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Your organisation was superb & the trek itself exceeded our expectations by miles!
John Potter (UK) | Everest Luxury Lodge, Nepal

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  • Himalayan view from Dochu La pass
  • Taktsang monastery (Tiger’s Nest)
  • Royal Bhutan Airlines: Druk Air
  • Punakha dzong
  • Zhiwa Ling in Paro
  • Zhiwa Ling in Paro
  • Zhiwa Ling in Paro
  • Taj Tashi in Thimphu
  • Taj Tashi in Thimphu
  • Taj Tashi in Thimphu
  • Uma by Como in Punakha
  • Uma by Como in Punakha
  • Uma by Como in Punakha
  • Uma by Como in Punakha
  • Four harmonious friends
  • Archery competition
  • Tsechu (religious festival) in Paro

Luxury Highlights Tour of Bhutan

Our Luxury Highlights Tour of Bhutan is is a perfect introduction to this fascinating country where you have time to explore Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. There are superb views of the Himalaya from Druk Air flight to and from Paro and also on a clear day from Dochu La pass between Thimphu and Punakha.

Throughout this itinerary you stay at best available hotels, they are as follows: Thimphu at Le Meridien Hotel or Taj Tashi; Punakha at Uma by Como and Paro at Zhiwa Ling.

We can arrange for your tour to coincide with one of the main festivals (Tsechus). Tsechus are annual religious Bhutanese festivals of Drukpa Buddhism held in each district or dzongkhag of Bhutan.

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Trip Details

  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Holiday Type: Cultural Tours
  • Duration: 7 days from Paro
  • Leadership: Local leader
  • Minimum Group Size: 2 people
  • Cost: 2019 - £2,995 (US$4,050 or €3,450) 2020 - £2,995 (US$4,050 or €3,450)
    What does this include?
What does this include

Price includes:

  • All transfers including airport collections at Paro
  • Twin share or double rooms at all places on the itinerary.
  • All meals and mineral water included while in Bhutan
  • All tour arrangements including Bhutanese guide (English speaking trained and licensed by the Department of Tourism)
  • Private vehicle (Prado GX or SUV Hyundai) and driver
  • Flight from Bumthang to Paro
  • All entry fees to museums and sites where applicable 
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Bhutan Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Paro
  • Travel insurance
  • Use of bar and beverages in hotel, laundry, telephone calls or internet and personal shopping
  • Tips to Guide and driver
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
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Trip Grade Easy

Trip Grade Easy

Suitability: most people in good health.

1) Walking times: transport by private vehicle with driver to various places of interest then sightseeing on foot at each location.

2) Altitude: usually less than 3,000m.

3) Terrain: sightseeing in cities and some optional day walks on well-travelled trails.

4) Remoteness: hotel and road based tour.

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Trip Dates

  • October 12th to 18th 2019
  • November 9th to 15th 2019
  • December 7th to 13th 2019
  • March 14th to 20th 2020
  • April 4th to 10th 2020
  • October 10th to 16th 2020
  • November 7th to 13th 2020
  • December 5th to 11th 2020

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Fly to Paro, drive to Thimphu. Overnight Le Meridien Hotel or Taj Tashi. 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Thimphu. Overnight Le Meridien Hotel or Taj Tashi. 
  • Day 3Drive to Punakha over Dochu La. Overnight Uma by Como. 
  • Day 4Sightseeing in Punakha. Overnight Uma by Como. 
  • Day 5Drive to Paro. Overnight Zhiwa Ling. 
  • Day 6Sightseeing in Paro. Overnight Zhiwa Ling. 
  • Day 7Fly back home. 
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