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First meeting with Bhutan

First meeting with Bhutan

First meeting with Bhutan
First meeting with Bhutan

This is not just a route, this is the most ideal tour of Bhutan!

For 7 days we will plunge into the life of hospitable Bhutanese and take a traditional bath with hot stones. Horizonless valleys and small villages, temples and monasteries - we will see all this against the backdrop of the stunning nature of this country.
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
All Inclusive - the program includes all entrance tickets, breakfasts, lunches, dinners, permits to visit objects.
Tour itinerary: Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Phobjiha - Paro
Tour program:

Day 1. Arrival in Paro and transfer to Thimphu.

Arrival in Bhutan, in Paro - the main airport of the country.
Today we will move to Thimphu. On the way we visit the famous Tachoglakhang Bridge (the oldest bridge in Bhutan).
Upon arrival in Thimphu, we will have a short rest, and then - great things :).
Kuensel Phodrang / Dordenma Buddha Statue or Buddha Point. The statue is located on top of a hill overlooking the city of Thimphu.
Just Bhutan (Living Museum): This is a unique project that aims to preserve culture and traditions. The uniqueness of this place is in the structure. Built entirely using antique wood, window and door frames and other items from old traditional houses. National clothes of Bhutan (go and kira), traditional dances of Bhutan - all are waiting for you here.
Overnight at the hotel.

Arrival in Paro and transfer to Thimphu.

Day 2 Thimphu Tour

Breakfast in the hotel.
Today on the program and other places in Thimphu. We start from the Chorten National Memorial, then the National Library, the Royal Textile Academy and Museum, Tashichkhodzong (“Fortress of the Glorious Religion”, 1641) awaits us: The fortress is a Buddhist monastery located on the northern outskirts of Thimphu and has been the seat of the Royal Government of Bhutan since 1952 and contains the Throne Room. It is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan). Overnight in Thimphu.
Thimphu tour

Day 3. Punakha

After an early breakfast, we will head towards Punakha through the famous Dochula Pass. We stop briefly in Dochul.
Upon arrival in Punakha, a little rest, but then much more interesting awaits us! The highlights of the day are the Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility) built by "Lama Drukpa Kuenlei", Punakha Dzong.
And do not forget that when traveling in Bhutan, you can expect many mystical surprises. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4. From Punakha to Phobjikha

Today the road will not be long. After breakfast, we will drive to the "Beautiful Valley of Fobjikha". On the way, Wangdiphodrang Dzong awaits us (outside). Built in 1613, this beauty was destroyed in 2011 due to an unexpected fire. The dzong is still under reconstruction.
And then we will have a trip to the Gangtai Gompa monastery.
In your free time, we suggest exploring the Fobjikha valley. Some travelers come to Bhutan just to see the cranes, as the birds are very rarely seen elsewhere.
Overnight at the hotel.
From Punakha to Phobjikha

Day 5. From Fobjikha to Paro (200 km, travel time about 5 hours)

Today we will continue our sightseeing of Paro. After a good breakfast we will drive to Ta Dzong. Currently, Ta Dzong is the National Museum, which houses religious relics, traditional arts and crafts, reflecting the historical, cultural and religious past of Bhutan.
And just below Ta Dzong is Rimpong Dzong.
In the evening we return to Paro for the night. Dinner and overnight in Paro.
From Fobjikha to Paro

Day 6. Trek to Tirga's Nest 

Today is going to be full of emotions.
After an early breakfast, we will head straight to Satsam Chorten to walk around the Tiger's Nest.
On the way we will have a small stop. Believe me, coffee with this view will remain in your heart forever!
But today we will not limit ourselves to visiting one of the most famous places in Batan.
After the walk, we will head to the farm, to the locals, to see and try how they live, take a bath with hot stones. In the evening we will have a master class of national Bhutanese cuisine with dinner and a night in the present in a farmhouse.
It's just wow!!!
Trekking to Paro Tiger's Nest

Day 7. Bhutan thank you, you impressed!

Breakfast at the farmhouse with real butter tea! And let's go home!
Bhutan Thank you! And see you again!
Bhutan thanks, you're impressed!

Tour price for 1 person:


The cost of the tour for 1 person in a double room:

Hotels 3* standard
Thimphu Hotel Tara Phendyling or similar
Paro Hotel Tashi Namgay Resort  or similar
Punakha Hotel Zhingkham Resort or similar
Phobjikha Hotel Dewachen or similar

2570 usd

The tour price includes:
Full meals (6 lunches, 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners)
All entrance fees for the itinerary
English speaking guide
All transfers during the tour
All service charges
Hot stone bath in a farmhouse.
Visa fee of 40 USD.
Government tourism tax of $200 per person per night

The tour price does not include:
Air flight from $460 from Kathmandu (considered the most beautiful flight in the world)

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Anastasia Yakovenko

Anastasia Yakovenko

+38 (095) 238-08-08