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7 Days Bhutan Family Package

2N Phuntsholing , 2N Thimphu , 1N Punakha and 1N Paro
7 days

From

US$ 327

per person

About the tour

Most of the tour normally begins and ends at Paro. As you get off from your flight and take your first breath of Bhutanese air, you will be amazed by the scene and tranquility of Paro’s Valley. The beautiful valley is dotted with toddle-like English homes and turquoise –colored glacial rivers plunge through the valley forming Paro River. It is home to many of Bhutan’s ancient temples and monasteries, and the place where Bhutanese have fought their medieval wars with the Tibetans.

Accommodation

Hotel Namgay or Similar

2 night(s) in Phuntsholing

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: None

Hotel Sambhav or Similar

2 night(s) in Thimphu

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: None

Meri Puensum Resort or Similar

1 night(s) in Punakha

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: None

Ugyen Phendeyling Resort or Similar

1 night(s) in Paro

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: None

Included in the price

Phuntsholing

  • Pick up from Phuntsholing by Non ac Hyundai Tucson / Santa Fe SUV
  • Sightseeing tour by Non ac Hyundai Tucson / Santa Fe SUV

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Phuntsholing From Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri

Arrive Phuentsholing and transfer to the hotel. Process for route permit and rest of the day at leisure. Over night at Phuntsholing.

Day 2: Phuntsholing - Thimphu – Capital City 179 Km 5 -6 Hrs Drive

Morning transfer to the capital city Thimphu through the mountains, this journey is of almost unbelievable beauty. The road leads from the northern Indian tea plantations through endless turns, hair pin bends and daring stretches carved into the mountain rock via Chukka to Thimphu. Check in the hotel. Afternoon you can relax and in the evening spend some time in clock tower square. O/n at Thimphu.

Day 3: Thimphu Sightseeing

When in Thimphu you got to prepare for surprises where this unique capital has no traffic lights but adopted its own version of the British – Indian colonial times traffic policemen who can startle you and memorize others with his elaborate hand gestures, sometimes he may be signaling stop when it looks like go but don’t worry you can observe the flow and notice his smile as you stare at him. Sightseeing includes the Folk Heritage Museum, National Library, Handicraft Center to view the traditional arts, the indigenous Medicine Hospital, the Painting School and from the road point take a glimpse of Tashichho Dzong. Further drive uphill and visit Takin Zoo where you will find national animal of Bhutan. Afternoon visit National Memorial Chorten a stupa dedicated to the third king of Bhutan and Buddha statue. Evening take a walk to the main city from Clock tower square. O/n at Thimphu.

Day 4: Thimphu - Punakha Via Dochula Pass 77 Km 3 Hours Drive

Morning drive to low lands of Punakha valley touching Dochula pass 10,000 ft and on the stop at Hongtsho village. Stop at the immigration check point to stamp in your permit. Next to the check point you will find small local stalls selling fresh juicy local apples available for sale in plastic bags you could try some. You will be driving through the first mountain pass in the western part of Bhutan. You will find the 108 Druk Wangyal chortens on the top of the pass where the ridges are draped in colorful prayer flags greet you. You could take three rounds and offer prayers, take some best photo shots. If the weather is clear you will be able to see the highest peaks towards the north, Gangar Punsum among others is the highest unclimbed peak (24,000 ft) in the world. Proceed further and stop at Lamperi. Visit the Royal Botanical Park for 30 minutes. If you are lucky you could see red pandas, different species of birds, you can take some photo shot close to the natural lake. You could watch a short documentary about the park. Pass by Thinleygang village and upon reaching Lobesa turn left and enter Punakha valley. Check in the hotel. Afternoon visit majestic Punakha Dzong placed strategically at the junction of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, the dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. It was here that the dual system of government was introduced in the 17th century and in 1907, enthroned the first King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuk. Evening at leisure. O/n at Punakha

Day 5: Punakha – Paro 145 Km 4 Hours Drive

Morning drive to Paro via same road and visit Paro Dzong, the National Museum housed in a round fortress called as the Ta Dzong considered to be one of the best natural history museums in Asia where it has a fine collection of natural and historic artifacts. Paro Penlop Heritage Farm house, Kyichu Lhakhang the monastery dates back to 7th century and is one of the oldest and most sacred. Afternoon visit ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and drive till the base of Tigers Nest. Evening at leisure. O/n at Paro.

Day 6: Paro – Phuntsholing 172 Km 5 – 6 Hrs Drive

Morning transfer to Phuentsholing and before reaching Phuentsholing stop and visit Kharbandi Gompa. Check in the hotel and evening at leisure. O/n at Phuentsholing.

Day 7: Departure

Morning transfer to depart for your next destination.

Exclusions

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  • Air fare, personal travel insurance, English speaking guide, lunch & dinners, entry fee to museums, laundry, tipping, personal shopping, telephone calls, anything not specified in the “cost includes”.

Starting from

US$ 327

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