14Days 13Nights

Destination      : Paro, Tashigang, Mongar, Bumthang, Gangtey and Thimphu

Tour Duration  : 14Days 13Nights

  • 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 hotel on the way visit Paro weekend market for a while and if you like you can walk around Paro town before your check in to your hotel. If time permits do possible sightseeing. Dinner and overnight at Resort Thimphu Dorji.

Tashigang – Alt.1500 m


Upon arrival check in hotel and then drive to visit Trashigang Dzong overhanging the Gamri River, Further east from Trashigang, driving north will take you to another commercial hub in Trashigang, Rangjung town. This once sleepy town is today a major commercial center where people from five gewogs congregate and carry out brisk businesses. Besides the town one can visit the Rangjung temple located on a small hillock overlooking the town. The temple built in the architectural style of the Tibetans has a monastic school supported by HH Garab Rinpoche. After Visit drive back to hotel. Dinner and overnight at Druk Deothjung.

  • Tashi Yangtse-Alt. 1550m

    Distance-55km/approx. 02 – 03 hours

    This morning with picnic lunch drive into the valley of Trashiyangtse,continue your drive till you reach Chorten Kora which is probably the largest Chorten (stupa) in the country and was constructed in the 17th century by Lama Ngawang

    Loday. Further drive from here will take you into the valley of Tashi Yangtse where the wooden work is very famous make your own wood carving with the help of employee. Later in the afternoon retrace your drive to Trashigang. Dinner and overnight at Druk Deothjung.

  • Mongar -Alt. 1600m

    Distance-90 km/approx. 04 hours

    After breakfast drive to Mongar your drive will cross over the old Chazam (Iron Bridge), Trashigang Dzong comes into view at the top of a spur overlooking the river and you will drive via Korila pass (2,450m) also. Dinner and overnight at WAgchuk hotel.

  • Bumthang -Alt. 2650 m

    Distance – 198km/ approx. 08 hours

    Today start early for this fabulous drive to Bumthang over Thrimshungla pass (3,800 meters). Your drive to Bumthang is through the dark conifers and deciduous forest and onto Lingmitang after the Namning brak. Dinner and overnight valley Resort.

  • Today, late morning drive around the valley of Bumthang and visit Jambay Lhakhang (one of the oldest temples in Bhutan built in 7th century) and Kurjey Lhakhang (where the Guru Rimpoche subdued a local demon and left his body imprint on a rock). Also visit Tamshing Monastery (one of the oldest monastic schools built by Terton Pema Lingpa) and Jakar Dzong (seat of the district administration). Evening ends with a walk through Chamkhar town and walk across the Chamkhar Bridge and climb over to visit Namkhai Ningpo Lhakhang where you will see the small monks playing and studying in the courtyard. Dinner and overnight at Valley Resort.

  • Today after breakfast drive to Tang valley, which is one of the four valleys of Bumthang, it is higher than Choekhor(Jakar) valley. The road from Jakar follows the west-east towards Ura for about 10km until it diverts towards North ascending uphill towards the narrow gorge of Tang. Next short walk toMebartsho(burning lake).A short distance from Mesethang is the Tang Rimochen Lhakhang, this is where Guru Rimpoche meditated. Also pay a visit to

    to Ugyencholing Museum which was built by Tsokye Dorje, a descendant of Dorje Lingpa in the 16th century. Evening trace back to Bumthang. Dinner and overnight at Valley Resort.

  • Gangtey-Alt. 2900m

    Distance-188km/approx. 06 hours

    After breakfast drive to Gangtey, the valley which lies towards the east of Punakha and Wangdue on the flanks of the Black Mountains. The valley of Phobjikha 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. On  your drive en-route  cross Chendebji Chorten built many centuries ago to suppress a demon. Next you will cross Pele La pass (3,300m) and finally you will enter Gangtey valley.Evening cooking class in ABC lodge (you can make Bhutanese momo/Ema Datsi (Chilli Cheese/ Eazay(Salsa. Milking cow is also available if you are interested. Dinner and overnight at ABC Lodge.

  • After brekfast drive to visit the Gangtey Goempa overlooking Phobjikha valley. Gangtey Goemba is a 16th century monastery situated picturesquely at the hilltop at the edge of Gangtey village, making it the landmark structure of Phobjikha valley. From there make pleasurable walk (around 2 hours) that gives a nice feeling for Phobjikha valley. It is the most beautiful and shortest of the existing nature trails in Bhutan. From the small hilltop overlooking Gangtey Goemba, head downhill through flower meadows to Semchubara village and from here through beautiful forests and into the open valley. After passing a chorten and Khewa Lhakhang, the trail ends at the local community school; this involves a 30 minute walk up to the start of town. Then drive to Punakha via Wangdue Dzong. On the way stop to visit new Wangdue Dzong. And continue to hike around to Chimmi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the Devine Madman and where people pray for children. Dinner and overnight at Dharma Siddhi.

  • Punakha-Alt. 1350m

    Distance-71km/approx. 03 hours

    Today after breakfast drive towards the north of Punakha valley and hike for 50 minutes to see the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten – temple built to remove negative forces and promote peace, stability and harmony in the ever changing world. The temple dominates the upper Punakha valley with commanding views across the Mo Chu and up towards the

    mountainous peaks of Gasa and beyond. Then continue to visit Punakha Dzong, the beautiful Bhutanese architecture armed by the Pho Chu (male) and Mo Chu river (female), serving as the religious and administrative center of Bhutan until the mid-1950s, winter residence of the central monk body and the Je Khenpo (chief abbot). In the afternoon drive to Thimphu capital city of Bhutan via Dochula pass (3,050m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. After stopping for tea and the view, continue the drive. Upon arrival visit Buddha point, visitors can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from there.End your day walking around the town. Dinner and overnight at Khang Residency.

  • Distance-54km/approx. 45 mins


    Morning visit National Memorial Chorten with its golden spines shining in the sun, its tinkling bells built in honor of third King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Afternoon 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. Dinner and overnight at Resort Thim Dorji.

  • Tiger nest-Alt 3180 m

    After breakfast drive to Ramthangkha to hike up to Taktsang monastery (3180m). 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 lunch/tea at the cafe walk back to the road point where your car will pick you up and then drive to visit Kichu Lhakhang one of the oldest temple. If you like we can drive you to farm house for dinner. Overnight at Resort Thim Dorji.

  • Haa – Alt.2740m

    Distance 120km (approx. 03 hours’ drive)


    Morning drive to Haa through Chele La (3,988 m). From the pass, you can see Paro valley on one side and then Haa valley on the other. You can also have a picnic at Chele La if you like to. In Haa, some sightseeing and then going to katsho village and visiting the Katso Lhakhang. The valley of Haa was only opened to Tourist in 2002 and Haa is the least visited valley in Bhutan due to the lack of Tourist infrastructure. This has helped in keeping Haa the way it has always been, with Bhutanese families living their traditional and simple life. Later drive back to Paro.



    Drive to visit Dzongdrakha Goemba also known as Mini Taktsang, is a serene site located above the Bondey village on the western side of the Paro Valley. Often overlooked by tourists because of its rather old facade, this divine place comprises of four shrines – Drolma (Tara), Guru Rinpoche, Maitreya (the Buddha of the Future) and Tsheringma (Goddess of Longevity). Believed to be blessed by Guru Rinpoche himself, stories related to spirits, saints and magic are narrated here. It is a 20 min drive away from Paro. After lunch  drive 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 Metta Resort.

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

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