The Best of BHUTAN

Thimphu City | Punakha & Wangdee | Punakha Dzong | Phobjikha Valley | Paro

Return Flights. All Meals. Pvt Transport. Premium Stays. Must-See Sightseeing. Services of an Experienced Tour Manager from New Delhi

* Tour price per person, based on twin sharing, with minimum of 12 persons travelling together, as a group, along with a tour manager.

Tour Highlights

Start : New Delhi
Finish : New Delhi
Duration : 6 nights / 7 days

Tour Dates : June 2021
Group Size : Like-minded, 10 to 12 members
Group Type : Senior friendly & easy paced tour

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Services of experienced and caring tour manager

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Choice of Jain & authentic local meals on this tour

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Centrally located & handpicked Hotel Stays

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Memorable itineraries & Must-See Sightseeing options

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Private & Comfortable Vehicle 

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Flight Tickets
June 2021 - New Delhi to Paro
June 2021 - Paro to New Delhi

Your Tour in Picture

Suggested Tour Itinerary

Meals Welcome Drink, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1 Arrive in Paro / Drive to Thimphu

Bhutan-Airlines

Start your journey from Indira Gandhi Delhi International Airport Terminal 3, New Delhi as you board your early morning flight to Paro. SeniorHoliday’s Tour Manager who will accompany you on this tour, will be waiting for you at the Terminal 3. The manager will assist you in smooth check-in at the airport.

On arrival at Paro, (around 4:15pm in the evening) follow the instructions of your tour manager as he will help you complete the immigration formalities. Meet your Bhutan Guide as he along with your tour manager and driver will load your luggage and together you all proceed towards Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Your drive to Thimphu Hotel will take approx 90 minutes.

Check-in to your hotel and rest.
Later in the evening, there will be a welcome session followed by dinner.

Overnight in Thimphu Hotel.

Today's Highlight

  • Watch the Snowy Himalayas from your flight window
  • Drive to Thimphu via beautiful countryside.
  • Relax & acclimatise at your hotel.
  • Meet & greet session with warm snacks in the evening.

Stay Overnight in Thimphu

Meals Meal on flight & Dinner

Day 2 Thimphu Sightseeing

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The capital of Bhutan also has most things to see for visitors. For you, it will be a half day of sightseeing. You will start around 9:30am driving straight to the 52 meters tall, Buddha Dordenma Statue. Return back towards Thimphu city, stopping at Changangkha monastery, Simtokha Dzong, Nunnery at Zilukha, and also getting to visit the Takin Sanctuary where the national animal of Bhutan – Takin, can be seen.

Your Thimphu Sightseeing tour ends at the Memorial Chorten built by the 4th Mother Queen in the memory of the 4th King. Incase you are keen to explore more places, please speak to your Tour Manager / Local Guide and he will arrange it for you, after Lunch.

By now you will be hungry so we return back to our hotel for Lunch and rest till evening. Later we all have another get-together session followed by dinner.

Overnight in Thimphu Hotel.

Today's Highlight

  • Memorial Chorten built by the 4th Mother Queen in memory of the 4th King
  • 52 meters tall, Buddha Dordenma Statue
  • Changangkha monastery
  • Simtokha Dzong, Nunnery at Zilukha

Stay Overnight at Thimphu

Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 Dhochula Pass / Punakha Dzong

The Punakha Dzong Punakha Valley

Today after breakfast you start your drive from Thimphu towards Punakha, across the spectacular Dochu La Pass.

As the road starts to climb from Thimphu, up to Dochula pass (3,050m), you begin to see a change in the landscape. Watch out for the rhododendron flowering trees along with Blue Pine, as you reach Dochula. On reaching the pass stop to enjoy the eastern Himalayan mountain views.

At Dhochula you also get to see the 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens”, built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother. From here you begin to descend into the Punakha valley. Punakha- Wangdue valley is lower (about 1450m above sea level).

On reaching Punakha, stop for lunch at one of the river-side restaurants and later visit one of the most beautiful of all buildings of Bhutan – The impressive Punakha Dzong at the confluence of the two rivers.

