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A journey across Bhutan
17 days from £5,830pp
Travel through little visited parts of Bhutan.
Visit impressive monasteries.
Enjoy great landscapes.
Visit the famous Tiger's Nest.
Marvel at the Bhutanese traditional life.
- Samdrup Jongkhar
- Phobjikha Valley
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi
Day 3 Samdrup Jongkhar
Day 4 Trashigang
Samdrup Jongkhar , Trashigang
Continue by road to Trashigang. The drive will take most of the day but you will have the opportunity to stop and take in the scenery along the way. You will check in to your hotel in Trashigang which sits above the Drangme Chhu River.
Day 5 Trashigang
Visit Gom Kora a temple filled with colourful Buddhist carvings as well as Chorten Kora. In the afternoon, explore Trashigang which is filled with traditional wooden buildings and original architecture.
Day 6 Mongar
Trashigang , Mongar
Continue west to Mongar by road via the biggest and most important monetary in eastern Bhutan: Drametse Goempa. You will also have the chance to visit Mongar Dzong, a more modern monastery.
Day 7 Jakar
Day 8 Jakar
Day 9 Phobjikha Valley
Day 10 Phobjikha Valley
Walk the Tenkhor Yuetshe Sum Trail which links together many local villages and hamlets today. You will also visit the black-necked crane research centre with the chance of spotting some of the black-necked cranes themselves.
Day 11 Punakha
Day 12 Punakha
Day 13 Thimpu
Head to the capital and take an afternoon tour of Thimphu. Key points of interest include the King's Memorial Chorten, which is a Tibetan-style chorten or stupa built to honour the memory of the third king. Inside, there are numerous religious paintings and statues of different Buddhist deities, and each day many Bhutanese come here to pray, spin the colourful prayer wheels and walk around the grounds. Inside, the walls are decorated with bright paintings depicting famous Buddhist deities and religious legends.
Day 14 Paro
Drive to Paro and visit Paro Dzong and Ta Dzong. Paro Dzong is located right up on the hillside and was used to defend Paro from Tibetan invasions. Spend this evening in Paro. You might like to eat in the hotel's pretty courtyard.
Day 15 Paro
Day 16 Delhi
Day 17 International return flight
Delhi , International return flight
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