Major Attractions of Central Bhutan Tour

The Highlights of Central Bhutan Tour are Kathmandu Sightseeing UNESCO Heritage sites (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square), Bhutan Tour into Thimpu, Paro, Punakha and Bumthang of Bhutan and their Monasteries, Dzongs, temples, typical small villages, majestic vistas of snow capped mountains, and exquisite cultural sites like Taktsang Monastery, Changangkha Lhakhang, Chendebji Chorten, Trongsa Dzong, Punakha Dzong, Zilukha Nunnery,Tashichho Dzongand, Jambay Lhakhang, Kurje Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang, Ura Village, Jakar Dzong,  Kinga Rabten Palace etc.

Overview of Central Bhutan Tour
   Trip Name: Central Bhutan Tour    Trip Duration: 12 Days
   Trip Area: Bhutan    Maximum Altitude: 2235 M
   Trip Type: Cultural Sightseeing Tour    Trip Grade: Easy
 Price: ON REQUEST    Suitable For: All
   Best Season: Aug - Dec & Feb - May (12 Month Possible)

Central Bhutan Tour is quite popular among the tourist because of its uniqueness nature. Here you can gain knowledge and idea about cultural, social and religious of Bhutan. You can also capture the beautiful view and landscapes of Central Bhutan which will attracts you the most. That’s why your trip in Central Bhutan will be awesome and memorable.

Your Central Bhutan Tour will be only for 12 days, in 12 days you will visit several interesting places of Bhutan. Your tour starts from Kathmandu capital city of Nepal and visit several places they are Paro airport, Thimpu, Punakha, Gangtey, Trongsa, Bhumthang and finally back to Kathmandu.  In this tour you will get chances to know more about the lifestyle, culture and tradition of Bhutanese people and its surrounding. The best seasons for Central Bhutan Tour are Aug-Dec & Feb-May.

Itinerary of Central Bhutan Tour

  • Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival
Well Nepal travels and tour heartily welcome you in arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). And escort you to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing
After breakfast you move for sightseeing Pashupatinath Temple (temple of lord god Shiva), Swayambunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square And many more places of Kathmandu valley. You come back to hotel and preparation for your tour and further discussion please feel free to ask the question and stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 3 : Kathmandu to Paro (2235M)
After breakfast you headed up to Tribhuvan International Airport to catch your flight to Bhutan. From the flight you can encounter the view of different Himalayas so nearly and you will be land on Paro Airport. Our representative will meet you there and escorts you to hotel. After some rest you move out to explore Paro.  You will explore Taktshang Lhakhang (known as Tiger Nest), Kyichu Lhakhang (build in 7th century sacred shrine built by Tibetan King Songsten Gompo), Drukgyel Dzong, Rinpung Dzong (Known as “The Heap of Jewels”). You can enjoy the culture, architects, myths, legends and natural beauty of Paro.  
  • Day 4 : Paro to Thimpu (2320M)
After breakfast you headed to Thimpu which is the largest and capital city of Bhutan. Today you will explore the National memorial Stupa of Bhutan’s 3 King, Tashichho Dzong (office of king and throne room), Takin Scantuary, Simtokha Dzong,  Changangkha Lhakhang ( 12th century Temple Monastic school & temples), ZilukhaNunnery (Bhutan folk museum) ZorigChoesuem (textile weaving centre). Stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 5 : Thimpu to Punakha (1250M)
After breakfast you gear up for Punakha passing through Dochu La Pass, Rhododendron Forest Hemlock, Punakha River and Punakha Farm. You will also get chances to encounter the beautiful view of different mountains.  And you will also visit Chime Lhakhang, National library and Punakha Dzong which is popular as “Palace of Great Bliss”. Stay overnight at resort.  
  • Day 6 : Punakha to Gangtey (2900M)
After breakfast you headed for Punakha which is only 90 km far from Thimpu. On the way you pass through Wangduephodrang (famous for slate and stone carvings), dense oak and rhododendron forest. And then you start your hike to Gangtey Monastery (only Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan), and move to the village called Phobjikha Village. Stay overnight at Gangtey.  
  • Day 7 : Gangtey to Trongsa (2200M) to Bumthang (2250M)
After breakfast you headed for Trongsa where you will visit Chendebji Chorten (patterned on Swayambhunath temple), Trongsa Dzong (biggest Dzong in Bhutan which is the ancestral home of the royal family), Ta Dzong (at first watch tower later it become historical significance of Trongsa in the history of Bhutan) Kinga Rabten Palace (old winter Palace of 2nd King). And again head for Bumthang where you stay a night.  
  • Day 8 : Bumthang Exploration
After breakfast you have a plenty of time to explore more about Bumthang, which consists of four valleys they are Chumey, Choekhar, Tang and Ura Valleys. Today you will explore more about Jambay Lhakhang (built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo), Kurje Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang (temple was founded in 1501 by the great treasure discoverer), Jakar Dzong (used as administrative centre for Bumthang valley and the regional monk body), Tang Valley (remote valley in Bumthang), Ura Village (the highest valley in Bhutan) and also get a chances to know culture and tradition of local people. Stay overnight at Bumthang.  
  • Day 9 : Bumthang to Paro
After breakfast drive to Paro along with enjoying the natural views and exploring the several villages. Stay overnight at Paro.  
  • Day 10 : Paro to Kathmandu
After breakfast you drive to Paro Airport to catch a flight for Kathmandu.  And you can go for clubbing, shopping, moving etc. stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 11 : Acclimatization Day
It’s an acclimatization day for you can utilize this time by email your friend, family or explore more about Kathmandu valley or recalling the moment that you share in Central Bhutan Tour. Stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 12 : Departure
Bhutan Cultural Tour comes to an end today. You have a plenty of time to organize a photo, email to your friends, agents, parent till your departure. If you have plenty of time to stay in Nepal so you can make a call for adventurous game like rafting, hiking, mountaineering, rock climbing, Bunjee Jump, etc  

Cost includes/excludes of Central Bhutan Tour
Services include:
  • Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle in Nepal & Private Jeep/land Cruiser in Bhutan.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Bhutan at standard hotels with breakfast.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Bhutan with Tour Guide.
  • Entrance fee of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu & Bhutan
  • Bhutan Travel Permit
  • Tour Guide for Bhutan
  • All the Entrance fee on Bhutan
  • Bhutan Visa fee
  • Kathmandu- Paro - Kathmandu flight ticket
  • All additional government tax & Permit.
Services exclude:
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International / any air fare.
  • Travelers insurance
  • Re Entry Visa fee in Nepal
  • Alcohol/Non Alcoholic Drinks
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, Political Disturbances etc.

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