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Bhutan (6N/7D)

Day 01 : 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.

Day 02 : 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, Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 03 : Thimphu - Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Punakha / 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 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 free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 04 : Excursion to Gangtey (Phobjikha)(Distance: 78 kms. One way / Driving Time: 3 hrs.)

After breakfast, start for full day excursion trip to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gangtey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can also visit Gangtey Gompha. Evening return back. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 05 : Punakha/Wangdue - Paro Sightseeing(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants. 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.

Day 06 : Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called Tiger's Nest (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kyichu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07 : Paro Airport

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

TOUR COST:-Ex Delhi: 13 th May till 31st July 2017 (Daily 30 Seats)

No of Nts Destination Departure

Per pax (Min2 Pax)

Per pax (Min4 Pax)

Per pax (Min6 Pax)

Child with Bed

6N/7D Bhutan (Ex Paro)

31300/- +9% ST

24300/- +9% ST

21300/- +9% ST

10300/- +9% ST

Accommodation provided at different Places
Thimphu : Khamsum Inn / Hotel Sambhav / Similar
Punakha / Wangdue : Hotel YT / Similar :
Paro : Namsay Choling / Nivvana Home Stay & Lodge /Similar

  • Prices Include:
  • Accommodation on twin sharing Basis as hotels mentioned.
  • All Meals (Bed Tea, Breakfast and Dinner).
  • To & Fro Airport Transfers.
  • Transportation by Non A/C transfers as per itinerary (point to point basis only)
  • Guide
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary

    Prices Do Not Include:

  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hardrinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • 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 & landarrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Service Tax & Travel Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
  • Permit for Bhutan:
  • Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on
  • production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.
  • Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:
  • Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No chargewill be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or
  • Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan.
  • Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.
  • NOTE:
  • The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will confirm
  • similar category.
  • About Vehicle:
  • Tour Starting or Ending from Bhutan (Fly In & Fly Out) Packages:
  • We provide exclusive Bhutan Non AC vehicles in our all packages.
  • Santa Fee / Tucson for 2-3 Pax including child upto 12 yrs..
  • Hyundai H1 / Hiace for 4-6 Pax.
  • Toyota Hi Roof Hiace for 7 & above Pax.
  • DO'S:

  • Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original &
  • valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card.
  • Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.
  • Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.
  • DON'TS:

  • Tobacco & Tobacco products are banned in Bhutan.
  • Do not bring any plant or agricultural product out of Bhutan. It is illegal.
  • Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan.
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    • Weekends and Supplement charges are not included.
    • In a room only one extra bed is provided.
    • Person above 6 years and below 12 years is considered as child.
    • Rates are not valid from 20th dec -2015 - 10th jan-2016.
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