PHUENTSHOLING (2N), PARO (2N), THIMPU (2N)
21 Apr - 27 Apr 2019
23 May - 29 May 2019
02 Oct - 08 Oct 2019
Day 01: Bagdogra – Phuentsholing
Arrival at Bagdogra/. After a drive of about 4hrs along a road lined with lush green tea gardens you will reach Phuentsholing, the gateway to Bhutan, which lies directly at the base of the Himalaya. This rapidly growing town is Bhutan’s commercial center, with most commercial organizations headquartered here.
Overnight stay at Phuentsholing (L,D)
Day2 : Phuentsholing- Thimphu
Morning Process entry permits (immigration). After lunch drive to Thimphu, it takes about 6-7 hours. From this point the road climbs steeply up into the hills, winding in innumerable bends, to an altitude of approximately 2,000m/6,560ft. After a three and half hour drive we reach the site for Chukha hydroelectric power project. We cross the river, and rise up the mountainside even further into the hills.
After passing through Chapcha the road reaches its highest point of about 2,800m/9,185ft, then descends steeply and runs along the banks of the Wang Chu (river) to Chuzom (meaning confluence), where the Paro Chu runs into the Wang Chu. From here another 2 hours’ drive up the valley to Thimphu.Then drive to Thimphu valley, at an elevation of 2,350 m / 7700 ft. Urbanization began here when Thimphu was proclaimed as a national capital in 1952 and the Dechenchoeling Palace was built at this time. Even today the city retains its ethnic architectural style and is the only capital in the world with no traffic lights. Yet unlike other capital cities in the world, Thimphu remains essentially pastoral in character and changes its demeanor with the seasons.
overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.(B,L,D)
Day 03: Thimphu
Visit the Bhutan Post known for its world famous stamps where you can buy postcards and stamps. The Bhutan Post is definitely a place of significance where an extensive collection of exotic stamps made from metal and silk to three dimensional images and even stamps with mini-phonograph records are produced. Many major events of the world are recorded and made into stamps in Bhutan.
Visit the National Library, a treasure trove of priceless Buddhist manuscripts. The National Library of Bhutan (NLB) was established in 1967 with the primary objective of collecting and preserving mainly ancient Bhutanese written and printed resources. The multi-functional library can now pride itself on being a modern library with a number of service and research facilities. It accommodates a large and steadily growing collection of manuscripts, books, scriptures and written documents as well as a large number of hands carved wooden blocks for printing traditional religious books. Then move to The National Folk Heritage Museum to get an insight into the typical Bhutanese way of life. Folk Heritage Museum at Thimphu provides you a glimpse of lifestyle, items and artifacts of Bhutanese villages and rural households. Besides the display, the museum also organizes demonstrations of rural traditions, skills, habits and customs, educational programs for children and research and documentation on rural life of Bhutan. The museum building itself is one of the star exhibits of the library. It is a restored three-storey traditional rammed mud and timber house that resembles the average rural household in the Wang area during the mid-19th century, complete with typical household objects, domestic tools and equipments that were used by rural families of that period.
See the Institute for ZorigChusum: Commonly known as the Painting School, the Institute offers a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. On a visit one can see students learning the various skills taught at the school.Then visit the Memorial Chhorten in Thimphu built in 1974 in memory of the Third King His Majesty JigmeDorjiWangchuck who passed away in 1972.The Memorial Chhorten is one of the most visible religious structures in Thimphu, and for many people it is the focus of their daily worship.Visit Tashichhodzong, whose history dates back to the 13th century, wherein houses His Majesty’s Throne Room and is the summer home to the Monk Body.
Overnight in the Hotel in Thimphu. (B,L,D)
Day 04: Thimphu to Paro
In the morning drive to see the Takin Preserve, which houses the national animal, the Takin.Then followed by Buddha Point, one of the tallest Buddha image in the country.
After worsd drive to Paro on the way see Tachogang Temple or the “Temple of the Hill of Excellent Horse” which rises in austere surroundings on the left bank of the river, a few km before Chhuzom at the confluence of the Paro and Thimphu rivers. A Tibetan Saint had a vision of the excellent Horse Balaha – an emanation of Avalokiteshwara while he was meditating there. He decided thereupon to build a temple at this spot in addition to one of his famous iron bridges (later carried away by floods in 1969).The valley of Paro contains a wealth of attractions. Visit Ta Dzong. Once a watchtower, built to defend RinpungDzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Ta Dzong was inaugurated as Bhutan’s National Museum in 1968.Evening explore Paro Town.
