An enchanting kingdom, unspoilt and isolated for centuries.
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Bumthang
£989 per person
Discover Bhutan, an enchanting kingdom between India and Tibet, unspoilt and isolated for centuries Bhutan will delight you with unique traditions, breathtaking scenery and Buddhist spiritual sites which the Bhutanese people still strive to preserve in the face of modernity. Bhutan can be regarded as one of the world’s most exclusive holiday destinations.
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Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel
Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner, a chance to taste Nepalese cuisine, or taste one of a range of other dishes if you prefer.
Kathmandu | Paro
Morning & Afternoon: Fly to Paro in Bhutan, on arrival meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel.
Evening: Enjoy a visit to Paro market and town.
Morning: Visit Ta Dzong, the national museum, with your city guide, walk a short trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, the ‘Fortress of the Heap of Jewels’.
Afternoon: After lunch drive up the valley to Drukgyel Dzong, from here on a clear day you will have a splendid view of Mount Chomolhari, the second highest peak in Bhutan also visit the shrine Kyichu Lhakhang.
Paro | Thimphu
Morning: Drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, on the way pause briefly to admire Bhutan’s oldest fortress Semtokha Dzong.
Afternoon: Enjoy a visit the National Memorial Chorten then see Tashichho Dzong Thimphu’s most impressive building. Later in the afternoon pay a visit to the Handicrafts Emporium.
Thimphu | Punakha
Morning: Continue your tour of Thimphu with your guide, visit the National Library, the Institute for Zorig Chusum and the National Textile Museum
Afternoon: Drive to Punakha, Bhutan’s former capital, stopping en route to enjoy breathtaking mountain views. Visit Punakha Dzong.
Punakha | Gangtey
Morning and Afternoon: After breakfast drive to Gangtey on the way visiting the remarkable Wangduephodrang Dzong, stretched along a spur at the confluence of two rivers. Visit a local village house and drive a winding mountain road through oak forests to Gangtey.
Evening: Visit Gangtey Gompa
Gangtey | Trongsa
Morning: Explore the beautiful Phobjikha valley.
Afternoon: Drive to Trongsa, crossing the Pele-la pass at 3,300m.
Trongsa | Bumthang
Morning: Visit Trongsa Dzong, a masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture
Afternoon: Make your way to Bumthang, the religious heartland of the nation. The rest of the day is free.
Morning: Explore the ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries, Tamshing Lhakhang and Jakar Dzong.
Afternoon: Visit Kurje Lhakhang, one of the most sacred places in Bhutan.
Bumthang | Thimphu
Morning & Afternoon: Visit Bumthang’s market then drive back to Thimphu taking seven hours. Lunch en route at a famous restaurant in Trongsa town and stop for refreshments in Wangduephodrang. Rest of the day is free.
Thimphu | Paro
Morning: Free time for shopping and leisure.
Afternoon: After lunch drive to Paro for an overnight stay.
Paro | Kathmandu
Morning & Afternoon: Take an early breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Paro airport for your flight to Kathmandu. Meet our representative waiting for you at Kathmandu airport, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free.
Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport
Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to Kathmandu International Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.
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Are based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. We offer reasonable quotes for single travellers and can save money for groups of two or more people, we want to tailor your holiday to suit your budget.
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Time Zone: GMT +6hr
Language: Dzongkha also known as Bhutanese
Our tailor made approach to your holiday offers you complete choice, for a rough guide of the typical temperature and rainfall see Weather and Climate.
The best times to go to are January to May or September and November.