This trip is fantastic for the one who loves Motor Biking. With Bhutans Landscape and smooth road, its great adventure to ride on bike traverse with an amazing view on the mountains, valleys, Rhododendron and hemlock forest and on the same time visit Majestic fortress, host Prayer flags at Dochula Pass(3150m/10395ft), get blessed at fertility Monastery, explore Gangtey/Phobjikha valley,play traditional Archery and relax in the traditional hot-stone bath tub after hike to Tiger Nest.
Places Covered: Paro, Punakha, Thimphu, Gangtey/ Phobjikha( Wangdue)
Length of tour: 6nights/7days
Safety Measures: Wear Helmet, Ride slow and on left side of the road.
|Number of travelers in the group||High season (Mar,Apr,May &Sept,Oct,Nov)||Off-Season (Dec,Jan,Feb &Jun,July,Aug)||Bike Fee|
|01||USD 1,650/per person||USD 1,380/per person||USD 375||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|02||USD 1,590/per person||USD 1,320/per person||USD 375||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|03 and more||USD 1,410/per person||USD 1,140/per person||USD 375||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
Bhutan have only two Airlines which fly in/out of country. Below mentioned airfare are average air fare for the flight to/from Bhutan as it fluctuates.
Round trip Fare(USD)
|Bangkok –Paro- Bangkok (Thailand)||730|
|Kolkata- Paro-Kolkata (India)||390|
At the Airport we will be greeted by a representative from A Bucket list Adventure. After lunch we will vist National Mueseum, a best start to know tradition, religion, and biodiversity of the country. We will also visit Paro Rinpung Dzong which house the adminstration and monastic part of the district.We will be handed over the motor bike and go for test ride around the place.Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Today we will ride our bike to the capital city Thimphu. As we ride across the mountains, we can get beautiful view of the landscape, a houses scattered over the mountain. For the first 20mins we will ride towards South-East till we make a break at Chunzom(Confluence). Then we will further ride to Thimphu in the North east direction. On reaching Thimphu, we will ride uphill to Buddha Point(159ft tall)a giant statue of sitting buddha on the hill overlooking Thimphu Valley.We will ride to Takin zoo,Takin(Head like a goat & Body like a cow), a national animal.After lunch we will Park our bike near the hotel and get into car to visit Tashichoedzong, a fortress of glorious religion. In the evening we will stroll around the main street of Thimphu. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast ride to Punakha, the old capital town of Bhutan. Stop enroute at Dochula pass (3,150m/10395ft) where we can see the Himalayan Range, if the sky is clear. We will host the prayer flags for the sentiment being around the world. Then we further ride downhill through the Rhododendrons, coniferous and broadleaved forest to Punakha. On reaching,we will visit Punakha Dzong, the second oldest fortress of 17th century. We will stop at Metshina Village and take a 20- minute walk through the rice fields to Chimi Lhakhang, a fertility temple dedicated to the Devine Madman or Lama Drukpa Kuenley. The barren couples will be blessed with child, if they visit the temple and pray from their heart.Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
In the morning we will ride to Gangtey/Phobjikha, a winter home for Black-Necked crane who fly from Tibet to escape harsh winter.On reaching Gangtey ,we will visit GangteyMonastery.After lunch we will ride down the Phobjikha valley with an amazing view and also we can spot cranes in the valley in the winter(Nov-Mar). Overnight at the hotel in Gangtey.
Today, we will leave for Paro in the morning after breakfast. We will ride the same way back enroute Dochu la.We will stop at Thimphu for Lunch and Then we will further ride to Paro for an hour. In the afternoon, we will stroll around the main town of Paro and hand over the bike. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast, we hike for 4 -5 hours to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters. In 8th century Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we will stroll around the main street of Paro town and if you wish to, we can visit farm house for a typical Bhutanese dinner, a traditional hot-stone bath and play Traditional Archery. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Today after breakfast, we will drive to Paro Airport and our representative will bid you farewell at the Airport. If you have enough time before flight, probably you can discuss with your guide and visit some places around.