Breakfree Adventures Trekking & Tours

Breakfree Adventures Trekking & Tours

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Bhutan Encompassed Tour

Bhutan Encompassed Tour is an exhilarating tour giving full insight of the art & architecture, tradition & culture of the Dragon Kingdom. The tour visits the prime tourist locations in Bhutan such as the colorful city of Paro including Thimphu and the old capital of Bhutan – Punakha. Other interesting feature is the hike to the Taktsang Monastery, popularly known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’, perched in the vertical cliff.

Tour Information

Duration
5 Days
Departure
03:00
Price per Participant
1,767.03 TOMO
Languages
Group size
1 - 15 people
Transportation
Airplane
Car
Includes
Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle. 3-star accommodation (4 & 5 stars may require an additional premium). Bhutan visa fee - including all necessary processing Route Permit Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan A licensed Bhutanese tour guide All land transportation by private vehicle Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours Sightseeing as per itinerary Monuments entrance fees where applicable Drinking water All internal taxes and charges A sustainable development fee of $65. (This sustainable development fee goes towards free education, free healthcare, poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.)
Excludes
Airfare & Travel Insurance Expenses of personal nature, Tips to guides and drivers Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
Cancellation

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Breakfree Adventures Trekking & Tours

Breakfree Adventures Trekking & Tours

Bhutan Encompassed Tour is an exhilarating tour giving full insight of the art & architecture, tradition & culture of the Dragon Kingdom. The tour visits the prime tourist locations in Bhutan such as the colorful city of Paro including Thimphu and the old capital of Bhutan – Punakha. Other interesting feature is the hike to the Taktsang Monastery, popularly known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’, perched in the vertical cliff.

Arrival Paro (2250m) & transfer to Thimphu (2350m)

Arrive Paro by the Bhutanese National Carrier flying over the world’s highest mountains and finally landing at the lush green Paro valley. A cool and clean fresh air greets the visitor as stepping down from the plane, the first gift of Bhutan. After clearing customs and visa formalities, meet the representatives and the Bhutanese guide, and a short tour brief by the guide then transfer to Paro town for lunch.

Then drive towards Thimphu (the capital of Bhutan) for about an hour's drive. In Thimphu, visit Buddha point for a stunning view of Thimphu city and Takin Compound- on the way to the viewpoint over Thimphu is the home of Bhutan’s national animal, the Takin. Then continue to Tashi Choe Dzong- the fortress of the glorious religion was initially constructed in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in the 1960s, Folk Heritage Museum – a 300 year old traditional house converted into a museum, Centenary Farmers Market, the new authentic craft bazaar. Overnight at Hotel (Lunch/Dinner included)

Thimphu - Punakha (1310m)

After early breakfast, drive towards Punakha for about 1 & half hours passing along Dochu La Pass at 3140m. On clear weather, the pass commands a wonderful panorama of the Eastern Himalayas. From the pass, the road descends through varied forest and finally emerging into the highly cultivated valley of Punakha. En-route take a short hike through beautiful rice fields to Chimmi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, who as a favorite saint of the Bhutanese people is known affectionately as "the Divine Madman".

In the afternoon, visit Punakha Dzong. Located at the confluence of the Pho-chu (male-river) and Mo-chu (female-river), the Punakha Dzong is arguably the most impressive dzong in the country. Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Punakha - Paro (2250m)

After early breakfast, drive from Punakha to Paro re-crossing Dochula pass and stopping at Thimphu for lunch. Upon arrival in Paro visit Rinpung Dzong built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan; the Dzong continues its age-old function as the seat of the district administration, district court and the monastic body. The southern approach to the Dzong has a traditional roofed cantilever bridge called Nemi Zam. Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Paro - Hike to Taktsang Monastery 'Tiger's Nest' (3120m)

After breakfast drive towards the base camp of Taktsang for the hike up to the Taktsang Monastery-Tiger's Nest. It's about two hours hike up the cafeteria. From this point, enjoy the spectacular view of the monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in 8th century. Then visit the Taktsang Monastery and hike back to the road point then drive to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan. Later on, back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Paro – Depart

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the onward flight. Bid farewell to the remote and legendary Dragon Kingdom disappearing again behind its guardian mountains. (Breakfast only included)

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