9 Days Black-Necked Crane Festival Tour
(NOTE: We can also organize a private trip for this festival tour).
The annual Black-Necked Crane festival is celebrated at the courtyard of Gangtey Goenpa in Phobjikha valley. The festival is an occasion for the locals to rejoice and celebrate the arrival of this endangered and majestic birth which becomes an inseparable part in their daily lives during the winter months. The annual black-necked crane festival is organized to generate awareness and understanding on the importance of conserving the endangered Black-Necked cranes.
Venue: Gangtey Gompa, Gangtey.
Festival dates: 11th November 2020.
Tour starting date: 7th November 2020.
Tour ending date: 15th November 2020.
Group size for this Tour: Minimum 3 pax & Maximum 14 pax.
Hotels used: All Hotels used in this itinerary will be 3 star category approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan.
Flight Options: You have the option of entering (Paro) Bhutan from Bangkok, Singapore, Kolkotta (India), Delhi, Kathmandu, Dhaka and Bagdogra (India).
Flight fares for the various sectors are below and are Round trip fares:
Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu: USD 443 per person.
Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok: USD 985 per person.
Kolkotta – Paro – Kolkotta: USD 437 per person.
Delhi – Paro – Delhi: USD 632 per person.
Singapore – Paro – Singapore: USD 1007 per person.
Dhaka – Paro – Dhaka: USD 442 per person.
Price: USD 1840 per person on Twin sharing basis. NOTE: International Flight fares not included in the price.
Single room Supplement: USD 40 per room per night.
The festival includes cultural programs such as folk songs and dances (some with black-necked crane themes) and mask dances performed by the local people, cranes dances and environmental conservation-themed dramas and songs by school children.
7th Nov. Arrive Paro – Thimphu: (2320 m) (Distance: 56 km, 1 hr drive).
8th Nov. Thimphu Sightseeing.
9th Nov. Thimphu – Punakha:(Altitude 1310 m) (76 Km, 3 hrs drive).
10th Nov. Punakha – Gangtey:(Altitude 3120 m) (128 km, 4 hrs).
11th Nov. Gangtey: Witness the Black necked Cranes Festival.
12th Nov. Gangtey – Thimphu:(128 kms – 6 hours).
13th Nov. Thimphu – Paro:(56 kms – 1 hour).
14th Nov. Paro Sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m).
15th Nov. Paro (Departure).
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