Himalayan Beauty & Wisdom

Bhutan (10 days)

Few destinations conjure up the emotions that Bhutan does. Due to Bhutan’s conservation oriented way of life, ancient monasteries, hiking, white water rafting, fly fishing and even bird watching opportunities. It is easy to move onto fresh and diverse perspectives you’ve long been looking for.

Inspiration may be found by connecting to Bhutan’s ancient self sustained, living practices, terraced farming, organic architecture. 

Secondly, visiting Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, Trongsa and Bumthang  through the lens of Transformative Travel’s potent 4-part process offers comprehensive pre, during and post trip support, so you take the most of your experience. 

  • Current Travel Restrictions: Even though Bhutan hasn’t experienced Covid outbreaks, however TCB (Tourism Council of Bhutan) has been vigilant, heedful and cautious toward inbound travel. 
  • Bhutan currently requires a 21-day quarantine (subject to conditions)  in-spite of a negative test 72 hrs. prior to departure and proof of vaccination. 

Overview

  • Season: April & May 
  • Duration: 10 Days 
  • Airport: Paro International Airport (PBH) 
  • Activity Level: 4 (on a scale from 1-10) 
  • Accommodation: 3 Star, all inclusive. 
  • Capacity: 8 guests (4 anglers only) 

What's Included?

  • Arrival meet & greet at Paro International Airport (PBH), Bhutan. 
  • Escorted transfers, meals & accommodation as listed. 
  • No hassles with all logistics planned, special activities, reservations, and excursions as listed in your itinerary. 
  • Detailed packing checklist. 
  • Maps of destination. 
  • Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anywhere, anytime. 
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts. 
  • A consciously-designed itinerary intentionally made to manifest your greatest desires for your journey.
  • Our Process and attention to 5 key aspects of a meaningful journey.  
    • Pre journey interview (1-hr). 
    • During journey practices & support. 
    • Post journey reflection (1-hr). 
  • Complimentary Travel with H.E.A.R.T. gift packages before departure (includes over $50 worth of travel goodies and printed essentials for your journey!)
  • Applicable taxes & credit card processing fee are included. 

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. 

 

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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Detailed Itinerary

Arrive in Paro and drive to the capital Thimpu (leisure & sightseeing).

  • Spend the after lunch hours exploring the city center with your guide.
  • Enjoy dinner with your travel tribe back at the hotel. Welcome to Bhutan!
  • Driving time: About an hour. 

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

$ 5,950
Per Person
  • Double Occupancy
  • 9 Nights in Bhutan
  • 3 Easy Payment Plans Available

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