USA Oct 2019
I have never been in such a nationally reverent and devout country TID 8575 India, Bhutan & Nepal Tour( Bhutan Portion) Dear Mr Kinga Dechen and Mr Rinzin Jamtsho, Bhutan is amazing. We
8360 Greensboro Drive #1012, McLean, VA 22102 Nov 2012
This included photographing Mount Everest from the air, climbing Tiger’s Nest in Bhutan, and spending time at Chitwan National Park in Nepal. Over the Thanksgiving holiday in 2012, my wife and I packed in a Nepal/Bhutan trip where we maximized our time
West Chicago,Illinois, 60185, United States Jan 1970
This trip was truly remarkable, and my mother-in-law and I had the experience of a lifetime. Petrie's India,Nepal & Bhutan Private Tour. TID -753 (Sep 13 - Oct 03, 2014) Dear Anand and team, Namaste! Thank you
Toronto, Ontario,Canada Dec 2014
In short, I had a terrific time!!!! Dear Anand, I have nothing but the highest praise for Windhorse; the recent tour I did of Bhutan and Nepal were
Purley, Surrey U.K Nov 2012
A magical vacation, extremely well planned and organised by Wind horse. A magical vacation, extremely well planned and organised by Windhorse, with perfect logistics, excellent guides/drivers and a wonderful caring atmosphere
It was a real privilege to visit your country. Sara & Tom Pvt Tour Nepal Bhutan 28 May-6 June 2011. Hi Ugen, I have posted already on your facebook page and
Seattle, WA Oct 2019
We had a great trip to Bhutan thanks to you. Nepal, Bhutan Tour 17-26 Oct, 2010 Dear Ugen, We had a great trip to Bhutan thanks to you. We enjoyed South Korea,
Atlanta, Georgia Nov 2010
I have been to Bhutan twice and have used Wind horse Windhorse Tours is a wonderful company to use for trips to Bhutan, Nepal and India. I have been to Bhutan
Atlanta, Georgia Jan 1970
We just wanted to thank you for the wonderful trip we had in Bhutan. Sonam and Sherab were excellent. Gaya, Bhutan and Nepal Tour 25 Oct -12 Nov, 2009 Hi, Ugen, We just wanted to thank you for the wonderful trip
Chicago, Illinois, USA Jan 1970
Our trip was wonderful. I want to commend you especially for the guides in India (Delhi), Nepal and Bhutan. TID 153: Introduction of India, Bhutan and Nepal (Sept 30- Oct 20, 2008) Ugen- Our trip was wonderful. I want to commend
Cuesta Del Cerro, Alcobendas, Madrid, SPAIN Oct 2019
The trip to Bhutan was fantastic. It is quite different from anywhere else that I have ever been and was well worth the money. TID 153/187: India, Bhutan & Nepal (Oct 5-20, 2008) I got back yesterday morning. The trip to Bhutan was fantastic. It
Downers Grove, Illinois USA Sep 2008
What a wonderful trip! Everything was so well coordinated by Wind horse! TID 153:Introduction of India, Bhutan and Nepal (Sep30 till 20 Oct, 2008) What a wonderful trip! Everything was so well coordinated
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Sep 2008
An excellent guide. Went out of his way to be helpful considering he was ill with flu TID 153: Introduction of India, Bhutan and Nepal (Sep. 30 till Oct 20 2008) Bhutan portion of the trip: Guide: Tharpa
1722 Holland Drive, Walnut Creek, California, USA 94597 Mar 2008
I came home with lasting and oh so vivid memories of this fabulous trip. Greetings Ugen, Postak (WindHorse Minnesota), Santosh (WindHorse India), and Chimi (WindHorse Bhutan)! I want to thank all of you for all
Renton, Washington Oct 2006
I want to thank you for your service, you did a great job planning the trip and taking care of the problems that arose. Postak, I met your nephew in Nepal, he did an excellent job. Our guide and driver in Bhutan were awesome, too.
