Enchanting Dragon – The Journey across Bhutan

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Druk Yul –  the name refer to Bhutan meaning “ the Land of the Thunder Dragon “ where the first motor road came only in early 1960s and still the majority of the population with subsistence and organic farming. The land of the GNH (Gross National happiness) much to explore the rural and experience the real essence of Bhutan with unspoiled culture, environment and society

This particularly fascinating Journey across Bhutan – the Enchanting Dragon trip we take to explore through the kingdom’s extraordinary landscapes and biodiversity with altitude ranging from 750ft to 12,000ft. and walk and visit through untouched rural villages particular in east of Bhutan.

The accommodations on this Enchanting Dragon trip, we’ll stay in 5* luxury hotel (In Paro),   and settle in simple and charming hotel and resort, lodge after wonderful visits, drive and gentle walks.

To list a few highlights:

  • Walk through charming villages, farm houses and seeing native farmers attending the fields.
  • Special treat to visit to farm house and mingle with family members.
  • Special visit to a village school and talk to the students.
  • Wildflowers bursting with life, snow peaks in the distance.
  • In the spring, swirling fields of rhododendrons and birding oht spots, in the fall, visits from rare black-necked cranes to Himalayan yaks.
  • Some departure coincide with local sacred festivals called – Tsechus( Spring and Fall season).
  • Visit and tour of ancients temples and 17th century Dzongs – fortress and hike to Taktsang – 8th century temple perched up a 2000 feet cliff famously know as Tiger’s Nest

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1: Flight arrival to Paro,

Day 2: Explore Paro valley by drive/walk to visit to temples, villages and farm houses

Day 3: Hike and day excursion to Taktsang Gompa

Day 4: Drive to Thimphu, visit to school of arts, textile museum

Day 5: Drive to lower fertile valley of Punakha over Dochu la pass (10300ft)

Day 6: Visit to Punakha Dzong, and gentle walk to explore the valley

Day 7: Drive to Phobjikha valley and explore valley by gentle walk.

Day 8: Drive to Central Bhutan,Tower of Trongsa Museum

Day 9: Drive to Bumthang over Yotong La Pass (11,200ft)

Day 10: Explore the sacred valleys, temples and caves dated back to 8th Century

Day 11: Drive to Mongar via Thrumshing la pass ( 12,400 ft)

Day 12: Explore Mongar and afternoon drive to Trashigang

 Day 13: Drive to Samdrup Jonkhar,, en route Khaling weaving center

Day14: Exit Bhutan to India Gauhati,

 

Trip Classification Schedule/Custom Departure & sample itinerary
Destination Bhutan – West ,Central, East and South( exit )
Trip Duration 12 – 14  days
Trip Activity and Grade culture tour and rural experience,

gentle easy day walk and drive on extraordinary mountain road

Trip offer and season All year round
Expedition pricing From $ 5386
Land cost per person based on double occupancy
Accommodation 5 star( Zhiwaling) – Paro

Rest – 3  – 4 star Charming resorts and lodges

Best Season Spring – February ,March, April, May
Fall – September, October, November, December