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15 Days Tour in Bhutan

Trip Seasons
This trip can be done through-out the year.

Trip Type
Cultural and spiritual tour in Bhutan

Trip Length
15Days/14Nights

Places Covered
4nights Paro, 3nights Thimphu, 1night Punakha,1night Gangtey, 1night Trongsa and 2nights in Bumthang

Tour Cost: USD 3190.00 per person

Group Size
Available as small group/join-in or Independent.

Be ready to explore the deep cultural heritage of central Bhutan. This Tour in Bhutan is unexplored and rarely visited sights by tourists due to the cost factor. The real beauty of this tour is the opportunity to experience the aerial view of these valleys on the domestic flight from Bumthang to Paro. Bumthang is a beautiful valley with so many histories hidden from the burning lake, secret monastery to subdued spirits and demons. There is also a secret naked dance festival celebrated once a year in Bumthang.

Tour Duration: 14nights/15 days tour

Tour Starts from Paro and ends at Paro: Your tour starts from Paro and ends at Paro

Highlights of the tour: Tiger Nest Hike, Burning lake in Bumthang, Gangtey village Tour, Trongsa Museam Tour, and Chelela Excursion.

Day 01: Paro Sightseeing tour

Day 02: Paro Taktsang Day Hike

Day03: Thimphu capital Tour

Day 04: Thimphu to Punakha sightseeing

Day 05: Punakha to Gangtey and Phobjikha Valley Excursion

Day 06: Gangtey to Trongsa Old Palace

Day 07: Trongsa to Bumthang

Day 08: Bumthang sightseeing and explore burning lake

Day 09: Bumthang Ura Valley Excursion

Day 10: Bumthang to Wangdiphodrang Valley Excursion

Day 11: Wangdi to Thimphu, Tango monastery Excursion

Day 12: Thimphu Sightseeing and meeting the Monk for blessing

Day 13: Thimphu to Chelela Excursion

Day 14: Relaxing at Paro

Day 15 Drop to Paro airport and see off.

Tour in Bhutan detail Program

Day 01. Arrive Paro (By flight): 

Enjoy the spectacular and one of the most dangerous airports in the world while landing in Bhutan. To land and experience the adventure and thrill at Paro International airport as you begin your journey right from the airport. In Paro visit Kichu Lhakhang which is one religious sight you should probably visit which was built in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

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Tamchog Lhakhang at Paro

Day 02. Paro, Excursion to Taktsang Monastery: 

After breakfast, explore the morning chill with the pure essence of natural cool air. Hiking to Taktshang, the most notable monastery in Bhutan is the snapshot of Tours in Bhutan. It is 900 meters above ground level and takes 2 and a half hours to reach the monastery.

After lunch, explore the ancient watch Tower named Ta Dzong, which now houses the National Museum. Just Below the museum is the Rimpung Dzong, the center of civil and religious administration in this valley. Before sunset drive to the Capital city of Bhutan that is Thimphu. Rest, Dinner, and halt at the hotel.

Day 03 Paro – Thimphu Sightseeing: 

Traveling to the capital of Bhutan, small and beautiful city. In Thimphu visit the National Memorial Chorten and the National Library. The library is located in the cultural center of Thimphu, the capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, the library is a major scriptural repository and research facility dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich literary, cultural and religious heritage of our country.

After lunch visits the Painting School where live artwork is conducted by the students. Make sure you don’t disturb them. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04. Thimphu Tour:

Thimphu Bhutan tours let you explore the Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, experiencing different cultural heritage and unique textile of this small beautiful country.

Visit Changangkha Lhakhang one important sight in Bhutan Tours as it Serves as the important and oldest structure as the protector and the Guardian Deity and visits the Philatelic office to Observe the collection of stamps.

Day 05. Thimphu – Punakha Tour: 

Drive to Dochu-La pass (3,100 meters), enjoying the cool breeze and a magnificent view of the Himalayan peaks before descending down. Upon reaching Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong, the “Palace of Great Happiness” built in 1637 which is the winter residence of the Je Khenpo (chief abbot).

