This Bhutan highlight tours package comprises the major sights of Western and Central Bhutan, which are separated by the Black Mountain range. This mountain range extends roughly north-south and has virgin forests that provide a natural habitat for much wildlife such as Himalayan black bears, leopards, red pandas and about 450 species of birds.
Western Bhutan the heartland of the Drukpa people is comprised of the Haa Valley, Paro Valley, Thimphu, Punakha Valley, Wangdue Phodrang and Phobjika Valley. It is known for its stunning scenery with rice paddies and orchards, magnificent mountains, and pristine rivers that flow through the main towns of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, with their unique two-story houses with brightly painted window designs. Your Bhutan tour will take you across the high passes of Dochu La (3050m/10007ft) Pele La (3300m/10825ft) and Yotang La (3400m/11155ft.) from where you will enjoy the superb views of the mountains and the valleys.
In Central Bhutan, you will visit Trongsa and the rich broad valleys of Bumthang. Central Bhutan is known for its buckwheat and apple production its sturdy stone houses and its plethora of monasteries. It’s the ideal place for walking due to its broad valleys and sloping mountains. During your Bhutan highlight tours you will visit the Trongsa Dzong, one of the most picturesque examples of Bhutanese architecture and explore Bumthang, the cultural heartland of Bhutan and home to the some of the kingdom’s most precious and ancient Buddhist sites.
- Paro Rinphung Dzong
- National Museum
- Takstang Monastery
- Drugyal Dzong
- Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang Dzongs
- Chimi Lakhang-the The Temple of Divine Madman
- Bumthang Valleys
- Trongsa Dzong
- Week-end market and archery competition of Thimpu
- Textile Museum, the Heritage Museum, mini Zoo etc in Thimphu.