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Tour on Raft

DURATION : 9 Nights / 10 Days

DESTINATIONS : Thimphu - Punakha - Trongsa - Jakar - phobjikha - Paro

Tour Highlights

Destinations Places to visit
Thimphu Memorial Chorten and Buddha Viewpoint
Punakha Punakha Dzong, Mochu and Khuruthang valley
Trongsa Pelela Pass, Chendipji, Trongsa Dzong and Trongsa Museum
Jakar Jampay Lakhang, Kurjey Temple and Village of Parar
Phobjikha Gangtey Gonpa and Phobjikha Valley
Paro National Museum, Paro Valley, Tiger Nest Temple and Drukgyal Dzong

Short Description

Bhutan or the land of the Thunder Dragon is one of the most highly acclaimed travel destinations. This is a land of remarkable natural beauty with a pristine and intact environment and a friendly, tradition-bound people. Bhutan has an great opportunity to offer to his adventure seeker tourist.

Detailed Itinerary

 
Day 1: Arrive in Paro – Thimphu (50km - 1.2 Hours)

Arrive by International flight, Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mt. Chomolhari and Mt. Jichudrakey in Bhutan are simply awesome. On arrival in Paro you will be received by Monks & Monkeys representative and transfer to Thimphu by private car. Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan. On arrival, check into your hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Memorial Chorten built in the memory of our late 3rd king and further drive to Buddha Viewpoint to visit largest Buddha statue in the world. Evening relax at your hotel or explore the charming city.
​Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.

Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha

Breakfast at hotel later we will checkout and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. If the weather permits we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After our packaged lunch we will visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. One can also visit Souvenir making center and evening back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha.

Day 3: Punakha Halt

Day for special activity, morning after the breakfast we will drive to rafting star point where we will be met by our expert rafting team, they will brief us on rules for raft, provide all the necessary equipments like lifejacket, helmet etc. The experience of floating in Mochu is like nowhere in the world, especially when we pass down by beautiful fortress. An hour and half rafting will come to the end at Khuruthang valley from where will proceed to Wangdue for day excursion. Evening back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha.

Day 4: Punakha - Trongsa

After our breakfast we will check out of the hotel and start the drive to ancestral home of our royals, Trongsa. En-route we will take wonderful breaks at Pelela Pass at 3300 m and Chendipji before crossing Trongsa. We will take evening 2 hours hike from Trongsa viewpoint to the Dzong before concluding our day. On arrival in Trongsa, we will visit Trongsa Dzong, the beautiful ancient homes of the royals.
Overnight stay at hotel in Trongsa.

Day 5: Trongsa - Jakar

After our leisurely breakfast, we will check out from the hotel and visit watch town recently converted into Trongsa Museum. En-route we will stop at weaving center, which is famous in the region. Evening we will explore the tiny Jakar town. 
Overnight in Amankora stay at hotel in Jakar.

Day 6: Jakar sightseeing

Breakfast at hotel later we will visit Jampay Lakhang, the one of the first 2 Buddhist temples built in the country. This is the home of the naked dance that is still performing annually. Visit Kurjey Temple, the site where royals are cremated, one can either walk cross the suspension bridge and visit the Village of Parar and Tamshing or drive there. End your day with a walk passing by the Swiss farm. Evening stroll in Jakar town and try some local pancake and noodles. 
Overnight stay at hotel in Jakar.

Day 7: Jakar - Phobjikha

Today we will have an early departure for the lengthy drive to Phobjikha, valley of black necked cranes. Upon entering the valley we will pay homage to Gangtey Gonpa before checking into the resort. If time permits we will take beautiful walk or bike around the feeder road of Phobjikha Valley meeting locals and students. Evening we may enjoy talking tales of Yeti as it is very famous in the black mountain region.
Overnight stat at Farm House in Phobjikha.

Day 8: Phobjikha - Paro

Check out from the hotel after our breakfast and retrace our drive back to Paro via, Wangdue, Dochula and Thimphu. On arrival in Paro, we will visit National Museum of Bhutan and Paro dzong. Evening we will explore the tiny Paro town. 
Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

Day 9: Paro sightseeing

Early morning after our delicious breakfast drive to north end of Paro Valley and hike to Tiger Nest Temple. The hike to Tiger’s Nest will take most of our day. The temple is one of the most renowned temple in the Buddhist world one of the ten most visit site before we die. This is most revolted temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro Valley at 900 m above the valley. En-route visit Kichu Lhakhang, one from the 2 oldest Buddhist temples in the country, historic Drukgyal Dzong (Fortress) and Evening at leisure. 
Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

Day 10: Paro - Deaprture

Morning breakfast at hotel and check out. Later proceed to Paro airport to board your flight to your onward journey.

Here our company services will get end with lots of Enduring Memories....!!!!

Inclusions / Exclusions

The Price Includes:   

  1. Accommodation Double Room Hotels Chosen by Guest (As Per Availability)
  2. Daily Breakfast At The Hotel
  3. Transportation In An Air –Conditioned Vehicle With Driver Assistance Of Our Local Offices During Arrival & Departure.
  4. 01 Mineral Water Bottle Per Person per Day.
  5. Monks & Monkeys Surprise Departure Gift.
  6. All Applicable Taxes Like Fuel Charge, Parking Charge & Tall Taxes
  7. Govt. Service Tax 4.5%.

The Price Excludes:

  1. Domestic Flights & Airport Departure Tax From India (This Is Generally Included In Your Ticket)
  2. Visa Fees For India: Compulsory ; To Be Obtained From The Indian Consulate Of Your Country Of Residence ; Passport Valid 6 Months After Return Date)
  3. Any Meals Except Mentioned In The Column Prices Includes.
  4. Any Expenses Of Personal Nature Such As Tips Beverages, Laundry, Telephone Calls, Photography, Entrances And Video Fees, Etc.
  5. Any New Taxes / Fees Imposed By The Government.

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