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The 8 Best Bhutan Luxury Tour Packages

  • Author: Naba Raj Amgai
  • Posted on: Sun Dec 27, 2020
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The diverse geography and discrete culture of Bhutan offer the best tours. However, most tours are strenuous and not for all tourists with different physiques. Hence, the Bhutan Luxury Tour Packages are built particularly for those individuals who desire to relish Bhutan with all the luxury in a slow-paced tour. Through the tours, you get connected to nature and plunge into culture, through the monasteries and temples inclined largely towards Buddhism.

Bhutan Luxury Tour Packages make it easier for you to explore the pristine Land of Druk through short hikes around the hilltops, then relax your muscles with the amazing facilities in your luxury hotels. You can engage in massages, meditation, archery, jacuzzi, picnics, warm and authentic dinners after your long drive or hike. Hence, the Luxury tour packages in Bhutan is famous among tourists as it piques your interest in adventure traveling while enjoying the luxury tailing along.

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Following are the list of the top 8 best Bhutan luxury tour packages:


1. 4 Days Uma Paro Himalayan Escape

Days Uma Paro Himalayan Escape

Trip Facts

District:

Paro

Duration:

4 days/3 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Difficulty:

Easy to Moderate

Hotel:

Uma Paro

The Uma Paro Himalayan Escape tour is one of the most sought-after Bhutan Luxury Tour packages because of the amalgamation of adventure with comfort. After a long hike to the most interesting sights of Paro Taktsang, Fortress on a Heap of Jewels- Rinpung Dzong, the oldest temple at Kichyu Lhakhang, Zurig Dzong, and Ta Dzong-National Museum of Bhutan, you can head back to relax at your luxurious Uma Paro hotel. At the hotel, you can enjoy the Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath, massage, warm and authentic dinner.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:        

Arrive in Paro and sightseeing

Day 2:

Sightseeing at Paro (5 to 7 hours)

Day 3:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 4:

Final Departure from Bhutan

2. 5 Day Amankora Journey

5 Day Amankora Journey

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Thimphu

Duration:

5 days/ 4 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Hotel:

Amankora Thimphu

The 5 days Amankora Journey begins in the valley town of Paro and takes you to the heart of Bhutan at Thimphu. It is regarded as one of the best Bhutan luxury tour packages.

The tour takes you easily to the National Memorial Chorten, Folk Heritage Museum, Trashi Chhoe Dzong, Pangri Zampa, and Cheri Gompa which are important landmarks in Thimphu. There are a lot of significant landmarks near your hotel in Paro which you are free to visit after your transfer from Thimphu. Rinpung Dzong, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, and Jowo Temple at Kichyu Lhakhang are the major highlights in Paro.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:       

Arrival at Paro, then transfer to Thimphu (50km, 1 hour) and sightseeing

Day 2:

Thimphu sightseeing tour (2320m/7,611ft)

Day 3:

Transfer to Paro Valley from Thimphu (50km, 1 hour)

Day 4:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/ Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 5:

Final Departure from Paro International Airport

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3. 6 Days Amankora Journey

6 Days Amankora Journey

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Thimphu

Duration:

6 days/5 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Hotel:

Amankora Thimphu

The Amankora Journey which takes 6 days, begins with a journey from Paro to Thimphu and back while visiting some of the most iconic heritage sites of western Bhutan. It is a one-day extension of the 5 Days Amankora Journey where you get to experience the Paro valley a little more. A visit to the spiritually significant Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Rinpung Dzong, and Kyichu Lhakhang are the major attractions in Paro. To balance the day hikes and drives you get to enjoy a day at the hotel’s spa.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:       

Arrival at Paro, then transfer to Thimphu (50km, 1 hour) and sightseeing

Day 2:

Thimphu sightseeing tour (2320m)

Day 3:

Transfer to Paro Valley from Thimphu (50km, 1 to 2 hours)

Day 4:

Explore Paro Valley (2200m)

Day 5:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/ Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 6:

Final Departure from Paro International Airport

4. 7 Days Bhutan Helicopter Adventure

7 Days Bhutan Helicopter Adventure

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Punakha

Duration:

7 days/6 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Hotel:

Uma Paro, Uma Punakha

Difficulty:

Easy to Moderate

The Bhutan Helicopter Tour is one of the most interesting and thrilling flights you will have experienced. The helicopter tour takes you from Paro to the ancient capital of Bhutan at Punakha. Nothing can be more satisfying and luxurious than the bird’s eye view of the rolling hills and snowcapped mountains seen on the flight. Another important highlight of the tour is the hike to the interesting Chimi Lhakhang temple and the idyllic Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten atop a hill. The views of some of the highest mountains like Gangchen Tag, Tshendag Gang, Khang Bum, and Masa Gang are seen vividly from your hike ad the flight.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:       

