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Trip Starting From: Bagdogra

About the Activity:

  • The roof of the world where the Himalayas are proudly guarding the sensitive valleys and villages, we are talking about the pristine neighbour of India, Bhutan.
  • A tiny country with the largest influence of Buddhism has a lot of significant attractions to unveil to the unending tourists. The huge gompas, statues of Buddha, the historical buildings and the mind blowing architecture and moreover the tranquil serenity prevailing throughout, Bhutan is all about these.
  • Here is a seven day sightseeing and trekking tour to marvel at the stunning beauty of everything Bhutan has starting from the small villages to the largest cliffs where some monasteries are located.
  • National Memorial Chorten, Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park, Tango Monastery, Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong, Paro Dzong, Tiger’s nest monastery, Phuentsholing etc are the major attractions and places you will cover during the tour that starts from Bagdogra.
  • This package includes food, accommodation in hotels and homestays and transportation in a taxi during the whole trip.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive at Phuentsholing

    Arrive at Phuentsholing by flight and stay overnight at Phuentsholing.

  • Day 2 - Sightseeing in Thimphu

    Proceed to Thimphu in the morning. Have a simple excursion of National Memorial Chorten which is built in honor of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.

    Visit Thimphu Dzong, the largest Dzong in Bhutan which is also the seat of the office of the King of Bhutan.

    Thereafter, drive up to Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park where the 169 feet bronze statue of Buddha Dordenma, Vajra Throne Buddha is placed. It is one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world.

    From there, continue to the north of Thimphu about 14 kms where the famous Tango Monastery is located which was founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo in the 13th century.

    It has the mind blowing architectural extravaganza and it consists of six temples, each with unique architecture.

    Also visit the Thirteen Traditional Arts and Crafts School and the Folk Heritage Museum, before continuing to the National Library and theTraditional Paper Making Factory.

    Wind up the excursion of the day by evening.

  • Day 3 - Punakha

    After breakfast, proceed to Punakha and en route, stop at Dochula Pass, where you will have a coffee break, enjoy the grand 108 stupas (sacred structures) and appreciate the stunning view of the Himalayas.

    Later, hike to reach Chimi Lhakhang for almost 1 hour 30 minutes. It is a temple dedicated to the divine Madman and people come here to pray for children.

    Continue to Punakha Dzong, a large and spectacular Bhutanese architecture, located at the confluence of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers. It was the religious and administrative centre of Bhutan until 1950 when the capital moved to Thimphu.

    After that you will be going to Suspension Bridge, which is the longest bridge of Bhutan.

  • Day 4 - Paro

    Today, drive back to Paro which would take around 3 hours by road.

    Then, visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower, now housing the National Museum with more than 3000 exhibits. Some of them may date back to the 8th century. Retrace your steps to visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.

    Proceed to witness the beauty of Paro Dzong which is known as the “Rinpung Dzong”, an extravagant monastery and fortress, which is the epitome of Bhutanese architecture.

    Now it is the local administrative centre and the school for monks.

  • Day 5 - Tiger’s Nest Trek

    Visit Tiger’s nest monastery today morning. Hike up to the holiest Buddhist monastery in Bhutan, Taktsang (Tiger's Nest). It is located on a cliff about 900 meters (3000 feet) above the Paro Valley.

    After about 2 hours of hiking, you will reach the spectacular monastery, where you will be able to witness the awesome architecture and take in the beauty of the Paro Valley.

    The climb up to the viewpoint will take around 1 1?2 hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff.

    Stop for refreshment at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months.

    The principal Lhakhang (monastery) of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. Taktsang was damaged severely by fire in 1998 but has now been fully restored to its former beauty.

  • Day 6 - Paro to Phuentsholing

    The day is totally free for exploring and relaxing in Paro.

    Stop at the market for some quick souvenir shopping.

    Drive from Paro to Phuentsholing and stay overnight at Phuentsholing.

  • Day 7 - Drive back to Bagdogra

    Depart from Bhutan in the morning and drive back to Bagdogra.

Stay

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  • Accommodation in hotels and homestays on sharing basis
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  • Phuentsholing: Hotel Park
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  • Thimphu: Damchoe Homestay
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  • Punakha: Leki Wangmo Farmstay
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  • Paro: Aum Om Homestay

Meal

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  • Breakfast on all days will be provided

Activity

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  • Sightseeing
  • 7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • All permits across Bhutan

Transport

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  • Taxi will be arranged during the whole tour

Things To Carry

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  • Water bottle
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  • Medicines: carry Diamox if you aren’t allergic to sulfur drugs
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • UV sunglasses
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  • Lip balm
  • 7
  • Mustard oil: for moisturising your skin
  • 7
  • Sweater, gloves, cap (protect head and ears from cold winds), warm inner wears (especially if you are traveling in off season) and air/water resistant jacket
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  • Identity card and couple of photocopies of it
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  • Chargers for all the gadgets, cameras and mobile
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  • Spare camera batteries

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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