Bhutan - The Last Sanghri-la

2N Phuntsholing , 1N Thimphu , 2N Punakha and 3N 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 1 night(s)
Wangchuk Hotel, Thimphu
Standard Room
Room only
Punakha 2 night(s)
Dragons Nest
Standard Room
Room only
Paro 3 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

The Kingdom's topography is one of dramatic contrasts. From the near-tropical southern border with India at an altitude of 300 m, the land rises to culminate in the over 7000 m peaks of the Himalaya in the north which form a natural frontier with the Tibetan region of Bhutan's northern neighbor, China.

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 To Punakha

After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue), King's Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon transfer to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.) to view the higher Himalayas. The pass also has 108 Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chorten which is believed brings multi fold merit to all sentient beings and which make the pass a must visit place. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang.

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

Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu

Drive

2hrs 16min

Bus

5hrs 0min

Day 4

Day 04: 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 5

Day 05: Punakha To Paro

After breakfast check out from hotel with bag & baggage’s and visit the 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”. After noon drive to Paro. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Things to see and do

Punakha Dzong

The Punakha Dzong, also known as Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong, is the administrative centre of Punakha District in Punakha, Bhutan. Constructed by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st ...

Punakha, Punakha, Bhutan

Chimi Lhakhang

Chimi L'hakhang Temple is a religious place, where people comes to worship there Lord Budda and to seek guidence.

Punakha, Bhutan
Phone: Not Available

Day 6

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast start full day sightseeing covering Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities, Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Afternoon visit Drukgyel Dzong - The Dzong was destroyed by fire in 1951 and is now preserved as heritage site & Kyichu Lhakhang - one of the oldest Buddist temples in Bhutan. Overnight stay at Paro.

Things to see and do

Drukgyel Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in ...

Paro, Bhutan

Travel from Punakha to Paro

Drive

1hrs 40min

Day 7

Day 07: Excursion To Taktshang Monastery

After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs 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...

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: Arrival At 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.