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7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour

Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Bumthang

Tour Activities : River Rafting, Road Trip, Hiking, Horse Riding, Monuments & Historical Places, Museums, Sightseeing

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

USD 341

Per Person


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

Thimphu, Paro and Punakha Tour Overview

• Spend 2 days respectively in Thimphu, Punakha and Paro, the three major cities in Bhutan
• See the field of red rice, a kind of unique agricultural product in Bhutan
• Admire the beautiful sceneries in the surrounding area of sacred monasteries
• Relax yourself via a traditional hot stone bath
• Drink traditional red rice beer with unique local taste
• Dress in traditional National Attire to take a photo
• Get 1 Bhutan sim card of 5GB internet access
• Culture dance show with dinner
• Try local archery, which is not only Bhutan's national sports, but also art

Thimphu, Paro and Punakha Tour Itinerary

Day 1
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
WELCOME TO BEAUTIFUL PLACE CALLED BHUTAN-PARO AIRPORT

On arrival at the Paro International Airport, you will be received by your local Bhutanese tour guide of our tour company . Transfer to your hotel in Paro and have a refreshment/lunch. Today your Bhutan tour begin by visiting the following:
National Museum: On a ridge immediately above Rinpung Dzong is the Ta Dzong (watchtower), built as a watchtower to protect the Dzong from intruders and warring factions. In 1968 Paro’s Ta Dzong was inaugurated as the National Museum, and now holds a fascinating collection of art, relics, religious Thangkha paintings, Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps, coins and handicrafts, together with a small natural history collection.
Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong): Explore the Rinpung Dzong which the locals call the ‘fortress of a heap of jewels’. Built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the dzong stands on a hill above Paro Township. It is linked by the traditional cantilever bridge (called the Nemi Zam) over the Pa Chu (Paro river) where one may pose a photograph. Experience a walk up a paved stone path running alongside the imposing outer walls. Once inside the Dzong, you can visit the temples inside the dzong. Farm houses: Picturesque farm houses dot the valley amongst fields and hillsides. A visit to a farm house gives an interesting glimpse into the lifestyle of a farming family.
In the evening you can stroll around Paro town and you may visit local Bhutanese handicraft stores.

Overnight at a hotel in Paro.
Day 2
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast early in the morning at 5:00-06 AM let us take a day walk for hike to the ‘Tiger's Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery which clings to the rock face 900 metres above the valley floor. Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site riding on a tigress. He subsequently meditated here for three months. It is one of Bhutan’s most holy sites and draws pilgrims not only from Bhutan but also from neighbouring Buddhist countries.You can have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria from where you get a spectacular view of the monastery. Nearby you can also visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, a temple of historical significance and one of the most sacred shrines in Bhutan. (Entry Fees Rs 1000 on direct payment basis).
After completing and returning from the Tiger Nest hiking you can do and complete the remaining tour of local sight seeing for the following.
Local tour of sightseeing in Paro to the following sites after returning from Tiger Nest.
Stay at Nirvana Inn to enjoy comfortable accommodations, top-notch hospitality, and easy access to these attractions for an unforgettable experience in Paro!

Ta Dzong (National Museum of Bhutan)
The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the six storied circular Ta Dzong. The Ta Dzong is a medieval watch tower situated above the Rinpung Dzong. The Ta Dzong was constructed in 1656.

Rinpung Dzong

The ParoDzong is probably Bhutan's best known and most iconic Dzong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airportand will probably be your first memory of Bhutan.

