Bhutan

Bhutan: East & West

Discover the hidden jewel of the Himalayas


20 magical days


Tour at a Glance

Estimated Price: $11,700 share twin
$500 single supplement
Tour Dates: 3 - 22 April, 2017
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Priority Booking Deadline: Close off date 14 November, 2017
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Early Booking Discount: $200 per person, if you pay your full deposit by 14 December, 2017
Tour Leader: Mandy Page
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes.
  Stopover in Bangkok
  Accommodation in 2-star, 3-star and 4-star hotels
  17 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners
  Visas for India and Bhutan
  Group tipping
  Services of English-speaking local guide
 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Admire the high-altitude rhododendron forests and revel at the variety of other wild flowers we'll see on our travels.
  • Journey through the remote and untouched eastern regions of Bhutan - this route from east to west is rarely taken by visitors.
  • Experience life in Bhutan's second largest and most remote town, Trashigang, home to the country's only university
  • Cross four spectacular 10,000 ft plus passes, including the 12,465 ft Thumsing La during our journey west.
  • Walk in one of the little visited high valleys of Ura and Tang, in Bhutan's serene spiritual heartland, Bumthang.
  • Be inspired during visits to some of the kingdom's most holy and revered temples.
  • Marvel at the imposing and dramatic Trongsa Dzong.
  • Relish the high pastures and gorgeous scenery of the Probjika valley.
  • Enjoy the sights and sounds of one of the world's smallest capital cities, Thimpu.
  • Take a journey up to the top of the 3810m Chele Pass and down into the isolated Haa Valley.
  • Watch out some of Bhutan's unique and beautiful birds along with its botanical treasures.
  • Appreciate meeting Bhutan's greatest attractions - its people.
  • Be moved by the awe inspiring sight of the breathtaking Tiger's Nest Monastery and revel in the sense of achievement at making one of the world's most special short (but steep!) walks.

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