ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO; DRIVE TO THIMPHU    DAY 02: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
 DAY 03: PUNAKHA    DAY 04: PUNAKHA – GANGTEY/PHOBJIKHA
 DAY 05: GANGTEY / PHOBJIKHA – BUMTHANG    DAY 06: BUMTHANG
 DAY 07: BUMTHANG – PARO (MOUNTAIN FLIGHT)    DAY 08: PARO
 DAY 09: DEPART PARO    

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

The ‘KINGDOM IN THE SKY’ tour focuses on exploring the wonderfully diverse environment of Bhutan’s western valleys as well as their cultural heritage. Experience rapidly changing vegetation from pine forests to hills covered in rhododendrons, magnolias and dwarf bamboo – abundant with birds and wildlife.

  • Traverse beautiful landscapes of lush valleys, dense forests and rushing streams.
  • Explore the stunning Phobjikha Valley, winter home to the Black-Necked Crane.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.