Western Bhutan Tour

Duration: 15 Days

Trip Duration

15 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate

Group Size

2-15 People

Activity

Tour

Western Bhutan Tour Overview

Fewer still venture to far eastern Bhutan with its distinctive peoples, culture and its rich natural history.

About Western Bhutan Tour:
Few westerners visit Bhutan’s central Bumthang district with its four sacred valleys. Fewer still venture to far eastern Bhutan with its distinctive peoples, culture and its rich natural history.

The 15-day tour offers a rare insight of the entire country of Bhutan including Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, the sacred Bumthang valleys and the rarely seen Eastern Bhutan.

After exploring the Paro and Thimpu’s craft centers dzongs, and over the Dochu La to top at Bhutan’s ancient capital of Punakha where the great Punakha Dzong stands at the confluence of the Pho Chu and Mho Cho Rivers. Contining westwards we visit the alpine the alpine valley of Bhobjika where we will visit the Gangtey Gompa and then on to Trongsa and then to Jakar, Bumthang’s main village. This is Bhutan’s most sacred valleys, hallowed 1,200 years ago by the visits of Padmashambava the great Buddhist guru also knows as the Guru Rimpoche.

After exploring the villages, monasteries the famous yata weavers of this area we drive to little known towns of Mongar and Trashigang. Hidden deep within this remote valleys is Tashi Yangtse and sacred Chorten Kora.

Western Bhutan Tour Detail Itinerary


01
Day 01: ARRIVE BHUTAN

Fly Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan. Afternoon visit Museum and Paro Town. Hotel. Flights are also available from Kathmandu and New Delhi.

02
Day 02: PARO SIGHTSEEING

Paro valley sightseeing.

03
Day 03: PARO SIGHTSEEING

Excursion to Taktsang Monastery.

04
Day 04: PARO-THIMPU

Drive to Thimphu. Afternoon tour of Thimpu.

05
Day 05: THIMPU

Morning tour of Thimpu. Afternoon free.

06
Day 06: PUNAKHA SIGHTSEEING

Drive to Punakha. Sightseeing of Punakha & Wangdi valleys.

07
Day 07: PHOBJIKA VALLEY

Drive to Gangtey Gompa, Phobjikha valley.

08
Day 08: TRONGSA

Drive to Trongsa.

09
Day 09: TRONGSA-JAKAR-BUMTHANG

Morning visit Trongsa Dzong. Drive to Jakar, Bumthang.

10
Day 10: BUMTHANG SIGHTSEEING

Bumthang valley sightseeing. Overnight Bumthang.

11
Day 11: MONGAR

Drive to Mongar.

12
Day 12: TRSHIGANG

Drive to Trashigang. Afternoon visit Trashigang town and Dzong.

13
Day 13: TASHI YANGTSE

Excursion to Tashi Yangtse and Chorten Kora.

14
Day 14: SAMDRUP JONGKHAR

Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar, the eastern border town.

15
Day 15: DEPARTURE FROM BHUTAN

Drive to Guwahati Airport in India. Fly to Calcutta or Delhi.
Connect to onward flight. End of tour.

Cost Includes
Cost Excludes
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.

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