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  • Bhutan, Land of Gross National Happiness - Winter Special Package, 6Nights

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    Taj Tashi Exterior View

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  • Bhutan, Land of Gross National Happiness - Winter Special Package, 6Nights

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    Taj Tashi, Bhutan

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    A giant Buddha statue under blue sky in Thimphu Bhutan

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    Masked Dancer

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    Ceremony at the Punakha Dzong, Punakha, Bhutan

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    Punakha Dzong or Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang

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    Prayer Flags on top of the mountain

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    Paro

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    Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan

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Bhutan, Land of Gross National Happiness - Winter Special Package

  • Hotel
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    • Stay in up to 5 star hotel.
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  • Transport
    • Return flight included
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  • Other Inclusions
    • Accommodation in single/double/twin bedded rooms in hotels stated in the itinerary (or similar hotel)
    • Daily buffet breakfast with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
    • Daily dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
    • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary on a shared basis in a Hiace/Coaster (seat-in-coach)
    • Services of a professional guide (for the entire group)
    • Round trip economy-class airfare on Druk/ Bhutan Airlines, with taxes as applicable, till Paro
    • Return airport transfers on a shared basis in a coach (seat-in-coach)
    • Transfers on a shared basis in a coach (seat-in-coach)
    • Current applicable tax
    • If you want a private vehicle, you can pay INR 22,000 and get an exclusive SUV Vehicle: Hyundai Tucson, Santa Fe, Nissan Terrano, Kia Sportage, Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta (3+1 seater) and INR 9,000 for an exclusive guide for the entire Holiday. The vehicle will be at disposal.
    • If you want a private vehicle, you can pay INR 26,000 and get an exclusive luxury vehicle: Toyota Hiace or Hyundai H1 (5+1 seater) and INR 9,000 for an exclusive guide for the entire Holiday. The vehicle will be at disposal.
    • Visit to the Tiger?s Nest Temple - the oldest monastery of Bhutan
    • Visit to the Buddha View Point - one of the most stunning sites in the city of Thimphu that also has a mega statue of Lord Buddha
    • Visit to the Takin Zoo to see the famous Takin - the national animal of Bhutan
    • The flight timings mentioned above are indicative and are subjected to change (without prior intimation).
    • Multi-lingual Holiday Manager for effective on-ground support and coordination
    • Enjoy greater value for money with an instant discount
    • Enjoy complimentary in-flight meals for a comfortable travel
    • Instant check-in upon arrival and late check out for a hassle-free holiday experience
    • Stay connected during your holiday with complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Ground floor rooms in hotels (on request basis) for senior citizens for added comfort and convenience
    • Enjoy Jain meals (basic) during your holiday
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Package Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Paro & Transfer to Thimphu| Meals included: Dinner

Bhutan is a landscape of fluttering flags and majestic monasteries. It is also famous for its essentially undisturbed ecology and traditional ways of life. The serene atmosphere is a perfect setting for adventures and exploration. This Holiday would commence with your arrival in Paro, where you would be greeted by a MakeMyTrip representative at the airport and he/she shall brief you about the Holiday, itinerary, inclusions as well as cultural practices of Bhutan, including some do’s and don’ts.   

Then, you would be transferred to Thimphu on a shared basis in a coach (seat-in-coach). This journey from Paro to Thimphu would be an amazingly scenic drive with views of mesmerizing mountains and flowing rivers. The distance between Paro and Thimphu is 70 km and would take approximately 1.5 hours to cover.

On reaching Thimphu, after your check-in at the hotel, you have rest of the day at leisure. You could book a relaxing couple’s massage (own expense) at a premium hotel by the river - Terma Linca Resort & Spa; this massage would be relaxing and includes transfers from and to the hotel on a private vehicle. You could purchase this activity on the payment page at the time of booking this Holiday.

 In the evening, you can enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 Sightseeing in Thimphu | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast, you would be picked up from your hotel, at a tentative time of 8.30 am, for local sightseeing on a seat-in-coach basis. You would visit the Simtokha Dzong - a monastery built in 1627 that today houses the Institute for Language and Cultural Studies. Then, you would go to the Memorial Chorten which is the most visible religious structure in Thimphu and the Buddha View Point. The view of the valley from this point is as magnificent as the statue of Lord Buddha that resides on the premises. You could grab lunch here (own expense) at one of the local eateries and sample the local delicacies of Bhutan.

 

After lunch, your sightseeing would continue as you proceed to the Takin Mini Zoo. The Zoo houses the Takin - the national animal of Bhutan that looks like a cross between a cow and a goat. Legend has it that it was created by the great Buddhist yogi - Drupa Kunley. The animal is indigenous to Bhutan and its surrounding regions. After the zoo, you would be taken to Trashichhoedzong - a strikingly large structure, surrounded by manicured lawns and beautiful gardens, which houses the throne room, offices of the secretariat and the King.

After taking in the sights of Thimphu, you would be dropped off at the hotel where you can enjoy a delicious dinner.

