The mysterious and magical kingdom of Bhutan houses several royal palaces and monasteries. Being one of the last kingdoms of the Himalayas, it still holds the royal palaces to its heart. The little landlocked country has several historical palaces all…
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The mysterious and magical kingdom of Bhutan houses several royal palaces and monasteries. Being one of the last kingdoms of the Himalayas, it still holds the royal palaces to its heart. The little landlocked country has several historical palaces all over the country. The present palace and more architecture are used by the Government. However, not only that but this paradise on earth has several outdoor tour destinations. On this 07 Nights & 08 Days Royal Bhutan tour from Hooghly, you will get to enjoy all these and much more.
Here are the details of the places you will visit on this Bhutan tour from Hooghly:
- Punakha Dzong: A historical riverside palace.
- Dechencholing Palace: resident of the country’s royal family.
- Domkhar Tascholing Palace: Castle in Bhutan
- Tashichho Dzong: Fortress and Monastery in Bhutan. Also called the palace of the king.
- Thru Epang Palace: Historical Palace in Trongsa, Bhutan
However, these are the names of a few royal and historical tourist destinations in Bhutan. On this Bhutan tour from Hooghly, we will visit some other tourist spots as well. They are King’s Winter Palace, Wangduechhoeling Palace Museum, Kungarabten Palace, Yungdrung Choling Palace, and more.
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HASIMARA / NJP / BAGDOGRA –TRANSFER TO JAIGAONPick up from Hasimara Railway Station / NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport transfer to Jaigaon . Evening explore Jaigaon Market / Bhutan Gate by own. Overnight at hotel in Jaigaon.
TRANSFER TO THIMPHUPick up from Hasimara railway station transfer to Thimphu .(Approx 178 kms / 06 hrs) which lies at an elevation of 2300m. Thimphu lies in a beautiful valley, sprawling up a hillside on the west bank of the Thimphu Chhu River and has a total area of about 1,809 sq. kms. Evening at your own leisure. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Be sure to sink your teeth into momo kopi, steam dumplings filled with finely chopped cabbage, onions, cheese and butter. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.
THIMPHU FULL DAY SIGHTSEEINGAfter breakfast go for morning sightseeing – visit the Indigenous hospital where traditional old art of healing is still practiced, Art & Craft school, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers. Have a sumptuous lunch. In the afternoon visit the Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15th Century Changangkha monastery, Tashi choo Dzong ,Buddha Point, BBS tower ,Motithang mini zoo to see the rare “Takin” national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple. Evening at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.
TRANSFER TO PUNAKHAAfter early breakfast check out & transfer to Punkaha via Dochula Pass which is an experience in itself. Situated high among the mountains visit the 108 Bhutanese Stupas, is revered by the people of the land as an emblem of religious sanctity. Notice their architectural beauty and the manner in which they have eathered the four seasons over the years. If the weather decides to cooperate, you can admire the glory of the snow-capped Himalayan Ranges from this vantage point. Drive to Punakha to visit the Punakha Dzong. It is situated near two rivers– the Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River.) Asia has a rich tradition of river personification. Punakha Dzong is one of the largest Dzongs in Bhutan. Take the suspension bridge to arrive at the Dzong. Punakha Dzong was initially called Druk Pungthang or Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness), for many years until the second king of Bhutan assumed power. Punakha Dzong appened to be the seat of the Government for a long time. The booty seized during the various wars with Tibet are preserved at Punakha Dzong. Punakha continues to remain the winter residence of Je-Khenpo, the country’s spiritual leader. King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk convened the National Assembly here in 1952. You’re your lunch & proceed to visit Chimi Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s most famous monasteries. It was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley in 15th century AD. It is dedicated to Drukpa Kinley who is also known as the Divine Madman. The spiritual leader inherited the accolade since he revolted against the principles of orthodox Buddhism.The monastery is also revered as a sanctum of fertility. Couples looking to have a baby from across Bhutan and occasionally from other parts of the world visit the temple to seek blessings. Legend has it that once the religious ceremonies are performed, the couples are blessed with a child. Evening explore the beauty of this silent valley at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel in Punkaha.
