Welcome to the Himalayas


Traditional hotels, cottages and guest houses approved by the Department of Tourism are usually comfortable with hot and cold running water, electricity and sometimes room telephones though international calls may be via reception. There are a few luxury hotels but these do not come cheap. We place our guests in the best hotels in and around the country. Following are the list of accommodation locations that are recommended for our guests:

Thimphu:

  1. Hotel Riverview
  2. Wangchuk Hotel
  3. Hotel Jhomolhari
  4. Hotel Motithang
  5. Yeedzin Guest House
  6. Hotel Taj Tashi (Luxury – upon extra budget)
  7. Wangchuk Resort
  8. Hotel Druk
  9. Amankora resort (Luxury – upon extra budget)

Paro:

  1. Olathang hotel
  2. Dechen Cottages
  3. Kyichu Resorts
  4. Tiger Nest Resorts
  5. Hotel Gangtey Palace
  6. Hotel Holiday Home
  7. Amankora resort (Luxury – upon extra budget)
  8. Uma Paro Resort (Luxury – upon extra budget)
  9. Zhiwaling Hotel (Luxury – upon extra budget)

Trongsa:

  1. Yangkhil Resort

Punakha:

  1. Meri Puensum Resort
  2. Hotel Zangto Pelri
  3. Amankora resort (Luxury – upon extra budget)

Wangdue:

  1. Dragon Nest Resort
  2. Kichu Resort
  3. Dewachen Hotel (Phobjikha valley) (Luxury – upon extra budget)
  4. Dechen Cottages
  5. YT Hotel
  6. Amankora resort (Phobjikha valley) (Luxury – upon extra budget)

Mongar:

  1. Shongar Lodge
  2. Hotel Wangchuk

 

Bumthang:

  1. Yangphel Hotel
  2. Swiss Guest House
  3. Mountain Lodge
  4. Mipham Guest House
  5. River Lodge
  6. Amankora resort (Luxury – upon extra budget)

Phuentsholing:

  1. Central Hotel
  2. Hotel Druk

Trashigang:

  1. Deothjung Hotel
  2. Kelling Hotel


Druk Air Corporation Limited, operating as Drukair — Royal Bhutan Airlines, is the national airline of the Kingdom of Bhutan and operates a modest scheduled flight network within the South Asian region from its base at Paro Airport in the western dzongkhag of Paro.

Taking its name from Druk, the airline was founded in 1981, ten years after Druk Gyalpo His Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck gradually began to open up the Kingdom from self-imposed isolation, and seven years after welcoming its first foreign visitors. As the only airline flying into Bhutan, Druk Air has become a lifeline with the outside world for the Bhutanese people, as well as supporting emerging inbound tourism and export markets.

Druk Air operates scheduled flights to the following destinations:
Bangladesh
Dhaka – Zia International Airport

Bhutan
Paro – Paro Airport Base

India
Delhi – Indira Gandhi International Airport

Gaya – Gaya Airport

Kolkata – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Siliguri – Bagdogra Airport

Nepal
Kathmandu – Tribhuvan International Airport

Thailand
Bangkok – Suvarnabhumi Airport

DrukAir Routes


Day 01

Arrive Paro Airport by Druk Air from Kolkolta where you will be received by the representative of Bhutan Nomad Adventures.

After clearing your Bhutan Visa and Luggages. Drive to Thimphu. (Drive time two hours). After late Lunch stroll around Thimphu Town. Overnight

Hotel.

Day 02

After Breakfast full day sightseeing around Thimphu Valley. Morning visit Memorial Chorten, Painting School and National Library.

After Lunch visit Handi Craft Center and Textile Muesum. (Drive time 10minutes for each sightseeing places). Overnight Hotel.

Day 03

After Breakfast drive to Begena with packed lunch. (Drive time 35 minutes). From there walk up to Cheri Monastery. ( walk time

two hours). After lunch walk back till your car and drive to Thimphu. Overnight Hotel.

Day 04

After Breakfast drive to Wangdi. (Drive time 3 hours). Enroute drive pass Dochula Pass and if weather permits view the Eastern

Himalayan Ranges. After lunch visit Wangdi Dzong and Town. Overnight Hotel.

 

Day 05

Late Breakfast. Drive to Punakha. (Drive time 40 minutes) and visit Punakha Dzong and Town. Then drive to Thimphu for lunch.

After lunch relax or do shopping in Thimphu town. Overnight Hotel.

Day 06

Early Breakfast and drive to Paro. (Drive time 2 hours). Morning visit Drukgyal Dzong and Kikchu Lhangkhang. After Lunch visit

National Muesum and Paro Dzong. Overnight Hotel.

Day 07

After Breakfast drive to SasamChorten. (Drive time 20 minutes) From there ride on ponies till view point of Taksang Monastery

Lunch at Cafeteria. Then walk down till your car. Drive to Paro and if time permits do shopping.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 08

Early Breakfast and drive to Paro Airport to catch your flight to Kokolta by Druk Air. (Drive time 15 minutes) Where your Guide will help you with your luggage and bid you farewell.


