Bhutan & Gangtok with Glimpse of West Bengal - 11 Nights and 12 Days
Day 1: ARRIVAL KOLKATA
After a warm welcome upon arrival, our delegate introduces you to the driver and assist you to transfer at your pre-booked Inn. Upon reaching at the hotel, check-in and proceed for refreshments. Later, after a short break, we will take you at some of the major tourist attractions. Today’s trip includes the places like Kumartuli, Howrah Bridge, Victoria Art Palace, Park Street and Victoria Memorial.
After this quiet hectic day, you are free to enjoy your night peacefully after a luxurious dinner.
Day 2: KOLKATA
On this day, after some nutritious breakfast at the hotel, we ride you to Aquatica, Science City, Swaminarayan Temple, Maddox Square and Kalighat. After the exploration of all these places, we recommend you to lower down the tiredness of the day at your cozy room with a cup of coffee.
Supper and Night halt at the hotel.
Day 3: KOLKATA – BAGDOGRA – GANGTOK
After some wholesome morning breakfast, our chauffeur will transfer you at Kolkata Airport to commence on your onward flight to Bagdogra. Upon landing, you will be recieved and transferred at your pre-booked hotel in Gangtok by your driver. Check into the hotel upon reaching and relax. After some time, when you feel a bit energetic, we will take you to visit Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Thangkas, Enchey Monastery and more than 200 Buddhist icons.
In the late evening, return back to hotel. Dinner and Night stay at the hotel.
Day 4: GANGTOK – DARJEELING
After an early morning nutritious breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed further to Darjeeling. On the route, we will take you at Rumtek Monastery which is an excellent example of Tibetan architecture. Upon arrival, after check into the hotel, you are free to spend the day leisurely in strolling around the local tea garden.
Supper and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: DARJEELING
This morning before sunrise, we drive to Tiger Hill to get the astonishing view of sunrise up from here which will definitely make our day at its best. Later, drive back to hotel and visit Ghoom Monastery on the way back to hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, head onto sightseeing tour of Japanese Peace Pagoda and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Post Lunch, go and take the pleasure of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which is popularly known as Toy Train. Enjoy 360 degree view of Darjeeling during the ride. On your ride, you will come across the famous Batasia Loop which is famous for housing a Gorkha war memorial. Later in the evening, return back to hotel.
Supepr and Night remain the hotel.
Day 6: DARJEELING – KALIMPONG
Today morning after an early wholesome breakfast, check-out and head further to Kalimpong. Upon arrival, check into your pre-booked room. Before going onto visit Dr Graham Homes, Forest Museum, Deolo Hill, Mangaldham, Hanuman Mandir, Durbin Monastery and Pine View Nurseries, take a short break to relax. After the whole day sightseeing tour of this wonderful destination, you are free to explore local markets by your own.
Supper and Night stay.
Day 7: KALIMPONG – PHUENTSHOLING
Morning after sumptuous breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive further to Phuentsholing. After checking at the hotel upon reaching, spend the day at some of your leisurely activities.
Supper and Night stay at the hotel.
Day 8: PHUENTSHOLING – THIMPHU, BHUTAN
Today, after morning breakfast, check-out from the Inn and proceed to Thimphu. Upon arrival, after all check-in formalities and refreshments, we ride you to Memorial Chorten, National Library, Simtokha Dzong and National Institute of traditional Medicine. Later the day, drive back to hotel and spend some quality amount of time peacefully with your own.
Dinner and Night stay.
Day 9: THIMPHU
Today, we will take you on full day sightseeing tour of Institute for Zorig Chusum, National Textile Museum, Changangkha Lhakhang, Junghi Handmade Paper Factory, Buddha Point, Phelchey Toenkhyim (Folk Heritage Museum) and Drubthob Goema. In the evening, you are free to visit Thimphu Craft Bazaar.
Supper and Night remain at the hotel.
Day 10: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
In the morning after an early lavish breakfast, check-out from the Inn and drive to Punakha. After reaching, check-in at the hotel. After freshen up, continue to visit Punakha Dzong which is an astounding example of Bhutanese religious architecture. Later, drive back to lodging for a brilliant relaxed day.
Supper and Overnight stay at the inn.
Day 11: PUNAKHA – PARO
Today, after morning breakfast, check-out from the Inn and proceed further to Paro. On the course, we will take you at Simtokha Dzong. Check into your pre-booked room upon reaching. After spruce up, continue to have refreshments and after that we ride you to Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktshang Lhakhang), Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Ta Dzong and Dungtse Lhakhang.
Supper and Night halt at the Lodge.
Day 12: DEPARTURE
On this day, after a short farewell meeting, our chauffeur will assist you to transfer at Paro Airport to connect flight towards your onward journey.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Kolkata: Cultural Capital of India
Gangtok: Capital of Indian state of Sikkim
Darjeeling: Famous for its Darjeeling Tea
Kalimpong: A Hill station in the Indian state of West Bengal
Phuentsholing: Border town in southern Bhutan
Thimphu: Capital and largest city of Bhutan
Punakha: Former capital of Bhutan
Paro: Land of myths and legend