Our packages

Short time visit…
Rewotala Holidays has most flexible tour packages that suit you and your needs. We understand your tight schedule yet an immense desire to have a glimpse of the Last Shangri-La-Bhutan. In this case too, we assure you not to worry. You can be with us for few days travelling around the capital city covering two- three districts and their strategic locations. Have a feel of this beautiful country and fly back to your destination remembering to come back to be with us again, and again.

Have some days in hand…
This should be great news for you. You will then have an opportunity to reach even the eastern part of Bhutan. You will be travelling through virgin forest, landslides, rocky mountains, natural habitats and many more of these kind of natural world.

You are welcome to visit Bhutan starting from 2 nights, 3 days. In any case, Rewotala Holidays welcomes you to Bhutan.

1.NINE DAYS INTERIOR BHUTAN TOUR

Day 1: Arrival. Drive Paro to Thimphu
Pick up from Paro Interational Airport (2280m). Depending on the arrival time of the Druk Air flight, you will either be served a meal in Paro or be driven straight to Thimphu, the capital city, which is about 53 kilometres away. The drive normally takes about an hour and a half. If Thimphu is reached early, you can go out in the town and mingle with the Bhutanese people. Dinner will be served in hotel.

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Thimphu (2320m) includes visits to : National Library which was established in 1967 and has many ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts); Painting School or the National Institute for Zorig Chusum (the 13 traditional arts and crafts like painting, woodcarving, embroidery and statue making; National Memorial Chorten which was built in 1974 in memory of the third King of Bhutan; Semtokha Dzong which is about five kilometres south of Thimphu. Semtokha Dzong was built in 1629 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Today it houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.); Tashichhodzong the seat of the government of Bhutan. It houses the secretariat, the Throne Room, His Majesty’s secretariat, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and the Ministry of Finance. If the sight seeing falls on the weekend you can visit Thimphu’s open vegetable market where farmers from the nearby regions gather to sell their produce.

Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha/Wangduephodrang
The first stop on this road journey is at Dochula pass at 3,140 meters. Dochula is about 23 kilometres from Thimphu and during a clear day it offers a clear view of the Himalayas. After refreshments in Dochula the journey continues to Punakha. Lunch will be served at the hotel. After lunch sightseeing in Punakha and Wangduephodrang. Punakha Dzong was built in 1637 and was the former capital of Bhutan. It lies at the confluence of the Mo Chu (female river) and the Pho Chu (male river). Punakha Dzong still serves as the winter residence of the Central Monk Body. Wangduephodrang is about 21 kilometres from Punakha and its dzong which sits on the top of the high ridge was built in 1638. The ridge provides a panoramic view of the valley. Return to hotel where dinner is served.

Day 4: Wangduephodrang/Punakha to Trongsa
After the breakfast drive to Trongsa. Trongsa is 129 kilometres from Wangduephodrang. Check-in to hotel.

Day 5 : Trongsa Sightseeing, drive to Gangtey
After breakfast visit Trongsa Dzong, one of Bhutan¹s oldest historical, political and religious monuments also known as Druk Minjur Chhoekhor Rabtentse Dzong. Built 463 years ago, Trongsa dzong sits high on a ridge overlooking the Mangde Chhu (river) and represents an important link with Bhutan¹s precious institution of monarchy. It was the dzong where future Kings formalised their ascension as Chhoetse Penlop before ascending the Golden Throne. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck’s investituture ceremony as the Chhoetse Penlop in Trongsa Dzong took place on October 30, 2004. Visit Ta Dzong, the watchtower of the Trongsa Dzong. The chapel inside the tower is dedicated to the Jigme Namgyal, the 19th century Trongsa penlop (governor). After lunch drive to Gantey

Day 6: Gantey Sightseeing
Gangtey Goempa overlooks the large green expanse of Phobjikha valley, a glacial valley on the western slopes of the black mountain range. The valley is an important wildlife centre in Bhutan and is the roosting ground of the endangered blacked necked cranes that fly there from the Tibtean plateau during the winter grounds. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 7: Gangtey to Paro Via Thimphu
Drive to Paro after the breakfast. Lunch on the way in Thimphu. Overnight Halt at Paro.

