BHUTAN SIKKIM BUDDHIST TOUR AT A GLANCE
Best Time to visit : Round The Year
Destinations Covered : Delhi- Paro- Thimphu- Punakha- Thimphu- Phungtsoling- Kalimpong-Gangtok- Darjeeling- Bagdogra- Delhi.
Exclusive tour package in the form Bhutan tours and Sikkim tour spiritualizes tourists with the view of the sacred monasteries of the neighbouring land of Kalimpong, phungtsoling, thimpu, punakha and the panoramic landscapes of the Indian destinations of Darjeeling, Gangtok and Bagdogra.
DAY 1 : Arrive Delhi Meeting and assistance. Later sightseeing tour of old and New Delhi visiting the Jama Masjid, the Red fort and the Rajghat- samadhi Mahatma Gandhi, India gate, drive past the government buildings, Diplomatic enclave visit Qutub minar and the Humayun Tomb. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 : Delhi / Paro Transfer to the international airport in time to connect flight for paro in Bhutan. Arrive paro. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer and check in at the hotel. Afternoon, sightseeing tour of paro visiting the national museum of Bhutan located in one of the watchtowers of vast white Paro Dzong. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3 :Thimphu Leave by road for thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Arrive thimphu and check in at the hotel. Later visit the tashichho dzong fortress monastery, the kings memorial, the dechenchholing palace and the monastery, the kings memorial, dechenchhloling palace and the Bhutan’s oldest Dzong – simtoka. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 : Thimphu – Punakha – Thimphu Leave by surface for same day excursion to punakha, the old capital of the kingdom. Return back to thimphu. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 : Thimphu – Phungtsoling Leave by surface to the border town of phungtsoling. Arrive phungtsoling and check in at the hotel. Later visit the kharbndi monastery located on a hilltop. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6 : Phungtsoling – Kalimpong Leave by surface for kalimpong tours, a small town set amongst the rolling foothills and deep valleys. Arrive kalimpong and check in at the hotel. Later visit the central market place where tribal people trade their wares, the tharpa choling Tibetan monastery and the thongsa gompa Bhutan monastery. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7 : Kalimpong – Gangtok Leave by surface for Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. Arrive Gangtok and check in at the hotel. Later visit the Enchey monastery, Institute of tibetology and the orchid sanctuary. Excellent views of mount Kanchenjunga can be had from several ponts in the vicinity. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8 : Gangtok – Darjeeling Leave by surface for Darjeeling, situated on a crescent shaped ridge facing the Himalayas, and coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens surrounding it. Arriver Darjeeling and check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 9 : Darjeeling Early morning, excursion to tiger hill, for magnificent dawn views of the eastern Himalayan peaks. Later visit the ghoom monastery and the Tibetan settlements with panoramic view of the terraced slopes with tea plantations and the world’s highest race course. Later visit the Himalayan mountaineering institute.
DAY 10 :Darjeeling- Bagdogra/ Delhi Leave by surface for Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra and transfer straight to the airport in time to connect flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer and check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 11 : Departure Delhi Transfer to the international airport to connect flight for your onward destination.