6 Nights 7 Days Bhutan Tour

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Starts at: Kathmandu Ends at: Kathmandu
Trek Region: Bhutan Transport: Flight
Duration: 7 Days Trip Grade: Easy
Max Altitude: Not Applicable Accomodation: Hotels

This six nights and seven days Bhutan Tour is the longest trip we operate in Bhutan.  Spend your week in Bhutan and we bet this is going to be most beautiful weeks spend on your vacations.

On clear weather glimpse of Mount Everest and Lhotse is an additional advantage of flight from Kathmandu to Paro or vice versa.  You will find a close insight into the happiest people of Asia and their culture and traditions.

Exploring most of the monasteries and sites within Bhutan and flight over the highest mountain of the world with several snow-capped mountains are best offered by this trip.

Similar to any other fly in and fly out multi day Bhutan Tour you will start with a flight from Kathmandu to Paro via Druk Air.

Bhutan Tour Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Paro (Flight) to Thimpu (Drive)

Thimpu

Day 2: Thimpu Day Tour

Thimpu

Day 3: Thimpu to Punakha (Drive)

Punakha

Day 4: Punakha to Bumthang (Drive)

Bumthang

Day 5: Bumthang to Punakha (Drive)

Punakha

Day 6: Punakha to Paro (Drive)

Paro

Day 7: Paro to Kathmandu (Flight)

Kathmandu

Day 1: Kathmandu to Paro (Flight) to Thimpu (Drive)

  • Time: 3 to 4 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Early morning you will onboard Druk Air for flight to Paro in Bhutan. After the end of eastern Himalayas, you will land on a tiny airstrip of Paro.

From Paro, another one-hour drive will shift you to the Capital of Bhutan, Thimpu. You will be exploring Tashichho Dzong, National Museum and Weekend Market on Thimpu.

Tashichho Dzong is the venue for Thimpu Festival as well that happens to fall. There is no need to be in a rush, as tomorrow you will have an entire day to explore around Thimpu.

Day 2: Thimpu Day Tour

  • Time: 5 to 6 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Capital of Bhutan has lots more to be explored. Wide and clean road with trees planted it looks more relaxed.

Ten to fifteen minutes walking distance from the hotel there exist King’s Memorial Chorten. You can go on your own and watch around. Many Bhutanese gathers here for praying every day.

After Nunnery on the outskirts of Thimpu, you will explore Changangkha Lhakhang Temple.

Paper factory show you the process of how traditional paper is made. You can buy souvenirs for your friends and family.

Sangayagang View Point or often known as Telecom Tower offer wonderful views of the valley of Thimpu.

Day 3: Thimpu to Punakha (Drive)

  • Time: 5 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Winter capital of Bhutan, i.e. Punakha is accessible passing via the Dochu La Pass. Explore a little bit of Punakha and continue toward Trongsa passing through Paul Le Pass.

Your lunch camp will be set at Chedebji Chorten (Stupa). This is a famous lunch camp for local from Bhutanese Highway connecting east to west.

Trongsa is famous for the largest Dzong of Bhutan. Historical Trongsa Dzong can be explored entirely. Present Royal Family of Bhutan comes in power from this place in early on this century.

Day 4: Punakha to Bumthang (Drive)

  • Time: 5 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Bumthang is a combination of four valleys. After traversing through the Yotong La Pass you will enter on Valley of Chumey.

This used to be the summer residence of the second king from Bhutan and from there you will hike for 15 minutes to Prakar Monastery.

From here next destination is Yathra Weaving Center (Colorful Wool Weaving). From here you will drive next to Jakar, the centre of Bumthang Valley. Bumthang is considered as one of the sacred valleys in Bhutan.

Swiss Farm Area with fruit and beer factory is optional and subject to availability of permit.

Day 5: Bumthang to Punakha (Drive)

  • Time: 5 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Depending on the time spent on the drive from Bumthang to Punakha you will explore Punakha Dzong and hike to Chimi Lhakhang.

The road trip is pretty long around six to seven hours from Bumthang to Punakha. Chimi Lhakhang is a famous and holy area where childless women go to receive a blessing (want) from the saint.

Punakha is also wintering capital of Bhutan, as it is located in a warm area of 1400 m from sea level.

Day 6: Punakha to Paro (Drive)

  • Time: 4 to 5 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Total drive of around four hours will shift you from Punakha to Paro. Dochula Pass at an elevation of 3048 m from sea level offers a scenic view of the highest mountain in Bhutan.

You will be exploring the National Museum and Rinpung Dzong in Paro. On the subject to the timeframe, you can ask the guide for any short hike or sightseeing around Paro.

Best ideas might be to stay at a hotel in the afternoon and relax for a while. This is your last day in Bhutan.

Day 7: Paro to Kathmandu (Flight)

  • Time: 2 hours
  • Accommodation: Hotel

As per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Paro International Airport. Onboard depart Bhutan via Druk Air.

Enjoy the sensational view of Himalayas during flight. Remember on clear weather you can view Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse from the windowpane.

Upon reaching Kathmandu you will be transferred to respective hotels in Kathmandu.

This is the end of your week-long Bhutan Trip. If you have a couple of days left, then enjoy at your best. In the end, we will arrange necessary ground transport for the international departure from Nepal.

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Includes

  • Kathmandu Paro Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Visa of Bhutan
  • All sightseeing by private transportation
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All necessary travel permit
  • 3-star accommodation in twin sharing basis
  • 3 Meals plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
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  • Any personal expenses

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