Day 8: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast, visit the National Museum housed in the Ta-Dzong which was built in 1656 and served as the watch tower of Paro Dzong in the past. Visit Paro Dzong, also called the Rinchen Phug Dzong, which means fortress on a heap of Jewels. Paro Dzong is one of the most impressive and well-known dzongs of Bhutan and was built in 1644. After lunch in town, proceed towards Drukgyel Dzong, 14 kilometres from the Paro town. Also known as the fortress of victory Drukgyel Dzong was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invaders in 1644. Enroute to Drukgyel you can view the Taktshang monastery perched on a cliff about 900 metres above the valley floor. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the eighth century flew to a cave in Taktshang spot on a tigress and mediated for three months. Return to the hotel. Dinner in hotel.

Day 9: Departure
After an early breakfast, our representative will see you off at the Paro International Airport.

2.12 DAYS CENTRAL BHUTAN TOUR

 

Day 1: Arrival and Drive from Paro to Thimphu.

Pick up from Paro International Airport (2280m). Depending on the arrival time of the Druk Air flight, you will either be served a meal in Paro or be driven straight to Thimphu, the capital city, which is about 53 kilometers away. The drive normally takes about an hour and a half. If Thimphu is reached early, you can go out in the town and mingle with the Bhutanese people. Dinner will be served in hotel.

 

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing

Sightseeing in Thimphu (2320m) includes visits to, National Library which was established in 1967 and has many ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts); Painting School or the National Institute for Zorig Chusum (the 13 traditional arts and crafts like painting, woodcarving, embroidery and statue making; National Memorial Chorten which was built in 1974 in memory of the third King of Bhutan; Semtokha Dzong which is about five kilometers south of Thimphu. Semtokha Dzong was built in 1629 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Today it houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.); Tashichhodzong the seat of the government of Bhutan. It houses the secretariat, the Throne Room, His Majesty’s secretariat, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and the Ministry of Finance. If the sight seeing falls on the weekend you can visit Thimphu’s open vegetable market where farmers from the nearby regions gather to sell their produce.

 

Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha/Wangduephodrang

The first stop on this road journey is at Dochula pass at 3,140 meters. Dochula is about 23 kilometers from Thimphu and during a clear day it offers a clear view of the Himalayas. After refreshments in Dochula the journey continues to Punakha. Lunch will be served at the hotel. After lunch sightseeing in Punakha and Wangduephodrang. Punakha Dzong was built in 1637 and was the former capital of Bhutan. It lies at the confluence of the Mo Chu (female river) and the Pho Chu (male river). Punakha Dzong still serves at the winter residence as the winter residence of the Central Monk Body. Wangduephodrang is about 21 kilometres from Punakha and its dzong which sits on the top of the high ridge was built in 1638. The ridge provides a panoramic view of the valley. Return to hotel where dinner will be served.

 

 

Day 4: Wangduephodrang/Punakha to Trongsa

After the breakfast drive to Trongsa. Trongsa is 129 kilometers from Wangduephodrang. Check-in to hotel. Check-in to the hotel.

 

Day 5 : Trongsa Sightseeing, Drive Trongsa to Bumthang

After breakfast visit Trongsa Dzong, one of Bhutan’s oldest historical, political and religious monuments also known as Druk Minjur Chhoekhor Rabtentse Dzong. Built 463 years ago, Trongsa dzong sits on a high on ridge overlooking the Mangde Chhu (river) and represents an important link with Bhutan’s precious institution of monarchy. It was the dzong where future Kings formalized their ascension as Chhoetse Penlop before ascending the Golden Throne. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck’s investituture ceremony as the Chhoetse Penlop in Trongsa Dzong took place on October 30, 2004. Visit Ta Dzong, the watchtower of the Trongsa Dzong. The chapel inside the tower is dedicated to the Jigme Namgyal, the 19th century Trongsa penlop (governor). After the Lunch Drive to Bumthang, 68 kilometres away. It is one of the easier and scenic drives as it passes through many villages and monasteries as the highway enters the Bumthang valley. Check in to Hotel.

 

Day 6: Bumthang Sightseeing

After the breakfast Visit Jakar Dzong, the largest Dzong in Bhutan. It has a circumference of 1500 metres. Visit the Kurje Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastry and the Swiss Farm. Check in to Hotel.

 

Day 7: Ura Sightseeing

Proceed to Ura (48 kilometres from Jakar), a valley to the south-east of Jakar. It is believed to have been the home of the earliest inhabitants of Bhutan. Ura is a very beautiful valley with Buddhist monasteries and traditional houses. After the lunch, Drive back to Bumthang.

