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USD 2,650

Gross National Happiness Tour

Country: Bhutan
City: Thimphu
Duration: 10 Day(s) - 9 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

The fourth king of Bhutan with his vision implemented GNH as the Development philosophy of a nation under his good leadership. When the rest of the countries still depend on the GDP as the indicator of development, Bhutan for decades has been depending on GNH as its indicator. The people of Bhutan are happy and the nation measures Happiness based on 4 pillars: they are

1# The socio-economic development

2# Preservation of culture and Tradition

3# Conservation environment

4# Good Governance

Gawaling Tours & Treks Came up with the new tour, the GNH tour, keeping in mind Happiness as its core value and dealing with 4 pillars in the entire tour. We offer various kinds of tours based on GNH. In a GNH tour our guests can learn and understand the values of GNH and will enjoy the following services :

# Cultural site seeing

# Visiting the local traditional family house and having Bhutanese traditional cuisine

# Cultural program

# Meditation for mind peace at the cultural place

# Home stay with a local family

# Participation with local at traditional games

# Visiting at small schools

# Hot stone bath

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paro, Paro to Thimphu

Day 2: Thimphu

# Introduction of Gross National Happiness/talk on GNH

Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha

Day 4: Punakha to Phobjikha

# Interaction with local people and school children

Day 5: Phobjikha to Bumthang

Day 6: Bumthang

# Hot Stone Bath

# Farm House Visit

Day 7: Bumthang to Punakha

Day 8: Punakha to Paro

Day 9: Paro

Hike to Tiger’s Nest

Day 10: Departure

These Minimum Daily rates are inclusive of the following services :

. All private transfer & transportation during the tour in a 4x4 deluxe vehicle
. Proficient English-speaking guide.
. Tours & excursions as mentioned in the program.
. All entrance fees for museums & monuments.
. Twin sharing accommodations in govt. approved hotels with full board.
. Govt. Royalty of per person/night.
. All Govt. Taxes.

Not included:

. Personal expenses, laundry, drinks etc
. Tips to guide and driver
. Horse ride to Tiger's nest
. Flight Fare

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