Tour Itineraries in Bhutan


Bhutan including Gangtey & Jakar
(12 days / 13 nights)



Day
Program
01
Fly Kathmandu to Paro. Transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, stroll around the little town of Paro if time permits. (D)
02
Visit Paro including Drugyel Dzong, Rinpung Dzong and Ta Dzong. (B,L,D)
03
Drive to Thimpu. Visit Simtokha Dzong enroute. Visit Thimpu including National library, painting school, Memorial Chorten & Tashicho Dzong. (B,L,D)
04
Drive to Wangduephodrang via Dochula pass (3,050m). Check in at your hotel. (B,L,D)
05
Day excursion to the Gangtey Gompa valley at an altitude of 2,800m. The only Nyingmapa monastery in western Bhutan is located here. This beautiful valley is also home to the rare black-necked Cranes migrating from the Tibetan plateau to escape the harsh winter. (B,L,D)
06
Today will be a long crossing 3 passes over 3,000m. Picnic lunch will be served at the 18th century Chendebji Chorten. Drive on to Trongsa. Proceed on to Bumthang visiting the Chume weaving center. Overnight at your Guest House. (B,L,D)
07
Bumthang altitude 2600m, has an individuality that charms its visitors and separates it from other regions. Visit the Jakar Dzong, 7th century Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey monastery, Tamshing and Kunchosum monastery. (B,L,D)
08
Excursion 2 hours to Ura village and visit the new Ura monastery. On the way visit the Mebartso meaning burning lake. Stroll around the village and return back to Guest house. Evening walk to the Swiss farm where apple juices, cider, cheese etc; are made. (B,L,D)
09
Drive back to Wangduephodrang. Overnight at your hotel. (B,L,D)
10
Drive to Thimpu visiting Punakha Dzong. After lunch, drive back to Paro. (B,L,D)
11
Day hike to the view point of Taktsang monastery. Horses can be arranged with an extra cost. (B,L,D)
12
Transfer to airport where the guide will help you with the final departure formalities. (B)