Bhutan is perhaps the one of the few
pockets remaining of adventure destinations hithero untouched
by modernization – A Shangri- La. Situated in the Great
Himalayan range; it is bordered by Tibet in the north and to
its south by India. As a purely Buddhist country, it has a
rich and unique culture, tradition and way of life which still
remains pristine. Travelling in Bhutan is like being
transported back to medieval time and age.
We have prepared the following three
itineraries for you but if you would like a tailor made
itinerary please write to us at
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Glimpse of the Dragon Kingdom
This is an introductory trip to Bhutan taking your to Paro and
Thimpu. It is highly recommended as an extension trip to
Tibet, Nepal or Sikkim. The sights of the various dzongs, the
colourful people, their rich and unique cultural heritage and
religious practice will simple baffle only discerning
||Fly to Paro. Explore Paro market
|| Tour of Paro
||Tour of Thimpu
|| Fly to Katmandu
This is an adventure trip taking you as far as Tongsa and
Wangdiphodrang besides visiting interesting sights of Paro and
Thimpu. On this trip you will encounter the glory of the pure
and exotic land, ancient dzongs or fortress, monasteries and
temples that dot the countryside, its imposing architecture
and superb art.
||Tour of Paro
||Tour of Thimpu
||Visit Punakha and Wangdiphodrang
||Fly to Katmandu
Sacred valley of Bumthang
This is a complete tour of Bhutan taking you to the sacred
valley of Bumthang. This trip offers spectacular views of
virgin mountains, lush forested valleys, rhododendrons,
ancient fortress, monasteries, temples, and rich diverse
culture and traditions. A short trek in Bumthang will acquaint
you with the life of the simple folks bringing you close to
nature, peace and solitude.
||Tsonga and Wangdiphodrang
||Fly to Katmandu
VISA AND TRANSPORT:
Foreign travelers must posses a visa for Bhutan which is
granted initially for 14 days. While the actual visa is stamped on arrival
in Bhutan upon payment of us$20, visitors need to obtain visa clearance from
the Tourism Authority of Bhutan (TAB) in advance. Visa can be extended in
Thimphu for up to six months. The operator making your arrangements will
handle the official formalities.
Transport is provided by tour operators
who have their own fleet of luxury buses. All major places of interest are
connected by paved roads.
Air, Bhutan's airline operates flights to Paro from Bangkok, Kolkata, Dhaka,
Kathmandu and New Delhi. There are two overland entry/exit points. One is
from the Indian state of West Bengal into Phuntsholing in southwest Bhutan.
Phuntsholing is four hours' drive from Bagdogra, the nearest Indian airport,
and seven hour's drive from both Gangtok (Sikkim) and Darjeeling. The drive
from Phuntsholing to Thimphu takes six hours. The other point is Samdrup
Jongkhar in the southeast, 110 km from Guwahati, India. An Inner Line Permit
to enter Assam will also be required to enter/exit through Guwahati.
Tashigang is six hours' drive from Samdrup Jongkhar.
March-may and September-November are the high season months, while June,
July and December-February comprises the low season. Bring cotton or light
woolen wears in summer (maximum temperature 30 degrees Celsius) and heavy
woolens and down jacket in winter (minimum 1.1 degrees Celsius).
ADVENTURE: Trekking and