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If you are considering a first time mountaineering expedition to Mera Peak, there is no better company to help you reach your goal than Roland Hunter and his Mountain Company
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  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Holiday Type: Cultural Tours
  • Duration: 12 days from Paro
  • Leadership: Local leader
  • Minimum Group Size: 2 people
  • Cost: 2020 - £2,095 (US$2,965 or €2,525) 2021 - £2,095 (US$2,965 or €2,525)
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Price includes:

  • All transfers including airport collections at Paro
  • Twin share or double rooms at all places on the itinerary.
  • All meals and mineral water included while in Bhutan
  • All tour arrangements including Bhutanese guide (English speaking trained and licensed by the Department of Tourism)
  • Private vehicle and driver
  • Flight from Bumthang to Paro
  • All entry fees to museums and sites where applicable 
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Bhutan Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Paro
  • Travel insurance
  • Use of bar and beverages in hotel, laundry, telephone calls or internet and personal shopping
  • Tips to your guide and driver
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
Trip Grade Easy

Trip Grade Easy

Suitability: most people in good health.

1) Walking times: transport by private vehicle with driver to various places of interest then sightseeing on foot at each location.

2) Altitude: usually less than 3,000m.

3) Terrain: sightseeing in cities and some optional day walks on well-travelled trails.

4) Remoteness: hotel and road based tour.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Fly to Paro, drive to Thimphu 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Thimphu 
  • Day 3Drive to Punakha over Dochu La (3,050m) 
  • Day 4Sightseeing in Punakha 
  • Day 5Drive to Phobjikha Valley 
  • Day 6Explore Phobjikha valley 
  • Day 7Drive to Bumthang 
  • Day 8Sightseeing in Bumthang 
  • Day 9Drive to Punakha 
  • Day 10Drive to Paro 
  • Day 11Sightseeing in Paro 
  • Day 12Fly to Kathmandu 
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