Luxury Tour

BHUTAN TOP LUXURY TOUR | 7 NIGHT (PEMAKO , IN PUNAKHA & THIMPHU, UMA IN PARO) | CHOPER RIDE TO SEE GREAT PEAK OF BHUTAN & HIGHLENDER

Durations

7 Days

Altitude

1240 – 3100 m

Destination Choice

Paro, Thimphu, Punakha & Phobjekha

Tour Included

Hotels 3-star accommodation on twin sharing basis, All meals + tea, Sightseeing program & monument’s fee, surface Transportation, licenced & experienced English-speaking guide, Govt. SDF & visa

Excluded

Air fare cost, Insurance for travel and other contingencies, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, Personal shopping & tips

HIGHLIGHT OF THE TRIP

CHOPPER RIDE TO LAYA VILLAGE

This tour will take you to experience The Living Highlander culture of Bhutan lies in north of Bhutan far away from the modern towns. (Lifetime experience in seven days)

Sights across your journey:

  • 1-hour chopper ride
  • Nomad dance Performance Show
  • High lender village tour

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 1 : Arrival to Paro

Your introduction to our enchanting kingdom begins on a flight over the Himalayas into the lush green valley of Paro; truly one of the world’s most spectacular sights.

On arrival to Paro you will be received by our representative, the tour guide, and driven to Thimphu, the capital city, in the next one hour. Towards late afternoon, sightseeing in Thimphu.

Visits:

  • Kuensel phodrang where the world’s biggest Buddha statue is built overlooking the valley.
  • The Memorial Chorten where many locals come to Prayers

Overnight: Taj/ Aman

Day 2 : Thimphu Sightseeing

Drive 30 minutes to Dodena and hike about 40 minutes through beautiful forest trails to Cheri Monastery, built in 1620.Cheri monastery is one of the main retreat centres and a popular pilgrimage site in the country. Picnic lunch will be served near the river bank near wooden bridge

Afternoon Visits:

  • The Pangri Zampa Astrological collage, you can meet with astrology for consultations
  • Thimphu Trashichhodzong, important Central Secretariat of the Government
  • Memorial Chorten where many locals come for Prayers.
  • The Arts and Craft school(Zorig Chusum) Overnight : Hotel

Evening: Dinner with hosted with cultural program.

Overnight: Taj/ Aman

Day 3 : Thimphu – Punakha

Drive to Punakha (77 Km/3 hours). En route, stop at Dochula Pass (3,150 m.) Enjoy a spectacular view of the ranges of the eastern Himalayas if the sky is clear. We will also come across 108 stupas that lend the place an air of deep spirituality

Visit Chimi Lhakhang, the temple dedicated to the 15th century iconoclast and patron saint of fertility, Lam Drukpa Kinley, also fondly remembered as the ‘Divine Madman.’ The temple is visited by people from all over the world, especially by couples who are barren.

Overnight: Aman/ Six senses

Day 4 : Punakha Sightseeing & Farm House

Our most significant visit today is Punakha Dzong, a magnificent castle-fortress that served as the old capital of Bhutan. Built in 1637 on the confluence of the Pho Chu (male river) and Mo Chu (female river) It is in this monument that the Kings of Bhutan are crowned and the head of Buddhism in Bhutan (Chief Abbot) winter resident.

Drive to village for farm house experience, the traditional Bhutanese hospitality

Experience the Bhutanese Home stay real life, hosts – cooking and eating authentic Bhutanese cuisine, helping out with the farm chores, enjoying hot-stone baths Taking a hot stone bath is relaxing and therapeutic.

Yummy authentic Bhutanese meals at the homestay, not typically found at restaurants and hotel buffets

Day 5 : Punakha to Laya

Chopper ride for Festival

Today is a special day tour to see the special highlander program, after breakfast take a chopper ride to Laya, during the ride you will be able to see major high peaks of Bhutan.

On arrival receptions by laya family, after refreshment see Highlander Cultural program, followed by Yak riding, experience Archery and Khuru(Dart) games with the local and enjoy delicious food at farm house cooked by the Layap. Visit the laya village surroundings to see how Highlander lifestyle.

Late afternoon transfer to Paro by Helicopter

Overnight: Uma /Aman

Day 6 : Paro Day Halt

After leisure breakfast, Paro Sightseeing visits:

  • The Museum (Ta Dzong) This is once the Watch Tower for the Rinpung Dzong. It was converted into a National Museum in 1968. It has many national treasures and a visit to the Museum will provide an excellent introduction to Bhutan and its history.
  • Paro Rinpung Dzong built in 1645 A.D. Today, the Dzong is the seat of the district administration as well as the home for the monastic school.
  • Kyichu Lhakhang (temple) which was built in the seventh century.

Evening strolls through Paro town

Overnight: Uma /Aman

Day 7 : Taktsang Hiking

Today, we go to a place that has become a must for every visitor to Bhutan – the hike up to the “Tiger’s Nest” or Taktshang monastery. This religious edifice, about 800 meters above the Paro valley floor, is built on a dizzying ledge of a gigantic granite cliff that hangs on a mountainside.

After Taktshang visit, we stop for lunch at a cafeteria en route, visit beautiful Drugyal Dzong nearing completions “Fortress of Victory” Dzong is rebuilt after many years in ruins

Overnight: Aman/ Uma

Day 8 : Paro

After breakfast, transfer to Airport for Departure abroad as per your schedule sector

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