Bhutan Bike Trip
Day 1 - Siliguri to PhuentsholingArrive at the cozy airport in Bagdogra and meet your fellow travelers. Cross the tinsel town Siliguri and embark the journey to the land of Dragons –Bhutan sailing and gliding across many meadows and an array of nature’s canvas. The beautiful journey will take around 7-8 hours to reach Phuentsholing, located on the country’s border with Bhutan. On reaching there, you shall be putting up in a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 - PhuentsholingWe start our day in the beautiful country of Bhutan with a hearty breakfast post which we head towards the immigration office to complete the immigration formalities. The whole procedure takes a couple of hours including submitting the ID proof, biometrics, etc. Upon completion of the same, we’d have enough time to explore the alluring town of Phuentsholing and wonder at the stark difference between the two cities located on the either sides of the Bhutan Gate. We retreat to our hotel for the night and prep ourselves for an early start tomorrow.
Day 3 - Phuentsholing to ThimpuThe day begins with sumptuous breakfast post which we kick off for Thimpu – the capital of Bhutan. We will glide through the picturesque landscape and magnifying aura, making the travel desired and easing. The time taken on the road will oscillate between 4-5 hours. We halt at Thimpu at a hotel for an overnight stay here.
Day 4 - Explore ThimpuGet set to take out the wandering beast and explore the mostly unexplored. This is the tinsel capital town of Bhutan stacked with small bubbling markets and the admired monks. The visits will be encompassing some of the must-go places there – World’s biggest Buddha Statue, Simply Bhutan, and Thimphu Dzong. The colorful Thimpu shall offer you with lots of shopping options with its rich textile culture and a historical museum to understand the culture better. After the heartwarming exploration, we shall rest in the Hotel for an overnight.
Day 5 - Thimpu to PunakhaWe shall be moving to Punakaha post our stay in Thimphu enjoying the journey and the amazing scenery. The mesmerizing beauty shall captivate your mind. We shall be crossing the world famous Dochula Pass which has the 108 memorial stupas for their martyred soldiers. Next, we shall adorn the Punakha Dzong famous for the special Bhutanese architecture. We halt in Punakha for an overnight stay.
Day 6 - Punakha to ParoResuming the adventure kick soaked with the positive energy we will continue our journey towards Paro. The serene but tough and rugged fort - Paro Dzong is a joy for the eyes. Later we shall visit the ancient TaZing which houses the National Museum to understand the culture and past of Bhutan. Once done here we pay homage to one of the oldest temples in Bhutan- Kyichu Lhakhang. We get to our hotels for an overnight stay post all the visits.
Day 7 - Paro – Taktsang Monastery – ParoWe start our day post breakfast and ride through a beautiful countryside and golden paddy fields. After ascending gradually making twists and turns we see small cottages before the road ends in a breathtaking pine forest. We start our trek for the famous TaktsangLahkang or Tigers Nest Monastery from here. It seems like it is perched on the vertical rock by magical glue. You will witness steep slopes and dusty paths in the forest as you reach closer, concluding the beautiful trek with 700 steps. The serenity and beauty of the place make one forget all the tiredness. Post our 5 hours long trek we we enjoy our euphoric moments in the lap of Paro valley and sleep through the night.We start our day post breakfast and ride through a beautiful countryside and golden paddy fields. After ascending gradually making twists and turns we see small cottages before the road ends in a breathtaking pine forest. We start our trek for the famous TaktsangLahkang or Tigers Nest Monastery from here. It seems like it is perched on the vertical rock by magical glue. You will witness steep slopes and dusty paths in the forest as you reach closer, concluding the beautiful trek with 700 steps. The serenity and beauty of the place make one forget all the tiredness. Post our 5 hours long trek we we enjoy our euphoric moments in the lap of Paro valley and sleep through the night.
Day 8 - Paro to SiliguriToday we bid adieu to Bhutan and proceed back to Siliguri. We ride through the breathtaking mountains and captivating scenic beauty towards the India – Bhutan border and reach Siliguri after a lifelong memorable ride. We spend the night at the hotel and revamp our energy levels.
Day 9 - DepartureBye -bye from an adrenaline rush holiday is never easy but on the positive note, we can always hope for a revisit. Let’s be optimistic!
Accommodation for 8 Nights on Triple Sharing basis (Double Sharing basis for couples ONLY)
8 Breakfasts and 8 Dinners starting from Day 1 Dinner till Day 8 Breakfast
Royal Enfield 350CC Standard
A back-up vehicle with Mechanic
Bhutan Permit Charges (not for BYOB)
First-Aid medical kits
Lunch on All Days
Any Monument entry Fee
GST @ 5%
Personal Expenses (Snacks/Water Bottles/Energy Drinks)
Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.(to be borne by the client directly on the spot)
Bike spares and damage charges
Bike security deposit Rs. 2000/- (Refundable)
One Bike, One Rider - ₹ 38,999
One Bike, Two Riders - ₹ 31,999
SUV/ Tempo Traveller - ₹ 31,999
Bring Your Own Bike - ₹ 22,999