Tour Overview

  • PriceINR 41,500 per person onwards
  • Departure CityParo
  • End CityParo
  • Cancellation policy30 Days Before Travel Date
  • LocationAsia

Tour Description

A 5N/6D tour of Bhutan offers a captivating journey through the heart of the Himalayas, immersing travelers in the serene beauty and unique culture of this mystical kingdom. This carefully crafted itinerary typically includes visits to the charming capital city of Thimphu, the historical town of Punakha, and the stunning Paro Valley, where the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery clings to the cliffs. Bhutan’s breathtaking landscapes, characterized by lush forests, pristine rivers, and towering peaks, provide a backdrop for cultural exploration, as travelers engage with warm and welcoming Bhutanese locals, savor traditional cuisine, and witness age-old traditions and festivals. This compact yet enriching tour encapsulates the essence of Bhutan, allowing visitors to savor its natural splendor and rich heritage within a brief but unforgettable timeframe.

 

Validity : Till 31 Mar 2024

 

ITINERARY

  • Day 01: Pick up from Paro airport and transfer to Thimphu

    After reaching the airport, pick up will be done & we will transfer you to the hotel. Check in to your hotel & relax.

    Also you may take a walk to the main city from Clock tower square for shopping. It provides an excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

    Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu. 

  • Day 02: Thimphu- Local Sightseeing

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the following places.

    Kuensel Phodrang-Buddha Point – The statue was cast in bronze in China and transported by sea and road to this site once occupied by the palace of Druk Desi, a secular ruler of Bhutan in the eighteenth-century. At its completion, the statue will contain 125,000 gilded Buddha statues and a wealth of other statuary.

     Royal Textile Academy & Museum - Intricately patterned wild silk kiras from Lhuentse hang alongside rough nettle fiber cloth from Zhemgang in Bhutan's excellent Royal Textile Academy. The museum, housed in an impressive modern building, celebrates the country's vibrant and varied tradition of hand weaving. From the towering applique thangka that overlooks the entrance hall and the sumptuous garments on display in the Royal Gallery to mannequins dressed in simple herders' clothing from Laya, the museum offers an unparalleled chance to learn about and appreciate this unique aspect of Bhutanese culture.

    Handicrafts Market – An interesting market with local items and bargain price handicraft goods.

     

    Folk Heritage Museum [Entry Fee - INR 300/- per person] - The Folk Heritage Museum, located on the outskirts of Thimphu, recreates a traditional Bhutanese family home inside a beautiful 19th century rammed earth and timber building. Here, the family's prized possessions are on display: shiny wooden bowls line the kitchen shelves, richly patterned fabrics hang alongside aged leopard fur bags in the room next door, and gold glints from thangkas hang in the family's altar room. 

     

    Later proceed to visit TashichoeDzong (outer view) (Fortress of Glorious Religion) [Entry fee of 500/- per person - if guests want to enter inside] 

     

    Takin Reserve & Mini Zoo - Add to Wish List Hidden in a fold of the forest-draped hills high above Thimphu, a herd of takin make their home in the Motithang Takin Preserve. Formerly a small zoo, the king decreed that the animals should be freed rather than kept in captivity. However, instead of wandering deeper into the hills, the tame takin took to the streets of Thimphu, where they became a traffic hazard as they foraged for food.

     

    Later, drive to Sangaygang view point (2685 meters) to have a view of the whole Thimphu valley and walk through hundreds of colourful prayer flags that dot the hill overlooking the valley.

    Later, return to the hotel.

    Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

  • Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha valley Transfer via Dochula

    En-route visit DochuLa - A mountain pass leading further into the Punakha Valley. It offers a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of Eastern Himalayan mountain ranges. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snow capped mountains forming a majestic backdrop to the tranquility of the 108 chortens gracing the mountain pass.

    Later visit Punakha Dzong -The most beautiful Dzong of the town and Suspension bridge-the longest hanging bridge of Bhutan

    Check in the hotel.

    Overnight at a hotel Punakha.

  • Day 04: Punakha to Paro Valley Transfer & Local Sightseeing

    After breakfast, drive back to Paro, follow the way back up the dramatic Wang Chhu and ParoChhu river valleys, before crossing through Paro Town towards the north end of the valley. Later in the day after checking into the hotel, proceed to visit the below places.

