Home Tour Packages Druk Nomadic Tour

Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destination Covered : Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Trongsa, Bumthang, Mongar, Trashigang

Tour Activities : Adventure, Bird Watching, Forts and Palaces, Road Trip, Trekking, Hiking, Yak Safari, Monuments & Historical Places, Sightseeing

Tour Themes : Adventure Tours

USD 811

Per Person

* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour Overview

Nomadic tour highlights exploring the extreme eastern Bhutan, where semi-nomadic people called as Brokpas live at Merak and Sakteng. They live in the high Himalayas with unique tradition and culture, making popular destination for the tourists. They are identified with unique style of dress they wear and the type of headgear made out of yak-hair. They speak different dialect which it is being spoken only in their villages. Primarily the nomad people depend on Yaks for their daily livelihoods.
Beside exploration, we can have exclusive sightseeing starting from deep valley to the highest snow capped ranges, temples, and numerous flora and fauna when travelling from Paro till Trashi gang. (500km).The final destination to Merak and Sakteng need to be hiked for 6 days (round trip). The trek would pass through Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to the endangered snow leopard and Red Panda, Himalayan bear, Red fox and indeed legendary Yeti.
The best time for this trek is from March to May and September to November.

Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Druk Nomadic Tour
Your very first day travelling to Bhutan by Druk Air is going to be fascinating with the first glance over Bhutan Himalayan Scenery. Upon arrival at the Paro International airport, you will be greeted by our representative and you will be transferred to Thimphu (2hrs drive), the capital city of Bhutan.

• Memorial Chorten:
It is the Iconic figure in Thimphu Valley. It was built in memory of the third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in 1974.
• Amazing Buddha statue:
The Statue 177ft tall, is reputed as the largest Shakyamuni Buddha Statue in the world. It is located on the ridge of the mountain overlooking the capital city. Evening will be a leisure time to move around.
• Takin animal:
It is a unique looking animal. According to Bhutanese folklore, this incredible animal was created by the famous Buddhist master, Lam Drukpa Kuenlay affectionately known as ‘The Divine Madman’. The takin was given life when he attached a goat’s skull to the skeleton of a cow. It is also the National Animal of Bhutan.
• Tashi Chodzong:
It is one of the popular and landmarks in Thimphu. It houses secretariat building, offices of His Majesty the King, Throne Room, central monastic body and offices of Ministers.
Evening will have a leisure time; you may stroll around Thimphu town and the Craft bazaar for unique souvenirs.
Overnight, stay at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 2
Druk Nomadic Tour
Morning after breakfast you will drive to Punakha and on the way will stop for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters). The passes are marked by either Chorten or cluster of prayer flags.
• Dochu La Pass:
It is one of the most loved passes that have 360-degree View point, blessed with 108 stupas built with perfect back drop of stunning Himalayas in the distance.
• Punakha Dzong:
It is one of the magnificent Dzongs (fortress) of Bhutan surrounded by Pho Chu the male and Mo Chu, the female rivers. This Dzong also replicates like the Majestic Ship being floated on these rivers.
• Suspension Bridge:
It is one of the longest swinging bridges (160m) ever built in the country. It is the must visit sight in Punakha valley.
Evening will be leisure time, you may explore around Khuru town.
Overnight, halt at the hotel in Punakha.
Day 3
Druk Nomadic Tour
As you proceed towards Trongsa, reaching at Pele La Pass, you will come across the yaks grazing on the vast green land, Golden langur, wild pheasant and the variety of Rhododendron flowers. Reaching at Trongsa, you will visit the following places.
• Trongsa Dzong:
Trongsa Dzong is considered as the largest Dzong built in 1648. During olden days, it had served as an ancestral home to the Royal Family. King in Bhutan holds the post of Trongsa Penlop at Trongsa Dzong prior being crowned as the King.
• Ta Dzong:
During earlier days, Ta Dzong had served as a watch tower overlooking Trongsa Dzong and now it is converted into a state-of beautiful Art and Heritage Museum. Overnight, you will halt at the hotel in Bumthang
Day 4
Druk Nomadic Tour
• Yathra weaving centre at Chummy.

• Jaker Dzong, (Castle of white bird):
Jaker Dzong dominates the Chamkhar valley, built in 1549. This Dzong played as the fortress of defense for the whole eastern region and also it served as the seat of the first King of Bhutan. Now it houses the offices for the district administration, courts and the monk bodies.
• Kurjey Lhakhang:
It is dedicated to the saint Guru Padmasambhava who had meditated here in 8th century.
• Jambey Lhakhang:
It is one of the 108 monasteries built by King Songtsen Goenpo in the 7th century to subdue evil spirits in the Himalayan region.
Evening leisure time you may go around brushing the Chamkhar town.

• Cheese factory: This the main center for Cheese production that supplies to other parts of the country. Overnight in Bumthang
Day 5
Druk Nomadic Tour
Today the driving will be going through numerous Passes and down the Valleys. Such as like Sertangla pass (3590m), URA Valley, Thrumshingla National Park (3750M) and Kurichu valley a very good area for bird watching. Gradually driving past terraced rice paddies and pine forests we arrive at Monger. Overnight, halt at the hotel in Monger.
Day 6
Druk Nomadic Tour
From Monger the road ascends a while to Kori La pass (2400m) and next descend from the pass you will cross Yadi, a small town. Continue your drive to cross the Sherichhu river bridge and Dangme Chhu river bridge (Chakzam) from there you ascend till Trashi gang. You will notice that Trashi gang is a compact and bustling town which acts as a business hub in eastern Bhutan.
Overnight, halt at the hotel in Trashi gang
Day 7
Druk Nomadic Tour
19KM | 7-8 HOURS | 2217M ASCENT | 230M DESCENT | CAMP ALT 3124M

Today is the day; we will drive till Chaling and from there where we will start hike to discover the eastern Himalayas.

