11 Days Western Bhutan Tour

Explore western and central Bhutan with our 11 days trip to Bhutan travel plan. This travel plan will explore 7 urban and rural areas in Bhutan. Houses in Bumthang will unfold its old sanctuaries and sacrosanct values and cultures.  Locales are known for the most notable people in Bhutan.

11 days Western Bhutan Tour

11 Days Western Bhutan Tour

The trip likewise joins the staggering climb to the Taktsang monastery famously known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ roosted in a vertical cliff. Witness the social and religious parts of Bhutan and find the mystical quiet and magnificence of the mythical Kingdom.

Bumthang comprises of four fundamental valleys Ura, Chumey, Tang and Choekhor. Bumthang Valley visit starts from the beautiful Paro cross Thimphu, Punakha, Gantey, Bumthang and finishes back at Paro.

Sketch Itinerary for 11 Days Western Bhutan Tour:

  1. Paro – Thimphu.
  2. Thimphu local sightseeing.
  3. Thimphu – Phobjikha/Gangtey.
  4. Phobjikha/Gangtey – Bumthang.
  5. Explore Bumthang Valley.
  6. Bumthang – Trongsa.
  7. Trongsa – Punakha.
  8. Excursion in and around Punakha.
  9. Punakha – Paro.
  10. Excursion to Tiger’s nest monastery.
  11. Depart Paro.

Detailed Itinerary for 11 days western Bhutan tour:- itinerary

Service Includes during Bhutan Tour:

  • Bhutan Visa (USD 40) arrangement service.
  • Government royalty (USD 65) and all the taxes.
  • Accommodations in 3 Star hotels.
  • Three meals a day breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Full time English speaking Bhutanese guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the journey.

Excludes in the package during Bhutan Tour:

  • Flight fares.
  • Personal expenses.
  • FIT Surcharge for one (USD 40 per person/night) and two persons (USD 30 per person/night).
  • Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Single room supplement charge USD 30 per room per night.
  • Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost.
  • Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost.
  • Travel / Medical Insurance.

Bhutan Visa processing:

  • Bhutan visa is pre-process by our company.  Scaned copy of your passport has to be send to us. Processing Bhutan visa will take upto 7 days at the max.
  • your passport must be valid for more than 6 months at the time of arrival in Bhutan

Note: There are regular flights from Kathmandu, Bangkok and Delhi to Bhutan.

Please check Drukair Flight Schedule 2019.

Travel Tips for 11 Days Western Bhutan Tour:

Travel / Medical Insurance.

The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan has initiated a travel and medical plan solely for our visitors. Travel insurance can be provided through your Bhutanese tour operator or international partner. You may also visit the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan website at www.ricb.com.bt for more information.

Money.

Bhutan’s currency is the Ngultrum (Nu.) It is at par with the Indian rupee which is accepted as legal tender in the country.

Note: INR (Indian Rupees) denominations of 500 and 1000 are not accepted in Bhutan.

In addition, POS (Point of Sale) services are available nationwide, meaning visitors can pay by credit card at most hotels and handicrafts stores.

Banking.

Financial institutions in Bhutan have been greatly enhanced and today we have a number of banks that cater to the needs of the people.

Some of the banks that you can avail of while in Bhutan are the Bank of Bhutan Limited, the Bhutan National Bank, the Druk PNB and the Tashi Bank. Traveller’s cheque can be easily withdrawn and exchanged for local currency. Many of these banks provide internet banking facilities.

In addition, POS (Point of Sale) services are available nationwide, meaning visitors can pay by credit card at most hotels and handicrafts stores.

Electricity

All major towns are well connected with electricity that runs on 220/240 volts with round hole two-pin and three-pin power outlets.

It is recommended that you bring flat-to-round pin converters for your electronics if necessary, however, most hotels offer multi plug sockets. Bhutan is a carbon neutral destination. Our energy is clean and green generated by hydro power.

Photography

Bhutan offers immense opportunities for photography especially during outdoor sightseeing trips.

However you should check with your guide before taking pictures or filming inside Dzongs, temples, monasteries and religious institutions as in some area photograph/filming is not permitted.

You are free to capture images of the landscape, the panoramic views of the mountain ranges, rural life, flora and fauna, distinctive Bhutanese architecture and the exterior of Dzongs and Chortens in particular.

Shopping

Some popular handicraft items available for purchase are hand-woven textiles of raw silk or silk, carved masks of various animals, woven baskets of cane and bamboo, wooden bowls known as Dapas, handmade paper products or finely crafted gods of silver.

Other items you may be interested in are the exquisite Buddhist thangkha paintings or Bhutan’s wide array of colorful and creative postage stamps. You can come across these items in the many handicraft shops in and around Thimphu and in other major towns. Please remember that buying and selling of antiques is strictly forbidden in Bhutan.