Trip Highlights
  • Visit the ultimate Shangri-La of the world” Bhutan”.
  • Explore the majestic city of the country where the history meets the present “Thimphu.”
  • Visit to the Royal Botanical Park is rich in the floras and the fauna.
  • A complete new encounter with the culture.
  • Explore the pristine beauty of the nature of the Bhutan.
  • Visit the national museum of the country “Ta Dzong”.

Shangri-La Highlight tour is ultimately one of the most incredible ways to take a outlook on Bhutan through a calming adventure in the Kingdom. The whole Shangri-La tour package has been prepared and designed in such a way that the Shangri-La Highlight trip fills you with excitement of new surprises, learnings and exploration of a differently existing environment. Bhutan is certainly a terrific and living treasure in the land ofwhich the tradition fuses with the modern trends also known to be as the land of thunder dragon as well as ‘the last Shangri La’ in the world. The country still remains blissfully uninfluenced as the sovereign Kingdom has been kept away from the western influences. So you will be getting the complete raw and magical insight of Bhutan through the Shangri-La voyage.

“Get introduced and mesmerized with all that the last standing Shanri-la has to offer to its seekers”

A little deep into the Shangri-La Highlight Tour:

The 8 days Shangri-La tour is among the best choices for the ones wishing to lay their adventurous steps and curious minds in Bhutan. It gives you a completely beautiful yet real perspective of the country that had been kept hidden from the world’s seekers for a long time. It is definitely a pleasure to be touring in such land of cultural greatness, strong historical connection and where there is continuity of traditional norms and values. Bhutan is such an existence that is no copy of others rather stands on its unique grounds of arts, culture, history, tradition as well as the geography. The taste one can gain through the Shangri-La excursion can be obtained through no other.

The natural setting of the Shanri-La with beautifully formed landscapes with the touch of mountainous beauty is destined to leave anybody stunned who comes across it. Bhutan shows you colors without essentially the use of it through its happy and joyous fairs and celebrations filled with welcoming gestures and warm exchange of love from the people here. The Dzongs as we as the houses are somewhat differently built and will definitely provide you something new to see, explore and learn through a very enjoyable touring experience. Similarly, Bhutan is a home to variety of vegetation with most of its areas being covered up with forests and has been a home to various numbers of species of floras and faunas that are unlike anywhere else. Like any other star of Bhutan adventure, Bhutan Shangri-La tour too begins with setting steps to the Paro Airport followed by various beautiful visits including the visit to beautiful Dzongs like the Drugyal Dzong. Then the motion leads you to the gorgeous capital known by the name of Thimphu which is indeed a magical place to stroll, take pictures, go shopping and dive more deeply into the style of Bhutan’s way of life. There one can take visit to the amazing ancient Chorten and some amazing museums in existence. There will be various opportunities to explore and observes the Gompas or Monasteries like the renowned Taktsang Gompa also known to be theTiger’s Nest Monastery. All these visits will lead to one and only conclusion that Bhutan is a totally a classic beauty that requires to be explored and understood to relish its offerings.

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Itinerary

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At the airport, our team from the Nepal Nomad will receive and then take you to the Thimphu. There we will be conducting some explorations and the In the evening, we will be visiting to the Tashichho Dzong and have an amazing start to this tour.

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

Arranged in the Himalayan mountain ranges, we head towards the Hongtsho village and then explore around the Do Chula Pass which consists of the 108 Stupas where the altitude is about 1310m and it takes about 3 hrs drive. We then move to the Lamperi and visit the Royal Botanical 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”. 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 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

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

Today, we head towards the drive to the Paro via the Wangdiphordrang after an early breakfast where we explore the Wangdiphodrang Dzong. It 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.

We then drive towards the Gangtey where we shall be visiting the monastery of the Gangtey named as the Gangtey Gompa.We discover the Phobjikha valley after lunch which is the rare black necked cranes in the winter.

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

After an early breakfast, we head towards the Thimphu and then have some lunch. Later in the evening, we will do some photography and then have some dinner and stay for an overnight at the hotel before getting prepared for the sixth day of exploration in Thimphu and Paro.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

After an early breakfast, we head to the Chelila pass which divides the Haa Valley and the Paro Valley where at the 3810 meters the highest Motorable road in the Bhutan lies above the sea level. One can see the majestic sights of the Mt. Jumolhari of the High Himalayas.

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 RimpungDzong which is also called as the Paro Dzong. 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: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimpu

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. This splendid monastery lies to the crest of the rock cliff and plunges about 900 meters into the valley.

After lunch, visit to the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong which is 16 km up to the valley. 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 SrongsenGampo, on the way back, visit Kichu Lhakhang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

On day eight, we bid the farewell to the beautiful kingdom Bhutan.

  • 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