A Trailfinder Tours


Duration : 20 Nights / 21 Days

Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha, Trongsa, Mongar, Bumthang, Chukha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Trashigang, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Sihanoukville (Kampong Som)

Price (Starting From) : USD 5578 Per Person


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  • Extensive Cultural Tour to Bhutan

  • Extensive Cultural Tour to Bhutan

* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Tour Detail

Extensive Cultural tour to Bhutan covers length and breadth of the country and highlight most beautiful place of interest of Bhutan.
The reason for having following itinerary is for those who are interested for extensive tour to Bhutan.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: India to Bhutan (Phuentshoilng)

Phuentshoilng is your first step to Bhutan and it is one of the three gates to enter Bhutan from south. When you reach there, your guide and driver will receive you. Stay overnight at Phuntsho ling and go around the town if time permits.
O/N Phuentshoilng.

Day 2: Phuentshoilng to Paro

In second day you can drive to Paro which is around 5 hour drive from Phuentshoilng. The road passes through beautiful land formations and settlement patterns. You can have your lunch on the way to Paro.
O/N Paro.

Day 3: Paro sightseeing

In Paro You Will have Lots of Places to Visit Which are Well Known for Tourist Destination. Your First Visit Will Be At Paro Dzong (fortress) Which Was Built in 1644 By Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgay After that You Can Visit Paro National Museum, Paro Kychu Lhakhang Which Was Built in 7th Century By First Buddhist King of Tibet Songtsen Goenpo, You Can Drive North of Paro to Druk Gyal Dzong (fortress of Victorious Drukpa) Which Was Built in 1644 to Mark Victory Over Tibetan Invasion.
o/n Paro

Day 4: Paro second Day sightseeing

After breakfast, start early hike to Taktshang, the Tiger Nest Monastery. Legend says that Guru Rinpochhe is said to have flown here on the back of a tigress to meditate and convert the valley to Buddhism. The Monastery is miraculously built at vertical granite rock. After lunch at Taktshang Cafeteria, later 4th Druk Desi Gyalse Tenzin Rabgay built the present structure with the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in1629. It is around 15 km drive from Paro town and 3 to 4 hours hike from the end point of the road. You can have lunch out there and climb down to the road point.
O/N Paro

  • Extensive Cultural Tour to Bhutan

Day 5: Paro to Thimphu via Haa

Thimphu around 75 km from Paro via Haa, when you reach at Chelela pass, in clear weather you can have clear view of Jhomolhari Mountain (7338 m) and Jechudrakay Mountain (6989). After that you can descend to Haa which is very beautiful glacier valley, after that you can visit Lhakhang Karpo and Nakpo. After the lunch you can drive to Thimphu.
O/N Thimphu

Day 6: Thimphu sightseeing

National memorial Chorten: Built in 1974 by late queen mother Azhe Phuntsho Choden in the memory of his son the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. You can drive to Sangaygang to have the spectacular view of the town and on the way back you can visit and see Bhutan’s national animal Takin, you can also visit Bhutanese tradition school of 13 arts and craft, folk heritage museum, Chang Gang kha Lhakhang, Buddha point and Tashi Cho Dzong (fortress of glorious religion) which is the seat of Monarch and Jekhenpo (spiritual leader).
O/N Thimphu

Day 7: second Day Thimphu sightseeing

Drive Tango the school of highest Buddhist philosophy. Zhabdrung started the first monastic school from Tango in early part of 19th century. It is about 30 minute drives from the main town and after that you have to climb up around 1 hour. You can also visit Chari which is located opposite of the Tango. Drive back to Thimphu to visit Dechen Phodrang and Zelukha Nunnnary.
O/N Thimphu

Day 8: Thimphu to Punakha

A drive for two and half hours will reach you to Punakha, the former capital of the country at 1, 300m. On the way, we will stop for a while for Dochula Pass affords scenic view of the Himalayas aside it’s 108 chortens built by Royal Mother Ashi Droji Wangmo Wanchuck to commemorate victory over Indian militants in 2003 and pay tribute to soldiers who lost lives. Upon reaching Punakha, visit the Dzong built in 1637 at the confluence of Mochhu and Phochhu. The fort symbolizes the master piece and uniqueness of Bhutanese architecture. Visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten built by Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck. O/N punakha.

Day 9: Punakha to Trongsa

We start early for drive to Bumthang from Punakha takes about 7 hours. Make a short visit to Chimi Lhakhang, the fertility temple, a 20 minute walk through the village of Sopsokha. On the way, you will have a view of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, now under reconstruction after major fire razed the fort to the ground. The district is known for bamboo works, state and stone carving. Upon crossing two major passes of Pelela and Yutogla at either side of Trongsa.
O/N Trongsa

Day 10: Trongsa second day sightseeing

In the morning you can visit Trongsa Dzong which is the one of the longest Dzongs in Bhutan. Trongsa Dzong was venerated by great Tibetan saint Yongzin Ngagi Wangchuk and later a Dzong was built by first governor of Trongsa in 1646 with the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The Dzong was basically built to unify the eight eastern districts of Bhutan under Drukpa rule. Visit Trongsa museum and palace of second monarch of Bhutan.
O/N Trongsa

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Inclusions

  • AP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • 2 Star Hotel
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
  • 5 Star Hotel
  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport
  • Transfers
  • Airport Pickup-Drop
  • Private Guides
  • Sim Card
  • Complimentary Drinks
  • Stay Included
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • Pickup-Drop

Exclusions

  • Air fare
  • hard drinks
  • personal shopping
  • tips to guides and drivers
  • last minute changes in hotel or anything related to booking
  • last minute cancellation
  • disaster from natural calamities

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.

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