Into the Dragon’s Lair

an in-depth exploration of Bhutan’s cultural and natural heritage

For the more seasoned traveler, this tour offers an in-depth exploration of Bhutan’s unique and rich culture and its bountiful natural heritage. We will start the trip at the edge of Western Bhutan in Paro and make our way eastwards as far as the four valleys of Bumthang. By the time you depart the country, you would have traveled across high-altitude mountain passes, visited quaint hilltop villages, and immersed yourself in a cultural experience unlike any other.

Day 1: Arrival in Bhutan, and drive to the Capital – Thimphu

Day 2: Sightseeing and hiking in Thimphu

Day 3: Drive to the subtropical valley of Punakha

Day 4: Sightseeing and hiking in Punakha

Day 5: Drive to the historic valley of Trongsa

Day 6: Drive to Chamkhar valley in Bumthang

Day 7: Sightseeing and hiking in Chamkhar

Day 8: Day excursion to Tang valley

Day 9: Drive to Chhume valley in Bumthang, and hiking in the afternoon

Day 10: Drive to the glacial valley of Phobjikha

Day 11: Sightseeing and hiking in Phobjikha

Day 12: Drive to Paro valley

Day 13: Excursion to Bhutan’s cultural icon – the Tigers’ Nest

Day 14: Excursion to Chelela Pass

Day 15: Departure from Bhutan

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