Blissful Bhutan Tour

Duration : 9 Days/8 Nights

Destination : Thimphu-Wangdue/Punakha-Bumthang-Paro

Highlights

Blissful Bhutan Tour is an amazing tour covering the most beautiful parts of Bhutan like Thimphu, Wangdue, Bumthank and Paro.Bhutan charms with its monuments, scenic wonders, temples, festivals, music, and cuisine. You'll get to see Kuensel Phodrang, one of the most iconic landscapes of Thimphu Bhutan and also Chakhar Lhakhang, the Iron Castle. After that visit the short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple. Also visit the Yathra Weaving Factory, the most famous textile product of Bumthang.

DAY 1
Paro Airport – Thimphu

Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (65 km./2 hrs./7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk.

Meals: Dinner Only I Overnight stays at hotel in Thimphu.

DAY 2
Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Taking Preserve Centre, The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.

DAY 3
Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing

After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue(77 km./3 hrs./4297 ft.), on the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha/Wangdue.

DAY 4
Punakha – Bumthang

After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Trongsa across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft.) traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan, There is an adrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten - built in the style of the great Bodhanath Choten of Nepal. Further ahead visit Trongsa Dzong – It was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan and Ta Dzong - An ancient watch tower. The chapel inside is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). While in Chumey valley in Bumthang, visit the Yathra Weaving Factory - It is the most famous textile product of Bumthang.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Bumthang.

DAY 5
Bumthang Sightseeing

After breakfast, 1st half visit Jakar Dzong: Literally meaning the Castle of White Bird. The current structure was built in 1667. Lamey Goemba: A large palace and monastery built in 18th century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi Jambay Lhakhang: built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Chakhar Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Iron Castle, the original palace was made of Iron and hence the name “Chakhar”. Kurjey Lhakhang: Named after body print of Guru Rimpoche. Afternoon 2nd half Visit Tamshing Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Temple of the good message, established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa. Membarstho: Literally meaning, “The burning Lake”. The evening ends visit a local handloom weaving house and Interact with the weavers.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Bumthang.

DAY 6
Bumthang – Punakha / Wangdue

After breakfast drive to Punakha(212 km./8 hrs./4297 ft.). Reach Punakha by late afternoon. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Punakha/Wangdue.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha / Wangdue.

DAY 7
Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast drive to Paro (140 km./5 hrs./7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

DAY 8
Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

DAY 9
Paro Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast Only

DAY 5
Bumthang Sightseeing

After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast Only

Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.

Meal Plan (as per mentioned above).

Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.

All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).

Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).

Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

    Air fare / train fare.

    Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.

    Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.

    Entrance Fees.

    Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).

    Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

    Service Tax & Travel Insurance. Anything which is not include in the inclusion.