North East India & Bhutan Tour

North East India & Bhutan Tour

Package Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Destination Covered
Delhi - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Phuentsoling - Thimphu - Trongsa - Bhumthang - Punakha - Paro - Delhi

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  • Day 1: Arrival Delhi

    On arrival in Delhi you will meet our representative and assisted transfer to hotel

    Delhi The capital of Republic of India, Delhi is a bustling metropolis and a city of almost 17 million inhabitants. Delhi is a near perfect blend of the ancient and the modern and is seamlessly divided into two parts - Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi is part of the city that was designed by the Mughals and New Delhi was designed majorly during English rule and also known as "Lyutens" Delhi.
    Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi.

    Day 2: Delhi - Bagdogra - Darjeeling

    Early morning transfer to the airport for flight to Bagdogra. Upon arrival at Bagdogra, assistance and proceed to Darjeeling (110 kms).
    On arrival at Darjeeling - check into hotel.
    Darjeeling is at height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills - It is also home to the famous World Heritage train - The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
    Late afternoon enjoy the leisurely walk on the he Mall. The Mall is center of town lined by small souvenir shops, cafes and tea stalls. The mall leads to the square called "Chaurastha" where there is music and bookshop selling antique books & magazines on India & Tibet.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Darjeeling

    Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill (10 kms south of Darjeeling) for a sunrise view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. On a clear day the entire chain is visible, with the 'Kanchenjunga' in the center and the 'Kabru' and the 'Pandim' peaks on either side. To the right are the "3 sisters" - Everest, Makalu and Lhotse. To the east, in the distance are the Tibetan peaks.
    Later transfer to the Railway Station for Toy Train journey to Ghoom. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is lovingly called the "Toy Train". The Toy Train ride is a romantic approach to the Himalayas, a mysterious region. The landscape can only be described as spectacular and the views of the Himalayan peaks breathtaking.
    Later leave for the Half Day city tour which includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Rope way, Tensing Gompa Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda - Back to hotel - Evening free to stroll around the area
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Darjeeling - Gangtok

    After breakfast, drive to Gangtok (180 kms) and check in at hotel.
    En route passes through beautiful hills covered with tea plantations around Darjeeling, before plunging towards the Tista river and then up along the river to Gangtok.
    Gangtok - The capital of the state of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill stations with varied options for tourist – It is known for the monastery, Orchids, High altitude Lake and butterflies.
    Afternoon proceed to Rumtek Monastery the seat of the gyalway Karmapa, head of the Kagyapa seat of Buddhism and built by him when he took refuge in Sikkim. It houses some of the world's most unique art efacts, ancient manuscripts and icons. Visit the Institute of Tibetology with its superb "Thankas" and also the "Orchid Sanctuary" which is a botanical garden offering 500 varieties of Orchids.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5: Gangtok - Phuntsholing (Bhutan)

    After breakfast our drive through enchanting landscapes of scenic splendor toward the little town of Phuntsholing, gateway to the Samchi district in the Dragon Kingdom, Bhutan (230 kms).
    Upon arrival, check-in at Hotel. Phuntsholing is a fascinating mixture of intermingling of Bhutanese, Indian, Nepalese culture.
    Evening take a stroll around Phuntsholing town and visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, the temple situated in city center. It represents the heaven of Guru Rinpoche.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 6: Phuentsoling - Thimphu

    After breakfast drive to Thimphu (179 kms), the modern capital town of Bhutan. The capital town of Bhutan and the center of government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. Although not what one expects from a capital city, Thimphu is still a fitting and lively place. Home to civil servants, expatriates and monk body, Thimphu maintains a strong national character in its architectural style
    Arrive Thimphu and check into the hotel.
    Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Thimphu

    After breakfast, leave for the full day sightseeing of Thimphu Valley which includes visit to the National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts, Painting school famous for it’s traditional thangkha paintings, Traditional Medicine Institute famous for it’s Herbal medicines. Also visit the Memorial Chorten, the beautiful Stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s third king and Tashichhodzong, the beautiful fortress/monastery.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 8: Thimphu - Trongsa

    After early breakfast, drive to Tongsa (200 kms) via Dochula pass (3,050m). From this pass, if the weather permits, you can see a range of high Himalayan peaks towards the north east. Later drive to Wangdiphodrang town for lunch. The descent from Dochula into Wangdiphodrang valley is quite long as the altitude difference is 1700 meters. Proceed to Tongsa across Pelela pass (3,300 m ), the traditional boundry between east and west. The pass is marked by a large prayer flag and the ground is covered with high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop enroute at Chendbji Chorten, which was built in 18th century by a Lama named Shida, it is Nepalese in style with eyes painted at four cardinal points.
    Arrive Tongsa and check into the lodge.
    Trongsa forms the central hub of the nation and is historically the place from where attempts at unifying the country were launched. Both His Majesty King Ugyen Wangchuck, the Penlop of Trongsa, who was elected the country's first hereditary monarch and his successor, King Jigme Wangchuck, ruled the country from Trongsa ancient seat. The Crown Prince of Bhutan normally holds the position of the Trongsa Penlop prior to ascending the throne including the present King.
    Overnight at lodge.

    Day 9: Trongsa - Bhumthang

    After breakfast, visit to Tongsa Dzong built by Shabdrung in 1647 and visit the Ta Dzong (watch tower), dedicated to Buddhist epic hero, King Gesar of ling.
    Later drive to Bumthang (68 Kms). 29 kms ahead of Tongsa, en route visit to cultivated valley known as Chumey valley. On arrival in Bumthang, check-into the lodge.
    Afternoon visit Kurje Lhakhang where the saint Padsambhava subdued a local demon and left his body imprint in a rock, The Jambey Lhakhang ( 7th century temple), Tamshing Monestery, the jakar Dzong and Swiss Farm House.
    Overnight at lodge.

    Day 10: Bhumthang - Punakha

    After Breakfast drive to Punakha (125 kms) en route visiting 17th century majestic Wangdi Dzong followed by visit to local market. the district of Wangdiphodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.
    Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan until and still it is the winter seat of Je Khenpo (the chief abbot). Blessed with temperate climate and owing to its natural drainage from Pho Chhu (male) and Mo Chhu (female) rivers, the Punakha valley produces abundant crops and fruits. There are splendid views of the distant Himalayas at Dochula pas (alt. 3,050m) on Thimphu – Punakha road
    Evening visit Punakha Dzong, a massive structure built at the junction of two rivers. It was the capital of Bhutan until 1955, and still serves as the winter residence of the monk body. The first King, Ugyen Wangchuck was crowned here in 1907. The fortress has withstood several damages from fire, earthquake and flood.
    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 11: Punakha - Paro

    After breakfast drive to Paro (70 kms) and check in at hotel.
    Afternoon sightseeing in Paro valley includes, visit to Ta Dzong, the National Museum which in the past served as watchtower for the Paro Dzong. Then walk down the trail to visit Paro Dzong (Rinpung zong) built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it has a long and fascinating history. Evening drive to Drukgeyl Dzong, built in 1647 by the Shabdrung to ommemorate Bhutanese victory over the Tibetans in war of 1644. Also en route visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 12: Paro - Delhi

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for an overnight.

    Day 13: Delhi - Departure

    In time transfer to the international airport for flight back to home.

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