Bhutan Highlight Excursions -7days
Tour Duration: 7 Days
Places to see in Bhutan: Thimpu, Punakha and Paro city
Highlights: Cultural Tour, Hiking, Visit the capital city of Bhutan
includes tour of almost all the highlighted places of Bhutan. We can also combine the Bhutan Cultural tour, city sightseeing and hiking excursions holidays with our highlight excursion of Bhutan within 6 nights and 7 days.
Bhutan Highlight excursion offers the sightseeing aroung the Thimpu, beautiful scenery of mountains like Gangkar Punsum crossing Dochu La Pass and various pilgrimage site of Bhutan.
Day 1: Fly Paro, drive to Thimphu
Fly on-board Druk Air to Paro, Bhutan. In Paro you will be received by your Bhutanese guide and transferred to Thimphu that takes an hour. Afternoon visit Tashicho Dzong, The memorial chorten, handicraft stores and emporium and city of Thimphu. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.
Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast your sightseeing starts. You will visit the Late King's Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, Takin Preserve, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewelry etc.
Day 3: Thimphu - Trongsa (6 – 7 hours)
In the morning you drive to Punakha, an old winter capital of Bhutan and continue to Trongsa . En-route stop at Dochu La Pass, 10,000ft/3,048m to view the eastern Himalayas, including Bhutan's highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum, 24,770ft/7,550m. Trongsa is a very popular place with largest Dzong in Bhutan and certainly one of the most impressive ones. Overnight in Trongsa
Day 4: Trongsa – Bumthang (2 hours 30 minutes)
After breakfast in the hotel, drive about 2 hours 30 minutes across the Yotong La 11,234ft and descend eventually into the valley of Bumthang. In afternoon visit the Dzong, Jambay lhakhang, kurjey temple, tamshing, the swiss farm area, fruit and beer factory. Overnight at Mipham Guest House in Bumthang.
Day 5: Bumthang sightseeing and drive to Punakha (6 – 7 hours)
After breakfast drive back to Punakha, warm place at 1400 m. Time pernmitting vist the mighty and most impressive Punakha Dzong and hike to chimi lhakhang – the temple of divine madman. Overnight at hotel/guest house in Punakha.
Day 6: Punakha to Paro (4 hours)
After breakfast drive west via dochula pass 3080 m, weather permitting enjoy the Bhutan Himalaya peaks above 7000 mts. Continue driving to Paro for another 2 hours. Afternoon visit the national museum and the Rinpung Dzong or any other sightseeing your guide will take. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Drive to Paro airport for onward flight to Kathmandu.
- Arrival and transfer transport from to the international airport in Paro
- Accommodations in standard hotels on full board (B.L.D)
- Private transport, in city English - speaking guide, airfare Kathmandu- Bhutan – Kathmandu
- All monument entrance fees, Royalty and visa fee of Bhutan
- Staff insurance, staff equipment & pension fund
- Personal insurance for helicopter rescue in case of emergency
- Personal expenses like soft and hard drink, laundry, telephone, tips etc
- Airport tax and tips for local staff