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Bhutan is a small and landlocked state located in the Eastern Himalaya, surrounded by China, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Bhutan is enriched with unique culture and traditions which make it a very distinctive country in the world. Bhutan is the only country in today’s world that still retains the Tantric form of Mahayana Buddhism as its official religion. This form of Buddhism was introduced to Bhutan by Guru Padmasambhava (the second Buddha) in the 8th century. According to legends, Guru Padmasambhava made his legendary trip from Tibet to Bhutan on the back of a flying tigress to subdue evil spirits who hindered the spread of Buddhism teachings. The place he landed in Bhutan is known as “The Tiger’s Nest” in Paro Valley where he meditated for 3 months. Till now, this place remains as one of the most prominent and sacred places in Himalayan Buddhism. Taktsang Palphug Monastery was first built on this precipitous cliff at 3,120 meters above Paro Valley in 1692.
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrive in Phuntsholing (pick from Bagdogra or Njp)complete the Immigration Formalities. Bhutan Often Revered as the "land of the Thunder Dragon" or 'druk Yul', is Still Regarded as One of the Last "shangri-la's" in the Himalayan Region Because of Its Remoteness, Its Spectacular Mountain Terrain, Varied Flora and Fauna, and Its Unique Ancient Buddhist Monasteries.
arrive in Phuentsholing and Check in to Your Hotels.
later Visit:-zangtho Pelri Lhakhang
overnight At the Hotel in Phuentsholing.
Day 2 : Phutensholling - Thimphu
After An Early Breakfast Move for Immigration Formalities After Done with Immigration Transfer to Thimphu, On Arrival Check-into the Hotel. the Capital Town of Bhutan and the Center of Government, Religion, and Commerce, Thimphu is a Unique City with An Unusual Mixture of Modern Development Alongside Ancient Traditions. with the Population of About 90,000, It is Perhaps Still the World’s Only Capital City Without a Traffic Light. Then Visit Buddha Point (kuensel Phodrang) Located At a Short Drive from Thimphu City Centre, Visitors Can Get a Good Overview of the Thimphu Valley from the Buddha Point (kuensel Phodrang). You Can Pay Your Obeisance and Offer Prayers to the Buddha, the Largest Statue in the Country and Then Walk Around and Take a Glimpse of the Valley.
also, Take a Walk to Coronation Park.
located On the Banks of the River (near the City Stadium), this 5.6 Acres of Parkland Offer a Pleasant and Relaxing Environment to Stroll or to Sit and Watch the River Flow By. Evening Time Can Be Spent Strolling Through the Government-run Handicrafts Emporium and Local Crafts Bazaar, to Browse Through the Example of Bhutan's fine Traditional Arts. Here You Can Buy Hand-woven Textiles, Thangka Paintings, Masks, Ceramics, Slate and Wood Carvings, Jewelry, Interesting Items Made from Local Materials.
overnight At the Hotel in Thimphu.
Day 3 : Thimphu
After breakfast visit
• The National Library
• King's Memorial Chorten
• Takin Preserve Motithang
• The Folk Heritage Museum
• The Jungshi Paper Factory
• Buddha Point.
Evening time can be spent strolling through the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts bazaar, to browse through the example of Bhutan's fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangka paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and woodcarvings, jewelry, interesting items made from local materials.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 4 : Thmphu - Punakha
After breakfast, On Way visit :
The Dochula Pass is a mountain pass in the snow-covered the Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimpu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as "Druk Wangyal Chortens" have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother. Apart from the chortens, there is a monastery called the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (temple), built in honor of the fourth Druk Gyalpo (head of the state of Bhutan), Jigme Singye Wangchuck; the open grounds in its front yard is a venue for the annual Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival. The pass with 108 memorial chortens is adjacent to the country's first Royal Botanical Park.
The Chimi Lhakhang, situated on a hillock in the center of the valley, is also known as the temple of fertility. It is widely believed that couples who do not have children and wanting one, if they pray at this temple, they are usually blessed with a child very soon. A walk through the village near the temple will give you rare glimpses into the daily life and lifestyle of the villagers.
It was built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, at the junction of the Phochu and Mochu rivers. This majestic dzong served as both the religious and the administrative center of Bhutan in the past. It measures some 600 by 240 feet and has a six-story, gold-domed tower. Inside are courtyards and religious statuary that hint at the depth of history and spiritual tradition embodied here.
Punakha Suspension Bridge
Overnight at the hotel in Punakha
Day 5 : Punakha
Phobjikha is a wide glacial valley with a central stream meandering through
the open grassland and thickets of dwarf bamboo. Farmlands occupy the peripheral slopes
Where potatoes and turnips are grown. The forests beyond the farms are mostly coniferous.
The general vegetation is composed of mainly blue pine, birch, maple and several species of
rhododendrons. The Central Valley inhabited by the cranes in winter has mostly dwarf
bamboo. The repeated grazing of the bamboos by the local cattle and horses in summer
prepares the ground for the wintering cranes. The magnificent Black-necked Cranes
heighten the breathtaking scenery of Phobjikha in winter.
You can also visit Gangtey Gompa. Evening return back.
Overnight stay at Punakha.
Day 6 : Punakha - Paro
After breakfast, Drive from Punakha to Paro (approx 127 km)
The journey might take 3.30 hrs. After reaching check in to the Hotel/Resort.
Ta Dzong (National Museum)
Ta-Dzong, an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. It is located about five and a half kilometers away from the main town of Paro and 500 feet from the Rinpung Dzong located below the museum. Cameras are not allowed inside the museum, but you can photograph the ta dzong and surrounding grounds.
Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong)
The construction of the Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) began in 1644 on the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of modern-day Bhutan. Unlike most of the other dzongs in Bhutan, it survived the massive 1897 earthquake though it was damaged by fire in 1906. Paro Dzong’s full name is Rinpung Dzong, which means ‘the fortress of the heap of jewels’. The approach toward the Dzong is through a traditional covered bridge called the Nemi Zam. A paved stone path runs alongside the imposing outer walls of the structure. The valley’s annual springtime religious festival called the Paro Tsechu is organized each year in the courtyard of the dzong and is attended by tourists from all over the world.
Overnight in a hotel in Paro.
Day 7 : Paro
Excursion to Chele-La-Pass
The 35km drive to chili la makes an interesting road excursion and is an excellent jumping-off point for day walks. Chele la separates Haa and Paro valley and at 3810m, it is one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. The drive till here from either Paro or Haa is through dense spruce and larch forests according to the seasons. On a clear day, there are spectacular views of Mt. Jumolhari, Jichu Drake and adjoining peaks to the North West, as well as the view of Haa and Paro valley.
Evening free for leisure.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 8 : Paro – Phutensholling
After Breakfast visit,
• Kyichu Lhakhang
• Drukgyel Dzong
• Druk chording
• Ugyen Pelri Palace
Then drive to Phuentsholing.
Evening an exploratory walk around Main Street and market area.
Overnight at the hotel in Phuentsholing
Day 9 : Departure
After a Hearty Breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel and Head to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station /bagdogra Airport (89 Pts), Which is Five Hours Away, for Your Onward Journey.
departure from Phuntsholing – Njp Rly Station / Ixb Airport- 170 Kms
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||INR 38500 / Adult ( With Tax )|
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
|City||Hotel Name||Star Rating|
|Phuntsholing||Hotel Hotel Park||
|Thimphu||Hotel Hotel Wangchuk||
|Punakha||Hotel Damchen Resort||
|Paro||Hotel Hotel Khamsum||
Payment Terms & Methods :
* 15% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
• In the event of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s, we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• 45 days prior to arrival: 10% of the Tour/service cost
• 15 days prior to arrival: 25% of the Tour/service cost
• 10 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour/service cost
• 72 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund
Other Terms & Conditions :
• Check-in at the hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
• Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
• Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
• Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
• You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterward.
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