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Land Cruising Bhutan


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O R I E N T A T I O N

No. of Days :  7 days

Destinations covered: Phuentsholling - Thimpu - Punakha - Paro

 

 
DAY 1 - Bagdogra/NJP > Phuentsholling (175 km/4.5 hrs)
Welcome to the land of thunder dragon : On arrival at the NJP (railway station) /Bagdogra (airport), you will be received by our representative & then transferred to Phuentsholling. It is the gateway to Bhutan when you enter from the side of India. Today the permits required for you would be processed.
 
 
DAY 2 - Phuentsholling > Thimpu(172 Km/6 hrs)
Bhutanese Capital : After breakfast  you  drive to  Thimpu. Rest of the day at your own. Overnight at hotel.


DAY 3 - Thimpu
Youthful & exhuberant : After breakfast you  go for the sightseeing that  covers Dechenphodrang Monastery and Thimpu Chorten. You also see Trashichodzong better known as fortress of the glorious religion. It houses the throne room of the king, the national assembly & other Govt. departments etc. Overnight at the hotel.


DAY 4 - Thimpu > Punakha (77 Km/ 2.5 Hrs) > Thimpu
Erstwhile Capital of Bhutan : After breakfast full day excursion trip to Punakha and back. Punakha is a sub-tropical valley where food grains, vegetables and fruits grow in abundance. Overnight in Hotel at Thimpu.
 
DAY 5 - Thimpu > Paro (65 Km / 2 Hrs)
A historic valley : After breakfast  you drive to Paro.  Check into the hotel and later set out for a full day sightseeing in and around Paro covering Paro National Museum to look at an impressive collection of thangkas & statues;  Druk-ul-dzong (a 17th century sentinel fortress);Taktshang Monastery that is perched precariously on a cliff 900 m above the floor of Paro Valley; & Kitchu Monastery.  Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 6 - Paro > Phuentsholling (155 Km / 5 Hrs)
Border town between India & Bhutan: After breakfast  you drive back to Phuentsholling. Rest of the day at your own. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 7 - Phuentsholling > Bagdogra/NJP (175 km/4.5 hrs)
Tour ends : After breakfast  you are transfered to NJP railway station / Bagdogra airport for your onward journey.
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Taktshang monastery (Tiger's Nest) at Paro, Bhutan
Chorten at Thimpu, Bhutan
Dzong at Punakha, Bhutan

highlights of the tour, Ashoka Holidays
  • Bhutan's architecture - Monasteries & chortens

  • Scenic vistas

  • Rich culture and heritage of the hermit kingdom

 
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