13 Days Bhutan Tour

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Bhutan Travel
Trip Duration 13 Days
Max-Altitude 1500
Group Size 1-15
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 5000
US$ 4730 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of 13 Days Bhutan Tour

The 13 Days Bhutan Tour offers an extraordinary journey through the mystical kingdom in the Himalayas. This comprehensive tour is a deep exploration into Bhutan’s rich cultural tapestry, spiritual depth, and breathtaking natural landscapes. From Paro’s historic allure to Thimphu’s vibrant streets and Punakha’s serene valleys, each day unveils new facets of this magical land.

Experience the spiritual essence at the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery and delve into the heartland of Bhutanese culture in Bumthang. Witness the harmonious blend of ancient traditions and natural wonders that make Bhutan a unique destination. Designed for those seeking an authentic encounter with one of the world’s most secluded and culturally rich places, the 13 Days Bhutan Tour goes beyond the ordinary, offering a journey into the extraordinary.

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Bhutan with our meticulously designed 12 nights 13 days Bhutan Tour package. This comprehensive journey offers a deep dive into this Himalayan kingdom’s rich culture, spiritual traditions, and awe-inspiring landscapes.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of 13 Days Bhutan Tour

Accommodation Local Teahouse
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Touch down in Paro, Bhutan’s only international airport. Transfer to your hotel, acclimate to the altitude, and stroll through Paro’s serene surroundings.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

Experience a 2-hour scenic drive to Chele La pass and a hike to Dzongdrakha. Unwind with a visit to a local Bhutanese village home, absorbing the rich, authentic Bhutanese culture.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

Gear up for a challenging hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Afterwards, immerse yourself in Bhutan’s history at the national museum and the fortress-monastery, Rinphung Dzong.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

Take a refreshing early morning drive to Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital. Spend your day exploring key attractions like Tashicho Dzong, the Heritage Museum, Changgangkha Lhakhang, and the Traditional Hospital.

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Meals Breakfast

Embark on a tranquil excursion to Cheri Gompa monastery. Immerse yourself in peaceful chants and spiritual aura.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
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Delve into the local culture at Thimphu Weekend Market. Spend the afternoon exploring the school of arts and crafts, the national library, and a viewpoint for panoramic city sights.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

Drive to Punakha, the old winter capital of Bhutan. En route, admire the eastern Himalayas from Dochu LaPass and visit the Crown Prince’s chorten and Punakha Dzong.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

Journey to Trongsa via Wangdiphodrang and the lofty Pele La Pass. Spend the evening exploring Trongsa Township, a historical treasure trove.

Accommodation Local Teahouse
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Discover Trongsa Dzong, the largest fortress in Bhutan, before driving to Bumthang (Jakar). Spend the evening visiting the Prakar monastery and the Yathra Weaving centres.

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Immerse yourself in the charm of Bumthang Valley. Walk to Jambay Lhakang, Kurjey Lhakang, Tamshing Lhakhang, and the Swiss farm.

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Depart Bumthang and make your way back to Punakha, reminiscing the memories of the past few days.

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Drive back to Paro and visit the Fertility Temple, a unique religious site promising fertility blessings to those seeking it.

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As your Bhutanese journey ends, transfer to Paro airport for your flight home, carrying unforgettable memories of a vibrant, serene, and spiritual Bhutan.

Added Insights


What's Included?

  • Airport Pick and Departure transfer: We provide convenient airport transfers upon your arrival and departure, ensuring a smooth start and end to your Bhutan adventure.
  • Accommodation: Enjoy a comfortable stay throughout your tour with a minimum of 3-star accommodation. For those seeking a higher level of luxury, we offer the option of 4 and 5-star accommodations, available at an additional cost. Rest assured, we handpick accommodations that provide comfort, cleanliness, and a relaxing ambiance.
  • Meals: Experience the delightful flavors of Bhutanese cuisine with all meals included in the package. From hearty breakfasts to delicious lunches and dinners, you’ll have the opportunity to savor a variety of local dishes and culinary delights.
  • Licensed Bhutanese tour guide: Gain in-depth knowledge about Bhutan’s history, culture, and traditions with the expertise of a licensed Bhutanese tour guide. Our knowledgeable guides accompany you throughout the tour, sharing fascinating insights and ensuring an immersive and educational experience.
  • Internal transport: Travel within Bhutan comfortably and conveniently with our internal transport services. We arrange private cars, vans, or buses for your transportation needs, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic views. Please note that internal flights are not included in the package.
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing activities: Explore Bhutan’s iconic landmarks and attractions with all entrance fees and sightseeing activities included in the package. Immerse yourself in the beauty of monasteries, palaces, and natural wonders as you discover the unique treasures of Bhutan.
  • Bhutan Government royalties and taxes: We take care of all Bhutan Government royalties and taxes, ensuring a transparent and hassle-free experience for you.
  • Tented campsites during trekking: For trekking enthusiasts, we provide tented campsites that replace traditional hotel accommodations. This allows you to experience the pristine wilderness of Bhutan, sleeping under the stars and being closer to nature.
  • Additional support crew and ponies: During trekking expeditions, we provide additional support crew and ponies to assist you along the trail. Their expertise and assistance ensure your safety and convenience throughout the trek, allowing you to enjoy the trekking experience fully.