Drive to your beautiful resort in Wangdee, after your visit to the Dzong. Overnight in Wangdee Resort.

Today's Highlight

  • Enjoy Photo-ops & hot tea with light snacks at the Dochula pass (3,050m)
  • Enjoy lunch by the river-side restaurant
  • Visit the most popular Dzong (fort) in Bhutan - The Punakha Dzong
  • Overnight at a river-side resort where each room's balcony overlooks a fast gushing river.

Stay Overnight at Punakha / Wangdee

Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 Day visit to Phobjikha Valley

Phobjikha Valley, head of Wangdee

Today visit Bhutan’s hidden treasure – The Phobjikha Valley.

After breakfast, you will drive to one of Bhutan’s most beautiful valley – Phobjikha Valley. Your drive time is around 2 hours through pine & cyprus forest.

Phobjikha is a bowl-shaped glacial valley on the western slopes of the Black Mountains, bordering the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park. Because of the large flock of black-necked cranes that winters here, it is one of the most important wildlife preserves in the country. In addition to the cranes there are also muntjacs (barking deer), wild boars, sambars, serows, Himalayan black bears, leopards and red foxes in the surrounding hills. Some people refer to this entire region as Gangte (or Gangtey), after the “goemba” that sits on a ridge above the valley.

Spend your afternoon with nature and enjoy your picnic lunch near one of the many natural streams.

Return back to your hotel by late afternoon and relax. Later we will have a get- together session over cocktails, bon-fire and snacks, followed by warm dinner.

Overnight in Wangdee Resort.

Today's Highlight

  • Today visit Bhutan’s hidden treasure - The Phobjikha Valley.
  • Bonfire and Cocktails in the evening over music and game of tambolla.
 

Stay Overnight at Punakha / Wangdee

Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Cocktail & Dinner

Day 5 Drive to Paro

Chimilakhang Temple, Punakha Valley

You depart from your beautiful Punakha resort back towards Paro.

On your way, you stop for a visit to a unique temple of a “Mad-Monk”. Take a short and easy walk to see ChimiLhakhang temple, adjoining a small village, Lobesa. The temple, flanked by hundreds of prayer flags, sits edge of on picturesque plateau, at the periphery of fertile rice fields. Chimi Lhakhang is dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley or Drukpa Kunleg (1455 – 1529) also known as ‘The Divine Madman’.

On the return, you continue to drive towards Thimphu, spending some time just below the Dochula to explore the Royal Botanical Park and nearby surrounding for birds for diverse flora. After descending into Thimphu, you stop for lunch before continuing your drive to Paro.

Check-in to your hotel and rest of the evening free to relax & enjoy. Overnight in Paro Resort.

Today's Highlight

  • Drive back to Paro via the 'mad-monk' monastery - Chimilakhang.
  • Make a wish at the Chimilakhang temple
  • Enjoy local lunch at Thimphu
  • Enjoy a stop at the Royal Botanical Park near Dochula Pass 
 

Stay Overnight at Paro Resort

Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 Paro Sightseeing

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Begin your day after a hearty breakfast with the Paro’s nearby sightseeing tour.

Start with a visit to the Drugyl Dzong (from outside) and the Bhutan’s National Museum. On the way we will also show you the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

Today you get to dress up like a local in Kira (for ladies) and Gho (for men) costumes. Later enjoy a local Bhutan Lunch – Today we are offering you Local Lunch (Bhutan’s favorite dishes) You have the option to skip and have lunch on your own while shopping.

Shopping: After Lunch spend your afternoon shopping around the 200 meters Paro market. Your Tour manager will guide you on all the possible things that you can buy for yourself and your loved ones.

Return back to your hotel in time for another surprise, followed by a Gala Dinner along with Cocktails.

Overnight in Paro Resort.

Today's Highlight

  • Photo-ops at the Drugyl Dzong & Tiger's Nest Monastery (from outside)
  • Dress up in local costumes and take memorable photos
  • Enjoy local lunch
  • Shopping at Paro market
  • Be ready for a surprise, at your hotel.

