DAY 1: SILIGURI TO PHUENTSHOLING
We will welcome you to the cozy airport in Bagdogra and shall transfer you to the tinsel town Siliguri to collect our bikes from there. Here onward we shall embark the journey to the land of Dragons –Bhutan sailing and gliding across many meadows and an array of nature’s canvas. 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
We shall now enter the beautiful city of Phuentsholing, which is a stone throw away from Jaigaon. On entering through the gate, one can categorically distinguish the difference between the two states in terms of scenic beauty. The day begins with sumptuous breakfast and kicking for Thimphu, riding through the picturesque landscape and magnifying aura, making the travel desired and easing the travel. The time taken on the road will oscillate between 4-5 hours. We halt at Thimpu at a hotel for an overnight here.
DAY 3: EXPLORE THIMPHU
Get set to take out the wandering beast and explore the mostly unexplored. This is the tinsel capital town of Bhutan stacked with small bubbling markets and the admired monks. The visits will be encompassing the monasteries like Changangkha Lhakhang and Zangthoperi Lhakhang which is full of the Buddhist hymns and vibrations, it also offers an undisturbed view of Thimphu valley. The colorful Thimphu shall offer you with lots of shopping paradise option with its rich textile culture and a historical museum to understand the culture better. It nests the world’s biggest Buddha statue for the eyes to enjoy and heart to pray. After the heartwarming exploration, we shall rest in the Hotel for an overnight.
DAY 4: THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA
The riders shall be moving to Punakaha over a period of 2-3 hours enjoying the journey and making it more memorable for a lifetime. The mesmerizing beauty shall captivate your mind. We shall be crossing the world famous Dochula Pass which has the 108 memorial stupas for their martyred soldiers. It is highly revered by the locals. Next, we shall adorn the Punakha Dzong famous for the special Bhutanese architecture. We halt in Punakha for an overnight stay.
DAY 5: PUNAKHA TO PARO
Resuming the adventure kick soaked with the positive energy we are moving to place called Paro. The serene but tough and rugged Fort Paro Dzong is a joy for the eyes laced with mountains. Later we shall visit the ancient TaZing which houses the National Museum to understand the culture and past of Bhutan. Once done here we pay homage to one of the oldest temples in Bhutan- Kyichu Lhakhang. We get to our hotels for an overnight stay post all the visits.
DAY 6: PARO – TAKTSANG MONASTERY
We start our day post breakfast and ride through a beautiful countryside and golden paddy fields. After ascending gradually making twists and turns we see small cottages before the road ends in a breathtaking pine forest. We start our trek for the famous Taktsang or Tigers Nest Monastery from here. It seems like it is perched on the vertical rock by magical glue. You will witness steep slopes and dusty paths in the forest as you reach closer, concluding the beautiful trek with 700 steps. The serenity and beauty of the place make one forget all the tiredness.
Post our 5 hours long trek we will visit the stunning Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan. In the evening we enjoy our euphoric moments in the lap of Paro valley and sleep through the night.
DAY 7: PARO TO SILIGURI
Today we bid adieu to Bhutan and proceed back to Siliguri. We ride through the breathtaking mountains and captivating scenic beauty towards the India – Bhutan border and reach Siliguri after a lifelong memorable ride. We spend the night at the hotel and revamp our energy levels.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
Bye -bye from an Adrenalin rush holiday are never easy, but on the positive note, we can always hope for a revisit. Let’s be optimistic!