10 Days Luxury Itinerary

 10 DAYS LUXURY ITINERARY

Discover the highlights of Bhutan’s popular western and spiritual central valleys in luxury. Visit Dzongs, temples, monasteries, palaces, and witness Bhutan’s ever-changing scenic beauty of forests and Himalayan peaks from the comfort of a luxury. At the end of the day you will unwind at your luxurious accommodation, options including Taj Tashi, Uma Punakha, Amankora, Gangtey Goenpa Lodge, Um Paro and Zhiwa Ling Paro resorts, experiencing their first class service and facilities including massage, spa, well-being therapies and fine dining. This tour included a night in the stunning Phobjikha Valley, winter home of the endangered Black-Necked Crane and Bumthang the spiritual heartland of Bhutan. We can also organize a range of add-on options to provide the most luxurious and unforgettable experience of the Dragon Kingdom

OVERVIEW ITINERARY

Day 01: Thimphu (65 km-1½ hours’ drive)

Day 02: Punakha (70 km-3 hours)

Day 03: Punakha

Day 04: Bumthang (250 km-10 hours’ drive)

Day 05: Bumthang

Day 06: Phobjikha (193 km-7½hours)

Day 07: Phobjikha

Day 08: Paro (195 km-7½ hours)

Day 09: Paro, Hike to Tigers Nest

Day 10: Departure

Day 01: Arrive Paro and transfer to Thimphu (65 km-1½ hours’ drive)

Our representative will welcome you at the Paro Airport and then transfer to capital city Thimphu. Luxury Tour explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys at a relaxed pace just with 1 or 2 sightseeing in a day using the most luxurious accommodations and services available in the kingdom. Clients can either choose Amankora, Taj Tashi or Lemeridien for your comfort and leisure.

Day 02: Thimphu-Punakha (70 km-3 hours’ drive)

Bhutan Tours take you to Punakha, The former capital of Bhutan. This place offers the perfect introduction of Modernity and History, Culture and Tradition, Legendary and the mythology as you explore Chimi lhakhang the temple of Fertility or Divine Madman. Punakha offers choice of 4 and 5 star hotels like, Amankora, Uma, Dhensa and RKPO. Then to explore Fortress of Punakha is like exploring the world antique and the unique architectural design.

Day 03: Punakha, Hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Temple

Another heavenly place would be hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Temple. This temple was built by Queen Mother for the well –being of all sentient beings and the country. Again the hike to this temple will introduce to rural life, the remote villages, cultivating the field and raising the cattle and people smiling at you. As you reach top, you will be introduced to perfect architectural design of the temple viewing the valley down in perfect shape and size. Walk back and car will pick you up from the road point and drive to Hotel. Then time for leisure.

Day 04: Punakha- Bumthang (250 km-10 hours’ drive)

Drive to Bumthang would be opening door to perfect vacation for luxury tour. As you pass by get a glimpse of beautiful Himalayan Mountain, the rural setting, the beautiful landscape, colorful prayer flags, enchanting Stupa, and the remote villages.

As you arrive Bumthang, it is like arriving to second Switzerland. The place, the people and the features would be just perfect for your luxury tour. As the journey being long and tiring, time for you to relax and refresh in luxurious accommodation of Amankora.

Day 05: Bumthang Sightseeing & relaxation

After enough relaxation, Guide would introduce to some of the perfect site like Kurje Lhakhang and Jampa Lhakhang and explain the in-depth history of the temple. Then short walk in and around the beautiful valley would be more refreshing and worth visiting the place. Later time for relaxation and make use of luxurious accommodation like Spa and massage, well-being therapies and fine dining.

Day 06: Bumthang-Phobjikha  (193 km-7½ hours)

Drive to Phobjikha would be thrilling journey as it is the place paradise for nature lover and hikers and also perfect destination for luxury tour. On the way back, explore Trongsa Dzong which marked significant event in the history of Bhutan. It is the place where the first king of Bhutan has been throne to kingship.

Further drive will take you to Phobjikha and time for you to relax as the journey would be tiring.  Amankora and Gangtey Gompa lodge, Luxury accommodation would be at your service to please you with facilities like Spa, Massage and fine dining.

Day 07: Phobjikha

As introduced, Phobjikha is a paradise for nature lover and hikers. Walk around the valley would give you peace of mind and awaken your soul. Photograph those incredible features of the valley like; Prayer flags, the valley itself, Stupa and the hospitable people. Visit to Farm house would be a great experience for you to get into the typical life and well preserved culture and tradition of Bhutanese people. 

Then relax and time for leisure in the comfortable accommodation.

Day 08: Phobjikha-Paro (195 km-7½ hours’ drive)

Drive back to Paro would be like travelling to second Switzerland. Paro has got to offer so many incredible features like; Tiger’s Nest the most amazing figure in the history of Bhutan, The most sacred and the oldest temple, Kichu Lhakhang, Paro Museum an ancient watchtower, Paro Dzong perhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture as well as a local religious administrative Centre. We would arrange any of these places to explore.

Day 09: Paro, Hike to Tigers Nest (4-5 hours walk round trip)

Hike to Tiger’s Nest would be like reaching the climax.   “Trip to Bhutan is never complete without climbing to Taktsang”, says one tourist. Indeed it’s true as the journey there fills you with spiritual bliss.Tiger’s Nest is located atop an 800 meter cliff in Paro.

Taktshang or the Tigers lair as the monastery is widely regarded is one of the most important in Bhutan. Its history is associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava, the Indian saint who came to Bhutan in the 8th century AD. The cave was named Taktshang after Guru Rinpoche flew into the cave from Kurtoe Singye Dzong in eastern Bhutan riding on a tigress.

Day 10: Departure

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