 

Day 8: Bumthang to Gangtey

After breakfast drive to Gangtey Goempa in Phobjikha valley. Gangtey Goempa overlooks the large green expanse of Phobjikha valley, a glacial valley on the western slopes of the black mountain range. The valley is an important wildlife centre in Bhutan and is the roosting ground of the endangered blacked necked cranes that fly there from the Tibtean plateau during the winter grounds. Overnight in Hotel.

 

Day 9: Gangtey to Paro via Thimphu

Drive to Paro after the breakfast. Lunch on the way in Thimphu. Overnight Halt at Paro.

 

Day 10: Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast, visit the National Museum housed in the Ta-Dzong which was built in 1656 and served as the watch tower of Paro Dzong in the past. Visit Paro Dzong, also called the Rinchen Phug Dzong, which means fortress on a heap of Jewels. Paro Dzong is one of the most impressive and well-known dzongs of Bhutan and was built in 1644. After lunch in town, proceed towards Drukgyel Dzong, 14 kilometres from the Paro town. Also known as the fortress of victory Drukgyel Dzong was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invaders in 1644. Return to the hotel. Dinner will be served in the hotel.

Day 11: Taksang Excursion

After breakfast, drive for about eight kilometres north of Paro town to visit Bhutan’s most well known monastery, Taktshang or Tiger’s Lair perched on a cliff 900 metres above the valley floor. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the eighth century flew to a cave in Taktshang spot on a tigress and mediated for three months. The trek to the monastery and back takes about four hours. Lunch will be served in the cafeteria near the monastry. . Drive back to the Hotel.

Day 12: Departure

After an early breakfast, our representative will see you off at the Paro International Airport.

 

3.CULTURAL TOUR

  Bumthang
Bumthang, the spiritual heart of Bhutan, is about 68 Km from Trongsa and at an altitude of 2800 m.. It is one of the easier and scenic drives as it passes through many villages and monasteries as the highway enters the Bumthang valley. There are several monasteries, temples and traditional houses, apart from the fields of buckwheat, apples and barley. Bumthang is popular for weaving especially woolen clothes. Other places of attraction are Kurje Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastry and the Swiss Farm.

 

  Jakar Dzong
Jakar Dzong, the largest Dzong in Bhutan, which is built in 1667, is located in Bumthang. It has a circumference of 1500 metres. The Dzong was damaged by fire and earthquake in the past.

PARO

Located at the altitude of about 2280, the Paro Valley is the first place where the visitors who take a Druk Air flight encounter. The breathtaking view of the valley is seen from the flight in a clear sky; even the regular visitors’ thirst to see this view is never quenched.

  Taksang Monastery

Taktshang or Tiger’s nest is the most well know monastery of Bhutan floating on the high cliff.  Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the eighth century flew to a cave in Taktshang spot on a tigress and mediated for three months. The trek to the monastery and back takes about four hours.

 

  National Museum

The National Museum is housed in the Ta-Dzong which was built in 1656 and served as the watch tower of Paro Dzong in the past. The museum displays the ancient Bhutanese arts, crafts and weapons.

 

  Drukgyel Dzong

Drukgyel Dzong is 14 kilometres from the Paro town. Also known as the fortress of victory, Drukgyel Dzong was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invaders in 1644.

 

  Paro Dzong

Paro Dzong is also called the Rinchen Phug Dzong, which means fortress on a heap of Jewels. It is one of the most notable and celebrated dzongs of Bhutan and was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal on the old foundation, which was built by Guru Rimpoche

Thimphu

Thimphu, which is located at the altitude of 2380 m, is the capital city of Bhutan.  It takes about one hour by car to reach Thimphu from Paro. Wangchu river flows across the valley. With change in time, the agricultural and natural vegetation are giving way to modern buildings of traditional architectural design. However, the ancient monuments remain unchanged.

  Tashichho Dzong

It was in the year 1216 that the original dzong was built by Lama Gyalwa Lhanangpa. It went through several fires and was rebuilt. It was, however, expanded later to house the government offices for the new capital after Punakha. Tashichho Dzong houses the Throne Room, His Majesty’s secretariat, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and the Ministry of Finance now.

 

  Sitting Buddha

The statue of Buddha is located on the hill top. It will be one of the tallest sitting buddhas in the world. The spectecular view of the Thimphu valley can be seen from here.

