Bhutan East Himalayan Discovery

Few westerners visit Bhutan's central Bumthang district with its four sacred valleys. Fewer still venture to far eastern Bhutan witheast its distinctive peoples, culture and its rich natural history. The 15-day tour offers a rare insight of the entire country of Bhutan including Paro,Bhutan East Himalaya Thimpu, Punakha, the sacred Bumthang valleys and the rarely seen Eastern Bhutan.
Archery - National Sport of Bhutan.

After exploring the Paro and Thimpu's craft centers dzongs, and over the Dochu La to top at Bhutan's ancient capital of Punakha where the great Punakha Dzong stands at the confluence of the Pho Chu and Mho Cho Rivers. Contining westwards we visit the alpine the alpine valley of Bhobjika where we will visit the Gangtey Gompa and then on to Trongsa and then to Jakar, Bumthang's main village. This is Bhutan's most sacred valleys, hallowed 1,200 years ago by the visits of Padmashambava the great Buddhist guru also knows as the Guru Rimpoche. After exploring the villages, monasteries the famous yata weavers of this area we drive to little known towns of Mongar and Trashigang. Hidden deep within this remote valleys is Tashi Yangtse and sacred Chorten Kora. In the end we drive out of Bhutan to Guhati airport in Assam in India from where flights available to Delhi and Calcutta.

  • Trip Itinerary
  • Cost Include/Exclude
  • Additional Information
  • Testimonials

Day 1 : ARRIVE BHUTAN: Fly Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan. Afternoon visit Museum and Paro Town. Hotel. Flights are also available from Kathmandu and New Delhi.

Day 2 : PARO SIGHTSEEING: Paro valley sightseeing.

Day 3 :PARO SIGHTSEEING: Excursion to Taktsang Monastery.

Day 4 : PARO-THIMPU: Drive to Thimphu. Afternoon tour of Thimpu.

Day 5 : THIMPU: Morning tour of Thimpu. Afternoon free.

Day 6 : PUNAKHA SIGHTSEEING: Drive to Punakha. Sightseeing of Punakha and Wangdi valleys.

Day 7 : PHOBJIKA VALLEY: Drive to Gangtey Gompa, Phobjikha valley.

Day 8 : TRONGSA: Drive to Trongsa.

Day 9 :TRONGSA-JAKAR-BUMTHANG: Morning visit Trongsa Dzong. Drive to Jakar, Bumthang.

Day 10 : BUMTHANG SIGHTSEEING: Bumthang valley sightseeing. Overnight Bumthang.

Day 11 : MONGAR: Drive to Mongar.

Day 12 : TRSHIGANG: Drive to Trashigang. Afternoon visit Trashigang town and Dzong.

Day 13 : TASHI YANGTSE: Excursion to Tashi Yangtse and Chorten Kora.

Day 14 : SAMDRUP JONGKHAR: Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar, the eastern border town.

Day 15 : DEPARTURE FROM BHUTAN: Drive to Guwahati Airport in India. Fly to Calcutta or Delhi. Connect to onward flight. End of tour.

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport:Car / Jeep
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Camp
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max. Height:3800m
  • Start From: Paro
  • End To: Samdrup Jongkhar (Eastern Border)
  • Best Season: Spring / Winter / Automn

Trip Map

Bhutan East Himalayan Discovery map

 

Cost Includes:

  • All hotel stays
  • All food (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • All Monastery and Manument Entrance Fees
  • Ground transfer by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing tour wherevere required
  • Bhutan visa service
  • Entry to Musium
  • Guide and Guiding service
  • Royalty and taxes 

Cost Exclude:

  • Personal expensese
  • Airport tax and access baggage charge
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Donation
  • Others which is not specified on included items

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport:Car / Jeep
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Camp
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max. Height:3800m
  • Start From: Paro
  • End To: Samdrup Jongkhar (Eastern Border)
  • Best Season: Spring / Winter / Automn

Trip Map

Bhutan East Himalayan Discovery map

 

Additional Infos

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport:Car / Jeep
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Camp
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max. Height:3800m
  • Start From: Paro
  • End To: Samdrup Jongkhar (Eastern Border)
  • Best Season: Spring / Winter / Automn

Trip Map

Bhutan East Himalayan Discovery map

 

Testimonials

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport:Car / Jeep
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Camp
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max. Height:3800m
  • Start From: Paro
  • End To: Samdrup Jongkhar (Eastern Border)
  • Best Season: Spring / Winter / Automn

Trip Map

Bhutan East Himalayan Discovery map

 

Kailash Yatra 2013 Departure