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Luxury Tour to Bhutan

Trip Facts:

Trip Name: Luxury Tour to Bhutan
Trip Id: LTTB283
Trip Duration: 05 Days
Max. Altitude: 3,120m/10,240 ft (The Tiger Nest Monastery)
Best Season: March to May and September to November
Meal: Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Accommodation: 4 & 5 star hotels
Transportation: Private car, van or bus (Depends on group size)
Trip Type: Private Tour

Trip Overview:

A luxury tour to Bhutan is a magical journey into the land of thunder dragon tucked high up in the Himalayas. Luxury tours for Bhutan are to stay at luxury 5 star hotels in Bhutan including 4 star hotels and to witness Bhutan’s unique Buddhist culture, traditions and its heritage sites. Also, sink in the immense natural beauty of Bhutan and observe the spectacular Himalayas.

A luxury trip to Bhutan cost depends upon the choices of the hotels you choose from world-class 4 to 5 stars hotels in Bhutan. The luxury tour of Bhutan is all about the three significant places in Bhutan namely the colorful Paro, the tiny capital – Thimphu and the old capital – Punakha. Luxury tours for Bhutan begin after landing at the Paro International Airport where immediately as you step outside of the plane, cool and fresh air greets you. Then sightseeing around Paro will take you to Paro Rinpung Dzong closer to Paro town. Local sightseeing in Thimphu thoroughly explores Thimphu town visiting cultural and heritage sites like includes King’s Memorial Chorten, Buddha’s point, farmer’s centenary market, Tashichoe dzong, handicraft market, folk heritage museum. Sightseeing places in Punakha include Punakha Dzong visit and the hike to Chimi Lhakhang. En-route Thimphu to Punakha is Dochula pass (3050m) which provides majestic Himalayan views of the eastern mountains.

A luxury tour of Bhutan then returns to Paro town for the ever-popular hike to the Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’. It’s believed Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century and meditated here. Also, visit Kyichu Lhakang in Paro the oldest temple in Bhutan. A luxury tour to Bhutan circulates the three major cities in Bhutan and it’s a great opportunity to discover Bhutan.

Trip Highlights:

  • Astonishing views of the world’s tallest peaks onboard flight to/from Paro
  • Guided Thimphu city tour visiting cultural & heritage sites
  • Explore Paro exploding with colors and tradition
  • Visit the Bhutan’s old capital city – Punakha
  • Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ hike, one of the prominent monasteries in Bhutan
  • Visit Punakha Dzong – the most beautiful monastery in Bhutan

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Paro (2250m) & transfer to Thimphu (2350m)
Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha (1310m)
Day 03: Punakha to Paro (2250m)
Day 04: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ (3120m)
Day 05: Paro – Depart

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Paro (2250m) & transfer to Thimphu (2350m)
Arrive Paro flying past some of the world’s tallest mountains. Upon landing at Paro International Airport, cool and fresh air immediately greets you as you step down from the plane. After clearing customs and immigration formalities, meet your representatives and guide waiting outside the airport. Drive to Paro for lunch and also visit Paro Rinpung Dzong. Then drive to Thimphu (1 hr drive) and commence Thimphu sightseeing visiting Buddha’s point, Takin preserve. Then continue to Tashi Choe Dzong- the fortress of the glorious religion was initially constructed in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in the 1960s, Folk Heritage Museum – a 300 year old traditional house converted into a museum, Centenary Farmers Market, the new authentic craft bazaar. Overnight at Luxury Hotel (Lunch/Dinner included)

Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha (1310m)
After breakfast, drive to Punakha from Thimphu which is about three hours drive. En-route, cross over Dochula pass(3050m) which provides a superb view of the eastern mountains on a clear day. Getting closer to Punakha Valley, take a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang ‘the fertility temple’ dedicated to Drukpa Kunley. Upon reaching Punakha, check-in hotel. Overnight at Luxury Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Day 03: Punakha to Paro (2250m)
Early in the morning, visit Punakha Dzong located in between Pho Chhu (Male) and Mo Chhu (Female). Punakha dzong is arguably considered one of the most beautiful monasteries in Bhutan. Explore around this beautiful monastery then drive to Paro tracing the same route and crossing over Dochula, one more good chance to witness the eastern mountains. Overnight at Luxury Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Day 04: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ (3120m)
After breakfast in the morning, drive to the base of the monastery and hike upwards. After two hours of the hike will reach the cafeteria. From here, get an exclusive view of the monastery, rest and have a cup of tea/coffee. Continue hike upwards to the monastery, explore around, get some great pictures. It’s believed Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century here and meditated. Then hike downwards to the road-head and drive to Paro. En-route visit one of the oldest temples in Bhutan ‘Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight at Luxury Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Day 05: Paro – Depart
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the onward flight. Bid farewell to the remote and legendary Dragon Kingdom disappearing again behind its guardian mountains. (Breakfast only included)

Cost Details:

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Includes the following service during Bhutan tour:

• Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
• Accommodation in 4 or 5 stars hotel as per your requirements.
• Bhutan visa fee – including all necessary processing
• Route Permit
• Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan
• A licensed Bhutanese tour guide
• All land transportation by private vehicle
• Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
• Sightseeing as per itinerary
• Monuments entrance fees where applicable
• Drinking water
• All internal taxes and charges
• A sustainable development fee of $65. (This sustainable development fee goes towards free education, free healthcare, poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.)

Excludes in the package cost:

• Airfare & Travel Insurance
• Expenses of personal nature, Tips to guides and drivers
• Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.

Note:

– On the day of departure, the ‘local agents’ host obligation shall be limited to providing breakfast only and any extra requirements shall be payable on a usage basis.
– Our entire Bhutan tours are private journeys and tailor-made programs suited for any independent travelers according to their chosen traveling dates. Should you wish, the tour can be easily customized as per your interest and activities you wish to get involved in or spend more time in your places of interest. Contact us to customize this tour as per your requirements. This tour can be undertaken round the year.

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