Tour in Punakha offers a memorable experience at Yabesa village and hikes through the rice fields and up to Khamsum Yueley Namgyal Chorten. Afterward drive back to Punakha valley for a short walk to Chimi Lhakhang, to visit the temple of fertility. Overnight at the hotel. It is the Bhutanese religious devotion and faith that keep us moving in the day to day life and this is all explored by the Bhutan travel Experts.

Day 06. Punakha – Gangtey Tour: 

Bhutan Tour is less credible if there no visit to the beautiful valley of Gangtey and Phobjikha.

Drive to Phobjikha Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in the Country to witness the roosting grounds for the Black-necked cranes that migrate each year during winter from the northern habitats from Tibet. Check in to Gangtey Gompa House. Visit Gangtey Gompa Monastery. This is an out-of-this-world experience as you Travel to Bhutan. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07. Gangtey – Trongsa – Bumthang Tour: 

Driving through the spectacular landscapes and hilly roads to Trongsa. We explore, the most impressive dzong of Bhutan, Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the present Royal Family and the first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong.

After the short sightseeing, rest of the time in leisure so that you can enjoy yourself around the small town of BumthangOvernight in the hotel.

This makes Bhutan Tour more significant as history, monarchs and modernization are co-related and we understand it better as you Travel to Bhutan with the best Tour operators of Bhutan.

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Village on the way towards Trongsa

Day 08. Bumthang Tour:

Bumthang has one of the most beautiful landscapes in and around the country and the establishment of Jakar Dzong makes it even better. Other historical and religious sites to be explored are  Lamey Goemba, Jambay Lhakhang, Chakhar Lhakhang (Iron Castle),  Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message), and of course the divine Membarstho which literally means, “The burning Lake” are well planned in the Bhutan Tour Packages. Dinner will be served and overnight at the hotel. The most miraculous event that occurred was in these sights and we as one of the best tour operations in Bhutan will indulge you in its essence as you proceed with Bumthang Cultural Tour. 

Day 09. Excursion to Ura valley & back to Bumthang:

Fresh feeling and pure air in the morning, Exc Ura valley gives the exotic and renewed feeling with its environment, locals, and its atmosphere. And we as a Bhutan Travel Guide know that these are experiences you have been craving for a long time when you made Travelling to Bhutan possible and you are now fulfilled and satisfied.

Day 10. Bumthang –Wangdiphodrang(or take domestic flights): 

Nature Drive to Wangdiphodrang with mesmerizing natural landscapes and sceneries while not realizing that we have stopped for a picnic lunch. Later in the evening, visit a Farm House or we customize according to your taste and preferences for your Bhutan Tour Program.

Day 11. Wangdiphodrang -Thimphu Journey:

It is a 2hours drive to Thimphu will give us enough time to visit places we haven’t visited earlier. An Excursion to Tango Monastery will take you for a short hike, talk to the monks, the locals and enjoy the elevation and experience.

Later in the evening, you can visit some coffee houses or bars, as you like, and have a good time.

Day 12. Thimphu Tour in Bhutan: 

Here the Thimphu tour program for today is all the popular places where even the locals love to visit and hang out. Those highlights are excursion to Cheri Monastery, meet Rinpoche, Visit Mini Zoo and Sangay Gang view point. Traveling to Bhutan without visiting these places will be an incomplete Bhutan Tour program.

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View of Thimphu City from Bhudha Point

Day 13 Paro to Chelela Excursion: 

Cool Air, warm clothes, high elevation, pure air, and a hot coffee make Chelila Pass makes one of the most beautiful hikes, landscape, and an unforgettable experience you ever had.

On the way back, one hour hike to Kuenley Goenba will give you one of the most amazing feelings ever which gives the “Travelling to Bhutan was Worth it” kinda feeling.

After lunch visit a Bhutanese Farm House.

Day 14. Paro Leisure Tour:

Rest and leisure time at Paro. Enjoy the view from your hotel rooms, talk to the locals, and stroll in and around Paro.You can also visit the Cafe and Disco theque if your hotels is inside the city.

Day 15: Paro Airport drop:

Now the time has come when you finally have to bid farewell to Bhutan and take with you all those beautiful small and big memories of Bhutan Visit.

Thank you Trashi Delek.