 Arrival at Paro and sightseeing

Day 2:

Sightseeing at Paro (5 to 7 hours)

Day 3:

Flight from Paro to Punakha (1 hour 30 minutes)

Day 4:

Sightseeing tour in Punakha (6 to 7 hours)

Day 5:

flight from Punakha to Paro (1 hour 20 minutes)

Day 6:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery for sightseeing (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 7:

International Departure from Bhutan

5. 11 Days Uma Journey

Days Uma Journey

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Punakha

Duration:

11 days/ 10 nights

Maximum Elevation:

Chele La Pass (3,988m/13,083ft)

Hotel:

Uma Paro, Uma Punakha

Difficulty:

Moderate

The 11 Days Amankora Journey is an extended journey into Bhutan's western region filled with an immersion into culture, nature, heritage, with a dash of extravagance. One of the most interesting Bhutan Luxury tours, it offers you hikes in natural trails, sightseeing visits to cultural icons, Hot Stone Baths at the hotel, and even archery lessons. Some of the tour's main highlights are the nature walk to Drakhapo Monastery and caves, Tiger’s Nest monastery, Kila Goempa, Tamchhu Lhakhang, and the temple at Nyezenggong. The visits to the high passes of Chele La and Dochu La offer views of the majestic snowcapped mountains.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:        

Arrival at Paro and sightseeing

Day 2:

Drive from Paro to Thimphu, then Punakha (126km,3 to 4 hours) via Dochu La pass (3100m/10,200ft)

Day 3:

Sightseeing tour at Punakha (6 to 7 hours)

Day 4:

Morning stroll around the Talo Sanga Lhakhang and village (5 to 6 hours)

Day 5:

Sightseeing or White-Water Rafting (Optional)

Day 6:

Drive from Punakha to Paro via Chuzom and Tamchhu Lhakhang

Day 7:

Paro Sightseeing tour (5 to 7 hours)

Day 8:

Drive to Chele La pass (3,988m/13,083ft) and hike to Kila Nunnery (3810m/, 7-9 hours)

Day 9:

Drive to Drakhapo Monastery then Archery Lessons at Uma Paro (5 to 6 hours)

Day 10:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery for sightseeing (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 11:

International Departure from Paro International Airport

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6. 7 Days Six Senses Khamsa

7 Days Six Senses Khamsa

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Thimphu, Punakha

Duration:

7 days/ 6 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Hotel:

Six Senses

7 Days Six Senses Khamsa tour in western Bhutan is filled with luxurious activities in the Six Senses hotel after long hikes in the hills of Paro and Punakha valley. The tour is made special by the hikes to Chorten Ningpo and visiting the Kabesa village in Punakha valley. You can taste some homemade local wine, Ara, and some Ema Datshi during your visits to the local restaurants and tea shops. After your hikes, you can indulge in some Marma massage and walking meditation exercise in your hotel for and deluxe experience./p>

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:         

Arrival in Paro then transfer to Thimphu

Day 2:

Sightseeing at Thimphu

Day 3:

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha (74 km, 2 to 3 hours) via Dochu La pass (3100m/10,200ft) and sightseeing

Day 4:

Hiking tour in Punakha

Day 5:

Drive from Punakha to Paro (116km, 3 to 4 hours) via Dochu La pass (3100m/10,200ft)

Day 6:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery for sightseeing (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 7:

Transfer to Paro International Airport for final departure

7. 7 Days Como Itinerary - Himalayan Immersive

7 Days Como Itinerary – Himalayan Immersive

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Punakha

Duration:

7 days/ 6 nights

Maximum Elevation:

3120m/ 10,236 ft at Paro Taktsang

Hotel:

Como Uma Paro, Como Uma Punakha

Bhutan offers a golden opportunity to explore the unspoiled western valleys while getting a glimpse of the majestic Himalayas through the Himalayan Immersive tour. Theis Bhutan luxury tour has a lot of sightseeing involved, in the hilltops to dzongs and Lhakhang. You get to immerse in the Buddhist religion supported by its culture and practices. Your hikes to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Tamchog Lhakhang, walking past the Chuzom, visits to Zurig Monastery, Rinpung Dzong, Paro Taktsang, Ugyen Pelri Palace archery ground, are the main highlights of the tour. To top it off, you get to experience the amazing hospitality of the Como Uma in Paro and Punakha.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:         

Arrival in Paro and local sightseeing

Day 2:

