¤ BHUTAN ON YOUR OWN - 01 ¤ (11 Nights & 12 Days)


Day 01:- Arrive Kolkata
Arrive Kolkata & transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour. Visit the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial & drive past Howrah Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street. Overnight Kolkata.
Day 02 :- Kolkata Bagdogra Darjeeling
Transfer to airport for Bagdogra flight. Arrive & drive to Darjeeling. Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful Hill Stations in Eastern India & has the highest Race Course in the World. Overnight Darjeeling.
Day 03 :- Darjeeling
Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful Hill Stations in Eastern India & has the highest Race Course in the World. Early morning visit the Tiger Hill. At the Tiger Hill, the early morning Sun rise displays a panorama of colours and sunsets are purple and gold. Beyond in the distance are the Himalayan Peaks. Return via the famous Ghoom Monastery. Later, visit the Lablong village, the Mountaineering Institute & Tenzing Norgay House - The first Everest Hero. Overnight Darjeeling.
Day 04 :- Darjeeling Pelling
Drive to Pelling. Pelling is famous for magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. Pelling is Situated at an altitude of 6,800 fee and offers good view of mountain ranges including the Koktang, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kabru, Dom, Kanchenjunga, Pandim, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Siniyalchu and others. Overnight Pelling.
Day 05 :- Pelling Gangtok
Drive to Gangtok. Gangtok - The capital of Sikkim and a city of great scenic beauty, is surrounded by green forests. There are a number of monasteries in and around Sikkim, each a symbol of Himalayan Buddhism. Overnight Gangtok.
Day 06 :- Gangtok
Morning city tour - visit the Enchey Monastery, Institute of Tibetology and Deer Park. Continue to visit the famous Rumtek Monastery belonging to the RED HAT sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight Gangtok.
Day 07 :- Gangtok Kalimpong
Drive to Kalimpong, nestling in the lush green mid ranges of the Himalayas. This exotic town of beautiful people, mystical and enchanting, with a rare ethnic blend of hill people. Gumpas, unusual churches, temples, monks and missionaries coexist in a jovial society. The quaint bustling bazar, is a wanderers delight, and a Pandora's box of surprises containing Buddhist thankas, hand beaten silver, Bhutanese weaves, Chinese lamps, Lepcha daggers, masks and a lot more. Kalimpong offers Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples, Christian Churches, Flowers, Orchids and exotic flora, old colonial bungalows, scenic view points. Overnight Kalimpong.
Day 08 :- Kalimpong Phuntsoling
Drive to Phuntsoling - the gateway into Bhutan from the sweltering plains of Indian West Bengal. The small town is spread at the foothills of the mountains that lead into the interiors. Given its border status and linkage to India, Phuntsholing also forms the hub of most industry and business in Bhutan. Overnight Phuntsholing.
Day 09 :- Phuntsoling Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu. Afternoon city tour. Visit the Memorial chorten, a huge stupa built in memory of the late King of Bhutan, visit the National Library, the Institute of Traditional medicine, the Institute of Arts and Crafts, the national Textile Museum, the Folk heritage Museum, the Zilukha nunnery Monstery and the Chnagnagkha Monastery. Overnight Thimpu.
Day 10 :- Thimpu Paro
Morning free in Thimpu. Later drive to Paro. Overnight Paro.
Day 11 :- Paro
Morning city tour. Visit Ta-dzong, the national Museum of Bhutan and visit the Museum, Visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong and then drive to Drugyal dzong and visit the ruined Fortress. On the way back, visit the Kichu Temple, built in the early 7th century, this temple is one of the oldest in Bhutan built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gempo. Afternoon free. Overnight Paro.
Day 12 :- Departure
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