What's Excluded?

  • Luxury hotel upgrades: Enhance your stay with luxury accommodations available at an additional cost. Indulge in the comfort and sophistication of premium hotels tailored to your preferences and desires.
  • Travel insurance: We highly recommend obtaining travel insurance to safeguard against unforeseen circumstances during your trip. Travel insurance covers medical emergencies, trip cancellations or interruptions, lost luggage, and other travel-related incidents.
  • Expenses of a personal nature: Personal expenses such as souvenirs, shopping, additional snacks or meals not included in the package, and any other individual preferences or requirements are not covered in the box and should be managed separately.
  • Drinks: Alcoholic beverages like beer whisky, soft drinks like coke and Fanta, and bottled mineral water are not included in the package. These can be purchased separately based on your preferences.
  • Telephone and Internet: Charges for telephone calls, internet usage, and other communication services during your stay in Bhutan are not included in the package. Please note that internet connectivity may vary depending on the location and availability.
  • Tips for guide and driver: While not mandatory, it is customary to tip your guide and driver as a token of appreciation for their excellent service. Tips are discretionary and can be given based on your satisfaction with their services.
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Essential Information - 13 Days Bhutan Tour

Highlights of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour

  1. Exploring Paro’s Rich History: A key highlight of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour, Paro offers a deep dive into Bhutan’s cultural roots. Experience the awe-inspiring Tiger’s Nest Monastery and explore historical treasures like the National Museum and Rinphung Dzong.
  2. Thimphu’s Cultural and Modern Fusion: On your 13 Days Bhutan Tour, discover Thimphu’s unique blend of tradition and modernity. Visit landmarks like Tashichho Dzong and explore vibrant local markets, showcasing the dynamic culture of Bhutan’s capital.
  3. Punakha’s Serene Beauty: The 13 Days Bhutan Tour unveils the majestic Punakha Dzong and the peaceful Chimi Lhakhang temple in the former capital, Punakha. This part of the tour offers tranquil moments amidst stunning natural scenery.
  4. Spiritual Insights in Bumthang: The spiritual heartland of Bhutan, Bumthang, is an integral part of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour. Here, explore ancient temples and monasteries, delving into Bhutan’s rich spiritual traditions.
  5. Gangtey Valley’s Pristine Wilderness: A visit to the Gangtey Valley during your Bhutan tour showcases the country’s natural splendour. This valley, known for its rare black-necked cranes, adds a touch of natural beauty to the Bhutan holiday experience.

Paro’s Cultural Splendor: Starting Point of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour

Your adventure in Bhutan commences in Paro, setting the stage for a journey filled with historical and spiritual insights. As the first destination on your 13 Days Bhutan Tour, Paro introduces you to the country’s rich heritage.

Trekking in Chele La: A Highlight of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour

Engage in a memorable trek to Chele La and Dzongdrakha, a significant part of your Bhutan itinerary. This experience offers a perfect blend of adventure and cultural immersion, an essential aspect of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour.

Discovering Thimphu: A Key Chapter in the 13 Days Bhutan Tour

Journey next to Thimphu, the heart of Bhutan’s modernity and traditions. Exploring this city’s landmarks is a crucial part of your 13 Days Bhutan Tour, offering insights into the nation’s contemporary and historical facets.

Punakha’s Heritage: Exploring the Former Capital on the 13 Days Bhutan Holiday 

Continue to Punakha, a historical gem of Bhutan. Here, the majestic Punakha Dzong and serene Chimi Lhakhang temple stand as testaments to the region’s rich past, an integral segment of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour.

Gangtey’s Natural Elegance: A Serene Highlight of the 13 Days Bhutan Journey 

The Gangtey Valley, with its pristine landscapes and wildlife, is a serene escape within your Bhutan tour. This part of the 13 Days Bhutan Tour showcases the country’s commitment to environmental conservation and natural beauty.

Bumthang’s Spiritual Journey: A Deep Dive in the 13 Days Bhutan Adventure

In Bumthang, the spiritual heartland of Bhutan, immerse yourself in a region rich with sacred sites and serene landscapes. This experience is a pivotal part of your 13 Days Bhutan Tour, offering a deeper understanding of Bhutan’s spiritual and cultural essence.

Cherishing Memories from the 13 Days Bhutan Trip

As your 13 Days Bhutan Tour concludes, depart from Paro enriched with unforgettable memories of a land where culture,spirituality, and nature blend seamlessly. This journey across Bhutan transcends a typical holiday, deepening into a world of timeless beauty and rich cultural heritage. The 13 Days Bhutan Tour is more than just an itinerary; it’s an experience that captivates the heart and soul, leaving you with lasting impressions of the enchanting Himalayan kingdom.

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