21068 – Mr Aresh Jain (Bhutan)

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21068 – Mr Aresh Jain (Bhutan)
Bhutan “The land of Happiness” 06 NIGHT / 07 DAYS
Package Cost Per Person Standard : INR 42,900
2N – Phuentsholing – 1N Thimphu – Wangdue – 1N Punakha – 2N Paro Deluxe : INR 45,700
Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing
(Distance: 170 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Phuentsholing: 293 mts.)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing – 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 Phuentsholing.
Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu
(Distance: 176 kms. / 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 kms. / 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 make the pass a must visit place. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang.
Day 04: Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing – Paro 
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of  Paro: 2280 mts.)
After breakfast check out from hotel with bag & baggage’s 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 Devine Mad Man”. After noon drive to Paro. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 05: 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 06: Paro – Phuentsholing 
(Distance: 200 kms. / Driving Time: 7 hrs. / Altitude of Phuentsholing: 293 mts.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
Day 07: 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.
Package Rates are per person in INR and details as below

Rates Per Person Standard Deluxe
Adult on Twin Sharing for 2 Pax INR 42,900 INR 45,700
3 to 5 Pax. INR 32,900 INR 35,700
6 pax. & above INR 28,900 INR 31,900
Extra Adult INR 12,500 INR 16,500
Child (5-11 Yrs.) INR 7,500 INR 8,500
Food Included Breakfast & Dinner Breakfast & Dinner
Additional Night 2,999/- 3,999/-
Additional cost of Lunch or Dinner 1,500/- 2,500/-
Phuentsholing Namgay / Centennial/ Similar Hotel Damchen /   Bhutan Residence / Similar
Thimphu Shantideva / Taktshang /  Similar Kisa /  Amodhara/Migmar / Pedling / Similar
Punakha / Wangdue Kingaling / Similar Pema Karpo /Punatsangchhu Cottage /Damchen Resort/  Similar
Paro Galing Resort / Galinkha Resort / Similar Drukchen / Dewachen/  Similar
Lean Season Discount
From 10th June to 30th Sep
10% 12%
High Season Supplement
From 10th Dec  to 15th Jan
1st April to 15th June &
1st Nov to 20th Nov
15% 20%
Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing with Breakfast.
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.
Excludes

  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • 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 price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • GST
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
Please Note :-

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.
 Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:
Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.
Please note premium packages with Hotels like Uma Group of Hotels, Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.
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.

About Vehicle:
Tour Starting and Ending both from India (Drv In & Drv Out) Packages
We provide exclusive Indian Vehicle only for 2-5 Pax throughout the tour.
And above 5 pax exclusive Indian vehicle in India Part and Bhutan vehicle in Bhutan part for all drive in and drive out  packages.

  • Non Ac Wagon R / Indica / for 2-3 Pax
  • Innova / Xylo / Scorpio for 4-5 Pax
  • 2 Innova / Xylo / Scorpio for 6 & above Pax. in India part
  • 1 Toyota Hi Roof Hiace (Non AC) for 6 & above Pax. In Bhutan part

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21068 – Mr Aresh Jain (Bhutan)
Highlights of Bhutan 06 NIGHT / 07 DAYS
Package Cost Per Person Standard : INR 34,500
2N Thimphu – Wangdue – 2N Punakha – 2N Paro Deluxe : INR 37,900
Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu
(Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. Evening Enjoy the local market place of Bhutan. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 02: Paro    In Thimphu Sightseeing
Morning start for half day Thimphu sightseeing consist of Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, King’s (National) Memorial Chorten  – This Chorten was built in 1974 in a typical Tibetan style. It is also a center of worship for the people living in Thimphu. Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion) – The Dzong is the seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan) at present. & Folk Heritage Museum. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing
(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit 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 Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.
Day 04: Excursion to Gangtey (Phobjikha)
(Distance: 78 kms. 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 – Paro
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park – The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel.  Afternoon 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. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 06: Excursion to Chele-La-Pass
(Distance: 35 kms. One way / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Chele-La-Pass: 3810 mts.)
After breakfast excursion trip to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motorable road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
ORDay 06: Excursion to Taktshang Monastery  
After breakfast visit famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp). Overnight stay will be at Paro.
Day 07: Paro Airport 
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey
  Package Rates are per person in INR and details as below

Rates Per Person Deluxe Premium
Adult on Twin Sharing for 2 Pax INR 37,900 INR 46,900
3 to 5 Pax. INR 30,900 INR 38,900
6 pax. & above INR 36,900 INR 32,900
Extra Adult INR 17,500 INR 19,500
Child (5-11 Yrs.) INR 8,900 INR 10,900
Food Included Breakfast & Dinner Breakfast & Dinner
Additional Night 3,999/- 5,999/-
Additional cost of Lunch or Dinner 2,500/- 3,500/-
Thimphu Kisa /  Amodhara/Migmar / Pedling / Similar Hotel Ariya  / Ramada / Namgey Heritage / Similar
Punakha / Wangdue Pema Karpo /Punatsangchhu Cottage /Damchen Resort/  Similar Drubchhu Resort / Zhingkham / Similar
Paro Drukchen / Dewachen/  Similar Tashi Namgay Resort /  Tenzinling (Balcony Room) / Metta Resort / Golden Roots /  Similar

 

  Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing with Breakfast.
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.
  Excludes

  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Kolkatta to Paro and Back airfare is around 16,000/- per person return
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • 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 price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • 5% GST  on Package cost
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
Please Note :-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.
Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:
Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.
Please note premium packages with Hotels like Uma Group of Hotels, Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.
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.About Vehicle:
Tour Starting and Ending both from India (Drv In & Drv Out) Packages
We provide exclusive Indian Vehicle only for 2-5 Pax throughout the tour.
And above 5 pax exclusive Indian vehicle in India Part and Bhutan vehicle in Bhutan part for all drive in and drive out  packages.

  • Non Ac Wagon R / Indica / for 2-3 Pax
  • Innova / Xylo / Scorpio for 4-5 Pax
  • 2 Innova / Xylo / Scorpio for 6 & above Pax. in India part
  • 1 Toyota Hi Roof Hiace (Non AC) for 6 & above Pax. In Bhutan part

DO’S:

  • 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.

DON’TS:

  • Do not carry Indian Rs. 500/- or Rs. 2,000/- currency notes. It is illegal.
  • 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.