12 Day Best of Bhutan

Day 1: Arrival in Paro

  • Arrive in Paro and transfer to your hotel
  • Visit the Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Overnight in Paro

Day 2: Paro to Punakha

  • Drive to Punakha via the Dochula Pass
  • Visit the Chimi Lhakhang and Punakha Dzong
  • Overnight in Punakha

Day 3: Punakha to Trongsa

  • Drive to Trongsa and visit the Trongsa Dzong
  • Overnight in Trongsa

Day 4: Trongsa to Bumthang

  • Drive to Bumthang and visit the Jakar Dzong and Jambay Lhakhang
  • Overnight in Bumthang

Day 5: Bumthang sightseeing

  • Visit the Kurjey Lhakhang and Tamshing Lhakhang
  • Explore the town of Jakar
  • Overnight in Bumthang

Day 6: Bumthang sightseeing

  • Visit the Tang Valley and the Ura Valley
  • Overnight in Bumthang

Day 7: Bumthang to Phobjikha

  • Drive to Phobjikha and visit the Gangtey Monastery
  • Take a nature walk in the Phobjikha Valley
  • Overnight in Phobjikha

Day 8: Phobjikha to Thimphu

  • Drive to Thimphu and visit the Tashichho Dzong and the National Memorial Chorten
  • Overnight in Thimphu

Day 9: Thimphu sightseeing

  • Visit the Buddha Dordenma statue and the Folk Heritage Museum
  • Take a hike to the Cheri Monastery
  • Overnight in Thimphu

Day 10: Thimphu to Haa valley

  • Drive to the Haa valley and visit the Lhakhang Karpo and Lhakhang Nagpo
  • Explore the town of Haa
  • Overnight in Haa

Day 11: Haa to Paro

  • Drive to Paro and visit the Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Visit the Drukgyel Dzong ruins and the Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Overnight in Paro

Day 12: Departure

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

Note: This itinerary is just a suggestion, and you can customize it based on your interests and time constraints.