western Bhutan tour
Western Bhutan Tour
$ 1,369 / person
7 Day(s) 6 Night(s)
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WESTERN BHUTAN TOUR
Visit the Himalayan Utopia or simply ‘Shangrila’ over 7-days. The journey takes you across the major western districts of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. The tour kicks off from Paro, where you will visit Rinpung Dzong, part district administration and part monastic body, you will notice the modern and the ancient fused together. In Thimphu, take a short walk through the Takin Preserve, learn about our national animal and the legends of its creation by the ‘Divine Madman’. Stroll through craft bazaar, see the authentic handicrafts mainly sourced from rural areas to support Bhutanese art.
Warmer than Thimphu and Paro, in Punakha you will notice the swathes of rice fields depending on the time of the year;visit the majestic Punakha Dzong.
WESTERN BHUTAN TOUR DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival in Paro
Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be received by your tour guide and driver who will accompany throughout your trip in Bhutan. You will proceed to see local sights and then drive to Thimphu and check in to the hotel.
Hotel Thimphu Tower3 activities includedLunch and Dinner includedParo and Thimphu
Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing
After breakfast, you will visit Buddha’s statue, one of the famous landmarks in Thimphu, Memorial Chorten and few other sights. Lunch will be served in the Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant and later stroll around Centenary Farmers Market.
Hotel Thimphu Tower6 activities includedBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner includedThimphu and Motithang
Day 3: Tango Monastery Hike
After having your breakfast, head out north and hike to Tango Buddhist College and have a packed lunch by the Thimphu river.
Hotel Thimphu Tower4 activities includedBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner included Thimphu
Day 4: Transfer to Punakha
Along the way, stop at Dochula Pass (3100 m) and Chimi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, famously known as the ‘Diving Madman’.
Leki Wangmo Farmstay3 activities included Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included Thimphu, Dochula, Punakha, Punakha and Bhutan
Day 5: Transfer to Paro
After breakfast, you will be driven to Paro and after lunch visit Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.
Tashi Namgay Resort3 activities includedBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner includedBhutan and Paro
Day 6: Hike to Tiger’s Nest
Enjoy the hike to Tiger’s Nest through the forest along the natural path. It offers spectacular view and a rewarding experience after completion of the hike.
Tashi Namgay Resort2 activities includedBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner includedParo
Day 7: Departure from Paro
After having your breakfast at the resort, your guide and driver will see you off at the Paro International Airport.
WHAT WE INCLUDE IN OUR TAILOR MADE BHUTAN TOURS:
- All meals
- Tea and snacks
- Complementary bottled water in car
- Government levy
- Visa fee
- Entrance fees
- permits and sightseeing
NOT INCLUDED IN OUR TAILOR MADE BHUTAN TOURS:
- Flight tickets
- Medical/Travel insurance
- Drinks and Beverages
- Internet Bills
- Phone and other bills of personal nature