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10 Days Complete Bhutan Tour Package

Pickup & Drop

Bagdogra (Siliguri)

Duration

9N - 10D

Overview & Highlights

Itinerary

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Overview & Highlights

  • End your Pursuit of Happiness with a captivating journey to the enchanting kingdom of Bhutan. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Bhutan offers a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and spiritual tranquility. This 10-day Bhutan Tour Package will take you on an immersive exploration of one of the most picturesque destinations in the country.
  • Begin your adventure in Phuentsholing, where you'll complete the permit formalities before crossing into Bhutan. Travel to the capital city, Thimphu, known for its unique charm and absence of traffic lights. Immerse yourself in the Bhutanese culture as you visit the National Library, Handmade Paper Factory, and iconic landmarks like the National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma statue. Continue your journey to Punakha, passing through the breathtaking Dochu La mountain pass. Discover the historic Dzongs and administrative buildings around Punakha Valley that have played an important role in shaping the history of Bhutan. From Punakha, you will also go for a day excursion to Phobjikha Valley, a U-shaped glacial valley, that offers a tranquil escape with its scenic landscapes. Visit the 17th-century Gangtey Monastery, which overlooks the valley and is known for its spiritual significance. Phobjikha Valley is also a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, as it serves as a winter home for the migratory black-necked cranes.
  • Further, you will visit Paro and embark on a hike to the legendary Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched precariously on a cliffside. Immerse yourself in Bhutan's spiritual heritage as you visit Ta Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, and the ancient Kyichu Lhakhang temple and listen to the legends associated with them which will definitely provide you with a rich cultural experience. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Chele La, the highest motorable pass in Bhutan as you soak in panoramic views of the sacred Mount Jumolhari, Mount Jichu Drake, and the picturesque Paro and Haa valleys.
  • Throughout your journey, Bhutan's serene landscapes, ancient monasteries, and warm-hearted people will leave an indelible mark on your soul. So, pack your bags and embark on a transformative voyage to Bhutan, a land where happiness is paramount, and nature's beauty knows no bounds.
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    Itinerary

    Day 1
    Arrival in Bagdogra. Transfer to Phuentsholing.

    Upon arrival at Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station(NJP), meet our representative who will help you board your transfer to Bhutan.

    Enjoy your drive to the last Indian border town called Jaigaon, after which you will enter Bhutan.

    Here, you will arrive in Phuentsholing and complete the permit formalities.

    Reach your hotel in Phuentsholing and check in to your hotel.

    Overnight stay in Phuentsholing.

    Day 2
    Phuentsholing to Thimphu. Travel to the capital city of Bhutan.

    Post breakfast in the morning, start your drive to Thimphu.

    Today’s road journey will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside landscapes of Bhutan.

    You will pass through some meandering mountain roads lined with broad leaves forests, waterfalls, quaint villages, and towns to reach Thimphu.

    En route, take a small stopover at the Chuzom Bridge from where you will see a beautiful confluence of the Paro and Thimphu rivers, along with a beautiful portrait of the King and Queen as a welcoming sign to Bhutan.

    By evening, reach Thimphu and check in to your hotel.

    If time permits, you can choose to explore Thimphu - the only city in the world without traffic lights or explore the local markets.

    Overnight stay in Thimphu.

    Day 3
    Full Day - Thimphu Local Sightseeing.

    Begin the day by having your breakfast at the hotel.

    Next, get ready to explore the capital city of Thimphu.

    We will start by visiting the National Library of Bhutan which is a haven for history buffs as it houses archives of Bhutan along with Tibetan and Bhutanese texts and manuscripts.

    Further, we will visit the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory to understand the process of making traditional Bhutanese paper handmade from the bark of the daphne bush.

    Next, you will visit the National Memorial Chorten which is the tomb of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, also known as the Dragon King.

    Later, we will visit the Buddha Dordenma statue - the largest sitting Buddha Statue made of solid bronze and plated with gold, located atop a hill near Thimphu.

    After admiring the views of Thimphu Valley from the large Buddha statue, you will visit the magnificent Simtokha Dzong which was built in the 17th century.

