Thunder Tour for Foreign Traveller

Places Covered Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and Wangduephodrang

Number of Nights 6days, 5 nights

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Tour Type Paro

Tour Grade

Easy
Moderate
Strenous

this trip’s top experiences

natural beauty

scenic routes

art & culture

museums

This hand picked tour has been specially designed for those who have a plan for a very short phase of stay in Bhutan but when return will take a long lasting memory of Bhutan - the Last Shangrila. We welcome you at Paro International Airport and your fabulous journey begins. In this trip we cover Paro and Thimphu - the two undoubtedly best places of Bhutan to explore and cherish. You will be mesmerised by the scenic routes and natural bountu of Paro and Bhutan. Picturesque Valley - Lofty Mountains and Wonderfully architectured Dzongs and Monastries will enthrill you. This trip will be done on a lesiurely pace and you will really feel the essence of a true holiday. Hand picked hotels for your ultimate luxury and comfortable vehicles throughout the trip will add to the splendour. And not forgetting the mouthwatering Cuisines served during your entire stay.

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Day One: Paro (Pick up)

On arrival you will be escorted by our certified guide to the hotel.

After refreshment, excursion to Ta Dzong(watchtower). The museum, Ta Dzong has a priceless collection of local art, textiles, artifacts, and sculptures.

Next visit Rinpung Dzong which is the finest examples of a Bhutanese monastery located right below Ta Dzong.

After lunch we will proceed to upper part of Paro District to visit the ruins of Drugyel Dzong which is considered as the most beautiful and famous archaeological sites in Bhutan.

In the evening you can relax in the Traditional Bhutanese Hot stone bath and dinner at the checked in hotel.

Day Two: Paro-Thimphu

After breakfast we will start our excursion towards Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.

On the way will stop at Chuzom (three different style of chorten). From Chuzom the village on either sides will take you to Thimphu.

Then proceed to Dechenphu (cave of consummate bliss) Lhakhang which is located at the extreme north of Thimphu Valley.

Afterlunch ride pass the small villages, farmland and dense forests to visit two monasteries in Dodina.

Then ride back to Thimphu and relax in Jacuzzi. Dinner and overnight stay.

 

 

 

Day Three: Thimphu- Punakha

After breakfast, take an excursion to Punakha.

As we ascend we will reach Dochula Pass where you can experience the thrill of riding a motorcycle across high mountain passes of Bhutan during a clear weather.

Then we will climb down to Punakha where you will get glimpse of the flora & fauna along the road.

Later in the evening you can relax and have dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day Four: Punakha- Phobjikha

After breakfast we will be visiting Punakha Dzong which was built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel at the junction of the river bank of phochu and mochu.

Then we will ride through longest suspension bridge on Phochu.

On a hillock below the Metshina–Punakha road is the yellow-roofed Chimi Lhakhang, It is a must visit place for the tourist.

Lunch at Hotel

Then move to Phobjikha which is also known as the Valley of Black Crane. The valley is 2900m above sea level and it is the popular winter home of the endangered Black Necked Cranes.

Spend night in Phobjikha.

 

 

 

 

Day Five: Phobjikha –Paro

After early breakfast– we will set back to Paro crossing over the passes up and down.

After lunch we will hike upto Paro Taktshang (Tiger’s nest). It takes slightly more than an hour and half to reach Taktshang monastery.

By the evening you will be tired so you can relax yourself in Traditional Bhutanese Stone bath in local farmhouse where you can also have some homemade wine (ara).

Farewell dinner with our guide.

Last Day: Departure

Day Six: Paro (Drop)

After breakfast, depart to your next destination. We are sure you will have a memorable time here and return to your next place with lots of fond memories.

Costing for Foreigners Per Day

Total Cost for One Pax

Peak Season($

250)

Off season($200)

Agent Commission

25

25

Government Royalty

65

65

Room charge

50

30

Fooding

25

20

BST 10% on room+fooding

7.5

5

Service charge 10% on room+fooding

7.5

5

Guide charge

30

20

Initial Tranportation charge

40

30

     

TOTAL

$250

$200

Bycycle hiring charges

$100

$80

Surcharge

$40

$40

Visa fees(one time payment for the trip)

$40

$40

(The 10% commission to the travel agencies abroad will not be deductible from the surcharges)

 

Details of our Costing

Grand total

Peak season ($)

Off season ($)

Groups less than 3

(250+40+100)/day +40

(200 +40+80)/day +40

Groups more than 3

350/day +40

280/day +40

 

 

Tour Services include in the package;

  • Hotel Accommodation in 3 star hotel
  • Meals on fixed buffet (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Transportation 
  • Sightseeing Program
  • Guide charges for sightseeing
  • Refreshment
     

Services not included:

  • Drinks and beverages
  • Laundry
  • Tips for the guides and driver
  • Air fare, entry fees(wherever applicable)
  • Luxury star hotels and resorts available at an additional cost

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