Bhutan Tour Guide:

We carefully pick our guide who is the native of that particular place and has an enormous field experience and knowledge of our culture and traditions and about the history of the places. Our guide Yeshey Tharchen was born and brought up in Bumthang and has good knowledge of the place. Usually, he takes his clients to taste the butter tea to his home once in Bumthang.

Accommodation in Bhutan:

We use hotels that have very good reviews from our past clients. Based on your priority we give properties of 3 stars, 4 stars, and 5 stars. All hotels are certified by the government and have to meet that standard set by the government covering all the necessary facilities to the clients.

Transportation used during the tour:

We use good SUV cars, busses, and other vehicles that have to meet the demand and priorities of the client. We make sure you are comfortable and feel really good once you are in the car. The roads are maintained well and all of our drivers are competent and certified by the relevant authority. We give you the best experience possible.

How to apply for Bhutan Visa for this tour?

Once your visa is processed, it is important for you to print its hard copy and cross-check your details in the Visa with your passport before boarding the plane for Bhutan, even a single spelling mistake can be disastrous. Note your Bhutan Visa will be stamped upon arrival.

Check Bhutan Flights:

Check the flight timing with us at least 24 hours ahead of your journey. We are available 24/7 and you can also send us quick messages to check flight timing. Your baggage allowance is 25 kg in economy class and 45kg in business class. Make your camera ready upon landing as many prefer to take the picture which offers beautiful airport scene. You just walk to an immigration office and no shuttle bus will be there.

Itinerary Disclaimer

Generally, we adhere to the original itinerary that we described but sometimes little alterations can be born due to situations that are beyond our control. On the other hand, in order to make our trip for your personal experiences and flexible, we allowed our clients to make minor changes by discussing with us (office staff) and guide (field staff). The trip detail itinerary is a general guide to the tour and region, and any mention of specific destination or activities is by no means of guarantee that they will be encountered or carried due to sudden change in time and the local circumstances and climate.

Meals in Bhutan

Meals are usually provided in the buffet system and most of the tourist food is blend and if you need to change the food varieties we are very open to change and you need to discuss with a guide. We have Indian, Chinese, and authentic Bhutanese restaurants where you can have very spicy food.

Destination Guide

Bhutan is a unique travel destination with some special considerations. It is highly recommended that you undertake some background reading before travel to Bhutan. The more you learn about your destination, the more rewarding your travel experience will be.

FAQ about Bhutan tour of 15 Days

How do I book 15 days tour in Bhutan?

Ans: Once you mail us the confirmation we shall ask you for your confirmed date of travel and book the flight tickets. Once the ticket is booked you need to transfer the Bhutan Tour payment. Once we receive the payment we shall process your Visa for this tour.

Is our tour payment safe?

Yes, your payment is completely safe to transfer. The government has a very strict rule that all payments made for the tour of Bhutan should be deposited into the Tourism Council of Bhutan. The payment will be released only after the tour gets over.

What kind of accommodation is available on this Tour of Bhutan?

Ans: The package includes 3-star hotel accommodation which comes with an attached toilet and bathrooms with 24 hours hot and cold shower. The room’s size is big enough.

What is the weather like in Bhutan during spring?

Ans: Weather in spring is very beautiful with a clear blue sky and temperature ranging from 10 to 15 degrees during the daytime. It’s the flowering season at this time of the year and you have ample opportunity to explore the mountains to see the wildflowers while on this trip to Bhutan.

Can I travel to Bhutan without using the Tour operator?

Ans: No backpackers allowed and all our Bhutan tours are pre-booked and guided tours.

Can I upgrade my hotel if I don’t like the hotel I am provided with?

Ans: Yes you can upgrade the hotel upon paying the extra cost or we can change to a similar property.

What mobile network works in Bhutan?

Ans: We have two networks and that is operated by Bhutan Telecom and Tashi cell. Both have a good network in all parts of Bhutan. They will also provide you with 4G internet services at a reasonable price.

What is the best time to take this Bhutan Tour?

Ans: You can book this trip to Bhutan at any time of the year unless you have particular interests like festivals, or else this tour can be done all year round.

What is the cancellation policy if I happen to cancel due to unavoidable circumstances?

Ans: Any tour or flight cancellation will be chargeable. Please check Bhutan Tour Cancellation Policy.

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