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Bhutan Explorer & Jambay Lhakhang Festival - World Expeditions
12 days

Bhutan Explorer & Jambay Lhakhang Festival

Start and end in Paro
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
31376
Private available:
From
US $4,120
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Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Paro! With the Discovery tour Bhutan Explorer & Jambay Lhakhang Festival, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan and 5 other destinations in Bhutan. Bhutan Explorer & Jambay Lhakhang Festival includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Paro (2280m) and drive to Thimphu (2400m)
  2. Day 2: Explore Thimphu
  3. Day 3: Drive to Punakha (1300m) via Dochu La (drive approx 4-5 hrs)
  4. Day 4: Explore Punakha
  5. Day 5: To Gangtey/ Crane Valley (drive approx 3 hrs)
  6. Day 6: Explore Gangtey Valley
  7. Day 7: Drive to Bumthang via Trongsa (drive approx 4-5 hours)
  8. Day 8: Jambay Lhakhang Festival, Bumthang
  9. Day 9: To Tang Valley and drive to Trongsa
  10. Day 10: Drive to Paro (drive approx 7 hrs)
  11. Day 11: Trek to Taktsang Monastery
  12. Day 12: Trip concludes in Paro
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
11 nights

Customer Reviews

  • CP
    · November 10th, 2018
    The tour was great but we were disappointed that the local company changed the accommodation to lower rated properties - it turned out that they had acquired a hotel chain and we were always switched to one of their hotels. This was particularly... Show more
    World Expeditions commented on this review
    Dear Carol - Thank you for bringing the various issues mentioned to our attention. The accommodation mentioned on our itineraries is subject to change on the basis of availability, having conducted a review of the trip notes we have identified areas... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018

Dates & Availability

12 days
Bhutan Explorer & Jambay Lhakhang Festival
From Paro to Paro
No credit card fees

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  • Upcoming departures
  • October 2021
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Upcoming departures
  • Friday
    15 Oct, 2021
    English
    Tuesday
    26 Oct, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $4,120
    0% Interest Instalments

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Nu.
    Ngultrum
    Bhutan
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G.

    Type C
    Bhutan
    Type E
    Bhutan
    Type F
    Bhutan
    Type D
    Bhutan
    Type M
    Bhutan
    Type G
    Bhutan
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Bhutan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before July 3rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 3rd, 2021, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "World Expeditions" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Accessibility
    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.