Activities: Bike Ride
TREK MATES INDIA
Day 01: Reporting at Siliguri hotel.
Arrive at Siliguri via train/flight, and then proceed to check-in at our hotel.
Get and check rented bikes.
Day 02: Siliguri to Phuentsholing (157 km/4 to 5 hrs)
After breakfast in Siliguri, the dream ride to Bhutan begins.
Siliguri to Phuentsholingis our first destination of Bhutan (Indo-Bhutan border).
We shall also make the arrangement of all the documents required for immigration purpose.
Later in evening, dinner in hotel and then calling it off for the day.
Day 03: Phuentsholing to Paro (160 km/ 4 to 5 hrs)
Today, after breakfast we shall move towards the immigration office for further formalities.
Once all formalities are completed, we shall leave for Paro ,.Lunch enroute.
Reach Thimphu, check in the hotel and calling it off for the day.
Day 04: Stay at Paro
Visit to the famous Bhutanese monastery Taksang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest Monastery).
It takes about 4-5 hours just to reach Monastery and same distance back through pine forest.
Once we trek down, return to hotel and take much deserved rest for the day.
Day 05: Paro to Thimphu (60 km/ 1 to 2 hrs)
Start early in the morning to reach Paro.
Visit SimtokhaDzong andThimphu Zoo and move towards Buddha View Point(KuenselPhodrang).
Then reach to Thimphu and checkin .
Day 06: Thimphu to Punakha(75 km/ 4 to 5 hrs)
Today we shall proceed to Punakha via Dochu La Pass.
Once we reach hotel in Punakha, get fresh, have lunch and then visit to PunakhaDzong situated in an island between the confluence of the Pho Chhu(father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers.
This Dzong is one of the most photogenic of all other Dzongs and it is a must visit for anyone visiting Bhutan.
Day 07: Punakha to Gangtey (80 km / 2 to 3 hrs)
After breakfast today, proceed towards Gangteng also spelled as Gangtey and also known as Phobjikha Valley.
Situated here is the Gangteng Monastery or Gangtey Gompa (locally called), is one of the main centers of the school of Buddhism in the country.
Day 08: Gangtey to Thimphu (140 km/ 5 to 6 hrs)
From this day we start our return journey from the same route .
Day 09: Thimphu to Jaldapara (160 km/ 5 to 6 hrs)
Today heading towards Jaldapara and last day of ride in Bhutan, in evening we will be in india.
Day 10: Jaldapara to Silliguri (120 km / 3 to 4 hrs)
Today we go for jungle safari in morning session then we proceed towards silliguri and hand over bikes and take flight from bagdogra airport , Our last day of ride.
Double sharing stay at mentioned places.
Dinner and breakfast everyday.
guide, backup vehicle, mechanic from day 2 till day 9.
lunch on each day
any extra charges (if newly implemented)
anything not mentioned in the inclusion part.
Bike rental, transfers.
Extra facilities :
Bikers can rent bike from Siliguri.
Per day costing as below.
Thunderbird 350: 1000/-
Classic 350: 1000/-
Standard 500: 1300/-
Classic 500: 1300/-
A landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalaya’s eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.It is often rated as one of the happiest countries in the world & is the birthplace of the concept of "gross national happiness," an alternative to the more traditional measure of gross domestic product. So this April/May, join us to explore the world’s first carbon-negative country.