PLAN BHUTAN TRIP OVERVIEW

Bhutan Trip Seasons

This trip can be done through-out the year.

Bhutan Trip Type

Cultural and Spiritual tour

Plan Bhutan Trip Length

9Days/8Nights

Places Covered
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Trongsa, Bumthang

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

Day Trip Outline Accommodation
Day 01 Paro cultural Sightseeing Rema Resort
Day 02 Thimphu Sightseeing Hotel Peacefull Resort or similar
Day 03 Thimphu to Punakha sightseeing via Dochulla Pass Hotel Lobesa
Day 04 Punakha to Trongsa Via Gangtey Hotel Yangkhil Resort or similar
Day 05 Trongsa to Bumthang Hotel Yugharling
Day 06 Bumthang Sightseeing Hotel Yugharling or similar
Day 07 Bumthang to Paro via Flight  Hotel Rema Resort
Day 08 Thimphu to Paro and Taktsang Hike. Hotel Gangtey Palace or similar
Day 09 See off.

Day 1. Arrive Paro by Air:

Fly in the Himalayas and land in the Last Sangri-la on Earth then drive you the short division to the Hotel. After Tea, drive to the remainders of the Drukgyal Dzong 16 km up the valley worked in 1647 by the exceptional Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan, the dzong was devastated by unplanned fire and left in ruins as a suggestive token of the incredible triumphs it was worked to celebrate.

Explore the defenses and on a sunny morning experience an exceptional perspective on Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m) In travel back, visit Kichu Lhakhang, worked in 659 A.D by the Tibetan ruler Srongsen Gampo. Dinner and stay over at the Lodge.

Day 02.Paro-Thimphu Sightseeing (60km 1 hour drive):

After breakfast drive to Thimphu. The day starts with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten (1974) worked out of appreciation for our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and the Dupthop Lhakhang one of only a handful hardly any enduring religious shelters in Bhutan.

After lunch we at that point visit the National Library, supplied with antiquated Buddhist compositions, and the Painting School where customary workmanship is as yet kept alive through guidelines in the craft of painting Thangkas (sacrosanct Buddhist strict parchments).

Different features incorporate a visit to the Tashichho Dzong, seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the late spring living arrangement of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan). We drive to Simtokha Dzong; the most established and oldest Dzong of Bhutan worked by Shabdrung in 1627. Spent the night at the Hotel.

Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha: (72 Kms, 3 hours drive):

Today is beautiful day because you will be visiting the old capital of Bhutan.On the way you shall cross over Dochula pass. The pass presents you with 360 degree of Himalayas Mountain Ranges.

Visit Chime Lhakhang the fertility temple which was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley.

Meanwhile, visit Punakha Dzong worked in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is planned between Pho Chu (Male conductor) and Mo Chu (Female stream). The war materials found during the battle with Tibetans are secured here. Punakha is starting not very far in the past the winter living strategy of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk met the new national Assembly here in 1952.Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04. Punakha – Gangtey – Trongsa

We start early today. After breakfast drive to Trongsa by methods for Gangtey valley. Enroute visiting in the valley of Wangdiphodrang, it fuses,visit to Wangdiphodrang Dzong (from outside) worked in 1638. The Dzong is masterminded at the crossroads of Mo Chu and Tang Chu streams.

Drive further to Gangtey. While in Gangtey, visit Gangtey Gompa. It is a Nyingmapa strict network and is related to other Nyingmapa orders joining Tamshing in Bumthang.

Explore Phobjikha valley, notable for the Black Necked Cranes during winter.

After Lunch, drive to Trongsa. Visit Trongsa Dzong, the most stunning dzong in Bhutan, worked in its present structure in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unite eastern Bhutan and widened close to the completion of the seventeenth century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay. Trongsa Dzong is the genealogical home of the present Royal Family and introductory two acquired rulers oversaw Bhutan from this Dzong.

Day 05. Trongsa – Bumthang Trip:

A fresh drive to Bumthang. After lunch, visit Jakar Dzong, which signifies “The Castle of White Bird”. The present structure was established in 1667 and is said to be the biggest Dzong in Bhutan and afterward visit Lamey Goemba, a huge castle and cloister worked in eighteenth century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi.

