This 5 nights and 6 days tour to Bhutan offers you a chance to witness its beauty by visiting monasteries, valleys, villages and mountains. Grab this opportunity and explore Bhutan.
Day 1Arrive Phuentsholing from Bagdogra / NJP
Arrive Phuentsholing and transfer to the hotel. Process for route permit and rest of the day at leisure. O/n at Phuentsholing.
Day 2Phuentsholing - Thimphu – capital city 179 km 5 -6 hrs drive
Morning transfer to the capital city Thimphu through the mountains, this journey is of almost unbelievable beauty. The road leads from the northern Indian tea plantations through endless turns, hair pin bends and daring stretches carved into the mountain rock via Chukka to Thimphu. Check in the hotel. Afternoon you can relax and in the evening spend some time in clock tower square. O/n at Thimphu.
Day 3Thimphu sightseeing
When in Thimphu you got to prepare for surprises where this unique capital has no traffic lights but adopted its own version of the British – Indian colonial times traffic policemen who can startle you and memorize others with his elaborate hand gestures, sometimes he may be signaling stop when it looks like go but don’t worry you can observe the flow and notice his smile as you stare at him. Sightseeing includes the Folk Heritage Museum, National Library, Handicraft Center to view the traditional arts, the indigenous Medicine Hospital, the Painting School and from the road point take a glimpse of Tashichho Dzong. Further drive uphill and visit Takin Zoo where you will find national animal of Bhutan. Afternoon visit National Memorial Chorten a stupa dedicated to the third king of Bhutan and Buddha statue. Evening take a walk to the main city from Clock tower square. O/n at Thimphu.
Day 4Thimphu - Paro valley 65 km 1 hr drive
Morning drive to Paro valley and visit the National Museum housed in a round fortress called as the Ta Dzong considered to be one of the best natural history museums in Asia where it has a fine collection of natural and historic artifacts. Just below Ta Dzong lies Paro Dzong. Afternoon visit Paro Penlop Heritage Farm house, Kyichu Lhakhang, the monastery dates back to 7th century and is one of the oldest and most sacred the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, a 17th century fortress that used to keep invaders from Tibet and in 1951 the fort was destroyed by fire. On the way back drive till the base of the world famous “Tigers Nest “or popularly known as “Taktsang” one of the popular spiritual heritage sites. It was here that the great tantric master Guru Padma Sambhava flew in from Tibet on a tiger to bring Buddhist teachings to Bhutan. Rest of the day at leisure. O/n at Paro.
Day 5Paro – Phuentsholing 172 km 5 – 6 hrs drive
Morning transfer to Phuentsholing and before reaching Phuentsholing stop and visit Kharbandi Gompa. Check in the hotel and evening at leisure.O/n at Phuentsholing.
Morning transfer to depart to your next destination.
Accommodation in twin sharing, daily breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing & transportation within Bhutan, all internal permits, internal taxes
Air fare, personal travel insurance, English speaking guide, lunch & dinners, entry fee to museums, laundry, tipping, personal shopping, telephone calls, anything not specified in the “cost includes”.
Bhutan packages by land entry & exit phuentsholing (rates in nett.) for Indian nationals valid from 1st March - 30th Sept 2019
Tour Payments & Deposit
• Issuance of air tickets, 100% payment is required for booking of seats in Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines. (Airline terms & conditions apply)
• Tour payment 50% deposit is required as booking confirmation. Balance payment is required at least (14) days before travel date.
Tour programs booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:
• Within 30 days of the start of the tour programme – Free
• Within 21 days - 10% of the cost
• Within 14 days - 15% of the cost
• Within 7 days - 30% of the cost
• Less than 7 days or cancellation without notice - 50% of the cost
• After arrival in Bhutan - 100%
Supplement Cost for transportation
• IXB – Phuentsholing – IXB (transportation cost)
• 1 – 2 pax Wagon R AC Rs.3500 per vehicle IXB – Phuentsholing (one-way)
• 1 – 2 pax Wagon R AC Rs.7000 for both ways IXB
• 1 – 6 pax Innova AC Rs.4000 per vehicle IXB – Phuentsholing (one-way)
• 1 - 6 pax Innova AC Rs.8000 per vehicle both ways IXB
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