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Fairs & Festival of Bhutan

The tour takes you on an adventurous and cultural journey to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. The tour has been designed to give a glimpse into the local customs and culture of the people of Bhutan. You will also have a chance to see the religious festival of Bhutanses people called “Paro Tsechu”

This is a suggested tour. It can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. Please contact us for a tailor made tour.

Itinerary

Day 01, Arrival / Paro / Thimpu
Meeting and assistance on arrival at The Paro Airport, the only entry point to the Kingdom of Bhutan by air. Then you will be driven 2 hrs to Thimpu, the Capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check into your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02, Thimpu
After breakfast visit Trashichodzong, or the glorious fortress of religion and the most impressive place. It is the seat of the government and the clergy of Bhutan. Other places worth visiting are King’s Memorial Chorten, Folk Heritage Museum and the national Textile museum, National Library and the Handicrafts Emporium. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03, Thimphu / Punakha / Wangdue
Morning visit Institute of Traditional medicine before heading to Punakha via Wangdue, driving about 5 to 6 hrs. En route visiting Dochula Pass from where one can have a superb view of the Eastern Himalayas on a clear day with a powerful binocular telescope. The small town with most colourful bazaars and valley views. On arrival check into your hotel for overnight.

Day 04, Wangdue / Gangtey
Spend the morning exploring the town and visiting the monuments. Later drive to Gangtey, park of the “Black Mountain National Park, one of the wildlife reserves of Bhutan. Sheeps and Yaks can be seen around the places. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05, Gangtey / Bumthang
Bumthang is a place of real artistic treasure as it houses around more than 25 temples, monasteries and museums. Wangdichholing Palace built in 1857 as the royal palace today is the house to many monks.

Day 06, Bumthang
After the breakfast Visit Jakar Dzong, the largest Dzong in Bhutan. It has a circumference of 1500 metres. Visit the Kurje Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastry. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07, Bumthang / Punakha
After breakfast drive to Punakha en route visiting Dochula Pass. It a beautiful journey passing through the apple orchards, pine and oak forests. You can also visit Punakha Dzong, teh second largest in Bhutan and houses some secred relics related to Buddhism. On arrival check into your hotel for overnight.

Day 08, Punakha / Paro
After breakfast drive 4 to 5 hrs to Paro. On arrival check into your hotel Evening spare some moments to explore the town for some last minute shopping and souvenirs buying. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09 Paro
Today you will have full day to explore the Paro Tsechu, one of the most religious festivals of Bhutan. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 Paro
Today you will have full day to explore the Paro Tsechu, one of the most religious festivals of Bhutan. Overnight at Hotel.


Day 11 Paro / Departure
Today you will be transferred to Paro airport for your flight to onward destination. I am sure you will be taking along memories which will linger in your minds for long time.

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Best time to Visit
April to July

Itinerary Sketch

  • Day 1 - Arrival / Paro / Thimpu
  • Day 2 - Thimpu
  • Day 3 - Thimphu / Punakha / Wangdue
  • Day 4 - Wangdue / Gangtey
  • Day 5 - Gangtey / Bumthang
  • Day 6 - Bumthang
  • Day 7 - Bumthang / Punakha
  • Day 8 - Punakha / Paro
  • Day 9 - Paro
  • Day 10 - Paro
  • Day 11 - Paro / Departure
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Tailor-made Suggestions
  • Extend your trip by a couple of days to visit Kathmandu and enjoy a Mountain View flight.
  • Fly to Delhi, the capital of India, to explore the narrow and winding lanes of Old Delhi.
  • You can also extend your trip to Agra to see the mesmerising Taj Mahal, a monument dedicated to love.
  • Relax and rejuvenate at a Spa Resort near Delhi.