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Phuentsholing-Thimphu-Paro Bhutan tour 7D/6N

Thimphu, Thimphu
INR 18,653.00
Holiday Overview

Thimphu is a bustling town on the bank of Thimphu Chu & set gloriously in the hills of the Thimphu valley. Next drive to Paro, the beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest monasteries & temples. The countries only airport situated is in Paro, the valley is also home to Mount Chomolhari (7300 meters.) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier, water forms the Pa Chu which is flowing through the valley. Then head towards Phuntsholing and visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, Kharbandi Goemba, and famous Bhutan Gate.

START POINT NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA AIRPORT
END POINT PHUENTSHOLING
TRIP GRADE RELAXED
Holiday Highlights
  • Explore the Thimpu town by walk.
  • Visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue), King's Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities.
  • Visit Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro.
  • Visit Drukgyel Dzong-one of the oldest Buddist temples in Bhutan.
  • Visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang
Getting There
By Rail

Though Bhutan does not have any rail link but it is conveniently connected by the Indian Railway to the nearest border city of New Jalpaiguri (Siliguri), Hasimara, Alipurdwar, & Guwahati they are well connected to the all major cities of India.


Day 1
NJP Rly Station/Bagdogra Airport–Phuentsholing (Approx 170 Kms/5 Hrs)

Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra 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.

Meals - No meals
Day 2
Phuentsholing–Thimphu (Approx 176 Kms/6 Hrs)

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.

Meals - Breakfast
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.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 4
Thimphu-Paro sightseeing (Approx 65 Kms/2Hrs)

After breakfast transfer to Paro. On the way visit the Tamchog Lhakhang – It is situated between Thimphu and Paro and it was built in the 13th century by Thangthong Gyalpo. He is also known as the Iron bridge builder. Situated on a hill top, we have to cross an ancient style bridge to reach the temple. On arrival in Paro, 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. Overnight stay at Paro.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 5
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.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 6
Paro-Phuentsholing

After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 7
Phuentsholing-NJP Rly Station/Bagdogra Airport/Departure

After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.

Meals - Breakfast
Dates
Tour Validity Valid From Valid Upto
Validity 01/06/2017 31/12/2018
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Prices
Season Price Category 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax Ex. Adult Child w. Bed Child w/o Bed Single
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Accommodation Options
Destination Standard Deluxe Super Deluxe Luxury
Phuentsholing
Thimphu
Paro
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Whats Included
  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • Accommodation in well appointed rooms
  • Welcome drink on arrival at Hotel
  • Meals inclusive of Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • All transportation by Indigo/similar car for 02 -03 Pax & Xylo/Innova/similar for 04-06 Pax
  • All Sightseeing & Transportation as per the Itinerary, inclusive of all toll, taxes and driver allowances
Whats Excluded
  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Guide, camera charges & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as meals, tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, Insurance etc.
  • Supplement will be applicable for Single occupancy.
  • Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
  • Govt. Service tax @ 9% will be applicable on the total bill.
Important Information
  • Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.
  • Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan.
  • Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.
Cancellation Policy

High Season Cancellation (March, April, May, August, September, October and Nov)

        *    Cancellation made within 31-60 days from the date of arrival: 50%
        *    Cancellation made within 30 days from the date of arrival: 100%

Low Season Cancellation (Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Dec)

         *     Cancellation made within 11-30 days from the date of arrival: 50%
         *     Cancellation made within 10 days from the date of arrival: 100%

** Cancellation against Premium and Signature Categories such as (Uma Paro, Zhiwa Ling, Nak-Sel, Aman Group, Taj Tashi, Le Meridiean & Others As Mentioned Case Wise) is as follows: ** * No refunds on the advance/ prepayment made for holding the booking. * In case of confirmed bookings full payment has to be made 35 day prior otherwise the booking against advance / prepayment will be auto cancelled. * 100% cancellation will be charged for all bookings falling under 30 days from the date of arrival. * No refunds will be extended for early departures or any king of amendments.

Terms and Conditions
  • The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will confirm similar category.
  • Packages are valid upto 31st Dec 2018 ** (Except Long Weekend) **
  • 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.
  • As per Govt norm Guests are required to present your photo ID Proof such as PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID or Driving License at the time of Check in at the hotel.
  • Holidaymine and its suppliers will assist you to the best of their ability with any Query, clarification, changes or customizations – prior to conforming the booking. Your confirmation of this package and included hotels indicate that you have read and understood the following
  • Itinerary and holiday plan
  • Holiday Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Cancellation policy and Terms & Conditions
  • Agree to the hotels offered and accepted their service quality.
  • In event of any changes done in Hotels or Room Categories or any Deviation is taken from the confirmed itinerary‚ By the Clients‛; Any expenses incurred from such changes will have to be paid in full by clients directly.
Areas Covered

Phuentsholing The frontier town, it is a thriving commercial centre, situated directly at the base of Himalayan foothills. It is a fascinating place where different ethnic groups mingle prominently Indian, Bhutanese and Nepalese for the major attractions such as: Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, Bhutan Gate, and Kharbandi Goemba.

Thimphu is a bustling town on the bank of Thimphu Chu & set gloriously in the hills of the Thimphu valley. The capital has an interesting combination of tradition and modernity, and includes some of the most advanced and remotest parts of the kingdom. It is the home of the Bhutanese Royal family, Civil servants & Expatriates. We will take you through temples, dzongs, chortens, museums, handicraft stores, nunneries, parks and many more.

Paro The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest monasteries & temples. The countries only airport situated is in Paro. The valley is also home to Mount Chomolhari (7300 meters.) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier, water forms the Pa Chu which is flowing through the valley.

Shopping And Entertainment

People: Bhutanese are friendly & hospitable people. The large majority of Bhutanese people are a homogeneous group divided linguistically into three broad sub-groups. These are Sharchops, Ngalong & Lhotshampa.

Currency: Ngultrum, the currency of Bhutan, has the same value as Indian rupee, which is also a legal tender.

Food: Staple diet is red rice, buck-wheat, wheat, maize, pork, beef, chicken, yak meat, cheese & chilies (taken as vegetable – not as spice).

Arts & Crafts: Bhutan is known for handicraft items in bronze, silver & other metals. Sculpting of religious figures is widely practiced & every temple, houses are large brightly painted & gilded statues of the Buddha & other saints.

**Dress: **Bhutanese men wear “Gho”, which are longish robes tied around the waist by a cloth belt known as “Kera”. The women’s ankle-length dress is known as “Kira”, which is made of bright colored fine woven fabric with traditional patterns.

Sports: The national sport of Bhutan is archery. Other traditional sports include Digor-a kind of shot put, darts, & wrestling.

Architecture: The castle-like Dzongs, with their gently tapering walls classic lines, large courtyards & beautiful galleries, are among the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture.

Living Culture: In almost every Dzongs (fortresses that house both the monastic & the Govt. administrative wings) there is an annual traditional festival (tsechus) that normally spans 3-4 days. Colorful & well choreographed mask dances are performed during the tsechus. Due to the nature of the lunar calendar, exact dates for tsechus vary from year to year.

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