10 Days Essence of BHUTAN

10 Days Essence of BHUTAN

On this 10-day journey covering 4 western and 2 central districts of Bhutan, we’ll get you up-close and personal with the local people, eat and live like a local, broaden your adventure by going beyond tourist activities and enjoy experiences that are truly authentic and deeply immersive that will leave you with memories for a lifetime. You will explore the essence of this magical Kingdom with a private expert guide and discover happiness amidst stunning landscapes and majestic eastern Himalayan Mountain ranges and pristine natural environment that made Bhutan the only carbon-negative country in the world.

Hidden by the staggering mountains of the Himalayas, Bhutan chose to remain in self-imposed isolation until it opened its door to the outside world in the 1960s and to this day, it still remains largely untouched by the worldly influence and holds strongly on to its age-old traditions.


Day 1: Arrive Paro International Airport / Transfer to the capital city Thimphu (2334m)

Stop At: National Museum of Bhutan འབྲུག་གི་འགྲེམས་སྟོན་ཁང་།, CCHG+F5G, Paro, Bhutan
After receiving you at the Paro International Airport, our guide and the driver will escort you on your first adventure in the Kingdom of Bhutan.

The National Museum of Bhutan is located in Paro just above the Rinpung Dzong (administrative headquarter of the Paro district) was established in 1968. It is housed in an ancient watchtower called Paro Ta Dzong (Ta Dzong means “watchtower fortress”) built in 1649. It displays hundreds of ancient Bhutanese artifacts and artworks including traditional costumes, armour, weaponry and handcrafted implements for daily life. The collection at the National Museum preserves a snapshot of the rich cultural traditions of the country. We will then drive to Thimphu, the capital city.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Thimphu, Thimphu, Thimphu District
Thimphu is home to approximately 115,000 residents. This bustling little city is the main center of commerce, religion and government in the country. Arriving in Thimphu, our guide will assist you to check into the hotel so that you can relax for a while and then have your first taste of Bhutanese cuisine for lunch.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bhutan Postal Museum, Thimphu Bhutan
After lunch, visit the Bhutan Postal Museum in the heart of Thimphu town. Postal service in Bhutan was launched only in 1962 until which time communications and delivery of mails were done by messengers on foot (building of roads started from 1961) . The museum was established in 2015. Philatelic enthusiasts can find rich collection of stamps, stamp albums and First Day Covers. You may want to have stamps printed with your own photo. A bank is also located in the same complex so you can exchange your money into local currency Ngultrum (Nu.) if you want to.

If time permits, we can go and visit one of the weaving centers.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gagyel Lhundrup Weaving Centre, Industrial Estate Changzantok, Thimphu 00975 Bhutan
Weaving is an integral part of Bhutanese culture and tradition. You will see both men and women at work weaving some of the most intricate designs and sophisticated patterns of traditional Bhutanese textiles. Not long ago, it was common to see one member in the family weaving for the entire family.

Leisure time to explore the streets of Thimphu.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Kuenphen Rabten Resort or Bhutan Mandala Resort

Day 2: Sightseeing in Thimphu / Transfer to Punakha Valley (1200m)

