Boundless Journeys - Bhutan Private Tour
Bhutan
Hidden Kingdom in the Himalayas Private Journey

This private tour of the Kingdom of Bhutan combines exploring important villages of western Bhutan on foot, meeting welcoming local people, with immersion into a fascinating culture.

Bhutan Trip Overview

Along the lofty ridges of the Himalayas lies the Kingdom of Bhutan - a remarkable land where the well-preserved countryside, architecture, and rich culture appear lost in time. The capital city, Thimphu, is said to be the only capital in the world without traffic lights. Our walks in Punakha reveal impressive dzongs, while the town of Paro's location along ancient trade routes has created a rich culture, encapsulated by its unique monasteries, such as the striking and iconic Tiger's Nest.

Itinerary at a Glance

Bhutan Private Tour map with Boundless Journeys

Days 1-3: Our adventure begins on our flight from Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan. Transfer to the capital city of Thimphu to explore the city’s many interesting sights, and perhaps watch an archery tournament - Bhutan’s national sport.
 
Days 4-5: We make an early departure to Punakha, viewing 20,000-foot mountains along the way. Visit the Punakha Dzong, Bhutan’s most impressive fortress, where our local guide spins tales of the unorthodox teachings of the legendary Divine Madman. Spend time hiking to remote villages and learn about traditional animism which is still practiced by some villagers today.
 
Days 6-8: Explore the Paro Valley and hike to Kila Gompa and Tiger’s Nest monastery. Visit the national museum, the Paro Dzong (fortress-monastery), and the craft shops of Paro. Enjoy a traditional hot-stone bath and a Bhutanese meal with a family.
 
Day 9: Depart from Paro.

THE HIDDEN KINGDOM IN THE HIMALAYAS

We’d like to let you in on a little secret – Bhutan. Typically people we tell about Bhutan ask “Where is Bhutan?” and that’s just the way we like it. It is this anonymity that Bhutan has preserved so well, for so many years, that makes it special. The Kingdom of Bhutan is a hidden gem that is often compared to Tibet before the Chinese invasion, and Nepal without the budget backpackers. Let us introduce you to Bhutan, a true Shangri-la!

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Group Size

1+ guests

Trip Rating (1 Easiest - 5 Most Strenuous)

Description of Trip Ratings

Adventure travel may involve exotic destinations, varying levels of physical exertion, and activities that may be new to you. We want to make sure that you choose the adventure that's right for you from our many one-of-a-kind trips. Each trip is rated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest, and 5 being the most strenuous. A few of our trips have had a "+" added to the number, indicating something that falls in between. Our Trip Ratings may be found on the trip schedule and on our website. Our detailed itineraries provide additional information on what to expect on the trip you are considering (detailed itineraries are available by mail or e-mail; or you can find them on our website: www.BoundlessJourneys.com). We encourage you to call one of our travel experts with any questions or concerns that you may have. We are happy to assist you in selecting the most appropriate adventure for you.
 
EASIEST 1
 
Our easiest trips are generally hotel-based cultural and nature journeys that offer light activity. Walks and hikes (approximately 2 to 4 hours) are through gentle terrain with little elevation gain or loss. Altitude is not a factor on these tours. Other activities, such as snorkeling or sea kayaking, are optional. Examples: Galapagos Islands Cruise, Tanzania, and Vietnam.
 
EASY TO MODERATE 2
 
Hotel nights and/or deluxe, safari-style camping. Walking, hiking (approximately 3 to 5 hours), kayaking, or other activities on most days. Trails and paths are through rolling countryside, with occasional steep trails with up to 1,000 feet of elevation gain. Many of our hotel-based walking trips are in this category. Examples: Tuscany & Umbria, Turkey, and Bhutan.
 
