Experiencing Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Summary

With this concept, Bhutan embarked on a unique form of development, where economic development received equal footing as promotion and preservation of the culture, and environment. Good Governance was given prominence and within a short span of time, the merits of GNH became visible. Bhutan developed, its GDP soared, but there was no affect on the environment. Despite the forces of modernization knocking on the country’s doors and entering the nation, Bhutan’s age old values, embodied in its culture remained intact. Read more about GNH…

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1: Arrive at Paro international airport
Day 2: Taktshang (Tiger’s Lair) Excursion – Thimphu
Day 3: Paro – Thimphu
Day 4: Thimphu – Punakha
Day 5: Punakha – Trongsa
Day 6: Trongsa – Bumthang
Day 7: Bumthang Sightseeing
Day 8: Bumthang – Mongaar
Day 9: Mongar – Trashigang
Day 10: Trashigang to Tashiyangtse and back
Day 11: Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar
Day 12: Samdrup Jongkhar – Guwahati

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Professional Guides
  • All Noted Tours within the Country
  • Accommodations on twin sharing in Tourism approved hotels.
  • Meals Noted in Itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Entrance Fees and Permits
  • Private Ground transportation
  • Airport transport in Paro
  • Bhutan Airport Tax
  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • A sustainable tourism Royalty of $65 per person/ per day.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • International Flights and Druk Air
  • Alcoholic and Bottled /Canned Beverages
  • Meals or Accommodations at Bhutan’s New 5 Star Hotels and Resorts (Available for an extra fee)
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (Telephone, Email, Laundry etc..)

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