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Thunder Dragon Bhutan
7 Days · 6 Nights
Location
Bhutan+ 4 More
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Overview

Look forward to plenty of one-of-a-kind travel experiences in this incredible Asian country with this Bhutan tour package. Drive across several mystical valleys to admire impressive natural wonders, explore stunning temples and monasteries and step inside some captivating museums to learn all about Bhutanese cultures. You’ll also get to enjoy thrilling activities such as river rafting and hiking. This immense tour gives you a chance to get up close and personal with Bhutan’s rare native wildlife, learn about the region’s migratory birds and discover many other gems of Bhutan. Check out this detailed itinerary below for more information.

Itinerary
  • Upon arrival at Paro Airport, one of our Bhutan representatives will hell you with transfers to Thimphu
  • Spend the evening at leisure, so you could perhaps do some shopping or take some photos of the region’s immense natural surroundings
  • Overnight stay in Thimphu
  • After breakfast, check-out from the hotel
  • Visit the National Memorial Chorten, then Tashichho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery set on the banks of the Wang Chhu River.
  • Later, explore the Buddha Point and the Changangkha Lhakhang Monastery
  • Later, proceed to the Motithang Takin Preserve, Drubthob Goemba Monastery, the National Institute for Zorig Chusum, the National Textile Museum and the Zangto Pelri Lhakhang temple
  • Overnight stay in Thimphu
  • After breakfast, drive to Punakha/Wangdi town
  • En route, drive over the scenic Dochula Pass which features jaw-dropping views of the mountains
  • On arrival, visit the historic Punakha Dzong, a Buddhist monastery where all Bhutanese kings were crowned
  • If time allows, you can stop at the Suspension Bridge, one of Bhutan’s longest suspension bridges
  • Finally, proceed to the Thai-style Chimi Lhakhang Monastery
  • Overnight stay in Wangdi
  • Option 1: After breakfast, you have the opportunity to visit the lush Punakha Valley
  • You can even opt for an adrenaline-pumping river rafting adventure on the Punakha Rive
  • After this tour, return to the hotel
  • Overnight stay in Wangdi
  • Option 2: Enjoy a full-day excursion of the Gangtey Valley and Phobjikha Valley (3-3½ hrs one way) which boasts plenty of spectacular natural wonders
  • Visit the Black Necked Crane Information Centre to learn about black-necked cranes which migrate from Tibet to Bhutan every year
  • Later, step inside the Gangtey Goempa Monastery
  • Overnight stay in Wangdi
  • Post breakfast, visit the valley town of Paro on day 5 which is home to a plethora of ancient temples, monasteries and alluring museums
  • En route, stop at Lamperi to visit the Royal Botanical Park, which is home to several exotic plants, trees and bird species
  • Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure
  • Overnight stay in Paro
  • Option 1: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel
  • Start your sightseeing tour at the Drukgyel Dzong, a fortress and Buddhist monastery
  • Afterwards, explore the National Museum of Bhutan which displays a rare collection of Bhutanese artefacts and paintings (please note that this museum is closed on weekends)
  • Later, visit the Rinpung Dzong monastery and the Kyichu Lhakhang monastery
  • Overnight stay in Paro
  • Option 2: Prepare to wake early and get ready to hike through gorgeous pine forests (2/3 hrs) to the Taktsang Lhakhang aka the Tiger's Nest Monastery, Bhutan’s most iconic heritage site, built-in 1692 on a 900m high cliff
  • After returning to your hotel, the afternoon will be at leisure
  • You can choose to explore local markets
  • Browse some unique items including Bhutanese handicrafts and handmade shoes
  • Overnight stay in Paro
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel
  • Our representative will drop you at Paro Airport for your return flight back home
Hotel Details
  • Termalinca Hotel (4-star) in Thimpu, or similar
  • RKPO Green Resort (4-star) in Punakha, or similar
  • Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA (4-star) in Paro, or similar
Inclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 01 complimentary lunch at Paro at local farmhouse lodge
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Services of a trip leader will be as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only
  • Visa fees
  • FIT surcharge for foreigners
  • Bhutan government royalty for foreigners
  • Transfer
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary by non-AC car/Jumbo Hiace for minimum 4 pax (not at disposal)
  • 01 bottle water per person per day
  • All inland travel permits
  • Inland transfers by Dlx. Non-A/C vehicle
  • Local sightseeing
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax
Exclusions
  • Cost for supplementary service, optional tours, up-gradation charges, Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Airfare/train fare, insurance premiums, rafting charges
  • Cost for service provided on a personal request
  • Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under inclusions
  • The difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary
  • The difference in cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such a case, extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Please note that once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail on your registered email confirming your booking.

Please note that these packages are customizable, which means that you will be able to make changes to the itinerary/activity if you so desire. The final payment will be calculated as per the activities reflecting on the website which will be outlined in the confirmatory e-mail sent to you

Please note that the itineraries are subject to change. The inclusions, however, will remain the same.

The confirmation voucher will be sent after the receipt of a complete package payment.

The rate can be changed without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances or fluctuation in currency & taxes.

In case of cancellation, 100% of the package cost will be applicable as the cancellation fee.

Flights: The cancellation policy of flights is determined by the airline that you have booked with and our cancellation policy will mirror the same.

Hotels: All hotel cancellations are based on the hotel cancellation policy mentioned in the vouchers. Any refunds or cancellations are subject to this policy.

Trains: The cancellation policy of trains are determined by the train company that you have booked with and our cancellation policy will mirror the same.

Activities and transfers: All activities and transfers cancellations are based on their cancellation policy mentioned in the vouchers/itinerary PDF. Any refunds or cancellations are subject to their policy.

Visa, insurance, planning fees and other taxes: No refund shall be provided for the same upon cancellation.

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