TREKKING DELUXE TOUR | INDIA

EJIG's Himalayan Panorama - Trip of a Lifetime - 24 Days

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Sikkim (India)
Kathmandu Lhasa Paro Punakha Thimphu Phuensholing Kalimpong Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling

DAY 1 - Departure

Depart for Kathmandu, Nepal.
As of today, several airlines, including Etihad, Qatar, Thai, China Southern, Jet Airways etc have daily flights to Kathmandu. Please call us for updated information.

DAY 2 - En route

En route

DAY 3 - Kathmandu - Nepal

Arrive at Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal at an altitude of 4,500 feet in a fertile valley in the Himalayas.
Meeting, assistance and transfer to hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.

Overnight:
Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu*****
Yak & Yeti*****

DAY 4 - Kathmandu - Nepal

City tour visiting Hanuman Dhoka the historic seat of royalty with old temples and palaces that epitomize cultural and religious life of the people, Temple of Living Goddess and Pashupathinath - the pagoda style temple with gilded roof and silver doors.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight:
Soaltee Crown Plaza*****
Yak & Yeti*****

DAY 5 - Lhasa- Tibet

The morning flight over the panoramic Himalayan peaks will take you to Lhasa, Tibet.

At an altitude of 11,830 feet, Lhasa is the major attraction. Besides Potala Palace, there are several famous monasteries.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight:
Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa****
Jardin Secret Hotel****
Brahaputra Grand Hotel****

DAY 6 - Lhasa -Tibet

Visit Jokhang Monastery, which is the spiritual center of Tibet. Its oldest part dates back to 7th century AD. Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 and became famous for its Tantric teachings.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight:
Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa
Jardin Secret Hotel****
Brahaputra Grand Hotel****

DAY 7 - Lhasa - Tibet

Potala Palace is an architectural wonder. It was built between 1645 and 1693 with more than 1,000 rooms of living quarters, magnificent golden tombs, chapels, shrines, halls and thousands of gilded statues of Buddha. You will also visit Norbulingkha, summer palace of 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas with its walled garden, throne hall, audience hall. The Drepung Monastery, founded in 1416, once had 10,000 monks and 700 subsidiary monasteries.

M eals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight:
Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa****
Jardin Secret Hotel****
Brahaputra Grand Hotel****

DAY 8 - Lhasa - Tibet

Visit Bakor and local colorful bazaars.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight:
Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa****
Jardin Secret Hotel****
Brahaputra Grand Hotel****

DAY 9 - Kathmandu - Nepal

Transfer to airport.
Fly to Kathmandu in the morning.
Meeting, assistance and transfer to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight:
Soaltee Crowne Plaza*****
Yak & Yeti*****

DAY 10 - Kathmandu- Nepal

Visit Patan and Bhadgaon in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight:
Soaltee Crown Plaza*****
Yak & Yeti*****

DAY 11 - Paro - Bhutan

Transfer to airport. Fly to Paro, Bhutan.
Meeting, assistance and transfer to hotel.

The beautiful terraced valley has many old temples.
Drive through the valley and visit the Taktsang Monastery.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Olathang Hotel****
Kich Resort Paro****

DAY 12 - Paro - Bhutan

Visit Drukgyal Dzong and Kyichu Lhakang – the national museum.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Overnight:
Olathang Hotel****
Kich Resort Paro****

DAY 13 - Punakha - Bhutan

Excursion to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong, an architectural masterpiece.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Overnight:
Zangto Pelri Hotel****

DAY 14 - Thimphu - Bhutan

Visit King Wangchuk’s memorial, Taschichho Dzong and handicraft center.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Overnight:
Druk Hotel Thimphu****
Hotel Kisa****

DAY 15 - Phuentsholing - Bhutan

Transfer to Phuntsoling. Sightseeing tour of the the border town. Sikkim has drifted through time and the life here is still quiet and undisturbed. In a sense this is a vertical country with villages tucked on the slopes of high ridges.

Meals:Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Overnight:
Druk Hotel Phuentsholing****

DAY 16 - Kalimpong - India

Transfer to Kalimpong. Kalimpong is a medley of diverse mountain people – Nepalese, Tibetans, Bhutanese and Lepchas. Sightseeing tour includes Tharpa Choling, Buddhist Monastery, Lepcha Museum and Durpin Dara.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Elgin Silver Oaks****
Himalayan Hotel****

DAY 17 - Gangtok - India

Today you will visit the sacred Rumtek and Enchey Monasteries, Cottage Industry and city tour.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Elgin Norkhil****
WelcomHeritage Denzonggg Regency****

DAY 18 - Gangtok - India

Visit Do Drul Chorten, institute of Tibetology, flower show, deer park.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Elgin Norkhil****
WelcomHeritage Denzonggg Regency****

DAY 19 - Pelling - India

Transfer to Pellin.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Hotel Mount Pandim*****
Norbu Ghang Resort*****

DAY 20 - Pelling - India

Day excursion to Kecheopalri Lake and the Sanga Choling monastery, Rambi and Kanchenjunga falls.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Hotel Mount Pandim*****
Norbu Ghang Resort*****

DAY 21 - Darjeeling - India

Morning visit to Pemayangste monastery and Rabtense ruins. Drive to Darjeeling - a sparkling hill resort perched at an altitude of 7,400 feet. The town is a maze of steps, terraces and exotic little bazaars, lovely villas, gardens and waterfalls.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Mayfair Darjeeling*****
Glenburn Tea Estate*****

DAY 22 - Darjeeling - India

For a spectacular view of sunrise behind the Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga, visit Tiger Hills followed by visit to Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast enjoy heritage train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back. Afternoon visit to Himalayan mountaineering institute, Zoological park and Tibetan refugee center.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Overnight:
Mayfair Darjeeling*****
Glenburn Tea Estate*****

DAY 23 - Delhi, India

Transfer to Bagdogra airport in time for flight to Delhi. Change planes.

DAY 24 - Departure

Depart on your onward journey.

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Itineraries are designed with current flight schedules and remain subject to adjustment / change.

HIGHLIGHTES

  • Private tour.
  • Accommodation in iconic luxury hotels.
  • Private escorted airport transfers.
  • Private escorted sightseeing tours
  • Private escorted excursions
  • Personal English speaking licensed local guides.
  • Personal chauffeur and car.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Entrance fee to monuments in the itinerary
  • Concierge service.
  • Services of a professional tour manager.
  • Sunset and Sunrise visit of Taj Mahal.
  • If your travel dates match, moonlight visit of Taj Mahal.
  • Sunset cruise on Lake Pichola.
  • Jungle Safaris at Ranthambhore.
Departure Dates- 2018
March 16 30
April 13 27
May 11 25
June 8 22
July 13 27
Sept 14 28
Oct 5 19
Departure Dates- 2019
March 15 29
April 12 26
May 10 24
June 7 21
July 12 26
Sept 13 27
Oct 4 18
Tour Price:
Deluxe Tour: Himalayan Panorama-24 Days Price Per Person
Double Occupancy $ 5,555.00
Single Room Occupancy $ 1,885.00
Airfare* - Tour Itinerary: $ 1,520.00**
International Airfare Please Call
 

Prices are with deluxe and best available hotels in the mountain regions.

Guaranteed Departures.
Small groups.

Land Prices are guaranteed at the time of booking.

**Airfares are guaranteed only when ticketed. Airport Security fee, fuel surcharges and taxes not included.

*Competitive airfares in first, business, premium economy and economy are available on airlines of your choice and from your hometown upon request.

Bhutan: Peak season:
March, April, May
September, octber, November.

Supplement applies. Please call.

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