Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)



Tour Code 06
Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang
Price (Starting From) USD 3785 Per Person
Special Offer Special discount is offered to direct client(those who contract directly)from above rate.

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  • Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Arrive Paro (Altitude: 2280 m): Your Guide from Exotic Vacations Bhutan will receive you at the airport and drive you to the Hotel.

Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968)
Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”).
Dinner and overnight in Tashi Namgay Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 2: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Paro – Thimphu (Altitude 2320 m) (Distance: 54 km, 1 hr drive

Excursion to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest)
Kichu Lhakhang, built in 659 A D
Drukgyal Dzong built in 1647, now in ruins
In the evening, drive to Thimphu. On the way, view Tamchog Monastery built by Thangthong Gyalpo. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 3: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Sightseeing in Thimphu (2320 m):

Gagyel Lhundrup Weaving Centreat the Industrial Estate in Changzamtog
National Memorial Chorten (1974)
Painting School
Weaving Centre at the Royal Textile Academy.
After lunch, visit

Bhutanese paper factory at work
Tashichho Dzong
Handicrafts Emporium.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 4: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Thimphu Sightseeing:

Hike to Cheri Monastery
After lunch,

Folk Heritage Museum.
Textile Museum.
Changangkha Lhakhang.
Largest statue of Buddha in the world.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 5: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Thimphu – Wangdue Phodrang (1310 m) – Trongsa (Altitude: 2300 m) (Distance: 205 km, 6 hrs)

After breakfast we travel a scenic drive to Trongsa through Dochu La Pass (altitude of 3150 m). Dochula Pass – famous for the Druk Wangyal Chortens

Royal Botanical Park at Lam Pelri.
Follow the route to Trongsa crossing the Black Mountains via Pele La Pass (Altitude: 3,300m) and en route stop off at Chendebji Chorten (stupa) located just below the road. Dinner and O/N at Yangkhil Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 6: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Trongsa – Bumthang (2800 m) (Distance: 68 km, 3 hrs)

After breakfast,

Trongsa Dzong- built in its present form in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa.
Ta Dzong – an ancient watch tower
After lunch, drive to Bumthang.

En route we will stop at the Yathra Weaving Factory at Chumey, where they use yak and sheep wools for yathra products with patterns unique to Bumthang and enjoy the scene of the weavers on their looms in action.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Swiss Guest House or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 7: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Sightseeing in Bumthang (2800 m)

After breakfast, visit to

Jakar Dzong – Founded by great grand-father of the first Shabdrung, the Dzong was initially built as a monastery in 1549.
Jambay Lhakhang – built in the 7th century by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo.
After lunch, visit to:

Kurjey Lhakhang – Kurje Lhakhang consists of three temples. These three temples are surrounded by a 108 chorten wall.
Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message) – founded in 1501 by Terton Pema Lingpa, the re-incarnation of Guru Padsambhava. Dinner and overnight in Swiss Guest House or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 8: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Bumthang – Mongar (Altitude: 2600 m) (Distance: 198 km, 6-7 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Mongar. En route you’ll visit

The Mebar Tsho (Burning Lake) located along the way to Tang village, where the renowned treasure reveler, Terton Pema Lingpa, discovered treasures from the lake in the late 15th century.
En route stop off at the Ura Shelthang La, where you will enjoy a magnificent view of the Bhutan’s highest peak, Mt Gangkar Puensum (7,500 m).
Stop at Sengor village and Namling where you can view the breathtaking landscapes of the cascading waterfalls and admire the diverse flora and fauna in these places. Dinner and O/N in Hotel Druk Dzongar or similar (No website).

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 9: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Mongar – Lhuentse (Altitude: 1700 m) (Distance: 75 km, 3 – 4 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Lhuentse- the ancestral home of the Royal Family of Bhutan.

Visit the

Lhuentse Dzong built in the 17th century before having lunch.
Next, drive back to Tsazam Bridge and explore into the countryside visit to Khoma village crossing Kurichu River for about one and a half hours. Overnight in Farmhouse.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 10: Bhutan Textile Tours (14 Nights/ 15 Days)

Lhuentse: Weaving Tour in Khoma Village – Mongar:

Whole morning weaving tour to Khoma Village. Walk through the village and explore some of the interesting small villages and ancient temples.

After lunch, drive back to Mongar. Dinner and O/N in Hotel Druk Dzongar or similar (No website)

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

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Hotel Detail :

Hotel Migmar

Address : Thimphu, Bhutan

Facility : Bar/Lounge, 24-Hour Front Desk, Banquet, Conference Facilities, Currency Exchange, Cyber Cafe, Faxing Facilities, Gym & Health Club, Laundry Services, Live Entertainment, Lobby, Medical Facility, Parking, Pets Welcome, STD / ISD Facility, Restaurant, Sauna & Spa, Self-Catering, Security Guard, Translation Services, Wakeup Services

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Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Airport Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guides
  • Sim Card
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals

Exclusions :

  • Air tickets,guides and driver tips,personal expenses

Specific Departure Dates :

All season awaits.

