This 10-day Bhutan western and cultural tour provides a rare chance for you to explore the little known regions across this Himalayan country. Besides the popular destinations of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, you will also get off-the-beaten-track to discover the hidden beauty of central Bhutan, in Trongsa, Bhumthang and Wangdi Phodrang. The itinerary will let you see ancient Buddhist temples and heritage sites in each place, experience grand celebration of Tsechu Festival in Thimphu, take in the fascinating landscape of Phobjikha Valley, trek to the world-famous Taktsang Monastery and explore the scared Bhumthang Valley.
From Paro to Thimphu, you will first start your trip by participating in the Thimphu Tsechu Festival and visiting the famous cultural sites in the capital city. Then, you will head to Punakha via Dochu La Pass, and visit the noted Punakha Dzong. As you travel to Trongsa, you will visit Phobjikha Valley and Gangtey Monastery. Moving eastwards, you will head to Bumthang and tour the famous attractions there, like Jakar Dzong, Jampey lhakang, Chakhar Lhakhang etc. After that, you will drive the way to Wangdi phodrang, and then back to Paro. The last highlight of this trip will be the trek to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, one of the most sacred sites in Bhutan standing high above the cliff, providing an awe-inspiring view that you should never forget.