Bhutan Tour Package-6 Nights & 7 Days

Bhutan Tour 7 Days-The best program covering Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue, Phobjikha, Paro. A good mixture of activities, hand-picked excellent hikes, amazing Dzongs, renowned temples including trek to Tiger Nest. Phobjikha gives you a heavenly feeling. Recommended program for all.

Bhutan 6N/7D- Phuentsholing 1N I Thimpu 2N I Punakha/Wangdue 1N I Paro 2N 

Entry & Exit-Bagdogra Airport/ Hasimara Station/Alipurduar Station/ New Jalpaiguri Station  Call for booking-+91 9830011715

Day 01: Hasimara/ Alipurduar Rly Station – Phuentsholing

(Altitude of Phuentsholing: 293 mts.)

Meet & Greet on arrival at Hasimara Railway Station 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 02: 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. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

 

Day 03: 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 04:Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue 

(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. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Thimpu.

 

Day 04: Thimphu– Paro Sightseeing

(Distance:. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft).  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 05: Excursion to Taktshang Monastery 

After breakfast visit famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp).This monastery is built amazingly on a cliff.It is said that Guru Rimpoche arrived here on  the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery and hence called a “Tiger Nest” .This monastery was built in 1692 caught fire on 19thApril 1998,that damaged the main structure of the building and some religious contents. On a sunny day please do remember to carry sunscreen lotions, water ,walking stick and a hat. Once you reach the monastery pleas do not forget to  have a peep at the tiger’s nests. It is usually led into by a small door. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

 

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Day 06: Paro – Phuentsholing- Hasimara

(Distance: 200 kms. / Driving Time: 7 hrs.)

After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsoling and then to Alipurduar/ Hasimara railway station for return journey

Standard Hotels

Thimpu-Welcome home/ Tashi Gashel/ Chopel Norky/The Woods

Paro-Hotel City/ Samden Norzin/Tashi Laden

Phuentsholing- Selgoen/ Green Valley/Mid Point

Punakha- Kingaling Non view/ Tashi Gatshel /Degoling

 

Deluxe Hotels (2 star)

Thimpu-Shantideva/ Hotel 89/ Centenniel Tavern

Paro-Tsonam Trofel/  Kuenphen/ Dechen Resort /Kuenpheng

Phuentsholing- Sinchula/ Hotel Centennial /Tsheringma

Punakha- Kingaling deluxe View/ Tashiling

 

3 star Hotels

Thimpu-Amodhara/ Peaceful Resort / Wangchuk Resort / White Tara

Paro-Galling/ Taktsang Paradise/ Dorjiling/ Namsaycholing Resort
Punakha- Pema Karpo /
Meri Phunsum

Phuentsholing- Royal Orchid/ Damchen

 

4 star Hotels

Thimpu-Ariya Resort/ Hotel Migmar/Ramada Valley

Paro-Tashi Namgay / Tiger Nest

Punakha-Meri Puensum / Damchen Resort /Khuru Resort

Phuentsholing -Hotel Gamega

Inclusions-

  • Accommodation on twin / double sharing on CP (with Breakfast)
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.
  • Driver’s expenses
  • Fuel.
  • Parking fee.
Exclusions-
  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees of Dzong, Monastery, Museum etc.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

VEHICLE DETAILS

  • We provide 01 Non a/c Indica/Innova/Xylo for 02-06 and Premium Category including child.
  • We provide 01 Non a/c Bolero / Sumo Gold for 02-08 PAX in Deluxe and all Category including child.
  • In case the number of heads increases, than the guest will have to take another vehicle with an additional cost.
  • Vehicle will be available as per above mentioned itinerary only for this tour

Terms & Conditions

  • The price does not include –
  • Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Any meals and services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Check-in and check-out times at hotels would be as per hotel policies. These are generally pre-decided as per operation schedules.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.
  • Rates are based on above mentioned pax travelling together, any change in no of pax, days and date of journey will attract re-quote.
  • THE WEEKENDER reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • If your flights involve a combination of different airlines, you may have to collect your luggage on arrival at the connecting hub and register it again while checking in for the return journey to your origin.
  • Service GST 5% shall be applicable over and above the mentioned prices.
  • Payment of 25% of Package Cost at the time of booking and balance within 7days prior travel date. Booking is confirmed on payment of booking amount.

