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Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha

Tour Activities : Museums, Sightseeing

Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys, Religious & Pilgrimage, Culture & Heritage

USD 331

Per Person


* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Thimphu, Paro and Wangdue Phodrang Tour Overview

With spectacularsnowy peaks and plunging river valleys, beautiful Thimphu,Punakha and Paro valley are Bhutan's cultural tour, hiking tour,rafting tour with monumental sightseeing visit. From hiking and climbing to rafting, if it can be done in the hill kingdom, it can be done here.

Thimphu, Paro and Wangdue Phodrang Tour Itinerary

Day 1
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
WELCOME TO THE LAND OF PEACEFUL BHUTAN – PARO AIRPORT

The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular in entire Himalayas. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills from Kolkatta, the journey offers fascinating views and an exciting descent into the Kingdom. Bhutan’s first gift as you disembark from the aircraft will be cool, clean fresh mountain air. After immigration formalities and baggage collection, you will be met by our representative, and afterwards drive to Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan with en-route stop at Chuzom, the confluence of Thimphu and Paro rivers. Three different style of stupas ; Tibetan, Nepalese and Bhutanese adorn this confluence.
On arrival, in Thimphu check-into the hotel. The capital town of Bhutan and the centre of government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. With the population of about 90,000 it is perhaps still the world’s only capital city without a traffic light.
Evening an exploratory walk around Thimphu main street and market area..
Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu. (Altitude 2,320m)
Day 2
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
Gigantic Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan

After breakfast, drive to Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang). Located at a short drive from Thimphu city centre, visitors can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley.
Then, visit King’s Memorial Chorten continuously circumambulated by people, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Construction of this landmark was the idea of Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (“the father of modern Bhutan”) who has wished to erect monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it serves both as a memorial to the Late King and as a monument to peace.
Afterwards visit to Textile and Folk Heritage Museums, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese living traditions.
Post lunch, visit the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts and the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts.
Then, drive to Takin Preserve. The Takin is national animal of Bhutan, and looks like a cross between a cow and goat.Later in the afternoon visit Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans.
Evening time can be spent strolling through the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts bazaar, to browse through example of Bhutan’s fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry, interesting items made from local materials.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu. (Altitude 2,320m)
Day 3
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
DOCHULA –where you can find 108 stupas around – ideal place to capture beautiful picture.
After breakfast, drive to Punakha across Dochu La. Located at a height of 3,088m/ 10,130 ft, Dochula is a scenic location with chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate this highest point on the road. If skies are clear, it may be possible to see the following peaks from this pass in the order left to right: Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana – finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
Afternoon visit Punakha Dzong or (Palace of Great Happiness), built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, at the junction of the Phochu and Mochu rivers. This majestic dzong served as both the religious and the administrative center of Bhutan in the past. It measures some 600 by 240 feet and has a six-story, gold-domed tower. Inside are courtyards and religious statuary that hint at the depth of history and spiritual tradition embodied here. Your guide will illuminate your understanding of this intricate culture that is exotic to us, though long established here.
Later in the day excursion to Chimi Lhakhang.
The Chimi Lhakhang, situated on a hillock in the centre of the valley, is also known as the temple of fertility. It is widely believed that couples who do not have children and wanting one, if they pray at this temple, they are usually blessed with a child very soon. A walk through the village near the temple will give you rare glimpses into the daily life and lifestyle of the villagers.
Overnight at the hotel in Punakha / Wangduephodrang. (Altitude 1,300m)
Day 4
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
After breakfast, embark on a fascinating excursion to Gangtey. The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. The surprise of finding such a wide, flat valley without any trees after the hard climb through dense forests is augmented by an impression of vast space, an extremely rare experience in Bhutan where most of the valley’s are tightly enclosed.
Visit here the Gangtey Gompa : Perched on a small hill that rises from the valley floor, the Gangtey Monastery is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountain’s and also the biggest Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan. The Monastery is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 Gomchens who take care of the Monastery.
Then explore the fascainting Phobjikha Valley. This place is the winter home of black necked cranes that migrate from the arid plains in the north to pass winter in milder and lower climate. Phobjikha, at an altitude of 2900 m, falls under the district of Wangduephodrang and lies on the periphery of the Black Mountain National Park.
Also visit Black Neck Crane Information Centre. Situated on the edge of the forest and wetland along the main road of Phobjikha valley, the black-necked crane information Centre has an observation room equipped with high power telescope and spotting scopes for catching the best view of the cranes. The centre also offers display information that outline the natural and cultural history of the area. There is a small gift shop, which sells handicrafts produced by the local people.
Later in the afternoon drive back to Punakha / Wangduephodrang, for overnight stay. (Altitude 1,300m)
Day 5
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
After breakfast drive back to Paro descending back down from Dochu La, follow the way back up the dramatic Wang Chhu and Paro Chhu river valleys, before crossing through Paro town towards the north end of the valley.
En route visit Simtokha Dzong, one of the oldest fortress of the country and known as the place of profound tantric teaching. This dzong now houses a school for the study of the Dzongkha language.
Later in the day after checking into hotel, proceed to visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.
Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro. (Altitude 2,280m)
Day 6
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
After breakfast excursion to Taktshang Monastery (approx 5 hours round trip walk). It is one of the most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery and hence it is called ‘Tiger’s Nest’. This site has been recognized as a most sacred place and visited by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646 and now visited by all Bhutanese at least once in their lifetime.
Along the way, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.
Evening an exploratory walk around main street and market area..
Overnight at the hotel in Paro. (Altitude 2,280m)
Day 7
6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE-HAVE A SAFE FLIGHT
After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.

