Bhutan, ‘the Last Shangri-La’ or the ‘Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon’ offers a mass of temptations to tourists from all around the world. Bhutan Dragon Tour will take you through a cultural extravaganza of numerous Bhutanese civilizations, striking landscape, and warm and hospitable people of the Land of the Thunder Dragon. In this Bhutan Dragon Tour one can socialize with the locals, dip in a tub of hot stones and visit awesome places and enjoy the intricate art and architecture that is evident in almost everything and everywhere. From its stark and striking mountains, to its lush green forests, fertile valleys, ancient ruins and uncorrupted ancient culture, Bhutan is an esoteric delight that holds everybody in its thrall.
This seven days Bhutan Dragon Tour tour will bring to the wonderful insight into Bhutan as you get guided through western Bhutan Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and Wangduephodrang, exploring significant cultural sites, monuments, unique culture and tradition, people and villages. Go across through lush paddy fields, slow meandering rivers and witness a game of archery. Bhutan Dragon Kingdom Tour in Bhutan is possible all the year round except in the months of July and August when it is little wet for tour. Spring (months of March, April & May) and Autumn (months of September, October & November) are the best seasons for travel to Bhutan as there are couple of festivals in different places in these months. Spring season is warmer with flowers blooming around, while autumn although little colder in mornings and evenings, days are warmer with clear blue sky for great mountain sceneries.
Day 01: Today you fly towards Paro on a mountain flight with stunning view of mountain and landscape. Upon your arrival we will assist you to the hotel. Stay and rest overnight at hotel in Paro.
Day 02: Today we visit and explore the places and cultural lifestyle of people around. We visit the most important sights in Paro like the Ta Dzong (national museum), the Drukyel Dzong (fort) and Kyichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan. Stay overnight at Hotel in Paro.
Day 03: Today we drive to Thimpu. We stop by and visit Taktsang Lhakhang (Temple) also called the tiger's lair clinging to the black rock mountain. After reaching Thimpu we check in to our hotel and at evening stroll around tourist hubs in the capital. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Today we will have a full sight-seeing trip. We will visit Memorial Chorten built in honor of 3rd king HM Jigme Dorje Wangchuk, Tashichoe Dzong (seat of government), Changlimithang and the weekly market, Changangkha Lhakhang and Simtokha Dzong, guarding the entrance into Thimphu. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Today we will depart to the old capital of Bhutan: Punakha with a Mountain View from Dochu La pass (3,150 m.) We will Visit Punakha Dzong (fort) built in 1637 Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the most famous name in the Bhutanese history. At the evening we can stroll along Punakha town. Stay overnight hotel.
Day 06: Today we will Drive to Wangdi Phodrang to view the Dzong (fort) perched on a junction at the confluence of two rivers. Then we will drive back to Paro in the afternoon. At the evening we can visit the tourist hubs in this town and go for shopping. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Today is your departure day. We will assist you to the airport prior to your flight.
Destination: Bhutan Dragon Tour
Duration: 07 days
Activities: sightseeing and cultural tour
Max elevation: 3150 meters