The Kingdom of Bhutan is a visually stunning Himalayan country sitting in the Eastern Himalayan region, is bordered by Tibet and India. The mountain peaks here are over 7,000m, yet the nation also has lush subtropical plains. The pristine countryside is home to fabulous wildlife including tiger, red panda, Himalayan black bear, leopard, gray wolf, elephants, to name some of the more iconic animals. The people are Buddhist, and their culture is fascinating. Sitting at 2,350m, Thimphu is the capital city although we fly into the main airport at Paro, 1.5 hours drive away from the capital. Flights for Paro leaves Kathmandu in the early morning, so the rest of the day is free to acclimatize and enjoy.
We can offer you short tours of 3 nights, to more extended visits of 7 nights. On these tours, some of the places you may visit include the Tiger’s Nest – a monastery built into a cliff (yes, we will hike up to it), and Trashi Chhoe Dzong, the seat of the government. There are many places of cultural value, museums, monasteries, and craft bazaars. You can try your hand at the national game, archery, hike through rice fields, green valleys, and fascinating villages. The countryside is so stunning. You will certainly not be disappointed by this Kingdom with its snow-capped mountains and crisp, clean air.
Please contact us for more information, stating the amount of time you have available.
The Cost Includes
- Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu both way flight ticket
- Bhutan entry visa fee
- Private transportation.
- All necessary travel permits
- English speaking local guide.
- Accommodation on a twin room basis. (3* hotel)
- Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
- Meal plan: Full Board Basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
The Cost Excludes
- Insurance of any kind.
- Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
- Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.
Earlier today we will eat our breakfast and head ack to our destination from Paro Airport.
Frequently asked QuestionExpand/Close
Bhutan is a South Asian country and a landlocked nation that is located in the eastern Himalayas between India and China.
People except for the resident of India, Bangladesh, Maldives needs a visa to enter Bhutan. Also, a tour operator is needed. The cost of a visa is 40 USD.
The best time to travel Bhutan is Autumn and Spring i.e September to November Autumn and March to May Spring. The festivals of Bhutan falls under this time and also the weather is warmer and perfect for the view.
You need to have the visa confirmation letter provided by your tour operator and a copy of an itinerary with you.
Bhutan is a Himalayan country. So altitude sickness is common and many traveler are affected. When you feel fatigued, edema, dehydrated, insomnia, shortness of breath and dizziness while traveling to Bhutan be sure that you are affected by altitude sickness. To prevent yourself from altitude sickness, make sure to stay hydrated, plan for the rest days, limit the intake of alcohol and prepare yourself with short hiking and exercises before the tour.
Bhutan is a safe country as it has a low crime rate. But is said that prevention is better than cure so take care of your bag pack and personal items. It is better to have a professional and mostly travel guide to Bhutan for safety.
In most of the places, the facilities and services are limited in Bhutan as the country is still in the developing process. However, hotels and resorts where you stay may have the facilities of wifi, electricity, hot water, etc. But you will be charged for using those facilities.
Ngultrum is the currency of Bhutan which is tied with the value of India currency. So India currency is accepted in Bhutan.
Western and Indian cuisine are found in most of the places in Bhutan. The main feature of the Bhutanese food is the sharp taste and chilly in every food. Accommodation can be from the homestay, small 3 star hotels to big 5 star hotels. It all depends on how much you can afford and the place you visit.