11Days 10Nights

Destination      : Thimphu, Gangtey, Bumthang, Trongsa, Punakha and Paro

Tour Duration  : 11Days 10Nights

  • Paro-Alt. 2250m

    Thimphu- 2350m

    Distance – approx. 54km/45mins


    The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. First gift from Bhutan will be the cool, clean fresh air as you step out of the plane. After your visa formalities you will be greeted by our representatives and drive you to Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan. After check-in drive toBhutan Postal Museum, The small museum is dedicated to the history of the Bhutan postal service, from its earliest days (when messages were delivered from dzong to dzong by the King’s bodyguards) to the arrival of modern postage stamps and delivery methods.If you like you can get your personalized legitimate stamps at the General Post office but have to pay around usd 7. Later in the  drive to visit National Memorial Chorten with its golden spines shining in the sun, its tinkling bells built in honor of third King of Bhutan, Jigme DorjiWangchuck. In the evening walk around Thimphu with guide or without guide. Dinner and overnight at hotel Khang Residency.


Gangtey –Alt. 2900m

Distance – approx.142 km/ 06 hrs

After breakfast drive to Gangtey, via Dochula pass (3,050m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Then  stop for tea and the view, continue your drive to  Gangtey, a valley which is well known as the winter home of the Black necked crane (Grus Nigricollis). The elegant and shy birds can be observed from early November to end of March.Once you are in Gangtey drive to visitTaphuThegchogChoeling Monastery, where there is around 15 monks and three teachers. If you like you can interact with the monks, attend prayers and have tea with them. On the way  stop in the information Centre of the Royal So­ciety for Protection of Nature (RSPN), which has informative displays about the black-necked cranes and the valley environment.Evening cooking class in ABC lodge (you can make Bhutanese momo/EmaDatsi (Chilli Cheese/ Eazay(Salsa. Milking cow is also available if you are interested.Dinner and overnight at ABC Lodge.

  • Bumthang – Alt. 2650m

    Distance – 188km/approx. 07- -08 hrs

    After breakfast we start early for the fabulous drive to the central valleys of Bhutan. The drive to is crossing over Pele La pass (3,300m) and Yotongla pass (3,400m). We then climb steadily passing through semi-tropical vegetation and then to Pelela Pass (3,300m) with an alpine environment of rhododendrons and dwarf bamboo. This pass is traditionally considered the boundary between West and East Bhutan. If the weather is clear the Himalayan ranges can be seen, particularly the peak of Jhomolhari (7,314m) to the west. En route we cross ChendebjiChorten built many centuries ago to suppress a demon then continue drive to Bumthang. Dinner and overnight at Valley Resort.


  • After breakfast drive over Tang valley to Ugyencholing. En-route visit the Mebartsho (flaming Lake), where the Terton Pema Lingpa has discovered the religious treasure from this lake and view the Kunzangdra monastery, built by Terton Pema Lingpa. And continue your journey passing through several villages and Tang Middle Secondary School and Rimochen monastery. Ugyencholing monastery is located on the hill overlooking the valley. After the visit walk back to motor-able road and then drive back to Bumthang along the Chamkharchu. Dinner and overnight at Valley Resort.

  • Start at Manchugang and visit the biggest village in Bumthang, called Dhur at an elevation of 2900 meters above sea level. A walk above the village to get the overall view of the village is interesting. Continue the trek uphill through the blue pine forest and reach the camp at Schonath (3450m) in hemlock and juniper forest. The hauling of owls through the night is quite common, hence the name the Owl Trek. Dinner and over Night at Camp.

  • Trekking through the virgin forest of huge temperate trees like spruce, hemlock, fir, birch and many species of rhododendron makes you breathe the real wilderness of Bhutan. In about two hours, you will arrive at the Drangela Pass (3600m). Ascending the Kitiphu ridge brings you to an altitude of 3870m for the night camp. If weather favors you, have a wonderful view of the valley and the panoramic snow caped Himalayan Mountains. The highest mountain of Bhutan Gangkarpunsum (7541m) stands right in front of you when you are on the peak of Kitiphu (4000m). Dinner and overnight at Camp.

  • The magnificent sun rise in the morning is a new experience in Bhutan. Climb down to the monasteries of Zambhalha, Chuedak and Tharpaling which brings you to the religious life of monkhood, the historical Buddhist learning center. Afternoon, walk along the ridge of Kikila and finally follow the traditional trek route between Trongsa and Bumthang (the Royal Heritage Trail). The best view of JakarDzong will end your three day trek with many interesting and unforgettable memories. Dinner and overnight at Valley Resort.

  • Punakha – Alt. 1350m

    Distance- 200 km/approx. 08 hours

    After breakfast drive to Punakha. In Trongsa visit TashilingGyarab Institute For Arts And Crafts. Where you can try wood carving with the help of monk there. Also pay a visit TashochoelingMonastry.TashiCholing Lhakhang is a two-story traditional temple located in Tashiling village, Tangsibji gewog, Trongsa dzongkhag, Bhutan, situated just below the Trongsa–Thimphu highway. The village is roughly 23 kilometers or a half-hour drive from Trongsa town. The temple is surrounded by the homes of villagers and monks.Then conitinue your drive en-route we cross ChendebjiChorten built many centuries ago to suppress a demon. Next you will cross Pele La pass (3,300m) and finally you will enter Punakha. On the way stop for the missing sightseeing. Dinner and overnight at Dharma Siddhi.

  • Distance – approx.154km/04hrs

    After breakfast drive to Paro via Dochula pass. en route stop to view the places that you missed and stop for lunch  in one of the local restaurant. After lunch drive to Tara (Dolma) monastery located at Gimina village, which was constructed to spawn tremendous positive Karma benefiting all sentient beings and bringing unwavering peace and happiness to Bhutan and the world as whole. Later drive for short Zuri hike for about 20 mins towards watch tower and from there your short Zuri hike begins, you will have to walk around 20 mins to get the beautiful view of Paro Dzong and river below it. Again you will have to walk for another 20 mins towards Zuri Dzong. 5 mins walk from here you will be able to see the first view of airport if any flight coming in you can enjoy it landing. Descend for roughly 4 km towards Paro Dzong and walk across cantilever bridge, where your car will be waiting for you. Dinner and overnight at Rema Resort.

  • Tiger Nest-Alt. 3180m

    After early breakfast drive to Ramthangkha to hike up to Taktsang monastery. Hike up to cafeteria will take around 02 hours. At the view point, enjoy the stunning view of the monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century. After rest at the cafeteria, it is another 1.5-2 hours to Tiger’s Nest. You can visit the main temples once you are at Tiger’s nest. After the visit walk back to the café and have lunch/tea and walk back to the motor-able road, where your car will pick you up. Then drive to view DrugyelDzong. In the evening drive short distance to farm house for Archery lesson and for dinner. Overnight atRema Resort.

  • After breakfast drive to Paro airport, where our representative will bid you farewell and happy journey back home.

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