Majestic Western Bhutan Tour, a classic journey in the land of Thundering and Peaceful Dragon as Bhutan is famously known. The only Buddhist country and a kingdom around the great Himalaya range, stepped with ancient history, age-old culture of impressive custom.
This is short tour in Bhutan, allows visitors to immerse into its beautiful culture a perfect Bhutan vacation package. On this exciting Majestic Bhutan Tour of six days.
An amazing country tucked in between the border of North East India in the west and east side of Bhutan. Close to Bangladesh due south, with Tibet / China towards North. Most high Eastern Himalayan peaks extend on the northern country of Bhutan with a number of peaks. From above 6,000 m to 7,000 m,
Mt. Gangkhar Puensum is Bhutan’s highest peak and tallest unclimbed mountain in the world.
Our marvelous Majestic Western Bhutan Tour takes you around great religious, ancient sites of great historical and cultural interest.
Your exciting tour of Bhutan starts on first arrival in Paro, Bhutan’s International Airport with national carrier Druk Airlines. Where drive takes you to Thimphu the capital and main hub of the country, a fascinating small city.
A day in Thimphu, visit memorial stupas, a traditional hospital where herbal and exotic plants are practiced for medicinal purposes. Includes tour of Bhutan’s traditional painting school, and then head towards Punakha with great change of climate and landscapes. Enjoy fabulous views of distant snow-clad peaks on the way to Punakha, a low and warm agricultural country. Where you can catch glimpse of Bhutanese culture on a visit to its many farm villages and historical sites.
Enjoying an interesting time at Punakha and Thimphu head back to Paro for an exciting tour of Taksang Monastery. Famously known as The Tiger Nest, the landmark and highlight of Bhutan, located on a high overhanging cliff edge.
Our wonderful Majestic Western Bhutan Tour concludes taking an international flight from Paro to respective countries and homeward bound.
- Short, classic tour of majestic Bhutan around places of great cultural interest.
- An independent and only Buddhist Kingdom within the great Himalaya range
- A country steeped with ancient historical monuments and colorful custom
- Enjoy Bhutanese immense culture in the harmony of scenic country landscapes
- Day 01: Arrival at Paro 2,250 m / 7,382 feet in Bhutan, and drive to Thimphu capital city 2, 320 m / 7, 610 feet of few hour journey
- Day 02: At Thimphu with a day tour of the city and places of interest
- Day 03: From Thimphu drive to Punakha 1, 250 m/ 4,100 feet 76 km, of 03 hours scenic ride with overnight stop.
- Day 04: Drive to Paro of 4-hour drive covering 140 km distance. Afternoon at leisure for individual activities.
- Day 06: Depart and fly from Bhutan to respective countries.
- PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION BY CAR
- ALL NECESSARY TRAVEL PERMITS ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
- ACCOMMODATION ON TWIN SHARING ROOM BASIS AT THREE STAR CATEGORY HOTEL
- SIGHTSEEING AND MONASTERY ENTRANCE FEES AS PER the ITINERARY
- MEAL PLAN: FULL BOARD BASIS
- INSURANCE OF ANY KIND
- PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS DRINK, GUIDE TIPS & ETC.
- KATHMANDU TO PARO TO KATHMANDU OR FROM ANY COUNTRY FLIGHT TICKET
Bhutan, a small country sandwiched between giant countries of Tibet / China and India as well as close to Bangladesh. Located Far North East Himalaya range, a country of great diversity for its small size area covering 38,394 Sq. Km.
The country tagged as ‘The Peaceful or Thundering Dragon’ renowned for its natural beauty, includes serene forest with strict conservation, gross national happiness, great culture, age-old heritage, and biodiversity.
Bhutan covers 72 % of forest area which is one of the large biodiversity country in the world that makes Bhutan a unique place in Asia and around Himalaya has preserved its pristine environment and culture as it was past hundreds of centuries.
The largest city and capital is Thimphu, which is at 2,320 m / 7,856 feet, the country covers from low sub-tropical climate in the south to cooler alpine terrain and towards an arctic zone of Himalayan high Mountains in the north.
Bhutan, with a range of peaks that extends above 6,000 m to 7,000 m, Mt. Gangkhar Puensum is Bhutan's tallest peak and unclimbed mountain in the world.
Bhutan, rich in culture along with green environment, the only kingdom around Himalaya with monarchy rules, it also the land of colorful festival where Buddhism is the major religion.
