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Overview

Bhutan is an incredibly beautiful mountain kingdom. This tour will introduce you to the mountains, the monastries and the warmth of the Bhutanese people who are simple yet progressive and always smiling. You will also get to hike and view the beautiful landscapes of this tiny mountain kingdom. This tour will show you the best sights of Western Bhutan and we can guarantee that you will be hungry for more!

FAQs

 

MERIT POINT OF THE PACKAGE

  • As suggested by many that Bhutan tour should always be with guide hence all our Bhutan Packages are with Guides from the time guest lands in Bhutan till the time they leave the Geographical boundary of Bhutan.
  • We have based the packages on the best hotels of Bhutan, who know the taste of an Indian tourist. Vegetarian people have to know that these hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food. The serve will be basic, freshly prepared & healthy. No region specific food will be available.
  • For 2 pax we are using Toyota Car and 3-6pax we are using Haice Van & for 6pax & above we are using Toyota Coaster Bus.

 

COST INCLUDES

  • No Commission for CWB = Child with Bed; CNB = Child No Bed; SRS = Single Room Supplementary & Meals Supplement of an ADULT OR CHILDREN.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on Bed & Breakfast plan on Twin / Triple Sharing Basis.
  • Transfer & sightseeing as per the itinerary by NON AC Toyota Car / Van / Bus. (NOT AT DISPOSAL)
  • Services of an Escort cum Guide as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
  • Current Bhutan State & Hotel tax as on 01/01/2011.

 

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • GST (Current Government Service Tax) 3.09 % as on 01/04/2012
  • Change in Taxes if any shall will be collected directly upon arrival.
  • Train fare, Airfare, All insurance coverage.
  • Expenses of personal nature & cost for services not included in "Cost includes" title.
  • Cost incurred due to Political disturbance, Natural calamities, Doctors on call etc. Accidents or any unforeseen circumstances
  • During High Season (MAR, APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV), most of the hotel in Bhutan are full with charter for Inbound Movement. You are requested to send the booking request for mentioned period well in advance. At such time Bhutan Hotel may Charge High Season surcharge which will be mentioned with the confirmation sent over the mail.
  • Difference in amount arising due to change in Fuel price in Bhutan (Calculation based on Petrol INR 57 per liter & Diesel INR 36 per liter)
Other Tours of Bhutan

Highlights

Paro, Thimphu, Wangdi, Punakha Dzong, Gangtey, Ta Dzong, Drugyel Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Che-Lela Pass

Itinerary

DAY 1      ARRIVAL AT PARO - THIMPHU (65 KMS / 02 HRS, 2134Mts / 7000Fts)

 

Arrive Paro by Druk air the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by ITT members transfer to Thimphu (65 KMS / 02 HRS, 2134Mts / 7000Fts), the capital of Bhutan. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 2      THIMPHU

 

After breakfast go for morning sightseeing - visit the Indigenous hospital where traditional old art of healing is still practiced, Art & Craft school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers. Afternoon visit the Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, 15 century Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple and free time in the market. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 3      THIMPHU - WANGDI (70 KMS / 03 HRS, 1350Mts / 4430Fts)

 

After breakfast drive for 3 HRS to Wangduephodrang via Punakha crossing the Dochu la pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of Lobesa. Visit Punakha Dzong built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu Rivers in the 17th Century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel served as capital of Bhutan until 1955. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. Further proceed 20 minutes to Wangduephodrang (17 KMS / 20 Mins, 1350Mts/4430Fts) and view the Dzong from outside and stroll around the market area. Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 4       WANGDI - GANGTEY - WANGDI (70 KMS, 2 ½  Hrs ONE WAY)

 

After breakfast go for Full day Gangtey excursion. Gangtey Gompa in the Phobjikha Valley is a 16th century monastery. It is the only monastery in Bhutan, which follows the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism. The Phobjikha valley is home to rare Black Necked Crane, an endangered species, which migrate from the Tibetan plateau in winters. About 250-300 of these reside in this beautiful valley. Return to Wangdiphodrang in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 5       WANGDI – PARO (135 KMS / 05 HRS, 2134Mts / 7000Fts)

