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Bhutan Encounters - Encounters Travel

Bhutan Encounters

8 days
Start and end in Paro
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
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Age range:
8 to 95
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US $3,345
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Start and end in Paro! With the Active Adventure tour Bhutan Encounters, you have a 8 days 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.
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  1. Introduction
  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
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Where You'll Stay

7 nights

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Reviews About This Operator

  • Karen
    · March 12th, 2023
    Wonderful tour with emphasis on historical & environment sights. Our guide, Tony & driver, Mitri were professional,... Show more
  • Ross
    · February 10th, 2023
    Great tour, but a lot of driving to see the amazing sites in Jordan. Hotel staff were nice but one hotel did not... Show more
  • Gabrielle
    · January 26th, 2023
    Jordan was my 63rd Country and I can honestly say it was my biggest surprise. Our guide, Amer was exceptional. He... Show more

Dates & Availability

8 days
Bhutan Encounters
From Paro to Paro
No credit card fees


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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Is this a guaranteed tour?

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

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
    • 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
      Type E
      Type F
      Type D
      Type M
      Type G
    • 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 May 23rd, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 23rd, 2023, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. 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 60 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 Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    • 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.


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