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Trip Fact

Trip Duration 8 Days
Destination Bhutan
Trip Grade Gentle
Activity Tour
Max. Altitude 2,334m.
Accomodation Hotel + Tea-house Lodges
Transportation Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Starts in Paro (Bhutan)
Ends in Paro
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This eight days Gangtey Valley tour revolves around the historical and cultural highlights of central Bhutan. Paro, famous for its ruined fortress, museums and panoramic view, leaves an indelible cultural experience. Thimpu, the capital city, is laden with legendary ancient monasteries, cultural relics and amazing views of entire valley in 7000 meter peak in the background. Gangtey valley, with its ancient monastery and home of the rare Black Necked Cranes, boasts breathtaking landscape view. At leisurely pace you drive past Punakha visually feasting on the sights of places bathed in the exotism of cultural delights. You can either walk or ride on a horse to Taktsang monastery which epitomizes the religious belief of Bhutanese people.

Trip Highlights

  • Magnificent Panorama of Mount Chomolhari from Drugyel dzong and that of entire valley of Paro from Ta-Dzong
  • A rich and rewarding experience on the visits to Indigenous hospital, Art & Craft school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers
  • Enchanting cultural encounters on the visits to monasteries, museum, stupa, forts and chortens in Thimpu
  • Dazzling sight of stunning Black Necked Cranes in Gangtey Gompa (2,800m.)
  • Impressive landscapes en route  to Punakha
  • Overwhelming spiritual journey to Taktsang Monastery

Detail Itinerary

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle and Airport/Hotel/Airport & tours pick up & drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide & all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours gears.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle and Airport/Hotel/Airport & tours pick up & drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide & all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours gears.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

Spring Itinerary

Outline Tour Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Paro.
Day 03: Drive to Thimphu.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Thimphu.
Day 05: Day excursion to the Gangtey Gompa.
Day 06: Drive to Punakha sightseeing and drive back to Paro.
Day 07: Day hike to the view point of Taktsang Monastery.
Day 08: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Autumn Itinerary

Outline Tour Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Paro.
Day 03: Drive to Thimphu.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Thimphu.
Day 05: Day excursion to the Gangtey Gompa.
Day 06: Drive to Punakha sightseeing and drive back to Paro.
Day 07: Day hike to the view point of Taktsang Monastery.
Day 08: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Mountain Info

    Trip length: 8 Days
    Grade: Gentle
    Trip type: Cultural Tour and 1 day hike
    Starts in: Paro (Bhutan)
    Ends in: Paro
    Accommodation: Hotel, Resort – Guest House

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