Bhutan- People’s Choice

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PICK/DROP LOCATION Paro Airport
INCLUSIONS
Meet & Greet upon arrival
01 Complimentary Lunch at Paro at Local Farmhouse Lodge
01 Bottle water per person per day
Accommodation as per the itinerary as specified on Twin Sharing Basis
Services of a Trip Leader will be as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
EXCLUSIONS
GST
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

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Day 1: Arrival at Paro Airport – Thimphu

Meet and Greet TravelingGo Tours Representative 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.

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Day 2: Thimpu

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.

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Day 3: 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.

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Day 4: Punakha / Wangdi

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

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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.

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Day 5: 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.

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Day 6: Paro

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing 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.

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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.

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Day 7: Paro – Haa Valley Excursion – Paro

Start the day early for a full day excursion to Haa via Chele-la pass (3800Mts / 12465Fts, 65 Kms / 02 to 03Hrs – One way) with packed or early breakfast. Visit Haa Dzong, Lhakhang Karpo, Lhakhang Nagpo, Wangchulo Dzong. Depending on the weather, Road conditions and time Haa excursion could be either taken from Chele-la Pass or from Chozum side one can also opt for going from Chele-la Pass and returning from Chuzom side or vice versa. Evening you drive back to Paro. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 8: Paro – Onward Connection

After breakfast transfer to Paro Airport for taking onwards connection.

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Day 9: Bumthang

After breakfast go for Bumthang sightseeing covering Jambay Lhakhang, Kurje Lhakhang, Chankhar Lhakhang , Tamshing Lhakhang, Jakar Dzong. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

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