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The Land of Happiness BHUTAN, the nation along the eastern Himalayan range. Bhutan endowed with most serene and astonishing landscapes, amidst snow-capped mountains and lush green forested gorges. The country acquires amazing environmental benchmarks “Carbon Neutral”.
Magnificent and unique architectures of Dzongs and Monasteries, reminiscence of ancient Buddhists culture. These ornate structures are primal part of picturesque countryside, along the mountain cliffs and crystal clear rivers.
With its vibrant peoples with Gross Happiness, ancient cultures and communities, textiles and handicrafts, outrageous archery competitions, high-altitude trekking trails, and stunning flora and fauna offers unique traveller inspiration.

 

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Hotel

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Upon arrival at Bagdogra, we'll embark on a scenic drive to Jaigaon. Take a leisurely stroll to the nearby Zangtog Pelri Lhakhang and unwind for the day.

 

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

Early morning, we'll handle the entry permit procedures before setting off for Thimphu after breakfast. The journey promises stunning vistas as we ascend from the Indian plains to the foothills of Bhutan, passing through charming forests, towns, and villages. Upon arrival in Thimphu, check into your hotel and relax for the night.

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

Following breakfast, we'll acquire the Inner Line Permit and commence our sightseeing. Our itinerary includes a visit to the Memorial Chorten, Kuensel Phodrang to admire the majestic Buddha statue, and if time permits, explorations of the Folk and Textile Heritage Museums. Later, we'll enjoy lunch in town before visiting the imposing Trashichho Dzong. Conclude the day with dinner and a peaceful night's rest in Thimphu.

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we'll journey towards Punakha with a brief stop at the breathtaking Dochula Pass, offering panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountain range. Upon reaching Punakha, we'll savor lunch before marveling at the Hanging Bridge and exploring the magnificent Punakha Dzong. En route, we'll also visit Chimi Lhakhang, known as the Temple of Fertility. Retire for the night in Punakha.

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, we'll head to Paro. Upon arrival, we'll visit the historic Rinpung Dzong and the ancient Kyichu Lhakhang. Spend the evening strolling through the charming streets of Paro before dinner and overnight rest.

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

An early start sees us embarking on a memorable hike to the iconic Paro Taktsang, also known as Tiger's Nest Monastery. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and stunning views before returning to Paro for the night.

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Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

Following breakfast, we'll retrace our scenic route back to Jaigaon. Relax and prepare for departure the next day, reminiscing about the wonderful experiences in Bhutan.

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Breakfast

Bid farewell to Bhutan as we head back to Bagdogra for your journey home, carrying cherished memories of this enchanting trip.

Please note that at any given point of time if the event has participants count which is 6 or less in number the event might get automatically converted into a customised one, i.e. there shall be a local representative from Treks and Trails that will greet you directly at the starting point.

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Inclusions

  • Accommodation in Twin / Triple rooms at all destinations as per the itinerary
  • Breakfast (Day 2 – Day 8) & Dinner (Day 1 – Day 7) as per the itinerary
  • Comfortable Non-AC Hiace Bus / Winger vehicle, as per the itinerary
  • Pickup & Drop from Bagdogra on Day 1 and Day 8, as per the itinerary
  • Sustainable Development Fee (1200 rs per person / per day)
  • Entry Fees at the sightseeing points as mentioned below
    • Taktsang Monastery, Paro (Tiger Nest Trek)
    • Memorial Chorten, Thimphu
    • Punakha Dzong, Punakha
  • 5% GST