Knokke-Heist, Belgium Oct 1999
Bhutan en “Wind Horse” vormen een ideale combinatie om dit uniek en fascinerend land te ontdekken .. In India (December 1997) ontmoeten we Ugen voor de eerste keer. Hij werkt voor een Nederlandse tour operator en organiseert
This journey starts with the tour of renowned Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, where we visit some of the greatest sights of India, including the Taj Mahal.
Fly northeast to Bagdogra and climb up the hills through tea gardens to Darjeeling. Take a joy ride on the famous toy train with astounding views of the Kangchenjunga Himalaya. Travel overland and cross the border into Bhutan, a kingdom of stunning natural beauty with its friendly, colorfully dressed people. Spend a week in Bhutan visiting ancient monasteries, villages, farms and meeting with locals.
A breathtaking flight over mountain vistas brings you to Medieval Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, admire magnificent royal residences, cobbled streets, ancient squares and buildings sprinkled with intricately hand-carved windows set against a backdrop of the majestic Himalaya. In the narrow lanes and alleys, jostle with Nepalese people in a happy and lively atmosphere. Visit artists markets, temples, pagodas, a hill resort and a local home.
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi:
Meet upon arrival and transfer to a hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Tour
Full day sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi. Visit Lal Kila (Red Fort), Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk market in Old Delhi. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate and other attractions. Overnight in Hotel
Day 3: Drive to Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Sikandra tomb en-route. Upon arrival in Agra, visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal at the sunset.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Agra – Jaipur
En-route to Jaipur, visit the ancient Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Evening in Jaipur is for stroll and walk into the old city.Overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur
Start with the visit of Amer fort at the outskirts of Jaipur. Later visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory followed by Hawa Mahal and the walk through the colorful bazaars. Overnight in hotel.
Day 6: Return to Delhi
Drive back to Delhi and pursue your own interests in the evening.Overnight in City Park.
Day 7: Fly to Bagdogra – Gangtok, Sikkim
Transfer to the airport and fly to Bagdogra airport. Upon arrival, meet and drive for about 3-4 hours to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, once an independent country. In the evening, stroll around MG Marg, a promende or Avenue, where vehicles are not allowed. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8: In Gangtok
Full day tour of Gangtok, Sikkim, where we visit Enchey Gompa, Tashi viewpoint, Flower Expo, Tsuk Lhakhang temple inside the former Palace complex, cottage industry, Institue of Tibetlogy, Dodrul Monastery and local farmer’s market. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9: Gangtok – Phuntsholing, Bhutan
Descend from the hills to the plains and cross Duars area with Tea Gardens of west Bengal into Phuntsholing at the foothills of Bhutan. Meet our Bhutanese Guide and stroll around the town.
Overnight in hotel Druk or best available.
Day 10: Phuntsholing – Thimphu
Drive uphill to Thimphu after completing immigration formalities. En-route make a stop and visit Rinchending Monastery, other villages and towns along the way. Once in Thimphu, visit Tashicho Dzong and tour around town.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 11: Thimphu
We have a full day in the capital to cover all the major landmarks and interesting attractions. Overnight in hotel.
Day 12: Thimphu – Punakha
After further sightseeing of Thimphu in the morning, then drive across Dochula Pass to Wangdiphodrang. Visit the town and fortress in Wangdue. Spend the night near Punakha. Overnight in hotel.
Day 13: Khamsum and Punakha Dzong
In the morning drive and walk to Khamsum Chorten and visit local homes. Later visit Punakha Dzong and Chimi lhakhang temple. In the evening stroll around the new township of Punakha. Overnight in hotel.
Day 14: Thimphu and Paro
Drive back to Paro via Thimphu. At Paro, visit National Museum and Rinphung Dzong. Overnight in hotel.
