Destination : Majestic Bhutan ( In & Ex IXB )
Duration : 08 Nights & 09 Days
Code : EWHBHT 10
Itinerary of the package :
Day 01 :: Arrival NJP/ IXB To Pheuntsholing ( Approx 4-5 hrs drive)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP / IXB & transfer to Pheuntsholing – The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India , Pheuntsholing (also sometimes spelled Phuntsholing) is the second largest town in Bhutan (population around 40,000) and is located on the Indian border, next to the town of Jaigaon . Evening free . Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 :: Transfer to Thimphu ( Approx 178 km/6-7 hrs drive)
After Permit , transfer to Thimphu. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 03 :: Thimphu sightseeing .
After breakfast visit Takin Zoo, BBS Tower , Chang Gangkha Monastery, Buddha Point, Changlimthang Stadium & Archery ground. Afternoon visit Tashichho dzong ( Outside view), National Memorial Chorten, Government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops. Overnight stay at Thimphu
Day 04 :: Thimphu to Punakha /Wangdue via Dochula pass
After permit ( Permit is not issued on Saturdays, Sundays & Govt holidays) drive (70 kms / 2.30 hrs) to Punakha/Wangdue, with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. En route you can visit Mehsina Village & Chime Lhakhang . Visit Punakha Dzong & Sangchen Dorji Lhendrup Nunnery in Punakha. Overnight in Punakha/Wangdue.
Day 05 :: Day excursion to Phobjikha valley. Evening back to Punakha.
After breakfast excursion to Gangtey & Phobjikha- [alt. 3000m] : The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. The surprise of finding such a wide, flat valley without any trees after the hard climb through dense forests is augmented by an impression of vast space. On the valley floor lays the village of Phobjikha which is famous for Black Necked Cranes. The cranes migrate here from Central Asiatic plateau to escape its harsh winters. Return at Punakha/Wangdue. O/n Punakha/Wangdue .
Day 06 :: Morning transfer to Paro.
Morning transfer (160 kms / 4 hrs) to Paro. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Paro.
Day 07 :: Excursion to Haa valley via Chelela pass ..
Early morning drive to Haa via Chele-la pass. After driving through blue pine & rhododendron forest for 45 km, reach Chele-la pass ( 4200 meters). From this point one can have a superb views of Mount-Chomolhari & Jichu Drakey. This is a very good place to walk around for few minutes enjoying the view. Drive on to Haa, descending all the way for another 22 km (Approx 01 hr drive)), finally reaching Haa.Explore the sightseeing at Haa. Later in the afternoon drive to Paro same way back. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 08 :: Morning transfer To Phuentsholing. Drop to Dooars ( Lataguri)
After check out drive to Dooars in India (190kms / 06 – 07 hrs). It’s a famous Wild Life Sanctuary for one horned rhino and Indian elephant. O/n stay at hotel / Resort .
Day 09 :: Dooars ( Lataguri) To IXB / NJP
In the morning you can enjoy Jeep safari ( Optional- Own Cost ) inside the grassland of Dooars to watch the great Indian Rhino in their natural habitat. Later drive to Bagdogra/NJP Station (2 hrs ) to your onward journey. – Tour Ends.
Hotel Details :
Hotels Recommended Or Similar
|The Orchid Hotel/Lhaki hotel/ Hotel Park
|Hotel Namgey /
Bhutan Residence / Central Hotel /West End Hotel / Hotel Sinchula
|Hotel Holiday Inn /Hotel Perli /Hotel Galing/ Karma Hotel/Everest Hotel /Drukies Hotel
| Hotel Migmar/
|Hotel Phuntsho Pelri /Hotel Galingkha/Pedling/Hotel 89/Wangchuk Resort
|Hotel Raven inn/ Taktsang/similar
|Hotel Tandin/Hotel Singye|
|Paro||Hotel Tenzinling Resort / Tiger Nest/Tashi Namgay Resort
|Hotel Olathang / Galling Resort
/Ugyen Phendeyling / Namsay Choling Resort
|Dewachen Resort/Jigmelling||Lhaki Yangchak/similar
|Punakha||Damchen Resort /Puna Cottage / Kyichu Resort||Hotel Zangthopelri / Meri Puensum Resort||Kingaling Hotel / Dragon’s Nest Resort||Hotel Tashiling /
Hotel View point /
|Dooars||Green Castle Resort/similar||Green Castle Resort/similar||Green Castle Resort/similar||Green Castle Resort/similar|
The following points are to be noted for Child Rate:-
** Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate
** Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
** Children below 5 years Complimentary.
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked)