The Classic Bhutan in 5 days - A journey of its kind

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    Bhutan

  • Best season :Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb

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Tour Highlights


Visit Tashicho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery 
✔ Memorial Chorten, a religious monument built to honor a former king
✔ Giant golden Great Buddha Dordenma statue, watch the sunset over the valley below
✔ Visit the arts workshops and museums
✔ Takin Sanctuary, Takin is the national animal of Bhutan.
✔ Dochu La pass hiking at an elevation of 10,000 Ft.
✔ Punakha Dzonga located on the island of Pho- Chu.
✔ Short, easy hike to Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to the quirky Buddhist leader Drukpa Kunley.
✔ Hiking to the Iconic Taktsang Monastery 
✔ Bhutan's oldest temple, Khyichu Lhakhang.

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Tour Highlights


Visit Tashicho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery 
✔ Memorial Chorten, a religious monument built to honor a former king
✔ Giant golden Great Buddha Dordenma statue, watch the sunset over the valley below
✔ Visit the arts workshops and museums
✔ Takin Sanctuary, Takin is the national animal of Bhutan.
✔ Dochu La pass hiking at an elevation of 10,000 Ft.
✔ Punakha Dzonga located on the island of Pho- Chu.
✔ Short, easy hike to Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to the quirky Buddhist leader Drukpa Kunley.
✔ Hiking to the Iconic Taktsang Monastery 
✔ Bhutan's oldest temple, Khyichu Lhakhang.

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Start Point : Paro End Point : Paro

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Paro – Thimphu by surface 65 Kms approx 1.5 Hrs

Day 02: Thimphu – Punakha by surface 77 Kms approx 3 Hrs  

Day 03: Punakha – Thimphu by surface 77 Kms approx 3 Hrs – Paro by surface 65 Kms approx 1.5 Hrs 

Day 04: Hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery

Day 05: Departure from Paro 

See Detailed Itinerary

Bhutan the country also known as the kingdom of Bhutan in the eastern Himalayas. Anyone can be astonished by its beauty, which is simple yet mesmerizing. The pleasant climate and the happy people of this country are the things one can easily fall for. Getting the glimpse of the Himalayas and the peaks of Kanchenjunga and Everest can awe-stuck anyone. The decorated monasteries and the outfits of natives with a smile on their faces can create your vibes so festive and lovely. Exploring its culture and cuisine is another factor one can be happy to see in any city you visit.

Itinerary : The Classic Bhutan in 5 days - A journey of its kind

Day 01 : Arrive in Paro – Thimphu by surface 65 Kms approx 1.5 Hrs

Today on your arrival at Paro, Fly into the town of Paro from Delhi, Kolkata, Kathmandu, on arrival meet and received by company representative and drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.  Thimphu, in the foothills of the Himalayas, on arrival check into the hotel and Spend rest day exploring and visit the Tashicho Dzong, which overlooks the city. This fortress-like compound is a Buddhist monastery and the seat of the Bhutanese government. Then stop by the magnificent Memorial Chorten, a religious monument built to honor a former king. Finally, make your way to the giant golden Great Buddha Dordenma statue, where you'll watch the sunset over the valley below. Thereafter drive back to booked accommodation. 

Overnight stay in a hotel                                 
Meal Dinner Only 

Day 02 : Thimphu – Punakha by surface 77 Kms approx 3 Hrs  

Today you'll delve deeper into Bhutanese culture in Thimphu. Go on a half-day tour around the city, stopping at arts workshops and museums, an indigenous medicine hospital, convents and monasteries and a Takin sanctuary. The Takin is the national animal of Bhutan and is a large goat-like animal. After lunch, we will travel to the town of Punakha, about three hours away. You'll drive through thick forest as the road climbs gently up to the Dochu La Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet (3,050m). Take in the spectacular mountain vistas to the north before continuing down to the sub-tropical Punakha Valley. On arrival check into the hotel, rest of the time at leisure. 

