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Explore Eastern Bhutan | Dates - Customized 

  • Budget trip - you travel with a budget,  stay in good hotels with other travelers coming from different countries, explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walking or by Tour vehicle, try the different local cuisine, enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hotels - Where you stay are all very centrally located hotels with a focus on peace and relaxing time.

  • Trip Description - Travel + Learn about the culture + Meet new people + See city like a tourist + Socialize + Explore + Eat + Walk + Dance + Drink + Enjoy  

  • Trip cost -  40,000 INR Inclusive of GST + 5% TCS

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out on the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

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Trip Itinerary

 

Your trip starts at Paro Airport. Meeting point for all travelers. 

 

TRIP ITINERARY 

DAY 1 -  GUWAHATI - SAMDRUP JONGKHAR

 

  • S/Jongkhar is the gateway to eastern Bhutan and Assam, India.

  • After arrival, proceed to the immigration counter. Complete Immigration formalities and you will be met with your chauffeur/ guide outside of the terminal.

DAY 2 - SAMDRUP JONGKHAR - TRASHI GANG) (9 hrs drive)

  •  After breakfast drive to Trashigang, Which is about a 9-hour drive from Samdrup Jongkhar with many beautiful villages and landscapes on the way. Overnight at your hotel in Trashigang.

DAY 3 - (TRASHIGANG( Day excursion to Trashiyangtse) (3 hrs drive)

  • Visit the temple of Gom Kora and Doksum Village where you can see women busily weaving traditional Bhutanese fabric before reaching Tashiyangtse, the administrative center for this district. The area is famous for its unique wooden crafts.

  • Visit the Tashiyangtse Dzong, the dazzling white stupa of Chorten Kora, and the nearby institute for Zorig Chusum, where students are trained in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. Overnight at your lodge in Trashigang

DAY 4 - TRASHIGANG-MONGAR(4 hrs drive)

  • Drive to Mongar (4 hrs) through leafy forests filled with ferns and over Kori-La Pass (2,450m) before ascending through cornfields and banana groves to reach Mongar town.

  • Visit Mongar Dzong, built in the 1930s using the traditional process without either plans or the use of nails. Overnight at your lodge in Mongar.

 

DAY 5 - MONGAR-BUMTHANG(5-6hrs drive)

 

  • The journey to Bumthang takes about 6 hours with spectacular views en route.

  • Drive to the highest point on Bhutan’s road network, Thrumshing-La Pass (4,000m). From here, as we descend through Ura village before  sharply the road gradually passes through picturesque alpine valleys, pine forests, 

 

DAY 6 - BUMTHANG (Halt)

 

  • Enjoy a day exploring some of the many sites around Bumthang, including the 16th century Tang Ugyen Chholing Palace Museum containing an overview of traditional rural life in Bhutan and the pool of Mebartso (The Lake of Fire) where Pemalingpa (founder of the Nyingmapa sect) is said to have found a treasure hidden by Guru Rinpoche.

  • Bumthang is home to some of Bhutan’s oldest Palaces, Buddhist temples, and monasteries. , visit Jakar Dzong (Dzong of the White Bird) and 16th century Tamshing Lhakhang containing ancient Buddhist wall paintings. After lunch visit Kurje Lhakhang, one of the most sacred places in the kingdom, and 7th Century Jambay Lhakhang. Overnight at your lodge in Jakar, Bumthang.

Day 7 - BUMTHANG-GANGTEY (Phobjika Valley) 4-5 hrs drive

  • Transfer to Phobjikha Valley (4-5hrs) via the YONTONgLS pass(3300).

  • Phobjikha is one of Bhutan’s few glacial valleys, and chosen winter home of black-necked cranes (November – March) migrating from the Tibetan plateau.

  • After lunch visit the Phobjikha Sanctuary to view the majestic black-necked cranes (Nov-Mar only) and Gangtey Gompa (Monastery), dating back to the 16th century. Overnight at your hotel in Phobjikha.

DAY 8 - PHOBJIKHA TO PUNAKHA (3hrs drive)

 

  • Punakha was the ancient capital of Bhutan.

  • On arrival, visit Punakha Dzong, built in 1637 by the Shabdrung, the ‘Unifier of Bhutan’. The three-story main temple of the Punakha Dzong is a breathtaking example of traditional architecture with four intricately embossed entrance pillars crafted from cypress and decorated in gold and silver.

  • After lunch, enjoy a walk to Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of Drukpa Kuenly. He inherited the Divine Madman title when he revolted against orthodox Buddhism in his time.

  • Overnight at your hotel in Punakha/ Wangdue.

 

DAY 9 - PUNAKHA TO THIMPHU (3hrs drive)

  • Drive to the capital, Thimphu (3 hours).

  • Once a rustic village sitting in a broad river valley,

  • Thimphu is today the nation’s capital. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten, completed by the Royal Queen Mother as a memorial stupa for the Third King. the Traditional Paper Factory and a fascinating replica of a medieval farmhouse at the Folk Heritage Museum. 

  • Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu

DAY 10 - THIMPHU TO PARO

  • Drive to Paro (1-2 hrs) After lunch enjoy afternoon sightseeing around Paro, including a visit to the Ta Dzong Museum housing many religious relics, works of art, and handicrafts offering a great orientation into Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious past.

  • Next, visit the Rimpong Dzong to see the painting of the great saint Milarepa. Dzongs are large monasteries and district administrative centers, which were once strategic forts. Overnight at your hotel in Paro.
     

DAY 11 -  PARO ( Paro Tsechu or festival )

  • Enjoy the Festival 

DAY 12 - PARO ( Hike to tigers nest )

  • After breakfast hike to Taktsang Monastery. The walk of approximately 1.5 to 2 hours uphill takes you almost a km above the Paro Valley floor (for those who cannot hike we will arrange a horse for transfer up to the cafeteria).

  • Afterward drive to the ruins of the 17th Century Drukgyel Dzong, and 7th Century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples constructed by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo. Overnight at your hotel in Paro

  • Evening group dinner and drinks
     

DAY 13 - (DEPARTURE)

 

Inclusions

  • Guidebook for the trip

  • Stay at all places - in good hotels 4*/5* with all centrally located 

  • Breakfast at all times 

  • Pick up and Drop off from and to the airport

  • Your vehicle included 

  • Tour guide for the trip

  • Permit for Bhutan

  • Local taxes of Bhutan SDF 

Exclusions

  • Flights from India to and fro

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Hot Stone water bath

  • Entry to historic sites if not mentioned specifically 

  • Due to any unavoidable circumstances - if any route changes or plan change -- the extra cost would be incurred individually

Terms & Conditions

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you will be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions given by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

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Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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