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Royal Bhutan Motorcycle Tour

Trip Rating


Days/ Duration

11 nights 12 days

Tour Style

Motorcycle Tour

Group Size

10 to 20 pax people


May to October



Meeting Point


Skill Level



Hotels / Homestays / Guesthouse



Starting From Heart



Join Planet Way Round for a spellbinding journey on two wheels through the land of the dragon as you are taken from breathtaking valleys to mountain hugging monasteries and alpine meadows that dot this land, Bhutan! This country is the go-to place for adrenalin junkies, adventure seekers, mountaineers, and those who wish to relax and spend some time in a quiet, tranquil region.

Book this tour now and enjoy the riding

  • Terrain: challenging, but safe
  • Bike: rental bike (Royal Enfield 500 cc / Himalayan 410 cc)
  • Mileage: 1,200 kilometers / 746 miles
  • Daily rides: 92 – 198 kilometers / 57 – 123 miles
  • Riding gear: included: helmet
  • Starts in Phuensholing of Siliguri and ends in Samdrup Jongkhar
  • Ride to the majestic Punakha Dzong, built between the Pochu and Mochu rivers
  • Head to the highest pass of the country, Chele La Pass and admire the heights of the Himalayas
  • Cross the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong and the Dochu-la passes
  • Services of an experienced guide, mechanic, and doctor
  • Motorbike rental for the whole tour
  • 11 nights’ accommodation
  • Backup jeep full way


Day 1 | Arrive in Paro 
Assistance on arrival at Paro International Airport and transfer to hotel. overnight stay at Paro.

Day 2 | Paro local visiting
The Tiger’s nest Monastery needs no introduction. Mesmerizing and majestic, this monastery is the landmark that defines Bhutan. You spend the day hiking and sightseeing in and around the beautiful valley town of Paro, one of the best places in Bhutan to explore on foot

Day 3 | Paro to Thimphu
This amazing ride from Paro to Haa valley crosses the majestic Chele la pass, the highest pass in Bhutan. Only opened in 2002 for tourists, the Haa valley offers views of the famous Three Sisters Mountains among many attractions. Empty roads, very little traffic and curvy. Heavenly! Hotel and overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 4 | Thimphu local visiting
Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan. This enthralling city has so much to offer that you can spend the entire day sightseeing and relaxing in the lap of the Himalayas.

Day 05 | Thimphu to Punakha (150 kilometers)
This ride takes you through the majestic Punakha Dzong, built between the Pochu and Mochu rivers. You will also see the picturesque Rinchengang village on your way to Punakha. You will cross the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong and the Dochu-la pass. The highlights of this ride are stunning views of the rivers cascading through the mountains. Loads of photo opportunities at every turn. Hotel and overnight stay at Punakha

Day 6 | Punakha to Gangtay (75 kilometers)
Enjoy the beautiful ride from the valley of Gangtay and enjoy the visit to beautiful monastery. Hotel and overnight stay at Gangtay

Day 7 | Gangtay to Bumthang (145 kilometers)
Crossing the Yutong la and the Pele La passes, this 145 kilometers ride will take you through the famous Trongsa Dzong, one of the largest Dzong in Bhutan. Enjoy the curves as you ride along. Hotel and overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 8 | Bumthang sightseeing
One of the most historic regions of Bhutan, Bumthang is one of the 22 dzongkhag or administrative centers of Bhutan.Tales of the Guru Padmasambhava and the Tertons can still be heard around this region. The Jakar Dzong and the Ura Yakchoe are the main attractions here. The Jambay Lakhang festival held in November isa major attraction of the Himalayan region.

Day 9 | Bumthang to Mongar (198 kilometers)
Crossing the winding road to the high Thumshing la pass, this ride will offer breathtaking views of Gangkar Phuensum, Bhutan’s highest unconquered mountain. The views of the Himalayas here will take your breath away! You will ride through national parks at Ura and Thrumshingla on inner forest roads that are serene, green and downright amazing! You will also cross the Sertang la pass. This is a day you will get to enjoy the ride to the fullest with views that change with every second. This is a rider’s paradise.

