Glimpse of Bhutan, Cultural Tour in Bhutan
- Destination: Bhutan
- Group size: 02-08
- Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Trip Level: Easy
- Max Altitude: (2350m./7710ft.)
- Activities: Cultural tour and hiking
- Transportation: Private Jeep/Van and international flight ticket
Meals: BB plan in Kathmandu and All meals during the tour in Bhutan
Accomodation: 2/3 * hotel in Kathmandu and 2/3 (4 star) during tour in Bhutan
Bhutan Tour, these short 4 and 5 days tours to Bhutan can be added on as a additional to Thailand, India and Nepal as flights to Bhutan, are available from Bangkok, Delhi and Kathmandu. These tours will focus on the Kingdoms western valleys of Paro and Thimpu with an optional day-hike to the Taksang Monastery also known as the Tiger’s Lair.
Day 01: Arrival Paro airport and transfer to hotel. Visit Paro National Museu, Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Thimpu. Morning hiketo the legendary Taktsang Monastery, visit Drukgyel Dzong and Dungtse Monastery. Overnight at hotel in Thimpu.
Day 03: Thimphu sightseeing: visit the Memorial Stupa, Changankha Monastery, Takins(national animal of Bhutan) zoo. Zilukha Nunnery, National Library, Folk & Heritage Museum, Traditional School of Arts and Craft, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, Handicraft Emporium and the Hand-made Paper factory.Evening drive to Paro and enjoy Traditional Hot Stone Bath. Overnight hotel.
Day 04: Departure.
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We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. Utmost Adventure will arrange rooms with attached washrooms in Bhutan, Standard basis we will provide two star standard rooms and deluxe basis we will provide 4 star basis accommodation in Bhutan.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Breakfast will be provided during the tour in Kathmandu (On demand, we can arrange lunch, dinner while you are in Kathmandu). There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on tour in Bhutan, we have breakfast and dinner in the hotel where we spend the night and lunch will be in local restaurant during the tour. Authentic Bhutanese, continental meals are common choices in the menu.
Best Time to Travel
The best time for cultural tour in Bhutan is during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this trek can be undertaken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.
Date And Costs
The given cost is per person and excludes international flights. We have every Tuesday and Saturday Fixed Departure from Kathmandu. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
Booking Open: Anyone travelling solo or with groups the given date is available for join.
Join a Group: Anyone travelling solo or with groups interested in join. The given date travelers already have booked the trip.
Limited Space: There are limited seat available for the given date. Therefore, we suggest you to make your decision as early as possible.
Sold Out: The given date has reached max numbers. Please contact usif you still want to travel on this particular date.
Twin sharing accommodation,
All meals, tea & Snacks, Mineral water on all days out
Tourism Development Fund
All transfers as per the itinerary
English speaking licensed Bhutanese Tour Guide
Special permit for restricted & old monastery, monument fees
All internal taxes and charges (including the 35% royalty)
Drinks & Beverages
Excess baggage, laundry, phone calls, medical,
Any other expenses that are not mentioned above
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Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.
Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Small wash towel
Personal Clothing items
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.