Bumthang Cultural Trek

Come and immerse yourself in the nature. As the English poet, William Blake said, “Great things are done when men and mountains meet”.
 

Trekking Tours experience and the joy of being on the trail in the kingdom of Bhutan are, perhaps, un-equalled anywhere else in the world 

 

Note: You may contact us here, if you wish to enter country by road.


Total Trip: 10 Nights / 11 Days

8 Nights Hotels/Lodges/home stay and 2 Nights Camping/farm stay 

Trekking Max. Altitude: 3340m/10958ft

Difficulty: Easy
 

This gentle three-day trek is an ideal trek for amateur trekkers as the altitude does not exceeds over 3,450m and especially recommended for nature lovers. The lovely Bumthang valley (Swizerland alike place) is the religious heartland of the nation and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. This three-day trek passes through several villages on its meandering route through Bumthang countryside, and provides an exceptional opportunity for contact with Bhutanese rural life. A local festival could also be included in the trek to spice up your experiences.

Best seasons: March to May & September to November.




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BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Payment Terms


100% payment required confirming the bookings for tour itinerary, hotels, visa application and transportations (this is mandated by TCB)

Your payment is fully secured as it goes directly to the visa issuing agency (Tourism Council of Bhutan- TCB), which is a government organization. The TCB will fully monitor the amount that you send us, so this gives you full secure of the amount you sending us, in fact we do not receive the amount into our own account until you left Bhutan, to make sure you do not come across any trouble in the duration of your stay here in Bhutan. TCB only will approve your visa after the full payment is received.

100% payment required for the flight tickets before the purchase of tickets

We the ‘Absolute Happiness Origin Tours and Travel to Bhutan’ can arrange your airline tickets on both Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. We are authorized ticketing agent for two international airlines. 

The advantages of purchasing fight ticket through us are as follows: 

1. You’ll get the ticket cost bit cheaper to what you’ll see online of these flight agent
2. There is no commission fee or service charges for this service
3. You can avail discount for your children at various age category and students concession  
4. We can do online check in with choosing best window side seats and aisle for you to have a great view over Himalayas (including Mount Everest) 
5. Your e-ticket will be sent to your desktop


Tour booking Terms and Conditions

 

  • Itinerary/tour program is subject to change depending on the availability of the hotels and your interest

  • Change of hotels stay can be accepted within seven days from the date of tour confirmation is released

  • Flexible for day programs, you can choose to do anything you like within the valley

  • Changing hotels is not possible once confirmed and paid, hotels follow very strict cancellation policy, therefore, in case change of hotel stay after your arrival is on your own expenses

  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter is on your own expenses

  • Emergency services like additional use of vehicles, people engaged and other ground services other than medication are borne by ‘Absolute Happiness Origin Tours to Bhutan’

  • In case of visiting doctors and treatment in government hospitals in Bhutan are free of cost

Tour cancellation and refund policy

All tour programs that are booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:

Deposit Date Until 50 Days of Arrival
Deposit Forfeited
21 - 50 Days before arrival
45 %
14 - 20 Days before arrival
70 %
08 - 13 Days before arrival
80 %
07 Days or less before arrival
No Refund can be made

Flight Cancellation Policy:

Flight agents in Bhutan mandates following cancellation and re-scheduling policy.

 

Cancellation policy

 

Economy class:

  1. 90% refund permitted for the ticket cancelled more than 30 days from the date of travel.                   

  2. 75% refund permitted for the ticket cancelled from 10-29 days from the date of travel.                      

  3. 50% refund permitted for the tickets cancelled from 04-09 days from the date of travel.                     

  4. 03 days or less: only tax refundable.                                         

  5. Rescheduled ticket: only taxes refundable.       

  6. No refund is permitted for itinerary availed with promotional fares.
     

Business class:

  1. 90% refund permitted for the ticket cancelled more than 30 days from the date of travel.                   

  2. 75% refund permitted for the ticket cancelled from 10-29 days from the date of travel.                      

  3. 50% refund permitted for the tickets cancelled from 02-09 days from the date of travel.                     

  4. 01 day or less: only tax refundable.                                         

  5. Rescheduled ticket: only taxes refundable.       

  6. No refund is permitted for itinerary availed with promotional fares.
     

 

Change of flight schedule or flight delay policy for Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines

For passengers heading to Bhutan, both the airlines will ensure that you get on the next available flight to Paro. For passengers who miss their flight due to late check-in, passengers can pay Druk Air an admin charge of US$50 to get on the next available flight.

For travelers returning from Bhutan, airline staff at Paro will assist you with all arrangements in case of a flight delay. They will also attempt to contact your connecting flight airline to inform them of a delay. Should you not be able to take your connecting flight on the same day, they will arrange for your accommodation in your transit port.

Any other fees and charges incurred will typically have to be borne by the travellers. You are advised to acquire your own travel insurance.