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Local Journey to Bhutan

US$ 2040
90%
Duration : 11
Day 1 Arrival in Paro to Thimphu
Day 2 Thimphu to Punakh
Day 3 Punakha halt
Day 4 Punakha to Jakar
Day 5 Jakar sightseeing
Day 6 Jakar to Tang
Group Size : Any number, above cost is based on 3 pax and above travelling together

On arrival in Paro international airport you will be received by HBT representative and transfer to Thimphu by taxi, if you wish we can provide you private transportation throughout the trip. You may experience local if you travel by taxi. On arrival in Thimphu, join modern Bhutanese family in the building apartment who lives in the city, you will be welcomed for everything, starting cooking, learning etc. Later in the afternoon visit memorial chorten and we will take a cap to Buddha viewpoint. Evening walk down and join the family or relax. Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m.

    • US$ 40 per person visa fees
    • Visa arrangement for your stay in Bhutan
    • Government royalty and all the taxes
    • Accommodations in best 3 star hotels or above on twin sharing basis, options available
    • All meals (break, lunch & dinner), options available
    • Full time English speaking Heavenly Bhutan’s guide
    • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
    • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary
    • Bottled drinking water throughout the journey
    • Flight fares – available from Singapore, Bangkok, Delhi, Kathmandu, Kolkata and Dhaka
    • Personal expenses, phone calls, laundry, shopping, etc
    • Gratitude/Tippings
    • Single room supplement
    • Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost
    • Specialized guides available on supplement cost
    • Travel and medical insurance
    • Activities available on extra cost (mountain biking, river rafting, tiger nest horse ride, hot stone bath etc)
    • For single person traveling alone we charge USD 40/night extra
    • For two persons traveling together we charge USD 30/person/night extra
    • Cancellation policy, please refer terms and conditions
“Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”
Day 1 Arrival in Paro to Thimphu
On arrival in Paro international airport you will be received by HBT representative and transfer to Thimphu by taxi, if you wish we can provide you private transportation throughout the trip. You may experience local if you travel by taxi. On arrival in Thimphu, join modern Bhutanese family in the building apartment who lives in the city, you will be welcomed for everything, starting cooking, learning etc. Later in the afternoon visit memorial chorten and we will take a cap to Buddha viewpoint. Evening walk down and join the family or relax. Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m.
Day 2 Thimphu to Punakha
We will do some city sightseeing before moving to Punakha, visit painting school, nearby folk heritage museum and national library. If time permits we may see little more like takin’s zoo and changangkha lhakhang. Quick lunch at Thimphu will be served before catching public bus to Punakha from the bus stand. Enjoy typical local luxury, chatting with them. By the time we are on board, we feel that we are already in Punakha. If you have any difficulty for creating conversation with locals, your guide will translate for you. We will take cap from the bus stand to the assigned farm house. Enjoy the evening with the family. Overnight in Punakha, altitude 1350m.
Day 3 Punakha halt
Today, we will join the seasonal farm works with farmers and try if we can help them in our own way. If not we will enjoy sharing stories, walking around and meeting people.  if you wish we will organize white river rafting in Punakha. Overnight in Punakha.
Day 4 Punakha to Jakar 
Since we don’t get public transport easily from here until we get back to Paro, we will provide you private cap. After our delicious breakfast, we will check out from the farm house Punakha and visit most beautiful Punakha dzong and hike to chimi lhakahng. The drive will accompany with several stops until we reach Jakar, valley of white bird. The drive will pass though few passes before reaching Jakar, namely Pelela at 3300m, Yotongla at 3400m and kikela. Overnight in hotel in Jakar, altitude 2650m, a service of complimentary massage will be given in the hotel.
Day 5 Jakar sightseeing
Fully day to explore the Jakar, valley blessed with many religious sites, temples, farm lands and many more. We will join the typical Bhutanese family and join them for the rest of the day. This will be followed by evening cultural program by the villagers at the farm house in their own traditional way. You may enjoy listening or join them to singing before going to the bed. Overnight at farm house in Jakar.
Day 6 Jakar to Tang
We will driver further to Tang, one of the four valleys which forms Bumthang district. Tang is blessed with fertile farm land, unique tradition and the place where the only Bhutanese saint by birth was brought up. We still treasure his discoveries of many religious artifacts, teaching and spreading of Buddhism as far as to the eastern districts of Bhutan. Here we will enjoy archery and darts with locals learning rules of the games, how to play and the story behind it. Overnight farm house in Tang, altitude 2800m
Day 7 Tang to Trongsa
Check out from the farm house and drive to Trongsa. En-route, stop at mebartsho to offer prayer for the wellbeing of all sentient being in the world and most importantly ourselves, family, friends and your national. We will stop at Yatha factory in Chumey if you wish to try some woolen products. Our arrival in Trongsa will accompany visiting watch tower which is converted into museum and visiting ancestral home of our royals, the Trongsa Dzong. Evening relax at your hotel. Overnight in Trongsa, altitude 2200m.
Day 8 Trongsa to Phobjikha
We will checkout from the hotel after our delicious leisurely breakfast and drive to Phobjikha, valley of black necked cranes. The Black Necked Cranes are one of the endangered birds of the world. This large bird flies from Tibetan plateau to Phobjikha in black mountain region every early winter and goes back in late winter. The valley is also blessed with many different varieties of rhododendrons found in the country. On arrival in the valley, we will join typical Bhutan family and spending timing sharing Yeti’s story and many more. We will organize complimentary hot stone bath here. Overnight in Phobjikha, altitude 2900m.
Day 9 Phobjikha to Paro
Checkout from the farm house, take about 2 hours hike to the temple before proceeding to Paro. En-route, stop at Dochula and Thimphu, if you wish. On arrival in Paro, we will visit one of the most beautiful national museum which gives in-depth knowledge about Bhutan. Check into your hotel, if you still wish we will organize farm house stay in Paro as well. The evening will let you experience traditional dress (Gho of men and Kira for women) and let you sit for delicious meals at local restaurant. Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m
Day 10 Paro sightseeing
We will take a cap from the hotel to Tiger nest temple hiking point. The walk to the temple and back will take almost our entire day. Evening will be followed by wonderful complementary massage at the hotel and delicious local farewell dinner with all drinks available at local restaurant/hotel in Paro town. We may fit in within the itinerary to make you visit one time Bhutanese disco party if that coincide with party day for interested members, else relax at your hotel. Overnight in Paro
Day 11 Departure
Eleven days tour will be ended today morning after boarding your flight to back home, you will carry smile on your face, eyes in tears and memories unlimited. Tour staffs will bid you farewell at the airport with the quick prayer of save journey and to see you again in future.

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Duration : 9 Destination : Village Homestay
US$ 2040 Tour Price View Details