Uncover the Beauty of Bhutan: 8-Day Itinerary to Explore Culture, Nature, and Architecture.
Western Bhutan encompasses the picturesque districts of Paro, Thimphu, Wangduephodrang, and Punakha. This region is a treasure trove of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and architectural wonders. Starting in Paro, visitors are greeted by the breathtaking sight of the Himalayas, including renowned peaks like Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. As the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu offers a blend of tradition and modernity, where visitors can explore the Memorial Chorten, Handicrafts Emporium, and witness the national sport of archery. The journey continues to Punakha, known for its stunning Punakha Fortress, located at the confluence of the Pho and Mo rivers. This historic fortress, once the capital of Bhutan, offers a glimpse into the country’s rich civil and religious history. Lastly, Wangduephodrang is renowned for its natural beauty, featuring the scenic Dochula Pass and the rare black-necked crane habitat in Phobjikha Valley. With its combination of breathtaking landscapes, cultural treasures, and ancient traditions, Western Bhutan is a destination that captivates the hearts of travelers.
4 districts of western Bhutan Tour
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet at the arrival area and pvt. vehicle transfer to the hotel.
Embark on a mesmerizing journey as you arrive at Paro International Airport, treated to breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. Our knowledgeable guides will greet you and accompany you to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Overnight stay at a comfortable hotel.
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Thimphu. Visit the Memorial Chorten, an exquisite stupa honoring the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Explore the Handicrafts Emporium, where you can purchase traditional Bhutanese textiles and crafts. Witness an exciting archery match, the national sport of Bhutan. Discover the ancient Changangkha Monastery and the unique Takin Zoo. Enjoy panoramic views of Thimphu valley from Sangaygang.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Embark on a scenic drive to Punakha/Wangdue, passing through the stunning Dochula pass with panoramic views of the Eastern Himalayan Ranges. Visit Chimi Lhakhang, the temple associated with the "Divine Madmonk." Explore the impressive Punakha Fortress, situated at the confluence of two rivers. Marvel at its architectural beauty and historical significance. Conclude the day with a visit to the Khamsumyuly Chorten. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Embark on a picturesque drive to Gangtey/Phobjikha Valley, known for its pristine beauty. Visit Gangtey Gompa, one of the oldest Nyingmapa monasteries in Bhutan. Explore the valley's breathtaking landscapes, covered with dwarf bamboo and pine trees. Interact with the locals and gain insights into their way of life.
Overnight stay at a farm house or hotel.
Embark on a spectacular hike through the enchanting Phobjikha Valley. Admire the high altitude dwarf bamboo, pine trees, and impressive wood carvings on farmhouses. Immerse yourself in the local culture and gain a deeper understanding of their traditions.
Overnight stay at a farm house or hotel.
Embark on a scenic six-hour drive to Paro, with a visit to Wangduephodrang Dzong along the way. Explore the ruins of this historic fortress and take a stroll through Wangdue town. Enjoy the breathtaking views from Dochula pass.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro.
Embark on an adventurous hike to Taktsang Monastery, also known as the Tiger's Nest. Marvel at the architectural wonder perched on a cliff, offering panoramic views of the valley. Visit the ruins of Drugyel Dzong and Kyichu Monastery. Explore the Paro Rimpong Dzong, a fortress with a rich history. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, our team will transfer you to Paro International Airport for your departure. Take with you memories of Bhutan's cultural treasures and natural wonders.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, representative from our company will transfer you to your respective hotel.
Transfer to International airport for flight to your onward journey.