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BHUTAN - HONEYMOON TOURS

Purely Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom has unsurpassed scenic majesty and vibrant culture. The kingdom is still regarded as one of the last Shangrl-la’s in the Himalayan region and is living heritage of Buddhism. Sandwiched in the Himalayas between India, Nepal and the Tibet region of China, shares the world’s greatest mountains which makes it an exotic tourist destination. The Bhutanese have safeguarded their ancient way of life, beautiful Dzongs, temples and houses with architecture found nowhere else in the world, which adds up to the call to Bhutan. Thimphu is the capital city & Paro which is at a 2 hours drive from Thimphu is the only airport in the country.  Phuentsholing is an Indo-Bhutan border town and is one of the entry point to Bhutan by surface from India.

 

Location:

Located in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is bordered by China in the north & Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam & West Bengal in the east, west & south.


Area:

38,398 sq. km.


Altitude:

Varying from 180 m. to 7550 m. above sea level.


Population:

Approx 7 hundred thousand


Capital:

Thimphu


Local time:

6 hours ahead of GMT & 30 minutes ahead of IST.


Religion:

Mahayana Buddhism & Hinduism.

 

Best time to travel: Bhutan has four distinct season, spring, monsoon, autumn and winter. Spring and autumn is the best time to visit Bhutan i.e. end of Febraury till end of March and September to November. If you love flowers, you will get plenty of them in May, June and July. November, December, January and February will be blessed with breath taking mountain views, sunny days and the morning/evening chills.

 

National Emblem: The National emblem, contained in a circle, is composed of a double diamond thunderbolt placed above a lotus, surmounted by a jewel & framed by two dragons. The double diamond thunderbolt represents the harmony between secular & religious power; which results from the Buddhist religion in its Vajrayana form. The lotus simbolises purity; the jewel - sovereign power; & the two dragons a male & female stand for the name of the country-the thunder dragon (Druk Yul).

 

National Flag:  The national flag is rectangular & divided into two parts with a white dragon in the middle. The upper yellow half signifies the country’s secular authority of the King & the lower saffron-orange half signifies the religious practice & spiritual power of Buddhism.

 

National Symbols:  

 

National Tree       : Cyprus (Cupresses Corneyana).

National Flower   : Blue Poppy (Mecanopsis Grandis).

National Animal   : Takin (Budorcas Taxicolor).

National Bird        : Raven (Corvus Corax Tibetanus).

 

National Day: National day is celebrated on 17th of December in commemoration of the accession of Gogsar Ughen Wangchuk, the first king of Bhutan to the throne in 1907, in Punakha Dzong.

 

People: Bhutanese are friendly & hospitable people. The large majority of Bhutanese people are a homogeneous group divided linguistically into three broad sub-groups. These are Sharchops, Ngalong & Lhotshampa.

 

Currency: Ngultrum, the currency of Bhutan, has the same value as Indian rupee, which is also a legal tender.

 

Food: Staple diet is red rice, buck-wheat, wheat, maize, pork, beef, chicken, yak meat, cheese & chilies (taken as vegetable – not as spice).

 

Arts & Crafts: Bhutan is known for handicraft items in bronze, silver & other metals. Sculpting of religious figures is widely practiced & every temple, houses are large brightly painted & gilded statues of the Buddha & other saints.

 

Dress: Bhutanese men wear “Gho”, which are longish robes tied around the waist by a cloth belt known as “Kera”. The women’s ankle-length dress is known as “Kira”, which is made of bright colored fine woven fabric with traditional patterns.

 

Sports: The national sport of Bhutan is archery. Other traditional sports include Digor-a kind of shot put, darts, & wrestling.

 

Architecture: The castle-like Dzongs, with their gently tapering walls classic lines, large courtyards & beautiful galleries, are among the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture.

 

Living Culture: In almost every Dzongs (fortresses that house both the monastic & the Govt. administrative wings) there is an annual traditional festival (tsechus) that normally spans 3-4 days. Colorful & well choreographed mask dances are performed during the tsechus. Due to the nature of the lunar calendar, exact dates for Tsechus vary from year to year.

