Bhutan Heritage by Bicycle

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • age_requirement 18+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Ends Paro, Bhutan
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TOUR OVERVIEW
The Bhutan Heritage By Bicycle trip starts from and ends in Paro. It is a bicycle tour that takes 7 days taking you through Dochu La Pass, Punakha and Thimphu in Bhutan. Bhutan Heritage By Bicycle is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Long isolated from the rest of the world, the Himalayan nation of Bhutan still maintains an aura of mystery. Bicycling in Bhutan rewards you with stunning views and pristine nature on good paved roads with little traffic. We start cycling from Thimpu after visiting Paro and head east to Punakha, stopping to visit dzongs (fortresses), monasteries, and temples, while absorbing the Buddhist culture.

This introductory tour to the Land of the Thunder Dragon starts with a tour of Paro and a ride around the capital Thimpu. The most challenging leg is a climb to the top of Dochula Pass, down from which you’ll wonder at the scenery changes as you enter Punakha Valley. After a day exploring the lush flora and fauna around Tashithang, Punakha Dzong will amaze you with its construction.

Ending with a special visit to the fabled Tiger's Nest Monastery, you will go home enlightened by the fascinating landscapes, peoples, and cultures of Bhutan. The headiness won’t be from exertion at high altitude, it will be from the once in a lifetime experience!

CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
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5 - Excellent
  • Mitchell Marescia
  • On Jun 20 2018
“It was a perfect way to experience the majestic Mountains, beautiful Bhutanese people & their serene spiritual culture. Touring on a bicycle is the perfect pace to take in all the sensory elements that the country has to offer, while at the same time challenging your body!”
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5 - Excellent
  • Guy Mordoch
  • On Jun 14 2018
“Amazing trip to Bhutan with Spiceroads that facilitated with its great staff. An excellent combination of cycling, visiting sites, eating local foods, meeting local people and learning about the Bhutanese culture.”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Catherine Creede
  • On Jun 14 2018
“I found Bhutan utterly magical and felt completely privileged to see and experience it by bike.”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Stephen Reid
  • On Apr 29 2018
“Well organised and covers all my needs! There is a good balance between cycling and sightseeing, and you don't just see the main sites.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transport
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Guide
  • English-speaking guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Paro are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Bhutan Heritage by Bicycle tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Bhutan Heritage by Bicycle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 44 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 03 March 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 March 2021, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 44 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Bhutan Heritage by Bicycle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Bhutan Heritage by Bicycle tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Minimum Participants

The minimum number of Participant for this trip is 1

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