Central Western Bhutan Tour

Bhutan

7 Days

$2,100

This trip includes

Ground transportation in Nepal

Hotels & tea-house accommodation

All meals except in Kathmandu

Local flights cost covered in itinerary

Guided tour & trek throughout the trip

Highlights

  • Frimpong Dzong, Ta Dzong Museum
  • Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest)
  • 12th-century Changangkha Temple
  • The National Memorial Chorten
  • Drukpa people, Haa valley, Paro valley
  • Thimphu, Punakha valley, Paro valley
  • Wangdue Phodrang and Phobjikha Valley.
  • Valley of Bumthang (the Cultural Heartland of Bhutan)
  • Trongsa Dzong. During this tour
  • Unique Bhutanese culture and tradition

Overview

My Everest Trip is a local agency in Nepal that specializes in offering Bhutan tour packages that include visas and permits. Our expert team is dedicated to assisting you with visa applications, tailoring itineraries, and managing the mandatory daily tariff. This all-inclusive fee covers accommodation, meals, transportation, and an experienced guide. It is important to note that independent travel to Bhutan is not allowed, as it follows a distinct tourism approach. For the latest updates, kindly verify the information through the Bhutanese embassy or the official Tourism Council of Bhutan website.

Central Western Bhutan Tour is a rich ancient cultural heritage with the Himalayas range of Bhutan. Western and Central Bhutan Tour offers a chance to experience the one-of-a-kind traditions and culture of Bhutan’s western and focal valleys. Western and central Bhutan is divided by the north-south running Black Mountain range.

The part of the Central Western Bhutan Tour is known for its spectacular scenic beauty; the area is filled with rice paddies and orchards. Western Bhutan also consists of high passes such as Cheli La (3988m), Dochu La (3050m), and Pele La (3300m), from where we get a spectacular view of the mountains. Likewise, Central Bhutan also has fantastic natural beauty occupied by miles of alpine and sub-tropical dense forests. It is famous for its buckwheat and apple production, substantial stone houses, and beautiful monasteries.

Center Western Bhutan Tours offers to take you around impressive monasteries, unique architecture, ancient traditions, rich, colorful culture, and a wide variety of nature and wildlife. The main attractions of the tour include Rimpong Dzong, Ta Dzong Museum, Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in the beautiful Paro Valley, 12th-century Changangkha Temple, and The National Memorial Chorten. In Western Bhutan, you will meet the Drukpa people and travel around Haa Valley, Paro Valley, Thimphu, Punakha Valley, Wangdue Phodrang, and Phobjikha Valley. The Central Western Bhutan Tour includes visiting the broad valley of Bumthang (the Cultural Heartland of Bhutan) and the picturesque Trongsa Dzong. During this tour, you will experience the unique Bhutanese culture and tradition.

Bhutan Tour Permit

6 Night 7 days Bhutan Tour Cost

Explore the exquisite beauty of Bhutan with our 6-night, 7-day tour at a highly competitive cost. Our all-inclusive package covers accommodation, meals, transportation, and a dedicated guide, ensuring a seamless and delightful experience. Our tour costs are flexible and range from 2100 USD to 5000 USD, catering to different preferences. You can enjoy cultural marvels, scenic beauty, and historical treasures without any hassles. To get precise pricing and details, you can directly contact us or visit our website. Our meticulously crafted tour will create unforgettable memories of your Bhutan expedition.

Best Time For Central Western Bhutan Tour

The ideal time to go for a tour of Central Western Bhutan is during the spring and fall seasons which are from March to May and September to November respectively. During spring, you can witness the landscapes blooming with vibrant flora and enjoy pleasant temperatures. Autumn offers clear skies, stunning views of the Himalayas, and cultural festivals like the Thimphu Tshechu. Exploring the cultural gems of central western Bhutan, including Thimphu, Punakha, and Wangdue Phodrang during these months provides an ideal climate. Summer brings monsoon rains while winter can be cold, especially at higher altitudes. Therefore, planning your visit during spring or fall ensures a delightful experience with favorable weather conditions.

Everest My Trip is a well-known trekking company based in Kathmandu. We have successfully Central Western Bhutan Tour, providing you with highly knowledgeable local tour guides. Our reviews and ratings prove we are the best at what we do. We provide our clients with every kind of service to make their Trip the best.

Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Paro (2200m)  

Day 02

Thimphu Sightseeing   

Day 03

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha

Day 04

Drive from Punakha to Paro

Day 05

Day Excursion to Haa valley

Day 06

Visit Tiger's Nest (Taktsang Palphug Monastery)

Day 07

Departure

Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Paro (2200m)  

We catch a flight to Paro, Bhutan, from Kathmandu and enjoy the scenic view throughout the flight. We meet our local tour guide and take a short drive moving alongside the Thimphu River towards Thimphu (Bhutan’s capital). En route, we will visit the National Museum in Paro valley. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 02

Thimphu Sightseeing   

Today we stroll around the colourful market of Thimphu and then visit the National Memorial Chorten, the National Library, the National Painting School, the Changangkha Temple, the textile museum, the traditional paper-making factory, the Tashicho Dzong monastery, Zangdopelri temple, and the mini zoo to see Takin. Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 03

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha

We take about 3 hour’s drive to reach Punakha, leaving Thimphu behind via Dochula Pass, where we can get a mesmerizing view of the snow-capped peaks of Bhutan. We continue our drive to Punakha, relishing the countryside view. After checking into the hotel, we go to visit Punakha Dzong–the former winter capital of Bhutan–which is built between two rivers, “Phochu” (Male River) and “Mochu” (Female River). We take a short hike to Chhi-Med Lhakhang temple dedicated to Bhutan’s foremost saint, Lama Drukpa Kuenley, also known as the “divine madman”. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04

Drive from Punakha to Paro

After breakfast, we drive back to Paro, relishing the scenic view of the eastern Himalayan range and the unique landscape throughout the drive. Upon arriving, we explore the town of Paro and visit the local handicraft shops to buy souvenirs to take back home. Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 05

Day Excursion to Haa valley

Today we take a short drive to Haa Valley. The road takes us through pine and rhododendron forests before arriving at Chele-la pass (3988m), from where we can get the extraordinary view of Mt. Chomolhari (7326m) and Mt. Jichu Drake (6662m). After spending quality time, we continue our remaining 1-hour drive to Haa valley. We visit Lhakhang Karpo Monastery (the white temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (the black temple). We drive back to Paro for an overnight stay.

Day 06

Visit Tiger's Nest (Taktsang Palphug Monastery)

After breakfast, we take a short drive to Paro Hiking point. We start our hike to Tiger’s Nest, also known as Taktshang Monastery, located 300m above the Paro valley. It is believed to be a spot where Guru Rinpoche arrived on the back of the Tigress and meditated for three months. Taktsang Monastery is one of the 10th holiest sites in the Buddhist world. We hike back and drive to Paro. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 07

Departure

We will drive you back to the Paro International Airport in time for your final departure.

What To Expect?

What's included

  • Accommodation: In Twine/Double sharing basis at Top 3 star plus Hotels /Resorts
  • Visa fee
  • Flight Ticket From Ktm Round trip Ktm
  • Transportation: Following are our transportation:
    • 2 Pax: Hyundai Santa fee/Tucson or
    • Similar (4 + 1 Seater) o 4 – 10 Pax: Luxury Toyota Hiace Bus (10 + 1 Seater).
  • 11 & above Pax: Luxury Toyota Coaster
  • Bus (18 + 1Seater)
  • All Tourist Permit: Yes
  • All Bhutan Taxes
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with Evening Refreshments
  • Fluent English Speaking Bhutanese guide licensed by Royal Bhutan Govt.
  • All entrance fees to museums & cultural sites
  • Extra Services: Mineral drinking water

What's not included

  • Tips for the guides, driver or hotels
  • Travel insurance is not covered
  • Luxury hotels (4 Star & 5 Star)and separate vehicle will be charged extra Personal related expenses like calls, Internet, Beverages, Alcohol, laundry, donations to Monasteries and Temples, Souvenirs, shopping etc.

Offering Group Discounts!

No. of Tourists Price Per Person in USD
1 Paxes $2755
2 - 10 Paxes $2300

FAQ

Central Western Bhutan Tour Information

Why Central Western Bhutan Tour?

