An 11 Day Bhutan Luxury Private Tour
- Scheduling: Private Tour
- Languages offered in: English
- Duration: 11 days
- Printed Voucher Accepted
- Live GuideEnglish
- Pick-up serviceParo Airport
- Easy CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Valley Tour Of Paro
- Private Luxury Car
- Experience Guide
- Private Tour
- Guided tours of Temples and Monasteries
- Dramatic and beautiful landscapes
- Luxury Accommodation
- Luxury Private Tour
The 11 Day Bhutan Luxury Private Tour destination includes such popular places of Bhutan Kingdom as Paro Valley, Punakha Valley, Thimphu, Bumthang, Jakar, Gangtey And Haa Valley.
The Accommodation which has been chosen are characteristic and Ultra Luxury like Uma Hotels in Paro and Punakha, Amakora Lodge in Bumthang, Gangtey Lodge in Gangtey and Taj Tashi in Thimphu.
The Experience Tour Guide, New Branded Luxury SUV Car, 5 Star Rating Accommodation and 100% Flexibility of Time and No restriction of places makes this the best Itinerary For Tourist.
- Travel permits etc
- Bhutan Visa fee, Tourist fees (royalties)
- English speaking Tour Guide
- Bottled water on drives
- Entrance Fees to the Monuments
- All transportation by Luxury private vehicle
- All meals including some evening tea/coffee in standard hotels/restaurants
- Accommodations listed - hotels or similar
- All other costs not listed in Inclusions
- All personal gear/clothing and sleeping bags
- Personal expenses such as bars, beverages, optional tips/gratuities
- Travel/Medical Insurance
- Flight Cost
On your arrival at Paro Airport you will proceed for Visa Formalities and our company guide will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Does the hotel check-in formalities and Rest of the Day You are free. In the evening you will go to a small Paro town with guide for orientation with the place and local people. Overnight stay Paro.
Today’s Sights- After breakfast your trek this morning is to site of Taktsang Monastery meaning Tiger nest, tragically wrecked in a fire of early 1998.
The monastery: The hike is about 1 ½ Hrs to the teahouse, from where you may either opt to go further uphill to the monastery for about 1 hour.
Lunch is served at the tea house with the majestic views of Taktsang above and the Paro valley at the bottom.
Arrive in Paro and visit a typical Bhutanese village home. This visit will certainly provide you with an insight into the living style of Bhutanese villagers. Certain cooking demonstrations will be performed for you to get an idea of how Bhutanese delicacies like BUTTER TEA and EMA DATSI are prepared.
Drive back to your hotel in the evening.Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive towards Haa for 2-3 hours.Overnight in soednamzingkha Haa.
A most beautiful and serene place with tradition & festivals. Places you will explore LhakhangKarpo and Nakpo.
These two temples/monasteries are probably the most important site in Ha valley.
ChhunduLhakhang This is one of several temples dedicated to the Ha valley’s protective deity,'AbChhundu'. The temple is located 10 kms north of Haa and accessed by short 5-10 min walk from the road in Gayekha village.
After breakfast drive towards Thimphu. The very first rendezvous with the mesmerizing valleys of Bhutan will set the mood right, Take some rest, enjoy your lunch and start exploring the Bhutan’s entertaining traits at Folk Heritage Museum, National Textile Museum and other similar venues.
Visit the iconic National Monument Chorten and wander through the markets full of interesting artefacts.
Full day cultural sightseeing in and around Thimphu as per your interest and time availability.
A visit to the Trashi Chhoe Dzong is the best way to begin the day. Move on to explore the heart-warming Bhutanese arts of paper-making, carpentry, wood carving, casting, weaving and painting at the Zorig Chusum School.
Spend another couple of hours visiting various museums and get set for an unforgettable hiking experience to the monasteries of Tango and Cheri.
Retire to the lodge in the evening Overnight stay.
After breakfast drive for 3 HRS to Wangduephodrang via Punakha crossing the Dochu la pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of Lobesa.
Visit Punakha Dzong built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu Rivers in the 17th Century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel served as capital of Bhutan until 1955. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans.
Further proceed 20 minutes to Wangduephodrang (17 KMS / 20 Mins, 1350Mts/4430Fts) and view the Dzong from outside and stroll around the market area. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Bumthang ( Jakar) for about 10-11 hours. Overnight in hotel Today’s memorable journey to Jakar (Bumthang) is filled with dramatic landscapes taking in terraced fields, deep river valleys and precariously perched farmhouses viewed from a highway ingeniously carved into the mountain face.
Following a brief stop at Chendebji Chorten, believed to cover the remains of a demon spirit, arrive at Trongsa, the original home of the royal family. Visit Trongsa Dzong, the ancestral home to Bhutan’s monarch where novice monks recite mantras or practice on sacred horns, flutes and drums.
The drive to Bumthang takes you over the picturesque Yotong La Pass and down into Chhume Valley, home to Bhutan’s famous Yatra weaving. See the weavers create their intricate handiwork and browse the finished textiles.
After breakfast attend the JakarTshechu for 2 hours and visit the other sites. Overnight in Hotel.
Begin the day by exploring the palace of Wangdichhoeling, home to the second King and the neighbour of Amankora’s Bumthang lodge. Note the auspicious prayer wheels then head up the valley, Taking in the grand Kurjey Lhakhang, considered one of Bhutan’s most auspicious monuments.
Once the resting place of Guru Rimpoche and Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang is where the early winter festivals are held, drawing thousands of Bhutanese to receive blessings. Head back into town and visit Tamshing Monastery before exploring the valley’s unique cottage industries: Red Panda Brewery, Bumthang Cheese/Dairy Facility and Bumthang Distillery, brewers of numerous distinctive spirits.
Drive to Trongsa across Yotongla pass for 3-4 hrs. En-route visit yatha weaving center in Chummey valley, drive further towards Gangtey for about 4-5 hours and check in to your hotel.
Overnight in GangteyGoenpa Lodge Drive from Jakar to Trongsa: The drive to Trongsa, 68km and takes about 2-3 hours. Retrace the drive across Kiki la into Chume valley, and then cross Youtongla pass (3,551m) into Trongsa.
Drive from Trongsa to Gangtey: The drive on the twisting road takes about takes about 3 hours to reach Gangtey or Phobjikha.
After breakfast do the short nature hike and continue your drive towards Paro for about 6-7 hours. Check in to your hotel and Farewell dinner.Overnight in Hotel .
Early Breakfast at Hotel and transfer to airport for your departure flight.
- Try to avoid last-minute flurries of activity
- Be as well rested as possible
- if traveling east, try going to bed and getting up earlier for a few days before departure
- if traveling west, try staying up late and so forth. Cut back on caffeinated beverages