Trip Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful city of the country where the history meets the present “Thimphu.”
  • Take a striking flight to the Bumathang.
  • Visit the beautiful monastery of the Gangtey.
  • Visit to the Royal Botanical Park is rich in the floras and the fauna.
  • Discover the excursion to the Ura Temple
  • A complete new encounter with the culture.

Thrilling trip to get you out of your sofa, Bumathang Flight Tour to Bhutan will surely impact you this journey of the cultural tour.

Bumathang Flight Tour is one of those tours that will unquestionably make your time comfortable and at the same time make you conscious of the place. One is surely to be familiarized by the beauty of this kingdom. The tour offers one with various travel choices from visiting the ancient monasteries that is deep rooted with the history to the sightseeing of the city where the architecture meets the culture of the place. Every place you go, you will see the culture being reflected so properly and eloquently. One is able to relish the scenic and the natural beauty of the kingdom.

One is will get aware of the exotic traditions and the culture of the country and is surely to be accompanied by the classic artifacts of the typical Bhutanese history and the cultural spots. You can look up to the majestic landscapes and the affluent Buddhist culture. Each and every section of the Bhutan has its own cultural, traditional, historical, religious and cultural importance. Coupled with colorful festivals, an undiluted culture with warm & friendly people, a truly unique and charming land of ancient legends & mystic rites; Bhutan can be one of the visitor’s nirvanas. This place is truly sincere with the distinct landscapes and the beautiful fauna and flora where one can feel in the home of the nature and stay as part of relishing the vacation that happens only once in a lifetime. The Bhutanese architecture reflects its culture and tradition with the buildings; houses and the Dzongs are very striking and eloquently classic. A country where you can spend adventure and surprises cannot be found anywhere else in the world. With a strong traditional philosophy and valued based with the religion and the respect for the royal care and family. This beautiful Himalayan Kingdom is known as once in a lifetime experience.

One can commence the Bumathang Flight Tour to Bhutan with a striking flight to the Paro Airport. We take a striking flight to the Bumathang. Our team will receive you at the Airport of the Badbalathang and the take you to the Hotel. We then head towards the Jakar Dzong which translates to the castle of the white bird. We then explore the mesmerizing valley of the Ura which has the beautiful temple of Ura and the cluster of the Houses. Then we trace to Trongsa where on the way there are tons of beautiful Kingdoms, the entire horizon of the Trongsa Horizon of the surrounding buildings is dominated by the Dzong Architecture. We drive towards the Gangtey where we shall be visiting the monastery of the Gangtey named as the Gangtey Gompa.We relish the time at the beautiful capital of the Bhutan that is the Thimphu where one can visit the ancient Chorten and the glorious Museum. As you pass the Punakha , one can get mesmerizing sights of the high peaks of the eastern Himalayas and the forests of the Rhododendron and the Oak. One can also visit the renowned Taktsang Gompa which is also named as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. This tour is definitely once in a life opportunity to look up to the ethnicity, culture and traditions of the country. The journey ends with the remarkable and one of the memorable journey to the Bhutan where there is always a new learning and beginning to the complete culture awareness where your holiday is surely to be spent in the best ways.

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Today we head towards the Ta dzong after arriving at the Paro.

We visit the Ta Dzong after lunch, which is a traditional watch over and has been there since the 1967. It is also one of the national museums of the Bhutan. We then visit the Rimpung Dzong which is also called as the Paro Dzong which was established in the 1646 by the Shabdung Ngawang Namgyal. We then take a brief walk to the ancient bridge of the cantilever. You will be able to see the beauty of the archery match in the action as this is considered as the national sport.

Later we visit the farm house in the evening. The farm houses of the Bhutan are very decorative and colorful which is designed and made without any use of nail. The architectural pattern of the houses is the same which connects the tradition and reflects it. A beautiful glimpse of the lifestyle of the farmer can be seen and the farm house is equally pretty. We stay for an overnight in the Hotel and have some dinner.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

After an early breakfast we head towards the Paro airport where we take a striking flight to the Bumthang. Our team will receive you at the Airport of the Badbalathang and the take you to the Hotel.

After lunch, we then head towards the Jakar Dzong which translates to the castle of the white bird. The present structure was designed and made back in the 1667.

