Bhutan is a mountainous landlocked country in the North East of India. Apart from the natural heritage the unique culture of the people, their architecture and art forms are equally attractive. Indian tourists do not need special permission to visit Bhutan, although they need identification such as voter id. Foreign nationals require tourist visa to visit Bhutan.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Njp/ixb Airport To Pheuntsholing
Meet and Greet on arrival at NJP / IXB & transfer to Pheuntsholing – The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India, Pheuntsholing (also sometimes spelled Phuntsholing) 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: Phuentsholing To Thimphu
After Permit, transfer to Thimphu. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Thimphu.
Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu
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.
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
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Day 4: Thimphu To Paro
Morning transfer to Paro ( 65 kms – 1.15 hrs drive). Check in at the hotel. Later 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 at Paro.
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 ...
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Travel from Thimphu to Paro
Day 5: Excursion To Haa Valley Via Chelela Pass
Early morning drive to Haa via Chele-la pass. After driving through blue pine & rhododendron forest for 45 km, reach Chele-la pass (4200 meters). From this point one can have a superb views of Mount- Chomolhari & Jichu Drakey. This is a very good place to walk around for few minutes enjoying the view. Drive on to Haa, descending all the way for another 22 km (Approx 01 hr drive), finally reaching Haa. Explore the sightseeing at Haa. Later in the afternoon drive to Paro same way back. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
A 2-hour drive from Paro takes you to one of the highest vantage points, Chele La Pass. In winters, you will encounter frozen rivers, waterfalls, alpine flowers and snow on ...
Day 6: 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
Mini Bus, bus, taxi
Day 7: 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.