Fascinating Bhutan Trip

1N Phuntsholing , 2N Thimphu , 1N Wangdu , 2N Bumthang , 1N Wangdu , 3N Paro and 1N Phuntsholing

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Phuntsholing - Non AC Vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Phuntsholing 1 night(s)
Lhaki Hotel
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Thimphu 2 night(s)
Hotel Migmar
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Wangdu 1 night(s)
Kichu Resort Wangduephodrang
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Bumthang 2 night(s)
Lhendupcholing Resort
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Wangdu 1 night(s)
Kichu Resort Wangduephodrang
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Paro 3 night(s)
Kichu Resort Paro
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Phuntsholing 1 night(s)
Lhaki Hotel
Standard Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
  • Transfer & sightseeing as per the itinerary by NON AC Toyota Car / Van / Bus. (NOT AT DISPOSAL)
  • Services of an Escort cum Guide as per the itinerary for Bhutan Portion only.
  • Inter-City transfer & Sightseeing by Non AC Vehicle

Day Wise Itinerary

Enjoy the spectacular mountain views, immense scenic beauty and the unique culture and lifestyle of Bhutan. Also explore the beautiful Buddhist monasteries, carved wooden houses and shop for fine local handicrafts.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Phuntsholing (298mts / 977fts)

Upon arrival you’ll be met by our representative and transfer to hotel. Phuntsholing is a small town at the Indo-Bhutan border. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2

Day 2: Phuntsholing – Thimhu (178 Kms / 06 Hrs / 2134mts /7000fts)

After breakfast we’ll start our drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan which lies at an elevation of 2300m in a valley traversed by the Wang Chu (river). Overnight at Hote

Travel from Phuntsholing to Thimphu


2hrs 16min


5hrs 0min

Day 3

Day 3: Thimphu

Today we’ll go for morning sightseeing – visit the Indigenous hospital where traditional old art of healing is still practiced, Art & Craft school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers. Afternoon visit the Memorial Chorten built, Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo where you’ll find rare “Takin”, the national animal of Bhutan and then drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple and free time in the market. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

The National Institute of Traditional Medicine

The National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Serzhong Lam an excellent place to have any chronic ailments diagnosed and treated using herbal compounds. Ensure to keep the ...

Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone: +975 2 324 647

Zorig Chusum School of Traditional Arts

Zorig Chusum School of Traditional Arts, near National Library. Zorig Chusum was established in 1971 to preserve the thirteen traditional arts of Bhutan, and visitors are able...

Street Pedzoe Lam , Thimphu

The National Library

The National Library, Pedzoe Lam. Tel:+975 2 322-885 - houses a rare collection of Buddhist texts on the second floor, and there is a small selection of English books on ...

PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone: +975 2 324 314

Handicrafts Emporium

Handicrafts Emporium, top end of Norzin Lam (right side). A government run craft shop with a wide range of goods. Set prices. Specialized selection of books on Buddhism and ...

Thimphu, Bhutan

The National Memorial Chorten

The Memorial Chorten of Thimphu was conceived by Dungse Rinpoche (1904-1987), according to the Nyingmapa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism . It was erected in 1974 in memory ...

Doeboom Lam Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone: Not available

Day 4

Day 4: Thimphu – Wangdi (70 Kms / 03 Hrs, 1350mts /4330fts)

After breakfast we’ll start our drive Wangduephodrang (70 KMS / 03 HRS / 1350Mts /4330Fts) via Punakha crossing the Dochu la pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of Lobesa. Visit Punakha Dzong, built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu Rivers in the 17th Century. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. Further proceed 20 minutes to Wangduephodrang and view the Dzong from outside and bhutstroll around the market area. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Dochula pass

Dochula Pass is located about 30 km away from the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu. The 108 chortens were built by Queen Mother to honor the Bhutanese soldiers who were killed when ...

Dochula, Bhutan , Thimphu

Travel from Thimphu to Wangdu


1hrs 7min

Day 5

Day 5: Wangdi – Bumthang (197 Kms / 08 Hrs, 2600mts /8125fts)

After breakfast we’ll drive to Bumthang (197 KMS / 08 HRS, 2600Mts /8125Fts) crossing 3 passes over 3000 meters. The drive offers magnificent views of the Himalayas and beautiful landscape through scattered hamlets and forest of rhododendrons and pine. After one and half hour we’ll arrive a small town known as Trongsa meaning new village. The town mainly consists of fresh Tibetan refugees but the most impressive of all is the Trongsa Dzong. The whole of eastern Bhutan was controlled from this fortress during the mid 17th century. Visitors are not allowed inside the building. Proceed another 2 HRS to Bumthang visiting the Chume weaving center. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Weaving houses

Weaving houses. Chhumey is famous for its wool weavers, and it is possible to watch the work in action and to purchase items (called yethra) straight off the loom.

