Visit Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragons !!
About Bhutan Tourism :
Bhutan is a combination of splendid natural beauty, rich flora & fauna & affluent cultural heritage. The Bhutanese have safeguarded their ancient way of life, lifestyle, beautiful Dzongs, temples & houses with architecture found nowhere else in the world. Bhutan also known as Himalayan kingdom which has background of various mystery and magic. These are enough reasons to visit Bhutan I guess. So join us to explore the land of thunder dragon with Mumbai Travellers !!
Outing Date : 25th Dec’18 – 3rd Jan’19
Category : Special Tours
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in deluxe hotels
- Daily Breakfast & Dinner
- All Transfers & Sightseeing by Toyota Hiace or similar
- All Inner line Permits & Necessary Taxes
- Entrance Fees & Monument Charges
- Expertise & guide charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- Air Fare / Train Fare
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, mineral water, tips etc
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle other than mentioned in the itinerary
- Camera Fees wherever necessary
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blockage, political disturbances etc. (to be borne by clients, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any Increase in Taxes Or fuel price, leading to increase in cost of surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Anything other than above mention inclusions
- Taxes as applicable.
- Thimphu: Capital of Bhutan
- Dochu La: High Altitude Pass
- Punakha: Punakha Dzong / Chhimi Lhakhang
- Gangtey: One of the beautiful valley of Bhutan
- Paro: Taktsang Monastery (Tigers Nest)
- Chele La: Highest motorable road in Bhutan
Day 01 : NJP to Pheuntsholing (171 Kms / 05 hrs)
Arrival at NJP Railway Stn OR Airport and proceed towards Pheuntsholing. Pheuntsholing is known as Getaway to Bhutan by road from India. It is a thriving commercial centre on the northern end of Indian Plains. On arrival check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Pheuntsholing.
Day 02 : Pheuntsholing – Thimphu (176 Kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and proceed towards Thimphu (7710 ft) The capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in Hotel. Evening visit Tashichho Dzong (fortress of the glorious religion). Overnight stay in Thimphu.
Day 03 : Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) an ideal place for refreshing yourself. There is a huge plantation of Buddha on top of the Kuensel Phodrang , National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Monument . Post lunch visit Sangaygang View Point, Chongangkha Monastery, Taking preserve centre (The talking national animal can be seen here). Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 04 : Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue (80 Kms / 03 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue on the way stop at Dochu La pass (3150 mts). Check in Hotel. Post lunch visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Zabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It served as a seat of the government for many years until the second king took the charge. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo & King Jigme dorji Wangchuck covened the first national assembly here in 1952. After take a short excursion trip to visit Chhimi Lakhang This temple is also known as Temple of Fertility was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.
Day 05 : Excursion to Gangstey (78 Kms one way / 03 Hrs)
After breakfast start full day excursion trip to Gangtey (9840 ft). Gangtey is a home of black naked crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. Evening return back. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.
Day 06 : Punakha / Wangdue / Paro (140 Kms / 05 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7483 ft). On the way stop Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park- The park contains a rich biodiversity of Flora & Fauna and also features a huge species of plants & animals including endangered species. On arrival check in Hotel. Post lunch visit Ta Dzong – National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious Thangkha etc. Rinpung Dzong means “fortress of heap of the jewels”. The Dzong now serves as a administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Overnight stay at paro.
Day 07 : Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong also visit famous Taktsang Monastery – Clled “Tiger’s Nest” (02 Hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 08 : Paro – Chele La Pass – Paro (35 Kms one way / 02 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed towards Chele La pass (13,088 ft)- The highest motor able road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty and mesmerizing landscapes from Chele La pass. Evening leisure time to explore Paro. Overnight at Paro.
Day 09 : Paro – Pheuntsholing (200 Kms / 07 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and proceed towards Pheuntsholing. On arrival at check in at Hotel. Overnight at Pheuntsholing.
Day 10 : Pheuntsholing – NJP (170 Kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast proceed towards NJP Railway Station / Airport.
Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :D