Bhutan

Bhutan: East & West 2020

Discover the hidden jewel of the Himalayas

19 magical days


Tour at a Glance

Estimated Price: $12,900 per person, share twin
$1,700 single supplement
Tour Dates: 21 October - 8 November, 2020
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Group Size: This tour is limited to a maximum of 14 travellers.
Deposit: $750 per person.
If you cancel for any reason before 17 August, 2020 Tours Direct will refund your $750 deposit in full.
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Early Booking Discount: $200 per person, if you pay your deposit by 7 July, 2020.
Tour Leader: Mark Windsor
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes.
  Stopover in Singapore
  Accommodation in 2-star, 3-star, 4-star & 5-star hotels
  17 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners
  Visas for India and Bhutan
  Group tipping
  Services of English-speaking local guide
 
  Assistance of your Tour Leader, Mark Windsor
 
Variations: Land Only price on application
  Extending your stay - before or after Tour Dates
Few places can truly call themselves the Kingdom of Happiness and live up to the name. Bhutan is a very special place, in the foothills of the sacred Himalayan Mountains. Its people are proud of their culture and live everyday according to the number one ideal of the country: Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Wealth. This trip takes in the lesser travelled east region of the country and then moves to the treasure of the western regions.

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  • 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.
  • 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.

Mark is warm, intelligent and very well travelled.

Excellent problem solver. Well organised

Always has something interesting to talk about and unique perspective on things.

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