 

After breakfast go for drive (135 KMS / 05 HRS, 2134Mts / 7000Fts) to Paro via Lobesa and a short walk through farm houses and fields to Chimme Lhakhang. This monastery was built in the 15 century and dedicated to the famous Lam Drukpa Kunley or divine mad man. He is one of the most famous saints in Bhutan and his temple is visited mostly by childless couples. Lunch at Thimphu (optional) and drive to Paro visiting the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 6      PARO

 

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing - visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel Dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the Dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. Visit Ta Dzong (National Museum) Opening Hours – whole week - 0900HRS TO 1600HRS & Closed On National Holidays , which was built in 1651 as a watchtower. Since 1951 the Dzong has been re-established as the National museum and holds fascinating collections of art and religious Thankha paintings. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town. Overnight at Hotel.

NOTE: Kindly note that due to recent earthquake (18th September 2011) earth quake, Ta Dzong (Paro Museum) had been closed and shifted to exhibition hall just above the museum. Now the exhibition hall will be open throughout the week except for government holidays)

 

DAY 7       PARO - CHE-LELA PASS - PARO (35 KMS, 1 ½ Hrs ONE WAY)

 

Today go for day excursion to Che Lela Pass and explore the valley. Later return to Paro. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 8       PARO - ONWARD CONNECTION

 

After breakfast transfer to the airport for onward connection.

 

 

Bhutan is an incredibly beautiful mountain kingdom. This tour will introduce you to the mountains, the monastries and the warmth of the Bhutanese people who are simple yet progressive and always smiling. You will also get to hike and view the beautiful landscapes of this tiny mountain kingdom. This tour will show you the best sights of Western Bhutan and we can guarantee that you will be hungry for more!

FAQs

 

MERIT POINT OF THE PACKAGE

  • As suggested by many that Bhutan tour should always be with guide hence all our Bhutan Packages are with Guides from the time guest lands in Bhutan till the time they leave the Geographical boundary of Bhutan.
  • We have based the packages on the best hotels of Bhutan, who know the taste of an Indian tourist. Vegetarian people have to know that these hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food. The serve will be basic, freshly prepared & healthy. No region specific food will be available.
  • For 2 pax we are using Toyota Car and 3-6pax we are using Haice Van & for 6pax & above we are using Toyota Coaster Bus.

 

COST INCLUDES

  • No Commission for CWB = Child with Bed; CNB = Child No Bed; SRS = Single Room Supplementary & Meals Supplement of an ADULT OR CHILDREN.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on Bed & Breakfast plan on Twin / Triple Sharing Basis.
  • Transfer & sightseeing as per the itinerary by NON AC Toyota Car / Van / Bus. (NOT AT DISPOSAL)
  • Services of an Escort cum Guide as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
  • Current Bhutan State & Hotel tax as on 01/01/2011.

 

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • GST (Current Government Service Tax) 3.09 % as on 01/04/2012
  • Change in Taxes if any shall will be collected directly upon arrival.
  • Train fare, Airfare, All insurance coverage.
  • Expenses of personal nature & cost for services not included in "Cost includes" title.
  • Cost incurred due to Political disturbance, Natural calamities, Doctors on call etc. Accidents or any unforeseen circumstances
  • During High Season (MAR, APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV), most of the hotel in Bhutan are full with charter for Inbound Movement. You are requested to send the booking request for mentioned period well in advance. At such time Bhutan Hotel may Charge High Season surcharge which will be mentioned with the confirmation sent over the mail.
  • Difference in amount arising due to change in Fuel price in Bhutan (Calculation based on Petrol INR 57 per liter & Diesel INR 36 per liter)
Other Tours of Bhutan
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Bhutan is an incredibly beautiful mountain kingdom. This tour will introduce you to the mountains, the monastries and the warmth of the Bhutanese people who are simple yet progressive and always smiling. You will also get to hike and view the beautiful landscapes of this tiny mountain kingdom. This tour will show you the best sights of Western Bhutan and we can guarantee that you will be hungry for more!