Bhutan offers various tourism destinations where one can witness the amazing culture and heritage life and can observe Bhutanese dressed in national costume that makes the country different from other countries.
In the land of Thunder Dragon and Buddhist religion with Tantric Buddhism the one and only Buddhist kingdom in this world, the peaceful environment and panorama of mountains with different monasteries are the main attraction of Bhutan including its colorful festivals.
Travelers can visit Bhutan for cultural and scenic tours, short hikes, or for longer trekking in the vicinity of green valleys and high mountain ranges in the harmony of immense Bhutanese hospitality.
Essential Things to remember:
Although booked with Trekking Planner, our Bhutan tours are organized and run by our reliable local counterpart agents in Bhutan, with all necessary arrangements as per the itinerary, and norms of Trekking Planner and Bhutan Government.
Traveling in Bhutan controlled by the Government of Bhutan, visitors can enter only in group-wise, through proper Government registered travel agencies of Bhutan as Trekking Planner counterpart agents in Bhutan.
Trekking Planner, have a good connection with our reliable Bhutan counterpart agents for safe and secure travel with us. Bhutan Government allows foreign travelers to spend a minimum of US$ 200 per day / per person to make the country sustainable from eco and friendly tourism by minimizing the mass flow of tourists.
Daily Tourist Tariff, Visa & Permits:
For every foreigner travelers visiting Bhutan have to get Bhutan Visa.
For a visa, a passport is required which must be valid for at least 6 months after leaving for Bhutan. The Druk Air allows people with visa clearance from Bhutan Government only.
All Travelers except Indian residents requires a visa, to obtain the visa at 20 days prior to the date of entry into Bhutan with PP details and photo’s.
Visa only service is not entertained in Bhutan, one should have to join for full tour package services from local tour operator which includes guide, accommodations, food, tours and transportation.
At present Visa fee of US$ 40 (increased from Jan 2013 AD) is mostly included in the trip package. Guests require multiple entry visas for India, Nepal if they are traveling to Bhutan and back to India or Nepal.
Traveling into Bhutan must be obtained from Nepal through Bhutan counterpart agents. Please note that; Once the visa is issued, it will not be amended, revalidated and visa fees will not be refunded.
Tourism Council of Bhutan issues visa clearance which will be e-mailed or Fax to your local travel agents to Bhutan and Boundless Adventure Treks. Travelers are required to produce a visa clearance copy at the time of check-in for Druk Air flight, entering by overland must produce a Visa clearance letter at the entry point.
The actual visa is stamped at a passport on arrival in Paro, Bhutan International Airport.
Bhutan is famous and well known for all types of colorful festivals, where one can enjoy a delightful and fascinating time.
Bhutan, with religious events and festivals from small to bigger which is a part of the culture, as practiced since past hundreds of centuries till present, the main big Tshechu Festival, takes place in Thimphu the capital of Bhutan and at Bumthang Prakar Festival.
The festival holds as per the Tibetan Buddhist Lunar calendar the festival of Tshechu Festivals falls around 30th Oct to 8th November where dates can differ and please contact us for the right time to observe the festivals.
Bhutan Tshechu Festival held every year at Thimphu, the enchanting and lively event started by the 4th Desi, Gyalse Tenzin Rabgay in 1867 AD.
Tshechu Festival, a religious and traditional dance performed by monks of chosen and specific monasteries, these were Zhanachham and Zhana-Ngachham (Dances of the 21 Black Hats), Durdag (Dance of the Lords of the Cremation Ground), and the Tung.
The festival as per the Tibetan Buddhist Lunar calendar the festival of Tshechu Festivals falls around 30th Oct to 8th November where dates can differ and please contact us for the right time to observe the festivals.
Bhutan is adopted to Tibetan Buddhism, with a slightly different and independent culture and custom of its own. One can notice the national dress worn by all citizens, which is compulsory.
Bhutanese culture and lifestyle linked with farming and animal husbandry, since early times, the practice of worship is cultural heritage visiting monasteries of great importance and going on pilgrimage once a year during auspicious months as per the Buddhist calendar.
Bhutan with its culture worshipping good over evils and harvest festival as well welcoming New Year Losar and other events with great ceremony, like the women folks men dress with short checked skirts Bakhu with silk and satin shirts with headgear, and most of the Bhutanese always keeps holy threads of necklaces as prayer counting during their leisure and prayer time including some with prayer wheels made from wood-bronze and silvers.