Dungtse Lhakhang(Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis), built in the early 15th century, Dungtse Lhakhang provides with an in-depth knowledge of Buddhism to its visitors. It is located between the valleys of Dopshari and Paro and is in the form of a Chorten which is quite rare and exceptional in Bhutan. The monastery contains a few beautiful Buddhist iconographies and paintings.
Initially constructed by Thangton Gyalpo in 1421, to subdue an evil spirit, it is a three-storey temple, with each storey representing hell, earth and heaven respectively.
The next stop will be at Kyichu Lhakhang/Monastery one of Bhutan’s oldest, built in 659 A.D. by the Tibetan King Songsten Goembo. Kyichu Lhakhang, (also known as Kyerchu Temple or Lho Kyerchu) is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro Dzongkhag in Bhutan. (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis).
Drugyel Dzong: After that the next stop will be at Drugyel Dzong one of Bhutan’s oldest Dzong.
After completing all stop over at any center of Hot Stone Bath arranged by the guide. You can also experience hot stone bath.
A traditional hot stone bath (Extra Cost between 1500-2000) uses river rocks that therapists place in water where they crack and steam, releasing key minerals and relieving deep-set aches. In the past, families soaked after their seasonal farm work in winter. The long, healing bath relaxed their tired bodies and always worked to rid them of any ailment they had picked up during the long months of hard work. It is also believed to cure stomach disorders, arthritis, joint pains and many other minor diseases – though there is no scientific evidence of the healing derived from hot stone bath.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro.
Day 3
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast early in the morning at 06.00-7.00 AM we will drive for excursion to Chelela and Haa Tour.
Chelela pass to Kelela Geoenpa
After early morning breakfast, we will take you for a morning drive to Chelela Pass. Seeing the view of Kelela Geoenpa is a beautiful and magnificent forest. You will find the forest worthy, where you will see great beautiful clouds, yaks, hemlock trees, wildflowers, tall firs, Paro valley, Haa valley and natural beauty of the forest. You can also see the beautiful mountains of Bhutan such as Mt. Jomolhari (7314 meters/24000 feet), Mt. Jichu Drake (6794 meters/22290 feet) and the world’s third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga (8586 meters/28169 feet) in a clear weather from the spot.
In Kila Goemba, there are about 40 nuns whose age ranges from 15 to 80. These nuns reside in Kila Goemba as some were orphans and some left their homes and wealth for spiritual happiness. Nuns live here by dedicating their entire life for religion, meditation, studies, prayers and spiritual peace.
The main temple of Kila Goemba has ancient statues such as of Chenrizig (Avalokiteswara) and Guru Rinpoche. Nuns here live a simple lifestyle where their day begins and ends with prayers. The nuns have their breakfast at 10 am where their meal includes rice, vegetables and tea. After the breakfast, they continue with their studies until 9 pm. After the study, they have their simple meal for the night. The nuns are off to bed after their final session of prayers. Older nuns have entered into meditation by retiring while the younger nuns still undergo their dharma studies and even perform religious ceremonies. The courses take about five to six years and after that they start meditation which can take four months to five years.
When you visit this beautiful place, you will witness the atmosphere of peace and discover the undisturbed lives of nuns. One of the interesting things about the nuns here is that they also get lesson in carpentry. You will witness the nuns learning carpentry when you reach the temple.
Visitors usually hike to Kila Gyemba from the Chelela pass which is 25 kilometers from Paro. Chelela pass is located at 3822 meters and is located between Paro and Haa. The hike takes about 1.30 hours through the spectacular views of valleys, pine trees, rhododendron tress and exotic highland flowers such as orchids and blue poppy which is the national flower of Bhutan.
The Chelela pass is the highest road point in Bhutan and people usually come here for picnic. Visitors usually start their hike on early morning around 8 am for fresh view and atmosphere. The pass is beautifully decorated with prayer flags and looks colorful and peaceful as well. Sometimes fogs make the scenes look very breathtaking and beautiful in pictures while captured
It defies natural principles to the core and amazes tourists from around the world. It is a sight to behold.
The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. The temple was built by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo in the 7th Century AD.
After completing the tour of Chelela if the time permit we will go for the local sight seeing and go for strolling around the town.
𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 Paro Town: Stroll along this vibrant street filled with shops, cafes, and local life.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro.
Day 4
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast, we will drive towards Punakha via enroute Dochula pass as per the guide’s guidances,
a 16 kilometers, 40 minutes drive through the winding road, admist the forest of Pines and Juniper and the lovely view of the Simtokha Dzong as we ascend slowly towards Dochu La Pass.
Option: If time permit and and if there is a broad daylight brightness you can enjoy the scenic beauty of Dochula Pass on the way to Punakha. If not you can enjoy the scene beauty of Dochula while returning from Punakha to Thimphu too.
Dochula fact file:
In 2003, Bhutan chased the Indian rebels, hiding in Bhutan in the eastern border, out of the country with a minimal loss to the Bhutan army. Some wanted to erect a monument for the victory, but the King replied that war should never be glorified. So instead he commissioned this monument honoring the dead soldiers and the dead rebels from the conflict.The 108 stupas is a memorial built then.
The Dochula Pass an altitude of about 3100 m is the places where this memorial is built. Set admist the fluttering prayer flags, it is a visitor’s delight to spend some time here. The pass is popular among the tourists because of its 360 degree panoramic view of Himalayan range. The place is worth going in clear winter days with magnificent view of snowcapped mountains and mountain pass.
The 108 beautiful Chortens is built by Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. From this pass, on a clear day, you can have a superb view of the highest peaks, the sharp peak being Masagang (7200 m) dominating the region, others are Tsendagang (6960 m), Terigang (7060 m),Jejegangphugang (7158m) and Kangphugang (7170m).
We will spend our time here, taking a stroll in between this 108 chortens, breathing in the fresh air, admiring the mountain ranges and getting lost in nature.
After this wonderful visit, we will take the downhill drive towards Punakha and reach Punakha at 2-3 PM or as per the guide’s suggestions. On the way stop over at Druk Wangyel Lhakhang and Royal Botanical park at Lamperi.
On reaching Punakha if time permit do the local sight seeing of the following:
Visit by walk up to Khamsum Yullay Namgyal Chorten if not then do the next day.
Evening walk and stroll around the Punakha Township.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Punakha.
Day 5
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast early in the morning we will drive toward the following:

