Bhutan Backpacking tour 6 days 5 nights
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Bhutan, nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, is a country renowned for its unique approach to measuring prosperity and progress. One of the most distinctive aspects of the Bhutanese experience is the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH), which prioritizes the well-being and contentment of its citizens over purely economic indicators. This holistic approach considers spiritual, physical, and mental well-being, as well as cultural and environmental preservation.
Bhutan's stunning natural beauty further enriches the visitor's experience. Towering peaks, lush forests, and pristine rivers provide a backdrop for a range of outdoor activities, from trekking through ancient forests to river rafting in crystal-clear waters. The nation's rich cultural heritage is palpable in its ancient monasteries, dzongs (fortresses), and vibrant festivals. The warmth and hospitality of the Bhutanese people add an extra layer of charm to the experience, as they welcome visitors with open hearts.
Exploring Bhutan also offers a glimpse into a society that has managed to strike a delicate balance between tradition and modernity. While respecting age-old customs and traditions, Bhutan has also embraced elements of the contemporary world, allowing for a unique blend of old and new. Additionally, Bhutan's commitment to environmental conservation is evident in its lush, unspoiled landscapes and stringent policies to protect its biodiversity.
- Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. It is a thriving commercial centre on the northern edge of the Indian Plains.
- On arrival check in at the hotel.
- Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
After breakfast, proceed towards Thimpu via the wonderful mystic town Gedu, which is about 9000 ft above the sea and Chukha Dam. On the way, halt at Chojum to take photographs of the confluence of two rivers of Bhutan, Thumpu Chu and Paro Chu. Reach Thimpu in the evening. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay Thimpu
After breakfast, the day is dedicated to sightseeing in Thimphu. You will see the following tourist sites in Thimphu:- ·
- National Memorial Chorten
- Folk Heritage Museum and Takin Reserve Centre
- Changangkha Monastery
- Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion)
After sightseeing transfer to Paro. Dinner and Overnight Stay at Paro Hotel.
National Memorial Chorten
Folk Heritage Museum
Takin Reserve Centre
After breakfast go for a full day sight seen of Paro. You will see the following tourist sites in Paro include:-
- View of Taktshang Monastery
- Nya-Mey Zam
- Dungtse Lhankhang
- Druk Choeding.
Overnight stay at Paro.
View of Taktshang Monastery
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing.
On arrival check in at the hotel.
Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.
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Backpackers United is the leading and fastest-growing Travel Community, founded in 2017, that offers exceptional travel experiences in India. Our team of young, dynamic, and passionate travelers is committed to exploring the great outdoors through sustainable nature trails. We believe in providing a unique travel experience that takes our fellow travelers off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of nature. We offer a diverse range of travel services, including treks to unexplored places in both North and South India, Cycling Tours, Holiday Packages, Sightseeing, Backpacking Trips, Corporate treks, Team Outings, Personality Development through adventure activities, experiential learning trips specially curated for school and college students, a variety of Adventure activity packages, and much more. Our experienced travel planning team curates each itinerary to ensure every penny is worth the experience. At Backpackers United, we have executed over 2K trips for more than 20,000 enthusiastic travelers, and our weekend treks and trips from Bengaluru are the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. We offer customizable travel packages that cater to specific needs and requirements, ensuring a personalized and memorable experience. Our commitment to sustainable tourism and responsible travel ensures that we leave a positive impact on the communities we visit. We encourage travelers to explore the great outdoors in a way that respects and preserves nature, and we promote eco-friendly practices in all our trips and treks. Join our community of adventure seekers, and experience the thrill of exploring nature in a unique and sustainable way. Book your next adventure with Backpackers United and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
Accommodation on triple Sharing Basis.
· Meal Plan as per choice
· Exclusive Non-a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. Please brief to guest that the vehicle will not be at disposal it will be available to the guest as per itinerary only (point-to-point basis).
>Sustainable Development Fees (SDF) Rs.1,200/- Per head / Per Night
> 04 Professional English Speaking Guide
> Two tourist SIM Card on Arrival
> 01 Bottle of Mineral Water per head per day
> Travel Insurance ( Extra cost for senior citizens age 60 years and above )
· All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
· Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.
Air Fare / Train fare.
· Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
· Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
· Entrance Fees
· Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
· Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to an increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
· Room Heater Charges.
· Anything which is not included in the inclusion.
Policy and Terms
- If cancellations made are 30 days before the date of travel then 10.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellations are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellations are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellations are made 3 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellations are made 0 days to 3 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
Terms and Conditions
- Any photos or videos taken during the trip by Backpackers United's content creators or clients are owned by Backpackers United and can only be used by the company for advertising purposes. No one else can use the content for commercial use without obtaining proper permission from Backpackers United.
- Full payment for the trip must be completed before the trip begins. Failure to complete the payment may result in the cancellation of the trip.
- All travellers must have a valid government-issued ID that will be verified before boarding. No boarding will be allowed without a valid ID.
- The transfer of bookings is not allowed. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation will be allowed to travel.
- For international travel, clients must ensure that their passport is valid for at least six months from the date of intended travel and not damaged in any way. Backpackers United is not responsible for clients who book travel with passports that do not meet this requirement. Any denial of entry at immigration or any additional cost arising from alternate arrangements for deportation must be borne by the travelers.
- No refunds will be given for any inclusions that are not utilized by the client.
- Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United is not responsible for any damage or missing items.
- The time of departure is fixed and all travelers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes before scheduled departure. The air conditioning will be switched off in the hills and the driver will have the discretion to turn off the AC during the trip for safety reasons.
- Drinking and smoking are strictly prohibited during the tour. Backpackers United's tours involve physically demanding activities such as trekking and camping at high altitudes, so clients are advised to be in good physical shape.
- Backpackers United is not responsible for any accidents, bodily injury, illness, death, loss, or damage to baggage or property, or any damages or claims arising from negligence or delay by any person not employed by Backpackers United.
- Any misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
- Backpackers United is not responsible for any delays or alterations to the itinerary due to natural hazards, accidents, weather conditions, landslides, political closures, or any untoward incidents.
- Backpackers United does not provide any insurance policies to cover sickness or accidents, or losses due to theft or other reasons.
- Alterations to the itinerary may be necessary due to various factors, such as weather and road conditions, and the physical ability of participants, in the interest of safety, comfort, and general well-being.