17 April - 2 May 2020

 

Itinerary

DAY 1, 17 April  |  Dinner
Singapore - Paro

• Gather at Changi Airport for flight to Paro International Airport (approximately 6 hours)
• Visit:
-Paro Dzong
-National Museum (Ta Dzong)
-Sangchen Choekhor Monastery
-Kyichu Lhakhang
• Accommodation: Metta Hotel or similar


DAY 2, 18 April |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Paro

Drakhapo Monastery
• Paro Valley
• Zuri Dzong
• Namgay Artisanal Brewery
• Paro Town

• Accommodation: Metta Hotel or similar


DAY 3, 19 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Paro - Trashigang

• Domestic flight to Trashigang
• Trashigang Dzong
• Khaling Handloom
• Trashigang's Town Plaza
• Khaling Blind School 
• Accommodation: Druk Deothjung Hotel or similar


DAY 4, 20 April | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Trashigang - Merak - Trashigang

• Radhi Village
• Explore Merak 

• Accommodation: Druk Deothjung or similar


DAY 5,  21 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Trashigang - Mongar

• Dranutse Lhakhang
• Mongar Dzong
• Zhongar Dzong

• Accommodation: Wangchuk Hotel or similar


DAY 6, 22 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Mongar - Lhuentse - Mongar
 

• Guru Nangsey Zilneon 
• Khoma Village
• Lhuentse Dzong
• Suspension Bridge 
• Accommodation: Wangchuk Hotel or similar


DAY 7, 23 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Mongar - Ura Valley - Bumthang
 

• Thrumshing La
• Ura Valley
• Accommodation: Valley Resort or similar


DAY 8, 24 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Bumthang

• Jambay Lhakhang
• Kurjey Lhakhang
• Tamshing Goemba
• Jakar Dzong

• Accommodation: Valley Resort or similar


DAY 9, 25 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Bumthang 

• Ugyen Choling Palace
• Me-Bar Tsho (Burning Lake)
• Accommodation: Valley Resort or similar


DAY 10, 26 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Bumthang - Trongsa - Gangtey

• Chendebji Chorten
• Trongsa Dzong
• Trongsa Museum (Taa Dzong)

• Accommodation: Dewachen Hotel or similar


DAY 11, 27 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Gangtey

• Gangtey Goempa
• Black Neck Crane Festival
• Gangtey Valley
• Phobjikha Valley
• Accommodation: Dewachen Hotel or similar


DAY 12, 28 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Gangtey - Punakha

• Chhimi Lhakhang
• Punaakha Dzong
• Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge 
• Craft Gallery
• Accommodation: Hotel Lobesa or similar


DAY 13, 29 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Punakha - Thimphu

• Dochula Pass
• Buddha Point
• National Memorial Chorten
• Tashichhodzong (Thimphu Dzong)
• Accommodation: Namgay Heritage Thimpu or similar


DAY 14, 30 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Thimphu - Haa

• Haa Valley
• Chundu Lhakhang
• Lhakhang Karpo, White Temple
• Lhakhang Nagpo, Black Temple
• Accommodation: Haa Risum Resort or similar


DAY 15, 31 April  |  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Haa - Paro

• Chele La Pass
• Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest)
• Accommodation: Metta Hotel or similar


DAY 16, 1 May  |  Breakfast
Paro - Singapore

• Flight back to Singapore
• Home Sweet Home


Itinerary is subjected to change with or without prior notice to ensure the smooth running of the tour.

 

Prices

PackageEarly Bird (Register before 31 January 2020)AA-MemberNon-Member
Single $6,100 $6,300 $6,430
Twin Sharing 

$5,200 $5,400 $5,530
Toyota Prado MANUAL TRANSMISSION
or similar
(PER CAR)
$1,500

Air ticket by Drukair
(PER PAX)

$1,515

AA Member charges apply to immediate family members (spouse & children) 
Amount quoted for "Twin Sharing" applies to per person.  

