Inviting luxury explorers to immerse in Bhutan’s cultural heritage and extraordinary landscape with Como hotels and resorts. Your journey will combine stays at two of luxury Bhutanese resorts – COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha. On this luxury tour to Bhutan, you will explore the kingdom with well experienced guides who would you through the Paro, Punakha and Thimphu Valleys, with activities including day walks, visits to Dochu La, Punakha Dzong, Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery and a day in the bustling capital Thimphu. The itinerary also allows ample time to relax at the luxury resorts, where you can channel the calming spirit of Bhutan into your personal wellbeing with holistic therapies at COMO Shambhala Retreat.
You can take this tour as is or use as a starting point for creating your own ideal tailor made trip to Bhutan. Consider combining this tour with a tour of India.
Fly to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon optional sightseeing of New Delhi. Overnight stay Delhi.
Morning flight to Paro and transfer to Uma Paro, spending sometime settling into your new surroundings. Afternoon sightseeing of Paro town and a temple visit.
Drive to Uma Punakha via Thimphu and Dochu La pass. Take an immersive tour tof Thimphu city taking in some of the major attractions. After leaving Thimphu, the drive to Punakha is spectacular, winding snake-like up the 3,000m-high mountain pass of Dochu La, offering views to 108 chortens (Buddhist shrines), forests of cluttering prayer flags and, on a clear day, sweeping views of the Himalayan range. First of three nights in Uma Punakha.
Full day of exploration through the lush Punakha Valley- a short walk across farmhouses and rice paddies to reach Chimmi Lhakhang, visit to the 300-year-old Punakha Dzong and a gentle walk through homesteads and farmland to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, a shrine recently built by the royal family.
Drive back to Uma Paro via Dochula pass revisiting the Himalayan views, driving through the apple orchards and rice paddies. Spend the rest of the day in this tranquil setting of Uma Paro or opt to try your hand at archery, Bhutan’s national sport.
Explore Paro Valley including a hike to the Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’Monastery, one of Bhutan’s most important pieces of architecture. Evening return to your your hotel, where you can recharge on your final night, enjoying the steam rooms, gym and swimming pool or indulging in one of the COMO Shambhala treatments.
Fly back home.
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