PRICE: INR 76000 per person on twin sharing
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.