The Jhomolhari Mountain Festival is one of the ecotourism initiatives undertaken by the Community Based Snow Leopard Conservation Committee which was formed during…
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The Jhomolhari Mountain Festival is one of the ecotourism initiatives undertaken by the Community Based Snow Leopard Conservation Committee which was formed during our founder's tenure with the Ecotourism Division of the Forestry and Parks Services in 2014 and since then has become a successful yearly program.
He will have more to relate to as he basically has done intensive socio-economic studies across all sections of the community (including all the highland communities) of Bhutan.
This initiative was the joint collaboration of the Bhutan Foundation and Jigme Dorji National Park involving the local community to promote the co-existence of humans and nature.
This festival is held every year in mid-October, and during the festival, you will be witnessing camera traps being set up by the local community apart from seeing the mask dances, folk dances, and various highland produce being displayed.
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Acclimatization and visit to Taktshang monastery
Paro to Thangthangkha
Thangthangkha to Jomolhari base
Attend Mountain Festival
Day hikes at Jomolhari base camp
Jangothang to Soe Yaksa
Soe Yaksa to Thombu Shong
Thombu Shong to Shana and then to Thimphu
Thimphu to Paro (Departure)
The total tour costs which we will provide to you will include the following:
- * Sustainable Development Fees (SDF) of USD 200/person/day (international guests) and/or INR 1200/person/day (regional).
- * Visa fees of USD 40.00 (one-time for international guests)
- Twin-share/double in Bhutanese 3-star hotel accommodation (4/5 star entails extra charge), tented accommodation, and in homestays approved by the Department of Tourism.
- All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
- Refreshments (Tea and snacks)
- Bottle water per day
- Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide licensed by the Department of Tourism
- Private Transport within Bhutan as per the itinerary
- Monumental, museum, entrance fees (you can pay it yourself in local currency as well)
- On the day of departure, we shall be limited to providing breakfast and driving you to the airport only, and any extra requirements shall be payable on a usage basis.
Note* - The option is there whereby the guest can pay the SDF + Visa fees and just transfer the remaining tour amount to our account.
- Air Tickets (international and domestic flights)
- Travel Insurance
- Gratuities to guide, driver, and others
- Bar bills, telephone/mobile phone bills, laundry, and other personal expenses
- Riding Pony Charges
- River rafting charges
- Bank wire transfer and credit card fees.