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Overview

About the Destination:

Nestled in the lap of the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, the ‘Land of Thunder Dragons’, boasts of its scenic splendours and appeals. One of the neighbouring countries to India, this scenic land is bestowed with diverse natural beauty, lofty peaks, gurgling rivers and enchanting meadows.

Known for its friendly locals, a visit to this scenic and quaint country is all about revisiting indigenous cultures and traditions. Whether you are yearning for a fascinating tour among the towering peaks, or wish to attain mental solace, or just want to have immense fun on your holiday, visit here in Bhutan tour package and you will never be disappointed on your decision!

About the Departure with Details:

The Bhutan cultural tour will expose participants to a whole new and fascinating world that is known for its monasteries, natural beauty and other fascinating places of interest. During the course of the entire Bhutan package tour, one will be given the opportunity to visit Art & Craft School, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop Chendebji chorten, Wangduephodrang Dzong, Phobjikhs Valley and other beautiful landmarks that defines the country at its best!

Meal Types: All meals during the course of the bhutan trip

Activities: Sightseeing & Historical Tour

Duration: 5N/6D

Difficulty Level: Easy 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer from Hasimara Railway Station to Thimpu (178km/6 Hours)

    Phuentsholing, Momos, Immigration Formalities

    Following your arrival at Hasimara Railway Station, get introduced with the enchanting beauty of Bhutan with a short drive to Phuentsholing (977ft), a quaint town on Indo-Bhutan Border. Having lunch in this scenic town, complete the immigration formalities and continue driving towards Thimpu (2,300m), the capital of Bhutan.

    Arriving in the capital city, check-in into a hotel and spend the evening with a visit to the local markets; enjoy gastronomic delights like ‘Momo’, and retire for the day.

  • Day 2 - Thimpu City Tour

    Art & Craft School, National Library, Royal Goldsmith Workshop, Handicraft Centre

    Post today’s breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour and visit a local hospital that still makes use of traditional medicine and proceed towards Art & Craft School, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft Centers. Post lunch, visit the Memorial Chorten while marvelling the scenic views of the entire Thimphu valley. Evening will be spent at leisure followed by an overnight stay.

  • Day 3 - Drive from Thimpu to Wangdue/Punkaha (via Dochu La Pass) (70km/2 Hours)

    Dochu La Pass, Wangduephodrang, Mehsina Village, Punakha Dzong  

    Today’s drive will take you through the Dochu La Pass, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayan Range if weather permits. Continuing with the drive, you will finally arrive in Wangduephodrang; on the way, make it to Mehsina Village and visit Chime Lhakhang, the ‘Temple of Fertility’.

    Post lunch in a local restaurant, continue with the drive and make it to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. Conclude the day with a visit to the Punakha Dzong that was built in 1637 and is one of the most gorgeous dzongs in Bhutan; overnight stay in Punkaha/Wangdue.

  • Day 4 - Drive from Wangdue/Punkaha to Paro

    Local Shopping in Paro Main Street

    After having breakfast in Punkaha, embark on an enthralling journey to the beautiful city of Paro. An exciting part of the day will include a visit to Main Street, where you can indulge in local shopping. Markets in this region are popular for brassware, silk and cotton, incense sticks, silver jewellery and several other indigenous materials. Arriving in PAro, check-in into a hotel and spend the evening at total leisure.

  • Day 5 - Paro Exploration and Sightseeing

    Tango monastery, Rinpung Dzong and Nya-mey Zam

    Begin the day with a spiritual visit to the Tango Monastery. Residence of Desi Tenzin Rabgye, the reincarnated form of the monk who built the monastery, it is also an important Buddhist learning centre in Bhutan. Post this, visit the Ta Dzong, a natural museum and Rinpung Dzong that defended Bhutan from the Tibetan invaders.

    Continuing with the tour after lunch, visit Nya-mey Zam Bridge that is also called the ‘Bridge with no Fish’ and unfold some of the myths and mysteries of Bhutan. Come evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

  • Day 6 - Drive from Paro to Hasimara

     Bhutan Cultural Tour Ends Here

    After breakfast, pack your bags and check-out from the Paro hotel. Hereafter, you will be driven back to the Hasimara Railway Station; lunch will be provided on the way. With you drop at the station, wish ‘adieu’ to the enchanting locales of Bhutan and continue with your onward journey to home. 

Other Inclusions

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  • Train tickets (Sleeper Class) while returning
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  • All accommodations during the tour
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  • Railway station pick-up and drop
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  • All meals during the tour (5 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 5 Dinner)
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  • All sightseeing tours
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  • All immigration charges
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  • Local and experienced guides and drivers
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  • All point to point transfers

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Good quality trekking shoes, slippers and extra pair of socks
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  • Sunscreen lotion or any other skin moisturisers
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  • Water bottles, trendy backpack and energy bars/snacks
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  • A pair of sunglasses and camera
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  • Caps or hats
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  • Personal toiletries and basic medication (if any)
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  • Flash light (with spare batteries)
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  • Insect repellent and emergency medical kit

Advisory

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  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
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  • Pay heed to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience.
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  • Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour.
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  • Avoid roaming during the nights.
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  • Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour.
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  • The tour takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
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  • While visiting the monasteries or other similar spots, do obey proper dress-code and do not hurt the local sentiments of the places.
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  • Tobacco is absolutely prohibited in Bhutan. The tourists might use it, but extra care should be taken. Selling or giving tobacco to the locals is also a crime.
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  • Make sure you take off your footwear before you enter into any religious place.
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  • You are advised to dress discretely and modestly in Bhutan. If you’re visiting any Bhutanese temple (Tsechu), they’d admire you if you wear their national dress gho and kira. Also make some donation to Tsechu.
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  • Foreign nationals are not permitted to carry Indian rupees across the border to and from India.
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  • Buying and selling of antiques is strictly forbidden in Bhutan.
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  • Don't jump to give toys or treats to children in exchange for photo offers. Locals are careful not to breed a generation of children who beg tourists, as happens - but adults likely will not object out loud out of politeness.
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  • Although Bhutan welcomes foreigners these days especially for those on their last minute all inclusive holidays, the country is extremely conscious regarding its culture.
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  • The greeting in the Bhutanese language Dzonkha for hello is Kuzu Zangpola, and says Tashi Delek for good bye or good luck.
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  • All the citizens, except India and Bangladesh, need VISA to enter into Bhutan.
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  • VISA should be applied minimum 30 days before you plan to visit Bhutan.
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  • One need s Route Permits to travel in Bhutan and this is provided by the Immigration office at Thimphu.
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  • Either carry Nu (Bhutan's currency) or INR (Indian Rupees).Both is accepted in Bhutan, though 500 and 1000 Indian rupee notes might not be as easily accepted.
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  • Use right hand while giving or receiving something. Pass the holy sites keeping them on your right side.
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  • US dollars are pretty widely accepted in Bhutan, but you are still advised to exchange some of your currency to Bhutan's currency i.e. ngultrum (Nu) or Indian Rupee for buying small items and for the really remote places. There are not many ATM machines nearby except major cities like Thimphu, where also international ATM/credit cards might or might not work.
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  • Do bring MasterCard - NOT Visa or other credit cards. Banks, ATM's will NOT give cash on a Visa credit card in Thimphu or Paro and other areas as well and only a few merchants will take credit cards.

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