- Visit landmarks and tour Paro, Punakha and Thimphu cities
- Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang)
- Visit fortresses, monasteries and temples throughout Bhutan
- Become acquainted with Bhutanese culture
- Visit Changlimithang Archery Range, a traditional paper factory, and the weekend market
The Bhutan Archery and Market Tour combines all of the traditional reasons for visiting Bhutan, with exciting activities and interesting cultural experiences. The tour includes visits to the Tachogang Lhakhang Temple, a traditional paper production facility, the Thimphu weekend market, the Changlimithang Archery Range, and the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
In addition to the city activities, travelers will experience spectacular views of dense rhododendron and oak forests, and vast mountain and valley landscapes, including the Black Mountain Range, while traveling from area to area. Travelers will also stop at mountain villages while traveling, such as the village just outside of Wangdue Phodrang, known for its marvelous slate and stone carvings.
This trip is perfect for anyone who enjoys outside activities, sculpture art, and shopping.
Please note: Thimphu weekend market is held from Friday to Sunday. So, your Bhutan flight must be scheduled for either Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.
Day 01: Arrive in Paro and go sightseeing.
Day 02: Travel to Thimphu. -01 hr, 2,320 m / 7,610 ft
Day 03: Tour the weekend market, visit Changlimithang Archery Range and handicraft shops
Day 04: Travel to Punakha. -03 hrs, 1,300 m / 4,265 ft
Day 05: Travel to Gangtey. -06 hrs 1,300 m / 4,265 ft
Day 06: Travel to Paro. -04 hrs 2,250 m / 7,382 ft
Day 07: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Day 08: Conclude the tour in Paro.