Bhutan Christmas Tour | Journey To Land Of The Thunder Dragon

Thursday 10:00 AM - Siliguri · Siliguri · ncr

Bhutan, Known As The "Land Of The Thunder Dragon," Is A Mystical And Enchanting Destination Nestled In The Heart Of The Himalayas. With Its Pristine Natural Beauty, Vibrant Culture, And Emphasis On Gross National Happiness, Bhutan Has Become A Sought-After Tourism Hotspot. Explore This Happiest Country In The World, With Our Bhutan Tour Packages And Seek The Happy Vacation That You Have Been Longing For A While.
The Journey Begins In Phuentsholing, The Gateway To Bhutan. As One Crosses The Border From The Indian Town Of Jaigaon, A World Of Wonder Unfolds. Phuentsholing, A Bustling Town, Showcases The Fusion Of Bhutanese And Indian Influences, Reflecting The Cross-Border Trade And Flourishing Local Economy. The Scenic Drive From Phuentsholing To Thimphu Is A Feast For The Senses, Leaving Behind The Crowded Streets As The Road Winds Through Picturesque Landscapes.
Upon Reaching Thimphu, The Capital City, Visitors Are Greeted By A Unique Blend Of Tradition And Modernity. Exploring The City On Foot Allows For A Deeper Understanding Of Its Vibrant Personality. Thimphu, Renowned For Being The Only City In The World Without Traffic Lights, Presents A Captivating Array Of Imported Garments, Local Souvenirs, And Exquisite Handicrafts. The Experience Of Strolling Through Its Streets Immerses Travelers In The Rhythm Of Daily Life While Offering A Glimpse Into The Harmonious Coexistence Of Tradition And Progress.
From Thimphu, The Journey Continues To Punakha, A Valley Known For Its Serene Beauty. En Route, A Stop At Dochula Pass Treats Visitors To Breathtaking Views Of The Himalayas, Along With A Chance To Savor A Cup Of Hot Coffee Or Tea. Punakha


Day 1:  Arrival In Bagdogra. Transfer To Phuentsholing..

  • Upon Arrival At Bagdogra Airport, Meet Our Representative Who Will Help You Board Your Transfer To Bhutan.
  • Enjoy Your Drive To The Last Indian Border Town Called Jaigaon, After Which You Will Enter Bhutan.
  • Here, You Will Arrive In Phuentsholing And Complete The Permit Formalities.
  • Reach Your Hotel In Phuentsholing And Check In To Your Hotel.
  • Overnight Stay In Phuentsholing.


Day 2: Phuentsholing To Thimphu. Travel To The Capital City Of Bhutan.

  • Post Breakfast In The Morning Start Your Drive To Thimphu.
  • Today’s Road Journey Will Take You Through Some Of The Most Beautiful Countryside Landscapes Of Bhutan.
  • You Will Pass Through Some Meandering Mountain Roads Lined With Broad Leaves Forests, Waterfalls, Quaint Villages, And Towns To Reach Thimphu.
  • En Route, Take A Small Stopover At The Chuzom Bridge From Where You Will See A Beautiful Confluence Of The Paro And Thimphu Rivers, Along With A Beautiful Portrait Of The King And Queen As A Welcoming Sign To Bhutan.
  • By Evening, Reach Thimphu And Check In To Your Hotel.
  • If Time Permits, You Can Choose To Explore Thimphu - The Only City In The World Without Traffic Lights Or Explore The Local Markets.
  • Overnight Stay In Thimphu.


