9 Days Luxury Itinerary

09 DAYS LUXURY ITINERARY

Discover the highlights of Bhutan’s popular western 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 Zhiwaling 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. We can also organize a range of add-on options to you provide the most luxurious and unforgettable experience of the Dragon Kingdom.

OVERVIEW ITINERARY

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

Day 02: Thimphu

Day 03: Thimphu-Punakha (70 km-3 hours)

Day 04: Punakha

Day 05: Punakha-Phobjikha (70 km-3 hours)

Day 06: Phobjikha

Day 07: Phobjikha-Paro (195 km-7½ hours)

Day 08: Paro, Hike to Tigers Nest

Day 09: 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

Colorful and mysterious, Bhutan is packed with some of the most stunning sights.  Whether you are curious to discover more of a Buddhist, culture and tradition or explore with jungles, Bhutan Life Exposure provides peace of mind during your tour.

Luxury travel in Bhutan with Bhutan Life Exposure means the details are covered and security is ensured. Our well-planned Bhutan tours allow you to explore this culturally diverse country with ease, all while learning about the compelling history, stunning landscape and the vibrant people that live here

Day 03: 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 04: Punakha, Hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Temple

Distance:   1 hour approximately.

Altitudes:  1500meters

Elevation Gain: 200 meters

Difficulty Level: Easy

Another heavenly place would be hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Temple. Thistemple 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 05: Punakha-Phobjikha (70 km-3 hours’ drive)

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. This tour will also introduce to Farm house visit where you get to explore and experience the typical life and well preserved culture and tradition of Bhutanese people.  Amankora and Gangtey Gompa lodge, Luxury accommodation would be at your service to please you.

Day 06: 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. Then relax and time for leisure in the comfortable accommodation.

Day 07: 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, ParoDzongperhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture as well as a local religious administrative Centre.We would arrange any of these places to explore.

Day 08: 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 Nestis 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 09: Departure

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