Punakha Dzong

On reaching Punakha it is time to take a beautiful visit After your lunch, drive to Punakha, we will visit Punakha Dzong, the most beautiful Dzong in Bhutan built in 1637 by Shabdrung, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan prior to the present dynasty. It is an old capital, which still serves as the winter residence of the monk body. The first King, Ugyen Wangchuck, was crowned here in 1907. It is now the winter residence of the Central Monastic Community and administrative headquarters of Punakha district.
The PunakhaDzong or the PungtangDechenPhortangDzong is located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, combine to form the Puna Tsang Chu which in turn is a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River. The Dzong was constructed by ZhabdrungNgawangNamgyalWangchuck in 1638.
Next we will see one of the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan, spanning 350m and perched high above the very swift river of Po Chhu. Draped with prayer flags, the bridge connects the town of Punakha and the Punakha Dzong, mainly used by locals from the other side of the town as a shortcut to Punakha Dzong. (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis).
NB: Punakha Dzong close at 5 PM.
Entry timing for tourist in Punakha Dzong
This is information for the all tourist Punakha Dzong entry timing.
SUMMER TIMING:
Morning: 09 Am to 01 Pm.
Afternoon : 02 Pm to 05 Pm.
WINTER TIMING:
Morning: 11 Am to 01 Pm.
Afternoon: 03 Pm to 05 Pm.

After completing Punakha Dzong visit we will drive for visiting the Longest Suspension Bridge & Punakha Yulley Namgyal Lhakhang
After that, we will be driving to the longest suspension bridge and enjoy sight-seeing.

Punakha Yulley Namgyal Lhakhang
After that we will be visiting Punakha Yulley Namgyal Lhakhang for sight seeing.

After completion of the visit of above places we will drive for visit Chimi Lhakhang
To start with and enjoy the beauty of the Lhakhang. The monastery stands on a small hill close to the village of Lobesa and was constructed in 1499 by NgawangChoegyel, the 14th Drukpa heirarch(Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis).
After completing the visit of Chimi Lhakhang we will drive for excursion towards Phobjikha. Then after completing sightseeing at Phobjikha drive back to Punakha. Evening walk and stroll around Punakha.
Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha.
Day 6
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast early in the morning drive to Thimphu we will drive for visit Chimi Lhakhang if it was not visited earlier. After completing the visit of Chimi Lhakhang we will drive towards Thimphu via Dochula Pass. On the way visit Botanical Garden at Lam Peri. After that drive towards Dochula Pass. On reaching Dochula Pass we will stroll around Dochula, enjoy sight seeing and photography..
After completing sight seeing of Dochula, Pass,which was not completed earlier, through the winding road, admist the forest of Pines and Juniper and the lovely view of the Simtokha Dzong as we descend slowly towards Thimphu.
In 2003, Bhutan chased the Indian rebels, hiding in Bhutan in the eastern border, out of the country with a minimal loss to the Bhutan army. Some wanted to erect a monument for the victory, but the King replied that war should never be glorified. So instead he commissioned this monument honoring the dead soldiers and the dead rebels from the conflict.The 108 stupas is a memorial built then.
The Dochula Pass an altitude of about 3100 m is the places where this memorial is built. Set admist the fluttering prayer flags, it is a visitor’s delight to spend some time here. The pass is popular among the tourists because of its 360 degree panoramic view of Himalayan range. The place is worth going in clear winter days with magnificent view of snowcapped mountains and mountain pass.
The 108 beautiful Chortens is built by Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. From this pass, on a clear day, you can have a superb view of the highest peaks, the sharp peak being Masagang (7200 m) dominating the region, others are Tsendagang (6960 m), Terigang (7060 m),Jejegangphugang (7158m) and Kangphugang (7170m).
We will spend our time here, taking a stroll in between this 108 chortens, breathing in the fresh air, admiring the mountain ranges and getting lost in nature.
After completing sight seeing of Dochula, Pass we will drive down through the winding road, amidst the forest of Pines and Juniper until we reach the lovely view of the Simtokha Dzong as we descend slowly towards Thimphu.
After reaching Thimphu check into the hotel and if time prepare for 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙉𝙤𝙧𝙯𝙞𝙣 𝙇𝙖𝙢: Stroll along this vibrant street filled with shops, cafes, and local life and evening walk in and around Thimphu Township.
Overnight stay at the lodge in Thimphu.
Day 7
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
After breakfast earting in the morning prepare for local tour of sight seeing. Stroll along this vibrant street filled with shops, cafes, and local life and evening walk in and around Thimphu Township.

𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝟏𝟎 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐮, 𝐁𝐡𝐮𝐭𝐚𝐧, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐧𝐣𝐨𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐭 Gakyil 𝐇𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐥:
𝙑𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙖𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙘𝙝𝙝𝙤 𝘿𝙯𝙤𝙣𝙜: Explore this impressive fortress-monastery, which also houses government offices.
𝘽𝙪𝙙𝙙𝙝𝙖 𝘿𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙢𝙖 𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙪𝙚: Admire the massive golden statue of Buddha overlooking the city.
𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙠𝙝𝙖 𝙇𝙝𝙖𝙠𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜: Discover this ancient temple offering panoramic views of Thimphu.
𝙈𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜 𝙏𝙖𝙠𝙞𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙚: Witness the Takin, Bhutan's national animal, in this unique reserve.
BBS Tower view point area: Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Thimphu valley from BBS Tower the town of Thimphu filled with plethora of signs and symbols.
𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙈𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙚𝙣: Pay homage to Bhutan's third king at this prominent religious site.
𝙍𝙤𝙮𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙚𝙭𝙩𝙞𝙡𝙚 𝘼𝙘𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣: Immerse yourself in Bhutanese textile arts and history.
𝙎𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙮 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣 𝙈𝙪𝙨𝙚𝙪𝙢: Experience Bhutanese cultures, heritage, and traditions here.
𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙉𝙤𝙧𝙯𝙞𝙣 𝙇𝙖𝙢: Stroll along this vibrant street filled with shops, cafes, and local life.
𝙏𝙧𝙮 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙚 𝘾𝙪𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙚: Taste local dishes like Ema Datshi, momos, and suja (butter tea).
the town of Thimphu filled with plethora of signs and symbols.
KuenselPhodrang