More Details about Thimphu, Paro and Wangdue Phodrang Tour

Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guide
  • Sim Card
  • Welcome Drink
  • Accommodation
  • Mineral Water
  • Insurance
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • • Private guided tour
  • • Bagdora Airport/Railway station pick up and drop transfers through Innova Car/Similar
  • • Daily MAP meal plans, 2 meals (B+L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • • Accommodation at 3 stars hotels
  • • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide licensed by Tourism council
  • • An experienced driver
  • • Mineral bottled water
  • • Full services & assistances before, during and after your Bhutan trip
  • • SDF of Adult SDF of Nu.1200/- per person x 6 nights
  • • Travel Insurance of USD 7/- or INR 542/- per person per week/for 6/7 days(This is as per the Insurance package)
  • • Free tourist local sim

Exclusions

  • 1 Gratuities, bar bills, telephone bills, personal expenses, and laundry.
  • 2 Horse charge for Tiger’s Nest Hike
  • 3 Bhutanese traditional hot stone bath.

Payments Terms

  • * 100% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 331 / Adult ( With Tax )

Accommodation

City Hotel Name Star Rating
City Thimphu Hotel Name The BD Hotel Star Rating 3
City Punakha Hotel Name Damchen Resort Star Rating 3
City Paro Hotel Name Nirvana Inn Star Rating 3

