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About the Activity:

  • Fixed Departure: November 5, 2016
  • Landlocked kingdom of Bhutan, which is covered with majestic mountains, rivers and beautiful valleys, is a perfect vacation getaway to spend some peaceful time away from the concrete jungles.
  • The tour starts from Bagdogra airport from where you will transfer to Phuntsholing by car.
  • This 9 days and 8 nights tour to this kingdom will take you through some of the most beautiful and iconic tourist destinations, which includes Phuntsoling, Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, and Pho Chhu and Paro.
  • This tour will include all meals, transport and accommodation on all days. 
  • End the tour at Paro.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Reach Bagdogra Airport and get transferred to Phuntsholing by car.

    Complete the immigration processes and relax. Spend spare time at your own leisure.

    Stay overnight in a hotel in Phuntsholing.

  • Day 2 -

    Leave early to Paro and pass through the scenic Bhutan. The drive will be for around 4 hours, which will include a stop for lunch and photography.

    After reaching Paro valley, check in to your hotel and at late afternoon, start exploring Paro.

    Visit National Museum, housed in an old watchtower above Paro Dzong and the collection include displays of spectacular thankas, bronze statues, beautiful stamps from Bhutan and the Tshogshing Lhakhang with its carvings depicting the history of Buddhism.

    In the evening, head back to your hotel and relax.

    Stay overnight in a hotel in Paro.

  • Day 3 -

    Depart from Paro town and travel about 9 miles to the north to indulge in a one and half hour hike to the viewpoint of Taktsang monastery on a cliff.

    Take a short tea break en rout to the monastery and enjoy the drive to the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu.

    Reach Thimphu in the evening and check in to your hotel.

    Stay overnight in a hotel in Thimphu.

  • Day 4 -

    After breakfast, head to Thimphu for sightseeing and visit Memorial Chorten, Painting school, National Library, Bhutanese handmade paper factory.

    In the afternoon, have lunch and bid adieu to the capital city, Thimphu and travel to Punakha via the Dochu La pass, located at the height of 3050m from the mean sea level.

    If the weather permits, you can view the picturesque beauty of eastern Himalayan range from the Dochu La pass.

    On the way visit Chhimmi Lhakang, which is the temple consecrated in the honor of Lam Drukpa Kuenly.

    In the evening, reach Punakha and relax.

    Stay overnight in a hotel in Punakha.

  • Day 5 -

    After breakfast, head to Punakha Dzong. Indulge in a 2.5 hours hike up to the Po Chhu with the sweeping views of the Punakha valley. Reach the bridge at the start point and have delicious lunch there.

    Head for a rafting adventure from here and raft in the lower section of Po Chhu with class 2 and 3 rapids for two hours.

    In the evening end your Punakha Dzong trip and head back to the camp.

    Stay overnight in Punakha camps.

  • Day 6 -

    After breakfast in the morning, embark for the rafting activity in the upper sections of Pho Chhu.

    During this rafting trip, you will be rafting through the rapids of class 3 and some class 4.

    In the evening, head back to Punakha.

    Stay overnight in Punakha camps.

  • Day 7 -

    After breakfast, indulge in a rafting activity for the last time in the lower sections of Pho Chhu, facing the class 2 and 3 rapids.

    After that savor your taste buds with a delicious lunch and head back to Thimphu via the Dochu La Pass.

    Reach Thimphu in the evening, relax and spend time at leisure.

    Stay overnight in a hotel at Thimphu.

  • Day 8 -

    Today, after breakfast, spend the day at leisure in Thimphu and stroll around the local Thimphu market and take away some memories in the form of souvenir.

    Or you can go for a day hike to the temple of Tango Cheri, which is about half hour drive up the valley and then about an hour hike to the monastery.

    In the evening, head to Paro and reach there by night.

    After dinner, stay overnight in Paro.

  • Day 9 -

    In the morning, get transferred to Paro for your flight back home.

    End of tour.

Stay

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  • Tents, rest houses or hotels on twin sharing basis

Meal

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  • All Meals Included

Activity

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  • Sightseeing
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  • Kayaking
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  • Rafting

Other Inclusions

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  • Kayaking and rafting equipment
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  • All safety equipment
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  • Professional guide
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  • All government royalties and visa charges for Bhutan
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  • Permits for cultural sites and river permits

Transport

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  • All travel and transportation in Bhutan in non A/C car or jeep or coach

Things To Carry

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  • Woolen Clothes
  • 7
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
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  • Comfortable Footwear
  • 7
  • Hand Gloves
  • 7
  • Wind Cheater
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  • Camera
  • 7
  • Water Bottles
  • 7
  • Necessary Medications
  • 7
  • Sunscreen
  • 7
  • Sunglasses
  • 7
  • Personal Toiletries

Advisory

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  • Previous experience in the outdoors and camping helps, though is not a must. These trips are participatory in nature, and everyone is expected to pitch in, set up and break down their own tent, clean their own dishes and help with loading and unloading the rafts
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  • A maximum of 18 people can participate in this tour.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If any cancellations are made before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • No Refund Applicable

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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    Vaibhav Kala
    Code: 8073772

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