Stop At: Buddha Dordenma, Kuensel Phodrang Viewing Point, Thimphu 11001 Bhutan
Today, you’ll visit some prominent historical sites in Thimphu and then after lunch, transfer to Punakha valley. The magnificent 169 feet tall bronze statue of Lord Buddha is located on a hilltop overlooking the Thimphu valley. It was built to celebrate the 60th birth anniversary of the Fourth King His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck and also promote peace in the world. The giant Buddha statue houses more than 100,000 8-inch-tall Buddha statues of the same type. The construction began in 2006 and was completed in 2015 after almost 10 years.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu Bhutan
Located on a hilltop above the main town overlooking the valley below, Changangkha Lhakhang was built in 13th century by Lama Drugom Zhigpo who played an important role in early spread of the Drukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism to Bhutan. His son, Nyima, extended and built many of the statues inside the temple which are invaluable national treasures of Bhutan. Apart from the magnificent statues and other holy scriptures, the temple also has Bum Gye Dring Due Sum (sixteen volumes of Astasahasrika Prajnaparamita) which is the original copy handwritten by Nyima himself. From here, we drive to visit the only animal enclosure in Bhutan, the Royal Takin Preserve in the northern outskirt of Thimphu.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Royal Takin Preserve, FJJ6+PH3, Motithang, Bhutan
Takin (Budorcas Taxicolor) is the national animal of Bhutan. This takin preserve is the only animal enclosure in the whole of Bhutan. It initially started as a mini zoo where orphaned Takins were kept and later converted to a preserve and its enclosure expanded recently. These unique animals are usually found at an altitude ranging from 1,000 to 4,500 meters above sea level depending on the season and feed primarily on grasses.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Thimphu Bhutan
The National Institute for Zorig Chusum where 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan are taught was established to promote and preserve the thirteen traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan and to facilitate increased access in learning the art skills to the youths. The thirteen arts and crafts are categorized as 1) Shing Zo (woodwork), 2) Dho Zo (stonework), 3) Par Zo (carving), 4) Lha Zo (painting), 5) Jim Zo (sculpting), 6) Lug Zo (casting), 7) Shag Zo (woodturning), 8) Gar Zo (blacksmith), 9) Troe Zo (ornament making), 10) Tsa Zo (bamboo work), 11) De Zo (paper making), 12) Tsem Zo (tailoring, embroidery and applique) and Thag Zo (weaving).

A traditional lunch will be served at the Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant or at a similar one.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Changlimithang Stadium & Archery Ground, Chang Lam, Thimphu Bhutan
After lunch, we pass by the Changlimithang Archery Ground and witness the game of archery if the match is in progress. You will see archers dancing and singing each time they hit the target from a whopping distance of 145m. Archery is the national sport of Bhutan. We then drive to Punakha valley via Dochula, a sacred mountain pass.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dochula Pass, Thimphu Bhutan
About 45 mins drive from Thimphu, stop briefly at Dochu La Pass (3,150m/10,334ft) and enjoy spectacular panoramic view of some of the highest snow-capped mountains of Bhutan (weather permitting). This picturesque mountain pass was only a sacred site until 2004 when Her Majesty Grand Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck built 108 stupas adorning the pass. Continue driving to Punakha, the elevation drops gradually in a short period of time to a warmer subtropical valley at 1,200m from an altitude of 3,150m within an hour and a half.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chimi Lhakhang Temple, Punakha Bhutan
About 11km before arriving in Punakha town, visit Chimi Lhakhang popularly known as the "Temple of Fertility". Chimi Lhakhang is located on a gentle hilltop near the village of Sopsokha about a 20-30 minutes walk through terraced rice fields and traditional farmhouses. The history of Chimi Lhakhang is associated with 15th-century Lama Drukpa Kunley who was affectionately known as “Divine Madman” for his obscene behavior and outrageous ways of cleansing people from religious dogmatism and egoistic self-possession by exhibiting his strong desire for sex. One of the relics of Chimi Lhakhang is a phallus. The blessing of the phallus is considered sacred particularly to couples who are unable to have children as it brings fertility giving them the ability to bear offspring. Because of this belief, people like to call Chimi Lhakhang as “Temple of Fertility”. We then drive to Namgay Zam Homestay in the village of Yusakha for overnight with the local family.
Duration: 1 minute

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Namgay Zam Homestay in the village of Yusakha for a unique experience with the local family.

Day 3: Punakha / Transfer to Trongsa in Central Bhutan (2200m)

Stop At: Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Punakha Bhutan
After breakfast, you will go on a beautiful 2.5-hour round trip hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten. Located on a ridge overlooking the picturesque Punakha valley, this wonderful Buddhist structure is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture used in building temples, monasteries and Zangdogpelri (copper-coloured mountains). It was built over a period of almost 10 years under the command of Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck, one of the Queen Mothers of Bhutan and was consecrated in 1999.

It takes only about 20 minutes drive from the main town of Punakha to the nearest road point. From there you cross a suspension bridge over the Punakha Mochu River (female river) and the trail takes you through paddy fields and a short climb before reaching the chorten. The view below is stunning with the glacial-fed Mochu river snaking through the fertile Punakha valley. We return to the base and go to visit Punakha Dzong.