Overnight stay in a hotel                     
Meal Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner

Day 03 : Punakha – Thimphu by surface 77 Kms approx 3 Hrs – Paro by surface 65 Kms approx 1.5 Hrs 

Today morning, we will visit Punakha Dzong, located on the island of Pho - Chu (Male River) and Mochu (Female River). The Dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal (the person who unified Bhutan) to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. It was here that the dual system of government was introduced in the 17th century and in 1907, the first king Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck was enthroned. Damaged over the centuries by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has been fully restored in recent years by the 4th King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. At the Dzong you can see the highest wooden standards. If there is time to go see the longest suspension bridge for walkers. There after we get ready for short, easy hike to Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to the quirky Buddhist leader Drukpa Kunley. The "fertility temple," as it's sometimes called, is filled with phallic imagery said to ward off evil spirits. From there, drive back through the Dochu La Pass for more panoramic views of Himalayan peaks along the Tibetan border. Later on we proceed our drive to Paro via Thimphu. 

Overnight stay in a hotel                     
Meal Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner

Day 04 : Hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery

This morning you'll embark upon a full-day hike to the iconic Taktsang Monastrey, also called the Tiger's Nest Monastery. To reach this 17th century temple complex nestled into the mountainside, you'll climb up a somewhat steep path for one to three hours. If you're not too tired, continue further uphill to visit a few more monasteries off the beaten track. Take in the amazing views of the Paro Valley, and then stop at Bhutan's oldest temple, Khyichu Lhakhang, on the way back down. Evening at leisure. 

Overnight stay in a hotel                     
Meal Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner

Day 05 : Departure from Paro 

Today morning well in time we will be transferred to Paro airport to board our flight back to home.

No Accommodation                                    
Meal Breakfast Only 

 

Indians travelling by Surface
1. Passport having validity of around 6 months or Voter ID Card
2. Passport size Photos at least 3 to 5

Foreigners Travelling to Bhutan
1. Original passport valid till 6 months.
2. Colored Passport size photos
3. Visa Application form

Packing list for Bhutan
1. Medical Kit 
2. Basic medicines
3. Carry antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and painkillers along with inhalers and pain relief sprays, ointment to avoid any last moment mood spoiler.

Full sleeves waterproof jackets
It depends on the season you are visiting. Although, you would need light woolens round the year but you need to carry heavy ones if you are visiting between November to March. Water repellent jackets would keep you safe from unseasonal rains.

Moisturizers 
If you have dry skin, better you carry two bottles of your brand.

Extra bag 
For picking up your dirty wears and keeps it away from the woolens.

Wearables
Goggles For protection from sun and UV-rays, Sunscreen Lotion with high SPF (30 or above), Mustard Oil, Lip Balm/ Vaseline, Gloves for bikers, Mufler, Caps, Water/Wind proof jacket.

Eatable stuff 
Carry Glucose, chocolates, Nuts and other stuff which u want to carry. NOTE: Appetite will reduce due to AMS

Toiletries
Face wash/Paper Soap, Tooth brush/ Tooth paste, Wet tissue/Dry tissue, Moisturizer / Comb
 

Here is what the tour fee includes:

1. Accommodation – Accommodation will be provided in standard category hotel, using standard room on triple sharing basis, in case of non-availability of rooms at the time of reservation, we shall accommodate our guests in alternative similar category hotel. In case any clients want to stay in the mentioned hotel, we will be happy to upgrade the room category which may result in additional cost to be borne by the client.

2. Meals – Kindly go through the detailed itinerary, as meals will be provided according to the mentions in each respective itinerary (meals are provided on fixed menu on buffet basis).

3. Transportation – We generally use transportation depending on number of person booked for the tour under following category:-
For 2-4 Person – Sedan car in AC in Plains & Non AC in Hills 
For 05 Person – Bolero / Sumo / Toyota Innova / Xylo Car AC in Plains & Non AC in Hills 
For 06-08 Person – Bolero / Sumo / Tempo Traveller 
For 09-12 Person – Tempo Traveller 
For 13+ - Mini Bus / 26 seated tempo 

Note:  Transport Fuels, toll, parking, and State tax are included.
a. In case of half day – It will be only 40 Kms / 4 Hrs 
b. In case of full day – it will be only 80 Kms / 8 Hrs  
c. There will be per kms / per hour additional charges crossing the above limit.

4. Guide – The Cost include fee of only local city / monuments guide only for sightseeing (if we required we will be happy to hire accompanied guide however at additional cost.)

