Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour

Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour

The Buddhist kingdom of South Asia, popularly known as “Land of Thunder Dragon” – Bhutan is gradually taking a pace in the tourism industry with its unique culture, tradition, heritage and biodiversity. Since the centuries of self imposed isolation, Bhutan has finally liberated its boundaries to welcome the guests in safer surroundings ensuring the continuance of ecotourism.

Key Facts

Trip Duration

6 Days

Transportation

Flight and Private Transport

Grade

Luxury Trip

Best Season

All Season

Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour

Bhutan is a beautiful and peaceful country located in South Asia offering a spectacular mountain view and breathtaking landscapes. The Buddhist monasteries, shrines, monuments and lush rhododendron forests are the center of attraction for the tourists who are willing to live in a peaceful environment escaping crowds. Located on the eastern ridges of the mighty Himalaya – Bhutan is a travel dream for the travelers who are wandering for the wonderful scenery, winding mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, fluttering prayer flags and vibrant rhododendrons through the hills.
 
Bhutan Trek takes you through the picturesque Paro Valley to the base of Chomolhari, Bhutan’s second highest mountain through glacial streams and majestic peaks of the Himalaya. Also, the main attraction here is Bhutan Snowman Trek, ranked as one of the greatest treks in the Himalaya, as it weaves a path through the most remote region of Bhutan. There’s much more to do in Bhutan such as exploring local culture and shopping for beautiful textiles and handicrafts in Thimpu, Bhutan’s delightful capital. Dancing and drama of a traditional Bhutanese archery tournament gets interesting for travelers at Bumthang’s Jambay Lhakhang festival. Whichever Bhutan trip you pick, you’ll be fascinated by the marvellous landscapes, traditional culture and modest lifestyle of Bhutan.

Itinerary

You will fly to the beautiful city of Bhutan, Paro. On reaching the Paro International Airport, you will see our representative waiting for you at the airport. He/ she will pick you and drive you to Thimpu which is the capital of Bhutan. Overnight you will stay at a lodge in Thimpu.

On the second day of your trip, you will take a sightseeing tour around Thimpu valley. You will explore places such as Memorial Chorten, Buddha Point, National Textile Museum, School of Thirteen Arts and Crafts, Tashichho Dzong, and many more. The Memorial Chorten was built in the memory of third King of Bhutan. Similarly, the Buddha point consists of the largest sitting Buddha statue in the world which is the major attraction of the tour. Overall, Thimpu sightseeing tour gives a great insight into the culture, tradition, art, and architecture of Bhutan.

After having your breakfast at Bumthang, you will take a tour around the Bumthang valley. You will explore some of the most popular places of Bhumthang such as Jambay Lhakhang, Chakhar Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang, Jakar Dzong (castle of the white bird). Later, you will head towards Trongsa and have your lunch. You will start your journey towards Punakha. It will take you around 6-7 hours drive to reach Punakha from Trongsa. Enroute you can also visit the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong. Overnight at a hotel in Punakha.

After having your breakfast at Punakha, you will drive towards Paro today. Along the way, you can visit the traditional Bhutanese Farm House. You will get to explore the tradition and local lifestyles of the Bhutanese people. On reaching Paro, you will check in at a hotel and stay overnight there.

Today you will go for a sightseeing tour around the Paro valley. On this day, you will hike to the Tiger Nest Monastery. The monastery sits on the top of a rock mountain and is extremely beautiful. You will visit the Ta Dzong which is the watchtower for Paro Dzong. Along the route to Drukgyel Dzong, you will take a visit to Kyichu Lhakhang. Kyichu Lhakhang is the oldest and holy shrines in Bhutan.

After having your breakfast at Punakha, you will drive towards Paro today. Along the way, you can visit the traditional Bhutanese Farm House. You will get to explore the tradition and local lifestyles of the Bhutanese people. On reaching Paro, you will check in at a hotel and stay overnight there.

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INCLUDED

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle

3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast

Teahouse accommodation during the trek

All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek

All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader for a group

One porter for Two guests.

Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation

All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and all government and local taxes

Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

EXCLUDED

Nepalese visa fee

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges

Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)

Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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