Delights of Bhutan tour (11 Days)

  • Bhutan Dzong
  • Bhutan Men
  • Takin Bhutan
  • Temple Bhutan

Bhutan commonly recognized as the ‘Land of The Thunder Dragon’ have actually preserved their special and inherent tradition, customs and natural settings till today. This holy land with grand vista in the middle of Himalayas also includes forested hills speckled with prayer flags plus fine monasteries. On the northern direction, we can see snowy mountains larger than 7000 m far.

Experience the rich culture and unique lifestyle of Bhutan and its people. Visit the beautiful townships of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. Witness ancient fortresses and monasteries, including the famous Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, a sacred temple hanging onto a rocky cliff. Explore the King’s Memorial Chorten, nunnery temple, folk heritage museum and much more. All of this whilst enjoying the constant company of the amazing Bhutanese landscape.

Trip Overview

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Paro
We will arrive at Paro airport. You will be transferred to the booked hotel upon meeting our guide.

Hotel in Paro- B, L, D

Day 02: Paro to Thimphu
On this day, we will have Paro sightseeing. We will visit the fort of Drugyel dzong that fascinates visitors because of the planned position of the castle. Then we will drive back and trek to the view spot of Taktsang monastery passing along the villages as well as pine forests. The Taktstang monastery adheres to a vast stone cliff 800 m from the Paro valley.  We will also go to the striking valley to the look at tower known as Ta-Dzong, the 7 floors museum holds a variety of aspects of Bhutanese traditions and history of the 7th century. Walking further we will traverse the bridge to Paro Town. We will walk in the region of the market.

Hotel in Thimpu- B, L, D

Day 03: Thimphu toWangdi
On this day, we will drive to Thimphu on this day taking 2 hours and check into Hotel. Then we will go for sightseeing. We will make a trip to the Memorial chorten constructed in the reminiscence of the late King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. We will also visit Changangkha monastery and then go around Motithang mini zoo to observe the unusual “Takin” which is the national animal of Bhutan. After that we will drive more down with fine view of the Thimphu valley. We will visit the Drupthob nunnery temple. We will also go to see the Painting school, Royal goldsmith workshop, National library and Handicraft centers. Then driving for 3 hours we will get to Wangduephodrang cross the Dochula pass located at 3100 m. We can notice see the Himalayan ranges of the east side including the uppermost peak in Bhutan, Mt.Gangar Punsum lying at 7520 m. We will then drive from the pass moving downhill to the lower as well as warmer valleys Lobesa. We will visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong.

Hotel in Wangdi- B, L, D

Day 04: Wangdi to Trongsa via Gagtey and Phobjikha Valley
After having breakfast, we will drive to Gangtey and after that to Phobjikha valley. Phobjikha valley falls below the Black Mountain Natural Park. And it is the home for rare black necked cranes during winter, which travel, in huge group from Tibet and Sikang, Tonkin in east China, Yunnan to Bhutan. There are a number of other wild lives in the adjoining valleys like wild boar, Himalayan black bear, barking deer, red leopard, fox, and many types of birds. Also we will visit the Sacred Gangtey Monastery which overlooks the valley. We will keep on moving to Trongsa to stay overnight.

Hotel in Trongsa- B, L, D

Day 05: Trongsa
Trongsa is the familial dwelling spot for Bhutan’s Royal Family. We will visit Tongsa Dzong, one of the biggest forts in the country. We will go around the antique watch tower Ta Dzong which is located just over the town and at the present considered as a museum. We will have a half-day sightseeing downward of the city to Kuenga Rabten. Beside the road are striking rice terraces. We will keep on south to the tropical region to observe for birds, wild lives like Golden Langurs.

Hotel in Trongsa- B, L, D

Day 06: Trongsa/ Bumthang
We will drive to Bumthang where we will view the Jakar Dzong. On the way, we will stop in the Chumey Valley, here we can observe girls knitting Yatha the customary woolen substance used for diverse reason on a long-established handloom.

Hotel in Bumthang- B, L, D

Day 07: Bumthang
Today we will go around Bumthang, a very large and unwrapped lying at an altitude in between 2,600m to 4,000m. Popular as a paradise for trekkers, the spot is beautiful and holds significant Buddhist monasteries. Bumthang combines four major valleys, Chumey, Ura, Tang, and Choskhor. Here we can see a small bit of modern tap.

Hotel in Bumthang- B, L, D

Day 08: Punakhna
On this day we will have a full day drive to reach at Punakha. And on the way we can have sightseeing.

Hotel in Punakha- B, L, D

Day 09: Punakha to Paro
In Punakha today you will go around Punakha Dzong, which rules the entire area built by Shabdrung Nawang Namgyel and founded the vital monastic group with 600 monks. Punakha Dzong is in fact one of the most striking forts in the Kingdom. Then, we will drive to Paro.

Hotel in Paro- B, L, D

Day 10: Paro Sightseeing
In the morning today we will hike up to the view spot Taktsang, commonly identified as “Tiger’s Nest Monastery”. In the afternoon, we will have sightseeing around Paro Valley plus make a trip to the National Museum.

Hotel in Paro- B, L, D

Day 11: Paro to Kathmandu
We will transfer to airport and leave for Kathmandu on this day. The next day you will fly back to home country or join other activities

Hotel in Kathmandu- B, L, D

Note of above Itinerary:

B = Breakfast

L = Lunch 

D = Dinner

Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Paro

Day 02: Paro to Thimphu

Day 03: Thimphu toWangdi

Day 04: Wangdi to Trongsa via Gagtey and Phobjikha Valley

Day 05: Trongsa

Day 06: Trongsa/ Bumthang

Day 07: Bumthang

Day 08: Punakhna

Day 09: Punakha to Paro

Day 10: Paro Sightseeing

Day 11: Paro to Kathmandu

 

Trip Start Dates

We will organise this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us today for a customised departure date.

 

Whats Included/Excluded

Cost Includes

  • All accommodation where available
  • Airport Pickup/Drop off
  • Domestic flights
  • International return flights to Bhutan from Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation
  • Private guide with insurance
  • Entrance fees to all sights
  • First Aid Kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Meals as per the Itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • All other International flights
  • Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Personal gear and expenses
  • Alcoholic and soda drinks.
  • Tips and gratitude for guide/porter

 

Pricing Per Person

Bhutanese government sets a daily fee of $250 per person for entering the country.  This price covers the cost of your tour including Guide, Driver, Food, Transport, Accommodation and entrance fees.  $60 of your daily rate goes to the government and pays for roads, health, education etc. The more people joining your trip the cheaper it becomes, so why not grab a few friends and bring them along.

 

Peak Season (March, April, May, September, October, November)

  • 1 Person – $3290
  • 2-4 People – $2990
  • 5+ People – $2790

Off Peak Season (June, July, August, December, January, Febuary)

  • 1 Person – $2790
  • 2-4 People – $2490
  • 5+ People – $2290

 

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please  contact us at [email protected] or If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: +977-9851175534

 

Trip Summary
Price From $2490

Duration: 14 Days

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast in Nepal & Tibet, Fully catered in Bhuatan

Transportation: Private Car, Bus, Plane

Best Time: Mar-May, Sep-Nov

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