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Day 01: Arrive Paro. Overnight at the Thimphu Hotel

Arrive at the airport in Paro. On the way to Thimphu, You will cross The iron chain bridge might look frightening at first, but once you start crossing it, it becomes very fun-This will be just be a small break to familiarize you with the weather outside. After your arrival in Thimphu, you will check-in at your hotel. You will relax & freshen up a bit, post which you will visit the following:-Clock Tower Square has a tower with four clock faces located in Thimphu, capital of Bhutan. It is a famously known landmark in Thimphu. Overnight stay in a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 02:Thimphu Sightseeing

Sangaygang We will drive further up toSangaygang to enjoy the bird’s eye view of Thimphu valley. BBS Tower AKA Sangaygang which is located North West of the Thimphu Valley is the popular spot or famous for the dating and taking a walk around the blue pines, it's around miles drive from the Thimphu valley. Kuenselphodrang The KuenselPhodrang or the Buddha point is the world’s largest sitting Buddha statue, the statue is 167 feet high. The statue is situated on top of a hill overlooking the city of Timphu, it can be accessed by road and is about 15 minutes away from the city’s center. The word Kuensel means everything is clear and from this place you will sure enjoy a great view of the Thimphu Valley on both sides. National memorial chorten The National Memorial was built by Bhutan's third king, H.M. Jigme DorjiWangchuck who is also known as the "father of modern Bhutan." He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity. However, he was unable to give shape to his idea in his lifetime due to pressures of state and other regal responsibilities harmony and tranquility. Overnight stay in a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 03:Thimphu –Via – Dochula Pass – Punakha

Post early breakfast, you will drive towards Punakha via Dochula Pass. We will stop over for tea at Dochula (3,100 m), where on a sunny day, you can get stunning views of the Himalayan ranges. The Dochu La Pass is probably the best known mountain pass in Bhutan. Located at an altitude of 3150 meter above sea level, the Dochu La Pass is about 30 kilometer away from the capital city Thimphu and the road to Punakha. Overnight stay in a hotel in Punakha. Punakha Dzong The Punakha Dzhong or the PungtangDechenPhortangDzhong is located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, combine to form the Puna Tsang Chu which in turn is a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River.

Day 04:Punakha (Hike KhamsumYulleyNamgyalChorten.

KhamsumYulleyNamgyalChorten. The YulleyNamgyalChorten, lies approximate 7 kilometer north of Punakha. The Chorten is situated along a hill up the valley and can be reached after a leisurely hike through the woods and rice paddies. Chimi Lhakhang The ChimiLhakang or the ChimelLhakang is a Bhuddhist monastery located in the Punakha District of Bhutan. The monastery stands on a small hill close to the village of Lobesa and was constructed in 1499 by NgawangChoegyel, the 14thDrukpaheirarch. The Temple is very deeply connected to the legends of Saint DrukpaKinley also known as the Devine Madman. Overnight stay in a hotel in Punakha.

Day 05:Punkha – Paro

Tachogang Lhakhang Tachog or Tachoganglhakhang is located along Paro-Thimphu highway, just after Isuna village and before Chhuzom, on the base of a mountain across the Pa chu river. It was built in the early 15th century by the great master architect and yogi ThangtongGyalpo(1385-1464), who also built Dungtse Lhakhang in Paro and many iron bridges throughout Bhutan and Tibet. Tachogang means ‘temple of the hill of the excellent horse’. Overnight stay in a hotel in Paro.

Day 06:Paro

(Hike Tiger Nest) After early morning breakfast, we will drive towards Paro and we will take you for a morning hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. Hanging precariously and magically from a rather steep cliff, the Taktshang monastery is a monument of genuine pride for the Bhutanese nation. It defies architectural principles to the core and amazes tourists from around the world. It is a sight to behold. KyichuLhakhang The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. The temple was built by the Tibetan King SongstenGampo in the 7th Century AD. The KyichuLhakhang was one of the 108temples constructed by him to subdue a demon that was terrorizing the people of the Himalayas. The temple is believed to have been visited by the Guru Rinpoche in the 8th Century during his visit to the Paro Valley. Drukchoeding DrukChoeding is also known as TshongdoeNaktshang. The temple was built by NgawangChhogyel, who was a prince of Ralung and the ancestor of ZhabdrungNgawangNamgyal, in 1525.In the temple, visitors will find a statue of the Future Buddha known as Jampa in the seated position. There is also an image of the deity known as Gyenyen who is the protector of Bhutan. Gyenyen is surrounded by a collection of ancient swords, shields and other weaponry.

