Majestic Bhutan Tour Package
This country is a surprise mix of traditional Buddhist culture and modern developments. It is the last Himalayan kingdom enveloped in intense mystery. Bhutan is a tiny kingdom nestled between its neighbours China and India. The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means "Land of the Thunder Dragon". Bhutan offers unique architectural marvels, tsechuas (dance forms), cuisines, textiles, handicrafts, trekking trails, and archery competitions all under its umbrella. What more can a traveller need?
Bhutan is carbon neutral and includes an exquisite collection of flora and fauna, making it a picture perfect destination.
Paro International Airport is the only entry point to Bhutan by air. It is located in the southwest of the country.
There is no rail transport in Bhutan. The nearest options (all in India) are Hasimara, New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP), and New Alipurduar railway station.
The Royal Bhutanese Government runs a bus service from Kolkata (Esplanade Station) to Phuentsholing. The bus journey takes about 18 hours.
Majestic Bhutan Itinerary
Duration: 5 nights / 6 daysDay 01 : ARRIVAL
Our representative will pick you up once you arrive at Phuentsholing Gate. He/she will then drop you at the hotel reserved for you in Phuentsholing. If time permits, you will proceed for immigration or will stay the night in the hotel.
Stay Details: Hotel Everest , PHUENTSHOLING / SimilarDay 02 : PHUENTSHOLING – THIMPU
You will be heading to Bhutan’s capital city, Thimpu today. Besides being the administrative center, it is known for many important Buddhist sites.
After breakfast, you will drive to the beautiful Thimpu valley. The scenery is absolutely stunning. As it’s a long drive, you will make a stopover for lunch.
If you make it to Thimpu on time, you can quickly visit Tashichho Dzong. The Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu.
Stay Details: Hotel Shantideva , Thimphu / SimilarDay 03 : THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING – PARO
Today’s going to be an exciting day as you explore the city of Thimphu. From stunning Bhutanese architecture to the country’s odd-looking national animal, you will behold Bhutan’s uniqueness at every stopover
Soon after breakfast, your sightseeing tour begins. You will be covering the following places
Kuensel Phodrang: It’s the world’s largest sitting Buddha statue at 167 feet high situated on top of a hill overlooking the city. The word kuensel means everything is clear, and from this place you can enjoy a great view of the Thimphu Valley on both sides.
Motithang Takin Preserve: The Motithang Takin Preserve is also known as the Thimphu Zoo by many. It is a small natural preserve for the Takin, Bhutan’s national animal. It was originally a mini zoo but was later converted to a preserve.
Memorial Chorten: Referred to as Memorial Chorten, its actual name is Gongzo Chorten or Gyaldren Chorten. The chorten (stupa) is a chief landmark in the capital city and is also the most sacred place of worship for the local people.
Once your tour is complete, you will drive to the historic town of Paro, which has Bhutan’s sole international airport.
If interested, you can make a detour to Dochula Pass, which is at an altitude of 3100 m above sea level. If the day is sunny, you can make a stop here and witness a spectacular view of the majestic eastern Himalayan ranges.
You will be staying for the night in Paro. We advise you to get a good night’s rest as you have a 2-3 hour hike coming up the next day.
Stay Details: Tashi Lhading Homestay Resort, Paro / SimilarDay 04 : PARO SIGHTSEEING
Haven’t we all gushed over pictures and postcards of the Cliffside monastery called Tiger’s Nest? Well, it’s time to get featured in one yourself. Get ready to hike up to this magnificent monastery this morning.
After an early breakfast, we will drive you to the base of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). It is the most famous and sacred site among all the places in Bhutan. You have to walk about 2 hours till the top through wide pathways that were built during the restoration works. You will also find a tea point after a 1-hour climb. From there, you get a very good view of the monastery. They also serve lunch here. From there it’s about another 45-minute climb to the 2nd viewpoint and the highest point of the hike.
During the evening, explore the interesting streets and markets of Paro before heading back to your hotel.
