Day 01 : ARRIVAL AT BAGDOGRA (IXB) AIRPORT / NJP RAILWAY STATION - PHUNTSHOLING
Pick up from Njp Railway Station / Bagdogra (IXB) Airport and transfer to Phuntsholing (165 Kms, 03 to 04 Hrs) Meet & Greet upon arrival at Phuntsholing (298Mts / 977Fts). Depending on your arrival time our Trip Leader will assist you in procurement of your permit to Bhutan. The permit issuance takes time depending on the rush one has to stand in queue for procurement of permit. In case the permit is not processed on the day of arrival then it can be issued next day before you start for next destination. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : PHUNTSHOLING – THIMPHU
After breakfast and after completing your Visa / Permit formalities assisted by our Bhutan representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (2320Mts / 7656Fts, 180 Kms / 06 to 07 Hrs). Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : THIMPHU
After breakfasts go for Thimphu sightseeing covering Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre presently closed for tourist, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday , Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : THIMPHU – PUNAKHA / WANGDI
After breakfast drive to Punakha (1200Mts / 3936Fts, 77 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs) / Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (1350Mts / 4430Fts, 70 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs). Punakha / Wangdi is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over Dochu La pass (3080Mts / 10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong, If time permit visit the Suspension Bridge and then proceed to Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at the Hotel in Wangdi.
Day 05 : PUNAKHA / WANGDI
After breakfast today you the Punakha Valley or can even take the Rafting Options on Punakha River. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Today the day start early for full day excursion to Gangtey & Phobjikha Valley (3000Mts / 9845fts , 85Kms / 3 to 3½ Hrs One way ) The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. At Gangtey visit Black Necked Crane Information Centre , Gangtey Goempa (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : PUNAKHA / WANGDI – PARO
After breakfast transfer to Paro (2134Mts / 7000Fts, 135 Kms / 05 Hrs). Enroute Stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Garden. On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 : PARO
After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong presently closed for tourist, Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery), Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 : PARO - FULL DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG LHAKHANG (TIGER`S NEST)
Start the day early for a day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger's Nest Monastery) - The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2/3 hours one way through pine forests. Afternoon at leisure for go for shopping in the market. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 : PARO – PHUNTSHOLING
After breakfast transfer to Phuntsholing (298Mts / 977Fts, 176 Kms / 06 to 07 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 : PHUNTSHOLING - NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA (IXB) AIRPORT
After breakfast, Drive to Njp Railway Station / Bagdogra (IXB) Airport (165 Kms, 03 to 04 Hrs) the services end. One can take their onward connection.
HOTEL MIGMAR (DELUXE)
HOTEL OLATHANG (STANDARD COTTAGE)
PUNAKHA / WANGDI
KICHU RESORT (STANDARD) (VEG ONLY)
HOTEL LHAKI (DELUXE)
Inclusions (for Indian Passport Holder Only)
Meet & Greet upon arrival.
01 Complimentary Lunch at Paro at Local Farmhouse Lodge.
01 Bottle water per person per day
Accommodation as per the itinerary on plan as specified above on Twin Sharing Basis.
For Extra Bed most of the Bhutan hotels used Cot or Rollaway Mattress.
Transfer from Bagdogra Airport to Phuntsholing & Back by Luxury Vehicle (Scorpio / Xylo / Innova)
Services of a Trip Leader will be as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
Transfer & Sightseeing - vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the guest as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis). Concept of vehicle on disposal is not a practice in Bhutan. The vehicle + Trip Leader (Guide) will be with the guest from (0900 Hrs till 1700 Hrs).
Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges.
Any additional meals other than specified.
Items of personal nature like porterage, tips laundry, telephone calls, mineral water etc.
Optional Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
The ROE is calculated as per the rate of the day.
Additional Surcharge applicable as per the travel dates.
GST(Government and Service Tax as applicable)(as on date 01/07/2017 of 5.00% will be applicable, on and above, the Invoice amount.
Cost is based on minimum 02 Pax travelling together.
As this itinerary is customized, we can rebuilt the itinerary as the requirement.
We can go lower category hotels to reduce the cost or we can go to higher category of hotel if you prefer.
Add in more visits and sightseeing.
Please note we are not holding any services.
Rates are subject to availability of coach and rooms at the time of confirmation.