Bhutan Photography Tour

Bhutan Photography Tour

Tours and Itinerary for Photography Tour

Photography Tour in Bhutan. Bhutan is a paradise for a Photography tour. This photography tour is for amateur as well as for veteran photographers. The country has a unique landscape, well-preserved culture, pristine environment, and natural beauty. Every place that you visit is a photography destination in Bhutan. We take you to best places where you get the best shot of Bhutan Culture, Landscape, and People.

Trip Facts

  • Tour Duration: 10 Nights and 11 Days
  • Best Time for photography: Spring and Autumn 
  • Guide: Licensed Photography Guide
  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel approved by TCB
  • Trip Route: Paro-Thimphu-Punakha-Gangtey-Trongsa-Bumthang-Paro
  • Trip Cost: US$ 2540 Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • Discover the best place for Photography.
  • Take a selfie with Tiger Nest Nest Temple.
  • Enjoy the mountain flights from Bumthang to Paro.
  • Explore Gangtye Valley
  • Hike the gangtey Trail.
  • Explore Ura village and spend time with locals.
  • Get the best Picture of locals in Paro.
  • Get a good photoshoot of Dzongs of Bhutan.

Day 01: Paro Arrival

Arrival at Paro Airport. Paro valley extends from the confluence of the Paro Chhu and the Wang Chhu rivers at Chuzom up to Mt. Jomolhari at the Tibetan border to the North. It is also home to the National Museum, which displays hundreds of ancient Bhutanese artifacts and artwork.

Day 02: Thimphu Photography Tour Begins

Tour Thimphu for photography. Hike the Kuenselphodrang to get the perfect View of Thimphu valley to capture the best shot.

Day 03: Thimphu Tour

Visit Simply Bhutan Museam to witness the daily life of locals, and visit the Takin preservation center and BBS tower for the photography shoot.

Day 04: Thimphu to Punakha Photography

Today we start early morning to get the best photography shot of Dochula Pass. Punakha is 3 hours journey from Thimphu. On the way we will stop at Dochula pass. The pass offers one of the amazing view of 10 Mountain peaks of Bhutan. The pass also have 108 Bhuddhist stupa built by the 4 queens of Bhutan dedicated to fallen soldier during 2001 war. The stupa adds more beauty to the pass with the touch of modern arts. Further down to Punakha. Evening at Hotel.

Day 05: Punakha to Phobjikha Photography

Drive to Phobjikha. Along the road visit wangdiphodrang Dzong from outside. Our guide will stop whenever the view is good for photography. Gangtey is beautifull valley occupied by almost 100 families and with many modern hotels. Evening at Hotel

Day 06: Phobjikha to Trongsa Photography

Visit the largest fortress in the east which is Trongsa Dzong. The Dzong is very important for Bhutan. All the Kings of Bhutan should become the governor of Trongsa before crowning as King of Bhutan. The grand ceremony takes place in this fortress. Just above the dzong is Trongsa Museam where Buddhist script written in gold is kept. Visit the museam and overnight at Hotel.

Day 07: Trongsa to Bumthang Photography

Bumthang is one of the most important districts of Bhutan where many great Buddhist saints have to spend their time in Bhutan. It is a high-altitude valley. There are many places where you can take a good photographs of places like ancient monastery, Dzongs and traditional valley.

Day 08: Bumthang to Ura Valley

Ura valley is 1 hour drive from Bumthang. The valley still preserves its old traditional house and people spend their time in the field. It is a best place to shoot the best photograph.

Day 09: Bumthang to Paro Via Domestic Flight

Fly from Batpalathang to Paro Airport. The flight takes about 25 minutes. During the flight one could see the amazing mountain views of central Bhutan.

Day 10: Paro Tiger Nest Hike

Hike the popular tiger nest temple. Get the best picture from different angle. Our Guide will take you for a short hike upon reaching the temple for different photo shoot. Tiger Nest temple is 6th century temple and is very important temple for locals.

Day 11: Paro to Airport and See Off

Your Bhutan Photography Tour of Bhutan ends here today. Trashi Delek

Tour Cost US$ 4040 PP

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What to bring for Photography Tour?

Its very important to bring proper gear for photography tour. Please ask us before you begin the Journey.

The Best time to travel Bhutan for Best Photography

Spring (March to June) and Autumn ( September to December) is best time to travel Bhutan for Photography. This time of the year remains favorable for photography with clear blue skies and Lots of festivals take place during Spring and Autumn in western Bhutan of Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. Architecture photography, Nature photography, culture, and people photography are best at this time of the year.

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