Best places to visit in Bhutan for your honeymoon: 2020-21
The only country whose 72% of land area is still covered by forests and lush greeneries, Bhutan is a tourists paradise for its scenic beauty, forests, Buddhist culture, and monasteries. This place is also a favorite destination of newly wedded couples and nature lovers who want to explore the calm and quiet regions of the country amidst the lap of nature. Regarded as the last Himalayan Kingdom, Bhutan is the place you will not want to miss at any instant.
Bhutan Tour Packages from India
Since Bhutan is easier to travel from India, Bhutan Tour Package from Delhi and other metro cities of India includes round trips in flights from India to Bhutan and back to India, stay at luxurious accommodations and trips to the places of interest. You can opt for any of these packages to explore the country and make memories of a lifetime.
Places to Visit
1. Thimpu: The capital of Bhutan, Thimpu is located in the lap of the Himalayas and from here you can witness the emerald forests or the beauty of the Chuu river. You can also experience the Bhutanese culture, heritage, and tradition if you visit Thimpu. Visiting the Buddha Dordenma, Memorial Chorten, Dechencholing Palace, Clock Tower Square or the Motihan takin Preserve will amaze you. Thimphu also offers an exciting nightlife and an ample number of restaurants and bars which you can visit for pleasure.
2. Paro: This place is the home to the only international airport in the country. Famous for its scenic beauty and clean air, Paro attracts tourists from all through the global Choeding, National Museum etc.
3. Punakha: This place is famous for rafting in two of the most famous rivers of Bhutan, Chhus-Mo, and Pho. Visiting the picturesque fortress of Punakha Dzong situated beside the two rivers will amaze you. In Punakha, you can visit famous places like Chimi Lhakhang, Namgyal Chorten, Limbhukha etc or experience the masked dances during the religious festival of Punakha named Punakha Tshechu.
4. Trongsa: This place has some eye-catching scenic beauty and is well connected to roads like Bumthang, Gelephu, and Punakha. The Trongsa Dzong is a well-known monastery located above a valley having red roofs. Apart from visiting places here, you can also walk around and explore the shops here having beautiful decorations with potted plants.
5. Jakar: Located at the foothills of the Chokhor Valley, Jakar is a famous trading center of Bhutan. The famous Jakar Dzong, located in Bumthang, is the largest Dzong in the country. Apart from this, tourists can also visit the Wangdicholing Palace, Bumthang breweries, Lhodrak Kharchu Goemba etc. Most of the people from Delhi include these places in their Bhutan tour packages from Delhi.
6. Phobjikha: This glacial valley surrounding the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, is a home to the spectacular black-necked cranes and is a land of many festivities in Bhutan like the Tsechu festival and the Crane festival. You can also experience the picturesque view of the valleys, lakes, fields, pastures here or witness animals like the barking deer, wild boars, Himalayan black bears, sambars, leopards etc in the Jigme Singye National Park. Exploring places like Gangte Goemba, Nyelung Dechenling, Khewang Lhakhang, Kumbhu Lhakhang will also amaze and excite you.
7. Wangdue Phodrang: This is a serene town in Bhutan which is known for its unique products made with bamboo and stone carvings. The meeting point of rivers like the Punakha Chhu and Tnag Chhu, this place contains pastures and beautiful valleys. Some important tourists places of the region are Radak Neykhang, Archery Ground, Army training center, Dzong gate etc. You can customise the choice of places in our Bhutan tour packages from India
8. Jigme Dorji National Park: This is one of the biggest national parks in the world which stretches across the districts of Paro, Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang. This park is the perfect blend of agriculture and animal husbandry consisting of a diverse variety of flora and fauna. Home to numerous mammals and endangered species you can witness various animals here like clouded leopard, snow leopard, Bengal tiger, Himalayan Blue sheep, black musk deer, sambar, serow, barking deer and various species of birds. This national park also contains the national animal, flower, bird, and tree of Bhutan namely Takin, Blue Poppy, Raven and Cypress respectively all in the same place.
9. Trekking in Mt. Jomolhari: This is one of the most accessed trekking routes in Bhutan which allow the travelers to experience the scenic beauty of the emerald forests and the diverse flora, fauna, virgin forests, and monks offering prayers.
Bhutan Tour Packages from Delhi allows you to experience the splendid scenic beauty of the place with round trips from Delhi to Bhutan and back to Delhi. Experiencing this wonderful journey will be a once in a lifetime experience for nature lovers and the country with its beautiful natural view will mesmerize every traveler who visits it.
