If you have decided on Bhutan as your next vacation destination the first thing you’d ought to know is the tour packages to Bhutan.
There is a wide array of Bhutan package tours in 2017 to choose from. The earlier you decide and choose the better since it becomes a lot more easier to confirm airline seats and hotel rooms.
Exceptions for few countries
Unless you are an Indian, Bangladeshi or Maldivian national, who can get a visa on arrival, all other nationalities travelling to Bhutan have to come through a licensed or registered tour operator in Bhutan.
To get Bhutan Visa for tours and travel is easy
There is paperwork involved and processing of visa only begins after the full payment of the chosen tour has been received. So planning at least six months ahead of your visit is a good time line.
While Bhutan is trying to promote itself as an all year destination the tourist season generally kicks off in spring with the Paro Tshechu or festival.
Bhutan is essentially a cultural destination so bookings when the festival is on, is usually full. These festivals, which date back centuries, provide insight into Bhutan’s ancient Buddhist Himalayan traditions and customs.
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Festival in Bhutan is Huge
Visitors get the opportunity to attend these festivals, which are also a major social occasion, with the local populace and experience up close Bhutan’s vibrant ancient Buddhist traditions.
Spring is also an ideal time to go short trek & hike around bhutan with blues skies, plenty of sunshine and passes high up in the mountains clear of snow to avail such trekking tours. With 72 percent of its landmass under forest cover and almost half the country under national parks and protected areas Bhutan is a natural paradise and perhaps one of the best trekking destinations in the Himalayas.
Experience old traditions and pristine natural environment of Bhutan
Depending on your interest and the time you have set aside for your tour with bokar company, put together an itinerary that allows you to experience the kingdom’s ancient traditions and pristine natural environment.
This would include attending festivals, visiting ancient temples and doing short day hikes or short treks that last two to three days.
If trekking is your forte and you have the time for it you could go for packages that last a week to a month.
Bhutan’s protected natural environment is also home to an incredible diversity of flora and fauna, which includes 200 mammals and close to 700 species of birds on last count.
Bird lover should not miss Bhutan’s Birding Tour
Birding is also growing in popularity and the eastern region of the country is supposed to have one of the best birding sites in the world.
There are also adventure sports packages such as rafting and kayaking to mountain biking and rock climbing to motorcycle excursions. Bhutan’s snow fed rivers, which cut through valleys and high mountain terrain, offer a variety of courses suitable for the novice as well as the professional.
Heaven for Biker Lovers – Go for Bhtuan Biking Tour
Biking trails go into the villages and forests and the highways offer thousands of hairpin bends going over mountain passes and descending to the Indian plains.
If you decide your holiday in autumn and would like to take a cultural focused tour it could be timed with the Thimphu festival or Tshechu which takes place just as the rains have receded and the paddy fields surrounding the capital have turned a golden yellow ready to be harvested.
Choose your Bhutan tour 2017 and we will customise it to suit your interest and time schedule.