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BHUTAN "Land of the Thunder Dragon"-Trip -18


Western and Central Bhutan Tour – 10 Days Tour

Overview
 
The Western and Central Bhutan ten days tour is just right to get acquainted with the western and central part of Bhutan. Visit the most famous monasteries, including the Tashichhodzong in Thimphu, to the Gangtey Monastery in Wangdue Phodrang. Catch a glimpse if lucky of the famous migrating black necked crane birds from the Tibetan plateau. Capture some of the most beautiful snowcapped peaks from the Dochula Pass, to hear some of the most enchanting stories behind monuments in Bumthang, the central heart of Bhutan. Enjoy ten days of pure wonder and beauty.



Itinerary Overview

DAY 01: Arrive in Paro and transfer to Thimphu
DAY 02: Thimphu - Punakha
DAY 03: Punakha - Gangtey
DAY 04: Gangtey – Phobjikha - Trongsa
DAY 05: Trongsa - Bumthang
DAY 06: Bumthang - Ura                              
DAY 07: Ura - Thimphu
DAY 08: Thimphu – Paro
DAY 09: Hike to Taktshang
DAY 10: Depart to onward destination
  


Highlights of the tour:
 Ø  Explore Central Bhutan’s rich ancient historical and Buddhits sites.
Ø  Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
Ø  Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
Ø  Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
Ø  Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
Ø   Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
Ø  Experience rural Bhutan life style in a farm stays and village excursions.

Best seasons and activities:
Ø  Throughout the year
 Ø  Sightseeing, Cultural tour and easy hiking

 Peak season (March, April, May, September, October & November).
Touring Cost:
 Ø  INR44999
 
Package included in the cost:

Ø  All private excursions and transfers.
 Ø  Local English and Hindi speaking guide/tour leader. Experienced driver.
 Ø  Accommodation in carefully selected, highest standard government approved hotels &guesthouses.
Ø  All meals in Bhutan.
 Ø  Entry fee and permits to all sites.

 Not included in the cost:

 Ø  All personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone and tips.
Ø  Medical / Travel Insurance (We can arrange it for you).
 Ø  Flight tickets (Flying in/out of Paro and Domestic flights if taken). We can help with booking your tickets with Drunk Air/Bhutan Airlines.
Ø  Rafting at Punakha.
 
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