Nepal Sikkim Bhutan Tour is an ideal tour to visit Nepal,
Sikkim and Bhutan. In the first part of this Tour we visit
Nepal. Nepal is the only Hindu Kingdom where middle age
traditions and culture are still alive. The Kathmandu Valley
of Nepal, which is the cultural and political center of Nepal,
is magnificent for its wealth of unique temple. In the second
part of this tour we visit Sikkim where travellers are fascinated by
its beauty. In the third part of
our tour we visit Bhutan. Bhutan is an extraordinary place
hardly touched by the hands of time. The Team of Indo
Vacations welcome you to visit India, Bhutan and Nepal. This
tour can be taken at any time of the year, except from June to
Day 1: Kathmandu
arrival in Nepal. The cosmopolitan city and the capital Kathmandu is
the main gateway for travellers to Nepal.
Kathmandu Valley is the
cultural and political heart of the country. Upon arrival, you are
met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the Hotel.
In the morning we start
our sightseeing by visiting Durbar Square.
Durbar Square is the
spiritual heart of Kathmandu. The old royal palace at the centre of
the city was surrounded by temples and other important buildings.
This is the most important point in Kathmandu to see the culture and
religion of Nepal. After visiting Durbar square we visit
Swayambhunath. The stupa at Swayambhunath is the most important and
oldest site of Buddhist worship in Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa is
famous for the eyes of Buddha which seem to observing the world from
all 4 directions. After Swayambhunath we visit Bodhnath.
the largest Stupa of Nepal. Around the octagonal base of Stupa there
are 108 images of Buddha where prayer ceremonies of Buddhist Lamas
are taking place since over 2000 years.
3: Kathmandu- Paro (by air)
Today we drive to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to
Paro. The rest of the day is free to relax at Paro.
Today we start our day by visiting the National Museum. After the visit of the National museum we go for an excursion to
monastery. In April 1998 a fire destroyed the main structure of
Tatiana Monastery, perhaps Bhutan's most photographed and famous site, perched on the side of a cliff 900m (2952ft) above the valley floor. It is also known as 'tiger's nest' because
is said to have flown to the site on the back of a tigress in the
eighth century. It has been one of the kingdom's most sacred sites
ever since, and will be rebuilt in its original style once an
auspicious date has been chosen.
5: Paro - Thimphu
Today we drive from Paro to Thimphu.
At 7,710 ft in the fertile valley of the
Wang chu river, the capital Thimphu is an engaging blend of the old and the new. The capital's most striking visual landmark is the magnificent Taschichho-Dzong, which is the seat of the Royal Government and Central Monastic Body. We visit today the national library to see the collection of rare and precious collection of
Buddhism. Today we also visit a painting school and the
center of the traditional medicines. In the evening we visit the Taschichho-Dzong
and Memorial Chorten.
7: Thimphu - Phuntsholing
Today we will drive from Thimphu to
Phuntsholing. The rest of the day
at leisure at the hotel.
8: Phuntsholing - Darjeeling
we will drive from Phuntsholing to Darjeeling.
Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) have spectacular scenery. Due
to its altitude of 2134 m and soothing temperature in Summer
Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in India.
9: Darjeeling - Ghoom - Darjeeling
In the morning, we will have train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom
monastery. In the afternoon we explore Darjeeling and its
surroundings. We visit the village Lablong and the institute of
mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the
natural surrounding and its habitants of this area.
10: Darjeeling - Pemayangtse
Very early in the morning we drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km.) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger hill (2590 m.) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on
Mount Everest (8842) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of
sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as
unforgettable. Later, after having breakfast, drive to Pemayangtse.
In the morning visit Pemanyangtse Monastery and
Afternoon at leisure.
12: Pemanyangtse - Yuksom
In the morning drive from Pemayangtse to
Yuksom. On the way visit Khechepori Lake.
In the morning visit the
of the first king of Sikkim and
Dhupdi Monastery. Afternoon at leisure.
Yuksom - Gangtok
In the morning drive from Yuksom to
Gangtok. On the way visit Tashiding Monastery. The Tashiding
monastery is nestled on the top of a hill that looms up between the Rathong river and the Rangit
river and is surrounded by a profusion of Prayer flags that flutter
in the air.
Today we visit the unique
Research Institute of Tibetology on a hilltop which was established in 1958 to promote research on
Buddhism. Here we will see the biggest collection of Tibetan scripts and an excellent collection of rare
Tank has, bronze and cult objects. We also visit
Orchid Sanctuary which is laying south of the institute. This Sanctuary contains over 450 indigenous species. Sikkim is considered paradise for orchid lovers. After the visit of sanctuary we walk through the bazaar of
Bangkok through the area of old palace and visit the monastery Gylwa. Today, you will also visit the
Rumtek monastery was built as a true copy of a
Tibetan monastery in recent years.
Gangtok - Kalimpong
Today, we will drive from Gangtok to Kalimpong.
On the way, you can also enjoy the rafting. Kalimpong, a remote hill station has been a meeting point of the once
"three closed lands" on the trade route to Tibet. The beautiful
mountain scenery and the abundance of flowers have made Kalimpong an
attractive resort. In the evening arrive in Kalimpong. Overnight stay
In the morning you will visit Doorpin Monastery and Bazaar in
Day 18: Kalimpong
- Bagdogra - Delhi (by air)
In the morning drive from Kalimpong to Bagdogra to catch flight to
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking
or languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
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