great vantage point that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas.

Drive back to Ooty to visit the Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Art Gallery and the popular Ooty Lake. One of the famous attraction of Ooty is the Botanical Garden. This garden was laid out in 1897 by the Marquis of Tweedale. Presently this garden is under the maintenance of Horticulture Department of Tamilnadu. The garden features thousands of species of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal plants etc. (Entry to Botanical Garden will be on direct payment basis). Rose Garden or Centenary Rose Park is situated in the heart of Ooty town. It is the largest Rose Garden in India laid out to commemorate the centenary Flower Show in Government Botanical Gardens. The garden is laid out with a path into the rose garden with pergolas and bowers covered with rose creepers. Today, this garden has the largest collections of roses in the country, around 2241 varieties of roses like Hybrid Tea Roses, miniature rose, Floribunda, Ramblers, roses of unusual colors like black, green and many more varieties of roses that will captivate your senses. Art gallery located on the Ooty - Mysore Road, this museum has on display various artifacts of tribal people, among which are sculptures and artworks from Toda tribe and objects detailing the ecological features of the region. It was set up in 1989, with an aim to familiarize people about the Tribal lifestyle and culture of the native Toda Tribe.

Overnight in Ooty. (B)

Day 8 - Ooty

Today, bid farewell to your 'Tropical Highlands of South' tour, as you are transferred from hotel in Ooty to the airport / railway station in Bengaluru for your onward journey.

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Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Cochin | 2 Nights Munnar | 1 Nights Thekkady | 1 Nights Alleppey

'Kerala - God's own country', is a heaven landscaped with palm-lined beaches, steamy jungles, pla ... More

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast & Dinner
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Cochin - |
Munnar - |
Thekkady - |
...More Hotels (1)
Starting from
INR 31,395
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Cochin

Welcome to your 'Romantic Getaway - Kerala' tour. On arrival, you will be met and assisted inside the airport. Later, proceed towards the exit terminal, wherein you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Later, proceed on a city tour of Kochi visiting places like St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, The Jewish Synagogue and view the Chinese fishing nets in Fort Kochi area.

St Francis Church is the oldest European church in India. It was built by Afonso de Albuquerque, a Portuguese general and Vasco Da Gama in 1503.

The Mattanchery Palace is a Dutch palace in the state of Kerala. The palace stands as a testament of the Dutch rule over Cochin and neighbouring areas.

Built in 1568, Jewish Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. . It was destroyed by the Portuguese and rebuilt by the Dutch a century later.

Chinese fishing nets are believed to have been introduced by Chinese explorer Zheng He, from the court of Kubla Khan between 1350 and 1450 AD.

The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight in Kochi. (D)

Day 2 - Munnar

After breakfast, proceed to Munnar. Drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar which is surrounded by lush green tea estates. On arrival, check in to your hotel in Munnar.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this quaint hill station.

Overnight in Munnar. (B, D)

Day 3 - Munnar

Today after breakfast, visit Dream Land Spice Park- an open-air family park with ziplines, camel rides, cablecars, mountain biking and a haunted house.

Later, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Munnar including visit to the Rose Garden and the Tata Tea Museum (losed on Mondays. Timing 1000hrs to 1700hrs).

After lunch, visit Echo Point and Mattupetty Dam.

Located on the way to Top Station at a distance of 15 km from Munnar, Echo Point is a popular picnic spot and a nature lover\'s delight. With beautiful lush green landscapes, serene surroundings and a favourable climate all year around, it is the perfect place to relax and unwind..

Situated at an elevation of 1700 m above sea level, about 13 km from Munnar, Mattupetty is best known for its storage masonry dam, which is used for hydroelectricity generation purposes. A beautiful tranquil lake here offers boating by speed launch, slow speedboat or an ordinary motorboat.

The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Munnar. (B, D)

Day 4 - Thekkady

Today, proceed to Thekkady, en-route enjoy a spice plantation tour, where in you will be acquainted with numerous spices and plants of various types. On arrival, check into your hotel.

Proceed to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary for a boat ride (entry and boat ride on direct payment basis).

Please carry a valid photo-id proof for Periyar boat ride.

Also, enjoy an elephant ride and a Martial Arts Show in Thekkady (as per availability).

The rest of the evening is at leisure to walk through the bustling spice market in Kumily village (on your own).

Overnight in Thekkady. (B, D)

Day 5 - Alleppey

This morning drive to the idyllic backwaters of Alleppey.

Alleppey is Kerala's Venice of the East, a heartland of lagoons and mangrove fields, inter-linked with hundreds of narrow winding canals. On arrival, check in to your houseboat.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the scenic surroundings of Alleppey.