MODERATE 3
 
Hotel or inn-based hiking trips, that involve full day hikes (approximately 4 to 6 hours), mostly on unpaved trails and paths through hilly terrain with typical elevation gains and losses of 1,000 to 2,000 feet. There may be occasional steep sections of trail. Examples: Slovenia, Amalfi Coast, Spain.
 
MODERATE TO STRENUOUS 4
 
Full day hikes (approximately 5 to 7 hours) through mountainous terrain with significant elevation gains and losses (2,000 to 3,000 feet). Terrain may be rugged with uneven footpaths. The average altitude is generally no more than 12,000 feet. Vehicle support is limited. These trips may involve some full-service camping or simple accommodations in remote locations. Examples: Tour du Mont Blanc, Peru Trek, Haute Route.
 
MOST STRENUOUS 5
 
Full-day trekking (approximately 6 to 8 hours) through rugged mountainous terrain with steep climbs and descents and the following present: elevation gains and losses of as much as 4,000 feet, altitude that exceeds 12,000 feet, and rugged uneven footpaths with some exposure. These trips typically offer minimal to no vehicle support and include full-service camping in a remote setting.

Activity Details

Optional easy to moderate walking and hiking, 3-5 hours per day; easy to moderate touring; some long drives on narrow, winding roads.

Meeting Point

Paro, Bhutan

Departure Point

Paro, Bhutan

Traveling to and From

Most Convenient Airport:
Bangkok International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand (airport code BKK)

Meeting Place and Time:
Your Boundless Journeys guide will meet you at the Paro, Bhutan airport upon the arrival of your flight from Bangkok. Please be sure to be at the Druk Air (national airline of Bhutan) check-in counter at the Bankgok International Airport two hours before your scheduled flight on Day 1 of our trip. The airline tickets from Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan will be purchased in advance for you by Boundless Journeys.

Departure Place and Time:
Paro, Bhutan; in time for the departure of your flight to Bangkok.

When to Reserve
It is important to reserve your trip early as the Bhutanese national airline has a ticketing policy and will only accept reservations with full payment for the ticket. Seats can only be confirmed upon receipt of your deposit, as well as the payment of $950 for these flights. Please contact our office with any questions regarding these important policies.

Bhutan Accommodations

Optional deluxe hotel upgrade available. Please call for details.

Overview:  Accommodations in Bhutan are somewhat rustic but charming, and we’ve chosen some of the country’s most comfortable and beautifully situated hotels for this journey. All with private bath.

Nights 1, 2 & 3: Hotel Druk
Thimphu, Bhutan

Hotel Druk, Bhutan - Boundless Journeys

 

 

 



Nights 4 & 5: Hotel Punatsangchu
Wangduephodrang, Bhutan

Punakha Bhutan - Boundless Journeys

 

 




Nights 6, 7 & 8: Janka Resort
Paro, Bhutan

Janka Resort, Paro Bhutan - Boundless Journeys

 

Bhutan Detailed Itinerary

SAMPLE ITINERARY: Other private customized options are available.

DAY 1
Arrival in Bhutan; transfer to Thimphu and city exploration by foot  

Walk – easy to moderate, 1-2 hours.

Our flight from Bangkok, Thailand into Bhutan provides impressive views of the country’s  mountainous landscape as we approach the Paro airport. The surrounding valley is a green bowl encircled by jagged Himalayan Mountains and forested hillsides, crossed by cascading rivers and dotted with medieval fortresses. The first thing that we notice as we disembark in Bhutan is the absence of noise and a feeling of peacefulness that is rare in many Asian cities. The Paro Valley has kept its bucolic nature, and is one of the most scenic areas of Bhutan. It is also believed to be one of the first valleys to have received the imprint of Buddhism.

We are greeted with a warm Bhutanese reception and transferred to Thimphu, home of the royal family. Before becoming Bhutan’s official national capital in 1961, Thimphu was a simple rural farming valley. Small and secluded, it is unlike any other world capital, with few streets and no traffic lights. 

