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Bhutan Thimphu Festival & Trek - World Expeditions
11 days

Bhutan Thimphu Festival & Trek

Start and end in Paro
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
60069
Private available:
From
US $3,600
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Itinerary

Start and end in Paro! With the Adventure tour Bhutan Thimphu Festival & Trek, you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan and Thimphu,. Bhutan Thimphu Festival & Trek includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Paro
  2. Day 2: Taktsang Monastery hike
  3. Day 3: Commence trek to Jele Dzong (3,870m/12,770ft), walk approx 4-5hrs.
  4. Day 4: Trek to Jangchulakha (3,770m/12,440ft), walk approx. 3-4 hrs.
  5. Day 5: Trek to Jigmelangtsho (3600m), walk approx. 5-6 hrs.
  6. Day 6: To Phajoding camp (3650m/12045f), walk approx 6-7hrs.
  7. Day 7: Trek to Thimphu (2,400m/8,000ft) walk approx. 2-3hrs
  8. Day 8: Attend the Thimphu Festival
  9. Day 9: Drive to Punakaha (1,300m/4,500ft) via Simtokha Dzong and Dochu La
  10. Day 10: Visit Punakha Dzong and transfer to Paro (2,300m/7,600ft)
  11. Day 11: 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
6 nights
Camping
4 nights

Customer Reviews

  • LD
    · October 17th, 2016
    My recent trip to Bhutan was great! The guide was on time and wonderful---very informative. One thing I really appreciated was the fact that the animals carrying our equipment were healthy and fat---that was very important to me.
    Trip date: October 2016

Dates & Availability

11 days
Bhutan Thimphu Festival & Trek
From Paro to Paro
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Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    11 Sep, 2021
    English
    Tuesday
    21 Sep, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $3,600

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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    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 September 4th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 4th, 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.
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  • Accessibility
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