Bhutan Familiarization Tour
Bhutan Familiarization Tour provides the opportunity to know your business partner & experience the first hand information about products & other offerings. We strongly believe that this tour to all our business partners or product managers of the company is very important to increase product knowledge of Bhutan and also an opportunity to experience the products’ first-hand information so that they can adequately sell or promote it to their valuable clients.
This is also an opportunity to expand your portfolios and offer new destinations to your current clients and target a new market. It is also a perfect time to interact and build confidence or learn about your business partner in Bhutan before you really sell to your valuable clients.
Once you are in Bhutan all your logistics including the sightseeing tours will be taken cared by our company. We organize this ‘Sponsored trip to Bhutan’ to all the Travel Agents & Tour Operators, who are interested to sell Bhutan Tour Packages to their clients in future and even those who are selling today. Therefore, we would like to extend our warmest felicitations and invitations to all the interested Tour Operators and Travel Agents around the globe.
Explore Bhutan Tour Packages personally.
Get the first-hand information about Bhutan’s Attractions and sightseeing spots.
Learn about hotels and other offerings in Bhutan.
Increase the product knowledge and destination knowledge.
Expand your company portfolio and offer new destinations to your clients.
Know more about your Bhutan Tour Operator.
Learn and explore more about Bhutan Attractions.
To build awareness of tourism products in Bhutan.
To understand the potential of tour packages linkages.
To discuss some of the essential components used to develop a business plan and assess the profitability of a business venture.
Day 1. Arrive to Bhutan.
The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks like Gangkar Puensum, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land.
OCEO or one of the Managers from Authentic Bhutan Tours- For Your Bhutan Experience! will warmly welcome & greet you on arrival. Then we will drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes along a river valley, past small villages and traditional farmhouses, through peaceful countryside. It’s a small & charming capital city located in the heart of the Himalayas Then visit Tashi Chho Dzong, seat of the National Government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan).
Evening stroll around Thimphu town. We will have welcome dinner at the hotel, Thimphu. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel, Thimphu. After dinner we will go for night-out with locals for your perfect nightout.
Meal Plan: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Thimphu Hotel
Day 02. Thimphu Stay
Today we will do sightseeing in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Visit to Buddha Point, to see the tallest Buddha Statue in the world. Memorial Chhorten, built in 1974 in the memory of third king late Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, and the temple inside gives good examples of tantric Buddhist and its philosophy.
Mothithang minizoo to see the National Animal of Bhutan (Takin), Zulikha Nunnery, the Thangtong Dewachen nunnery was founded in 1976 by Rikey Jadrel and today it houses the sixty nuns engaged in Buddhist study and practices.
Folk Heritage Museum, this Folk Heritage Museum is a showcase, the 19-century farmhouse and the living style of the Bhutanese family.
National Library, the National Library was established in 1967 to preserve many ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts.
Lunch in Thimphu town. After lunch, visit Paper Factory, were Bhutanese Traditional Papers & paper products are made.
Weaving Center produces hand-woven textiles on site and has a selection of cloth and ready-made garments for sale. This is one of the few places where you can watch weavers at work, and then Authentic Bhutanese handicrafts.
Then we will do some Hotel Inspection in Thimphu. Evening we will visit Bhutanese Farm House for dinner and Traditional Hot Stone bath. Over night stay at Thimphu Hotel or we can organize even in Bhutanese Farm House.
Accommodation: Thimphu Hotel
Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdi
After our breakfast, we will drive to Punakha/Wangdi. The road climbs steeply through forests of pine, hemlock spruce and rhododendrons. At Dochula Pass (3150m) you will have a breathtaking panoramic view of the Eastern Himalayan Mountain ranges. The pass is adorned with 108 small stupas and many kinds of prayer flags.
Then the road descends through lush forests to the fertile valley of Punakha & Wangdi Pghodrang. On reaching Lobesa, we will visit Chhimi Lhakhang, which is located at a hilltop. The temple is known as ‘the temple of fertility’.
At Punakha, visit the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan, Punakha Dzong. After this, we will hotel Inspection in Punakha and Wangdi.
Evening at leisure. Dinner and over night stay at Hotel Punakha/Wangdi.
Accommodation: Hotel Punakha/Wangdi
Day 04. Punakha/Wangdi – Paro
After the early breakfast we will drive to Paro. The road ascends up to the great Dochula Pass. On the way back to Paro offers another chance to view the amazing Himalayan ranges. Stop along the way to take photos wherever you find the best spot for the photography.
At Tachogang, visit Tachogang Lhakhang and we will walk through the Iron Bridge to this monastery. Lunch will be served at Paro Resturant.
After lunch we will drive to Dzongdrakha and visit some temples there.
Evening stroll around Paro and Hotel Inspection at Paro, Bhutan. Dinner and over night stay at hotel Paro.
Accommodation: Paro Hotel
Day 05. Paro Stay
Today we will hike to Paro Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest), the most famous and scared monastery in Buddhism world. Taksang means “TigerNest” named after Guru Rinpoche reportedly flew to this site riding on the back of a flying tigress late in the 9th century. We have to walk about 2 hours up steep from the road end. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. Lunch will be served at Taktshang cafeteria.
On our way back, drive to the village of Drukgyel and visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invasion and Kyichu Lhakhang, it is one of the two most sacred and the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo (the 33rd Tibetan king, who is also the manifestation of avoloketeshivara, commonly known to Bhutanese as Chenrize).
Evening stroll around the Paro vally town, the valley of surpassing Beauty.Dinner and over night stay at Paro hotel.
Accommodation: Paro Hotel
Day 06. Paro – Paro International Airport.
After our breakfast, we will drive to Paro International Airport for your onward flight. Our guide and driver will bid you farewell here at the airport. We wish you a very safe and pleasant flight for your onward destinations.
Day 07. Paro – Paro International Airport
Drive to Paro international Airport for your onward flight. Your Bhutanese guide and driver will bid you farewell here at the airport. We wish you a very safe and comfortable flight and we hope to see you again in Bhutan.
Day 08. Pemagatshel – Samdrupjongkhar
Today we will explore and learn the cotton textile in Bhutan. This textile was used widely in olden days. We will see the cotton revitalizing textile program here. Lunch will be served at one of the restaurant in Pemagatshel. Then we will drive to Samdrupjongkhar.
On reaching Samdrup Jongkhar, our guide will completed the immigration formalities for your tomorrow’s departure to Guwahati. In the evening, you will meet the Indian driver, who will take you to Guwahati Airport tomorrow. Your Bhutanese guide and driver will bid you farewell at today’s dinnertime as they will leave to Thimphu very early morning, next day.
Day 09. Samdrup Jongkhar – Guwahati
Today after your breakfast, your Indian driver and car will take you to Guwahati airport. We wish you a very safe and comfortable journey back to your country.
Thank you very much visiting Bhutan through our company and we hope to see you again in Bhutan some day.
Eligibility – Who can join?
Be the owner/CEO/Manager of the company.
Air Ticket to/fro Bhutan. (You need to arrange the air ticket to/from Bhutan by yourself)
Scanned Copy of Your Company License.
Letter stating to visit Bhutan on sponsored Trip/FAM trip in your company’s letterhead.
Scanned Copy of Your Passport.
Dully filled Application Form. (Download Form)
After completing the tour, able to write us a review or testimonial for our company and also in trip advisor
What we do on this tour?
Nothing is better in experiencing destinations in person for your business promotion. Therefore visit Bhutan to discover first hand information and knowledge what Bhutan has to offer in your business. So we will do/learn the following activities in this tour.
Inspect/visit to Hotels/resorts
Explore and experience the sightseeing attractions
Get to know better about your Business partner in Bhutan
Learn about the business opportunities in the country.
Learn about Bhutan Tourism Policy and way of doing tourism business in the country.
Start planning your tailor-made Dream Holiday to Bhutan – The Land of happiness!
In order to experience the best and rewarding fulfillment clients must plan in advance the different logistics that you have in your minds before actually venturing into the world of trips. You might have wishes and hopes for which you need to plan.
The following information will help you to plan your dream trip to Bhutan.
1. When and how to visit Bhutan?
Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.
By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.
Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.
By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/
2. What are your itineraries?
All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.
Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.
After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.
Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.
We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.
Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.