Bhutan - the Isolated Kingdom

2N Phuntsholing , 2N Thimphu , 2N Punakha and 2N Paro

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Bagdogra - Non Ac Wagon R / Indica / Santro / Alto
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Phuntsholing 2 night(s)
Bhutan Residence
Standard Room
Room only
Thimphu 2 night(s)
Wangchuk Hotel, Thimphu
Standard Room
Room only
Punakha 2 night(s)
Dragons Nest
Standard Room
Room only
Paro 2 night(s)
Galling Resort
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Phuntsholing
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Day Wise Itinerary

BHUTAN, known to the natives as Druk Yul (Land of the Thunder Dragon), it is regarded as the last paradise on earth. Its isolation, spectacular mountains, varied flora and fauna, ancient Buddhist monasteries, vibrant culture and mystic aura have made it so.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 01: Arrival At New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport

Meet & Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. It is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
Day 2

Day 02: Phuentsholing To Thimphu

After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 3

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Taking Preserve Centre, The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Things to see and do

The National Memorial Chorten

The Memorial Chorten of Thimphu was conceived by Dungse Rinpoche (1904-1987), according to the Nyingmapa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism . It was erected in 1974 in memory ...

Doeboom Lam Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone: Not available

folk heritage museum

This is one of the oldest house in Thimphu, having been restored and transformed into Folk Heritage Museum in the year 2001 under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Ashi ...

Thimpu, Bhutan , Thimphu

Changangkha Lhakhang

Changangkha Lhakhang. Constructed in the 15th century, this is one of the oldest temples in the Thimphu Valley, and is dedicated to Avalokiteshvara, the Buddhist emanation of ...

Takin Preserve

Takin Preserve, Motithang. The Takin is the national animal of Bhutan, and looks like a cross between a cow and a goat. Legend has it that the animal was created by the great ...

Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu, Bhutan

Tashichho Dzong

Tashichho Dzong has been the seat of the government since 1952 and presently houses the throne room and offices of the king, the secretariat and the ministries of home affairs...

Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu

Drive

2hrs 16min

Bus

5hrs 0min

Day 4

Day 04: Thimphu To Punakha

After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.
Day 5

Day 05: Excursion To Gangtey (phobjikha)

After breakfast, start for full day excursion trip to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gangtey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can also visit Gangtey Gompha. Evening return back. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

Things to see and do

Gangtey

Gangtey Gompa / Phobjikha (9,845ft) In the mountains east of Wangduephodrang lies the beautiful Phobjikha valley, on the slopes of which is situated the great monastery of ...

Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan , Thimphu

Travel from Thimphu to Punakha

Drive

1hrs 6min

Day 6

Day 06: Punakha To Paro

After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 7

Day 07: Paro Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Things to see and do

Taktsang Monastery

Taktsang Monastery, (Tiger's Nest). Precariously perched on the edge of a 1,200 meter cliff, this monastery creates an impressive sight, and is the unofficial symbol of Bhutan...

Travel from Punakha to Paro

Drive

1hrs 40min

Day 8

Day 08: Paro To Phuentsholing

After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
Day 9

Day 09: Departure From Phuentsholing

After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey.

Hotels Included

Bhutan Residence (3 star)

Norgay lam - 21101, Phuntsholing

Wangchuk Hotel, Thimphu

Opposite Stadium, Changlam 19, Thimphu

Dragons Nest

Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan, Punakha

Galling Resort (3 star)

Galing Resort,Tshemdona, Paro, Bhutan, Paro

Terms

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Hotel cancellation will be Free before 15 days of check-in.
  • Cancellations or changes made 48 hours before arrival are subject to 1 night room charge and tax penalty.
  • Price shown includes all taxes and fees.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.