On this 8 days 7 nights tour, you will travel to three western districts of Bhutan: Paro, Thimphu and Punakha and get the real depiction of Bhutan packed with unique culture, history and traditions. You will visit some of the most important historical sites and religious centers, do a short hike / walking in Thimphu.
On the 4th day of the tour, you will have two options for the morning activity: Do 2 hour return hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyel Chorten, a beautiful temple built on the peaceful mountain ridge overlooking the magical valley bellow.
Do White Water Rafting on the Mochu River, one of the two glacial fed rivers in Punakha.
On the 6th day of the tour, you will venture on a 2-day round trip trekking, graded Easy-Moderate, to one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites called Bumdrak located on the mountain meadow at an elevation of 3,860 meters (12,660 ft). The trail takes you through green lush forests following ancient trails and enjoy breathtaking views of Paro valley below. Camping will be on a serene mountain meadow adorned with Choetens (sacred Buddhist stupa) and fluttering prayer flags. Your return journey back to Paro will be via the most recognized site in Bhutan, 17th century Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), built on rock cliff sacred site founded in the 8th century.
During High Season
During the months of March, April, May, September, October & November
US$2070 – for single traveler
US$2000 per person – for a couple or group of 2 people
US$1790 per person – for a group of 3 people or more
During Low Season
During the months of January, February, June, July, August & December
US$1720 – for single traveler
US$1650 per person – for a couple or group of 2 people
US$1440 per person – for a group of 3 people or more
Visa Fee of US$40 ONE TIME.
Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of US$65 per person per night to the Royal Government of Bhutan
Surcharge of U$40 per night for a single traveler
Surcharge of US$30 per night per person for a couple/two pax travelers
All meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6 Nights accommodation on a twin sharing basis (double occupancy) at 3 Star Hotel
1 Night accommodation in a luxury camping tent at 3,860 meters altitude
Round trip airport transfers
Dedicated land transport with driver for the entire duration of your trip
English speaking Licensed Tour Guide. Guides speaking other popular languages can be arranged for additional premium.
Entrance Fees to museums and other national monuments
All internal taxes
Light snacks between meals (All meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included in the price)
All Airfares - Both domestic and international. We can arrange domestic airfare and international airfare to and from Bhutan at no additional cost. You just have to take care of the connecting flights.
Laundry services, telephone call charges
Supplemental charges of US$30 per night per person for a single room occupancy
Premium accommodation in a 4-Star hotel and above
Any other personal expenses
Cultural shows that require advance arrangement
Tips to Guides and Drivers
Entrance Fees to museums and other national monuments
No Hidden Cost
Free expert consultation
Visa is 100% Guaranteed
Efficient customer care
Hand-picked hotel accommodation
Experienced licensed tour guide
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Round the year-
Although this tour can be done all year round, the best season is March, April, May , September, October, November and December.
Min Age : 10+
Paro to Paro.
Visit the capital city of Bhutan and get true glimpse of modern Bhutan with its ancient culture still vibrant.
Travel to the old capital of Bhutan and immerse yourself into rich Buddhist culture and discover happiness.
Trek to a sacred mountain meadow and find inner peace, enjoy spectacular views of the valley bellow and surrounding Himalayan Mountains.
Hike to 8th century sacred site where Bhutan’s iconic landmark, 17th century Paro Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest is located.
Visit a family farmhouse to learn and experience Bhutanese rural life and delight your taste buds with authentic Bhutanese cuisine.
Easy to Moderate – while activities from Day 1 to 5 are easy, Day 6 demand basic level of fitness as it involves almost 4 hours of gradual uphill trekking and steep descent on the way back on Day 7. All of our past clients, many without any fitness training and some even in their late 60s have successfully completed this trekking.
All tour services we provide are independent with flexible itineraries which can be customized to suit your interest and requirement. You can form a group to get discounts. Apart from the predesigned packages which have proven successful, BHUTAN GREENWOOD TOURS & TRAVEL can also arrange the following add-on activities to enrich your experiences in Bhutan. These activities can be fitted into any tour itineraries.
A short discourse on Gross National Happiness (GNH) by a renowned scholar to see life from Bhutanese prospective and learn to unlearn.
Astrological predictions by qualified Buddhist Astrologer
Recitation of prayers by monks/nuns at a monastery/temple to remove obstacles and clear path (Barched Lamsel)
Wedding ceremony in traditional Bhutanese style
Dinner and cultural show (Folk dances and Sacred mask dances)
Archery – the national sports of Bhutan
Massage and Spa/Hot stone bath
Yoga & Meditation
Please note that some of these activities may involve extra fees charged on actual basis.
All your deposits and any payment less administrative fees of US$100 per person will be refunded if you notify us at least 30 days prior to your arrival date. Refer the cancellation fee schedule below to determine the applicable charges:
DAYS TO ARRIVAL
CANCELLATION CHARGES PER PERSON
US$100 administrative fee per person
20% of the total cost
50% of the total cost
No refund is available
In case the trip is cut short or duration lost due to unforeseen reasons after arrival in Bhutan, no refund is available as the payment would have been already made to hotels and other logistics.
There shall be no charges for the number of days of delay either during arrivals or departures or both, due to weather conditions, communication problems, cancellation or delay in Bhutanese airline flights, sickness or any other legitimate reason as Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) may deem reasonable. However, the Tourist will be charged on the actual expenses on accommodation, food, transport and any other services provided.