Bhutan
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Safaris
Adventure
Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is a Himalayan kingdom with a reputation for mystery and magic, full of fortress (dzongs) and monasteries. Bhutan is all about traditional Buddhist culture which includes the famous tsechus (dance festivals), textiles and handicrafts & extreme archery(sports) competitions. So our 7 day adventurous trip will allow you to witness Bhutan’s pristine nature & you will enjoy the solitude of the Temple Mountains as we explore the local mountains ranges. Food, accommodation & travel amenities will be provided throughout the tour and our professional tour guides are always there to help you in whatever way you want them to. So get ready to hit this landlocked state also known as the land of the ‘Thunder Dragon’ and have a soulful trip of a lifetime with ‘Getupandgo’.
COST PER PERSON:-
INR 25,000/-
On twin share on B/B
Based on minimum 4 pax
3 star category hotel
4.5 % Service Tax extra
INR 31,950/-
On twin share on B/B
Based on minimum 4 pax
4 star category hotel
4.5 % Service Tax extra
COST INCLUDES:-
• 05nts/ 6 days package, Bed and Breakfast on room sharing basis
• Airport transfers in Bhutan
• All other transfer and sightseeing with an English-speaking guide as per the programme
• Entrance fee to monuments

 

COST EXCLUDES:-
• Airfare
• Beverages
• Tips
• Expenses of personal nature

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THIS ADVENTURE TRIP

Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is a Himalayan kingdom with a reputation for mystery and magic, full of fortress (dzongs) and monasteries. Bhutan is all about traditional Buddhist culture which includes the famous tsechus (dance festivals), textiles and handicrafts & extreme archery(sports) competitions. So our 7 day adventurous trip will allow you to witness Bhutan’s pristine nature & you will enjoy the solitude of the Temple Mountains as we explore the local mountains ranges. Food, accommodation & travel amenities will be provided throughout the tour and our professional tour guides are always there to help you in whatever way you want them to. So get ready to hit this landlocked state also known as the land of the ‘Thunder Dragon’ and have a soulful trip of a lifetime with ‘Getupandgo’.

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Day 01: ARRIVE IN PARO (2,195m / 7,200 ft)

Arrive in Paro by Druk Air/Bhutan Airline. The flight offers you beautiful views of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after immigration formalities you will be received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu (54 kms, 1 – 1/2 hrs). Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 02: THIMPU (2,320m / 7,611 ft)

Visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to see the rare ‘Takin’, the national animal of Bhutan. Visit the painting school and spend some time in the market. In the afternoon visit the awesome Golden Buddha offering spectacular city and valley views. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 03: THIMPU- PUNAKHA (2,350 m / 7,710 ft; 3 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Punkha by crossing the Dochula pass at 3,100 metres. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan, Mt.Gangar Punsum (7,520 metres). The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of Lobesa. In the afternoon visit Punakha Dzong which served as an old capital of Bhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Overnight at the hotel.

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Drive 04: PUNAKHA – PARO (45 min)

Set off early to Paro. On the way visit the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university. In the afternoon proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was converted into the National Museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. A short walk downhill brings you to the Rinpung Dzong, which serves as the administrative centre and school for monks. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro town. Stroll around the market and return to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 05: PARO SIGHTSEEING

Hike to Taktsang monastery (3,120 m / 10,236 ft; 2-3 hrs).
This hike which is all the way uphill takes you through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the Paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons who were trying to stop the spread of Buddhism, were subdued, and converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. Return to Paro town visit enroute Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 06: DEPARTURE FROM PARO

Transfer to the airport for your departure home.
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Tour Reviews

5 based on 3 reviews
August 13, 2016

Trekking is an experience….one that you would throughly enjoy with the right company. Getupandgo has been rendering that personalised experience to every Trekker who treks with them. The thought and planning that goes into every trek is exceptional and every trek is memeroble leaving you asking for the next trek.

August 14, 2016

An absolutely wonderful experience it has been discovering a magical paradise called Bhutan. From the divine experience of visiting monasteries to the beautiful handicrafts that I take back, every bit of ‘glimpse of Bhutan’ has touched my heart!
Never did I think Bhutan would be so naturally gorgeous!! I take back so many memories from this soul enriching trip. Thank you Getupandgo for taking such good care of every aspect of my trip. It was such a well planned and perfectly executed trip! Can’t wait for the next time I get up and go! :)

August 24, 2016

The world that unravels in front of my eyes …in awe and wonder with this company getupandgo.every trek with this company makes me want to explore more and more into avenues I never thought of.Trekking with a company that cares for you not just a client ..but as a person with a purpose and desire to experience ..is amazing .Bhutan a land of magic..peace ..calm fills the soul with a feeling of serenity .thank you for all these soul enriching experiences you fill me up ..the entire team and company ..getupandgo …always with your company ,.i remain indebted …cheers 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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