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Extensive Cultural Tour to Bhutan Tour

Duration : 20 Nights / 21 Days

Destination Covered : Paro, Thimphu, Punakha

Tour Activities : Heritage, Hill Stations & Valleys, Hill Stations & Valleys

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Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour Overview

Extensive Cultural tour to Bhutan covers length and breadth of the country and highlight most beautiful place of interest of Bhutan.Flight ticket
Any drinks in tourist standard restaurant or hotel. Personal expenses Tips for the guide and diver.

Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Phuentshoilng is your first step to Bhutan and it is one of the three gates to enter Bhutan from south. When you reach there, our representatives will receive you.
O/N Phuentshoilng.
Day 2
In second day you can drive to Paro which is around 5 hour drive from Phuentshoilng. The road passes through beautiful land formations and settlement patterns. You can have your lunch on the way to Paro.
O/N Paro
Day 3
In Paro you will have lots of places to visit which are well known for tourist destination. Your first visit will be at Paro Dzong (Fortress) which was built in 1644 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgay after that you can visit Paro national museum, Paro kychu lhakhang which was built in 7th century by first Buddhist king of Tibet Songtsen Goenpo, you can drive north of Paro to Druk Gyal Dzong (fortress of victorious Drukpa) which was built in 1644 to mark victory over Tibetan invasion.
O/N Paro
Day 4
After breakfast, start early hike to Taktshang, the Tiger Nest Monastery. Legend says that Guru Rinpochhe is said to have flown here on the back of a tigress to meditate and convert the valley to Buddhism. The Monastery is miraculously built at vertical granite rock. later 4th Druk Desi Gyalse Tenzin Rabgay built the present structure with the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in1629. It is around 15 km drive from Paro town and 4 to 5 hours hike from the end point of the road. You can have lunch out there and climb down to the road point.
O/N Paro
Day 5
Thimphu around 75 km from Paro via Haa, when you reach at Chelela pass, in clear weather you can have clear view of Jhomolhari Mountain (7338 m) and Jechudrakay Mountain (6989). After that you can descend to Haa which is very beautiful glacier valley, after that you can visit Lhakhang Karpo and Nakpo. After the lunch you can drive to Thimphu.
O/N Thimphu
Day 6
National memorial Chorten: Built in 1974 by late queen mother Azhe Phuntsho Choden in the memory of his son the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. You can drive to Sangaygang to have the spectacular view of the town and on the way back you can visit and see Bhutan’s national animal Takin, you can also visit Bhutanese tradition school of 13 arts and craft, folk heritage museum, Chang Gang kha Lhakhang, Buddha point and Tashi Cho Dzong (fortress of glorious religion) which is the seat of Monarch and Jekhenpo (spiritual leader).
O/N Thimphu
Day 7
Drive Tango the school of highest Buddhist philosophy. Zhabdrung started the first monastic school from Tango in early part of 19th century. It is about 30 minute drives from the main town and after that you have to climb up around 1 hour. You can also visit Chari which is located opposite of the Tango. Drive back to Thimphu to visit Dechen Phodrang and Zelukha Nunnnary.
O/N Thimphu
Day 8
A drive for two and half hours will reach you to Punakha, the former capital of the Bhutan at 1, 300m. On the way, we will stop for a while for Dochula Pass affords scenic view of the Himalayas aside it’s 108 chortens built by Royal Mother Ashi Droji Wangmo Wanchuck to commemorate victory over Indian militants in 2003 and pay tribute to soldiers who lost lives. Upon reaching Punakha, visit the Dzong built in 1637 at the confluence of Mochhu and Phochhu. The fort symbolizes the master piece and uniqueness of Bhutanese architecture. Visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten built by Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck. O/N punakha.
Day 9
We start early for drive to Bumthang from Punakha takes about 7 hours. Make a short visit to Chimi Lhakhang, the fertility temple, a 20 minute walk through the village of Sopsokha. On the way, you will have a view of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, now under reconstruction after major fire razed the fort to the ground. The district is known for bamboo works, state and stone carving. Upon crossing two major passes of Pelela and Yutogla at either side of Trongsa.
O/N Trongsa
Day 10