After the hike, descend back to the roadhead and drive to town for lunch.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Punakha Dzong, Punakha 13001 Bhutan
The historic Punakha Dzong was originally known as Pungthang Dewa Chenpoi Phodrang, meaning the “Palace of Great Bliss”. It was built in 1637 AD by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (Tibetan Buddhist master who came to Bhutan in 1616 and founded the nation-state of Bhutan) on a small stretch of land where the rivers Phochu and Mochu converge. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second-largest Dzong in Bhutan and is considered a masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture. The sacred wall paintings and main artifacts inside the dzong, the intricate woodworks and the architectural structure of the dzong display fine examples of Bhutanese arts and craftsmanship which continue to influence Bhutanese architecture to this day. After lunch, we drive to Trongsa in Central Bhutan. The driving distance is 140km and takes approximately 4 hours.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Yangkhil Resort or Tashi Ninjay Guest House.

Day 4: Trongsa / Transfer to Bumthang Valley in Central Bhutan (2700m)

Stop At: Trongsa, Trongsa, Trongsa District
After breakfast, visit the largest fortress in Bhutan, Trongsa Dzong. Known as Choekhor Rabtentse Dzong, Trongsa Dzong was built in 1648 and holds a significant place in the history of Bhutan as it was from here that the ancestors of the Royal family of Bhutan emerged as the most powerful rulers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The first and second hereditary Kings of Bhutan ruled the country from this ancient seat of power. There is a tradition that the crown prince must be invested as Trongsa Penlop (Governor of Trongsa) here at Trongsa Dzong before he ascends the golden throne of the King.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Taa-Dzong བལྟ་རྫོང་།, FGX5+P2H, Paro-Samdrupjongkhar Road, Trongsa, Bhutan
Just a few hundred meters from the main Trongsa Dzong, standing on the promontory overlooking the majestic Trongsa Dzong is the Royal Heritage Museum. The museum is housed in a watchtower called Ta Dzong built in 1652 and provides visitors an insight into the significance of Trongsa in Bhutan’s history.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bumthang, Bumthang, Bumthang District
We then drive to Bumthang also known as Jakar in Central Bhutan. You’ll drive over Yotong La at 3,425m above sea level, the highest pass between Trongsa and Bumthang. The journey gradually descends to the village of Chumey where we’ll stop by at Yathra weaving center (Yathra is the colourful textiles hand woven out of sheep and yak hair) and get insights on the traditional attires and the weaving culture of the people of Bumthang. Continue driving towards Chamkhar, the main town of Bumthang. The valley of Bumthang is considered the cultural heartland of Bhutan and home to some of the oldest temples and monasteries in the country. The total driving distance is 68km and takes about 2.5 hours.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tamshing Lhakhang གཏམ་ཞིང་ལྷ་ཁང་།, HPQQ+246, Jakar, Bhutan
Arriving in Bumthang, check into the hotel and after lunch, visit Swiss Cheese & Wine Factory and Tamzhing Lhakhang. The Swiss Cheese and Wine factory was established by Mr. Fritz Maurer, a Swiss volunteer who came to Bhutan in the early 1960s and made Bumthang his home.
After that visit the sacred Tamzhing temple built in 1501 by Terton Pema Lingpa who is considered the patron saint of Bhutan. Among the many treasures and religious artefacts handcrafted by Pema Lingpa himself, there is an armory that stood the test of time for five centuries bearing no rust or any sign of deterioration. It is believed that you will be cleansed of all your past sins and defilement if you circumambulate the inner sanctum of the temple 3 rounds carrying that sacred armory.
Leisure time around Chamkhar, the main town of Jakar.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Kaila Guest House or Mountain Lodge.

Day 5: Full day exploring the valley of Bumthang

Stop At: Burning Lake, Bumthang Bhutan
Today, we’ll drive to Tang valley and explore the typical village in the valley and interact with the local people and get insights into their daily lifestyle. Later, return to Jakar and visit some of the oldest temples.