Departure Cities with rates :

Peak season:March,April,May,September,October,November

Terms & Conditions :

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BHUTAN TRAVEL INFO

Booking the Bhutan Tour / Trekking:

All Foreign National Tourists visiting Bhutan must travel through all-inclusive package Tours, for which there is a fixed tariff set by the Royal Government of Bhutan. This Tariff includes the services of accommodation, Meals, Transportation within the country, Guides services, sightseeing and entrance fees for the museums and monuments.

  • All Tours must be booked through a Local Tour Operator/ Travel Agent such as Exotic Vacations Bhutan and entire Land arrangements will be made by the same Agent.
  • For Clients traveling in peak seasons and Festival time, it is necessary to book the Tour at least 2 ½ months in advance. Festivals held in autumn and spring are peak time for tourists and without early reservation it can be difficult to confirm flights and hotels.

Bhutan Visa formalities:

With the exception of visitors from India, Bangladesh and Maldives, all other visitors to Bhutan need a visa.

Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldivian nationals can obtain a visa at the port of entry on producing a valid passport with a minimum of 6 month validity (Indian nationals may also use their Voters Identity Card (VIC)).

All other tourists must obtain a visa clearance prior to travel to Bhutan. Visas are processed through an online system by your licensed Bhutanese tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent.

You are required to send the photo-page of your passport to your tour operator who will then apply for your visa. The visa will be processed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) once the full payment of your holiday (including a USD $40 visa fee) has been wire transferred and received in the TCB bank account. Once received the visa clearance will be processed within 72 working hours.

At your point of entry you will be required to show your visa clearance letter, the visa will then be stamped into your passport. Courtesy: Tourism Council of Bhutan


Minimum Daily Package

The minimum daily package covers the following services:
A minimum of 3 star accommodation (4 & 5 star may require an additional premium).
All meals.

  • A licensed Bhutanese tour guide for the extent of your stay.
  • All internal transport (excluding internal flights).
  • Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours.

It also includes:

  • All internal taxes and charges.
  • A sustainable tourism Royalty of $65. This Royalty goes towards free education, free healthcare, poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.

The minimum daily package for tourists travelling in a group of 3 persons or more is as follows:

  • USD $200 per person per night for the months of January, February, June, July, August & December.
  • USD $250 per person per night for the months of March, April, May, September, October & November.

These rates are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan.

On the day of departure, the ‘local agents’ host obligation shall be limited to providing breakfast only and any extra requirements shall be payable on usage basis.

The list of hotels and lodges approved to provide accommodations all listed on this website. If you accommodation is not listed on this website then it is not licensed cater for international tourists.

The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan. These must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.


FIT Surcharges:

Individual tourists and smaller groups of less than three persons shall be subject to surcharge, over and above the minimum daily rates applicable, as follows:

Single Person: US$ 40 per night

Group of 2 persons: US$ 30 per person per night

The 10% agency commission payable to agents abroad shall not be deductible from the surcharge.

The surcharge will not be applicable to representatives of foreign travel agents on business study or promotional visit duly approved and cleared by TCB.

    1. There shall be no charge for CHILDREN up to the age of 5 years. However, those between the ages of 6-12 years accompanied by elders/ guardians shall be given 50% discount on daily rates and 100% discount on Royalty.
    2. Full time STUDENTS below the age of 25 years holding valid identity cards from their academic institutions shall be given a 25% discount on daily rates.
    3. A discount of 50% on daily rates shall be given to one person in a group of 11 to 15 people. 100% discount shall be given to one member in a group exceeding 16 persons.

  1. 50% discount on Royalty shall be provided after the 8th night and 100% discount on Royalty shall be provided after the 14th
  2. Visitors availing discounts under Sections A, B & C shall not be eligible for discount under E.

Detailed information on flights, tour and trekking programmers, festivals, places of interest, hotels, etc can be obtained from us.


Bhutan Tour Cancellation Policy:

Tour Programmes booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:

  • Within 16 – 30 days of start of programme – 50% of rate
  • Within 15 days – 100% of rate
  • After arrival in Bhutan- 100% of rate

Delayed Arrival & Departure:

There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure because of weather conditions disrupting flights or road blocks. The tourist must however bear the cost of food, accommodation, transportation, and other services required.

Note: INR (Indian Rupees) denominations of 500 and 1,000 are not accepted in Bhutan.

(Information courtesy: Tourism Council of Bhutan)