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7 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR.

(The Shangri-la’s Delight).

The 7 days Bhutan tour is one of the best selling tours and covers complete Western Bhutan. The high lights include visit to the beautiful Gangtey / Phobjikha valley and Imperial Khamsung Yulley monastery in Punakha. Also an opportunity to visit Chimi Lhakhang, the Devine Madman’s temple in Wangdiphodrang and the Tiger’s nest in Paro.

7 Days Bhutan Tour Highlights:

  • Ancient temples and monasteries.
  • Museums and Government Institutions.
  • Magnificent Dzongs (Forts).
  • Meet Local people.
  • Scenic landscapes.
  • Archery matches.
  • Visit to pristine villages and farm house.

7 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary (Outline):

  • Day 01. Arrive Paro – Thimphu sightseeing (Altitude 2334 m, 54 km, 1 hour drive).
  • Day 02. Thimphu sightseeing.
  • Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha sightseeing (Altitude 1242 m, 76 km, 2 hour drive).
  • Day 04. Punakha – Wangdiphodrang – Gangtey sightseeing (Alt. 3200 m, 75 km, 2 hour drive).
  • Day 05. Gangtey – Paro sightseeing (Alt. 2200 m, 185 km, 5 hour drive).
  • Day 06. Paro sightseeing – hike to the Tiger’s nest monastery.
  • Day 07. Departure.

7 Days Bhutan Tour cost:

PEAK SEASON: March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.

  • 1 Pax: US $ 1630 per person.
  • 2 Pax: US $ 1570 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: US $ 1390 per person.

LEAN SEASON: Dec, Jan, Feb, June, July & Aug.

  • 1 Pax: US $ 1480 per person.
  • 2 Pax: US $ 1420 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: US $ 1240 per person.

7 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR (Detail Itinerary).

Day 01. Arrive Paro – Thimphu sightseeing (54 km, 1 hour drive):

Your guide and driver will meet you at the Paro International Airport and drive to Thimphu.

A short stop to view Tamchog Monastery built in the 15th century by Thang Thong Gyalpo.

Afternoon – visit to Memorial chorten, Tallest Statue of Buddha, Changangkha Lhakhang, Takin Preserve center and Sangaygang view point.

In the evening, visit Dupthop Lhakhang and free to stroll in the town.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02. Thimphu Sightseeing:

In the Morning, visit to National Postal Museum, Craft Bazaar, Textile Museum and School of 13 Arts and Crafts.

Lunch at Simply Bhutan Museum restaurant.

Afternoon – witness the Archery match at Changlimithang stadium.

In the evening, visit Tashichho Dzong, the Royal Secretariat.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha sightseeing (76 Km, 2 hour drive):

In the morning, drive to Punakha. Punakha is the ancient capital of Bhutan. On the way, visit Dochu La Pass (Altitude 3140 m). Then visit Chimi Lhakhang built in 1499 to honor Drukpa Kuenley or “The Divine Madman”. The temple is also popularly called The Temple of Fertility.

Afternoon – Visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It is the winter residence of Je Khenpo and the monk Body.

Then hike to the beautiful Khamsung Yulley Monastery.

In the evening, walk across the Longest Suspension Bridge in Bhutan (160 meters).

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04. Punakha –Wangdiphodrang – Gangtey sightseeing (75 km, 2 hour drive):

In the Morning, drive to Gangtey. A short stop on the way to view Wangdiphodrang Dzong.

The upper part of the valley is called Gangtey and lower part is called Phobjikha. This cup shaped glacial valley is considered the most beautiful in Himalayas. It is the roosting ground of the rare Black necked cranes in winter.

While in Gangtey, visit Gangtey Gompa Monastery built in 1613 by Gyaltse Pema Thinley and the Crane Information center.

Evening – explore Phobjikha valley at an Altitude of 3000 m.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05. Gangtey – Paro sightseeing (185 km, 5 hour drive):

In the Morning, drive to Paro. We occasionally stop on the way to take pictures.

Afternoon, visit the Ta Dzong (National museum of Bhutan) and Rinpung Dzong.

In the evening, visit to a Bhutanese farm house.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 06. Paro Sightseeing – Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery:

In the Morning, drive to Satsam Chorten and 2 hour hike till the Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang).

Afternoon – visit Drugyal Dzong, the defense fort built in 1649 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Then visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan built in 659 AD by Srongtsen Gampo.

In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 07. Departure:

After breakfast, drive to the Airport and farewell (End of 7 days Bhutan tour).

Tour Cost Includes:

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner and Evening Tea].
  • Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
  • Visa Fee.
  • English speaking Local guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Drukair fares.
  • Insurance Premiums.
  • Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  • Cost for any services not mentioned in the “Cost Include head”.
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.