Day 15: Taktsang and Drugyal Dzong
Hike to Taktsang (optional) and visit ruins of Drugyal Dzong, Kichu temple and a typical farm house.Overnight in hotel.
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu
Upon arrival, meet Nepalese Guide and drive to Bhaktapur city to visit Durbur Squares and temples. Continue to drive toward famous Nagarkot hill resort for panoramic views of the Himalayas. Overnight in one of the Hill Resorts.
Day 17: Nagakot – Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu. Visit Syambhunath and Kathmandu Durbur Square. Have dinner with a live entertainment at a local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
Day 18: Kathmandu
Visit Boudanath, Pashupatinath temple in the morning. Later visit Patan city.Overnight in hotel.
Day 19: Departure
Transfer to the airport in time for a flight to your next destination. You can fly back to Delhi, Varanasi, Bangkok from Kathmandu.
Group SizePrivate with your own group
MealsBreakfast & Dinner in India & Nepal. All meals including evening tea in Bhutan.
Trip AccommodationIn Delhi, Agra & Jaipur, among many, you may choose hotel as per your liking. Cost will reflect accordingly. In other places we try to use best in the area. In Bhutan hotel are tourist standard and in places where avail, we use upgraded accommodations. For instance, 4* Hotel Druk & Tashi Namgay Resort in Thimphu and Paro respectively. Note, recommended hotels are based on amenities, ambience and location.
RouteAgra, Jaipur, Delhi, Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Phuntsholing, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Nagarkot, Kathmandu.
Trip Type Cultural Tour
Trip SeasonsPeak season March-April-May-September-October-November
Best MonthsJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Prices & Dates
Cost is based on number of participants and travel dates.
Contact us for details.
- Accommodations of your choice
- Breakfast and Dinner in India and Nepal, and all meals including evening Tea in Bhutan.
- All private land transfers and transportation by good quality vehicle.
- Sightseeing with entrance fees
- English speaking guide.
- Bhutan visa fees and all other tourist fees in Bhutan
- All flights .
- India Visa and Nepal Visa.
- Nepal visa is free upon arrival for the duration of this tour.
In Delhi, Agra & Jaipur, among many, you may choose hotel as per your liking. Cost will reflect accordingly. In other places we try to use best in the area. In Bhutan hotel are tourist standard and in places where avail, we use upgraded accommodations. For instance, 4* Hotel Druk & Tashi Namgay Resort in Thimphu and Paro respectively. Note, recommended hotels are based on amenities, ambience and location.
Hotels in Thimphu
Hotels in Paro
Hotels in Punakha
Hotels in Phuentsholing
Hotels in Kathmandu
Hotels in Nagarkot
Hotels in New Delhi
Hotels in Gangtok
Hotels in Jaipur
Hotels in Agra
Gaurav Goyal remains stalwarts of Wind Horse Tours, India since its inception in 2005. Along with company he gained salience. His friend says ” He aged once he started to work “. Like any other works, it was hardly a stroll in park at the start. In initial days, where every little aspects was overwhelming to learn but he weathered the storm tenaciously and befitting he is in the stage where a rave review from the guests is just like another day in the office.
He grew up in old Delhi locality and did his college from there itself. He is familiar with every nook and corner around Delhi and surrounding regions. This assist in untying knots of intricate history of Delhi and its monuments it harbours in its fold when taking guests on tours.
When not guiding, you can find him in cricket ground with a Kookaburra cricket ball in hand all geared up to disturb the three timbers that batman passionately guard.
Nima Dhondup Bhutia is the senior most guide for Darjeeling, Sikkim and Doars Tour. From past political turmoil to changing tourism scenario in the region, he has seen it all from close quarter. His career as guide started from 1980, and going great gun still. His experience along with amicable nature and soft-spokenness brings forth a subtle difference in every tour that he conducts.