Built by the King Srongsen Gampo of the Tibet in the year of 659, visit the beautiful Jambay Lhakang. During Guru Rinpoche visit to the Bumthang, the temple was later renovated by the Sindhu Raja. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche hid several Terma under the Temple. One of the most splendid festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here during October. Established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa, visit Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message), in the evening. It is also considered as one of the most significant Nyingmapa temple in this kingdom.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Bhumthang

After an early breakfast we head to the mesmerizing valley of the Ura. Where we explore the village of the Ura which has the beautiful temple of Ura and the cluster of the Houses.

We then head towards the Bumthang where after lunch we will explore around the Membarstho which refers to the burning lake. Treasures hidden by the Guru Rinpoche in the 14th century was discovered by the Terton Pema Lingpa here.

Hot stone bath: To unwind a lengthy day in the Bhutan, one of the best ways is the hot stone bath. It treats distinct alignments and not only as the comforting soak. One of the favorite activities for the Bhutanese is soaking in the Menchu which is the water for the medicinal properties mainly during the winters. One bath costs for about US$ 40.

We stay for an overnight and then have some dinner at the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Bumthang

After an early breakfast we head to the Trongsa where on the way there are tons of beautiful Kingdoms, the entire horizon of the Trongsa Horizon of the surrounding buildings is dominated by the Dzong Architecture. In the eastern and the central Bhutan, it was the seat of the power and was built in the 1648. From the ancient sears, both the first and the second king ruled the country. Trongsa Dzong is an impregnable fortress protected from the invaders by an impenetrable valley. Over the local community, the Dzong itself is a labyrinth of the offices, corridors and the temples. It can be seen that the it was built on many levels into the side of the hill and the strength is a defensive stronghold.

We then drive towards the Gangtey where we shall be visiting the monastery of the Gangtey named as the Gangtey Gompa. The temple was found in the 1613 by the Gyaltse Pema Thinley who is the mind reincarnation and the grandson of the Pema Lingpa and Tenzin Legpai Dhendup who is the second reincarnation. Currently the ninth reincarnation is the Kunzang Pema Namgyal who looks after the Nyingmapa Monastery and is affiliated to the other Nyingmapa monasteries which includes the Tamshing in the Bumthang.We discover the Phobjikha valley after lunch which is the rare black necked cranes in the winter where we can explore the Crane Information Center. We stay for an overnight at the Guest house and then some dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Gangtey

Today, we head towards the drive to the Paro via the Wangdiphordrang after an early breakfast where we explore the Wangdiphodrang Dzong which is now under construction but was razed by the fire in the 2012. I t takes about 4 hours to reach there and the altitude of the place is about 2280m and the distance of the 132km. Today we explore around the Wangdiphodrang Dzong from the outside, once as the people were you can see the site of the Dzong, they found out that in the four directions four ravens were seen flying. This was then believed as a representation of the religion to the four points of the compass and as an auspicious sign.

As we ride further down to the Punakha, we can see the beautiful sight of the Chimi Lhakhang which is renowned as “The Divine Madman” built by the Lama Drukpa Kuenley in the year of 1499. The temple also named as the “The temple of the fertility” was built on the top of the hill lock and he killed the demons with his magical thunder bolt.

Lama Drukpa Kuneley was born in Tibet and was one of the Bhutan’s favorite Saints. He was a disciple of the Pema Lingpa and was trained at the class Ralung Monastery. As a Yogi also called as the Neljorpa, he travelled at the entire Tibet and Bhutan and used his humor, songs to the teachings.

After lunch we shall explore around the Punakha Dzong which is situated between the Male and the Female River also called as the Pho Chu and the Mo Chu respectively. Back in the 1637 it was built by the Shabdrung Ngwanag Namgyal. It is served as the seat of the government for many years until the time of the second king. Punakha is the winder home of the King Jigme Dorji and the Je- Khenpo. In 1952, Wangchuk convened the First National Assembly.

We stay for an overnight and dinner in the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Punakha

After an early breakfast, we head across the Pho Chu River and ride to the longest suspension bridge.

Talking about the Bridge, This Bridge is known for the longest in the kind of Bhutaj where it is named as the Punakha Suspension Bridge. This Punakha Bridge is situated in the Punakha district where this links to the two sides of the Pho Chu River. Lamas of the Punakha Dzong temples were the reason for the bridge being built; they passed the river on the nearby villages very often. Today both the tourists and the locals visit the temple as it served the both.Today it serves both for locals and tourists who want to visit the temple. We then move to the Lamperi and visit the Royal Botanical Garden.

