Transformative Travel LLC

Himalayan Beauty & Wisdom

Bhutan (10 days)

Make time for YOU and feel inspired by a Transformative Travel journey to Bhutan.

Explore Bhutan’s historic towns – Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, Trongsa, and Bumthang. Visit ancient monasteries, hike the Himalayan foothills, visit local villages, white water rafting. Fly fish for Brown and Snow trout, and bird watch. 

Be hosted on a carefully crafted, all-inclusive, 10-day fast-paced program that brings attention to Bhutan’s ancient, self-sustained, living practices, terraced farming, and architecture while staying in ideally set lodging. 

Overview

  • Season: April & May 
  • Duration: 10 Days 
  • Airport: Paro International Airport (PBH) 
  • Activity Level: 6 (on a scale from 1-10) Fast Paced. 
  • Accommodation: 3 Star, all inclusive. 
  • Capacity: 8 guests 
  • Availability: 6 guests 

Health & Safety

Bhutan currently requires a 7-day quarantine (subject to conditions) in spite of a negative test 72 hrs. prior to departure and proof of vaccination. 

What's Included?

  • Host Fee.
  • 2 virtual, in-person pre-trip interviews & presentations to be better prepared for your trip.
  • Accommodation, meals, and guided activities as listed in the itinerary. 
  • Domestic air and road travel.
  • Arrival and departure services from Paro International Airport (PBH) whether you are arriving individually or as a group.
  • Locally available non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Mineral Water.
  • Covid Test for the return journey.
  • Applicable taxes and credit card fees.
  • Post Trip Reflection (1hr.)
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Detailed Itinerary

Arrive in Paro International Airport, bet met and be chauffeured to Punakha. 

Enjoy a leisurely morning for jet-lag and acclimatization . Soak in the views of Dochula Pass (10,171ft) before descending into the Punakha valley on your drive to Punakha. 

  • Local explorations post lunch include a short hike and a visit to the sacred Punakha Dzong (Monastery), a 17th-century fortress on the confluence of the Pho and Mo Chhu rivers. 
  • Enjoy dinner back at your hotel and reflect on a great day’s adventure. 
  • Driving time: 3 hrs. depending on stops during this scenic drive. 

Start the day with a gorgeous float trip (rafting class 2-3 rapids), experiencing Bhutan’s river valley from a unique float perspective. 

  • Engage more deeply with an  afternoon hike to the local village. Perfect opportunity to explore Bhutan’s Himalayan backcountry at your own pace. * Enjoy packed meals, freshly prepared for the day’s adventure. 
  • Driving time: Local driving along the Punakha valley. 
  • Stop along the drive to learn about local customs and traditions. Arrive at your destination and settle into your hotel for an evening to yourself for reflection and leisure.

Pay an early morning visit to the Chökhor Raptentse Dzong at Trongsa, better known as, the Trongsa Dzong. 

    • Continue your adventure eastward to town of Bumthang. 
    • Settle in and spend the evening  exploring the local land by foot, bird-watching or trout fishing. 

Spend the day  doing the activities of your choice, including: hiking, birdwatching, visit the local monastery and trout fishing. 

  • Packed meals are provided for full day local explorations.

Hikers can enjoy a variety of hiking options, from hiking to local monasteries to following the valley’s abundant hiking trails. While anglers can fish for both brown and snow trout. 

  • Enjoy dinner with your travel tribe after another day’s adventure. 

Board a domestic flight back to Paro where you are met and chauffeured to your hotel.  

  • Take the evening to do some trout fishing in the Paro Chhu or enjoy visiting some local sights with your guide. 

Early this morning make the mindful pilgrimage up to Bhutan’s infamous Tiger’s Nest. Enjoy panoramic views of valley and Bhutan’s rich forest cover. 

  • Enjoy a final dinner with your travel tribe and reflect of some of the most fun and potent aspects of your adventure. 

You will be chauffeured to the airport after breakfast whether you arrived individually or with a group. 

PACKAGE PRICING

Please note that all booking are subject to availably during the time of deposit. 

TOUR PRICE

$ 7,950
Per Person
  • Double Occupancy
  • 9 Nights in Bhutan
  • 3 Easy Payment Plans Available

Your Host

Misty Dhillon is a pioneer of fine detail, expedition travel in the Himalayan foothills who started his carrier as a guide in the Himalayan foothills of northern India back in 1999. 

 

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What's not included?

  • Single supplement. 
  • International airfare, meals, transfers, sightseeing or extensions that are not listed in the itinerary. 
  • Medical (field rescue), security and/or cancellation insurance. 
  • Any items of personal nature such as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, tips (ask for guidelines), laundry, telephone calls etc. 
  • Expenses incurred due to flight delays, road-blocks and any circumstances beyond our control. 
  • Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.

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