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A Cultural Tour of Druk Yul

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 35
  • guiding method Fully guided
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  • Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Ends Paro, Bhutan
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore the breathtaking Mt. Chomolhari.
  • Visit Paro, Thimpu and Punakha.
  • Discover the best of Bhutanese culture
  • Check out the Changangkha Monastery and Drupthob Nunnery Temple
Locally known as Druk Yul, the Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in South Asia that is more popular as the happiest country of Asia.

Until the early 17th century, Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefdoms. The area was unified by the Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Guided by a prophecy, he fled religious persecution to Tibet and cultivated a separate Bhutanese identity.

With this tour, you get to see some of the most unique, beautiful and famous places of Bhutan such as the capital city Thimpu, Punakha and Paro. This trip brings you closer to the spectacular mountain scenery, natural beauty and dramatic monasteries that showcase the country at its magnificent best.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimpu
  • Day 2: Drive to Punakha
  • Day 3: Drive to Paro
  • Day 4: Paro Sightseeing and Visit Thaksang Monastery
  • Day 5: Drive to airport and departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers.
  • Sightseeing and monasteries entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Government recognised and licensed Bhutan English speaking guide.
  • All necessary travel permits.
  • Bhutan Visa and TDF.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Meal on full board plan (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Flight to/from KTM
  • Flight to/from DEL
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Your international flight.
  • our travel insurance.
  • Personal nature of expenses - bar and beverage bills.
  • Tip to guide, driver etc.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • James Harry Doherty Jr
  • From USA
  • On Jun 03 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Excellent
  • Mai Giao
  • From Vietnam
  • On Sep 07 2018
5 - Excellent
Excellent time with nice service
We have had a perfect trip to Bhutan for 5 days. The tour guide wait for us at the immigration exit. From this point he takes care of every things for us, good food, good view, beautiful country. We are very with this trip.
  • Trần
  • On Sep 07 2018
5 - Excellent
Nepal Bhutan Culture tour
Excellent, very professional for Himalaya tours, we visit almost the holy Budda places and sightseeing around the Paro, old capital Punakha and Thimpu as well, feel the typical culture of Bhutan and Nepal
  • Joselyn
  • On Dec 01 2017
5 - Excellent
Excellent experience
It was an amazing trip. The service provided by the travel agency and tour guides was remarkable. I would do it again anytime.
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CANCELLATION

10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • An average group size of maximum 8 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • Is Asia open for tourists?

    Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.

    As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.

     

  • How to plan an Asia tour?

    Asia is a relatively large continent, so there are a wide variety of destinations to explore. Therefore, if you are planning a multi-country trip to Asia, the first thing you need to prepare is the list of countries you are interested in along with your starting and ending points. You would also need to decide on the best time for your trip depending on seasonal variations that affect each country. 

    After finalizing when and where to travel in Asia, you should make arrangements for all the necessary travel documents. These would include visas, insurances, Covid-19 test reports, vaccine cards, and so on.

     

  • Which countries should I visit in Asia?

    Asia has more than enough destinations to meet every traveler’s needs and desires. If you are into adventure, look no further than the mighty Himalayas. Go on an exhilarating hike to the base camp of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, or head for the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh instead. Thailand, with its blend of dazzling nightlife, rich history, and striking monuments, is the perfect destination not just for those who wish to let their hair down but also for travelers looking forward to being part of a memorable cultural experience. 

    Go on a tour to Cambodia, home to the monumental Angkor Wat, if you are into off-the-beaten-path destinations, or choose a Japan tour if you wish to discover how traditions and modernity can be seamlessly blended. The Maldives, with its numerous islands and beaches, is sure to provide you with countless opportunities to kick back on sandy stretches, swim in turquoise waters, and go island-hopping, while the rainforests of Malaysia and Indonesia are a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. 

     

  • What country in Asia is fluent in English?

    English is a widely spoken language in Asia, which means that you would not have much difficulty conversing with locals during your trip. Singapore ranks the highest in terms of its proficiency in the English language. The Philippines comes second, followed by Malaysia. Other countries where you will not face much trouble if you can speak English are South Korea, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam, and Indonesia. 

    You will find that English is part of life of a section of the population in all these countries. They have road signs in English (along with those in their native languages) as well as English newspapers. Public announcements are often translated into English in these countries, and it is not difficult to come across store banners and product labels written in the language. In addition to all this, locals are also accustomed to tourists, which means they can at least carry out basic conversations in the language. 

    However, please keep in mind that it is the urban population in the continent that has had the most exposure to the language and is better at communicating in it. The more you travel to the countryside, the fewer English speakers you will meet.  

     

  • How much does an Asia tour cost? What is the cheapest country to travel to in Asia?

    There are several factors that determine the amount of money you will spend during your Asia tour. These include the countries you wish to visit, the length of your trip, the type of tour you have chosen (group, private, luxury and budget) as well as other expenses like insurance, visas, and transportation. 

    Laos is probably the cheapest destination in Asia, with an average daily expense of USD 23 per person. India is yet another budget-friendly destination in the region when it comes to foreigners. Expect to spend between USD 35 to USD 40 per person, per day if you are a mid-range traveler. The average daily expense in Cambodia is slightly higher, at USD 50 per person. Japan and Singapore, on the other hand, are some of the most expensive destinations on the planet. On average, travelers should expect to shell out USD 130 dollars per person, per day while in these countries.    

     

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