"Best of Bhutan Tour" is perfectly designed to give a unique and incredible vacation experience to travelers who wish to mingle with the locals, dip in a traditional wooden tub of hot stones and visit awesome places and enjoy the intricate art and architecture which is evident in almost ubiquitously. This tour package in Bhutan is a popular trip as it offers a number of days to delve deeper into the countryside that offers invaluable insight into the rich culture and traditions of the tiny nation. Besides, this is an easy tour in Bhutan which is accompanied by breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas from various high mountain passes. This cultural tour in Bhutan revolves around the historical and cultural highlights of the towns such as Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Trongsa, Bumthang, and Gangtey. Paro is renowned for its ruined fortress – the Rinpung Dzong, the national museum – Ta Dzong, the marvelous Tiger’s Nest – Taktshang Monastery, the Jowo temple – Kyichu Lhakhang, and countless panoramic views leaving an indelible cultural experience.
"Best of Bhutan Tour" the sightseeing spree in Bhutan’s capital city Thimphu involves visits to an impressive fortress – Tashicho Dzong, the Memorial Chorten, the Local Crafts Bazaar, the National Library with priceless Buddhist manuscripts, the National Textile Museum, the Folk Heritage Museum, the Painting School – the National Institute of Zorig Chusum, the oldest temple of Bhutan – Changangkha temple, Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, and the Motithang Takin Preserve. Thimphu is laden with numerous legendary ancient monasteries, cultural relics and amazing views of the entire valley. The attractions in Punakha include the Punakha Dzong, and a popular Buddhist monastery – Chimi Lhakhang. Driving through Pele La Pass to reach Trongsa, we will visit the Trongsa Dzong also known as the Cheokhor Rabdentse, and Chendebji Chorten. Driving through the Yutong La Pass, we will reach the picturesque town of Bumthang. The significant places in Bumthang are the Yathra Weaving Center, Tamshing Lhakhang temple, the Kurjey Lhakhang monastery, the Jambey Lhakhang temple, and the Jakar Dzong. From Bumthang, it is another scenic drive towards the Phobjikha valley and Gangtey. We will visit the Gangtey monastery, explore the valley and visit the Black Necked Crane Information Center to spot some cranes in the distance. Driving back to Paro, we visit the Simtokha Dzong, an important historical monument that was previously a monastery.
This fabulous cultural tour in Bhutan showcases exotic places bathed in the exoticism of cultural delights and boasts of breathtaking landscape vistas. Come and join AID Journeys & Adventure to explore the countryside, historic monuments, ancient townships and diverse cultural amusements which epitomize the religious beliefs of the Bhutanese aboriginals. Also, we would suggest some Nepal tour packages in Nepal before flying to Paro.
Day 01: Arrival at Paro and transfer to Thimpu (L,D) - Overnight in Thimpu
After arriving & visa formalities and collection of baggage, you will be welcomed by our tour representative who will be your tour guide during your entire trip in Bhutan.
Visit Tashichho Dzong
Visit ThimphuDzong (the Dho-Ngyen Dzong)
Visit The National Memorial Chorten
Day 02: Thimpu Sightseeing (B,L,D)- Overnight in Thimpu
After Breakfast: Visit The Kuensel Phodrang
Visit National Textile Museum
Visit National Institute of Zorig Chusum
Visit Bhutan's National Library
Visit Motithang Takin Preserve
Day 03: Thimpu to Punakha (B,L,D)- Overnight in Punakha
Post early breakfast, you will drive towards Punakha via Dochula Pass.
Visit Doschla Pass
Visit Punakha Dzong
Day 04: Punakha to Trongsa (B,L,D)- Overnight in Trongsa
After an early breakfast, we will be driving down to Trongsa. Admire the view en route the valley of Wangdiphodrang.
Visit Chimmi Lhakhang
Visit Chendebji Chorten
Visit Trongsa Dzong
Day 05: Trongsa to Bumthang (B,L,D)- Overnight in Bumthang
After morning breakfast, we will drive towards Bumthang
visit Jakar Dzong
Visit Jambay Lhakhang
Visit Namkhe Nyingpo Goemba
Day 06: Bumthang to Gangtey (B,L,D)- Overnight in Gangtey
After breakfast you will drive to Gangtey
Visit Gangtey Goemba- The Gangtey Monastery or the GangteyGoempa is an important monastery / temple associate with the Nyingmapa school of Buddhism. The Monastery is Located in the Wandue Phodrang Dzongkhag in central Bhutan.
Day 07: Gangtey to Paro (B,L,D)- Overnight in Paro
After early morning breakfast, you will drive to Paro and on the way
Visit The Simtokha Dzong
Visit The National Museum of Bhutan
Day 08: Paro sightseeing (B,L,D)- Overnight in Paro
After early morning breakfast, we will take you for a morning hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. Hanging precariously and magically from a rather steep cliff, the Taktshang monastery is a monument of genuine pride for the Bhutanese nation. It defies architectural principles to the core and amazes tourists from around the world. It is a sight to behold.
Day 09: Departure Paro to Kathmandu (B)
In the morning after early breakfast we will see you off at the Paro Airport for your onward destinations.
- Accommodation on 3 star hotels under twin sharing with breakfast
- Lunch and Dinner at local restaurants and hotels
- Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide licensed by Tourism Council of Bhutan.
- Private transport within Bhutan as per the itinerary
- Museum, monuments entrance fee, sightseeing and all applicable taxes
- Bottled water during the tour
- Visa Fee
- Aid Journeys Personal Care and Attention.
- Air ticket (flight fare) both International and Domestic
- Travel Insurance.
- Gratuities, bar bills, telephone bills, personal expenses, and laundry.
- Horse charge for Tiger’s Nest hike Bhutanese traditional hot stone bath