Located at the eastern edge of the Himalayas, Bhutan is known not only for its dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys but also for its monasteries and fortresses (or Dzongs). It has a culture that is very unique and different from that of its neighboring countries. The traditions practiced here are preserved and inculcates the teachings of the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition which is maintained throughout and has a strong impact in the lives of the people. Bhutan is famous for being the happiest country as emphasis is given towards a more holistic approach. This is a Buddhist kingdom and has visitors coming in from all over the world every year to explore the last “Shangrila”. With a majority of the country covered mainly in mountains the roads here go through varying altitudes making it a biker’s paradise. On a Bhutan Bike Trip, discover the unique beauty of this country for yourself while going through these roads and finding our more about the Buddhist culture practiced here. Visit a number of places like the city of Phuentsholing where you will notice how this country is significantly different from the others, various monasteries and also visit the world’s biggest Buddhist statues and many more beautiful locations, all this while riding though roads with views of the beautiful mountains and valleys.
Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.
We present an amazing Bike Tour which includes:
- Royal Enfield 350CC Bikes
- Fuel along the way
- 2 Meals Daily
- Top Quality Accommodation
- All permit charges, tour guides and back up vehicle.
Visit the beautiful Paro Taktsang Monastery which is also known as Tiger's Nest which clings to cliffs above the Paro Valley.
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What is included in the tour
- Accommodation for 8 Nights on Triple Sharing basis in hotels mentioned as per the itinerary (Double Sharing basis for couples)
- 8 Breakfasts and 8 Dinners starting from Day 1 Dinner to Day 9 Breakfast
- Royal Enfield 350CC Standard/Classic Bike
- Fuel Expenses as per the itinerary (not included for own bike category)
- Airport Pick up & Drop
- Bhutan Permit Charges (not included for own bike category)
- A back-up vehicle for luggage
- Sightseeing and Excursions as per the itinerary
- Dedicated Tour Guide & Tour Captain(s)
- First-Aid medical kits
What is NOT included in the tour
- Lunch on All Days
- Any Travel Expense to Siliguri & Back
- Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments
- Personal Expenses (Snacks/Water Bottles/Energy Drinks)
- Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions
- Parking Fees
- This trip is for Indian Nationals ONLY
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc. (to be borne by the client directly on the spot)
- GST @ 5%
- Exploring Bhutan on a Royal Enfield 350CC bike
- Visit Changangkha Lhakhang and Zangthoperi Lakhang monasteries
- World’s biggest Buddha statue at Thimpu
- Admire Bhutanese architecture at Punakha Dzong
- Visit one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, Kyichu Lhakhan
DAY: 1: SILIGURI TO PHUENTSHOLING
We will welcome you to the cozy airport in Bagdogra and 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 5-6 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: PHUENTSHOLING
We 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 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 THIMPU
The day begins with sumptuous breakfast and kicking for Thimpu. We will glide through the picturesque landscape and magnifying aura, making the travel desired and easing the travel. The time taken on the road will oscillate between 4-5 hours. We halt at Thimpu at a hotel for an overnight here.
DAY: 4: EXPLORE THIMPHU
Get 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 the monasteries like Changangkha Lhakhang and Zangthoperi Lhakhang which is full of the Buddhist hymns and vibrations, it also offers an undisturbed view of Thimphu valley.The colorful Thimpu shall offer you with lots of shopping paradise option with its rich textile culture and a historical museum to understand the culture better. It nests the world’s biggest Buddha statue for the eyes to enjoy and heart to pray. After the heartwarming exploration, we shall rest in the Hotel for an overnight.
DAY: 5: THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA
The riders shall be moving to Punakaha over a period of 2-3 hours enjoying the journey and making it more memorable for a lifetime.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. It is highly revered by the locals. 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 PARO
Resuming the adventure kick soaked with the positive energy we are moving to place called Paro. The serene but tough and rugged fort Paro Dzong is a joy for the eyes laced with mountains. 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 – PARO
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 Taktsang 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 will visit the stunning Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan. In the evening we enjoy our euphoric moments in the lap of Paro valley and sleep through the night.
DAY: 8: PARO TO SILIGURI
Today 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: DEPARTURE
Bye -bye from an adrenalin rush holiday are never easy but on the positive note, we can always hope for a revisit. Let’s be optimistic!