The Royal Botanical Park is rich in the floras and the faunas with the wildlife species like the musk deer, leopard cat, tiger, leopard cat, monal pheasant and the leopard. The theme of the botanical garden is the 46 species of the plant in the rhododendron garden. The park has the mesmerizing lake, viewpoints and a canteen and is located 30km from the capital. One can be a part of the rich biodiversity with this amazing park. As we ride further down to the Punakha, we can see the beautiful sight of the Chimi Lhakhang which is renowned as “The Divine Madman” built by the Lama Drukpa Kuenley in the year of 1499. The temple also named as the “The temple of the fertility” was built on the top of the hill lock and he killed the demons with his magical thunder bolt.

After an afternoon lunch, we then head towards the Thimphu for a visit to the market of vegetable. At the Changlimithang stadium, we can witness an archery match. We stay for an overnight in the Hotel and then have some dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

The day initiates with the visit to the National Postal Museum which is one of the ancient museum and is definitely the worth to try to get your own picture on the Bhutanese stamp. Get the picture of your dear ones or you can get yours clicked. One can also visit the National Memorial Chorten built by the late Majesty Jigmi Dorji Wangchuk who is also the father of the modern Bhutan and was the third king. Adding to the list of the sights includes the tallest statue of the Buddha, Taking Preserve Center, Dupthop Lhakhang which is one of the few surviving nunneries in the Bhutan as well as the beautiful Sangaygang . After lunch, we head for the excursion to the Cheri Monastery which is 18km. We get some time to do shopping and even stroll for a while in the evening. We stay for an overnight and then have some dinner in the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

After an early breakfast, we head towards the Paro where on the way we can see the ancient monastery which was built by renowned Lama Chazampa , means the Iron Bridge Builder (Thangthong Gyalpo) in the 15th century. Back in the 1433, he came to the Bhutan while looking for an Iron Ore. He made about 108 bridges across the Bhutan and the Tibet where the 8 in the Bhutan were built. The only surviving bridge is the Tashi Yangtse which is located in the Duksum in the Eastern Bhutan.

Today we take a drive and head towards the Taktsang Monastery, where a brief drive will take us to the Satsam Chorten which takes about 2 hrs of walk to the viewpoint of the monastery. The hike then ascends towards the forests of the pine and the trees of the Spanish moss. The stupas are filled with the fluttering prayer flags and then we take some rest at the cafeteria of the Taktsang Jakhang. Built in the 1648 by the penlop of the Paro Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay, the main Lhakhang was built around the Guru Rinpoche’s Meditation Cave in the 1648. This splendid monastery lies to the crest of the rock cliff and plunges about 900 meters into the valley. Dorji Drolo, said to be his favourite consort,Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan flew here on the back of a flying tiger.

NB: Near the Tiger’s Nest, you can hoist prayer flags and offer prayers inside the monastery. Or you can ask for lama to pray for you.

After lunch, visit to the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong which is 16 km up to the valley built in 1647 by the great Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan, by accidental fire, the dzong was destroyed and left in ruins as an evocative reminder of the great victories it was built to commemorate. Experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m) and explore the ramparts and on a clear day. Built in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo, on the way back, visit Kichu Lhakhang,.

-Srongsten Gampo was a Tibetan king who married a Chinese princess, Wenchen in 641, as a apart of her dowry was a statue called “Jowo” which was an Indian image of Buddha, Sakyamuni as a small boy. In 659, in a single day, he decided to build 108 Temples to pin the Ogress to the earth forever and, at the same time, convert the Tibetan people to Buddhism. 6 of these Temples lie in Bhutan, most prominent of them are Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang and Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. Kichu Lhakhang is believed to maintain the left foot of the Ogress and Jambay Lhakhang pins the left knee.

Hot stone bath: To unwind a lengthy day in the Bhutan, one of the best ways is the hot stone bath. It treats distinct alignments and not only as the comforting soak. One of the favorite activities for the Bhutanese is soaking in the Menchu which is the water for the medicinal properties mainly during the winters. One bath costs for about US$ 40.

We stay for an overnight and then have some dinner at the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

After breakfast, drive to the airport and farewell.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

What's Included

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
  • Accommodation [Twin Sharing]
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
  • Visa Fee.
  • English speaking Local guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.
  • * Air fares.
  • * Insurance Premiums
  • * Payments for service provided on a personal basis
  • * Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head"
  • * Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • * Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges.
  • Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services