Western Bhutan Tour 6 NIGHTS/ 7 DAYS

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transportation
Starting From: 31,642 (Per Person on twin sharing)
Holiday Package
Cities : Pheuntsholing (3D) Thimphu (2D) Punakha (1D) Paro (1D)
Overview

This 6 nights and 7 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.

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Arrive Phuentsholing from Bagdogra / NJP
    Pheuntsholing
    Services Included
    • Hotel
    • Transportation
    Pheuntsholing

    Arrive Phuentsholing and transfer to the hotel. Process for route permit and rest of the day at leisure. O/n at Phuentsholing.

  • Day 2
    Phuentsholing - Thimphu – capital city 179 km 5 -6 hrs drive
    Pheuntsholing. Thimphu
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation
    Thimphu

    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 3
    Thimphu sightseeing
    Thimphu Sightseeing
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation
    Thimphu

    When in Thimphu you have 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 mesmerize 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 4
    Thimphu - Punakha via Dochula pass 77 km 3 hours drive
    Thimphu Punakha
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation
    Punakha

    Morning drive to low lands of Punakha valley touching Dochula pass 10,000 ft and on the stop at Hongtsho village. Stop at the immigration check point to stamp in your permit. Next to the check point you will find small local stalls selling fresh juicy local apples available for sale in plastic bags you could try some. You will be driving through the first mountain pass in the western part of Bhutan. You will find the 108 Druk Wangyal chortens on the top of the pass where the ridges are draped in colorful prayer flags greet you. You could take three rounds and offer prayers, take some best photo shots. If the weather is clear you will be able to see the highest peaks towards the north, Gangar Punsum among others is the highest unclimbed peak (24,000 ft) in the world. Proceed further and stop at Lamperi. Visit the Royal Botanical Park for 30 minutes. If you are lucky you could see red pandas, different species of birds, you can take some photo shot close to the natural lake. You could watch a short documentary about the park. Pass by Thinleygang village and upon reaching Lobesa turn left and enter Punakha valley. Check in the hotel. Afternoon visit majestic Punakha Dzong placed strategically at the junction of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, the dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. It was here that the dual system of government was introduced in the 17th century and in 1907, enthroned the first King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuk. Evening at leisure. O/n at Punakha

  • Day 5
    Punakha – Paro 145 km 4 hours drive
    Punakha Paro
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation
    Paro

    Morning drive to Paro via same road and visit Paro Dzong, 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. Paro Penlop Heritage Farm house, Kyichu Lhakhang the monastery dates back to 7th century and is one of the oldest and most sacred. Afternoon visit ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and drive till the base of Tigers Nest. Evening at leisure. O/n at Paro.

  • Day 6
    Paro – Phuentsholing 172 km 5 – 6 hrs drive
    Paro Pheuntsholing
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation
    Pheuntsholing

    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.

  • Day 7
    Departure
    Departure
    Services Included
    • Breakfast
    • Transportation
    Pheuntsholing

    Morning transfer to depart for your next destination.

Accommodation

Standard Accommodation

Inclusions

Accommodation in twin sharing, daily breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing & transportation within Bhutan, all internal permits, internal taxes.

Exclusions

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”.

Terms and Conditions

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.

Cancellation Policy

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%

Supplementary Other Charges

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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