A Cultural Exploration of Western Bhutan, Our Bhutan tour package takes you along the national highway from the western border to the eastern border of the country, with its beautiful mountain valleys. In this all-embracing cultural exploration of the Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan, we will explore Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang and Gangtey in the west; Trongsa and Bumthang in central Bhutan; and Mongar and Trashigang in the east. During our Bhutan tour we will witness the spectacular events which take place in Mongar and Trashigang at the year-end Tshechu festivals. We will hike to the sacred Tiger’s Nest, visit the great stupa of Chorten Kora, and see the legendary and beloved cranes which find sanctuary in Bhutan every autumn. This intricate tapestry of Bhutan tourism adventures offers a richly nuanced experience of the last Himalayan kingdom.
Bhutan’s architecture is the best remaining example of an ancient living architecture – from the mighty ancient fortresses to the humble farm house – the stunning and strategic locations of the grand fortresses housing both monks and civil administrations.
we created a variety of cultural itineraries to enable you to explore and understand the culture of Bhutan. we provide you local expert guide who are very experienced and fluent in English.
Best time to visit Bhutan is in Autumn and Spring. but there are travelers all around the year. Your can travel easily Paro, Thimpu and Punakha year around.
we arrange Bhutan visa in advance, which you need to carry the printed copy to fly to Bhutan. Actual visa stamp will be done at Paro airport. visa processing is one week time. so you need to plan Bhutan tour all in advance.
Flying to Bhutan is very easy from Kathmandu, Delhi, Singapore, Bangkok and Dhaka. small plane flies to Bhutan so very limited seats and overbooked so please let us know in advance to get confirmed seats.
there are many festival going all around the year throughout the nation. All festivals are based on Lunar calendar. for fixed dated of each and every festival please contact us. during festivals everything is very busy so please let us organize all well a head before it gets sold out ‘A Cultural Exploration of Western Bhutan’.
• Paro: Drugyal Dzong, National Museum (Ta Dzong), Paro Rinpung Dzong, Farm
• Houses and Takstang Monastery famed as Tiger’s Nest
• Thimphu: Memorial Chorten, National Library, Arts School, Textile Museums,
• Handicraft Emporiums, Pangri Zampa Monastery, Week-end market.
• Dochula Pass with spectacular views.
• Punakha and Wangdue Dzongs.
• Khotokha valley and Drajanchu monastery
Day 01: Paro
In the morning arrive at the International Airport of Paro to experience the majestic Bhutan.
After arriving at Paro check into a hotel and thus your enchanting exploration to Bhutan will start now. Discover the charms of magnetic wooden valleys located at the bank of Paro Chi River. Check in a hotel for overnight stay and take your dinner.
Day 02: Paro – Thimphu
This day starts with an uncovering of the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu. Take your tea from Paro hotel and drive to Thimphu. After driving at least 2 hours you will be getting yourself at Thimphu, check in a hotel there. You will be tempted by Simtokha Dzong on the way. Enjoy the remaining parts of your day by visiting PM Memorial Chorten, Dhurbthop nunnery and the School of Thanka Painting. At night go back to hotel and take dinner properly.
Day 03: At Thimphu
There remain numerous places of Thimphu that needs your calm visit. So after your tea and a little bath, go for exploring the Goldsmith workshop, the National Library, Chamlimithang bazaar and the Handicraft Emporium of Thimphu. After a whole day tour to Thimphu prepare yourself to reach Tongsa. Back to hotel for a cool night halt and dinner.
Day 04: Thimphu- Tongsa
In the early morning start for reaching Tongsa, this will be needed almost eight hours drive from Thimphu. Crossing two high passes, stop at Wangdiphodrang Dzong, gateway to Central Bhutan, and Chendebji Chorten at Tongsa. Check in a hotel at Tongsa for dinner and night rest.
Day 05: Bumthang
This morning start driving to reach at Bumthang, start to explore the Yak wool weaving centre at Chume Valley. Also visit the PM Visit Jambay Lhakhang, Kurje Lhakhang and the Jakar Lam Monastery of Bumthang. Night stay is offered at Bumthang hotel along with a banquet.
Day 06:Camping Jakar -Ngang (274 km)
It will come with a twist when you get yourself at Ngang. After 3 hours drive you will be ready to visit the Kurje Lhakhang, the trek begins with short walk to the village of Thangbi up a fertile valley onto Ngang. Visit the temple at Thangbi that you will get on the way. For night halt you will have to choose one camp near the village.
Day 07: Camping Ngang – Meadow Camp (300 Km)
In the morning after tea at the camp, drive to 300 kms for arriving to another camp named Camping Ngang to Meadow Camp. Make your trekking to the valley into a mixed forest of maple, pine and rhododendron. The trek gets steeper after reaching at Phe Phe La pass at 3550m. Walk for 2 hours to reach at the camp near a steam. Overnight stay is at Camp with a self made dinner
Day 08: Bumthang Meadow Camp – Ugyenchoeling (282 Km)
Enjoy with the magnetisms of Bhutan while trekking Bumthang Meadow Camp to Ugyenchoeling (2820 m). Visit the Tang Rimochen Lhakhang, temporary camp will be there for you in between the two villages as Bumthang Meadow Camp and Ugyenchoeling. Drive for two hours to reach Bumthang to stay at night.
Day 9: Phobjika Valley
There is still another must visited valley as Phobjika Valley that needs your meaningful exploration in the 10th day of your trip. Visit the resplendent 17th century Gangtey Gompa in the noon. At the evening lure with the magnetisms of past golden fields of maize and grazing yaks. Drive back to hotel for night stay. Druk Air, Paro Bhutan
Day 10: Phobjika Valley – Paro Valley
Now the day comes to say goodbye to Bhutan, so at the morning drive to Paro, needs almost 5 hours. Overnight night at Paro hotel and take your dinner there.
Day 11: Paro – Kathmandu or Bangkok or Delhi – Onward Destination In the morning, take a little breakfast and drive to Paro airport to catch the flight and jump to your onward flight.
Trip Cost Includes
• Best available regular hotels and guesthouse accommodation on twin sharing
• English speaking local Guide.
• All intercity transfers and sightseeing by a private vehicle.
• 3 meals a day.
• Bhutan visa fee.
• Sightseeing admission fees
Trip Cost Does Not Include
• All airfares.
• Visa fee
• Travel Insurance and emergency evacuation.
• Expenses of personal nature like drinks, tip, telephone, laundry etc.
• Extra expenses due to nature or unforeseen events such as flight cancellation,
• road blockade, no show etc
Dates and Prices
In Low Season
• Start and End dates – Flexible
• US$ 2300 (Single Traveller)
• US$ 2180 per person (2 pax)
• US$ 1880 per person (3 pax above)
• US$ 290 Single Room Supplement
• Airfares into and out of Bhutan extra