his tour has specially been designed for the travelers interested to visit the Dragon kingdom-Bhutan along with enchanting hill resorts of Northeast India. From breathtaking views of Himalayas to the best tea gardens of the world; from monasteries to colourful local bazaars; from Tibetan influence to untouched, unspoiled, pristine glory of North-east India make this tour most influencing and ever memorable.
 
Day 01: NEW DELHI: Welcome in India. Transferred to your hotel. Day at leisure.
   
Day 02: THIMPU: Fly to Paro. Met on arrival & transferred to your hotel in Thimpu. Day at
 
leisure.

Lamas performing rituals at the Tsechu festival, Wangdiphodrang

 
Day 03: THIMPU: Daylong sightseeing includes Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicines Institute, Handicrafts Emporium, and Simtokha Dzong- Bhutan's most ancient fortress. Evening free to explore colourful bazaar of Thimpu.
   
Day 04: PUNAKHA: Drive through most spectacular views of Himalayas to Punakha. Soft green herbs and a riotous canvas of flowers make the view breathtaking. Afternoon visit Punakha & Wangdiphodrang Dzong.
   
 
Day 05: THONGSA: Drive to the ancient town of Tongsa. Afternoon visit Thongsa Dzong, the Ta Dzong and the local bazar. The massive, many-leveled Tongsa Dzong is still home to a large community of monks.

Beautiful Thongsa Dzong, Thongsa

 
Day 06: PARO: Drive to the enchanting valley of Paro, home to many of Bhutan's oldest temples and its first airport. Remaining day at leisure.
   
Day 07: PARO: Morning, visit Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong (National Museum), Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang- one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of Bhutan. Afternoon, excursion to Taktsang Monastery, which clings to a cliff of a sheer 3,000-foot rock face.
   
Day 08: PHUNTSHOLLING: Proceed to the gateway town of Phuntsholing, a fascinating mixture of Bhutanese and Indian cultures. Afternoon visit to Kharbandi Monastry.
   
Day 09: SILIGURI: Drive to Siliguri crossing Indo-Bhutan border. Day at leisure.
   
Day 10: DARJEELING: Drive to the most beautiful hill resort of Eastern India, Darjeeling. Arrive and check in your Hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
   
Day 11: DARJEELING: Drive to the Tiger Hill to view sunrise and the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga. Later visit Senchal Lake and Ghoom Monastery. Afternoon city tour includes Himalayan Mountaineering Institute along with a visit to the Tea Estate, where you can watch the pickers at work.
   
Day 12: KALIMPONG: Morning enjoy a fascinating drive through Tea estates to another beautiful hill resort, Kalimpong, Here, you visit Gladioli flower nurseries, Dr. Graham's unique school, sericulture institute and the bustling bazaars of the small hill town.
   
Day 13: GANGTOK: Drive to Gangtok, known for its orchids & flowers and for the heavy influence of the Tibetan culture. Arrive and check in your hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
   
Day 14: GANGTOK: Morning excursion to the Rumtek Monastery and the Research Institute of Tibetology. The Rumtek Monastery is a structure of great beauty, where the 16th Gwalpa along with his followers took refuge after the Chinese invaded Tibet. Later enjoy city sightseeing.

Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok

Day 15: DELHI: Morning drive to Bagdogra airport to board your flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and Check in your hotel. Rest of the day is at your discretion.
 
Day 16: DELHI: Assisted departure transfer to the International airport in time to connect your flight back home.

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