The Royal Bhutan Tour

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  • Duration: 6 days
  • Validity: 30/04/2015
  • Price: Rs.13,999
Day 01
Arrive Paro and begin our The Royal Bhutan Tour with Kirty Holiday. Transfer to Thimphu. Sightseeing Thimphu. Pick-up from Paro airport & transfer (65 kms – 1.15 hrs drive) to Thimphu. After check in at hotel, half day sightseeing Thimphu. Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan. Visit King’s Memorial Chorten (Monument), Chang Gangkha Monastery (one of the oldest monastery in the valley), National Zoo (contains national animal takin), National Library (collections of holy scripts) & BBS Tower. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 02
Thimphu sightseeing. Visit Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts (also known as the painting school), National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 03
Early morning transfer to Punakha/Wangdue (via Dochula Pass). Punakha / Wangdue sightseeing. Morning drive (70 kms / 2.30 hrs) to Wangduephodrang, with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. In Wangdue, stop at Mehsina village & visit Chime Lhakhang – The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century by Lama Drukpa Kinley. (This monk is popularly known as the Devine madman for his philosophy, “Salvation through sex”). Afternoon drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan, and visit Punakha Dzong, which is noteworthy both for being one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan and also for having been built by the first Shabdrung in 1637. Overnight in Punakha
Day 04
Morning transfer to Paro. Half day sightseeing Paro. Morning transfer (160 kms / 4 hrs) to Paro. After lunch drive 12kms north of Paro to hike to Tango (Horse’s Head) monastery. It will take about 45 minutes to hike to the monastery. Tango Monastery is a Buddhist college, and it’s the residence of the Desi Tenzin Rabgye, a young boy who is the reincarnation of the 16th-century monk who built Tango. Overnight in Paro.
Day 05
Full Day sightseeing Paro. Visit the Ta Dzong, a circular fortress that once protected this valley from the Tibetan invasion. It is now the National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. A short drive back to the Paro Rinpung Dzong which was built and consecrated in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. This Dzong is also the administrative seat of the district of Paro and it also contains a state monastic community of about 200 members. Afternoon will drive up to visit Drugyel Dzong which is located upstream to the end of the paved road. This Dzong was also built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1647 to commemorate his victory over the Tibetans in 1644. While coming back from Drugyel Dzong visit ‘Tiger’s Nest’ base camp & Kitchu monastery. The evening ends with a walk through the Paro’s main shopping district. The local shops sell a variety of goods-groceries, textiles as well as prayer flags. Overnight at Paro
Day 06
Depart Bhutan. Tour Ends
  • 05 Nights accommodation as per mentioned  hotels or Similar in base category rooms.
  • Daily Buffet
  • Daily buffet/fixed breakfast  in budget , Deluxe & Standard Package.
  • Non air-conditioned car ( Indica/ Wagon R / Van for 2-3 Pax & Sumo for 4-7 Pax for Sightseeing and excursions as per our brochure itinerary.
  • Vehicle will be provided point to point and not at  disposal
  • Airfare/Train/Bus
  • Govt Service Tax 3.09%
  • Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any meals/services not mentioned above
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo id card.
  • Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.
  • Must carry camera to preserve your memories of the trip.
  • Carry moisturizer, lip guard & sun protection lotions who have allergy of exposure to sun.
  • Must carry Passport.
  • Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.
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