9.00 AM - 10.00 AM
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Pickup info

Upon arrival to Paro international airport, a car, driver and guide will await to meet you and have you escorted to the hotel. Your itinerary is flexible and picking time for daily tours will depend on what you have communicated to the guide. Most of the time pick up location will be your hotel unless it a trekking tour. In case of tight itinerary, your guide will have the time recommended to you.

Booking notes

Rate per person per night includes following

Accommodation
All Meals
Transportation with a dedicated driver.
Licensed english speaking guide
All site seeing indicated in the itinerary
All government taxes
Route permits and special permits
Entrance fee in monument and museums.
Mineral Water and soft drinks
On Trek the following will be provided

Tents on trek. (Sleeping,Toilet, dining and shower tents are provided)
Ponies (Animals to carry your luggage)
Hot water will be served on trek
Trekking Cook and kitchen equipments
Additional Value Addition

Use of cell phone with local number
Use of internet complimentary where ever possible
Departure Bhutanese Souvenir
One time private cultural dance performance ( For stays of 15 days)
Administrative Service offered

Purchase of Druk air ticket(Can be purchased from website also)
Bhutan visa processing
Other mandatory charges are as follows and not included in the Tariff

Druk Air Airfare

If you need a quick break in perfect harmony with nature and culture, this is the right package for you. The Escape to Bhutan tour is designed, keeping in view important highlights Bhutan has to offer and the time constraints you may have due to a busy schedule. Embark on a quick break to rejuvenate in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Whilst in the county, you will engage in numerous cultural activities from a visit to traditional market, being blessed at lhakang, a visit to textile museum or perhaps a visit to local Dzongs and hiking in the wilderness.

  • Physicality: Low
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Group size: from 1 to 20 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Upon arrival to Paro international airport, a car, driver and guide will await to meet you and have you escorted to the hotel. Your itinerary is flexible and picking time for daily tours will depend on what you have communicated to the guide. Most of the time pick up location will be your hotel unless it a trekking tour. In case of tight itinerary, your guide will have the time recommended to you.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Throughout the tour you are entitled to a dedicated car, driver and guide. All drop-off location will be your hotel. Up completion of tour, you will be dropped to Paro international airport for your onward international flight or other location as agreed.

  • Pickup time: (9.00 AM - 10.00 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (5.00 PM - 6.00 PM)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Paro – Thimphu

(Lunch & Dinner)

The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. First gift from Bhutan will be the cool, clean fresh air as you step out of the plane. After clearing customs and visa control you will be brief by our guide and transferred to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive will take around 1 hour. Thimphu has a population of about 100,000. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. In the evening, we will visit the Handicrafts Emporium, where all types of Bhutanese handicrafts are made and sold, overnight Hotel, Thimphu

Time permitting one may visit the Bhutan's national museum in paro. Housed in an old watch tower above the huge Paro Dzong (monastery/fortress), it is a fascinating place with a fantastic collection of Bhutanese national treasures ranging from ancient armour to textiles and thangkha paintings and Paro Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now used as an administration centre and school for monks

 Day 2: Thimphu

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

There are many places of interest to visit in Thimphu and your Bhutanese guide will take you to those places which are of interest to the group. In the morning you will visit the Late King’s Memorial Chorten, the National Library, the indigenous hospital specializing in herbal medicine, the handmade paper factory. In the afternoon, tour of the school of fine arts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts). The Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and experience the varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewellery etc. on display. In the evening drive to Paro.

Overnight hotel, Paro

 Day 3: Paro - Hike to Taksang

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After a hearty breakfast we will drive the winding road to Drukgyal Dzong, the ruined fortress, which once, defended paro valley from Tibetan invasions. We then drive to Ramthangkha, the terminating point of the motorable road and then hike up to the Taksang monastery (Tiger’s nest). The hike up to the cafeteria will take around two hours of average walking speed and is located above 2,950 meters (9,678 feet) above sea level. At the view point enjoy the stunning view of the monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigeress in the 8th century. If you desire then you can hike up to the monastery and visit the monastery which contains thirteen holy places. Taksang is one of the most venerated pilgrim sites of the Himalayan World. The monastic complex clings to the rock towering 900 meters above the valley (over 2,600 feet). After the visit to the temples walk back to the cafeteria for your lunch. After lunch we then walk back to the road point and then visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.

 Day 4: Depart from Paro

(Breakfast)

Transfer to the airport in Paro for departure flight to onward destination.

 

Children policy

Children are welcomed; however we do not recommend adventure activities such as trekking and other adventure activities for children below ten years of age. Additionally, please also be reminded that no facilities or very limited facilities may be available for children.

Participant Guidelines

Anyone who enjoys outdoor life and is physically fit can participate in treks. If you have a heart condition, please check with your doctor to ensure that it is OK to undertake high altitude treks. Allow yourself some days in Bhutan to acclimatize before you undertake any trek. Altitude sickness can be a serious problem at the altitudes in Bhutan. If you feel sick, dizzy or have a worsening headache, stop and drink as much water as possible. If the symptoms persist, return to the base. Guides are trained to look out for altitude sickness and other ailments that can affect trekkers. Additionally also refer to Bhutanese etiquette for do and don’ts whilst visiting monasteries and public events.

Other Disclosures

This below is an exhaustive list of what you may need, however it varies with the type of trek undertaken. Please reconfirm.

• Trekking or running shoes

• Socks (polypropylene)

• Down or fiber-filled jacket

• Jumper or piled jacket

• Hiking shorts

• Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella

• Hiking pants

• Thermal Underwear

• Sun hat

• Rucksack

• Water bottle

• Torch, batteries and bulbs

• Photographic Equipments

• Mountain trekking boots

• Insulated pants

• Nylon windbreaker

• Nylon Wind pants

• Long underwear

• Woolen hat

• Gloves

• Long gaiters

• Toilet articles

• Cigarette lighter

• Small knife

• Sun block / Sun block for lips

• Sunglasses

• Towel

• Laundry soap