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Bhutan Overland Tour

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Duration

10 Nights 11 Days

Destination

Language spoken

Dzongkha, English

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Per Person
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41,999 46,649
Cities Covered
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Duration
10 Nights 11 Days
Language Spoken
Dzongkha, English
Destination
Overview

Bhutan a small landlocked country tops as the premier tourist destination in the world. Famous for its traditional way of lifestyle, traffic devoid cities and rejuvenating ambience, it is undoubtedly the dream holiday escape. Apart from the astounding amount of natural wealth what separates the country is its old Buddhist lifestyle still practiced throughout the country. Monasteries, stupas and natives donning the traditional colourful dress are the USP of the place. Stroll the quaint villages and enjoy the laidback life of the people. Pass through valleys, rivers exploring the culture and landscape. Must see tourist attractions are the various monasteries and stupas such as Paro Taktsang, Tashichho Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyal Dzong, Jambey Lhakhang.

Things to do in Bhutan Holiday Package

Don’t mistake Bhutan for its size. It’s maybe small but the adventure it offers are jaw dropping. From hiking to exploring exotic wildlife and enjoying the scenic beauty is just out of the world. Divulge the amazing culture and village life. See their beautiful houses how art is done on the wall and colourful traditional attire. Bhutan’s monasteries and stupas are a great window showcasing the country’s cultural and traditional picture. Trek to the most famous Paro Taktsang perilously located on the hill cliff. Book Bhutan Holiday package for a wholesome adventure vacation.

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu

(Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 02: 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 03: Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing

(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. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang – The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 04: Punakha – Bumthang

(Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Bumthang: 2600 mts.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Trongsa across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft.) traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan, There is an adrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten – built in the style of the great Bodhanath Choten of Nepal. Further ahead visit Trongsa Dzong – It was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan and Ta Dzong – An ancient watch tower. The chapel inside is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). While in Chumey valley in Bumthang, visit the Yathra Weaving Factory – It is the most famous textile product of Bumthang. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 05: Bumthang Sightseeing

After breakfast, 1st half visit Jakar Dzong: Literally meaning the Castle of White Bird. The current structure was built in 1667. Lamey Goemba: A large palace and monastery built in 18th century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi Jambay Lhakhang: built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Chakhar Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Iron Castle, the original palace was made of Iron and hence the name “Chakhar”. Kurjey Lhakhang: Named after body print of Guru Rimpoche. Afternoon 2nd half Visit Tamshing Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Temple of the good message, established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa. Membarstho: Literally meaning, “The burning Lake”. The evening ends visit a local handloom weaving house and Interact with the weavers. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 06: Excursion to Ura Village

(Distance: 54 kms. One way / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Bumthang: 2600 mts.)
After breakfast start for excursion to Ura village and visit the new Ura monastery. On the way visit the Mebartso – The burning lake. Stroll around the village and return back to hotel. Evening walk to the Swiss farm where apple juice, cider, cheese etc are made. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 07: Bumthang – Punakha / Wangdue

(Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Punakha. Reach Punakha by late afternoon. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Punakha/Wangdue.

Day 08: Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing

(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park – The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. 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 09: 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.

Day 10: Excursion to Chele-La-Pass

(Distance: 35 kms. One way / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Chele-La-Pass: 3810 mts.)
After breakfast excursion trip to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motorable road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 11: Paro Airport

After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Inclusions:
  • Hotel Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Transfer & Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • Return Airfare Ex Delhi
Exclusion:
  • Airfare or Train fare.
  • Any meals other than specified in Inclusions
  • Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable.
  • Any items of personal nature like telephone, beverages, laundry etc. which are not mentioned above are not included in the services.
  • Any items of personal nature like telephone, beverages, laundry etc. which are not mentioned above are not included in the services.
  • Medical & Travel insurance.
  • Any other services that is not shown in the inclusion above.
Notes:
  • Package is valid till December 2017.
  • A Govt. Service Tax applicable on the total package cost.
  • Rates are subject to availability or can change without prior notice.
  • Above Package Cost is not valid for any festive season, Government holidays, Long weekends, X’mas, New Year & any other high season Period.
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