Dinner this evening will highlight Asian-Bhutanese cuisine, either at our hotel or one of Thimpu’s fine restaurants.  
Hotel Druk, Thimphu, Bhutan


DAY 2
Thimphu sites

Easy walking.

Thimphu is a city ideally explored on foot, and our walk today takes us to many interesting sights. Before the day is through, we may visit the National Textile Museum, the Thimphu Dzong (seat of the government and the main monk body), the School of Traditional Arts and Crafts, the Heritage Museum, and the Handicrafts Emporium, which display the rich traditional crafts of the kingdom. 

During the afternoon there is time for walking, relaxing, or visiting a Thimphu handicraft shop. Beautiful weavings in wool, silk and cotton; basketwork; silver jewelry; thangkas (Buddhist silk paintings); and other traditional crafts of the Kingdom are available. 

We conclude our day with a dinner at a favorite restaurant in Thimpu.
Hotel Druk, Thimphu, Bhutan

*Please note that museums and schools are closed on weekends and holidays.


DAY 3
Cheri Goemba and the Choki School of Arts

Hiking – easy to moderate, 3-4 hours.

This morning, a short drive through the countryside surrounding Thimphu brings us to the Jigme Dorji Wildlife Sanctuary, the largest protected area in the country. The park is home to several endangered species, including: takin (a species of goat-antelope mix), snow leopard, blue sheep, tiger, red panda, and the Himalayan black bear. More than 300 species of birds have been catalogued within the park.

Our walk begins from the small village of Dodena, where we’ll cross a covered bridge over the Wang Chhu River, and from here we climb steadily to Cheri Goemba, a small monastery perched on a hillside overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal built this structure in 1620, and it is where the first community of monks in Bhutan was established. The monastery is considered to be very sacred, containing the ashes of Tempi Nima - the father of the first Shabdrung of Bhutan - and beautiful frescoes of Buddhist saints. 

After our visit to the monastery, we descend back the way we came, keeping our eyes open for goral (wild goat) which are often spotted on the cliffs nearby. Back at the village of Dodena, we follow a riverside trail to the towns of Begana to Cabesa, home to the Choki School of Arts (closed on weekends and holidays). The Choki School provides free, skills-related training in the traditional arts and crafts to Bhutanese children who are unable to complete their formal education. After visiting the school, we continue along the riverside trail, passing through small rural villages before returning to Thimphu.
 
This evening before dinner, we’ll enjoy a Bhutanese cultural lesson delivered by an expert from Thimpu.
Hotel Druk, Thimphu, Bhutan


DAY 4
Transfer to Punakha (approximately 4 hours*); Temple of the Divine Madman

Walk – easy, 1-2 hours.

This morning, after an early breakfast, we say goodbye to Thimpu and transfer to the Punakha Valley, our home for the next two nights. The road to Punakha crosses the Dochula Pass (10,230’), offering a great view 
of the eastern Himalayan mountains. From the pass, our road descends through pine and rhododendron forests, and offers views of some of Bhutan’s most picturesque countryside.

On route to Punakha, we stop in a small village where a short walk brings us to Chime Lhakang, a temple dedicated to the Lama Drukpa Kunley, one of Bhutan’s favorite saints. Commonly known as the “Divine Madman,” Drukpa Kunley traveled throughout Bhutan and Tibet, using songs, humor, and outrageous behavior to dramatize his teachings. The Divine Madman believed that stiffness in the clergy and social conventions of the time were keeping people from learning true Buddhism. Today, the site is still believed to hold fertility powers for women hoping to conceive.
Hotel Punatsangchu, Wangduephodrang, Bhutan

*A note about driving times: these are estimates times based on actual driving. The total trasnfer time may be longer when taking into account rest stops and unanticipated delays.

DAY 5
Khamsung Yuely Namgyel temple to Punakha Dzong


Hiking – easy to moderate, 3-4 hours.

