Dragon Kingdom Tour | Bhutan Package
Duration: 9 days
Trip grade: easy
Accommodation: hotel or lodge
Activities: cultural tour and sightseeing
Dragon kingdom tour is an easy and popular tour that offers you the chance to experience rich natural beauty and explore the culture and religion of Bhutan. This tour program takes us high above Paro and Thimpu all the way to experience the glorious mountain scenery at the border of Bhutan and Tibet. In Paro and Thimphu we take you to the markets and appreciate the location of the monasteries and forts that reflect the deep cultural heritage of this remarkable Buddhist kingdom.
Bhutan Dragon kingdom tour starts with a fascinating scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Paro. The tour begins with a exciting walk passing through the variety of rhododendron and oak forest. There is also a generous opportunity to enjoy the pristine forests of conifer, oak and rhododendrons as well as encountering yak herders as they establish their summer encampments. The tour continues encountering various beautiful villages, old monasteries, hidden valley of Phobjikha, Pele La (Pass) at 3300 meters, sacred Bumthang Valley and many more exciting and surprising spots.
This 9 days tour is a cultural and sightseeing tour all the way to explore Bhutanese culture. During our tour in Dragon Kingdom , we appreciate the monasteries and forts that reflect the deep cultural heritage of this remarkable Buddhist kingdom.
Day 1 – Today we fly a scenic flight from Kathmandu all the way to Paro.After breakfast we venture out to explore Thimphu. We drive to a viewpoint and enjoy an excellent panoramic view of the city. Rest overnight.
Day 3 – Today we start our tour from Thimpu passing over the Lawa La (Pass) to the junction of Lobesa before dropping down into Punakha Valley. Rest overnight.
Day 4 –Today early in the morning we from Punakha we drive to Gangtey and the hidden valley of Phobjikha. En route we climb steadily, passing through semi:tropical vegetation. Rest overnight
Day 5 – Today early in the morning we depart for our longest drive of the trip, crossing three Himalayan passes before reaching the sacred Bumthang Valley. Rest overnight.
Day 6 – Today early in the morning we start with a walking tour in the Bumthang Valley,one of the most beautiful and sacred place in Bhutan. We explore the culture and religion of this valley. Rest overnight.
Day 7 – Today early in the morning we fly back to Paro. Here we explore the local market and experience local seeinghtseeing spot. Rest overnight.
Day 8 – Today early in the morning after an early breakfast we drive up to Satsam Chorten and then prepare for our hike to the legendary Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) : a small monastery, clinging on a rock cliff 900 metres above the valley floor. We trek back to paro. Rest overnight.
Day 9 – Today after an early breakfast we transfer you to international airport for your final departure