En route, stop briefly at Mebar Tso (Burning Lake) from where a sacred statue and other religious treasures were discovered by 15th-century patron saint of Bhutan, Terton Pema Lingpa. He went into the lake holding a butter lamp (candle-like lamp used for ritual offering) and resurfaced holding treasures hidden by Guru Padmasambhava in the mid-eighth century with the butter lamp still burning. You’ll see some of the discovered sacred objects at Tamzhing temple on Day 4.

Visit the nearby Tang village and ramble through the rural settlements to understand the daily lives of the farmers of Bumthang. Home-cooked local cuisine unique to Bumthang will be organized at one of the village farmhouses for lunch.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ogyen Choling Palace Museum, Ogyen Choling, Tang, Bumthang, Jakar Bhutan
If interested, you can also visit Ogyen Choling Museum. A private museum owned by the ancestors of the Royal family of Bhutan was regarded as being a monastery or hermitage because of its past connections with great Buddhist masters like Longhcen Rabjam (1308-63) and Terton Dorji Lingpa (1346-1405). It was turned into a museum in 2001 with the aim to share its heritage and to preserve and maintain its religious and cultural significance. The museum gives you profound insights not only about the lifestyles and living conditions of households of the religious and nobility during the 19th and 20th centuries but also on how Bhutan has changed over the years.

From here, we drive back to Jakar and visit Kurjey Lhakhang. The round trip driving distance is 60km and takes about 2 hours.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kurjey Lhakhang སྐུ་རྗེས་ལྷ་ཁང་།, HPPJ+R4R, Jakar, Bhutan
Kurjey Lhakhang is built on the sacred site blessed by Guru Padmasambhava in the 8th century. Kurjey means “body imprint” and Lhakhang means “temple”. Guru Padmasambhava brought Buddhism to Bhutan and is revered and known as Guru Rinpoche in Tibetan Buddhism. There are three Lhakhangs at Kurjey. The oldest Lhakhang was constructed by the Trongsa Governor Chogyel Minjur Tenpa in 1652 on the site where Guru Padmasambhava meditated after subduing an evil spirit that was harming the local people and the King Chakhar Gyab popularly known as Sindhu Raja. Inside the Lhakhang are the statues of the Buddhas and the cave known as Dragmar Dorji Tsegpa, meaning a “red-colored cave resembling a pile of vajras”, in which Guru Rinpoche meditated and left his boy imprint and hence the name Kurjey.

In the close proximity, there is a holy water believe to have been created by Guru Padmasambhava.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Kaila Guest House or Mountain Lodge.

Day 6: Bumthang / Transfer to Phobjikha valley (3000m)

Stop At: Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan
After breakfast, transfer to Phobjikha valley following the same route via Trongsa. In Trongsa, you'll visit the Thruepang Palace.

Phobjikha is a vast U-shaped glacial valley at an elevation of about 3,000m/9,845ft and it is a winter home for endangered Black-necked Crane from November to March and migrates back to Tibetan Plateau by the beginning of the spring season. As part of the conservation effort, Phobjikha valley has been declared a protected area.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Thru Epang Palace ཁྲུས་སྤང་ཕོ་བྲང་།, GG35+MF5, Trongsa, Bhutan
Arriving at Trongsa, visit Thruepang Palace. This two-storied simple palace situated just above the highway in the town is the birthplace of late Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. It was here that on 2nd May 1928, His Majesty was born to King Jigme Wangchuck and Ashi Puntsho Choden. He spent most of his early childhood days here at Thruepang Palace. Lunch will be served in Trongsa.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey Bhutan
After lunch in Trongsa, we continue to drive to Phobjikha valley. Arriving at Phobjikha valley, visit Gangtey Monastery, the famous landmark in the valley. The 17th-century Gangtey Monastery is popularly known as Gangtey Gonpa (gonpa literally means “remote place” and is usually a place of religious significance). Founded in 1613, this is one of the largest monasteries in Bhutan. The monastery also has a monastic college where hundreds of monks study Buddhist philosophy for 9 years. An annual religious festival, Gangtey Tshechu, is held at this majestic monastery during autumn when the harvest season is just over. A series of dazzling sacred mask dances interspersed by Bhutanese folk dances are performed during this festival.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Yue-Loki Guest House or Dewachen Hotel & Spa

Day 7: Gangtey Nature Hike in Phobjikha / Transfer back to Paro valley (2200m)

Stop At: Gangtey nature trail, Unnamed Road, F5FH+QQ6, Nubding, Bhutan
After a leisurely breakfast, you will venture out on an exhilarating Gangtey Nature Hike through the pristine valley, interact with the local farmers and after lunch, transfer back to paro valley.

