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About the Activity:

  • Get ready to feel the essence of Phuntsholing in Bhutan in this 9 days 8 nights tour.
  • Start your tour after getting picked up from the airport in an air conditioned shared vehicle and transfer to your hotel in Phuntsholing
  • Explore the magnificent forts and its ruins, visit the historic monasteries and learn its tradition.
  • Visit the Zorig Chusum, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Drukgyel Dzong which are few of the famous places. 
  • Visit many tourist attractions ans well as secret destinations within Bhutan that portray it's beauty perfectly.
  • View and marvel at the spectacular towering Himalayas during the early mornings.
  • Spend the evenings combing through the routes of villages and paths in Bhutan and come across amazing landscapes. 
  • Conclude your tour after getting transferred back to the airport and depart for home.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrival in Phuentsholing

    On arrival in Phuentsholing, check in to the hotel.

    If time permits take a stroll around Phuentsholing market.

    Overnight stay at Hotel Mit Point or similar.

  • Day 2 -

    Transfer to Thimphu

    After breakfast, transfer to Thimphu. This will take full day.

    Stay overnight at Thimphu.

  • Day 3 -

    arrival in Phuentsholing

    After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following: the National Library, (closed on weekends), the Institute for Zorig Chusum, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, Trashichhoedzong, King's Memorial Chorten and the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops.

    Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.

  • Day 4 -

    Thimpu - Tongsa ( 200 km / 6 hrs)

    After early breakfast, drive to Dochula pass (3,080m). Following peaks can be seen from this pass, on a clear day ; Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170m), Zongphugang (7, 060m), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.

    Further drive onward Wangduephodrang for lunch. Proceed onward to Trongsa across Pelela pass (3,300 m ).

    Stop en route at Chendbji Chorten, which was built in 18th century by a Lama named Shida, it is Nepalese in style with eyes painted at four cardinal points.

    Arrive Trongsa and check into the lodge.

  • Day 5 -

    Tongsa - Bumthang ( 68 kms / 3 hrs)

    After breakfast visit Trongsa Dzong. Then drive to Bumthang which is about 3 hours drive.

    Further 13 kms ahead, the road enters into a wide open cultivated valley known as Chumey valley.

    On arrival in Bumthang, check into the lodge. After lunch, visit Kurje Lhakhang where the saint Padmasambhava subdued a local demon and left his body imprint on a rock, the Jambey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, the Jakar Dzong and Swiss Farm House.

    Overnight at a lodge in Bumthang.

  • Day 6 -

    Bumthang - Punakha ( 205 kms / 7 hrs)

    After breakfast, explore fascinating valley of Bumthang. Then proceed to Trongsa where lunch would be served in local restaurant, famous for its traditional cuisine. Before arriving Punakha, visit Wangduephodrang Dzong.

    Overnight at a hotel in Punakha.

  • Day 7 -

    07 Punakha / Paro ( 125 kms / 4 hrs)

    Visit Punakha Dzong, a massive structure built at the junction of two rivers.

    Then drive to Paro and en route visit traditional Bhutanese farm house which offers good insight into lifestyle of local people and their culture.

    Afternoon visit Ta Dzong. Also, walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, also known as ‘fortress of the heap of jewels’.

    Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

  • Day 8 -

    Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast drive to Taktsang Monastery, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor.

    After lunch drive to Drukgyel Dzong. On a clear day, there is a splendid view of Mt. Chomolhari from the approach road to Drukgyel Dzong.

    Evening visit Kyichu Lhakhang, built in 7th century, is one of the two oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan.

    Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

  • Day 9 -

    Departure

    After breakfast, get transferred to the airport for your departure from Paro.

    End of trip.

Stay

    7
  • Hotel on twin sharing basis

Meal

    7
  • Veg and Non Veg
  • 7
  • 9 Breakfast
  • 7
  • 8 Dinner

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

    7
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • 7
  • English speaking guide
  • 7
  • Govt. royalty and taxes
  • 7
  • Entrance fees
  • 7
  • Visa Fee

Transport

    7
  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

    7
  • Camera
  • 7
  • Basic Medications

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

    7
  • 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.
  • 7
  • 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 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • 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.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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