6 Nights 7 Days Black Necked Crane Festival

6 Nights 7 Days Black Necked Crane Festival

11th November, 2019

Highlighting the best spectacular destinations starting your journey from Paro, drive to Thimphu, breathtaking landscape of Phobjikha Valley and Punakha, a place of mesmerizing natural beauty, and significant sites to capture the moment and exploring Bhutan’s culture.

  • Arrival in Bhutan.
  • Upon Landing in Paro International Airport, meet with our representative who will lead the journey throughout your stay in Bhutan) Transfer to Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan) and Check-in to Hotel.
  • Explore Thimphu valley, home to the seat of Bhutan’s Royal Government and Central Monastic Body.
  • Observe the fascinating odd looking animal Takin, Bhutan’s National Animal.
  • Visit the Zilukha Nunnery to discover the lifestyle of nuns residing in the monastery.
  • Take a walk by the busiest Centenary Farmer Market where fresh Bhutanese produce are available.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation: Peaceful Resort (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at hotel and visit more exciting sites in Thimphu today.
  • Appreciate the unique traditional arts and crafts at the National Institute for Zorig Chusum that has symbolic meaning to the country.
  • Cherish the fascinating panoramic view of Thimphu City from Buddha Dordenma, one of the biggest sitting Statue of Buddha in the world.
  • Take a chance to make your own traditional paper at Jungshi Paper Factory using Bhutanese ancient methods.
  • Lunch at Simply Bhutan Restaurant.
  • Join yourself with elderly people circumambulating the National Memorial Chorten, one of the most visible religious structures in Thimphu.
  • Short hike to Wangditse Nature Trail and capture the admirable view of Thimphu Valley.
  • Visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong known as the “Fortress of the Glorious Religion”, the fortress houses the throne room and office of his majesty the King of Bhutan.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Peaceful Resort (3*) or Similar

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive towards majestic Phobjikha Valley.
  • Stop at Dochula Pass to capture a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain ranges.
  • Descending from Dochula Pass, enjoy a hike to Chimi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the ‘Divine Madman’, adorned with phallic symbols.
  • Lunch at Hotel Lobesa.
  • Drive and wonder through Phobjikha Valley, the winter home of the endangered Black-necked crane, it is one of the most prestigious and breath-taking places in Bhutan.
  • Hotel Check In.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Phobjikha.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Dewachen (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Explore the annual Black-Necked Crane festival is celebrated at the courtyard of Gangtey Goenpa in Phobjikha valley.
  • The Festival is organized to generate awareness and understanding on the importance of conserving the endangered Black-Necked Cranes.
  • The festival includes cultural programs such as folk songs and dances (some with black-necked crane themes) and mask dances performed by the local people, crane dances and environmental conservation-themed dramas and songs by school children.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Visit the Black Necked Crane Festival again.
  • Meander along the Gangtey Nature Trail, crossing streams, rhododendron gardens and villages.
  • Observe the interesting facts about Black Necked Crane in the form of videos, brochures and diagrammatic presentations at Black Necked Crane Information Center.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Phobjikha.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Dewachen (3*) or Similar.

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Drive to Paro Valley via Punakha valley.
  • Enter the courtyard of Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang – Palace of Great Happiness, the beautiful fortress is the winter residence of Bhutan’s Central Monastic Body.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Drive to beautiful Paro Valley, one of the picturesque region and a widest valley in the Kingdom, covered with fertile rice fields and beautiful crystal line river meandering down the valley.
  • Leisure in Paro Town.
  • Hotel Check In.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Paro.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort, Paro (3*) or Similar.

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive to Tiger’s Nest Base/ Parking Lot.
  • Hike to the most pilgrimage site in Bhutan, Taktsang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest is the most stunning and popular landmark in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
  • Lunch at Taktsang Cafeteria.
  • Experience and enjoy playing Bhutanese Traditional Archery.
  • Experience the unique Bhutanese local way of wellness which combines the minerals of a hot stone bath with the healing khempa herb.
  • Dinner at Local Farm House.
  • Overnight at Paro.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*)

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Our representative will transfer you to Paro International Airport and fly towards your next destination, we look forward to seeing you again in this beautiful land of Happiness.

Meals : Breakfast

Tashi Delek!

Tour Cost during Black Necked Crane Festival:

  • USD 1,670 for 1 person traveler
  • USD 1,590 per person for 2 person travelers
  • USD 1,405 per person for group of 3 and above

Black Necked Crane Festival is held at courtyard of Gangtey Goemba, Phobjikha on 11th Nov, 2019.

This package is valid till 8th Nov, 2019.

 

  • Private guided tour
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government approved 3 star hotels
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Private licensed tour guide
  • Private vehicle (SUV/BUS)
  • Private experienced driver
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Government Sustainable development fees ($65 per person per night)
  • All Government taxes and surcharges
  • Entry fees & route permits in all places of interest
  • Bank wire transfer charges of $40 (one time only)

 

  • Flight into Bhutan (Can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside Bhutan
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drinks/Beverages
  • Travel insurance

 

  • November, 2019
  • Prior to your trip to Bhutan you need to wire transfer the full tour payment with Bhutan Peaceful Tours and Treks specified as the ultimate beneficiary.
  • After the wire transfer is completed, the receipt copy should be emailed to us as our reference for your tour confirmation.
  • Please note that it takes minimum two to three working days for the payment to be deposited in our local Bank.





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