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This tour will take you to the Monasteries and excursion sites of Bhutan. During the tour visitors will explore the awesome beauty and mystical sites of Bumthang Valley. During visit this valley the visitors get impressed with the greatness of the Buddhist legends.

Sketch Itineray

Day 01 Arrive Delhi

Day 02: Delhi – Bagdogra by Flight then drive to Darjeeling (90 km)

Day 03: Cultural Sightseeing in Darjeeling

Day 04: Drive Darjeeling – Pelling (150 km)

Day 05: Drive Pelling - Gangtok (117 kms, 3-4 hrs)

Day 06: Excursion Tour in and around Gangtok

Day 07: Drive Gangtok – Kalimpong (73 km)

Day 08: Drive Kalimpong – Phuentsholing ( 185 kms, 5-6 hrs)

Day 09: Drive Phuentsholing - Thimpu (176 kms / 7-8 hrs )

Day 10: In Thimpu

Day 11: Drive Thimphu - Wangdi

Day 12: Drive Wangdi - Paro (120 kms)

Day 13: In Paro

Day 14: Flight Paro - Delhi

Day 15: Sightseeing in Delhi

Day 16: Departure

 

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi transfer to hotel near the airport. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Flight Delhi to Bagdogra then drive to Darjeeling (90 km) (2050 m)

Early morning departure to catch a flight to Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra then drive to Darjeeling : the beautiful and oldest hill station in India. Darjeeling wears its title 'Queen of the Hill Stations'. We'll have stunning views during our pleasant journey. Overnight at hotel in Darjeeling.

Day 3: In Darjeeling

Early in the morning, we start our journey with pretty nature trails where we can even get glimpses of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Darjeeling offers plenty of options for sightseeing.
Tiger Hill: Wake up very early in morning to visit Tiger Hill where first rays of the sun kiss the Mt Kanchenjunga and give it a golden color.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute: This institute was founded by late Tenzing Norgay. He was a Sherpa who climbed the Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. All the equipment used in that climb are still a highlight in the institute. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Drive Darjeeling - Pelling (150 Km) (2150 m)

Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Pelling. Located at a distance of 120 km from Gangtok. Afternoon walk to Sanga Choling Monastery one way to the hill top where this monastery is located and commands an excellent view of the Himalayas. If time permits visit Pemayangste Monastery, Kanchenjunga Fall. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Pelling - Gangtok (117 km)

After an early breakfast, drive to Gangtok via Ravangla. En-route, visit the Rumtek monastery. Gangtok is a center of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning, with the presence of several monasteries, religious educational institutions, and centers for Tibetology. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: In Gangtok

Morning visit around Gangtok like Enchey Monastery which is approximately two hundred years old and follows the Nyingma Order. The 'Enchey Monastery' name is derived from 'the Solitary temple'. The monastery was built with the intention that no other construction would be allowed near it. It is believed that the monastery was built on the site blessed by Lama Drupthob Karpo, a tantric master famous for his power of flying. The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, better known as the Tibetology Museum, houses a huge collection of masks, Buddhist scriptures, statues, and tapestries. It has over two hundred Buddhist icons, and is a center of study of Buddhist philosophy.
The Ganesh Tok and the Hanuman Tok, dedicated to the Hindu gods Ganpati and Hanuman and housing important Hindu temples, are located in the upper reaches of the town. Overnight in hotel.

Day 7: Drive Gangtok - Kalimpong (77 km)

Road through the hills where grow beautiful evergreen trees. This town is bustling with flower markets, a major source of orchid flowers in the north east. One can enjoy the view of attractive flowers placed on the sideways of the street and the fragrances of the flowers make you to think about an eternal destination. Arrived in Kalimpong, visit around. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Drive Kalimpong - Phuentsholing (185 km)

After breakfast drive to Phuntsholing border town of Bhutan. There will be paper work formalities at the border. Rest of the day leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Drive Phuentsholing - Thimphu (176 km)

Incredibly beautiful drive starts passing through virgin forest and uninterrupted landscape. Dragon Country (Bhutan) capital welcomes you. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.

Day 10: In Thimphu

In the morning, visit the Thimphu Capital of Bhutan. King's Memorial Chorten - every day many Bhutanese come to this Tibetan-style chorten to honour the memory of the third king. Inside there are numerous religious paintings and statues of different Buddhist deities. Visit Institute of Traditional Medicine known as Traditional Tibetan Medicines. Mini Zoo: The unusual looking national animal that migrates to high alpine valleys in summer. Evening Free time in downtown. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Drive Thimphu - Wangdi

Early Morning Drive to Wangdi via the Dochula pass at 3200m, you have great views of the Eastern Himalayan range. There are also 108 Stupas built by the queen for the well-being of the country. Evening walking around the Wangdi town. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Drive Wangdi - Paro (120 km)

From Wangdi drive to Paro. Visit National Museum of Bhutan which is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan. The necessary infrastructure was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings. Suitable galleries were constructed to house the extensive collections. Works of art were elegantly displayed on scientific lines. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 13: In Paro

The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. Ancient temples, massive forts, monasteries, picturesque villages, scenic hikes, and drives. Visit Taktsang Monastery sacred Buddhist place located in the cliff side of the Paro Valley. This Monastery was built in 1692, around the Taktsand Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for 3 months in 08th Century. Evening free to visit local bazar. Overnight in Paro hotel.

Day 14: Flight Paro - Delhi

Transfer to Paro airport and flight to Delhi. Afternoon free. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 15: Sightseeing in Delhi

Visit Old and New Delhi. Late evening transfer to International Airport for return flight.

Day 16: Departure / Arrive to your Home Country.

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sikkim bhutan cultural tour

No. of Pax

Cost with A-Category Hotels

  • 02 to 03 Pax

    €2500 per person
  • 04 to 06 Pax

    €2350 per person
  • 07 to 09 Pax

    €2235 per person
  • 10 to 09 Pax

    €2190 per person

 

  • Tour Leader ground cost will be 50% on Paying for 10-12 Pax
  • Included: Standard Hotel with Breakfast
  • Rates are valid till December 2017.
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    Cost Includes in Indian Portion :

    • Neat & Clean Hotel in Central Delhi with Bed & Breakfast.
    • Standard Hotels in Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok, Kalimpong with all meals.
    • Entry Permit for Sikkim.
    • All ground transportation in Delhi by air-conditioned car/coach.
    • All ground transportation in Sikkim by non air-conditioned jeep/ bus.
    • English speaking guide.
    • Entry fee to monasteries/ monuments in Indian Portion.

     

    Cost Includes in Bhutan Portion :

    • Neat & Clean Standard Hotels with all meals.
    • English Speaking Bhutanese Guide.
    • All ground transportation in Bhutan by air-conditioned/non-air-conditioned car/coach.
    • Entry fee to monasteries / monuments in Bhutan.
    • Visa & Tourism Development Fund.

     

    Cost Does not Includes :

    • International/ Domestic Flights
    • Lunches & Dinners in Delhi.
    • Sleeping bag and Personal clothing.
    • Insurance and medical evacuation.
    • Tips, hard & soft drinks, laundry, postage, telephone calls, anything not specified above and any item of personal nature.
    • Any expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as road block and flight cancellations due to natural calamities etc.
    • Entry fee of monuments in Delhi.
    • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Cost includes”.

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