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Amazing Bhutan

PACKAGE NAME : Amazing Bhutan

DURATION : 7 NIGHTS | 8 DAYS

THIMPO ( 2 NIGHTS ) PARO (2 NIGHTS )

PACKAGE ID : STBH 001

DAY 1 NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing

(Distance: 170 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Phuentsholing: 293 mts.)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. It is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.

DAY 2 Phuentsholing – Thimphu

(Distance: 176 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

DAY 3 Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Taking Preserve Centre, The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

DAY 4 Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing

(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

DAY 5 Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing

(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

DAY 6 Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

DAY 7 Paro – Phuentsholing

(Distance: 200 kms. / Driving Time: 7 hrs. / Altitude of Phuentsholing: 293 mts.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing

DAY 8 Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport

(Distance: 170 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of NJP/IXB: 89 mts.)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport.

INCLUSION

  • 04 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary (02 nights Paro, 02 nights in Thimphu).
  • Meal Plan : Breakfast
  • Assistance upon arrival at Paro airport.
  • Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by non A/C Vehicle.
  • (Upto 2 pax in Hyundai Tuscon/Santa Fe/) (Upto 3 - 5 pax in Toyota Hiace bus / Toyota Innova) (Upto 10 pax and above in Toyota Coaster Bus)
  • Permit for travel to Punakha.
  • All Monument & Museum Entrances Fees for the sights mentioned in the itinerary.

EXCLUSION

  • 04 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary (02 nights Paro, 02 nights in Thimphu).
  • Meal Plan : Breakfast
  • Assistance upon arrival at Paro airport.
  • Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by non A/C Vehicle.
  • (Upto 2 pax in Hyundai Tuscon/Santa Fe/) (Upto 3 - 5 pax in Toyota Hiace bus / Toyota Innova) (Upto 10 pax and above in Toyota Coaster Bus)
  • Permit for travel to Punakha.
  • All Monument & Museum Entrances Fees for the sights mentioned in the itinerary.

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • For all the travelers it is necessary to carry original Voter ID or Passport to travel to Bhutan.
  • In case of child it is required to carry Birth Certificate along with School ID card.
  • A permit is required for travel to Punakha. We will get the permit for our customers.
  • To get the permit we need to submit 2 copies of passport size photograph, clear scanned copies of the voter ID card and Passport for adults and for Kids the copy of Birth Certificate. It is mandatory to carry the same.

Entry Permit

Indian Nationals travelling between Bhutan & India do not need Visa. An identity document, be it either passport or an election commission I. D card is, however required for presentation at the immigration during entry, to obtain an entry permit along with 04 passport size photographs. Indian Nationals travelling between Bhutan and Nepal require valid passport as per Nepalese immigration regulation.

Route Permit

It is required for those travelling to restricted areas beyond Dochula pass. The Route Permit is processed & issued in Thimphu, only after arrival in Bhutan and on production of the Entry Permit. Two copies of passport size photos required while processing Route Permit. Also this permit can be processed only during working days (Mon-Fri) and applications are accepted from 9-11 a.m. and permit granted on same day from 3-5 p.m in summer and 3-4 p.m. in winter.

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