Bhutan Tour


Duration : 8 Nights & 9 Days
Destinations : Thimphu - Punaka - Bhmthang - Wangdue - Paro - Paro Drop

Explore Detailed Itinerary Below

Day 1 - Arrival Paro – Thimphu (50Kms/1hours)

The most spectacular mountain flights you will ever experience in a life time. Flying in from the heat of the plains of India one can witness from the left side of the aircrafts window a series of the world’s highest peaks. Your pilot will announce the names of the peaks if the weather is clear. You will descend into the high mountains and as the plane lowers you will not find any airstrip or any city but instead you will enjoy the view of the approaching valley of Paro, the alpine forests, little monasteries, temples and farm houses. Before the plane touches the runaway you will get a glimpse of the fertile valley of Paro, the Paro Dzong and Paro chu (river).

On arrival at Paro airport you will be transferred to the capital city Thimpu.

Check in the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu Sightseeing

Today proceed to Sightseeing tour visit Folk Heritage Museum, National Library, Handicraft Center to view the traditional arts, Tashichho Dzong, Takin Zoo.

Later National Memorial Chorten a stupa dedicated to the third king of Bhutan and Buddha statue.

Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.

Day 3 - Thimphu – Punaka Via Dochula Pass (Approx 85Kms/2Hrs)

Today drive to low lands of Punakha valley touching Dochula pass 10,000 ft and on the stop at Hongtsho village.

Check in the hotel. Afternoon visit majestic Punakha Dzong placed strategically at the junction of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, the dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. Later visit Punakha Dzong & Punakha Suspension Bridge.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

Day 4 - Punakha – Bhmthang (Approx 197Kms/6hrs)

Today after breakfast transfer to Bumthang via Wangdi & Trongsa drive uphill towards Pela La Pass crossing the Black Mountains that divides western and central Bhutan. The roads uphill is pretty curving with sharp bends but you need not worry as our drivers are well experienced and on the way you will find rhododendron, magnolias and yaks grazing and on clear days you will find the Mt. Jumolhari standing still towards the west, at an elevation of 23,685 feet. Here you will experience something interesting as you will be approaching Trongsa where from the road you will be able to view the massive Trongsa Dzong also known as "the never reaching Trongsa Dzong. This place used to be the old gateway between the east and west. If you have time you could visit the Trongsa Dzong and Ta Dzong (Ta means watch tower in Dzongkha) was built in 1652 and now it is a museum which displays Buddhist art and the history of our Monarchy.

Overnight at the hotel in Bumthang.

Day 5 - Bumthang

Bumthang valley is very open and spacious which is different from other valleys in Bhutan, its altitude ranges from 2,600 meters (8530ft) to 4000 meters (13,125 ft).Bumthang is known as heaven for hikers and trekkers and you will come across many beautiful monasteries, also important Buddhist monasteries and pilgrimage sites.

Morning visit Jakar Dzong founded by a white bird built on a ridge overlooks the valley. “Ja” means bird and “kar” means white. Jampey Lhakhang is one of the 108 temples built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo on the same day as Paro Kichu Lhakhang. The Kurjey Lhakhang where the kings of Bhutan are taken for their cremation rites. Kurjey translates into “Kur” means body and “Jey “means Lhakhang. The big cypress tree is believed to be the walking stick of Guru Rimpoche. The great Guru also created a holy water hole beside the temple which people frequent either for religious or medical purposes. Wangdicholing Palace – built during the times of the first king’s father, Jigme Namgyel was used by the first King Ugyen Wangchuk as his main residence. Visit the town or take a walk till the bridge though the township was burnt down by fire in recent times.

If you are a cheese and honey lover you could try the Bumthang cheese which is available and honey produced in Bumthang.

Overnight at the hotel in Bumthang.

Day 6 - Bumthang – Wangdue (Approx 182Kms/5Hours)

Today drive to Wangdi valley through the same road and on the way stop and visit the famous Bumthang Matha local shops near by the villages where you can find rich woolen plaid textiles dyed with natural colours and the famous Yatas, it is a thin cloth with bright pattern often made into warm jackets and scarves.

Proceed further towards Trongsa and drive to Wangdi. On the way you may find interesting areas where you can stop and take some photo shots.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Wangdue.

Day 7 - Wangdue – Paro (Approx 152Kms/4hrs)

Today after breakfast proceed to Paro.

Visit the Royal Botanical Park. If you are lucky you could see red pandas, different species of birds, you can take some photo shot close to the natural lake. You could watch a short documentary about the park.

Afternoon visit ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and drive till the base of Tigers Nest.

Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 8 - Paro

Today after breakfast enjoy Paro sightseeing visit Paro Dzong, National Museum.

Later drive till the base of world famous “Tigers Nest “or popularly known as “Paro Taktsang” one of the popular spiritual heritage sites that literally hangs on a granite clif overlooking the Paro valley at 900m above the valley foor. The temple is associated with Guru Rimpoche who visited in 8th century.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 9 - Paro Drop

This morning you will be transferred to Paro airport to board your flight/train back home or to your next destination.


  • Two Nights Accommodation in Paro
  • Two Nights Accommodation in Thimphu
  • One Nights Accommodation in Punakha
  • Two Nights Accommodation in Bumthang
  • One Nights Accommodation in Wangdue
  • Daily breakfast except day 1
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • All internal permits
  • All transfer & sightseeing by AC Vehicle


  • Airfare / Railfare
  • Government GST of 5%
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees
  • Video and Camera permits
  • Any supplementary services
  • Porterage at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks
  • Guide Charges
  • High Season Surcharges as applicable
  • Early check in & late check out at the hotels
  • Any compulsory supplement during the stay
  • Any other services not specified above


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