Bhutan Memorized (Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Wangdue - Gangtey)
6 Days 5 Nights
TOUR CODE : BT01B



 
 Tour Schedule
Day 1:
Arrive Paro - Thimphu
At 03.30 am, our tour guide in purple and navy blue uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby. Depart hotel to Bangkok International airport for smooth flight to Bhutan by KB 121 (05.50 – 09.00) arrive Paro, our local tour guide will meet and greet at the airport then, drive to Thimphu, the Capital of Bhutan 65 km (40 Miles) or 2 hours drives.


Visit the National Memorial Chorten built in memory of the late King the father of the modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight in Buddhist philosophy. Visit Trashichho Dzong also known as “Fortress of the Glorious Religion”. The dzong was built in 1641 and houses the main secretariat building and the central monk body.

** Nice and Sound Sleep in Thimphu **

Day 2:
Thimphu - Punakha
After breakfast, drive to Punakha, 80 km or 2.30 hours drives to enrooting Dochula pass at 3100 meters.   During clear weather the Himalayas can be seen from this spot in a panoramic view.  There are 108 stupas (pagodas).  Lunch will be served at Cafeteria and drive on to Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong then, visit Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten which is only one of its kind in the world is a splendid example of Bhutan’s fine architectural and artistic traditions. Built by Her Majesty Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuk  for the well being of the Kingdom and the benefit of all sentient beings.

** Nice and Sound Sleep in Punakha**

Day 3:
Punakha - Wangdue Phodrang - Phobjikha (Gangtey)
After breakfast, drive to Wangdue Phodrang, 17 km to visit Dzong which is pierced on a spur at the confluence of the Sunkosh and Tangmachu rivers. The dzong was built in 1638. The position of the Dzong is remarkable as it completely covers the south and east-west. Wangdue district is
famous for its bamboo work, slate and stone carving.

After lunch at Wangdue Phodrang, drive for 3 hours to arrive at one of the most beautiful open valleys in Bhutan - Gangtey. Gangtey is the winter heaven to the rare Black Necked Crane, migrating down from the Tibetan Plateau. On a hillock overlooking the small villages is the Gangtey Monastery. This is the only Nyingmapa temple in the country.

** Nice and Sound Sleep in Gangtey**

Day 4:
Gangtey (Phobjikha) - Paro
After breakfast, explore Phobjikha Valley which is famous for Black Necked Cranes. These cranes migrate from Central Asiatic Plateau to escape its harsh winters and return to Paro

** Nice and Sound Sleep in Paro **

Day 5:
Paro
After breakfast, the must site to visit to hike up to Paro Taktsang the Tiger’s nest. Picnic lunch will be arranged in this day. Visit Orchards to select the seasonal fruits then to visit Farm House, see the ways of life in their traditional style. Bhutanese Culture Show will be arranged nearby the riverside

** Nice and Sound Sleep in Paro **

Day 6:
Paro – Bangkok
After breakfast, depart hotel for smooth flight returning to Bangkok by KB 120 (10.15 – 15.25)

Arrive Bangkok, airport staff will meet you at the gate of the plane with the sign board of your name displaying. Then, escort you to immigration counter to facilitates the paper work and then to the luggage claim area taking care of your belonging, accompany you through arrival hall to meet our tour guide who is in purple and navy blue uniform and transfer to your hotel.

*** Thank You Very Much And See Your Smiles Again Soon ***


Tour Rate:Tour Rate: (only on January, February, June, July, August and December) for March , April, May, September, October and November, please contact us:
Luxury Hotel: Tour Rate for staying at Amankora Resort including Business Class air ticket:
    1 person:           Baht 294,250
    2 persons:         Baht 199,445 per person
    3 persons:         Baht 222,725 per person
    4 persons:         Baht 192,075 per person
 