The Gangtey Nature Trail is about 5km and takes approximately 2.5 hours through the woods surrounded by splendid nature all around, wonderful meadows, beautiful traditional village houses, farmlands and crystalline streams. This short nature trail gives you a great feeling of the valley and an understanding of the livelihood of the people living there. Along the trail, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the local farmers and understand their lifestyles. Lots of opportunities to take beautiful pictures!

After lunch, transfer to Paro. The total driving distance is 175km and takes about 5 hours.
Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Kyichu Lhakhang, Lamgong Gewog, Paro 12001 Bhutan
On arrival back to Paro, visit one of the oldest temples in the Kingdom, Paro Kyichu Lhakhang. Located just a few minutes drive from the main town of Paro, Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan. It is believed to have been built in 659 A.D. by King Songtsen Gampo of Tibet in his effort to build 108 such temples across the Himalayan region to subdue the spirit of a demoness that was causing obstruction to the spread of Buddhism.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Khangkhu Resort or Bhutan Mandala Resort.

Day 8: Drive to Chelela Pass at 3900m and do a short hike to a Nunnery

Stop At: Chele La Pass, Paro Bhutan
After breakfast, drive to Chele La Pass, the highest motorable road point in Bhutan at an altitude of about 3,900m/12,800ft above sea level.

On a clear day, the mountain pass offers a grand view of surrounding Himalayan peaks, Paro valley and Haa valley. We can spend some time walking along the pass among the colourful prayer flags and enjoying the beautiful views around and appreciate the pristine environment. If you are interested, we can arrange a prayer flag hoisting activity for you. There are many types of prayers but this particular prayer flags called Lungta (Winder Horse) are traditionally hoisted to bring peace, harmony, ward off bad luck and clear obstacles on your path.

(OPTIONAL) From Chela La Pass, do a short easy 1-hour hike to the Kila Goempa Nunnery home to dozens of nuns. From there you can see an unobstructed view of Paro valley below. The driver will pick you up just below the nunnery and drive back to Paro valley and spend some leisure time around Paro town.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Khangkhu Resort or Bhutan Mandala Resort.

Day 9: Hike to the famous Paro Taktsang and later visit a beautiful farmhouse

Stop At: Paro Taktsang, Taktsang Trail BT, Paro Bhutan
Today after an early breakfast, you will hike to the famous 17th-century Taktsang Monastery popular known as the “Tiger’s Nest” and later in the evening visit a beautiful farmhouse for home-cooked local cuisines. Originally built in 1692, the iconic sacred site Taktsang is perched on the 800-meter rock cliff above the valley floor. The round trip hike takes about 4-5 Hours for most visitors. We recommend starting early before the sun gets stronger. One-way horse riding is available for about USD20 up to the midpoint (Taktsang Cafeteria). Horse riding on the way down is not recommended. The history of Taktsang is associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava (known as Guru Rinpoche), the Indian saint who came to Bhutan and introduced Tantric Buddhism in the 8th century AD. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava flew into the cave from Kurtoe Khenpajong in eastern Bhutan, riding on a tigress. After lunch at the Taktsang Cafeteria, we descend back to the base and drive to Paro town.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Aum Choden Homestay, Nemjo Paro Paro Bhutan, Paro, Bhutan
Later in the afternoon, visit a beautiful traditional farmhouse for an authentic dinner comprised of homecooked local cuisine. If interested, you can also take a traditional hot stone bath believed to have a therapeutic and revitalizing effect for an additional fee of about US$15 per person.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Khangkhu Resort or Bhutan Mandala Resort.