Day 07:Paro Departure

In the morning after early breakfast we will see you off at the Paro Airport for your onward destinations.If you have opted for Phuntsoling exit, then early morning you will be leaving for the border transit. Cost Includes: • Accommodation with breakfast (Other meal plans available at extra cost)(Premium and Deluxe packages have breakfast included, and All Luxury Packages has Breakfast plus Dinner included) • Dedicated vehicle with driver • English speaking guide Road permit, monument fee an actual Cost does not include; • Entrance fees on the mentioned sightseeing spots. • Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusion. • GST 5% on total package cost.

  • Accommodation in 1 triple sharing basis.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by Dzire.
  • A/C will switch off during hill drive.
  • Driver allowance
  • Toll taxes, permit, Interstate taxes, Parking etc.
  • All Applicable Taxes.
  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • GST 5%
  • Anything other than specified, drinks, table tips, laundry, telephone calls or other expenses of personal Nature.
  • Any type Pooja at Temple.
  • Any insurance, medical etc.
  • Camera/Video fee at Monuments or any other expenses not mentioned above

AC will not work in hill areas or stopped / parked vehicle.

Driver will not drive on No-entry zones and should not be forced to drive on narrow streets or roads which can create traffic jam.

In some hill area roads driving after sunset and music is not allowed due to risk of life. Kindly cooperate for the same.

In case of snowfall / road block on the road car will not go ahead. Additional / further transfer must be arranged at your own cost.

Pick up and drop point will be one only (If multiple pickups and drop please mentions email conversation before booking).

Parking will be paid one place one time at each day. In same day if guest want to visit the place again it should be paid by guest.

Total amount is valid only for places which is mention in tour itinerary.

Tour destination / route cannot change without prior notice (Amended route and tour Destination rates may be change).

We count 1 day from 6 am till 9 pm if you need vehicle before 6 am or after 09 pm in that case client will pay extra charges.

If the vehicle is not in the good condition, please contact company immediately.

The rates are subject to change, depending on the fluctuation of diesel/Petrol prices in India. If the prices increased more than 5 % than the time of booking we will increase the rate even if the rates are confirmed earlier.

Any abuse to our drivers or unacceptable behavior or driver feels in risk the driver has the right to ask the passengers to leave the vehicle.

ABD Holidays reserves the right to give you a similar car if the car you booked is unavailable.

To reach airport/railway transfers/some important meeting on time it is the customer's responsibility to inform driver or company at enough notice to reach at place on time. Any delay due to unavoidable circumstances like road block, strike, traffic jam, technical breakdowns, accidents, severe weather conditions, natural disasters or any other situation beyond our control ABD Holidays is not held responsible.

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At many of the tourist destination / hill station - some of the road / shopping market / mall road have "NO ENTRY" for all / some bigger tourist vehicles depends on destination along with time restrictions also. In this kind of situation guest have to manage another available mode of transport with an additional cost and on direct payment basis, this cost is not included in ideal package inclusion.

Some time vehicle parking area little far from the sightseeing spots. Guests need to reach the parking at their own cost.

Vehicle will be permitted to use for sightseeing points on the route and inside the city limits or which is mentioned in itinerary. For additional sightseeing, off route sightseeing, sightseeing not inside the city limits or substitute sightseeing kindly contact company. Refund is not possible if any particular sightseeing point is not covered. In case you want some excursions kindly inform company in advance or discuss these things with company rather than driver.

All nearby sightseeing points should be covered together. Vehicle will not come again on the same route for a sightseeing which has been left. However in case of sometime issues with some particular place we can adjust.

Any cost increased due to circumstances beyond our control resulting in forcefully extra days will be charged at nominal charges.

Advance payment must be paid for each booking as per the email conversation.

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Full refund if canceled 48 hrs before the pickup time. Refund will be provided only if the cancelation is confirmed by us.

One day vehicle charges will be charged against the cancelation in last 48 hrs. Company reserves the rights to provide refund on case to case basis.

Our vehicles are well maintained and we regularly send them for check up. Due to any reason (beyond our control) if the vehicle breakdown anywhere ABD Holidays is not responsible. We will try our best to arrange another vehicle as soon as possible for the major problems. For minor problems which will not take much time vehicle will be repaired. Kindly cooperate. In case of flight delays or hotel cancelation we are not responsible if it is not our fault.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alteration.