We will welcome you to the airport in Bagdogra and cross the tinsel town Siliguri embarking on the journey to the land of Dragons –Bhutan sailing and gliding across many meadows and an array of nature’s canvas. The beautiful journey will take 5-6 hours to reach Phuentsholing, located on the country’s border with Bhutan. On reaching there, you shall be putting up in a hotel for an overnight stay.
(Distance: 170 km. / Driving Time: 5-6 hrs. )
We start our day in the beautiful country of Bhutan with a hearty breakfast post which we head towards the immigration office to complete the immigration formalities. The whole procedure takes a couple of hours including submitting the ID proof, biometrics, etc. Upon completion of the same, we’d have enough time to explore the alluring town of Phuentsholing and wonder at the stark difference between the two cities located on either sides of the Bhutan Gate. We retreat to our hotel for the night and prep ourselves for an early start tomorrow.
Phuentsholing To Thimpu
The day begins with sumptuous breakfast and kicking for Thimpu. We will glide through the picturesque landscape and magnifying aura, making the travel desired and easy. The time taken on the road will oscillate between 4-5 hours. We halt at Thimpu at a hotel for an overnight here. homage to one of the oldest temples in Bhutan- Kyichu Lhakhang. We get to our hotels for an overnight stay post all the visits.
(Distance: 178 km. / Driving Time: 6 hrs )
After breakfast, visit Buddha Dordemma; a 51m tall statue of Buddha overlooking the Thimphu city.Next we visit the National Chorten, a stupa in Thimphu followed by Simply Bhutan. Here you can delve in the Bhutani Culture wearing their traditional dresses, enjoying the traditional Bhutani dance or even practice archery. Later, visit the Folk Heritage Museum (an old farmhouse showing the rural life of Bhutanese) for a traditional Bhutani lunch of Ema Datsi or Kew Datsi .After lunch we head to Bhutan Paper factory and Bhutan postal museum.Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing
After breakfast, we leave to Punakha ( along with the permits ). On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.) to view the higher Himalayas.After reaching Punakha, we visit the The Punakha Dzong which was named after Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Afterwards visit the suspension bridge followed by local lunch. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.
(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.) via Chelela Pass. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Paro Local market by walking to enjoy your evening in leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
(Distance: 188 km. / Driving Time: 7 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 pts.)
Hike to Taktsang Monastery
After breakfast, get prepped for one of the best and treacherous hike to the famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (5hrs hike to and fro the base camp). If time allows, you can visit the Paro National Museum or Kitchu Monastery or maybe just endeavour a rejuvenating hot stone bath. Overnight stay will be at Paro.
Paro To Siliguri
Today we bid adieu to Bhutan and proceed back to Siliguri. We ride through the breath-taking mountains and captivating scenic beauty towards the India – Bhutan border and reach Siliguri after a lifelong memorable ride. We spend the night at the hotel and revamp our energy levels.
(Distance: 307 km. / Driving Time: 8-9 hrs. )
We bid adieu from an adrenaline rush holiday are never easy but on the positive note, we can always hope for a revisit. Let’s be optimistic.
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Accommodation for 8 Nights on Triple Sharing basis (Double Sharing basis for couples)
8 Breakfasts and 8 Dinners
Royal Enfield 350CC Standard
A back-up vehicle with Mechanic
Bhutan Permit Charges
Team Captain assistance
First-Aid medical kits
Solo Rider :: Rs.33,000 /-
Dual Rider :: Rs.27,500 /-
SIC ( Seat in Coach ) :: Rs.29,500/-
BYOB :: Rs.21,500/-
Lunch on All Days
Any Monument entry Fee
GST @ 5%
Personal Expenses (Snacks/Water Bottles/Energy Drinks)