Start: Kathmandu Finish: kathmandu
Physical rating: Easy
Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans, Kosher
Tour code: GOBSEAT8D
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking
Group size: 1 - 10
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This Amazing 8 Days Bhutan Tour start and End in Paro Bhutan! With the adventure tour 8 Days Glimpse of Bhutan Tour, you have an 8-day tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan, Thimphu, Punakha, and other destinations in Bhutan. This tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Thimpu Paro and Punakha valleys. Travel to Punakha Valley via the Dochula Pass. It is known for Punakha Dzong, a 17th-century fortress located at the confluence of Pho and Mo Chhu rivers. We have the opportunity to see ancient fortresses, temples, and monasteries.
The Highlights of this trip include the Ta Dzong, Rimpong Dzong, and Memorial Chorten as well as the 12th-century Changangkha Temple. During this trip, we also hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang). For more information, please go through the detailed itinerary below.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today you will fly to Paro airport. When you are on the air, the scenic beauty of Himalaya, mountains will amaze you. Upon arrival in Paro, Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy. Meet your guide and driver outside the airport and transfer to Thimphu. Explore the Buddha Point, Traditional School of Arts & Crafts, and Tashicho Dzong and walk around the city in the evening.
After breakfast, we start our Thimphu sightseeing tour with visit Tashichho Dzong, a beautiful medieval fortress. Explore government offices as well as the king's throne room. Explore the National Library of Bhutan next. Visit a huge collection of manuscripts in the library. It is followed by a explore to the National Institute for Zorig Chusum (Bhutan's national arts and crafts school) as well as the National Handicraft Emporium. After that, we head to the Memorial Chorten in the capital city that was built in the memory of Bhutan's third king who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. we Stay overnight in Thimphu.
Today we drive to Punakha via the Dochula Pass. If the weather is clear, we will stop at the pass to see the Mountains. See Chimi Lhakhang, which is said to have been built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley in the 15th century after having subdued demons with his magical thunderbolt. This temple is also known as the 'Temple of Fertility'.
We will have a Lunch in Punakha. Our next destination is Punakha Dzong, which was built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is situated near the confluence of Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers. Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo, the senior religious hierarch of Bhutan. Overnight at Hotel.
After having breakfast, Drive to the valley of Wangdi Phodrang. explore Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, built-in 1638 AD atop a high ridge between Punak Tsang Chhu and Dang Chhu. We enjoy the view of the valley below. Wangdi Phodrang holds an important place in Bhutan's history because in the early days it was the country's second capital.
We Drive for the village of Limbukha, accessible by a feeder road from Punakha. Farmers in Limbukha are known for growing Bhutan's famous red rice which is supposed to have medicinal values.
We will Enjoy hiking to Khamsum Yuley Chorten, built in the 1990s, in the evening. The Chorten is located in an idyllic countryside north of Punakha, about 30 minutes’ drive from town. From the parking, it is another 45 minutes of uphill walking through paddy fields.
Stay overnight at Punakha.
From Punakha Valley, early in the morning for your westward journey to the Paro Valley. Arrive in Paro in time for a late lunch in one of the local restaurants. Time for an orientation tour of Paro next.
Visit the major sights of Paro city including Paro Dzong, with its cantilever bridge; Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest and most beautiful temples; and the ancient fortress of Drugyel Dzong. If weather is clear we will able to see amazing views of Mt Chomolhari (7314m) from the fortress. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Today morning, we head for the National Museum of Bhutan in Paro to see the fine collection of ancient Thangka paintings, textiles, weapons, and other artifacts. You have the evening free to relax and explore around. Overnight stay at Paro.
Our journey to Paro Taktsang starts with 30 minutes drive to the north of Paro where we disembark the vehicle and start our hike to the famed monastery located on the face of a sheer cliff above the Paro Valley. The beginning point of the hiking trail is near Satyam (2,650 m) from where it climbs steeply uphill to reach Cafeteria (2,940m), an area with an exposed ridge that offers magnificent views of Taktsang. It takes little more then an hour and we can rent ponies for this part of the journey if you do not prefer to carry out the journey by foot. We can also hike further uphill for another hour or so to reach the monastery. Here are several other temples and sites within the vicinity of the monastery. We will have a Lunch at teahouse. We return back with the road involves a steep, downhill descent. Stay overnight at Paro.
