Overview

DAY 01: PARO AIRPORT – THIMPHU: Transfer to Thimphu - en route Tamchog Lhakhang.

DAY 02: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA/WANGDUE – THIMPHU: Dochula Pass - 108 Stupas - Chhimi Lhakhang - Punakha Dzong - Suspension Bridge.

DAY 03: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING: Kuenselphodrang - National Memorial Chorten - Folk Heritage Museum - Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery and the Takin Preserve Centre - Tashichho Dzong.

DAY 04: THIMPHU – PARO - THIMPHU: Ta Dzong - Paro Rinpung Dzong - Kyichhu Lhakhang - Taktshang Monastery (Tiger Nest).

DAY 05: THIMPHU – PARO AIRPORT AND DEPARTURE: Return back home

4 Nights 5 Days 26 Jun, 27 Jun, 28 Jun, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 04 nights accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis at hotels mentioned above. 

  • Meal Plan: Daily Breakfast & Dinner.

  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing (as per itinerary).

  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Air Fare / Train fare. 

  • GST 5% Extra as applicable.

  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, Ropeway, porterage.

  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary. 

  • Entrance Fees & Guide charges. 

  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot). 

  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to an increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. 

  • Room Heater Charges.

  • Insurance. 

  • Anything which is not included in the inclusion.

Highlights

HOTEL DETAILS:

Hotel Kisa / Similar 3 Star Hotel Options in Thimphu


PACKAGE PRICE:

INR 26200/- Per Person on Twin sharing basis
INR 9400/- Per Extra Adult
INR 4000/- Per Extra Child

Itinerary

DAY 01: PARO AIRPORT – THIMPHU (Distance: 65 km / Driving Time: 1.5 hr / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 m) 

Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and then transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On the way, stop to view the Tamchog Lhakhang. You may also choose to walk through the Chuzom Bridge (subject to time permit). On arrival in Thimphu, check-in at the hotel. In the evening walk around Thimphu town. You may choose to relax in the hotel as well. Overnight in Thimphu. 

 

DAY 02: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA/WANGDUE – THIMPHU (Distance: 76 km (One Way) / Driving Time: 2.5 hr (One Way) / Altitude of Punakha/Wangdue: 1310 m) 

After breakfast drive to Punakha (4298 ft). On the way stop at Dochula Pass at 3150 m to view the higher Himalayas. The pass is approximately 25 km away from Thimphu and is the highest point between the Thimphu and Punakha/Wangdue Valley. Another attraction is the 108 chorten/stupas (Druk Wangyel Chortens) built close to each other surrounded by numerous colorful prayer flags. Further, one the way to Punakha enjoy the winding roads and nature at its best. While in Punakha, take a short and easy hike to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang which is also known as the “The Temple of Fertility” and was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Then, visit the Punakha Dzong. Built-in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal the Dzong served as the seat until the time of the Second King of Bhutan. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). It is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo. If time permits, visit the Suspension Bridge, which is one of the longest in Bhutan. In the evening, drive back to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu. 

 

DAY 03: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING 

After breakfast visit the Kuenselphodrang (Buddha Statue). Located at a short drive from Thimphu City Centre, Kuenselphodrang offers a good overview of the Thimphu valley. The largest statue of Buddha in the country sits here which houses over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues. Then visit the National Memorial Chorten built-in memory of the Third King of Bhutan. Finally, visit the Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, and the Takin Preserve Centre. Takin is the national animal of Bhutan. In the evening visit Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight in Thimphu. 

 

DAY 04: THIMPHU – PARO - THIMPHU (Distance: 65 km (One Way) / Driving Time: 1.5 hr (One Way) / Altitude of Paro: 2280 m) 

After breakfast drive to Paro (7483 ft.). While in Paro, visit the Ta Dzong which now houses the National Museum of Bhutan with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangka, etc. Then visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong which literally means the "fortress of the heap of jewels". The Dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro Dzongkhag. Then explore Paro Town. Afternoon, visit the Kyichhu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, and then drive further to visit the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate the victory over the Tibetan invasion. On the way back, take a photo stop to catch the view of the Taktshang Monastery (Tiger Nest). Further ahead stop at the Paro Airport View Point to enjoy the view and the soothing breeze for a while. Drive back to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu. 

 

DAY 05: THIMPHU – PARO AIRPORT AND DEPARTURE (Distance: 65 km / Driving Time: 1.5 hr) 

After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Paro Airport for your onward journey.

 

notes
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

  • Please brief to guest that the vehicle will not be at disposal it will be available to the guest as per itinerary only (point to point basis).

  • Rates and Confirmations are subject to availability at the time of booking.

  • No reservations are held at the time of Initial Quotation.

  • City/ Tourist Tax (if, any) has to be paid directly at the Hotel by Guests.

  • BMCAdventures reserve the right to amend or change the Price/ Services without prior notice.



 

DO'S: 

✓ Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card. 

✓ Remember to carry and other packings as per seasons and personal requirements (including hiking shoes) 

✓ Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan. 

 

DON'TS: 

• Tobacco & Tobacco products are banned in Bhutan. 

• Do not bring any plant or agricultural product out of Bhutan. It is illegal. 

• Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan. 

• Usage of Drones is strictly prohibited in Bhutan. 

• Photography is not allowed inside temples and Dzongs.