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Festivals of Bhutan - Exodus Travels
Festivals of Bhutan - Exodus Travels
Excellent
4 reviews
Starts
Kathmandu
+7 Destinations
Himalaya Mountains
Ends
Kathmandu
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Highlights

  • Get a fantastic view of the Everest
  • Spend the whole day at Paro Festival
  • Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastary
  • Visit handicraft and painting school
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Operator
Exodus Travels
Start and end in Kathmandu! With the in-depth cultural tour Festivals of Bhutan, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 5 other destinations in Asia. Festivals of Bhutan is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2: Fly to Paro
  3. Day 3: Drive to Thimphu
  4. Day 4: Drive to Punakha; visit Chimmi Lhakhang and Punakha Dzong
  5. Day 5: Drive to Gangtey (Phobjikha); afternoon hike
  6. Day 6: Morning hike in Gangtey; drive to Wangdue Phodrang (or Punakha)
  7. Day 7: Drive to Thimpu; sightseeing
  8. Day 8: Full day at Paro, Thimpu, Decehenpu or Genekha Festival (depending on departure date)
  9. Day 9: Day walk to Taktsang, Tiger's Nest Monastery
  10. Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu
  11. Day 11: End Kathmandu

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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  • EB
    Written on December 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fascinating place to visit - a really interesting "hidden" corner of the world that is well worth exploring.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I think just landing at Paro airport was amazing.  Quite apart from the actual descent,... Read more

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  • EB
    Written on December 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fascinating place to visit - a really interesting "hidden" corner of the world that is well worth exploring.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I think just landing at Paro airport was amazing.  Quite apart from the actual descent,... Read more

    Review collected by Exodus Travels
  • CD
    Written on April 1, 2008
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous! A once in a life time and a definite 'do before you die'.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Too many to adiquitely explain! The people were the highlight. This country is still largely un spoiled by tourism, i hope it stays that... Read more

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  • CD
    Written on April 1, 2008
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous! A once in a life time and a definite 'do before you die'.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Too many to adiquitely explain! The people were the highlight. This country is still largely un spoiled by tourism, i hope it stays that... Read more

    Review collected by Exodus Travels

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Rupee
    Nepal
    Nu.
    Ngultrum
    Bhutan

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    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Meningococcal meningitis
    Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Nepal. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Bhutan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Kathmandu.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 1 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 1 February 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. 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 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
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    Payment methods
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 941 km.
    • Kathmandu (Nepal)
    • 404 km
    • Paro (Bhutan)
    • 23 km
    • Thimphu (Bhutan)
    • 27 km
    • Punakha (Bhutan)
    • 22 km
    • Wangdue (Bhutan)
    • 14 km
    • Wangdue Phodrang (Bhutan)
    • 26 km
    • Thimphu (Bhutan)
    • 23 km
    • Paro (Bhutan)
    • 404 km
    • Kathmandu (Nepal)

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