Destinations

  • Guwahati
  • Samdrupjonkhar
  • Trashigang
  • Mongar
  • Bumthang
  • Phobjika Valley
  • Punakha
  • Thimphu
  • Paro

Highlights

  • Tsechu Festival
  • Thrumshing Pass @ 4,050 meters
  • Dochu La Pass @ 3,100 meters
  • PunakhaDzong
  • Buddha Dordenma/Statue
  • TashichoDzong
  • Tiger’s Nest/TaksangMonastery

Route

  • Guwahati, India – Samdrupjonkhar (105 kms ~ 3 hrs)
    • Border crossing
  • Samdrupjonkhar – Trashigang (180 Kms ~ 8hrs)
    • visit Kanglung, the sole university of Bhutan.
    • It is a long but scenic drive to Trashigang, one of the busiest towns in the country
  • Trashigang – Mongar (75Kms ~ 3hrs)
    • Pass through cornfields and banana grooves before entering Mongar
  • Mongar – Bumthang (198 Kms ~ 8 hrs, Altitude-1700 meters – 5575 ft elevation)
    • Thrumshing La at 4050 meters, is the highest motorable pass in Bhutan
    • visit town of Sengor
  • Bumthang – Phobjika Valley (188 kms ~ 6 hrs, Altitude- 2477 meters – 8125 ft elevation)
    • visit TrongsaDzong, the Chume weaving center
    • In Phobjika Valley – GangteGoemba
      • The largest prayer hall in Bhutan
  • Phobjika Valley –Punakha Valley (45 Kms ~ 2 hrs)
    • Lush landscapes of Punakha Valley
    • PunakhaDzong
  • Punakha – Thimphu (73Kms ~ 3 hrs)
    • over Dochu La pass (3100 meters)
    • Thimphu is the only city in the world not to have traffic lights!
      • Thimphu has the National Library that preserves ancient Tibetan texts
      • visit Buddha Dordenma – a large 50m tall steel statue of Buddha
    • TashichoDzong
  • Thimphu – Paro (65 Kms ~ 1 hr – Altitude – 2134 meters – 7000ft elevation)
    • visit the Ta Dzong/National Museum
    • visit RinpungDzong – a school for monks
    • visit Tiger’s Nest /Taktsang Monastery – the most sacred spot in Bhutan

Last Updated: