Essence of Bhutan – 8N/9D  2018-05-23T04:19:32+00:00

Essence of Bhutan – 8N/9D 


Essence of Bhutan encompasses best cultural tour covering some remarkable heritage. Culture in Bhutan plays a vital role in shaping the image of the nation. Despite the lack of economic power in the global arena, Bhutan maintains a distinct authority and a special identity of its own.

Bhutan has been blessed with a sustained, rich cultural heritage. Bhutan’s unique identity is reflected through the magnificent architecture, attire, traditional ceremonies, sports birth and death ceremony and everyday Bhutanese way of life.

Bhutan’s traditional beliefs and customs stress respect for all sentient beings and encourage values such as tolerance, compassion, respect and generosity. Bhutanese people take pride in their culture and tradition and strive in its preservation along the wind of developments and modernization. It’s important that Bhutan never sees its culture diminished in any way.


DAY 01: Paro – Thimphu (55km)

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport
  • Receive by The Traveller Trails – Bhutan team.
  • Transfer to Thimphu (the capital of Bhutan, two- hour drive)
  • Visit iron chain bridge and Tamchog Lhakhang
  • Explore Thimphu city
  • Overnight Thimphu

DAY 02: Explore Thimphu (Visit following places)

  • National Memorial Chorten (Stupa)
  • Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha statue – 169ft)
  • Takin Reserve
  • Tashi Cho Dzong ( fortress of glorious religion)
  • Leisure at Thimphu City
  • Overnight Thimphu

 DAY 03: Thimphu – Punakha

  • Hike to Chimi Lhakhang
  • Dochula Pass
  • Overnight Punakha

DAY 04: Explore Punakha

  • Punakha Dzong
  • Longest suspension bridge
  • Hike to Khamsum Yuelley/ River rafting
  • Overnight Punakha

DAY 05: Punakha – Gangtey

  • Transfer to Gangtey
  • Black naked crane centre
  • Overnight Gangtey

DAY 06: Explore Gangtey

  • Hike to Gangtey Goempa
  • Experience farm house
  • Leisure
  • Overnight Gangtey

DAY 07: Gangtey - Paro

  • Transfer to Paro
  • Visit Rinpung Dzong(heaps of jewels)
  • Drukgyel Dzong(victory fortress)
  • Leisure at Paro Town
  • Overnight Paro

DAY 08: Paro

  • Hike to Taktsang ( Tiger Nest) monastery
  • Kyichu monastery
  • Hot stone bath experience
  • Experience Bhutanese farmhouse
  • Leisure
  • Overnight Paro

DAY 09: Paro Departure

  • Transfer to Airport for your onward international  flight




  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • All meals included (B/L/ D) at 3 star hotels and restaurants
  • Transportation for the entire tour
  • Service of licensed English-speaking guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government fee, Royalty and taxes & surcharge for group travelling as one or two person
  • Entrance fee museum, monument, permits etc.
  • Mineral water

Not Included

  • Airfare for your desired flight sector to fly into and depart from Bhutan
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips