Welcome to Ura


A few hundred metres beyond Hotel Araya Zamlha (towards Mongar) is the start of the Ura–Geyzamchu Walking Trail, a 9km-long, five-hour hike crossing the Wangthang La pass and rejoining the main road at Geyzam Chhu. It's a demanding but rewarding walk through rhododendron, pine forests and alpine meadows along an old trade route. For information and a local guide visit the Phrumsengla National Park Visitor Centre.


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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!

$41.92 Shopping & Fashion

Explore Hidden Fashion Shops in Harajuku

Start you tour from Tokyu Plaza which is one of the landmark of Harajuku. Meet you guide and head to see lolita fashion store in a shopping center "Laforet". There are so many things you only can see here. Cross the street from Laforet, it's time to explore Ura-Harajuku. Your local guide will take you to KAWAII shops there ad you can also take your time each places for some minutes. This tours is including an unique drink which is called "Bulb-soda" from Korea. Every single places and things will fascinate you here. Clothes, Fashion Accessories, Stickers, Drinks..Buch of unique things are waiting for you.

$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.

$2289 Cultural & Theme Tours

10 Nights Bhutan Cultural Tour

Day 01: Arrive in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m) Arrive in Paro Airport and meet our representative. And after lunch drive towards Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel. Day 02: Thimphu – Wangdue (1310m) – Gangtey (2320m) Early, in the morning, visit folk Heritage Museum, Texile Museum, Bhutanese Handmade Paper factory. After lunch, depart for Punakha, via Dochula pass (3,050 m) and reach fertile valley of Wangdue then continue to drive until reaching Gangtey (Phobjikha). Vist Gangtey Gompa and the walk towards Phobjikha Valley. Overnight at hotel. Day 03: Gangtey – Trongsa – Bumthang (2800m) Today drive towards Bumthang via Trongsa which is about six hours crossing over Pelela Pass (3,300 m) and Yotongla Pass (3,400 m). En route we cross Chendebji Chorten and after lunch view the impressive Trongsa Dzong later drive to Bumthang valley. Overnight at hotel. Day 04: In Bumthang Spend your day in Bumthang visiting Jambay Lhakhang, Kurhey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, Thangbi Lhakhang and Jakar Dzong. Overnight at Hotel. Day 05: Bumthang – Tang valley (2800m) – Bumthang After breakfast, drive from Choekhor valley to Tang Valley (2hrs Approx.) En-route Tang valley carry out a short walk to Membar Tsho “The flaming lake” afterwards visit Rimochen Lhakhang, and later return back to Bumthang. Overnight at Hotel. Day 06: Bumthang – Ura (2850m) – Bumthang After breakfast, drive towards the Ura valley which is 42 kilometers from Bumthang. Visit Ura Lhakhang. Afternoon: drive back to Bumthang. Overnight at Hotel. Day 07: 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 08: 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 then visit the Punakha Dzong. Overnight at Hotel. Day 09: Punakha – Paro (2250m) After breakfast, trace the route back to Paro for 3 hours. In Paro, visit Rinpung Dzong. Overnight at Hotel. Day 10: 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 which might take about 2-3 hours. Afterwards drive for Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight at Hotel. Day 11: Paro depart Early in the morning after breakfast depart for Paro Airport.

$4000 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bhutan - West to East

Day 1: Phuentsholing: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and drive to PhuentsholingDay 2: Paro: Drive to Paro after immigrationDay 3:Tiger’s Nest Monastery : Tiger’s Nest TrekDay 4: Haa Valley: Drive to Haa Valley Day 5: Thimphu: Drive to Thimphu and sightseeingDay 6:  Thimphu Sightseeing: Thimphu sightseeingDay 7: Punakha: Drive to Punakha and sightseeingDay 8: Phobjikha Valley: Drive to Phobjikha via Wangdue Phodrang and sightseeingDay 9: Trongsa: Drive to Trongsa and sightseeingDay 10: Bumthang: Drive to BumthangDay 11: Ura village visit: Drive to Ura via BumthangDay 12: Mongar: Drive to MongarDay 13: Trashigang: Mongar sightseeing and evening drive to TrashigangDay 14: Samdrup Jhongkar: Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar and sightseeingDay 15: Departure: Depart from GuwahatiDay 3, Tiger’s Nest Monastery Trek:Located on a cliff about 900 meters (3000 feet) above the Paro Valley, we need about 2 hours of hiking to arrive at this spectacular monastery, where you will appreciate the extravagant architecture and take in the beauty of the Paro Valley. The climb up to the viewpoint will take around 1 1⁄2 hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. Stop for refreshment at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months.Day 6, Tango Monastery: Located 14 kilometres to the North of Thimphu is the Tango Monastery which was founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo in the 13th century. The monastery’s excellent architecture has stayed for decades now. It consists of six temples, each with unique architecture. Have lunch at the Traditional arts and crafts museum which serves authentic Bhutanese delicacies. You can also visit the National Library and the Traditional Paper Making Factory if time permits.

$2278 Cultural & Theme Tours

9 Nights Bhutan Tour

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.

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