Bhutan’s Jambay Lhakhang Festival
30 Oct – 11 Nov 2017
13 days Ex: Paro Bhutan
Group size 2 to 16 people
Cross over spectacular mountain ranges that separate central and western Bhutan, explore the grandest dzongs (fortresses) and temples, await the arrival of the rare black-necked crane and celebrate one of the most dramatic festivals in the spiritual heartland of the country. We travel from Thimphu to Punakha Dzong, through the marshlands of Phobjikha Valley, cross Pele la in the Black Mountains to arrive in the deeply spiritual region of Bumthang. Here we discover the rich pageantry and festive atmosphere of Jambay lhakhang Festival, with unique masked perfor- mances, fire ceremony and ritualistic naked man dance.
Day 1 – 4
Spectacular Himalayan-view flight to Paro, then a short drive to Thimphu. A full day tour takes in the National Library and museums celebrating ancient and modern Bhutan. We explore the quaint Phobjikha valley, including searching marshlands for black-necked cranes.
We drive to Bhutan’s spiritual heartland, Bumthang, to celebrate Jambay Lhakhang Festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to the country.
Crossing the Black Mountains at Pele La, we stopover in fascinating Trongsa, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong and continue to Wangdue Phodrang.
Return to Paro for sightseeing, an optional walk to Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, flight home.
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Dates and cost
Bhutan’s Jambay Lhakhang Festival
- 12 nights 13 days
Ex: Paro, 30 Oct – 11 Nov 2017
- Accommodation in specially selected 4 and 5 star hotels with private facilities throughout
- Experienced Bhutanese guide
- Sightseeing and transfers where indicated in the itinerary
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- Service charges and taxes
- Comfortable air-conditioned transportation
What’s not included
- International airfares and airport taxes
- Passport or Visa fees
- Travel Insurance (compulsory)
- Any items not specifically mentioned as included
- Gratuities to local guides etc
- Personal expenses such as beverage, telephone and laundry bills
- Additional transport due to an emergency
How to Book
To ensure your place on this exciting adventure, please contact us to reserve a place 02 6355 2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org, then complete the Adventure Associates Booking Form and return to us with your AUD 1000 per person deposit.
|Deposit required per person:||AU$1000 per person|
|Balance due:||75 days prior to departure|
|If booking within 74 days of departure:||Full payment must be made.|
Reservations are established when you receive written confirmation and acceptance of the deposit and Booking Form. Travel insurance is strongly recommended at the time of booking.
Cancellations must be advised in writing to Adventure Associates. Cancellation charges are subject to regulations of airlines, coach and tour operators, hotels and other principals involved. If it is necessary to cancel your arrangements, the following non-refundable charges will apply.
|More than 100 days prior to departure||AUD 500 per person|
|Between 99 and 75 days prior to departure||Full loss of deposit per person|
|Between 74 and 31 days prior to departure||75% of tour cost per person|
|On or within 30 days prior to departure||No Refund|
If the cancellation charge is more than your advance payment you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned above you are strongly recommended to take out Travel Insurance. Once the Land Tour has departed there will be no refund for any unused portions of the trip.