Upon arrival at Kolkata airport, you are then transferred to your hotel. Later enjoy evening Dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning transfer to board flight to Paro. Upon arrival at Paro Airport, (2200Mts). After immigration formalities and baggage collection, you will be met by our representative and afterward drive to Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan with en-route stop at Chuzom, the confluence of Thimphu and Paro rivers. Three different styles of stupas; Tibetan, Nepalese and Bhutanese adorn this confluence. On arrival, in Thimphu check-into the hotel. Evening an exploratory walk around Thimphu main street and market area. Overnight at the hotel.
In the morning, visit the handmade paper mill, School of Arts and crafts (Closed on Saturday, Sundays & Government holidays) where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan. Later visit national library & Simply Bhutan museum. Also, experience Archery at the Museum Itself. Later drive pass by memorial Chorten built in memory of the 3rd King. Visit Buddha viewpoint, Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery. Dinner & Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Today’s drive passes through Dochula pass (3100mts) making the most beautiful pass in Bhutan. 108 Druk Wangyel Chortens, built over the pass by queen mother in 2003 marks the pass more important than another passes. When the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a photo break, we will continue our drive to the warm valley of Punakha. On arrival, check into the hotel. Afternoon, we will visit the most beautiful Punakha Dzong, which houses the most elaborate temple in the country. The Dzong, showcase the finest example of the arts and crafts of Bhutan. Later in the day excursion to Chimi Lhakhang (from the hotel it is about 15 minutes drive till motorable road and then walk starts through paddy fields and villages. This is total about 1.1/2 hour walk, including both way). The Chimi Lhakhang, situated on a hillock in the center of the valley, also known as the temple of fertility. A walk through the village near the temple will give you rare glimpses into the daily life and lifestyle of the villagers. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
After breakfast drive back to Paro descending back down from Dochu La, follow the way back up the dramatic Wang Chhu and Paro Chhu river valleys, before crossing through Paro Town towards the north end of the valley. En route visit Simtokha Dzong, the place of profound tantric teaching, this dzong now houses a school for the study of the Dzongkha language. Later in the day after checking into the hotel, proceed to visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armor, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along with the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast excursion to Taktshang Monastery (approx 5 hours walk): It is one of the most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery and hence it is called ‘Tiger’s Nest’. Afternoon drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari, "mountain of goddess'' can be seen in all her glory from the approach road to the Dzong. On the way, visit the 7th-century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan. Evening an exploratory walk around Main Street and market area. Overnight at the hotel in Paro. Last day After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to Delhi/Kolkata. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell from Bhutan. Take your connecting flight from Kolkata to onward journey.
Arrival at Kolkata. Checkin at the Hotel in Kolkata. Visit to Dakshineshwar Temple and Kalighati Temple. Overnight stay in Kolkata.
Visit to to Shantiniketan and Visva Bharti University. Overnight stay in Kolkata.
Transfer from Kolkata to Sunderbans. Enjoy a village walking tour. Cruise through Jatirampur Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay in Sunderbans
Visit to Sajnekhali Watch Tower, Do-banki Watch Tower and Spotted Deer Rehabilitation Centre. Cruise through Matla Sea Face. Overnight stay in Sunderbans
Visit to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower. Cruise through the Islands of the Sundarbans Tiger Project Area. Transfer from Sunderbans to Kolkata. Overnight stay in Kolkata.
Visit to Belur Math – Sri Ramakrishna Temple, Eden Gardens and Park Street, followed by Rabindranath Tagore Museum, Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge. Check out from hotel in Kolkata for departure.
Arrival at Kolkata. Check-in to hotel in Kolkata. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Transfer from Kolkata to Sundarban. Visit to Sajnekhali Watch Tower. Overnight stay at Sunderban.
Visit to Do-banki Watch Tower, the Spotted Deer Rehabilitation Centre, Matla Sea Face in Boat Cruise. Cruising back through the 5 river junction to Pitchkhali, Overnight stay at Sundarban.
Visit to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower and Cruise through Rivers and Narrow Creeks of Pitchkhali, Sarakhkhali, Sudhanokhali, Bonobibi Dharani and visit to Watch Tower followed by a cruise around the Islands of the Sunderban Tiger Project Area, Transfer from Sunderban to Kolkata. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Visit to Howrah Bridge, Belur Math, Vivekananda Setu, Dakshineswar Temple, GPO, Writers Building, Eden Garden Stadium, St. Pauls Cathedral Church, Victoria Memorial Hall, Mother House & Birla Temple. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Check out from Hotel in Kolkata.
Arrival at Kolkata. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Visit to Old Heritage building of BBD Bagh, bank of the River Ganga, Flower Market at Howrah, Victoria Memorial, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kalighat Temple and the home of Mother Teresa, the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Transfer from Kolkata to Bali Island. Cruise through the Hogol, Gomor, Durgaduani and Gumdi rivers to the Sudhanyakhali watch tower through creeks and canals. Overnight at Bali Island.
Enjoy a full day game cruise and birding tour to Netidhopani watch tower. In the evening, enjoy the Bonbibi Yatra. Overnight at Bali Island.
Enjoy a walk through the village and cruise in a manually oared country boat and cruise to Dobanki to experience the Canopy Walk in the Tower. Transfer from Sunderban to Kolkata. Overnight at Kolkata.
Checkout from the Hotel.