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Overview

Trip Starting From: Paro

Trip Location: Paro

About the Activity: 

  • Invoke in this exciting 11 days 10 nights sightseeing tour in Bhutan and get a chance to witness the stunning beauty of this region.
  • Get picked up from the Paro Airport Bhutan in a shared vehicle and transfer to the hotel for 2 nights.
  • Explore the beauty of Bhutan like never before and marvel at the rich culture and heritage it has to offer.
  • Experience the thrill of mountain flying while gazing down over the meandering Paro Chu River. 
  • Drive to Taktsang, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries which is widely known as “Tiger’s Nest.
  • Visit the National Library (holding a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts) and the Institute for Zorig Chusum. 
  • End this tour after getting transferred back to the airport.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive at Paro

    Experience the thrill of mountain flying while gazing down over the meandering Paro Chu River.

    You will be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation for a stay of 2 nights.

  • Day 2 -

    Paro – Tiger’s Nest excursion & sightseeing

    After breakfast, drive to Taktsang, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries which is widely known as “Tiger’s Nest.” On return to Paro, visit Ta Dzong, which displays antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons and a rich assortment of historic artifacts. Also visit Rinpung Dzong.

  • Day 3 -

    Paro to Thimphu (by road – 55kms)

    Sightseeing through confluence of the Paro and Thimpu Rivers to Simtokha Dzong which now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies. Also visit National Memorial Chorten, Trashichhoedzong. Overnight in Thimphu.

  • Day 4 -

    To Punakha (by road – 75kms)

    Visit the National Library and the Institute for Zorig Chusum. Make your way via Dochu-la Pass (3,088m), from where you can view the peaks of Masagang (7158m), Tsendagang (6960m), Terigang (7060m), Jejegangphugang (7158m), Kangphugang (7170m), Zongphugang (7060m) and the highest of all - Gangkar Puensum (7497m). Overnight in Punakha.

  • Day 5 -

    Punakha to Wangduephodrang and Gangtey (by road – 70kms)

    Visit Punakha Dzong, strategically located at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu Rivers. Drive to Wangduephodrang then continue through dense forests of oak and rhododendron en-route to Gangtey (Phobjikha).

    Take an evening walk around Gangtey village and visit Gangtey Gompa, the only Nyingmapa monastery in this region.

  • Day 6 -

    Gangtey to Trongsa (by road – 120kms)

    Explore the Phobjikha valley. After lunch, drive to Trongsa via Pele-la Pass (3300m), the traditional boundary between east and west. Visit Chendbji Chorten.

    Overnight in Trongsa.

  • Day 7 -

    Trongsa to Bumthang (by road – 68kms)

    Visit Trongsa Dzong. After lunch, you will be driven over the Yutong-la Pass (3400m), then down through coniferous forest into the widely cultivated Chumey Valley.

    You will be accommodated in Bumthang for 2 nights.

  • Day 8 -

    Bumthang Sightseeing

    Visit Kurje Lhakhang, Jambey Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang, and Jakar Dzong.

    In the afternoon stroll in the village and visit the little handicrafts shop at the entrance to the town.

    Enjoy refreshments at a local restaurant.

  • Day 9 -

    Bumthang to Wangduephodrang (by road – 190kms)

    After visiting Bumthang’s market, you set off via Trongsa where you take lunch, then drive on to Wangduephodrang where you stay overnight.

  • Day 10 -

    Wangduephodrang to Paro (by road – 150km)

    Drive back to Paro where you will be accommodated for a stay of 1 night. After lunch, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress.

  • Day 11 -

    Departure from Paro

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport where your trip will come to an end.

Stay

    7
  • Camps and Hotels on Double Occupancy

Meal

    7
  • All Meals Included
  • 7
  • Veg and Non Veg
  • 7
  • 6 Breakfast
  • 7
  • 5 Lunches
  • 7
  • 5 Dinners

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

    7
  • English speaking guide
  • 7
  • Entrance fees as applicable

Transport

    7
  • Shared Vehicle
  • 7
  • Pick up and drop from the Paro airport Bhutan in a car
  • 7
  • Local transportation throughout the trip

Things To Carry

    7
  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries
  • 7
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • 7
  • Rucksack
  • 7
  • Basic Medications

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

    7
  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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