Travel within India would take almost a
lifetime but short side-trips to nieghbouring countries are both possible
and often prove an interesting extension of the experience and sights of
, a country of amazing extremes, is
the home of the world's highest mountains, historic cities and the forested
plains where the lordly tigers and the great one - horned rhinocers trundle
at ease. In fact enchantment is everywhere for anyone in search of Shangrila
the land of the Thunder Dragon, this mountain Kingdom is still perhaps the
world's most exclusive tourist destination. An unspoiled country with
majestic mountains imbued with a certain mystique; a unique cultural
heritage preserved intact and with a continuity of many centuries; an
architectural style like no other; a land of full of 'warm hearted and
Situated in the heart of the Great Himalayas, the world's mightiest range;
Bhutan is flanked on the north and north west by Tibet, the plains of
north-east India to the south and south-west and the hills of India's north
eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh to the east.
In western Bhutan; Paro, Thimphu (the capital) and Punakha (the old
capital), in Central Bhutan; Tongsa (ancestral seat of Bhutan's ruling
dynasty) and the bucolic beauty of the high valleys of Bhumthang are most
visited by tourists. In the recent years, Bhutan has become a paradise for
trekkers and mountaineers. Trekking through the hills of the country
sighting rare botanical plants and herbs and encountering a multitude of
colourful birds and rare animals; the takin, blue sheep, burket, musk deer
and, in the lonely reaches of the High Himalaya, the elusive snow leopard.
Perhaps, for all we know, even the apocryphal yeti!
, one of the extra-ordinary
destinations where indeed adventure lurks around every corner. Its name the
"Roof of the World" is not a mere statement. The valley bottoms of
Tibet are higher than the highest mountains elsewhere.
Itineraries for the Neighbouring Countires of India.
RR 15 -
visiting "Kathmandu Valley with sightseeing of City Patan" / "Bhadgaon,
Pushupatinath, Bodhnath, Changunarayan" / "Kirtipur, Dhulikhel &
Buddhanilkantha" for 5 Nights for the whole year.
RR 15 A.
- Raft & Wild
visiting Kathmandu/ Mugling (rafting)/
Narayanghat/ Chitwan (Extension to RR 15) for 3 Nights from September to
A1. - Pokhara
visiting Chitwan/ Pokhara/ Kathmandu (Extension to
RR 15.A) for 2 Nights for the whole year.
RR 16 - Central
visitng Thimphu & Paro for 3 Nights from February to
RR 17 -
visiting Thimphu/ Punakha/ Paro for 5 Nights from
February to November.
RR 18 -
visiting Paro/ Thimphu/ Punakha/ Gangtey/
Bhumthang/ Mongar/ Tashigang/ Jongkhar/ Guwahati/ Delhi/ Calcutta for 9
Nights from February to November.
RR 19 -
visiting Kalimpong/ Phuntsholing/ Thimphu/ Punakha/
Paro (Extension to RR 06) for 6 Nights from February to November.
RR 20 - Tibet
visiting Potala Palace/ Drepung Monastery/ Lhasa for 3 Nights from April to
RR 21 -
visiting Potala Palace/ Drepung Monastery/ Jokhang for 4
Nights from April to November.
RR 22 - Tibet
visiting Lhasa/ Gyantse/ Xigatse/ Lhasa for 7 Nights from April to November.
RR 23 - Tibet
visiting Kathmandu/ Zhangmu/ Xegar/ Xigatse/ Gyantse/ Lhasa for 7 Nights
from April to November.