Bhutan Tours Packages from Oriental Vacations and Journeys



Bhutan Tours Packages from Oriental Vacations and Journeys

Bhutan Flight Details from India (Delhi)

From

To

Flight No.

ETD

ETA

Days of operation

Delhi Flights

Paro

KB 205

1210

1500

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Paro

Delhi

KB 204

0900

1110

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

 

5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS TOUR to Bhutan

 2 Nights Thimpu + 1 Night Wangdi + 2 Nights Paro
Day 01: Arrival Paro by Druk Air & transfer to Thimphu (55 km, approx 1.1/2 hour drive)Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air, Bhutan”s National Air Carrier. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong on the hillside overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, formerly a watchtower and now the National Museum, above it. Received by our representative at the airport and transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

 

Day02Thimphu
After breakfast, sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following: the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.
After lunch, visit King”s Memorial Chorten continuously circumambulated by people, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Construction of this landmark was the idea of Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (“the father of modern Bhutan”) who has wished to erect monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it serves both as a memorial to the Late King and as a monument to peace. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops, to browse through example of Bhutan”s fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry, interesting items made from local materials. Evening drive past Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. This is  the center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

 

Day 03: Thimphu/ Wangdiphodrang ( 95 Km, 3.5 hours drive)
After early breakfast, drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana – finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
Later visit to Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan’s history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has been fully restored by the present King. After that drive to Wangduephodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangduephodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

 

Day 04: Punakha / Paro (125 km, approx 4 hours drive)
After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong. This dzong, built in 1627 is the oldest in Bhutan. It now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.
Afternoon in Paro ,visit Ta Dzong, once a watchtower, built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Ta Dzong was inaugurated as Bhutan’s National Museum in 1968. Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district. The approach to the Dzong is through a traditional covered bridge called Nemi Zam. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

 

Day 05: Paro
After breakfast drive up the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. It was from here that the Bhutanese repelled several invading Tibetan armies during the 17th century.
Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called “Tiger’s Nest”. The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip. While return to Paro town visit en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

 

Day 06: Depart Paro
After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.

 

Per person cost on twin sharing in Indian Rupees with return airfare EX DELHI:

5 Nights in Bhutan : 2 Nights Thimpu + 1 Night Wangdi + 2 Nights Paro

Hotel in Thimpu Hotel in Paro Hotel in Wangdi Per person cost Child with bed 4 – 12 yrs. Child w/o bed 4 -12 yrs. Child below 4 yrs.
Termalinca Resort Nak-Sel Resort Punatsangchhu Cottages / Dragons Nest / Meri Puensum 42999 22999 17999 14999
Hotel KISA Tashi Namgay Resort 34999 19999 17499 14999
Phuentshopelri / Wangchuk Resort Olathang Resort 32999 18999 16999 14999
Dragon Roots Dhey Kyed Resort / Galing Resort 30999 17999 16499 14999

 

The cost shall include:

  • Base category room accommodation for 2 nights each in Thimphu and Paro and one night in Wangdi/Punakha.
  • Welcome drink on arrival (non alcoholic) at the hotel.
    Daily breakfast in the respective hotel”s restaurant.
  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfers.
    Transfers between Paro, Thimpu and Punakha.
    One full day sightseeing tour each in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha.
  • Airfare Delhi / Paro / Delhi in economy class including all present taxes as on date, subject to change.
  • Currently applicable taxes.
  • (Transportation by private Non A/c Hyundai Tucson)

 

The cost shall exclude:

  • 2.58% govt. service tax on above rates.
  • Services of English speaking accompanying guide @ INR 5000 in total.
  • Entrance fee to the monuments @ INR 350 per person.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Expanses of personal nature viz. tips, porterage, laundry, beverages etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the clause, “The cost shall include”.

3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS TOUR of Bhutan       

1 Night Thimpu + 2 Nights Paro

Day 01 : Arrival Paro by Druk Air & transfer to Thimphu (55 km, approx 1.1/2 hour drive)

Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air, Bhutan”s National Air Carrier. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong on the hillside overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, formerly a watchtower and now the National Museum, above it. Received by our representative at the airport and transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 02 : Thimphu / Paro (55 km, approx 1.1/2 hour drive)

After breakfast, sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following : the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.
After lunch, visit King”s Memorial Chorten continuously circumambulated by people, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Construction of this landmark was the idea of Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (“the father of modern Bhutan”) who has wished to erect monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it serves both as a memorial to the Late King and as a monument to peace. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops, to browse through example of Bhutan”s fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry, interesting items made from local materials. Evening drive past Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans. Later, drive to Paro. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 03: Paro

After breakfast, visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum . The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.
Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala.
After lunch, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari, “mountain of goddess”” can be seen in all her glory from the approach road to the Dzong.
Along the way, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

 

Day 04 : Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.

