FIXED DEPARTURE BHUTAN TOUR 2016
Siliguri, West Bangle
Start Point :
Siliguri, West Bangle
Meeting Point :
NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport
NJP/Bagdogra – Pheuntsholing – Thimphu – Punakha- Paro – Pheuntsholing –NJP/Bagdogra
Nearest Railway Station :
NJP Railway Station
Nearest Airport :
Chele La Pass
Day-1: 12th May: NJP to Pheuntsholing (171 Kms / 05 hrs)
Arrival at NJP Railway Stn OR Airport (Before 1 PM) 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-2: 13th May: 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-3: 14th May: 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-4: 15th May: 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-5: 16th May: 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-6: 17th May: Punakha / Wangue / 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-7: 18th May: 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-8: 19st May: 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-9: 20st May: 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: 21nd May: Pheuntsholing – NJP (170 Kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast proceed towards NJP Railway Station / Airport.
Phuentsholing: Hotel Park /Hotel Damchen
Thimphu: Hotel Amondhara/Equivalent
Paro: BaseCamp Hotel/Equivalent
Punkha: Hotel lobesa/Kingaling hotel
All Transfer & sightseeing is done on Foreign Luxury car Toyota Hiace Bus (11 seater)
Breakfast + Dinner (MAPAI)
Accommodation on Twine/Double sharing Room
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner (MAPAI)
Tour guide license by Bhutan Govt.
All Tourist Permits
Bhutan Government Taxes
Air Fare / Train fare.
Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity. Mineral /soft / hard drinks.
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
Camera fees, Entrance Fees.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
30 days or more before the journey: 10% deduction
15 to 29 days before the journey: 25% deduction
8 to 14 days before the journey: 50% deduction
7 days before the journey: Non refundable
All refunds are processed with 15 working days.
Refunds will be given in the bank account given by customer.
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