Drive from Paro to Thimphu, then Punakha (126km,3 to 4 hours) via Dochu La pass (3100m/10,200ft)

Day 3:

Sightseeing tour at Punakha

Day 4:

Drive from Punakha to Paro via Chuzom and Tamchog Lhakhang (120km, 4 to 5 hours)

Day 5:

Sightseeing tour at Paro

Day 6:

Hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery for sightseeing (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 7:

International Departure from Paro International Airport

8. 8 Day Uma Paro Bhutan Through Lens

8 Day Uma Paro Bhutan Through Lens

Trip Facts

District:

Paro, Punakha

Duration:

8 days/ 7 nights

Maximum Elevation:

Chele La pass (3,988m/13,083ft)

Hotel:

Uma Paro, Uma Punakha

Difficulty level:

Easy

The 8 days Uma Paro Bhutan Through Lens is a perfect getaway Bhutan Luxury tour that focuses on the natural and cultural beauty of the Paro valley and Punakha valley. A thorough sightseeing tour in Paro gets you up close and personal to the massive ancient fortresses and mountain passes. The serene landscape opens up to the panoramic view of Mt. Jumolhari and Jhichu Drake. The essence of the tour is in interacting with the locals in the streets and observing the daily practices of the monks in dzongs.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:       

Arrival in Paro and sightseeing

Day 2:

Drive from Paro to Thimphu, then Punakha (126km,3 to 4 hours) via Dochu La pass (3100m/10,200ft)

Day 3:

Sightseeing tour to Punakha (6 to 8 hours)

Day 4:

Drive from Punakha to Paro via Chuzom and Tamchog Lhakhang (120km, 4 to 5 hours)

Day 5:

Drive to Chele La pass (3,988m/13,083ft) and hike to Kila Nunnery (3810m/, 7-9 hours)

Day 6:

Sightseeing at Paro

Day 7:

Sightseeing hike to Paro Taktsang/Tiger’s Nest Monastery for sightseeing (3120m/ 10,236 ft, 6.4 km, 5 to 6 hours)

Day 8:

Final Departure from Paro International Airport

Conclusion

All the above-mentioned Bhutan Luxury Tour Packages takes you to the beautiful valleys of Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu city while offering the finest accommodation facilities. All the tours are popular for being easy yet adventurous. If you wish to clear any of your doubts regarding the luxury tour that you want to take, then you can contact us. We offer the best guidance and planning of your desired tour package.

Images : Six Senses  Amankora, Como Uma



  • Author: Naba Raj Amgai
  • Posted on: Sunday Dec 27, 2020

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Frank Wilson | Wed Jun 9, 2021
Those luxury trips would definitely worth doing someday . My friends who have already done all those trips kept on admiring the experience he had in Bhutan . Till that time I planned to go and actually this article helped me discover many things about it. I am impressed.
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Jagger Cotton | Mon May 17, 2021
I'm surprised that I have never heard of any of these tours in Bhutan. Good part is that now I know that there are never-heard tours in Bhutan, and other countries as well, and I'm glad that you as a travel company bring forward all these info for trekkers and travelers like myself. Great job.
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Alfred Johnson | Sat May 15, 2021
What actually is Uma and Como mentioned in the article? They look quite impressive though.
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Naba Raj Amgai, stepped into the world of travel and tourism in 1996. He is Founder and Managing Director of Third Rock Adventures.

Beginning his journey in the tourism industry as a humble Porter Guide to founding hospitality establishments and an adventure travel company, he has come a long way.

In a career spanning more than two decades, he has achieved more than anybody dreams of achieving. Along with his professional achievements, his selfless contribution towards his community and society has won him a lot of accolades and praises.

Having dedicated more than two decades in the tourism and hospitality sector, he has amassed a wealth of experience.

After passing high school, he began helping out some trekking guides and was soon recruited as a porter guide at a reputed trekking agency. Within a short time, he was individually guiding clients across the well-known trails of the Himalayas.

He went on to lead tour groups on multi-country tours to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Being a part of mountain climbing expeditions familiarised him with expedition logistics and operations. Later on, he went to become the Executive Director and took over the reins of Operations, Sales and Marketing departments. Spending several years in the tourism field has made Naba Raj Amgai a destination expert.

Travelling is his passion and he has been to many countries across the world – USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Holland, Germany, Austria and many parts of Asia.

His journeys to different parts of the world have enriched his travel experience and knowledge. This experience has been instrumental in planning and organizing successful trips for several clients.

As of today many reputed travel companies, hotels and restaurants are under his leadership. A dynamic and proactive leader, he continues to inspire and motivate people from all walks of life.

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