The KuenselPhodrang or the Buddha point isthe world’s largest sitting Buddha statue, the statue is 167 feet high. Today after breakfast we will visit Buddha Dordenma, which is one of the largest and tallest Buddha statue in the World at 169 feet. The body of the Buddha is filled with 1,25,000 smaller statues of Buddha. The view of the Thimphu valley is spectacular from this point.
Next visit to the famous landmark of the capital, the Memorial Chorten, consecrated in the memory of the Third kind of Bhutan who is regarded as the father of the modern Bhutan. Just as you enter the Chorten, you will be amazed to witness the local people, young and the old alike, circumambulate the Chorten with the prayer beads or the prayer wheel in hand, murmuring the sacred words of prayers. The tall four storied Chorten contains statues and iconography of deities from the tantric teachings.
After that it is time to witness the National Animal of Bhutan, Takin, at the Takin Reserve. Takin are related to sheep and weigh up 650 kgs. According to the local folktale, the Devine Madman, Drukpa Kuenley, created the Takin by joining the goat’s head in the body of the Cow. This interesting animal is an endangered species found only in few pockets of the Himalayas.

TashichhoDzong, a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu the capital city of Bhutan. The original ThimphuDzong (the Dho-NgyenDzong) is said to have been constructed in 1116 by Lama GyalwaLhanangpa. . (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis)

National Memorial Chorten
The National Memorial was built by Bhutan's third king, H.M. JigmeDorjiWangchuck who is also known as the "father of modern Bhutan." The national Memorial Chorten is located in the center of the capital city, Thimphu and is designed like a Tibetan style Chorten(Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis)
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National Textile Museum
The second important Museum that also opened its doors in 2001 is the National Textile Museum of Bhutan. During a trip to this museum you will get an up close and personal experience of the living national art of weaving.
After completing Thimphu tours of today’s sigh seeing let us go for evening stroll for shopping around and evening walks. (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis).

National Institute of ZorigChusum
The art and crafts currently taught in Bhutan, were introduced to the country in the 15th century by Trenton PemaLingpa. . (Entry Fees Rs 200 on direct payment basis)

National Library
Bhutan's National Library was established in the 1967. Its mission is to preserve the literary treasures of the nation which constitute a significant element of Bhutan's rich and vibrant cultural heritage.

MotithangTakinPreserve
The MotithangTakin Preserve also known as the Thimphu Zoo by many is a small natural preserve for the Takin Bhutan’s national animal. (Entry Fees Rs 300 on direct payment basis)

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory is a small paper factory located in Thimphu that produces paper using traditional Bhutanese methods.
The paper products produced at the factory are made from Daphne or Mulberry plant bark.

Folk Heritage Museum or “Phelchey Toenkhyim” was established on July 28th, 2001. It was established by the Queen Mother of Bhutan, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. The building structure is more than 150 years old. It was set in the core area of Thimphu city with a rural way of life including paddy, wheat, and millet fields. (Entry Fees Rs 250 on direct payment basis)

The folk heritage museum was open to the general public in 2001 upon completion. It treasures troves of culture and rich Bhutanese heritage provide rich insights into the Bhutanese ethos.
Simply Bhutan is an interactive 'living' museum that gives a good guided introduction to various aspects of Bhutanese traditional life. Visitors get to learn how to distil ara, dress up in traditional clothes, try out archery and hear songs sung by Bhutanese women as they build houses out of rammed earth. It's a good family experience. There are also souvenir shops and a snack bar. (Entry Fees Rs 1000 on direct payment basis)
After completing the visit of all places of interest spend the enjoyable times at Simply Bhutan and enjoy the Bhutanese cultural dances and leisures.
Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.
Day 8
7 Nights 8 Days Enriching Bhutan Tour
In the morning, tour guide will escort you to the airport for your onward destinations transfer from Paro to the place of origin through Paro International Airport by saying goodbye to you with best of luck and memory cherished in the heart. Thank you .Stay safe. See you in near future with good health .

More Details about Thimphu, Paro and Punakha 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.
  • 4 Flight/Train Ticket.
  • 5 Monumental Entry fees
  • 6 River Rafting
  • 7 Hot Stone Bath (If you want regular Hot Stone bath facility I recommend staying at Homestays at Punakha and Paro.Prices same as 3 stars hotels) Hotels do not have hot stone bath facility.

Payments Terms

  • * 100% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 341 / Adult ( With Tax )

Accommodation

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