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$3000 Cultural & Theme Tours

11 Nights 12 days Western-Central Bhutan Cultural Tour

Day 1- Arrive ParoYou will be received at the airportVisit Taa Dzong (Museum)Paro Rinpung Dzong andDrugyal Dzong-Kicchu Lhakhang Day 2-Paro to ThimphuVisit Thimphu Memorial Chorten                                        Visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong. Visit Bhutanese Craft BazaarVisit Buddha Dordenma StatueVisit Bhutan Post OfficeVisit MuseumVisit Royal Textile AcademyDay 3 Thimphu to PunakhaVisit Dochula PassVisit Punakha DzongVisit Chimi Lhakhang-  Day 4 Punakha to TrongsaAfter breakfast, drive to Trongsa which is 5 to 6 hours’ drive (142 km) from Punakha.Day 5 Trongsa to BumthangVisit Trongsa DzongVisit Trongsa Taa MuseumDrive to Bumthang   Day 6 BumthangExplore beautiful Bumthang Valley and also visit the following sitesJambay LhakhangKurjey LhakhangTamshing LhakhangJakar Dzong also known as ‘Castle of the white bird’  Day 7 Bumthang to Ura ValleyHike to Ura valleyDay 8 Ura to GangteyDrive to Gangtey Day-9 Gangtey to WangdueSightseeing at GangteyVisit Gangtey GoenpaPhobjika valley The best time to visit this place is during winter as you can see Black necked cranes all over this magnificent valley. You can also see Yaks grazing on the mountains before entering the valley. They have migrated from higher attitude to spend winter here because of the extreme cold weather in the northern Bhutan. Day-10 Wangdue to ParoDrive back to Paro, sightseeing and shopping in the evening. Day-11 Paro Hike to Paro Taktshang (Tiger nest)Hike to Paro Taktshang is one of the most popular Hike in Bhutan and will take at least 2-4 hours for trekkers to reach the spot.Paro Taktshang is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of the country and your trip would be tedious without visiting this most important Buddhist temple  Day-12 Depart ParoAfter the breakfast, we will drop you to the airport. Kadhenchey la!

$2745 Cultural & Theme Tours

11 Nights 12 Days Bumthang Ura Tshechu

ITINERARYDAY 01 - ARRIVE PARO AIRPORTYou will be received at the Paro airport-You will be engaged in sightseeing around Paro after lunch wherein you will get to visit Taa Dzong Paro Rinpung Dzong.Drugyal Dzong and Kicchu Lhakhang. DAY 02- DRIVE TO THIMPHUOn the next day, we will have a smooth drive towards Thimphu which would approximately take 1 hour from Paro. You will visit the following places  Tashi Chhoe Dzong.Bhutanese Craft BazaarWatch Archery gameCentenary market in the evening  DAY 03-THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA-Travel to Punakha (2 hours’ drive)Visit Dochula PassVisit Punakha DzongVisit Chimi LhakhangDAY 04 -PUNAKHA TO TRONGSAAfter breakfast, drive to Trongsa which is 5 to 6 hours’ drive (142 km) from Punakha. DAY 05- TRONGSA TO BUMTHANGVisit Trongsa DzongTrongsa Taa Museum  DAY 06 -BUMTHANGExplore beautiful Bumthang ValleyJambay LhakhangKurjey LhakhangTamshing LhakhangJakar Dzong also known as ‘the Castle of the white bird’ DAY 07-BUMTHANG TO URA VALLEYEarly morning after the breakfast, we will drive towards URA valley which is 48 km away will take approximately 1.5 hours to attend the ‘URA Festival’. During the festival, a famous dance known as ‘Ura Yakchoe’ is performed.  DAY 08- URA TO GANGTEY Drive back, following the same route towards Pobjika and you will be expected to reach there by evening. DAY 09- GANGTEY TO WANGDUEExplore Phobjika valleyThe Phobjika valley is one of the most beautiful U-shaped valley in Bhutan.Phobkijka valley is home to Black necked cranes Mountain.DAY 10- WANGDUE TO THIMPHU TO PAROAfter breakfast, drive back to Thimphu in the morning.You will visit the following places in ThimphuBuddha Dordenma StatueBhutan Post OfficeMuseumRoyal Textile Academy Day 11-HIKE TO PARO TAKTSHANGAfter the breakfast, there will be a hike to Taktshang Monastery. In the evening, we will accompany you to a farm house in Paro for a hot stone bath.  Day 12 -PARO-After the breakfast, we will drop you to the Paro International Airport from where you will fly back home

