Bhutan Getaway

Bhutan Getaway

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Welcome to the journey of eye-catching beauty, rich cultural heritage, and serene landscapes. In this carefully crafted 8-day tour of Bhutan, we invite you to immerse yourself in the heart of the Himalayas and experience the incredible kingdom of Bhutan. 

This one-week journey will take you to the most famous cities of Bhutan, including Paro, Thimphu, Wangdi, Punakha, Phobjikha, and Gangtey. Also, this incredible tour will let you enjoy two famous hikes in Bhutan i.e. Tiger's Nest Hike and Hike to Chimi Lhakhang Temple. You will get a golden opportunity to explore the country’s enormous culture, history, and natural beauty, as well as interact with local people to get a taste of rural Bhutanese life. Customize your Bhutan 8-day itinerary according to your needs and preferences in case the package does not suit your needs. With this Incredible Bhutan Tour, you are sure to make lifelong memories of your time in Bhutan. 

The Bhutan 8-day tour is perfect for those looking to experience the unique culture and jaw-dropping scenery of this precious country. On this 8-day Bhutan tour package, travelers will have the opportunity to sample the traditional food of Bhutan, enjoy traditional Bhutanese music & dances, and immerse themselves in the culture of this fascinating land. With its serene landscapes, smiling people, and rich culture, Bhutan is the ideal destination for an 8-day-long escape. 

Starting from the beautiful Paro Valley, you will explore many unique destinations that this place has to offer. You will explore the present and also the old capital city of Bhutan. You will also be fascinated by the Buddhist atmosphere around you and explore the ancient temples and monasteries. The Phobjikha and Punakha Valley will take your breath away, and the smiley local faces around you will surely make you forget all your problems.

The incredible Bhutan stands as a shining example of sustainable development and environmental conservation. With its serious commitment to maintaining carbon-neutral activities, Bhutan is not just a travel destination, it's also a lesson for harmonious coexistence with nature.

Whether you are seeking spiritual enlightenment, cultural enrichment, or breathtaking scenery, the 8-day tour of Bhutan promises an experience that transcends the ordinary. Embarking on a 7-night 8-day Bhutan tour is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a world where happiness and prosperity are prioritized, traditions are cherished, and nature is revered.

So, pack your bags for the life-changing Bhutan 8-day itinerary, and let us be your travel companions on this journey to the “Land Of Happy Faces”. 

Major Highlights of 7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour 

  • Dochula Pass

This fascinating destination encapsulates the spiritual and natural essence of Bhutan, offering visitors a unique opportunity to connect with Bhutan's rich history and its awe-inspiring landscapes. Located at an altitude of around 3,100 meters, this mountain pass acts as a gateway to panoramic vistas that stretch far and wide. The Dochula Pass stands as a remarkable testament to the country’s spiritual essence and one of the important highlights of the 8-day Bhutan tour itinerary. Dochula Pass gains visitors not just for its stunning views but also for the 108 stupas built here. Against the backdrop of majestic snow-capped peaks, these stupas create an awe-inspiring sight that touches both heart and soul.

  • Hike To Chimi Lhakhang Temple

Chimi Lhakhang, also popular as the “Temple of Fertility” emerges as another captivating highlight during the Incredible Bhutan Tour. This delightful short hike will guide you through the scenic rural landscapes, beautiful villages, and terraced fields that paint a scenic panorama. The temple itself holds an exceptional blend of religion and cultural significance, believed to bless couples with the blessings of good fortune and fertility. Upon reaching the sacred Chimi Lhakhang, you’ll find yourself rewarded with a vibrant temple adorned with an array of colorful prayer flags dancing in the wind.

Highlights of 7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour 

  • Scenic mountain flight to Paro
  • Visit the local farmhouses and pristine villages
  • Explore Thimphu and learn about its unique culture and traditions
  • Taste the authentic food of Bhutan
  • Amazing drive to Punakha Valley via Dochula Pass
  • Visit the ancient forts, monasteries, and temples
  • Explore several Government Institutions and Museums 

Physical Fitness for 8 Days Tour of Bhutan

Maintaining good physical fitness is a vital aspect to consider when going on a Bhutan 8-day tour. As you travel through enchanting valleys, visit ancient monasteries, and engage in cultural interactions, a reasonable degree of physical fitness and preparations will enhance your overall enjoyment. For the hiking destinations in Bhutan, a moderate level of fitness is enough to enjoy the journey. During the hike, listen to your body and pace yourself accordingly.

Best Time For 8 Days Tour of Bhutan

From high mountains, lowland subtropical plans, and lush jungles, you can find similar weather conditions in Nepal. The best time to visit Bhutan is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). Throughout these months, you’ll enjoy clean and fresh air under clear and sunny skies. January and February bring more cold temperatures, while June-August marks the anticipated monsoon season, bringing occasional heavy rainfall. 


