PILGRIMAGE 9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS

Travelling to Bhutan for spiritual pilgrimage is way different from others, since the sacred tradition are going back to the centuries…

9-Day Itinerary

9 Days 8 Nights

DAY 1

  • Flight into Paro by Druk-Air.
  • Delightful lunch in Paro valley.
  • Visit Ta Dzong, the watch tower of Paro Dzong which now houses the national museum.
  • To King Gongtsen Gompo of Tibet and Tachogang Monastery , “the temple of excellent horse”, which was built by Tangtong Gyelpo in the 15th century.

 

DAY 2 Thimphu Pilgrimage

Let’s go! We will have an in-depth spiritual and fruitful pilgrimage in Thimphu:

  • The biggest sitting Buddha recently built named Kuenzang Phordang.
  • Memorial Stupa: “a chorten to represent the mind of the Buddha”.
  • Changangkha Lhakhang: built in the 13th century
  • Visit nunnery (The women monk temple) for drawing and meditation.
  • Thirteen art and craft institute: popularly known as Zorig Chusum.
  • Thimphu Dzong
  • Dechen Phodrang “Palace of Great Bliss”

 

DAY 3 Thimphu – Punakha

  • Toward Punakha via Dochula, at an altitude of 3,050 meters above sea-level.
  • Take a walk around the 108 memorial Chortens, one of the most beautiful passes facing toward eastern Himalayas.
  • Visit Punakha Dzong, the administrative Centre of Punakha Dzongkha in Bhutan and winter capital for Thimphu monks.
  • Visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Choeten, built in 2004 by HM the Queen Mother

DAY 4 Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa, Bumthang 

  • Toward central Bhutan en route Wangdue from Punakha to the Wangdue bridge.
  • Pass through Pelela Pass (3,350m) with many colorful prayer flags in the background, excellent for photo takings.
  • Visit the Jigme Singye Wangchucj National Park.
  • A short tea break in front of Chendebji Chorten.
  • Continue our journey to Trongsa for lunch.
  • Visit Trongsa Dzong, which was built in 1647.
  • Continue our journey to Bumthang valley and rest.

DAY 5 Bumthang 

After breakfast you will visit the following cultural sites;

  • Padtselling Monastery
  • Jambay Lhakhang Temple
  • Kurjey Monastery
  • Tamshing Monastery
  • The monastery of Lhodrak Kharchhu

DAY 6  Bumthang to Gangtey

  • Driving via Wangdue phordrang toward Trongsa.
  • Have lunch at Chendebji.
  • Enjoy the colourful rhododendron forest
  • Drive to Gangtey for night halt.

DAY 7  Gangtey to Thimphu

  • Visit Gangteng Monastery, an important monastery of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism.

DAY 8 Paro Tiger’s Nest 

  • Hiking to Taktshang (the Tiger’s Nest).

DAY 9 Farewell Bhutan 

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Price starting from USD2,450, including:

checkedRound-trip flight from Bangkok to Bhutan

checked3 star-4 star accommodation double occupancy inclusive breakfast and dinner

checkedDaily 3 meals

checkedLand transport within Bhutan

checkedA qualified & licensed English-speaking guide

checkedAll entry fees

checkedBhutan visas, government fee, taxes & surcharges

checkedTea and snacks

checkedTelephone sim card

Excluding:

– Flight into Bangkok
– Laundry
– Private calls and value top-up services for phone card
– Land transport within Bhutan
– A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
– All entry fees
– Bhutan visas, government fee, taxes & surcharges
– Tea and snacks
– Telephone sim card

High Season Tariff

For ( March, April, May, September, October and November) US$ 250 per person per night

Low Season Tariff

For (June, July, August, December, January and Febuary) US$ 200 per person per night

*The tariffs for tourists visiting in a group of 3 persons or more*

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Surcharges:

Tourists travelling in a group of 2 persons or less shall be subject to a surcharge, in addition to the minimum daily package rates.

– Single individual – US$ 40 per night
– Group of 2 persons only – US$ 30 per person per night

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