Day 10 | Mongar to Trashigang (92 kilometers)
This three hour drive crosses the Chazam or the iron bridge and the Kori-la pass. You will be staying at Trashigang and will enjoy local delicacies.

Day 11 | Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar / Guwahati
This six hour motorcycle ride is just amazing. There’s a reason why everyone calls this road the “Heavenly route”. This curvy road passes through the breathtakingly amazing Himalayan mountain road from Kharula to Menlong Brak via Yongphu La moving towards Narphunggang.

Day 12 | Tour end
Today you will be transferred from Samdrup jongkhar / Guwahati to the airport.

Thing to do extra

– Authentic Local Food
– Hiking in the mountains
– Meditation and yoga
– Visit Buddhist Monetary
– Photography

For our tours we use Royal Enfield Himalayan or Classic 550 bikes only.  All bikes are checked and serviced before the start of the tour to make sure that only good bikes are used for the tour.

Minor repairs like brake shoe, spark plug, clutch plate, tubes, cable (1 set only), and engine oil are included in the cost. However, if more breakages happen due to rough handling, accidents, theft, etc., the clients will have to bear the cost.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield 550

Food and Meal

During this tour, you will be served all meals in a buffet. Rice forms the main body of most Bhutanese meals. It is accompanied by one or two side dishes consisting of meat or vegetables. Pork, beef, and chicken are the meats that are eaten the most often.

Vegetables that are commonly eaten include spinach, pumpkins, turnips, radishes, tomatoes, river weed, onions, and green beans. Grains such as rice, buckwheat, and barley are also cultivated in various regions of the country depending on the local climate.

Type of stay

Accommodations provided during this tour are approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan and are of minimum 3-star categories as certified by the government, on a twin sharing basis at good places like hotels / guesthouses and Swiss luxury tents.

You will spend the nights as follows:
*Paro – 2 nights
*Thimphu – 2 nights
*Punakha – 1 night
*Gangtay – 1 night
*Bumthang – 2 nights
*Mongar – 1 night
*Trashigang – 1 night
*Samdrup Jongkhar – 1 night

Getting there

-Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive at Paro Airport (PBH) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Planet Way Round will pick you up from the airport.

*can ride for 3-4 hours
*average riding experience
*little assistance required
*comfortable with extreme curves and leans
*average experience with unsurfaced roads
*steep ascents and descents

Including the package cost

  1. 11 nights accommodation in twin sharing rooms
  2. All daily meals
  3. Backup Jeep full way
  4. Experienced guide full way
  5. Border entry fee with all inner line permits to restricted / protected areas
  6. Experienced mechanic with spare parts
  7. Experienced doctor medical backup with oxygen (O2) and AMS pack.
  8. PWR Stickers for your Jeep, motorcycle, helmet more
  9. All trip photos
  10. Things to carry list with map
  11. Royal Enfield 500cc / Himalayan 410cc Bike rental
  12. Group pick-up and drop-off from airport

Not including the cost

  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Fuel for the Bike for duration of tour.
  4. Bike Transfer Cost If any
  5. Bike rental deposit
  6. Bike Damage /fine/ Insurance
  7. Extra luggage Jeep ( If any )
  8. Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
  9. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  10. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  11. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  12. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  13. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  14. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  15. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
01 Pax travelling on Bike On request
02 Pax travelling on Bike On request
If staying in private single room + 01 pax on bike On request


11 Nights / 12 Days



Tour's Location



Can you book a hotel for me?
Yes, sure we can book hotel stay for you for your pre and post tour days.
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
How do we communicate with other team mates when where is no mobile signal en-route
We provide walki-talki sets for communication to all travelling vehicles, so there we can have uninterrupted communication.
Is basis first aid available with the team
The accompanying team carries with it basis first aid, Oxygen for emergency use

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