Delights of Bhutan tour - 11 Days

Duration: 11 Days   |  
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 3000m

Bhutan commonly recognized as the ‘Land of The Thunder Dragon’ have actually preserved its special and inherent tradition, customs and natural settings till today. This holy land with a grand vista in the middle of the Himalayas also includes forested hills speckled with prayer flags plus fine monasteries. In 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.

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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2200m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2334m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Thimphu
  • Day 03 Thimphu to Wangdi

    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.

    • Max. Altitude: 3000m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Wangdi
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2300m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Trongsa
  • 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

    • Max. Altitude: 2300m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Trongsa
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2800m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Bumthang
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2800m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Bumthang
  • Day 08 Punakha

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

    • Max. Altitude: 1242m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Punakha
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2200m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2200m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • 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

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu

Inclusion

  • 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
  • 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
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