5. For Wildlife Tour – Jungle Safaris are organized in Canter Safari on sharing basis (if required exclusive safari on non-sharing basis, we will be happy to book the same using Open Jeeps for all Jungle Safari, however at additional costs.) 

6. Forest Permits and Permission – While in National Parks / Wild life Sanctuary, all forest permits and fees are included.  

Here is what the tour fee not include: 

1. Mandatory GST of 5% on Invoice Amount 

2. Any kind of Travel / Health Insurance (Trekveda strictly recommend each traveller to please carry your own travel / health insurance)

3. Any specific Meals /Snacks / Beverages in during trip unless mentioned in cost include section

4. Any of Cost for Airfare, Train fare / or any kind of transportation reaching / departing from destination. (Can be arranged on request and at additional cost)

5. Any kind of medical expenses 

6. Any tips, laundry, Phone call, liquors, mineral water, camera fee or any other personal nature expenses.

7. Any other fee / charges not mentioned in the cost included section

Terms and Conditions

Confirmation Policy:

1. Payment can be done in parts.

2. After making your advance payment, you will get a confirmation email.

3. Once you make the 100% payment for your booking, you'll get the booking voucher containing all the information about your tour.

Payment Terms Policy:

100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 15 days before the date of travel.

Cancellation Policy & Charges

Cancelling a trip is like a real pain when you have been dreaming of it since a long time. But, to resolve it and to lesser your disappointment. We have a user-friendly cancellation policy for you. If you or any member of your group wants to cancel a booking, then you should notify us as soon as possible. You can notify us by phone, email or in writing. Your notice of cancellation will only take effect when it is received by us and will be effective from the date on which we receive it. If one or more member of a party cancel, it may increase the per person holiday price of those still travelling and you will be liable to pay this increase. Since we incur costs in cancelling your arrangements, you will have to pay the cancellation charges as follows:
1. If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
2. If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 
3. If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 
4. If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 

How to cancel your Tour?
We don't want you to get into any situation where you need to cancel your tour, but sometimes things don't work the way we want. So no worries we have a most comfortable way for you.

1. Drop an email on cancel@trekveda.com.

2. Inform your tour expert about your cancellation and a reason for the same. Then they will help you with the futhure process.

What is Tour Voucher?

Tour voucher is your credit amount at Trekveda that you can redeem by tour in future with us within 1 year.

How to use Tour Voucher?
You can get in touch with our tour expert on given numbers 9821325153/54/56. They will help you in the redemption of your voucher.

Voucher Terms and condition:-

1. The vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
2. Unused values will not be refunded or attributed to any transactions after the expiry date.
3. The vouchers can be redeemed against any Tour / Trek operated by Trekveda, the rates will be applicable as on day.
4. The vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash, returned for a refund.
5. The Voucher can be transferred to your family members / friends, at a reduction of 45%.
6. The voucher can be redeemed for any Tour / Trek before 15 days of travel date, the base rates as on date will be applicable.
7. The voucher can be extended  30 days prior expiry date, for 03 months, 06 Month and 12 Month with reduction of 30%, 45%, 60% respectively.
8. Incase tour / trek amount exceeds the value of voucher, balance amount  must be paid by online banking, Google Pay and Paytm.
9. Trekveda reserves the right to cancel a voucher if we deem such action necessary i.e. after expiry date.
10. Trekveda can vary or replace these conditions from time to time (including to introduce new fees)

Note- The voucher is non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-extendable.

Other Tour Policies

1. Trekveda shall not be responsible for any change in the itinerary, Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions, we regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by “Force Majeure”, meaning any event beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. Examples include warfare and acts of terrorism (and threat thereof), civil strife, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination or remain at the travel destination, government action; industrial dispute; lock closure; natural or other disaster; nuclear incident; terrorist activity; chemical or biological disaster; closure of airports; fire; flood; drought; re-scheduling; or cancellation of flights or alteration of the airline; or aircraft type by an airline and unavoidable technical problems and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned control

2. If  there  is  any  unprecedented  hike  in  the  cost  of  transport,  Local  Union,  Government, Air (including fuel surcharge) or accommodation  made by any parties other than Trekveda. It will also affect the cost. The additional unprecedented cost will be the responsibility of the Client.

