Start From: US$ 2985
Total Duration:11 Days
Trip Grade:Leisure Holidays
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation:Hotel and ResortShow All
A small, land locked Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan lies in the eastern end of the Himalayas between India and Tibet which is also known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’. Ancient settlement of Bhutan dates back to 2000 BC.
Bhutan Tour is designed to experience the natural glory, cultural richness and the warm hospitality of Bhutanese people. This tour covers all the major sightseeing destinations of historical and cultural importance in Paro, Punakha and Thimphu which include impressive Drugyal Dzong ruins, Taktshang (Tiger’s nest) monastery, fortified tower of Ta Dzong, Thanka Painting School, natural history Museum, hike in the Haa Valley and many more.
This tour offers the rich culture, beautiful landscape, green forests, abundant wildlife, pristine mountains, clean environment, ancient tradition and custom. Bhutan trip is an enlightening experience to the visitors full of unique and legendary exhibition of cultural rituals during different festivals. Also known as the last Shangri-la on earth, Bhutan is an epic destination for the cultural, natural and spiritual exploration.
• Observing cultural rituals and traditional lifestyle of Bhutanese people
• Hike to Tiger’s Nest (Taktshang) Monastery
• Centuries old temples and monasteries
Day 01:Arrive Paro (2250m/7380ft) and drive to Haa Valley (2250m/7380ft) 65km/ 2-3 hoursThimphu (2320m/7424ft) 54 km/ 1 hour
Day 02:Haa Valley to Thimphu (2320m/7424ft) 115km/ 4-5 hours
Day 03:Sightseeing in Thimphu (King's Memorial Chorten, nunnery temple, Painting School, National Library, Folk heritage Museum, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, majestic Tashichhodzong etc.
Day 04:Thimphu to Punakha (1250m/4100ft) 76 km/ 2-3 hours
Day 05:Village excursion in Punakha
Day 06:Punakha to Bumthang 197 km/ 6-7 hours
Day 07:Sightseeing in Bumthang (Jakar Dzong, Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang, Thangbi Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang)
Day 08:Bumthang to Punakha 214 km/ 6-7 hours
Day 09:Punakha to Paro/ 130 km/ 3-4 hours
Day 10:Hike to Tiger’s Nest (Taktshang) Monastery
Day 11:Departure from Paro and transfer to the airport
All ground transportation and airport transfers by private vehicle
Kathmandu - Paro - Kathmandu flights
Accommodation at a 3-star category hotel approved by Bhutanese Government
Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), tea, snacks and mineral water during the tour
Experienced local tour guide and all entry/permit fees during the tour
All applicable government taxes and tourist service charges
International flights besides the itinerary
Expenses of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
Bar bills, alcoholic drinks etc.
Tips for staffs