Bhutan west to East Tour (#70 )

About this package

This is a memorable tour to Bhutan. It gives us fascinating insight into its ever changing landscapes and lesser-known eastern quarter. Combine the colors of the Western and Central Valleys. We will enjoy with the diversity of its vegetation in such a seemingly tiny and remote Kingdom. Our odyssey across this emerald jewel of the Kingdom begins in the West, through towns of Paro and Thimphu. We also visit the cultural heartland of Bumthang. On the way our trip goes through the remote villages of Trashiyangtse.

Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Paro and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2

Sightseeing of Drugyal Dzong, national Museum, Paro Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3

Visit Takstang Monastery and drive to Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4

Sightseeing of tashichho Dzong, Memorial chorten, Nunnery. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5

Drive Thimphu to Punakha on the way visit Dochu la pass and Wangdiphodrag. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6

Drive Punakha to Phubjika on the way visit gangtey gompa. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7

Drive Phubjika to Bumthang via Pele la pass and Tongsa. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 8

Full day sightseeing of Wangdicholing Dzong, Kuriey, Tamshing Lhakhangs. Overnight at lodge.

Day 9

Drive Bumthang to Mongar via Membertso Lake, ura Village, Thrumshing la pass to Mongar. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 10

Drive Mongar to tashiyangtse. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 11

Sightseeing of Chorten Kora and old Dzong's. overnight at Lodge.

Day 12

Drive Tashiyangtse to Tashigang on the way visit Doksum village. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 13

Drive Tashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar on the way view sherubste and blind and the weaving center in Khaling. Overnight at lodge.

Day 14

Drive Samdrup jongkhar to Guwahati ( exit point to India)and end of tour.

Health

There are no specific health requirements for entry into Nepal or Bhutan. However, you should consult your doctor for up-to-date information regarding vaccinations, high altitude medication and medications for any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling in Nepal and Bhutan.

Be aware that some drugs, including anti-malarials, have side effects at altitude. Please discuss this carefully with your doctor.

Please be aware that medical facilities are not of the same standard you might expect at home. We strongly recommend that you carry a personal First Aid kit as well as sufficient quantities of any personal medical requirements (including a spare pair of glasses).

Weather

In the months of October, November, December, January and February, mornings and evenings will be cold. You will have to being in warm clothes (thick overcoats not necessary). While the months of February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September the days are warmer. June, July and August will be little wet and some rain gear would be necessary.

Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing.

Sunglasses/spare glasses or contact lenses, pair of casual shoes, trekking boot if you choose bhutan treks, washing kit, shaving kit, towel, hat, umbrella, camera, film and accessories, maps, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit & safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, mirror, sun screen cream, lip salve or soluble aspirin, antiseptic cream, preparation for the relief of sunburn. You may not be tuned to the Asian drugs so it is always better to bring own brand.

  1. Accommodation - Twin share
  2. Transport as per itinerary
  3. All meals in Bhutan
  4. All airport transfers
  5. Sightseeing as per itinerary
  6. English speaking interpreter/guide

  1. Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
  2. Meals in Kathmandu (apart from breakfast)
  3. International flights and departure taxes
  4. Visa and passport fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Emergency evacuation
  7. Tips and gratuities
  8. Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Legend Nepal (eg. Landslides)

14 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS



Highlights

: 14 days
: 3340 m.
: Accommodation is on a twin share basis with private facilities.
: Breakfast only is included in Kathmandu. In Bhutan all meals are included.
: 10 km. per day
: All land transport, including transfers, is by private vehicle.
: Sightseeing
:
winter (December – February)
summer (March – May)
: 2
: visit the cultural heartland of Bumthang, remote villages of Trashiyangtse.
: Easy