Perched in the Himalayas, Bhutan is the last Buddhist Kingdom in the world. Unique, both environmentally and culturally, Bhutan attracts tourists from far and wide. With the carefully designed Bhutan tourism packages by TravelTriangle, travelers cannot only enjoy a soothing vacation at reasonable rates but also take delight in its tourist attractions, delicious food, nightlife, and shopping. With a myriad of tourist attractions and experience to cherish for, there’s no doubt how this nation managed to garner the title of ‘Land of Happiness’, for the happiest people on this earth are living in Bhutan only!
Go through the best-selling holiday packages of TravelTriangle for Bhutan and get ready to explore the rich culture of this nation for an astounding experience.
Bhutan Holiday Tour Packages From Top Cities Of India
With the hassle free travel packages for Bhutan by TravelTriangle, get on an excursion amidst scenic environs crammed with lush greenery. Bhutan tourism is all about getting up-close-and-personal with nature. Tucked in the eastern Himalayas, the landlocked country’s landscape comprises of various rugged mountain ranges, divided by deep dales.
Tour packages to Bhutan are designed in such a way that the tourists get to see myriad facets of this beautiful nation. With our customizable Bhutan holiday packages, we always endeavor to provide you with an experience that is unmatchable as you embark on a tour of this vibrant, colorful, mesmerizing, and hospitable country.
Another interesting aspect of these holiday packages to Bhutan is that they include a detailed tour itinerary that ensures a planned and organized vacation. These itineraries are specially crafted by our travel experts, keeping in mind, the needs and requirements of travelers. Therefore, these itineraries include all sorts of facilities such as sightseeing tours, outdoor activities, accommodations, and local transfers. Moreover, these itineraries can also be customized according to the traveler's preferences so as to make the most of Bhutan trip packages.
Bhutan package with flight is one of the best options to explore this beautiful destination in a hassle free manner. People often get confused on selecting the best places to visit in Bhutan, hence our travel experts have worked hard on curating these packages to provide a great and a hassle free experience to the travelers. Below are the top 3 places to visit in Bhutan that are a part of almost all the Bhutan packages.
Paro Valley: Paro Valley is one of the greenest and most picturesque areas in Bhutan. There are various sites of importance that one can visit in Paro Valley. Rinpung Dzong, Chele La Pass, Tiger’s Nest are some of the best places to visit in Paro Valley.
Phobjikha Valley: A great place to visit for nature lovers, Phobjikha Valley is also home to many wild animals like black-necked cranes, red foxes, barking deer, etc making it an important wildlife reserve. Here you will be able to witness the rural lifestyle of the people of Bhutan. Trekking and camping can also be enjoyed here.
Jigme Dorji National Park: A biologically rich area in Bhutan, Jigme Dorji National Park is also the largest protected area here covering an area of 4349 sq km. Various animal species like Royal Bengal Tiger, Takin, Red Panda, Blue Sheep, snow leopards etc can be seen at this national park along with species of flora like edelweiss, orchids, and blue poppies.
How To Get On A Tour Of Bhutan?
Earlier, it was difficult to reach Bhutan as the frozen paths in the North and dense jungles in the South. After 1960, Bhutan was made well-connected to various countries by different modes of transport like air, train and road. Here is a detailed list of numerous modes of reaching Bhutan from which you can choose according to your budget and time.
The one and only airport to reach Bhutan is located in Paro namely, Paro International Airport. Apart from this, there is a domestic airport situated in the south-central part of Bhutan called Gelephu Airport. The only airline which operates regular flights from selected places of the world to Bhutan is the National Air Carrier of Bhutan. One of the other ways to reach Bhutan is via Bagdodra Airport. This airport receives many flights from major cities of India as it is not far away from the Bhutanese border and takes only a four-hour drive to reach there. While travelling through plane, you can witness the mesmerizing scene of the Paro Valley and high peak mountains.
There are only three main land borders which tourists have to cross to reach Bhutan, that is, Gelephu, Phuentsholing and Samdrup Jongkhar.
Gelephu, situated in the south-central part of Bhutan, is around 250 kms away from Thimpu, the capital city. The journey includes passage via the alpine zone and sub-tropical areas of Bhutan which makes the journey more interesting. The passage crosses three districts and takes ten hours to cover the journey.
Located in the south-west side of Bhutan, Phuentsholing is approximately 170 kms away from the Bagdodra Airport in West Bengal (India). It takes half of the time in comparison with the Gelephu journey.
Samdrup Jongkhar is positioned in the south-east part of Bhutan which is 150 kms away from the capital city of Assam, Guwahati. This three-hour route takes travelers through Mongar, Bumthang, Trongsa and many more places.