• Scenic yak herder’s Huts pitched on the hill side
• Yaks and Sheep grazing on the vast greenery pasture
Night halt at Donmang chu Camp.
Day 8
Druk Nomadic Tour
14KM | 5 HOURS | 396M ASCENT | CAMP ALT 3520M

• Trail is interesting, mostly will have to follow winding and twisting rivers till you reach Merak Village.
• View from Camp site is spectacular against nearby mountains and villages.
Night halt in Camp at Merak Village.
Day 9
Druk Nomadic Tour
16KM | 5 HOURS | 633M ASCENT | 1073M DESCENT | CAMP ALT 3080M

• Toughest journey of the trek, crossing the highest Nachung La pass at 4153m.
• Trail leads on tree-line with Juniper and Rhododendron
Night halt at Camp Miksakteng.
Day 10
Druk Nomadic Tour
16KM | 5 HOURS | 633M ASCENT | 1073M DESCENT | CAMP ALT 3080M

• Trail will have high chances to spot Red Panda
• Camp will be pitched on outskirt of Sakteng Village.
Night halt at Camp, Sagteng village
Day 11
Druk Nomadic Tour
• Discover Sakteng village and explore their lifestyle and unique culturist ethnic group.
Night halt at Camp, Sagteng Village.
Day 12
Druk Nomadic Tour
17KM | 7 HOURS | 74M ASCENT | 1291M DESCENT | CAMP ALT 1800M

• One should be vigilant to spot more Red Panda among trees.
Day 13
Druk Nomadic Tour
12KM | 5-6 HOURS | 346M ASCENT | 942M DESCENT

• On way back, you may stop at Rangjung to visit Rangjung Monastery located on a picturesque hilltop, founded by His Eminence the Garab Rinpoche.
Overnight at Hotel in Trashigang.
Day 14
Druk Nomadic Tour
Trashi gang to Yonphula, the drive takes a little more than an hour. You will then take a flight from Yonphula to Paro which takes only 45 minutes.
• Paro National Museum:
The Museum houses some of the finest Bhutanese arts and Crafts and the detail exhibition on National bio-diversity of Bhutan.
• Paro Rinpung Dzong:
It is the beautiful Dzong built at the bank of Pa chu river. It is believed to have built on the heap of jewel. The figure is adorned with the traditional wooden cantilever bridge built at its foreground.
Overnight, halt the hotel in Paro
Day 15
Druk Nomadic Tour
A short adventurous hike to Taktsang is the most rewarding and fulfilling visits of the entire tour. It is the heartland for the pilgrimage in Bhutan. The temple, popularly known as the “Tiger’s nest” is perched on the side of the cliff at a height of 900m above the Paro valley. It is the must visit sight of the entire tour. The uphill hike takes about 3 to 4 hours for normal hiker. Initial you may face challenged to hike but it is rewarding once you get to the real sight. Lunch will be served at cafeteria restaurant located up on the mountain.
If time permits, you will go for the following sightseeing. You may complete some last-minute shopping for souvenirs in Paro town
• Hot stone bath: (evening):
Towards conclusion of your tour, we recommend you to experience the best of Bhutanese traditional Hot Stone Bath for revitalization after days of your tiring treks and tours.. Your aches and pains will just melt away as you relax in and will emerge with renewed vigor and vitality.
Overnight, halt at the hotel in Paro.
Day 16
After breakfast, you will drive to airport for departure. Our representative will bid you a farewell.

More Details about Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Tour


  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guide
  • Welcome Drink
  • Accommodation
  • Mineral Water
  • Visa Services
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • Government Royalty SDF and Tax.


  • 1. Fight to and from Bhutan
  • 2. Alcoholic beverage
  • 3. Travel Insurance.
  • 4. Entry fee to Parks & Monuments.
  • 5. 4 & 5 Star Accommodation (Extra charge will apply)
  • 6. Personal expenses
  • 7. Tips for guide & driver.
  • 8. Domestic flight ( Available, need to make extra payment upon the package amount)

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 811 / Adult ( With Tax )


City Hotel Name Star Rating
City Thimphu Hotel Name Bhutan Boutique Residency Star Rating 3
City Punakha Hotel Name Hotel Kingaling / Punakha Residency Star Rating 3
City Bumthang Hotel Name Yu-Gharling Resort / Home stay Star Rating 3
City Mongar Hotel Name Wangchuk Hotel Star Rating 3
City Trashigang Hotel Name Druk Doethjung Resort Star Rating 3
City Paro Hotel Name Hotel Ratna Vara Star Rating 3


  • • INDIVISUAL DISCOUNT: 50% on minimum daily package shall be given to one person in a group of 11 people. 100% discount shall be given to one member in a group exceeding 16 persons.
  • • GROUP DISCOUNT: More people, More discount in PACKAGES.
  • • Balance payment: The remaining payment or 100% payment must be made one week prior to the arrival date or can be done on the arrival day in Bhutan.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
  • * Refund will be made within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.
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