CULINARY GEMS OF BHUTAN

ACTIVITIES

Food Tasting

DURATION

9N10D

BEST TIME

All Year

PLACES

7

Take your tastebuds on a culinary trip and experience flavors of Bhutan from the east to west.

Highlights

 

AM/PM: Arrive at Samdrup Jonkar Border Gate from Gauwahati Airport. After immigration formalities, check-into hotel GAU

Airport - SJ: 98km (2hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Start riding with views of countryside along bamboo forests. Stop by Dewathang, a historical battle ground
PM: Khaling National Handloom, Chorten Kora, local home to try

SJ - Tashigang: 180km (5-6hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Drive to Mongar, visit Mongar Dzong
PM: For lunch, visit local farm house for traditional eastern lunch and see wine being brewed from corn, famously known as Ara

Tashigang - Mongar: 90km (3hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Mebar Tsho Lake (on route), Ura Village, Lunch at local restaurant where you will try local speciality, buckwheat noodle known as puta
PM: Visit Kurje Lhakhang and Jambay Lhakhang, sacred temples of Bhutan

Mongar - Bumthang: 190km (5hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Drive to Punakha
PM: Lunch by the riverside where we try Bhutanese style river trout and red and white rice from the valley. Visit Punakha Dzong in the evening

Bumthang - Punakha: 216km (6hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Drive to Thimphu, DochuLa Pass, Kuenselphodrang (largest statue of Buddha)
PM: Traditional lunch at Babesa village. Visit Takin Zoo, National Library, and Traditional school of Arts and Craft

Punakha - Thimphu: 74km (2hrs)

Highlights

 

AM: Textile Musuem, Craft Bazaar, and Kaja Throm Farmers Market, lunch at famous dumpling house
PM: Free Time

Punakha - Paro: 115kms (3hrs)

Highlights

 

Full Day: Drive to Paro for Tigers Nest Hike

Highlights

 

AM: Kyichu Lhakhang, Ta Dzong National Museum, for lunch, local speciality rice pizza and buckwheat dumpling with dried spinach stuffing
PM: Local Beer brewery, stroll & explore local town

Highlights

 

Hotel checkout and departure

Starting from $3000 per person

INCLUSIONS :

  • Accommodation at 3*/3* Superior Hotels
  • Half Board
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Private vehicle transfers
  • Entrance Fees to attractions
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • SDF payable to the government ($200/person/night | INR. 1200/person/night)

EXCLUDED :

  • Meals & Drinks (at restaurants unless otherwise stated)

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    *** Disclaimer:

  • For Indian Nationals, SDF fees are INR.1200/person/night. Please contact us for applicable price.

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