Journey Across Bhutan
DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO
DAY 02: PARO
DAY 03: PARO
DAY 04: PARO – THIMPHU
DAY 05: THIMPHU
DAY 06: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
DAY 07: PUNAKHA – GANGTEY/PHOBJIKA VALLEY
DAY 08: GANGTEY/PHOBJIKA VALLEY – TRONGSA
DAY 09: TRONGSA – BUMTHANG
DAY 10: BUMTHANG
DAY 11: BUMTHANG – MONGAR
DAY 12: MONGAR – TRASHIGANG
DAY 13: TRASHIGANG (Excursion to Tashiyangtse)
DAY 14: TRASHIGANG – SAMDRUP JONGKHAR
DAY 15: SAMDRUP JONGKHAR – GUWAHATI
Ideal for those who want to discover the true Bhutan, this ultimate cultural tour explores the cultural valleys of the west, spiritual central Bhutan & the rugged east. Journey Across Bhutan traverses incredible landscapes of high mountain passes with incredible Himalayan views, mixed forests, beautiful countryside and Alpine meadows rich with diverse flora and fauna. Beginning in the gentle valley of Paro, home to the infamous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest), you will visit ancient fortresses, sacred monasteries, remote temples, farm houses, palaces and monastic schools across the country to the eastern border town of Samdrup Jongkhar. This is a special and unique tour is designed for the enthusiastic traveller with a longer holiday program in mind and a desire to discover the true Bhutan. Journey Across Bhutan can also operate Paro – Trashigang – Paro.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JOURNEY ACROSS BHUTAN TOUR
The ‘Journey Across Bhutan’ cultural tour is ideal for those who want to discover the true Bhutan. This ultimate tour explores the cultural valleys of the west, spiritual central Bhutan & the rugged east.
Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
Journey to the rugged, remote and seldom visited Eastern Districts.
Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
Visit ancient palaces and museums featuring historical memorabilia of Bhutan’s Royal Family.
Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.
To view more information about some of the townships that are featured in this tour, please visit the Township Highlights page.
BHUTAN TOUR DATES:
All of our Bhutan tours are private, tailor-made journeys for independent travel on dates of your choosing. We can easily customise your Bhutan tour to spend more in the places doing the activities that you are interested in. Please click on the ‘Tailor-Design This Tour’ tab above to begin customising this tour to your requirements. This tour can be experienced all year around.
WHAT WE INCLUDE IN OUR TAILOR MADE BHUTAN TOURS:
- Bhutan Tourist Tariff Royalty & Visa fees.
- All private excursions and transfers in superior air-conditioned vehicle.
- Local English speaking guide/tour leader.
- Experienced driver.
- Accommodation in carefully selected, highest standard government approved hotels & guesthouses.
- All meals in Bhutan.
- All entrance fees and permits.
- All personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone and tips.
- Medical / Travel Insurance.