Travel to Bhutan

Glimpse of Bhutan (5 Nights/ 6 Days )

Glimpse of Bhutan Distance & Driving time:
Paro to Thimphu          –   54 Km – 1 Hr.
Thimphu to Punakha    ­– 76 Km – 3 Hrs
Punakha to Wangdue   – 17 Km – 40 Mins
Highest altitude: Dochu La Pass (3140m)

Day 01. Arrive at Paro (2280 meters) – Thimphu (Altitude 2320 m, 54 km): You will be received by the Representative at the airport and drive to Thimphu.

  • Visit Tamchog Monastery on the way.

After lunch,

  • Memorial Chorten
  • Changangkha Monastery
  • Takin Preserve centre
  • The Largest and tallest statue of Buddha in the world
  • Tashichho Dzong.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar. www.hotelmigmar.com

Optional activities you can choose:

  • Hike to Phajoding/ Tango/Cheri  Monastery.
  • Village walk to Kabisa
  • Mountain biking around Thimphu valley.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Thimphu.  Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Thimphu: 

Day 02. Thimphu – Punakha (1310 meters): (72 Km, 3 hrs drive). After breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass (3116 m)

 

  • Dochula – You can see the higher Himalayas, if the weather permits.
  • Royal Botanical Park at Lam Pelri.
  • Punakha Dzong – Built in 1637, by Shabdrung Ngawang.

Dinner and overnight in Punatsangchhu Cottages or similar. www.punatshangchhucottages.bt

Optional activities you can choose:

  • Drive to Talo Goenpa
  • Khamsum Yulley Lhakhang
  • White water rafting in Mo Chhu/ Pho Chhu
  • Camping in Jomlinthang.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Punakha.  Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Punakha: 

Day 03. Punakha – Wangdiphodrang – Thimphu: (Altitude 1310 m, 90 km, 3 ½ hrs): After breakfast, visit

 

  • Chimi Lhakhang
  • Wangdiphodrang Dzong razed by fire in 2012 and now under construction.
  • Walk to Rinchengang Village.

After lunch, drive to Thimphu.  Free for shopping in the evening. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Thimphu.  Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Thimphu: 

Day 04. Thimphu – Paro:  (Altitude 2320 m, Distance 58 km, Drive Time 1 hour): After breakfast, visit

  • National Library.
  • Painting School.
  • Folk Heritage Museum.

After lunch, visit

  • Handicrafts Emporium.

Dinner and overnight in Tashi Namgay Resort or similar.  www.tnr.bt

Optional activities you can choose:

  • Hike to Phajoding/ Tango/Cheri Monastery.
  • Village walk to Kabisa
  • Mountain biking around Thimphu valley.
  • Talk  on GNH/ Buddhism
  • Talk on evolution of Bhutanese Textile

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Paro.  Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Paro:

Day 05. Paro sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m). After breakfast, visit

Drukgyel Dzong.

  • Kyichu Lhakhang.
  • Excursion to Taktsang Monastery.

After lunch, visit

  • Ta dzong/Rimpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646,

Dinner and overnight in Tashi Namgay Resort or similar.

Optional activities you can choose:

  • Hike to Dzongdrakha Monastery.
  • Hike to Nunnery (Kila Goenpa).
  • Village walk.
  • Mountain biking around Paro valley.

***NOTE: You also have an option for accommodation up gradation in Paro.  Please contact us for the up gradation cost.

Paro:

Day 06. Departure (Altitude 2280 m): Early morning, drive to the Airport and Farewell.

The Tour Cost Includes:
a. All Meals
[Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
b. Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra US $: 40 per room per night.
c. All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
d. Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
e. Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
f. Visa Fee.
g. English speaking Local guide.
h. Sightseeing.
The Tour Cost Does Not Include:
* Druk Air fares.
* Insurance Premiums
* Payments for service provided on a personal basis
* Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head"
* Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
* Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Bottle water
* Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services