Thimphu Paro Tour 5N/6D
Thimphu Paro tour package | Bhutan tour 6 days
If you are looking for a Thimphu Paro tour package from Siliguri/ Bagdogra, Navigator India offers you the right trip. This is a 6 days short trip to Bhutan starting from Bagdogra. The package includes two major cities in Bhutan i.e. Thimphu & Paro. Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan & the most visited place. Paro has the only international airport of Bhutan. In Thimphu you will visit National Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Dordenma etc. In Paro Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong, Drukgyal Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang are some of the important places.
Thimphu Paro Tour Package
Duration : 5 nights – 6 days
Circuit : Siliguri/Bagdogra – Jaigaon/Phuentsholing 1N- Thimpu 2N- Paro 1N- Jaigaon/Phuentsholing 1N- Siliguri/Bagdogra.
Price : Rs.28,500/- to Rs.39,000/- per head
Supplement (on extra cost)
Dooas (Gorumara NP/ Jaldapara WLS) can be added on the way to Bhutan for 1 or 2 nights.
Bhutan best time to visit
September to June Read more…
Itinerary – Thimphu Paro tour 6 days
Day 01 : Siliguri/Bagdogra to Phuntsholing (155 km./ 4.30 hrs)
Welcome to Thimphu Paro Tour . On arrival at Siliguri (NJP) railway station or Bagdogra (IXB) airport meet & greet by Navigator India’s representative. Transfer from Siliguri/Bagdogra to Jaigaon/Phuntsholing at Bhutan border. Check into hotel & rest of the day is t leisure.
Day 02 : Phuntsholing to Thimphu (175 km./ 7 hrs)
Today you will start your journey to Thimphu (7,500 ft), the capital of Bhutan. On the way enjoy the beauty of Bhutan Himalaya. On arrival at Thimpu check into your respective hote. Over night at Thimpu.
Day 03 : Thimphu sight seeing.
Drive for a full day Thimphu sight seeing starting with Tashicho Dzong, the hose of most of the govt. offices. Proceed to National Library houses some exclusive collection of Buddhist manuscripts & texts as well as the modern literatures, Zorig Chusm the school of traditional handicrafts & arts. Visit Institute of Tibetology, handicraft emporium & the National Memmorial Chorten. Overnitht at Thimpu.
Day 04 : Thimphu to Paro (65 km./ 2hrs)
Drive from Thimphu to Paro. Proceed for a half day sight seeing in Paro including ruins of Drugyel Dzong, Paro Dzong. Overnight in Paro.
Day 05 : Paro to Phuntsholing (165 km./ 7hrs)
Visit Bhutan national Museum in the morning & proceed to Phuntsholing from Paro. Check into your respective hotel. Overnight in Phuntsholing.
Day 06 : Phuntsholing to Siliguri/Bagdogra (155 km./ 4.30 hrs)
Today is your farewell day for your Thimphu Paro Tour. Drive back to Siliguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB) for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.
Accommodation – Thimphu Paro tour
|Phuentsholing – Ama Chhu View/ Central or similar
|Thimphu – Druk Noryang/ Peaceful Resort or similar
|Paro – Galing Resort/ Ratna Vara/ Tiger Nest Resort or similar
EP- Room only.
Thimphu Paro Tour Cost
Thimphu Paro tour package cost includes
- All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the above mentioned or any similar category hotels.
- Meals – Breakfast & Dinner
- Assistance on arrival. & Escort for Bhutan part
- Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)
- Travel insurance
- Toll & Parking charges
- All applicable service & permit charge
Thimphu Paro tour cost excludes
- Guide charge.
- Travel insurance.
- Entry fees, parking charges, Room Heater.
- Rescue operation by helicopter/car or any additional charge incurred by any accident/natural calamities/ political disturbance etc.
- Any Beverages or meals other than it is specified in the package details.
- Any expenses of personal nature
Entrance Fees for Indians at various tourist places
Places in Thimphu
- Trashichhoe Dzong : Rs. 500 per person
- National Memorial Chorten : Rs 500 Per Person
- Arts & Crafts School : Rs. 100 Per Person
- Simply Bhutan : Rs. 200 per Person
- Textile Museum : Rs. 50 per Person
- Folk Heritage Museum : Rs. 30 Per Person
- Takin Preserve : Rs. 100 Per Person
Paro tourist places
- Ta Dzong (NationL Museum) : Rs. 25 Per Person
- Ringpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) : Nil
- Taktsang Monastery : Rs 1000 Per person
- Kichu Lhakhang : Rs 500 Per person
Places in Punakha
- Punakha Dzong : Rs 500 Per Person
Thimphu Paro tour – Terms and Conditions
- Rates are not valid for festive seasons, summer vacation (May & June) & long weekends.
- Transportation will be provided as per itinerary only (not at disposal). Any additional transport service will be at extra cost.
- In the case of AC car, AC will not be run on the hills. AC will be available in plains only.
- Navigator India will not be responsible for any incident beyond human control, such as natural calamity, political disturbance, loss or theft of baggage etc.
- Rates applicable for Indian Nationals only. Non-Indian Nationals may avail the same package after inquiring about the applicable rate.
