Day 11 Drive to Gangtok via the Rumtek Monastery, the largest in Sikkim. Stay 2 nights at the Nork-Hill/Tashi Delek Hotel.
Day 12 Gangtok Morning tour of Phodong Monastery. This afternoon, visit the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and the Do-Drul Chorten, an imposing white stupa.
Day 13 Drive to the remote hill station of Kalimpong, set in beautiful wooded mountain scenery and once a key trade point between India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. Stay overnight at the Himalaya/Silver Oaks Hotel.
Day 14 Drive from Kalimpong to the border town of Phuentsholing. Stay 1 night at the Druk Hotel.
Day 15 Drive to Thimpu, through the scenic countryside of the Kingdom of Bhutan. Stay 2 nights at the River View/Druk Hotel.
Day 16 Full day tour of the Bhutanese capital, including the Tashichhodzong, 'fortress of the glorious religion'.
Day 17 Early morning drive to Dolchu Pass, where on a clear day you can see the highest peaks in Bhutan. Continue to Punakha. Afternoon visit to Punakha and Wangdu Phodrang Dzongs. Overnight at the Zangtoe Peltri Hotel.
Day 18 Morning drive to Paro. Stay 3 nights at the Gangtey Palace/Olathang Hotel*. Afternoon visit to the Ta-Dzong, now the National Museum.
Day 19 Morning trek to Taksang (Tiger's Nest), the cliff-side temple perched high over Paro. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 20 Morning drive to Haa Valley for magnificent views of Mount Chomolhari and the surroundings. Drive back to Paro.
Day 21 Early morning flight to Calcutta. This afternoon visit the Marble Palace and South Park Cemetery. Stay at The Oberoi Grand/Taj Bengal until departure to the airport.
Day 22 Morning flight to London with British Airways.