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Across The Kingdom

Trip code
Package name Across The Kingdom
Duration 8
Max. elevation 2900 m
Level EASY
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Hotels
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Paro-Thimphu-Bumthang-Paro
Cost USD 3,200 per person



Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Take a flight to Paro and drive to Thimphu to spend the night at a hotel.

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Thimphu

We will go to the Tashichodzong, also known as "the castle of the auspicious religion," in the morning to see the memorial chorten for the late King Jigme Dorjee Wngchuk.

We'll take a tour through the city center in the afternoon to the Handcraft Development Corporation, where a variety of traditional handicraft items from Bhutan are on exhibit.

Day 3 : Punakha to Thimphu (77 km, 3 hrs approx)

After breakfast in the morning, go to the pleasant and productive Punakha valley by crossing the breathtaking Dochula pass (3,100 m).

We will tour the famous Punakha Dzong, which served as the old capital of Bhutan, in the late afternoon. The beautiful Dzong is scattered between the Phochu and Mochu rivers.

Day 4 : Bumthang to Punakha (210 km, 8 hr approx.)

Early-morning drives via the Yotola Pass to the valley of Bhumathang (3440 m). With its abundance of temples and holy sites, the valley is revered as a very sacred location by the Bhutanese.

Day 5 : Sightseeing in Bhumathang

We're going to drive to Mebartsho in the morning (the burning lake). This is the location where Guru Rimpoche buried some sacred objects that Terton Pema Lingpa later found. It is a holy place and a popular pilgrimage destination. Visit the Swiss farm to purchase delicious local cheese.

We are going to the Jakar Dzong in the afternoon (the castle of white birds). The administrative hub of Bhumathang is housed in this Dzong, which dates back to 1549. The most revered and well-known monastery in Bhumathang is Kurjey Lhakang.

Day 6 : Bumthang to Thimphu (267 kms,8 hrs approx)

We will travel to Thimpu via Tongsa and Wangdiphodrang in the early morning.

Day 7 : Thimpu to Paro (65 kms, 2hrs)

We'll go to Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakang, and the National Museum in the morning.

Day 8 : Make our way to the airport to catch your flight, or go via land


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