Trosanga (Western and Central tour)

Isolated Land Tour

Bhutan, an isolated country hidden in the mighty Himalayas from the centuries and still preserving the old-age culture, traditions, arts and architecture from the eyes of western modernization. This trip allows the traveler to view the fantastic traditional architecture and the landscape on an overland drive to the ancient capital and western parts of Bhutan.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrive at Paro
  • Day 2 : Thimphu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 : Thimphu to Trongsa (200 Km, 6 hours)
  • Day 4 : Trongsa to Bumthang (68 Km, 3 hours)
  • Day 5 : Bumthang to Punakha (205 Km, 7 hours)
  • Day 6 : Punakha to Paro (125 Km, 4 hours)
  • Day 7 : Paro Sightseeing
  • Day 8 : Depart Paro

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive at Paro
    Arrive at Paro airfield, our office representative will greet and drive to the capital of Bhutan, Thimpu. You will be welcome by scenic beauties along the way to Thimpu. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Day 2 : Thimphu Sightseeing
    Whole day tour of Thimphu. Visiting to the National Memorial chorten, National Library, Folk Heritage Museum, Tashichho Dzong, National Textile Museum, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Crafts, Visit Government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shop where you are free to Shopping. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Day 3 : Thimphu to Trongsa (200 Km, 6 hours)
    After early breakfast, drive to Dochula pass (3,080m). If the weather allows us, we can have a scenic view of high Himalayan peaks towards the northeast, including the Gangkar Puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7497m. Further, we drive until we reach Wangduephodrang and take lunch. Proceed onwards to Trongsa across the Pelela Pass, the ancient territory east and west. The pass is covered by a large prayer flag and the ground is covered with high altitude dawrf bamboo. Arriving in Trongsa. Overnight in lodge.
  • Day 4 : Trongsa to Bumthang (68 Km, 3 hours)
    After breakfast you will take to Kuenga Rabten via the scenic drive. Kuenga Rabten represent the Early days of Bhutan's Monarchy. This palace is under the "Special Commission of cultural Affairs" and we do not require any permit to visit the interior. Full day sightseeing around Trongsa Dzong. This will provide you ancient history and untouched Himalayan Village. You will drive to Bumthang will climb all the way to the Yotong la pass 3400m.It will be the highest pass on your trip to Bhutan. Overnight in Bumthang.
  • Day 5 : Bumthang to Punakha (205 Km, 7 hours)
    Early in the morning drive to Punakha. Punakha was the winter capital for over 300 years until the time of the second King. Punakha Dzong that dominates the whole area was built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, and established the central monastic body with 600 monks. Overnight at Punakha.
  • Day 6 : Punakha to Paro (125 Km, 4 hours)
    Explore important and historic sites at Punakha, and enjoy the majestic view of the Himalaya as well as Je Khenpo (chief Abbot) and the central monastic body. Visit Punakha Dzong. Then drive to Paro en route visit traditional Bhutanese farm house which offers good insight into lifestyle of local people and their culture. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong, inaugurated as the National Museum in 1968, and holding a fascinating collection of art, relics, religious thangkha paintings, Bhutan's exquisite postage stamps, coins and handicrafts, together with a small natural history collection. After that walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, also known as "fortress of the heap of jewels". Overnight in Paro
  • Day 7 : Paro Sightseeing
    Hike (1.5 hrs) to the spectacular view of the Taktshang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), perched on a rocky edge over a 900 m. Experience unforgettable views of Mt. Jhomolhari. For the local people it is a place of pilgrimage, but for a tourist, a hike up to the viewpoint opposite the monastery can be exhausting, thrilling and mystical. The legend has it that Guru Rimpoche is had flown to the site of monastery on the back of tigress from Tibet and meditated in the cave there for three months. Visit the historic ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong, built in 1647. On the way of returning you will visit Monastery Kyichu Lhakhang and built in the 7th century by the first King of Tibet, Songtsen Gampo to spread the Buddhist Dharma throughout Bhutan . Overnight at Paro.
  • Day 8 : Depart Paro
    Representative of our agency will drop you at the Paro airport, according to your flight schedule.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Welcome dinner and Farewell dinner.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges.
    • First Aid kits, Accidental and medical insurance of Guide.
    • Map.
    • Rubbish Disposal.
  • Excludes
    • All meals and dinner except welcome and farewell.
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Bhutanese visa fees, international Airfare, Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges.
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold and hot drinks.
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Guide and driver (not mandatory).
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, and accident etc.

Map of Trip

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Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax
  • Duration: 8 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 2500m
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Best
  • Region: Bhutan
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Cultural Tour, Hiking
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