 

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GETTING TO BHUTAN

 

By Air:

Druk Air, the National Air Carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, operates flights from Paro, the only Airport in Bhutan, to Delhi, Kolkatta, Bagdogra and Guwahati.

 

Bagdogra is well connected to the major cities of India by various airlines like Jetairways, Kingfisher Airlines, Spicejet, Go Air and Indian Airlines. One can take the connecting flight to Paro from Bagdogra.

 

By Road:

Travel over land from Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar to the nearest Bhutan border town to enter Bhutan.

 

By Rail:

NJP (New Jalpaiguri) is the nearest major railway station in the Indian State of West Bengal. The other smaller stations are Alipurduar, New Cooch Vihar and Hasimara though we recommend NJP as the convenient station for pick up/drop facilities and 05 hours drive to the nearest Bhutan border town of Phuentsholing.

 

ENTRY FORMALITIES FOR INDIAN TOURIST

 

Indian Tourist traveling to Bhutan does not require any visa. However they need a travel Permit to visit Bhutan.

 

Permits: There are 02 types of PERMIT.

 

A.     Entry Permit: When you are entering Bhutan, you have to get the Entry Permit
       which can be procured at the entry point either in Paro airport (when travelling by
       flight) or in Phuentsholing Bhutan (when travelling overland either from
       Bagdogra or NJP). Entry permit cannot be made in advance as physical
       appearance is required at the immigration office. Entry permit is also a valid
       document to visit Thimphu and Paro.

 

B.      Route Permit: If you choose your Itinerary to visit places (Punakha, Wangdue,
       Bumthang, etc) beyond Paro and Thimphu, you need to have a Route Permit.
       We need the scanned copy of either your passport or Voter ID card to make your
       Route Permit in advance. Route permit will ONLY be made in
Thimphu on the
       working days between 09.00 – 11.00 hrs.

 

Travel Documents Required With Presence of the Guest:

 

1.       Valid Indian passport (above 6 months validity) or Voters Identity Card (anyone)
        is a must for 18 years and above.

2.        Child below 5 years (Birth certificate is required).

3.       Child between 6 – 17 years academic School Identity Card is required.

4.       04 recent passport size photographs for each guest.

 

Entering Bhutan by Flight:

 

While collecting your airlines boarding pass you are given 02 forms at Druk air counter.

 

A.       Embarkation & Disembarkation Card (Blue Form): You are required to fill up
        the form completely and submit the same to the authority. the concern officer
        retains the disembarkation card and return the embarkation card back to
        you  which is again required while exiting Bhutan. Please do not lose this card.

 

B.     Immigration form (Yellow Form): You are required to fill and submit this
       form at the immigration counter while getting the entry permit at Bhutan airport.

 

C.     Bhutan Entry Permit:

 

Ø     Passport Holder: Bhutan entry permit are stamped on the passport itself. It is
       must to carry your passport while traveling & taking inter point connection. You
       will not be allowed to leave the country without stamping the exit on it.

 

Ø      Voter ID Card: Bhutan entry permit are issued separately on papers after
       verifying Voter ID card. This document must be carried while traveling & taking
       inter point connection. You are also advised to make photo copy of the paper
       permit and keep it in safe custody as you will not be allowed to leave the country
       without surrendering this paper permit in original. This permit is also required
       to make the pink permit for visiting any other area other than Thimphu & Paro.

 

Exiting Bhutan by Flight:

 

While collecting your airlines boarding pass you are given 02 forms at the Druk air counter.

 

A.     Declaration from for Departing Passengers (Blue Form): You are required to
       fill it and submit at the immigration counter along with entry permit (original
       copy) and Embarkation card which is given to you while entering
Bhutan.

 

B.     Immigration Form (Yellow form): You are required to fill up this immigration
       form (Yellow form) and this form has to be submitted at the immigration counter
       at the final port of Disembarkation, ie Bagdogra, Kolkata, Delhi and other airport
       connected by Druk Air in India.