Overnight in Alleppey. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Alleppey

Today, bid farewell to your 'Romantic Getaway - Kerala' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Kochi.


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Day 1 - Cochin

Welcome to your 'Romantic Getaway - Kerala' tour. On arrival, you will be met and assisted inside the airport. Later, proceed towards the exit terminal, wherein you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Later, proceed on a city tour of Kochi visiting places like St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, The Jewish Synagogue and view the Chinese fishing nets in Fort Kochi area.

St Francis Church is the oldest European church in India. It was built by Afonso de Albuquerque, a Portuguese general and Vasco Da Gama in 1503.

The Mattanchery Palace is a Dutch palace in the state of Kerala. The palace stands as a testament of the Dutch rule over Cochin and neighbouring areas.

Built in 1568, Jewish Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. . It was destroyed by the Portuguese and rebuilt by the Dutch a century later.

Chinese fishing nets are believed to have been introduced by Chinese explorer Zheng He, from the court of Kubla Khan between 1350 and 1450 AD.

The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight in Kochi. (D)

Day 2 - Munnar

After breakfast, proceed to Munnar. Drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar which is surrounded by lush green tea estates. On arrival, check in to your hotel in Munnar.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this quaint hill station.

Overnight in Munnar. (B, D)

Day 3 - Munnar

Today after breakfast, visit Dream Land Spice Park- an open-air family park with ziplines, camel rides, cablecars, mountain biking and a haunted house.

Later, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Munnar including visit to the Rose Garden and the Tata Tea Museum (losed on Mondays. Timing 1000hrs to 1700hrs).

After lunch, visit Echo Point and Mattupetty Dam.

Located on the way to Top Station at a distance of 15 km from Munnar, Echo Point is a popular picnic spot and a nature lover\'s delight. With beautiful lush green landscapes, serene surroundings and a favourable climate all year around, it is the perfect place to relax and unwind..

Situated at an elevation of 1700 m above sea level, about 13 km from Munnar, Mattupetty is best known for its storage masonry dam, which is used for hydroelectricity generation purposes. A beautiful tranquil lake here offers boating by speed launch, slow speedboat or an ordinary motorboat.

The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Munnar. (B, D)

Day 4 - Thekkady

Today, proceed to Thekkady, en-route enjoy a spice plantation tour, where in you will be acquainted with numerous spices and plants of various types. On arrival, check into your hotel.

Proceed to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary for a boat ride (entry and boat ride on direct payment basis).

Please carry a valid photo-id proof for Periyar boat ride.

Also, enjoy an elephant ride and a Martial Arts Show in Thekkady (as per availability).

The rest of the evening is at leisure to walk through the bustling spice market in Kumily village (on your own).

Overnight in Thekkady. (B, D)

Day 5 - Alleppey

This morning drive to the idyllic backwaters of Alleppey.

Alleppey is Kerala's Venice of the East, a heartland of lagoons and mangrove fields, inter-linked with hundreds of narrow winding canals. On arrival, check in to your houseboat.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the scenic surroundings of Alleppey.

Overnight in Alleppey. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Alleppey

Today, bid farewell to your 'Romantic Getaway - Kerala' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Kochi.


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Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Trip Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Itinerary: 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 3 Nights Paro

One of the last Shangrilas in the Himalayas, Bhutan is known as the Land of Dragons. Its far-flun ... More

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Thimphu - |
Punakha - |
Paro -
Starting from
INR 28,566
per person on twin share
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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city.

Overnight in Thimphu.

None (Meals on your own)

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue.

The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets.

Overnight in Thimphu (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.

In the afternoon, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

Overnight in Punakha (B)

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check-in to your hotel in Paro.

The rest of the day is at leisure. One can visit the local markets.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, visit National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.

The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts.

Paro Dzong is a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, walk further down to Nyamai Zampa - a traditional cantilever bridge.

Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Validity From : October 21, 2017
Validity To : March 31, 2018


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city.

Overnight in Thimphu.

None (Meals on your own)

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue.

The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets.

Overnight in Thimphu (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.

In the afternoon, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

Overnight in Punakha (B)

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check-in to your hotel in Paro.

The rest of the day is at leisure. One can visit the local markets.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, visit National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.

The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts.

Paro Dzong is a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, walk further down to Nyamai Zampa - a traditional cantilever bridge.

Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city.

Overnight in Thimphu.

None (Meals on your own)

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue.

The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets.

Overnight in Thimphu (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.

In the afternoon, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

Overnight in Punakha (B)

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check-in to your hotel in Paro.

The rest of the day is at leisure. One can visit the local markets.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, visit National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.

The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts.

Paro Dzong is a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, walk further down to Nyamai Zampa - a traditional cantilever bridge.

Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight in Paro (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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