(12N/13D) - CODE ( 53 )
Day - 1 : Arrival in Delhi
Upon arrive in Delhi you will be welcome by our company representative and he will transfer you to Delhi domestic airport to board the flight for Bagdogra . On arrival at Bagdogra airport , Proceed to Darjeeling .Reach Darjeeling & check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 2 : Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise & Himalayan Range of Mount Everest & Kanchenjunga. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and the entire Himalayan range turn golden. Later back to hotel for breakfast, on the way visit to Ghoom Monastery which is one of the oldest Monasteries in the area built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height .After breakfast , enjoy Toy Train ride (joy ride ) from Darjeeling to Ghoom & visit to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refuges self help center (closed on Sunday)& Happy Valley Tea Estate (from outside) followed by walking tour of local markets etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 3 : Darjeeling-Gangtok
After breakfast at hotel, drive towards Gangtok ,on the way visit to Rumtek Monastery , later transfer the hotel for check in. Evening free at explore local market by walk. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 4 : Gangtok
Early morning visit to Tashi view point to see of Mt. Kanchenjunga subject to the weather ,After breakfast , visit to Labrang Gompa & phodang Gompa , next visit to Namgyal institute of Tibetology ( to see silk embroidered Thangkas ,Tibetan cloth painting & Buddhist books etc) Do Drui Chorten , Enchey Gompa etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 5 : Gangtok-Changu Lake-Gangtok
After breakfast at hotel, full day excursion to Changu Lake, situated 35kms outside the Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet .It is almost 1km long. Oval in shape with an depth of 50 ft. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters .After that visit to Baba Mandir ,later back to Gangtok .Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 6 : Gangtok-Kalimpong
After breakfast at hotel ,drive towards kalimong .On arrival check-in at hotel, later explore the beauty of Kailmpong (situated at an altitude of 1250m, Kalimpong’s location is ideal for pleasant ,relaxed gateway and become an important tourist destination owing to its temperate climate and proximity to popular tourist locations in the region .Kalimpong is well known for its many educational institutions Kalimpong and it also a house several Buddhist monasteries which hold a number of rare Tibetan Buddhist scriptures. In the early 18th century ,the Bhutan king also took it over. In 1865 ,After the Anglo-Bhutan war, it was annexed to Darjeeling. Scottish Missionaries came here in the late 1800s. The town thrived as a wool trading center with Tibet till 1950s. Now it is famous for its flower market, especially the wide array or orchids) ,Visiting flower nurseries, Thongsa Gumpa, Tharpa choling Monastery,, Zang Dog Palri fo Brang Monastery etc . Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 7 : Kalimpong-Jaigaon
After breakfast at hotel ,drive towards Jaigaon (India Boarder) .On arrival check in at hotel. Evening free at leisure . Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 8 : Jaigaon-Phuentsholing-Thimphu
After breakfast at hotel, Proceed for VISA formalities at the India-Bhutan boarder ,after VISA formalities enter in Phuentsholing (Bhutan side ) and drive towards Thimphu. On arrival check in at hotel. Later enjoy sightseeing of Thimphu, visit to memorial chorten.Tashi choe dzong ,paper factory ,Drubthob Goemba etc. Evening back to hotel, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 9 : Punakha Excursion
Early breakfast at hotel and after that full excursion to Punakha through Dochula pass. Reach Punakha, visit chu, Mo Chu ,Punakha Dzong & nearby places ,later back to Thimpo, en-route visit Simtokha Dzong from outside. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 10 : Thimphu-Paro
After breakfast at hotel ,drive towards Paro. Reach Paro & check in at hotel, later visit to Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong ) & National Museum (Ta Dzong) etc .Evening enjoy Bhutanese cultural Mask Dance show .Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 11 : Paro-Chalsa/Siliguri
After breakfast at hotel , drive towards Phuentsholing. After completing VISA Formalities at the boarder enter in India again and drive towards Chalsa, reach Chalsa and check in at hotel .Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 12 : Chalsa/Siliguri-Bagdogra-Delhi
After breakfast at hotel , drive towards Bagdogra and the guest to airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel ,rest of the day free at leisure. Over night stay at hotel.
Day - 13 : Departure
After breakfast at hotel, enjoy last minute sightseeing & shopping in Delhi till departure time , later transfer the guest to International airport to board the flight for onward journey & tour terminates.