Our Itineraries

We can custom modify any of our package so that it matches your travel plans.

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Tour Cost Includes

  • Bhutan Tourist Tariff Royalty & Visa fees.
  • All private excursions and transfers in superior air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Local English speaking guide/tour leader.
  • Experienced driver.
  • Accommodation in carefully selected, highest standard goverment approved hotels & guesthouses.
  • All meals in Bhutan.
  • All entrance fees and permits.

Cost Excludes

  • All personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone, and tips.
  • Medical / Travel Insurance.
  1. Festival Tours

    • Witness sacred dances and rituals performed by monks and laymen in elaborate, colourful costumes.
    • Join in with locals in a special occasion of celebration, blessings and socialising.
    • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
    • Explore the stunning Phobjikha Valley, winter home to the Black-Necked Crane.
    • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
    • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.
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    Witness the celebration of traditional Bhutanese culture and faith and Punakha Festival (Tsechu), held in the grounds of the magnificent Punakha Dzong. This Bhutan tour also explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and visits Phobjikha Valley, winter home to the Black-Necked Cranes.
    Experience the spectacular Punakha Tsechu (Festival), held in the grounds of the magnificent Punakha Dzong. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honor of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. Locals gather in a spirit of festivity, celebration and deep faith to witness unique masked dances and celebrations. The Tsechu is one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. Also visit sacred sites in Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and view the Black-Necked Cranes in the beautiful Phobjikha Valley. 
    There is also an optional day tour of the beautiful Haa Valley available as part of this tour.

    Punakha Tshechu – 8 Nights / 9 Days

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    The ‘Paro Tsechu’ festival tour includes one of Bhutan’s most popular festivals. Join locals in a colourful celebration of Bhutanese culture and faith. This Bhutan tour also explores the cultural western and historical central valleys of Bhutan.
    Paro Tsechu is one of the most popular festivals in Bhutan. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. A highlight of the Paro Tsechu is the unfurling of the silk Thangka – so large it covers the face of an entire building and is considered one of the most sacred blessings in the whole of Bhutan. The ‘Thangka, known in Bhutan as a ‘thongdroel’ is a religious picture scroll, and is only exhibited for a few hours at daybreak on the final day of the festival enabling the people to obtain its blessing.

    Paro Tshechu –
    8 Nights / 9 Days

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    The ‘Thimphu Tsechu’ festival tour attends one of Bhutan’s biggest festivals. Join locals in a colourful celebration of Bhutanese culture and faith. This Bhutan tour also explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and is ideal for those with a limited time frame.
    Discover the rich culture of Bhutan, and attend the unique Black Necked Crane Festival. The trip begins with a tour of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha before arriving in Gangtey/Phobjikha, home of the historic Gangtey Goempa Monastery and Phobjikha Sanctuary, famous for its rare Black Necked Cranes. Started by the local community, Black Neck Crane Festival activities include the opportunity to visit the Black Necked Cranes roost, stroll through handicraft and game stalls and enjoy masked and costumed dances in honour and praise of the Black Necked Cranes. Following the festival, you will visit Trongsa and the sacred sites of the Bumthang valley.

    Thimphu Festival – 6 Nights / 7 Days

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    The Jumolhari Trek highlights the great diversity that the Bhutanese landscape has to offer, whilst the mountain festival provides an insight into the unique culture of the communities that live together in harmony with the incredible wildlife and natural wonders that surround them. You will pass through thick pine forests, scattered hamlets and alpine meadows that lead to the high pastureland where yak herders graze their animals.
    This is the ultimate Jumolhari Mountain experience of trekking through inspiring mountainous landscapes and gaining an insight into the unique communities that inhabit these beautiful locations.

    Jomolhari Mountain
    Festival Trek –
    13 Nights / 14 Days

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    The ‘Thimphu Tsechu’ festival tour attends one of Bhutan’s biggest festivals. Join locals in a colourful celebration of Bhutanese culture and faith. This Bhutan tour also explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and is ideal for those with a limited time frame.
    The Thimphu Festival (Tsechu) is one of the grandest of Bhutan’s festivals and attracts the largest audience. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. The Thimphu Tsechu was established by the 4th Temporal Ruler, Tenzing Rabgye (1638-1696) in 1670. This festival also provides a great opportunity to witness locals gathered in their finest Gho’s and Kira’s in a celebration of their culture and faith. This tour also visits sacred sites in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. 
    There is also an optional day tour of the beautiful Haa Valley available as part of this tour.

