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Inclusions

All Yoga Travels Tours offer 1 yoga class daily and other yoga activities throughout the tour.

All Bhutan visa and tourist fees are included in this tour.

Special Features

Hike to Taktsang Monastery (the famous Tiger's Nest)

practice yoga and meditate in Buddhist Monasteries

Visit a handmade paper factory

observe Bhutanese weaving, carving and painting

see the rare national animal of Bhutan, the Takin

partake in a home-cooked meal at a local farmhouse

“BE” in the breathtaking Himalayas

Transport

A/C coach throughout tour

Hotels Envisage Websites

Paro  Tenzinling Hotel

Thimphu  Phuntshopelri Hotel

Punakka  Kingaling Hotel

Meals

All meals are included (breakfast, lunch + dinner) for the entire tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive - Paro

During the flight, on a clear day, you can see breathtaking views of the Himalaya
Mountains, including Everest, and the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan.
In the afternoon we will visit the National Museum which provides an excellent overview of Bhutanese history and culture. Shaped like a conch shell, it was completed in 1656. The museum holds the largest collection of artifacts, textiles and antiques in Bhutan.
Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 2: Paro to Thimphu

Morning Yoga at Hotel.  After breakfast you will drive to the North of Paro to see the view of Drugyel Dzong, which was built in 17 century.  You will visit the Paro Dzong: Standing high over the Paro valley, this fortress is a landmark in Bhutan. In 1644 Zhabdrung initiated construction of this massive temple-fortress on the foundation of a monastery earlier built by Guru Rinpoche.  We will then visit Kyichu Lhakhang, this temple was built in 659 by the king of Tibet. It holds down the left foot of an ogress whose body covers Bhutan and most of eastern Tibet.

In the afternoon drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. The drive is along scenic paved road following the Paro and Thimphu rivers.
Overnight stay in Thimphu.


Day 3: Thimphu sightseeing

Morning Yoga at Hotel.  After breakfast we will visit the following places:
-King’s Memorial chorten (Built in memory of the third king of Bhutan)
-Chang Gangkha Monastery (Purchase of prayer flags)
-Buddha Point (for a great view of Thimphu valley)
-Taken Reserve (where we can see the Taken, the national animal of Bhutan)
-Paper factory
-Painting school (Thirteen arts and craft)
In the evening leisure time in town for handicraft and other shopping (bookstore, etc.)...
Overnight stay in Thimphu.


Day 4: Hike to Cheri Monastery

After breakfast we will drive 12km north of Thimphu. We will then hike up to the Cheri Monastery and practice yoga and meditate in the centuries old monastery.  As we walk down through the forest we have the incredible view of the Thimphu valley.  By the riverside we will dine al fresco enjoying a picnic lunch.  In the early evening we will visit Tashichho Dzong.
Overnight stay in Thimphu.


Day 5: Thimphu to Wangdue

After breakfast you will drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. The drive takes us across the Dochula Pass (10,230ft) which is marked by a large Bhutanese chorten (Buddhist monument) and prayer flags. We will stop on the pass for tea and if the weather is clear, we will take in beautiful views of the high peaks of the eastern Himalayas. The road to Punakha winds down from the pass meandering through magnificent pine and rhododendron forests, giving a glimpse of some of the most picturesque countryside in Bhutan.  After lunch, we will walk through Metshina Village during our 40-minute walk through the rice fields to Chimi Lakhang, which is a fertility temple.
Overnight in Wangdue.


Day 6 : Punakha sightseeing

After breakfast you will hike to KhamsumYulephelma chorten (approximately 2 hours) and then in the afternoon you will visit Punakha Dzong, Which is noteworthy both for being one of the most beautiful dzong in Bhutan and also for having been built by the Zhabdrung in 1637.
Overnight in Wangdue.


Day 7: Punakha to Paro

After breakfast you will drive to Thimphu. In the afternoon we can visit a vegetable market and late afternoon drive back to Paro.
Overnight stay in Paro.


Day 8: Hike to Taktsang Tiger’s Nest Monastery

After early breakfast we will drive to Paro and will hike to Bhutan’s most famous
monastery, Taktsang. It is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900m above Paro valley. The hike to reach the viewpoint to the monastery makes for a nice half day excursion.  In the evening if you want you can enjoy a traditional hot stone bath at the farm house along with dinner.
Overnight stay in Paro.


Day 9: Depart

Paro to Delhi
Reporting time to the airport 2 hours before departure

 

PRICES + Dates

$3,345 USD  Twin share          $495 USD  Single supplement

DISCOUNTED PRICE = $3,178 USD until Nov 30,2018 (based on twin share)

Sept 23 to Oct 1, 2019

A 20% non-refundable  deposit (unless the tour is cancelled by us) is required to reserve your place on this tour.  Full payment is due 90 days before departure.

 

EXCLUSIONS

International flights & any airport tax
Personal expenses like, communication, laundry, bar bills, internet. Tips for guide and drivers etc.
Client's medical and travel insurance
Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/rescue due to any unforeseen causes.
Any other tours and transfers other than those mentioned above.
Any extra nights at a hotel due to any reason, services not specified, meals not specified

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