Tour Details

Travel Between: June to August & December to February (Low Season) 

Single Person: US$ 1630, total net for this itinerary 

Two Persons: US$ 1420, per person, total net for this itinerary 

Three Persons or more: US$ 1240, per person, total net for this itinerary 

Travel Between: March to May & September to November (Peak Season) 

Single Person: US$ 1780, total net for this itinerary 

Two Persons: US$ 1720, per person, total net for this itinerary 

Three Persons or more: US$ 1540, per person, total net for this itinerary


Important Note: 

Pricing displayed here does not include price of flights due to fluctuation in pricing. 

Pricing of flight will be sent separately to you after you made your booking (no payment is required for booking).

Inclusions

  • USD$ 40 per person visa fee 
  • For single traveler surcharge of US$ 40/night
  • For two travelers surchagre of US$ 30/night
  • Visa arrangement for your stay in Bhutan 
  • Government Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) and all the taxes 
  • Accommodations in best 3 star hotels on twin sharing (Double Occupancy Room) 
  • All meals (break, lunch & dinner) 
  • English speaking licensed tour guide 
  • Personal chauffeur 
  • Private transfers (SUVs) and sightseeing as per the itinerary 
  • Entrance, museums and park fees indicated in the itinerary 
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the journey 
  • Traditional Attire for renting


Exclusions

  • Flight fare (Round Trip) - can book through us
  • Personal expenses, phone calls, laundry, shopping, etc 
  • Gratitude/Tipping
  • Single room supplement 
  • Luxury hotels/resorts available on additional cost 
  • Chinese or other Language speaking guide available on additional cost
  • Travel and medical insurance 
  • Extra Cost Activities (cycling, motor bike, river rafting, horse ride, hotstone bath etc) 
  • Check out cancellation policy before booking the trip 


Itinerary

  • Upon arrival in Paro airport Zamu Travels guide will receive you and drive you to Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan. You will be checked-in to your hotel upon arrival in Thimphu. Depending on your arrival time, we can proceed for city sightseeing or relax in the hotel. If time permits, we will visit the following places:

    Changangkha Lhakhang (temple): Established in the 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in Tibet. Parents traditionally come here to get auspicious names for their newborns or blessings for their young children from the protector deity Tandrin.

    Tashichho Dzong: Buddhist monastery and fortress built on the western bank of the river Wang Chu, which has traditionally been the seat of the head of Bhutan's civil government.

    Dinner and overnight in Thimphu.

    Altitude: 2400m

  • Today after breakfast we will visit the the following places:

    Simtokha Dzong: one of the oldest fortresses of the country, which now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.

    Folk Heritage Museum: The restored three-storey, rammed-earth and timber building replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished, as it would have been about a century ago to provide an interesting glimpse into rural Bhutanese life.

    National Textile Museum: Where collections of royal textiles and antique textile artifacts, exclusive to Bhutan are displayed.

    Buddha Dordenma Statue: World’s largest 51m-tall sitting Buddha, massive three-storey base houses a large chapel, while the body itself is filled with 125,000 smaller statues of Buddha.

    Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory: Where traditional methods are used to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho. You can even try your hand at this ancient craft and make some paper of your very own as a souvenir.

    Dinner and overnight in Thimphu. 

    Altitude: 2400m

  • We will checkout from the hotel and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. If the weather permits we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. Upon arrival in Punakha we will check-in to the hotel and have lunch. After lunch we will visit following places:

    Punakha Dzong: Punakha dzong is the administrative centre of Punakha district. Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal constructed the dzong in 1637. It is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan and one of its most majestic structures. 

    Suspension Bridge: Few minutes drive from the dzong lays the longest bridge in Bhutan, the Suspension Bridge. The bridge was built high on the river Po Chu (Male River), this arched wooden bridge connects the Punakha Dzong with Punakha town and the smaller villages scattered in the valley. Evening relax at the hotel.

    Dinner and overnight in Punakha. 

    Altitude: 1200m

  • After the breakfast, we will proceed to festival site and witness the most interesting annual Punakha Tshechu for the whole day. Festivals are performed to honor Buddhist saint Guru Rimpoche who brought Buddhism in the country in the 7th century. Tse meaning date and chu meaning tenth, is performed annually in all districts coinciding with tenth day of the Bhutanese calendar. Interesting and colorful mask dances are shown publicly in an open ground especially in the courdyard of the fortress, “The Dzong”, where all people gather to witness the dances. Witnessing the Tshechu is believed to accumulate the good deeds and help us to ride off the sins committed. This is also wonderful opportunity to take pictures of local people in their best traditional handwoven and intricately designed kiras and ghos.

    Dinner and overnight in Punakha. 

    Altitude: 1200m

  • After our leisurely breakfast, we will hike for 20 minutes to Chimi Lhakhang, temple of fertility built by the Divine Madman also known as Drukpa Kinley with whom the phallic symbol is associated and couples unable to bear children are said to be blessed with children after visiting the temple. After the hike we will drive back to Paro. We will stop for lunch at Dochula Cafeteria. Upon reaching Paro we will take a quick stroll around the town, and if time permits visit some temples. Evening relax at the hotel.

    Dinner and overnight in Paro. 

    Altitude: 2200m

  • Today after breakfast we will hike to the iconic and one of the most famous tourist destinations of the country, the Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’. The hike will take around 1 hour 40 minutes (one way) to get to Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest). You can choose to hike the trail or ride up on horseback. However, we don’t recommend riding on horseback down the mountain.

    Dinner and Overnight in Paro

    Altitude: 2200m

  • Your drive to Paro International Airport will be arranged accordingly to your flight schedule.

Age: 2 - 11
Age: 0 - 1