15 Days Amazing Bhutan Tour

15 Days Bhutan Tour

14Nights and 15 Days Bhutan Tour. Bhutan has amazed millions of people around the world. With the first documentary movie being nominated for the Oscar award Bhutan became one of the dream destinations for travelers around the world. 15 Days Bhutan tour itinerary takes you deep into the cultural capital and remote destination in eastern Bhutan. Eastern Bhutan is an offbeat travelers’ paradise. This travel guide has all the information you need about traveling to this mystical land in Bhutan. The tour includes visit to Tashigang Dzong, short Trek and most popular Tiger Nest Hike at Paro.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 14Nights and 15 Days Bhutan Tour
  • Trip Guide: English Speaking Guide
  • Tour Cost: US$ 4940.00 Per Person.
  • Tour Activity: Cultural and Nature Tour.
  • Activity: Cultural and Short Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Eastern Bhutan.
  • Enjoy the Mountain flights.
  • Visit Bumthang the Cultural Capital of Bhutan.
  • Trek the twin jewels of Merak and Sakteng village.
  • Visit the Capital City of Bhutan.

Trip Outline for 15 Days Bhutan Tour

  • Day 01: Arrival at Paro.
  • Day 02: Paro tour.
  • Day 03: Paro to Yonphula to Tashigang.
  • Day 04: Tashigang tour.
  • Day 05 Tashigang to Merak tour.
  • Day 06: Merak to Saketeng Tour.
  • Day 07 Sakteng to Tashingang.
  • Day 08 TashiGang to Mongar.
  • Day 09 Mongar to Bumthang.
  • Day 10 Bumthang city Tour.
  • Day 11 Bumthang to Ura valley excursion.
  • Day 12: Bumthang to Phobjikha.
  • Day 13: Phobjikha Valley excursion and drive to Thimphu.
  • Day 14: Thimphu City Tour.
  • Day 15 Thimphu to Paro and See Off.

Best time to travel for this Tour

The best time to travel to book this tour is Spring and Autumn. Winter and Summer is not advisable due to ectreme climate. The tour involves drive through many high passes and dusty road. Therefore the best time to visit amazing Eastern Bhutan tour is Spring and Autumn. The weather remains cool, with good road condition and favorable temperature.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival Paro

Paro is a small town in western Bhutan and the only international airport in the Country. There are many things to do in Paro but will depend upon your flight landing time. If you land early morning we can cover Paro Rinpung Dzong, Drugyel Dzong, and Paro viewpoint.

Day 02 Paro City Tour

Your day begins with Paro City Tour. Early morning start the day with Zuri Dzong Hike starting from Paro Museum. the hike offers the best view of Paro city and refreshing air to start the 15 Days Bhutan Tour. The hike takes about 30 minutes. Upon completion visit Paro Museam, Paro dzong followed by traditional bridge.

Day 03 Paro to Yonphula by Flight

The flight takes about 30 minutes from Paro to Yonphula. Upon landing at Yonphula airport our guide and driver will take you to hotel. Relax at Hotel.

Day 04 Tashingang Tour

Tour Tashigang. Tashingang is one of the largest districts in the Kingdom. Tashigang spans the easternmost corner of the Kingdom, skirting up to the edge of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The district has an altitude ranging from 600metres to over 4000 meters above sea level with a temperate climate. 

Visit trashigang Dzong located atop a spur overlooking the Dangmechu river. Built in 1667 by Chogyel Minjur Tenpa a fortress has been a political stronghold of eastern Bhutan for over 300 years. Tashigang boost series of sacred and ancient temples which provides spiritual anchors for the region people and serve as centre of communal gathering where annual religious festivities take place. This is one type of Bhutan tour itinerary that covers best of eastern bhutan Tour.

Day 05 Tashigang to Merak Tour

Drive takes about 3 hours from Tashingang to Merak and is about 29 Km. Over night at Camp.

Day 06 Merak to Sakteng Tour

Trek the Sakteng village and enjoy the day. Sakteng is a town in Trashigang District in far eastern Bhutan. The nearby Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is named after it. Overnight at Camp.

Day 07 Sakteng to Tashigang.

After breakfast, you’ll start driving to Trashigang. The drive is beautiful through sub-tropical vegetation and temperate forests along the most important day we drive to trashigang and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 Tashigang to Mongar-80Km and takes about 2.5 hours.

Drive to Mongar and enjoy the day. The distance between Mongar and Trashigang is around 92km but it is expected to take over 3hrs. Plus add the stops and add 2hrs if you are taking an excursion to Drametse Goemba. The road from Mongar climbs past fields, to Kilikhar with its Buddhist college (shedra) and then through blue pine forests. 

Day 09 Mongar to Bumthang

Drive to the cultural capital of Bhutan. Bumthang is the cultural capital of Bhutan and lots of ancient temple is found in this city. March-May is the best time to visit Bumthang. During Spring, the flora and fauna are at their best along with the pretty Rhododendrons at higher altitudes.

Day 10 Bumthang tour

Tour the cultural capital of Bhutan. Visit Jakar Dzong the palace of the white bird. Bumthang is divided into four blocks Chokhor, Chhume, Tang, and Ura all of which are broad and gentle valleys carved by glaciers. The wide and scenic valley of Bumthang attracts a large number of tourists every year. Now the district also has a domestic airport which makes travel easier compared to a decade ago.

