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Bhutan 5 Nights 6 Days
6 Days $1533

US $  1595
US $ 1533
  Accomodation : 3 /4 Star Hotel
 Duration : 6  Days
 Grading : Easy
 Max Altitude : 3180m
 Activity : Culture & discovery holidays
 Starts at : Kathmandu
 End at : Kathmandu
 Best Season : All season

Overview

Himalayan Hero has been organizing this 5 nights 6 days tour package.5 nights 6 days Bhutan Tour is a perfect package who wishes to enjoy the wonderful locations of Bhutan. In this tour, you will visit the three most wonderful cities of Bhutan – Thimpu, Paro, and Punakha. Thimpu is the capital city of Bhutan. Paro and Punakha are a popular tourist destination because of their cultural and traditional importance. Paro is famous for the Taktsang monastery. This monastery carries great significance in Bhutanese culture and while we are in Paro we will be visiting the national museum.

Ringspun Dzong and Strolling around Paro town are the activity that we will do in Paro. After Paro, we will be headed to Thimpu. There are many famous places that we will visit in Paro like National Library, Painting School, Royal goldsmith and pass through Lobesa valley. Our final destination will be to Punakha, where we will visit Punakha Dzong which is known as the old capital of Bhutan. Then, we will fly back to the Paro and back to own destination.
 
You will fly in Druk Air (Bhutan international airline company) from Kathmandu to Paro airport and enjoy the once in a lifetime breathtaking Himalayan flight over the Himalayas. In nutshell, you will visit the Tachogang temple, Sightseeing in Thimpu, excursion to Punakha, sightseeing in Paro and many more trips.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Explore Punakha Dzong and Chime Lhakhang in Punakha
  • Enjoy the shopping of arts and textiles of Bhutanese, Thimpu
  • Visit Changkha Monastery and mini zoo at Thimpu
  • Explore Taktsang Monastery in Paro
  • Visit Kyichu Lhakhang and Paro Rinpung Dzong at Paro

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paro by Druk Air.


Druk Air flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offers exciting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival at the airport, received by representative of Dream Tibet Travel and then transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.

Day 2: Thimphu.


After breakfast Thimphu sightseeing. Visit Trashichhoedzong, the beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the Government's office and King's Throne room It is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Then visit National Library which has vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. After that drive to Arts & Crafts School, famous for traditional thangkha paintings. Here you will see, students at work producing intricate design on cloth. After lunch visit Handicrafts Emporium which displays wide assortment of beautifully handwoven and crafted products. Then drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan's Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy, Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 3: Thimphu/ Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )/ Wangdue.


After breakfast drive to Punakha with a short stop at Dochula pass (3,080m) 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, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m. Later visit 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 centre 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 now been fully restored. After that drive to Wangduephodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangduephodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carving, overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

Day 4: Punakha - Paro (125 Km, 4 Hours).


After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for religious studies. Afternoon in Paro visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is serving as the National Museum of the country and holding fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings and Bhutan's exquisite postage stamps. Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district, Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 5: Paro.


After breakfast drive north of Paro valley to ruins of Drukgyel Dozng. From this fort Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies. Nearby visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House which offers good insight into lifestyle of local people. Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called "Tiger's Nest". The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip. While return to Paro town visit en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom, Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 6: Depart Paro.


After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

Inclusions

  • All meals, tea and snacks (Full board meal) during the tour.
  • Government approved required 3/4 star category hotels
  • All airport pickups and drops in Kathmandu and Paro.
  • Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle in Bhutan during the tour.
  • Experienced English speaking guides and local staff during the tour.
  • All city tour with permits and entrance fees for museums and monuments.
  • All government taxes.
  • Bhutan Visa fee.
  • Our service charges.

Exclusions

  • • Personal Expanses
  • • Tips to the Staff and porters
  • • Personal liquors
  • • Wi-Fi, Battery charge and hot shower.
  • • Entry visa for Nepal

FAQ

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A VISIT TO BHUTAN?

The government did not permit tourists into Bhutan until 1974 in order to regulate the tourist tariff. As a result, the number of tourists was kept under control. Bhutanese culture is characterized by happiness, and the national costumes are worn with pride.
Even privileged travelers consider Bhutan to be one of the most unique destinations on earth. This jewel in the Himalayas has not received the attention it deserves because of its secluded location, limited accessibility, and preservation efforts.

 

 

DO I NEED A VISA TO VISIT BHUTAN?
There is a visa requirement for visiting Bhutan. An authorized travel agency in Bhutan must confirm all travel arrangements. Obtaining an entry visa is a service Himalayan Hero provides travellers. 
IS VACCINATION REQUIRED TO TRAVEL BHUTAN?
No vaccinations are required in Bhutan. Vaccinations, medications, and preventative measures will be recommended according to the season and region of travel. Yellow Fever certificates are required when traveling from an infected area. Every traveler should receive a routine immunization. Hepatitis A and Tetanus vaccines are also recommended. 
ALTITUDE SICKNESS: IS IT COMMON IN BHUTAN?
Altitude sickness is a common occurrence in Bhutan regardless of how strong you are or what your fitness level is. Additionally, other symptoms include dizziness, fatigue, and fatigue, apart from dehydration, edema, fatigue, and fatigue. To prevent altitude sickness at higher elevations, we recommend limiting alcohol consumption, staying hydrated, and planning rest days inbetween travel hours.
DO YOU KNOW HOW SAFE BHUTAN IS?
Overall, Bhutan is a safe country with low crime rates. It is, however, essential to be vigilant when travelling internationally. Be cautious when travelling alone and ask your guide where to stay if there is a danger. Never leave your wallet or purse unattended. Often, pickpockets and distraction scams occur in markets. Being aware and being cautious are the best safety measures.
WHAT ARE THE BEST PERIOD TO TRAVEL TO BHUTAN?
Vibrant music and dance culture are found in Bhutan's towns during festivals and holidays.
We will recommend certain travel times once we learn more about your preferences. Depending on the elevation, Bhutan's climate differs. Southern regions are characterized by a tropical environment, while Himalayan areas are marked by snowfall. Monsoons usually occur between June and September during the southwest monsoon. 
ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ITEMS THAT I SHOULD PACK?

Travelling at different times of the year may affect the weather. Except in the summer, winter calls for a warm jacket, sweater, and warm clothing. A cotton shirt or lightweight woollen sweater is appropriate in summer. 

It is advisable to layer your clothing in the event of varying temperatures. Make sure your shoes have a soft sole and are comfortable. Whenever you visit temples or other religious sites, consider dressing conservatively. Males should wear slacks and females should wear pants or long skirts. You must also cover your shoulders if you are inside a religious building.

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  • Monday 30th of November -0001

    Thanks to Chintan's experience in promoting tourism in Nepal, we managed to organize an excellent visit to the main places in Nepal. After our arrival in Kathmandu, we planned together the various visits and transports for Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan. Thanks to their deep knowledge of the various places we have been able to understand throughout the package, the various experiences, such as paragliding and jungle safari, unique and absolutely to be done. I thank Chintan, Madan and the whole Himalayan Hero Adventures Company.

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