Budget Trip To Bhutan -Plan THe UnPlanned
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Budget Trip To Bhutan -Plan THe UnPlanned

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Day 0: 24th Feb 2019

You will have to reach Bagdogra before 12 pm so that you do not miss out the bus that departs to Phuentsholing from Siliguri town to phunetsholing town at 2 pm. Alternatively, there are cabs that you could hire and reach Phuentsholing on 15th November.

You will meet the Tour Leader at Phunetsholing town!

Day 1: 25th Feb Phuentsholing - Thimpu

Our day will start at the immigration office, and once we get hold of our permits, we shall start our journey from Phuentsholing towards Thimphu.Once we reach Thimphu, we shall relax for some time, get freshened up and head out for a market tour in the evening.

Day 2: 26th Feb Explore Thimpu - Hike to Tango Goemba

Today we travel towards the northern end of Thimphu valley to reach Tango Monastery.The hike up to the Monastery follows a zig-zag trail through forests filled with oak and pine trees. The Tango monastery built in 1689,offers breathtaking views of the surrounding regions and is guaranteed to help you find your inner peace.

Day 3- 27th Feb - Dochula Pass, Lobesa Village, and Punakha Dzong

After a good breakfast, we will move ahead on our journey by driving to Punakha through the Dochula Pass.Explore Punakha

Day 4 - 28th Feb Explore Punakha: After breakfast, we will go on a short hike to the Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, which is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture and artistic traditions.Once here, you have the option to raft back on the Mo Chhu River (On the spot reservation).The latter half of the day will be spent visiting the Sangchchen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery which is a large temple complex.

Day 5 - 1st Mar - Gangtey Valley

Our next stop is the Phobjikha or Gangtey valley.In the valley, we will visit the Gangteng Monastery. During winter, black-necked cranes visit central Bhutan to roost, circling the monastery three times on arrival and repeating the same when returning to Tibet.We will stay the night at this culturally rich valley.

Day 6 - 2nd March - Paro Valley :Apart from it being home to the sole international airport in Bhutan, Paro Airport, Paro is a historic town with about 155 temples and monasteries. Rinpung Dzong a fortress-monastery overlooking the valley houses within it a collection of sacred masks and costumes. The national museum, Ta Dzong, is also set in Paro. Hence, Paro preserves the rich cultural traditions of the country.

Day 7 - 3rd March- Trek to Taktsang Monastery, the Tiger’s Nest

The last day of our wonderful Bhutanese backpacking trip starts with an early morning excursion to the most breathtaking spot in Bhutan. The Taktsang Monastery or the Tiger’s Nest perched majestically on a cliff which is 2,950m above sea level, defies all engineering logic. 

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  • Accommodation in 2/3 Sharing in Hotels/Lodges ( Certified by Tourism Council Of Bhutan ) (25th Feb -3rd Mar Nov)
  • Breakfast ( 25th Feb- 4th Mar 2018)
  • Travel ( Phuentsholing to Phuentsholing) ( 25th Feb - 4th Mar
  • Guides, Visa and Permits
  • Tigers Nest Hike Permit
  • Experience That you Gain
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Not included
  • Anything not included above
  • Personal Expenses snacks, water bottle, etc
  • Lunch and Dinner On all days
  • Entrance Fees to any monuments
  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • Accommodation At Bagdogara
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • NOTE:
  • 1. Min number of travellers required for the event to happen is 5.
  • 2. Plan The Unplanned would be not responsible for any flight cancellation charges/any other cost.
  • 3. is mandatory to reach Bagdogra on/by 15th November 2018 before 12 PM.
  • 4. You need to carry the Original Passport and 5 Passport size Photographs. Make sure your passport has a validity of min 6 months.
  • 5. Personal expenses are to be borne by you.
  • Travel Insurance isn’t required for your trip to Bhutan.
  • Currencies of INR 10, 20, 50, 100, and 500 can only be used! 2000 INR notes will not work in Bhutan. You can also exchange currency while in the country.
  • 6. Alternatively, one can take a Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing. The timing of the bus is 2 PM and it would cost about INR 150- 250/person.
  • 7. If anyone is taking a flight directly to Paro, transport can be arranged at an additional cost. You should inform us about your timing and plan so that we can arrange everything accordingly.
  • 8. You can check the cancellation policy by clicking on the cancellation tab.
  • 9. You may book your return ticket for 5th March 2019
  • Cancellation Policy:
  • 10000/- INR (Booking Fee) is not refundable.
  • If you have paid the total amount that is 32999/- [Early Bird] or 37750/-[Regular] before Jan 25th 2018 and cancel for any reasons, then there would be a 45% refund
  • If you cancel the plan after Jan 25th 2018 – No Refund.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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