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Knight Moto 360km 5 Days

Trip Facts

Length : 05 Days & 04Nights (Cover up distance 360kms)
Start : Paro
Finish : Paro
Trip Style : Motorbike Tour with cultural sightseeing.
Route : Paro >Haa> Thimphu > Punakha>Thimphu>Paro
Motorbike : Royal Enfield 500cc (2015&2016 model)
Group Size : Maximum 10pax, minimum 03pax
Group Leader : Tour Leader certified by Tourism Council of Bhutan having an experience in motor biking tours and adventure trips.
Transport : Toyota Minivan/SUV/Pickup truck.
Activity : Motor Biking/Day Hike /Cultural show & sightseeing.

Trip Overview

Kuzu Zangpo or Welcome to Knight Adventure Tours – Your Travel Partner to Bhutan. Let me say something about my country. Bhutan is definitely tops the must visit bucket list for all biking and travelling enthusiasts.  Exploring the traditions, cultural diversity and the simplicity of living of Bhutan riding on a motorcycle is must do for all adrenaline riders and biking aficionado. Being able to take your motorcycle and ride along mountain passes and quaint towns absorbing the tranquility and happiness will surely invoke sense serenity within.

Bhutan as a biking destination has great treasure in its store waiting to be explored. Our steep twisty mountainous roads rising as high above alongside clouds and steep rides down allows riders to fulfill their desire for extreme adventure. You will be forced to leave a piece of your heart back at the  narrow roads with remote green mountainous vegetation, places of spiritual reverence perched on perilous cliffs and picturesque villages with welcoming local folks. Bhutan is at the cusp of modernism but we have strived hard to maintain our sovereignty and individualism along with our age old customs, traditions and always greet newcomers as one of our own. At every turn you take on your bike an un-miscible adventure awaits to be explored and appreciated.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Paro Airport and then drive off to the hotel in Paro. Altitude: 2280m above sea level. Flying into the country is a unique experience on its own. On board, if weather permits will be able to see Mount Everest (8848m, 29198ft) and other Himalayan mountain ranges). The flight plan reveals scenic and breathtaking snowcapped Himalayan Mountains cushioned amongst white clouds. On arrival to the airport, our representatives from Knight Adventure Tours will greet you and drive you to the hotel. The town of Paro is an epitome of how Bhutan has been able to amalgamate modern architecture with traditional designs. It also prides with lush rice fields, towering mountains and is a bed of religious structures passed through time with great spiritual reverence. We will conduct a familiarization session with the Knight Adventure team. If time permits, the guests can also take on a road familiarization short bike trip to north of Paro valley to understand the road ways and conditions of the region. Overnight stay at Paro. Day 2: Paro-Haa-Thimphu. Distance: 130kms. Time: 5hrs. Altitude: 2280m above sea level. The second day of the riding journey will take us through the scenic highland passes that are steep and winding but allow deep satisfaction and thrill. The day will start with an early morning ride to Haa, another neighboring district via Cheleyla (3890m), the highest motorable road in Bhutan. If weather permits, we can get breathtaking views of surrounding snowcapped mountains. The distance from Chelela to Haa is 25kms. With a quick lunch break at Haa town and stroll around the local market allowing us to appreciate local aesthetics. The afternoon ride towards the capital city of Thimphu will take us through a thrilling ride down with hairpin bends, winding roads that make us feel like riding on top of the world with the river Haachhu flowing at the bottom of the mountain valley. This road way until Chhuzom sees very less traffic, thus, allowing free riding and wholesome experience. The road from Chhuzom is wide road. Nonetheless, the ride will follow the Wangchhu River in its opposite direction until we reach the city, a bustling capital with melting pot of all local experiences. Evening stroll around the city. Overnight stay at Thimphu. Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha via Dochula Pass. Altitude: 1305m above sea level.
  • Morning Sightseeing at Kuenselphodrang Nature Park- where the largest Buddha statue in the country is perched on the hillock, overlooking the magnificent Thimphu valley.
  • Simply Bhutan- a living museum and photo studio: This project is aimed at Engaging and empowering young entrepreneurs through preservation, promotion and showcasing of Bhutanese traditions and cultural diversity. In this living museum you can get into a setting of the traditional Bhutanese way of life.
  • Memorial Chorten: This Chorten in the heart of the town was constructed in 1974 as a memorial for third King of the country, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is widely regarded as the father of modern Bhutan.
  • Bhutan Post Museum: The museum tells the story of Bhutan’s progress and development through the evolution of communications and postal system in the country. The journey is told through anecdotes, artifacts and the rich assortment of stamps the country has produced.
  • Takin Preservation Center: Here you can see Bhutan’s national animal, Takin. This is an extremely rare member of the goat or cow family, found in herds in the high altitudes over 13,100ft
Afternoon kickoff to Punakha valley, the ride will start with a steep climb up towards Dochu La pass (3,140m). On a clear day, stop here will allow us to enjoy the Mount Gangkar Phuensuem, the highest mountain in Bhutan amongst identically high mountains. The view is breathtaking and evokes a sense of serenity within, a great beginning to the arduous ride ahead. The beauty of the place is further enhanced by the Druk Wangyel Chortens, 108 stupas built under the command and supervision by the eldest Queen, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. The descent will take a winding path with narrow roads, with view of monastic structures built precariously on cliffs and tops until we reach the Wangdue and Punakha Valleys. Overnight stay in Punakha. Day 04: Punakha to Paro via Thimphu. Altitude: 2280m above sea level. Morning ride to Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility): Located near Lobesa, it stands on a round hillock and was built in 1499 by the 14th Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Choegyel, after the site was blessed by the "Divine Madman" the maverick saint Drukpa Kunley (1455–1529) who built a chorten on the site. It will be a common site to see wooden phalluses hanging from the four corners of the roof or being painted on the walls. It is the common belief that this helps in driving away evil spirits. Visit Punakha Dzong: The most beautiful and famous Dzong in the country was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Rinpoche. It is majestically located in between two rivers; Pho (Male) Chhu and Mo (Female) Chhu. Until the time of 2nd King it was the capital of Bhutan. Subjected to open at 1100hrs to 1300hrs and 1500hrs to 1700hrs. After sightseeing ride to Paro via Thimphu taking same road back. En route Paro, we will be visiting Takchog Lhakhang’s bridge which is associated with Thongthong Gyalpo, the iron chain builder of 15th century. Overnight stay at Paro Day 05: Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest day hike/Open plan. No trip to Bhutan is complete without hiking up the Takstang or Tiger’s Nest. Takstang is the most recognized cultural icon perched high up at an altitude of 3000 mts on a cliff. It is believed that in the 8th century the great tantric master Guru Rimpoche (2nd Buddha) flew on the back of a tigress to the site where the monastery now stands. The hike will take approximately 5 hours (to and fro). After hike, get ready for hot stone bath at farm house. Open plan discuses with your guide. Later in evening stroll around Paro town and shop some souvenirs for your loved one. Farewell dinner with cultural program. Cultural show in evening. Bhutanese culture and a means of passing down ancient beliefs and lessons to the people. The most important festival of Bhutan is known as Tshechu which means tenth day. These festivals are celebrated throughout the country on the 10th day of varying months of the Lunar calendar. The common factor of the Tshechus is the reverence and paying homage to Guru Rinpoche who is considered as the second Buddha in Bhutan. The mask dances and other dance routines mostly portray the life and important happening in the life of Guru and is seen as a way of re-visiting and teaching important life lessons. Depending on the region, other mask dances and routines can also be witnessed. These routines mostly showcase the ancient worship of deities or other revered Buddhist teachers. Depart from Paro Airport to onwards journey After your breakfast in the hotel, your guide will escort you till the airport and bid farewell. What if, you come across any problem at the airport, your guide will waiting outside for your assist. Thank you and Hope to see you again.

