JOURNEY TO DRUK-YUL-4N/5D
Bhutan is a small landlocked and independent monarch south Asian country located at the eastern end of the Himalayas Mountain. Bhutan is borderer to the Tibet Autonomous region of China to the north and to the Republic of India to the south to east.The Official name of Bhutan is DrukYul – Land of Thunder dragon with the additional nickname of DekiDruk (Yul) – (the Land of) of the peaceful Thunder DragonBhutanese are deeply religious and practice Mahayana Buddhism. Most of Monasteries are still practicing Vajreyana Buddhism .The Bhutanese revere the tantric guru Padmasambhava the founder of Himalayan Buddhism in the 8th century.
Bhutan is one of the last bio-diversity hotspots in the world. 72% of the country is forested and 60% of the total land area is protected and it is home to some of the world's rarest and most endangered flora and fauna species, making it an environmentalist dream.A nation driven by strong environmental preservation policies, Bhutan is now one of the top 10 global hotspots, and home to many of the world's magnificent and endangered species of flora and fauna. Hydro power, Tourism and agricultures are main industries in Bhutan. Bhutan is a paradise with fascinating natural beauty. It is widely depicted as a modern day Shangri-La. It is the most peaceful and almost crime free country. Beggars and homeless hardly exist in Bhutan.
Bhutan is the one of the best tourism destination in south Asia. . Less than 50,000 tourists visit the country every year because of the government's policy of 'high value-low impact tourism. According to a global survey of Business Week in 2006 it was evaluated the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest nation in the world. You can’t sell tobacco and its products are banned and smoking in public area is a punishable offense in the country.
Bhutan is often referred to as the “living museum” of the world. We heartily well come to all of you to join us to have a memorable and wonderful adventure in Bhutan. We an offer you many tour and adventure trekking as per your desire and timeframe.
Day 01 : Arrive by Druk air A319, the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by MJTT member and transfer to Hotel. O/N at Hotel Olathang or similar
Day 02 : Paro Sightseeing - visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. Late after noon drive 1 & 1/2 hours to Thimphu (54 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. Evening free time. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 03 : AM Thimphu sightseeing - visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery and the new Drupthob nunnery temple. PM drive 3 hours to PUnakha by crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visit Wangdue Dzong. Over night at Hotel Zangtopelri or similar.
Day 04 : AM visit the Punakha Dzong which served as an old capital of Bhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. Drive 3 hours to Thimphu for lunch and proceed 2 hours to Paro via visiting the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 : Transfer to airport for departure.
- Hotel accommodation as per your requirements.
- Daily breakfast
- All monument Entrance fees as per our itinerary
- English Speaking Tibetan guide
- 4wd Toyota land cruiser during the Trip in Tiber part
- Tibet Travel route Permits as per our itineraries
- Airports pickup & Drop transport with Guide in Tibet Part.
- Lunch and Dinner
- Personal expenses such as Tips, Porter charge etc
- Laundry, Telephone calls. bar bills
- Air fare Lhasa-Kathmandu-Kathmandu
- Insurance of any kind
- Natural or political disturbance which is beyond of our control