Villages Tour

HIGHLIGHTS

A great mixture of remote excursions, popular sightseeing, hiking, home stay and hotel stays. This tour takes you to other parts of Bhutan including Tobesa Village, Shengana/kabesa Village, Dangchu Village and Chumey Village. These places are approved by Department of Tourism under Ministry of Economic Affairs. Accommodations are simple but cleaned. WU Tours and Treks have carefully selected the list of accommodation units with the best of location, service and ambiance.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Paro
Day 2: Paro-Thimphu
Day 3: Thimphu-Wangdue. 70 km/ 3 hr drive
Day 4: Wangdue-Trongsa. 129 km/ 5 hrs drive
Day 5: Trongsa-Bumthang. 68 km/ 3 hrs drive
Day 6: Bumthang
Day 7: URA. 45 km/ 50 min drive
Day 8: Bumthang-Wangdue. 197 km/ 5.5 hrs drive
Day 10: Punakha-Thimphu. 76 km/ 3 hrs drive
Day 11: Thimphu-Paro. 54 km/ 1hr drive
Day 12: Paro


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Day 1: Paro
You will be received by our guide at the Paro International Airport and escorted to your hotel for refreshment. Later we visit Kichu Lhakhnag (monastery) which was built in early 8th century. Overnight in Paro.

Day 2: Paro-Thimphu
After breakfast drive for sightseeing of Paro Valley. Visit Drukgyel Valley . From there you can see the view of Jhomolhari. Visit typical Bhutanese farmhouse. On the way you can see views of Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery. Visit Ta-Dzong (National Museum in Bhutan). Evening drive to Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Thimphu-Wangdue
Early morning drive for sunrise at Dochu-la Pass . The road climbs for about one hour until you reach the pass, altitude 10,000 ft. Breakfast will serve at Dochu-la Restaurant. Then you can walk for bird watching. After lunch you can walk to Tobesa Village. Overnight at farmhouse.

Day 4: Wangdue-Trongsa
After breakfast drive to Trongsa (central Bhutan) over Pele-la pass and Yutong-la pass . We take a short walking excursion to few villages on the way. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Trongsa-Bumthang
After breakfast we visit Trongsa Dzong and drive to Bumthang. Before Bumthang we stop at Gyetsa Village and Chumey Valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Bumthang
After breakfast drive for sightseeing of the beautiful Bumthang Valley with a visit to the courtyard of Kurje Lhakhang, Jamapa Lhakhang , Tamshing Lhakhang and Kencho Sum Lhakhang and visit Jakar Dzong. Evening walk around the town of Bumthang. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Ura
Early breakfast we drive to Ura Valley. If the time permits we visit the Ura Lhakhang . Packed lunch will be served. If there is festival at Jakar, you can enjoy the festival. The program will be sent to you if you travel during the fall festival. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Bumthang-Wangdue
After breakfast drive back to Wangdue. During this journey we will arrange a campfire at Nobding. Overnight at a farmhouse.

Day 9: Wangdue-Punakha
After breakfast we hike to Chime Lhakhang for 15 minutes. This site has been blessed by the famous "Divine Madman". The temple is a pilgrimage site for women who are unable to bear children. Visit Punakha Dzong . Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Punakha-Thimphu
Today we are going back to Thimphu over Dochu-la Pass . Stop at Hongtso to see the houses of Tibetan people who have become Bhutanese citizens. Visit Hongsto Lhakhang , founded in 1525 by the 14th Drukpa hierarch of Tibet. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Thimphu-Paro
Early morning drive to Paro then hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) which takes around four hours for round trip. The magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft. above the valley floor. In the evening a farmhouse will arrange hot stone baths. Dinner will be served with local wine. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Paro
Early morning drive to Paro International Airport after breakfast.
 

Tour date

by request
(11 days / 10 nights)

Group size & price

from 3-12 pax:
2040 USD
(low season) per person
2540 USD
(high season) per person

Price includes

  • accommodation in standard hotels (certified by TCB). DBL occupancy.
  • 3 meals per day
  • transfers and transportation
  • road permit fees
  • all taxes
  • entrance fees to all monuments
  • English speaking Bhutanese guide (other languages upon request)
  • visa fee

Not included

  • airfares (as listed separately)
  • personal expenses such as beverages, spa or message
  • travel & medical Insurance
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