Across the Dragon Kingdom Tour
8 days tour to across the Dragon Kingdom “Bhutan” is an amazing holiday, if you wish to visit some of the sites around Bhutan. The tour covers most of the well known sightseeing places entire the Kingdom like; Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Bumthang etc. Cultural trip with a bit of adventure, this is the overland escorted trip in Bhutan which starts and ends in Paro. The flight of Druk Air take to Paro and after the trip you will be fly back to your destination by Druk Air as the flight in and out to Bhutan is only operated by Bhutanese airlines. Various Dzong (Monasteries), river, local people & respect to foreigner is wonders of last Shangri La which make you feel that you are in another world. This trip is a kind of mountain culture tour in Bhutan and if you wonder to explore the place where eastern Buddhism and culture of Himalayan people can be found in the single place, Bhutan will be your ideal destination to visit. Happy people, quality accommodation, friendly tourist guide and comfortable vehicle will make your trip one of the best one as you may say that “Did I spend 7 nights in Bhutan??”
This is the tour to experience the local village of remote are of Bhutan as most of people travel 3 popular cities (Paro, Punakha & Thimphu) but a visit to Bumthang takes you to enjoy the unspoiled culture and nature of the country.
Across the Dragon Kingdom Tour itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Paro, Bhtuan, upon arrival there meet our official tour operation representative and drive to Thimpu (65km-2 hrs) capital city of Bhutan, transfer to hotel, be refresh, brief about tour program and overnight at hotel.
Day 02: In Thimphu, after breakfast meet the tour guide at hotel and join full day guided sightseeing tour. Morning first visit the Memorial Chorten of the Late King Jigme Dorjee Wangchuk in the heart of Thimpu town and The Tashichhodzong, 'The fortress of the auspicious Religion. Afternoon lunch break and sightseeing visit downtown and the Handicraft Development Corporation which displays all kinds of traditional handicraft products of Bhutan and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Drive Thimpu to Punakha (77km-3hrs) – Morning after breakfast drive over the spectacular Dochula pass (3100m) to the warm and fertile valley of Punakha. PM: Visit the historic Punakha Dzong, it was the old capital of Bhutan before. The magnificent Dozing is sprawled between the Phochu and Mochu rivers and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive Punakha to Bumthang (210km- 7 hr) - Morning drive to Mebartsho the burning lake and explore around. This gorge is the holy pilgrimage place where Guru Rimpoche had hidden religious treasures later discovered by Terton Pema Lingpa. Visit the Swiss farm where you can buy excellent local made cheese and overnight at hotel.
Day 05: In Bumthang full day guided sightseeing, you will be visited the Jakar Dzong (castle of white bird) which was built in 1549 AD, this Dzong house is the administrative center of Bhumanthang. After lunch visit the Kurjey Lhakang the most sacred and popular monastery in Bhumathang and overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Drive Bumthang to Thimphu (267km - 7 hrs) - after breakfast early morning drive to Thimpu via Tongsa and Wangdiphodrang, explore these sacred sites and overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Drive Thimpu to Paro (65km-2hrs) - morning visit Drukgyel Dzong -Kyichu Lhakang the national museum of Bhutan. After visiting there have lunch and excursion trip to Taktsang Lhakang which allow you to explore various wonders of last Shangri La and overnight in hotel.
Day 08: After breakfast get ready your luggage packed and drive to airport to catch the flight for departure from Paro airport.
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Across the Dragon Kingdom trip highlights
Trip Duration: 7 nights / 8 Days
Mode of Tour: Fly to Bhutan and overland tour in Bhutan
Tour Grade: Moderate tour in Bhutan
Trip starts: Kathmandu - Fly to Bhutan (Paro)
Trip ends: From Bhutan (Paro) fly out
Group size: Minimum 2 person
Transportation: Comfortabel tour vehicle depends on group size
Best of the Trip: Culture and nature tour in Bhutan for 8 days covers Paro, Thumphu, Punkha, Bumthang.
Bhutan tour Cost: Please contact us for cost details
Bhutan Tour Cost Includes
- Twin sharing accommodation in the best available (hotel or tourist cottage)
- Full board service during the tour (3 meals per day)
- Transportation for airport pick up-drop and tour destination transfer
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking Guide
- All entrance fees and permits as per tour program
Bhutan Tour Cost Excludes
- Kathmandu -Paro -Kathmandu air fare
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Nepal re-entry visa fee, Travel
- Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package
- Insurance and expenses of personal nature
- Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs.