6D Land Of Thunder Dragon
TOUR CODE: DHT–BHU06     
Day 01:Singapore – Bangkok
Depart for Bangkok. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and the rest of the day is free at own leisure. – Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 02: Bangkok – Paro – Thimphu (LD)
Early morning flight into Paro on Bhutan's national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of the country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world's highest peaks (Kan Cheng Junga, Mount Jumolhar and Jitchu Drake) give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. The first gift from Bhutan will be the cool, clean fresh air as you step out of the plane. Upon arrival, go thru immigration and custom clearance and our tour representative will greet you dressed in their traditional costume, Gho (for male) and Kira (for female). They will welcome you with the traditional ceremonial Khadhar (White scarf for good luck). Transfer to visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan which showcases the country's historical and cultural artifacts. After the tour in Paro, transfer to Thimphu by coach. Overnight in Thimphu –Hotel Kisa or similar –3+ star
Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha (BLD)
This morning, proceed to Punakha. Along the way, stop by Dochula Pass (approximately 3100m). This Pass offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. The beauty of this place is further enhanced by the Druk Wangyal Chortens - with 108 stupas built by the Queen. Lunch in Dochula Pass Café. After lunch, descend along a series of hairpin bends to the fertile valley of Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo and the Monk Body, remarkably located between the rivers of the Mo Chu (Female) and Pho Chu (Male). Overnight in Punakha - Meripuensum Hotel – 3+ star
Day 04:Punakha – Thimphu - Paro(Approximately 3 hours)(BLD)
After breakfast, visit the Memorial Chorten, built in honour of the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Next, the Folk Heritage Museum, which is dedicated to connecting people to the Bhutanese rural past through exhibition of items and artifacts used in rural households. Transfer to Paro and check-into hotel. After dinner, sit back and relax to watch the traditional Mask Dance Performance at the hotel. Overnight in Paro – Tashi Namgay Hotel -3+ star
Day 05: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery – Paro(BLD)
In the morning drive beyond Satsam Chorten to hike up to the Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), one of today's sacred pilgrimage site where Guru Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Rinpoche) landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century. The hike up the monastery takes up to 3-4 hours. The monastery is perched on the side of the cliff at the height of 900 meters above the Paro Valley. In the afternoon, visit a local farm house to experience the life style of the locals. – Overnight in Paro – Tashi Namgay Hotel – 3+ star
Day 06:Paro – Bangkok – Singapore (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Paro International Airport for your flight back to Singapore via Bangkok.
Hotels
  C B A
 PARO  TASHI NAMGAY  TASHI NAMGAY  UMA
 THIMPHU  KISA  NAMGAY HERITAGE  TASHI TAJ
 PUNAKHA  MERIPHUENSUM  MERIPHUENSUM  MERIPHUENSUM

Tour fare includes :b
  • 4 nights' accommodation in Bhutan – twin / triple sharing basis - hotels as per itinerary
  • Air ticket - BKK / PBH / BKK – economy class
  • Tours and transfer as per itinerary
  • Meals : as per itinerary (local restaurants)
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Private A/C vehicles or coaches
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Tourism Development fees
  • Government Royalty Tax for Bhutan
  • Mask Dance Cultural Show – for 10 pax and above
Excludes:
  • Air ticket - SIN / BKK / SIN – economy class
  • Accommodation in Bangkok
  • Visa fee – Bhutan – USD20
  • Tippings for guides and driver – USD3 / day / pax (exclude Tour Leader's tipping)
  • Mandarin speaking guide – Additional USD100/day
  • Evacuation in case of Emergency
  • Medical and Personal Insurance
  • Personal expenses
 
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