SMILEY BHUTAN TOUR, 08 Nights/09 Days

SMILEY BHUTAN TOUR
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Tour Itinerary Detail


DAY 1
PICK UP FROM NJP/IXB, PROCESSING OF TOURIST PERMIT AT PHUENTSHOLING & NIGHT STAY

PICK UP FROM NJP/ IXB, PROCESSING TOURIST PERMIT AT PHUENTSHOLING, & NIGHT STAY.( PHUENTSHOLING, IS A BORDER TOWN IN SOUTHERN BHUTAN, PHUENTSHOLING LIES OPPOSITE THE INDIAN TOWN OF JAIGAON,[WEST BENGAL ] PHUENTSHOLING HAS A POPULATION OF 20,537)

DAY 2
PHUENTSHOLING TO THIMPHU ROAD VIEW SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY AT THIMPHU

TRANSFER TO THIMPHU, (WHICH IS APPROX 6 HOURS/ 172 KM FROM PHUENTSHOLING TOWN) THIMPHU IS THE CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY OF BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 104,200, ON ROAD WATER FALLS & NATURAL SIGHTSEEING, CHUKHA DAM (TOP VIEW) EN-ROUTE. CHECK-IN AT HOTEL & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 3
THIMPHU FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY

AFTER BREAKFAST: GO FOR MAJOR SIGHTSEEING COVERING 1) BUDDHA POINT, 2)BBS TOWER, 3)TASHICCHHOE DZONG, 4)THE MEMORIAL CHORTEN, 5)NATIONAL LIBRARY, 6)THE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 7)CENTENARY FARMER MARKET, 8)CHANGLIMITHANG STADIUM, 9)SCHOOL OF ARTS & CRAFTS, 10)HANDICRAFT INSTITUTE, 11)ZANGTHOPELRI LHAKHANG, 12)MOTITHANG TAKIN RESERVE (TAKIN ZOO), 13)SEMTOKHA DZONG. IN EVENING: STROLL THROUGH THE MARKET OF THIMPHU & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 4
THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA & WANGDUE VIA DOCHU LA PASS FOR SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY AT PUNAKHA/ WANGDUE

AFTER BREAKFAST: TRANSFER TO PUNAKHA. ( WHICH IS APPROX 3 HOURS /90 KM , FROM THIMPHU)PUNAKHA IS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE OF PUNAKHA DZONGKHAG, DISTRICTS OF BHUTAN. PUNAKHA WAS THE CAPITAL OF BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 25,700. WANGDUE PHODRANG IS A TOWN AND CAPITAL (DZONGKHAG THROMDE) OF WANGDUE PHODRANG DISTRICT IN CENTRAL BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 34,300. ENROUTE VISIT 1) DOCHU LA PASS, 2) DRUK WANGYAL LHAKHANG. IN AFTERNOON: VISIT 3) PUNAKHA DZONG & 4) WANGDUE PHODRANG, 5) KHAMSUM YULLEY NAMGYEL CHORTEN, & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 5
PUNAKHA TO PHOBJIKHA LOCAL NATURAL SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY AT PHOBJIKHA

AFTER BREAKFAST: TRANSFER TO PHOBJIKA VALLEY, VAST U-SHAPED GLACIAL VALLEY AND FOR BLACK- NECKED CRANES VISIT GANGTEY GOMPA / PHOBJIKHA (3,000M/9,845FT): ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT OF WANGDUE IS THE BEAUTIFUL PHOBJIKHA VALLEY OR “THE VALLEY OF BLACK NECKED CRANES”. THIS VALLEY IS THE WINTER HOME OF BLACK NECKED CRANES (BIRD) THAT MIGRATES FROM TIBET. THIS VALLEY IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND SCENIC ONES IN BHUTAN. ON THE SLOPE OVERLOOKING THE VALLEY IS THE GANGTEY MONASTERY BUILT IN 17TH CENTURY AND IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND BIGGEST MONASTERY OF THE NYINGMA (RED HAT SECT) SCHOOL OF BUDDHISM. CHECK-IN AT HOTEL & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 6
PHOBJIKHA TO PARO ROAD VIEW SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY AT PARO

AFTER BREAKFAST: TRANSFER TO PARO, PARO IS DESTINATION OF SCENIC BEAUTY, THE ONLY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF BHUTAN IN PARO. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 39,800. (WHICH IS APPROX 4 HOURS /143 KM FROM PUNAKHA & WANGDUE) LOCAL SIGHTSEEING, CHECK-IN AT HOTEL & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 7
PARO FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY

AFTER BREAKFAST: VISIT 1)DRUKGYAL DZONG, 2)VIEW OF TAKTSANG MONASTERY, 3)KICHULANKA MONASTERY, 4)TA DZONG, 5)PARO RINPUNG DZONG (MUSEUM), 6)NYA-MEY ZAM, 7)DUNGTSE LHANKHANG, 8)KILA GOMPA, 9)DRUK CHOEDING. IN EVENING: STROLL THROUGH THE MARKET OF PARO & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 8
PARO TO MOVE CHELE LA PASS & HAA VALLEY ONLY FOR SIGHTSEEING & TRANSFER TO PHUENTSHOLING & NIGHT STAY

AFTER BREAKFAST: EXCURSION TO PARO EXTRA POINT: CHELE LA (PASS) & HAA VALLEY ONLY (BORDER OF THE BHUTAN AND CHINA): AT AN ELEVATION 3,988 METERS IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE HIGHEST MOTORABLE PASSES IN BHUTAN. ABOUT AN HOUR'S DRIVE ALONG A THICKLY-FORESTED ROAD, IS THIS PASS-A BOTANICAL PARADISE. THE PASS PROVIDES STUNNING VIEWS OF THE SACRED MOUNTAIN JHOMOLHARI AND JICHU DRAKE. IT IS ALSO MARKED BY HUNDREDS OF PRAYER FLAGS FLUTTERING IN THE WIND. HERE, VISITORS CAN SEE CASCADES OF WILD ROSES; PURPLE AND YELLOW PRIMULAS; AND SWATHES OF DEEP BLUE IRIS COVERING THE FOREST FLOOR. THE TOP OF THE PASS BLOOM WITH RHODODENDRONS IN A VARIETY OF COLORS-PALE PINK, DEEP PINK, BURNT ORANGE, MAUVE, WHITE AND SCARLET. IN EVENING: STROLL THROUGH THE MARKET OF PARO& OVERNIGHT STAY AT PARO.

DAY 9
DROP TO NJP/ IXB, FOR ONWARDS JOURNEY (TOUR END)

AFTER BREAKFAST: CHECK-OUT FROM HOTEL, PROCEED FOR PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SIGHTSEEING & DROP TO PHUENTSHOLING (WHICH IS APPROX 6 HOURS/ 175 KM TO PHUENTSHOLING) FOR ONWARD JOURNEY. (TOUR END)

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusion
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • Welcome drink on arrival in Hotel.
  • Accommodation for 2 Adults in 1 room for 4 Nights.
  • MAP Meal Plan
  • Accommodation in the hotels listed or similar hotels.
  • Individual Cab as per itinerary.
  • Taxes & Expenditures Included : Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Green Tax Fuel Exp. and Driver Exp.
Exclusion
  • Medical Facilities – Doctor on Call, Medicines etc.
  • For Heater Requirement directly contact to Hoteliers.
  • Any personal expensive – laundry, shopping, tip etc.
  • Meal other than specified.
  • Any adventure activity skiing ,paragliding etc.
  • Monument entrance fee / Camera fees.
  • Air fare / Train fare.
  • Any Guide Charges.

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

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