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Journey In Druk Yul Tour– The Land Of Thunder Dragon

Package Duration
11 Days / 10 Nights
Destination Covered
Thimphu - Punakha - Wangdue Phodrang - Paro - Bumthang

  • Day 1 : Arrival And Transfers To The Capital Valley Of Bhutan

    Description :

    Fly By Druk Air (Royal Bhutan Airline) To Paro (Bhutan), Perhaps During The Clear Weather, Magnificent Views Of The World’s Highest Himalayan Snow-Capped Peaks Gives Way To The Lush Green Paro Valley As You Land Into Paro Airport, The Only Airport In Bhutan. After Immigration And Custom Formalities, Representatives From Bhutan Travel Inc. Will Greet On Arrival. After Having Their Introduction Will Escort To Kichu Lhakhang, An Oldest Monastery In Bhutan For Cleansing Ceremony To Gain The Good Merits And Luck To Have A Successful Holiday Trip In The Land Of Happiness – Himalayan Kingdom Of Bhutan. Thereafter, Drive Back To Paro Town For Refreshment/Lunch And Escort To The Capital Valley Of Bhutan, Thimphu That Is 65 Kilometers Drive. Upon Arrival In The Capital Valley, Visit National Memorial Stupa - Erected In The Memory Of Beloved Late His Majesty The 3Rd Dragon King Of Bhutan, Tashichodzong (Capital Fortress) – Serves As The Royal Office Of His Majesty King, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, National Government Offices, The Summer Residence For Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) And Central Monastic Body Of Bhutan, Zilukha Nunnery – One Of Last Surviving Nunnery In Kingdom, Drives To Sangaygang Hilltop For The Bird Eye View Of The Capital City Of Bhutan. On The Way, Visit Motithang Mini Zoo To Watch Takin – The National Animal Of Bhutan. Drive To Hotel For Dinner And Overnight Halt In The Capital Valley Of Bhutan.

    Day 2 : Capital Valley Of Bhutan - Thimphu

    Description :

    After Breakfast Drive Toward North Of Thimphu Valley To Dechenchoeling Passing The Viewpoint Of The Dechenchoeling Palace To Visit The Pangri Zampa Monastery - 17Th Century Buildings That Were Once The Home Of The Shabdrung Rinpoche - Temporal Leader Of Bhutan During 17Th Century And Now The Houses Of Monastic Astrologer Training Institute For Cleansing Ceremony To Get Rid Of Impurities And To Gain The Good Merits And Luck To Have A Successful Holiday Trip In The Land Of Happiness – Himalayan Kingdom Of Bhutan. Also Can Meet With The Bhutanese Astrologer Monks. If The Visitors Are Interested For Astrology Reading Can Be Arrange Here. Thereafter, Drive Till The Viewpoint Of The Chagri Monastery. – Serves As The Meditation Center For Monastic Body And Tango Monastery Serves As The Higher-Level Monastic Education Learning Institute. Drive Back To Capital City For Lunch And After Lunch, Visit Textile Museum And Handicrafts Emporiums To See The Wide Range Of Bhutanese Handicraft Products Including The Splendid Paintings And Exquisitely Woven Textiles, Bhutanese Handmade Paper Factory, Downtown Zangdhopelri Monastery And Leisure Walk In The Archery Field. By Late Afternoon, Drive To Kuenselphodrang To Visit The World Largest Buddha Statue Erected For World Peace And Happiness. The Dinner Will Be Hosted In Traditional Farmhouse To Taste Local Cuisines And To Experience The (Dho-Tso) Hot Stone Bath. Thereafter, Drive Back To Hotel For Overnight Halt In Capital Valley Of Bhutan.

    Day 3 : Ancient Capital Valley Of Bhutan - Punakha

    Description :

