A great example of traditional way of living in this modern days is Bhutan with gross happiness. if you wish to explore spiritual life and simple life in 21st century Bhutan is one of the country . This Himalayan kingdom journey will be life changing experience.
If you're looking for cultural package tour in Bhutan, Raven Tours and Treks can assist you with cultural tours, private trips and sightseeing tours throughout the Kingdom of Bhutan.
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Our company was established in the year 2005 and one of the fastest growing for leading inbound tour operator based in the capital, Thimphu. All our trips are fully customized and leads all qualities trips with best rates. Our trips include from cultural tour to serious adventure and specializes in photography trips. Also for those who are looking for unique experience, we specialize in charter helicopter and mountain flight service. Travel with us as a local and experience the exclusiveness.
|Photo/Map||Dates||Tour Name||Price USD|
|12 March 2016||Short Tour in Bhutan - 03 Days
Paro Tiger nest and Thimpu
|18 April 2016||Bhutan Tours Highlight - 04 Days
Thimpu to Thanksang
|10 May 2016||Bhutan Trekking Tour - 10 Days
Druk Path Trek
|13 OCT 2016||Last Shangri-La Bhutan Tour - 06 Days
Paro to Pobjika
|11 Nov 2016||Bhutan Easy Tour Kingdom of Cloud - 08 Days
Paro, thimpu, Punakha and pobjikha
Bhutan has many festivals throughout the year. Many travellers try to attend at least one festival during their visit. ' Tsechu' is a festival tp honor of Guru Ringpoche believed originated from a Lotus flower, also famous as "Padmasambhava", a Tantrik guru. Tsechu festival is religious celebrations because people believe merits come with this celebration. festival is also social gathering where the people all over Bhutan come to rejoice, dressed in finery together.
we offer Festival Tour to understand the nation's vibrant religion & Culture. you get the chance to learn about Bhutanese way of life and enjoy unique hospitality. we are offering different festival tour all around the year so feel free to ask.
All of our guides are trained by Government and licensed. Guides have good knowledge of history, culture, religion, nature and more. also hospitable, friendly and fluent in English language too. we have some special guide who speaks different languages like Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish and more...
Bhutanese people eat Vegetables, hot chilies, rice, maize and wheat. National dish is chili and cheese(Ema Datse), other foods are ; cheese or meat dumpling (momo), salad of cucumber, tomato, onion and cheese. Bhutanese food is normally spicy so be careful while you are ordering your foods.
We suggest to use bottled water for drinking. local alcohol is ARA which is distilled after fermentation of rice or wheat or corn. modern drinks are also available such as coke, sprite, Pepsi, Miranda, mountain dew....
Bhutan has generated own hydro and supplied all over country, there is no problem of power cut in cities. the supply is 220 voltage, 50 cycles ac with 3 prong plugs like many Asian countries. but your hotels provide converter for your electric devices if needed.
Now a day's Bhutan has good networks of mobile phone and internet facilities in major cities but in remote areas internet might be too slow. if you have international roaming telephone it will work in Bhutan. television and radio stations are well developed. touris can buy local sim card at arrival in Bhutan airport/town too.
Bhutan is famous for gross happiness. most people live in rural areas who welcome visitors by smiling. People are religious and polite. they go to Dzongs daily and pray. mostly practice buddhism.
Bhutanese people can be grouped in three groups - Indo-Mongoloid, Ngalongs and Lhotsampas. Indo-Mangoloid lives in Eastern Bhutan. Ngalongs lives in western part of Bhutan since 9th century. Lhotsampas are living in southern side of Bhutan and speak Nepalese language as they were originated from Nepal.
Spring time march and may , fall season September to November has good weather . December to February is winter and cold outside in morning and evening time but nice and sunny during day time. July and august is rainy season so expect rain but weather is unpredictable like other places in the world. if you go higher altitude is cooler and lower altitude is warmer in Bhutan. due to mountains can enjoy nice breeze too. most of the days are clear except monsoon and good for hiking.
Tour package cost for Bhutan is given by the Royal Government of Bhutan on per person per for night:
High Season (September- November, March -May)
Low Season ( July-August, December-February)
Bhutan visa fees is USD 40 per person
* Above given package cost includes hotels, all meals, guide, transportation in land, entry fees to monuments, government taxes. some extra cost like flights, drinks, insurance and unforeseen costs.
Druk air and Bhutan airlines are flying to Bhutan daily.
We have only one international airport and it is situated at an elevation of 2,200 meters (7220 feet) in Paro, Bhutan.
The gateway cities into Paro, Bhutan are:
Luggage weight limits are:
Extra luggage cost per kilogram is:
Now a days there are a lot of new hotels constructed in Bhutan. Some high end luxury hotels like Le Meridian, Como hotels (Uma Paro and Punakha), Taj Tashi, Aman kora in 5 locations (Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Gangtey and Bumthang). there are many other Boutique hotels Tashi Namgey Resort, Ziwaling, Gangtey palace, Dewachen, Terma linca, Namgey heritage, Dhensa resort e.t.c. high end hotels have nice restaurants with expert chefs.
Being a small kingdom and developing nation has many tourist standard 3 stars hotels and resorts. these kind of hotels have small restaurants and provide Bhutanese and continental foods.
During trekking we use luxury tents and use our professional cooks to serve varieties foods. some village home stay options are possible too if needed but must book in advance.