The Legend of Central Bhutan

Overview of the tour

Central Bhutan Cultural Tour:

Embark on a 12-day journey through Paro, Thimphu, Wangdue, Trongsa, and Bumthang, immersing in the region's rich culture.

Unique Experiences

Discover the distinct cultural offerings of each destination, from Paro's historical sites to Bumthang's spiritual heartland.

Insightful Exploration:

Delve into Bhutanese traditions, customs, and way of life, gaining profound cultural insights along the way.

Memorable Journey

Create lasting memories as you explore central Bhutan's diverse landscapes and vibrant cultural heritage.

Itinerary and Tour Cost

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport
  • Meet the representatives from Bhutan Journeys.
  • Transfer to Thimphu (The Capital of Bhutan)
  • Drive for 2 hours
  • Visit Iron Chain Bridge( An ancient craftmanship)
  • Leisure time
  • Explore in Thimphu main street
  • Overnight: Hotel

Visit following places of cultural interest:

  • Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue)
  • National Memorial Chorten (Stupa)
  • Tango Monastery, Buddhist College
  • Chari Monastery meditation center
  • Handicrafts
  • Takin Enclosure
  • Weekend Market
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Drive to Wangdue via Dochula pass (3050m / 10,000ft),
  • Pass offers spectacular view of eastern Himalayas
  • Hike to Chimi lhakhang, Temple of fertility (Divine madman).
  • Walk through Lobesa Village
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Transfer to Trongsa.
  • View Wangdue Phodrang Dzong
  • Enjoy the beautiful sceneries of rural Bhutan, scattered settlement,
  • Drive Pele La pass (3350m 11000ft), Jigme Singye Wangchuck
  • National Park, Valley of Yak herders and Chendebji Chorten
  • Amazing vegetation and villages.
  • Overnight: Hotel 
  • Morning, visit Trongsa Dzong, the most massive in structure and its architecture.
  • Ta-Dzong (Tower of Trongsa), an elegant museum tasteful blend of tradition and modernity.
  • Depart to Bumthang “the spiritual heartland of the kingdom” over Yotong la pass (11,800ft)
  • Chhumey Valley, Yathra (Woolen) weaving center at Zuney Village.
  • Pass over Kila lass (2700M) and descend to Jakar.
  • Overnight: Hotel

Drive through the picturesque valley and an ideal place for hiking

Easily accessible to visit some of most sacred sites

Visit Jambay Lhakhang monastery,

Hike to Kurjey Monastery, Tamshing Monastery,

Visit Jakar Dzong “The Castle of White Bird”

Attend prayer ceremony at Karchu Dratsang, Institute for monks.

Overnight: Hotel

  • Excursion drive to Tang Valley
  • Hike to Ugyen Choling ( Museum)
  • Visit farmhouse, interact with local people
  • Visit Remochen Monastery and Mebartsho (flaming Lake).
  • Overnight: Hotel 
  • Transfet to Phobjikha via Trongsa
  • View beautiful landscape, virgin forest , Lawala Pass and Phobjikha Valley
  • Black Necked cranes ( Early November – Mid March
  • Leisure
  • Overnight: Hotel  
  • Morning Hike Eco Natural trail
  • Gangtey Monastery
  • Depart to Punakha
  • Visit Punakha Dzong
  • Overnight: Hotel 
  • Transfer to Thimphu over Dochula pass
  • Drive to Paro for 2 hours
  • Visit National Museum
  • Archery
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Excursion hike to Taktsang (Tiger Nest) monastery
  • Visit Kyichu Monastery
  • Visit Farmhouse
  • Experience hot stone bath.
  • Overnight: Hotel   
  • Transfer to airport for your onward flight
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