The 8 days central Bhutan tour offers a rare insight of the entire country of Bhutan including Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, the sacred Bumthang valleys and the rarely seen Eastern Bhutan. Bhutan often revered as the "Land of the Peaceful Dragon" is still regarded as one of the last "Shangrilas" in the Himalayan region because of it's remoteness, it's spectacular mountain terrain, varied flora and fauna and it's ...See more
The 8 days central Bhutan tour offers a rare insight of the entire country of Bhutan including Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, the sacred Bumthang valleys and the rarely seen Eastern Bhutan. Bhutan often revered as the "Land of the Peaceful Dragon" is still regarded as one of the last "Shangrilas" in the Himalayan region because of it's remoteness, it's spectacular mountain terrain, varied flora and fauna and it's unique ancient Buddhist monasteries. This tour is an introductory of Bhutan and we have tried to cover as much as possible.
Central Bhutan tour itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Paro. Drive to Thimpu. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Thimpu hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tours all over Thimpu. Chorten, Library and so on. Overnight at Thimpu hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Gangtey through Dochula pass. Visit Punakha Dzong. Overnight at Gangtey hotel.
Day 04: Visit Gangtey monastery. Drive to Bumthang. Overnight at Bumthang hotel.
Day 05: Sightseeing in Bumthang. 5 Lhakhangs, swiss cheese factory. Overnight at Bunthang hotel.
Day 06: Drive to Thimpu. Picnic lunch at Chendebji Chorten. Overnight at Thimpu hotel.
Day 07: Morning transfer to Paro. Visit Drugyel Dzong and Museum. Overnight at Paro hotel.
Day 08: After breakfast transfer to Paro Airport for onward destination.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Central Bhutan Tour briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org