Travel from Wangdu to Bumthang


3hrs 38min

Day 6

Day 6: Bumthang

After breakfast we’ll go for our sightseeing in Bumthang. Bumthang lies at the altitude of 2600m, has an individuality that charms its visitors and separates it from other regions. Comprised of four smaller valleys, the deeply spiritual region of Bumthang is shrouded in religious legend. Here tales of Guru Padmasambhava and his re-incarnation known as Tertons still linger in most nooks and corners. It is also known for its woolen material (yathra) which can be seen hung outside of houses for sale. Sightseeing – Visit the Jakar Dzong, 7th century Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey monastery, Tamshing and Kunchosum monastery. This sightseeing is a round trip so it is more interesting done on foot. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Jakar Dzong

Jakar Yugyal Dzong, commonly known as Jakar Dzong, is situated on a ridge above the Jakar village of Chamkhar valley in Bumthang. There are different accounts of the origin of...

Jakar Dzong bumthang , Bumthang
Phone: Not Available

Jambey Lhakhang

ambay Lhakhang , also spelled Jampey Lhakhang or Jampa , is located in Bumthang ( Jakar ) in Bhutan , and is said to be one of the 108 temples built by Tibetan King ...

Jakar, Bhutan , Bumthang
Phone: Not Available

Kurjey Lhakhang

Kurjey Lhakhang in Jakar is a temple built around a cave with a body print of Guru Rinpoche imbedded in the wall. Guru Rinpoche practiced mation here on his first visit to ...

Kurjey Lhakhang, Bhutan , Bumthang

Tamshing Lhakhang

Tamshing Lhakang in the Bumthang District of central Bhutan is the most important Nyingmapa temple in Bhutan. The temple and monastery are remarkable for their direct ...

Bumthang, Bhutan
Phone: Not Available

Day 7

Day 7: Bumthang – Wangdi (197 Kms / 08 Hrs, 1350mts /4430fts)

After breakfast drive back from Bumthang to Wangdi (197 KMS / 08 HRS / 1350Mts /4430Fts). Overnight at Wangdi.

Travel from Bumthang to Wangdu


3hrs 37min

Day 8

Day 8: Wangdi – Punakha – Paro (135 Kms / 05 Hrs, 2134mts /7000fts)

After breakfast we’ll drive for 20 minutes to Punakha to visit Punakha Dzong (The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk body is in Punakha. All visit to Dzong and Monasteries limited till courtyard only) built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu Rivers in the 17th Century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. Drive 3 HRS to Thimphu for lunch (optional) and proceed 2 HRS to Paro (65 KMS / 02 HRS / 2134Mts /7000Fts) via visiting the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Simtokha Dzong

Simtokha Dzong. Built in 1629 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, Simtokha was the first dzong to be built in a unified Bhutan. Currently, it houses the country's main Dzongkha ...

Semtokha, Bhutan , Thimphu
Phone: Not available

Travel from Wangdu to Paro


1hrs 40min

Day 9

Day 9: Paro

After breakfast we’ll head to Drukyel Dzong, the historical fortress built in 1647 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate his victory over Tibetan invaders. After that we’ll visit Ta Dzong, which was built in 1651 as a watch tower. Since 1951 the Dzong has been re-established as the National museum and holds fascinating collections of art and religious Thankha paintings. We’ll also go for a short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Drukgyel Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in ...

Paro, Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong ...

P.O. Box No. 1227, Paro, Bhutan
Phone: + 975 8 271511

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Rinpung Dzong

Rinpung Dzong is a large Drukpa Kagyu Buddhist monastery and fortress in Paro District in Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of...

Rinpung Dzong, Paro, Bhutan
Phone: +975 2 323 251

Day 10

Day 10: Paro

After breakfast go for a day hike to the view point of Taktsang monastery. The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours through and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the Paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons were subdued who were trying to stop the spread of Buddhism and converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. During the end of the 17 century a monastery was built on the spot where the saint mediated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Things to see and do

Taktsang Monastery

Taktsang Monastery, (Tiger's Nest). Precariously perched on the edge of a 1,200 meter cliff, this monastery creates an impressive sight, and is the unofficial symbol of Bhutan...

Day 11

Day 11: Paro – Phuntsholing (176 Kms / 06 Hrs, 298mts / 977fts)

After breakfast drive to Phuntsholing (176 KMS / 06 HRS, 298Mts / 977Fts). Overnight Hotel.

Travel from Paro to Phuntsholing


2hrs 11min

Mini Bus

6hrs 0min

Day 12

Day 12: Phuntsholing – Onward Journey

Today our trip ends. After breakfast you can push off for your onward journey.

Hotels Included

Lhaki Hotel (4 star)

Pelkhil Lam , Phuentsholing, Phuntsholing

Hotel Migmar (4 star)

Olakha Lam, Thimphu

Kichu Resort Wangduephodrang (3 star)

Chuzomsa,Wangduephodrang, Bhutan, Wangdu

Lhendupcholing Resort

Tamzhing Bumthang Bhutan, Bumthang

Kichu Resort Wangduephodrang (3 star)

Chuzomsa,Wangduephodrang, Bhutan, Wangdu

Kichu Resort Paro

Post Box Number : 1280 Lango, Paro Bhutan, Paro

Lhaki Hotel (4 star)

Pelkhil Lam , Phuentsholing, Phuntsholing


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