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JAKAR VILLAGE Holidays

Jakar Village Holidays is a registered tour operator under the "Tourism Council of Bhutan". It Specializes in customized ,textile and group tours and treks with unmatched attention to detail and guest preferences.JVH is a sister company of "Jakar Village Lodge".JVH promises its guest an unforgettable trip into the heart of this Himalayan treasure that is the Kingdom of Bhutan.

accessibility

via Air

Bhutan’s national carrier, Druk Air, and Bhutan Airlines both provide international flights into Bhutan’s international airport located in Paro, about one and a half hours drive from Thimphu.

Druk Air flies in and out of Bhutan from:

  • Bangkok (BKK – Thailand)
  • Delhi (DEL – India)
  • Mumbai (BOM – India)
  • Kolkata (CCU – India)
  • Bagdogra (IXB – India)
  • Gaya (GAY – India)
  • Guwahati (GAU – India)
  • Kathmandu (KTM – Nepal)
  • Dhaka (DAC – Bangladesh)
  • Changi (SIN – Singapore

    Bhutan Airlines began its international operations in October 2013. It’s sectors to Bhutan include:

    • Bangkok (BKK – Thailand)
    • Delhi (DEL – India)
    • Kolkata (CCU – India)
    • Kathmandu (KTM – Nepal)

      within

      Druk Air also operates domestic flights within Bhutan. The flights takes place between Paro and Bathpalathang (Bumthang). This air link will provide an excellent opportunity for those wanting to explore the western and eastern districts of Bhutan without the lengthy drive times.Druk Air also operates a service to Gelephu in the South from Paro. This flight takes place every Tuesday.

      via Road

      If you wish to travel overland, you can enter and exit Bhutan through its southern gateway of Phuentsholing into the Indian state of West Bengal. It is approximately a five hour drive from Thimphu. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, located approximately four hours by road from Phuentsholing. This border point is an ideal junction for those wishing to combine their exploration of Bhutan with the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal.

      For those who would like to journey across Bhutan, there is an exit only border crossing at Sumdrup Jongkhar in southeast Bhutan to India. The closest airport is 110 km away in Guwahati. From here you a number of destinations you can fly on to including Delhi, Bombay, Kolkata and Bangkok. This is convenient for those flying into Paro in the west and touring across Bhutan without back tracking.

 

 

visa/tarriff

Visas are required for travelling to Bhutan. No foreign mission/embassy abroad grants tourist visas for Bhutan. Visas are processed through the local tour operator such as Jakar Village Holidays in conjunction with the tour booking.
We will apply for your Bhutan visa after the full tour payment is received and will require the following:

  • Scanned Passport Copy (pg w/pic & details) sent via email. Your photo must be clear.
  • Your passport should be valid for at least 6 month after your planned date of departure from Bhutan.

ARRIVAL BY LAND (BORDER TOWNS OF PHUNTSHOLING & SAMDRUP JONGKHAR).

    • Visa applications are cleared in advance, and a visa clearance doc will be forwarded to you. The visa clearance doc is required at the border Immigration Check Points at Phuntsholing & Samdrup Jongkhar & Gelephu.
    • On arrival at the border town Immigration Check Points at Phuntsholing & Samdrup Jongkhar & Gelephu, the Actual visa is stamped on your passport.
    • Passport size photo is NOT required..
    • Finger prints and photos will be taken at the at border town Immigration Check Points at Phuntsholing & Samdrup Jongkhar
  • Please make sure to travel with the same passsport on which the Bhutan visa was issued. We will not be held responsible if the passport on which the visa was issued does not match the passport used to travel to Bhutan. In such an event, you will not be allowed to board the flight or enter Bhutan at the border towns.

OTHER COUNTRY VISAS

Please make sure you have the necessary visas & documents required for other countries that you may transit through or visit before/after Bhutan
INCLUSIVE PACKAGE TOUR & TARIFF

All tours must be booked through a licensed Bhutanese Tour Operator such as Jakar Village Holidays.
Visitors may only experience Bhutan on an all-inclusive package tour for which a fixed daily tariff is set by the Royal Government / Tourism Council of Bhutan.
MINIMUM PACKAGE TOUR RATE: (STANDARD PACKAGE)

      • US $ 250 per person per night (Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov – Peak Season)
      • US $ 200 per person per night (Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec – Regular Season)
      • US $ 40 Bhutan Visa fee per person (per one time visit)

GOVT. FIT SURCHARGE:IN ADDITION TO THE TOUR RATES GIVEN ABOVE

Single Individual:
US $ 40 per night per person (Peak & Regular Season)
Groups of 2 persons:
US $ 30 per night per person (Peak & Regular Season)
Group of 3 persons and more
FIT Surcharge is waived (Peak & Regular Season

 

Our Travel Pakages

CULTURAL TOURS
Pick a package ranging from 4 days to 11 days – designed to give you a wholesome travel experience of Bhutan, today, may be man’s last un ventured destination …
TREKKING TOURS
Whether you are looking for a day hike or a grueling 31 day adventure, Bhutan has it all. Pristine mountain lakes, imposing glaciers and some of the world’s most endangered species …
FESTIVAL TOURS
Festivals in Bhutan are typically known as Tshechu (meaning 10th day) and they are celebrated with great fervor across the many monasteries, dzongs and temples dotting the Dragon Kingdom.
CUSTOMIZE TOURS
Customize Tour to Bhutan and explore the rich and diverse flora and fauna. Once named ‘the land of Medicinal Herbs,’ you can still witness natural environment in undisturbed and pristine form. Meet the real people who live in each area and experience several different eco-system. Design your own activities and add to our suggestions for your nature tour. Hike, bike or drive across the mountain ranges and enjoy spectacular landscape, forest and exotic plants. Make it more adventurous and float down a river with riverbanks full of nature, birds, plants and animals. Go deeper into the wilderness and examine extremely well camouflaged birds and animals.
BIRD WATCHING
Combining some of the finest bird watching in the Himalayas with spectacular scenery and the sheer pleasure of travelling through Bhutan, one of the friendliest and least spoiled countries in the world. Our Bhutan birding tour is a highly enjoyable adventure that produces an extraordinary number of Himalayan specialities. These can include White-bellied Heron, Satyr Tragopan, Himalayan Monal, Chestnut-breasted Partridge, Wood Snipe, Ward’s Trogon, Rufous-necked Hornbill, Yellow-rumped Honeyguide, Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler, Long-billed, Rufous-throated, Bar-winged and Spotted Wren-Babblers, the strange Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler, the near-endemic Bhutan Laughingthrush, Yellow-throated Fulvetta, White-naped Yuhina, Fire-tailed Myzornis, Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Blue-fronted Robin, Broad-billed Warbler and Beautiful Nuthatch. 

contact us

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JAKAR VILLAGE HOLIDAYS

Chang Jalung,Thim Throm ,Thimphu , Post Box No:1082
Ph # 00-975-02325873
Fax # 00-975-02325878
Mob # 00-975-77171777 / 17171777
Email : jakarvillageholidays@gmail.com
Website : www.bhutanlodge.com