    After Breakfast Get Checkout From Hotel, A Dramatic Drive Following The Course Of The Thimphu Chu (River) Onto The High Mountain Pass Of Dochu-La Pass. Sights On The Way Include One Of Bhutan First Fortress Monastery Of Bhutan, The 17Th Century Simtokha Dzong. The Journey Continues Passing Over The 3,050M Mountain Pass (Dochula). On The Clear Days, Towering Himalayan Peaks Are Clearly Visible And This Pass Is Beautified With 108 Stupas, Erected By The Royal Queens Of Bhutan. Further Drives Reaches Lobesa Village To Visit The Monastery Of Fertility (Chimi Lhakhang) Built By Tibetan Saint Called Lam Drukpa Kuenly Who Was Widely Known As The Divine Madman. The Spiritual Master Inherited The Accolade Since He Revolted Against The Principles Of Orthodox Buddhism. After Having Lunch At Local Cafeteria Drive Along The Banks Of The Mo Chhu Through Terraces Of Rice, Chillies And Cabbage Passing Nearby Puntsho Pelri Palace And Several Other Winter Homes Of The Royal Family The Upper End Of The Valley To The Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, Another Stunning Monument Recently Built By The Royal Queens Commanding Views Of The Valley Floor And Up To The High Mountains Of Gasa. Returning Down Thru The Valley You Will Have Plenty Of Time To Take In The Impressive Punakha Fortress – Served As Capital Fortress Till 1960S And Today It Served As The Winter Residence Of Chief Abbot, Central Monastic Body And As The Administrative Headquarters For The Punakha Region. Drive To Hotel For Dinner And Overnight Halt In Punakha Valley.

    Day 4 : Trongsa Valley

    Description :

    After Breakfast Get Checkout From Hotel And Onward Journey En-Route Wangduephodrang Valley Drive Carrying On The Highway Follows The Scenic Dang Chhu (River) Before Climbing Thru Forests Of Bamboo And Oak Passing Over Another Highest Pass Pele-La (3,390M), The Ground Covered With High Altitude Dwarf Bamboos Marked By The Field Of Prayer Flags. The Pass Is Traditionally Considered The Boundary Between Western And Central Bhutan. After Few Miles Drives Will Stop For Lunch In Tushita Café With The View Of The Beautiful Rukubji Village. After Lunch Continue Drive To Trongsa Valley And On The Way Sight Include The “kora” Circumambulation Of Chendebji Stupa. Tibetan Saint Called Lam Shida Erects This Stupa And It Is Very Similar To Swayambhunath Stupa Of Nepal. Reaching Trongsa Valley, Visits Trongsa Fortress – Considered As The Biggest Fortress In Bhutan And The Seat Of Chotse Penlop (Honorary Governor) – A Post Held By Every Crown Prince Of Bhutan Before Enthroned As Dragon King Of Bhutan. This Fortress Also Serves As The District Level Offices And Residence For Trongsa Monastic Body. Thereafter Drive To Visits The Tower Of Trongsa (Ta Dzong) Watchtower In Olden Days Which Today Serves As The Museum House. Thereafter, Drive Back To Hotel For Dinner And Overnight Halt.

    Day 5 : Spiritual Heartland Of Bhutan - Bumthang Valley

    Description :

    After Breakfast Get Checkout From Hotel And Start Drive To The Spiritual Heartland Of Bhutan, Which The Road Winds Steeply Up To Yutong-La Pass (3,425M, And Then Run Down Through Dense Coniferous Forest To Enter A Wide, Open, Cultivated Valley, Known As Chumey – The Rich Production Of The Yathra Textiles. The Textiles Products Made Of Wool And Yak Hair. Upon Arrival In Bumthang, Get Check-In To Hotel For Lunch. After Lunch Drive For Local Sightseeing Like To Visit Tamshing Lhakhang - Built By Terton Pema Lingpa In 1501Ad With The Help Of Female Celestial Beings, The Inner Walls Contain The Original Un-Restored Images That Were Painted By Pema Lingpa Himself, Lhodrak Kharchu Monastery – The Seat Of His Eminence Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpoche And Some Of The Famous Production Units Of Valley Like Red Panda Beer, Bumthang Cheese Producing Units And Honey Collection Center. Drive To Hotel For Dinner And Overnight Halt In Bumthang Valley.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Journey In Druk Yul – The Land Of Thunder Dragon Is 11 Days Tour Program Exploring The Western Bhutan Valleys Of Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang, Haa And Paro And The Central Bhutan Valleys Of Trongsa And Bumthang Into The Hearts And Lands Of Charming Farmers, Fascinating Weavers, Enchanting Monks, Charismatic Leaders, The Scared Monasteries, Monuments And Historic Places.

Contact Detail

The Bhutan Travel

Contact Person :-

Sonam Norbu

Address :- Post Box 1308, Upper Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan - 11001