 

C.    Bhutan Entry Permit: This is the same Paper permit issued while entering
     
Bhutan. You will not be allowed to leave the country without surrendering this
      paper permit in original.

 

Notes:

1.    Declaration form basically states that you are not carrying any prohibited items
      out of Bhutan

2.     Embarkation form is the left over form while entering Bhutan.

3.    Yellow form is basically a self-declaration of items carried by you on
       flight. i.e .number of check in Baggage, hand baggage, duty & duty free items.

 

Entering Bhutan by Surface:

Bhutan Entry permit are issued from the immigration office at Phuentsholing only on working day (Monday-Friday) excluding Saturday, Sunday & Bhutan national holidays.

 

1.      You are required to visit the immigration office along with your guide / driver at
       the Bhutan entry gate to obtain your Bhutan entry permit (personal presence is a
       must for obtaining the permit).

 

2.     For surface traveler Bhutan entry permit are issued separately in papers after
       verifying the documents. This document must be carried while traveling and
       taking inner point connection. You are also advised to make photo copy of the
       paper permit and keep it in safe custody. As you will not be allowed to leave the
       country without surrendering the pink permit for visiting any other area other
       than Thimphu & Paro.

 

Exiting Bhutan by Surface:


While exiting from Phuentsholing you will have to surrender original entry permit which was given to you while entering Bhutan at immigration office, Karbandi, which is 5 km before Phuentsholing. You will not be allowed to leave the country without surrendering this paper permit in original, issued at Paro / Phuntsholing.

 

Popular Honeymoon Tour Programs to Bhutan:-

NHB – 01 (3 Nights / 4 Days)
Fly In & Fly Out
GLIMPSE OF BHUTAN (Thimphu 1N – Paro 2N)

Sketch program:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing - Paro (65 kms / 2 hrs)
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Afternoon transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 03: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast start full day sightseeing covering Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Also visit Drukgyel Dzong & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 04: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 59,200/-  per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 27,300/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 25,400/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 4 at
   Paro Airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 02 (4 Nights / 5 Days)
Fly In & Fly Out
KINGDOM IN THE SKY (Thimphu 2N – Paro 2N)

Sketch program:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Paro (65 Kms / 2 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 04: Paro Sightseeing  
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 05: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs.  70,150/-per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 36,100/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 31,800/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 5 at
   Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 03 (5 Nights / 6 Days) Fly In & Fly Out
SERENE BHUTAN
(Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 1N – Paro 2N)


Sketch program:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 04: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 05: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 79,400/-per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 42,500/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 39,200/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 6 at
   Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 04 (5 Nights / 6 Days) Drive In & Fly Out
HIMALAYAN JEWELS
(Phuentsholing 1N – Thimphu 2N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimpu – Paro (65 kms / 2 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.
Happy holidays with us...........


Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 79,400/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 45,200/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 39,200/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and
   drop on Day 4 at Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 05 (5 Nights / 6 Days) Drive In & Drive Out
THE LAST SHANGRILLA
(Phuentsholing 2N – Thimphu 1N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Prgram:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing - Paro (65 kms / 2 hrs)
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Afternoon transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 04: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast start full day sightseeing covering Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Also visit Drukgyel Dzong & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 05: Paro – Phuentsholing (200 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 06: Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (170 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 76,200/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 45,600/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 39,600/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport and
   drop on Day 6 at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 06 (6 Nights / 7 Days) Fly In & Fly Out
PEACEFUL BHUTAN
(Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 2N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Prgram:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 04: Excursion to Gantey
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & start for full day excursion to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gantey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrate from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can visit Gantey Gompha. Afternoon return back to Punakha. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

Day 05: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 88,700/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 49,100/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 46,400/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 6 at
   Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 07 (6 Nights / 7 Days) Drive In & Fly Out
ENTER THE DRAGON LAND
(Phuentsholing 1N – Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 1N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hr)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing.
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 88,700/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 49,100/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 46,400/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up fromNJP train station / IXB airport and drop
   on Day 7at Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following to process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

