Himalayas Trips
holiday in Nepal with Experienced Guide
Trekking in the rich Buddhist culture, warm-friendly locals, traditional village, land of worlds heritage, high alpine valley's in the shade of the giant peaks of 'Mt.Everest'
Everest base camp
An excellent journey with time to marvel the beauty of the surrounding area and to merge in Khumbu's Sherpa culture, unmatched view point from Kala Pattar (5,545m) with face to face and ever exciting Everest Base Camp which are extraordinaryviewpoints for 4 of the world tallest peak.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Standing on the Red Hill on Beijing C. Road, Lhasa, the Potala Palace is the highest of its kind in the world. The palace was first built in the seventh century and was damaged in the eighth century.
Tibet Overland Tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Standing on the Red Hill on Beijing C. Road, Lhasa, the Potala Palace is the highest of its kind in the world. The palace was first built in the seventh century and was damaged in the eighth century. In the 17th century, it was rebuilt by the Fifth Dalai Lama in three years.
This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks
Pokhara City Day Tours
This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks.............
Holy Gosaikunda Lake
Holy Gosaikunda Lake
"Holy lake Gosaikuda is highest lake from Langtang trekking region and it is surrounded with 108 lakes, small to medium in size. The holy Gosaikunda Lake is sacred among of both Hindus and Buddhists".
Thorung La Pass 5416m - Annapurna Round Trek
Thorung La Pass 5416m - Annapurna Round Trek
Annapurna Circuit is popular as Annapurna Round Trek goes counter clockwise from Besisahar to Nayapul and  Thorung La Pass 5416m though singular combination of delightful thick and lush forests, long array of surrounding ever smiling snowcapped mountains.
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Bhutan Useful Information
Time
Bhutan is 00.15 minutes ahead of NST (Nepal Standard Time).

Money
The Bhutanese currency is called Ngultrum (Nu.) and is at par with Indian Rupee. Credit cards (Amex and Visa cards) are accepted by only few limited establishments and no ATM centers are available. Indian Rupee is acceptable all over Bhutan however it is also advisable not to carry Rs 1,000/ and Rs 500/ denomination currency notes.

Food
Bhutanese dishes mainly comprise of chilies and cheese. However, hotels and restaurants where you will be eating most of your meals will serve you continental, Indian and Chinese dish with some Bhutanese items. Mostly the dinners served are buffet.  

Accommodations

The accommodation in Bhutan we provide you are certified and monitored by the Tourism Council of Bhutan. There is a wide range of accommodation available in Bhutan from a simple farm house to luxury hotels and resorts. We can book your accommodations in luxury hotels on additional cost. Please contact us for the cost and bookings. But in the eastern Bhutan choices of hotels are not available.

Religion
Mahayana Buddhism is the state religion and the majority of Bhutanese people follow Drukpa School of the Kagyupa sect.

Language
The official language of Bhutan is Dzongkha and a large number of dialects are spoken. English has been the language of educational instruction since 1964 and is widely spoken. Also locals at popular tourist destinations understand and speak Hindi.

Electricity
The voltage supply in the Bhutan is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. round pin sockets are normally used at all places.

Telephones
Telecommunication is well developed and efficient in Bhutan. The country code is + 975. If you wish to bring your own mobile phone please contact your manufacturer/supplier directly to obtain up-to-date information.

Shopping
Shops are normally open between 09:00-20:00 Monday to Sunday. Markets are held regularly and are a rich source of local clothing and jewelry.

Customs
The Bhutanese authorities strictly monitor export of any religious antiquities of any kind form the kingdom. Personal electronic devices and reasonable amount of cigarettes and alcohol are permitted into the kingdom

Security

Bhutan is very safe destination with lowest crime rate in the world. In general you will find Bhutanese people very warm, hospitable, helpful and friendly.

Season in Bhutan

Bhutan trip is available throughout a year.

Winter season days are full of sunshine but morning and evening turns very chilly. You are required to carry very warm clothes.

Spring season remains sunny for most of the time but still morning and evening turns bit chilly where you require wearing warm clothes.

Summer season is very warm in Bhutan. Day turns to be hot but morning and evening are pleasant. It is a time of monsoon and it remains rainy in the later time of this season.

Autumn season turns to be warm. This is a harvest time for most of the farmers. Early autumn is rainy but the later period of this season turns cooler. Still morning and evening, it remains chilly in this later time.

Clothes
From May to September, cotton clothes are sufficient, plus a woolen sweater or light jacket. From November to the end of April, however, you will need very warm clothes. Comfortable sports shoes are also recommended. Mountain boots are not necessary unless you are trekking.

Health Information
No vaccines are required while travelling to Bhutan. Although medicines are available in Bhutan, it is advised for you to carry your own medicines. For other serious cases in Bhutan, our hospitals are well equipped to take care of you.

Insurance for Bhutan Trekking or Travelling
The cost of the Bhutan Tour does not cover your Travel insurance and trekking insurance for trekkers. Therefore, it is required for you to have an insurance coverage from your country incase mishaps and unforeseen bad incidents.  It should cover helicopter evacuation for Bhutan Trek and medical assistance.

Photography

You can photograph almost everywhere in Bhutan. The people are highly photogenic and everyone seems to wear a smile. However, very often the Bhutanese are camera shy so use your discretion at all times and when in doubt ask verbally or by gesture. Also while photographing Dzongs, monasteries and temples; please check with your guide.

Route Permit
It is required for those travelling to restricted areas beyond Dochu-la pass. The Route Permit is processed & issued in Thimphu, only after arrival in Bhutan and on production of the Entry Permit. Two copies of passport size photos required while processing Route Permit. Also this permit can be processed only during working days (Mon-Fri) and applications are accepted from 9-11 a.m and permit granted on same day from 3-5 p.m in summer and 3-.4 p.m in winter.

Important Information


Ta Dzong (National Museum):
Paro
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday (9 a.m – 4 p.m) & Sunday (11a.m – 4 p.m)
Closed on Mondays & National Holidays

School of Arts & Crafts: Thimphu
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday (2 p.m – 4 p.m) & Saturday (9 a.m to 12 a.m)
Closed on Sundays, National Holidays and winter Holidays (20 December – 10 March)

National Library: Thimphu
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday (9 a.m – 5 p.m) on the summer & (9 a.m – 4 p.m) winter
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & National Holidays

National Textile Museum:
Thimphu
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday (9 a.m – 4 p.m), Saturday (1 p.m – 4 p.m) & Sunday (10 a.m – 3 p.m)
Closed on Mondays & National Holidays

Punakha Dzong: closed in winter months when the monk body is in Punakha

All visits to Dzongs and Monasteries limited till courtyard only.

Visit to Trashichhodzong permitted only after office hours (after 4 p.m) in winter months when the monk body is not in Thimphu.

All tourists visiting Dzongs and temples must be dressed appropriately in their own national dress, leave shoes / sandals / caps at the entrance of temple and other appropriate personal decorum should be followed.

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