ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 Day  1:  Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (1.2 hrs)   Day  2: Thimphu sightseeing   
 Day  3: Thimphu to Punakha (2.5 hrs)   Day  4: Punakha to Trongsa (5 hrs).  
 Day  5: Trongsa to Jakar (3 hrs).   Day  6: Jakar sightseeing.  
 Day  7: Jakar to Phobjikha (6 hrs).   Day  8: Phobjikha to Paro (6 hrs).  
 Day  9: Haa Excursion.   Day 10: Paro sightseeing.  
 Day 11: Departure.      

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BHUTAN PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Bhutan provides a stunning array of photographic opportunities, pristine landscapes, sacred and ancient sites, colourful festivals and a fascinating people. This ‘Ultimate Bhutan Photography Tour’ visits the many cultural and wilderness highlights of the western valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang.

Photograph the colourful rituals and dances of the spectacular Thimphu Tsechu.Experience the intimate Tangbi Mani Festival located near Bhutan’s spiritual heartland, Bumthang.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.Encounter 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.