Bhutan Tour- 5

Bhutan Tour- 5

DAY 1: PICK UP FROM PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, PROCESSING OF TOURIST PERMIT, TRANSFER TO THIMPHU & NIGHT STAY.

PICK UP FROM PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, PROCESSING TOURIST PERMIT, TRANSFER TO THIMPHU (WHICH IS APPROX 1 & HALF HOURS / 65 KM TO THIMPHU) THIMPHU IS THE CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY OF BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 104,200 &CHECK-IN AT HOTEL & OVERNIGHT STAY AT THIMPHU.

DAY 2: THIMPHU FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING, & NIGHT STAY

AFTER BREAKFAST: GO FOR MAJOR SIGHTSEEING COVERING 1) BUDDHA POINT, 2) BBS TOWER, 3) TASHICCHHOE DZONG, 4) THE MEMORIAL CHORTEN, 5) NATIONAL LIBRARY, 6) THE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 7) CENTENARY FARMER MARKET, 8) CHANGLIMITHANG STADIUM, 9)SCHOOL OF ARTS & CRAFTS, 10)HANDICRAFT INSTITUTE, 11) ZANGTHOPELRI LHAKHANG, 12)MOTITHANG TAKIN RESERVE (TAKIN ZOO), 13) SEMTOKHA DZONG, & OVERNIGHT STAY AT THIMPHU.

DAY 3: THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA & WANGDUE VIA DOCHU LA PASS FOR SIGHTSEEING, TRANSFER TO PARO & NIGHT STAY

AFTER BREAKFAST: TRANSFER TO PUNAKHA. (WHICH IS APPROX 3 HOURS /90 KM , FROM THIMPHU)PUNAKHA IS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE OF PUNAKHA DZONGKHAG, DISTRICTS OF BHUTAN. PUNAKHA WAS THE CAPITAL OF BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 25,700. WANGDUE PHODRANG IS A TOWN AND CAPITAL (DZONGKHAG THROMDE) OF WANGDUE PHODRANG DISTRICT IN CENTRAL BHUTAN. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 34,300. ENROUTE VISIT 1) DOCHU LA PASS, 2) DRUK WANGYAL LHAKHANG. IN AFTERNOON: VISIT 3) PUNAKHA DZONG & 4) WANGDUE PHODRANG, 5) KHAMSUM YULLEY NAMGYEL CHORTEN, OVERNIGHT STAY AT PARO.

DAY 4: PARO FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING & NIGHT STAY

PARO IS DESTINATION OF SCENIC BEAUTY, THE ONLY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF BHUTAN IN PARO. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 39,800. (WHICH IS APPROX 4 HOURS /143 KM FROM PUNAKHA & WANGDUE) AFTER BREAKFAST: VISIT 1) DRUKGYAL DZONG, 2) VIEW OF TAKTSANG MONASTERY, 3) KICHULANKA MONASTERY, 4)TA DZONG, 5)PARO RINPUNG DZONG (MUSEUM), 6)NYA-MEY ZAM, 7)DUNGTSE LHANKHANG, 8)KILA GOMPA, 9)DRUK CHOEDING. IN EVENING: STROLL THROUGH THE MARKET OF PARO & OVERNIGHT STAY.

DAY 5: PARO TO DROP PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FOR ONWARD JOURNEY. (TOUR END)

AFTER BREAKFAST: CHECK-OUT FROM HOTEL, DROP TO PARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FOR ONWARD JOURNEY. (TOUR END)

THIMPU

HOTEL TYPE HOTEL NAME TRANSPORTATION
STANDRAD WELLCOME HOME/DECHEN/GARUDA INN / SIMILAR SANTAFI/CRITA/TUCSON/BOLERO
DELUXE  KINNEY /AMA SUITS/AND SIMILAR. HIES BUS
LUXARY WHITE TARA/TSHEDEN BOUTIGUE AND HOTEL PARK SIMILAR INNOVA/ XYLO

