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Bhutan is a landlocked nation in South Asia. Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north, the Sikkim territory of India and the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, the Arunachal Pradesh province of India in the east, and Assam and West Bengal in the south. Bhutan is geopolitically in South Asia and is the locale’s second slightest crowded country after the Maldives. Thimphu is its capital and biggest city, while Phuntsholing a border town and the gateway of Bhutan located at the southern foothills of the kingdom. Bhutan is the country of rolling hills and towering crags exuding an ultimate charm. With magnificent mountains, dense forests, delightful people, pure air and architectural inspiration, the country turns into a superb place for holidaying. Discover a number of holiday packages of Bhutan displaying on our portal. Our Bhutan tour packages offer pleasant trip to Bhutan, memorable stay in its hotels, sightseeing and various fun activities. Buy Bhutan tours and go for a memorable vacation and cherish life.
Day 1 : Arrive Phuentsholing from Bagdogra / Njp
Arrive Phuentsholing and Transfer to the Hotel. Processing Route Permit and Rest of the Day At Leisure. O/n At Phuentsholing.
Day 2 : Phuentshloing – Thimphu
Phuentshloing – Thimphu – Capital City 179 Km 5-6 Hrs Drive. O/n Thimphu.
Day 3 : Thimphu Sightseeing
When in Thimphu You Got to Prepare for Surprises Where this Unique Capital Has No Traffic Lights But adopted Its Own Version of the British – Indian Colonial Times Traffic Policemen Who Can Startle You and Memorize Others with His Elaborate Hand Gestures, Sometimes He May Be Signaling Stop When It Looks like Go But Don’t Worry You Can Observe the Flow and Notice His Smile as You Stare At Him. Sightseeing Includes the Folk Heritage Museum, National Library, and Handicraft Center to View the Traditional Arts, the Indigenous Medicine Hospital, the Painting School and from the Road Point Take a Glimpse of Tashichho Dzong. Further Drive Uphill and Visit Takin Zoo Where You Will Find National Animal of Bhutan. Afternoon Visit National Memorial Chorten a Stupa Dedicated to the Third King of Bhutan and Buddha Statue. Evening Take a Walk to the Main City from Clock Tower Square. O/n At Thimphu.
Day 4 : Thimphu – Punakha via Dochu La Pass 77km 3 hrs drive
Morning drive to low lands of Punakha valley touching Dochula passes 10,000 ft. and stop over at Hongtsho village. And immigration check point and stamping your permit. Next to the check point you will find small local stalls selling fresh juicy local apples available for sale in plastic bags you could try some. You will be driving through the first mountain pass in the western part of Bhutan. You will find the 108 Druk Wangyal chortens on the top of the pass where the ridges are draped in colorful prayer flags greet you. You could take three rounds and offer prayers, take some best photo shots. If the weather is clear you will be able to see the highest peaks towards the north, Gangar Punsum among others is the highest unclimbed peak (24,000 ft) in the world. Proceed down to Thinleygang village and upon reaching Lobesa turn left and enter Punakha valley. Check in the hotel. Afternoon visit majestic Punakha Dzong placed strategically at the junction of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, the dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. It was here that the dual system of government was introduced in the 17th century and in 1907, enthroned the first King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuk. Evening at leisure. O/n at Punakha
Day 5 : Punakha – Gangtey Excurrsions 97km 2. 45 hrs drive
Morning drive to beautiful Gangtey valley via Wangdiphodrang Dzong strategically located on a ridge 4,430 ft that overlooks the highway that fork to the east and south of the country. This is an old town with Narrow Street with single storied shops and also the gateway to central and eastern Bhutan. The legend Mahakala, the protective deity of Bhutan appeared to tell Shabdrung of prediction, saying “at top of rocky spur where two rivers meet, at the place where a flock of raven will fly off in four directions, you will build the Dzong”. The Shabdrung built the dzong in 1638 and Punakha/Wangdi valleys are also the winter home for many of the high altitude farmers who migrate with their cattle to the warm climate. The Gangtey valley is one of the most beautiful open valleys in Bhutan and is the winter home to the endangered black necked cranes (Grus Nigricllis) which migrate to this valley around mid November from Tibet. These cranes have for centuries captured the human imagination with their intelligence, poise, sociality, beauty and freedom which have given rise to several myths, legends, folktales and songs. The birds fly back across the Himalayas to their summer home towards Tibet and China. The Gangtey village is small dominated by the yellow roofed Gangtey monastery. Late noon return to Punakha. O/n at Punakha.
Day 6 : Punakha – Paro 145km 4 hrs drive
Morning drive to Paro via same road and stop at Lamperi. Visit the Royal Botanical Park for 30 minutes. If you are lucky you could see red pandas, different species of birds, you can take some photo shot close to the natural lake. You could watch a short documentary about the park. Proceed to Paro via Semtokha and check in the hotel. Afternoon visit ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and drive till the base of Tigers Nest. Evening at leisure. O/n at Paro.
Day 7 : Paro Sightseeing
Morning visit Paro Dzong, the National Museum housed in a round fortress called as the Ta Dzong considered to be one of the best natural history museums in Asia where it has a fine collection of natural and historic artifacts. Kyichu Lhakhang the monastery dates back to 7th century and is one of the oldest and most sacred. Afternoon at leisure and evening visit the town for shopping. O/n at Paro.
Day 8 : Paro – Phuentsholing 172 km 4-5 hrs drive
Morning transfers to Phuentsholing and before reaching Phuentsholing stop and visit Kharbandi Gompa. Check in the hotel and evening at leisure. O/n at Phuentsholing.
Day 9 : Departure
Morning Depart to Your Next Destination.
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