In the morning you can visit Trongsa Dzong which is the one of the longest Dzongs in Bhutan. Trongsa Dzong was venerated by great Tibetan saint Yongzin Ngagi Wangchuk and later a Dzong was built by first governor of Trongsa in 1646 with the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The Dzong was basically built to unify the eight eastern districts of Bhutan under Drukpa rule. Visit Trongsa museum and palace of second monarch of Bhutan.
O/N Trongsa
Day 11
Bumthang is 3 hours drive from Trongsa and is the culture heartland of Bhutan. On the way to Bumthang you can visit Yatra (woolen cloth) factory which is local product produced by people of Bumthang region. After lunch you can visit Bumthang town.
O/N Bumthang
Day 12
Visit Jamba lhakhang which is the oldest temple and can be dated back to 7th century AD which was built by first Buddhist king of Tibet named Songtsen Goenpo. Jamba Lhakang is one among most famous temple in Bhutan. Drive to kurjey lhakhang where you can see the body imprint of guru Rinpoche. Visit Tamshang Lhakhang built by Terton Pema Lingpa in 15th century AD and drive towards to Jakar Dzong towards afternoon. In the evening you can attain debate session of monk at Karchu Dratsang.
O/N Bumthang
Day 13
On second day you can go for a day trip to Tang which was the birth place of Terton Pema Lingpa and you can visit the beautiful glacier valley of Tang. Visit Tang Ugyen Choling museum and also visit burning lake (treasure discoverer Pema Lingpa revealed a treasure from that lake).
O/N Bumthang
Day 14
Mongar is the more than 6 hours drive from Bumthang, on the way you are passing the highest pass between Thimphu and Trashigang. On the way you can have a glance of different flora and fauna.
O/N Mongar
Day 15
Drive to Lhuntse which is 2 hours drive from Mongar where you can visit place of Wangchuck dynasty (birth place of ancestors of monarch’s of Bhutan). Visit Takila where you can see the one of the tallest statue of second Buddha. Visit to Khoma to see the one of the most beautiful and renowned kira (Kichu Thara). Towards evening drive back to Mongar.
Day 16
Drive to Tashiyangtse which is 6 hours drive from Mongar and on the way you can see the different life style of people from the east. When you are in Tashiyangtse you can visit the chorten kora which is one of largest and most renowned stupa in Bhutan.
O/N Trashi Yangtse
Day 17
Visit habitat of black necked crane, if you are traveling in month of November to February. You can also visit the traditional paper making factory and after lunch you can visit old and new Tashiyangtse Dzong.
O/N Trashi Yangtse
Day 18
After breakfast you can visit Bhutanese school of 13 arts and crafts and drive to Gomokora which was sanctified by second Buddha in 8th century. Drive to Tashigang which is around 2 hours drive from Tashiyangtse. Tashigang is the one of the largest district in Bhutan.
O/N Trashigang
Day 19
On second day you can drive towards Rangjung and visit Rangjung monastery. Drive to Radhi and Phongme which is the most beautiful and largest rice producing valley in Bhutan. Radhi is also famous for the art weaving traditional Bhutanese gho and Kira.Visit Khardung nunnery, phongme lhakhang and drive back to hotel at Tashigang.
O/N Trashigang
Day 20
Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar which is 8 hours drive from Tashigang which is trade center for eastern region.
O/N Samdrup Jongkhar
Day 21
End of our service from our tour company and you will be handed over to Indian agent or drop you to Ghauhati air port

More Details about Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour


  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Visa fees
  • Royalty and surcharges
  • Accommodation in TOP 3* Hotels/Resorts, Transportation and sightseeing as per itinerary, All permits and taxes included, All fees to museums, monuments, and cultural sits,
  • Permits to enter old monasteries and Taxes,
  • Licensed English speaking guide.
  • All three meals included.
  • SUV or standard duty car for sightseeing and pick-drop.


  • Flight ticket
  • Any drinks in tourist standard restaurant or hotel. Personal expenses Tips for the guide and diver.

Terms & Conditions


  • There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure because of weather conditions disrupting flights or road blocks. The tourist must however bear the cost of food, accommodation, transportation, and other services required.


  • Tour Programs booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:
  • within 30 days of start of program – no charges
  • within 21 days – 10% of rate
  • within 14 days – 15% of rate
  • within 7 days – 30% of rate
  • less than 7 days or without notice – 50% of rate
  • after arrival in Bhutan – 100%

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