Stay Overnight at Paro Resort

Meals Breakfast, Local Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 departure

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Today post breakfast, we say goodbye.

Check-out of hotel and drive to airport for flight home with sweet memories.

Today's Highlight

  • Flight back home.
  • Take a window seat to see the beautiful Himalayan Snow peaks, including Mt.Everest, from the flight.

Meals Breakfast & meals on flight

Accommodation

These are trips on which we built our reputation on!

In all our Group Holidays we use centrally located, senior-friendly hotels which offer a variety of local & Indian cuisines. Most of our group tours are “all-meals” plan, unless specified.

Thimphu Hotel

2 Nights

Punakha / Wangdee

2 Nights

Paro Resort

2 Nights

General Terms & Conditions

Tour Inclusions

  • Return Flights from Delhi

  • This is a Senior friendly, easy paced and very personalised tour.

  • An experienced and dedicated Tour manager will travel with you on this tour from Day 1 to the last day of this tour.

  • Keeping Covid protocols and for the safety of yourself and others, it is recommended to wear a masks at all times during this tour.

  • Return airport transfers

  • Your tour price including stay is on Twin Sharing basis in carefully selected, centrally located, senior-friendly Hotels & Resorts.

  • Meals are included in this tour as per the itinerary.

  • This tour includes daily breakfast, lunch & dinner unless specified as per the Tour Itinerary mentioned above.

  • Breakfast & Dinner would be buffet served at the hotel / resort where you are staying.

  • Lunch will be either packed (from the stay hotel, ensuring hygiene and adequate safety factors) or arranged thru carefully selected places by our travel associates, while on the way, during our sightseeing tours.

  • Local food will be provided at some places during this tour, as part of the tour experience. Incase anyone is not keen to try the local cuisine then they can choose to have their meal, at their own costs.

  • If you choose to have any food preference, kindly let us know in advance for us to make the necessary arrangements.

  • Transportation will be only as per the itinerary mentioned above.

  • Private Innova with only 4 passengers per vehicle will be provided throughout this tour.

  • Group size will vary between 10 to 12 members.

  • Entry tickets to all must-see sightseeing places / options, except Kamakhya Temple on last day.

  • Mineral Water bottle.

  • Basic First Aid kit with over-the-counter medicines are available on this trip. The medical kit will be with your Tour Manager. However, we would  request you to carry all the medicines that your doctor has prescribed for you, and plan your medicines basis the duration of this trip.

  • All the necessary taxes are included in the tour cost at the time of submitting this proposal.

Tour Exclusions

  • Extra Meals during transit other than those mentioned in the “inclusion”

  • Any unplanned expense due to road blockage or unforeseen weather conditions

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the “inclusion”

  • Medical / Travel Insurance

  • Any personal expenses

  • Any medical emergency or unforeseen

Booking / Refund / Cancellation

Looking at the current times, you can go ahead and book this tour without anything to worry about.

Booking amount: INR 25,000 per person.

This Booking amount is 100% refundable

Cancellation: If for any unforeseen reason you wish to cancel your tour, after paying the advance / tour booking amount, then in such case you have the option to adjust this amount against any other tour with us, of your choice. Otherwise, the following cancellation rules apply:

  • Within 45 days from the tour dates: Refund 50% of the amount received.
  • Within 30 days : Refund 15% of the amount received.  
  • Within 15 days : No Refund.

Furthermore, in the unlikely case where we do not get the required number of members travelling for this tour, we will immediately refund your advance amount or you have the option to adjust this amount against any other tour of your choice.

How to Book

You can book this holiday by making a bank transfer, in any of the branches with the following RTGS / NEFT IFSC bank transfer:

Account Name: WeTrippy Travel Services
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Limited
Account No. : 50200039003044
Branch : Pushpanjali Enclave, Pitampura, New Delhi – 110034
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC : HDFC0000711

Once done, kindly send us a copy of the receipt of payment deposited, through WhatsApp No. +91 9999007796 or email us the deposit slip on  holidaywithmewe@gmail.com

Interested to book this tour, Call / WhatsApp on
9999007796 / 9999307796