    Further, we will visit the Royal Takin Preserve (Motithang) - a zoo in Bhutan that is home to the National Animal of Bhutan - Takin.

    Further, we will take you to the amazing Sangaygang View Point encircled with pine trees and colorful prayer flags to enjoy the views of the Thimphu Valley.

    We will also visit the glorious fortress of Bhutan - the Tashichho Dzong, the seat of the Royal Govt of Bhutan since 1962.

    Next, you will visit the Folk Heritage Museum to get an insight into the traditional Bhutanese lifestyle.

    In the evening, you are free to indulge in a shopping spree at the Handicrafts Emporium and the local markets of Thimphu.

    After completing the day’s sightseeing, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Thimphu.

    Day 4
    Thimphu to Punakha. Pass the beautiful Dochu La.

    Have your breakfast in the morning and get ready for the day.

    Today, we will take you to Punakha, located 75 km to the east of Thimphu.

    Our first stop on today's road journey will be the Dochu La - one of the most scenic mountain passes of Bhutan.

    We will spend some time admiring the surrounding views of the Himalayas while sipping a hot cup of tea/coffee in the cafe at the pass.

    We will also visit the Druk Wangyel Monastery and 108 Druk Wangyal Chortens which are built on the pass in memory of the Bhutanese soldiers who died in “Operation All Clear” in 2003.

    Further, embark on a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang (temple of fertility) - a temple dedicated to Lam Drukpa Kuenley (Divine Mad Man).

    This place is considered the origin of Phalluses as the symbol of fertility and protection where childless couples usually seek blessings so that they conceive.

    We will then travel further to visit the 3rd oldest Dzong of Bhutan - Wangdue Phodrang Dzong.

    From here, we will cross Punakha to reach Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, built to overlook the Punakha valley which is said to protect Bhutan from evil forces and help bring peace to the world.

    We will then trace our journey back to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong which is located at the scenic confluence of Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu Rivers.

    The Punakha Dzong is the second largest and the second oldest Dzong in Bhutan, known for hosting the famous annual Punakha Tshechu Festival.

    Upon completing the sightseeing, we will reach our hotel in Punakha.

    Overnight stay in Punakha.

    Day 5
    Excursion to Phobjikha Valley. Overnight stay in Punakha

    Wake up to a pleasant morning in Punakha Valley and have your breakfast.

    Today, we will take you to the Phobjikha, a U-shaped Valley located in the east of Punakha.

    This Valley is known for its scenic landscape and a large number of black-necked cranes that migrate here during the start of the winter season from the highlands of Tibet for roosting.

    Spend some time admiring the views of the valley from the 17th-century Gangtey Monastery which overlooks the entire valley.

    Upon completing the sightseeing for the day, we will head back to Punakha.

    Overnight stay at the hotel in Punakha.

    Day 6
    Punakha to Paro. Sightseeing in Paro.

    Wake up in the morning and have your breakfast in the morning.

    Later, get ready to board your transfers to Paro.

    After crossing the Chuzom Bridge we take a short stopover at Tachogang Lhakhang, located across a wired river bridge over the Paro river.

    After exploring the Tachogang Lhakhang, we will continue our drive to Paro.

    Upon reaching Paro, check-in to the hotel and head out for sightseeing in Paro.

    We will visit the Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower now turned into the National Museum of Bhutan which showcases some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art.

    Next, we will visit the Rinpung Dzong (Fortress of Heap of Jewels) - the administrative seat of Paro and one of the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture.

    Return back to the hotel in Paro for an overnight stay.

    Day 7
    Sightseeing around Paro. Hike to Tiger’s Nest.

    Post breakfast in the morning, get ready to watch the most magical sight of Bhutan.

    Today, we will visit the famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger Nest Temple), located 11 km from Paro.

    Drive to the starting point of the hiking trail that will take you to the Taktsang Monastery.

    We will then start the hike through the beautiful pine forest to reach the magnificent Taktsang Monastery.

    You will have to hike for 2-4 hours (depending on your speed), to reach one of the holiest sites in Bhutan which clings impossibly to a sheer cliff face 900 meters above the valley.

