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    Bhutan While Autumn Lasts

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    Meet Swarnamber, an adventurer, explorer, and traveler who took a road trip across Bhutan with three other friends. This once in a lifetime adventure took place across 6 days. This trip came to him at a total cost (including sightseeing, cabs, and hotels) of INR 43,650.

    Traveling for me is a passion. For me, it’s all about enjoying a new place. I am happy traveling with friends, family or alone. The most important idea is to travel, whichever way it may be.

    Check Out Our Bhutan Itinerary For 6 Days

    TravelTriangle was incredibly helpful in arranging my entire trip. My travel expert, Nadim, made sure I got a package that was economical yet enjoyable. The services were prompt and efficient. The trip was planned as per as needs and requirements. The TravelTriangle team made our comfort their priority. They helped us with every minute detail for the trip and efficiently tailored our 6 days trip to Bhutan.

    Day 1: Beginning of Bhutanese Adventure

    Admiring the blue sky from the hill top in Bhutan
    Waterfall splashing through the rock Bhutanese terrain
    Selfie moment with friends at the beginning of an adventure

    So we reached Hasimara, the nearest railway station to the gateway of Bhutan at about 12.30 pm. Our cab was waiting to take us to Phuentsholing where we had lunch and finished all our immigration formalities.

    Beautiful silhouettes of mountains from another Bhutanese hilltop

    Post that, we began our journey to Thimphu. The drive was completely beautiful and worth the entire effort. We reached Thimphu in the evening. Exhausted by the journey, we checked into our hotel and went to sleep to revive our energies for the next day.

    Suggested Read: 9 Compelling Reasons To Plan A Trip To Bhutan While Autumn Lasts

    Day 2: Traveling Around Thimphu

    Serenity of the river in Thimphu on a sunny day

    The next day we went sightseeing around Thimphu, where we visited the various highlights of the city. We visited the paper factory, the national museum, and a few other popular places to visit in Thimphu. It was a great opportunity to get to know about Bhutan’s culture and history.

    Relaxing in a cozy local restaurant over a chat

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    We spent the remaining part of the day enjoying each other’s company and exploring the local culture.

    Day 3: Discovering Dochula Pass

    Gorgeous view of the Dochula Pass on a clear day

    Early morning, we made our way to Punakha. On our way, we also stopped at the Dochula Pass. However, due to a paucity of time, we could not explore its full contents.

    Colourful flags flying across a Bhutan hilltop

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    The weather as we drove to a higher altitude got better and cloudy, only enhancing our entire experience.

    In the evening, we checked into our hotel in Punakha and retired for the day.

    Day 4:Road Trip To Paro

    Winding through the hilly roads with stunning views in Bhutan

    We were supposed to visit Ta Dzong, which is the British Museum. Unfortunately, we were unable to visit it, as it was closed that day. However, our adventurous journey to Paro more than made up for it.

    Wet roads and windy weather in Bhutan

    We checked into our hotel in Paro around afternoon. Rest of the day, we visited the street markets around the area and tried out the local cuisine.

    Day 5: Exploring Chele La Pass

    Enjoying the chilly view after a hike at Chele La Pass

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    This was the highlight of our entire 6 days trip to Bhutan. We hiked through most of the Chele La Pass. The journey through was exhausting but after we reached the top, the view was mesmerizing.

    evening view of the scenic Bhutan

    The scenic beauty of the place left me completely speechless! We got back to Paro in the evening, where we relaxed and shared some quality time with each other.

    Day 6: Back Home Too Soon

    Blue skies and rocky roads in Bhutan

    Sad to leave, we got onto our cab to make our way back to Hasimara and then home.

    Best friends share a special moment in Bhutan

    Weather In Bhutan

    When it comes to weather, Bhutan always has a nip in the air. The best time to visit Bhutan is during the months of March to May when the valley is in full bloom. Autumn comes from October to November which is also a nice time to plan a trip to this country.

    Wow Moment: The Chele La Trek

    Low Moment: The British Museum being closed

    Tips: Try to spend more time hiking and less seeing the historical sights.

    This trip was one of the best of my life and I feel privileged that I got to share it with some of my closest friends. There was so much that I did not expect and it took me by a great surprise. Bhutan really is everything that you read about or see on the internet. The beauty of this place is absolutely surreal and unmatched. Our Bhutan itinerary for 6 days was everything we asked for and wanted. Every day of this trip will remain fresh in my memory forever and my friends and I will always cherish these days.  This trip has only further fueled my desire to see the world, and I will definitely be going on more of these adventures soon.

    Further Read: 35 Spectacular Road Trips In India For That Passionate Traveler In You

    Feel like taking an adventure road trip with your friends? Book your Bhutan Trip with TravelTriangle right away for an impeccable experience that will last forever.

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    Frequently Asked Question About Trip to Bhutan

    How much does it cost to go to Bhutan?

    It cost somewhere between INR 18000 to INR 25000 per person for a week’s trip.

    Can you visit Bhutan without a guide?

    Yes, if you are from India, Maldives, and Maldives, you can visit Bhutan without a guide.

    Is Indian currency accepted in Bhutan?

    INR 100 & 50 Rupee denomination may be used in Bhutan, but Ngultrum cannot be used in India. Indian Rupee denomination notes of INR 500/ and INR 1000 are not accepted in Bhutan.

    Is alcohol allowed in Bhutan?

    Yes, alcohol is allowed in Bhutan and there is not a restriction on alcohol.



    Category: Bhutan, Travel Story, Travelogues, Youngistaan

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