 

 

  Memorial Chorten

Memorial Chorten was built in the year 1974 in memory of the Third King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.It is located in the heart of the city, and is visible from most of the places in the city.

Punakha lies in the low altitude of 1220m and the weather is favorable for growing fruits vegetables and food grains. It was the former Capital of Bhutan.

  Punakha Dzong

Punakha Dzong was built in 1637 and was the seat of the government when Punakha was the capital. It lies at the confluence of the Mo Chu (female river) and the Pho Chu (male river). Punakha Dzong still serves as the winter residence of the Central Monk Body.The Dzong was damaged by fire and glacial floods over the years but has been reconstructed with several new temples.

  Wangdi
It is also called Wangdi Phodrang but for daily use, Wangdi is used. It lies in an altitude of 1210 m and it is just about 21 Km from Punakha. It is windy and dusty, especially in the afternoon. Punajanchu River flows across the valley.

 

  Wangdi Dzong
Wangdi dzong sits on the top of the high ridge. It was built in 1638 by Shabdrung Nawang Namgyal. The ridge provides a panoramic view of the valley. On 24th June 2012 the dzong was gutted by fire destroying all the structure of the dzong. The important relics were saved.

 

  Phobjika Valley
Phobjikha valley is a glacial valley on the western slopes of the black mountain range. The valley is an important wildlife centre in Bhutan and is the roosting ground of the endangered blacked necked cranes that fly there from the Tibtean plateau during the winter.

 

  Gangtey Goempa
Gangtey Goempa, located at 2900m, overlooks the large green area of Phobjikha valley. This Temple was established in 1613 and now it has several other buildings for meditation, schools and hostels for monks.

4.5 DAYS GLIMPSE OF BHUTAN

 

Day 1: Arrive Paro Drive to Thimphu

Pick up from Paro Interational Airport (2280m). Depending on the arrival time of the Druk Air flight, you will either be served a meal in Paro or be driven straight to Thimphu, the capital city, which is about 53 kilometres away. The drive normally takes about an hour and a half. If Thimphu is reached early, you can go out in the town and mingle with the Bhutanese people. Dinner will be served in hotel.

 

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing

Sightseeing in Thimphu (2320m) includes visits to : National Library which was established in 1967 and has many ancient Dzongkha and Tibetan texts); Painting School or the National Institute for Zorig Chusum (the 13 traditional arts and crafts like painting, woodcarving, embroidery and statue making; National Memorial Chorten which was built in 1974 in memory of the third King of Bhutan; Semtokha Dzong which is about five kilometres south of Thimphu. Semtokha Dzong was built in 1629 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Today it houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies.); Tashichhodzong the seat of the government of Bhutan. It houses the secretariat, the Throne Room, His Majesty’s secretariat, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and the Ministry of Finance. If the sight seeing falls on the weekend you can visit Thimphu’s open vegetable market where farmers from the nearby regions gather to sell their produce.

 

Day 3: Thimphu to Paro. Paro Sightseeing

The first stop on this road journey is at Dochula pass at 3,140 meters. Dochula is about 23 kilometres from Thimphu and during a clear day it offers a clear view of the Himalayas. After refreshments in Dochula the journey continues to Paro. It is about 72 Km journey from Dochula to Paro. Lunch will be served in the hotel at Paro. In the afternoon the sightseeing of Paro starts. Sightseeing include a visit to the Ta-Dzong (National Museum) which was built in 1656 and served as the watch tower of Paro Dzong in the past. After the Ta-Dzong visit you can go to the town and interact with the local Bhutanese people and do some shopping. Dinner will be served in the hotel.

 

Day 4: Paro Sightseeing

After the Breakfast, proceed towards Drukgyel Dzong, 14 kilometres from the Paro town. Also known as the fortress of victory Drukgyel Dzong was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invaders in 1644. On the way to Drukgyel Dzong you can view Takshang Monastery, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the floor of Paro valley. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the eighth century flew to a cave in Taktshang spot on a tigress and mediated for three months. Return to Paro town for lunch. In the afternoon, visit Paro Dzong also called the Rinchen Phug Dzong, which means fortress on a heap of Jewels. Paro Dzong is one of the most impressive and well-known dzongs of Bhutan and was built in 1644. Return to the hotel and have Tea/Coffee. Visit the town for last minute shopping. Dinner will be served in the hotel.

 

Day 5: Departure

After an early breakfast, our representative will see you off at the Paro International Airport.