Come join us for a trip of a lifetime to the world's most renowned "Land of Happiness". Enjoy 10 nights and 11 days of touring some of the most amazing cities, villages, and sites in one of the most beautiful,"untouched" countries in the world. 

We will spend our first 2 nights in the city of Paro, 
where we will be able to immerse ourselves in the country's largest cultural festival: The Paro Tsechu. 
This powerful festival, full of song and dance, celebrates the founding of Buddhism in Bhutan. 

We will then continue on to the the capital city of Thimphu, where we will spend 2 nights and enjoy the many wonderful local temples and ornate government buildings. 
We will also spend a day hiking up to the world famous Tiger's Nest Temple, one of the most scenic and beautiful temples in all of Bhutan. 

We then travel over the awe-inspiring Dochu La pass to the mountainside village of Punakha where we will spend 3 nights enjoying many wonderful walks, hikes and trips to some more magnificent Buddhist temples, all the while enjoying the blossoming rhododendrons all around us.

 We will again stop for a night in Thimpu, enjoy an Easter dinner with the locals and then continue on to Paro to enjoy a final night dinner party with our guides and group. 

This will truly be a trip you will not want to miss !

Total tour cost of $3975.00* includes all of the following :

  • 10 nights hotel accommodations in wonderful 4-star hotels specially chosen by our local Bhutanese tour operator.
  • Roundtrip airfare from Bangkok to Bhutan (a $1000 value)
  • Visa processing and fees
  • All meals
  • All transportation
  • All transfers
  • All guided treks
  • Entrance into Paro Festival, the biggest Bhutanese festival of the year
  • A Puja ceremony (a welcome blessing from local monks)
  • Visit to the world's largest 
  • All entrance fees into temples and national parks
  • Services of a professional, English-speaking Bhutanese guide and driver throughout the trip (and we have the best ! )
  • All meals and daily bottles of water
  • Services of your Live Laugh Love tour guide with you throughout your trip 
  • Bhutan royalty and government taxes
*Price is based on double-occupancy rate (2 people in a room).

 *$4375 for single-occupancy. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: You must plan to arrive in Bangkok by April 6th, at the latest. This will give you a couple of days to rest and recover from your flight and be ready to get on your early morning flight from Bangkok to Bhutan on the morning of April 8th.

Hotel accommodations in Bangkok can be arranged for you if you like at an additional cost of $80/night.  We stay at a wonderfully quiet and centrally located hotel in Bangkok and this would be a good meeting place for all of us to gather before we head to Bhutan.

Please email me if you are interested in this tour:  Seats will be limited to 15 so please let me know if you would like to join us as soon as possible. The first deposit deadline of $1000.00 is due Jan 15, 2017 and can be paid via a PayPal Link found at bottom of page here. Final balance for trip is due March 15, 2017.

Highlights of this trip:

 An official welcome blessing ceremony conducted by a Bhutanese monk. This ritual is formally known as a "Puja Ceremony" in Bhutan.

Entrance into the Paro Tsechu Festival, one of Bhutan's most important cultural events of the year.
 We will be in the beautiful city of Paro for 3 days where we will be able to fully enjoy all the many dance, music and cultural festivities revolving around the celebration of Tibetan Buddhism being brought to Bhutan. 
This is truly a once-in-a lifetime opportunity.

A drive to the ancient ruin of Drukgyel Dzong, considered to be the most beautiful and famous archeological site in Bhutan. 

Seeing the world-famous 
Bhutanese rhododedrons in bloom
 as we drive over the Dochula Pass.

 A wonderful day hike to the spectacular sacred temple complex of Paro Taktsang, more famously known as the"Tiger's Nest". This is perhaps the most famous landmark in all of Bhutan and is a not-to-be-missed experience.

A visit to the Buddha Dordenma statue, one of the world's largest Buddhas standing at 169 feet. The statue will also soon house over 100,000 smaller buddhas within its interior.

A visit to the glorious Trashicho Dzong, 
home to the Bhutanese King and many of the country's main government officials.

A drive through the awe-inspiring Dochu La Pass that will get us up to an altitude of almost 10,000 f. eet Here we will see beautiful forests of fluttering prayer flags, mazes of memorial chortens, and if it is clear, we will have a wonderful sweeping view of the main Himalayan range !

An opportunity to engage with local children in every town we visit.

Being guided by the best guide and driver in all of Bhutan, Kezang and Gyembo. 
Just being in the presence of these two highly knowledgable and kind people for 10 days will be a highlight for you.

Being taken care of by the best Bhutanese tour operator, 
Yanki Tshering. This lovely and amazing woman will make you feel at home wherever you go on this tour. 

Spending time getting to know the locals 
in every town we visit

Meeting new friends from all over the world

    This will truly be a trip of a lifetime; I hope you can join us...

    "life is short, travel far..."

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