The Dragon Trail: Sikkim & Bhutan – 16 Nights & 17 Days

Not Rated
Duration

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi

The Dragon Trail tour package is designed to allow you to explore Bhutan, a landlocked country that shares the eastern end of the Himalayas with India. The tour descends from Kolkata to Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Gangtok, Pheuntsoling, Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro. Enjoy boating on the Sumendu Lake’s charming shikaras. Enjoy a visit to Rumtek Monastery as well. In Gangtok, you should also see Tsomgo Lake, Himalayan Zoological Park, Deer Park, and the Nathula Pass.

Please keep in mind that this is just an example of a possible itinerary. We tailor holidays to your specific requirements. Please contact us if you require any changes so that we can tailor a vacation to your specific requirements for an unforgettable international tour.

Highlights

  • Visit the main tourist attractions in Kolkata, such as the National Library, Science City, Howrah Bridge, and Botanical Garden.
  • A guided tour of Mirik's top tourist destinations, including the Mirik Church, Bokar Monastery, Debisthan, Tingling View Point, and Orange Orchards
  • Tour of Darjeeling's top tourist destinations, such as the Observatory Hill, Happy Valley Tea Gardens, Lloyd Botanical Garden, and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Learn more about the Pemayangtse monastery.
  • Excursion to the top sights of Gangtok, including the Nathula Pass, Deer Park, and Himalayan Zoological Park's Tsomgo Lake
  • Check out the Rumtek Monastery.
  • Discover the main tourist sites in Thimphu, including as the Sakyamuni Buddha statue, the National Memorial Chorten, and Changangkha Lhakhang temple.

Day 1 : Kolkata

Meet our team at the Kolkata airport, who will take you to one of the hotels on our list. Relax in the cosy comfort of your hotel accommodation. Attend Darshan at the Kalighat temple in the evening. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day 2 : Kolkata

Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of Kolkata. The Town Hall, Botanical Garden, Howrah Bridge, Science City, and the National Library are among the major tourist attractions of Kolkata. Later in the day, go to the Victoria Memorial, Kolkata's most iconic landmark. In the evening, go to the Belur Math, where Swami Vivekananda lived and died. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel are included.

Day 3 : Kolkata – Bagdogra

After breakfast, transfer to Kolkata airport to catch a flight to Bagdogra. Meet our tour gide at Bagdogra airport, who will organise a seamless transfer to one of our Darjeeling hotels. Rest and unwind in your hotel room for the full day. In the evening, venture out to visit Darjeeling's local market. Stay in a hotel for the night.

Day 4 : Darjeeling – Mirik – Darjeeling

Enjoy a full-day excursion to Mirik the following day. When you get at Mirik, go on a sightseeing tour. Bokar Monastery, Debisthan, Tingling View Point, Orange Orchards, and the Mirik Church are the main tourist attractions in Mirik. Visit Sumendu Lake later in the day. The lake is surrounded on one side by a garden and on the other by pine trees. Enjoy boating on the Sumendu Lake's charming shikaras. Return to the hotel in Darjeeling in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5 : Darjeeling

Start early the next morning for Tiger Hills to see the beautiful sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak. After taking in the sunrise, return to Darjeeling for a sightseeing trip. Darjeeling's principal tourist attractions are the Lloyd Botanical Garden, Happy Valley Tea Gardens, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and Observatory Hill. In the evening, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6 : Darjeeling – Pemayangtse

Drive straight to Pemayangtse after breakfast in the morning. When you arrive in Pemayangtse, check into one of the hotels on our list. After a while of straightening your backs, proceed to the Pemayangtse monastery. The three-story structure is adorned with various frescoes and paintings throughout the monastery. Visit the Rabdentse Fort ruins and the Sangacholing Monastery later in the day. Visit Khecheopalri Lake in the evening. Return to your hotel room for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 7 : Pemayangtse – Gangtok

Drive directly to Gangtok after breakfast. When you arrive in Gangtok, stay at one of the hotels on our list. After a little break, set out to see Gangtok's major tourist sites. Tsomgo Lake, Himalayan Zoological Park, Deer Park, and the Nathula Pass are among the day's attractions. In the evening, go 7 kilometres from Gangtok to the Ganesh Tok temple. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day 8 : Gangtok – Rumtek – Gangtok

After breakfast, take a trip to Rumtek Monastery. The monastery is about 24 kilometres from Gangtok. Rumtek monastery houses the main shrine temple as well as monk dormitories. Tse-Chu Chaam and Kagyat Dance are two Tibetan festivities held at the monastery. Return to the hotel in Gangtok for dinner and an overnight stay in the evening.

