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Bhutan - Happiness Tour

from MYR4500 for 1 Pax

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AF TRAVEL SDN. BHD.

A3-G2-8, Level G2, Block A3, Solaris Dutamas, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1,

50480 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

KKKP No. :  0054

MATTA Member No. :  MA0006

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Overview:
  •  Duration: 6D 5N

  •  Minimum Pax: 4

  •  Package Code: af-bhutan02

Travel Details:
  •  Destination: Bhutan

  •  Tour Start: , Bhutan

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Tour's Program


It is a cultural sojourn to most of western Bhutan’s most historical structures, such as, Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Lair), National Museum, Rimpong Dzong (Castle on a heap of precious jewels), Buddha Statue (ne the world’s largest), flora and fauna, culture. Excitement is the world as you will see the elements that make this Himalayan Kingdom a special country. However, it is not just a visit to the past. You can also see how Bhutan has developed and in doing this, ensured that its culture remains unsoiled

Day 1 :   Arrive – Paro- Thimphu (L/D)

During this flight one will enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Mountains including the sacred Mt. Jhomolhari & Mt. Jichu Drake in Bhutan on clear weather. On arrival at Paro Airport our representative will receive you and drive to Thimphu which will take 1 hr. After lunch visit:
- Memorial Chorten- built in the year 1974 in the memory of our third king of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.  And
- Tashichho Dzong - The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. Tashichho Dzong houses The Throne room, some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. Overnight at Hotel.

2 hour(s)   Seat In Coach
Day 2 :   Thimphu – Sightseeing (B/L/D)

- Buddha Point/ Kuensel Phodrang-Is the largest Buddha statue in the country. From there one can get a good view of the Thimphu valley. Plant sapling at Happiness Garden, Kuensel Phodrang.
- Motithang Takin Preserve – houses the rare national animal of Bhutan. Takin is listed by international   conservation agencies as a vulnerable species and it is a rare animal found only in Bhutan, Nepal and Burma.
- Traditional Medicine Institute - In Bhutan, equal emphasis is given to both allopathic and traditional medicines. The rich herbal medicines made up from medicinal plants are prepared and dispensed here.
- Folk Heritage Museum - the house replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished, as it would have been about a century ago.
- National Institute for Zorig Chusum – or the school of Arts and crafts is an institute where student undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Overnight stay at  hotel

8 hour(s)   Seat In Coach
Day 3 :   Thimphu – Punakha (B/L/D)

After breakfast, drive to Punakha – approximately 3 hours drive through picturesque valleys and mountain slopes dotted with typical Bhutanese villages. From the Dochula pass, at over 10,000ft, vast panoramic views of the high snowcapped peaks of the Bhutanese Himalaya can be enjoyed on a clear day. Tea/coffee and snack at the cafeteria.  Continue drive down into the Punakha valley. On the way visit Chhimi Lhakhang. This was built in 15 Century (dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley also known as divine mad man). It is half hour walk across a local village and rice field. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong (old capital of Bhutan) built in 1637 by Zhabdrung. It is one of the most beautiful Dzong in the country.
Overnight  at hotel

8 hour(s)   Seat In Coach
Day 4 :   Paro - Punakha - Paro (B/L/D)

After breakfast, drive to Paro which is about 4 and half hours approx.  Afternoon visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temple in the kingdom, dated back to the 7th century.  Visit Ta Dzong former Watch Tower which now houses the National Museum and then visit Rinpung Dzong which houses the monastic school, monk’s residence and the office of the civil administration. Walk down and cross the Bhutanese typical wooden roofed bridge.
Overnight stay at hotel.

8 hour(s)   Seat In Coach
Day 5 :   Paro - Excursion to Taktsang (B/L/D)

After early breakfast drive up to the Ramthangka, base camp of Taktsang and then hike up to the most famous monastery Taktsang, the Tiger’s nest. Tea/coffee at the cafeteria. Continue walk to Taktsang Monastery. This magical monastery clings to the vertical granite cliff of 3,000 above the valley floor. It is believed that Guru meditated here in the 8th century. The disciples of Guru built the temple, which was later enlarged by Zhabdrung in the 17th century. After lunch walk down to the base. Overnight stay at hotel.

8 hour(s)   Seat In Coach
Day 6 :   Paro-Departure (B)

After breakfast, drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight. Our representative will see off and bid farewell.

2 hour(s)   Seat In Coach

- Accommodation in 3 star hotel on twin sharing basis.    
- All transportations and sightseeing within Bhutan.
- Services of accompanied English speaking guide.
- Visa fee.
- 3 meals a day.
- Bottled water.
- Entrance fees to the monuments.



- Airfare & airport taxes
- Drinks
- Travel Insurance  
- Excess baggage charges
- Telephone calls and any personal expenses

Single Room Supplement :
- RM 150 per single room per night
- Full time STUDENTS below the age of 25 years holding valid identity cards from their institutions shall be given a 25% discount on daily rates.
- There shall be no charge for CHILDREN up to the age of 5 years (only Visa fee   is payable). However, those between the ages of 6 to 12 years accompanied by elders/guardians shall be given 50% discount on daily rates.

Please Note :
This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Weather and routes conditions may mean variations to the itinerary, which may affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all times stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness and interest levels.
We provides complimentary drinking water throughout the trip. If one have any special dietary requirements, do advise us in advance.

Payment Terms and Cancellations and Deposits:
- Deposit of 30% of the total booking amount at the time of booking.
- The balance 70% of the payment is required at least 30 days prior to arrival date for low season and 60 days prior to arrival date for high season. If the reservation is made within these periods then full payment (100%) will be required at the time of reservation.
- Druk Air or Bhutan Airline ticket cost shall have to pay 100% at the time of booking.
- We reserves the right to release the Druk Air or Bhutan Airline booking if the required deposit amount is not received on the mentioned cut off period.