ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 Day 1: Arrival in Paro – Thimphu.    Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing.  
 Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha.    Day 4: Punakha to Trongsa.  
 Day 5: Trongsa Festival.    Day 6: Trongsa to Jakar.  
 Day 7: Jakar sightseeing.    Day 8: Jakar to Phobjikha.  
 Day 9: Phobjikha to Paro.    Day 10: Paro sightseeing.  
 Day 11: Departure.      

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

 

The ‘Trongsa’ festival tour travels to Bhutan’s spiritual heartland to experience the rich pageantry and festive atmosphere of this unique festival.This Bhutan tour also explores the cultural western and historical central valleys of Bhutan.

  • View sacred dances and rituals performed by monks and laymen in colourful costumes.
  • Join in with locals in a special occasion of celebration, blessings and socialising.
  • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
  • Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.