NHB – 08 (7 Nights / 8 Days) Drive In & Drive Out
THE MAGICAL KINGDOM
(Phuentsholing 2N – Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 1N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hr)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing.
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07: Paro – Phuentsholing (200 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 08: Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (170 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 99,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 64,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 55,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from NJP train statoion / IXB airport and
   drop on Day 8 at NJP Train station / IXB airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following for process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 09 (7 Nights / 8 Days) Fly In & Fly Out
THE ENCHANTING REALM
(Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 2N – Paro 3N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing.
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains national animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 04: Excursion to Gantey
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & start for full day excursion to Gantey (9,840 ft.). Gantey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can visit Gantey Gompha. Afternoon return back to Punakha. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs) Sightseeing
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 06: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07: Excursion to Chele-La-Pass
After breakfast drive to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motor able road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 08: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 1,09.000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs.  55,900/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 53,700/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 8 at
   Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following for process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 10 (8 Nights / 9 Days) Fly In & Fly Out
JOURNEY TO DRUK YUL
(Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 2N – Bumthang 2N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains National Animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 04: Punakha – Bumthang (212 kms / 8 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Wangue Phodrang, visiting Dzong & local market. It’s famous for Bamboo product, Slate & Stone carving. Drive further across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft.), traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan. There is an adrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten. Further ahead visit Trongsa Dzong – it was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Bumthang.

Day 05: Bumthang Sightseeing
Bumthang is the general name given to combination of four valleys – Chumey, Choekhor, Tang & Ura. These valleys produced honey, cheese, apples & yathra (woolen colourful material). After breakfast visit Jambey Lhakhang, Kurje Lhakhang and Tamsing Monastery. Also visit the Jakar Dzong & Mebar Tsho (Lake of Burning Fire). Back to hotel. Overnight stay will be at Bumthang.

Day 06: Bumthang – Punakha (212 kms / 8 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha. Reach Punakha by late afternoon. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 07: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs) Sightseeing
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 08: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 09: Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 1,09,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 64,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs.  59,800/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from Paro airport and drop on Day 9 at
   Paro airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Bumthang:

Luxury Packages -
Swiss Guest House / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
  Lhendupcholing / Similar
Standard Packages-
Wangdicholing / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following for process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 11 (9 Nights / 10 Days) Drive In & Drive Out
DRAGON TRAIL
(Phuentsholing 2N – Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 2N – Paro 3N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hr)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains national animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangduephodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Excursion to Gantey
After breakfast visit Wangdue Dzong & start for full day excursion to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gantey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrate from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can visit Gantey Gompha. Afternoon return back to Punakha. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 06: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs) Sightseeing
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 07: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 08: Excursion to Chele-La-Pass
After breakfast drive to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motor able road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 09: Paro – Phuentsholing (200 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 10: Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (170 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 1,30,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 79,400/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 71,200/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from NJP train station / IXB airport and drop
   on Day 10 at NJP train station / IXB airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following for process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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NHB – 12 (10 Nights / 11 Days) Drive In & Drive Out
DISCOVER BHUTAN
(Phuentsholing 2N – Thimphu 2N – Wangdue / Punakha 2N – Bumthang 2N – Paro 2N)

Sketch Program:-

Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Phuentsholing - The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India. Phuentsholing is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (176 kms / 6 hr)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit King's Memorial Chorten (Monument), Changangkha Monastery, National Zoo (Contains national animal Takin), National Library, BBS Tower, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, School of Arts and Crafts, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory (made from Daphne plant). Overnight stay will be at Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangduephodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 05: Punakha – Bumthang (212 kms / 08 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Wangue Phodrang, visiting Dzong & local market. Its famous for Bamboo product, Slate & Stone carving. Drive further across Pele-La-Pass (11,120 ft.), traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan. There is an abrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten. Further visit Trongsa Dzong – it was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Bumthang.

