Majestic Bhutan Tour Package
This country is a surprise mix of traditional Buddhist culture and modern developments. It is the last Himalayan kingdom enveloped in intense mystery. Bhutan is a tiny kingdom nestled between its neighbours China and India. The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means "Land of the Thunder Dragon". Bhutan offers unique architectural marvels, tsechuas (dance forms), cuisines, textiles, handicrafts, trekking trails, and archery competitions all under its umbrella. What more can a traveller need?
Bhutan is carbon neutral and includes an exquisite collection of flora and fauna, making it a picture perfect destination.
Paro International Airport is the only entry point to Bhutan by air. It is located in the southwest of the country.
There is no rail transport in Bhutan. The nearest options (all in India) are Hasimara, New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP), and New Alipurduar railway station.
The Royal Bhutanese Government runs a bus service from Kolkata (Esplanade Station) to Phuentsholing. The bus journey takes about 18 hours.
Majestic Bhutan Itinerary
Duration: 5 nights / 6 daysDay 01 : ARRIVAL
Our representative will pick you up once you arrive at Phuentsholing Gate. He/she will then drop you at the hotel reserved for you in Phuentsholing. If time permits, you will proceed for immigration or will stay the night in the hotel.
Stay Details: Hotel Everest , PHUENTSHOLING / SimilarDay 02 : PHUENTSHOLING – THIMPU
You will be heading to Bhutan’s capital city, Thimpu today. Besides being the administrative center, it is known for many important Buddhist sites.
After breakfast, you will drive to the beautiful Thimpu valley. The scenery is absolutely stunning. As it’s a long drive, you will make a stopover for lunch.
If you make it to Thimpu on time, you can quickly visit Tashichho Dzong. The Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu.
Stay Details: Hotel Shantideva , Thimphu / SimilarDay 03 : THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING – PARO
Today’s going to be an exciting day as you explore the city of Thimphu. From stunning Bhutanese architecture to the country’s odd-looking national animal, you will behold Bhutan’s uniqueness at every stopover
Soon after breakfast, your sightseeing tour begins. You will be covering the following places
Kuensel Phodrang: It’s the world’s largest sitting Buddha statue at 167 feet high situated on top of a hill overlooking the city. The word kuensel means everything is clear, and from this place you can enjoy a great view of the Thimphu Valley on both sides.
Motithang Takin Preserve: The Motithang Takin Preserve is also known as the Thimphu Zoo by many. It is a small natural preserve for the Takin, Bhutan’s national animal. It was originally a mini zoo but was later converted to a preserve.
Memorial Chorten: Referred to as Memorial Chorten, its actual name is Gongzo Chorten or Gyaldren Chorten. The chorten (stupa) is a chief landmark in the capital city and is also the most sacred place of worship for the local people.
Once your tour is complete, you will drive to the historic town of Paro, which has Bhutan’s sole international airport.
If interested, you can make a detour to Dochula Pass, which is at an altitude of 3100 m above sea level. If the day is sunny, you can make a stop here and witness a spectacular view of the majestic eastern Himalayan ranges.
You will be staying for the night in Paro. We advise you to get a good night’s rest as you have a 2-3 hour hike coming up the next day.
Stay Details: Tashi Lhading Homestay Resort, Paro / SimilarDay 04 : PARO SIGHTSEEING
Haven’t we all gushed over pictures and postcards of the Cliffside monastery called Tiger’s Nest? Well, it’s time to get featured in one yourself. Get ready to hike up to this magnificent monastery this morning.
After an early breakfast, we will drive you to the base of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). It is the most famous and sacred site among all the places in Bhutan. You have to walk about 2 hours till the top through wide pathways that were built during the restoration works. You will also find a tea point after a 1-hour climb. From there, you get a very good view of the monastery. They also serve lunch here. From there it’s about another 45-minute climb to the 2nd viewpoint and the highest point of the hike.
During the evening, explore the interesting streets and markets of Paro before heading back to your hotel.