Following breakfast and a drive through the Punakha Valley, our walk today begins by ascending a series of switchbacks to the Khamsung Yuely Namgyel Temple. From here, we are afforded grand views of the Mo Chu River Valley below, before descending on a well-worn path down the valley, passing through rice fields and small villages. 
 
After enjoying a picnic lunch along the river, we continue to the Punakha Dzong. Constructed in 1637, the Punakha Dzong was the second of Bhutan’s dzongs, and for many years served as the seat of the government. Today, it is home to Bhutan’s spiritual leader, Chief Abbot Je Khempo, who, along with 1,000 monks, resides here during the winter months due to Punakha’s relatively low altitude (by Himalayan standards at 4,000’). From this imposing dzong we can look back to see the Khamsung Yuely Namgyel Temple, perched on a hillside far in the distance. 

A short walk from the dzong brings us to our waiting transportation and then back to our hotel for the evening.
Hotel Punatsangchu, Wangduephodrang, Bhutan


DAY 6
Transfer to Paro (approximately five hours*); visit to Bhutan's National Museum, the Paro Dzong, and Drukgyel Dzong


Easy walking.

This morning we head to Paro, for a visit to the National Museum. Housed in the round, multi-storied Ta Dzong and built in 1775, The Ta Dzong was once the watchtower for the massive Paro Dzong, built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, a Tibetan Buddhist lama who united Bhutan as a national state. The museum’s collection includes ancient artifacts, weapons, a compilation of antique thangkha (painted or embroidered religious pictures), textiles, and stamps. From the museum, we head to the Paro Dzong, the religious and secular center of Paro, and the most dominant feature in the valley. The dzong was first conceived in the 15th century and finally consecrated in 1646.
 
Next up: a short walk to the Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors once defeated Tibetan invaders centuries ago. Built in 1649, the dzong commemorates this victory from its location at the point where the trail from Tibet enters the Paro valley. Dzongs, like Drukgyel, are perhaps the most visibly striking aspect of the kingdom, both in dominating the landscape of major towns and in their role as the administrative headquarters of the region. If we’re lucky and the weather is clear, we may have the opportunity to view the sacred Mt. Chomolhari (23,977’), which lies along the border of Tibet and Bhutan.
 
This evening, we enjoy dinner at a favorite restaurant in Paro.
Janka Resort, Paro, Bhutan


DAY 7
Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery


Hike – moderate, 4-5 hours on hiking trails; approximate elevation gain of 1,650 feet.

This morning we enjoy a hike to the famous cliffside-hermitage called Taktsang - “Tiger’s Nest” - a monastic retreat is built into a sheer cliff face high above the Paro valley. Legend has it that the Tibetan Buddhist Saint, Padmasambhava, flew across the Himalayas on the back of a tiger and landed here, bringing Buddhism to Bhutan. Entry into the monastery is now permitted, and we may be allowed to visit this sacred site. We enjoy a trailside lunch and the views of the valley below before our descent.

This evening, we’ll visit a local farmhouse to relax our muscles while enjoying a traditional hot-stone bath therapy. Mineral-laden stones are fired and then immersed in a tub of water. As it cools, another heated stone is added to maintain a comfortable temperature. (Please note that the facilities are basic, and the therapy is done the customary Bhutanese style. If you prefer a spa version of this therapy, you may do so at an additional expense). 
 
We round out our day of activity with a traditional meal, prepared for us by a local family at their farmhouse.
Janka Resort, Paro, Bhutan


DAY 8
Cheli La Pass to Kila Gompa

Hike - moderate, 2-3 hours on hiking trails and dirt roads;  approximate elevation loss of 1,300 feet.