    Jambay Lhakhang Drup – 9 Nights / 10 Days

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    Discover the rich culture of Bhutan, and attend the unique Black Necked Crane Festival. The trip begins with a tour of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha before arriving in Gangtey/Phobjikha, home of the historic Gangtey Goempa Monastery and Phobjikha Sanctuary, famous for its rare Black Necked Cranes. Started by the local community, Black Neck Crane Festival activities include the opportunity to visit the Black Necked Cranes roost, stroll through handicraft and game stalls and enjoy masked and costumed dances in honour and praise of the Black Necked Cranes. Following the festival, you will visit Trongsa and the sacred sites of the Bumthang valley.
    Enjoy the festivities of the unique Black Necked Crane Festival in the stunning Phobjikha Valley. The trip also includes a tour of Paro, Thimphu Punakha in the west as well as the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang.

    Black Necked Crane Festival – 10 Nights / 11 Days

  2. Special Tours

    This feature ‘Haa Valley Jaunt’ explores one of the least visited areas of Bhutan, the unspoilt Haa Valley. This tour also visits significant historical and sacred sites in the western valleys of Paro and Thimphu.
    “Haa Valley” was only recently opened to tourism and has remained beautifully quaint and untainted by the influences of modern development. Experience Bhutanese hospitality at the beautifully restored Lechuna Heritage Lodge, engage in a variety of hikes that range from easy to moderate, or bike around the valley or riverside in this quiet location. Our experienced guides lead guests through the Haa and Paro Valleys on day walks, incorporating Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery, and a wild hike to Kila Nunnery, between the two valleys.

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    Haa Valley Jaunt – 6 Nights / 7 Days

    Congratulations! Now you have tied the knot.  Let us assist you for your perfect honeymoon to relax, have fun and enhance romance in this peaceful country (also known as the ‘Gross National Happiness’ country). Bhutan is a tiny country pride itself for endless paradises: a trekker’s paradise, an environmentalist’s paradise, a birdwatcher’s or an orthinologist’s paradise, a paradise for flora and fauna with its rich biological diversity and over 72% forest cover.
    You will be wowed by many of the great sights of Bhutan: great Himalayas, fabulous places, holy monasteries, sacred temples, unspoiled culture, simple traditional lifestyle, deeply Buddhist religion, the charming, welcoming and friendliness of the people – so you’ve come to the right place to immerse yourself a tranquil honeymoon of your life’s most important holiday. “No visit to Bhutan would be considered as complete without a trip to the famous Chimmi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple) esp. for honeymooners…why? Our English-speaking guide will unfold a whole humor to you as you get on nearer to the fertility temple!”
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    Honeymoon Holiday Tour – 8 Nights / 9 Days

    This feature Bhutan ‘Bicycle Tour’ offers a fascinating adventure for cycling enthusiasts. Bhutan offers a great diversity of landscapes to ride through, including wide valleys, forests and challenging high mountain passes. This tour also visits significant historical and sacred sites throughout the western valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang.Bhutan’s mountainous terrain offers a fascinating adventure for cycling enthusiasts. The roads wind up and down mountains with exhilarating drops of thousands of metres, and of course the challenge of surmounting equally high passes of over 3000 metres. The route is accompanied by mixed forests, pasturelands, rich meadows and valleys dotted with medieval villages and towns rich in culture. This tour allows time for visiting the highlights of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Trongsa and Bumthang. You can choose from easy to adventurous trails, and will be backed up by professional support staff at all times. Bhutan Travel Bureau will co-ordinate your entire trip including arranging quality mountain bicycles for your riding pleasure unless you choose to bring your own bike.
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    Bhutan Cycling Tour – 12 Nights / 13 Days

    Featuring a fascinating display of dances, rituals, colourful costumes, and locals gathered in celebration, Bhutan festivals provide an excellent subject for photography. Festivals occur throughout the year, and can easily be incorporated into an itinerary. Please visit our Festivals section for more suggested itineraries.
    ​Bhutan provides a stunning array of photographic opportunities- mountainous landscapes, ancient temples and monasteries, lively, colourful festivals, a timeless Buddhist culture and fascinating people. The Bhutan Ultimate Photography Tour is a suggested itinerary designed to make the most of these incredible features. Taking place in early October, it coincides with the Autumn festival season providing a chance to capture images of the grandest of Bhutan’s festivals, the spectacular Thimphu Tsechu and the more intimate Tangbi Mani Festival in a rural setting near Bhutan’s spiritual heartland, Bumthang. This tour also visits remote villages, ancient palaces and fortresses, farm houses, temples and sacred sites throughout Bhutan’s western and central valleys. 
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    Bhutan Photography Tour – 13 Nights / 14 Days

