ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 Day 01 : Arrive Paro  Day 02 : Paro
 Day 03 : Paro / Thimphu  Day 04  Thimphu/Punakha & Wangduephodrang
 Day 05  Punakha & Wangduephodrang/Gangtey  Day 06 : Gangtey/Trongsa
 Day 07 : Trongsa/Bumthang (Jakar)  Day 08 : Bumthang/Ura
 Day 09 : Ura/Limithang  Day 10 :  Limithang/Mongar/Trashigang
 Day 11 :  Trashigang / Mongar  Day 12 :  Mongar / Bumthang
 Day 13 :  Bumthang / Thimphu  Day 14 :  Thimphu / Paro Airport

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

Enjoy the festivities of the unique Black Necked Crane Festival in the stunning Phobjikha Valley. The trip also includes a tour of Paro, Thimphu Punakha in the west as well as the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang.

  • Enjoy masked and costumed dances in honour and praise of the Black Necked Cranes.
  • Stroll through handicraft and game stalls.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes of lush valleys, dense forests and rushing streams.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • 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.