About Bhutan :
Bhutan known as Druk Yul the Dragon Kingdom is perhaps the
last Shangri-La, practically unmarried by modern highways,
railroads and industrial plants. Bhutan follows Lama
Buddhism as it's main religion. A religion that is still
very much alive and deep rooted in the life of it's people.
Known for it's unspoiled tradition and culture BHUTAN the
past is still the present and it's religion still a way of
Bhutan Tour: Day 01 GANGTOK TOUR
In the morning we visit Rumtek Monastery. Rumtek has a large
monastic school for monks, the order of the Monastery was
founded in 11th Century, building is not so old but quite
impressive. In the afternoon we visit Orchadium and Lal
Bazaar in Gangtok.
Bhutan Tour: Day 02 GANGTOK/LACHUNG (2700m)
Today we drive 120 km/6 hr to North Sikkim, an area which is
scenically beautiful and has been opened for the tourists
just 3-4 years back. En route we visit Phodong Monastery
built by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal somewhere in the first
quarter of 18th century. Overnight in Lodge/simple hotel.
Bhutan Tour: Day 03 LACHUNG/YUMTHANG/LACHUNG
Drive 24 km to visit Yumthang valley which is quite wide
with snow capped mountains. During March/April specially it
is full with rhododendron flowers. We will make some
excursion in this picturesque valley. O/N drive back to
Bhutan Tour: Day 04 LACHUNG/GANGTOK
Drive back. O/N hotel.
Bhutan Tour: Day 05 GANGTOK/RUMTEK/KALIMPONG
We do some other sight seeing of Gangtok in the morning,
drive 24 km to Rumtek on the other side of Ranipul valley.
Rumtek has a large monastic school for monks, the order of
the Monastery was founded in 11th century, building is not
so old but quite impressive. Drive on to Kalimpong 76 km/3
hr. Visit monastery and curricular centre where silk worms
are bred and silk is produced O/N hotel.
Bhutan Tour: Day 06 KALIMPONG/PHUNTSHOLING
Drive to Phuntsholing, the Bhutanese border 140/ 5 hr km.
Our Bhutan agent will take over after the passport
formalities at the border. O/N Druk hotel.
Bhutan Tour: Day 07 PHUNTSHOLING/THIMPU
Drive 175 km/6 hr. Lunch at Bunakha Cafeteria. O/N Hotel
Taksang or similar.
Bhutan Tour: Day 08 THIMPU VISIT
Morning visit the memorial stupa of the late king, built in
1974, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine is
still practised. Later on we visit painting school, where
children learn ancient art of painting, and Handicraft
Bhutan Tour: Day 09 THIMPU/PUNAKHA/THIMPU
Day excursion to Punakha/70 km via Ducha La (pass)/3050 m.
On a clear day we can have superb view of high peaks of
Bhutan. Punakha is the old capital of Bhutan and present
winter capital for Monk body. After viewing the Dzong enjoy
picnic lunch and drive to Wangdi Phodrang to see the Dzong
(Monastery). Drive back to Thimpu
Bhutan Tour: Day 10 THIMPU/PARO
Morning drive to Paro 54 km/2 hr. En route visit Simtokha
Dzong, the oldest in Bhutan built in 1627. Visit Ta Dzong
built in 17th century, Taksang Monastery (Tiger's Nest) and
Paro town, Paro Dzong (view only). O/N Paro.
Bhutan Tour: Day 11 PARO/DELHI
Today we proceed to Delhi to each our next destination.