Bhutan - 08 Days Classic Bhutan

Description :

This is a classic 8 days tour and one of our best seller . Like “Exotic Bhutan” it gives you a wonderful introduction to the main strands of Buddhism, History and culture of Bhutan and its 700,000 or so citizens, plus stunning views and great impressions of the mountainous landscape of Bhutan’s mind west. Towards the end of the tour you will experience one of the least visited regions of the southwest, Haa, with its lovely forest of pine, oak and rhododendrons.   



Bhutan - 08 Days Classic Bhutan

Bhutan - 08 Days Classic Bhutan
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Pricing :
Low season (January, February, June, July, August and December) 2018
Minimum 02 persons travel : RM 10,600 per person 
Minimum 04 persons travel : RM 9,660 per person 

High Season (March, April, May, September, October and November) 2018    
Minimum 02 persons travel : RM 11,100 per person 
Minimum 04 persons travel : RM 10,200 per person 


Package Price inclusion :
- Return air tickets (Ex-KUL), airport taxes (subject to available upon request)
- Accommodation in 3 star hotel on twin sharing basis. 
- One (01) night hotel accommodation at Bangkok airport due to flight connection. 
- All transportations and sightseeing within Bhutan.
- Services of accompanied English speaking guide.
- Visa fee.
- 3 meals a day in Bhutan.
- Bottled water.
- Entrance fees to the monuments.
 
Package Price not included :
- Drinks
- Travel Insurance
- Excess baggage charges
- Telephone calls and any personal expenses
 
* prices subject to change due to currency fluctuation

Itinerary :

Day 01. Arrive – Paro- Thimphu: (Total km 65 Approx/ Alt 2,350m):
During this flight one will enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Mountains including the sacred Mt. Jhomolhari & Mt. Jichu Drake in Bhutan on clear weather. On arrival at Paro Airport our representative will receive you and drive to Thimphu which will take 1 hr. After lunch visit:

  • Memorial Chorten- built in the year 1974 in the memory of our third king of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. 
  • TashichhoDzong - The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. TashichhoDzong houses The Throne room, some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 02.  Thimphu – Sightseeing:

  • Buddha Point/ Kuensel Phodrang-Is the largest Buddha statue in the country. From there one can get a good view of the Thimphu valley. Plant sapling at Happiness Garden, Kuensel Phodrang.
  • Motithang Takin Preserve – houses the rare national animal of Bhutan. Takin is listed by international   conservation agencies as a vulnerable species and it is a rare animal found only in Bhutan, Nepal and Burma.
  • Traditional Medicine Institute - In Bhutan, equal emphasis is given to both allopathic and traditional medicines. The rich herbal medicines made up from medicinal plants are prepared and dispensed here.
  • Folk Heritage Museum - the house replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished, as it would have been about a century ago.
  • National Institute for Zorig Chusum – or the school of Arts and crafts is an institute where student undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.
    Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 03. Thimphu – Phobjikha (Total km 155 approx/ Altitude 2,900m):
After breakfast, drive to Phobjikha – approximately 6 hours drive through picturesque valleys and mountain slopes dotted with typical Bhutanese villages. From the Dochula pass, at over 10,000ft, vast panoramic views of the high snowcapped peaks of the Bhutanese Himalaya can be enjoyed on a clear day. Tea/coffee and snack at the cafeteria.  Continue drive to Phobjikha. Visit Gantey Goenpa as it is a major attraction with an old monastery dated back to the 16 century. Later, walk around the valley which is also the winter home to the rare black-necked cranes.  Which migrate from remote parts of Tibet, China and Siberia during winter to this valley. 

Overnight stay  at hotel.


Day 04. Phobjikha-Punakha: (Total Km 78 Approx/ Altitude 1,310m)
Drive down into the Punakha valley. On the way visit Chhimi Lhakhang.This was built in 15 Century (dedicated to Lama DrukpaKunley also known as divine mad man). It is half hour walk across a local village and rice field. Hoist prayer flag behind Chimi Lhakhang.  After lunch visit Punakha Dzong (old capital of Bhutan) built in 1637 by Zhabdrung. It is one of the most beautiful Dzong in the country.

Overnight stay at  hotel.


Day 05. Punakha-Paro (Total km 142 km Approx / Alt 2,250)
After breakfast, drive to Paro which is about 4 hours drive approx.  Afternoon visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temple in the kingdom, dated back to the 7th century.  Visit Ta Dzong former Watch Tower which now houses the National Museum and then visit Rinpung Dzong which houses the monastic school, monk’s residence and the office of the civil administration. Walk down and cross the Bhutanese typical wooden roofed bridge. Overnight at hotel.


Day 06. Paro - Excursion to Taktsang (Tiger nest)
After early breakfast drive up to the Ramthangka, base camp of Taktsang and then hike up to the most famous monastery Taktsang, the Tiger’s nest. Tea/coffee at the cafeteria. Continue walk to Taktsang Monastery. This magical monastery clings to the vertical granite cliff of 3,000 above the valley floor. It is believed that Guru meditated here in the 8th century. The disciples of Guru built the temple, which was later enlarged by Zhabdrung in the 17th century. After lunch walk down to the base.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 07. Paro-Excursion to Haa (Total km 130 Approx/ Driving time 5 hrs approx)
Drive to Haa valley (2670m) via Chelela Pass at an altitude of approx. 3900m/13000ft. (Highest motorable pass in Bhutan) where one can see beautiful mountain ranges. Explore in the Haa valley. Lunch will be serve en-route at convenient place. Drive back to Paro. Overnight  at hotel.


Day 08. Paro Departure:
After breakfast, drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight. Our representative will see off and bid farewell.

 

Please Note :
This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Weather and routes conditions may mean variations to the itinerary, which may affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all times stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness and interest levels.
We provides complimentary drinking water throughout the trip. If one have any special dietary requirements, do advise us in advance.


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