Day 9 :

Drive to Tashi viewpoint first thing in the morning. Tashi Namgyal commissioned it, which is 4 kilometres from Gangtok. Aside from Mount Kanchenjunga, the Tashi Viewpoint provides an excellent view of the surrounding slopes. On the opposite hill, one can also visit the Labrang monastery. In the afternoon, take a trip to Phudong Monastery. The Phudong monastery houses roughly 260 monks and has a vast collection of ancient murals.

Day 10 : Gangtok – Pheuntsoling

After breakfast, proceed directly to Pheuntsoling. When you arrive in Pheuntsolling, check into one of the hotels on our list. After some rest, proceed to the Karbandi Monastery. Visit the Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang later in the day. The Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang temple has eight forms of Guru Rinpoche as well as murals depicting Buddha's life. In the evening, go to the Crocodile Breeding Centre, Amo Chuu. Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay after the visit.

Day 11 : Pheuntsoling – Thimphu

After breakfast, drive via hairpin turns to Thimphu. Thimphu, Bhutan's main city and capital, is peppered with numerous tourist attractions. When you arrive in Thimphu, book a room at one of the hotels on our list. Rest and unwind in your hotel room for the day. In the evening, enjoy a leisurely stroll across Thimphu to appreciate its picturesque splendour. Stay in a hotel for the night.

Day 12 : Thimphu

After breakfast, depart on a sightseeing tour of Thimphu. Thimphu's significant tourist attractions are the Changangkha Lhakhang temple, the National Memorial Chorten, the Zangthoperi Lhakhang, and the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. Visit the Dechencholing Palace and the Handicraft Center later in the day. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 13 : Thimphu – Wangdi – Punakha

Drive to Punakha after breakfast in the morning. Visit Wangdi on the way. The Wangdi valley is located in western Bhutan at an elevation of 1,300 metres. The area is well-known for its bamboo and stone artefacts. When you arrive at Wangdi, pay a visit to the Wangdiphodrang Dzong. Return to Punakha after the visit. When you arrive in Punakha, check into one of the hotels on our list for supper and an overnight stay.

Day 14 : Punakha – Paro

After breakfast the next day, go exploring Punakha Dzong. Drive to Paro after the visit. When you get in Paro, check into one of the hotels on our list. Spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. Explore the adjacent Paro area in the evening. Return to your hotel room for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 15 : Paro

After breakfast, depart on a sightseeing tour of Paro. Drgyel Dzong, Dungtsey Lhakhang, Taktsang, and Rimpung Dzong Monastery are among the most popular tourist attractions in Paro. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 16 : Paro – Kolkata

After breakfast, transfer to Paro airport to catch a flight to Kolkata. When you arrive in Kolkata, check into one of the hotels on our list. Rest and unwind in the cosy comfort of your hotel room for the day. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel in the evening.

Day 17 : Kolkata

After breakfast, transfer to Kolkata airport to board a flight to your next destination.

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Cab Transfer
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • Welcome drink on arrival (Non-Alcoholic)- 2 Pm to 5 Pm Available Only
  • Accommodation in well appointed A/c rooms with satellite connection LCD TV, electronic safe, Mini Bar( chargeable) and intercom.
  • Buffet/TDH Menu as per the plan selected.
  • MAP – Breakfast and either Lunch or Dinner
  • Complimentary use of Tea/Coffee maker in all rooms replenished once a day, Hair dryer on request. Any additional requirement will be at an extra cost.
  • Excess baggage fees
  • Advance seat reservations
  • Entry visa fees
  • Optional extensions & excursions
  • Personal, baggage & travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Geverages
  • Items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary or "included features" list
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • UNUSED SERVICES: Unused services cannot be refunded once the trip has begun. No refund can be made for absence by travelers from any part of the itinerary.

16 Nights - 17 Days

English
Hindi

It is mandatory for all tourists (other than Nepal, Bhutanese) to obtain a Indian Visa before travelling to India. The Indian visa has to be processed via a government approved travel agency.

Next we will send you the visa confirmation code. You must carry a printed copy of the visa confirmation code and your flight tickets as these need to be produced at the check-in counter at Paro International Airport.

Select an itinerary from our list of tour packages.

If you want a customized itinerary, you can call our executive at +91 9999880803, 7399888855, info@timestotravel.com and send us the following details:

  • The number of days you plan.
  • Tentative date of arrival, tour.
  • Group Size.
  • Personal interests and things you want to do as per your itinerary.
  • Indicate clearly where you are arriving from.

    Things to keep in mind before selecting a destination

    When a traveler's mind desires to visit the beaches, mountains, or a forest, there is nothing to say. However, understanding how to plan a trip successfully requires selecting the appropriate destination based on the season.

