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Thunder Dragon 'Bhutan'

06 Nights / 07 Days

2N Thimphu– 2N Punakha- 2N Paro

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Thimpu, visit Trashichhoedzong, National Library, Arts & Crafts School, Handicrafts Emporium and Memorial Chorten stupa
  • Stopover at Dochula pass
  • In Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong and local market
  • Simtokha Dzong- the oldest fortress of the Bhutan Kingdom
  • In Paro, visit Ta Dzong - the National Museum of the Kingdom, and Rinpung Dzong
  • Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start From Paro and End in Paro

ITINERARY

Day 01 Paro Airport – Thimphu

On arrival at Paro Airport and after completing your Visa / Permit formalities you will be received by our Bhutan representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (2320Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs), Thimphu is the capital town of Bhutan. Evening free at Leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfasts go for Thimphu sightseeing covering Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday , Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdi

After breakfast drive to Punakha (1200Mts / 3936Fts, 77 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs)/ Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (1350Mts / 4430Fts, 70 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs). Punakha / Wangdi is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over Dochu La pass (3080Mts / 10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong, If time permit visit the Suspension Bridge and then proceed to Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at the Hotel in Wangdi.

Day 04 Punakha / Wangdi

After breakfast today you the Punakha Valley or can even take the Rafting Options on Punakha River. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
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Punakha / Wangdi - Gangtey Excursion – Punakha / Wangdi

Today the day start early for full day excursion to Gangtey & Phobjikha Valley (3000Mts / 9845fts , 85Kms / 3 to 3½ Hrs One way ) The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. At Gangtey visit Black Necked Crane Information Centre , Gangtey Goempa (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 Punakha / Wangdi – Paro

After breakfast transfer to Paro (2134Mts / 7000Fts, 135 Kms / 05 Hrs). Enroute Stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Garden. On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06 Paro

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong (Presently closed for tourist),Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery), Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
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Paro - Full Day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger’s Nest)

Start the day early for a day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger's Nest Monastery) - The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours one way through pine forests. Afternoon at leisure for go for shopping in the market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 Paro Airport

After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

End of Services.

HOTELS OFFERED:

City Nights Category A Category B Category C Meal Plan
Thimphu 2 LEMERIDIEN (CLASSIC) CITY HOTEL (DELUXE) / ARIYA (STANDARD) ) NAMGAY HERITAGE (DELUXE) Breakfast & Dinner
Paro 2 LE MERIDIEN RIVERFRONT (CLASSIC) TASHI NAMGAY (DELUXE) TENZILING RESORT (DELUXE) / METTA RESORT (SUP DELUXE) / KICHU RESORT (DELUXE) Breakfast & Dinner
Punakha / Wangdi 2 RKPO GREEN RESORT (DELUXE) ZHINGKHAM (DELUXE) / DRUBCHHU RESORT (DELUXE) ZHINGKHAM (DELUXE) / DRUBCHHU RESORT (DELUXE) Breakfast & Dinner

PACKAGE COST FROM (01ST JULY 2018 TO 31ST AUGUST 2018):

PACKAGE COST IN INR Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 69480 42240 40560
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 63360 36120 34440
Cost for Extra Adult 46920 19080 19440
Cost for Child without Bed 12840 9720 8880

PACKAGE COST FROM (03RD APRIL 2018 TO 30TH APRIL 2018, 17TH JUNE 2018 TO 30TH JUNE 2018):

PACKAGE COST IN INR Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 73920 45840 43800
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 65640 37560 35400
Cost for Extra Adult 46920 19080 19440
Cost for Child without Bed 12840 9720 8880

PACKAGE COST FROM (01ST MAY 2018 TO 16TH JUNE 2018, 01ST SEPTEMBER 2018 TO 16TH SEPTEMBER 2018 , 24TH SEPTEMBER 2018 TO 30TH SEPTMBER 2018):

PACKAGE COST IN INR Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 77520 49440 43800
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 65640 37560 35400
Cost for Extra Adult 46920 19080 19440
Cost for Child without Bed 12840 9720 8880

PACKAGE COST FROM (25TH MARCH 2018 TO 02ND APRIL 2018 (PARO FESTIVAL), 17TH SEPTEMBER 2018 TO 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018 (THIMPHU FESTIVAL)

PACKAGE COST IN INR Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 88680 53760 47400
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 65640 37560 35400
Cost for Extra Adult 46920 19080 19440
Cost for Child without Bed 12840 9720 8880

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

  • 6 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent.
  • 01 Complimentary Lunch at Paro at Local Farmhouse Lodge
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Services of a Trip Leader will be as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only
  • Transfer & Sightseeing as per the itinerary by Non Ac Car / Jumbo Hiace for minimum 4 pax (Not at Disposal)
  • 01 Bottle water per person per day
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by Specified vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the guest as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis). Concept of vehicle on disposal is not a practice in Bhutan. The vehicle + Trip Leader (Guide) will be with the guest from (0900 Hrs till 1700 Hrs).
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

PACAKAGE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges.
  • Cost for service provided on a personal request.
  • Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.
  • Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Difference in cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

NOTE:

Valid Voter Id or Passport Required for Bhutan Travel
Ta Dzong - Paro (national museum) and Ta Dzong - Trongsa (museum): closed on Sun & Mon
National Library - Thimphu: closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays
Folk Heritage Museum - Thimphu : closed on Government Holidays and on Sat open from 10.30 a.m to 1.00 p.m. and on Sun open from 11.30 a.m to 3.00 p.m
Textile Musuem - Thimphu: Closed on Government Holidays and on Sun and on Sat open from 9.00 a.m to 4 p.m.
Institute of Zorig Chusum (Painting School or Arts & Crafts School) - Thimphu: Closed on Sun & Government Holidays and on Sat open from 10 a.m to 12 o'clock
Institute of Traditional Medicine - Thimphu: Closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays
Post Office: Closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays and other days open from 1000-1700
Paro Dzong opens till 1700 hrs.”
Trashi Chhoe Dzong, Thimpu: Open from 5-6pm from Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm on Sat & Sun, 8 am to 5 pm in winter on Sat & Sunday.
Above rates are subject to change due to tariff revision by Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), major exchange rate fluctuation, royalty or visa fee
revision or in case new taxes are being imposed by govt. of Bhutan.
Bhutan is a Tobacco Free country and hence Tobacco is not easily available. One can carry up to 250 cigarettes for personal use by declaring at customs upon arrival and paying appropriate duty @ 200%. Most of the hotels have both smoking as well non-smoking rooms however they prefer no smoking in the rooms because most of the hotels are made of wood.
One bottle of liquor per person is allowed to be imported Duty Free.
Do not carry Indian Rs. 500/- or Rs. 1000/- currency notes. It is illegal
Santa Fe / Tucson for 2-3 Pax & Hyundai H1 / HI ace for 4-6 Pax
Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs (Subject to availability