Bhutan East to West

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November 23 - December 7, 2017

Itinerary at a Glance

Bhutan East to West

Day 1India Gauhati, drive and entry to Bhutan, Samdrup Jonkhar
Day 2Drive to Tashigang, en route Khaling weaving center
Day 3Explore Tashigang and afternoon drive to Mongar
Day 4Witness Mongar sacred Festival
Day 5Drive to Lhuntse and detour to Khoma village – heart of the Bhutanese textile and women weavers in action
Day 6Drive to Bumthang via Thrumshingla Pass (3780 m/12,400 ft)
Day 7Walk and explore the sacred valley of Bhutan

Day 8Drive to Trongsa and visit the Trongsa Dzong
Day 9Drive to the Phobjikha Valley and explore the Gangtey nature trail seeing the black-necked cranes
Day 10Drive to Punakha, sightseeing Punakha dzong
Day 11Explore the Punakha Valley discovering the sights of the ancient capital
Day 12Drive to Thimpu and afternoon tour of this modern capital city
Day 13Further exploration of Thimpu and afternoon drive to Paro
Day 14Hike to the iconic Taktsang (Tiger's Nest)
Day 15Depart Paro