    Find out when is the best time to visit each destination. The best time to visit beaches and mountains is usually different. When choosing a destination, keep the cost in mind. Some locations are more enjoyable to visit on a luxury budget than others. Going to a luxury destination during the shoulder season (a few weeks before or after the official 'busy season') can result in some good hotel and flight discounts.

    People should prioritise traveller safety before embarking on their journey (especially solo female travelers).

    Accessibility, or lack thereof, is another factor that can influence whether or not a person chooses to visit a particular location. To support the tourist influx, popular destinations generally have a large number of daily flights, trains, and good highway infrastructure.

    You can contact our customer care at +91 9999880803, 7399666688, info@timestotravel.com & timestotravelindia@gmail.com

  • The Booking:

    Your contract is with Today Hospitality India Private Limited. When we confirm you on our tour of your choice and receive your signed booking form and deposits, we have formed a contract between us. All relevant sections must be correctly and completely completed. We can only accept signed booking forms because they confirm that you and the other people on the tour accept our booking terms and conditions and are entering into the contract.

    Deposit:

    Upon completion of the signed booking form a deposit of 50% of the tour cost per person, be paid to the company.

    Payments:

    To hold the booking on a confirmed basis, a 50% advance payment should be made for the services contracted, and the balance can be paid at least 7 days prior to your date of departure from your country. We reserve the right to determine the amount to be paid as an advance payment based on the nature of the services and the time remaining for the services to begin. Aside from the foregoing, in some cases, such as special train journeys or hotel or resort bookings during peak season (Christmas, New Year), full payment is required in advance.

    Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    All cancellations must be made in writing to us at least a month prior to the date of arrival of the client. We levy the following cancellation charges.

  • 10% of the total amount if the booking is cancelled 30 days prior
  • 25% of the total amount if the booking is cancelled 20 days prior
  • 50% of the total amount if the booking is cancelled 15 days prior
  • 75% of the total amount if the booking is cancelled 10 days prior
  • 100% cancellation in case of no show
  • Token amount is non refundable in any cases.

    No refunds will be given in case of missed or unused services. This includes Flights, Trains Hotel stays, meals, sightseeing, transfers, entry ticket, permits or any other TTT services.

    In case, clients are suspected to indulge in any kind of illegal activity or violent behaviour, Bharat booking holidays will immediately stop the services while holding all the refunds.

    All hotel reservation require reconfirmation by the agent / customer atleast a one week prior to the date of check in failing which hotels reserve the right to levy atleast one night retention which is payable by the customer making reservation through us. Today Hospitality India Private Limited do not take any responsibility to make any refund on deposit to the clients until the same has been received by us from the hotel/s. If payment of the tour is through Credit Card charge then the contract is irrevocable.

    If there is any complaint regarding services it should be communicated to Today Hospitality India Private Limited while the tour is still on. Refund, if any, will be made in Indian Rupees only in India before the departure at the end of the tour, as per the conversion rate prevailing at the time of refund. In case of any legal dispute the Jurisdiction will be New Delhi and Guwahati, India.

    Refunds for unused services or shortening of tour due to genuine reason will be executed within 10 days of your returning to your home Country.

  • Weather conditions can be found using Google. The websites listed below can help you learn about the weather in Assam and Meghalaya, including cities such as Guwahati, Kaziranga, and Shillong.

  • https://mausam.imd.gov.in
  • https://www.accuweather.com

    You can contact our customer care at +91 9999880803, 7399666688 for more about your queries on various topics like the Weather of Assam & Northeast, traveling North East, Culture of North East India, Places to Visit in Guwahati, Kaziranga & Shillong, Best Places to Visit in Northeast India, etc

  • Tour Package Policies & Terms

  • All our packages are customizable except Fixed Departures.
  • Guests are requested to have every discussion in written as verbal communications will not be entertained.
  • The packages offered by Times To Travel can be customized according to guest’s wish.
  • To ensure smooth services, Company can also make alternations in the tour. The reasons for such changes can be acts of god, technical problems, sudden service issues, government policies or any other similar situation.
  • Package will not be considered booked until advance amount have not been received by us.
  • Travel dates of DND (Date not decided) packages should be affirmed within 3 Months of invoice issuance date.
  • Delays may lead to certain inconveniences.
  • To give better experiences to our guests, our company also rolls out special offers. This includes upgraded
  • Hotels, Room Category, and Vehicle Type. No additional cost will be levied for such upgrades and this exciting news will be shared with you either before or during the trip.

    PRICES: Unless otherwise specified, advertised package prices are based on double occupancy rooms or cabins and the least expensive travel dates, departure city, hotels, and other options available, and do not include Optional Excursions or other optional items. Your total cost will vary depending on the dates, flights, hotels, and other options you choose when booking.

