Starts at
19499 per person
Duration
4N/5D
Accomodation
3 Star Hotels
Starting Point
Bagdogra Airport
Guided Trip
Local Bhutanese Guide
Transportation
Toyota Luxury Bus/Innova Crysta/Creta
Accomodation Sharing
Dual/Triple sharing

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  • 3 Star Comfortable hotels on twin/triple sharing with breakfast included
  • Transportation in Toyota luxury bus/Creta/Innova with professional driver dependent on the group size.
  • A professional licensed guide.
  • E Permit handling charges & immigration formalities.
  • All taxes
  • Entry fees wherever applicable.
  • Lunch, dinner and other snacks.
  • Gratitude tips to service providers (Tipping is not compulsory )

Itinerary


Day 1 : Arrival In Bhutan

Day 2 : Explore Thimphu

Day 3 : Drive to Dochula Pass and Paro

Day 4 : PARO TIGER’S NEST HIKE

Day 5 : PARO TO PHUNTSHOLING TO BAGDOGRA

Frequently Asked Questions


Having a passport is not required, but is much easier as you don’t have to wait or make your trip mates wait upon arrival for making the permits and route permits in the middle of the trip. If you don't have a passport then you will need your voter id card, but it would result in a longer process and effort.
Bhutan has a low crime rate and is generally a safe country. However, as with any international travel, please be aware of your surroundings. Check with your guide about the safe/unsafe areas of town and use caution when traveling alone. Also, always make sure your purse is zipped and wallets are in sealed pockets. In the markets, be vigilant of pick-pockets and distraction scams. The best deterrent is caution and awareness.
We will help you buy a Bhutanese SIM which will have a validity of one month. The call rate to India is 5 rs/min. The internet package can also be activated separately. You can use Indian SIM also if international roaming is activated. However, the call rate will be around 50-70 rs/min for incoming and outgoing both. confirm further with your service provider.
Yes Indian currency works in Bhutan, no need to buy/exchange currency.
It’s best not to wear above the knee skirts to temples. They could potentially deny you entrance. Calf-length skirts will be fine. Shorts and short skirts really aren’t appropriate in Bhutan.
We will share a cell phone number for your guide and tour leader. All of this will be provide shortly before departure.
Amoebas and Giardiasis are especially found in Southeast Asia, Mosquito repellent, cream or lotion is suggested to keep handy to avoid malaria. Necessary medicines like anti diarrhea, antihistamine tablets, anti-nausea tablets (mountain sickness) are advised to carry along with during travel. There are simple clinics through the Bhutan but for major Hospital you’ve to reach Thimpu.
The sale of tobacco goods is prohibited in Bhutan. However smoking is not banned but without an import receipt issued by Department of Revenue and Custom is restricted. Smoking in public place is restricted and taken as illegal act and may even cause penalty of 3 months prison so it is advised to smoke in private places only. Also, Cigarettes/Tobaccos products are commercially banned in Bhutan. If you are a smoker please bring in your own. 300 sticks of Cigarettes and Tobaccos can be imported for personal consumption on paying 200% tax.
If you have patience and humor you will enjoy your trip better in Bhutan. Bhutanese people are laid back and fun loving. Though the hotels we offer to you are of the best standards available in the town approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, please do not expect the WIFI to be active all through out. Internet through WIFI would be concern (given our past experience) so do not rely on hotel WIFI. You can instead buy a local SIM and activate internet pack.

Meet Your Host


Rin Zin Wangchuk
Local Bhutanese Guide, Owner of BhutanTravelPlus

I have an MBA in Tourism & Hospitality(first recipient of this honour through the prestigious India - bhutan govt scholarship). I have been into tourism since 2013 and Co founded Bhutan Travel +, the first and only agent in Bhutan fostering responsible and sustainable tourism. I speak, read and write Dzongkha(mother tongue), English and Japanese and speak Hindi and Nepali too. I studied and lived in India for about 6 years and have visited most parts of it, so I’ve great understanding of the people and culture of India.

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Detailed Itinerary

START
DAY 1

Arrival In Bhutan

Bagdogra to Phunsholing

Welcome to Bhutan. Upon arrival in Phuntsholing, you will be traditionally greeted by the tour executives from Bhutan Travel+. Today you will do the immigration formalities and see Phuntsholing town including Kharbandi temple and crocodile breeding centre and Zangdopelri Park. Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. It lies opposite the Indian town of Jaigon and cross-border trade has resulted in a thriving local economy. Phuentsholing had a population of 28,000 as of 2017 and has been growing since.

Late afternoon drives further up to Thimphu.

Thimphu: The Kingdom’s capital city is home to approximately 114,000 inhabitants including the Royal family. This bustling little city is the main centre of commerce, religion, and government in the country. The juxtaposition of ancient tradition and modernity make Thimphu the ideal location for visitors to break away from their tour itinerary to immerse themselves in the contemporary Bhutanese lifestyle. Upon reaching Thimphu, you will have your first taste of Bhutanese cuisine and some light sightseeing including Changangkha Temple, Strange looking national animal of Bhutan, Dzong viewpoint and Tashi Chodzong.
Overnight in Thimphu. 

Elevation
2350M
Food Inclusions
Breakfast
Name of Hotel
Ama Suites/Chophel Norkhil
DAY 2

Explore Thimphu

Immerse yourself in the Bhutanese Culture.

Today, you will see all the remaining point of interests in Thimphu. Starting off with simply Bhutan live museum where you could get to see the glimpse of cultural and lifestyle demonstration. Drive to the gigantic Buddha statue where you can also enjoy the view of the entire Thimphu city. Back to the town, you will see memorial Chorten, the art of traditional weaving at textile academy and practices of 13 traditional arts and crafts at Painting school. Check out the nightlife in Thimphu after dinner if interested.

Elevation
2350M
Food Inclusions
Breakfast
Name of Hotel
Ama Suites/Chophel Norkhil
DAY 3

Drive to Dochula Pass and Paro

84KM & 1.5 Hrs drive

Dochula pass is located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu. The pass is a popular location among tourists as it offers a stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snowcapped mountains forming a majestic backdrop to the tranquillity of the 108 Chortens gracing the mountain pass.

The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s old monasteries and temples. The country’s only Airport is in Paro. Two prominent places you will see today are Paro Dzong- 15th-century massive fortress currently running as an administrative centre of Paro district, and the national museum of Bhutan. Do not miss the night view of these two structures from the bridge below.
Evening leisure at Paro town and overnight in Paro.

 

 

Elevation
3110
Food Inclusions
Breakfast
Name of Hotel
Sangayling
DAY 4

PARO TIGER’S NEST HIKE

Hike to the most recognised spot in Bhutan

Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century and meditated in the cave where tiger’s nest main temple perched now. Today, you will do a hike to the most recognized spot in Bhutan. It will be around 4.5 miles medium level hike with elevation escalation of 900M from Paro Valley. Visit the Kichu Lhakhang- the oldest temple built in the 7th century on return and also drive to drugged dzong to enjoy the view of Mt. Chomolhari.
Overnight at Paro.

 

 

Elevation
3000M
Food Inclusions
Breakfast
Name of Hotel
Sangayling
DAY 5

PARO TO PHUNTSHOLING TO BAGDOGRA

4.5 hours to Phuntsholing and 4.5 hours to Bagdogra

After early breakfast drive to Phuntsholing with stop overs at good view points. Drive further to Bagdogra Airport bidding a farewell to this beautiful country with lots of happy memories.

Food Inclusions
Breakfast
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