7 Days Splendid Bhutan Explorer

Paro - Thimphu - Paro

Tour Code: TAT-Bhutan-02

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: on request Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Take a light trekking trip to visit the Tiger's Nest, a monastery with spectacular views
  • Engage in an early morning meditation class, get a deep look into the belief of Bhutanese
  • Explore the therapeutic properties of a traditional hot stone bath and enjoy the stunning natural view of Paro Valley

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Day 1 Arrive Paro

Transfer to hotel

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Paro

Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted warmly and picked up by our experienced local tour guide. Our guide will transfer you to check in your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Bhutan Landscape
Bhutan Landscape

Day 2 Paro - Haa Valley (70km, 2-hour driving)

Haa Valley, Chele La Pass

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Haa Valley

After breakfast, drive from Paro for about 2 hours to Haa Valley, which is a picturesque hamlet located in the southwestern region of Paro. It is really a heaven for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. We will have a great view of the temples and Lhakhang dotted throughout the valley. Then we will go and up to the Chele La Pass at 3990 meters, where we will enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Jhomolhari and Haa Valley. Overnight in Haa Valley tonight. There is an optional mountain bike ride recommended to you if you are interested in it.

Bhutan Landscape
Bhutan Landscape

Day 3 Haa Valley – Thimphu (125 km, 3-4 hours driving)

Drive to Thimphu, National Texitile Museum, the Memorial Chorten

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Thimphu

In the morning, we will set off for the capital city Thimphu via the Chele La Pass again. We will drive through the traditional settlements and the rice terraces on the way. In Thimphu, we will find it a center of commerce with bustling and hustling streets. In the afternoon, we will visit the National Textile Museum and the Memorial Chorten.

Thimphu Night View
Thimphu Night View

Day 4 Thimphu

National Library, The Institute for Zorig Chusum, the Simply Bhutan, Changangkha Lhakhang, Kuensel Phodrang (Bhuddha Point), Simtokha Dzong, Tashichho Dzong

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Thimphu

Today we will explore the Thimphu Valley. Firstly, we will visit the National Library. It collects a lot of priceless Buddhist manuscripts. The Institute for Zorig Chusum also named the Painting School is our next stop, where the students will learn the courses about 13 Bhutanese traditional arts and crafts for 6 years. Then continue our trip to the Simply Bhutan, which is a place you can experience the Bhutanese culture and heritage, such as tasting the local wine and butter tea, practicing the traditional sport, etc.

Lunch is arranged at a local restaurant to savor the authentic Bhutanese food. Then keep visiting Changangkha Lhakhang, Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point), and Simtokha Dzong. You will have a good insight into the belief of Bhutanese by visiting these three religious stops. In the evening, take a visit to the Tashichho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery and fortress, which hosts the biggest annual bash, Tsechu festivals as well as many national events of the city.

Buddha Dordenma Statue
Buddha Dordenma Statue

Day 5 Thimphu - Paro

Trek to Taktsang Monastery, Drive to Paro

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Paro

Today we will have a light hiking tour to the magnificent Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger's Nest). In the morning, the local guide picks you up from the hotel and start a hike to the Taktsang Monastery, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site at 3140 meters in the Himalayas. This temple is the meditation site of Guru Rinpoche. Enjoy the stunning landscape and spectacular architecture. Picnic lunch is offered today at the Paro Valley. Overnight in Paro tonight.

Paro Taktsang
Paro Taktsang

Day 6 Paro

Paro Dzong, National Museum (Ta Dzong), Kyichu Monastery, Drugyel Dzong

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Paro

With a guide's escort, enjoy an enchanting Paro Valley trip today. The first stop is Paro Dzong, which is towering over the valley. Then visit the National Museum also called Ta Dzong, which displays collections of Bhutanese treasures, artworks, etc. Move to Kyichu Monastery and drive out to the ruins of Drugyel Dzong, which is situated at the northern end of the valley. This Dzong was originally constructed to commemorate the victory over the Tibetan army. Back to Paro, you will enjoy leisure in the town after lunch.

Kyichu Lhakhang
Kyichu Lhakhang

Day 7 Departure Paro

Transfer to airport

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy your last morning in Bhutan. Picked up and transferred to airport to catch your departure flight. Time to say goodbye Bhutan.

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Price Includes

  • Internal flight or train as specified
  • Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  • Private licensed English speaking guide and driver service
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  • All attraction entrance fees as specified
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary

 

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets or train tickets for arrival and departure
  • Gratuities to your tour guide and driver at your own discretion
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities, and services
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

 

Remarks:

-The reference prices are based on a group of 6 persons, with local 4- start superior accommodation

-The prices are not valid during the national holidays. Please feel free to contact us to ask the detailed prices based on your traveling dates and group size.

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