WHY TRAVEL BHUTAN?
Why once in a lifetime you must go for Bhutan Trip, here are the reasons: Bhutan is the only Carbon Negative Country in the world where you can rejuvenate your mind and body with pollution free pure nature.Indians do not need Visa to Travel Bhutan, only required things is a entry permit available at Phuentsholing permit office.
Travelling Bhutan is less expensive compared to other international destinations.
Bhutan is the only country to measure peoples index as Gross National Happiness.
72% of the country's total land area is covered by forests.
It is the only country where you can find Red Rice and Chilies as staple food.
Bhutanese people are some of the friendliest and always welcome you with good smile and "Kuzo Zangpo La" means Hello.
ESSENTIAL TRIPS FOR YOUR BHUTAN TOUR PACKAGE
Value Bhutanese Culture - although Bhutan welcomes foreigners but the people is extremely conscious regarding its culture.
Always greet with "Kuzu Zangpo la" for "Hello" and "Tashi Delek" for "Good Bye" or "Good Luck".
Visitors need proper VISA to enter into Bhutan expept citizens from Indian and Bangladesh.
VISA should be applied minimum 30 days before you plan to visit Bhutan.
One needs Route Permits to travel in Bhutan and this is provided by the Immigration office at Thimpu.
Either carry Nu (Bhutan's currency) or INR (Indian Rupees INR 50 and INR 100). Both are accepted in Bhutan.
Use right hand while giving or receiving something. Pass the holy sites keeping them on your right side.
US dollars are pretty widely accepted in Bhutan, but it is advised to exchange some of your currency to Bhutan's currency i.e ngultrum (Nu) or Indian Rupee.
Do bring MasterCard - NOT Visa or other credit cards. Banks, ATM's will NOT give cash on a Visa credit card in Thimpu or Paro.
If visitors want to tip to the Hotel Staff / Tour Guide / Driver, always should be given in envelop.
Though Bhutan is safe, but extra care should be taken for luggage, wallet, camera, mobile phone and other valuables.
Please follow proper instruction / permission before taking pictures and videos.
Visitors should take off hats and shoes while visiting Dzongs, Monasteries etc.
ATTRACTIONS OF BHUTAN TOUR PACKAGES:
Thimphu - Indigenous hospital, Art & Craft school, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop, Handicraft centres, Memorial Chorten, 15th Century Changangkha monastery, Buddha Point, Motithang mini zoo, Drupthob nunnery temple, Weekend Market(Sunday).
Paro - Taktshang or Tiger’s Nest monastery, Ta dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Dungtse Lhankhang, Nya-mey, Zam, Ugyen Pelri Palace, Kychu Lhakhang monastery, Bird eye view from Paro airport view point.
Tour Package Start From – Paro Airport / Phuentsholing
Tour Package Ends – Paro Airport / Phuentsholing.
Origination - Ex–Phuentsholing / Paro Airport.
Meal Plan - (Breakfast Complimentary).
3 Star Hotels
Thimphu - Thimphu - Peaceful Resort / Damisa / Similar
Punakha - Pema Karpo / Kingaling / Similar
Paro - Udumwara Resort / Paro Grand / Similar
A country resting peacefully in the lap of the eastern Himalayas is one of those very few places that can probably take you back in time. The unadulterated nature, around 73% of the land drenched in wild greenery, the flag with a dragon engraved on it, the rice that is born red, the place which is believed to be haunted by multiple demons and protected by multiple gods, the innocence of the locals that still believe that snowman exists and dragons spit fire, the land that has preserved the rarest of the nomadic tribes and fauna on the list of 'red-alert' is what Bhutan is made up of. Not very well known amongst the tourist crowd, Bhutan indeed offers some mystical, magical places to visit for the intrepid traveller.
On an arrival at Paro Airport / Phuentsholing – you will be greeted by our official and transfer to Thimphu Thimphu lies at an elevation of 2300m. Thimphu lies in a beautiful valley, sprawling up a hillside on the west bank of the Thimphu Chhu River and has a total area of about 1,809 sq. km. Check In. Evening at your own leisure. Visitors can enjoy a relaxing walk in the valley in the evening. Be sure to sink your teeth into momo kopi, and steam dumplings filled with finely chopped cabbage, onions, cheese and butter. Overnight at Thimphu.
