Reach New Heights (8N/9D)

Prices start from USD $1,600 per person

Thimphu Valley

Bhutan Overland Tour from Darjeeling or Sikkim

Reach New Heights (8N/9D)

On this Bhutan overland tour from Darjeeling or Sikkim travel by land from India up to Thimphu. Tour Bhutan and fly from Paro to Delhi, Kolkata or Bangkok.

Day 1

Arrive Phuntsholing in the afternoon, after clearing Indian immigration in Jaigon. Your guide will meet you at the border and assist you in clearing the Bhutanese immigration. Transfer to hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

O/N Phuntsholing

Day 2 

Drive to Thimphu. (6hrs) and check into your hotel. In the early evening, take a stroll to the Memorial Chorten where you will encounter people from all walks of life circumambulating the huge stupa. Dinner at the hotel.

O/N Thimphu

Day 3

Full program of sightseeing in and around Thimphu. Visit the Buddha point, the Folk Heritage Museum, the Institute for the 13 Traditional Arts (Zorig Chusum), the Institute of Traditional Medicine and the Textile Museum. Today you may opt for the chance to play archery or learn how to make a Bhutanese dish. Finally, visit the impressive Trashicho Dzong. Dinner in a local restaurant.

O/N Thimphu

Day 4

Today enjoy a hiking excursion to Tango, with a drive along country roads followed by a one-hour uphill hike to Tango monastery in the morning. From here you can get stunning views of the valley below and visit the temples.

In the afternoon visit the Chang-gangkha temple, the takin reserve, the viewpoint with thousands of fluttering prayer flags and paper-making and weaving workshops, depending on your interests. Free time for browsing in the town. Dinner at the hotel.

O/N Thimphu

Day 5

Drive to Punakha (3½hrs). Full day sightseeing in Punakha valley. On the way stop at Dochula pass. Then descend to 1,200m and visit ChimiLhakhang. Continue towards Punakha Dzong, which was the old capital of Bhutan. For those who enjoy village walks and hiking, we have two wonderful walking options today.

O/N Punakha

Day 6

Spend the morning in Punakha with options for a short hike to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, river rafting or a pleasant drive to visit outlying villages. In the afternoon, drive to Paro (3½ hrs).

O/N Paro

Day 7

Visit Paro Ta Dzong Museum and then descend on foot to the impressive Rinpung Dzong and in the afternoon drive towards the ruined fortress Drugyel Dzong and Kichu Lakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.

O/N Paro

Day 8

Hike to Taktsang monastery (the “Tiger’s Nest”). The round-trip takes about 4 hours and includes a visit to the monastery. Free time in Paro town in the afternoon.

O/N Paro

Day 9

Flight departure from Paro. Tashi Delek!

The Cost IncludesAccommodation in 3* 4* and 5* tourist hotels according to the package chosen.
Three meals a day.
English-speaking Guide services for the duration of your stay (Other languages on request).
Comfortable vehicle and driver for the duration of your stay.
All transfers between airport and hotel.
Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary.
Government Royalties and Surcharges and all taxes.
Complimentary processing of Bhutanese visa and flight booking service.
The Cost Does Not Includes Visa Fee: payable at the time of booking your tour ($ 40).
Flights: your flight costs are itemized separately.
Upgrades to a higher category hotel accommodation on request.
Drinks and other expenses of a personal nature (laundry, telephone etc.)
Tips for guide and driver.
Travel & Health Insurance: we strongly recommend that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance to cover medical expenses, baggage loss, and trip cancellation.
All extra expenses incurred due to forces of nature or unforeseen events.

8N/9D Tour Prices

 1 person2 person3 person & above
High SeasonUSD $2,840USD $2,240USD $2,000
Low SeasonUSD $2,240USD $1,840USD $1,600
Visa FeeUSD $40
FlightPlease see separate tab for flight options and prices.
High Season: March, April, May, September, October, and November
Low Season: January, February, June, July, August, and December

Return flight prices to Paro

Sector Economy Business
DelhiUSD $606USD $765
BangkokUSD $646USD $780
KathmanduUSD $379USD $469
KolkataUSD $406USD $489
SingaporeUSD $818USD $1,478
BagdograUSD $208USD $352
GayaUSD $390USD $694

Bhutan Overland Tour from Darjeeling or Sikkim


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