Package

Package Includes
  • 15 nights' accommodation in 3 star hotel/resort
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Qualified, Licensed & Local English speaking guide
  • Coach Transfer returns from Airport
  • Bhutan Visa Application Fees
  • Events Roadbook
  • Free loan of walkie-talkie set per car
  • Free loan of Garmin GPS with preloaded coordinates
  • Group PA Insurance
  • Pre-trip briefing by AA Expedition Leader
  • Convoy driving escorted by AA
Car Rental - Toyota Prado
  • 12 days Toyota Prado MANUAL TRANSMISSION or similar car rental with petrol fees inclusive
Drukair - Royal Bhutan Airlines
  • 2-way Economy Class International & 1-way Economy Class Domestic air tickets with airport tax & fuel charges inclusive


Cancellation

Cancellation of bookings must be made in writing and the following charges will apply:

More than 60 days in advance 25% of the tour fare
30 - 60 days before departure 50% of the tour fare
14 - 29 days before departure
75% of the tour fare
13 days or lesser before departure 100% of the four fare

 

Terms & Conditions

1. REGISTRATION
All AUTOVENTURE registration must be followed up with the submission of copies of vehicle log card, current vehicle insurance cover note, passports of all participants and, if applicable, personal travel insurance cover note where applicable only to Thailand.

Note: Driver’s name/ NRIC no. should be indicated on the copy of the log card. Participants not driving their own cars must possess an authorisation letter signed by the owner of the car allowing the participant/s to drive the car/s. Group leaders are required to dress their vehicles with the compulsory sponsors’ car stickers.

2. REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Registrations received after the closing date will not be considered.

3. PAYMENT
Registration will only be confirmed upon payment via credit card or clearance of cheque. For payment via cheque, please make cheque payable to "Automobile Association of Singapore" and write the correct amount.

4. AMENDMENTS
An administrative fee of S$40 per change will be imposed for any amendment to the registration of participants.

5. REFUND
There will be no refund for any accommodation, meals, or services not utilised.

The organisers reserve the right to cancel any booking due to any reason without further liability on their part. All payments made shall be refunded in full in the event of a cancellation - by the organisers.

7. PARTICIPANTS
Participants must possess a valid driver's licence for the period of the event. The organisers reserve the absolute discretion to refuse any participant for the event without assigning any reason.

8. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY
Vehicles must possess valid road tax and comprehensive motor vehicle insurance coverage for the duration of the event.

9. PASSENGERS
The organisers reserve the right to decide on the number of adults/children to be permitted in each vehicle. It is mandatory for all passengers to put on their seat belts whilst on the roads.

10. TRAVEL INSURANCE
All participants are encouraged to purchase travel insurance for the duration of the event. Arrangement for travel insurance can also be made through AAS Insurance Agency Pte Ltd. Please contact us directly at - 6389 4241 or email at enquiry@aas-insurance.com.sg.

11. INDEMNITY
The organisers, their servants or agents shall not be liable for any loss, injury, accident, damage or delay which may occur during the event. Every participant shall in every respect carry his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property for himself/herself and persons accompanying him/her on the event. Such participant undertakes not to claim and to keep indemnified the organisers against such claims of whatsoever arising there from. The organisers are not responsible for losses or expenses due to delay, illness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other causes of whatsoever kind.

12. ITINERARY
The organisers will endeavour as far as possible to adhere to the programme of the event as advertised. The organisers however, reserve the right to alter routes, time-tables, itineraries and accommodation as they deem fit.

13. DISABILITY TO CONTINUE
In the event that a participant or his/her vehicle is unable to continue participating in the event for any reason whatsoever, the organisers may exclude such persons or vehicle from continued participation in the event. The organisers however undertake that they will render all assistance possible to ensure the safe return to Singapore of such participants at the individuals' own cost.

14. OBEYANCE
Every participant undertakes that he/she will abide by such laws and regulations as are applicable in the countries through which the event will visit as well as those implemented by the organisers. All participants are also responsible for maintaining road safety and good behaviour throughout the entire event. The organisers will not be liable for any traffic offences committed by any participant.

The organisers reserve the right to prevent any participant from continuing with the event as they deem fit. The reasons may consist of, but are not limited to the misconduct of the participant, or that he/she behaves in a manner that could potentially cause delay or disruptions to the itinerary, or danger or harm to the other participants.

All participants are to ensure that no conflicting activities will be carried out during the event unless approved by the organisers.

For enquiries regarding the event(s), please call the Events & Activities Department at 6333 8811 (ext 140).