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Day 3 Sightseeing in Thimphu | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and then get picked up from the hotel, tentatively at 8.30 am, for local sightseeing on a seat-in-coach basis. You would visit the Arts & Craft School - the Institute for Zorig Chusum or the Painting School - where students are taught and trained in the 13 traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts. Then, to see the extensive collection of Buddhist manuscripts, you would go to the National Library; followed by a visit to the Textile Museum to learn about the national art of weaving. Here, you will see exhibits on major weaving techniques, styles of local dresses and textiles made by women and men. You can grab lunch (own expense) at one of the local eateries and sample local delicacies of Bhutan. For recommendation on restaurants in Thimphu, you could ask the guide.

 

After lunch, your sightseeing continues as you visit the Zilukha Nunnery or Drubthob Goemba - a monastery which offers a view of Tashichhoedzong. After this, you would be taken to the Handicraft Emporium where an extensive range of colorful, hand woven textiles and other craft products will be available for purchase.

 In the evening, you would be dropped back at the hotel for dinner and stay.

(In case day 3 of your Holiday is a Tuesday or Wednesday, you could visit the Craft Bazaar - a bazaar marked by a spectacle of traditional bamboo huts, showcasing a wide range of authentic Bhutan-made art and craft products.).

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Day 4 Transfer from Thimphu to Punakha | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Today after enjoying a lovely breakfast, you would be transferred to Punakha. The transfer would be on a seat-in-coach basis and tentative pick-up time would be 8.30 am. The distance between Thimphu and Punakha is 75 km and would take approximately 3 hours to cover. En route, you would making stops to do some sightseeing. The first stop on the roster would be Dochula view point. The Dochula pass is 45-minutes from Thimphu and perched at 3100m, offering a glimpse of the Himalayan range. As you come closer to Punakha valley, you would stop at Chimi Lhakhang or the Fertility Temple. This sacred temple was made in honour of Lama Drukpa Kunley. Childless women go to the temple to receive a blessing or empowerment from the saint. It is a 20-minutes long pleasant walk from road at Sopsokha to the temple. En route, you would also cross an archery ground.

 

Then, you would visit the Punakha Dzong. It stands majestically on an island between the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers and is one of the most photogenic of all of Bhutan's ancient fortresses. The dzong joins the mainland by an arched wooden bridge and houses many precious relics from the days when successive kings reined the kingdom from this valley.

 In the evening, return to the hotel in Punakha for a comfortable overnight stay after a delectable dinner.

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Day 5 Transfer from Punakha to Paro | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Paro is often called the gateway to the Himalayan Kingdom. After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you would be transferred to Paro. The transfer would be on a seat-in coach basis and as the distance between Punakha and Paro is 150 km, it would take approximately 5 hours to cover.

After reaching Paro, you can grab a lunch (own expense) at one of the local eateries in the market after which you could visit the popular attractions of Paro such as the National Museum of Paro which displays the antique items gathered from different parts of the country in a revamped Ta-dzong building. Another interesting site would be the Kyichu Lhakhang. This temple built in 659 is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan and is believed to have been built to subdue a demoness residing in the Himalayas.

 In the evening, you would return to the hotel in Paro; enjoy a warm and comforting dinner before you retire for the night.

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Day 6 Local Sightseeing in Paro | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Get set for exploring Paro after a delicious breakfast at the hotel; you would be picked up from your hotel at approximately 8.30 am on a seat-in-coach basis for a hike to the famous Tiger’s nest temple. The Temple or Taksang Monastery is the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at the monastery. Perched precariously on the edge of a 1200m cliff, this monastery is an impressive sight and the unofficial symbol of Bhutan. The up-hill hike would take around 2 hours. You could also choose to ride a horse from the parking lot to the monastery. If the full hike sounds a bit tough, you can hike for 1 hour to the cafeteria - a wooden tea-house restaurant which offers a good view of the monastery.

 

In the evening, you would be dropped off at the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

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Day 7 Departure from Paro | Meals included: Breakfast

Checkout

After breakfast, you would check-out from the hotel and be transferred to the airport, on a seat-in-coach basis, to board your return flight. Head back to India with memories galore and an increase in your personal happiness index.

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Terms & Conditions

  • The Holiday is valid for Indian Nationals Only.
  • Per person prices are quoted on twin-share basis (2 persons sharing a room).
  • A maximum of 3 adults are allowed in one room.
  • The third occupant of the room shall be provided a mattress/rollaway bed.
  • The price of the Holiday Services does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc. Any meals and services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • All hotels used by us in Bhutan provide room heaters at no additional cost.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.
  • AC will be switched off during hill drives.
  • MMT reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons including but not limited to:  Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry a valid Passport or Voter ID for travel to Bhutan. No other photo ID’s are accepted. The passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of completion of travel. Hand written passports are not eligible as valid travel documents for travel to Bhutan.
  • Indian citizens do not need a visa to visit Bhutan.
  • Service Tax shall be applicable over and above the Holiday Services prices.
  • For queries regarding cancellations and refunds, please refer to our Cancellation Policy.
  • Disputes, if any, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi.
  • All Holiday Services include standard or base category rooms, unless selected otherwise

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation stage: 21 days or more before departure.
  • 30% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation 21 days before departure
  • Cancellation stage: 11 to 20 days before departure.
  • 50% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 11 to 20 days before departure
  • Cancellation stage: 10 days or less before departure.
  • 100% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation 10 days before departure