Bhutan motorcycling trip
A motorcycling adventure to Bhutan a land of snowcapped mountains, deep, broad valleys with fertile rice paddies and orchards, tiny villages and bustling market towns. Bhutan is a thoroughly exotic country that stimulates all of the senses.
Our motorcycle trip to Bhutan will be starting from Siliguri, the gateway of North-east India, covering Phuentsholling, Thimphu, Punakha and Paro.
We will enter Bhutan from Phuentsholling the second largest city of Bhutan.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP
- Places covered : Phuentsholling, Thimphu, Punakha and Paro.
- Explore monasteries like Changangkha ,Lhukhang and the lovely view of the valley in Thimphu.
- Tiger’s nest monastery and national Museum in Paro.
- Accommodation: hotel rooms on twin sharing basis.
- All the itineraries will be made with utmost effort. The itineraries are subject to change without prior notice if some unavoidable circumstances arrive.
- We are not responsible for any law and order, strikes, natural calamity etc.
Bhutan is a small country in the Himalaya between Tibet and India. Besides the stunning natural scenery, the enduring image of the country for most visitors is the strong sense of culture and tradition that binds the kingdom and clearly distinguishes it from its larger neighbors. Bhutan is the only Vajrayana Buddhist nation in the world, and the profound teachings of this tradition remain well preserved and exert a strong influence in all aspects of life. Due to its pristine environment and harmonious society, the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan has been called “The Last Shangrila.”
Experience the different perspective of Bhutan a ride towards the kingdom of Happiness.
This adventure combines Motorcycling through the sheer entrancement of Phuensholling to Thimphu the hidden realm of the wonders which is home to revered Bhutanese royal family. Enjoy the journey to Punakha crossing the world famous Dochula Pass which has the 108 memorial stupas. Head towards the gateway to the kingdom’s treasure and a memorable trek to the famous Taktsang or Tigers Nest Monastery.
Day 1 - Reach Siliguri, Ride from Siliguri to Phuentsholling
Arrive at the Bagdogra airport. Check your motorcycles in Siliguri and leave for Phuentsholling. Overnight stay at Phuentsholling.
Day 2 -Phuentsholling Sightseeing
Your day begins early after a sumptuous breakfast! Get your permit processed and relax here. The rest of the evening is for you to enjoy at your leisure. Explore the town and sleep early this night.
Day3-Riding from Phuentsholling to Thimphu(155 km)
Get set to head to Thimphu after breakfast. Glide through the lovely landscape, reach Thimphu and enjoy a visit to the local market. The rest of the evening is for you to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4- Thimphu City Tour
Start the day with delicious breakfast. Explore monasteries like Changangkha, Lhakhang and Zangthoperi. Do not miss the lovely view of the valley. Enjoy observing the biggest Buddha statue and some shopping in the city. Overnight stay at the hotel after dinner.
Day 5 - Riding from Thimphu - Punakha (Via Do Chula Pass)
Leave from the capital city after an early breakfast and head towards Punakha. Enroute you will pass through the Do Chula Pass that is at a staggering height of 10000ft. This is also regarded as an important spiritual destination on account of the Punakha Dzong that is located at its peak. Check into the hotel and sleep overnight.
Day 6 -Punakha to Paro
Head to Paro after breakfast. Observe the sight of Paro Dzong, TaZing which comprises National museum and experiencing the Bhutanese culture. After visiting local temples, stay overnight in Paro after having dinner.
Day 7-Taktsang Monastery
Get ready for a day off the bike and touch the grounds while hiking up to the Tiger’s nest. Before that ride towards the base camp, from where you will be hiking up 700 steps, crossing the valleys and lush green vegetation in a span of 3-4 hours. Come back by evening and spend the night in Paro.
Day 8-Ride towards Siliguri
It’s time to say Bye to Bhutan. Ride towards Siliguri after enjoying the breakfast. Stay at the hotel in Siliguri at night.
Day 9- Siliguri departure
Departure from Siliguri to home.
2nd October 2019
19th October 2019
2nd November 2019
|INCLUDED||Stay in Hotels rooms on twin||Inner Line Permits|
|LAFL service charge||Sightseeing charges|
|LAFL riding guide||Motorcycle without fuel|
|All meals||All not mentioned in the ‘Included’ section|