BH07 - The land of the Dragon, Bhutan

INR - 34900 7N/8D

Tour Itinerary

Bagdogra – Siliguri

Bagdogra – Siliguri [approx 30min/10km]: Upon arrival at Bagdogra airport; our special vehicle will pick you up & proceed to Siliguri. Arrival at Siliguri. Check in to the hotel. Get freshen up. Afternoon proceed to visit:

  • Bengal Safari – [09:00am – 05:00pm – Monday Closed]
  • ISKCON Temple – [04:30am – 01:00pm – 04:00pm – 08:30pm]
  • Hong Kong Market – [09:30am – 09:30pm – Monday Closed].

Overnight stay at Siliguri.                                                                

Siliguri – Phuntsholing

Siliguri – Phuntsholing [approx 5hrs/155km]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Phuntsholing. Arrival at Phuntsholing visit:

  • Amo Chuu the Crocodile Breeding Centre – [09:00am – 05:00pm]
  • Karbandi Gompa – [07:00am – 06:00pm]
  • Zangto Pelri Lhakhang – A Budhist
  • Tashi Industries Carpet Factory.
  • Bhutan Gate – [Bhutan gate is an interesting gateway to the country of Gross National Happiness. What makes this national boundary more appealing is the fact that it is more peaceful and we feel the friendly relationship in the air, no loaded ammunition, no feeling of tension, but serenity and happiness in the backdrop. The Bhutan gate is in Phuntsholing village, a border village of Indo-bhuta but if you visit the other side of Bhutan that is India side you can see the fully crowded roads with street vendors. Even Bhuanese come this side for their day to day shopping.

Overnight stay at Phuntsholing.                                

Phuntsholing – Thimphu

Phuntsholing – Thimphu [approx 5hrs/149km]: Morning after completing the formalities of permit. Later proceed to Thimpu- to Thimphu - the capital city of Bhutan. Upon arrival at Thimphu visit:

  • Folk Heritage Museum – [09:00am – 05:00pm – Sunday Closed].
  • Traditional Paper Factory
  • Institute for Zorig Chusum (Handi crafts School) also known as the painting school – [09:00am – 05:00pm – Saturday & Sunday Closed].
  • National Institute of Traditional Medicine – [Monday to Friday – 09:00am – 05:00pm & Saturday – 09:00am – 01:00pm – Sunday Closed].
  • Motithang mini zoo Where you can see the national animal of Bhutan Takin – [09:00am – 05:00pm]
  • Evening free time for shopping.

Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Thimpu

Thimpu: Morning after breakfast complete the permit formalities for Phobjikha. Later visit:

  • Buddha Point where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley. – [09:00am – 05:00pm]. 
  • BBS Tower.
  • Tango Monastery. Tango Monastery is a Buddhist college and residence of Desi – [09:00am – 06:00pm].
  • Tenzin Rabgye, a young boy who is the reincarnation of the 16th-century monk who built Tango.
  • King's Memorial Chorten (Monument) – [09:00am – 05:00pm].
  • Chang Gangkha – one of the oldest monasteries in the valley. – [06:00am – 06:00pm].

Overnight stay at Thimphu. 

Thimpu – Punakha – Paro

Thimpu – Punakha [approx 3hr /84km] – Paro [approx 4hrs/126km]: After Breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Punakha. Enroute visit:

  • Dochu la Pass
  • Druk Wangyel Monastery

Punakha is the administrative headquarter of Punakha Dzongkhag district of Central Bhutan

  • Punakha Dzong.

Later proceed to Paro. Arrival at Paro. Check in tot the hotel. Get freshen up.

Overnight stay at Paro

Paro

Paro: After breakfast proceed to visit: 

  • Taktshang Monastery view point (Tiger's Nest). The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss. It will take total 7 hours to climb up and come back. But a beautiful place to visit. – [08:00am – 01:00pm – 02:00pm – 06:00pm]

Overnight stay at Paro.                                              

Paro – Phuntsholing

Paro – Phuntsholing [approx 4hrs/143km]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & Proceed to visit:

  • Drukgyel Dzong – [07:00am – 06:00pm].
  • Paro Dzong the ruined fortress from where the peak of Mount Chomolhari can be clearly seen. – [March to Oct – 08:00am – 06:00pm & Nov to Dec – 08:00am – 04:30pm].

Later proceed to Phuntsholing. Arrival at Phuntsholing. Check in to the hotel. Get freshen up.

Overnight stay at Phuntsholing.         

Phuntsholing – Bagdogra

Phuntsholing – Bagdogra [approx 5hrs/163km]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Bagdogra airport to board the flight for hometown

Inclusion :

    • Accommodation in the above mentioned hotel.
    • Meal plan: AP [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]
    • 1 liter water bottle per person per day on the tour
    • Pickup and Drop from Bagdogra Airport.
    • Transfers & Sightseen by Ac Vehicle [Ac will not work on hills]
    • Points shown in the itinerary for Bhutan with private vehicle.
    • Entry Tickets

Exclusion :

    • 5% GST
    • Whatever Not Mentioned In The Above Inclusions,
    • Tips, Porter-Age, Mineral Water, Room Heater,
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rock climbing, paragliding, joy ride (Toy Train), river rafting & boating.
    • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes) etc. (to be borne by the guest, directly payable on the spot).
    • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
    • Room heater charges extra as per hotel policy.

Location Highlights :

  • Siliguri
  • Phuntsholing
  • Thimphu
  • Punakha
  • Paro

Notes :

  • On tour Guests are requested to carry 4 photo copies (Xerox) of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) i.e. Passport / Driving License / Voter's ID along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
  • Children / Students are requested to carry 8 photo copy (Xerox) of school or College Photo Identity card along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking. For Infants carry 4 passport size photographs.
  • Additional Gala Dinner supplement on Christmas & 31st Dec as per the hotel policy.

 

 

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