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Bhutan and Sikkim Tour

Duration :14 days, 13 nights

PRICE: INR 76000 per person on twin sharing

DAY 1:
Arrival– Phuentsholing

Our representative will pick you up once you from Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drop you at the lovely Orchid Hotel in Phuentsholing.

If time permits, you will proceed for immigration or will stay the night in the hotel.

 
Stay Details : The Orchid , PHUENTSHOLING / Similar
DAY 2:
Phuentsholing – Thimphu

After breakfast, we will take you to Thimphu after the permit is done. You will have lunch on the way. If you reach Thimphu early you can go for sightseeing. 

Later in the evening, go to see Tashichho Dzong, a remarkable architectural structure that is currently the house of the throne room and seat of the government. 

You will be spending the night in a peaceful resort.

Stay Details : Peaceful Resort , Thimphu / Similar
DAY 3:
Thimphu – Punakha

After an early breakfast, we will take you for sightseeing to Kuensel Phodrang, which features the world’s largest sitting Buddha statue, towering at 167 feet. The statue is situated on top of a hill overlooking the city of Thimphu from where you can enjoy a great view of Thimphu Valley on both sides. 

Next, you will visit Folk Heritage Museum. The museum gives you a glimpse of the traditional Bhutanese lifestyle, in addition to artifacts from rural households; it also displays an impressive collection of typical household objects, tools, and equipment.  You will next head to Motithang Takin Preserve. It is a small natural preserve for the Takin, Bhutan's national animal.

Finally, you will end your tour at Memorial Chorten. The chorten (stupa) is a chief landmark in the capital city and is also the most sacred place of worship for the local people. 

After your sightseeing is over, you will head to Punakha, with a quick visit to Dochula Pass, which offers an amazing 360° panoramic view of the Himalayas on a clear day. Dochula Pass is also famous for the 108 memorial stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens” located on the top of the pass.

After you reach Punakha you will be spending your night at the beautiful Damchen Resort from where you get a nice view of the town and river.

Stay Details : Damchen Resort , PUNAKHA / Similar
DAY 4:
Punakha – Paro

After having breakfast, we will take you to see Punakha Dzong. This dzong is considered the most beautiful in the country, and the woodworks seen here are of the highest standards. The dzong has a Kuenray, chamber, where the kings of Bhutan are crowned. Your next stop is at Tamchog Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the 13th century saint Thangthong Gyalpo, the bridge builder. To get to the temple, one must cross an iron chain bridge. Crossing this very old bridge with its swaying and undulating movements can be quite an experience. 

After your sightseeing gets over you will head to Paro.

Stay Details : Rema Resort , Paro / Similar
DAY 5:
Paro

Today we will be driving you up to the base of Taktsang Monastery. You can buy a ticket if you wish to go inside the temple. The monastery itself is located in a dramatic setting, perched on a high cliff above Paro Valley.

You will spend the night at Rema Resort.

Stay Details : Rema Resort , Paro / Similar
DAY 6:
Paro – Chele La Pass – Phuentsholing

After breakfast we will drive you to Chele La Pass, which is a 1.5 drive from the valley floor in Paro. Apart from the beautiful view, the pass is also a hot spot for flora & fauna. You will then proceed on towards Phuentsholing.

You will be spending your night at Phuentsholing. 

Stay Details : The Orchid , PHUENTSHOLING / Similar
DAY 7:
Phuentsholing – Gangtok

Today you will be heading back to Gangtok. After you reach Gangtok, you will check into your hotel and spend your evening at leisure. The hotel provides a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges.

Stay Details : Royal Oaks , Gangtok / Similar
DAY 8:
Gangtok – Kalimpong – Gangtok

Kalimpong is a picturesque, sleepy town in West Bengal and is only a 3.5-hr drive from Sikkim. Slowly gaining traction as a tourist hotspot, its charm lies in the laid-back way of life and natural beauty.

After breakfast, you will be travelling to the quaint, little town of Kalimpong and visiting some beautiful spots such as Deolo Hill, Mangal Dham, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills, and flower nurseries.

Later after your sightseeing you will go back to Gangtok and you can spend your evening at leisure.

You will be spending your night in the beautiful Royal Oaks.

Note: May not cover all the sightseeing points

Stay Details : Royal Oaks , Gangtok / Similar
DAY 9:
Gangtok Sightseeing

Make sure you don’t skip your breakfast as you’ll be exploring the wonderful city of Gangtok today, and there are a lot of things to see. 

