Hike to the Taktsang Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Visit the 108 memorial chortens on the Dochula Pass
Enjoy gentle nature walks in the Bhutanese countryside
Watch rare black-necked cranes in the Phobjikha Valley
Explore Bhutan’s vibrant temples, monasteries and dzongs
Curated by Nikki
Day 1 Arrival Paro – Thimphu
Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be privately escorted to your accommodation in Thimphu.
Time permitting, you can explore Thimphu’s main sights with a private guide, including the Takin Reserve to see Bhutan’s national animal, Chang-gangkha temple, and Tashichho Dzong.
Day 2 Dochula Pass – Punakha
Start the day driving over the Dochula Pass to see the memorial chortens and distant Himalayan peaks. Also, you’ll get the chance to visit Chimi Lhakhang (known as the Temple of Divine Madmen) and explore Punakha Dzong.
After settling into your hotel, you’ll have the option of two guided afternoon hikes before dinner.
Day 9 Paro – Taktsang Monastery
Enjoy a morning hike or horse ride to the Taktsang Monastery, known as the Tiger’s Nest.
In the afternoon, visit the ruined fortress of Drukgyal Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest temples, before unwinding with a therapeutic treatment in the hotel spa.
Day 10 Departure
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.