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13 Nights 14 Days Royal Manas National Park Tour

Royal Manas National Park is the oldest nature preserve in the kingdom of Bhutan, representing the most prominent example of a tropical and sub-tropical ecosystem. It's incredible biodiversity includes hundreds of rare flora and endangered fauna species, biologically diverse protected in the kingdom and noted as one of the world’s biologically outstanding parks. The park connects the southern border with India’s Manas Tiger Reserve, a World Heritage site, and it borders the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park to the north. It gracefully rewards your passion for exploring the beautiful park and can adjust the designed itineraries to suit your interest.

Thimphu, Punakha, Phobjikha, Trongsa, Zhemgang, Gelephu & Paro

Day 1 Paro – Thimphu 

Flying to Bhutan is breathtaking; a flight over the beautiful Himalayan Mountains. Upon your arrival, our representatives settle in a comfortable car and check-in at the Hotel. Then, enjoy the scenic road towards the capital city of Thimphu. Explore Thimphu city and immerse yourself with the local people to get familiar. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 2 Explore Thimphu 

Start your day visiting the National Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of the third king of Bhutan, the oldest Changangkha monastery, Nunnery temple, school of Arts and crafts, and the Folk Heritage Museum. Then, continue visiting Majestic Tashichhodzong and the giant Buddha statue overlooking Thimphu city. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 3 Thimphu – Punakha 

Begin your day enjoying a scenic drive to breathtaking Punakha valley. Make a stopover at Dochula pass (3150m) on a clear day, which offers you a spectacular view of Himalayan ranges. Then, descend through the forest of rhododendron, fir, and Hemlock. 

It reached you to Punakha Valley traversing through the rice field along the riverbank of Punakha River. Visit Majestic Punakha Dzong and the longest suspension bridge before you leave for Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 4 Punakha- Gelephu 

Drive to Gelephu, the southernmost district of Bhutan bordering India. Make a stopover for lunch on the way. Then, continue your journey meandering through the sub-tropical forest, villages, and small townships of Tsirang and sarbang before reaching Gelephu. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 5 Gelephu – Gongphu 

After your breakfast, drive to Gonphu. You will pass through the beautiful village of Surrey, where Cardamom and Mandarin are cultivated. In a clear day, beautiful sights of Jo Dungshing peak is offered, one of the highest peak in the black mountain ranges. Then, continue your journey towards the north, reached Gonphu, heaven for wildlife. You will get sights of Langur, leopard, Sambar, and an infinite number of bird species. Overnight at the Eco Camp.

Day 6 Gonphu – Panbang

Continue your drive towards Panbang through the thick broad leave forest with a sight of the number of bird species such as Hornbill, Bulbuls, Doves, Woodpeckers, and Cuckoos. The camp is located at a place where you can have beautiful views of the area. Overnight at the Eco- Camp. 

Day 7 Royal Manas National Park

You may walk or ride the boat to reach Manas core area. On foot, it takes a few hours to come, but most of the visitors take a boat to explore the area and enjoy the scenic beauty and species of bird. Explore the park enjoying the activities such as bird watching, rafting, elephant safaris, and exploring the park trails. Overnight at the Eco- Camp.

Day 8 Royal Manas National Park

Explore the Royal Manas Park with kind of activities with our representatives. Enjoy the scenic beauty and the activities such as bird watching, rafting, elephant safaris, and exploring the park trails. Overnight at the Eco- Camp.

Day 9 Panbang – Trongsa

Start your day driving to Trongsa experiencing the change of vegetation. The route is one of the wealthiest forests with a varietal of flora and Fauna. Make a stopover at the place where you find a beautiful place to spot. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 10 Trongsa – Phobjikha 

Unfold your day visiting Trongsa Dzong, the longest fortress ever in the country, and the museum. Then, spend your time in the beautiful small town of Trongsa and drive to Phobjikha on an exciting journey. Phobjikha is one of the most extensive marshlands in the country and where endangered Black Naked Crane migrates in the winter season. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 Explore Phobjikha Valley 

 In the morning, Visit Gangteng Goenpa, the only Nyingmapa monastery in western Bhutan. Spend your time in the sanctuary with hundreds of monks and discover the living style and styles of learning. Then, continue walking the short nature trail towards the valley through the pine forest to view the beautiful valley. Finally, visit the Black Naked Crane information Centre to have profound knowledge of birds and their habitats. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 12 Phobjikha – Paro 

After your breakfast, enjoy your drive to Paro valley, making it into ascend and descend drive experiencing the change of vegetation and the flora and Fauna while passing. Stopover at the first-ever built Simtokha Dzong in the country by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. Finally, you reached the Paro valley crossing Chuzom; spend some time in the town before leaving for the Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel. 

Day 13 Explore Paro

Start your early morning hiking to the most famous Tiger’s Nest monastery, a revered ancient cites. 

Experience astonishing views from the monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor. Visit the national museum of Paro and the Paro Dzong, and the oldest Kyichu Monastery. Overnight at the Hotel. 

Day 14 Departure 

Today, our representatives will escort you to the Paro international airport for your departure.

Tour ends 

Package Inclusions
  • Accommodation at 3star Hotels or Resort
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Tea/coffee & bottle of water on the trip
  • Airport transfer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private luxury vehicles/driver and English speaking guide for internal transfer and sightseeing
  • All touring and Monument pass
  • Visa & Route permit processing assistance
  • Flight reservation assistances
  • Tradition game of Archery/ darts at chosen Hotels/Resort
  • Local farmhouse dinner
  • Sustainable development fee ($65 per night)
  • Bhutan visa fee ($40 person)
  • Museum & other entry fees
  • Bhutanese Gho & Kira (traditional costumes of Bhutan to wear on your trip)
  • Bhutanese Sim Card (1 tourist sim card in the group)