PARO

HOTEL TYPE HOTEL NAME TRANSPORTATION
STANDRAD CITY HOTEL/TAKSANG PARADISE/SONAM THROPHEL AND SIMILAR SANTAFI/CRITA/TUCSON/BOLERO
DELUXE TOWN VIEW RESORT/LINGDEN PARADISE and silimar HIES BUS
LUXARY SANGAYLING/DRUGYEL VIEW/SOENAM RESORT, AND SILIMILAR INNOVA/ XYLO

PUNAKHA

HOTEL TYPE HOTEL NAME TRANSPORTATION
STANDRAD YAK HARDER/LINKER LODGE/ SIMILAR SANTAFI/CRITA/TUCSON/BOLERO
DELUXE  TASHILING/HOTEL CHANAN AND SIMILAR. HIES BUS
LUXARY DRUGYEL VIEW/KINGALING SIMILAR INNOVA/ XYLO

NOTED

Please note as per the Government Rule, in 01 Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep only 08 heads are allowed that is including child. In 01 INNOVA only 06 heads are allowed that is including child. Incase the number of heads traveling increases above 08 in a Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep & 07 in an Innova than the guest will have to opt for the 2nd (second) vehicle for which the cost is mentioned above.

Incase the guest is opting for INNOVA as per the unwritten syndicate rule; INNOVA will do the main transfer & sightseeing of Kalimpong& Darjeeling only. Lachung&Pelling sightseeing will be done by NON AC Tata Sumo / Mahindra Maxx / Hard Top vehicle which may have front/ side facing seat. Gangtok sightseeing will be done by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (one vehicle for every 04 paying Pax). Also while opting for INNOVA please inform the guest to travel light with minimum baggage of one piece per person.  In case of excess baggage the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be collected directly from the guest.

  • Extra Person / Child With Bed (CWB) sharing the Room on mattress
  • All Transfer & Sightseeing  by 01 NON AC Tata Sumo / Similar & Except Gangtok local sightseeing by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (04 pax in a vehicle)
  • Meal Plan as per the details mentioned in the Hotel .

THE COST INCLUDES

    the Room; CWB = Child with Bed; CNB = Child with no Bed; SRS = Single Room Supplementary & Meals Supplement of an ADULT OR CHILDREN)

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP Station
  • Hotel Accommodation as per the name mentioned in the Category for duration as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by NON AC vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the group as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis). This vehicle will also change sector wise.

THE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

Government GST as applicable (as on date 01/06/2017 it is 5%)

 Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

 Cost for optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees.

 Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

 Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance.

 Cost for any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to change in package cost, which may come into effect prior to departure

 Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

 Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Rates quoted strictly for minimum number of person as per request above, if less or any reduce no of person the rate will be different.
  2. Price is subject to any surcharge including peak season surcharge / weekend / public holiday surcharge
  3. Confirmation is subject to availability of both hotels / land transfer arrangements
  4. Deposit of 50% is required upon booking confirmation and final payment to be paid in full Three (3) Days before journey.
  5. Change of travel date is allowed and has to be made 2 weeks prior to Check-In date and is subject to room availability.

Child Policy:

  1. Children above 5 (Five) years will be charged as per Adult Rate.
  2. Children between 3 yrs to 5 yrs, sharing parent’s room will be charged 75%.
  3. Children below 3 years are complimentary.

Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked by the hotel

Cancellation procedure:

  1. a) Travel arrangements for any member of the party may be cancelled at any time by written notice by the person who made the booking.
  2. b) Please note the following:
  3. If notice of cancellation is received by Ridge Tourism more than 30 days prior to the guided holiday departure date, 20% will be retained along for Ridge Tourism’s Cancellation Fee Waiver payment.
  4. If full payment is not received three days prior to arrival date, Ridge Tourism has the right to cancel your reservation. Ridge Tourism will not responsible for lost reservations.

iii. If a person in a party cancels and there is a room change caused by this cancellation (such as Twin to Single), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party.

No of Days Penalty
30 days and over 20%
29 – 15 days 30%
14 - 8 days 50%
7- 1 days 75%
Arrival day/ No Show 100%

Illness or Absence: Early return expenses are the guest’s responsibility. There is no refund for absence or early departure from a guided holiday, including but not limited to missed hotels, transfers, meals or sightseeing.

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