Bhutan, "The Hidden Paradise"

1N Phuntsholing , 2N Thimphu , 1N Punakha , 2N Paro and 1N Phuntsholing

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Bagdogra - Non AC Vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Phuntsholing 1 night(s)
Hotel Namgay
Standard Room
Room only
Thimphu 2 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Punakha 1 night(s)
Hotel Lobesa
Standard Room
Room only
Paro 2 night(s)
Ugyen Phendeyling Resort
Standard Room
Room only
Phuntsholing 1 night(s)
Hotel Namgay
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Phuntsholing
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary in non AC vehicle
  • Accommodation in twin sharing
  • All internal permits, internal taxes and all applicable taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary in non AC vehicle

Day Wise Itinerary

The kingdom of Bhutan, nestled high in the tranquil Himalayas as is a heaven to rich bio-diversity,vibrant religion,unique arts,rich history,cultural splendor heritage and scenic grandeur.It is a fascinating land where time had stood still and preserve the exquisite beauty of this mystical country.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrive Phuentsholing

Arrive Phuentsholing and transfer to the hotel. Process for route permit and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Phuentsholing.
Day 2

Day 2: Phuentsholing To 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. Overnight at Thimphu.

Things to see and do

Clock tower square

Clock Tower Square has a tower with four clock faces located in Thimphu , capital of Bhutan . It is a famously known landmark in Thimphu. There are many shops, hotels and ...

Hogdzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan , Paro
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu

Drive

2hrs 16min

Bus

5hrs 0min

Day 3

Day 3: Thimphu 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. Overnight at Thimphu.

Things to see and do

The National Library

The National Library, Pedzoe Lam. Tel:+975 2 322-885 - houses a rare collection of Buddhist texts on the second floor, and there is a small selection of English books on ...

PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone: +975 2 324 314

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

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

Clock tower square

Clock Tower Square has a tower with four clock faces located in Thimphu , capital of Bhutan . It is a famously known landmark in Thimphu. There are many shops, hotels and ...

Hogdzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan , Paro
Phone: Not Available

Day 4

Day 4: Thimphu To Punakha Via Dochula Pass 77 Km 3 Hours Drive

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 down to 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. Overnight at Punakha.

Things to see and do

Dochula pass

Dochula Pass is located about 30 km away from the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu. The 108 chortens were built by Queen Mother to honor the Bhutanese soldiers who were killed when ...

Dochula, Bhutan , Thimphu

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

Travel from Thimphu to Punakha

Drive

1hrs 6min

Day 5

Day 5: Punakha To Paro 145 Km 4 Hours Drive

Morning drive to Paro via same road 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. Proceed to Paro via Semtokha and check in the hotel. Afternoon visit ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and drive till the base of Tigers Nest. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Paro.

Things to see and do

Royal Botanical Park

The Royal Botanical Garden, Serbithang was established in 1999 under National Biodiversity Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Serbitang as an ex-situ plant ...

Serbithang, Thimphu 00975, Bhutan
Phone: +00 975-2-351417

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 6

Day 6: Paro Sightseeing

Morning 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 at leisure and evening visit the town for shopping. Overnight at Paro.

Things to see and do

Paro Dzong

Rinpung Dzong is a large Drukpa Kagyu Buddhist monastery and fortress in Paro District in Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of...

National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong ...

P.O. Box No. 1227, Paro, Bhutan
Phone: + 975 8 271511

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Kyichu Lhakhang

Kichu Lhakang is one of the 108 monasteries that were miraculously constructed by King Songten Gampo in one night. It is located just off the road running between Paro bazaar ...

Paro, Bhutan
Phone: Not Available

Day 7

Day 7: Paro To Phuentsholing 172 Km 5 To 6 Hrs Drive

Morning transfer to Phuentsholing and before reaching Phuentsholing stop and visit Kharbandi Gompa. Check in the hotel and evening at leisure. Overnight at Phuentsholing.

Things to see and do

Travel from Paro to Phuntsholing

Drive

2hrs 11min

Mini Bus

6hrs 0min

Day 8

Day 8: Departure

Morning transfer to depart for your next destination.

Hotels Included

Hotel Namgay

City Center, Tharpai Lam, Phuentsholing, Phuntsholing

Hotel Lobesa

Punakha, Bhutan, Punakha

Ugyen Phendeyling Resort (3 star)

Satsam Chorten Tsendo Paro Bhutan, Paro

Hotel Namgay

City Center, Tharpai Lam, Phuentsholing, Phuntsholing

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.