Explore Sikkim with Bhutan Tour

Immerse Yourself in a World of Spiritually and Adventure

A small state in India, Sikkim is a perfect package of multiple surprises. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, it suits almost all kinds of travellers – nature lovers, adventure seekers, spiritually inclined. It's the least populous state in the country and a great destination for those who love meditation. On the other hand, Bhutan, the 'Land of Thunder Dragon', is known for its traditional values, authenticity and divinity. Bhutan's cultural legacy is also worth exploring. Buddhist monasteries and fortresses are located all across the country. The tour 'Sikkim and Bhutan Exploration' will definitely rekindle your love for travel all over again.

After your arrival in Kolkata, go for a sightseeing tour of the city. Known as the 'City of Joy', Kolkata is dispersed with a number of tourist attractions that you would like to see and know about. Major tourist attractions in the city include the Victoria Memorial, the Fort William, the Raj Bhawan, the St Paul's Cathedral and the Calcutta High Court among others. Catch your flight to Bagdogra Airport from where you'll drive to Darjeeling, one of the India's most beautiful hill stations. While in Darjeeling, you'll visit the Tiger Hill to soak up the charm of the spectacular sunrise. See the Ghoom Monastery, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and take a leisurely stroll through the local markets of Darjeeling. Next, head to Gangtok, capital of Sikkim. Here, you'll visit Do-Drul Chorte Monastery, Enchey Monastery and Tsomgo Lake. After visiting monasteries in Kalimpong, leave for the Indo-Bhutan border. Reach Phuentsholing to visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang which features Buddhist artifacts.

Set out on a sightseeing tour of Thimpu, capital of Bhutan. Visit the Paro Valley to feast your eyes on picturesque natural beauty. While in Paro, visit the fortress of Durkgyel Dzong and the traditional farm house which provides a window into the local culture of Bhutan. Get back to Kolkata for your flight back home.

Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata

After arriving at the Kolkata airport, meet our representative who'll escort you to your pre booked hotel. Rest and relax in the cozy comfort of the hotel room. In the evening, you may attend Darshan at the Kalighat Temple. Stay for the night in your hotel.

Day 02 : Kolkata

Kolkata - a crowded, noisy, but fascinating metropolis with it's public buildings strongly in British character. Enjoy full day tour of Kolkata visit The Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, Fort William, Raj Bhawan and the High Court are Highlight's. Also visit Late Mother Teresa's Children Home.

Day 03 : Darjeeling

Next morning, transfer to Kolkata airport to board a flight to Bagdogra. On arrival at Bagdogra airport, meet our representative. You will be driven to Darjeeling. Spend rest of the time to explore the city and local market of Darjeeling. Retire for the night in the hotel.

Day 04 : Darjeeling

Proceed for sightseeing tour of Darjeeling visit Tiger Hill - a strategic point to watch the spectacular sunrise. Also visit Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and experience the making of traditional items such as feather goods, woolen goods, carpets etc. in the Tibetan Refugee Self help center.

Day 05 : Gangtok

Head towards the perfect blend of past and present - Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim. On arrival, check into hotel and later go for the sightseeing tour visit Do-Drul Chorte a 200 year old Monastery and Enchey Monastery – a 200-yr-old monastery and Research Institute of Tibetology.

Day 06 : Tsomgo Lake

Today, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist monks used to study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Later drive back to Gangtok hotel for overnight stay.

Day 07 : Kalimpong

Morning visit famous Rumtek Monastery. It is a large monastery where many local students study. Then drive to Kalimpong - located at an altitude of 1250 meters. Evening visit Tharpa Choling Monastery, belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Dalai Lama. Also visit a flower nursery.

Day 08 : Phuentsholing

Depart for Indo – Bhutan border (220 kms/approx 07 hrs). From here, our Bhutan representative will receive you and take you to Phuntsholing. The evening is fixed for visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, a small temple containing various ancient Buddhist artifacts. Later, enjoy a leisure walk around the local market.

Day 09 : Thimpu

Today, prepare yourself to enter into a new country and discover new customs and religion on your route to the capital city of Bhutan, “Thimphu”. On arrival at Thimphu, day is free for relaxation.

Day 10 : Thimpu

Sightseeing tour of Thimphu will be preceded today. You will visit Tranhichho Dzong (The magnificent castle), Memorial Chhorten stupa built in the remembrance of Bhutan's third king, the National Library of Bhutan, textile and folk Heritage museum of Bhutan and the Government Handicrafts Emporium of Thimphu.

Day 11 : Punakha

Proceed for Punakha en-route visiting Do Chula pass possess most enthralling views of Bhutan. Arrive Punakha and visit the seventeenth - century Punakha Dzong and observe the Wangduephodrang Dzong at Wangduephodrang where one can find the confluence of Punakha Chhu and Tang Chhu rivers.

