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A Journey to The Land of Happiness: Bhutan
5 Days · 4 Nights
₹ 25,500
/ person
Bhutan+ 2 More
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Entry Formalities for Indian Nationals

Indian nationals do not require any visa for Nepal or Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of departure) or Original Voter ID. These are only valid document for issuing of Entry permit. The traveler should also carry photocopy of the travel documents and 04 passport size photographs. For Children, original Birth certificate in English and student ID which clearly reflects the traveler’s picture, school or college name, date of birth as well as the class in which the student is studying is required. Adhar Card/ Pan Card / Driving License is not a valid document to Travel to Nepal or Bhutan.

  • Paro Airport - Thimphu
  • (Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2,350 mts.)
  • After completion of immigration formalities at the Paro Airport exit door, you will be met by your Bhutanese Guide and get transferred to Capital City of Bhutan, Thimphu. Enroute stop at Chuzom, confluence of Thimphu (Wang Chhu) and Paro (Pa Chhu) rivers. Here you will see three Stupas, built in Bhutanese, Tibetan and Nepalese style.
  • On arrival in Thimphu, check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
  • Thimphu Sightseeing
  • After breakfast you would be taken for tour of Thimphu City. You would be visiting Kuensel Phodrang, the gigantic Buddha Dordenma Statue located atop a hill offering magnificent view of Thimphu Town; National Memorial Chorten, a Stupa built in 1974 to honor the third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck circumambulated by people offering prayers; Folk Heritage Museum, traditional house giving an insight to the Bhutanese lifestyle and artifacts from the rural households; Changangkha Lhakhang, one of the oldest temple in Thimphu and Motithang Takin Reserve, a wildlife reserve centre for Takin, the national animal of Bhutan.
  • In the evening visit Tashichho Dzong, Fortress of the Glorious Religion. This impressive fortress houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
  • Thimphu - Paro Sightseeing
  • (Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2,280 mts.)
  • After breakfast, you would be driven to Paro. Enroute stop at Tamchog Lhakhang, situated between Thimphu and Paro built in the 13th century by Thangthong Gyalpo also known as the Iron bridge builder. Continue your drive to Paro. On arrival visit Paro Rimpung Dzong, also known as Fortress of the heap of jewels, built during the time of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646; Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower overlooking Rimpung Dzong built in 1951 now converted into national museum; Nemi Zam Bridge, also known as Nya Mey Zam Bridge is a traditional covered cantilever bridge connecting the Paro town to the Dzong and Kyichu Lakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples of Bhutan.
  • Later check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure.Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
  • Paro Sightseeing
  • After breakfast visit Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), home of gods and monks located at an altitude of 3100m in the Upper Paro Valley, Bhutan. As per legend, Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery. The hike to the Monastery takes about 5 - 6 hours to complete. As the hike to Taktsang Monastery is steep coupled with stiff stairs, it is not recommended to take the hike with small children and elderly people.
  • On the way drive past Drukgel Dzong, a Buddhist monastery built by Tenzin Drukdra in 17th century to commemorate the victory of the Bhutanese over the invaders from Tibet it is now in ruins.
  • Evening is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
  • Paro Airport
  • After breakfast you would be dropped at the Paro Airport for your return journey. Tashi Delek!
  • Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis as mentioned above.
  • All the rooms are base category, unless indicated separately.
  • Meal Plan (as per mentioned above)
  • Hotel taxes applicable (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges for Bhutan portion only
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary. The concept of disposal vehicles is not practiced in Bhutan. The guide and the vehicle shall be available with the guests from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM. Supplemental charges for AC in the vehicle shall be applicable
  • Air Fare/Train fare, insurance premium, any other activities like rafting, archery etc for which supplemental charges will be applicable to be paid by the guests directly.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water etc.
  • Entrance Fees for museums and monuments, Upgradation Charges and Optional Tours to be paid by the guests directly on the spot.
  • Any additional costs because of additional sightseeing; extra usage of vehicle; unforeseen events like landslides, blockades etc.; imposition of new taxes; increase in taxes or fuel price which impacts costs of surface transportation will be recovered directly from the guests.
  • Goods & Services Tax (GST)
  • Anything which is not included in the inclusion.

Special Permit is required to visit places beyond Thimphu and Paro (for example Punakha / Wangdue) from the Department of Immigrations, Thimphu. No charges will be applicable for this permit. Please bring photocopy of Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child (Birth Certificate and School I Card). This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Bhutan Government holidays.

Only for guests travelling with valid passport can we apply for permits online in advance when they are travelling to these places on Saturday, Sunday & Bhutan Govt. holidays. For this we would need clear scanned copy of passport along with e-tickets. No photographs taken from mobile shall be accepted.

Hence please be careful when the guests travelling with Voter I Card (or for child birth certificate) are planning to arrive in Bhutan on days when the next few days till their travel to such places are days when immigration office is closed i.e. they are either Saturday, Sunday or Government Holidays. For example if the guests travelling with document other than valid passport arrive in Bhutan on Friday and are travelling to such places on Sunday, then they would have to alter their plans of arriving in Bhutan as their Special Permits would not be able to be processed next couple of days including the day on which they are planning to travel to such places immigration office is closed. Also if they are travelling on Monday to such places, than there would be a delay in transfers as first we would have to make the permits for such places, than only guests may leave.

Cancellation Request has to be sent to us by Email. Such cancellation charges shall also be applicable on reduction of rooms after initial confirmation. Cancellation charges shall also be applicable if the guests fail to show up for any flight or train cancellations.

A) High Season (March, April, May, September, October and Nov)

Cancellation made within 31-60 days from the date of arrival: 50%

Cancellation made within 30 days from the date of arrival: 100%

B) Low Season (Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec)

Cancellation made within 11-30 days from the date of arrival: 50%

Cancellation made within 10 days from the date of arrival: 100%

C) Cancellation against Premium and 5 * like – (Uma Paro, Zhiwa Ling, Nak-Sel, Aman Group, Taj Tashi, Le Meridien & Others as Mentioned case wise) have a very strict cancellation policy, which are as follows:

a) No refunds on the advance/ prepayment made for holding the booking.

b) In case of confirmed bookings full payment has to be made 65 days prior otherwise the booking against advance / prepayment will be auto cancelled.

c) 100% cancellation will be charged for all bookings falling under 65 days from the date of arrival.

d) No refunds will be extended for early departures or any king of amendments.

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