One Week Bhutan

    Trip cost: $1899 USD

This piece of Heaven is blessed with varied climatic conditions ranging from subtropical to the frigid reaches of almost 25000 feet snow capped ranges of Tibetan border. Hence, Bhutan is blessed with a wealth of flora and fauna, magnificent mountains, dense forests and crystalline air. On top of that, this unspoiled country with majestic mountains has a unique cultural heritage preserved for many centuries, an architectural style like no other that make it a land full of warm hearted, self-sufficient and friendly people, superb art and eye-catching architecture, without beggars or crime. In fact, The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is truly a Paradise.

Bhutan was on a self imposed isolation up to 1974 becoming one of the world’s most exclusive tourists destinations as has managed to preserve the country’s pristine environment and its culture from the harmful effects of industrialisation and mass tourism on the environment and the traditional lifestyle of Bhutanese.

Definitely, this trip is compared to no other and will truly leave no one indifferent to Bhutan amazing architecture, monasteries and culture.

Itinerary

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Day 01:Arrival at Paro Airport, pick up & drive to the capital city Thimphu. Altitude: 2320m/ 7656ft.

The flight into the Himalayas reveals scenic and breathtaking views of Himalayan Mountains of the world. If the weather allows it you’ll be able to see Mt Everest (8848m, 29,198ft) and other Himalayan Mountain ranges. Upon arrival at Paro you’ll meet with the guide who will greet you to the Kingdom and drive you to the capital city of Thimphu (1 hour 30 minutes drive). On the way to Thimphu you’ll visit, Tamchhog Lhakhang. Located on the opposite side of the river, this temple was built by Thang Thong Gyalpo of Tibet, who built numerous iron bridges throughout Bhutan. After checking into the hotel there’ll be a guided visit to, Zorig Chusum Institute (Thirteen Crafts), It was established in 1971 by the Royal Government in order to preserve the invaluable heritage and promote the arts of Bhutan. The two main objectives of the institute are a) to preserve and promote the traditional arts and crafts and b) to create job opportunities for the underprivileged group of the society, school dropouts and unemployed youths. Paper factory, the handmade paper making in Bhutan stemmed from the age old tradition originat-ed in 8th century of Bhutanese history. The handmade paper constitutes as valuable National herit-age of Bhutanese cultural identity and is preserved through all the ages. The Traditional paper is recognized and held high esteem both in home and outside world. Mini zoo, home of the Takin, Bhutan’s national animal, an extremely rare member of the goat family which is found in herds at very high altitudes (4.000m and above) and live off grass and bamboo. It’s the only animal living at this zoo. Sangaygang View Point, with truly breathtaking views of the entire city of Thimpu and beyond. Kuenselcholing hilltop, is where the largest Buddha statue in the world is located. Tashichho Dzong, or “Fortress of Glorious Religion” was built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body. Overnight at Thimphu.

Cost Includes:

Cities:

  • Arrival & Departure with private transfers on both international and domestic flights,
  • Hotel Accommodation using 4* hotel, in a double/ Twin-sharing Basis with breakfast. (Check single supplementary cost)
  • Guided tour of the city with Private tours to the cultural, historical and heritage sites as per mentioned on the itinerary.
  • Assistance for the trekking gears and the shopping for the trekking equipment if required.
  • Private internal transportation as per mentioned in itinerary.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu (one of then dinner with cultural Dance)

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals on the cities except Farewell and Welcome Dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$45 for one month which you will get it in to Kathmandu airport on upon arrival,Personal trekking equipment
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water, hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, etc..
  • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected, not mandatory)
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc

 

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