Day 12 : Paro

Today start your day with the departure to gorgeous valley of Paro which prides itself on comprising rich culture, picturesque beauty, hundreds of folklore. These sites include Ta Dzong, National Museum of the kingdom of Bhutan and Ringpung Dzong which you will visit on arrival to Paro.

Day 13 : Paro

Set off for the sightseeing tour of Paro where you will visit fortress of Durkgyel Dzong. Afternoon we will visit one of the traditional farm house to understand the lifestyle, culture and religion of the local residents. Evening is free for leisure activities.

Day 14 : Depart Paro

Day free for leisure and on time transferred to airport to board on your flight for Kolkata. Board flight back to home from Kolkata airport.

Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata

After arriving at the Kolkata airport, meet our representative who'll escort you to your pre booked hotel. Rest and relax in the cozy comfort of the hotel room. In the evening, you may attend Darshan at the Kalighat Temple. Stay for the night in your hotel.

Day 02 : Kolkata

Kolkata - a crowded, noisy, but fascinating metropolis with it's public buildings strongly in British character. Enjoy full day tour of Kolkata visit The Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, Fort William, Raj Bhawan and the High Court are Highlight's. Also visit Late Mother Teresa's Children Home.

Day 03 : Darjeeling

Next morning, transfer to Kolkata airport to board a flight to Bagdogra. On arrival at Bagdogra airport, meet our representative. You will be driven to Darjeeling. Spend rest of the time to explore the city and local market of Darjeeling. Retire for the night in the hotel.

Day 04 : Darjeeling

Proceed for sightseeing tour of Darjeeling visit Tiger Hill - a strategic point to watch the spectacular sunrise. Also visit Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and experience the making of traditional items such as feather goods, woolen goods, carpets etc. in the Tibetan Refugee Self help center.

Day 05 : Gangtok

Head towards the perfect blend of past and present - Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim. On arrival, check into hotel and later go for the sightseeing tour visit Do-Drul Chorte a 200 year old Monastery and Enchey Monastery – a 200-yr-old monastery and Research Institute of Tibetology.

Day 06 : Tsomgo Lake

Today, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist monks used to study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Later drive back to Gangtok hotel for overnight stay.

Day 07 : Kalimpong

Morning visit famous Rumtek Monastery. It is a large monastery where many local students study. Then drive to Kalimpong - located at an altitude of 1250 meters. Evening visit Tharpa Choling Monastery, belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Dalai Lama. Also visit a flower nursery.

Day 08 : Phuentsholing

Depart for Indo – Bhutan border (220 kms/approx 07 hrs). From here, our Bhutan representative will receive you and take you to Phuntsholing. The evening is fixed for visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, a small temple containing various ancient Buddhist artifacts. Later, enjoy a leisure walk around the local market.

Day 09 : Thimpu

Today, prepare yourself to enter into a new country and discover new customs and religion on your route to the capital city of Bhutan, “Thimphu”. On arrival at Thimphu, day is free for relaxation.

Day 10 : Thimpu

Sightseeing tour of Thimphu will be preceded today. You will visit Tranhichho Dzong (The magnificent castle), Memorial Chhorten stupa built in the remembrance of Bhutan's third king, the National Library of Bhutan, textile and folk Heritage museum of Bhutan and the Government Handicrafts Emporium of Thimphu.

Day 11 : Punakha

Proceed for Punakha en-route visiting Do Chula pass possess most enthralling views of Bhutan. Arrive Punakha and visit the seventeenth - century Punakha Dzong and observe the Wangduephodrang Dzong at Wangduephodrang where one can find the confluence of Punakha Chhu and Tang Chhu rivers.

Day 12 : Paro

Today start your day with the departure to gorgeous valley of Paro which prides itself on comprising rich culture, picturesque beauty, hundreds of folklore. These sites include Ta Dzong, National Museum of the kingdom of Bhutan and Ringpung Dzong which you will visit on arrival to Paro.

Day 13 : Paro

Set off for the sightseeing tour of Paro where you will visit fortress of Durkgyel Dzong. Afternoon we will visit one of the traditional farm house to understand the lifestyle, culture and religion of the local residents. Evening is free for leisure activities.

Day 14 : Depart Paro

Day free for leisure and on time transferred to airport to board on your flight for Kolkata. Board flight back to home from Kolkata airport.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Private vehicle with driver & staff assistance

Accommodation

13 nights in Handpicked hotels, Hill resorts

Meals

13 Breakfasts, 06 Lunches, 11 Dinners

Transport

All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Entry Tickets

Monument & Museum entrance tickets

Guides / Escorts

Expert local Escort for whole tour

Activities

Boat ride, Toy train joy ride

Other inclusions

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

What’s not included

Flights

International or domestic flights are not included

Travel insurance

Please carry a valid travel insurance

Visa

Visa fee and charges

Meals

Meals not specified

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

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