Exclusions

  • Airfare/Rail fare till Bagdogra and return
  • Lunch for all days
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any kind of personal expenses (entry fees, camera charges, laundry charges, tips, etc.)
  • Any kind of refund for unutilized tour plan services
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
  • Any miscellaneous expenditure incurred during the tour
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Valid Identity Proof (Passport / VoterID Card), along with 5 Photocopies for each document.
  • If you do not have either of Passport or Voter ID Card, please carry Aadhaar Card along with another supporting document such as PAN Card / Driving License / Ration Card. In this case please inform the lead in advance.
  • 5 Passport Size Color Photographs
    Water Bottles
  • A lightweight Haversack or Backpack, and a smaller Day Sack
  • Good pair of trekking shoes, and a pair of flip-flops
  • Woolen Gloves, woolen socks, Monkey
  • Cap/Balaclava, Neck Scarf
  • Thermal Inners
  • Jackets
  • Waterproof gloves and windcheater/poncho
    Personal clothing (Dressing Moderately is mandatory to visit Monasteries and Dzongs)
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf Camera, Binoculars (Optional)
  • Toiletries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Light towel, Lip balm, Wet wipes, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer
  • Extra Polythene Bags (To segregate used/ unused garments, wet/ dry clothing)
  • Any medicines that you consume normally, post consulting a doctor Mosquito repellent
    Snacks & Biscuits to munch on (As some journeys are 6-7 hours long) Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder


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Policy and Terms

  • In case you need to cancel your plans for the trip due to avoidable/unavoidable reasons, please do notify us via email.

    The cancellation charges will be as follows:

  • Before 60 days prior to date of departure: 20% of the tour cost
  • 60 to 46 days prior to date of departure: 50% of the tour cost
  • 45 to 30 days prior to date of departure: 70% of the tour cost
  • Less than 30 days prior to date of departure: No refund
  • No show No Refund
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Terms and Conditions

  • Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
  • We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
  • The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
  • We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
  • Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
  • Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
  • Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
  • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
  • Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
  • Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
  • We should strictly follow the code of conduct to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
  • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
  • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
  • Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
  • If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
  • If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
  • Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks. 

Frequest Questions

  1. Visa Requirements: To travel to Bhutan, all tourists must obtain a visa. This involves submitting an application through a licensed Bhutanese tour operator or travel agent. The government mandates a minimum daily tariff covering accommodation, meals, transport, and a guide, with visas issued by the Department of Immigration upon payment.
  2. Best Time to Visit: The optimal times to visit Bhutan are during spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) for mild weather and clear skies, ideal for trekking and sightseeing. However, Bhutan offers attractions year-round, each season presenting unique experiences.
  3. Getting to Bhutan: Bhutan's sole international airport, Paro International Airport, is served by Drukair and Bhutan Airlines, offering flights from various cities including Bangkok, Delhi, and Kathmandu. Additionally, entry is possible via road through southern border towns.
  4. Currency: The official currency is the Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN), pegged to the Indian Rupee. Indian Rupees are widely accepted alongside the Ngultrum.
  5. Language: Dzongkha is the official language, though English is prevalent, particularly within the tourism sector.
  6. Vaccinations: Recommended vaccinations include hepatitis A, typhoid, tetanus, and, if applicable, yellow fever. Consultation with a travel health professional before departure is advisable.
  7. Credit Cards: Credit cards are not extensively accepted, so carrying cash or travelers' cheques in major currencies is advisable.
  8. Tourist Attractions: Key attractions include the iconic Tiger's Nest Monastery, Punakha Dzong, Paro Valley, Thimphu, and the scenic Bumthang Valley, offering trekking and hiking opportunities.
  9. Cuisine: Bhutanese cuisine is renowned for its spicy flavors, with dishes like Ema Datshi, a chili and cheese stew, being popular.
  10. Cultural Customs: Visitors should dress modestly and respect local customs, such as removing shoes and covering shoulders and legs when visiting temples and monasteries.
  11. Dress Code: Modest attire covering shoulders and legs is required when visiting religious sites like temples and monasteries.
  12. Souvenirs: Popular souvenirs include textiles, handicrafts, jewelry, Bhutanese paper products, incense, tea, snacks, stamps, and souvenir coins.

These guidelines ensure a respectful and enjoyable experience in Bhutan, rich with cultural immersion and natural beauty.

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