He was born and brought up in Tibetan Self-help camp in Darjeeling, when it was still quaint and serene towns unlike now. He still remember fondly the days of yore and growing changes that the time dictates. He graduated from one of prestigious school – Mt Hermon school in 1977. You will still find vestige of old school of English in his accent.
Yonten Phuntsho may give way to being shy guy bordering with man of a few words. But he is man who loves to be in thick of action . He leads from the front whilst on the tour. Behind his facade lies the guide whose knowledge and passion runs deep for the love of his works. His aptly quote Barbara Kingsolver “I do my best work if I think about what it is I have to offer”.
From the outset, he knew what he wants to do in his life. Right after finishing his Class 12, he enrolled for guide course for culture initially then extended few more month to complete course on Trekking as well in 2008. After doing free lancing for a while, he joined Wind Horse Tours in 2010.
For most Bhutanese, appeals that mountainous terrains throw in for an out door adventures are native. In the case of Yonten, it was no exception. He easily gave in to the temptation of Mountain biking with its advent. He explored and lead tours in his bike but his allegiance is more inclined to off road biking trips that leads to quaint villages. To explore the unknown and love for nature, these attributes that he cultivated while trekking the alpine highlands and wilderness in remote corner of country was what prompt him to readily agree to embark on audacious Haa to Phuentsholing on mountain bike, overcoming challenges of carrying bike in tough terrains, untamed vegetations and unexplored areas.
Sonam Palden is smitten by games most notably national sports of Bhutan- Archery.While growing up in beautiful Ura valley in Bumthang, unlike other kid, he played with traditional traditional bows and arrows. He completed his class 12 from Punakha in 2003. Subsequently he pursued his passion for five years that took him to national limelight. But he missed by whisker to qualify for international.
Slightly disheartened, he refocussed with same intensity and passion to make a mark as a travel guide. In 2008, brandishing his guide license and dream in his eyes he joined Wind Horse , the rest as they is history…
One of the guest said, ” If not a travel guide, Sonam could be Buddhist scholar and his command over english concedes to be an Oxford educated”.
There is hardly any prize for guessing for what he does during his free time, 145 m (476 ft) between 2 wooden targets in archery ground still rules his passion with frenzy.
Love for sport is inherent in him, when Wind Horse started specialised tour like mountain Biking, he jumped into bandwagon happily, although he was doing mountain biking before but in bits and pieces, an opportunity was served on platter, it largely assisted him to hone his skill as well to live to his sporting adrenaline rushes. Whenever free he does a recce of region lying in Thimphu and leads the tour across country. The most audacious biking trip till date along with Sonam Loday, Sonam Palden was from Haa to Phuentsholing via narrow trail, through untamed vegetation and uncharted territory.
Hem Raj Bastola is a permanent inhabitant of Pokhara-25. He has been working as a tour and trekking guide since 2010. Formerly he has worked as a guest service agent at the hotel Pokara Grande. He started his career as a Cave guide, ticket sales man at Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave in Pokhara. So must of his working experience is related to tourism and hospitality industry. Beside his guiding profession, he enjoys reading and writing poetry. His poets have been published in different forums and medias. When get free time loves to work in the field as well.
Min Bahadur Singh was born in 1977 in Bajura district, far western development region of Nepal and later on he moved to Pokhara, permanent resident of Kristi-3 Kaski, Pokhara. He is Trek and City Tour Guide in Pokhara city, Nepal, a city of natural beauty and on the lap of the Himalayas. He has completed his intermediate education level and various training related to the travel and tourism industry. He started his career in the hospitality industry since 1992. He’s worked in the tourism sector for 24 years and has 12 years of guiding experience involving in different travel and trekking agencies in Nepal. Min has joined to this company since 2014, and he does city tour guide in Pokhara and Annapurna region Trekking as well.On top of that, he is also bird watching specialised in the mountain region of Nepal. Min speaks English very well and has been the beloved guide for English speaking tourist. He loves to travel, meet new people and share his ideas and experiences to other people.
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