Trip Details

  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge & Tent

Highlights

  • Explore Paro and Thimphu, two culturally rich cities that offer a blend of traditional architecture and modern Bhutanese life.
  • Visit the iconic Trongsa Dzong, a fortress steeped in history, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Journey through the serene Bumthang Valley, known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant landscapes.
  • Marvel at the architectural splendor of Punakha Dzong, set at the confluence of two rivers and surrounded by lush greenery.
  • Hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery, perched dramatically on a cliffside, offering breathtaking views.
  • Discover the traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan at the School of Arts & Crafts, showcasing intricate handiwork.
  • Enjoy scenic drives through Bhutan's rugged terrain, providing opportunities to see diverse flora and fauna.
  • Shop at local markets for traditional crafts and textiles, offering a glimpse into Bhutanese craftsmanship.
  • Learn about Bhutan’s history and culture at the National Museum of Bhutan, housed in an ancient watchtower.
  • Visit Chimi Lhakhang, a temple known for its fertility blessings and fascinating legends.

 

About Bhutan Tour 7 Nights 8 Days

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The 7-night, 8-day Bhutan tour immerses you in the country’s vibrant culture and striking landscapes. The journey begins with a flight to Paro. You then drive from Paro to Thimphu, where you can explore sacred temples, historic fortresses, and colorful markets.

Journey to the scenic town of Trongsa, home to the iconic Trongsa Dzong, then continue to Bumthang, a spiritual hub surrounded by peaceful valleys. Explore sacred temples and monasteries of the village before traveling to Punakha, where the Punakha Dzong, one of the oldest and most picturesque fortresses, stands between two rivers.

The tour then returns to Paro, where you hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery and explore local cultural highlights. It balances cultural immersion with natural exploration, providing opportunities to appreciate Bhutan’s serene landscapes, mountain vistas, and vibrant communities, all while delving into its unique customs and traditions.


How the 7-Night and 8-Day Bhutan Tour is Unique:

Bhutan Tour is a journey through the country’s rich landscapes and cultural heritage. It offers exclusive access to sacred sites, stunning natural vistas, and immersive cultural encounters. You experience Bhutan’s spiritual ambiance, gain insights into its heritage, and enjoy ample leisure time to explore at a relaxed pace. Each day reveals something new, ensuring a memorable experience that stands out for its depth and diversity.

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Special Cultural Access

The 7 Nights / 8 Days Bhutan tour offers unique access to Bhutan’s sacred cultural sites. From monasteries like the iconic Tiger’s Nest to the royal dzongs in Thimphu and Punakha, you delve into Bhutan’s spirituality and history. Traditional arts schools showcase the country’s exquisite craftsmanship, giving insight into how ancient skills are passed down through generations.

Scenic Diversity

The Bhutan tour includes the fertile Bumthang Valley, the pristine rivers around Punakha, and the breathtaking cliffs housing the Taktsang Monastery. It reflects Bhutan’s natural beauty and tranquility, offering a blend of valleys, forested hills, and snow-capped peaks to immerse yourself in.

Immersive Experiences

The journey provides ample opportunity to connect with Bhutanese culture at your own pace. Wander through markets, chat with locals, and take guided walks to observe daily life. Moreover, you encounter serene monks, prayer wheels, and beautifully adorned monasteries.

Balanced Itinerary

The 7-night and 8-day Bhutan tour itinerary balances guided excursions with personal exploration. Each destination has structured visits to must-see landmarks, while also allowing leisure time to unwind. Whether it’s a guided tour through traditional museums or free time in bustling markets, the flexible schedule suits a variety of travel styles.

Exclusive Bhutanese Cuisine

Savor Bhutanese culinary traditions with curated full-board meals that offer distinctive flavors. Sample national dishes like Ema Datshi, a chili and cheese stew, and indulge in locally grown produce. The meals ensure you taste the vibrant and diverse palette of Bhutan’s traditional cuisine.


Bhutan Tour 7 Nights 8 Days Itinerary

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Day 01 : Fly Paro, Drive to Thimphu

Arrive at Paro Airport, where your guide and driver will greet you. Take a scenic drive to Thimphu, Bhutan’s vibrant capital city. Along the way, you pass through the lush valleys and the flowing Paro River.

Start the day with a visit to the Traditional School of Arts and Crafts. Tour Tashicho Dzong, the impressive fortress housing Bhutan’s government offices, and learn about the country’s heritage at the Heritage and Textile Museums. Stop by the Takin Sanctuary, home to Bhutan’s national animal, before concluding the day with a visit to the Zilukha Nunnery and local temples.