Depending on the best time to be at particular places (catching the sunrise or sunset, crowd, etc), you will be driven to various tourist spots accordingly.

Your day will include visiting the famous Banjhakri and Bakthang waterfalls. Both of these falls have their own unique, mesmerizing features. This is your chance to wear the traditional dress of Sikkim, provided at the stall there, and get your picture clicked.

You’ll also be visiting Do Drul Chorten (stupa) and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, two important religious places that are a must visit. The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology holds one of the largest collections of Tibetan works in the world outside Tibet.

To get a thrilling view of Gangtok city and the surrounding mountains, you’ll be taken for a ride on the Ropeway and also Tashi View Point.

End your day snacking on some authentic cuisine at the many local restaurants in MG Marg.


Stay Details : Royal Oaks , Gangtok / Similar
DAY 10:
Gangtok – Lachen

Brace yourself for spectacular views of the Himalayas today, as we drive you up to the picturesque mountain village of Lachen in North Sikkim. During the journey, you’ll make some memorable stops at Tashi View Point, Seven Sisters Waterfall, and Bhim Nala Waterfall.

Once you’ve reached Lachen, you’ll check in to Mount View Residency Homestay (or someplace similar). Spend the rest of the day exploring this scenic village, home to Lachenpas, a unique Sikkimese Bhutia community. If you’re in love with Tibetan architecture, prayer flags, and prayer wheels, then visit the Lachen Monastery/Gompa.

Stay Details : Mount View Residency , Lachen / Similar
DAY 11:
Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung

Get ready to ascend to an altitude of 17,800 feet today to view the riveting Gurudongmar Lake, one of the highest lakes in the world! Make sure your camera batteries are charged because you’re definitely going to have a click spasm. 

It’ll be hard to tear away from the beauty of the lake and the beautifully adorned yaks, but we’re going to drive you back to Lachen for some piping hot lunch. You’ll be surprised at how tasty the local cuisine is.

We know you’ll be itching to get back to the outdoor beauty of North Sikkim, so get doubled up to drive to the picturesque village of Lachung after lunch.  You will make a descent to Chungthang and drive up via another route to an elevation of 8,600 feet. 

At Lachung, you’ll check in to Potala Inn (or someplace similar). Take a good night’s rest because tomorrow we’re going to exhaust you with even more spectacular places. 

Stay Details : Potala Inn , Lachung / Similar
DAY 12:
Lachung – Yumthang Valley – Gangtok

After breakfast you will explore the beautiful valley of Yumthang, also known as Sikkim Valley of Flowers Sanctuary. You can witness rolling green meadows, river, and grazing yaks. From here you will be driven to Zero Point. 

Lunch is at Lachen before you head back to Gangtok. 
Stay Details : Royal Oaks , Gangtok / Similar
DAY 13:
Excursion Trip to Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, and Baba Mandir

Today you will view the natural wonders of the Himalayas of East Sikkim. 

First stop is the oval-shaped Tsomgo Lake (3000 m), spanning 1 km long and 15 m deep. It is considered sacred by the local people. Walk around it or take the ropeway, the view from any angle is mesmerizing.

After you’ve had a fill of the beauty, you’ll be taken to Baba Mandir, a shrine dedicated to “Baba” Harbhajan Singh, a soldier of the Indian Army who died near Nathula Pass.

You will soon make your way back to Gangtok for the night. 
Stay Details : Royal Oaks , Gangtok / Similar
DAY 14:
Departure

After breakfast, we’ll drive you to Bagdogra airport/N.J.P railway station. We hope you take back happy memories and await your return for another exciting trip with us.

Location :
Bhutan ,Sikkim
INCLUSIONS
  • Meet & greet upon arrival
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary in Innova/Xylo (vehicle will not be at your disposal)
  • Accommodation in the mentioned hotels for duration mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfast 
  • All permits, road taxes, Parking charges, and driver allowance
EXCLUSIONS
  • 5% GST
  • Travel insurance
  • Sightseeing entry fees, guide charge, camera fee, any up gradation will be extra charge.
  • Cost for evening snacks & tea.
  • Cost for airfare, train fare, or any other internal fare
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, mineral water, porter tip, etc
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle other than scheduled mentioned in the itinerary
ENTRY POINTS
  • Bagdogra(IXB),
  • N.J.P( New Jalpaiguri)
  • Jaigaon Bus Station
PARTNERS
CONTACT US
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