Bhutan Tour

A tour in Bhutan is an excellent way to discover and experience the culture, the people and the environment of Bhutan. These programs consist in traveling around the country by vehicle including visits to religious sites (temples, monasteries...), fascinating excursions to villages, discovering of Dzongs, hiking days...

We makes you discover these destinations through different tour packages which, on request, can be customized to meet the visitors' specific preferences.


Detail Itineary of Bhutan Tour

Day 01 :

Sight seeing in Thimpu
Sight seeing in Thimpu. You visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery and drive further down with good views of the Thimphu valley. Next you visit the National Library where ancient manuscripts are preserved and visit the Painting School where traditional art is still preserved. Here artists are taught to paint Thankas sacred Buddhist scroll). You then go to visit the Traditional Medicine Institute where the ancient healing arts are still practiced and Tashichhodzong, the main secretariat building. It is from here that the King and other prominent civil servants run the country. The Head Abbot and the central monastic body also reside here during the summer. Along with these you go to Handicrafts Emporium where one can buy Bhutanese textiles and other Arts & Crafts stores. Here you can buy stunning Kiras that can be used as bed covers or wall hangings, jewelry and much more.

Day 02 :

Drive from Thimphu to Trongsa
Drive from Thimphu to Trongsa. You begin an early drive to Dochula (3,100 mts). If the weather permits you will have the view of the beautiful mountain ranges to the north-east. You enjoy a delicious lunch at Wangdiphodrang. Then you proceed to Trongsa across Pelila Pass ( 3,300 mts) the pass is marked by a large prayer flag. En route you visit Chendbji Chorten. This Monastery is patterned after Swayambhunath in Kathmandu and was built in the 19th century by Lama Shida, from Tibet, to cover the remains of an evil spirit that was killed at this spot. On your arrival at Trongsa you check into a lodge. You stay overnight in Trongsa.

Day 03 :

Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang. 
After breakfast you visit the Trongsa Dzong which is the masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture. This is the most impressive dzong in Bhutan, built in its present form in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unify eastern Bhutan and enlarged at the end of the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay. Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the present Royal Family and first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong. Next you visit the Ta dzong, the watchtower built to defend this dzong. Afterwards, you will drive to Bumthang via Yongtala Pass and Kilakha Pass. Bumthang is the religious heartland of the nation, with lush valleys and hilly forests. Along the way you will stop at a yethra (textile weaving) factory, where the yethras are designed with patterns unique to Bumthang, and you can even watch some of the weavers at their looms. After lunch in Bumthang you visit Kurje Lhankhang, that is named after body print of Guru Rimpoche, built in 1652 by Minjur Tempa. Next you visit 7th century Jambay Lhakhang built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in the year 659 on the same day as Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. The temple was visited by Guru Rimpoche during his visit to Bumthang and was renovated by Sindhu Raja after Guru Rimpoche restored his life force. Under the temple is said to be a lake in which Guru Rimpoche hid several Terma. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Now you visit Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message), established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa and are the most important Nyingmapa temple in the kingdom. Finally you visit the Jakar Dzong which literally means “The Castle of White Bird”. The current structure was built in 1667. You stay overnight in Bumthang.

Day 04 :

Sight seeing in Thimpu.
Sight seeing in Thimpu. You visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery and drive further down with good views of the Thimphu valley. Next you visit the National Library where ancient manuscripts are preserved and visit the Painting School where traditional art is still preserved. Here artists are taught to paint Thankas sacred Buddhist scroll). You then go to visit the Traditional Medicine Institute where the ancient healing arts are still practiced and Tashichhodzong, the main secretariat building. It is from here that the King and other prominent civil servants run the country. The Head Abbot and the central monastic body also reside here during the summer. Along with these you go to Handicrafts Emporium where one can buy Bhutanese textiles and other Arts & Crafts stores. Here you can buy stunning Kiras that can be used as bed covers or wall hangings, jewelry and much more.

Day 05 :

Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang. 
Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang. After breakfast you visit the Trongsa Dzong which is the masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture. This is the most impressive dzong in Bhutan, built in its present form in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unify eastern Bhutan and enlarged at the end of the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay. Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the present Royal Family and first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong. Next you visit the Ta dzong, the watchtower built to defend this dzong. Afterwards, you will drive to Bumthang via Yongtala Pass and Kilakha Pass. Bumthang is the religious heartland of the nation, with lush valleys and hilly forests. Along the way you will stop at a yethra (textile weaving) factory, where the yethras are designed with patterns unique to Bumthang, and you can even watch some of the weavers at their looms. After lunch in Bumthang you visit Kurje Lhankhang, that is named after body print of Guru Rimpoche, built in 1652 by Minjur Tempa. Next you visit 7th century Jambay Lhakhang built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in the year 659 on the same day as Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. The temple was visited by Guru Rimpoche during his visit toBumthang and was renovated by Sindhu Raja after Guru Rimpoche restored his life force. Under the temple is said to be a lake in which Guru Rimpoche hid several Terma. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Now you visit Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message), established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa and are the most important Nyingmapa temple in the kingdom. Finally you visit the Jakar Dzong which literally means “The Castle of White Bird”. The current structure was built in 1667. You stay overnight in Bumthang.

Day 06 :

Fly from Paro to Kathmandu. 
Fly from Paro to Kathmandu.


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