FAQs

 

MERIT POINT OF THE PACKAGE

  • As suggested by many that Bhutan tour should always be with guide hence all our Bhutan Packages are with Guides from the time guest lands in Bhutan till the time they leave the Geographical boundary of Bhutan.
  • We have based the packages on the best hotels of Bhutan, who know the taste of an Indian tourist. Vegetarian people have to know that these hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food. The serve will be basic, freshly prepared & healthy. No region specific food will be available.
  • For 2 pax we are using Toyota Car and 3-6pax we are using Haice Van & for 6pax & above we are using Toyota Coaster Bus.

 

COST INCLUDES

  • No Commission for CWB = Child with Bed; CNB = Child No Bed; SRS = Single Room Supplementary & Meals Supplement of an ADULT OR CHILDREN.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on Bed & Breakfast plan on Twin / Triple Sharing Basis.
  • Transfer & sightseeing as per the itinerary by NON AC Toyota Car / Van / Bus. (NOT AT DISPOSAL)
  • Services of an Escort cum Guide as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
  • Current Bhutan State & Hotel tax as on 01/01/2011.

 

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • GST (Current Government Service Tax) 3.09 % as on 01/04/2012
  • Change in Taxes if any shall will be collected directly upon arrival.
  • Train fare, Airfare, All insurance coverage.
  • Expenses of personal nature & cost for services not included in "Cost includes" title.
  • Cost incurred due to Political disturbance, Natural calamities, Doctors on call etc. Accidents or any unforeseen circumstances
  • During High Season (MAR, APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV), most of the hotel in Bhutan are full with charter for Inbound Movement. You are requested to send the booking request for mentioned period well in advance. At such time Bhutan Hotel may Charge High Season surcharge which will be mentioned with the confirmation sent over the mail.
  • Difference in amount arising due to change in Fuel price in Bhutan (Calculation based on Petrol INR 57 per liter & Diesel INR 36 per liter)
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Bhutan is an incredibly beautiful mountain kingdom. This tour will introduce you to the mountains, the monastries and the warmth of the Bhutanese people who are simple yet progressive and always smiling. You will also get to hike and view the beautiful landscapes of this tiny mountain kingdom. This tour will show you the best sights of Western Bhutan and we can guarantee that you will be hungry for more!

FAQs

 

MERIT POINT OF THE PACKAGE

  • As suggested by many that Bhutan tour should always be with guide hence all our Bhutan Packages are with Guides from the time guest lands in Bhutan till the time they leave the Geographical boundary of Bhutan.
  • We have based the packages on the best hotels of Bhutan, who know the taste of an Indian tourist. Vegetarian people have to know that these hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food. The serve will be basic, freshly prepared & healthy. No region specific food will be available.
  • For 2 pax we are using Toyota Car and 3-6pax we are using Haice Van & for 6pax & above we are using Toyota Coaster Bus.

 

COST INCLUDES

  • No Commission for CWB = Child with Bed; CNB = Child No Bed; SRS = Single Room Supplementary & Meals Supplement of an ADULT OR CHILDREN.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on Bed & Breakfast plan on Twin / Triple Sharing Basis.
  • Transfer & sightseeing as per the itinerary by NON AC Toyota Car / Van / Bus. (NOT AT DISPOSAL)
  • Services of an Escort cum Guide as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
  • Current Bhutan State & Hotel tax as on 01/01/2011.

 

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • GST (Current Government Service Tax) 3.09 % as on 01/04/2012
  • Change in Taxes if any shall will be collected directly upon arrival.
  • Train fare, Airfare, All insurance coverage.
  • Expenses of personal nature & cost for services not included in "Cost includes" title.
  • Cost incurred due to Political disturbance, Natural calamities, Doctors on call etc. Accidents or any unforeseen circumstances
  • During High Season (MAR, APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV), most of the hotel in Bhutan are full with charter for Inbound Movement. You are requested to send the booking request for mentioned period well in advance. At such time Bhutan Hotel may Charge High Season surcharge which will be mentioned with the confirmation sent over the mail.
  • Difference in amount arising due to change in Fuel price in Bhutan (Calculation based on Petrol INR 57 per liter & Diesel INR 36 per liter)
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