Stay Details : Tashi Lhading Homestay Resort , Paro / SimilarDay 05 : PARO – CHELE LA PASS – PHUENTSHOLING
Nothing can prepare you to the views you’ll get to see this morning, as you drive through a thickly forested road leading up to Chele La Pass, the highest motorable road pass. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake. You’ll also be able to see cascades of wild roses, purple and yellow primulas, and swathes of deep blue iris covering the forest floor.
Lock all the beautiful sights in your mind as we drive you back to Phuentsholing. You will stop for lunch at Wangkha and can do some shopping here.
Overnight stay will be in Phuentsholing.
Stay Details : Hotel Everest , PHUENTSHOLING / SimilarDay 06 : PHUENTSHOLING – SILIGURI (BAGDOGRA/ NJP)
Wake up to a relaxed morning. After breakfast, you can head to Phuentsholing market for some shopping. Once you’re done, we will drive you to Bagdogra airport or N.J.P. railway station.
We hope you take back happy memories and await your return for another exciting trip with us.Day 07 : KAZIRANGA – SHILLONG
Early morning around 4 am we will take you for elephant safari( direct payment) in the Central range. after the safari is done we will take you back to the hotel for breakfast and after taking some rest we will again take you for jeep safari.
At 12:00 we will check out from the hotel and we will drive you to Shillong which is (5 hours journey approx) it is also known as the Scotland of the East. After you reach Shillong you will check in to hotel for overnight stay.
Stay Details: Cafe Shillong B&B , Shillong / Similar
Kindly note that according to the Nadai in Temple Timings the visits of order may vary. But all the temples will be covered within stipulated date and timings.
The package is inclusive of:
1. All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary (vehicle will not be at your disposal).
2. Room on Twin sharing.
3. Accommodation on the mentioned hotels for duration mentioned in the itinerary.
4. Daily Breakfast
5. Parking fee, Driver allowance, Road Taxes.
6. All Permit charges.
The package excludes the following services
1. 5% GST
2. Adventure activities at Dwaki
3. Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges, Safari charges, tickets for orchid park. Cost for service provided on a personal request
4. Any expenses of personal nature like tips, laundry, etc. Special Entry Tickets to Kamakhya Temple
5. Anything not included in the above inclusions
6. Any cost arising due to natural calamities, landslides, road blockage, political
7. Disturbances, fuel price hike (to be borne by the client which is directly payable on the spot and as per actual)
8. Travel insurance
Tourists must carry a valid Passport and a valid Visa for traveling in China. RavelRoads is not responsible for any liability due to Passport and Visa issue.
To enter RavelRoads legally, the RavelRoads entry permit (sometimes it is also called RavelRoads Travel Permit or RavelRoads Visa) will be required. We will help you get all necessary RavelRoads permits as long as you are not a diplomat, journalist and government official who should travel to RavelRoads under the arrangements of the Foreign Affairs Office of local government, instead of a travel agency.
Booking & Payment
To book the tour you need to send us minimum 6 months valid passport scanned copies of all group members by e-mail.
To confirm the tour for Tibet, we request you to send us advance payment USD 316 each person at least one month before to get issued the flight ticket for Kathmandu-Lhasa and the balance could be paid upon arrival in Kathmandu 2 days before trip departure to Lhasa. Those who want to make this trip deposit with credit card they need to fill out ‘Credit Card Authorization Form’ to be sent upon request. Please add three percent extra for all payment made by Credit Card. Or, the clients can wire/ transfer the deposit to our following account.
We will send the scanned passport copies of all members to Tibet Travel Bureau requesting them to issue the permit.
Once we receive the permit from Tibet Travel Bureau we will apply the group visa along with Tibet Travel Permit at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu.
