Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
Arrive in Delhi , meet and greet at the airport & warm welcome with the flower garlands followed by transfer to hotel . ( Check in time 1200 hrs )
Afternoon half day orintation tour in New Delhi to include Bhai Temple , Qutab Minar , India gate and Government buildings . Overnight at hotel
Day 02 : Delhi - Bagdogra (By Flight) - Darjeeling
Morning transfer to airport to connect flight to Bagdogra . On arrival at Bagdogra Airport you will be met by our guide and you will be transferred by car to Darjeeling ( 90 kms / 4 hrs ) . This drive takes about 3 and ½ hrs to 4 hrs and passes through small villages, tea gardens and township of Kurseong. There is every possibility of you seeing the Toy train as the Toy Train runs along the high way of Darjeeling. Overnight on hotel
Day 03 : Darjeeling
Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill and Ghoom Monasery , after breakfast city sightseeing in Darjeeling visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute , Zoological Park , Tibetan camp and local bazaar , afternoon visit tea estate. (Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Zoo closed on Thursday) . Overnight at hotel
Day 04 : Darjeeling - Pemayangtse ( 127 km 5/ 6 hrs )
Morning after breakfast drive to Pemayangtse. This is a beautiful drive through the pine forests of Darjeeling Hills and through chinchona , Upon arrival check in Hotel
Afternoon visit to Pemayangtse Monastery. This monastery was built in 1705 and is the second oldest monastery of Sikkim. This monastery belong to the Ningmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism . Overnight at hotel
Day 05 : – Pemayangtse - Gangtok ( 120 km / 5 hrs )
Morning drive to Gangtok , spectacularly located along a ridge overlooking the Kanchenjunga Mountains, the mountainside capital of the tiny state of Sikkim. Looking like something out of a fairy tale. Gangtok`s houses balance precariously on steep mountain slopes above incredible scenic panoramas. Pagodas have painted turquoise roof, and busy bazaars are filled with elegantly costumed smiling faced people, adding to the magic of this scene . Overnight at hotel
Day 06 : Gangtok
Morning excursion to Rumtek Monastery & Institute of Tibetology. Afternoon sightseeing in Gangtok to include Cottage industry, Enchey Monastery , local bazaar. Overnight at hotel
Day 07 : Gangtok - Kalimpong ( 80 km / 3 hrs )
Morning drive to Kalimpong , afternoon sightseeing in Kalimpong. Kalimpong famous for its abundant flowers. Amoung the sights you will see are Raja Dorje Market and the Tibetan Monastery. This peaceful and scenic town includes a number of houses bearing testament to the town`s heritage and gracious living in the early 1900s. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Kalimpong - Phuentsholing ( 140 km / 5 hrs )
Morning after breakfast drive to Phuentsholing , on arrival in Phuentsholing, met by our representative at the hotel followed by check-in and installation. The gateway to the south, Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial Centre on the northern edge of the Indian plains. Situated directly at the base of the Himalayan foothills, it is a fascinating mixture of Indian and Bhutanese, a perfect example of mingling of people and their culture.
Evening at leisure . Overnight at the hotel
Day 09 : Phuntsholing – Thimphu (180 km / 6 hours drive)
Morning after breakfast drive to Thimphu. After 4 km drive from Phuentsholing, visit Kharbandi Gompa, the beautiful monastery situated in a garden of tropical plants and flowers. The monastery contains paintings depicting scenes from the life of Buddha and statues of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rimpoche. From the monastery garden there is a splendid view of Phuentsholing and plains of West Bengal and their tea gardens beyond.
Proceed further to Thimphu. This entire drive is very pleasant with numerous scenic spots en route. Lunch would be served enroute .
Fives miles, before Thimphu, visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom which now houses the School for religious and cultural studies.
Dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Thimphu
After breakfast in the morning sightseeing in Thimphu of the following :-
National Library ( Closed on Weekends ) , Then visit the Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts ( Closed on Weekends ) followed by the folk Heritage and National Textile Museums ( Closed on Sunday ) , a fascinating testimony of Bhutan’s living traditions,Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 11 : Thimphu – Wangdue (68 km , approx 3hrs drive )
After breakfast , drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the roadDrive further on to Wangduephodrang , the last town on the central highway before central Bhutan. Visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong - Sitting on top of the hill at the confluence of Punakha Chhu and Tang Chhu rivers, Wangduephodrang Dzong is town’s most visible features.
Evening at leisure . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Punakha .
Day 12 : Wangdue / Paro (125 km, approx 4 hours drive)
Morning after breakfast drive to Punakha to visit the Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Then proceed towards Paro . Upon arrival check in at your hotel .
Afternoon will be followed by a visit to the National Musuem - the Ta Dzong (Closed on Sun & Mon ) , once a watchtower, built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Ta Dzong was inaugurated as Bhutan’s National Museum in 1968.
Evening at leisure . Dinner and Overnight at hotel
Day 13 : Paro
Morning excursion to Taktshang Lakhang ( 5hrs hike total ) : perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro Valley floor. Dinner and Overnight at hotel
Day 14 : Paro - Delhi (By Flight)
Morning after breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for your onward flight to Delhi . On arrival transfer to hotel . Evening at leisure . Overnight at hotel
Day 15 : Depart Delhi
Early Morning transfer to airport for your onward flight