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Adventure Series - Deluxe
  EJIs’ 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 flights 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
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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 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: 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 - Sikkim
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 - Sikkim
Visit Do Drul Chorten, institute of Tibetology, flower show, deer park.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Overnight:
Elgin Norkhil****
WelcomHeritage Denzonggg Regency****

DAY 19 - Pelling - Sikkim
Transfer to Pellin.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Overnight:
Hotel Mount Pandim*****
Norbu Ghang Resort*****

DAY 20 - Pelling - Sikkim
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 - Homebound
Depart on your onward journey.

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

Departure Dates- 2017
         
March
 
10
24
 
April
 
14
28
 
May
 
12
26
 
June
 
9
23
 
July
14
28
 
 
Sept
8
15
 
Oct
6
20
 


Departure Dates- 2018
         
March
 
16
30
 
April
 
13
27
 
May
 
11
25
 
June
 
8
22
 
July
  13   27  
           
Sep
  14   28  
Oct
  5   19  

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


Himalaya Panorama-
24 Days
Per Person
Double Occupancy $ 5555.00
Single Room Supp. $ 1885.00
Airfare - Tour Itinerary $ 1520.00**
Meal Supplement As included
International Airfare*

Please call


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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