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A Glimpse of Eastern Himalayas - 7 days/6 nights 
If you are entering or exiting Bhutan overland via Phuntsoling, its best idea to take a trip to Darjeeling and Sikkim. Darjeeling which is also called the " queen of hills" produces world famous tea and besides, has much more to offer to visitors- the views of mighty Kanchenjunga,monasteries, zoological gardens etc. Sikkim-the lost Himalayan Kingdom is also worth visiting.You will visit institute of Tibetology, orchid gardens and Rumtek monastery. Rumtek monastery is the seat of Karma pa who is the head of Kagyupa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Top end hotels of the region USD 699 per person.
Single room supplement USD 210
Standard Accommodation USD 560
Single room supplement USD 147 

Price includes Accommodation with 3 meals a day, English speaking guide, sightseeing entrance fee, all transportation and sightseeing by a private jeep. 

Price does not include: Indian visa, flights, travel health insurance, expenses of personal nature like drinks and tip, expenses due to nature and unforeseen forces beyond management control.

Day 01: Phuntsoling-
Our representative will meet you at Phuntsoling in the morning and will drive you to Kalimpong. You will visit the nurseries, viewpoints and some monasteries of Kalimpong. Overnight hotel. 

Day 02: Kalimpong-Darjeeling.
Drive through the tea gardens with the views of Himalayas alongside. Darjeeling, perched at the height of 2134m is the most organized hill-resort in Eastern India. In the afternoon, take a relaxing stroll in the Chowrastea under watchful gaze of the mighty Kanchenjunga range. Overnight hotel. 

Day 03: Sightseeing of Darjeeling

Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum and the Zoological Park, Ghoom monastery etc. Overnight hotel. 

Day 04: Darjeeling to Gangtok:

Drive through the changing vegetation, besides tea gardens. There are also few roadside, well-maintained flower gardens. In Gangtok you find bustling markets filled with local people as the Lepchas, Bhutias and Nepalese. In afternoon you will be taken on stroll around the town and Lal Bazaar (the Market place). Overnight in Hotel.  

Day 05: Gangtok Sightseeing
Today we will be visiting besides others, the Research Institute of Tibetology; famous for its research activities on Tibetan language and culture, the Phurba-Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Gompa, Viewpoints of Kanchenjonga range, flower exhibitions and orchid sanctuary 

Day 06:Rumtek monastery excursion.
Today we visit the Rumtek monastery, which is the most popular, and certainly the largest in Sikkm. Other than in Tibet, Rumtek is the principal seat of Karmapa-the head of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. After Rumtek visit, you will have time to take relaxing stroll in Gangtok City. Overnight hotel in Gangtok. 

Day 07: Gangtok to Bagdogra airport or Siligurhi or Nepal border.
It is 4 hours drive to Bagdogra airport from where you can fly to Delhi and Calcutta and NJP train station from where you can catch trains to major cities of India. If you are going to Nepal, Its 5 hours drive to border. We can also arrange you pick up at the border and extend your trip to Nepal.