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Deep South, Himalayas & Bhutan

Deep South, Himalayas & Bhutan

Deep South, Himalayas & Bhutan Overview

Deep South, Himalayas & Bhutan from Dragoman is an exhilarating holiday in Bumthang (Bhutan), Darjeeling (India), Goa (India), Kathmandu (Nepal), Mumbai (India), Paro (Bhutan), Punakha (Bhutan). Available from 11 Feb 2020 to 6 Apr 2022 this 51 day trip costs from £5,415.00 and has a maximum group size of 22 persons.

Asia is the continent where overlanding all started, and Dragoman has been the leading operator there since our first trucks went through in the 1980s - take advantage of our years of experience and come with us as we include all the must-see attractions as well as heading into the wilds, well away from the usual tourist trail. Starting in the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai and the relaxing beaches of Goa, we head south via the wonderful historic cities of Hampi and Mysore, the tea plantations of Wayanad and the lush backwaters of Kerala. Once we get the the southern tip of India at Kanyakumari, we journey north through the colourful temples of Madurai and the ancient Shore Temples of Mahabalipuram to arrive in the bustling city of Chennai. After leaving the hectic city of Chennai, we visit the holy Sri Venkatesvara Tirumala temple en route to the tribal areas of Odisha. This is a very special and rarely-visited region where you'll meet many different tribal people with their own distinct cultures and traditions. We then head to the historic town of Puri before arriving in the buzzing city of Kolkata. We then overland through the cool, tea-growing hills of Darjeeling and the foothills of the Himalayas to the extraordinary mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Here we will visit impressive monasteries, enjoy spectacular panoramic views, walk through lush green valleys and discover the unique Buddhist culture of this enchanting land, culminating in a trek to the world-famous Tigers' Nest Monastery near Paro. A phenomenal Indian experience sure to leave you with many wonderful memories!  We now fly to Napeal and Kathmandu where we end this epic journey

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