Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Bhutan beckons with its enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture, making it a perfect destination for a family tour. Fondly referred to as the "Land of the Thunder Dragon," Bhutan offers a unique blend of stunning natural beauty and a commitment to prioritizing the well-being of its citizens through Gross National Happiness (GNH).
A family tour through Bhutan provides a comfortable and scenic way to explore the country's wonders. As you traverse the winding roads, you'll be treated to panoramic vistas of towering peaks, emerald valleys, and pristine forests. This journey invites you to experience the harmony between tradition and modernity that defines Bhutan.
Throughout your journey, the comfort of your SUV ensures that every family member enjoys the ride. From embracing Bhutan's natural splendor to immersing yourselves in its living traditions, your tour allows for a leisurely exploration of Bhutan's beauty and culture. Sharing this experience with your loved ones, you'll create cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the wonders of Bhutan.
Note: Minimum 4 members for SUV tour and 8 members for Biking tour are required to conduct at mentioned price.
SUV – 43,000 INR per person
What is included in the tour
- All accommodation in 3-star category hotel on twin sharing basis
- Breakfast and Dinner
- English Speaking Tour Captain
- Transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary only
- Bogdora Pick up and drop in vehicle – Innova / Tempo Traveller
- Online permit for passport holder
- Thimphu (SDF), Punakha (SDF), Paro (SDF), Phuntsholing (SDF)
- SDF Government Tax
What is NOT included in the tour
- Flight expenses
- Any meals or refreshment at any time (doesn’t include bed tea or evening tea)
- Any personal or medical expenses during the tour
- Any additional charges will be directly collected from the clients
- Entry fees for all places – museum and temples
- Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions
- Explore the enchanting "Land of the Thunder Dragon," Bhutan, nestled in the Himalayas
- Visit the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory to witness traditional paper-making techniques
- Explore the Folk Heritage Museum, offering insights into Bhutanese culture
- Visit Changangkha Lhakhang for panoramic views of Thimphu
- Explore the awe-inspiring Punakha Dzong, a masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture
- Discover the National Museum of Bhutan (Ta Dzong) and its captivating exhibits
- Visit Paro Rinpung Dzong, an iconic fortress offering cultural insights
- Explore Haa town and visit Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple)
- Embark on a family-friendly hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery (Taktsang)
DAY 1: BAGDOGRA AIRPORT TO PHUENTSHOLING
DAY 2: PHUENTSHOLING TO THIMPHU
DAY 3: THIMPHU LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
DAY 4: THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA
DAY 5: PUNAKHA TO PARO
DAY 6: PARO TO HAA VALLEY TO PARO
DAY 7: PARO - TIGER'S NEST HIKE
DAY 8: PARO TO PHUENTSHOLING
DAY 9: PHUENTSHOLING TO BAGDOGRA AIRPORT
DAY 1: BAGDOGRA AIRPORT TO PHUENTSHOLING (160KM | 4-5 HRS)
On arrival, you will be received at the Bagdogra Airport and then dropped off at Bhutan India border. Pickup by another vehicle and drive to your hotel. Check-in at your accommodation in Phuentsholing. Explore the town and visit the Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang and Karbandi Monastery.
• Overnight stay in Phuentsholing
DAY 2: PHUENTSHOLING TO THIMPHU (160KM | 5-6 HRS)
Post breakfast, you will be provided with your bikes. Take a test ride and make necessary adjustments, if any. Your first ride starts from Phuentsholing to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Check-in at your accommodation in Thimphu and relax.
• Overnight stay in Thimphu.
DAY 3: THIMPHU LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (50KM | 2-3 HRS)
Today you will explore Thimphu's local attractions - Visit the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory and witness the traditional paper-making process. Explore the Folk Heritage Museum to learn about Bhutanese culture and lifestyle. Visit the Memorial Chorten, a revered Buddhist stupa. Explore Changangkha Lhakhang, a popular temple with panoramic views of Thimphu. Lastly, enjoy a stroll around the weekend market, where you can find local
handicrafts and fresh produce.
• Overnight stay in Thimphu
DAY 4: THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA (70KM | 3-4 HRS + 30MINS HIKE)
Today’s ride will be from Thimphu to Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong which is an impressive fortress located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, combine to form the Puna Tsang Chu which in turn is a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River Explore the beautiful Punakha Valley and enjoy the scenic surroundings. Take a leisurely walk across the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan.
• Overnight stay in Punakha.
DAY 5: PUNAKHA TO PARO (130KM | 4-5 HRS)
After breakfast, drive back towards Dochula and to Paro. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan (Ta Dzong) and explore its exhibits. Explore Paro Rinpung Dzong, an iconic fortress overlooking Paro Valley. Take a leisurely stroll around the town and immerse yourself in the local ambiance.
• Overnight stay in Paro.
DAY 6: PARO TO HAA VALLEY TO PARO (120KM | 5-6 HRS)
Ride from Paro to Haa Valley, a scenic and less-explored destination. It is situated in the south-western region of Paro is a picturesque hamlet in Bhutan. Adorned with the view of pristine alpine forest and Majestic Mountain peaks. Explore the charming Haa town and visit Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple). Enjoy the serene beauty of Haa Valley and its traditional architecture. Ride back to Paro in the evening.
• Overnight stay in Paro.
DAY 7: PARO - TIGER'S NEST HIKE (60KM | 1 HR + 3-4 HRS HIKE)
Have early breakfast and drive up to the base of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). The most famous and sacred site among all the places in Bhutan. Embark on an early morning hike to the iconic Tiger's Nest Monastery (Taktsang). Trek through a beautiful forested trail to reach the monastery perched on a cliff. Explore the monastery and enjoy breathtaking views of the Paro valley. Descend and return to Paro.
• Overnight stay in Paro.
DAY 8: PARO TO PHUENTSHOLING (170KM | 6-7 HRS)
Today we trace our route back from Paro to Phuentsholing. Enjoy the scenic route again and stop at viewpoints along the way. Reach Phuentsholing and check-in at your accommodation. Spend the evening relaxing or exploring the local market.
• Overnight stay in Phuentsholing.
DAY 9: PHUENTSHOLING TO BAGDOGRA AIRPORT (170KM | 5-6 HRS)
Complete exit formalities at the immigration office in Phuentsholing and then get transfer to Bagdogra Airport. Thus, your amazing odyssey across Bhutan comes to an end with memories of a lifetime!
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