Bhutan Peaceful Dragon Tour

Duration
6 Days

Posted By
B+Michael
Dear Tandi,
Thank you for your trekking service in Nepal. Our guide Mingmar Sherpa was outstanding! He took good care of us from Monday evening (when we landed late to Lukla) til the following Monday (he waited and watched us fly off on a delayed afternoon flight). Mingmar was hospitable,... Read More
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This expedition will bring a wonderful insight into Bhutan as you get escorted through western Bhutan Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and Wangduephodrang, exploring important cultural sites, monuments, unique culture and tradition, people, and villages. The highlight of this tour will visit Punakha Dzong which stands majestically at the junction of the two rivers Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River

outline itineary :

Day 01| Arrival in Paro, Bhutan – Thimphu (1 Hr)
Day 02| Thimphu – Punakha (2 ½ Hrs) 
Day 03| Punakha sightseeing 
Day 04| Punakha – Paro (3 ½ Hrs) 
Day 05| Paro Sightseeing 
Day 06| Departure from Bhutan


Tour Price Per person 

1 Person         USD  230   Per Person Per Night
2 Person         USD  210   Per Person Per Night

3-10 Person   USD 190   Per person Per Night

11 Person & Above USD 180 Per Person Per Night
   
Single room supplement charge: USD 20 per person per night

Detailed Itinerary Bhutan Tours
 
Day 01| Arrival in Paro – Thimphu valley (1 Hr)
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 throughDochula pass (3200 mts) If the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. Walk around the 108 stupas and continue to sub tropical valley of Punakha. 
Overnight: Punakha | Altitude: 1350m
Day 03| Punakha tours
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. Drive further up to visit the Souvenir Making Center for girls supported by Youth Development Fund. Interact with the students and back to the hotel for lunch. After lunch could relax in the balcony of the hotel to enjoy the view and the nature. Or could go for an hour hike to the temple of Khamsum Yuley Lakhang or the temple of Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. 
Overnight: Punakha
Day 04| Punakha – Paro (3 ½ Hrs.)
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 05| 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 over looking 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 available on Clients personal expenses. Farewell dinner in the town. 
Overnight: Paro
Day 06| Departure:
Morning transfer (10 mins) 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.

please consult your doctor before you come to travel. in Bhutan we have local doctors to assist incase if needed.

Hotels / Resorts / Tents
We choose nice and best available hotels based on your budget. you will have private rooms with hot and cold showers
Guide, Driver and helpers
local expert guides and drivers.
this program can be customized based on your time and interest 

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
 Excludes in the package / supplement during Bhutan Tour
 
-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
Visa processing

  • Bhutan visa is pre-process by our company we need to have your passport copy by scan on our e-mail. we will send you electronic visa on your mail. you need to print and carry to fly to Bhutan. at immigration authorities will stamp on your passport.
  • your passport must be valid more than 6 months at the time  of travel in Bhutan

Notes: There are regular flights from Kathmandu Nepal, Bangkok Thailand, Delhi India to Bhutan . for flights and package please contact us now
 

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
 

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


 
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)
  • Running shoes, sandals or thongs (flip-flops)
  • Shorts and trousers or skirt
  • Wool-blend socks, liner socks and under wear
  • Thermal Underwear (not cotton)
  • Sunhat
  • Fleece Jacket
  • T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt with collar.
For Trekking Trips - Clothing, additional items
  • Trekking boots and spare laces
  • Hat (warm) scarf and gloves
  • Waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella
  • Windproof Trousers
Equipment
  • Backpack
  • 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)
Miscellaneous Items
  • Toiletries
  • 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
  • Earplugs
For Treks going above 4000m
  • Thermal Underwear
  • Woolen hat (or balaclava)
  • Gloves
  • Gaiters
  • Down jacket or down vest
Optional Equipments
  • Camera, Memory card and batter charger (or spare batteries)
  • Adapters
  • GPS unit
  • Altimeter
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • Backpack cover (waterproof, slip-on)
  • Trekking Poles

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 6 Days
Accomodation: Hotel
Seasons : sep, oct, Nov and march, April, may
Type: Easy
Activities : culture,Tour & Hiking
No. of Pax : 2 person above
Starts From : Paro Bhutan
Ends at : Paro Bhutan

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