The day’s adventure starts early as we set out on a road that climbs almost 5,000’ above Paro’s valley floor to Cheli La (12,500’). Towards the end of our scenic hour and a half journey, we emerge from the blue pine and rhododendron forest into windswept highlands favored by yaks. Here, we’ll enjoy a view of Himalayan wild flowers, with fields of azaleas, edelweiss, and perhaps even the famous blue poppy at certain times of the year. If the weather is clear, we’ll enjoy tantalizing glimpses of some of Bhutan’s highest peaks. Upon reaching the pass, western Bhutan appears before us, with its unspoiled Haa valley, the mountains of Sikkim to the west, Mt. Chomolhari and Tibet to the north, and the patchwork fields of the Paro Valley to the east. 

Leaving the prayer-flag-swathed col and our vehicle behind, we strike off along the ridge, passing through meadows, before re-entering forests of larch, spruce, hemlock, fir and rhododendron. After a little under two hours, we see the Kila Gompa, seemingly suspended in rock crags. Home to approximately 30 nuns, this place has served as a retreat for mediation since the 9th century. Kila means “spiritual dagger,” anda visit to the temple is often thought to tame the negative emotions of anger, ignorance and greed. 
 
Following our visit and picnic lunch, we head downhill on a dirt road that winds its way through conifers and rhododendrons, catching occasional glimpses of Cheli La, where began. After about 45 minutes, we arrive at our private vehicle to return to Paro. Along the way, if time allows, we’ll break our journey with a short walking detour to Dzongdrakha Gompa and its fine stupa (a dome-shaped Buddhist monument). This rocky aerie is the site of the annual and more intimate local Paro dromoche (masked dances), the precursor to the grander Paro Tsechu, or festival. Here, we may also have the opportunity to see some local residents: the Grey Langur monkey.
 
Returning some time in the mid to late afternoon, there will be the chance to relax or explore the Paro market before our farewell dinner. This evening, we celebrate our journey through this magical kingdom, and the kind welcome we have received from the generous people of Bhutan.
Janka Resort, Paro Bhutan


DAY 9
Departure from Paro


An early morning departure from Paro returns us to Bangkok where we say farewell and journey home or on to other exciting destinations.

Please note that this is a typical itinerary, and actual activities may vary to take advantage of weather conditions, local events, and to allow serendipity to play a hand in your experience. Accommodations are as outlined in the itinerary, although we reserve the right to change these should the need arise.

 

Trip Length

9 Days

Trip Dates

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When to Go: Late September through November; March through mid-June

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2014 Private Collection Land Cost

From $4,495 per person

2014 Land Cost Details

1-2 Guests: $4,795 per person
3+ Guests: $4,495 per person

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Single Supplement

$495

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Single Supplements: (Free or reduced single supplements are not combinable with other offers or promotions.)

Accommodations (hotels, tents, cruise cabins) are based on double occupancy. A single supplement may be charged to participants who specifically request single accommodations, subject to availability. We have made every effort to eliminate or greatly reduce this cost for most of our scheduled small-group departures; however, these savings are limited to two single supplements per departure. Therefore, the first two single participants to reserve will receive the savings. This is not applicable to our Private Collection journeys.

If you are traveling alone and wish to share accommodations, we will try to match you with a roommate of the same gender. If you reserve at least 90 days ahead and a roommate is not available, you will only be charged a “forced” single supplement in the amount of 50% of the standard single supplement (unless otherwise noted in the detailed itinerary).* Single accommodations are limited so you are encouraged to reserve early!

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Internal Airfare

$950 (may be subject to change)

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Bangkok, Thailand to Paro, Bhutan (RT)

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Optional deluxe hotel upgrade available. Please call for details.

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  • All meals included
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  • All transportation during the tour
  • All activities as noted in the itinerary
  • Bhutanese visa fees and departure taxes

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With a Boundless Journeys guide, your traveling with a friend and local adventurer. We believe strongly in working with local guides, experts in the areas to which we travel, and know that they hold the keys to unlocking the hidden delights of your chosen destination. Although you will never know they are at work – the mark of a truly great leader – our guides make magical things happen and add a dimension to your trip that you could not experience on your own. Over the years, we have forged bonds with some of the best trip leaders in the world, and we typically work with a small team of experts in each region.

