The enthralling 13 Nights and 14 Days Bhutan Adventure Travel package will cover some of the most beautiful tourist places of Bhutan, such as Phuntsoling, Paro, Thimpu, Wangdue, Punakha, Bumthang, Mongar, Trashigang and Samdrupjongkhar. Your exciting trip will start from Delhi International Airport, from where you will board flight towards Bagdora.
Our expert representative will escort you throughout the travel and make your trip a cherishing experience by giving complete details and information regarding this beautiful place. Feel the mind blowing beauty of this stunning tourist spot while driving towards Paro. The majestic Gangetic Plain and ravishing Himalayan foothills are simply awesome. The Bhutan Adventure Travel will be a lifetime experience for your family and friends!
Tour Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Places To Visit : Delhi - Phuntsoling - Paro - Thimpu - Wangdue - Punakha - Bumthang - Mongar - Trashigang - Samdrupjongkhar - Delhi
Day 1: Delhi - Phuntsoling (Bhutan)Transferring to the airport for a morning flight to Bagdogra, we'll then drive through a picturesque 158 kms drive of approx 2 and a half hours to Phuntsoling, which where you'll cross the border into Bhutan where a GHIJ representative will welcome you and arrange for your check into a hotel for the first night in the country.
Day 2: Phuntsoling - Paro (130 kms)After breakfast, we start with a wonderful Bhutan Adventure tour and go out on a two hour drive of 130 kms to Paro - a spectacular drive from the Gangetic plain through the sharp and lush Himalayan foothills.
Days 3: ParoGo for a morning walk or just take along ponies to the Taktsang Goemba, which is also known as the Tiger’s Nest monastery, stopping en route at the viewpoint which is also the venue for lunch. Taktsang Goemba is, without doubt, the most outstanding monastery in the country and is built on a rock ledge a thousand metres above the ground level. The first and main temple was built where Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown on the back of a tiger to meditate in this cave on a rocky ledge. A stroll to the viewing point will ideally take about 1½hrs with another 2½ hrs to get to the monastery and back. In the afternoon we will visit the ancient ruined dzong of Drukgyel situated at the end of the Paro Valley. Another pleasant nature walk awaits you close by and you would also be delighted to watch archers competing at the foot of the old fort. Time to look around town before supper.
Days 4: Paro - Thimpu (56 kms)Make an early exit from the hotel for the one hour drive of about 56 kms to Thimpu, so that you arrive at the capital city by mid morning. Visit the Cultural Heritage Museum, the Takin Park to see Bhutan's national animal, and in the early evening we will visit the dzong.
Days 5: Thimpu - Wangdue (23 kms)Next on our Bhutan holiday, we visit the Dechen Phodrung Monastery where Wild Frontiers has supported the young monks’ education for some years. Drive up to the Dochu la Pass for lunch, about a 23 km drive from Thimpu. Continue to drive to Wangdue after lunch.
Day 6: Wangdue - Punakha (9 kms)
Drive 9 kms to Punakha - and we'll stop for a few hours in between to take a rejuvenating walk up to the small temple that was built for the present king by his mother. Wandering back down through the villages and along the riverbank takes us through a peaceful rural setting. After lunch visit the dzong, the erstwhile capital of this country which is wonderfully placed at the confluence of two thundering rivers and noted for its massive prayer hall with three giant Buddhas and beautifully painted thankas. While going back to Wangdue visit a local farm and sample some Tibetan style butter tea and their homemade chhang beer. Drive back to Wangdue for supper at the hotel.
Day 7: Wangdue - Bumthang (194 kms)
It's a 194 km exciting drive to Bumathang passing some breathtaking viewpoints. After an early breakfast drive to Trongsa and cross the Black Mountain range via the Pele La Pass. Don't forget to visit the impressively sited Dzong that is built on a division overlooking the Mangde River. Continue the drive up to the Bumthang valleys; check into the charming family-run guesthouse near to the ancient 7th century Jambay Lakhang temple or overlooking the Tamshing Goemba. Spend two nights of the festival in Bumthang this year.
Day 8: Bumthang Festival
Spend this day in Bumthang to visit the local market and explore the local manufactures. Bumthang is also known as the spiritual heartland of Bhutan and is home to some of the most ancient and precious Buddhist sites.
Day 9: Bumthang Festival
Jakar Dzong, founded in 1549, is known to be the largest Dzong in the entire country. Located along the famous Choskhor valley, is the temple of Jampa Lakhang that was built in 659 and organizes one of the kingdom's most spectacular festivals, the Jampa Lakhang Drup.
Day 10: Bumthang - Mongar (194 kms)
Drive over to the 4000m high Thumshing La Pass that is the highest drivable pass in the country. Enjoy a delightful picnic at Sangor, half way between Mongar and Bumthang. Here, the vegetation changes from alpine to sub-tropical and then to almost tropical.
To end a memorable day of your 194 km journey, cross the Kurichu River to climb up the hill again to Mongar and stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 11: Mongar - Trashigang (46 kms)
Go out for a short trip to the town and then drive on for 46 km to Trashigang to visit the dzong there.
Day 12: Trashigang (Rangjung)
Spend the day visiting the wonderful nunnery and walks through the terrace fields to a farm for having lunch and watching from close perspective traditional raw silk dying and weaving. Walking up to the farm, you get an opportunity to meet hill people from the nomad communities of Sakteng and Merak on the border with Arunachal Pradesh, who arrive here to sell yak butter and other products and are generally dressed in animal skins.
Day 13: Trashigang - Samdrupjongkhar (273 kms)
Aim for an early morning departure to start up with the 273 km long drive that takes you down from the mountains to the plains of Assam.
Day 14: Samdrupjongkhar - Guwahati - Delhi
This morning, a GHIJ representative would make arrangements for you to cross the border into India and drive on for 638 km to Guwahati airport for our flight back to Delhi.
Thus comes to end a wonderful and thrilling Bhutan adventure tour.