TRANSFER TO PAROAfter breakfast transfer to Paro, covering some on way sightseeing. Every turn on the way comes with surprise and scenic view of the mountain and nature. Visit the historic ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong, built in 1647. Also visit Ta Dzong, one of the finest natural museums in South Asia. Paro‟s Main Street features shops on both sides, all crammed with brasswares, silk and cotton scarves, incense sticks, silver filigree jewellery, gho (Bhutanese National Dress for Men) which can be matched with elaborately embroidered boots, kira (wrap-around sarong worn for Bhutanese Women) and prayer flags that one could string across any open space to seek blessings for loved ones and friend. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
CHELE LA PASS EXCURSIONAfter Breakfast proceed to visit Chelela Pass. Chele la (pass), at an elevation 3,988 meters is considered to be one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. About an hour’s drive along a thickly-forested road, is this Pass-a botanical paradise. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. It is also marked by hundreds of prayer flags fluttering in the wind. Here, visitors can see cascades of wild roses; purple and yellow primulas; and swathes of deep blue iris covering the forest floor. The top of the pass bloom with rhododendrons in a variety of colours-pale pink, deep pink, burnt orange, mauve, white and scarlet. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
VISIT TIGER NEST MONASTERY HIKING EXCURSIONAfter breakfast & drive 12kms north of Paro to visit Taktshang: or “Tiger’s Nest” is one of the most famous places to visit in Bhutan and one of the holiest sites in Bhutan. It is perched on a steep granite cliff at 2950 metres overlooking northern paro valley. The place is especially venerated because of its association with Guru Rimpoche and is believed that more merit is gained if we meditate even for a minute in Tasktshang than many months in other places. The main temple was built in 1692 and the temple was badly damaged by fire several times with the most recent one being in 1998.It will take about 2-3hr to hike to the monastery one way which you need to hike by your own. (You can hire a pony on direct payment basis which will take to certain point – after wards also you need to hike it & it will take approx 1hrs one way). Back to hotel. Leisure. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
DROP HASIMARA / NJP / BAGDOGRAPost breakfast check out & transfer drop Hasimara Railway Station / NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport.
Pick up & drop location is Hasimara / NJp / New Mal Jn Railway Station or Paro Airport by Individual Cab
7 Nights Accommodation in double or triple shearing
Transfers & sightseeing by 1 Non AC cab as per the itinerary
Taxes& Expenditures Included: Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Green Tax Fuel Exp. and Driver Exp.
7 Breakfast & 7 Dinner.
Air Fare / Train Fare / Travelling or Accidental or Death Insurance or Claim or settlement.
Monument Entrance Fee / Camera Fees
Any Adventure Activity River Rafting, Yak ride, Boating, Paragliding Etc
Any Personal Expenses – Laundry, Shopping, Tip, Extra Meals, Hard or Soft Drinks Etc
Entry Fees (Effected from July 2020)
Haa Valley Permit & Sightseeing
It can be fully customized as per customer's choice. Customer can choose any date as per there availability.
Yes, you can. The mention costing is calculated based on mentioned persons. If no of persons have changed then costing will be automatically revised.
Standard category hotel will be used for this package. But anyone can upgrade there package options.
2 to 4 persons we used Non AC WagonR / Similar
5 to 8 persons we used Non AC Bolero / Similar
9 to 10 persons we used Non AC Haice / Similar
Above 10 persons we used Non AC Coaster / Similar
Inquiry to us or reach us directly 7980464525 / 8697471273 and book your package with advance amount as directed to you & we will sent to you the confirmation detail within 7 working days from date of advance received.
More than 45 days advance amount is non refundable.
In between 44 to 30 days 50% of the total tour cost.
In between 29 to 15 days 75% of the total tour cost.
In between 14 to 07 days 85% of the total tour cost.
Less than 7 days / No show or after arrival in Bhutan 100% of the tour cost.
Yes you can. But it is fully depends on hotel / transportation availability. Cancellation policy may applicable as per hotel / transporter policy. Seasonal hike may applicable for this circumstances.
For all Indian citizen Voter Card / Passport (Adult only) & Birth Certificate / Passport (Child only) with photocopy of the said documents and passport size color photo for all traveler.
For all foreigner Passport is mandatory with photocopy and passport size color photo for all traveler.
Please note that without valid documents permit can not be issued. Better to ask before travelling for valid documents list.
Yes you can with prior information. Additional costing may applied for this up-gradation.