Bhutan is an independent Buddhist Kingdome. The last Sangri- la tours discover the highlights of Bhutan’s popular western and spiritual central valleys of Bhutan. Bhutan is still regarded as one of the last Shangri La in Asia. In Bhutan you will be able to explore many beautiful attractions. It has many Chortens and villages, monasteries, dzongs and other cultural attractions, as well scenic places of perfect natural beauty.
Day 01: Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimphu (2300m).
Our air port representative receive you upon arrival at paro airport .During paro visit has spectacular views of the giant Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Jomolhari and Jichu Drakey . You can go for evening walk around thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing
Today we start our tour early morning visiting weekend local market (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday), Handmade paper Mill, School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan. After visiting various places we go for Lunch in town. Start our drive passes by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. On the way visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept.
Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha tour (1350m,)
Today is our third day in Bhutan, onward journey head thrugh Dochula pass at 3050m. One can enjoy a fantastic view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a glimpse. After a short tea break continue to sub tropical Punakha. Evening walk to nunnery and walk down to your hotel.
Day 04: Punakha Excursion
After breakfast, we will visit one of the most beautiful examples of arts and architecture of Bhutan Punakha Dzong (fortress). Today’s hike will start from the foot of the Dzong, through old palace of 3rd king of Bhutan to Khamsum Yulay. It will take about 3 hours. There is option available for white river rafting in the afternoon or visit to farm house.
Day 05: Punakha to Trongsa (2200m, 5 Hrs)
Today we will go for hike to Rinchengang village, it is one of the densest bunch houses built in Bhutan. After reaching Pelela pass at 3300m and Chendipji, We will take evening 2 hours hike from Trongsa viewpoint to the Dzong before concluding our day. If there is time to visit Trongsa Dzong, and drive to hotel.
Day 06: Trongsa to Jakar (2800m, 2.5 Hrs)
After Trongsa Dzong and Trongsa Museum we head to Tang, Bumthang. On the way we will stop at weaving center, which is famous in the region. Tang is quite remote place, where festivals are interesting, overnight at guest house.
Day 07: Jakar sightseeing
Today we go to visit Jampay Lakhang, one of the first two Buddhist temples built in the country. This is the place for the naked dance that is still perfromed annually. On the way journey visit Kurjey temple, the site where is Bhutan’s royals are cremated. You can visit the village of Parar and Tamshing on the way journey. You can go for walk to Swiss farm, Overnight at Jakar town.
Day 08: Jakar sightseeing
Today we go to the village named Ura. We start our drive passing highest road pass on your trip at Shertang La at 3573m. If weather permits Gangkar Puensum (7540m) can be seen dominating the northern valley.
Day 09: Jakar to Phobjikha (2900m, 5.5 Hrs)
Drive back the valley of black naked crane, after that on the way viewing local and migrated birds. Afternoon visit to nunnery, overnight at Phobjikha Valley.
Day 10: Phobjikha Excursion
The Phobjikha valley is famous for hikes. Phobjikha Natural Trail take about 2 hours walk through crane feeding areas and gives wonderful opportunity to see close up cranes for winter visitors. Explore all day around Phobjikha.
Day 11: Phobjikha to Paro (2200m, 5.5 Hrs)
Today we drive to Paro. During this walk we visit to the National Museum, which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings. Visit 17 century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on the way and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use; overnight at Paro.
Day 12: Paro sightseeing
Today we visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in the country, historic Drukgyal Dzong (Fortress) we are going to hike to Tiger’s Nest, very popular temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro Valley. In the evening you can go for evening walk.
Day 13: Paro Airport
Today is your last day in Bhutan; you take flight from Paro airport.
- Standard accommodation during tour.
- Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
- Entry fees, all sightseeing tour during tour.
- All your breakfast lunch dinner with tea/coffee during your tour.
- Experienced English speaking guide.
- All your government taxes.
- Bhutan visa fees.
- All internal transport by private car, van or bus excluding internal flights.
Cost not includes
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenditure
- Drinks ,beers, chocolate etc
- Tips for guide and staff.
- International airfares and airport departure tax.
- Any other expenses not include in itinerary.