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Butterfly Tour

Angling Tour
Meditation Tour
Flower Lovers Tour
Rhododendron Tour
Photo Tour

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Discover Sikkim
Sublime Lotus
Shangrila Tour
Pilgrimage Sikkim
Himalayan Splendour
Formidable Dzongs
On The Kanchendzonga Trail
The Roof Of The World
The Dragon Land
Pemayangste--The Sublime Lotus
A Journey Along The Teesta River
Monasteries & Chortens
Of Mist & Clouds
Ride On The Historic
World Heritage Train
Monasteries Of Sikkim
Monastics & Ascetics
The Buddhist Lamas
The Kazi Bhutias
The Lachenpas & Lachungpas
A Pilgrimage To Pemayangtse

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White Magic Trek
Dzongri Trek
Sangelila Trek

Green Lake Trek

Goecha-la Trek

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Duration :- 12 Days Tour

 

 
Day  
01

Calcutta

  Arrive Calcutta met & transfer to hotel. Overnight at your Hotel.
   
02 Calcutta
  Full Day city tour of Calcutta, visiting -
The Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, Fort William, Raj Bhawan , High Court , Indian Museum, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries Of Charity. Overnight at your Hotel.
03 Calcutta/Paro
 

Transfer to airport to connect flight to Paro in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro , immigration and custom formalities and transfer to the Hotel. Evening take a stroll around town’s main street. Overnight at the Hotel in Paro.

   
04 Paro/Punakha
  Morning take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also known as tiger’s nest. It is believed that Guru Rimpoche, the father of the Bhutanese strain of Mahayana Buddhism, arrived here on the back of a tigress and mediated at this Monastery. After that visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum. The museum collection includes ancient Bhutanese artefacts, weapons and country’s exquisite stamps. After Lunch drive to Punakha across Dochula pass (10,500 feet). Until 1955 Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan and still it is the winter seat of Je Khenpo. Visit Punakha Dzong built in 17th century at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
   
05

 Punakha/Thimpu

  After breakfast drive to Wangdi Phodrang about 45 minutes drive from Punakha. Wangdi is a typical small Bhutanese town. The town’s formidable Dzong is its most visible feature. After Lunch Drive to Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan and overnight at your hotel in Thimpu.
   
06

Thimpu

  Morning visit Tashicho Dzong situated on the banks of Wang Chhu river, It is home of the National Assembly. Next visit Bhutan’s National Library located close to the Thangkha Painting school and contains arguably the best collection of religious and historic literature in the Himalayas. Visit Handicrafts Emporium which displays wide assortments of beautifully handwoven and crafted products. Overnight at the Hotel in Thimpu.
   
07 Thimpu/Phuntsholing
  After breakfast drive to Phuntsholing enroute visiting Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627 which now houses the School for religious studies. Thimpu-Phuntsholing road was built in 1962 by Dantak, the Indian Border road Organisation. The drive on this route is very pleasant with numerous scenic spots enroute. Overnight at the hotel in Phuntsholing.
   
08 Phuntsholing/Silliguri/Darjeeling
  After breakfast drive to Silliguri passing through lush green tea garden enroute. Silliguri is infact the gateway of North-Eastern India and it is the main transit point for going to Darjeeling, Sikkim, Bhutan, Eastern Nepal and Assam. After lunch in Silliguri drive to Darjeeling. Overnight at the hotel in Darjeeling.
   
09 Darjeeling
  Early morning drive to Tiger Hill to watch the sun rise over the Kanchendzonga range The view from this place is indeed unforgettable, for colours change from grey to pink to luminous gold. Mount. Everest, the world’s highest peak is visible from Tiger Hill . On return visit Ghoom monastery built in 1850 by Lama Sherub Gyatso, a monk from Mongolia. Later visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, the house of the Late Tenzing Norgay, the sherpa who first climbed Mount. Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953.

Morning take a ride on the world heritage Himalayan toy train,Afternoon visit Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre which produces and sells a wide range of Tibetan artifacts and curios. It was established in 1954 to rehabilitate those refugees who had fled Tibet with the Dalai Lama in the wake of the Chinese invasion. Overnight at the Hotel in Darjeeling.
 
   
10 Darjeeling/Gangtok
  After breakfast drive to Gangtok – visit Enchey Monastery, Government Institute of Cottage Industries and the Institute of Tibetology built in traditional Tibetan style. Overnight at the Hotel.
   
11 Gangtok/ Kalimpong
  Morning visit famous Rumtek Monastery. Thereafter drive to Kalimpong. Visit Tharpa Choling Monastery, belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Dalai Lama ,Orchid Nursery. Overnight at the hotel.
   
12 Kalimpong/Bagdogra airport
  After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport for flight to Delhi to connect onward flight home.
 

Special Interest Tours
The Last Shangri La | Butterfly Tour | Angling Tour | Meditation Tour | Flower Lovers Tour | Rhododendron Tour | Photo Tour

Cultural Tours
Discover Sikkim | Sublime Lotus | Shangrila Tour | Pilgrimage Sikkim | Himalayan Splendour | Formidable Dzongs | On The Kanchendzonga Trail | The Roof Of The World | The Dragon Land | Pemayangste--The Sublime Lotus | A Journey Along The Teesta River
| Monasteries & Chortens | Of Mist & Clouds | Ride On The Historic World Heritage Train | Monasteries Of Sikkim | Monastics & Ascetics | The Buddhist Lamas | The Kazi Bhutias | The Lachenpas & Lachungpas | A Pilgrimage To Pemayangtse

Sikkim Treks
White Magic Trek | Dzongri Trek | Sangelila Trek | Green Lake Trek | Goecha-la Trek


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