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NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport 01-Aug-2016 31-Dec-2016 7 Nights /
8 Days
Rs. 32,399.00
Highlights of the tour

Accommodation on twin sharing basis, Meals as per the package, sightseeing as per itinerary

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport - Phuntsholing (Distance: 170 km / Driving Time: 5 hrs / Altitude of Phuntsholing: 293 mts)

Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and transfer to Phuntsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. It is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuntsholing.

Day 02: Phuntsholing - Thimphu (Distance: 176 km / Driving Time: 6 hrs / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts)

After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check-in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing - Punakha / Wangdue (Distance: 77 km / Driving Time: 3 hrs / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts)

After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue), King's Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon transfer to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.) to view the higher Himalayas. The pass also has 108 Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chorten which is believed brings multi fold merit to all sentient beings and which makes the pass a must visit place. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 04: Excursion to Gangtey (Phobjikha) (Distance: 78 km One-way / Driving Time: 3 hrs / Altitude of Chele-La-Pass: 3810 mts)

After breakfast, start for full day excursion trip to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gangtey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can also visit Gangtey Gompha. Evening return back. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 05: Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing - Paro (Distance: 140 km / Driving Time: 5 hrs / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts)

After breakfast check out from the hotel with bag & baggage and visit the Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as "The Temple of Fertility" was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, "The Divine Madman". After noon drive to Paro. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast start full day sightseeing covering Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities, Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Afternoon visit Drukgyel Dzong - The Dzong was destroyed by fire in 1951 and is now preserved as heritage site & Kyichu Lhakhang - one of the oldest Buddist temples in Bhutan. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 07: Paro - Phuntsholing (Distance: 200 km / Driving Time: 7 hrs / Altitude of Phuntsholing: 293 mts)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Phuntsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuntsholing.

Day 08: Phuntsholing - NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (Distance: 170 km / Driving Time: 5 hrs / Altitude of NJP/IXB: 89 mts)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.

Type of Hotels


No. of Nights

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Super Deluxe Hotels

Luxury Hotels



Hotel Anand / Similar

Namgay / Similar

Hotel Damchen / Hotel Park / Similar

Hotel Druk / Similar



Shantideva / Similar

Sambhav / Khamsum Inn / Similar

Amodhara / Migmar / Pedling / Gyelsa Boutique / Similar

Ariya / Similar

Punakha / Wangdue


Kingaling / Similar

Kingaling / Similar

Pema Karpo / Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar

Drubchhu / Similar



City Hotel / Similar

Dewachen / Similar

Drukchen / Mandela / Similar

Tashi Namgay / Similar

Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)

No. of Pax

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Super Deluxe Hotels

Luxury Hotels

02 Pax





04 Pax





06 Pax





Ex Adult / Child with Bed





Child No Bed





Important Notes

Permit for Bhutan:

  • Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.


  • Air fare/train fare.
  • Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card.
  • Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.
  • Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.


  • Tobacco & Tobacco products are banned in Bhutan.
  • Do not bring any plant or agricultural product out of Bhutan. It is illegal.
  • Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan.


  • Check-in 12:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 11:00 hrs.
  • The guest should always keep cool with the drivers as they are not tourism educated and come from different remote villages.
  • On arrival of guests we will provide them with local contact numbers of our executive, who will handle the entire operation.
  • If any tourist spot do not complete for closing day & if they want to do the same on next day then they have to pay the extra cost for the vehicle.
  • Please inform your guest to maintain the timing for the sightseeing / transfers which will advisable by our executive. Once our vehicle will leave the hotel area without picking up the guests & come back at parking stand then guest must have to arrange their own to reach at the parking stand.
  • Room Heater available with an extra cost Bourne by the guest directly (Excet at Premium & Luxury Packages).
  • Due to shortage of power the guest sometimes, may have to bear it with candle light.
  • Category of Rooms in the packages normally remains to deluxe / super deluxe rooms.
  • For Extra adult in the room we will provide an extra bed (wherever possible), but some hotels only provide a roll out bed and have no provision of an extra bed.
  • Operator reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • Child sharing parent's room will not be provided an extra bed.

What is included in this price?

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation for 07 nights / 08 days on twin / double sharing basis.
  • Daily fixed menu / buffet breakfast & Dinner. (Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available. Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian food can be arranged.)
  • Exclusive Non AC vehicle for transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary only. (Point to Point basis)
  • Guide charges.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).

Cost Excludes:

  • Air fare/train fare.
  • Any other item not mentioned in "Cost Includes".
  • Entrance Fees to monuments, museum, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to an increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Government Service Tax @ 4.50%

Terms & Conditions : (Show General Terms & Conditions)
  • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together.
  • Prices are based on Standard Rooms.
  • Surcharge is applicable for a passenger traveling alone.
  • 'Child Rate' applies to children, between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
  • Prices for Non Indian Nationals are available on request.
  • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade-fairs and High Season.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Amendment charges, cancellation charges will be applicable as per our terms & conditions.
  • Any increase in the hotel tariffs, fuel charges or taxes, which may come into effect prior to the departure, will lead to an increase in the tour price. Any difference in the price will be payable by the client.
  • There will be no refund on unused service.
  • The hotel names are given for guideline purpose. The confirmation could be in the same or an alternate hotel in a similar category, subject to availability.
  • Rates are subject to change, without prior notice.
  • All booking terms & conditions of will apply.