Discover Central Bhutan – 11 Days
This program completely presents its culture, landscapes and the people of Western Bhutan including Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, with its magnificent monasteries, fortresses and shrines perched on the cliffs of the mountains.
This program also covers driving to places in Central Bhutan like Trongsa, Bumthang and Ura valley that is said to have been home to the earliest inhabitants of Bhutan. Here you will also find the most ancient and sacred temples and sites. Walking down the streets you would believe to have travelled back in time with an unusual yet attractive atmosphere where women still wear the traditional sheepskin shawls on their backs which double as a blanket and cushion.
Drive and hike through quaint hamlets, and towns.
Explore Bhutan’s architecture by visiting the many fortresses, palaces.
Get in touch with spirituality whilst visiting Dzongs and Monasteries around Bhutan.
Drop by the famous “Tiger’s Nest Monastery” Perched on the side of a vertical cliff at 3000 m.
At Bhumthang visit ancient monasteries and meet the inhabitants.
Hike through medieval cobbled streets, villages and farm houses.
Trip Duration:11 Days
Arrival: In Paro
Departure: From Paro
Meals: Bed & breakfast basis (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Best Season: September – April
Meet and assistance at the airport
10 night’s hotel accommodation in Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Bumthang and Gangtey in sharing twin on full board basis as per the itinerary in standard tourist class hotels in the respective places
All the sightseeing tour and transfers as per the itinerary with English speaking guide
Private transfers by land cruiser/SUV
Bhutan Visa fee
Tourism development fund & Entrance fee in Bhutan
Items of personal nature such as bar bills, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone calls, extra mileage, personal gratuities as tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
Personal insurance policy – suggested a comprehensive travel insurance covering tour and flight cancellations, loss of valuables, thefts, illness, accidents and hospitalization.
Expenses incurred by re-routing, inclement weather, floods, famine, political disruptions, strikes, riots and other disturbances
Any items and services not mentioned on cost inclusions.
Day 01 - Arrive in Paro and drive to Thimphu
Day 02 - In Thimphu
Day 03 - Sightseeing & drive to Paro
Day 04 - In Paro
Day 05 - Fly to Bumthang
Day 06 - Day excursion to Ura Valley
Day 07 - Drive to Trongsa
Day 08 - Drive to Gangtey
Day 09 - Drive to Punakha
Day 10 - Drive Punakha to Paro
Day 11 - Final Departure