6 Nights / 7 Days Phuentsholing, Thimphu & Paro Tour Packages
The last of the Himalayan kingdom, situated right at the ledge of the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is also known as “The Land of the Thunder Dragon”. Bhutan is a landlocked country with its immediate neighbours being China located right up in the north, Arunachal Pradesh in the east, Sikkim to the west and Assam and West Bengal in the south. Bhutan is the only country that has almost 72 percent of its land covered in forests. The mystical mountains, the picturesque plains and the harmonious society has led to Bhutan being called as the world’s happiest country. The place has collated and beautifully preserved the Buddhist culture and way of life that is so evident across the majestic fortresses from dzongs to monasteries. Visit Bhutan to get enamoured by an environmentally and culturally rich land. If you are looking for a Phuentsholing, Thimphu, Paro tour package from Siliguri/ Bagdogra, Impression Tourism Services offers you the right journey. This is a 7 days best holiday tour to Bhutan starting from Siliguri.
Phuentsholing serves as the transit point for Bhutan. A border town of India and Bhutan the place is located at the southern tip of Bhutan. The place boasts of mixed ethnicity and had been home to the royals of the Himalayan kingdom.
The capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu is also often regarded as “Thimbu”, based on how it is spelled widely. The Himalayan kingdom is perched in central Bhutan and stands tall at a height of 7657 ft. This charming place is surrounded by lofty hills and gushing stream called the “Thimphu Chu”. A high seated city which is an amalgamation of Bhutanese culture, traditions and modernisation. The city houses the administrative seat of the King and boasts of several monasteries and Buddhist sites.
Paro is an ancient town of Bhutan located at an elevation of 7217 ft. Situated on the banks of Paro Chu, Paro is a quaint valley that thrives as a tourism hub. Bhutan’s only airport is located in the scenic Paro. The town of Paro is picturesque and is a true heaven for nature lovers. Paro is dotted with multiple monasteries, scenic places, sacred sites and historical buildings. Paro serves as the hot bed for tourists being one of the most beautiful destinations all across Bhutan Tour. ITS presents exclusive Bhutan tour packages that are designed to suit every traveller’s palette.
- Tour Location:
Phuentsholing,Thimphu & Paro Tour
- Start From: Phuentsholing / Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri / Bagdogra / Paro (Airport /Railway station)
Meet and Greet on arrival at NJP Railay Station / IXB Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing (170 Kms / 5hrs). It is a thriving commercial centre on the northern edge of the Indian border. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
DAY 02: PHUENTSHOLING–THIMPHU
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (176 Kms / 6hrs), the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening at leisure.Overnight at Thimphu.
Note: If time permits guests can visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong in the evening. Tashi Chhoe Dzong or the Fortress situated on the west bank of Wang Chhu River, Tashi Chhoe Dzong is the formal coronation site of the fifth King. The Dzong has been the seat of the government since 1952 and presently houses the throne room and offices of the king, the secretariat and the ministries of home affairs and finance. The annual Tsechu festival is hosted here.
DAY 03: THIMPHU LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast visit Great Buddha Dordenma (locally known as Kuensel Phodrang) a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of the fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck (Buddha Statue); National Memorial Chorten (Monument) also known as “the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan” and Folk Heritage Museum – dedicated to connecting people with the rich Bhutanese Folk heritage and rural history through exhibits, demonstrations, educational programs and documentation of Bhutanese rural life. Afternoon visit Changangkha Lhakhang – one of the oldest temples in the Thimphu Valley; visit the Takin Preserve Centre – Takin is the national animal of Bhutan. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
DAY 04: THIMPHU PARO TOUR AND PARO LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast transfer to Paro (55Kms / 01hr). Later visit Ta Dzong – National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha. Rinpung Dzong – Meaning “fortress of the heap of jewels”and Kyichu Lhakhang – one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan. Overnight stay at Paro.
DAY 05: PARO LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) – this is one of the most interesting monasteries in Bhutan due to its location. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava arrived at this place on the back of a tigress to subdue the demons. It is blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan’s most sacred religious sites. Overnight stay will be at Paro.
DAY 06: PARO – PHUENTSHOLING
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing (141 Kms / 5hrs). On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing..
DAY 07: PHUENTSHOLING – NJP RAILWAY STATION / IXB AIRPORT
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to NJP Railay Station / IXB Airport (170 Kms / 5hrs) for onward journey. Tour ends.
- Gold: Mandala / Rema
- Diamond: Kichu Resort / Udumwara
- Platinum: Naksel
- Gold: Peaceful / Riverside
- Diamond: Ramada / Osel
- Platinum: Le Meridian
- Gold: Park / Damchen/similar
- Diamond: Park / Damchen
- Platinum: Bhutan Ga me ga
- 06 night’s accommodation on twin sharing basis at the above mentioned hotels in standard category rooms.
- Arrival & departure transfers by exclusive vehicle. (Ex. Phuentsholing / NJP – Paro).
- One full day Thimphu local sightseeing.
- Excursion trip (trek) to Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
- All parking and driver charges as per itinerary.
- Assistance on arrival at NJP Railway Station.
- Sustainable development fee per person.
- All currently applicable taxes exceptGST 5%
- Guide charges.
- Parking & porter charges.
- Entry fees.
- Personal expenses: such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, food (if not included).
- Additional sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any services not mentioned in the itinerary.
- High season surcharge.
- Goods and service tax.
- Any Indian National visiting Bhutan is required to carry a Photo ID Proof (Voter ID / Passport / Driving License – with address) along with passport size photographs 4-5pcs and photo copy of ID proof 4-5pcs, in order to obtain Bhutan Entry permit at Phuentsholing.
- Bhutan Emigration is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Bhutan Govt. Holidays.
- Above rates are valid for Indian nationals only.