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Bhutan

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

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All about the Bhutan.

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Air Fare on economy class from Ex Kolkata.
  • Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis (Base category twin rooms, unless specified).
  • Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
  • Exclusive Non-a/c vehicle for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes applicable (as per itinerary).
  • Guide / Escort charges.
  • Rates are quoted in Indian Currency.
  • Rates are valid for Indian nationals only.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water and cost for other activities such as rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage, etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees for museums and monuments.
  • Any cost arising due to unforeseen contingencies such as landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. Such expenses will have to be paid directly.
  • 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.
  • Any form of Insurance.
  • Anything which is not included in the inclusion.
  • GST of 5%
  1. Day 1 PARO AIRPORT – THIMPHU (Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)

    Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk.

    Overnight stay at Thimphu.

    Meals: Lunch or Dinner

  2. Day 2 THIMPHU

    Hightlights: Thimphu Sightseeing

    After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten(Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here. In the evening visit Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion).

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch or Dinner

  3. Day 3 THIMPHU – PUNAKHA/WANGDUE (Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)

    Hightlights: Punakha Sightseeing

    After breakfast drive to Punakha (4298 ft.) / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.) to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong – built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. 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 and easy hike 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 free for leisure. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch or Dinner

  4. Day 4 PUNAKHA/WANGDUE – PARO (Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)

    Hightlights: Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong – National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong – Meaning “fortress of the heap of jewels”. The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure.

    Overnight stay at Paro.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch or Dinner

  5. Day 5 PARO

    Hightlights: Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast hike to the famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp). Later visit Drukgyel Dzong & Kyichu Monastery.

    Overnight stay at Paro.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch or Dinner

  6. Day 6 PARO AIRPORT

    After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

    Meal: Breakfast

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Hotel Accommodation

THIMPHU

Dorjee / Kisa / Pedling

PUNAKHA

Puna Cottage / Dragon’s Nest / Punakha Residency

PARO

Tashi Phuentshok / Dewachen
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