Overview/Itinerary

Bhutan Tour

The Land of Happiness BHUTAN, the nation along the eastern Himalayan range. Bhutan endowed with most serene and astonishing landscapes, amidst snow-capped mountains and lush green forested gorges. The country acquires amazing environmental benchmarks “Carbon Neutral”.
Magnificent and unique architectures of Dzongs and Monasteries, reminiscence of ancient Buddhists culture. These ornate structures are primal part of picturesque countryside, along the mountain cliffs and crystal clear rivers.
With its vibrant peoples with Gross Happiness, ancient cultures and communities, textiles and handicrafts, outrageous archery competitions, high-altitude trekking trails, and stunning flora and fauna offers unique traveller inspiration.

Bhutan Tour fixed departure

  • 8th – 15th December 2019

Bhutan Backpacking Tour Details

  • Duration: 7 nights/ 8 days
  • Region: Bhutan
  • Cost: Rs. 22,500/- per person (excluding GST)

Bhutan Tour Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1 – Arrival at Bagdogra/NJP and transfer to Phuentsholing

Today you’ll meet tour leader at Bagdogra/NJP and move towards Phuentsholing. After 5-6 hrs drive, arrive at Phuentsholing and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.

Meals - Dinner.

 

Day 2 – Phuentsholing to Thimphu

After breakfast we’ll complete our immigration process and after that will start our journey towards Thimphu. Thimphu is capital of Bhutan. Arrive at Thimphu and check in to the hotel. After settling, will go for sightseeing. Today we will visit Kuensel Phodrang (world’s largest Buddha statue), BBS Tower, Takin Reserve (where you can see Bhutan’s national animal - Takin). After sightseeing back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Day 3 – Thimphu sightseeing

After breakfast will proceed for remaining sightseeing of Thimphu. Today we’ll visit Taschi Chhoe Dzong (Bhutan’s government and royal offices), Memorial Chorten (this monument was built in 1974 to honor the 3rd king of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck), Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Folk Heritage Museum, Bhutan Postal Museum. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Day 4 – Thimphu to Punakha and Punakha sightseeing

After breakfast will move towards Punakha. Today we will explore Punakha. Punakha was Bhutan’s capital from 1657 till 1907. We will visit Dochula Pass (from here you can click 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalaya), Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (which is built as a tribute to the 4th King of Bhutan), Chimmi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong. Overnight stay at Punakha.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Day 5 – Punakha to Paro and Paro sightseeing

After breakfast will proceed to Paro. Arrive at Paro and check in to the hotel. Today we will visit National Museum – Ta Dzong, Ugyen Pelri Palace, Dumtse Lhakhang (temple built in the shape of a chorten and was built in early 1400), Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight stay at Paro.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 6 – Hike to Tiger’s Nest

After breakfast will proceed towards Tiger’s Nest basecamp. From basecamp trek is around 2-2.5 hours (one way). This monastery was situated on cliff 900m above the valley floor. Overnight stay at Paro.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Day 7 – Paro to Phuentsholing

After breakfast will start return journey towards Phuentsholing. Check in the hotel and rest. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.

Meals – Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Day 8 – Departure from Phuentsholing

After breakfast will start return journey towards Bagdogra/NJP. And start your return journey towards home.

Meals – Breakfast.

 

7 Nights 8 Days 08 Dec
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation by non-AC vehicle for entire trip (Bagdogra/NJp to Bagdogra/NJP)
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on triple sharing basis (guest house/hotel)
  • Breakfast (except on day 1) and Dinner (except on day 8)
  • Entry permit
  • Treks and Trails India expertise charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Airfare/Rail fare
  • Lunch for all days
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any kind of personal expenses (entry fees, camera charges, laundry charges, tips, etc.)
  • Any kind of refund for unutilized tour plan services
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
  • GST
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3-liter water bottle
  • Sunscreen, lip balm, moisturizer
  • Goggles
  • Good shoes/floaters
  • Proper backpack
  • Some thermals
  • Woolen socks, caps, gloves
  • Muffler
  • Wind cheater
  • Sweat shirt, Jacket
  • Toilet paper
  • Toiletry kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, face wash, sanitizer, etc.)
  • Extra camera batteries
  • Personal medical kit and personal medicines
  • Identity proof (Original and photocopy)