After breakfast go for the Thimphu City Tour Covering - The art & Craft school, the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, the National Library, Handicraft centres, The Memorial Chorten built in memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Tashichoo dzong, Buddha Dordenma statue, Bhutan Simply Museum, Folk and Heritage Museum, Handmade paper factory, BBS Tower, SAARC building, 15-century Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with a good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple and have free time in the market. Overnight at Thimphu.
After breakfast transfer(Approx - -2HRS Drive) to Paro, covering some on way sightseeing. Every turn on the way comes with surprise and scenic view of the mountain and nature. Visit the historic ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong, built in 1647. Also visit the Paro airport viewpoint. Paro?s Main Street features shops on both sides, all crammed with brasswares, silk and cotton scarves, incense sticks, silver filigree jewellery, gho (Bhutanese National Dress for Men) which can be matched with elaborately embroidered boots, kira (wrap-around sarong worn for Bhutanese Women) and prayer flags that one could string across any open space to seek blessings for
loved ones and friend Overnight at Paro.
Post breakfast drive 12kms north of Paro to visit Taktshang: or "Tiger’s Nest" is one of the most famous places to visit in Bhutan and one of the holiest sites in Bhutan which you need to hike it by your own & it will take approx 2-3hrs one way ).If not interested to hike it one can have a view from the parking point and proceed for local sightseeing – covering Ta dzong , Rinpung Dzong, Dungtse Lhankhang, Nya-mey Zam, Ugyen Pelri Palace, Kychu lhakhang monastery (one can visit here to explore the cultural and traditional heritage by Dressing up in the local attire and various other traditional dresses which are available at this location ). Back to hotel/resort - Leisure - Overnight at Paro.
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drop by Paro Airport / Phuentsholing - Service ends with sweet memories.
Less than 7 Days Prior to DOT: 100% of the Package Cost as cancellation charge
7 – 15 Days Prior to Date of Travel: 75% of the Package Cost as cancellation charge
16 - 30 Days Prior to Date of Travel: 50% of Package Cost as cancellation charge
More than 30 Days: Full Refund of Package Cost (Excluding Processing Fees and it depends on other facotrs like refund from hotel etc)
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Thimphu and Paro are the major shopping hubs in Bhutan. One can buy lovely handicrafts made of wood, bamboo, cane etc. Handwoven textiles made of silk and cotton are very popular. Gold and silver jewellery are also popular. Overall, there are various trinkets that one can carry back home.
How many airports are in Bhutan?
Bhutan has a total number of 4 airports Namely: Paro International Airport (Paro), Bathpalathang Airport (Jakar), Gelepu Airport (Gelepu), Yongphulla Airport (Trashigang).
Do Indians need visa for Bhutan Tour?
Visa is not required for Indians. An entry permit is required for tourists travelling by road which is available at the Phuentsholing permit office. For tourists travelling by flight, the visa is on arrival.
What should I wear during Bhutan Package Tour?
The kind of attires you should be carrying depends on the time that you want to travel. During the summer months, light to moderate warm clothes should do the trick while heavy jackets and woollens should be carried during the winters. Comfortable footwear is a must as you would be walking down rough terrains.
What amount of snowfall to expect during Bhutan Trip?
It snows heavily in Bhutan during the winter months (December – February). Despite the snowfall, the landscapes of Bhutan cater well to its tourists during this time. You are sure to enjoy the white paradise as it is a vision not to forget!
Is smoking legal in Bhutan?
Bhutan remains the only country in the world that restricts its citizens from smoking. It has banned the production and sale of tobacco and thus smoking is banned in public places. However, there are certain smoking zones in some hotels and restaurants where tourists are allowed to smoke.
How safe is Bhutan for Indian tourists?
Along with its stunning beauty, Bhutan is a safe destination to choose for your next vacation. Crimes are kept at bay and you are sure to feel secure wherever you stay in Bhutan.
What is the best time for Bhutan Tour from Kolkata?
The autumn to spring span is proposed as the best time to visit "The land of Dragon". September to May is the time where you get clear weather and blue skies throughout. December can be a bit harsh due to snowfall, but if that is what you enjoy, then go ahead and visit the fairy tale land of Bhutan!
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