Accommodation:
Paro: Amankora Paro Resort and all meals

Thimphu: Amankora Thimphu Resort and all meals  
 
Punakha: Amankora Punakha Resort and all meals
 
 
Gangtey: Amankora Gangtey Resort and all meals
 
Tour Rate: (only on January, February, June, July, August and December) for March , April, May, September, October and November, please contact us:
Deluxe Hotel: Tour Rate for staying at Deluxe Hotel including Business Class air ticket:
    1 person:       Baht 155,895
    2 persons:     Baht 126,080 per person
    3 persons:     Baht 126,750 per person (Single Supplementary at Baht 15,000)
    4 persons:     Baht 118,540 per person


Accommodation:
Paro: Uma Paro Resort (Deluxe Room)

 
Thimphu: Taj Tashi Thimphu (Deluxe Room)


Punakha:
Uma by COMO (Double Deluxe Room)

Gangtey: Dewachen Hotel (Double Room)
 
Tour Rate: (only on January, February, June, July, August and December) for March , April, May, September, October and November, please contact us:
Standard Hotel: Tour Rate for staying at Standard Hotel including Economy Class air ticket:
    1 person:       Baht 99,615
    2 persons:     Baht 95,930 per person
    3 persons:     Baht 88,895 per person (Single Supplementary at Baht 7,500)
    4 persons:     Baht 88,560 per person

Accommodation:

Paro: Reema Resort (Standard Room)
 
Thimphu: Hotel Jumolhari (Standard Room), or in Hotel Phuntshopelri (Standard Room)

 
Punakha: Hotel Zangtopelri (Standard Room) or Meri Phuensum Resort (Standard Room)
 
Gangtey: Gakiling Hotel (Double Room)

Tour Includes:
Hotel to Bangkok International Airport,

  - Welcome Garland
  - Private Car
  - Reliable First Class Services.
  - Round Trip Tickets
  - Professional Transfer Tour Guide
  - Arrival and Departure Transfer (Bangkok) or Assist to Transit the Flight
  - Visa Arrangement and Fee

Bhutan,
  - Travel Insurance Certificate
  - Exclusive Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  - Admission Fee
  - Accommodation with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  - Private Car

Tour Excludes:
  - Alcoholic Drinks & Extra Meals
  - Your Extra Charges

Aircrafts:
Druk Air

Visa:
Bhutan requires you receive your visa 7 - 10 days before entering the country. Please plan to have your visa 7 - 10 days before arrival in Bhutan

Passport:
  1. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months before entering the country, please check.
  2. The visa may require 2 pages, so please be sure there are a minimum of 2 pages available in your passport

Important Note:
  - Bhutan is high altitude so please consult your doctor if any concerns regarding altitude sickness.
  - Natural wildlife abounds in this beautiful environment of the Dewachen Hotel so be sure to listen to instructions from local guides when visiting.
  - Respectful dress is required at temples and official areas please..(no mini-skirts or shorts)
  - No Photo in the temples

  - The tour guide will be flexible to alter the itinerary as your request.

Cancellation Policy:
Clienta must notify the packages of cancellation as early as possible at least 30 Days prior to the packages tour is started.

If packages are cancelled by shorten the travel date required early notice otherwise a late cancellation will be applied as following details

  - 30 days prior departure date no charge
  - 14 days prior departure date is compulsory cancellation charged at 30% of packages
  - 7 days prior departure date is compulsory cancellation charged at 50% of packages
  - After 7 days prior departure date is compulsory cancellation charged at 100% of package
  - Druk Air is compulsory same as cancellation packages policy

Remarks:
The packages cost is in high amount of payment due to Bhutan government policy, East meets West Travel is recommenced clients to postpone the trip in stead of do cancellation.

Tour Guide:
Exclusive English Speaking Tour Guide

Vehicle:
Private Car

Local Time:
1 hour behind Thailand

Best Time to Visit:
Autumn Visit: (September - November)        - Colorful Harvest Time
Winter Visit: (December - February)             - Snowcapped Mountain
Summer Visit: (March - May)                       - Beautiful Flora & Fauna
Spring Visit: (June - August)                        - Evergreen Forest