Tucked away in the cradle of the Himalayas Bhutan is often called the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Alsoknown for introducing the concept of Gross National Happiness or GNH to the world, Bhutan has become the must visit destination for all.
|Destination||Nights||Hotel and Room||Meals|
|Thimphu||4 night(s)||Room only|
- Return Airfare in economy class – Ex Kolkata
- Sightseeing with a specialized cultural representative
- 20% discount on laundry
- 10% discount on beverages
- One River side/or Botanical Garden picnic. This is applicable on the day excursion trip to Punakha.
- Currently applicable taxes
Day Wise Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrival At Paro And Transfer To Thimpu
- Welcome to Paro. The last 15 minutes or so is amazing with snow covered peaks jutting majestically out
- of the clouds and then mountains either side as Druk Air zooms down the valley getting lower and lower
- and closer to the airport. On the view are settlements on the ground, the bare paddy fields, the
- meandering tracks, the river and streams, the trees and finally the town of Paro and the International
- Airport. Located at an elevation of approximately 2200 meter above sea level, this airport sometimes is called as
- “straight out of the fairy tales”.
Day 02 :thimpu Sightseeing
- After breakfast, sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following: the National
- Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan's
- 13 traditional arts and crafts. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of
- the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts
- Emporium and local crafts shops, to browse through example of Bhutan's fine traditional arts. Here you
- can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry,
- interesting items made from local materials.
Things to see and do
The National Library, Pedzoe Lam. Tel:+975 2 322-885 - houses a rare collection of Buddhist texts on the second floor, and there is a small selection of English books on ...
The National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Serzhong Lam an excellent place to have any chronic ailments diagnosed and treated using herbal compounds. Ensure to keep the ...
The Bhutan Textile Museum or the National Textile Museum is a national textiles museum in Thimphu, Bhutan, located near the National Library of Bhutan. It is operated by the ...
This is one of the oldest house in Thimphu, having been restored and transformed into Folk Heritage Museum in the year 2001 under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Ashi ...
Day 03 :drive To Punakha - Thimpu
- After early breakfast, drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) stopping briefly here to take in the
- view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road.
- If skies are clear, numerous peaks can be seen from this pass.
- Later visit to Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637
- by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative center of the region,
- Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan's history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and
- an earthquake, the Dzong has been fully restored by the present King.
Things to see and do
Day 04 : Thimpu - Paro - Thimpu
- The beautiful valley of Paro encapsulates within itself a rich culture, scenic beauty and hundreds of
- myths and legends. It is home to many of Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries, National Museum
- and country's only airport. Mount. Chomolhari (7,314m) reigns in white glory at the northern end of the
- valley and its glacial water plunge through deep gorges to form Pa Chhu (Paro river). Paro is also one of
- the most fertile valleys in the Kingdom producing a bulk of the locally famous red rice from its terraced
Day 05 : Departure From Thimpu
- The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
- Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
- Date of booking to 30 days before travel the cancellation charges will be 10% of the tour cost
- 30 to 15 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost
- 15 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost
- 0 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 100% of the tour cost. No refund shall be given
- Please note cancellation policy is subject to change. It depends on the hotel policy. In peak season, some hotels may charge 100% cancellation.
- Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
- Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
- Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
- Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
- You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.