Punakha Festival

Punakha Festival









Itinerary (10 Days)

Day 01
Destination: Arrival at Paro Airport (Druk Air flight) | Area altitude: 2,280m

  • Representative from Bhutan Mystical tours will welcome & receive you at the airport.
  • Visit Ta Dzong an ancient watch Tower.
  • The Rimpong Dzong.
  • Drukgyal Dzong.
  • Stroll leisurely in the town.
  • Overnight in Hotel/Resort at Paro.

Day 02
Destination: Paro - Thimphu | Area altitude: 2,320m | Travelling distance: 54kms | Time taken : 1hr 45mins

  • Drive to Thimphu.
  • Visit National Handicraft Emporium.
  • Tashichho Dzong seat of the national government and central Monastic body.

Day 03
Destination: Thimphu Sightseeing | Area altitude: 2,320m | Time taken: Full day

  • Visit to the National Memorial Chorten, built in 1974 in honor of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.
  • National Library.
  • Painting School.
  • Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Sangay Gang view point.
  • The Takin Preservation Center.
  • The largest statue of Buddha (in the world).

Day 04
Destination: Thimphu - Punakha | Area altitude: 1,310m | Travelling distance: 72kms | Time taken: 3hrs

  • Drive to Punakha via Dochula pass.
  • Visit Chimi Lhakhang also called the "Temple of Fertility" built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley.
  • Visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Namgay Namgayal.

Day 05
Destination: Punakha (Festival) | Area altitude: 1,310m | Time taken: Full day

  • Witness the Punakha Festival in the impressive courtyard of Punakha Dzong.

Day 06
Destination: Punakha (Festival) | Area altitude: 1,310m | Time taken: Full day

  • Witness the Punakha Festival.
  • If you do not want to attend the festival for a whole day we will arrange alternative tours or hike.

Day 07
Destination: Punakha - Gangtay | Area altitude: 2,320m | Travelling distance: 80kms | Time taken: 3hrs

  • Visit Wangdi Phodrang Dzong (from outside) built in 1638.
  • Visit Gangtey Gompa built in 1613.
  • Explore Phobjikha valley, famous for the Blacked Nacked Cranes during winter.

Day 08
Destination: Gangtay - Punakha | Area altitude: 2,320m | Travelling distance: 80kms | Time taken:3hr 15mins

  • Drive to Paro via Punakha & Thimphu.

Day 09
Destination: Gangtey - Punakha - Thimphu - Paro | Area altitude: 2,350m | Travelling distance: 210kms | Time taken: 7hrs

  • Excursion to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest).
  • Scroll over the town or Rest for the tomorrows journey.

Day 10
Destinations: Thimphu - Paro Airport | Area altitude: 2,280m | Travelling distance: 50kms | Time taken: 1hr 15mins

  • Morning drive to the airport and farewell.

Package Cost

Peak Season:
01 pax: US $ 2435 per person
02 pax: US $ 2345 per person
03 & above : US $ 2075 per person

The above package tariff includes:
Excellent services within Bhutan for all land transport (Toyota luxury coach, ac/non ac cars),
Horses and yaks for trekking within Bhutan,
The best available hotels, meals (catered to personal orders and tastes),
Sightseeing, experienced and friendly guides, religious festivals.

Not included in the package tariff:
International flight ticket costs,
Personal insurance,
Airport departure tax,
Drinks, personal expenses, laundry and Tips.