$2265 Cultural & Theme Tours

9 Nights 10 Days Jambay Lhakhang Drup

ITINERARYDAY 01- ARRIVE PARO AND PARO TO THIMPHUYou will be received at the Paro airport, and then have a smooth drive towards Thimphu which would approximately take 1 hour from Paro. After lunch you will visit the following placesVisit Tashi Chhoe Dzong.Bhutanese Craft BazaarWatch Archery gameCentenary market in the evening  DAY 02-THIMPHUAfter breakfast, drive back to Thimphu in the morning.You will visit the following places in ThimphuVisit Buddha Dordenma StatueBhutan Post Office MuseumRoyal Textile Academy DAY 03-THIMPHU TO PUNAKHATravel to Punakha (2 hours’ drive)Visit Dochula PassPunakha DzongChimi Lhakhang DAY 04-PUNAKHA TO BUMTHANGEarly in the morning drive towards Trongsa which will take 5 hours maximum and stay for few minutes in Trongsa to see the beautiful and magnificent Trongsa Dzong.  DAY 05-BUMTHANGExplore beautiful Bumthang ValleyJambay LhakhangKurjey LhakhangTamshing LhakhangJakar Dzong also known as ‘the Castle of the white bird’ In the afternoon, you will also visit Dorjibi weaving center  DAY 06-BUMTHANGWitness and enjoy the full day Jambay Lhakhang Drupchen which  will begin at 10:00 am in the morning.Various ‘cham’ dances like Ter cham (the Naked Dance), Mewang, Macham, Ging Tsholing, Dramtse Ngacham, Zhana Cham etc, are performed DAY 07-BUMTHANG TO POBJIKA/GANGTEYDrive back, following the same route towards Pobjika and you will be expected to reach there by evening. In the evening, visit one of farm house for dinner together with the family members.  DAY 08- POBJIKA/GANGTEY TO PARODrive to Paro in the morning and you will be engaged in sightseeing around Paro after lunch wherein you will get to visit Taa Dzong (Museum)-Paro Rinpung Dzong and Drugyal Dzong-Kicchu LhakhangTaa Dzong  Next visit will be to Paro Rinpung Dzong.,Drugyal Dzong and Kicchu Lhakhang.  DAY 09-PARO After the breakfast, there will be a hike to Taktsang Monastery. Paro Taktshang is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of the country and your trip would be tedious without visiting this most important Buddhist temple. T In the evening, we will accompany you to a farm house in Paro for a hot stone bath. DAY 10- DEPARTURE FROM PARO AIRPORTAfter the breakfast, we will drop you to the Paro International Airport.

$1840 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Nights Bhutan Tour with Bumthang Valley Extension with Private Guide

Day 01: Arrive Paro & transfer to ThimphuArrive in Paro and meet our representative. Take a break for lunch and then carry out sightseeing program at Paro visiting the famous places like Rinpung Dzong and Ta Dzong. Later drive towards Thimphu.Day 02: Thimphu to PunakhaEarly in the morning after breakfast, sightseeing around Thimphu and drive towards the Punakha crossing the famous Dochula Pass (3050m) which provides the spectacular view of majestic mountains. On way also pay visit to Chimmi Lhakhang.Day 03: Punakha to Gangtey Today drive to Gangtey via Wangdue. After Wangdue is a drive up a winding mountain road through oak and rhododendron forest, and over a high pass down into the Phobjikha valley, surely one of the loveliest high altitude valleys in Bhutan. Phobjikha is one of Bhutan’s few glacial valleys, and chosen winter home of black-necked cranes, migrating from the Tibetan plateau.Day 04: Gangtey - BumthangToday, we drive 5 hours to Bumthang valley. The road climbs rapidly through a series of hairpins out of Trongsa and there are great views back to the Dzong and out across the valley. After passing through cultivated fields for a while, the trail re-enters the forest and reach the Yotong La (3400m). Descending to a low point of 2650m at a village called Chumey; the scenery is once again totally different as the route enters the wide-open Bumthang valleys. It takes about an hour to get to the roadside at Chumey, the first of the four valleys in Bumthang. Day 06: In Bumthang - SightseeingAfter breakfast visit Jambay Lhakang along with Kurjey Lhakang. Later cross the suspension bridge and visit the Tamshing Lhakang. Afterwards, visit Swiss farm along with homeopathic hospital, the cheese factory and the castle of "White Bird".Day 06: Bumthang – Gangtey After breakfast, re-trace the same route back towards Gangtey and the road journey today is bit longer with 8 hours of drive. Upon arrival at Gangtey, check-in hotel. Day 07: Gangtey - Paro After breakfast, drive back to Paro cross Dochula pass which is about 5 hours drive. PM: Stroll around the streets of Paro. Day 08: In Paro -  Hike to Taktsang Monastery 'Tiger's Nest'After breakfast drive towards the base camp of Taktsang for the hike up to the Taktsang Monastery-Tiger's Nest which takes about two hours. The Monastery offers the spectacular view of Paro valley. While returning back visit the Kyichu Lhakhang.Day 09: DepartureAfter breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the onward flight. Bid farewell to the remote and legendary Dragon Kingdom disappearing again behind its guardian mountains.