Kit List

Safety and things you need to bring.
Your safety is of paramount importance to us. The road conditions and temperature changes between the Indian plains and the Hill Stations and the high altitude driving in the Himalayas can all lead to problems if ill equipped.

So we will make it easy as possible for you.

Our local team fits all our bikes with everything that you could possibly need for this adventure of a lifetime and are maintained to the highest standards.

We carry all the relevant spares and equipment that you will need in our support vehicles, and our camping setup is done to maximise your comfort and safety from the weather conditions.


What we supply as part of your package.

  • 500cc Royal Enfield
  • Spare parts for the bikes
  • Mechanic
  • Tour guide
  • Fuel
  • First Aid Equipment
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Oil
  • Hotels
  • Internal Flights

Bhutan Tours

  • Internal flights in India and Bhutan

In fact we only expect you to bring.

  • Good crash helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • High Factor sun cream 30+ minimum
  • Lip balm
  • Waterproof bike boots shin and ankle protection
  • Protective trousers
  • Protective jackets
  • Protective gloves
  • Windproof and waterproof trousers and jacket
  • Scarf or bandana to keep dust out of you nose and mouth
  • Warm Fleece

Tour Cost

What's Included
  • Bhutan Royalty ($65 per person per day).
  • Visa Fees ($40 per person).
  • All necessary permit fees.
  • All transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees.
  • All meals including evening tea.
  • All accommodation in our partner hotels, which are some of the best in the country on twin sharing basis.
  • All trekking equipments and logistics including cooks, camp personnel, horsemen and ponies.
  • English-speaking tour leader, guide and driver.
  • Trekking Insurance (Our value-added service).
  • Cultural Performance (our value-added service).

What's Not Included
  • Airfare for flights into and out of Bhutan.
  • All personal expenses like laundry, telephone, tips, shopping expenses.
  • Meals and Beverages other than the ones mentioned above (see inclusions).
  • Spa Charges.
  • Travel and Medical insurance.

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