Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days) Tour



Tour Code 02
Duration 8 Nights / 9 Days
Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Paro - Thimphu - Punakha
Price (Starting From) USD 2195 Per Person
Special Offer Special discount is offered to direct client(those who contact directly) from above rate.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Arrive Paro by flight – Thimphu (Altitude: 2320 m) (Distance: 54 km, 1 hr)

Our Guide from Exotic Vacations Bhutan will receive you at the Airport and drive to Thimphu. Visit Tamchog Monastery on the way.

After lunch,

Changangkha Monastery
Takin Preserve centre
Tashichho Dzong.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Thimphu. Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Druk Hotel (4 star hotel)
Le Meridien (5 star hotel)
Hotel Taj Tashi
Aman Resorts (5 Star Resorts)

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 2: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Thimphu Sightseeing: (Altitude 2320 m). After breakfast, visit to:

National Library
Painting School- Commonly known as Arts & Crafts School or Painting School, the Institute offers a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.
National Memorial Chorten – built in 1974 in the memory of Bhutan’s third King, His Late Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.
Nunnery- Zilukha nunnery in Drupthob Goemba, Thimphu is biggest nunnery in Bhutan.
After lunch, visit to:

Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang) – visitors can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from the Buddha point.
Weekend market – Located below the main town, near the Wangchhu River, Thimphu weekend market is by far the largest domestic market for the farmers in Bhutan. .
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 3: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Thimphu – Punakha: (Altitude 1310 m) (76 Km, 3 hrs drive). After breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass (3116 m)

Dochula – You can see the higher Himalayas, if the weather permits
Royal Botanical Park at Lam Pelri.
Chhimi Lhakhang – dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley also known as “Divine Madman”.
After lunch,

Punakha Dzong – Built in 1637, by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel Meri Puensum.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Punakha. Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Kunzang Zhing Resort (4 star Resort)
Dhensa Boutique Resorts (4 star Resorts)
UMA (5 Star property)
Aman Resorts (5 Star Resorts)

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 4: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Punakha – Talo Tshechu: The Thongdrel will be unfurled early in the morning and then the different mask dances and folk dances will take place.
In the afternoon, hike to Khamsum Yulley Lhakhang.

Dinner and O/N in Meri Puensum Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 5: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Punakha – Gangtey (Altitude 3120 m) (Distance: 66 km, 3 hrs): After breakfast visit to:

Wangdiphodrang Dzong razed by fire in 2012, (from outside) built in 1638; under construction now.
Gangtey Gompa – Gyaltse Pema Thinley, the grandson and mind reincarnation of Pema Lingpa founded the Temple in 1613, and Tenzin Legpai Dhendup.
After lunch,

Explore Phobjikha valley, famous for the Black Necked Cranes during winter.
Dinner and overnight at the Theckchen Phodrang Guest House or similar

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Gangtey. Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Aman Resorts (5 Star Resorts)

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 6: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Gangtey – Thimphu (Altitude 2320 m) (143 km, 6 hrs.)After breakfast, drive to Thimphu. Lunch, will be served on the way. In the evening, free for shopping and photography in the town. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 7: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Thimphu – Paro: (Altitude 2280) (Distance 54 km, Drive Time 1 hour): After breakfast, drive to Paro.

Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968).
Paro Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”, built in 1646
After lunch, visit to

Ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong
Kichu Lhakhang built in 659 A.D.
Dinner and overnight in Tashi Namgay Resort or similar. www.tnr.bt

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Paro. Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Nak-Sel Resort Boutique Hotel and Spa (4 star hotel)
Hotel Zhiwa Ling (5 star hotel)
Hotel UMA Paro (5 star hotel)
Aman Resorts (5 Star Resorts)

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 8: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Paro Sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m). After breakfast,

Hike to Taktsang Monastery.
Visit to a Farm house.
Dinner and overnight in Tashi Namgay Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 9: Talo Festival (8 Nights / 9 Days)

Paro Departure: (Altitude 2280 m) Early morning, drive to the airport and farewell.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)


Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Upto 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport
  • Airport Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guides
  • Sim Card
  • Cab Transfer
  • Religious Tour
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals

Exclusions :

  • Air Tickets, guides and driver tips,personal expenses.

Specific Departure Dates :

24th -26th March, 2018.

Departure Cities with rates :

24th -26th March, 2018.

Terms & Conditions :

Bhutan Tour Cancellation Policy:

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

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  • Within 16 – 30 days of start of programme – 50% of rate
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  • Within 15 days – 100% of rate
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  • After arrival in Bhutan- 100% of rate
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Delayed Arrival & Departure:

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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.

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

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