Essence of Bhutan Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 1-85 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-15690
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Ends Paro, Bhutan
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy amazing views of surrounding hills and mountains from the Pelela Pass
  • Explore museums & monasteries in Punakha
  • Hike up to the amazing cliff-hanging monastery of Tiger’s Nest
  • See major sights of Paro and Thimpu during sightseeing tours
Experience the peaceful Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan on this trip of a lifetime and get the chance to discover Bhutanese lifestyle, landscapes and culture. Book this guided tour and travel to some of the most important places in the country.

Start your trip with a sightseeing tour of Thimphu, the political and economic center of Bhutan and a living gallery of traditional Bhutanese culture, before heading for Punakha. See panoramic views of the Himalayas from the Dochula Pass on the way to Punakha and take a short hike through a scenic forest while travelling to Chimi La Khang, commonly known as the Fertility Temple.

Travel all the way to the Pelela Pass and enjoy amazing views of the Himalayas, including Mount Jhomulhari (7,314m). Hike up a cliff face to reach the well-known Taktshang Monastery, also called Tiger’s Nest. Discover Bhutanese history and culture during your visit to monasteries and while exploring some of the most important museums of the country, including the National Museum of Bhutan in Paro.

Get the opportunity to interact with the locals throughout the tour. For more details about this 7-day tour, please read the itinerary.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive in Paro –Thimphu
  • Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing – Punakha
  • Day 3: Punakha – Trongsa – Bumthang
  • Day 4: Bumthang sightseeing
  • Day 5: Bumthang – Paro
  • Day 6: Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Day 7: Paro departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers: both pickup and drop off services
  • A minimum of 3-star accommodation on a twin-sharing basis (4/5 star hotels may be booked at an additional cost) and tented camps if/where necessary
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and tea/coffee with snacks
  • Mineral water during the tour and at meals
  • Services of a government-licensed & experienced English-speaking Bhutanese tour guide
  • Tours/sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Temple, monastery and museum entrance fees
  • Medical facilities if necessary (consulting doctors & medicine)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International flight tickets
  • Domestic flights within Bhutan
  • Your travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Other than Indian nationals, an extra USD 200 per person/night for the "Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee" + one-time USD 50 per person for the Bhutan visa fee should be paid directly to the operator
  • Laundry, telephone, bar and beverage bills
  • In the group, if any clients demand a single room then there will be a single supplement of an extra US $30 per night halt.
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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

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