Central Western Bhutan Tour promises an enchanting blend of cultural richness and breathtaking landscapes. This unique journey immerses travelers in the heart of Bhutan, exploring ancient monasteries, vibrant markets, and picturesque valleys. The tour unveils Bhutan’s cultural tapestry through visits to iconic landmarks like Punakha Dzong and the historic capital, Thimphu. Nature’s wonders unfold in the lush valleys and serene landscapes, providing a tranquil backdrop to cultural exploration. With warm hospitality and a deep sense of spirituality, this tour encapsulates Bhutan’s essence, offering an authentic and transformative experience that lingers in the hearts of those fortunate enough to embark on this captivating adventure.

How to Get Bhutan Permit and Visa?

Securing a Bhutan permit and visa is a straightforward process. To visit this Himalayan kingdom, travelers must book through authorized Bhutanese tour operators who handle visa applications. The operator facilitates the visa process in coordination with the Tourism Council of Bhutan. Travelers need to provide a clear passport copy and confirm their trip details. Once the tour is confirmed, the Tourism Council processes the visa, and travelers receive an e-visa clearance. On arrival, the final visa stamp occurs. Bhutan operates on a minimum daily tariff, covering accommodation, meals, transport, and guide services. This regulated process ensures a sustainable and controlled tourism experience.

How to rich Bhutan ?

To reach Bhutan, the process involves collaboration with authorized tour operators. Firstly, plan your trip with a recognized tour operator who will guide you through the visa application and permit procedures.  Upon approval, you’ll receive an e-visa clearance. Entry to Bhutan is solely by air or land from India, Nepal and thailand have  direct international flights. Paro International Airport is the main gateway. Bhutan’s commitment to sustainable tourism includes a minimum daily tariff, covering accommodation, meals, transport, and guide services, ensuring a regulated and enriching travel experience.

Why US

MyEverestTrip is a Nepalese Travel and Trekking Agency based in Kathmandu. We have been operating in different trekking regions for over a decade, traveling with hundreds of travelers worldwide.

With the pure intention to bring trekkers to Nepal’s safety and comfort, we have an entire team of travel planners, guides, and porters. We also have connections to hotels and restaurant lines all over Nepal to ensure that our trekkers get the best possible facilities.

So, here is the reason why you should travel with MyEverestTrip.

Customize Your Itinerary:

We have designed a well-planned Itinerary for all travel destinations around Nepal. However, this Itinerary is customizable as per the needs and requests of our trekkers. Just let us know when and how long you are staying so we can arrange the rest.

Our Expert Guide:

Although all travel agencies claim to have a good guide, many are not informed about the place you are traveling to. However, MyEverestTrip has its licensed guide in Nepal. They have been working in this field for over three decades, collecting all the information about the place/ culture and learning to keep the travelers safe. Also, our guide is good at the English language. We can even hire a guide who can speak Chinese and other European languages for trekking in Nepal upon special request.

Fair and reasonable Cost:

MyEverestTrip has been known for its very economic trek packages in Nepal. You can compare the price we offer with any other travel agency in Nepal and only book with us if you are satisfied with our cost. We try to include all needed expenses during the tour so that you will not be overwhelmed with hidden expenses after the packages are booked.

Your safety is our priority:

Obviously, the safety of our trekkers and team is the utmost priority of MyEverestTrip. Our guide and porters who shall accompany you for the trip will have their insurance. We also encourage Travel insurance for our trekkers. Our treks and trips have been so designed that you only walk an appropriate distance. In any case of emergency, you will always have our back.

Responsible and Eco-Friendly

MyEverestTrip operates with the belief in responsible tourism. This includes

  • We are transparent about the services covered on the trip. There shall be no hidden cost (informed in advance if there’s any)
  • We cover all the places promised before the trek (the trend of skipping places once you book the package has to be discouraged).
  • All our guides and porters are above 18yrs. We highly discourage child labor in the tourism industry
  • We do not leave any wastage behind on the trekking routes. We either dispose of the waste appropriately or carry it back with us and send it to the municipality
  • We do not engage in any activities that affect the people in the trek places of Nepal where we stay.

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