Day 01

Arrival at Paro Airport by Druk Air from Bangkok.

You will be received by your local tour guide. Then drive to hotel and if time permits do a bit of sightseeing.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 02

After breakfast, full day sightseeing in Paro Valley. Morning visit Kikchu Lakhang and Drukgyal Dzong. Lunch in town.

Afternoon visit museum and Paro Dzong. If time permits stroll around Paro town.

Overnight hotel.

Day 03

Early Breakfast. Today full day excursion to Taktsang Monastery. Drive till Satsam Chorten and then on riding pony till the view point of Taktsang Monastery. Lunch at Cafeteria. Then walk down till the motor road, where your vehicle will be waiting for you. Drive to hotel have tea and pack your bags and drive to Thimphu.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 04

Late breakfast and full day sightseeing in Thimphu valley. Morning visit Memorial Chorten, Painting School and Handicraft Center. Lunch in Town and in the afternoon visit Textile museum and Thimphu town.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 05

Late breakfast and then drive to Thimphu Dzong. Lunch in town and in the afternoon again see the festival.

Overnight hotel

Day 06

Late Breakfast and visit the Thimphu festival or drive to Tango or Cheri Monastery with Picnic Lunch.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 07

Early Breakfast and the drive to Trongsa with Picnic lunch. Drive about 8-10 hours. Overnight Hotel.

Day 08

Late Breakfast and visit Trongsa Dzong, then drive to Bumthang for lunch. After lunch do walk around the valley.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 09

Late breakfast and then full day sightseeing in the valley. Morning visit Jamba Lakhang , Kurija Lakhang and other small monasteries.

After lunch visit Bumthang dzong and the Swiss farm.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 10

Full day excursion to Ura with picnic lunch, en route visit Membartsho.

Overnight hotel.

Day 11

Early breakfast and then drive to Wangdi with Picnic lunch.

Overnight hotel.

Day 12

Late breakfast, then visit Wangdi and Punakha Dzong. Lunch at Punakha and in the afternoon drive to Thimphu.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 13

Late breakfast and shopping in Thimphu town. After lunch, drive to Paro and if time permits do shopping in Paro town.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 14

Early breakfast and drive to Paro airport to catch your flight to Bangkok by Druk Air.


Day 01 – Sunday or Wednesday

Arrive by Druk Air to Paro Airport, where you will be received by the representative of Bhutan Nomad Adventures. After completing your visa and formalities, drive to Thimphu (2 hours drive time). Check in Hotel and if time permits do a bit of Sightseeing.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 02 – Monday or Thursday

After Breakfast, Full day sightseeing in Thimphu Valley and then morning visit to Memorial Chorten, Painting school, National Library. After Lunch visit the Textile Museum, Handicraft and in the evening stroll around Thimphu for shopping.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 03 – Tuesday or Friday

Early Breakfast, then drive to Paro and do Paro valley sightseeing. Morning visit to Drukgyal Dzong and Kikchu Lhakhang. After Lunch, visit Paro Museum, Paro Dzong and if time permits do shopping in town.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 04

 

Wednesday or Saturday Early Breakfast and Drive to Paro Airport to catch your Flight by Druk Air, where your guide will help you with your luggage and bid you farewell.


Day 01
Paro to Shana
17 Km at 2800 metres

Day 02
Shana to Soi Thangthangkha

Day 03
Soi Thangthangkha to Jangothang
19 Kms upto 4040 metres

Day 04
Jangothang
Three short hikes or a day’s fishing

Day 05
Jangothang to Lingshi
19 kms upto 4150 metres

Day 06
Lingshi
Local hikes up to 4500 metres

Day 07
Lingshi to Shodu
15 Kms upto 3,963 metres

Day 08
Shodu to Barshong
13 kms upto 3,785 metres

Day 09
Barshong to Dolam Kencho
Descending for 13 Kms

Day 10
Dolam Kencho to Thimphu
14 Kms up and down hill to the capital
Overnight Motithang Hotel


Day 01
Bumthang to Nganglhakhang
Gentle Rise along River
Visit to Old Gompa
Overnight in Camp

Day 02
Nganglhakhang to Ugyenchholing
Cross Pass at 3, 353 metres
View Palace on Route

Day 03
Ugyenchholing to Jakar
Short walk along river to transport


Day 01
Paro to Jele Dzong, 6 – 7 Km Walk

Day 02
JeleDzong to Jangchulhakha, 10Km Walk
Alpine Forest and Thick Rhododendron

Day 03
Jangchulhakha to Jimilangtsho, 11 Km Trail to Lake
Dinner of Giant Trout

Day 04
Jimilangtsho to Simtokha, 11 Km Trail to Simtokha Lake
Pass Dwarf Rhododendrons

Day 05
Simtokha to Phajoding, 10 Km walk to view Mount Gangkar Phunsum
Descend to Phajoding Cafeteria

Day 06
Phajoding to Thimphu, 7 to 8 Km hike
Descend past blue pine to Thimphu



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