12 days starting at USD $3,500 per person*
The pilgrimage is for all truth seekers who wish to immerse themselves in the spiritual atmosphere of Bhutan. Bhutan is known for being the last Vajrayana country in the world where the masters of the lineage lived, practiced their tantric view, action and meditation. We will journey to the spiritual center of the Kingdom in Bumthang where Guru Rinpoche left his imprint in a cave. In this journey, across Western into Central Bhutan, you will have time to Practice meditation, mindfulness exercises, and transform yourself through the experience within these sacred sights.
Duration: 12 days
Group Size: 1 – 16
Tour Grading: Easy to Moderate
Key Words: Pilgrimage Tour, Tiger’s Nest, Mountain Flight
Best Season: Feb, March, April, May, September, October, November.
Trip Route: Paro, Thimphu, Dochu La Pass (3,050m/10,006ft), Punakha, Pele La Pass (3,300m/10,989ft), Trongsa, Yotong La Pass (3,424m/11234ft), Bumthang, Paro.
Sights: Second-largest seated Buddha, Traditional Medecine Institute, Memorial Stupa, Punakha Dzong (Fortress), Chimmi Lhakhang (temple of fertility), Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery, Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa Tower Museum, Tharpaling Monastery, Jamby Lhakhang, Kurje Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang, Paro Dzong (Fortress), Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest).
Highlights: Travel to 5 major cities, Hike to Tiger’s Nest, see the second-largest seated Buddha, visit the traditional art school, visit a farm house.
Trip at a Glance:
Day 01: Arrive Paro – Thimphu (55km/34mile approx)
Day 02: Thimphu (Sightseeing)
Day 03: Thimphu Cheri Hike
Day 04: Drive to Punakha (approx 77 kms/47 miles)
Day 05: Punakha (Sightseeing)
Day 06: Drive to Trongsa (approx 143km/89miles)
Day 07: Drive to Bumthang (approx 68kms/42miles)
Day 08 – 09 – 10: Bumthang (sightseeing)
Day 11: Bumthang – Paro (Mountain flight)
Day 12: Tiger’s Nest Hike
Day 13: Depart to Bangkok/Delhi/Kathmandu
The hotels and resorts are standard, 3 star chosen by us per the Tourism Council of Bhutan. They are Standard, Deluxe or Luxury. They are shared room accommodations. For Couples – Double rooms, and Single rooms available for the Solo travelers.
Hotels in Bhutan, are normally smaller between 15-20 rooms or larger hotels have 35-50 rooms.
All ground transportation
Guide for entire tour
3 star hotels, single bed, shared rooms
All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
$65 daily royalty, which is paid to the government of Bhutan which provides free healthcare and education to its citizens.
What’s not included
International fights into Bhutan
4 – 5 stars hotel (Can add for extra charge)
Visa fee ($40), passport and taxes fee
Alcoholic Beverages (may be purchased separately)