Bhutan Best Luxury Tour with us an exclusive holiday, where you can get immense glimpse of Bhutan in the comfort of nice and spacious luxury hotels that Thundering Dragon of Bhutan has to offer. Luxury Tour of Bhutan includes special scenic areas of Bhutan covering remote and isolated villages with towns and cities of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and beautiful Bumthang villages of central Bhutan with its incredible landscapes and mountain views.
Our Bhutan Best Luxury Tour offers interesting culture and historical monuments and overwhelming sceneries that surround you. For a small country with dramatic landscapes with high snow capped peaks where all types of vegetables, crops and fruits are grown in its varied climatic zones from sub-tropic, alpine to arctic temperatures in the midst of serene country with old traditional way of life.
Bhutan Best Luxury Tour with Destination Holidays begins after your arrival in Paro airport with interesting tour at places of interest around Bhutan includes overnights in Thimphu capital city of Bhutan visiting places of interest and tour of Punakha a beautiful valley steeped with history and to Gangtey area where rare black neck crane migrates during the summer months. This Bhutan Luxury Tour a fabulous holiday with short and hike to famous Taksang Monastery known as Tiger’s Nest, 17th centaury Ta-Dzong, and Druk Gyaldzong.
Our fascinating Bhutan Best Luxury Tour completes in Paro for the flight back to your respective countries or back to Kathmandu.
In Bhutan most places have tourist standard facilities depending upon the choices, as we have put a lot of effort into locating the most appropriate type of accommodation for each tour. It will always be clean and hygienic, comfortable and of a very high standard. Accommodation for Bhutan trips is in a combination of good standard tourist class hotels and Guest Houses in the Treks operated by the local people, which offer Twin Sharing accommodations, please be prepared for the common Bathrooms.
If you wish to spend a few additional days in your start city before the departure of your tour, then we can arrange accommodation for you. On the last day of the tour we usually arrive at our final destination in the late afternoon, when the tour ends. If you would like to book accommodation for that night or even stay additional nights, we will be more than happy to arrange this for you as well. All our accommodation is carefully chosen, conveniently located, clean and comfortable.
On arrival at Paro-Bhutan’s international airport after going through visa formalities our Destination Holidays native guide of Bhutan and representative will receive you with warm welcome and then drive for two hours through countryside dotted with farm villages and terraces with typical Bhutanese landscapes and Buddhist culture architecture villages.
On reaching Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan, interesting to know that Thimphu the only city in the whole world without traffic lights, all the traffic controlled by traffic police with their whistle. In Thimphu in the best hotels, afternoon at leisure with time for a walk around the market and observe the Bhutanese way of life.
After refreshing breakfast our guide will take you on a tour of memorial stupa, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine is still practiced and the painting school. Tour of Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King of Bhutan.
Visit of Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley offering a nice view of the valley, a short scenic drive for a visit of the largest and recently built statue of Buddha with wonderful view of entire Thimphu valley. After an interesting tour around Thimphu return back to hotel, after lunch tour around traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Folk Heritage Museum, National Library and the Traditional Institute of Medicine. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery to meet the nuns and interact with them.
After a wonderful time at Thimphu a scenic short drive to Punakha through Dochu-la pass at 3,200 m, in fine clear weather a fantastic view of Bhutan’s highest mountains Chomolhari / Jumolhari can be seen with other snow capped peaks extending almost 180 degrees.
Walk around 108 stupas and continue drive to sub tropical valley of Punakha, on arrival, if time permits hike to the temple of Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus.
At Punkakha a short hike for less than 2 hours to Tashigang Hongtso Monastery, located into a clearing at the edge of a serene forested area overlooking the town of Hongtso, Tashigang has been one of our favorite visits for well over a decade. In the surrounding buildings are pilgrims practicing silent meditation, and a peaceful calm pervades the area.
The monastery houses about 40 orphans, who receive language, religious and general education from the monks an interesting tour of the Gompa (monastery), observe a private ceremony with chanting using ceremonial instruments in the main temple room, here you can interact with head lama. A nice drive at the top of Dochu-la for superb views of Himalaya peaks, including the unclimbed peak Gangkhar Puensum, 7570 m (24,836 feet).
Then back to Punakha Valley, a subtropical Shangri La carved by the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu (Mother and Father River), arriving at the lodge with another short hike through the Royal Botanical Forest.
Morning visit t0 an impressive Punakha Dzong part of administrative building, part-monastery, a fortress , which has been destroyed by earthquakes, floods and fire throughout its historical period of times.
The most recent disaster was in 1986, when a fire ravaged the southwest wing. Traditional methods were used in the repairs and the structure remains magnificent. Tour continues with lunch stop in Wangdi. From here a short drive to Sha Valley and then hike of 3 hours on a pleasant trail through villages and terraced fields. From here a scenic drive to the town of Gangtey.
This beautiful valley in tranquility a farming area, its high elevation and cool temperatures make it perfect for growing potatoes. Overnight at Dewachen, a simple 16 room lodge tucked into the pine forest, and overlooking the migratory Bhutan’s legendary Black Neck Cranes.
After a lovely time in the rural countryside morning starts with an interesting drive of more than 2 hours though Bhutan’s dramatic landscapes, past several villages and towns. Stopping at Trongsa for a scenic hike to one of Bhutan’s most famous buildings – Trongsa Dzong, and then descend into one of Bhutan’s deepest river gorges, crossing an old bridge over the Trongsa River, and then a climb to the Dzong, perched on a hill top.
After a short visit to the Dzong our drive continues for another 2 hours to Bumthang, one of Bhutan flat farmland, and a former capital it holds many important historical sites and buildings, with overnight in a hotel close to the main Gompa (monastery) and palace.
Morning starts with a pleasant hike to the gorge where legendary St. Pema Lingpa discovered one of the most and important treasures of Bhutan, which supported the country. Walk continues on to a monastery where dozens of monks and students practice chanting and Buddhist hymns.
After a great nice day retire back to hotel with afternoon free to marvel the surrounding sceneries.
After a wonderful enjoyable time around d central Bhutan transfer to small domestic airport for a sweeping short flight to Paro offering superb views of snowcapped peaks of above 7,000 m, including glimpse of Tibetan vast plateau and to the south plains of India, and the lower foothills of Bhutan and on reaching at Paro transfer into a nice hotel with afternoon at leisure after a great time in the countryside of Bhutan.
Morning after breakfast, our expert guide will take you on a pleasant walk or short drive with an hour uphill hike to Bhutan’s famous landmark old Taksang Monastery known as Tiger’s Nest.
A place for retreats and meditation of many Buddhist monks and high priest of Bhutan, the monastery located within the overhanging rock cliff with superb views of Paro town and snow capped peaks towards north, from here with steep downhill a short drive to visit 17th centaury Ta-Dzong, later converted into the National Museum in 1967, afternoon free at leisure for stroll around Paro shops and markets.
On the last day in Bhutan flight a short drive to Cheli-la pass at 3,810 m high, driving on the least travelled road towards Ha Valley switches back and forth through beautiful forest on reaching the top enjoy the marvelous panorama of unparalleled views of Bhutan’s snowcapped holy mountain, with (Chomolhari) Jomolhari, and host of adjoining Himalayan peaks, including world’s 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga, and then return back to Paro for last overnight in Bhutanese soil.
As per the flight time to respective countries and destination after an amazing time in Bhutan with great service of Destination Holidays our guide will transfer you to Paro airport for the flight to connecting Indian cities or to other next countries.
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