Solo Trip to Bhutan on a Low Budget

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14th Jun 2015

View from Hotel Dragon, Thimphu

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Clock Tower at 7AM, Thimphu

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Memorial Chorten

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Buddha Dordenma

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Kuenselphodrang Walking Trail

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Ema Datshi

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Trashichho Dzong

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Trashichho Dzong

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Rinpun Dzong, Paro

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Paro Valley

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Rinpun Dzong, Paro

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Paro Valley

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Taktsang from the base

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Midway view of the Taktsang

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Tiger's Nest

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Tiger's Nest

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Tiger's Nest

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Paro Chu

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Paro runway

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Dobji Dzong

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Haa Valley

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Haa Chu

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Meri Puensum, Haa

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Jambey Lakang, Bumthang

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Kurjey Lakhang, Bumthang

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Bathpalathang runway, Bumthang

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Jakar Dzong

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Jakar Valley, Bumthang

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Near Yotongla Pass

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Trongsa Dzong

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Majestic View of the Trashichho Dzong

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The overview is for the Solo travellers on a budget trip

Day 1

Guwahati to Alipurduar - Train - Nu.250 ($4)
Alipurduar to Phuntsholing - Bus - Nu.50 ($1)
Permit Work - Bhutan Gate - 1hr.
Phuntsholing to Thimphu - Coaster - Nu.230 ($4)
Hotel New Grand - Single room - Nu.750 ($12)

Day 2

Permit Office Opens at 9AM - Apply for your permit and then visit the Textile Museum ( Very near to the permit office) - 9:30AM - 1hr
Recieve your permit at 10:30 AM.
Local Sightseeeing - Memorial Chorten, Trashichho Dzong, Buddha Dordenma
Kuenselphodrang Walking Trail

Day 3

Thimphu to Paro - Shared Cab - Nu.200 ($3). Remember to book a bus ticket to Haa.
Paro to Taktsang base - Cab - Nu.500
Local sightseeing - Rinpun Dzong, National Museum
Walk by the river in the evening 

Day 4

Paro to Haa - Coaster -  Nu.120. Remember to book a bus ticket to Thimphu
Local Sightseeing - Karpo Lakhang, Nangpo Lakhang, Helipad( You get the view of Meri Punsun - three hills of same height)
Walk by the Haa river in the evening - Recommended

Day 5

Haa to Thimphu - Nu.120 
Local sightseeing - Zangto Pelri Lakhang, Market, Walk to the Memorial Chorten in the Night.
Night View of Thimphu valley from Sangyegang - Recommended

Day 6

Thimphu to Bumthang - Coaster - Nu.355. Remember to book the ticket 2 days before the journey. 
Remember to buy a ticket back to thimphu after reaching Bumthang.
On the way  - Dochula Pass, Pelela Pass, Trongsa Dzong, Yotongla Pass.
Night View of Jakar Valley from Bumthang Monastery.

Day 7
 
Local Sightseeing - Jambey Lakhang, Burning Lake, Kurjey Lakhang, Tamshing Lakhang, Bathpalathang Airport, Jakar Dzong.


Day 8

Thimphu to Bumthang - Coaster
Visit good Bhutanese Kitchens.
Night View of the Tashichho Dzong - Recommended

Day 9(Refer to Day 1)

Thimphu to Phuntsholing to Alipurduar to Guwahati

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