Day 06: Bumthang Sightseeing
Bumthang is the general name given to the combination of four valleys – Chumey, Choekhor, Tang & Ura. These valleys produce Honey, Cheese, Apples & Yathra (woolen colorful material). After breakfast visit Jampey Lhakhang, Kuje Lhakhang and Tamsing Monastery. Also visit the Jakar Dzong. Back to hotel. Overnight stay will be at Bumthang.

Day 07: Bumthang – Punakha (212 kms / 08 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Punakha.

Day 08: Punakha – Paro (140 kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Paro (7,483 ft.). On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities. Rinpung Dzong - the administrative seat of the district of Paro. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 09: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2 hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 10: Paro – Phuentsholing (200 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Phuentsholing.

Day 11: Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (170 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport.
Happy holidays with us...........

RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT FOR PUNAKHA / WANGDUE

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit will be given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

Cost Per Couple for the proposed tour will be :

Luxury category : Rs. 1,19,000/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Deluxe
category : Rs. 86,700/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast  basis.
Standard category : Rs. 69,100/- per couple on Room with buffet breakfast basis.

Cost Includes:

- The above package is starting from Day 1 pick-up from NJP train station / IXB airport and drop
   on Day 11 at NJP train station / IXZB airport.
- Accommodation on twin Sharing with Breakfast.
- Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
- Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
- Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Cost Excludes:

- Air Fare / Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft &
  hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political
  disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation &  
   land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Government Service Tax currently of 3.10%.
- Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Permit for Bhutan:
Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID and 04 passport size photographs.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha / Wangdue:

Restricted Area Permit is required to visit Punakha / Wangdue from Home Ministry of Bhutan. No charge will be applicable for this permit. Please bring 02 passport size photographs and Voter ID card or Passport of each person including child. This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Govt. holidays.

NOTE:
- The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will
  confirm similar category hotel.
- The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals till 31st
   Dec 2012 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak  
   season)
.

Hotel Category Details :

A- Luxury Packages: 4* / Equivalent with Breakfast.
B- Deluxe Packages: 3* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.
C- Standard Packages: 2* / Equivalent Hotel with Breakfast.

Hotels used in above package or similar subject to early booking:

At Phuentsholing:

Luxury Packages -
Druk Hotel / Wild Orchid / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Hotel Lakhi / Wild Orchid / Similar
Standard Packages -
Namgey / Centinniel / Similar

At Thimphu:

Luxury Packages -
Terma Linca / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kisa / Migmar / River View / Similar
Standard Packages-
Dragon Root / Peaceful Resort / Similar

At Punakha:

Luxury Packages -
Punatsangchhu Cottage / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Kichu Resort / Damchen Resort / Similar
Standard Packages -
Dragon Nest / Meri Puensum / Similar

At Bumthang:

Luxury Packages -
Swiss Guest House / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
  Lhendupcholing / Similar
Standard Packages-
Wangdicholing / Similar

At Paro:

Luxury Packages -
Zhiwa Ling / Similar
Deluxe Packages -
Tashi Namgey / Kichu Resort / Olathang / Similar
Standard Packages
- Galling Resort / Pelri Cottage / Similar

Please note premium packages with Hotels like Taj Tashi, Amankora rates are also available on case to case basis.

Hotels serve both Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian food which would be basic & freshly prepared. Specific regional Indian cuisine will not be available .Only the basic Indian Vegetarian / Non – Vegetarian food can be arranged.

Important: We need following for process your booking

1.  Guest Name & Contact Number
2.  Naming List with gender & age
3.  Arrival / Departure travel details
4. Deposit 25% as an on account tour package availability advance into following bank
account under information to us.

