Bhutan: Visa Requirement

 

Unlike most countries of the world (tourist) visa for Bhutan is issued only when you arrive in the country at Paro airport or land entry points (Phuentsholing, Gelephu or Samdrup Jongkhar).

 

A visa approval/authorization is required prior to traveling to Bhutan, which can be obtained through a tour operator. Please contact us for further information.

 

Notes:

– Passport must be valid for 6 months from date of arrival. 

– We strongly recommend your passport has at least 2 blank visa/stamp pages.

 

 

 

Updated: Jun 2015

Bhutan Dragon Festival Tour

BHUTAN DRAGON FESTIVAL TOUR

The Kingdom of Bhutan is one of the world’s little known treasures. And we will trek to unlock this treasures in our Bhutan Dragon Festival tour. Here in the “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” quality of life is measured in terms of Gross National Happiness, rather than purely material measures though Bhutanese live comfortable, serene lives.

Until quite recently this tiny country remained in splendid isolation, dedicated to preserving its deep Buddhist traditions and pristine landscapes. Small number of guests each year visit to discover Bhutan’s natural and cultural wonders.

On this Bhutan Dragon Festival Tour, you will attend at least one colorful festival. We guarantee that you will love and remember this trip for the rest of your lifetime.

Highlights of Bhutan Tour

HIGHLIGHTS OF BHUTAN TOUR

From the heights of Taktsang overlooking fertile rice fields, to magical dance dramas played our in the great monasteries, observe Bhutan’s man scenic and cultural landscapes. Its monastic and village life, colorful festivals

Snow Leopard Jomolhari Trek

SNOW LEOPARD JOMOLHARI TREK

Nothing in the world can prepare you for an astounding panorama that awaits you when you embark on our Snow Leopard Jomolhari trek in Bhutan – you will come upon stretches of spectacular scenery, unending expanse of fields, green hills filled with flowers and quiet hamlets below snow capped mountain peaks. This is one of Bhutan’s finest treks that offering spectacular views of 7,314m/23,996ft Jomolhari with its companions Jitchu Drake and Tserim Kang. These trio are Bhutan’s highly revered custodians that loom large on the Tibet-Bhutan border close to an ancient trade route from India into Tibet’s Phari Valley.

It is thought by many to be the most beautiful mountain in the whole length of the Himalayas. This trek has high chances of sighting the blue-sheep, Takin, and a wide variety of birds. In the spring, rhododendrons, azaleas, and masses of wildflowers carpet the high meadows, while pear and apple trees blossom in the valleys. In the fall, rice paddies ripen to a golden brown, and yak herders bring their charges down from high summer pastures. The trek combines attending one of the joyous festivals of Bhutan.

Drukyul Walking Tour

DRUKYUL WALKING TOUR

Drukyul Walking Tour is a beautiful tour around Bhutan’s most scenic places takes us to the country’s finest locations with an unparalleled diversity. This is the perfect trip to experience the delight of crossing high hills as well as the wide windswept meadows filled with wildflowers, across sleepy hamlets, through fragrance filled forests, rice fields and orchards. There is no real trekking involves on this trip; but just moderate hikes and excursions to villages from the comforts of your hotel. An active vacation without roughing it!

The itinerary covers the regular tourists’ sites, as well as some off- the-beaten places. Walk out to visit villages, farms, and monasteries and ancient temples from the towns of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang and travel as far interior to Bumthang District. Between the drives, we shall make unplanned stops at local villages. All of our small group departures are scheduled to attend the local festivals and therefore some parts of the itinerary may be revised slightly to incorporate these colorful events.