Bhutan 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS TOUR 

  2 Nights Thimpu + 1 Night Paro

Day 01 : Arrival Paro by Druk Air & transfer to Thimphu (55 km, approx 1.1/2 hour drive)
Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air, Bhutan”s National Air Carrier. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong on the hillside overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, formerly a watchtower and now the National Museum, above it. Received by our representative at the airport and transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

 

Day 02: Thimphu

After breakfast, sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following: the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.

 

After lunch, visit King”s Memorial Chorten continuously circumambulated by people, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Construction of this landmark was the idea of Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (“the father of modern Bhutan”) who has wished to erect monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it serves both as a memorial to the Late King and as a monument to peace. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops, to browse through example of Bhutan”s fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry, interesting items made from local materials. Evening drive past Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot.

 

Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

 

Day 03: Thimphu / Paro

After early breakfast, drive to Paro and visit:

Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.

 

Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala.
After lunch, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari, “mountain of goddess”” can be seen in all her glory from the approach road to the Dzong. En route take a short stop at Satsam Chorten for a view of famous Taktsang Monastery. Along the way, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

 

Day 04: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.

 

 

Per person cost on twin sharing in Indian Rupees with return airfare EX DELHI:

3 Nights in Bhutan : 2 Nights Thimpu + 1 Night Paro or vice-versa

Hotel in Thimpu Hotel in Paro Per person cost Child with bed 4 – 12 yrs. Child w/o bed 4 -12 yrs. Child below 4 yrs.
Termalinca Resort Nak-Sel Resort 34999 20999 16999 14999
Hotel KISA Tashi Namgay Resort 27999 18999 16499 14999
Phuentshopelri / Wangchuk Resort Olathang Resort 26999 17999 15499 14999
Dragon Roots Dhey Kyed Resort / Galing Resort 25999 16999 15999 14999

 

The cost shall include:

  • Base category room accommodation for 2 nights in Thimphu and 1 night in Paro or vice-versa.
  • Welcome drink on arrival (non alcoholic) at the hotel.
    Daily breakfast in the respective hotel”s restaurant.
  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfers.
    Transfers between Paro, Thimpu.
    One full day sightseeing tour each in Paro and Thimphu.
  • Airfare Delhi / Paro / Delhi in economy class including all present taxes as on date, subject to change.
  • Currently applicable taxes.
  • (Transportation by private Non A/c Hyundai Tucson)

 

The cost shall exclude:

  • 2.58% govt. service tax on above rates.
  • Services of English speaking accompanying guide @ INR 3000 in total.
  • Entrance fee to the monuments @ INR 250 per person.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Expanses of personal nature viz. tips, porterage, laundry, beverages etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the clause, “The cost shall include”.

Commom terms and conditions:

  • Tickets once issued are non-refundable, non-endorsable, non-transferable and non-re-routable.
  • Room confirmation is subject to availability.
    Applicable for guests with a valid Indian Passport/Voter’s ID Card only.
    The above package is valid till 28th February’2012.
  • Any unutilized services shall be non-refundable.
  • Cancellation Charges on land package: (Land package once booked are subject to below cancellation charges irrespective of circumstances)
  • Minimum cancellation: INR 1000 per person (if booking gets cancelled after making the reservation)
  • Cancellation within 22 – 30 days: 25% of the package cost
  • Cancellation within 16-21 days: 50% of the package cost
  • Cancellation within 15 days: No refund
  • Early departure / Unutilized services: No refund

For booking of bhutan travel packages contact
Dr. Manoj Matta/ Krishan Dua
Oriental Vacations and Journeys Pvt. Ltd.
Suite 9 & 10, IInd Floor, Manish Royal Plaza – II, Above Oriental bank of Commerce
Plot No. 20 Sector -10 Central Market, Dwarka
New Delhi – 110075 (India)
Tel : + 91 – 11 – 45 50 50 50 (45505001 – 99) Extension – 206/205
Telefax : + 91 – 11 – 25082131
Mobile: + 91 – 9811668071/9873064570
E-mail : manoj@orientaljourneys.in  and info@orientaljourneys.in
MSN : manojmatta@hotmail.com
Skype / Rediff : manojmatta
Bhutan URL: www.bhutan-tourism.org , www.bhutanhotels.in

Tibet URL: www.touroftibet.com
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra URL: www.mansarovaryatra.com



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