Day 3: Excursion To Punakha. Pass The Beautiful Dochu La

  • Have Your Breakfast In The Morning And Get Ready For The Day.
  • Today, We Will Take You To Punakha, Located 75 Kms To The East Of Thimphu.
  • Our First Stop On Today's Road Journey Will Be The Dochu La - One Of The Most Scenic Mountain Passes Of Bhutan.
  • We Will Spend Some Time Admiring The Surrounding Views Of The Himalayas While Sipping A Hot Cup Of Tea/Coffee In The Cafe At The Pass.
  • We Will Also Visit The 108 Druk Wangyal Chortens That Are Built On The Pass In Memory Of The Bhutanese Soldiers Who Died In “Operation All Clear” In 2003.
  • After Lunch, Embark On A Short Hike To Chimi Lhakhang (Temple Of Fertility) - A Temple Dedicated To Lam Drukpa Kuenley (Divine Mad Man).
  • This Place Is Considered The Origin Of Phalluses As The Symbol Of Fertility And Protection Where Childless Couples Usually Seek Blessings So That They Conceive.
  • Further, Reach Punakha And Visit The Punakha Dzong Which Is Located At The Scenic Confluence Of Mo Chhu And The Po Chhu Rivers.
  • The Punakha Dzong Is The Second Largest And The Second Oldest Dzong In Bhutan, Known For Hosting The Famous Annual Punakha Tshechu Festival.
  • Upon Completing The Sightseeing, Start Your Return Journey To Thimphu.
  • Overnight Stay In Thimphu.


Day 4: Thimphu Local Sightseeing. Transfer From Thimphu To Paro

  • Wake Up In The Morning And Have Your Breakfast In The Morning.
  • Post Breakfast Get Ready For Local Sightseeing Of Thimphu City. We Will Visit Simply Bhutan, And Buddha Statue.
  • Post Lunch Transfer From Thimphu To Paro.
  • Arrival In Paro, Check-In To The Hotel And Rest Of The Day Is For Leisure.
  • Return Back To The Hotel In Paro For An Overnight Stay.


Day 5: Paro Local Sightseeing. Hike To Tiger’s Nest

  • Post Breakfast In The Morning, Get Ready To Watch The Most Magical Sight Of Bhutan.
  • Today, We Will Visit The Famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger Nest Temple), Located 11 Kms From Paro.
  • Drive Till The Starting Point Of The Hiking Trail That Will Take You To The Taktsang Monastery.
  • We Will Then Start The Hike Through The Beautiful Pine Forest To Reach The Magnificent Taktsang Monastery.
  • You Will Have To Hike For 2-4 Hours (Depending On Your Speed), To Reach One Of The Holiest Sites In Bhutan Which Clings Impossibly To A Sheer Cliff Face 900 Meters Above The Valley.
  • Spend Some Peaceful Time Walking Around The Monastery Listening To The Prayer Chants, Sound Of The Fluttering Flags Or Quietly Meditating In The Caves Of The Monastery.
  • After Spending Enough Time In The Monastery, We Will Start Our Return Journey To Paro.
  • Overnight Stay At The Hotel In Paro.


Day 6: Paro To Siliguri. Embark On A Scenic Road Journey.

  • Have Your Breakfast In The Morning And Get Ready To Start Your Return Journey.
  • You Will Board Your Transfers And Start A Beautiful Return Road Journey.
  • Enjoy This Road Journey And Cross Phuetnsholing To Reach India.
  • Reach Siliguri By Evening, Check-In To The Hotel And Rest For The Day.
  • Overnight Stay In Siliguri.


Day 7:  Departure. Siliguri To Bagdogra Airport

  • After Breakfast In The Morning, Check-Out And Reach Bagdogra Airport According To Your Flight Timing

Take Back A Treasure Of Happy Memories To Cherish For Lifetime

  • The Chimi Lakhang Temple Has Some Sexual Depictions. You May Want To Reconsider Visiting This Place If You Are Not Comfortable With Children Seeing These)
  • Departure Time From Pick Up Point To Phuntsholing Between 11:00 Am - 12:00 PM. So Book Your Bagdogra Arrival Flight Which Is Reaching Before 11:00 Am
  • The Age Limit Of Our Group Departures Is 16 To 42 Years Due To The Power Packed Itineraries That We Provide To Our Travellers. We Can Customise Trips For Travellers Beyond The Mentioned Age Bracket.
  • Extra Mattress Will Be Provided For Triple Sharing Occupancy.
  • Numerous Factors Such As Weather, Road Conditions, The Physical Ability Of Participants Etc. May Cause Itinerary Change. We Reserve The Rights To Change Any Schedule In The Interest Of Safety, Comfort And General Wellbeing.

