Bhutan Cycling Tour is becoming a very unique and original way of seeing and interacting with country, people and the pristine environment of Bhutan. Cycling is seeing increasingly
popularity sports among both visitors and Bhutanese people recently. Although there are some challenges riding in the mountain areas yet your effort is rewarded with a breathtaking views and an unforgettable lifetime experiences.
All the cycling tours are fully supported by a van following the riders. If our riders are tried and wanted to travel in the car, you can do so whenever you want. Come, enjoy and experience the amazing riding tour in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
Opportunity to explore the country, people and pristine environment through bicycling.
Experience Bhutan’s peace, harmony with Mother Nature.
Appreciate the freshness of the air and peacefulness of the country.
Enjoy the majestic views under the clear and blue sky.
Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Bhutan
Explore the happiness of the country.
Explore and interact with the local people.
Day 01. Arrival to Bhutan.
The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks like Gangkar Puensum, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Your Bhutanese escort from Authentic Bhutan Tours- For Your Bhutan Experience! will warmly welcome & greet you on arrival, and then drive you to the Paro Rimpung Dzong, the center of civil and religious authority in this region.
After this we will have lunch in Paro town. Then we will drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes along the river valley, pass small villages and traditional farmhouses, through peaceful countryside. It’s a small & charming capital city located in the heart of the Himalayas. On reaching Thimphu, visit to Tashi Chho Dzong,seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan) and stroll around Thimphu town. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel, Thimphu.
Day 02. Thimphu (Cycling)
After our breakfast, we will do cycling to Buddha point and visit the Tallest Buddha Statue and then we will cycle through Kuenselphodrang via Depsi till Thimmphu. Then we will ride towards Sangayang and motithang minizoo and come back via Zilukha, giving the opportunity for the perfect view. We will enjoy the ride with views of Thimphu city, through the pristine environment, fresh air and other amazing sights. Lunch will be served at Thimphu.
After lunch we will ride towards Dodedra. Evening at leisure. Dinner and over night stay at hotel Thimphu.
Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha (Cycling)
Today ride begin climbing to Dochula pass where there will be height gain of 670m up the pass. After enjoying the stop at Dochula, then we will have downhill ride to the valleys of Punakhan and Wangdi Phodrang.
At Lobesa, we will visit to Chhimi Lhakhang, the temple of fertility and then the Punakha Dzong, the most beautiful dzong in Bhutan. After this we will ride till the Kabesa village, the viewpoint to Khamsum Yule Namgyel Chhorten. Dinner and overnight stay at Punakha/Wangdi Hotel.
Day 04. Punakha – Thimphu (cycling)
After our breakfast, we will ride from the left side of Kuruthang town via hotel Pema Karpo and the ride back to Thimphu. Lunch will be served at Dochula pass.
After lunch continue the journey to Thimphu. Evening at leisure and dinner and over night stay at hotel Thimphu. After dinner, we will have the night sightseeing like Thimphu dzong, beautifully illuminating at the night. We may also visit to some night entertain clubs and enjoy with the locals with Bhutan whisky or Bhutan Beer. Be like a local.
Day 05. Thimphu – Paro (Cycling)
After the breakfast, ride back to Paro. Lunch will be severed at Paro. After lunch, you ride towards Drukgyel or in and around Paro valley. Evening stroll around Paro town. Dinner and over night stay at Paro hotel.
Day 06. Paro Stay.
we will make a hike to Paro Taktshang Monastery, the most famous and sacred monastery in Bhutan. Taktshang means “TigerNest” named after Guru Rinpoche reportedly flew to this site riding on the back of a flying tigress in the 8th century. We have to walk about 2hours and 30minutes up steep from the road end. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. Lunch will be served at Taktshang cafeteria.
While coming back, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, it is one of the two most sacred and the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo (the 33rd Tibetan king, who is also the manifestation of avoloketeshivara, commonly known to Bhutanese as Chenrize). Evening at leisure, dinner and overnight stay at Paro Hotel
Day 07. Paro - Airport
After our breakfast, we will drive to Paro International Airport for your onward flight. Our guide and driver will bid you farewell here at the airport. We wish you a very safe and pleasant flight for your onward destinations.
Start planning your tailor-made Dream Holiday to Bhutan – The Land of happiness!
In order to experience the best and rewarding fulfillment clients must plan in advance the different logistics that you have in your minds before actually venturing into the world of trips. You might have wishes and hopes for which you need to plan.
The following information will help you to plan your dream trip to Bhutan.
1. When and how to visit Bhutan?
Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.
By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.
Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.
By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/
2. What are your itineraries?
All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.
Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.
After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.
Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.
We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.
Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.
Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)
Hot stone bath (Dhotsho) is a traditional bath of Bhutan, where a tradition of heating up stones and then soaking in the water that is in turn heated by the stones. This is also a curative method and is used throughout the country We Bhutanese belief that this bath has so much of medicinal benefits. Some diseases are curable-like joint pains, hypertension, stomach disorder, arthritis and many other minor diseases. Especially for the old age, where we have lots of body pains, joints pains helps a lot by this Hot Stone Bath (Dhotsho).
I think, the minerals in the rocks have certain chemicals, which can cure certain disease of our body. Hot stone bath has no side effects. It is in its pure natural form. We can organize the hot stone bath during your stay in Bhutan.
Weaving in Bhutan
The Bhutanese textiles are rich, vibrant, and colorful and are a complex art form as well as an integral part of the Bhutanese culture. This Bhutan weaving experiences will give you an insight about the rich textiles in Bhutan. You can sit one of the handlooms of Bhutan and weave your self practically. We promise that you will really enjoy this with great satisfaction in your life.
We will also see or learn the natural coloring and dyeing. You can bring your own materials like handkerchief to dye and color. So visit Bhutan and experience it practically by yourself.
Folk Performing Arts & Music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
We have Cultural Program Performing groups, which they will perform like Traditional folk songs, dances and keeps original tunes and dances alive. Moreover, new choreography for some traditional and regional songs is sometimes developed.
The troupe also performs mask dances that have historical and spiritual significance.
Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest
Tiger’s Nest is most visited spot in Bhutan and it is much awaited by every tourist who visits Bhutan to climb to Tiger’s Nest.
It takes about 2 hrs 30mins up steep climb through the forest of pine, oak and Rhododendron. However you can ride the horse and climb till the Taktshang cafeteria.