Bank details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: India Full Circle Tours
Beneficiary Account Number: 025 00 5000 821
Bank Name: ICICI Bank, Sector 5 Central Market Dwarka Branch, New Delhi
Account Type: Current Account
MICR code: 110 22 9034
Our Bankers RTGS / NEFT / IFSC Code: ICIC 0000 250

5. Once balance 75% payment are met the package is confirmed and you need to send us Travel (air/train) details to us and then we will send confirmation vouchers of confirmed services to you by Email in Adobe PDF File Format which you need to carry with you during the tour and present them to Hotels.

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Important (common for all mentioned tours in this webpage):

1. Check-in 12:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 11:00 hrs.
2. The guest should always keep cool with the drivers as they are not tourism educated and
    come from different remote villages.
3. On arrival of guests we will provide them with local contact numbers of our executive, who
    will handle the entire operation.
4. If any tourist spot do not complete for closing day & if they want to do the same on next day
    then they have to pay the extra cost for the vehicle.
5. Please inform your guest to maintain the timing for the sightseeing / transfers which will
    advisable by our executive. Once our vehicle will leave the hotel area without picking up the
   guests & come back at parking stand then guest must have to arrange their own to reach at
   the parking stand.
6. Room Heater available with an extra cost Bourne by the guest directly (Except at Premium &
    Luxury Packages)
7. Due to shortage of power the guest sometimes, may have to bear it with candle light.
8. Category of Rooms in the packages normally remains to deluxe / super deluxe rooms.
9. For Extra adult in the room we will provide an extra bed (wherever possible), but some
    hotels only provide a roll out bed and have no provision of an extra bed
10. Operator reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing
      the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services
11. Child sharing parent’s room will not be provided an extra bed.

DO'S:

- Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry  
  original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card.
- Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves.
- Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.

DON'TS:

- Do not carry Indian Rs. 500/- or Rs. 1000/- currency notes. It is illegal.
- Tobacco & Tobacco products are banned in Bhutan.
- Do not bring any plant or agricultural product out of Bhutan. It is illegal.
- Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan.

SIGHTSEEING PLACES IN BHUTAN

THIMPHU:

Thimphu is a bustling town on the bank of Thimphu Chu & set gloriously in the hills of the Thimphu valley. The capital has an interesting combination of tradition and modernity, and includes some of the most advanced and remotest parts of the kingdom. It is the home of the Bhutanese Royal family, Civil servants & Expatriates. We will take you through temples, dzongs, chortens, museums, handicraft stores, nunneries, parks and many more.

Memorial Chorten: The Memorial Chorten, also known as the Thimphu Chorten, situated in the centre of Thimphu City. The chorten, built in 1974 to the honour of 3rd King of Bhutan, is a prominent landmark in the city with its golden spires and bells. It is popularly known as "the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan".

Changangkha Monastery: Changangkha Lhakhang is one of the oldest monasteries in the Thimphu valley. It was built in the 15th century by a descendant of Lama Phajo, the man who spread the sect drukpa kagyu in Bhutan. The main statue at the temple is of Avalokiteswara (the eleven-headed Buddha manifestation with 1000 arms and 1000 eyes). The temple courtyard offers good views over the city of Thimphu.

National Zoo: Contains national animal Takin. The Takin is a goat-antelope found in the Eastern Himalayas. Bhutan selected the Takin as the national animal based on both its uniqueness and its strong association with the country's religious history and mythology.

National Library: The National Library was established in 1967 to preserve many ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts. (9am – 4pm, Closed on Sunday, Monday & National Holidays)

BBS Tower: It is located North West of the Thimphu Valley. The Places has the top hill which gives a clear view of the entire Thimphu valley in a nutshell and the feeling from there is just fantastic.

Folk Heritage Museum: The house replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished as it would have been about a century ago. A guided tour of this almost-living museum is included in the admission and provides a glimpse into traditional Bhutanese life. The house design and many of the implements are also reminders of how many rural Bhutanese still live today. Bring a torch (flashlight) as some of the rooms are quite dimly lit.

