Festivals and Hikes in the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Trip Cost

Prices are for 2019
$5995 (4-15 members)
Single supplement: $1595
Forced single supplement: $1395
Internal airfare: $1250-$1950 (subject to change)
Bhutan Visa Fee (WT acquires visa for you): $40

Extension Costs

Temples of Angkor Extension: from $925
Laos: Luang Prabang Extension: from $895
Bangkok Extension: from $795
Karnali Lodge Extension: from $1495

Departures & Leaders

2019
Oct 7-18, 2019   Thimphu Festival Khandu Dorji
Nov 1-12, 2019   Jakar Festival Kipchu Dorji
Nov 6-17, 2019   Black Necked Crane Festival Kinley Gyeltshen
Dec 6-17, 2019   Nalakhar Festival Khandu Dorji
2020
Mar 2-13, 2020   Punakha Festival Kipchu Dorji
Mar 28-Apr 8, 2020   Paro Festival Kinley Gyeltshen
Sep 26-Oct 7, 2020   Thimphu Festival Khandu Dorji
Oct 19-30, 2020   Jakar Festival Kipchu Dorji
Nov 7-18, 2020   Black Necked Crane Festival Kipchu Dorji
Nov 23-Dec 4, 2020   Nalakhar Festival Kinley Gyeltshen
Dec 11-22, 2020   Druk Wangyel Festival Khandu Dorji

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: $600
90 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee (Internal airfare): $200 per person
61-90 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost
46-60 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
45 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Expert leadership of a Wilderness Travel Trip Leader and local guides
  • Accommodations; please note that rooms with double beds are usually not available in Bhutan. Most lodge rooms are twin-bedded.
  • All meals included
  • Government taxes and fees
  • Land transportation, airport transfers for passengers as noted in the Detailed Itinerary

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare and airfare within Bhutan, hotels in Bangkok, airport transfers for individual arrival or departure, any meals not specified after each itinerary day, airport departure taxes, optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff, additional hotel nights that may be necessitated by airline schedule changes or other factors, pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any), travel insurance, or passports and visas; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

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