Watch locals dressed in fine ghos and kiras celebrating the Thimphu Tshechu Festival
Visit Punakha Dzong, home to the sacred Rangjung Kharsapani relic
Drive through the Dochula Mountain Pass with stunning views of the snowcapped Himalayas
See Bhutan's national animal at the Takin Preserve
Soak in a traditional stone bath that is believed to heal the mind, body and soul
On this 10-day tour, visit many of the historically significant chortens and dzongs, some of which are architectural masterpieces or home to priceless relics across Bhutan. The highlight of this trip is experiencing the Thimphu Tshechu, one of Bhutan’s grandest festivals, which honours Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to the country. Immerse yourself in the ancient culture that’s still alive and well with two days of festivities watching dances performed by elaborately costumed monks and laymen.
All private transfers, Hotel accomodation and transportation inclusive of taxes during the entire tour
Meals as stated in the programme B= Breakfast, L= Lunch & D= Dinner
Transfers and tours with English-speaking guides in private air conditioned vehicles
All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
Mineral water available in the vehicles
Visa fees at US$40 per person
Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
International airfare to / from Lao (quoted separately, if requested)
Surcharges for other language guides
Surcharges for Lao Pimai (New Year)
Personal travel insurance
Personal expenditures, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities, etc.
Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Drinks with meals
Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking or when available
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
Upon request, a licensed French, German, Spanish or other language-speaking guide can accompany participants for the whole duration of the trip at an additional cost.
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