After an early morning departure from the hotel, at around 6.00 a.m., we will head to the airport for our return flight to Nepal. We should arrive back in Kathmandu before 1 pm where Sherpa Trekking & Expedition staff will take you back to your hotel.
Museum fees and other special entry fees.
Accommodations x 7 nights as per itinerary. NOTE: Based on twin sharing.
All meals stated in the itinerary. (Breakfast x 7, Lunch x7, Dinner x 7)
Private Tour Guide.
Mineral water in car.
23% VAT at Nepal & 35% government welfare levy (used for developmental projects) & tourism development fee at Bhutan. USD 250 per person per day.
Airport pick up and drop off by private car.
All transfers (private charter) and sightseeing within Bhutan & Nepal.
Flights: Nepal to Bhutan international flight ticket + luggage 20kg.
Flights: Bhutan to Nepal international flight ticket + luggage 20kg.
Bhutan Visa (USD 50 per pax).
Tipping to local guide, tour guide and driver.
Your personal expenses like a phone calls, laundry service, shopping, etc.
All the bar bills like coke, beer, bottle of water, hot water etc
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Yes, there free time to explore places during the tour
Travelers will be provided with 3 start hotels in cities.
The maximum group size is 10.
No vaccines are required for this tour.
No, the entry visa is not included.
Yes, a visa is required for this holiday.
Yes, if you have a bag of extra clothing for when you return from the tour, you will be able to store it safely in Kathmandu Sherpa Expedition and Trekking office. The storage facility is provided by most hotels and lodges in Kathmandu or you can also store it in our office for the duration of the tour.
Yes, passengers from another country are participating in this tour.
No, this tour doesn’t couch air conditioning.
Yes, Children are permitted to take part in this tour. But the children must be above 5 years.
The usual, sensible recommendation is 20% of salary, which means about USD $5 for the guide and USD $4 for the porters per day.
Sightseeing in the city entrance fee is included.
Yes, there will be an escort accompanying this tour.
Yes, an entry visa is included.
Bhutanese ngultrum is required for this tour.
Yes, We can assist with preorder post-tour accommodation
Yes, all hotels offer the free Wi-Fi.
Yes, there is a supplementary for travelers.
This tour doesn't require fitness level.
Yes, the names and details of the accommodation in cities will be made known to the travelers.
Yes, our all-local guides on the tour are English Speaking.
You need to have 20 Kg of your baggage’s including your handbag.
Yes, Airport transfer is included.
Yes, we have an instant booking system.
International flights are included in this tour. (Round trip flight - Kathmandu -Bhutan/ Bhutan to Kathmandu)
No, you cant joing the tour once it has departed.
Yes, your booking amount will be contributed to the charity.
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No documents will be provided before you Travel.
You must bring a valid passport (must be valid for up to 6 months, keep an extra photocopy just in case), a copy of your travel insurance, cash, flight tickets, emergency contact numbers of insurance and family members and any medications.
Yes, we operate a single share option and you need to pay extra if you're a solo traveler as a single supplement.
Our company has been trading since 1977 A.D
Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. Outside of Terminal Hall, he/she will be displaying a play card of Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Team Pvt. Ltd. with your name on it. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel or our office.
Yes, we accept Visa and Master Card for payment (not American Express). The bank will be charge 4.5 % extra to paying by cards.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of the people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will need to be organised prior to travelling. $30 USD for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $50 USD for 30 days and $125 USD for 90 days tourist visa.You can apply visa online.
Yes, the accommodations included meeting local health and safety regulations.
You can easily change your holiday date easily even after you have once booked.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staffs like a guide, porter, and other staffs will be your travelling companions on the tour.
We advise you to bring US dollars /British pound s/Euros to pay for your visa, trip cost and other expenses. Most major currencies are usually accepted also. It is always better to travel with US dollars.
Multiple Room Types
Multiple room types available. Choose your preferred room type when you book.
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