Bhutan, Asia
Location
8 Days
Duration

Explore Bhutan

Welcome to Bhutan, Asia!

ROUTE: Paro – Thimpu – Punakha – Paro

DURATION: 8 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the Tashichho Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary
  • Visit the Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower)
  • Drive to Punakha, old winter capital of Bhutan
  • Stop at Dochu La Pass, 10,000ft/3,048m to view the Eastern Himalayas
  • Hike to Chimi Lhakhang – The Temple of Divine Madman
  • Village walks covering Rinchengang Village
  • Kichu Lhakhang: The oldest temples in Bhutan
  • Visit to Taktshang Pelphung Monastery
  • Hike to a Dzondrakha monastery
  • Visit to Bhutanese village Home
  • Cooking Demonstration of Bhutanese Delicacies
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Paro: Olathang / Dewachen / Rema Resort
  • Thimpu:Phuentshopelri / Migmar / Amodhara / Pedling / Wangchuk
  • Punakha:Damchen Resort / Pema Karpo / Zagtopelri / Vara Resort
DELUXE:
  • Paro: Udumwara Resort / Tashi Namgay Resort / Gangtey Palace – Deluxe Room / Tigers Nest Resort  / Zhiwaling – Junior Suite
  • Thimpu:Ariya Hotel / Osel Hotel / Tara Phyndeyling / Namgay Heritage / Termalinca Resort – Deluxe Room
  • Punakha:Drubchhu Resort / Zhingkham Resort / RKPO – Deluxe Room
LUXURY:
  • Paro: Le Meridien Riverfront
  • Thimpu: Le Meridien
  • Punakha: Dhensa Resort

 Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

 Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrival Paro-Thimpu

Upon arrival at airport in Bhutan, you will be warmly received by our representative at the airport to assist and transfer you to Thimphu. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong on the hillside overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, formerly a watchtower and now the National Museum, above it.

Activities:

  • Depart for a city sightseeing.
  • Visit the Tashichho Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary.
  • Visit to the Paper Factory.
  • Visit the Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower).

Overnight: Thimpu

2

Day 2 Thimpu - Cheri Hike - Thimpu

Activities:

  • After Breakfast trek to Cheri Gompa Monastery.
  • Drive to Colourful weekend market.

Overnight: Thimpu – (B)

3

Day 3 Thimpu - Punakha

Activities:

  • Drive to Punakha, old winter capital of Bhutan.
  • Stop at Dochu La Pass, 10,000ft/3,048m to view the eastern Himalayas.
  • Visit the Punakha Dzong.
  • Hike to Chimi Lhakhang – The temple of Divine Madman.

Overnight: Punakha – (B)

4

Day 4 Punakha

Activities:

  • Village walks covering Rinchengang Village.

Optional Activities:

  • Visit to Talo Nunnery and Nalanda Insititute or River rafting (Weather permitting).

Overnight: Punakha – (B)

5

Day 5 Punakha - Paro

Activities:

  • Drive to Paro via Dochula pass.
  • Kichu Lhakhang: The oldest temples in Bhutan.
  • Visit Dungtshe Lhakhang.
  • Visit to Paro Rinpung Dzong.

Overnight: Paro – (B)

6

Day 6 Paro

Activities:

  • After breakfast hike to Tigers Nest.
  • Visit to Taktshang Pelphung Monastery.
  • Visit Drukgyel Dzong.

Overnight: Paro – (B)

7

Day 7 Paro

Activities:

  • Village walks covering Rinchengang Village.

Optional Activities:

  • Hike to Chele La pass.
  • Hike to a Dzondrakha monastery.
  • Visit to Bhutanese village Home.
  • Cooking Demonstration of Bhutanese Delicacies.

Overnight: Paro – (B)

8

Day 8 Depart Paro

Activities:

  • After Breakfast day is at leisure until check out.

Departure: Later you will be transferred to the airport, harbour or railway station for your onward journey. – (B)

Note:

  1. Check in time at all hotels is 1400 hrs. and check out 1200 noon.
  2. Air schedule are subject to change.
  3. Check in time at airport is: Domestic flight-1.30 hrs. and International flight-3 hrs. prior to departure.
  4. Driving distance/timings are subject to road conditions/traffic/time taken for sightseeing/freshen up.

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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