Terms and Conditions

  • Reservation Policy:
  • For reservation of the hotels,guides and vehicles:
  • 100% of the Quotation payment has to be made to enable us to book the hotels, guides and vehicles well on time.
  • Cancellation Policy:
  • We genuinely hope that your trips to Bhutan will be blissfully enjoyable,successful with pleasant sight of plethora of signs and symbols,flora and fauna, warm greetings by the peace loving simple Bhutanese people, spiritually peaceful environs of the land of the peaceful Thunder dragon, milieu of the landscape,mountains,foothills and slightly plain areas of Bhutan. We assure you to provide every effort to make your trips experience blissfully enjoyable one. We do realize at time due to unavoidable circumstances a trip to Bhutan may need to be cancelled or postponed.
  • Thus we have a judicious cancellation policy to protect the interest of parties/your trips to Bhutan.While confirming your Bhutan Tour package with us, we require 100% advance amount. Rest of the payment is a week before your travel date. In case of cancellation the following terms apply:
  • • 100% Refund will be made within 50 days of the start of the tour program
  • • 75% Refund will be made within 35-50 days
  • • 50% Refund will be made within 20-35 days
  • • 25% Refund will be made within 25 days or cancellation without notice.
  • • Less than 25 days or after arrival in Bhutan 100% no refund will be made inasmuch as by this time everything will be ready and hotels are fully booked.
  • • Payment can be made by wire transfer viz. RTGS, into our account, pay by online (using your credit card) paying by credit card is more than 4 percentage or more.
  • Visa processing tips:
  • 1. Indian tourists do not require Visa.
  • Bhutan entry permit is processed by the travellers at the immigration counter for which you need to have a copy of your more than 6 months valid passport or Voter ID. You need to print and carry to fly to Bhutan, provide at immigration check point authorities who will stamp on your passport.
  • 2. Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months at the time of travel in Bhutan.
  • For those coming via Phuntsholing:
  • While coming via Phuntsholing entry permit will have to done manually done. For this you need to carry one number of passport sized photograph, copy of either passport or Voter ID card and wait for immigration formalities while the driver or guide will do the same on your behalf as per the following”
  • Indian Nationals Travelling to Bhutan
  • Guidelines for Indians visiting Bhutan
  • a) Indian nationals visiting Bhutan do not require visa. However, they will be issued an entry permit. ‘Entry Permit’ will be issued by the Department of Immigration in the Pedestrian Terminal at Phuentsholing on the basis of a valid
  • b) Travel Document. Tourists/visitors from India are required to carry the following Travel Documents:
  • c) Original Indian Passport (with minimum six months validity) or Original Voter ID card;
  • d) For children below 18 years, Original birth certificate (in English language) or passport, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian;
  • e) 2 passport size photographs are required.
  • f) Tourists should have travel insurance for the duration of the trip. There is also an option to purchase domestic travel insurance from Bhutanese insurance providers at the Pedestrian Terminal at Phuentsholing. Details are available on Bhutan Insurance Limited website: https://www.bhutaninsurance.com.bt/index.php?Page_id=112 .
  • g) For more information, visitors can visit the website of Department of Immigration: https://www.doi.gov.bt/?lang=en and Department of Tourism website: https://www.tourism.gov.bt/ .
  • 2. (SDF)Sustainable Development Fee:
  • India tourists are required to pay Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of INR 1,200/- per person per night. Children aged 5 years and below are exempted of SDF and children between the age of 6-12 years are given 50 % concession on SDF. Tourist visiting Samtse, Phuentsholing, Gelephu, and Samdrup Jongkhar towns for 24 hours need not pay Sustainable Development Fee (SDF).
  • 3. Requirement of vaccination:
  • There are no Covid-19 vaccination requirements for adults or children to enter Bhutan from September 23, 2022. However, it is advised to carry the Vaccination Certificate. Individuals above 12 years may be randomly subjected to RT-PCR testing at points of entry. No fee shall be charged for the RT-PCR testing for surveillance.
  • 4. Pedestrian Terminal at Jaigaon-Phuentsholing border:
  • The Pedestrian Terminal at Jaigaon-Phuentsholing border remains open for 24x7. Entry Permit is not required for daily visitors who will be visiting Phuentsholing only. An online pre-registration system has been developed to pass through the pedestrian terminal at website https://bms.doi.gov.bt. On successful registration, a QR code will be generated. The registered person is required to present the QR code at the immigration counter along with the required identity document. Pre-registration is one time and there is no need to register again. Daily visitors can visit until Rinchending Check Post. SDF will be applicable beyond this point and they will also have to obtain a permit from the Regional Immigration Office. Casual visitors who make night halt beyond 24 hours in Phuentsholing will have to pay SDF. For daily visitors, a User Fee of Nu.10 per person (Bhutanese as well as foreigners) is charged for entering through the Pedestrian Terminal each time, no User Fee charged on exit.
  • 7. Other entry/exit points:
  • Other entry/exit points on the southern Indo-Bhutan border are in Samtse, Samdrup Jongkhar, Sarpang/Gelephu.
  • B. Department of Immigrations and Tourism:
  • i) Indian tourists who are planning their trip to Bhutan are advised to make following arrangements through the certified travel agent:
  •  Obtain entry permit online [to apply please visit ‘visa section on website www.bhutan.travel]
  •  Accommodation: It is mandatory to stay in Department of Tourism certified accommodation for the whole duration of trip.
  •  A tourist Guide
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Transportation around the country with SUV Car, Hiace Bus and Coster Bus only
  • II) Sustainable Development Fee:
  • India tourists are required to pay Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of INR 1,200/- per person per night. Children aged 5 years and below are exempted of SDF and children between the age of 6-12 years are given 50 % concession on SDF. Tourist visiting Samtse, Phuentsholing, Gelephu, and Samdrup Jongkhar towns for 24 hours need not pay Sustainable Development Fee (SDF).
  • Monument entry fees per person
  • Slno Monument Place Fees
  • 1 Tashichhodzong Thimphu 500.00
  • 2 Memorial Chorten Thimphu 500.00
  • 3 Takin Reserve Thimphu 300.00
  • 4 Textile Museum Thimphu 250.00
  • 5 Institute of Zorig Chusum Thimphu 200.00
  • 6 Simply Bhutan Thimphu 1,000.00
  • 7 Folk Heritage Museum Thimphu 250.00
  • 8 Punakha Dzong Punakha 500.00
  • 9 Chimi Lhakhang Punakha 500.00
  • 10 Namgay Artisanal Brewery Paro 300.00
  • 11 National Museum Paro 500.00
  • 12 Kyichu Lhakhang Paro 500.00
  • 13 Tiger Nest Paro 1,000.00
  • 14 Hot Stone Bath(Optional) Paro 1,500.00
  • Total expenses for direct payment 7,800.00
  • Flight ticket cost information. NB: The air fares are subject to fluctuation ups and down.
  • Sector
  • Delhi /Paro / Delhi (DEL/PBH/DEL)
  • Kolkata/ Paro/ Kolkata (CCU/PBH/CCU)
  • Bagdogra/ Paro/ Bagdogra (IXB/PBH/IXB)
  • NB: If you want us to reserve the flight ticket for the sectors mentioned above please let us know, we can obtain or issue the e_tickets that are subject to availity for the above mentioned sectors. The flight tickets are subject to fluctuation ups and down too.
  • If the flight can be included in the itinerary please clearly specify in your requirements to avoid unnecessary stranding/blockage of the flight. The flight tickets costs are subject to fluctuation.
  • India Rupee Remittance from India to Bhutan
  • Bank detail:
  • The payment for Rimso Travels and Ticketing can be made directly to our company account styled
  • “Rimso Travels and Ticketing” with Bank of Bhutan Ltd. Bhutan from India for booking the flight bookings only. The payment will have to come directly to us as per the Banking detail as follows:
  • India Rupee Remittance from India to Bhutan:
  • 1)Correspondent Axis Bank Ltd., Siliguri, India.
  • Beneficiary Bank: Bank of Bhutan Limited
  • Thimphu Bhutan
  • A/c No.035-010-200-003-460
  • IFCS Code: UTIB0000035
  • Beneficiary/Ultimate Beneficiary :
  • Account No. 202079039 of Rimso Travels and Ticketing, Bank of Bhutan Ltd. Babesa Branch,Thimphu, Bhutan.
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  • Thank you.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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