 

Cancellation Policy-

  • Less than 7 Days Prior to Travel Date: 100% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
  • 7-15 Days Prior to Travel Date: 75% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
  • 16-30 Days Prior to Travel Date: 75% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
  • More than 30 Days: Full Refund of Package Cost Excluding Processing Fees

Places: 2N Thimphu, 1N Punakha, 1N Phobjikha, 2N Paro


Day 01: Arrival in Paro to Thimphu (1.5 Hrs.). Hotel check-in, Weekend Market, Tashichho Dzong, Explore City
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing. Art School, Folk Heritage, Memorial Chorten, Buddha Viewpoint, Takin Preserve, Textile Museum
Day 03: Thimphu sightseeing to Punakha (2.5 Hrs.). Dochula, Lamperi Botanical Garden, Punakha Dzong, Suspension Bride, Nunnery
Day 04: Punakha to Phobjikha (3 Hrs.). Chimi Lhakhang, Gangtey Gompa, Gangtey Natural Trail, Crane Center
Day 05: Phobjikha to Paro (6 Hrs.). Paro Dzong, National Museum, Kyichu Lhakhang, Outdoor Activities
Day 06: Paro Sightseeing. Tiger Nest Temple hike, Hot stone bath
Day 07: End of the tour in the Kingdom of Happiness. Departure from Paro Airport

Important Note: Duration and sightseeing can be customized based on your holiday period, budget and interest. Write to HBT to check more on this.

 

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue / Thimphu / Paro:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue  from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

DO’S:

ü Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card.

ü Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.

ü Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.

NOTE:

Indian currency of Rs 500 and 2000 is not accepted at all places in Bhutan but lower currency notes are accepted

Bhutan Tourist Map with Bumthang & Phobjikha
Bhutan Tourist Map with Bumthang & Phobjikha

FAQs for Bhutan Tour 7 Days

Which is the best time to visit Bhutan?
October to December is the ideal time to visit Bhutan as the air is clear and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder, but from then until April the climate remains dry and pleasant and in late spring the famous rhododendrons bloom spectacularly, flooding the valleys with colour.
 
Is Indian currency accepted in Bhutan?
Bhutan’s unit of currency is called Ngultrum (BTN). A Ngultrum has the same value as the Indian rupee, which is also legal in Bhutan. … INR 100 & 50 Rupee denomination may be used in Bhutan, but Ngultrum cannot be used in IndiaIndian Rupee denomination note of INR 500, INR 1000 and INR 2000 are not accepted in Bhutan.
 
What can you buy in Bhutan?
Thimphu, Paro and Phuentsholing are the major centres of shopping in Bhutan. Tourists can buy Woven Bags, Stoles, Traditional Jewellery, Handmade Kira & Gho, Brassware, Yak-Bone Jewellery, Hand-Woven Bamboo Items, Carpets, Masks, Thangkas, Handmade Paper and finely Crafted Metal products.
 
Is there snowfall in Bhutan?
The Weather in Bhutan

However, post-monsoon from late September through November, there are bright sunny days and sometimes early snowfall at higher elevations. … Winter sets in with frost throughout much of the country and snowfall often above 3,000 meters.

 
Can you drink alcohol in Bhutan?
Alcohol harm in Bhutan

Per capita adult consumption of pure alcohol is 8.47 litres, which is higher than the average global consumption of 6.2 liters. There are 5,407 alcohol outlets in the country today or one outlet per 98 Bhutanese (aged 15 and above).

 
Do Indian phones work in Bhutan?
No. Unless you have International Roaming enabled which is very costly. Indian SIM Cards will only work upto few meters around Bhutan Gate
 
Is vegetarian food available in Bhutan?
Vegetarian food will not be a problem at all throughout Bhutan – in fact meat is an exception. The national dishes are emma datse (Chili peppers and cheese) and the delicious red rice. You will find a tasty variety of fresh vegetables.
 
Where’s this gorgeous place in Bhutan where Virat and Anushka are holidaying?

Jimilang Tsho is an isolated lake in the Jomolhari valley and on a clear day, reflects perfectly the snow-clad mountains above. Famous for its large trout, its shores make for a great camping and fishing spot. 

How do I get to Bumthang?

You can avail either of these two options to reach Bumthang. You can either drive by road from Thimphu/ Paro (Thimphu being the more convenient option) to Wangdue Phodrang to Punakha to Trongsa and then to Bumthang or you can fly from Paro to Bumthang by air and land in Bathpalathang Airport in Jakar (1-hour flight).

How do you get to Phobjikha Valley?
How To Reach The Phobjikha Valley? Taking a cab is regarded as the best way to reach the valley. You can take a cab from Thimphu to Phobjikha for BTN 2278. You can also go for shared taxis from Wangdue town to Phobjikha for BTN 300.
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