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Bhutan Family Vacation With Cultural Tour

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Stop At: Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, Paro-Thimphu Highway, Paro 12001 Bhutan

Visit the temple and the bridge built by handmade iron chain

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), Thimphu Bhutan

The building of this landmark was envisaged by the third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it is both a memorial to the Late King (”the father of modern Bhutan “) and a monument to world peace. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu Bhutan

visit Tashichho Dzong the impressive fortress which houses the secretariat building, the throne room of His Majesty the King and various government offices. It is also the summer residence of the Chief Abbot and central monk body. Witness the Flag lowering ceremony before you enter the Dzong.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Buddha Point, Kuenselphodrang, Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu, Bhutan

It is a place where world’s tallest Buddha Statue (169 feet) sits overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Enjoy the spectacular view of Thimphu city.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu Bhutan

Visit the zoo at Motithang to gaze upon Takin, the National animal of Bhutan

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bhutan Post Office Headquarters, Thimphu 0001, Bhutan Chang Lam, Thimphu Bhutan

General Post Office where you can make a postage stamp with your own picture which can be posted within Bhutan

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ludrong Memorial Garden, Thimphu Bhutan

It is a beautiful garden with ponds and varied species of plants. You can listen to the spiritual sound resounding from Tashichodzong, the Wangchuk River flows just beyond and you can also get the spectacular view of Himalayas

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: National Folk Heritage Museum, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu 11001 Bhutan

It dedicates itself to connecting people with rich Bhutanese Folk Heritage & rural history through exhibits,demonstrations,educational programs and documentation of Bhutanese Rural life

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Dochula Pass, Thimphu Bhutan

● Drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the 108 chortens, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road.

If skies are clear, the high Himalayan peaks towards the north east will be revealed in all their glory. On a clear day, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendegang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158m), Kangphugang (7,170m), Zongaphugang (7,060m) a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana, and finally, Gangkar Puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Chimi L'hakhang Temple, Punakha Bhutan

● Hike to Chemi Lhakhang through a nice walk along the rice field and through farm houses. The temple was built by Lama Nawang Chogyel in 1499 after the site was blessed by Drukpa Kunley , the divine madman. The monastery is the repository of the original wooden symbol of phallus that Kunley brought from Tibet. And today it has become a popular temple where barren women come to pray for a child. The temple is popularly known as the Fertility Temple

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Punakha Dzong, Punakha 13001 Bhutan

● Visit Punakha Dzong, a massive structure built at the junction of two rivers. Punakha was Bhutan’s capital until 1955 and Punakha Dzong still serves as the winter residence of the central monk body. Bhutan’s first king, Ugyen Wangchuck, was crowned here in 1907. The fortress has withstood damage from fire, earthquake and flood over the centuries. The latest flood, in October, 1994, caused great damage to the fortress but miraculously spared its most holy statue

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Punakha Suspension Bridge, Punakha Dzong, Punakha 13001 Bhutan

The 160 metres Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge is known for the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan, which gives you spectacular views of Punakha Dzong and the Pho Chhu Valley.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey Bhutan

Gangtey Goenpa : is the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition which was established in 1613 by Gangteng Sangngak Choling.It overlooks the Phobjikha Valley.

Drive back to Paro.

Hoist prayer flags, light butter lamp, do incense offering and if interested


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan

Phobjikha Valley Exploration

The most beautiful and shortest of the existing nature trails in Bhutan. The trail hike starts from the Mani (like Chhorten) stone wall to the north of the Gangtey Gonpa and ends in Khewa Lhakhang. The hike takes about 1hr 30minutes through the pine forest and small bamboo plants. You can see the Phobjkha valley so beautifully from this hike. It is one of the best hike places for the Nature lovers. During the winter months, we can see the endangered species of birds – Black Neck Cranes


