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AMAZING-BHUTAN

6 Nights7Days
INCLUDES
Starting From

8500/per person

ID-Akk-28

Day 1

Pickup from NJP/Bagdogra/Hasimara/Alipurduar to Jaigaon/Phuentsholing

On your arrival our representative will meet and assist you at Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport to transfer you to Phuentsholling via Jaigaon. The border of India & Bhutan, Indian side is Jaigaon and the Bhutan side is called Phuentsholing. Check into the hotel, evening will be free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 2

Phuentsholing to Paro

After processing immigration permit you will drive to Paro. This drive will take you along the Paro Chu (water or river) downstream to the convergence with the Wang Chu.

Day 3

Paro sightseeing

After breakfast, excursion to Taktsang Monastery. This most famous of Bhutan's monasteries is spectacularly perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. Taktsang is a place of pilgrimage which Bhutanese try to visit at least once in a lifetime. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months, hence its name, "Tiger's Nest". The site, which has long been recognized as a most sacred place, was visited by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646. The principal lhakhang of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. The main structure was severely damaged by fire in 1998, but after many years of painstaking renovation work, the complex has now been fully restored to its former glory. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. Rinpung Dzong, meaning ("fortress of the heap of jewels") which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala. Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the country, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. Over night stay in Paro.

Day 4

Paro to Thimphu

National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts, some dating back several hundred years, as well as modern academic books mainly on Himalayan culture and religion. Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as Painting School) where students undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Textile and Folk Heritage Museum: These museums, both of which opened in 2001, provide fascinating insights into Bhutanese material culture and way of life. National Memorial Chorten: The building of this landmark was envisaged by the third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it is both a memorial to the Late King ("the Father of modern Bhutan") and a monument to world peace. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy. Changangkha Lhakhang: This popular fortress-like temple perched on a ridge above central Thimphu regularly hums with pilgrim activity. It was established in the 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in Tibet. Parents traditionally come here to get auspicious names for their newborns or blessings for their young children from the protector deity Tamdrin (to the left in the grilled inner sanctum, next to Chenresig). Don't leave without taking in the excellent view from the back kora (pilgrim path), with its lovely black and gold prayer wheels. Trashichhoe Dzong: This impressive fortress/monastery houses Secretariat building, the throne room of His Majesty, the King and various government offices. It is also the summer residence of Chief Abbot and central monk body. Handicrafts Emporium: This government-run enterprise displays a wide range of beautifully hand-woven textiles and craft products. It also carries a small collection of books on Bhutan, Buddhism and Himalayan culture. Lord Buddha Statue, The Buddha Dordenma is located amidst the ruins of phodrang, the palace of Sherab Wangchuck, the thirteenth desi Druk, overlooking the southern approach to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. On completion, it will one of the largest statues in the world, at a heigh of 169 feet (515.5 meters) , accommodating 100,000 8-inch tall and 25,000 12-inch tall gilded Buddhas respectively in the interior. The statue is surrounded by 943 acres of forest area that comprises the kuenselphodrang nature park. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 5

Thimphu sightseeing

After breakfast, drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m. After visit to Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan's history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has been fully restored by the present King. Overnight stay in Thimphu.

Day 6

Thimphu to Phuentsholing

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

Day 7

Phuentsholing

NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (Distance: 170 kms. / 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.

INCLUSION Details

  • Per pax cost – 8500/-

    Plan ep – only room

    Hotel type - standrad

    •  NIGHTS ACCOMODATION IN 5 STAR,4 STAR, 3 STAR, DELUX & STANDARD HOTELS
    • TRANSFER ALL IN PRIVATE IN 4 SEATER (WAGONR/SANTRO),7 SEATER (INNOVA /XYLO), 8 SEATER (BOLERO/TAVERA/SCORPIO/TATA SUMO)
    • SIGHT SEEN AS PER ITINERARY
    • IMMIGRATION CHARGES
    • DRIVER CUM GUIDE
    • PICK UP AND DROP FROM PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    • FOOD AS PER EP( ONLY ROOM)
    • VEHICLE WILL BE PROVIDEDPOINT TO POINT AND NOT AT DISPOSAL

EXCLUSION Details

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    • EXTRAS OF PERSONAL NATURE SUCH AS PERSONAL TIPS, LAUNDRY CHARGES, ADDITIONAL TOUR CHARGES.
    • DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY LUNCH, EVENING TEA/SNACKS & DINNER
    • INSURANCE, MEDICAL & EMERGENCY RESCUE COSTS.
    • DOES NOT INCLUDE HARD DRINKS OR LIQUOR OR MINERAL WATER OR SOFT DRINKS/JUICES.
    • DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRANCE FEES AT MONASTERIES / MONUMENTS / MUSEUMS ETC.
    • DOES NOT INCLUDE SPECIALIZED GUIDE
    • AIR FARE / TRAIN FARE
    • ANY OTHER ITEMS NOT MENTIONED IN COST INCLUDES

Terms & Condition

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    Documents Approved by Department of Immigration, Phuentsholing

    • Passport
    • Voter Identity Card
    • School / College / Birth Certificate for Minor.
    • Passport Size Colour Photograph (2Nos.)

    Note:

    • On Arrival Permit at Paro International Airport for tourist travelling by Air.
    • Permit issued from Phuentsholing & Paro is Valid for Thimphu & Paro Only.
    • Special Permit for Punakha, Wangdue, Phobjika, Trongsa, Bumthang, etc. is issued from Department of Immigration Office Thimphu.
    • Department of Immigration Office Thimphu is Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holidays.
    • Department of Immigration Office Thimphu may remain closed without prior Notice & immediate declaration of Holidays.

    In case of not holding the above document, you need to approach to the office of Consulate General of India, India Embassy for getting permission for entry into Bhutan. The following documents are required at the office of Consulate General of India, India Embassy for identification of Indian Citizenship.

     

    • Pan Card
    • Ration Card
    • Driving License
    • Adhar Card
    • School / College Identity Card with Photo for those who are less than 18 Years.
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Bank Passbook with Photo Attested.

          Note:

    • Indian Embassy is closed on Saturday & Sunday Permission will be allowed on Monday.

    Reservation & Cancellation Policy

    To manage our reservation system effectively & to increase the occupancy of the hotel & to evade ourselves from the fictitious rooms blocking, the following terms & condition will be observed strictly.

    • Hotel Room Rates are subjected to change without prior notice, please check with us 1 month before arrival of your guests. Room rates change does not apply on your booking if you have made 100% deposit in advance.
    • Guarantee of the room’s reservation & booking is subject to the realization of the advance payment. Please keep checking with us. Your booking will be valid for 45 days prior to the guest arrival. Your rooms shall be allotted to the next waiting guest after the expiry of 45 days if not reconfirmed by office.
    • No charge is applicable if cancellation is made before 45 days of guest arrival.
    • Cancellation within 35 to 45 days of guest arrival 10% of the room rent shall be charged as cancellation charges.
    • Cancellation within 20 to 35 days of guest arrival 50% of the room rent shall be charged as cancellation charges.
    • Cancellation within 20 days of guest arrival 80% of the room rent shall be charged as cancellation charges.
    • No show of the guest will be charged at 100% of the room rent as cancellation charges for the booking.
    • There will be no charge on the amendments made prior to the 45 days of guest arrival but the new reservation confirmation is subject to the availability of the rooms on your next mentioned dates. Confirmation made earlier from our office for a particular booking does not automatically guarantee confirmation when amended to a new date.
    • 25% of the Total Cost will be charged as Advance payment.
    • 75% of the Total Tour Cost to be paid at SILIGURI Office before commencement of Tour.

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