The Bhutan bike expedition will indulge both the rider and the sightseeing enthusiast inside you. Located almost entirely in the Great Himalayas, the kingdom is an amalgamation of scenic beauty and rich culture. On the venture, you visit places like Siliguri, Phuentsholing, Paro, Thimphu. Three whole days are kept aside for you to take a break from travelling and visit some intriguing tourist attractions in the kingdom of Bhutan. In Paro, you visit Taktsang Monastery and Drukgyel Dzong – two of the most famous places of interest in the area. Once in Thimphu, you can choose from the number of sightseeing options, ranging from naturalistic sites to commemorative ones.
This Bhutan motorbike expedition will take you on winding mountain roads through lush deciduous and coniferous forests. You may also be able to see several streams on the way that make excellent photography and picnic spots. Several regions have a mysterious charm associated with them owing to mythical stories related to their history. Also on this Bhutan biking expedition, experience the adventure of riding through high mountain passes.
Day 1: Arrival in Siliguri and drive to Phuentsholing
On arrival in Siliguri, you will freshen up, and then run some essential system checks on your motorcycles. Later, attend a team briefing on the events of this venture. Thereafter, commence the Bhutan bike expedition and cross the international border. On the way to Phuentsholing, leave the plains behind and reach the Terai belt. Also, zoom past numerous scenic tea gardens and a couple of wildlife sanctuaries. On reaching the town of Jaigaon, complete the document-related migration formalities and then cross the border to reach Phuentsholing for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Phuentsholing to Thimphu (160 km)
Upon resuming the road trip, head in the north direction towards Thimphu. This region is known as the capital city of Bhutan that boasts of numerous tourist attractions.
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha
After a leisurely breakfast continue your ride towards Punakha crossing Dochula Pass. On reaching Lobesa Village we stop for the lunch and go on a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang monastery also known as “Temple of Fertility”. The origin of Phalluses as a symbol of fertility is from here and it can be seen throughout Bhutan on house walls, roofs and altars. After the monastery visit, you will continue our ride and reach Punakha by evening.
Day 4: Punakha to Paro
Today after breakfast, you will ride to Paro. On reaching, explore the world-famous places of Bhutan, Rinpung Dzong, Taktsang Monastery, known as Tigers Nest, and the National Museum of Bhutan inside Ta Dzong are some of the most well-known sites here. On reaching the city of Paro, located in the valley, explore the nearby areas. Later, travel to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 5: Sightseeing around Paro
Early in the morning, embark on a sightseeing venture, and reach Taktsang Monastery. Popularly known as Tigers Nest, this Buddhist religious establishment sits atop a rugged cliff and is surrounded by pine trees. The monastery houses statues of numerous Bodhisattvas, butter lamps and a large image of Avalokitesvara. From Tigers Nest, head to Drukgyel Dzong – a 17th-century military fortress – built for the defence of the kingdom against Tibetan armies. See the ruins of its masonry walls, storage rooms and monumental cylindrical towers.
Day 6: Paro to Siliguri
Today, after check-out from the lodging, you will drive back to Siliguri. On reaching, you can rest and spend the rest of the time at your own leisure. Overnight in Siliguri
Day 7: Departure
Today, after breakfast, you will check out of the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport as per your scheduled flight. Your trip will end.
|Package name||Actual price||Discount||Offer Price|
|Own Bike - Solo Rider Without fuel||5000||24000|
|Own Bike - with Pillion Without Fuel||5000||24000|
|Single Rider with RE 350cc including fuel||5000||34000|
|Dual Rider with RE 350cc including fuel||5000||28000|
|Innova / Tempo Traveller||5000||28000|
Note:Any changes in visa fees or any other charges by Bhutan government will be paid by the customer itself.