National Textile Museum: This museum is worth a visit to get to know the living national art of weaving. Exhibitions introduce the major weaving techniques, styles of local dress and textiles made by Bhutanese. (Everyday 9am – 4pm & Saturday 1pm – 4pm, Sunday 10am – 3pm, Closed on Monday & National Holidays)

School of Arts And Crafts: The School of Arts and Crafts, commonly known as painting school, offers an eight year course which provides instruction in many of Bhutan's traditional arts to boys throughout the country. (Everyday 2pm – 4pm & Saturday 9am – 12noon, Closed on Sunday & National Holidays)

National Institute of Traditional Medicine: This institute was established in 1978. It prepares and dispenses traditional herbal and other medicines. There is an impressive laboratory and production facility that manufactures quality products. All kinds of pills, tablets, ointments and medicinal teas from here are distributed to regional health-care units around the country.

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory: This small factory produces watermark paper as well as cards, lampshades, envelopes, calendars and other items made from traditional Bhutanese paper.

Optional sightseeing with additional cost

Tashichho Dzong: Tashichho Dzong, "Fortress of the Glorious Religion", is the most stately and most impressive building in Bhutan. The dzong housed the original National Assembly and now houses the secretariat throne room and the offices of the King of Bhutan. Visit to Tashichho Dzong permitted only after office hours (4pm – 5pm) in winter months when the monk body is not in Thimphu.

Weekend Market: Every Saturday & Sunday most of the Thimphu population congregate on the banks of the river, where the weekend market is held. Here villagers from the valley & other nearby places come to sale their agricultural products.

PARO:

The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest monasteries & temples. The countries only airport situated is in Paro. The valley is also home to Mount Chomolhari (7300 meters.) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier, water forms the Pa Chu which is flowing through the valley.

Ta Dzong: It is a unique museum. Located inside the circular 7th century fort is the national museum of Bhutan with its wonderful and varied collection. It provides an excellent introduction to Bhutanese art and culture. (9am – 4pm, Closed on Sunday, Monday & National Holidays)

Rinpung Dzong: The massive three hundred and fifty year old fort is the center of governance for the Province of Paro. The governor, the chief judge and other government official keep office within the walls of this fort following old traditions. Half the fort is permanently occupied by 200 resident monks. Every year in the spring, the fort host’s one of the Bhutan’s biggest religious festival.

The Ruin of Drukgyel Dzong: This fort is fifteen minutes’ drive from Zhiwa Ling and set on a hill with a spectacular view of the valley. This fort protects from Tibetan invasions. It provides a wonderful architectural insight to the structure of forts in Bhutan. Drukgyel is also the starting point of Bhutan’s most famous trekking routes.

Kitchu Monastery: It is one of the oldest monasteries in the country built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. The story goes that a giant demoness lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas and was preventing the spread of Buddhism. To overcome her, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples, which would be placed on all the points of her body. Of these 108 temples, 12 were built in accordance with precise plans. This is one of the oldest monasteries in Paro district. There's a belief that the two orange trees here in Kyichu Lakhang bears fruit throughout the year.

Taktsang Monastery (Full Day): Taktsang Monastery is situated on a nearly vertical cliff at 3000 mtr altitude north of Paro in Bhutan. It is also known as "Tiger's Nest" because it is said that Guru Rimpoche have flown on the back of a tigress in the 8th century and he meditated in a cave here for three months where the monastery was built. The cave is said to be the origin of Buddhism in Bhutan.

Optional sightseeing with additional cost

Chele-La-Pass (Full Day): Chele-La-Pass, at an elevation of 13,088 ft., is considered to be one of the highest motorable pass in Bhutan. About an hour’s drive from Zhiwa Ling it passes through lush valleys, pine and rhododendron forest. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jomolhari and Jichu Drake.

PUNAKHA:

Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan until 1955. It’s the winter seat of the Je Khempo (Chief Abbot) & the monk body. It has a temperate climate & its rich fertile valley is fed by the Pho Chu & Mo Chu rivers.

