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Best of Bhutan & India - Private Luxury Asia Tours (16 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Delhi, India To Delhi, India

Valid for Departures Now Through: 21 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Delhi, India
The Leela Palace New Delhi None

BEST OF BHUTAN & INDIA: Delhi, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur

An exclusive private tour of Bhutan and India for the most discerning luxury traveler.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Delhi at ultra-luxury hotel: The Leela Palace New Delhi or The Imperial New Delhi

Day 2
Delhi, India
The Leela Palace New Delhi Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Highlights of Old & New Delhi, rickshaw ride through bazaars, museums, flexible galleries and boutiques

Driver available for private dinner transfers in Delhi

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: appointments with local designers and gallery owners, evening performances of classical Indian music or dance, a walk through Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Day 3
Thimphu, Bhutan
Taj Tashi Breakfast

Private transfer to airport and flight to Paro.

VIP arrival assistance

Private arrival transfer to Thimphu

Accommodation in Thimphu at ultra-luxury hotel: Taj Tashi or Amankora Thimphu

Day 4
Thimphu, Bhutan
Taj Tashi Breakfast

Full-day private tour, with option for hiking if desired

Culture, Buddhist sites, local traditions, markets, small specialized museums

Additional activities can also be arranged, upon request: private day hike to rural villages and monasteries, private Bhutanese cooking lesson at a local home, meeting with a Bhutanese astrologer, private meditation session with monks

Day 5
Punakha, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to Punakha with touring en route

Accommodation in Punakha at ultra-luxury hotel: COMO Uma Punakha or Amankora Punakha

Day 6
Punakha, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full-day private touring and gentle hiking

Rural farming villages, blessing from a monk, dzong, option for hike to panoramic view point

Day 7
Paro, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to Paro with touring en route

Accommodation in Paro at ultra-luxury hotel: COMO Uma Paro or Amankora Paro

Day 8
Paro, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Private hiking excursion to Tiger's Nest

Day 9
Delhi, India
The Oberoi, Gurgaon Breakfast

Private transfer to airport and flight to Delhi. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Delhi at ultra-luxury hotel

Afternoon private guide and driver at disposal for flexible shopping and touring

Day 10
Agra, India
The Oberoi Amarvilas Breakfast

Private transfer to Agra

Accommodation in Agra at ultra-luxury hotel overlooking the Taj Mahal

Private afternoon tour with expert guide and driver

Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, marble inlay studios, backstreets and markets of Agra

Day 11
Jaipur, India
The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur Breakfast

Private transfer to Jaipur with option for touring Fatehpur Sikri en route

Accommodation in Jaipur at ultra-luxury palace hotel: The Oberoi Rajvilas or Rambagh Palace

Private afternoon tour with expert guide and driver

Cultural and historical highlights, palaces, observatory, backstreets of the many bazaars

Driver available for evening dinner transfers in Jaipur

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: meetings with jewelers or high-quality artisans and designers (textiles, carpets, crafts, leather, clothing), a private Rajasthan cooking lesson, an elephant polo match

Day 12
Jaipur, India
The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Elephant or jeep ride to Amber Fort, flexible shopping, aarti ceremony at a temple

Day 13
Udaipur, India
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur Breakfast

Private transfer to Udaipur with touring en route

Accommodation in Udaipur at ultra-luxury resort

Driver available for evening dinner transfers in Udaipur

Day 14
Udaipur, India
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Palaces, temples, local culture, bazaars and folk art, backstreets, gardens, private boat ride on Lake Pichola

Day 15
Udaipur, India
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur Breakfast

Private excursion to Jain Temples at Ranakpur or visit to local temples and gourmet lunch at palace

Day 16
Delhi, India
None Breakfast

Morning private airport transfer and flight to Delhi.

Private car and driver at disposal for flexible shopping and sightseeing.

Private airport transfer

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BEST OF BHUTAN & INDIA: Delhi, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur


An exclusive private tour of Bhutan and India for the most discerning luxury traveler.


This comprehensive, ultra-luxury tour visits two of the world's most fascinating cultural destinations: India and Bhutan.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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