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 assists 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 to 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 lower the tiredness of the day in 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 to Kolkata Airport to commence your onward flight to Bagdogra. Upon landing, you will be received and transferred to 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 the Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Thangkas, Enchey Monastery, and more than 200 Buddhist icons.
In the late evening, return back to the 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 to Rumtek Monastery which is an excellent example of Tibetan architecture. Upon arrival, after checking into the hotel, you are free to spend the day leisurely 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 the hotel and visit Ghoom Monastery on the way back to the hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, head on a sightseeing tour of the 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 a 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 the hotel.
Supper and Night remain at 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 on to 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 on your own.
Supper and Night stay.
Day 7: KALIMPONG – PHUENTSHOLING
The morning after a sumptuous breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive further to Phuentsholing. After checking in 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, the National Library, Simtokha Dzong, and the National Institute of Traditional Medicine. Later in the day, drive back to the hotel and spend some quality amount of time peacefully on your own.
Dinner and Night stay.
Day 9: THIMPHU
Today, we will take you on full day sightseeing tour of the 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 freshening up, continue to visit Punakha Dzong which is an astounding example of Bhutanese religious architecture. Later, drive back to the 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 to 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 the flight towards your onward journey.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Kolkata: Cultural Capital of India
Gangtok: Capital of the 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