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Bhutan - The Himalayan Splendor

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered: Paro - Thimphu - Trongsa - Bumthang - Punakha - Paro

Price: On Request

Overview

Popularly known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’, Bhutan lies between India and Tibet. The massive Himalayan ranges protect Bhutan from the rest of the world. Apart from Buddhist monasteries, Bhutan is blessed with amazing natural treasures and flora & fauna species. It is one of the most sought after destinations in the world and apt for tourists looking forward to explore neighboring countries of India. 

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We customize holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could customize a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable International tour.

Trip Highlights
  • Sightseeing tour of Thimpu- National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute, Textile and  Folk Heritage Museum and the Memorial Chorten
  • Stopover at Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan
  • Excursion to Trongsa Dzong
Itinerary Details
Day 01 : Arrive Paro by Druk Air

Upon arrival at Paro airport via Druk Air, our tour representative will receive you and assist you in smooth  transfer to the hotel in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.

Day 02 : Thimphu

Start your journey with a full day sightseeing tour in Thimpu valley which include National Library ( famous for its vast collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts), Painting School, known for its tango paintings, the Traditional Medicine Institute, the Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, the Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of Bhutan’s third  king, Trashichhodzong and Handicrafts Emporium. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.

Day 03 : Thimphu - Trongsa ( 200 Km, 6 Hours )

Post an early morning breakfast, take a road journey to Dochula Pass. On the way, halt at Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497. Later, continue your drive towards Wangduephodrang. After having lunch in Wangduephodrang, proceed towards Tongsa across Pelela pass. On the way, halt at Chendbji  Chorten, built by a lama named Shida in the 18th century. Upon arrival in Trongsa, check into the lodge for overnight stay.

Day 04 : Trongsa - Bumthang ( 68 Km, 3 Hours ) 

Post breakfast in the morning, excursion to Trongsa Dzong, built by Shabdrung in 1647. And Ta Dzong (watch tower), dedicated to King Gesar of Ling. Later, drive to Bumthang, which is around 3 hours. After traveling 29 kilometers, you’ll reach the Yutong La pass. Upon arrival in Bumthang, check in at the lodge. Post lunch, visit Kurje Lhakhang, where the saint Padmasambhava controlled a local devil  and left his body mark on a rock, Jambey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, Jakar Dzong and Swiss Farm House.

Day 05 : Bumthang - Punakha ( 205 Km, 6 Hours )

Post breakfast in the morning, explore the enchanting valley of Bumthang. Later, proceed towards Trongsa for lunch at a local restaurant. Later, drive towards Punakha. On the way, visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong and the local town. Upon arrival in Punakha, check into the  hotel for overnight stay.

Day 06 : Punakha - Paro ( 125 Km, 4.1/2 Hours )

In the morning, visit Punakha Dzong, a massive complex built at the confluence of two rivers. Post lunch, proceed towards Paro. On the way, visit the  traditional Bhutanese Farm House offering insight into the local lifestyle. Upon arrival in Paro, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 07 : Paro

Start with a full day sightseeing tour of Paro Valley which includes visit to Ta Dzong, the watchtower for the Paro Dzong. Post lunch, hit the road to Drukgyel Dzong, built in 1647 to commemorate the Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetans. On the way, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan. Stay overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 08 : Paro Depart

Post breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport to board flight to onward destination. 




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