7 Days Trails of Bhutan

Bhutan - Paro - Adventure Tour
Discover one of the most fascinating destinations in Asia - Bhutan. Asian Trails has a long history and strong ties with this small, but yet so great country. During 7 days we will show you the best in terms of Nature and Culture and you will learn more about the local population, the breathtaking landscape dominated by the Eastern Himalayas and the way of life of this likely 'most happy people' on Earth. Show More
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Asian Trails Ltd

Adventure Tour Paro

Asian Trails Bhutan offers special tours for Paro and excellent rates for the 7 Days Trails of Bhutan starting from 2012-05-01 to 2013-10-31 including all taxes and service charges.

Tours are operated with English speaking guidance only; other languages are on request and are subject to supplementary charges.

Package Info

Start From : 2012-05-01

Start From : 2013-10-31

Tour Package Itinerary

DAY1 BANGKOK - PARO

  • Arrival at Paro. Welcome by the representative of Asian Trails/Pristine Druk-Yul Tours & Treks at the Airport. The drive from airport to the Kichu Resort is enchanting.
  • After lunch, do the sightseeing of Paro valley. Visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and the most sacred temples in Bhutan built in 7th Century and sightseeing of Paro town.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Kichu Resort.

DAY2 PARO - THIMPHU

  • Breakfast
  • After breakfast, two hours drive to Thimphu following the winding road beside the Pachhu River downstream to its confluence with the Wangchu River, then up valley to Thimphu.
  • After lunch at the Druk Hotel, sightseeing of Thimphu valley. Visit the vegetable market (Saturday & Sunday), Tashichho Dzong, the biggest fortress and the administrative centre of Bhutan.
  • Rest of the day at leisure. Wander in the town, do shopping, visit private handicrafts where you can bargain for the price and get better deals at the Government emporium.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Druk Hotel.

DAY3 THIMPHU

  • Breakfast
  • After breakfast, visit memorial chorten, Changangkha Lhakhang, drive up to Sangay Gang from where the view of Thimphu town is superb. After lunch at one of the hotels in the town, visit the Hand made paper factory, National Library, art and craft school and other places of interest.
  • Dinner at local restaurant.
  • Overnight at the Druk Hotel.

DAY4 THIMPHU - PUNAKHA

  • Breakfast
  • Depart Thimphu and drive 3 hours to Punakha (72 kms), the old palace and winter residence of Chief Abbot (Je-Khempo). Stop at Dochula pass (alt. 3050 metres.) for tea break. If you are lucky with the weather, you can have spectacular views of the Eastern Himalayas. To name few, Mt. Masagang, Mt. Gangkher Puensum, Kangphu Gang etc. Continue drive to Punakha through the temperate forest where rhododendrons and magnolias bloom in spring (mid March to mid May). Check in at Zangtopelri Hotel.
  • After lunch, sightseeing of Punakha Dzong, Chime Lhakhang, Wangdi Dzong and other places of interests.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Zangtopelri hotel.

DAY5 PUNAKHA PARO

  • Breakfast
  • After breakfast, return to Paro via Thimphu. Enroute, visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest Dzong of Bhutan first built by Shabdrung Ngwang Namgyel in 1627. Check in at Kichu Resort in Paro.
  • After lunch, visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, Dungtse Lhakhang and the town of Paro.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Kichu Resort.

DAY6 PARO

  • Breakfast
  • After early breakfast, drive to the north end of the valley to view the peak of Mt. Jomolhari and the ruin of Drukgyel Dzong, the victorious fortress. Drive back for about 5 kms. and ride on mules up through the meadows of pine trees for 1 1/2 hours. Rest at the tourism cafe offering close views of the burnt Taktsang Monastery hanging on a cliff above the valley.
  • Those who are energetic can walk up to the monastery, whereas entering inside is restricted. Lunch will be served at the cafe. After lunch, walk all the way downhill till you reach starting point where you will be picked and transferred to the hotel.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Kichu Resort.

DAY7 PARO - DEPARTURE

  • Breakfast
  • Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport for your departure flight

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE :

  • Accommodation in shared twin room
  • Meals as specified in the programme (fullboard)
  • Tours and transfers by private car/van with English speaking guide
  • Tourism Development Fund
  • Visa fee

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE :

  • Airticket to/from Paro
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.,
    Minor changes to the programme are sometimes necessary, we will endeavour to minimise these changes which are sometimes out of our control.

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