Dochu-La-Pass: Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 feet), is 16 km far from Thimphu and some 30 minutes drive. You will admire the sterling view of snow-capped Himalayas and the hundreds of "broadcasting" prayer flags. During winter road to Dochula pass is covered with mild snow. Prime attraction to visit Dochula pass is 108 chortens / stupas. The sharp peak that stands at the Dochula pass is dominating the region.

Chimi Lhakhang: Chimi Lhakhang is a very popular and revered temple that lies on the periphery of the fertile valley of Lobesa, where the borders of Thimphu, Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang districts meet. Being dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, the Divine Madman, the temple is popularly considered to be a temple of fertility.

Punakha Dzong: The Punakha Dzong was known in ancient times as the Druk Pungthang Dechhen Phrodang or “the palace of great happiness”. It was built in 1637. This gigantic dzong was damaged 6 times by fire, once by flood and once by an earthquake. It is the second dzong to be built in Bhutan and was the seat of government when Punakha was the capital of Bhutan. Today, the dzong is the winter home for the clergy. The spectacular Kuenrey (assembly hall) in Punakha Dzong is unique which is now open for tourist. Closed in winter months when the monk body is in Punakha.

Wandgue Dzong: It's an easy drive to the very impressive 17th century Wangdue Phodrang dzong, home of over 200 monks and a monastic school. The dzong is the largest wood roofed dzong in Bhutan and the style and architecture is very grand.

Gantey Gompha & Phobjika Valley (Full Day): Situated south of the road and east of Wangdue Phodrang, is Gantey Gompa, an old monastery dating back to the 17th century. The gompa, on the valley floor, is the village of Phobjika. This is the winter home of the famous black-necked cranes. The cranes migrate from the high plains of the Tibetan plateau in winter to the milder climate of Phobjika.
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TRONGSA:

Trongsa forms the central hub of the kingdom & historical place from where attempts at unifying country were launched.

Trongsa Dzong: Built in 1648, Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the Royal family. Both first & the second king ruled the country from this ancient seat. All kings hold the post of Trongsa Penlop prior to being crowned as King.

Ta Dzong: Perched above the Trongsa Dzong this is a watch tower which once stood guard over the Trongsa Dzong from the internal rebellion. It’s now being turned into a heritage museum.

BUMTHANG:

This fascinating valley is the religious heartland of the nation & home to some of the oldest Buddhist temples & monasteries. Its gentle sloping hills offer plenty of walking opportunities to the many temples that dot this valley. The valley is also famous for its production of honey, cheese, apple & yathra- a woolen material that has multiple uses.

Jambay Lhakhang: It’s one of the 108 monasteries built by King Songtsen Goenpo in the 8th century to subdue evil sprits in the Himalayan region.

Kurje Lhakhang: Kurje Lhakhang is located just a few meters beyond Jambey Lhakhang. It is dedicated to the saint Guru Padmasambhava who was supposed to have meditated there in 8th century.

Tamshing Lhakhang: This monastery lies on the other side of the river opposite the Kurje Lhakhang. It was built in 1501 by Terton Pema Lingpa, a re-incarnation of Guru Padmasambhava. The temple was restored at the end of the 19th century.

Jakar Dzong: The Dzong was initially built as a monastery in 1549 by the great grand father of the Zhabdrung. It is now used as the administrative center for the Bumthang district. The Bumthang Tsechu is one of the most popular festivals. It is held mostly at night & is said to bring fertility to any woman wanting a child.

Mebar Tsho (Lake of Burning Fire): This is a sacred lake of the Bhutanese who believe that Pema Lingpa discovered religious treasures from this lake in the 12th century. On auspicious days many Bhutanese offer butter lamps on this fresh water lake.

Ura Village: Ura lies in the Tang valley, a one & a half hours drive from Bumthang town. The drive is mainly through sheep pastures & along the way one can glimpse magnificent view of the Mount Gangkar Puensum from Ura la. The main characteristics of this village is the closely cluster houses. It is the last settlement before the climb to the highest road pass at Trumsingla.

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