Stay Details : Tashi Lhading Homestay Resort , Paro / SimilarDay 05 : PARO – CHELE LA PASS – PHUENTSHOLING
Nothing can prepare you to the views you’ll get to see this morning, as you drive through a thickly forested road leading up to Chele La Pass, the highest motorable road pass. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake. You’ll also be able to see cascades of wild roses, purple and yellow primulas, and swathes of deep blue iris covering the forest floor.
Lock all the beautiful sights in your mind as we drive you back to Phuentsholing. You will stop for lunch at Wangkha and can do some shopping here.
Overnight stay will be in Phuentsholing.
Stay Details : Hotel Everest , PHUENTSHOLING / SimilarDay 06 : PHUENTSHOLING – SILIGURI (BAGDOGRA/ NJP)
Wake up to a relaxed morning. After breakfast, you can head to Phuentsholing market for some shopping. Once you’re done, we will drive you to Bagdogra airport or N.J.P. railway station.
We hope you take back happy memories and await your return for another exciting trip with us.Day 07 : KAZIRANGA – SHILLONG
Early morning around 4 am we will take you for elephant safari( direct payment) in the Central range. after the safari is done we will take you back to the hotel for breakfast and after taking some rest we will again take you for jeep safari.
At 12:00 we will check out from the hotel and we will drive you to Shillong which is (5 hours journey approx) it is also known as the Scotland of the East. After you reach Shillong you will check in to hotel for overnight stay.
Stay Details: Cafe Shillong B&B , Shillong / Similar
The package is inclusive of:
1. Meet and Greet by our Tour Executives on arrival.
2. All Transfers and Sightseeing as per the package chosen
3. Accommodation A/C Room on twin sharing basis
4. Daily Breakfast
5. Daily 1 water bottle
6. Entry permits, entry tickets wherever required.
7. Assistance at all arrival and departure points wherever required.
8. Hotel GST.
The package excludes the following services
1. All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and beverages.
2. It also does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
3. Domestic or International Airfare.
4. Optional, suggested or unspecified activities.
5. Camera fee (still or movie)
6.Package GST 5%
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Cancellation / No show / Early Departure Policy:
In case of cancellation of tour or travel services due to any reason, you are requested Please inform us in writing or by Email. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
Cancellation charges for any mode of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
Air ticket issued on special fare are non-refundable and the guest shall bear cancellation charges.
1. If the reservation is cancelled 30 days prior to the date of arrival – 90% may be refunded (except the transaction charges).
2. If the reservation is cancelled 15 days prior to the date of arrival – 50% may be refunded (except the transaction charges) .
3. If the reservation is cancelled 07 days prior to the date of arrival – 25% may be refunded (except the transaction charges).
If the cancellation is any later than the above stated period or in case of ‘No Show’- No Refund.
No refund or any changes will be accepted at last minute for tour starting or after starting or middle of the tour.
Individual Tours (FIT Tours)
Cancellation policy of Individual tours is subject to changes. It depends upon the cancellation policy of the respective hotels and other service operators your tour is associated with. Different hotels and service operators have different cancellation policies which we are required to abide by. In the unfortunate event of cancellation of trip by guests, we would charge 10% of total booking amount as processing charges +the charges levied by the corresponding service providers.
The itinerary may have changed. The products and services displayed may have changed. The photos of meals/sightseeing are for reference and may differ from the actual meals/sights. Distance between places and temperatures are approximate and can change depending on travel, road conditions and climatic changes.
Itinerary may change at any time
we reserve the right to alter, amend, change or modify the tour package and itineraries before or during the tour. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you promptly of such changes as and when they are made.
Such changes may be necessitated due to factors beyond our control such as Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, sport events, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights or railway, closure of / restricted entry at a place of sightseeing.
Generally, we try to avoid dates when big Fairs, Exhibitions and other events are held in certain cities as hotels are fully booked several years ahead.
If you have to travel on such dates, you may have to stay in alternate hotels or hotels in other cities.
We will make reasonable efforts to keep the overall package of services unchanged. However,
We shall not be liable to refund any amount or pay any compensation on account of any change in itinerary.
Price per Person is Rs. 0000 on Twin Sharing