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Western and Central Bhutan Tour

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Paro - Thimphu - Bumthang - Punakha

  • Day 1 : Arrive Paro by Druk Air - Thimphu

    Description :

    Druk Air flight to Paro offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by our representative and then transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Evening stroll around Thimphu town. Dinner and overnight stay at Thimphu Hotel.

    Day 2 : Thimphu

    Description :

    After breakfast visit Trashichhodzong, the beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the Government's office and King's Throne room. Then visit National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. After that visit Painting School, famous for traditional thangkha paintings. Also visit to Traditional Medicine Institute is worthwhile where centuries old healing arts still practiced. Later visit, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.
    After that, visit the Handicrafts Emporium and local shops for souvenirs ranging from Bhutan's fine traditional arts, textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and woodcarvings, jewelers to other interesting items made from local materials. Then drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan's Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 3 : Thimphu - Punakha, 90 Km, 3 Hours

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Punakha with a short stop at Dochula pass (3,050m) that heralds the most enchanting views of Bhutan. Later visit to Punakha Dzong, the 17th century fortress that is the seat of the district administration and the winter residence of the monk body, followed by a stroll of the local market. Then visit, Chimi Lhakhang. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

    Day 4 : Punakha - Wangduephodrang - Gangtey, 70 km, 3 hours

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Gangtey via Wangduephodrang. Visit majestic Wangdue Dzong and interesting local market. Further ahead pass through dense forests and oak, rhododendron tress, reaching at Gangtey (Phobjikha).
    Evening take a walk around Gangtey village and visit Gangtey Gompa, the only Nyingmapa monastery in this region. Overnight at Camp / Guest House.

    Day 5 : Gangtey - Trongsa, 120 km, 4.1/2 hours

    Description :

    In the morning explore Phobjikha valley which is famous for Black Necked Cranes. The cranes migrate here from Central Asiatic plateau to escape its harsh winters.
    After lunch drive to Trongsa crossing 3,300m high Pele la pass. Stop enroute at Chendbji Chorten, which was built in 18th century by a Lama named Shida, it is Nepalese in style with eyes painted at four cardinal points. In the evening visit Trongsa market. Overnight at the lodge in Trongsa.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Package Excludes :
    • FIT surcharges - US$30 per night per person if number of pax is 2 and US$ 40 per night if number of pax is 1
    • Single room supplement (except one pax): For, peak season = US$ 30/ per single room per night and for, other season = US$25/ per single room per night
    • Air Fare for both Drukair and International flight
    • Travel Insurance
    • Laundry bill, phone bill, bar bill and other bills of personal nature
    • Tipping
    • Extra expenses due to the unavoidable circumstance beyond our control

  • Package Terms & Conditions :
    The above tariff covers the following land costs for a Standard Package: Standard Hotel (3 star hotel) twin sharing accommodation; camping on treks Full Board - All meals at local restaurants/standard hotels/on treks (buffet system) Evening tea/ coffee with snacks All Internal Transport / Transfers Camping Equipment, Ponies & Assistants for treks Services of Licensed English Speaking Guide Sightseeing Entrances fees to museums, monuments and cultural sites All internal taxes and charges Government royalty (US$65 per night per person) Mineral water in car while traveling as complementary
  • Package Cost
    High Season- March, April, May, September, October and November Low Season- June, July, August, December, January and February
    SeasonPackage Cost Per Person
    High SeasonUS$ 2525
    Low SeasonUS$ 2030

Contact Detail

A and A Bhutan Tours and Treks

Contact Person :-

Mr. Sonam Om

Address :- Thuenpapuenzhi Building, Changzamtog, P.O. Box No. 803, Thimphu, Bhutan - 11001

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