If so, this Bhutan vacation package is ideal for you.You can find all the information you need to organise a trip to Bhutan in our Puja Bhutan tour packages. The ideal time to visit Bhutan, the benefits of travelling there, lodging options, activities, foods to sample, festivals, and much more will be covered.
WHY VISIT BHUTAN?
Here are some reasons why you should visit Bhutan once in a lifetime:
1) The only carbon-negative country in the world where pristine, pollution-free nature can heal your body and mind is Bhutan.
2) Indian nationals are not need to have a visa in order to enter Bhutan; they just need to obtain an entry permission, which is available at the Phuentsholing permit office.
3) Compared to other international destinations, Bhutan is a more economical place to travel.
4) The only country that assesses the welfare of its inhabitants using GNH is Bhutan.
5) 72% of the country's total land area is covered by forests.
6) Red rice and chillies are exclusively considered staple foods in this country.
One of the friendliest words used by Bhutanese people is the welcome "Kuzo Zangpo La," which translates as Hello.
THIMPU :Thimpu, which also serves as the royal family's residence, serves as the hub of commerce and activity for Bhutan. Bhutanese life nowadays is characterised by a synthesis of traditions and contemporary advancements in the capital. The best spot to observe culture, attire, traditions, literature, music, and dancing is in Thimpu. One of the city's most remarkable aspects is that it is the only capital city in the world without traffic lights. The traffic police personnel control the traffic. The city has the highest concentration of restaurants, cafes, stores, and entertainment venues that cater to tourists.
PARO : The charming valley town that serves as Bhutan's entry point, 50 km from Thimpu, is where all foreign aircraft land. Due to its proximity to the airport and the fact that Taktsang Monastery, a well-known landmark in Bhutan, is located there, it currently has a large number of upmarket resorts and hotels. The valley starts when the Paro Chhu and Wang Chuu rivers meet. The verdant paddy fields that fill the valley make it one of Bhutan's most picturesque areas. 150 of the monasteries in this area are older than the fourteenth century.
ATTRACTIONS OF BHUTAN TOUR PACKAGE :
Punkaha, Punakha Dzong, Wangdue, Dochula Pass, Chimi Lhakhang, Thimphu, Indigenous hospital, Art & Craft school, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop, Handicraft centers, Memorial Chorten, 15th Century Changangkha monastery, Buddha Point, Motithang mini zoo, Drupthob nunnery temple, Taktshang or Tiger’s Nest monastery.
Thimphu - Hotel Park / Hotel Ugyen / similar
Paro - Udumwara Resort / similar
DAY 1: - ARRIVAL AT JAIGOAN – IMMIGRATION AT PHUNESTHOLING- THIMPHU
On arrival at Jaigaon meet and greet by our local representative – Phuentsholing – post immigration formalities transfer to Thimphu (Approx 180km / 6hrs drive). 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 Thimphu.
DAY 2: – THIMPHU CITY TOUR
After breakfast go for Thimphu City Tour Covering -Art & Craft school, National library, Handicraft centers, The Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Tashichoo dzong, Buddha Dordenma statue, Bhutan Simply Museum, Folk and Heritage Museum, BBS Tower, 5 century Changangkha monastery, 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 and free time in the market. Overnight at Thimphu.
DAY 3: – EX-THIMPHU – PUNAKHA/WANGDUE -VIA DOUCHALA PASS
After breakfast checkout and drive to Punakha/Wangdue(On way 70 kms / 2hrs) Enroot visit Simtokha Dzong proceed to Wangduephodrang, with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. In Wangdue, stop at Mehsina village & visit Chime Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century by Lama Drukpa Kinley. (This monk is popularly known as the Divine Madman for his philosophy, “Salvation through sex”). Have your lunch and in afternoon drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan, and visit Punakha Dzong, which is noteworthy both for being one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan and also for having been built by the first Shabdrung in 1637. Also visit the Punakha Suspension bridge - The second longest suspension bridge in Bhutan , its perchec over the Mo – chhu and Po Chhu river and is about 160-180meters in length –its one of the oldest bridge in the world that connects PunkahaDzng to the rest of the valley- Back to Thimphu - Overnight at Thimphu..
DAY 4: – TRANSFER TO PARO- PARO SIGHTSEING
Early breakfast check-out & transfer to Paro, (Approx 50km / 2hrs drive) 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 the Paro airport view point, Reach Paro & Paro local sightseeing – covering Ta dzong, Rinpung Dzong, DungtseLhankhang, Nya-mey Zam, UgyenPelri Palace, Kychulhakhang monastery (one can visit here to explore the cultural and traditional heritage by Dressing up in the local attire and various other traditional dresses which are available at this location ) - Check in - Leisure - Overnight at Paro.
DAY 5: – EX PARO – CHELE-LA PASS
After 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, burntorange, mauve, white and scarlet - Overnight at Paro.
DAY 6: –DROP TO JAIGAON
After breakfast check out Local sightseeing as time permit - drop to Jaigaon - Service ends with sweet memories.
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Thimphu and Paro are the major shopping hubs
in Bhutan. One can buy lovely handicrafts made of wood, bamboo, cane
etc. Handwoven textiles made of silk and cotton are very popular. Gold
and silver jewellery are also popular. Overall, there are various
trinkets that one can carry back home.
How many airports are in Bhutan?
Bhutan has a total number of 4 airports Namely: Paro International Airport (Paro), Bathpalathang Airport (Jakar), Gelepu Airport (Gelepu), Yongphulla Airport (Trashigang).
Do Indians need visa for Bhutan Tour?
Visa is not required for Indians. An entry permit is required for tourists travelling by road which is available at the Phuentsholing permit office. For tourists travelling by flight, the visa is on arrival.
What should I wear during Bhutan Package Tour?
The kind of attires you should be carrying depends on the time that you want to travel. During the summer months, light to moderate warm clothes should do the trick while heavy jackets and woollens should be carried during the winters. Comfortable footwear is a must as you would be walking down rough terrains.
What amount of snowfall to expect during Bhutan Trip?
It snows heavily in Bhutan during the winter months (December – February). Despite the snowfall, the landscapes of Bhutan cater well to its tourists during this time. You are sure to enjoy the white paradise as it is a vision not to forget!
Is smoking legal in Bhutan?
Bhutan remains the only country in the world that restricts its citizens from smoking. It has banned the production and sale of tobacco and thus smoking is banned in public places. However, there are certain smoking zones in some hotels and restaurants where tourists are allowed to smoke.
How safe is Bhutan for Indian tourists?
Along with its stunning beauty, Bhutan is a safe destination to choose for your next vacation. Crimes are kept at bay and you are sure to feel secure wherever you stay in Bhutan.
What is the best time for Bhutan Tour from Kolkata?
The autumn to spring span is proposed as the best time to visit "The land of Dragon". September to May is the time where you get clear weather and blue skies throughout. December can be a bit harsh due to snowfall, but if that is what you enjoy, then go ahead and visit the fairy tale land of Bhutan!
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