Pick Up Point Location - Silver Fir Multicuisine Location Restaurant , Location- Https://Maps.App.Goo.Gl/Q5ojkjrrsvxbxqkw8

Things To Carry
  • Authentic Government ID Card- Passport (Minimum Valid For 6 Months From The Date Of Departure From India)
  • Tourists Should Have Travel Insurance For The Duration Of The Trip
  • Covid Vaccination Certificate



  • A Rucksack Bag And A Day Pack
  • 3-Litre Water Bladder Or Water Bottle


  • A Sun Cap And A Woolen Cap
  • UV Protected Sunglasses
  • One Cotton Long Sleeves And 2 Short Sleeve T-Shirt
  • 1 Fleece Jacket
  • 1 Heavy Thick Jacket/Down Jacket
  • 1 Pair Of Gloves
  • At Least 2 Long Pants (Trek Pants And Cargo Pants Are Favourable)
  • 4 Sets Of Undergarments
  • 2 Pair Of Socks
  • A Small Towel
  • A Rain Jacket Or A Poncho


  • Above-The-Ankle Waterproof And Breathable Hiking Boots With Good Grip
  • Flip Flops/Sandals


  • Glucose Powder
  • Medicines For Headaches, Diarrhoea, Motion Sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton

Personal Accessories

  • Toothpaste, Toothbrush
  • Paper Soap, Or Sanitizer
  • Sunscreen Minimum Of Spf40 , Lip Balm, Cold Creams
  • Body Spray
  • LED Torch Light


Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Entire Travel From Siliguri To Siliguri By Shared Cab.
  • Entry Permit For Bhutan For 6 Days Including All Inner Line Permits
  • Stay For 6 Nights – 1 Night In A Hotel At Phuntsholing, 2 Nights In A Hotel At Paro, 2 Nights In A Hotel At Thimphu & 1 Night In A Hotel At Siliguri On Sharing Basis
  • A Total Of 10 Meals – 1 Meal Day 1 (Dinner) + 1 Meal On Day 2 (Breakfast) + 2 Meals Day 3 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 1 Meal Day 4 (Breakfast) + 2 Meals Day 5 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 2 Meals Day 6 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 1 Meal Day 7 (Breakfast)
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, Etc.
  • Local English Speaking Guide.
  • Guided Trek To Taktsang Monastery
  • SDF (Bhutan Sustainable Development Fees)- 1200/- Per Night Per Person
  • Travel Insurance Included


  •  GST (5%) Is Applicable Extra.
  • Any Kind Of Food Or Beverage That Is Not Included In The Package Like Alcoholic Drinks, Mineral Water, Meals/Refreshments/Lunches On The Highway.
  • Any Personal Expenses Like A Tip To The Drivers, Camera/Video Camera Charges, Camel Safari, River Rafting, Laundry, Telephone Bills, Tips, Etc
  • Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks Etc. (To Be Borne Directly By The Customer On The Spot)
  • Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
  • Cost Arises Due To Any Change In Tourism Policy Between Bhutan – India Travel And Trade Policies.
  • Cost Arises Due To Change Or Delay In Flight Timings. Wanderon As A Responsible Travel Partner Will Definitely Try To Minimise The Impact Of Delay But Wanderon Shall Not Be Liable/Responsible For Such Incidents.
  • Airport Pick Up And Drop Not Included.
  • Entry Tickets To Any Monuments Are Not Included.




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Hill Cart Rd, Ward 1, Patiram Jote, Siliguri, West Bengal 734001, India

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dates Thursday, 21 Dec 10:00 AM - Wednesday, 27 Dec 10:00 PM
prices 39999 - 41999 INR

organiser Organised by: WanderOn

details Special Details: The event starts at 10:00 AM. Venue rules apply.