Bhutan Cultural Tour with 3 days Bumthang Trek-12 Days
Monks lined-up to welcome some important guest
Clowns - called as Atsara by the Bhutanese entertaining spectators during festival
Bhutanese people enjoying the festival
Punakha Dzong, the ancient capital of Bhutan
View of Tashichhodzong, capital of Bhutan, Thimphu
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Bhutan the 'Land of the Thunder Dragon' - a small country sandwiched between Tibet in the north and India in the three sides offers a mesmerizing and unspoiled cultural and natural grandeur. Bhutanese landscape is characterized by rugged terrain and steep mountain valleys from subtropical plains in the south, through temperate zone to the Sub-alpine Himalayas exceeding 7000 meters. Bhutan is predominantly a Buddhist country with Vajrayana Buddhism being Bhutan's state religion. Hinduism is Bhutan's second-largest religion mostly followed by the Nepali speaking Bhutanese in the south.
The 12-days Bhutan tour with Bumthang Cultural Trek offers cultural highlights of Bhutan in stunning 9-days cultural tour combined with 3-days Bumthang cultural trek. Our tour starts at the Paro Valley with a hike to famous Tiger's Nest Monastery. Visit Thimphu, the capital city and then drive on to the central Bhutan across picturesque high passes deeply forested valleys, interesting villages and small townships. Then the 3-day trek starts from the splendid Bumthang valley, passing through several villages on its meandering route through Bumthang countryside. This trek provides an exceptional opportunity to discover Bhutanese rural life.
Day to Day Itinerary
Arrive Paro - (2250m / 7382ft)
The flight to Paro crosses the Himalayan Mountains, affording spectacular views of the awesome peaks, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan. On arrival we be greeted by the guide and transfer to the ...read more »»
- All meals, tea & snacks
- Government approved A & B category hotels on twin sharing basis in city and camping during trekking
- Roundtrip airport transfers and other transport as per itinerary
- Experienced English speaking guides and local staff
- All city tour
- Government taxes, permits, sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Porter and pack animals for the trekking
- Trekking equipments like 2-men sleeping tents, dining tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, and sleeping mats
What's Not Included
- Airfare to/from Paro, Bhutan
- Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet , laundry etc.)
- Trip cancellation and Medical/Evacuation Insurance
- Tips for Staff/guide
1-2 people = USD 4070 per person
3-12 people = USD 3520 per person
( Note! above price valid until end of 2013 )
Hotels in Bhutan are approved and classified by the government as grade A, B and C. These government approved hotels are equivalent to 3-4 star hotels elsewhere. Based on availability at the time of your booking, we provide grade A grade hotels in Paro and Thimphu and B grade hotels in Punkha. We use Hotel Tashi Namgay Resort or similar in Paro, Hotel Migmar or similar in Thimpu, Meri Puensum Resort or similar in Punakha and camping (tent) during trekking. Since the Druk Path trek is designed on twin sharing basis, you share room with your fellow traveler but in case you prefer single rooms we charge USD 270 as single supplement.
A variety of meals are available in most hotels – the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. Non vegetarian dishes are generally available in ...read more »»
Equipments & Packing List
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Trip Start Dates
We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date.
You can join our Bhutan Tour Programs as per your convenience. Spring season (March to June) and in the autumn season (September to November) are the best time for tour and trek in Bhutan. The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms. The spring season also observes the biggest festivals of Bhutan.
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