- Culture shows and excursions
- Booking Type Instant Booking
- duration 10 days
- tour type Private
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 12+ years old
- max group size 12
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- Experience the rich Bhutanese culture and trek in one of Bhutan’s finest short treks
- Visit Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang temple and Ta Dzong
- Hike to the famous Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery for acclimatization
- Visit Chimi Lhakhang, a fertility temple dedicated to the Divine Madman
On the Druk Path Trek with three Days Cultural tour, we get to experience the rich Bhutanese culture and trek in one of Bhutan’s finest short treks, The Druk Path. The tour begins in Paro with visits to its landmarks like Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang temple and Ta Dzong.
Next, we hike to the famous Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery for acclimatization and to enjoy Bhutan's finest landmark. Our hiking journey truly begins the next day for three days where we get to soak up amazing views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Gangkar Puensum (7,497 m). Cross the Dochula pass and enjoy the lush green forests.
On our trip, we also visit Memorial Chhorten, Punakha dzong, Chimi Lhakhang temple and Druk Wangyal Monastery. Our Druk Path Trek with three Days Cultural Tour in Bhutan ends where it started, in Paro.
Day 1: Arrival and sightseeing in Paro
Day 2: Acclimatization hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery
Day 3: Trek begins: Paro to Jele Dzong
Day 4: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha
Day 5: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho
Day 6: Jimilangtsho to Simkota
Day 7: Simkota to Phajoding to Thimphu: trek ends
Day 8: Thimphu to Punakha
Day 9: Punakha to Paro ; Hike to Chimi Lhakhang
Day 10: Departure
- 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 9 Dinners
- Bhutanese visa fee
- Pickup and drop-off services
- Government approved A and B category hotels in the cities and camping(tents) during trekking on twin- shared basis
- All meals, tea and snacks
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
- English-speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staff
- All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
- Porter services for trekking
- Tents and kitchen utensils for trekking
- Company services and all required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
- Single Supplement
- International flights
- Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
- Personal camping gears (sleeping bag, torch etc)
- Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
- Tips for staff/guide
- Travel Insurance
- Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section of the itinerary
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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.Other Practical Information IS THIS TRIP RIGHT FOR YOU? ⚫ Bhutan is a fairly new country welcoming tourists. In recent years, the country introduced itself to international tourism with the ‘High Value, Low Volume’ tourism policy. ⚫ Bhutan has a great attachment with its highly-protected cultural heritage and natural environment. Bhutanese people are highly welcoming and genuinely nice people. However, there are cultural aspects that are a little sensitive and considered a social taboo. We recommend you grasp yourself with such sensitive issues. Following are some tips for your cultural tour in Bhutan. ⚫ Stay away from the country’s political issues. Never pass negative comments on religion, the royal family, and the head monk. ⚫ Pointing sacred items or paintings is considered disrespectful in Bhutan; you should use your chin to point. ⚫ Sitting on carved stones is not only considered impolite, but it’s taken as a humiliation to culture in Bhutan. ⚫ Always make sure to ask your guide before taking photographs inside religious temples and monasteries. ⚫ Do not photograph any Bhutanese person without their prior consent. ⚫ Smoking is illegal in public areas. ⚫ Swimming or throwing stones, sticks, or anything into lakes and rivers is forbidden – it is believed to disturb the souls of deities. ⚫ Bhutanese are known to consider their natural environment as a heavenly gift, so make sure not to litter anywhere. ⚫ Be courteous with older people and treat them with respect. ⚫ Do not feed birds or animals while visiting the natural sites. COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES We operate this trekking trip by containing the following COVID-19 safety protocols: ⚫ This trip abides to all the updated safety guidelines for travelers, as issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the local authorities of the three nations. ⚫ The tour will be operated by adopting COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardized protocols. ⚫ A group will be limited to not more than 6 trekkers, for now, with concerns about COVID-19 safety for all travelers. ⚫ We have prioritized hygiene protocols on the entire trip encouraging travelers to mask up, wash hands regularly, sanitize and practice physical distancing as much as possible.