After above condition is fulfilled, the we will send you a confirmation of all services for your Tibet tours/ treks
Notice of cancellation must be made in person by those booking in Nepal & for those booking from overseas cancellation notice must be sent in writing & refunds will be made as follows:
15 days before departure - No charges Less than 15 days - USD 100 No shows - No refunds
Please note as per Air China regulation there is 35% cancellation charge if air ticket is once issued & cancelled for whatsoever reason. Please note this cancellation charge is strictly enforced by Air China central office.
Price per Person is Rs. 25350 on Twin Sharing
Accommodation in Kailash Manasarovar Overland Tour:- Accommodation of Kathmandu is on 3/4 star category hotel on twin sharing and accommodation in Kailash region is on group sharing local Guesthouses/ Mud houses. Please do not expect more facilitated accommodation in Kailash. Toilets are out of the room and it is common. More place like Manasarovar, Derapuk and in Juthulpuk is an open toilet. Nowadays people can choose deluxe guest houses in some of the route in Kailash Mansarovar. Deluxe guest houses have built-in Nyalam, Saga and In Darchen.
Accommodation of Central Tibet, Shigatse, Lhatse, Gyantse and in Lhasa is your choice to choose either Basic, Standard or Deluxe hotels. In Lhasa deluxe hotels or 5-star category are available.
Accommodation in Everest base Camp Route and the Guge Kingdom are all basic guest houses and Hotels.
We have mentioned all the extra expenses of your trip on every trip details. Please be sure with it before your trip confirmation with us.
* Personal Helper and Horse * Emergency rescue in case of need *
1. Application should be submitted at least 30 days before the provisional date of departure.
2. Minimum of 6 months valid Passport scan copy by mail or passport copy by courier should summit when the booking is made
3. Upon the confirmation, 25% deposit amount per person (INR 25,000) is required which is nonrefundable.
4. In the case of Lhasa Kailash tour deposit amount is USD 1000 or equvalent currency.
5. Our company trip booking form with your signature as per our term and condition
6. All the clients need to carry ID Proof, (Voter ID Proof) OR passport original while traveling by air.
7. The itinerary can be changed without notice due to unavoidable circumstance beyond our control such as political unrest, Natural calamities, changes in the itinerary by the Chinese authorities, etc.
1. Rs.25, 000/- non-refundable, if the booking is done.
2. 50% cancellation charges of the rate package cost in case cancellation is received between 7 – 15 days of departure
3. No refund in case cancellation is done after your permit and visa.
4. No refund or adjustment will be made in the event of interruption of journey by a client on his own after commencement of the tour.
5. Any changes in given itinerary requested by the client will be on chargeable basis
6. Extra accommodation in Kathmandu over 3 nights as per itinerary due to early arrival from Kailash, rescue charges, medical bills are bill direct to Yatris.
7. If the trip is disturbed in case of Visa/ permit problem creat from Tibet, or any other reason which is not in our hand, it is clients own risk and all the expenses are paid by clients.
Down Sleeping Bag
Group joining trip to Mt. Kailash do not need any sleeping bag. All your accommodation in guest house will provide warm blankets. Other than Kailash Manasarovar tour, you night need warm/down sleeping bag. Touch Kailash Travel can provide you down sleeping bag without paying and it is returnable after the trip.
Touch Kailash Travel can provide warm jacket without paying for your trip which is returnable after the trip.
Doffel bag and hand carry bag
Touch Kailashg Travels and Tours provide you duffel bag to put your goods and hand carry bag too. You can leave your suitcase or any of your bag in kathmandu hotel carried from your home.
Warm head cover Cap
Touch Kailash Travel provide you warm and head cover cap for your trip
Comfirtable warm walking shoes, Extra one pair
Water bottle at least for 2 liter including Thormas for keeping water hot You have to drink at least 3 litter water for a day and your team will provide you drinking water at every meal time. Hot water will be provided morning and evening only. so you have to have your thormas to keep hot water during day time.
Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)
Woollen/thermal long underwear
3 pairs of thick and tights warm socks
warm light gloves
Wind and water prooft trouser and Jacket
Up and down warm thormal