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Sacred Central Tours - 10 Days/9 Nights

Package Duration
10 Days / 9 Nights
Destination Covered

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Paro. Paro - Thimphu

    Description :

    The flight to Paro on Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of the country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Your Bhutanese escort from Medieval Bhutan Tours will greet you on arrival, and then drive you to the Paro Rimpung Dzong, the centre of civil and religious authority in this region. After this we will have lunch in the Paro town. Then we will drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Dinner and over night stay in the hotel, Thimphu.

    Day 2 : Halt at Thimphu

    Description :

    The day begins with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten built in honour of our late king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. We then drive to the view point of Trashichhodzong, seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan). and Folk Heritage museum.
    Lunch will be served in the town. After lunch we will be visiting the Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive and finally visit the Handicrafts Emporium and shopping for souvenirs in the shops of Thimphu. Evening at leisure. Diner and over night stay at hotel, Thimphu.

    Day 3 : Thimphu - Trongsa

    Description :

    After our breakfast we will drive to Trongsa, through the Dochla Pass (3150m). It is very popular pass for viewing the eastern Himalayan mountain ranges on the clear days. The view is so great and spectacular. Then the road will descend to 1300m above sea level, Wangduephodrang valley. The vegetation is made up of rhododendron, magnolia bloom in early spring and through the subtropical and broadleaf forest. The drive will take about 6 – 7 hours. Lunch will be served at the Chendebji Restaurant or Pack lunch. Dinner and over night stay at hotel, Trongsa.

    Day 4 : Trongsa - Bumthang

    Description :

    After our breakfast, we will visit the magnificent Trongsa Dzong and then drive to Bumthang through the hairpin bends with the dense forest of rhododendron, conifers, alder and oak. The road then comes out into a wide open cultivated valley – which is the Chumey Valley, the first of Bumthnag’s four valleys. From here the road goes on straight until we see Jakar Dzong and then drops into bends before straightening out again in the main valley atChamkhar. The drive will take about 2hours and 30minutes. Lunch will be served at Hotel Bumthang. After lunch we will visit Jakar Dzong and the Chamkhar town. Dinner and over night stay at hotel, Bumthang.

    Day 5 : Halt at Bumthang.

    Description :

    Today’s day begins with visit to Jambay Lhakhang, which is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 7th century, Kurjey Lhakhang, is named after the body print of Guru Rinpoche which is preserved in a cave inside the oldest of the three buildings, Tamshing Lhakhang – which was established by Terton Pema Lingpa in 1501 and is the most important Nyingma Goenba in the country. Lunch in the Bumthang hotel. After lunch we will visit Mebertsho (Burning Lake) - This is a very scared lake for Bhutanese people. Terton Pema Lingpa discovered several of Guru Rinpoche’s hidden religious treasures from this lake. Evening at leisure. Dinner and over night stay at hotel, Bumthang.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    This Sacred central Tour will take you deep into the heart of Central Bhutan, till Bumthang valley. You will trave crossing the three high mountains passes: Dochula at 3100m, Pelela at 3300m and Yotongla, the highest at 3400m.

    Bumthang is the spiritual home of the Bhutanese people and is dotted with some of the oldest historical monuments and sacred places in all of Bhutan, some dating back to the 7th century A.D, a period of which there is little modern knowledge.

    The tour highlights includes travel to Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue and Trongsa and Bumthang. Besides it also includes a visit to the Gangtey valley,winter habitat of black-necked crane. This rare bird is an endangered species which migrates in winter from the plateau of Tibet and Siberia.

    Please take note that the featured itineraries are completely flexible and it intends to give you a general idea of the trip and it can be furthur customized or modified according to your needs. Factors like weather, flight scheduled, health of the visitors, preferences etc, may dictate change in itineraries. Therefore we reserve the right to change this programme in the interest of the visitors.

Contact Detail

Medieval Bhutan Tours

Address :- Below JDWNRH, Rignam Building, PO box 300, Thimphu, Bhutan