Overnight at hotel – Paro(B,L,D)
Day 05: Paro
After breakfast drive to Chele La Pass which is (3,988m) from which on a clear day the view sweeps away to Bhutan’s second highest peak, Mt Jhomolhari (7314m). Striding out along the Edelweiss covered ridge, we pass a sky burial site. Drive back to Paro Valley for Lunch. After Lunch. In the afternoon drive up the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 18 km. from Paro town on the north side of the valley. It was from here that the Bhutanese repelled several invading Tibetan armies during the 17th century.
Check in at hotel in Paro(B,L,D)
Day 06: Paro to Phuntsholing
Early morning after breakfast drive to Phuntsholing which takes about 6-7 hrs en route lunches. In Phuntsho : visit Crocodile zoo and Kharbandi Goenpa. Evening at leisure in the town.
Overnight at Hotel in Phuntsholing.(B,L,D)
Day 07: Phuentsholing to Bagdogra
Early morning drive to Bagdogra airport to catch onward flight to home.(B)
Deluxe hotel accommodation on double or triple occupancy.
All sightseeing &Transfers by Non AC Vehicle
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner as per itinerary.
1 Ltr. Packed drinking water per person per day.
Pick up & drop Bagdogra Airport
5% GST over and above the Tour Cost mentioned.
Any Airfare / Train Fare.
Personal expenses like porterage, entry fees, laundry, tips, lunch etc.
Anything which is not mention in Inclusion column
Scan copy/Photo Copy of Id proof to be submitted before the Tour and Original Id Proof to be carried on tour
For Adult: Valid Passport or Election ID Card (Voters Card) issued by Election Commission of India. Aadhar Card/ Pan Card: Is not a valid Id Proof in Bhutan.
For Children: Birth Certificate / School Id proof are compulsory
02 Passport Size Photograph’s of each passenger, to be carried while on tour.
Do carry comfortable walking shoes.
Sim cards can be Purchased on the basis of Permit worth Rs. 50-100/-
It is mandatory to carry a valid photo identity card (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card)
Please carry 02 Passport Size photos.
Bed Tea is not available at all the Hotels so Kindly Bring Coil/ Premix/ Sachet Incase if you need it.
Currency rate :- Rs. 100 = 100 Nu
India Rupees Rs.50/Rs. 100 Notes can be Used, But Rs. 500/Rs. 2000 Notes are Not Applicable here.
"WARMEE" is highly recommended due to uncertainty in climatic condition for colder destinations.
Bhutan is 30Minutes ahead of IST (India Standard Time)
Seat in the tour can be booked by paying an advance amount of 50% of the tour package & full air ticket cost (if client is buying air ticket from KSV Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. Tours). The advance amount will be non-refundable, in case the person desires to cancel the tour.
The remaining tour cost will have to be paid at the earliest but not later than 1 month before the tour date. If guest fails to pay the balance tour cost on time the company reserves the right to cancel the tour booking and advance will be forfeited.
In Spl. fare group Air Tickets will be issued 2 or 3 days prior to the date of travel. Gr. air tickets are non-refundable and therefore, on cancellation of tour after making payment of full tour cost, only 25% amount of the total tour cost will be refunded, Provided that the request for cancellation of the tour has been received by us 21 days prior to the travel date. No refund will be given thereafter, Names can be changed before issuing tickets or 15 days prior to departure date, if name change is required after issuing tickets –penalty charges will be applicable as per airlines rules. Name change is not possible 7 days prior to travel date.
KSV Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. Tours reserves the right to change itinerary of tours and hotels due to circumstances beyond its control.
KSV Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. Tours is not responsible for any alternate arrangement due flight delay or rescheduling interconnections.
Any expenses, damages, loss, etc. which may be caused due to weather conditions, strike,curfew, natural calamities, political unrest and unavoidable circumstances beyond our control, will have to be borne by guests.
During peak seasons due to heavy rush or unavoidable circumstances, some sightseeing may not be covered.
KSV Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. Tours is not responsible for any death, injury, sickness, accidental loss, delay increased expenses, damage or theft.
Seat in coach are allotted on daily rotation basis. Every member is expected to follow the same.
For fixed departure groups Tour Manager will be provided for minimum group of 12.
All matters are Subject to Mumbai jurisdiction.
|Child without mattress (4 to 11yrs)||27999||2000||25999|
|Child with mattress (5 to 11yrs)||28999||2000||26999|
|3rd Adult in 1 room (12yrs & Above)||29999||2000||27999|
|Single Adult (12yrs & Above)||37999||2000||35999|
|Child (2 to 4yrs)||0||0||0|
** Discount reduces as the seats *
|Location||No of Nights||Hotel Name|
|Phuentsholing||02N||Peling resort / Similar|
|Thimphu||02N||Hotel River Side / Similar|
|Paro||02N||Janka Resort / Similar|