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Kingdom of Bhutan, 7 Day Guided Tour

Join one of our certified guides from the GuideSource team on this 7 day tour through the beautiful kingdom of Bhutan, including the capital of Thimphu

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration7 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The kingdom of Bhutan, a landlocked state surrounded by several other, larger countries is like a small jewel resting in the middle of an enormous sandy beach. And while that jewel is small, that does nothing to diminish its beauty and shine, which is a fitting description for Bhutan.

This magical kingdom is an amazing place to visit. And for 7 days, it is our goal that you have as much opportunity as possible to see and experience everything Bhutan has to offer, from its beautiful valleys to its incredible culture.

You will get to see and spend nights in 4 different places during this tour. They include Paro, where you will land and depart, the capital city of Thimphu, the village of Gantey and the town of Wangduephodrang. Each one of these places offers their own set of unique highlights that will create their own unique memories.

There really is something for everybody on this week long tour. For nature lovers, there is the gorgeous forests we will hike through, as well as a lot of varied wildlife you will doubtlessly be able to see. For history buffs, there are numerous monasteries and Dzongs you can see, each one with their own story to tell. Last, but certainly not least, for those who wish to admire the Himalayan mountains you will have countless opportunities to do so during this trip as well.

If Bhutan has ever peaked your interest then this is the trip for you. At at only a week long, it is very manageable. So if you would like to join us, just send us a request. We’d be happy to guide you!

If you are looking for a more adventurous journey through Bhutan, we can also lead you on this 12 day trip that includes a long trek on the Druk path.

Accommodation

Overnight accommodation in Paro, Thimphu and Wangduephodrang.

Meeting point

Paro international airport.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bhutan

After you land in the Paro international airport one of our representatives will greet you and transfer you to your hotel, where you will spend the night. During the afternoon, you will have the chance to visit Paro Dzong, along with other wonderful sights in the area.

Day 2: Paro - Thimphu

We will hike to the Taktsang, otherwise known as the Tiger’s nest monastery, where you can enjoy some great views. Afterwards, we will drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, where we will spend the night.

Day 3: sight seeing day in Thimphu

You will get to enjoy the entire day exploring the city, seeing such as the King’s memorial Chorten, the radio tower, the Changgangkha monastery, the zoo, and several other wonderful highlights. We will spend the night in comfortable accommodations in the city.

Day 4: Thimphu

We will drive for approximately 3 hours to Wangduephodrang with a brief tea stop at Dochu La (3,100m), where you can enjoy some amazing views of the Himalayas. After lunch we will visit Punakha, as well as the Metshina village. We will spend the night in Wangduephodrang.

Day 5: Gantey

Today we will take a drive to Gantey. Afterwards, we will make our way through dense forest until we reach the Gantey village. At the village we will visit the Gantey Gompa. In the village you will be able to enjoy some spectacular views of the Black mountain range and the Phobjika valley. We will spend the night in Wangduephodrang.

Day 6: Wangduephodrang - Paro

Today we will drive from Wangduephodrang to Paro, with a lunch time stop in Thimphu. In Paro, you will have the chance to enjoy some local Bhutanese cuisine, and perhaps even a hot stone bath before setting for the night.

Day 7: Departure home


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