3. Please  note  the  quote for these programs has  been  quoted  and  calculated  as  per  the  current  tax  structure,  any changes/ amendments, increase in the tax structure, which will be imposed by the government of India, will affect the quotation and this will be additional cost to be borne by the clients.

4. We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipment’s, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

5. The prices shown on this website are per paying person. We reserve the right to amend the price of unsold holidays at any time and correct errors in the prices of confirmed holidays. 

6. If you are forced to return home early and cut your holiday short we cannot refund the cost of any travel arrangements you have not used. If you cut short your holiday and return home early in circumstances where you have no reasonable cause for complaint about the standard of accommodation and services provided, we will not offer you any refund for that part of your holiday not completed, or be liable for any associated costs you may incur. 

7. We start planning your trip many months in advance. Whilst it is unlikely that we will have to cancel your holiday or make changes to it, occasionally we may have to do so, and we reserve the right to do so at any time. We also reserve the right to make changes to or correct errors in our tanneries and on our website. If we make an insignificant change to your holiday, we will make reasonable efforts to inform you or your travel agent as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure but we will have no liability to you.

8. For wildlife tours obtain a valid permit before entering the wildlife reserve Park. Don't carry cigarette or match box During the Tiger Safari. Don't smoke or light fire, it can cause forest fire. Don't carry or play transistor or tape recorder inside the National Parks.

9. Jungle safari trips are accompanied by naturalist are allowed into the park at fixed timings. Wildlife safari timing in Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park is just like most parks in the country. Timings for entry into, and exit from, the park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.

National Park remains open for visitors from 15th October to 30th June of every year 

1. All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general wellbeing.

2. We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggages & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

There are some necessary details which required for safari reservation:

1. Full Name of every visitor
2. Age & Gender
3. Nationality
4. Any Identity proof details like Passport, Driving License, PAN Card or Voter
5. I D Card. Visitor is required to carry the same ID proof in original at the time of visiting the national park.

Risk and Liabilities - Clients shall agree that Trekveda shall not be held responsible for consequences of natural calamities, weather condition, failure of scheduled airline, detention and delays due to quarantine, strike, theft, force major, civil disturbance, government restriction or regulation, accident by aircraft, car, bus or any other form of transport relating to program schedule. The travellers understand that such situations may occur, and we will inform you of the situation as soon as we have knowledge of it. The right is reserved to cancel or alter any package as conditions require, all additional cost occurs in such case will fully be borne by the travellers. Also, Trekveda shall not be held responsible for any loss/damage of your personal belongings.

1. Why should I visit Bhutan?
Visiting Bhutan is a privileged for the travelers around the world. People look after to travel Bhutan in the Lap of Himalayas. The soothing environment and as the country measure it’s GDP by Happiness Index. Therefore, people explore the changes to visit Bhutan to feel the vibes of happy travelling. 

2. Do Bhutanese speak English?
Yes, English is a common language often speaks by the citizens as also a medium of studies in Schools. However the national language of Bhutan is Dzongkha. 

3. Is Bhutan a safe country?
Bhutan has low rate of crimes and known as the safest country. However, always check with you guide about the safe and unsafe places in town. 

4. Is Visa required for Bhutan?
Yes, Visa is required for other foreign citizens. However, not for Indians. 

5. Is independent travel allowed in Bhutan?
Bhutan does not allow independent travel, for the safety of the individual as well as to save its treasure of Himalaya beauty. 

6. Are there any dress code practices tourists need to follow?
While Travelling to Temples and monasteries you needs to be modestly (No shorts) secondly you are not supposed to take pictures in monasteries unless you take permission for the same. 

7. What about food of Bhutanese?
The main dish is meat (Yak, pork, beef, chicken) for vegetarians there are fewer restaurants where one can have a delicious food. However, there are few western restaurants as well. 

8. Any special Documents needed for travelling to Bhutan?
For foreign citizens passport and visa is important but for Indians it takes only Voter ID card. 

9. Is Alcohol allowed in Bhutan?
Yes, you can carry alcohol to Bhutan, however in Bhutan one gets it in cheaper rate.

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