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9 Days

Encompassed Bhutan

This tour is a road trip around the best of Bhutan, it takes a circuit beginning and ending in the city of Paro. One of the major highlights of this tour is a visit to the stunning Taktsang Monastery, better known as the tiger’s nest Temple.

This tour takes in all the best sights and culture of Bhutan, it visits some stunning valleys and small villages allowing you to get up close and personal with the friendly and welcoming Bhutanese people and the stunning natural beauty of this country.

Along the way, you visit glaciers and get awesome views of the eastern Himalayan range. It’s a breathtaking discovery tour of this rich and vibrant land.

From

$4482

per person

Detailed Program

Arrive in Paro where you will be met by the Truly Bhutan team and transferred to the hotel. You will have a day sightseeing around Paro, sights visited Ta Dzong, Paro Rimpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, and Drukgyel Dzong. Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

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After breakfast, you visit the Taktsang Monastery a highlight of the trip. The visit requires a short walk. After lunch, you drive to Thimphu where you will check in at the hotel and do an afternoon of sightseeing-sights visiting including- The National Memorial Chorten, Dupthob Lhakhang, Changangkha Monastery, and the mini zoo. Finish the day off with a viewing at the Sangaygang View Point (2685m) Overnight in Hotel in Thimphu.

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After breakfast, visit the National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute, and Handicraft Emporium for shopping various Bhutanese Arts and Textiles. After lunch, we will hike to Tango Monastery a one-hour 280m climb. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight in Hotel in Thimphu.

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After early breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass, where you can see 108 Bhutanese Stupas. If the weather is clear you can see the snow-capped Himalayas. Further drive to Punakha and visit Punakha Dzong. We have to walk across a long suspension bridge to reach the Dzong. In the evening short hike to Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of fertility. Overnight in Hotel in Punakha.

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After early breakfast, drive to Trongsa. En-route sightseeing in the valley of Wangdiphodrang includes a visit to Wangdiphodrang Dzong built in 1638. Drive further and cross over Pelela Pass at 3250 meters. Lunch will be at Chendebji Restaurant. Visit the Chendebji Monastery. Overnight in Hotel in Trongsa.

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After breakfast, visit Trongsa Dzong, the most impressive Dzong in Bhutan, Ta Dzong (Previous watch Tower to the Dzong), and have a good view of the whole Trongsa valley including Dzong. If you are interested make a short hike to the village in the afternoon. In The evening leisure time to go around Trongsa town. Overnight in Hotel in Trongsa.

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After Early breakfast, you will drive to Wangdiphdrang via Gangtey. You will have Lunch at Gangtey valley. It is one of the most beautiful glacial valleys of the Himalayas. Visit Gangtey Gompa from the outside. Explore Phobjikha valley, famous for the Black Necked Cranes during winter. En route, we will stop in different places for photography Overnight in Hotel in Wangduephodrang.

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After breakfast, drive to Thimphu and visit Semtokha Dzong. It is the oldest Dzong in Bhutan. After lunch drive to Paro. Overnight in Hotel in Paro.

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Early breakfast, drive to Airport, and farewell for your connecting flight to your next destination.

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Our Host

Bhutan is one of the most unusual and beautiful countries in the world. You’ll find a land that is blessed with abundance, a deep connection to the past, and a culture that is unique. Truly Bhutan’s Host is second to none. Handpicked, highly experienced, and scrupulously trained, they bring a wealth of skill and knowledge to each trip. They are fun and friendly, whose aim is to ensure that each trip remains an unforgettable experience. Creating colorful, discovery-oriented tours in a combination of safety and comfort is the mission of our guides. All Host have earned the tour guide’s certificate from the Tourism Council of Bhutan.

Damchoe Lhendrup

Damchoe Lhendrup | Culture & Trekking Expert

Dechen Dema

Dechen Dema | Culture & Trekking Expert

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