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Private Departure - Bhutan Express

An adventure amongst the Himalayas

Tour price

We’ll keep slashing the price as others join this tour.

1 people
$1 200
per
person
2 people
$1 151
per
person
3 people
$1 002
per
person
4 people
$1 002
per
person
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$1 200
per
person
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Tour duration
5 days
Max participants
20
Difficulty
Easy
Service level
Standard +

What's it really like?

Bhutan is like a small gem hidden among the mighty Himalayan peaks. The beauty is seen in the untouched nature, the ancient traditions, mythical dzongs and welcoming locals. All of which are highly protected by the whole kingdom.

This tour will introduce you to Bhutan and probably leave you yearning for more. It’s no surprise if you’d like to stay forever. The Kingdom of Bhutan is not only one of the most beautiful, but it's also only one of the most serene places on our planet.

Tour highlights

  • flying into Paro
  • the Taktsang monastery
  • sightseeing in Punakha
  • magnificent views over the Himalayas

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Day 1

Arrival in Paro

Flying into Paro is a sight to behold. With clear weather, you’ll be granted with views over some of the highest peaks in the world. After you have cleared customs, you’ll meet your guide and transfer to the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu. A fun fact – it’s the only capital in the world without traffic lights.

Accommodation
Hotel
Day 2

Punakha

After breakfast, depart on a sightseeing tour of the capital. You’ll visit places like the Insitute of Traditional Medicine and the National Library, which is filled with ancient manuscripts.

In the afternoon, depart for Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan. The route between these two points is exceptionally beautiful and will offer views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the Punakha Dzong and the winter seat of the Je Khenpo.

Activities
Thimpu sightseeing, Visit Punakha Dzong
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 3

Wangdue – Paro

Drive to one of the bigger towns in western Bhutan called Wangdue. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, founded in the 17th century.

We will then drive back to Paro for an overnight.

Activities
Wangdue sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 4

Paro

After breakfast, start your day of sightseeing. You’ll visit many sites within Paro and on the outskirts of it. One of the fascinating parts of the day is the hike to the Taktsang monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest. It’s perched on top of a cliff 900 meters above the valley and contains 13 holy places.

Activities
Paro sightseeing, Visit Tiger's Nest Monastery
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 5

Departure from Paro

Check out from your hotel. You will be transfer to the airport for your flight. 

What's included?

  • Accommodation in a double room
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Transportation
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking guide

Not included

  • Flights to/from destination
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities to local staff
  • Personal expenses
  • Cost dude to unforeseen circumstances

Tour provided by

Royal Mountain Travel
Royal Mountain Travel

Fact sheet

Disclaimer

Please note that information provided in this fact sheet is subject to change. Faralong.com can not take responsibility for third party information and its changes. However, we do aim to update this page as often as possible. Nevertheless, we strongly encourage to check all important travel info such as visa regulations and travel info from the respective channels in your country.

Tour Provided

The name, address and emergency contact numbers of the local tour operator will be released to the clients after the final payment has been done.

We would like to assure you that all of our partners are well-known and respected in their field of work. Faralong.com is a part of the Summit Travel Group, who has been partnering with these service providers for years.

Service and Physical Activity Levels

Faralong.com’s tours are divided into three Service level categories and five Physical Activity categories:

Service Levels

Basic
Accommodation in simple guesthouses or hotels when away from developed travel areas, or trekking off the beaten track.

Standard
Accommodation in local 3-4* hotels suitable for the destination. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Comfort
Accommodation in international chain hotels, upmarket lodges or local 4-5* hotels. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Physical Activity

1 (Easy) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include a decent amount of walking.

2 (Medium) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include day hikes on various terrain, which are normally not mandatory.

3 (Hard) - These tours are suitable for people with an average fitness level and include day hikes and treks to various places, which are a mandatory part of the program.

4 (Very hard) -These tours are suitable for people with an intermediate level of fitness and include challenging treks on various terrain.

5 (Extreme) - These tours are suitable for people who are looking for some serious challenges. Have a good look at the program and do some research before committing to one of these tours.

All necessary information regarding a specific tour is displayed on the tour page.

What's included

All tours on Faralong.com include accommodation, local transport (excluding airport transfers if not stated otherwise), meals as specified, English speaking guide and all entrance fees.

If there are any changes to the inclusions, then they are all noted on the tour page.

What's not included

None of the tours on Faralong.com include international flights to/from the destination, travel insurance (mandatory), visas if necessary, gratuities to local staff, personal expenses, optional activities or airport transfers (if not stated otherwise).

If there are any changes to the list of services not included in the tour, then they are all noted on the tour page.

Single Travellers

If you are traveling alone and would like to have your own room, then please add a Single Supplement from the Extra Services when booking or if not available, send us an email at travel@faralong.com.

Otherwise, you will be accommodated in the same room with another traveler of the same sex.

Tour Cost and Group Size

The final cost of the tour is determined 45 days before departure when the group is automatically closed. Until that point, in case of vacancies, it is possible to join the group and, therefore, lower the cost for everyone.

The maximum group size is always noted in the pricing scheme on the tour page. Please note that all of our tours are guaranteed from two travelers.

Our pricing scheme applies to private groups as well and no extra charge is applicable. The maximum group size, however, stays the same as stated in the pricing scheme.

Confirmations

All confirmations, joining instructions and tour operator contacts are made available after the final payment has been received by Faralong.com.

If a confirmation is needed for visa application purposes before the final payment has been made then, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com.

Itinerary

The itinerary of a tour can be found on the particular tour page.

Please note that all itineraries are subject to change in case of unforeseen circumstances. The security and well-being of our clients always comes first to us and all of our esteemed partners.

Tour Leader

All tours on Faralong.com include the services of an English-speaking tour leader/guide/driver.

At this point in time, we are unfortunately unable to provide these tours in other languages.

Travel Documents

Please make sure that all of your travel documents are up to date and valid before departure.

Note that in some cases, a passport has to be valid up to 6 months after departing the destination. Be sure to check visa and other travel regulations from your local government offices well in advance.

Health

Please make sure that you check the vaccination requirements or your destination well in advance. Some countries might have mandatory vaccination rules and it is solely up to you to abide to them.

In case of high altitude trekking, please consult your doctor before making a booking. It is important to us and in regards to everyone’s safety that every group member is fit to take on the challenge.

In some cases, Faralong.com is allowed to require a doctor’s note from the client that states their ability to take part in a tour with high physical activity level.

Weather

It is advisable to check the weather forecast of your destination a few days prior to departure.

Problems

Our and our local partners’ goal is to make everything go without any problems. However, sometimes the odds may not be in our favor and something may happen.

In case of problems on the road, please notify your tour guide first. It is important to give the local provider a chance to make things right.

If the problems can not be solved, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com. Be sure to give us an overview of the problem, your contact details and your booking reference.

In case of emergencies, it is mandatory to call the emergency number of our local tour provider. This number will be given to you with the confirmations and joining instructions, after making the final payment.