Picturesque Country

The magical country of Bhutan will greet you with beautiful monasteries, mystical valleys, apple orchards and prayer flags throughout.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Health & Wellness, Nature
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the Picturesque Country.

Being surrounded by mountains full of lush greeneries, Bhutan is fabulously rich in terms of scenic beauty. Bhutan is also blessed by Mother Nature in the form of rivers that flow through different parts of the country and pass by all the major cities adding to their breathtaking beauty.

Bhutan, one of the world’s happiest countries and also known as the ‘Land of Dragons’ is a dream destination of many. While you’re in Bhutan, admire the beautiful and distinct architecture of the Buddhist monasteries and temples. Don’t forget to experiment with Bhutanese food and visit Thimphu’s Weekend Market.

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  1. Day 1 Paro International Airport - Thimphu

    Following your arrival in Paro, head to Thimphu and rest of the day at leisure to explore the town.

    Overnight stay in Thimphu.

  2. Day 2 Thimphu

    After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing in Thimphu.

    Visit the The National Memorial Chorten, Sakyamuni Buddha, Changangkha Lhakhang, Takin Zoo, the National Library, Zorig Chusum and the Royal Textile Museum.

    Overnight stay in Thimphu.

  3. Day 3 Thimphu - Punakha

    After breakfast, start for Punakha. The first stop on the way after leaving Thimphu is Dochu La Pass, which is around 3100 m high and way above the clouds. Only an hour’s drive from Thimphu, it offers visitors their first glimpse of the Eastern Himalayan range. From the pass the road curls its way down into the relative lowlands of the Punakha Valley.

    In Punakha , you will visit Punakha Dzong. Known as the ”the palace of great happiness”, it is located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu (father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers in the Punakha-Wangdue valley. The dzong is one of the most picturesque of all Bhutan’s ancient fortresses and is joined to the mainland by an arched wooden bridge, and contains many precious relics from the days when successive kings reined the kingdom from this valley.

    You will also visit the Suspension Bridge – the longest suspension bridge over River Mo.

    Overnight stay in Punakha.

  4. Day 4 Punakha - Phobjikha Valley

    After breakfast, proceed towards the Phobjikha Valley – the valley for rare endangered Black Necked Cranes. Soak in the beauty of the most beautiful valley and enjoy the serenity and tranquility and finally return to Punakha and en-route visit Bazo Town.

    After crossing the Fo-Chu-Mo-Chu river, drive along the Wangdue phradong and visit newly developed small beautiful town of Bazo in Wangdue.

    Overnight stay in Punakha.

  5. Day 5 Punakha - Paro

    In the morning, after breakfast, start for Paro, the picturesque town in Bhutan. Enroute visit Simtokha Dzong, National Museum of Bhutan, Ta Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, and Nya Mey Zam Bridge.

    Overnight stay in Paro.

  6. Day 6 Paro

    In the morning, after breakfast, start for Paro sightseeing, which includes visit to Drukgyal Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, and Taktsang Monastery.

    If you can brave the risky cliffs on a high mountain, Paro will astonish you in the form of Taktsang Monastery. After covering 1200 m on a fierce cliff, you will reach this sacred site, also known as the Tiger’s Nest. Take a deep breath after reaching the spot and then comfort your eyes and soul with the stunning view of the scenic surroundings and the valley lying underneath. Construction of the complex was completed in 1694. Discovering the Tiger’s Nest after 3 hours of trekking is real adventure but you may also opt for a horse ride from the parking lot.

    Overnight stay in Paro.

  7. Day 7 Paro - Chela-La-Pass

    After breakfast, drive to Chele La Pass which is at a height of 3,988 m. From here, on a clear day, the view sweeps away to Bhutan’s second highest sacred peak, Mt Jhomolhari.

    Overnight in stay Paro.

  8. Day 8 Paro - PBH

    After early breakfast, start for Paro International Airport [PBH].

This is a sample itinerary to inspire your holiday – it can be tweaked in every way possible from the places you want to go to and number of days you spend in each, as well as hotels you stay in and activities you do. Get in touch with one of our experts by calling +91 98226 66560 and we will start creating your perfect trip.