Visit Jambay Lhakhang said to have been built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in the year 659 on a similar day as Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. The sanctuary was visited by Guru Rimpoche during his visit to Bumthang and was remodeled by Sindhu Raja after Guru Rimpoche reestablished his life power.  In October one of the most terrific celebration, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup(naked Dance Festival)” is organized here. Stay over at Hotel.

Day 06. Bumthang Sightseeing:

After breakfast, Visit Chakhar (Iron Castle) Lhakhang, it is the site of the royal residence of the Indian King, the Sindhu Raja who welcomed Guru Rimpoche to Bumthang. The Original royal residence was made of Iron and consequently the name Chakhar. The holy person Dorji Lingpa fabricated the Current structure in fourteenth century. Its right name is Dechen Phodrang. We at that point visit Kurjey Lhakhang that is named after body print of Guru Rimpoche, worked in 1652 by Minjur Tempa. Visit Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the great message), built up in 1501 by Pema Lingpa and is the most significant Nyingmapa sanctuary in the realm.

After lunch, visit Membartsho (Literally signifies “Consuming Lake”), a short separation up the street prompting Tang valley. The Terton Pema Lingpa found a few of Guru Rimpoche’s covered up Terma/relics here. At night, visit Mathra production line and Cheese Factory. Night in Hotel

Day 7. Bumthang – Thimphu:

Here you can take domestic flights which will save your time. The flight takes just 25 minutes to Paro from Batpalathang Domestic airport in Bumthang. Over night at Hotel in Paro.

Day 08. Paro Taktsang Monastery Hike:

An extremely uncommon day, with a journey to see the breathtaking Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) cloister – After breakfast one hour drive takes us to Satsam Chorten from Thimphu. We stop a while for some snacks at the Taktsang Zakhang (cafeteria) and afterward walk a short separation until we see, unmistakably and apparently close enough, This amazing cloister sticks to the edge of a sheer stone bluff that dives 900 meters into the valley beneath.

After Lunch, visit Ta Dzong (assembled in 1656 and revamped in 1968), an old watchtower, which presently houses the National Museum. Underneath the exhibition hall is the Paro Rimpung Dzong (actually signifying “Stack of Jewels”, worked in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the focal point of common and strict expert in this valley. A short walk takes you to the base of the Dzong and over a conventional cantilevered, secured bridge.Dinner and over night in Hotel.

Day 09. Paro Airport:

With such a large amount of undertakings and harmony, its opportunity to leave the place that is known for the thunder mythical beast with such a large amount of recollections to be esteemed.

Dos and Dons during Bhutan Trip

Its important to know dos and dons in Bhutan.
Smoking is not allowed in public places.
No shorts or t-shirt allowed while visiting monastery.

Meals

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

Planning Bhutan Trip

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

FAQ

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PLAN BHUTAN TRIP?

ANS: You can take this Journey of Bhutan anytime of the year. You can also club this tour of Bhutan with special festival tour happening in any place in this journey.

WHAT IS THE DRIVING TIME BETWEEN EACH PLACE?

ANS: Driving time from each district is not more than 3 to 4 hours at the maximum per day. The drive is comfortable and roads between each district is good.

DO I NEED VISA TO PLAN BHUTAN TRIP?

ANS: Yes you need visa for Trip to Bhutan and we can process your Bhutan Visa after you confirm your tour with us upon receiving full payment.

WHAT IS THE VISA COST FOR BHUTAN TRIP?

ANS: The cost of Bhutan Visa is just USD 40 per person and its one time fees.

WHAT DOES BHUTAN DAILY TARIFF OF USD 250 INCLUDES?

ANS: Your daily tariff includes all your accommodation, all meals, transportation,all entrance fees to monuments,professional guide and royalty.This daily tariff is mandated by the TCB

CAN I GET DISCOUNT FROM THE DAILY TARIFF?

ANS: Yes there are ways to get the discount and that is by forming the group of more than 10 people. The group leader will get 50% discount both in tickets and land cost.

HOW CAN I PLAN BHUTAN TRIP FROM USA?

ANS: Planning Bhutan Trip from USA is easy. You need to take flight from USA to any of this states in India (Kolkatta,Delhi,Guhati) or to Bangkok in Thailand and take direct flight to Bhutan.

CAN I UPGRADE MY HOTEL IN BHUTAN IF I WANT TO?

ANS: Yes you can upgrade your accommodation during your trip to Bhutan upon paying the extra cost.

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