Himalayan Daughter

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

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Bagdogra - Non A/C Vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Phuntsholing 1 night(s)
Hotel Holiday Inn
Standard Room
Room only
Thimphu 2 night(s)
Hotel Tandin
Standard Room
Room only
Punakha 1 night(s)
Hotel View point - Punakha
Standard Room
Room only
Paro 2 night(s)
Hotel Lhaki Yangchak
Standard Room
Room only
Dooars 1 night(s)
The Green Castle Resort
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Phuntsholing
  • Exclusive NAC Vehicle for all transfer & Sightseeing
  • All Taxes except Govt. Service Taxes.

Day Wise Itinerary

The current capital and the largest city in Bhutan, Thimphu is a popular tourist destination that is visited and re-visited by thousands of tourists from all corners of the world. Nestling in the Wang Valley, Thimphu is the most westernised city in Bhutan. The town is dotted with quite a good number of five-star hotels and commercial areas, in addition to temples, chortens, fortresses, and monasteries that flaunt beautiful Bhutanese architecture.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/bagdogra Airport To Phuentsholing

Meet and Greet on arrival at NJP / IXB & transfer to Phuentsholing – The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India, Phuentsholing (also sometimes spelled Phuentsholing) is the second largest town in Bhutan (population around 40,000) and is located on the Indian border, next to the town of Jaigaon. Evening free. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2

Day 2: Phuentsholing To Thimphu

After Permit, transfer to Thimphu. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Thimphu.

Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu

Drive

2hrs 16min

Bus

5hrs 0min

Day 3

Day 3: Thimphu Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast visit Takin Zoo, BBS Tower, Chang Gangkha Monastery, Buddha Point, Changlimthang Stadium & Archery ground. Afternoon visit Tashichho dzong (Outside view), National Memorial Chorten, Government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Things to see and do

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

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 ...

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

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

BBS Tower

BBS tower is located 5 km car drive near Takin Reserve center. It is also called Sangaygang. The place is ideally located uphills with good motor road to access across the ...

Thimphu Bhutan

Day 4

Day 4: Thimphu To Punakha/wangdue Via Dochula Pass

After permit (Permit is not issued on Saturdays, Sundays & Govt holidays) drive (70 kms / 2.30 hrs) to Punakha/Wangdue, with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. En route you can visit Mehsina Village & Chime Lhakhang. Visit Punakha Dzong & Sangchen Dorji Lhendrup Nunnery in Punakha. Overnight in Punakha/Wangdue.

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

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

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

Morning transfer (160 kms / 4 hrs) to Paro. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Paro.

Travel from Punakha to Paro

Drive

1hrs 40min

Day 6

Day 6: Paro Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast, visit Ta Dzong (National Museum) and then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history. Afternoon visit Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined fortress from where Bhutanese repelled several invasion by Tibetan armies. Later visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Return at hotel. Overnight stay at Paro.

Things to see and do

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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Rinpung 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...

Rinpung Dzong, Paro, Bhutan
Phone: +975 2 323 251

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

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

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...

Day 7

Day 7: Paro To Dooars Via Phuentsholing

After check out drive to Dooars in India (190kms / 06 – 07 hrs). It’s a famous Wild Life Sanctuary for one horned rhino and Indian elephant. Overnight stay at hotel/Resort.

Travel from Paro to Dooars

Fly to Bagdogra, taxi

4hrs 45min

Mini Bus, bus, taxi

10hrs 45min

Day 8

Day 8: Departure From Dooars

In the morning you can enjoy Jeep safari (Optional- Own Cost ) inside the grassland of Dooars to watch the great Indian Rhino in their natural habitat. Later drive to Bagdogra/NJP Station (2 hrs ) to your onward journey.

Hotels Included

Hotel Holiday Inn

Near Lottery Office, Phuntsholing, Bhutan, Phuntsholing

Hotel Tandin (3 star)

Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan, Thimphu

Hotel View point - Punakha

Lobesa, Punakha bhutan, Punakha

Hotel Lhaki Yangchak

Paro Dzongkhag Bhutan. Paro, Paro

The Green Castle Resort

Gorumara National Park Post Lataguri, District: Jalpaiguri State - 35101 India, Dooars

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.