The Land of the Thunder Dragon
Places & destinations covered in this adventurous tour
Eastern Himalayas, Tibet, Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang, Thimphu, Tashichhodzong, Phuntsholing, Kharbandi Gompa, Darjeeling, Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga etc.
Tour to the land of mountain legends – Bhutan
This tour takes you to the land of mountain legends – Bhutan. Nestled high in the eastern Himalayas, between India and Tibet, this is one of the last untouched bastions of ancient civilisation, where the vibrant whirl of the masked festival is very much an authentic celebration.
A tour into enchanting world of mountains & monastaries
The spiritual resonance of Buddhism is tangible throughout the land with intricately carved monasteries colourfully emerging out of the majestic mountains. The landscape is dramatic throughout, boasting deep wooded forests, emerald valleys bursting with wild flora and snow capped peaks soaring beyond the eye. The lure of new luxury retreats make it possible to travel to Bhutan in style. Discover your own Shangri-la in this land of mystique and myths.
Tour Plan for The Land of Thunder Dragon by Greaves
|DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival transfer to The Leela Kempinski Gurgaon Hotel.DAY 2 DELHI – PARO
Morning transfer to the airport to board Druk Air flight to Paro. On arrival transfer to the luxurious Uma Paro.
DAY 3 PARO
DAY 4 PARO
DAY 5 PARO
DAY 6 PUNAKHA – WANGDUEPHODRANG – THIMPHU
|DAY 7 THIMPHU
Explore this colourful city on a full day tour, visiting the various museums, textiles and arts centers. Evening visit Tashichhodzong situated on the banks of Wang Chu home of the National Assembly and popular summer retreat.DAY 8 THIMPHU – PHUNTSHOLING
After breakfast take a scenic drive to Phuntsholing, en route visiting Simtokha Dzong the oldest fortress of the Kingod 1627. Just before arriving at Phuntsholing, visit the temple Kharbandi Gompa. Overnight at Lhaki Hotel.
DAY 9 PHUNTSHOLING – DARJEELING
DAY 10 DARJEELING
DAY 11 DARJEELING
DAY 12 DARJEELING – BAGDOGRA – DELHI
DAY 14 DEPART DELHI
This tour travels through various ranges of altitudes. Please ask your travel arranger for more details about travelling in higher altitudes. This is a suggested itinerary for travelling to Bhutan. Dates, duration, hotels and routing may be changed to personalize the journey to the travellers preferences and requirements. Please contact Greaves for further ideas on how to enhance this trip.