7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan tour - 8 Days

Trip Details
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Deluxe Hotel
  • Group Size: 01 to 12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 2,800m
  • Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing
  • Tour Starts at: Paro
  • Tour Ends at: Paro
  • Season: Round the year. (Best season Oct – Dec. and Feb – May)

Highlights

  • The scenic mountain flight overlooking the Himalayan mountains, including Mt Everest (8848m)
  • The hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest Temple (Taktsang Monastery) at an altitude of 3120m
  • Exploring the stunning Paro Ta Dzong and the Trashichhoe Dzong
  • Visiting the various landmarks of the city including Buddha Point, Memorial Chorten, Traditional School of arts & crafts
  • Exploring the Punakha, Rinpung, and the Drukgyel dzong
  • Pilgrimage to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the sacred shrines of the Kingdom
  • Incredible hospitality of the Bhutanese people

About 7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan tour

Bhutan is a natural paradise with unique cultural heritage and traditions. The south Asian Kingdom is conservative in its values and is still mostly cut off from the rest of the world. The land of ancient traditions and monuments welcomes you with all hearts.

The 7 nights and 8 days tour of Bhutan lets you explore the old cities of Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu at a leisurely pace. We explore the cultural lifestyle and heritage of Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, as well as the traditional rural lifestyle of Bhutanese people.

The Bhutanese people of the mystical Kingdom are friendly and provide incredible hospitality. You will be visiting the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang Monastery) perched at the top of a cliff in Paro.

The architectural wonder is a cultural icon of Bhutan. There are many such landmark monuments in Bhutan, including Memorial Chorten, Thimpu Dzong, Buddha point, and others. Even the hotels are a resemblance of the traditional architecture.

“Bhutan tour 7 nights 8 days” is an exciting package tour to the mystical country. Read further for detailed information regarding the highlights, detailed itinerary, and the significant attractions of the tour. So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip now.

Major Attractions of The Tour

Tashichho Dzong

The Tashichho Dzong houses many government organizations. There is a central monastic body of Bhutan. Bhutan’s spiritual leader Je-Khenpo reside here in summer along with monks from both Thimphu and Punakha. You can also observe the Thimphu Festival in the dzong in the fall season.

Memorial Chorten

Built-in 1974, the tall and white structure of the memorial Chorten is an essential landmark in Bhutan. King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk is popularly known as the Father of Modern Bhutan. The four-storey tall white building, contains statues, arts of deities from tantric teachings and Bhutanese people also come to worship from all over the country.

Zilukha Nunnery and Paper Factory

You can find the Zilukha Nunnery in the Drubthob Goemba. Seventy nuns live and pray every day in the monastery. The entire view of the Tashichho Dzong, Golf course and upper Thimphu is spectacular.

The traditional paper making factory uses a daphne plant to make papers. Along with rice papers, these papers last longer.

Takin Sanctuary

The Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) is the national animal of Bhutan The unique animal has great importance in the country’s history and mythology. The Divine Madman, with his magical power, created the animal according to popular beliefs. The taxin resembles a mix of a cow and a goat and have a unique category in the family kingdom.

Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower)

The view of the entire Thimphu valley is quite spectacular from the Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower) (2685m). The telecom tower has broadcasting studios of Bhutan television. You can take excellent pictures of the valley from the viewpoint.

Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Located at the cliffside in the Paro valley, the Tiger’s Nest monastery, is an architectural wonder and cultural landmark of Bhutan. The Paro Taktsang temple complex built in 1692 along the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave is sacred site for bhutanese people.

The tantric Guru Padmasambhava had meditated in the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave in the 8th century according to popular beliefs. Hence, the Tiger’s Nest monastery is the cultural and spiritual landmark of Bhutan.

Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang)

The Kuensel Phodrang has the largest Buddha statue in the country. The bronze but gilded in gold statues have a height of 169 feet (51.5m).

The spectacular view of the Thimphu Valley from the viewpoint is a highlight of the tour. The Bhutanese people come here to get auspicious names for their newborns and for a pilgrimage of the protector deity ‘Tamdrin’.

Institute for Zorig Chusum

Students undertake a 6-year training course in The Institute for Zorig Chusum. The beautiful painting school provides education and training on Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. You can also observe the sculptures made by the students and the local people in the Zorig Chusum.

National Library and Folk Heritage Museum

You can learn about the religious texts and the impact of Buddhism in Bhutan in the national library. The national library consists of ancient Buddhist manuscripts as well as arts and crafts.

The folk heritage museum preserves the ancient Bhutanese Folk heritage and agricultural history through its texts and arts. The documentation of Bhutanese rural life in the folk heritage museum through arts and texts is insightful.

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Itinerary

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You will arrive at Paro, Bhutan on a scenic mountain flight overlooking the snow-capped mountains. The panoramic views of the Himalayas including Mt Everest is spectacular.

The approach at the tiny airstrip of Paro through the Bhutanese foothills is quite adventurous. Our representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to a hotel in Thimphu.

