Darjeeling Bhutan Tour
Darjeeling Bhutan Tour covers the most isolated Himalayan Region of Darjeeling and Bhutan,which is famous for Himalayan culture, great views, Buddhist traditions & unexploited customs. Darjeeling, is known as the Queen of Hill Stations lies in the north part of West Bengal (India) .Bhutan is the country which is also known as Druk Yul that means the land of Thunderbolt. Darjeeling was hill station ever since the British established it as a rest and recreation centre for their troops over a hundred and fifty years ago. There are interesting sightseeing tours among others: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum and the Zoological Park, also called Darjeeling Zoo, is renowned for specializing in conservation breeding programmed of Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolf, Red Panda and other endangered fauna of Eastern Himalayas. It is an ideal place to take a relaxed stroll under watchful gaze of the mighty Kanchenjunga range. Tours to Bhutan, the land of the peaceful thunder dragon is known to the world by several names such as the Last Shangri-La or the Last Place on the Roof of the World.
Boundless Journeys tours in Bhutan also shows the country harmonious culture and pervasive spirituality with prayer flags flutter in crisp alpine winds. Ancient Buddhist temples hug dramatic cliffs. Monks, clad in red robes, live simply as they have been for centuries. Spring (months of March, April & May) and Autumn (months of September, October & November) are the best seasons for travel to Bhutan as there are couple of festivals in different places in these months. Darjeeling and Bhutan tour, witness the century old Buddhist monasteries, walk the mountain cliffs and hike the rice paddies stair-steps down the steep hillsides. Blessed with a cool climate, it has, perhaps, the most stunning view of the Himalayan range. The view of Darjeeling and Bhutan will mesmerize the all travel lovers.
|Day 01:||Arrival Darjeeling|
|Day 02 & 03 :||Darjeeling Sightseeing|
|Day 04:||Darjeeling- Pemayangtse|
|Day 05:||Pemayangtse- Gangtok|
|Day 06:||Sightseeing in Gangtok|
|Day 10:||Paro Departure|
Day 01:Arrival Darjeeling.
flight Kathmandu-Bhadrapur and further drive to Darjeeling, We take jeep to Darjeeling and will pass through several tea states. Overnight HOTEL in Darjeeling.
Day 02 & 03: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Perched at a height of 2134m, is the most important and organized hill- resort in Eastern India. Chowrasta is situated on the ridge above the Darjeeling town and is lined with shops and restaurants. It is an ideal place to take a relaxed stroll under watchful gaze of the mighty Kanchenjunga range. Near by you find the Mall with exquisitely designed wooden shops constructed during the British Raj. In and around Darjeling are interesting sightseeing tours to among others: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum and the Zoological Park, which shelters the most exotic breed of high altitude Himalayan fauna. In 1995 for the first time in India the snow leopard was bred in captivity in this zoo. The Passenger ropeway drops steeply down into the Rangit valley. Overnight hotel in Darjeling.
Day 04: Darjeeling- Pemayangtse.
Drive to Pemayantse, which is 105km far from Darjeeling, takes about 5 hour. You will visit monastries around pelling. Pemayangtse monastery, is the most important monasteries of Nyingmapa order .O/N in Hotel
Day 05: Pemayangtse- Gangtok.
Drive about 112km further east, takes about 5 hours then you will reach Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. After arrival, you will stroll around the bazaar of Gangtok. O/N in Hotel.
Day 06:Sightseeing in Gangtok.
Today you will visit Enchey monastery, Tashi view point from where you will have panoromic view to the Himalayas and Gangtok city, Institute of Tibetology and flower museum. Afternoon, you will visit Rumthek Monastery, this monastery. Rumthek Monastry is 23km far from Gangtok, is the international abode of Karmopa, the third largest buddhist figure in Tibetan Buddhism. Kormopa is the head of the Kargykpa sect. O/N in Gangtok.
You will drive about 7 hours over the plane of Siligurhi. You will pass by many tea gardens. O/N in Phunsoling(Bhutan)
You will have 6 hours of drive. Sightseeing of Tashichho Dzong,the seat of central government, where both the temporal & spiritual heads of the country preside.The Dzong was rebuilt in the 1960s on the ruins of early structure.Visit the memorial Chorten,built in the memory of the late king. Stroll through town. You may see the game of Archery in the chamlingthang compound, below the town.Dinner & overnight at HOTEL.
You will have two hours of drive. Paro is picturesque valley with clusters of hamlets amid terraced paddy fields.Paro retains tradition by way of architecture and simple way of life.Visit Ta Dzong which offers varied collection ranging from ancient armour to textiles and thanka paintings. Visit Drukyal Dzong or the fort of Drukpa victory. The other attraction includesFarmhouse, Rinphung Dzong etc.
Day 10:Paro Departure
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in listed Hotels in Bhutan and Darjeeling
- Daily breakfast in the hotel in Darjeeling and Bhutan
- All ground transfers and sightseeing by Private Car in Bhutan and Darjeeling
- English speaking local guides
- Sightseeing admission fees
- Bhutan permit Bhutan visa processing
Price does not Includes:
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tipping, laundry, phone etc.
- All Lunches and dinners.
- Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events such as flight delay, cancellation, trip interruption due to inclement weather, civil unrest etc.
- Emergency medical transportation.
- Travel insurance.
- International air fares.
- International fares are quoted separately.