    Spend some peaceful time walking around the monastery listening to the prayer chants, the sound of the fluttering flags or quietly meditating in the caves of the monastery.

    After spending enough time in the monastery, we will start our return journey.

    Return back to the hotel in Paro for an overnight stay.

    Day 8
    Excursion to Chele La. Enjoy the views of the most sacred peak of Bhutan.

    Have your breakfast in the morning and get ready for the day.

    Today, we will drive to the highest motorable pass of Bhutan - the Chele La.

    Chele La is located 40 km southwest of Paro and is 13,000 ft above sea level.

    Enjoy a beautiful drive to Chele La through dense forest, waterfalls, a carpet of rhododendrons, etc, depending on the season.

    Reach Chele La and admire the views of Mt.Jumolhari(Bhutan's most sacred peak at over 22,000 ft) along with Mt.Jichu Drake and adjoining peaks to the North West as well as the view of both the valleys (Paro and Haa).

    Return back to Paro and rest for some time.

    In the evening, you are free to explore the local market of Paro.

    Overnight stay in Paro.

    Day 9
    Paro to Siliguri. Embark on a scenic road journey.

    Have your breakfast in the morning and get ready to start your return journey.

    You will board your transfers and start a beautiful return road journey.

    Enjoy this road journey and cross Phuetnsholing to reach India.

    Reach Siliguri by evening, check in to the hotel, and rest for the day.

    Overnight stay in Siliguri.

    Day 10
    Departure. Siliguri to Bagdogra Airport.

    After breakfast in the morning, get ready for your transfer to Bagdogra airport.

    Your amazing Bhutan Trip will conclude once you are dropped at the Bagdogra airport for your onward journey.

    Take back a treasure of happy memories to cherish for a lifetime.

    NOTE: The Chimi Lakhang temple has some sexual depictions. You may want to reconsider visiting this place if you are not comfortable with children seeing these

    Inclusions

    Travel as per Itinerary in Hatchback/ SUV (as per group size)

    Entry Permit for Bhutan for 9 Days, including all Inner Line Permits

    Accommodation for 9 Nights - 1 Night in Phuentsholing, 2 Nights in Thimphu, 2 Nights in Punakha, 3 Nights in Paro, 1 Night in Siliguri on sharing basis

    9 Meals (Breakfast from Day 2 to Day 10)

    Driver Charges, Permits, Tolls, Fuel & Parking charges

    Local English Speaking Guide

    Guided Trek to Taktsang Monastery

    Airport/ Railway Station Pickup and Drop

    Exclusions

    GST (5%) is applicable extra.

    Bhutan Tourism Fees of INR 1,200/- per day (Mandatory)

    Any kind of food and beverages that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshment/lunches on the highway.

    Any personal expenses like tip to the drivers, entry to the monuments/ monasteries, camera/video camera charges, laundry, telephone bills, tips etc.

    Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. (to be borne by the customer on the spot)

    Anything not mentioned in the inclusion.

    Cost arises due to any change in tourism policy between Bhutan – India travel and trade policies.

    Cost arises due to changes or delays in flight timings. WanderOn as a responsible travel partner will definitely try to minimize the impact of delay but WanderOn shall not be liable/responsible for such incidents.

    Airfares/ Train Tickets

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    Must Carry
    • Authentic Government ID Card
    • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
    • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
    • Personal Medicines (if any)

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    Travel Essentials
      gears
      • a rucksack bag and a day pack
      • 3-litre water bladder or water bottle
      clothes
      • a sun cap and a woolen cap
      • UV protected sunglasses
      • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
      • 1 fleece jacket
      • 1 heavy Thick jacket/down jacket
      • 1 pair of gloves
      • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favourable)
      • 4 sets of undergarments
      • 2 pair of socks
      • a small towel
      • A rain jacket or a poncho
      footwear
      • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
      • Flip flops/sandals
      medication
      • Glucose powder
      • Medicines for headaches, diarrhoea, motion sickness
      • Dettol
      • Bandages
      • Cotton
      personal accessories
      • toothpaste, toothbrush
      • Paper soap, or sanitizer
      • Sunscreen minimum of spf40 , lip balm, cold creams
      • Body spray
      • LED torch light

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