Enthralling Bhutan Tour

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4 Nights 5 Days
Only Land Portion
Thimphu, Bhutan
Tour Details

This Bhutan tour is intend to display the peaceful side of the world, that you will fall in love with completely. Purely Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom, Bhutan has unsurpassed scenic majesty and vibrant culture. The kingdom is still regarded as one of the last Shangrl-la’s in the Himalayan region and is living heritage of Buddhism. 

Sandwiched in the Himalayas between India, Nepal and the Tibet region of China, shares the world’s greatest mountains which makes Bhutan an exotic tourist destination. Take on this Bhutan tour through the land of the dragons and the ravishing Himalayas and enrich yourself to the core.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis
  • Meal Plan (as per mentioned above)
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only

Price Excludes

  • Airfare/train fare, travel insurance, visa
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Additional Surcharge on Normal Rate for Travelling only on 24th Dec & 31st Dec 2018 (Kindly check for the rates before quoting)
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure
Know before you go

This is a short and sweet manual for first timers who are excited to explore Bhutan and wish to avoid those “classic first time mistakes” during your Bhutan tour. Also, we have listed a few tips and giveaways for you so that you know your destination a little bit better and can have an absolutely stress free Bhutan tour. Take note of these little pointers and you are good to go.

  • Best time to go for Bhutan tour- October - December ( Autumn), April- May (Spring)
  • Bhutan is a hiker's paradise. So, hikers and trekkers can explore a lot even on their own in the nearby surroundings.
  • Get a local sim card of you wish to stay connected. Roaming on your current service provider is not a sure thing
  • Bhutan doesn't sell tobacco and is prohibited in public places. So, better carry your own cigarettes and ask your guide for those particular private places where smoking is allowed. Smoking weed is prohibited.
  • Camping in Bhutan is possible if you are doing multi day hikes in the country and in remote regions. You get horses, a guide and a cook as well.
  • Dha is a common sport in Bhutan aka archery. You will be encouraged to try it as most towns have an archery field.
  • Indian Nationals don't need a visa to for Bhutan tour. Carry a valid passport or voter id card.
  • You won't have any language barriers as Bhutanese know English and Hindi quite well. Although, their local language is Dzongkha.
Itinerary

Day 1Paro Airport – Thimphu

(Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
Welcome to Bhutan tour. Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and get transferred to Thimphu (7,710 ft.), the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival, check in at the hotel.

In the evening, you are free to spend time at your leisure.

Day 2Thimphu – Wangdue – Punakha Excursion- Thimphu

(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
After breakfast, drive to Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Wangdu is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over scenic Dochu La pass with great views of the mountains.

Once there, we will visit Punakha Dzong. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952.

After that, take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang – The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening drive back to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu

Day 3Thimphu-Paro- Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfast, we will go for Thimphu sightseeing. Today’s itinerary covers-

Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum, Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery)

Evening is free for leisure. Later, transfer to Paro. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 4Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast, go for Paro sightseeing. Today’s itinerary includes-

Drukgyel Dzong (currently closed for tourists), Ta Dzong (National Museum- Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Paro.

OR

Full day Hike to Taktsang Lhakhang ( Tiger’s nest)
Begin the day early for a full day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger’s Nest Monastery) -This trek all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours – one way through pine forests. Return and go out in the afternoon to the market for shopping and leisure. Overnight at the hotel

Day 5Paro Onward Flight

After breakfast, get transferred to Paro Airport for your onward flight. Your Bhutan tour ends here today. Depart with sweet memories.

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Booking conditions

This Enthralling Bhutan tour comes with limited validity. Kindly confirm before booking the same.

This Rate is based on 10 pax tour.

There may be certain surcharges applicable at the time of booking. All above rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and can be changed without prior notice

Actual ROE is charged at the time of confirmation.

All tours are subject to weather conditions and will operate only if weather permits, no refund will be given if services are not operated due to weather or natural problems.

Please make sure you follow the timings given by the driver and guide for all the services and transfers. In case you fail to follow the timings, the Driver will leave for which no refund will be given.

Hotel and airline cancellations to be applied.

Hotels suggested in the itinerary can be changed and will be equivalent or more to the one given to you in terms of price as per the official rate sheet of the hotel.

Please note to take care of the visa processing and its time as we will not be responsible for any kind of delays or refusal of visa from the concerned consulate and the cancellation policy of the holiday will be applied.

The above tour cost is calculated as per the current taxes, visa charges and other charges as per the current date. Any change till the time of departure and any additional cost of such nature will have to be taken care by the client.

Service tax extra as per new GST rules

Any kind of delays in flight such as fog or technical problem is not the responsibility of Trip Tap Toe and any kind of hotel cancellations and no shows will be the responsibility of the client.