    CONFIRMATION: We will confirm availability of all components and send you a confirmation email within 2-4 business days of receiving your booking and deposit. If any of the options or components you chose are not available, we will notify you and give you the option to modify your booking or cancel and receive a refund of your deposit.

    YOUR PRICE MAY BE CHANGED ONLY IF: 1) you request changes or customizations to your booking; 2) new or increased government taxes or fees that apply to your package or its components are implemented; or 3) vendor costs applicable to your package or its components increase. In any of these cases, we will notify you of any changes to your package price. BOOKING ON BEHALF OF OTHERS: If you make a booking for anyone other than yourself, you are considered the designated contact person for those other travelers. You represent and warrant that you are legally authorized to act on their behalf; that you have obtained all required consents; and that you will inform them of these Terms and warrant that they accept and agree to them. You are also responsible for making all payments due for your booking; notifying us if any changes or cancellations are required; and keeping the other travelers informed of all information relevant to your trip.

    Special Note:

  • The guest should bring the original photo ID card as well as three copies of the same.
  • Accepted IDs for Indians are Voter ID Cards, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport
  • Accepted IDs for foreign nationals are Passport with valid visa
  • Passport size photographs 04 copies of each.
  • Luxury vehicle like Innova / Scorpio on demand against supplementary cost.
  • a

    When preparing for your trip to the Northeast, kindly remember to include a few essential goods. You should keep these items in mind as you make your Northeast travel arrangements. We advise you to pack a few necessities for your comfort and convenience while exploring Assam and Meghalaya's northeast.

    To fully enjoy your North East Triangle Tours, we kindly ask that you also investigate the weather in Assam and Meghalaya and pack accordingly.

  • Sanitizer
  • Mask
  • Sleeping Bag Liner
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Luggage Bag
  • Portable Charger & Power Surge Protector
  • Travel Pillow
  • Filtered Water Bottle
  • Lightweight Day Pack
  • Wireless Earbuds Stereo Bluetooth Headphones with Charging Case
  • First Aid Box
  • Packing Cubes
  • A Small, Battery-Operated Fan
  • Noise-Cancelling Headphones
  • Some Skin Care Products
  • A Travel Adapter
  • Travel Underwear
  • Slippers
  • Compression Socks or Tights
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Energy Drinks and Multivitamin Tablets
  • Power Bank
  • Chocolates & Cookies
  • Maggie and other food items
  • Clothes as per weather conditions
  • Some allergic medicine or medicine for emergencies
  • Tour's Location

    Which Sikkim national parks have hiking trails?
     Hikers endorse various well-known national parks in Sikkim. Nine hiking trails in Khangchendzonga National Park have received an average rating of 3.8 stars from 20 community evaluations.
    What kinds of hiking paths can you find in Sikkim?
    The trekking routes in Sikkim are full with activities. You can find 18 hiking trails, 15 walking trails, 9 backpacking routes, and more on AllTrails.com.
    Which Sikkim path is the longest?
    The Goechala through Dzongri trail is the longest one in Sikkim, according to AllTrails.com. The length of this trail is thought to be 59.1 kilometres.
    Which Sikkim path gains the most elevation?
    Sikkim: Of all the trails in the region, the HMI Advanced Base Camp Trail has the greatest height rise at 4,723 m. With an elevation increase of 4,552 m, the Goechala through Dzongri ascending trail is the next-highest ascent route.
    What is the most well-traveled and challenging trek in Sikkim?
    Goechala Trek in Sikkim is the most well-liked and challenging trek, receiving a 5.0-star rating from 14 reviewers.

    Reviews

    0/5
    Not Rated
    Based on 0 review
    Excellent
    0
    Very Good
    0
    Average
    0
    Poor
    0
    Terrible
    0
    Showing 1 - 0 of 0 in total

    Write a review

    from ₹0

    Why Booked with us



    Safety and Trust
    We are a registered travel agency with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. We must follow rules, face scrutiny, and account for everything we do, and we are held to high standards and practises.

    Value for Money
    We don't claim to be the cheapest, but we believe we provide excellent value. We are the best tour operator in terms of destination variety and added value.

    Tailored to your interests
    You can rely on your specialist to create your trip exactly as you envision it from the first conversation. We'll make sure you travel in a safe and comfortable manner and privately guided experiences.

    Stress-free Experience
    Relax and delegate all of the details of your trip planning to someone else. We handle everything for you, from route planning to reservations, saving you time and effort.

    Experienced
    As an experienced tour operator, we ensure that our clients receive well-designed holiday packages all over the world.

    Happy Customers
    Times To Travel has received numerous accolades from satisfied customers worldwide for its excellent services and best package tours.

    You might also like

      Please prove you are human by selecting the Truck.

      This will close in 50 seconds

      × How can I help you?