DRUK YUL – Journey

TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

+ 2
DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

3 Years

Trip Introduction

The trip to DRUK YUL is full of adventure and amazing sightseeing. One
of the most special attractions of the trip is the tour of Kathmandu
Valley. You will get enough time to dip yourself into the unique culture
and traditions of Bhutan. You would love to spend some time with the
amazing people. The other highlights of the trip include sightseeing in
places like Punakha, Thimpu, Wangduephodrang, and Paro.

A trip to Druk Yul takes you to the journey of a lifetime into the amazing land of Bhutan. It gives you a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich culture and enjoy the hospitality of the friendly people of Bhutan. In a short trip of just 8 days, we would take you to some of the most popular destinations in central Bhutan including monuments, museums, temples and monasteries. You would have the best time of your life traveling through the beautiful landscapes and valleys of Bhutan.

Trip Highlights

  • A trip to Druk Yul takes you on the journey of a lifetime into the amazing land of Bhutan.`
  • It gives you a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich culture and enjoy the hospitality of the friendly people of Bhutan.
  • In a short trip of just 8 days, we would take you to some of the most popular destinations in central Bhutan including monuments, museums, temples and monasteries. You would have the best time of your life traveling through the beautiful landscapes and valleys of Bhutan.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival to Kathmandu

On the next day, we would take you to some the most amazing world heritage sites in Kathmandu.

DAY 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing

On the next day, we would take you to some the most amazing world heritage sites in Kathmandu.

DAY 3 - Kathmandu to Paro

Early in the morning, we would take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro. After resting for couple of hours at the hotel and having lunch, we would take you to visit Paro Rimpung Dzong in Paro.

DAY 4Paro to Thimpu followed by sightseeing tour at Thimpu.

On the next morning, we would take a short drive from Paro to Thimpu. In Thampu, we would first take you to visit the National Memorial Chorten, National Library where you can explore the ancient manuscripts. Next we would take you to a couple of museums including Bhutan Folk Heritage Museum and Textile Museum. You would also get to shop for unique Bhutanese handicrafts at the Handicraft Emporium. In the evening, you could take a short casual walk to the streets of Thimpu. We would stay at the hotel overnight.

DAY 5 Drive from Thimpu to Wangduephodrang

The nest morning, we would drive you to the next destination of Wangduephodrang. It is a 3-4 hours of drive going through the Dochula Pass. The view of the Mt. Gangar Punsum is amazing from the top is amazing. You would love to visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong, located on top of the ridge between Dang Chu and Punak Tsang Chu. We would spend the night at a hotel in the Wangduephodrang.

DAY 6 - Drive to Punakha followed by Sightseeing

Start the next day with a refreshing breakfast and then take a short drive of about an hour to Punakha. At Punakha, we would be visiting the second largest and the oldest Dzong of Bhutan, the Punakha Dzong. It has a beautiful location in the middle of the rivers, Mo Chu and Pho Chu. We would take a walk along the beautiful landscapes and paddy fields to reach the ancient temple of Chimi Lhakhang. The temple is a wonderful chance to explore the religion and art in Bhutan in the best form. After spending a couple of hours at this amazing heritage site, we would drive back to the Paro in the evening. You would be spending the night at the hotel in Paro..

DAY 7 Fly back to Kathmandu

We are now coming to the end of the trip as we fly back to Kathmandu from Paro in the morning. Today will be another special day of the wonderful tour where we would take you to sightsee at the remaining world heritage sights in Kathmandu. There are so many world heritage sites in Kathmandu that it is impossible to cover them in a single day. You would also get a few hours to shop for the unique artifacts and souvenirs in the shopping markets of Kathmandu. Spend the night at the hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY8Sightseeing to the Kathmandu Valley

When you are in Kathmandu, you cannot afford to miss the sightseeing experience of the special Kathmandu Valley. It is such a special site that we have reserved a complete day for sightseeing at this wonderful location. We would give you ample of leisure time to explore the beauty of the Kathmandu Valley that will stay in your memories forever. Spend you last day of this wonderful tour at the Kathmandu hotel.

DAY 9Sightseeing to the Kathmandu Valley

On the next day, we would arrange for the transfer to the Kathmandu Airport at your preferred time according to the scheduled departure of your flight.