Family Holidays


Bhutan is a great holiday destination for families who love exploring and being outdoors. The culture, food, dress, architecture and natural beauty are exceptionally unique and special.

Wide-open spaces, hands-on engagement with Bhutanese culture, and services of a professional guide enhance this already great family adventure. We can arrange a variety of activities for active families such as walking, trekking and camping, mountain biking, rafting, horse riding and archery matches.

Interested families can also stay in a Bhutanese farmhouse, learn to cook Bhutanese cuisine, or visit a traditional school where you can join students and try your hand at creating one of the kingdom’s Zorig Chusum (13 traditional arts and handicrafts).

DAY 1: PARO – THIMPHU ( 54 km)

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport
  • Meet the representatives from Bhutan Journeys
  • 2 hours drive to Thimphu(The Capital of Bhutan)
  • On arrival, leisure time in Thimphu city.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 2: THIMPHU VALLEY EXPLORATION

Visit following places of cultural interest.

  • National Memorial Chorten (Stupa)
  • Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue, 169ft)
  • Institute of Arts & Crafts School
  • Visit Changangkha monastery
  • Takin Enclosure
  • Archery
  • Handicrafts

Other options:

  • Hike to Tango and Chari Monasteries(an ancient monasteries in the Thimphu region)
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong (The main seat of government).

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 3: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA (71km)

  • Depart to Punakha (an ancient Capital of Bhutan) via Dochula pass (3050m / 10,000ft). Magnificent views of eastern Himalayas
  • Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility- Drukpa Kunley, Divine Madman) and Lobesa Village

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 4: PUNAKHA

  • Visit Punakha Dzong( The winter residence of Je-Khenpo “Chief Abbot” and central monk body)
  • Drive to the riverside and sock in the fresh river of water
  • Kids will participate in painting scenery from the river bank sand
  • Participate in whitewater rafting.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 5: PUNAKHA – PARO (130km)

  • Drive to Paro via Thimphu
  • En-route visit Royal Botanical Garden
  • Simtokha Dzong ( first Dzong built in Bhutan)
  • Evening visit Paro Dzong (An administrative center of the Paro district and religious institute for monks).

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 6: PARO

  • Drive to Chele pass (3988meters), highest motorable road in Bhutan.
  • You will view the Mount Jhomolhari and Jichu Drakey on a clear day.
  • Visit farm house to experience the way of living.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 7: PARO

  • Excursion hike to Taktsang (Tiger Nest) monastery
  • Visit Kyichu Lhakhang

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

  • Transfer to airport for your international flight destination.

Price

For travel during high season

  • USD 2, 073  for 1 person
  • USD 2, 003 per person for 2 person
  • USD 1, 793 per person for group with 3 or more

For Travel during low season

  • USD 1, 723 for 1 person traveler
  • USD 1,653 per person for 2 person travelers
  • USD 1, 443 per person for group of 3 and above

Included

  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • All meals included (B/L/ D) at 3 star hotels and restaurants
  • Transportation for the entire tour
  • Service of licensed English-speaking guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government fee, Royalty and taxes & surcharge for group travelling as one or two person
  • Entrance fee museum, monument, permits etc.
  • Mineral water

Not Included

  • Airfare for your desired flight sector to fly into and depart from Bhutan
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
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