Bhutan is a traveler’s paradise, especially for those who are looking to take a break in the lap of nature. Covered in lush green forests, home to gushing waterfalls and rivers and the perfect spot to just sit by and view the majestic Himalayan Ranges, Bhutan is gorgeous in every sense of the word. With Yatra’s "" Delightful Bhutan 5N/6D"" we give you a chance to explore this gorgeous destination in 6 days.
Thimpu lets you see the national animal in its natural habitat at the Takin Preserve. The BBS Tower allows you to enjoy the scenic views of all of Thimpu from atop. Witness the world largest sitting Buddha in all its splendor and also visit other important places like the handicrafts museum. Go for a day-long excursion to Chele La pass and feel mesmerized on the highest motorable road in Bhutan.
Our experts bring you a short vacation where we take care of all your travel needs that will ensure you will go back again to this splendid destination.
06 Nights/07 Days
Bhutan Overland Tour - Ex Bagdogra
Day 1 : Arrival in Bagdogra | Bagdogra to Phuentsholing
Begin creating happy memories right from your arrival at Bagdogra Airport, where a driver will meet you and assist in your transfer to Phuentsholing. On reaching the hotel in Phuentsholing, help yourself to a hearty dinner before retiring for the night in your room.
Day 2 : Phuentsholling - Thimphu
A Visit to Thimpu (Phuentsholing to Thimphu | Visit to National Memorial Chorten)
After freshening up, head to the breakfast table to recharge yourself before traveling further into the kingdom. Post breakfast, begin your journey by road to Thimphu – the Bhutanese capital.
A pleasant year-round weather, soaring hills on all sides and an old-world charm all combine beautifully to make Thimphu a perfect holiday retreat. What’s more? The city is studded with Buddhist monasteries and temples that radiate peace.
Here, explore the magnificent National Memorial Chorten, built in honor of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third emperor of the kingdom. This three-storey stupa has numerous shrines, housing colorful statues of Buddhist deities and photographs of the monarch.
After paying homage to the king, make your way back to the hotel to gorge on a delicious dinner. Later, enjoy an overnight stay in your hotel room.
Day 3 : Thimpu
The Thimpu Experience (Sightseeing in Thimphu)
A lavish breakfast signals the start of a day, which would take you closer to Bhutan’s amazing culture. Head out, and visit Motithang Takin Preserve, home to Bhutan’s national animal, the takin. The protected territory has pine forests that create the perfect environment for these animals.
Also during the day, travel to Tashichhodzong, a huge dzong-style building, from where the king rules. You could walk in its landscaped lawns or see rich Buddhist artwork on its exterior walls.
The place, which will really bespeak about the lifestyle of the kingdom, is the Folk Heritage Museum. The daily chores of villages, objects in use, typical village houses, livestock and stables, a rural kitchen and traditional open hot stone bathhouse are on display here.
You will certainly be awe inspired at the sight of the around 52-metre high Buddha Dordenma statue. The idol has smaller statues of Bodhisattvas, Arhats, and mandalas.
Like shopping? Then make the most of your time at National Handicrafts Museum, where you may buy Bhutanese clothes, handmade paintings, and jewelry.
Photographers can rejoice as they will get a great opportunity to click a bird’s eye view of the city from atop BBS Tower.
Follow this amazing excursion with dinner at the hotel; later, it’s time for bed.
Day 4 : Thimpu / Paro (52kms approx 2hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong. This dzong, built in 1627 is the oldest in Bhutan. It now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.
Afternoon in Paro, visit Ta Dzong, once a watchtower, built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Ta Dzong was inaugurated as Bhutan’s National Museum in 1968.
Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district. The approach to the Dzong is through a traditional covered bridge called Nemi Zam.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro. (Meals included – Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 5 : Paro
After breakfast drive up the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. It was from here that the Bhutanese repelled several invading Tibetan armies during the 17th century.
Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called “Tiger’s Nest”. The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip.
While return to Paro town visit en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro. (Meals included – Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 6 : Paro / Phuentsholing
Fill up on breakfast, and then pack your bags because now you will be making your way back to Phuentsholing.
On reaching the hotel in this border town, have dinner and then rest for the night. (Meals included – Breakfast)
Day 7 : Goodbye, Bhutan (Departure from Phuentsholing - Bagdogra)
After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight to onward destination.
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.
Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund. Refund
In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 – 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.