$1616 Cultural & Theme Tours

7 Nights Enchanting Bhutan Tour

Day 01: Arrival in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m) Arrive in Paro meet our representative and Bhutanese guide and transfer to Paro for Lunch. After lunch pay visit to the beautiful Rinpung Dzong and drive towards Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel. Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha (1310m) After breakfast visit National Memorial Chorten Institute of Traditional Medicine, Folk heritage Museum Textile Museum. Later drive towards Punakha for about 1 and half hour passing across Dochula Pass (3,050m). Overnight at Hotel. Day 03: Punakha-Gangtey (2320m) After breakfast drive to Gangtey via Wangdue. Drive up a winding mountain road through oak and rhododendron forest, over a high pass down into the Phobjikha Valley. Phobjikha is one of Bhutan’s few glacial valleys, and chosen winter home of black-necked cranes, migrating from the Tibetan plateau. Visit Gangtey Monastery. Later, drive for an hour through the jungle before emerging to the valley floor. Overnight at Hotel. Day 04: Gangtey-Trongsa(2200m) Drive to the Pele la Pass and enter the traditional eastern region. Then the road gradually drops passing through Kgebji village, Sephu village, Chendebji village followed by large Chendebji Chorten. Now the road passes through farms, villages and reaches the Trongsa Dzong. Visit Trongsa Dzong which is the largest and most impressive Dzong in Bhutan built in 1644 by the Shabdrung. Overnight at Hotel. Day 05: Trongsa-Wangdue (1310m) Early in the morning after breakfast, drive for about 6 hours re-tracing the same route back to Trongsa. Overnight at Hotel. Day 06: Wangdue – Haa Valley(3050m) – Paro (2250m) After breakfast, drive over Chele La Pass (3899m) and then continue the drive towards Haa. Visit Wangchuckli Dzong, Lhakhang Nakpo (Black temple), and Lhakhang Karpo in Haa. Afterwards, drive back to Paro. Overnight at Hotel. Day 07: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery Early in the morning after breakfast drive towards the base camp of Taktsang and then commence the hike up to the Taktsang Monastery-Tiger’s Nest. Afterwards, hike back to the road point then drive to Kyichu Lakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan. Also visit Rinpung Dzong. Later drive back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel. Day 08: Departure Your 7 Nights Enchanting Bhutan Tour terminates today, after breakfast, drive towards the international terminal, board the flight and bid farewell to remote and legendary Dragon Kingdom.

$2065 Cultural & Theme Tours

9 Nights Bhutan Tour with Ura Valley

Day 01: Arrive in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m) Arrive at the Paro airport and meet our representative. Enjoy delicious lunch at Paro and then drive towards Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel. Day 02: Thimphu – Wangdue (1310m) – Gangtey (2320m) Early, in the morning, visit the folk Heritage Museum,Texile Museum, Bhutanese Handmade Paper factory. After lunch, depart for Punakha via Dochula pass (3,050 m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges.Now head towards fertile valley of Wangdue, and finally halt at Gangtey (Phobjikha). Visit Gangtey Monastery and then explore the Phobjikha Valley. Overnight at hotel. Day 03: Gangtey – Trongsa – Bumthang (2800m) Today drive to Bumthang via Trongsa which is about six hours crossing over Pelela Pass (3,300 m) and Yotongla Pass (3,400 m). En route cross Chendebji Chorten. After lunch, visit Trongsa Dzong,  Afterwards drive to Bumthang valley. Overnight at hotel. Day 04: In Bumthang Spent the day in Bumthang visiting Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, Thangbi Lhakhang and Jakar Dzong. Overnight at Hotel. Day 05: Bumthang – Ura (2850m) – Bumthang (2800m) After breakfast, drive to Ura valley and visit Ura Lhakhang and picnic lunch will be served at one of many inviting spots. Later in the afternoon drive back to Bumthang. Overnight at hotel. Day 06: Bumthang – Gangtey (2320m) After breakfast, re-trace the same route back towards Gangtey and the road journey today is bit longer with 8 hours of drive. Upon arrival at Gangtey, check-in hotel. Overnight at Hotel. Day 07: Gangtey – Punakha (1310m) After early breakfast, drive towards Punakha for about 3 hours. En-route take a short hike through beautiful rice fields to Chimmi Lhakhang. And visit Punakha Dzong located at the confluence of the Pho-chu (male-river) and Mo-chu (female-river). Overnight at Hotel. Day 08: Punakha – Paro (2250m) After breakfast, trace the route back to Paro. In Paro, visit Rinpung Dzong. Overnight at Hotel. Day 09: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ (3120m) After breakfast drive towards the base camp of Taktsang for the hike up to the Taktsang Monastery-Tiger’s Nest for about 2-3 hours. Afterwards, visit the Taktsang Monastery and hike back to the road point then drive to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan. Afterwards, back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel. Day 10: Paro depart After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the onward flight.