- Rates may change without prior notice. Navigator India reserves the right to modify or terminate any offer at any time.
- Once the tour is booked, addition or alteration of service will be subject to availability & additional charge.
- Meaning of the terms: EP- Room only, CP- Room & Breakfast, MAP- Room + Breakfast & Dinner, AP- Room + Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Bhutan Visa/ Permit
While om a package tour to Bhutan you need a permit/ visa to enter Bhutan.
For Indians – 4 copies passport size recent colour photographs, Photo ID proof (Passport/ Voter ID) & hotel confirmation vouchers. For minor, its compulsory to carry original birth certificate along with school photo ID or passport.
Foreigners (other than Indians) must have visa clearance before entering Bhutan. Visa can be processed online by providing photo page of your passport.
Passport should have a minimum of 6 months’ validity left.
The Permit cannot be issued during Govt. holidays & weekends. So please plan your tour accordingly.
Permit issued in Phuntsholing & Paro will be valid for Thimphu & Paro only.
Special permit for Punakha, Wangdue, Bumthang, Trongsa etc. will be available from Immigration office located in Thimphu.
Thimphu/Paro/Phuntsholing immigration office is closed on Saturday, Sunday & Government holidays. It may remain close with a sudden declared holidays without any prior notice. We would request you to get the last minute update before planing your Bhutan package tour.
Bhutan currency is called Ngultrum & carries equal value to Indian Rupee. Indian Rupees are widely accepted except 500, 1000 & 2000 rupee notes.
Bank & major hotels can exchange major currencies. But it’s important to carry the bank exchange receipt to get it changed back to US Dollar. Foreigners cannot carry Indian Rupee.
Credit & Debit cards (Visa & Mastercard) are accepted in Bhutan. But the service is not widely available. So it is always advisable to carry sufficient cash.
While on your Bhutan Package Tour your Indian SIM card will not be working in the country unless you have an international roaming facility. So it’s important to carry a local SIM card. It will help you to communicate with the service providers. Our team will be in touch on a regular basis through your local no. You can easily opt for a local SIM by showing your Bhutan permit/visa.
Almost all the hotels have WiFi facility. So you can communicate with any Indian/ International no through WhatsApp or any other communication APP while you are on your Bhutan package tour.
Best time to visit Bhutan | Weather & Temperature
You can plan your travel to Bhutan at any time of the year. Every season will offer you a different flavor. Weather varies from south to north. Northern part bordering with Tibet is colder & southern part bordering with India is hot & humid. It mainly has four different seasons.
Spring (Match to May)
It is considered a very good season with moderate temperatures. This is the time for green valleys, rhododendrons, fresh vegetables & fruits. The temperature ranges from 0o to 15oC in March & 10oC to 23oC in May.
Monsoon (June to August)
This time of the year gets more rainfall other seasons. But the monsoon is not as prominent as it is in northeastern India. The temperature ranges from 15oC to 25oC.
Autumn (September to November)
It is probably the best time to visit Bhutan with clear weather, blue sky. It provides a magnificent view of valleys, snow-capped mountains & rivers with an opportunity to take great photographs. The temperature ranges from 12oC to 23oC in September & 2oC to 15oC in November.
Winter (December to February)
Winter is mostly sunny & cold. Bhutan gets almost no precipitation in winter. In winter frost can be seen through the country & snowfall in common at the elevation above 3000 meters. January is the coolest month. The temperature ranges from -5oC to 10oC.
How to reach Bhutan
Bhutan Airport : Paro (PBH) is having the only international airport in Bhutan. Paro is well connected with Indian cities like Bagdogra, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bodhgaya & Guwahati. It also connects international destinations like Kathamandu, Dhaka & Bangkok. Druk Air & Bhutan Airlines connect the country with other destinations.
Indian Airport : In the Indian side the nearest airport is in Bagdogra (IXB). The border town Phuntsholing is (170km.) is 4.30 hrs journey from Bagdogra. Bagdogra is directly connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati & Bangkok along with indirect connection will all major Indian cities.
Bhutan does not have any rail connectivity with in the country. But it can be accessed through Railway stations located in India. The nearest railway station is Hasimara is approx 20km (45 min) away from Phuntsholing. Phuntsholing can also be accessed through New Alipurduar Jn. (60 km) & New Jalpaiguri (NJP) (160 km).
Bhutan can be accessed by road from the Indian side through the bordering city Phuentsholing.
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My trip to Bhutan had been the best vacation experience. This was all because of Mr.Saikat Das and his team who really arranged everything so well right from the warm welcome leading us to the excting and enjoyabel and memorable trip.I cannot also forget to mentioned the patience and goodness of the driver who really guide and help us in the new place.Im excited to plan my new trip again this winter from this team.kudos to everyone?????
We are happy to recomment Navigator for Tour to Bhutan as it was well planned and very economical.The support staff , the car driver were all very cordial and good.I travelled with my wife and daughter and all are overwhelmed by Bhutan's natural grace and serene beauty , thanks Navigator we will definately catch up very soon . Kalyan Roy Mumbai