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation in 3* hand - picked hotels.
- Return Flight from Delhi to Paro (Bhutan). Packages from other locations also available.
- 4 breakfasts at the hotel.
- Sightseeing,entrances and tickets as per itinerary.
- Bhutan Permits.
- Bottled water during tours.
- Private vehicle for entire program from start to end.
- Services of an expert English - Speaking Guide.
- Travel insurance.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals and drinks which are not mentioned in the program.
- Visa (Bhutan visa is free)
- All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
- Tips & personal expenses.
- Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change.
- Any service not clearly mentioned in the program.
- Travel is planned in a manner that you will be able to soak in the spirit of the place, cover all attractions and relax too.
- From sightseeing to transfers, we have taken care of everything so all you need to is ENJOY.
- Best price guarantee – Despite of maximum inclusions, we are offering you the tour at a significant discount
- All hotels have been carefully selected to be near the City centre, so that you can enjoy long romantic walks at leisure.
Day 1,Arrival and drive from Paro to Thimphu
- Arrive at Paro International Airport from Calcutta or Delhi. Paro is situated in a beautiful valley at 2280 metres and is a fitting introduction to this charming kingdom. Your guide will meet you and take you on a short one-hour drive along the Paro and Thimphu river valleys to Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, at 2320 metres. When you are ready to start your sightseeing you can visit the revered Memorial Chorten and then you could visit the huge statue of Buddha Dordenma, which commands a tremendous view of Thimphu valley. The huge 3-storey throne holds several chapels and the body itself is filled with 125,000 smaller statues of Buddha. You can also visit the Takin Reserve showcasing the unique national animal, the Takin, and visit the nearby nunnery. Take a late afternoon walk around town and soak in the atmosphere of this magical capital with its busy shops and bazaars and photogenic citizens in national dress.
- Overnight stay in Thimpu
Day-2,Thimphu Sightseeing and Punakha
- In the morning, visit the National Library and the School of Traditional Arts OR visit the National Textile Museum or the Folk Heritage Museum. Then drive approximately 3 hours to the old capital, Punakha, via Dochu La pass at 3050 metres, where we will stop for a hot drink and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Eastern Himalaya ranges. You will notice the change of climate and vegetation as we approach low-lying Punakha at 1250 metres. Take a pleasant walk for an hour or so across the terraced fields of Sopsokha village to Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility) built in the 15th century by the ‘Divine Madman’ (Lama Drukpa Kuenley). Then we will visit the imposing Punakha Dzong, “Palace of Great Happiness”. Built in 1637, it is strategically placed at the confluence of two rivers, the Po Chu and the Mo Chu.
- Overnight stay in Punakha
Day 3, Punakha to Paro
- Today we return to Paro, a drive of approximately 4 hours. Then you can start your culture tour of Paro valley by visiting the impressive Paro Rinpung Dzong, one of the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture. You can also visit the National Museum. This was previously housed in the Ta Dzong (watch tower) built on top of the hill above Rinpung Dzong to defend Rinpung Dzong and the Paro valley during times of war, in an unusual circular construction resembling a conch shell. Unfortunately, an earthquake in September 2011 damaged the Ta Dzong and the contents of the museum were moved to a neighbouring building. You can still see a magnificent collection of Bhutanese artefacts – costumes, religious paintings, arms, textiles and a fascinating collection of Bhutan stamps. Near to the museum you may also be able to see a demonstration of traditional wood turning skills by local artisans who make traditional wooden bowls and cups – and you can try your hand as well if you wish. Nearby you can also visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, a temple of historical significance and one of the most sacred shrines in Bhutan.
- Overnight stay in Paro
Day-4, Paro sightseeing
- Take a day walk to the ‘Tiger's Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery which clings to the rock face 900 metres above the valley floor. Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site riding on a tigress. He subsequently meditated here for three months. It is one of Bhutan’s most holy sites and draws pilgrims not only from Bhutan but also from neighbouring Buddhist countries. You can have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria from where you get a spectacular view of the monastery. On the way back you can visit Dumtse Lhakhang, a temple built by Thangtong Gyalpo, the iron bridge builder. Here you can visit a local farmhouse allowing you to experience traditional Bhutanese village life. Take the opportunity to try the restorative properties of a hot stone bath! You can take tea or dinner with the family and then return to your hotel.
- Overnight stay in Paro
Day 05: Departure from Paro
- After breakfast, you will be driven to Paro international Airport for your flight out of Bhutan. Safe Flight:
- Tashi Delek!