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Bhutan Encounters

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Bhutan Encounters - Encounters Travel
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Starts
Paro
+3 Destinations
Western Bhutan
Ends
Paro
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Highlights

Start and end in Paro! With the in-depth cultural tour Bhutan Encounters, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan and 3 other destinations in Bhutan. Bhutan Encounters includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Transportation
Private Vehicle

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    Range of things we saw, the excellent guide and other tour members

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive in Paro
  2. Day 2: Paro to Punakha Valley
  3. Day 3: Punakha Dzong drive to Gangtey
  4. Day 4: Phobjikha Valley walk, Gangtey
  5. Day 5: Drive to Thimphu via Wangdue Phodrang
  6. Day 6: Thimphu tours
  7. Day 7: Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest) walk
  8. Day 8: Paro, departure airport transfer

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • September 1, 2016

      Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • September 1, 2016

      What is the typical group size?

      This tour will go ahead with a minimum group size of just 1 and a maximum of 18. The average group size tends to be around 6.

    • September 1, 2016

      Is this a guaranteed tour?

      Yes, this is a guaranteed tour and will not be cancelled.

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    Bhutan Encounters

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    • Tuesday
      Oct 16, 2018
      from Paro
      8 Days
      Tuesday
      Oct 23, 2018
      to Paro
      10+ seats left
      $366
      $2,659
      -14%
      USD $2,293
    • Thursday
      Oct 18, 2018
      from Paro
      8 Days
      Thursday
      Oct 25, 2018
      to Paro
      10+ seats left
      $366
      $2,659
      -14%
      USD $2,293
    • Thursday
      Nov 8, 2018
      from Paro
      8 Days
      Thursday
      Nov 15, 2018
      to Paro
      10+ seats left
      $366
      $2,659
      -14%
      USD $2,293
    • Tuesday
      Nov 27, 2018
      from Paro
      8 Days
      Tuesday
      Dec 4, 2018
      to Paro
      10+ seats left
      $366
      $2,659
      -14%
      USD $2,293
    • Sunday
      Dec 30, 2018
      from Paro
      8 Days
      Sunday
      Jan 6, 2019
      to Paro
      10+ seats left
      $310
      $2,229
      -14%
      USD $1,919

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    Ngultrum
    Bhutan

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    Visa

    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.

    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Paro.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 July 2018 the full payment of $1,919 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1919 for Bhutan Encounters, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 109 km.
    • Paro (Bhutan)
    • 49 km
    • Punakha (Bhutan)
    • 12 km
    • Wangdue Phodrang (Bhutan)
    • 26 km
    • Thimphu (Bhutan)
    • 23 km
    • Paro (Bhutan)

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