7 Day Bhutan Culture Tour





Our 7-day Bhutan tour itinerary stands out as one of our best-selling options, offering an extensive exploration of western Bhutan. This captivating journey features a visit to the breathtaking Gangtey/Phobjikha Valley and an awe-inspiring trip to the imperial Khamsum Yulley Monastery in Punakha.

 You’ll also have the chance to explore Chimi Lhakhang, famously known as the Divine Madman’s temple in Punakha, and embark on a pilgrimage to the iconic Tiger’s Nest in Paro. This itinerary ensures you experience the very essence of western Bhutan’s beauty and culture.



Your guide and driver will meet you at the Paro airport and drive to Thimphu. A short stop to view Tamchog monastery built in the 15th century by Thang Tong Gyalpo.

Afternoon – visit to memorial chorten, tallest statue of Buddha, Changangkha lhakhang, Takin preserve center and Sangaygang view point.

In the evening, visit Dupthop lhakhang and free to stroll in the town.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

In the morning, visit to National postal museum, craft bazaar, textile museum, school of 13 arts and crafts (Painting school).

After lunch, visit Simply Bhutan museum.

Afternoon – witness the archery match at Changlimithang stadium.

In the evening, visit Tashichho Dzong, the Royal secretariat.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

In The Morning, Drive To The Beautiful Punakha Valley.

Punakha is the ancient capital of Bhutan. On the way, visit the beautiful Dochu La Pass (Altitude 3140 m). Then visit Chimi Lhakhang built in 1499 to honor of Drukpa Kuenley. This temple is also called the Temple of Fertility. Drukpa Kuenley is also called the Devine Madman of Bhutan for his unorthodox way of teaching Buddhism.

In the afternoon, visit the magnificent Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

In the evening, hike to the beautiful Khamsum Yulley monastery.

Then walk across the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan (160 meters) built across Pho chu river. It is the longest of its kind in Bhutan.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Begin your day with a morning drive to the enchanting Gangtey region. Along the way, make a brief stop to admire the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, a remarkable fortress. The valley is divided into two parts: Gangtey in the upper region and Phobjikha in the lower region. This glacial valley, resembling a cup, is renowned as one of the most beautiful in the entire Himalayan region. It serves as the winter roosting habitat for the rare Black-necked Cranes.

Once in Gangtey, pay a visit to the historic Gangtey Gompa Monastery, which was constructed in 1613 by Gyaltse Pema Thinley. This monastery is not only a place of spiritual significance but also the venue for the annual Gangtey Festival and the Crane Information Center.

In the evening, take the opportunity to explore the picturesque Phobjikha Valley, nestled at an altitude of 3000 meters, allowing you to immerse yourself in its natural beauty.

Conclude your day with a delightful dinner and a restful overnight stay at your hotel.”

Start your day with a morning drive to the charming town of Paro, a journey that may include occasional stops for capturing picturesque moments along the route.

In the afternoon, explore the cultural treasures of Paro by visiting the Ta Dzong, which houses the National Museum of Bhutan, and the Rinpung Dzong, an impressive fortress and monastery.

As the evening descends, experience the warm hospitality of a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse, providing you with insight into the local way of life and cuisine.

Conclude your day with a delightful dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.

Begin your morning with a scenic drive to Satsam Chorten, where you’ll embark on a captivating two-hour hike leading to the renowned Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also known as Paro Taktsang. This iconic site is perched dramatically on a cliffside, offering breathtaking views and a profound spiritual experience.

In the afternoon, your journey continues as you visit Drugyel Dzong, a historical defense fort constructed in 1649 by the visionary Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Your next destination is Kichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest monasteries, with roots dating back to 659 AD, attributed to the great Srongtsen Gampo.

As the evening unfolds, enjoy the freedom to explore the town at your own pace, indulging in shopping and capturing memorable moments through photography.

Conclude your day with a delectable dinner and a restful overnight stay at your hotel.

After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport for your departure, marking the conclusion of your 7-day Bhutan tour itinerary. It’s time to bid farewell to this enchanting journey.

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