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  • Your Bhutan tour starts as you touch down at Paro International Airport. Commencing from that point, a picturesque journey leads you to the dynamic capital city of Thimphu, where your tour guide and driver will be your companions throughout the Bhutan tour.
  • Along the way, you'll be treated to captivating views of Bhutan's amazing landscapes, with stunning valleys and majestic mountains welcoming you.
  • Accommodation Standard Hotel
  • MealsWelcome Donner
  • Maximum Altitude2,200 m
  • This day is all about immersing yourself in the heart of Bhutanese heritage and traditions. We begin this day by visiting the National Memorial Chorten, a stunning monument that stands as a tribute to Bhutan’s Third King and is a symbol of spiritual holiness.
  • After visiting the memorial, we visit the Tashichho Dzong, a grand fortress that serves as the seat of Bhutan’s government and a religious center.
  • The majestic structure, adorned with fluttering prayer flags, overlooks the city and the Wong Chu River, creating an atmosphere of reverence and tranquility.
  • As you navigate the colorful streets of Thimphu, don’t miss the chance to explore the bustling local markets. The markets offer a unique window into Bhutan’s artistic heritage, where skilled artisans showcase their craftsmanship through intricate details and vibrant colors. 
    • Start your morning by driving to the lowlands of Punakha Valley, passing the Dochula Pass. Here you will find the first major mountain pass in the western part of Bhutan, adorned with colorful prayer flags, and the 108 Chortens on the top.
    • The former capital embraces you with open arms, and your eyes will be drawn to the magnificent sight of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers converging.
    • On the way to Punakha, we stop by Lobesa village and take a hike to Chimi Lhakhang Temple (Temple of Fertility). Many childless women visit this temple to seek blessings for a child. If the weather is clear, you can even see the highest mountain in Bhutan, Gangkhar Puensum (7,570m) the highest unclimbed mountain in the world.
    • Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
      • After enjoying a delicious breakfast, we’ll embark on an exciting journey to the majestic nunnery atop Walakha Hill before continuing our journey north to the stunning Namgyal Chorten.
      • The chorten sits atop a ridge near the Punakha River and requires a 30-minute drive from town, followed by a 45-minute uphill hike.
      • Next, we’ll visit the Punakha Dzong situated at the junction of the Pho Chu and Mo Chhu rivers.
      • Spend the night at a hotel in Punakha.
        • On this day, you leave Punakha behind and travel towards the serene valley of Phobjikha, also known as Gangtey.
        • Here, we will visit the mesmerizing Gangtey Monastery. This monastery not only serves as a spiritual center but also offers a breathtaking view of the valley below. This stunning place also serves as the winter habitat for endangered black-necked cranes.
        • Spend the night in Gangtey and prepare for the next morning's adventure. 
          • On this day, embark on a stunning journey as you bid farewell to the serenity of Phobjikha Valley and set your journey towards the enchanting town of Paro. En route, we stop to visit the Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of Bhutan built in 1627 A.D, and now serving as the school for Buddhist studies.
          • Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
            • After breakfast, we leave for a hike to Paro Taktsang Monastery which will take around 2 hours to reach the top.
            • This hike is a test of both wonder and determination. For those who cannot walk uphill, a horse can be managed for their comfort.
            • The views along the way are awe-inspiring, with glimpses of the lush Paro Valley and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. After your hike, take a walk in the streets of Paro for some shopping and a delicious lunch in a cozy place.
            • Spend the night in the hotel in Paro.
              • With hearts full of good memories, it's time to say goodbye to the Land of the Thunder Dragon.
              • A scenic drive takes you back to the airport for your onward journey back home.
              • Reflect on the experiences and encounters that have made your 8-day tour of Bhutan an unforgettable journey.

                What's Included

                • Airport pick up and drop off
                • All sightseeing entrance fees
                • A private vehicle for all the transfers and sightseeing
                • 8 days accommodation
                • All local tourism taxes
                • English speaking friendly local tour guide for your entire trip
                • Government tourism royalty fees and taxes
                • All kinds of beverages
                • Insurances (Any Kind)
                • Visa Fee ($50)
                • Airfare and airport taxes
                • Personal expenses (video fees, laundry, calls, tipping)
                • Sustainable Development Fees (SDF)

                Additional Info

                Payment Procedure

                • With Footprint Adventure,  a 30% down payment of the tour's total package cost is necessary to book your spot. Three days before the departure date, the remaining balance must be paid in full. You have the option of paying with a credit card or through an online transfer. You can use your credit card without any problem because every transaction is securely managed, although there is a service charge included.


                • During your Incredible Bhutan Tour, you'll enjoy stays at comfortable and meticulously arranged hotels. These accommodations seamlessly combine modern amenities with the captivating aura of traditional Bhutanese charm, guaranteeing a peaceful and refreshing experience.


                • Always ask for permission before taking pictures of people and their belongings, especially in remote areas. Being a responsible tourist you must be cordial with the locals of the rural areas. Follow the advice of your guide, because photography might be restricted in some temples and holy sites.


                • To travel in Bhutan you need to acquire a visa, which is managed by our experienced team on your behalf. It is necessary to provide valid and timely details for easy and smooth visa processing.

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