Bhutan Highlights Tour is designed to discover the magic and mystery of Bhutan on a short tour. The tour covers the rich sights of Paro and Thimphu and includes the amazing fortified monastic dzong at Punakha. In addition, the beautiful valley of Gangtey is one of the highlights of this Bhutan tour. The valley is famous for the migrant black-necked cranes, and excellent evening walks.
Exploration of the crucial historical, religious and cultural landmarks of Land of the Thunder Dragon (Bhutan) is the main aim of the Bhutan Highlights Tour. You can explore the occasions and festivals as we find some amazing places and the best time to visit Bhutan.
Bhutan, in fact, is the best place to explore and visit. No, we don’t just say that. It is the last incredible Himalayan kingdom covered in secret and enchantment. It is where a customary Buddhist culture precisely grasps worldwide advancements.
Top Sights and Highlights of Bhutan
- Punakha Dzong. Punakha & Khuruthang.
- Tashi Chho Dzong. Thimphu.
- Paro Dzong. Paro.
- Trongsa Dzong. Trongsa.
- Taktshang Goemba. Taktshang Goemba.
- Kyichu Lhakhang. Kyichu Lhakhang.
- Jakar Dzong. Jakar.
- Changangkha Lhakhang. Thimphu.
The land of the Thunder Dragon has so much more to offer besides its rich cultural and natural aspects. Tourists often enjoy photography tours, hiking, and bird watching in Bhutan. Some of these are the highlights to treasure for a lifetime. Also, the view of the snow-capped mountains, nature’s vistas, and the welcoming Bhutanese people deserve enormous praise.
Himalayan Trekking has successfully completed several Bhutan tours with the help of our expert guides. We can help you get the necessary information about Bhutan Visa and make sure you have the time of your life in the country.
Day 1: Arrive Paro to Thimphu
Welcome to Bhutan, on arrival you will be greeted with respect by our guide and transfer you to Thimpu (Capitol of Bhutan), It takes about an hour drive. In the evening, you can stroll in Thimpu Town. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Thimphu Exploration
Having breakfast at the hotel then we will begin for sightseeing in Thimpu. During this day, we will visit some important landmarks of Bhutan which include King’s Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Monastery, traditional paper factory, Buddha Statues and the Tashi Chhoedzong, known as the “Fortress of Glorious Religion”. It is a wonderful place out there. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha
After our short breakfast, we will head to Wangdue. Then we will stop by at Dochula for tea and biscuits during this time, we will have wonderful view of the Eastern Himalayan. Then, on the way will reach at Lobesa, visit the Punakha Dzong. The Dzong is lies between two rivers known as “Phochu” (Male River) and “Mochu” (Female River). Overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Punakha to Gangtey/Phobjikha
Today, we will go to last town before central bhutan and is quite famous for its fine bamboo work and stone carving. The roads winds up through dense forests of oak and rhododendrons from Wangdue phodrang till lawala pass, we will see panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains. Later in the afternoon, we can hike in Phobjikha valley, the home to the rare Black Necked Cranes. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Gangtey-Paro
Today we will return to Paro. While returning will visit the Royal Botanical Garden and Druk Wangyal Monastery, which is the only of its kind in the country. Then will continue drive to Paro and during evening we shall stroll in Paro town. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Today, we will hike up to the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, the most famous pilgrim site, which clings to the rock at 3180 m. According to the legend, it is believed that Guru Rimpoche, the 8th century Spiritual Master, flew to this location on the back of a tigress to meditate. We will get a chance to explore the monastery and hike back to Paro. Overnight at Hotel
Day 7: Depart Paro
Our Guide will transfer you to airport for your flight back home or onward destination.
- Airport Transfers
- All meals including tea & snacks
- Complementary bottled water in the car
- Twin sharing accommodation during the tour
- Private Transportation with driver
- Experience Tour guide during the tour
- Bhutan Visa Fee
- All Entrance Fees, Permits and Sightseeing
- Government Tax
- Airfare to Bhutan
- Drinks & Beverages, Laundry, Internet, Phone and other personal nature bills
- Tips for guide and driver