Tour Cost: Twin Room Occupancy US $1,790pp
Duration: 7 nights in Bhutan
Group Size: Maximum 12 people
Accommodation: 7 nights in hotels (3 star or above)
Altitudes: 1500m/4,921ft – 3,822m/12,539ft.
Tour Pace and Walking: moderate with undemanding walks and one hike or mule ride in beautiful surroundings.
Expected Climate: Temperate colder at altitude.
Attractions: The unique Punakha Drupchen, strong Buddhist culture and heritage, visiting temples and fortresses, workshops and museums with spectacular landscapes with excellent photographic opportunities throughout the trip.
Photographic Opportunities: Excellent
Bhutan is set high in the Himalayas between India and China; where snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys, dense jungles and crystal-clear rivers combine with a calming ancient Buddhist culture. During this tour we visit the major historical and religious sites in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha; watch dawn break over the High Himalayas; perhaps ride a mule to the iconic Taksang monastery in its lofty position 900m above the Paro valley; visit Buddha point and have a bird’s eye view of the Thimphu valley; walk in the valley of the Black-neck Cranes and witness the unique Punakha Drupchen. Bhutan, home of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon, welcomes you.
Delhi/Calcutta/Bangkok/Kathmandu – Paro Flights with Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines. Visit Paro Ta Dzong now the National Museum and Paro Dzong. Continue to Thimphu
Thimphu, an early morning drive to the site of the golden Buddha and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the valley below. Back in Thimphu we begin our cultural visits.
A morning visit to Thimphu Weekend market, lunch and continue our journey east to Punakha.
Punakha to Phobjikha-the valley of the globally endangered Black-necked Cranes
Phobjikha to Paro, driving through a dramatic landscape.
Paro, Taksang Monastery/Tigers Nest: approximately a 5 hrs walk or hire a mule! Afternoon visits to Kychu Lhakhang and the atmospheric ruins of Drugyel Dzong.
Exit Bhutan, Paro – Delhi/Calcutta/Bangkok/Kathmandu with Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines.
Twin Room Occupancy US $1,790 per person
Single Room Occupancy US $175
Note: This itinerary is also available as a private tour for 1 and 2 pax. Further information please contact [email protected]
Delhi – Paro – Delhi – US $803
Calcutta – Paro – Calcutta – US $450
Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu – US $445
Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok – US $900
Included in Bhutan Land Cost
Visa and Taxes
Tour Guide who is expert in the field and proficient in spoken English
All activities as mentioned in the itinerary
Tea/coffee and snacks
Bottled water throughout the trip
All necessary camping equipments if the tour involves camping
All entrance fees for museums
Not Included in Bhutan Land Cost
Travel insurance (essential)
Laundry service (available at all hotels), phone calls and alcoholic drinks
Charges incurred as a result of circumstances beyond the control of Langur Eco Travels