It is not at all shocking to know that travelers from India and can also opt for bus services from Kolkata. One can get a direct bus from the Esplanade Station in Kolkata to Phuentsholing. The 18-hour journey is usually comfortable as the bus services are provided by the Royal Bhutanese Government. Besides this, Siliguri has regular bus service to Jaigaon which takes less than four hours to reach there.
Paro International Airport is the only airport in this country that to several countries of the world like India, Europe, Nepal, and Thailand. If vacationers want to take a road route to Bhutan, buses ply from Bhutan to Kolkata, Siliguri, and Phuentsholing, and vice versa. To reach Bhutan by car, tourists can drive through three land border crossings located along the southern border, only from India.
Unfortunately, there is no direct train route to Bhutan. As a result, travelers ultimately have to book a cab or bus from the nearby railway stations. Some of the best options in India are Hasimara, New Jalpaiguri Station and New Alipurduar.
Located in West Bengal, Hasimara is only 17 kms away from Phuentsholing. Travelers can catch Indian railways to reach here. Apart from this, New Jalpaiguri Station in Siliguri is one of the most convenient options from where you can hire direct taxis or buses to reach Jaigaon. Whereas, New Alipurduar is 60 kms away from Jaigaon.
How To Decide On An Ideal Time To Visit Bhutan?
While planning to book a Bhutan tour holiday package, tourists should keep in mind that the climate of this Himalayan country varies with altitude. Southern part experiences hot and humid subtropical climate almost throughout the year. With an increase in altitude, the temperature drops, although the days are sunny and pleasant. At night, tourists need to put on woollens. Winters are cold and dry, commanding vacationers to carry heavy woollens. Northern parts have snow-clad Himalayan peaks all through the year. If vacationers want to enjoy the beauty of hills in winters, foothills offer a pleasant experience.
Summer (June - August)
In this season, the temperature in Bhutan varies from 24 to 25 degree Celsius. The weather is clear with mild humidity in the atmosphere. You might witness little rain shower which leads to cool air and pleasant surroundings. It is advisable to carry a blend of winter and summer clothes along with a raincoat as the weather changes drastically from North to South Bhutan. If you want to witness lush green landscapes and get a clear look of the Himalayas then book your Vacation package during these months. Additionally, this season marks the onset of the Haa Festival which celebrates the local cuisine, culture and way of life of people in Bhutan. If you want to stay away from the crowd then this is the time for Bhutan tour as there is low influx of tourists.
Fall (September - November)
The range of the temperature differs from 10 to 23 degree Celsius which makes the weather mildly sunny and chilly in this season. There are almost no chances of rainfall and the weather is marvellous for sightseeing. If you are visiting at this point of time, then you can also gain experience of the festivals like Black-Necked Crane Festival. There are other indigenous festivals arranged at this point of time which you can explore in Bhutan. Soaring prices of flights and hotels might hinder your plans for Bhutan holidays. Therefore, it will be sensible to pre-book your accommodations and transports so as to experience a hassle-free vacation.
Winter (December - February)
The winter season witnesses a major drop in the temperature. It remains in the range of 10 to minus 5 degrees Celsius. In the later weeks of January and early days of February, Paro and Thimpu experience mild snowfall which leads to a heavy dip in the degrees. Towards the high-altitude mountains in the northern parts of Bhutan, the temperatures can get sub-zero. While visiting Bhutan during this season, you can also get to witness Punakha Dromche and Tshechu which marks the festival of establishment of Bhutan in the 16th century. However, due to rainfall the climate can get worse and thus it is advisable to check the weather forecast before booking you Bhutan tour package.
Spring (March - May)
During the spring season, the temperature gradually rises and varies from 5 to 25 degree celsius. This is that point of time when tourists can witness Jacaranda flowers in Bhutan. The weather at this point is dry and less humid which leads to the start of treks like Jomolhari and Drukpath. Moreover, the Paro Tshechu festival unfolds in full swing and the King of Bhutan also takes part in the festival activities. The place is usually packed with tourists at this time so it is advisable to book your Bhutan holiday package as early as possible along with the flights or taxis.
Choose The Best Season To Visit Bhutan For An Electrifying Vacay
The best season to visit Bhutan is from October to December as these months are sunny and pleasant. However, March and April are also suitable months to visit this country when the temperatures are conducive and valley overflows with blooming flowers. After deciding the time duration for a tour to this alluring travel destination, scroll through the list of Bhutan packages provided by TravelTriangle and book one with us. As our all-inclusive travel packages have been designed bearing in mind the needs and interests of every traveller, an excursion with us is going to be a beautiful experience, for sure.
TravelTriangle provides diverse packages for Bhutan trip for families, groups of friends and honeymoon couples. You can enjoy a well-planned vacation which will definitely reduce your hassle and provide you a memorable trip.