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Best of Bhutan

For centuries Bhutan remained closed to the outside world, it is the only Buddhist Kingdom on earth and a treasure trove of spectacular scenery and unique cultural traditions.  Do join us and be among the few privileged to enter the land of Peaceful Dragon - Bhutan.

A breathtaking flight east from Kathmandu through the Himalaya to Paro, a journey back in time, begins this adventure. An exploration of the historic Paro valley which includes visits to the 7th Century Kyichu Temple, ruined and brooding Drukgyel Dzong, a hike to the mystical Tigers' Nest and the National Museum in the Ta-Dzong, then it's time for a fascinating trek to Thimphu, the tiny Himalayan nation's capital.

Paro to Thimphu
Views of mighty Chomalhari, fertile, silent valleys, dwarf rhododendron forests and yak herders mark every step of the way. Descend through forests of blue pine to Thimphu, hot showers and a hearty dinner. A full day of sightseeing shows you the memorial Chorten, Zilukha temple, the National Handicraft and Painting School and Emporium, Tashichhodzong and colourful local culture.. From Doupchula Pass, Bhutan's highest peak, Gankhar Punsum-the White Glacier of the Spiritual Brothers-beckons, along with other snow-capped pinnacles Then it's back to prosperous, bustling Paro, famous for its red rice. This trip of a lifetime concludes with a return flight to Kathmandu and ample time for experiencing the delights of the city for yourself.

Day to day itinerary

* Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu. Trip briefing.  Welcome dinner with culture dance.

* Day 2. Morning city tours for half day. After lunch afternoon free.

* Day 3. Fly to Paro

* Day 4. Sightseeing in the Paro valley.

* Day 5. Short drive & commence Trek

* Day 6. End Trek in Thimpu

* Day 7. Tour in Thimpu

* Day 8. Tour and Drive to Paro

* Day 9. Fly to Kathmandu

* Day10. Explore Kathmandu and shopping

* Day11. International Departure

Cost Includes:

* Arrival / Departure by private vehicle

* Welcome dinner with culture dance

* Accommodation in Kathmandu Hotel on fullboard basis.

* Return Airfare Ktm-Paro-Ktm

* All meals on the trek and hotel -Bhutan

* City tours with qualified tour officer

* Insurance for porters and staffs including evacuation by helicopter

* All meals for porters and staffs

* Trekking permit

* Entrance Fees

* Twin-sharing accommodation on fullboard basis.

* All guided tours & Transfers as indicated.

* All necessary ground transportation

* Sight Seeing

* Sleeping bags

* First-aid medical kit

Cost does not include:

* Visas

* International airport taxes

* Transfers outside of the tour program

* All optional additional tours and activities during free time

* Item of personal natures e.g; food and beverages, laundry, souvenirs etc.,

* Tips

* Travel insurance

Trip Profile
Duration: 12 days 
5 days in Kathmandu.
Airfare Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu 
4 days sightseeing tours in Bhutan
Activities: Cultural, Walking, Camping

Grade: Moderate
Mode of Travel: Private coach
Group & Staff: Min 2, Max 12, Local leader and guides