9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour

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$3160.00

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9 days

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Explore Tours

9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour lets you explore the inner beauty of this tiny Himalayan Kingdom, visit the Longest suspension bridge in Punakha that connects the village with Punakha Fortress and ancient monasteries. This tour itinerary is one of the classic tours of Bhutan. On this 9 day Bhutan 8 Nights 9 Daysyou will visit stunning Punakha Dzong situated between Mo Chu and Pho Chhu Rivers, and visit Ura valley. The Bumthang is known as the cultural hub of Bhutan.  After the exploration around Punakha, Bumthang, and Trongsa on this 9 Days tour, back to the town and end your trip by hiking to the stunning Tiger’s nest also known as Takshang Monastery at an elevation of 3180m.

9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour Facts

  • Trip Duration: 8Nights and 9 Days Bhutan Tour
  • Tour Start and End: Paro Airport to Paro Airport.
  • Tour Cost: US$ 3160 Per Person.
  • Meals: All Inclusive
  • Guide: Licensed Tour Guide.
  • Flights: Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines
  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel Approved by DOT.
  • Best Season: All year-round.
  • High Season: March, April, May, September, October & November.
  • Lean Season: June, July, August, December, January & February.
  • Activity: Cultural tour and a Day Hike

9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour Highlight

9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour Itinerary Over View

  • Day 01 Arrival at Paro International Airport at 2200m.
  • Day 02 Paro to Thimphu City Tour at 2300m
  • Day 03 Thimphu to Punakha at temperate Climatic zone  1242m.
  • Day 04 Punakha to Trongsa 2108m
  • Day 05 Trongsa to Bumthang 2600m
  • Day 06 Bumthang to Ura Valley Excursion 3100m
  • Day 07 Bumthang to Paro via Domestic Flight(25 minutes mountain flight)
  • Day 08 Paro Tiger Nest Hike (900m above Paro valley)
  • Day 09 Paro to Airport and see Off

9 Days Bhutan Trip Information

Payment & Cancellation

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with Tout Bhutan. The remaining balance can be paid 30 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire transfer.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount.

Accommodation and Meals for 9 Days Bhutan Tour

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Included/Exclude

Proffessional English Speaking Guide. Experienced Driver throughout the trip. Visa processing fees. All meals(breakfast, Lunch & Dinner). Airport Pick and Drop. All Transportation within the Country. Accommodation in 3 Star Hotel. $200 per person per night as SDF.
Travel Insurance. Airfare for both International and Domestic. Pony to ride to Tiger Nest Temple. Flight Tickets. Alcoholic Drinks.

Tour Plan

Arrival at Paro Bhutan. Your Guide from Tour Bhutan will receive you at the airport and drive you a short distance to the hotel.

Explore the Drugyel Dzongs and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m). On the way back, visit Kichu Lhakhang, built in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo. This Monastery is one of the 108 monasteries built across the Himalayan region by the Tibetan King to subdue the Demoness that lay across the Himalayan region. The rest of the monasteries lie in other neighboring countries. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Tour the capital city. After breakfast, visit the National Memorial Chorten (1974) built-in honor of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. We then visit the National Library, stocked with ancient Buddhist manuscripts.

In the evening visit to the Tashichho Dzong, the seat of the national government, and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan).  Overnight in Hotel.

Tour the classic village of Talo the birthplace of 4 Queens of Bhutan. The village lies on the small hill of Talo. Afternoon visit to Longest suspension bridge. The bridge connects the two important villages with Punakha Dzong. After that visit Punakha Dzong the most beautiful Dzong in the Country. Over Night at Hotel

In the evening visit to the Tashichho Dzong, the seat of the national government, and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan).  Overnight in Hotel.

Visit Trongsa Dzong. We start early today. Visit Trongsa Dzong, the most impressive dzong in Bhutan, built in its present form in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unify eastern Bhutan and enlarged at the end of the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay. Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the present Royal Family and the first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong. Then Visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower. The chapel inside the Ta Dzong is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal. Overnight in Hotel.

Visit central Bhutan. Bumthang is the gateway to the eastern cities of Bhutan. After breakfast, drive to Bumthang.

After lunch, visit Jakar Dzong, which literally means “The Castle of White Bird”. The current structure was built in 1667 and is said to be the largest Dzong in Bhutan and then visit Lamey Goemba, a large palace, and monastery built in the 18th century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi. Visit Jambay Lhakhang said to have been built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in the year 659 on the same day as Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. The temple was visited by Guru Rimpoche during his visit to Bumthang and was renovated by Sindhu Raja. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Overnight in Hotel Jakar Village Lodge.

Visit Ura valley. Perched at an elevation of 3100mt below Thrumshingla is the highest valley of Bumthang district, Ura Valley. It is located at a distance of 48km from the Bumthang. Drive back to Bumthang and Over Night at Hotel.

Our team from Tour Bhutan will receive you and drive you to Chelela Pass to visit Sky Burial. Chelela is about 30 km from Paro city and takes about 2 hours uphill drive. The pass is the highest road point in Bhutan and gives you a beautiful view of Haa valley and the beautiful Jumolhari mountain. Upon reaching the pass, visit the sky burial sites which is about 30 minutes uphill hike. Drive back to Paro and Over Night at Hotel.

After breakfast a short drive takes us to Satsam Chorten, the trail of Tiger Nest monastery climbs through beautiful pine forest. We stop for a rest and light refreshments at the Taktsang Jakhang (cafeteria). The temple is incredible monastery clings to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below.

After lunch, visit Ta Dzong (built in 1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”), the center of civil and religious authority in this valley, built-in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. In the evening, drive to Thimphu. Overnight in Hotel.

Your 9 Days Classic Bhutan Tour ends here with our Guide and driver seeing you off to Paro Airport.

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