A great example of traditional way of living in this modern days is Bhutan with gross happiness. If you wish to explore spiritual and simple life in 21st century Bhutan is one of the country. This Himalayan kingdom journey will be life changing experience.
If you're looking for cheap cultural package tour cost in Bhutan, Raven Tours and Treks can assist you with cultural tours and Travel, private trips and small group sightseeing tours throughout the Kingdom of Bhutan.
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Best of Bhutan Tours for 2017
Day 01| Arrival in Paro, Bhutan – Thimphu (Drive 1 Hr)
Day 02| Thimphu – Punakha (Drive 2 ½ Hrs)
Day 03| Punakha – Paro (Drive 3 ½ Hrs)
Day 04| Paro Sightseeing
Day 05| Departure
Day 01| Arrival in Paro – Thimphu valley tour (1 Hr)
Early morning flight to Bhutan (Please check the flight timing) Upon your arrival in Paro airport our guide will be there to welcome you and transfer to Thimphu. Lunch in the hotel and later drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley offering a nice view of the valley. Enclosure where national animal, Takins are kept and drive to visit the largest and newly built statue of Buddha offering magnificent view of entire Thimphu valley. Could walk down to the hotel. Overnight: Thimphu | Altitude: 2300m
Day 02| Thimphu – Punakha (2 ½ Hrs)
Morning visit the traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Folk Heritage Museum, National Library and the Traditional Institute of Medicine. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery to meet the nuns and interact with them. Lunch in the town and drive to Punakha through Dochula pass (3200 mts) If the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. Walk around the 108 stupas and continue to sub tropical valley of Punakha. On arrival, if time permits hike to the temple of Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. Overnight: Punakha | Altitude: 1350m
Day 03| Punakha – Paro (3 ½ hrs)
Morning drive to visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. This is a fine example of Bhutanese rich Art and Architecture. Retrace the drive back to Paro. After lunch visit Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use. Continue further to stroll around the old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. Could get some opportunity to see the traditional game, Archery match going on. Evening back to the hotel and enjoy the facility in the hotel.
Overnight: Paro | Altitude: 2200m
Day 04| Paro Sightseeing
Morning drive to the base for the hike (2 hrs uphill) to Tiger's Nest, the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro valley. Lunch in the cafeteria. Most of the day will go on the hike. Back to the hotel and enjoy the facility. Hot stone bath for standard package. Farewell dinner in the town. Overnight: Paro
Day 05| Departure:
Morning transfer (10 minutes) to the airport for your departure flight. Your guide will bid you farewell at the airport. Transportation and Travel situation in Bhutan
Ground transportation is by private vehicles based on number of travelers. we provide clean Air conditioning and heat in vehicles . expect bad roads with uphill and narrow tracks too, travel time might delay due to weather too.
Service Includes during Bhutan Tour
-Bhutan Visa arrangement service
-Government royalty and all the taxes
-FIT Surcharge for one and two persons
-Accommodations in A grade hotels
-Three meals a day breakfast, lunch & dinner
- Full time English speaking Bhutanese guide
-Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
-Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary
-Bottled drinking water throughout the journey
-Flight fares from Kathmandu, Bangkok, Singapore, Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Dhaka, Mumbai, Guwahati, Gaya to Bhutan- please choose the route and let us know we book for you
-Personal expenses and any alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages
-Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
-Single room supplement charge for two Pax and above
-Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost
-Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost
-Travel / Medical Insurance
|Bhutan - what to bring?
|What you need to bring depends on what you will be doing in Bhutan. The list will be somewhat different if you are doing just a regular tour or an extensive trekking.
Here is a general list. This list is just a general guide to the things you might take on the trip. The final list may be different depending on the kind of trip you do, whether you're camping or staying in hotels, and on the terrain, weather conditions and time of year.
For Regular Tours (that do not involve trekking)
For Trekking Trips - Clothing, additional items
- Running shoes, sandals or thongs (flip-flops)
- Shorts and trousers or skirt
- Wool-blend socks, liner socks and under wear
- Thermal Underwear (not cotton)
- Fleece Jacket
- T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt with collar.
- Trekking boots and spare laces
- Hat (warm) scarf and gloves
- Waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella
- Windproof Trousers
- Sleeping bag and silk liner
- Maps, compass and guidebook
- Water bottle
- Torch (flashlight), spare batteries and bulbs
- Duffle bag (we provide this free of cost)
For Treks going above 4000m
- Quick-drying camp towel
- Laundry soap powder or bar
- Toilet paper and cigarette lighter
- Sunscren (SPF 20+) and lip balm
- Polarising sunglasses
- Pocket knife
- Sewing/repair kit (for tent and mattresses)
- Iodine, water-purification tablets or filter
- Medical and first-aid kit (see details here)
- Insect repellent (for lower elevations)
- Emergency kit including a whistle and waterproof matches/lighter
- Locks for bags and lodge rooms
- Stuff sacks
- Thermal Underwear
- Woolen hat (or balaclava)
- Down jacket or down vest
- Camera, Memory card and batter charger (or spare batteries)
- GPS unit
- Backpack cover (waterproof, slip-on)
- Trekking Poles