Day 10: Transfer to Paro International Airport

Pass By: Paro International Airport, Airport Road Paro, Paro 12001, Bhutan
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro International Airport depending on your flight departure time. Our guide and driver will bid you farewell.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This tour can be customized and run on a private basis just for you and your group."
"We highly recommend booking at least a few months before the departure date so that we have enough time to ensure the flights are available. If you already have flight tickets to and from Bhutan, we can take bookings up to a week before the departure date. To process visa, it only takes 4-5 business days."
"There are only two airlines that connect Bhutan with the outside world and so securing air tickets can be difficult especially during the months of high season. Currently, Bhutan is connected with these cities - Bagdogra, Bangkok, Delhi, Dhaka, Guwahati, Kathmandu, Kolkata, Singapore. We recommend you book your international flights a few months in advance especially if you plan to visit during the high season months of March to May and September to November. If you need help in arranging flights to/from Bhutan, please let us know much in advance."
"After you book the tour, kindly send us clear passports copies of all the participants. A biodata page including the machine-readable zone must be seen clearly. Passports should have a minimum of 6 MONTHS validity from the day you depart from Bhutan. You may also want to check the passport requirements by your next destination country after Bhutan. A copy of your e-Visa will be emailed to you once it is approved. It only takes 4-5 business days to get visa approval and it is 100 percent guaranteed as long as we receive clear passport copies of all the participants. The actual visa will be stamped on your passport upon arrival. Send the passport copies to the Local Supplier E-mail address"
"Youth between the ages of 13-18 MUST send us a copy of their valid Student Photo ID Card/Document to keep the discounted price. Without a copy of valid Student Photo ID Card/document, the full adult price will apply."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Participants below the age of 18 years old MUST be accompanied by at least one full-paying adult."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"All tourists are required to provide a full COVID-19 vaccine certificate and a negative RT-PCR test taken not more than 72 hours before the date of entry."

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10 Days Essence of BHUTAN
9/1/2022 - 11/30/2022
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
12/1/2022 - 12/5/2022
Monday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
2/25/2023 - 5/31/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
6/1/2023 - 6/10/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
8/15/2023 - 8/23/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
9/1/2023 - 11/30/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Duración: 10 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Our guide and driver will receive you at Paro International Airport


  • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
  • Visa Fee & Processing. You'll receive your e-Visa within 4-5 business days.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) and light snacks
  • Twin-sharing accommodations at 3-star hotels certified by Tourism Council of Bhutan.
  • All ground transportation including round trip airport transfers
  • Experienced English-speaking licensed tour guide.
  • All entry fees to museums & national monuments
  • Medical treatment at a hospital in Bhutan if you sustain injuries while in Bhutan
  • All internal taxes for the services listed above
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Bhutan འབྲུག་གི་འགྲེམས་སྟོན་ཁང་།
  • Entry/Admission - Bhutan Postal Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Gagyel Lhundrup Weaving Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Buddha Dordenma
  • Entry/Admission - Changangkha Lhakhang
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Takin Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - National Institute for Zorig Chusum
  • Entry/Admission - Changlimithang Stadium & Archery Ground
  • Entry/Admission - Dochula Pass
  • Entry/Admission - Chimi Lhakhang Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Punakha Dzong
  • Entry/Admission - Tamshing Lhakhang གཏམ་ཞིང་ལྷ་ཁང་།
  • Entry/Admission - Burning Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Ogyen Choling Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Kurjey Lhakhang སྐུ་རྗེས་ལྷ་ཁང་།
  • Entry/Admission - Thru Epang Palace ཁྲུས་སྤང་ཕོ་བྲང་།
  • Entry/Admission - Gangtey Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Gangtey nature trail
  • Entry/Admission - Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Entry/Admission - Paro Taktsang
  • Entry/Admission - Aum Choden Homestay

No Incluye

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended.
  • International flights. Let us know if you need help with arranging flights to and from Bhutan.
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry services, telephone call charges
  • Gratuity to guide and driver
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Guide speaking other major languages can be arranged for an additional fee.
  • Any other expenses of personal nature


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