Eastern Bhutan Tour
Detailed Itinerary (Eastern Bhutan Tour)
Arrival – Welcome To Kingdom Of Bhutan
Upon arrival at Gauwahati Airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative and transferred to Samdrup Jongkhar. You will drive by small villages, past bicycle paths through the famous Assam Tea garden. In the evening free for a leisure walk to explore Samdrup Jongkhar town. Overnight at Samdrup Jongkhar.
Samdrup Jongkhar – Trashigang
Today after early breakfast, you will drive a distance of 180-km for about 6 hours to Trashigang. Admire the diverse flora and fauna and stops for photo session along the highway. Your today’s lunch will be at Warmrong. After Lunch you will continue to drive through Kharung La pass to khaling. Visit the khaling Handloom supported by the National Women’s Association of Bhutan, where you will witness the traditional style of weaving. En route you will see the Bhutan’s first and premier Sherubtse College in Kanglung. Descending down the road will take you to Trashigang. Overnight in Trashigang.
Trashigang (Excursion To Trashi Yangtse District)
After Early breakfast, drive to Trashiyangtse district another winter home of black necked crane. It’s a small and quiet town but it boast of production of finest wooden bowl and container in Bhutan. It is formerly a sub division of Trashigang and is now one of the newest districts. On the way you will visit Gonphu kora temple and Trashi yangtse dzong. While reaching in town you will visit Chorten kora one of the only two chorten built in Nepalese style. Later drive back to Trashigang for the night.
Trashigang To Radhi
Following breakfast, drive for 26 kms to reach Radhi villages. These villagers are known for their beautiful textiles, woven out of raw silks. Then, feel spiritual at the nunnery in Radhi, before you continue on to Phogme. You might even meet some of the fascinating Sakten community. They’re known to venture down to trade their yak products for daily necessities. Overnight in Home Stay.
Radhi To Merak
Today we will use the local outback vehicle and drive along the country road. The dirt road is not tarred and as it is rarely used. The road cannot be taken during the rainy season. The road makes winds up to Chaling village, from where the locals usually trek. After Chaling the road becomes rougher but we continue for next two hour or so till the road head. Construction of the road is ongoing and so we may have to trek less than expect trek of 6hrs. Overnight in a simple Guest house.
After breakfast, today the whole day will be devoted to visit in and around the Merak village. It involves visit to the local home, if possible school, interaction with people and delving deeper into their their social, cultural and religious structure of this unique community. Overnight in simple guest.
Merak – Trashigang
After early breakfast, drive back to Trashigang. On arrival in Trashigang free for a leisure walk to explore Trashigang Town. Overnight at Trashingang.
Drive To Samdrup Jongkhar
Early morning drive to Samdrup Jongkhar, savoring the kaleidoscope of changing vegetation as we drive downhill. Also stopping at villages along the way. Free evening in Samdrup Jongkhar. Overnight in hotel.
Samdrup Jongkhar To Guwahati Airport
The guests will be Seen Off by a Representative of our company by transferring to Guwahati airport.
Note: The Bhutan tour package includes:
a. All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
b. Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra.
c. All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
d. Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
e. Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
f. Visa Fee.
g. English speaking Local guide.
i. Bottled water.