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Paro Taktsang, Taktsang Trail BT, Paro Bhutan

one of the holiest and the most beautiful sites of Bhutan. Taktshang, the tiger’s lair, acquires its name from the legend of its foundation, when in the 8th Century Guru Rimpoche, widely revered as the second Buddha, arrived from Tibet flying across the mountains on the back of a tigress.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Kyichu Lhakhang, Lamgong Gewog, Paro 12001 Bhutan

Visit Kyichu Lhakhang, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Namgay Artisanal Brewery, Dumsibu, Paro 11001, Bhutan

Set in an authentic Bhutanese style. They brew many styles of beer considering the different drinking palates for taste, making sure all beer lovers are satisfied

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
9/1/2019 - 11/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

12/1/2019 - 2/29/2020Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 11:00 PM

9/1/2020 - 11/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

12/1/2020 - 2/28/2021Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • Your stay at 3* property( which can be upgraded by paying additional premium)
  • All ground transportation
  • All meals
  • Certified English speaking guide
  • Mineral water
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)
  • Entry/Admission - Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
  • Entry/Admission - Motithang Takin Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Bhutan Post Office Headquarters
  • Entry/Admission - National Folk Heritage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Punakha Dzong
  • Entry/Admission - Paro Taktsang
  • Entry/Admission - Kyichu Lhakhang
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The rate given is starting from the lowest end (For Indian, Bangladeshi & Maldivians) as there are no royalties, visa fee and Surcharges applicable for them as per Tourism Council of Bhutan. For other nationalities other than the mentioned one, the Government royalties (Sustainable Development Fund) of USD 65 per person per night is applicable and also the one time Visa Fee of USD40 per person and if travelling in a group of one or two then the additional Government Supplement of USD 40 & USD 30 per person per night is applicable respectively. This is the minimum daily package requirement for visa approval.
  • Lean Season (January, February, June, July, August, and December)
  • Peak season( March, April, May, September, October, and November)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Extraordinary planning by Thinley, Namgye (tour guide) and Pema (driver). They were super flexible to accommodate all our requests. Guided us extremely well, in terms what we should see and what should be skipped to make the most of our time in Bhutan without compromising on the
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The Tour was beyond my expectation. We we met on arrival by our very friendly tour guide and excellent driver, who is a real representative of Bhutan the Happy Land. Ever so obliging and smiling all the time. He makes us laugh everyday. The highlites of our tour:- - Trekking
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I reached out to 4-5 different tour companies while planning our trip. From my first email with Bhutan's Best, I knew this was the place for us. We wanted to plan a customized trip for just my family with a lot of flexibility to stop and go as we choose. I sent over a long list
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We have visited Bhutan with Bhutan Inbound Tour operator. We are very happy. Guide Dorji and driver Pema were very knowledgeable and helpful. They have shown us all important tourists spots. Mrs. Geeta and Mr. Thinley were also very helpful without any hassle. We highly
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Really enjoyed our week long stay in Bhutan with"Bhutan's Best Inbound Tour". Starting from choosing the hotels of our stay, getting us a friendly guide n driver till getting us dropped at the bus stop, every single thing was managed very professionally by Thinley n his company.
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Thanks for an amazing trip to Bhutan!
My boyfriend and I wanted to spend 3 days in Bhutan since we were coming to India for a wedding, so I reached out
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Wonderful Holiday With Bhutan Inbound Tour
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Amazing Bhutan- Amazing People- Amazing Tour Company
The whole Bhutan trip was organized by my wife and I must say that she did a perfect job in finding Bhutan Best
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thanks to thinley, pema and namgay for their hospitality during our honeymoon trip to bhutan. they were very kind
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An amazing trip of a beautiful country well organized by Bhutan Best Inbound Tours
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Best ever experience in Bhutan with Thinley, Namgye and Pema
Extraordinary planning by Thinley, Namgye (tour guide) and Pema (driver). They were super flexible to accommodate
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5 star tour agent Dorji. Always rank customers as top priority. Cater to my every request. I enjoyed my trip very
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Best of Bhutan Tour
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Amazing experience
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memorable experience, great company!
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First class company with attention to detail
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Invaluable Support in Bhutan
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