Journey from Thimphu to Trongsa via scenic mountain roads, passing through the Dochula Pass with its 108 chortens (stupas) and breathtaking views of the Himalayas. In Trongsa, visit the iconic Trongsa Dzong, a 16th-century fortress perched on a ridge, and explore the town’s narrow, winding lanes. Learn about Bhutan’s royal history at the Royal Heritage Museum, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

After a morning exploration of Trongsa, head towards Bumthang, one of Bhutan’s most culturally rich valleys. Visit the Jakar Dzong, the “Fortress of the White Bird,” and the Kurje Lhakhang, where Guru Rinpoche left his body imprint. Discover the sacred Mebar Tsho (Burning Lake), a revered pilgrimage site.

Spend the morning exploring Bumthang’s spiritual landmarks and lush valley landscapes. Visit ancient monasteries and temples that highlight Bhutan’s deep-rooted spirituality. You then take a scenic drive to Punakha, crossing picturesque valleys and rivers. In Punakha, you witness the beauty of Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Mo and Pho Rivers.

Today you return to Paro through the winding roads of the Bhutanese landscape. The serene drive allows you to soak in the beauty of Bhutan’s valleys and rivers. Arrive in Paro and settle in for the night.

Start a hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro. It offers unparalleled views of the Paro Valley. You then visit the Kichu Lhakhang temple and the National Museum for deeper insights into Bhutan’s art and heritage. Wrap up the day by exploring the local markets for souvenirs and handicrafts.

Conclude your Bhutan journey with an early morning transfer to Paro Airport for your onward flight. Reflect on the journey’s blend of natural beauty and rich cultural heritage as you bid farewell to the country.

What's Included

Included

  • Private transportation throughout the tour.
  • All necessary travel permits, including visa assistance and documentation.
  • Knowledgeable, English-speaking Bhutanese guide for the entire trip.
  • Accommodation on a single-room basis, providing privacy and comfort.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees, as per the itinerary.
  • Full-board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) to enjoy local and international cuisine.

 

Not Included

  • Insurance of any kind to cover personal travel, health, or trip cancellation.
  • Additional costs arise from natural calamities or unforeseen circumstances.
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips for guides, and other items beyond the standard itinerary.

 

Useful Information

You must be well-prepared and considerate of local customs to ensure you fully enjoy the 7 Nights and 8 Days tour in Bhutan.

Follow the tips below to get the most out of your adventure:

  • Carry layers for fluctuating temperatures, along with comfortable walking shoes for city exploration and sturdy hiking boots for treks. Sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat will help protect you from the sun.
  • Dress modestly when visiting temples and dzongs, covering shoulders and knees. Remove your shoes before entering religious sites, and seek permission before taking photos inside.
  • Expect mild temperatures and clear skies in spring and autumn. During monsoon season, frequent rains necessitate waterproof gear, while winter mornings and evenings can be chilly, requiring warm clothing.
  • Allow time to acclimatize, especially in high-altitude regions. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated while trekking.
  • The Bhutanese Ngultrum is the official currency, but Indian Rupees are also accepted. Carry enough cash for personal expenses, as ATMs can be scarce in rural areas.
  • Purchase a local SIM card to access mobile data and make communication easier during your stay.

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Bhutan Tour with Beyond The Limits Treks:

A journey through Bhutan is an immersion into the kingdom’s rich cultural tapestry and breathtaking natural beauty. From the historic dzongs of Thimphu and Paro to the spiritual havens of Bumthang, the 7-night, 8-day Bhutan tour allows you to explore the local way of life and learn about ancient traditions.

Beyond The Limits Treks ensures you have expert guides and personalized service throughout your journey.

We arrange seamless logistics, comfortable accommodations, and insightful excursions to make your Bhutan tour safe and comfortable. Contact us and book your Bhutan tour today.


Most Asked Questions:

1) Is a visa required to visit Bhutan?

All international visitors to Bhutan need a visa. Beyond The Limits Treks assists you with the visa application process, which involves submitting a copy of your passport and filling out necessary forms in advance.

2) What is the best time of year to visit Bhutan?

The best times to visit Bhutan are during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These seasons offer clear skies, pleasant weather, and optimal conditions for cultural festivals and trekking.

3) What kind of clothing should I pack?

Pack layers suitable for changing temperatures, including warm clothing for the evenings, lightweight clothes for daytime, and sturdy footwear. Bhutan’s weather can be unpredictable, so bring a rain jacket too.

4) Is Bhutan safe for tourists?

Bhutan is considered very safe for tourists. The crime rate is low, and the local people are friendly and welcoming. Tour guides from BTLT ensure your safety throughout the journey.

5) Will I have access to the internet in Bhutan?

Most hotels and some public areas in Bhutan provide internet access. However, in more remote areas, connectivity may be limited.


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