Visit Kurjey Lhakhang which is an important pilgrimage site for all Bhutanese as the Guru left the imprints of his body while meditating there in the 8th century.

Visit Kencho sum Lhakhang built in the 7th century and later restored by terton Pema Lingpa in the 15th century. The three sacred Budha statues which grace the Lhakhang main shrine are said to have miraculously flown there from Khini in Kurtoe, a region further east. Evening at Hotel.

Day 11 Bumthang to Ura valley Excursion

Explore the Ura valley. Ura valley is the oldest valley in the Kingdom and it is beleived that first inhabitant of Bhutan took place here in the valley. Explore the valley

Day 12 Bumthang to Phobjikha

Today we start early as driving is very long. It takes about 6 hours to pass through valleys and small villages.

Day 13 Phobjikha valley Tour and drive to Thimphu

In the morning we walk through the pristine valley of Phobjikha and visit farm house and take opportunity to talk with locals. In the afternoon drive to Thimphu.

Day 14 Thimphu City Tour

Tour the capital of Bhutan. Thimphu lies at an altitude of 2300m. in 1961 Thimphu replaced Punakha as the capital city of Bhutan. It is estimated that around 135000 people reside in Thimphu making it the most populated city in Bhutan. Highlights of Thimphu.

  • Indigenous Hospital: known as lhodzong men jong literary meaning southern country of the medicinal herb. In an attempt to preserve the rich culture and tradition and for the welfare of the people the hospital was opened on 28th June 1969. Here the patient is treated using various traditional medicine and age-old methods. the institute also imparts the knowledge to the students.
  • The weekend Market: The market is the biggest in the country operating from Friday till Sunday. Apart from fresh fruits and vegetables varieties of local art and crafts are also sold here. Chilies are the most common vegetable sold in the market and one can see varieties of chilies in different forms sold here.
  • The textile and the Folk Heritage Museum:

Day 15 Drop to Paro Airport

15 Days Bhutan Tour ends today. Our team from Tour Bhutan will assist you and drive you to the airport and see you off.

FAQ

What are the Accommodation like in Bhutan?

All accommodation in Bhutan are of 3 star category approved and specified by Tourism Council of Bhutan. The star rating is not of international label but fit for accommodation of tourist.

How can i apply Visa?

With new Tourism levy rules with effect from July 2022 tourist can apply their own Visa after paying Sustainable Development Fees of US$ 200 per person per night. They can directly visit Immigration website and apply on their own. Visa fees is USD 40 per person.

Can i travel alone without Guide?

No you cannot travel Bhutan alone. You have to have guide and driver for the whole tour.

Is there ATM in Bhutan?

Now with the introduction of online payment many ATMS in Bhutan are being closed and people prefer cashless. Its better to carry enough cash.

Tour Cost Inclusion

  • All Meals (14 Breakfast, 14 Lunch, and 14 Dinner).
  • Airport Pick and Drop.
  • Professional English Speaking Guide.
  • All entrance fees to temples and monuments.
  • Transportation within the country with the driver.
  • Visa Fees.
  • Royalty and Government taxes.
  • SDF of US$ 200 Per Person

Tour Cost Exclusion

  • Insurance Premiums.
  • Flight Tickets for both domestic and International.
  • Bills of Personal nature like alcohol and Laundry.
  • Tourism Sim Card.
  • Hotel Upgradation.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get canceled. In such cases, the operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However, a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Booking Confirmation

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days
  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveler’s Account.

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Accommodation Used for the tour

Accommodation for this tour are very basic and includes 3 star Hotel property in all destination. There is also option to upgrade the hotel if clients want to experience the luxury Property in Bhutan.

Hotel Migmar in Thimphu

Hotel Migmar in Thimphu. Hotel Migmar is one of the super deluxe hotels in Thimphu providing value for money. Hotel Migmar is built on the contemporary theme and yet has a unique Bhutanese touch. Located just above the express highway and have easy access to taxi and Thimphu city.

Punakha Hotel

Hotel Zhingkham Resort in Punakha. This resort is located up on a hill across from the Dzong, thus having the most wonderful views from every direction.It is in the old capital of Bhutan.

Phobjikha Hotel

Hotel in Gangtey

Hotel Dewachen in Phobjikha. Encircled by pine forests in the hidden valley of Phobjikha – Gantey Gompa, home to the very rare Black Necked cranes, the Dewachen Hotel features sixteen rooms with modern aminities and 

Bumthang Hotel

Hotel swiss Guest House in Bumthang

Hotel Swiss Guest House in Bumthang. One of the oldest and longest-serving classic Bhutanese lodges in BumthangSwiss Guest House continues to serve its long-honored traditions of hospitality.

Mongar Hotel

Hotel Wangchuk in Mongar.

TashiGang Hotel

Hotel Druk Deothjung is a beautiful 3 star Hotel the best one in the distrcit. Druk Deothjung in Tashigang is however the best hotel in the Eastern Bhutan. It is built in a suitable location facing down the Gomrichu. They have huge and comfortable rooms with nice bathrooms facilities.

The meals are excellent, staffs are friendly and so is the boss. Place here itself is calm and peaceful.