In the afternoon, we can visit the Tashichho Dzong, the memorial Chorten, handicraft stores and the emporium. We can stroll around the city of Thimphu in the evening. You will stay overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

    The capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu, is a relaxed and laid-back city. With only a population of 90,000 and the city has a quaint charm of its own. You will take a 15-minute walk from the hotel to visit the Memorial Chorten.

    It is a shrine built in the memory of the late king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Bhutanese people come here to pray and get auspicious names for their newborns. You will visit the Nunnery and the Changangkha Lhakhang(temple) on the outskirts of Thimphu.

    You will also visit the visit to the Tashichho Dzong, which is Bhutan’s administrative and religious centre. You will stay overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

      After breakfast, we drive to Punakha, the traditional capital of Bhutan. We pass through DochuLa Pass (10,000ft/3,048m) where we can observe the eastern Himalayas, including Gangkar Punsum (24,770ft/7,550m) which is the highest mountain in Bhutan.

      The pass-through forests and then to cultivated farmlands before arriving at Punakha valley. We continue driving to Wangdiphodrang. We find a massive fortress built in the shape of a sleeping bull. The road then leads us to Pele La Pass (11,152ft) from where we can observe the snow-capped mountains, including the sacred mountains of Mt. Chomolhari.

      We have our lunch at Chendebji Chorten (Stupa) patterned after Swayambhunath in Kathmandu. After lunch, we resume our drive on the east-west road to Trongsa. At Trongsa, you can explore the traditional courtyard of historical Trongsa Dzong.

      The impressive dzong is the largest in Bhutan. The palace is the traditional palace of the royal family of Bhutan. You will stay overnight at a hotel in Trongsa.

        After breakfast, we drive across the Yutong La (11,234m) and descend towards Chumey, one of the four Bumthang valleys. We will visit the summer residence palace of the king, and then hike towards the Prakar monastery. We hike for about 15 minutes to visit a Colourful wool weaving center.

        We will then drive to Jakar the centre of Bumthang valleys. Bumthang valley is a sacred valley with many legends regarding the place. The royal family trace their ancestry back to the place where many of the royal members get cremated. They are also related to the famous saint called Pema Lingpa, who was a smith in Jakar.

        The Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey temple, fruit and beer factory, and the swiss farm area, are the major attractions of the place. We drive for about 2 hours 30 minutes hours to arrive Bumthang. You will stay overnight at a hotel Bumthang.

          After breakfast, we drive to Punakha(1400 m). We visit the beautiful Punakha Dzong and hike to the temple of divine madman, “Chimi Lhakhang”. According to the popular beliefs, The lama subdued the demoness of the Dochu la with his magic thunderbolt of wisdom.

          You can observe the wooden effigy of lama’s thunderbolt preserved in the Lhakhang. Childless women take a wang (blessing) from the saint in the temple. The temple is a 20-minute walk across the rice fields from Sopsokha. The rice field trail leads us to the tiny settlement of Pana. The temple has numerous rows of prayer wheels and beautiful slate carvings. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Punakha

            After breakfast, we drive towards the west side of Dochula pass (3080 m) enjoying the Himalaya peaks above 7000 m. We arrive at Paro after a drive of 2 hours. We visit the famous Rinpung Dzong and stroll around the city in the evening. We will stay overnight at a Hotel.

              After breakfast, we sightsee the beautiful city of Paro. We hike the Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang) and visit the rural lifestyle in the Farm House.

              We also visit the National Museum which was previously an ancient watchtower. The museum consists of an excellent collection of ancient Thangka painting we will stay overnight at a Hotel.

                After breakfast, our representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport. You can then board a flight to your desired destination.

                  Cost Details

                  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
                  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
                  • Accommodation in twin sharing basis in government approved 3 star hotels
                  • All three meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
                  • Bhutanese Government licensed English speaking knowledgeable guide
                  • Bhutanese Visa fee
                  • Museum entrance fees
                  • Bottled mineral water for the entire trip (except water ordered in the hotels and restaurants)
                  • Government taxes
                  • Airfare for international flights to and from Bhutan
                  • Personal expenses and any alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages
                  • Single room supplement charge 210 USD
                  • Luxury hotels/resorts
                  • Specialized /language guides
                  • Travel / Medical Insurance

                  Useful Information

                  We Adventure Bound do not have fixed dates for 6 night 7 days of Bhutan tour & any date of the year is available for the tour so, Contact us for the further process to book this tour with your date and number of people.

                  Hotels: 3-star hotel/Resort accommodation is included in the price however there are 4 or 5 star hotel/Resort accommodation available in this tour so, let us know if you want to upgrade your hotel accommodation.

                  The Flight to arrive Bhutan and return from Bhutan are not included in the itinerary and price however we can book these flights so, do let us know if you want to include these flight on tour package.

                  We based in Nepal Kathmandu and the easiest way to visit Bhutan is form Nepal as we have daily flight between Nepal and Bhutan. So, let us know if you want to tour in Nepal and visit Bhutan or we do have some Nepal Bhutan combines tours such as well.