  3. Trekking Tours

    • Experience fabulous views of snow-capped mountains such as Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Jichu Drake.
    • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
    • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
    • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
    • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.
    • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
    The six days Drukpath is the most popular and sought after ​trek of the kingdom. It passes through the enchanting natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine clear lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient temples, monasteries and peaceful villages.
    The Druk Path Trek is a moderate, six-day trek. This popular trek offers beautiful views as you cross the chain of mountains that separate the Paro and Thimphu valleys. This route is also famous for its spectacular rhododendron forests and wonderful high altitude lakes teeming with fish. There will be a number of temples and dzongs to visit on the way, and in the clear weather of late autumn and winter there are great views of the Himalayas. As well as being able to visit the sites of Paro and Thimphu before and after the trek, you may also enjoy a day excursion to the Punakha valley to visit the imposing Punakha Dzong.
    Season: This trek is usually possible from late February to June and from September to December.
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    Drukpath Trek –
    10 Nights / 11 Days

    Season: This trek is usually possible from late February to June
    and from September to December.

    Jomolhari Trek –
    11 Nights / 12 Days

    Season: The ideal time for this trek is Apr-June & Sep- Nov.
    The nine days Jomolhari trek offers both fantastic views of an unspoiled natural environment endowed with a diverse array of flora and fauna as well as an opportunity to visit nomadic villages & ancient monasteries.
    The trail takes you across great diversity of Bhutanese landscape well over 5000 m. You will walk pass the forest of pine, scattered hamlets, high pastureland, where yaks herders graze in the alpine meadows. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Basecamp (Jangothang). This trek is strenuous and requires you to be physically fit.
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    Season: The ideal time for this trek is Apr-June & Sep- Nov.
    It is a moderate trek (between 1,500m and 4,100m) traversing through the semi-nomadic villages of ​Gengu (3400m), Merak (3500m), Sakten (2800m), Thakthi (2200m), and Joenkhar (1700m). Tour operators are not mandated to use a particular trail but the most common trail usually begins from Chaling and ends in Phongmey. Both these Geogs of Merak and Sakten are important watershed for Ngere Ama chu and Gamri chu rivers respectively.
    ​Merak-Sakten stands out as the main and distinct attraction of the eastern Bhutan. Unlike anywhere else in the country, it offers a visitor to experience a unique nomadic lifestyle, culture and vernacular in one of the most scenic pastoral valley.
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    Merak Sakten Trek – 17 Nights / 18 Days

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  4. Cultural Tours

    • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
    • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
    • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
    • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
    • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
    • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.

    Glimpses of the Himalayan Kingdom – 5 Nights / 6 Days

    The ‘Glimpse of Bhutan’ cultural tour explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and is ideal for those with a limited time frame.
    Glimpses of the Himalayan Kingdom is a tour around western Bhutan. Western Bhutan is the most developed part of the country and you will be amazed to experience the perfect blend of modern lifestyle & ancient tradition, covering places like Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha and Thimphu “the capital of Bhutan.” Each district has something different to offer. This cultural tour is design for travelers with time constrain and if you are visiting other countries, it can be a stopover or extension.
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    Bhutan Cultural Tour – 8 Nights / 9 Days

    This fascinating tour will give you the opportunity to uncover the pristine beauty of the kingdom and experience the Himalayan urban & rural life. You will be travelling to major districts of the country like Thimphu, Paro, Punakha & Wangdue Phodrang including Phobjikha village, the valley of the rare Blacked- Necked cranes and Haa valley, which is the happiest district of the country according to GNH survey, 2011.
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    Drukyul Walking Tour – 12 Nights / 13 Days

    There is no real trekking that requires outdoor camping with exhaustive long day walks; but it has moderate hikes and excursions to villages from the comforts of your Hotel. An active vacation without roughing it! The itinerary covers the regular tourists’ sites, as well as some off- the-beaten places. Walk out to visit villages, farms, and monasteries and ancient temples from the towns of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue phodrang and travel as far interior to Bumthang District. Between the drives, we shall make unplanned stops at local villages. All of our small group departures are scheduled to attend the local festivals and therefore some parts of the itinerary may be revised slightly to incorporate these colorful events.
    We sincerely believe that walking is the best way to enjoy and experience Bhutan and this itinerary has been tried and tested over the years.
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