ALLURING BHUTAN GROUP DEPARTURE

ALLURING BHUTAN GROUP DEPARTURE
Price starting at 41999

Overview

Bhutan is located on the southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas, landlocked between the Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and the Indian states of Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam, and Arunachal Pradesh to the west and south. It is believed that the name Bhutan is derived from the Sanskrit Bhotant meaning " The End of Tibet" or from Bhutan meaning "high land". Historically the Bhutanese has referred to their country as Druk Yul "Land of the Thunder Dragon. Bhutanese refer to themselves as Drukpa people.

Day 1

Paro – Thimphu (65 Kms / approx. 1 to 2 hours drive)

Upon your arrival in Paro, you will be meet by our representative/ driver at the airport & drive towards Thimphu . Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan is one of the smallest capitals in the world. For most part of its history, Bhutan has tried consciously to save its culture from the influences of the western world. It is not that modernity has not reached this region, but it is being introduced in a phased and balanced manner that is unheard of at any place in the world. All these make Thimphu and other parts of the country a unique destination. Upon arrival , check in at your pre booked hotel . Day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 2

Thimphu

After breakfast ,full day sightseeing of Thimphu. Visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here. Later, visit The Tashi Chuu Dzong, also known as "Fortress of the Glorious Religion", the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of his majesty the king of Bhutan.' Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3

Thimphu – Punakha ( 77 Kms / approx. 2 to 3 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Punakha . Enroute visit Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts) to view the higher Himalayas. Upon arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel. Afternoon visit, Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. Later, take a short and easy hike to visit the Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kunley, “The Divine Madman”. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Punakha.

Day 4

Punakha – Paro (140 kms / approx. 4 to 5 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Paro. Enroute, stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park. Upon arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangka, etc. Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The Dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 5

Paro

After breakfast , visit Drugyel Dzong or the Fort of Drupka Victory.set on a knoll with a spectacular view of the surrounding valley the ruins of this fort, which once protected against Tibetan invasions, provide a wonderful architectural insight to the structure of forts in Bhutan. Drugyel is also the starting point for many of Bhutan’s most famous trekking routes. This is a historical site from the ramparts of which the Bhutanese repelled the Tibetan invaders. Taktsang Monastery, 'Tiger's Nest' situated 3000 feet above the valley floor.The most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called "Tiger's Nest". The excursion to the monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6

Departure from Paro

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro airport to board your onward flight.

Inclusions

  • Return Airfare Delhi / Paro / Delhi
  • 2 nights accommodation in Thimphu
  • 1 night accommodation in Punakha.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Paro.
  • Buffet breakfast & dinner in hotels.
  • Guide charges
  • Non A/C vehicle for all transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary. (vehicle will not be at your disposal)
  • Beer Brewery visit once during the stay in Paro
  • Currently applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Entrance fees
  • Any other items/services not mentioned in “ Inclusions “ .

Important Information

  • Rates are valid for Indian Nationals only
  • Indian can carry denominations upto Rs 100 in Bhutan. Denominations of Rs 500 and above are legally banned in Bhutan. Few ATM Machines are available in Thimphu & Paro only. Credit Cards are not accepted everywhere barring few establishments.
  • Extra Adult or Child with bed cost would be INR 36999 Child without bed cost would be INR 30999

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 41999.00 04 Jun 2019 - 04 Jun 2019
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 41999.00 11 Jun 2019 - 11 Jun 2019
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 41999.00 18 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 41999.00 25 Jun 2019 - 25 Jun 2019

Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry Valid Passport/Voter ID Card IN ORIGINAL. No other photo ID’s are accepted in Bhutan.
  • Big Breaks reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons, including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / rerouting of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place to visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
30-60 Days 55 % Package price per person
0-29 Days 100 % Package price per person

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