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Glimpse of Bhutan

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5.0 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 3 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Ends Paro, Bhutan
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hike to Takstang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, the most photographed site in Bhutan
  • Visit where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tiger in the 8th century
  • Explore Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan
  • Tour Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan
This Glimpse of Bhutan tour is perfect for those who have limited time but have always wanted to explore the land of the thunder dragon. Learn the cultural and natural wonders of this magical Buddhist Kingdom in the Himalayan region.

Enjoy scenic drives, picturesque sightseeing walks, and even a short mountain hike to see a spectacular view. Visit the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang), the Memorial Chhorten and Tashichho Dzong, three very famous sites in Thimpu, the capital city. Take a scenic drive to Paro, where you can explore Tiger's Nest Monastery, the Farm House, the National Museum and other attractions.

Over just two nights and three days, you can learn about the traditions, myths, culture, landscape, and people of Bhutan. Explore the hidden jewels of this amazing country!


ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive in Paro and drive to Thimpu
  • Day 2: Thimphu – Taktsang – Paro
  • Day 3: Paro – Departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers
  • A minimum of 3 star twin sharing accommodation (4/5 star may require an additional cost)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and tea/coffee with snacks
  • Mineral water during the tour and at mealtime
  • A government licensed & experienced English speaking Bhutanese tour guide
  • Tours / sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
  • Medical facilities if necessary (consulting doctors & medicine)
  • Temple, monastery and museum entrance fees
  • Tourism Development Fund of US$ 10 per person
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Flight to/from Paro
  • Your travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, bar and beverage bills
  • Tips for guide and driver
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Jack Pigott
  • From UK
  • On Sep 21 2018
5 - Excellent
Excellent experience
Guides were great and always happy to answer questions. Great way to see Bhutan.
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 29 2018
5 - Excellent
Unforgettable Trip
It was a short and an amazing trip, definitely gave us an unforgettable lifetime experience to visit Bhutan. Our guide at Bhutan was very knowledgeable on the history of Bhutan and was able to answer all our questions. The meals,... Read more
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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.

Other Practical InformationSingle supplementary charge of USD 30/night for minimum 3 pax in a group.
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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