Sikkim

Sikkim - Tiny and beautiful state

Sikkim Tour

ABODE in the heart of the vast Himalayan region, but little known to the outside world just being wedged between giant neighbors and secluded by some of the highest mountain ranges. A Hidden in the mighty Himalayas, between India and China, the independent Bhutanese people have largely lived a life of totally isolation from the world. They have succeed in maintaining their cultural and spiritual heritage preserved in age-old traditions.

Bhutan-the last paradise on the earth reflects age-old religion, culture, arts & architecture in its golden peaks in the background of deep green valley and hillside. Bhutan exudes a special a feeling of calm and serenity, which envelops each the very instant they set foot in the Kingdom. People are deeply religious following the Mahayana form of Buddhism. The air of spirituality is evident, even in the urban centers where the spinning of prayer wheels the murmur of mantras and the glow of butter lamp in the houses are still important feature of everyday life. Monastery, temples and religious monuments are doted across the landscape, bearing witness to the importance of Buddhism. Different age of monks are everywhere in Bhutan.

Bhutan is very rich at Himalayan flora and fauna. Nearly three quarters of the total area covered by Jungle. Snow-capped peaks lush valleys and unbelievably beautiful rural landscapes imprint themselves upon the mind forever. We heartily welcome you to join one of our tours to explore the country.

Adventure Treks is specialist in Bhutan tours make so adventurous journey to the world of Dragen - Bhutan. So easy and so affordable through its various fascinating packages tours to any part of Bhutan.You are most welcome to join some one of our tours and experience it.

All Tourists desire of traveling in to Bhutan must book package tours through a local travel agent. Entire tariff are fixed by Tourism Authority of Bhutan, which covers travelers all meals, accommodations, transport, guides. This is done in order to keep the number of tourists on the level, which does not effects the natural environment or the life style of the Nation.

Visa: Visa is required for traveling to Bhutan and it is processed in Thimphu through our local tour operator. No foreign Mission/Embassies abroad grants tourist visa.

All passport details should be forwarded to the agent at least 3 weeks prior to date of travel for visa processing.

Visa fee, which currently cost US$ 20.00 for two weeks tourist visa and is issued upon arrival at Paro Airport. All applications need to reach Bhutan well in advance mentioning your intended arrival dates, tourists are not allowed to board inbound to Bhutan unless visa clearance has been obtained from Thumbu. Our agent can take care of all such formalities there.

Climate: In the central valleys where most tourist activities take place, the winter is dry with temperature up to 18 degree centigrade at daytime. But early morning and evening be very cold. In spring, when the forests are vibrant with red, pink, and white rhododendrons are a beautiful time to visit. From mid March to early June, the weather gradually warms up prior to arrival of the monsoon. The end of September when the rain finished, marks the beginning of autumn clear sky and bright sunshine with temperature falling towards freezing at night. This also, is a magnificent season in which to visit Bhutan. It is worth remembering that the views of High Himalayans are only normally possible from late September to March. Best Season: March, April, May, September, October & November Monsoon: June, July & August. Winter: December, January, & February.

NOTE: April & October are high season because they are full of colorful festivals with excellent weather.

PHOTOGRAPHY: 16mm film cameras are prohibited in BHUTAN. Also photography in some of the monasteries & Djongs are not allowed.

ENVIRONMENT CONSECIOUS: Our company is environmentally very conscious. All non-biodegradable of the town ship for the disposal at the dumping sites. Our staff respect ecological and cultural heritage of our country. We would appreciate if our guests co-operate us in the aspect.

Money: Bhutan unit of currency is called Ngultrum (Nu) with 100 chetrum=1 Ngultrum is at par with Indian rupee. Traveler's cheques (preferably American Express) is accepted but you must bring some money in US$ cash for incidental expenses on departure and return. So far only American Express credit cards are accepted and that too in limited number of establishment. Approximately US$ 1.00= Nu. 43.00

Flight ticket: As above package tours do not include airfare, you have choices to start from Kathmandu and end at Bangkok, Delhi, Calcutta, Dhaka or vice versa. Please inquire for the airfares for different sector.

Flight: There are the flight services from Bankok, Delhi & Kathmandu.

NOTE: Besides above itineraries, we also have many other interesting programs both for culture tours & trekking. We also offer exclusive programs upon inquiry. Inquiries are always solicited. You should bring your own sleeping bags. All the above-mentioned prices are subject to change as per rules and regulation.