Featured Guides

Bhutan Tour guide - Sangay Wangchuk - Boundless Journeys

Sangay Wangchuk: Sangay spent almost two decades in the tourism business and has trekked many of Bhutan’s trails and climbed some Himalayan mountains. He completed practical mountain management courses in Chamonix, France, forming a basis for his guiding background. His pride and passion for Bhutan’s culture and ecology is evident, and he always willing to share is knowledge with others. He is a published author of: Seeing with the Third Eye: Growing up with Grandma in Rural Bhutan, depicting his interest in preserving local beliefs and traditions.

 

Dawa Tashi and Kinley Tshering- Bhutan Tour Guides - Boundless JourneysDawa Tashi (right): Dawa has led a variety of Boundless Journeys tours, from treks in the mountains to festival celebrations in the valleys. His local knowledge and amicable personality make him a real treasure to have on the trail. Whether hiking at high altitude or exploring local towns in the lowlands, Dawa ensures that our guests come away with an outstanding experience, providing them with a  a deep appreciation of his country and culture.

 

Kinley Tshering ( left): Kinley (or Kelly, as he is known among his Bhutanese coworkers) joined our local staff of guides after completing extensive training in 2006, and has led many tours for Boundless Journeys, becoming a favorite among our guests. Very friendly and down to earth, Kinley is extremely knowledgeable and always determined to make your trip special.
 

Bhutan Tour Guide - Leki Puntsok - Boundless JourneysLeki Phuntsho: Leki is a well-educated local guide who has lived his whole life in Bhutan and who currently resides just outside of Thimphu. He completed his extensive Guide Training from the Tourism Council of Bhutan in 2006, and enjoys trekking when not leading guests on cultural tours of his homeland. With his infectious love and passion for the country, Leki carries the adventurous spirit of a true Bhutanese guide. Very friendly and down to earth, Leki is always determined to make your trip special.

What other guests have said about our guides in Bhutan:

“It is truly impossible for me to express in words my gratitude and appreciation for the professionalism, dedication, and hard work of your team in Bhutan. Dawa was so accommodating and flexible throughout the entire tour. He certainly went out of his way to make sure the experience in Bhutan was both memorable and enjoyable for everyone in the group.” – S.G., East Rochester, NY

“Dawa was excellent, especially on the walks and hikes; very helpful. He was also extremely knowledgeable about Buddhism. We were very fortunate to have Dawa!” – S. M., Cambridge, MA

“It was an honor to be guided by someone I would consider to be Bhutan’s first-class ambassador, Sangay Wangchuk. Sangay was always imparting great knowledge, wit and wisdom with all members of our group. He became our Buddha.” – V. A., Playa del Rey, CA

“Sangay was such a pleasure to have on the trek – friendly, knowledgeable, open, and upbeat! He was amazing, sharing stories of his culture and the promise of things to come.” – K. L., Englewood, NJ

“Kinley Tshering was the most amazing guide. I have traveled to many places around the globe and been around a lot of guides. Kinley is truly outstanding. His patience, knowledge and good humor made every day special for us. He never tired to explain details to us or find a cup of tea. He is full of life and his love for his country showed greatly.” – G.M., Baltimore, MA

“Kinley was amazing in his knowledge and command of English in order to pass along information. If someone mentioned one thing or asked a question about something, he incorporated that into the next day’s activity or found it for us. For example, we had read about how incense is made and about momos in the DrukAir magazine on the flight over. We mentioned those things to Kinley and sure enough he found a small incense manufacturer for us to visit and made sure we had plenty of momos!” – G. M., Greenwich, CT

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Marveling in Bhutan's dramatic scenery with spectacular river valleys, snowcapped sacred mountains, terraced rice fields, and striking architecture

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Hiking to temples and monasteries accessible only on foot

Exploring remote villages in picturesque countryside

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