Thunder Dragon Bhutan

2N Thimphu– 2N Punakha- 2N Paro

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

06 Nights / 07 Days

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Maximum Seats

10

2N Thimphu– 2N Punakha- 2N Paro

Package Highlights

  • In Thimpu, visit Trashichhoedzong, National Library, Arts & Crafts School, Handicrafts Emporium and Memorial Chorten stupa
  • Stopover at Dochula pass
  • In Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong and local market
  • Simtokha Dzong- the oldest fortress of the Bhutan Kingdom
  • In Paro, visit Ta Dzong – the National Museum of the Kingdom, and Rinpung Dzong
  • Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start From Paro and End in Paro

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

PARO AIRPORT – THIMPHU

On arrival at Paro Airport and after completing your Visa / Permit formalities you will be received by our Bhutan representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (2320Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs), Thimphu is the capital town of Bhutan. Evening free at Leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02

THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING

After breakfasts go for Thimphu sightseeing covering Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday , Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03

THIMPHU – PUNAKHA / WANGDI

After breakfast drive to Punakha (1200Mts / 3936Fts, 77 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs)/ Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (1350Mts / 4430Fts, 70 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs). Punakha / Wangdi is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over Dochu La pass (3080Mts / 10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong, If time permit visit the Suspension Bridge and then proceed to Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at the Hotel in Wangdi.
Day 04

PUNAKHA / WANGDI (OR)

After breakfast today you the Punakha Valley or can even take the Rafting Options on Punakha River. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

PUNAKHA / WANGDI - GANGTEY EXCURSION – PUNAKHA / WANGDI

Today the day start early for full day excursion to Gangtey & Phobjikha Valley (3000Mts / 9845fts , 85Kms / 3 to 3½ Hrs One way ) The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. At Gangtey visit Black Necked Crane Information Centre , Gangtey Goempa (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05

PUNAKHA / WANGDI – PARO

After breakfast transfer to Paro (2134Mts / 7000Fts, 135 Kms / 05 Hrs). Enroute Stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Garden. On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06

PARO (OR)

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong (Presently closed for tourist),Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery), Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

PARO - FULL DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG LHAKHANG (TIGER’S NEST)

Start the day early for a day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger's Nest Monastery) - The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours one way through pine forests. Afternoon at leisure for go for shopping in the market. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07

PARO AIRPORT

After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey. End of Services.

Hotels Offered

City Nights Category A Category B Category C Meal Plan
Thimphu 2 Terma Linca Resort Ramada/City Hotel Hotel Bhutan Breakfast & Dinner
Paro 2 Naksel Boutique Resort Tashi Namgay Resort Soenam Tsokhang Resort Breakfast & Dinner
Punakha / Wangdi 2 RKPO Greens Drubchhu Resort Damchen Resort Breakfast & Dinner
Package Cost In Inr Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 67,920   41,460 30,972
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 63,120  36,756  26,268
Cost for Extra Adult  45,120  26,340  12,096
Cost for Child with Bed 39,480  20,688  9,672

Inclusions

  • 6 Night Accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent.
  • Assistance at the Airport
  • Services of a Trip Leader will be as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only
  • 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 applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by Specified vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the guest as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis). Concept of vehicle on disposal is not a practice in Bhutan. The vehicle + Trip Leader (Guide) will be with the guest from (0900 Hrs till 1700 Hrs).
  • Drivers Allowances, Toll Taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Exclusions

  • Cost for Supplementary Service, Optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Sightseeing Entrance Fees.
  • Cost for 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 the “Cost Includes” head.
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Difference in cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc.
  • In such case, extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Route Map

Payment Policy

  • To process the reservation we require 60% advance deposit on packages with Airfare.
  • Final payment 30 days before the departure.

Refund Policy

  • All refunds to be made within 15 working days from cancellation date.
  • Refunds to be made in respective accounts & No refund in cash.

Cancellation Policy

  • No full refunds on Cancellation of Air / Bus / Train tickets once issued.
  • If Package cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to departure date, 50% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • If package cancellation is made 15 to 07 days prior to departure, 75% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • In case passenger is no show or 6 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost shall be deducted
  • If cancellation made 30 days and above prior to departure 30% per person on the package cost.
  • Flight tickets are refundable as per the airline terms.

Note

  • Valid Voter Id or Passport Required for Bhutan Travel
  • Ta Dzong – Paro (national museum) and Ta Dzong – Trongsa (museum): closed on Sun & Mon
  • National Library – Thimphu: closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays
  • Folk Heritage Museum – Thimphu : closed on Government Holidays and on Sat open from 10.30 a.m to 1.00 p.m. and on Sun open from 11.30 a.m to 3.00 p.m
  • Textile Musuem – Thimphu: Closed on Government Holidays and on Sun and on Sat open from 9.00 a.m to 4 p.m.
  • Institute of Zorig Chusum (Painting School or Arts & Crafts School) – Thimphu: Closed on Sun & Government Holidays and on Sat open from 10 a.m to 12 o’clock
  • Institute of Traditional Medicine – Thimphu: Closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays
  • Post Office:  Closed on Sat, Sun & Government Holidays and other days open from 1000-1700 Paro Dzong opens till 1700 hrs.”
  • Trashi Chhoe Dzong, Thimpu: Open from 5-6pm from Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm on Sat & Sun, 8 am to 5 pm in winter on Sat & Sunday.
  • Above rates are subject to change due to tariff revision by Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), major exchange rate fluctuation, royalty or visa fee revision or in case new taxes are being imposed by govt. of Bhutan.
  • Bhutan is a Tobacco Free country and hence Tobacco is not easily available. One can carry up to 250 cigarettes for personal use by declaring at customs upon arrival and paying appropriate duty @ 200%. Most of the hotels have both smoking as well non-smoking rooms however they prefer no smoking in the rooms because most of the hotels are made of wood.
  • One bottle of liquor per person is allowed to be imported Duty Free.
  • Do not carry Indian Rs. 500/- or Rs. 1000/- currency notes. It is illegal
  • Santa Fe / Tucson for 2-3 Pax & Hyundai H1 / HI ace for 4-6 Pax
  • Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs (Subject to availability)
  • Package cost will not be valid from 20th December 2018 – 10th January 2019. Also on public holidays, festivals, exhibitions and long-weekends. A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking.

Bank Details

BANK NAME INDUSIND BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 201000877953
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE INDB0000606
BANK NAME ICICI BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 038505005155
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE ICIC0000385

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