From the Wild East to the Tamed West

A journey through Bhutan with the best it has to offer!

This fantastic journey takes you all the way from the little border town Samdrup Jongkhar in the East to bustling Thimphu in the West. You will get a good impression of the diversity in this little Himalayan kingdom. Visit remote hermitages in the East, meet artisans in their homes and hike to Taktsang monastery in the West. This tour offers insights into everyday village life and explores authentic Bhutanese culture and traditions whilst alternating between homestays and tourist standard hotels and resorts. Include a festival along the way!

DAY 1: Arrival at Samdrup Jongkhar
Approx. 4hs drive from Guwahati to Samdrup Jongkhar

DAY 2: From Samdrup Jongkhar to Trashigang
Approx. 6hs from Samdrup Jongkhar to Trashigang, sightseeing on the way

DAY 3: Trashigang
Sightseeing and hike to Rangshikhar from Trashigang town

DAY 4: Trashigang
Excursion to Rhadi village and hiking

DAY 5: From Trashigang to Mongar
Approx. 5hs drive to Mongar via Drametse

DAY 6: From Mongar to Lhuntse
Approx. 3,5hs drive to Lhuntse, Khoma village and hiking

DAY 7: Lhuntse
Hike to beautiful Goenpa and stay there overnight

DAY 8: Lhuntse
Hike back down from Goenpa and visit Takila

DAY 9: From Lhuntse to Chumey
Approx. 7-8hs drive to Bumthang, Chumey

DAY 10: From Chumey to Choekhor
Hike in Chumey and later drive approx. 1 hr to Choekhor

DAY 11: Choekhor
Choekhor valley sightseeing

DAY 12: From Choekhor to Tang
Drive approx. 1,5 hs to Tang valley

DAY 13: Tang
Full day in Tang

DAY 14: From Tang to Phobjikha
Drive approx 7hs to Phobjikha

DAY 15: Phobjikha
Full day in Phobjikha valley

DAY 16: From Phobjikha to Punakha
Drive approx. 4hs to Punakha

DAY 17: From Punakha to Thimphu
Sightseeing in Punakha and 3,4hs drive to Thimphu

DAY 18: Thimphu
Thimphu sightseeing

DAY 19: Paro Taktsang
Hike to Paro Taktsang

DAY 20: Paro
Rest day in Paro, visit a heritage farmhouse

DAY 21: Departure

For the detailed itinerary and questions please contact us