     

    Paro Airport View:  This is one of the most stunning airports in the World and also the country’s first and only international airport. With a breathtaking view, this airport became a must-visit place in Paro.

     

    Simtokha Dzong: This Dzong, was built in the year 1629 also known as Sangak Zabdhon Phodrang  by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, Simtokha Dzong was built in the 17th century and it is one of the oldest Dzong built  .An very important and oldest structure..

     

    National Museum of Bhutan: An ancient watchtower that now displays hundreds of ancient Bhutanese artifacts and artwork including traditional costumes, armor, weaponry, and handcrafted implements for daily life. The collections represent the rich cultural traditions of the country. 

     

    Ta Dzong, originally built as a Watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.

    Then walk down the trail to visit RinpungDzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic mandalas. 

    Later visit Paro Market

    Overnight stay at the hotel in Paro. 

     

  • Day 05: Chelela Excursion Or Tiger Nest Trekking

    Drive to Chele la-la pass (3988 m), Drive to Chele pass is a favourite place for many visitors and is one of highest motor able passes in the country. For the Buddhists, it is also a sacred place to festoon the pass with prayer flags. For naturalists, the Chele la ridge offers gardens of Himalayan flowers, plants and of special pheasant species. Water is scarce on these ridges and it is recommended to have enough water supplies with you. Evening drive back to paro. 

     

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    Tiger nest hiking - After breakfast proceed for Taktsang Monastery - 'World Heritage site' trekking. It requires a 3 hours hike to reach the Monastery and 2 hours to come down to the base point. Ponies are available for hire till the cafeteria while going. 

     

    Overnight at a hotel in Paro. 

  • Day 06: Paro Airport Drop.

     After breakfast transfer to the airport. Our escort will bid you farewell.

 

HOTEL OR SIMILAR

  • Thimpu
    Pelyang Boutiqueor Similar
  • Paro
    Paro Grand Resort or similar 
  • Punakha

    Damchen Riverview or similar

 

  • Accommodation on Double/Twin sharing basis
  • Meal Plan:  Breakfast + Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private vehicle
  • Tour Guide at Bhutan
  • All parking fees are included for mentioned sightseeing points 
  • Meals other than those specified above
  • Personal expenses like portages, tips, laundry, mineral water etc.
  • Monument entrances, camera charges, etc.
  • Any activity not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Additional cost due to flight cancellation/ roadblocks, Political unrest etc
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing tour 
  • All Permit (SDF of 1200 per night per day)
  • Travel Insurance for Bhutan tour

 

Terms & Conditions

  • Tax Collected at Source (TCS)

    TCS will be applicable on total Billing as per Government approved rate.

  • Special For COVID19
    Please check the COVID regualtions before travel.
  • Special terms for Hotel Reservation:

    ·        Hotel Check in time 1400 hrs and Hotel Check out 1200 hrs. Guaranteed early check in / check out will attract additional charges.

    ·        Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  acts as intermediary between the concerned hotel/s for rooms bookings.

    ·        Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  / Its Partners / Its Employees are no way responsible for quality of rooms & hotel / Size of hotel rooms / allocation of rooms / Type of rooms / Amenities provided at hotel rooms / Food served in hotel / services of hotel / Staff behaviors at hotel / Upkeep of hotel etc

    ·        Such factors are beyond the control and purview of Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd . Hence Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  / Its Partners / Its Employees can not be held responsible for these

    ·        During festive season (Like Chirstmas, New year etc) Hotel reserves the right to impose compulsory meals or additional service charge. Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  does not have control on such things. Same is as per respective hotel policy.

  • Confirmation and Payment Terms

    ·        Formal confirmation email along with guest Passports & PAN will be required

    ·        50% advance to be paid at the time of confirmation

    ·        Balance 50% to be paid on or before the cut off date, which will be mentioned after confirmation

    ·        All bookings are on pre payment basis.

    ·        The itinerary will be released once payment receipts are confirmed.

    ·        In case there are any tax liabilities or bank charges involved they would have to be borne by you.

