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                                                             B h u ta n
                                                             w i t h n o r d a to u r s a n d tr a v e l s

For more information, contact us at the following address:

Norda Expeditions
Post Box 1419, thimphu, Bhutan
tel/Fax: +975 2 329116 / 326818
Mobile: +975 17110511
E-mail: / /
                                                                                        Kuzuzangpo! and Welcome!                                                                                                                                   Entering Bhutan
                                                     Bhutan Norda Expeditions and Travels invites you to:
                                                     let your senses come to life in the solitude of pristine nature.                                                               Entry points into Bhutan are by road through phuntsholing in the south, through Samdrupjongkhar in the
                                                     Because in Bhutan, you’ll return to nature with the most breathtaking of scenery, white snow-tipped mountains, crystal
                                                                                                                                                                                    east or by air in Paro. Druk air, the national carrier is linked to four cities in three countries. (Bangkok, Delhi,
                                                     clear glacial lakes, pure mountain air, the fresh and peppery local cuisine – all designed naturally to make you feel alive!
                                                                                                                                                                                    Kolkata and Kathmandu).
                                                     Experience Bhutan in close-up! Whether you’re looking for a trekking holiday, a journey of culture and discovery, a simple
                                                     way to soak in the easy going settlements of our overwhelmingly rural country or just to share a sense of fun, adventure and
                                                     love of the outdoors, you’ll always find something to suit you here.                                                           Accommodation
                                                     The ambiance throughout your stay with us will be one of total relaxation – wherever you stay - you can be sure of a warm      there are comfortable hotels, lodges and guesthouses at tourist destinations, Western Bhutan has better
                                                     and welcoming reception.                                                                                                       hotels while in central and eastern part of the country, accommodation establishment are simple and offer
                                                     Be our guest for this authentic and exotic visit to Bhutan for a truly Memorable visit.                                        minimum facilities. all hotels are categorized as a.B.C. amankora, uma Resort and Zhiwaling at Paro are
                                                     We look forward to seeing you in Bhutan soon!                                                                                  the luxury hotels and accept booking on clients special request.
                                                                                                            Tashi Delek!

                                                                                                                                                                                    Bhutan’s unit of currency is ngulturm (nu.), with 100 Chetrum = 1 ngultrum is fixed to the value of Indian rupee.
                                                                                                                                                                                    tourist are advised to carry their money in form of traveler checks (preferably american Express) with a little
                                                                                                                                                                                    cash (uS Dollar), which might be needed for incidental expenses.

 Bhutan or Drukyul (the Land of the thunder Dragon) a country nestled among the Eastern himalayas with an area of 38,394 square kms. It covers 150 km from
                                                                                                                                                                                    Bhutan times is 6 hours ahead of GMt and there is only one time zone throughout the country.
 north to South and 300 kms from East to West. the himalayas to the north separates the country from the tibetan autonomous Region of China, while the eastern
 region borders the neighbouring Indian states.

 the terrain of the country can be divided into three major geographic regions from north to South; the alpine himalayas in the north, the hills and valleys of the

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 central and the foothills which descend to the south. the country has three distinct climatic zones corrected to these three main geographic divisions.

 as a result of the unparalled concern and care for our environment, the country still maintains a total forest cover of 72.5 percent which is entirely natural and                                                                              Program, Tariffs
 relatively pristine in condition. Bhutan has been identified as one of the 10 biodiversity hot spots in the world. the lush forest of temperate and sub-tropical species
 form a natural habitat for a rich and diverse range of flora and fauna.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Our program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        atching 4. Rafting
 the preservation of culture and religion is important into the context of Bhutanese and it is still untouched by the modern fashion outside Bhutan. the relevance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Culture tour s 2.trekking 3. Bird W                                   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to tibet, nepal & Indi
 of culture also lies in the sense of identity and unity that it confers to its people, which is invaluable to a small country like Bhutan. the efforts to foster the country’s                                                                         s etc. and 7. Special tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 5. Pilgrim 6. Festival
 cultural heritage will also continue to ensure that it is not eroded in the process of development.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tariffs                                      .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        f=uS$ 200 pernight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. high season tarif                              5 per person per nign

                  Facts for the Traveller                                                                                               VISA                                                                                      2. Low Season tarif
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3. there will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       f = (ju ly, august) = uS$ 16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be a surcharge of u
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       S$ 40 for single pers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on tra velling and uS$ 30 ea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hotel (twin sharing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ch for two persons.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Govt. approved tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ist hotels), Sightsee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               includes = Standard                                                          ts. tourism Develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   4. the abov   e package                                                  es to   temples & Monumen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      s to Government, fe
the tourism industry in Bhutan is founded on the principle of sustainability, meaning that                 Visitors must have a visa approved prior to arriving in the                                                                                         , 35% Royalty & taxe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      transportation, Guide
tourism must be environmentally and ecologically friendly, socially and culturally acceptable              kingdom. no foreign mission or Embassies abroad grants Bhutan                                                                                                                                                               ing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       fee of uS$ 10 each.                                                        formation and book
and economically viable. and for these reason the number of tourists visiting Bhutan are kept                                                                                                                                                                                     al. Co ntact us for further in
                                                                                                           tourist visa. all visa needs to be routed through a local tour                                                                                 to tibet, India & nep
to an enviromentally manageable level.                                                                                                                                                                                              We offer special tour
                                                                                                           operator. Individual tourist visas cost uS$ 20. all visa application
                                                                                                           must reach Bhutan at least 14 days prior to the tourist’s intended                                                                          n                                                                        rtation, guides and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    General Informatio                                                room  s) overland transpo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 , lodge (twin bedded                            re, airport taxes, visa
                                                                                                           arrival date. tour operators apply for visas on behalf of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               e tour to Bh utan includes meals                             es not include airfa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the packag                                    ever the package to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ur do                                                 be
                                                                                                           clients. tourists who have not applied for a visa or who have                                                                                   here available. how                                                      ded that all bookings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    program w hen and w                                             . Reserv ation: it is recommen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 insurance coverage
                                                                                                           not received the necessary clearances from thimphu will not be                                                                               drin ks at the hotel and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    medical expenses,
                                                                                                           allowed to board the Druk air flight to Paro, Bhutan.                                                                                         onths in advance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     made one or two m

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