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Land of the Thunder Dragon

  • Duration

    7 days
  • Tour Type

    Private Tour
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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Tales of Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, are interwoven with magic and mystery. Long cautious of the outside world, delve into this Himalayan Kingdom on a tour that includes capital Thimphu and the incredible Tiger's Nest Monastery.

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Tour Itinerary

Our Land of the Thunder Dragon itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures of Bhutan. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading guides whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.

  • Day 1

    Paro to Thimphu

    Day 1 Paro to Thimphu

    Upon arrival at Paro airport you will be met and transferred to your Thimphu hotel (L,D)

  • Days 2-3

    Thimphu to Punakha

    Days 2-3: Thimphu to Punakha

    Visit the National Library, the Institute for Zorig Chusum (paiting school), the National Memorial Chorten and the Folk Heritage and National Textil museums. This afternoon, tour the Trashi Chhoe Dzong. (B,L,D). Tomorrow, drive to Punakha via Dochu-La; If the sky is clear you may be able to view the Himalayan peaks in the distance. After lunch, visit Punakha Dzong and Chimi Lakhang. (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Punakha – Wangdue Phodrang

    Day 4 Punakha – Wangdue Phodrang

    Visit Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhan and later hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten. (B,L,D)

  • Days 5-6

    Punakha to Paro

    Days 5-6 Punakha to Paro

    Return to Paro and visit the Simtokha Dzong en route. Upon arrival visit Ta Dzong and walk down a hillside trail to Rinpung Dzong, home of the Paro Festival (7-11Apr). (B,L,D). Tomorrow, hike to the Taktsang Monastery, known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. Return to Paro in the afternoon and explore Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Depart Paro

    Day 7 Depart Paro

    After check out this morning, you will be transferred to Paro airport where your arrangements end. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 0°c
  • 9mm
  • Thimphu
  • 5°c
  • 25mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 2°c
  • 10mm
  • Thimphu
  • 8°c
  • 33mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 6°c
  • 34mm
  • Thimphu
  • 10°c
  • 31mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 10°c
  • 81mm
  • Thimphu
  • 14°c
  • 58mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 12°c
  • 180mm
  • Thimphu
  • 18°c
  • 122mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 416mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 246mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 549mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 373mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 406mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 345mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 13°c
  • 259mm
  • Thimphu
  • 19°c
  • 155mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 10°c
  • 84mm
  • Thimphu
  • 16°c
  • 38mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 6°c
  • 11mm
  • Thimphu
  • 11°c
  • 8mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Paro
  • 2°c
  • 5mm
  • Thimphu
  • 7°c
  • 13mm
Land of the Thunder Dragon map

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