  • Cancellation Term
    • Once after confirmation : Rs 5000 per person
    • Before Cut off Date : 25% of package cost
    • After Cut off Date : 100% of the package amount
    • "No Show" is subject to Full Booking Charges
    • Amendment, if requested, cost will be provided on case to case basis.
  • General Terms
    • ·        This Rate is Valid for Indian Nationals Only

      ·        This is just a quote, no reservations held yet or booking is not proceed yet. The rooms & rates are subject to availability at the time of booking / confirmation.

      ·        Hotel, Sightseeing, Meals, Transfers rate might change without any prior notice until & unless it been booked/ confirmed from your end.

      ·        The change in dates will attract re-quote.

      ·        Normal Hotel check-in time is from 14.00 hrs onwards. & check-out time is at 12.00 hrs.

      ·        Additional Bank charges will be applicable, if payment is made in foreign currency.

      ·        The above cost does not include any kind of surcharge if applicable during the given travel period.

      ·        There will be an additional cost for an entire transfer between 22:00 - 07:00 hrs (if not stated inside the package) or out of SIC Schedule timings based on destination of travel.

      ·        Please note there will be time gap between pick up from airport / Hotel check in & flight Landing. Also there will be time gap between flight take off & airport drop/ hotel check out. Hotel check in / out may be at a particular time. Guaranteed early check in / late check out will attract additional charges.

      ·        At check in all guests will be required to present a Major Credit Card or pay a security deposit.

      ·        Quotation is calculated at current exchange rates between as on quoted date. If the exchange rate fluctuates by more than 2% of the rate as on quote date, we reserve the option to revise the price accordingly

      ·        Our quotations to you are in a specific currency and the invoices will be / are in INR to allow you to pay us in India. Hotel Travelia specifies a particular conversion rate for a particular invoice. By accepting or confirming the booking you are accepting the conversion rate specified by us. Quotation might change due to currencies ROE fluctuation during confirmation & booking process.

      ·        No hotel rooms / facilities booked for you. Same is/are subject to availability.

      ·        If the said hotel is not available, alternate accommodation will be arranged, change in cost if any will be advised.

      ·        Rates are subject to change without notice

      ·        Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  / Its Partners / Its Employees are no way responsible for quality of rooms & hotel / Size of hotel rooms / allocation of rooms / Type of rooms / Amenities provided at hotel rooms / Food served in hotel / services of hotel / Staff behaviors at hotel / Upkeep of hotel etc. Such factors are beyond the control and purview of Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd . Hence Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  / Its Partners / Its Employees can not be held responsible for these

      ·        Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  acts as intermediary between the concerned airlines, hotels, all transport operators and local tourist offices providing the services. Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  is therefore not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by the tourists, including those occurring outside the touring programs.

      ·        Additional expenses incurred due to delay, accidents, natural and disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne by the traveller.

      ·        Programs and prices, services and conditions are based on those valid at the time of quoting and are therefore subject to change without advance notice before or during the tour.

      ·        Package rate is subject to change

      ·        Visa is subject approval from Consulate General / Embassy / High Commisision of respective country. Onze Voyagez HotelTravelia Pvt Ltd  can only assist on the process and no way responsible for rejection or delay in any way.

      ·        Rejection of visa will be treated as a cancellation and cancellation terms and charges apply.

      ·        The company reserves the rights to cancel the bookings in case of any late/short/non-payments without any intimation

      ·        Jurisdiction : All cases, whatsoever be, will be under Kolkata Jurisdictation, irrespective of place or incident.

      ·        Traveller / Person dealing on behalf of traveler, agrees and accepts to the above conditions. Please notify us incase you have any objection to above conditions immediately on receipt / before making or confirming any booking, failing which it will taken as agreed and accepted.

       

       

Tour Highlights

  • Covers Paro, Thimpu & Punakha
  • Visit to Kuensel Phodrang-Buddha Point, Royal Textile Academy & Museum, Folk Heritage Museum, DochuLa, Simtokha Dzong, National Museum of Bhutan, Chele la-la pass  or Tiger nest hiking 

Know before you go

Please check visa & vaccination rules before travel !

General FAQs

  • Does this include airfare & visa ?

    No ! Airfare and visa are not included

  • Does this include Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) ?

    No ! SDF is not not included in the pacakge !

Meeting Point

Paro Airport - Arrival Area !

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