Bhutan and Thailand Honeymoon

Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro & Phuket

From CAD $7000 per person in low season
From CAD $9000 per person in high season

based on 13 nights & selected experiences

Price Guide:

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  3. Mar
    High
  4. Apr
    High
  5. May
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    Low
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    Low-High
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    Low-High
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    High
  12. Dec
    High

* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Half Board

  • Half Board in Bhutan

  • Daily Breakfast in Thailand

per person based on 2 people sharing.

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At a Glance

  • Fantastic blend of city, spectacular scenery, fascinating culture, an active itinerary and time spent on the beach to end - the perfect honeymoon combination

  • Bhutan is a once in a lifetime destination, making it ideal for a honeymoon

  • Easily combine Bhutan with Thailand's beautiful beaches

  • Trek to the iconic Tigers Nest Monastery

  • Visits remote temples and Buddhist Monasteries

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Best time to Visit

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October and November are arguably the best months in visit Bhutan, when the monsoon has passed and the skies are clear. The spring months of March, April and May are best for the flora, but it can be stormy as the monsoon builds up for July-September. Thailand has a Tropical climate and the driest months to visit are December to March. November and April are also good months to visit and you may get some rain, although it is outside of the monsoon season. May to October is the monsoon with downpours occurring once or twice a day, rather than constant rain.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 226-777-3081 to start planning your vacation.

Itinerary

Through this beautiful honeymoon itinerary, you’ll discover the incredible spirituality and wonder of ancient Bhutanese culture before heading to the west coast of Thailand to completely relax and unwind on the tropical shores. Providing a great mix of culture, spectacular scenery, adventure and plenty of time to relax, Bhutan and Thailand combined provide the ideal honeymoon.

  1. Days 1-3: Bangkok

    Starting the adventure, you’ll have two nights in Bangkok to explore this incredible metropolis. Treat your taste buds to a street food tour and venture up the Chao Phraya river speeding through the city on a traditional longtail boat.

    Accommodation: COMO Metropolitan Bangkok (2 nights)

  2. Days 3-4: Thimphu

    From Bangkok you will then take the short flight to Paro, where you will be met on arrival by your private guide and driver and whisked away to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan where the journey really starts. As you just have one night here, we have included visits to Changangkha Lhakhang and the National Memorial Chorten on your first day in the city. If your stay falls over a weekend, we will of course include a stop in at the Weekend Market, a great place to feel like a local checking out the produce and wares brought from around the country.

    Accommodation: Taj Tashi (1 night)

  3. Days 4-6: Punakha

    From Thimphu, you will drive east to Punakha where you will have two lovely nights. Being at a lower elevation, Punakha is a fertile paradise and sits right where the Mo Chhuu (Mother River) and Pho Chhu (Father River) meet. The most striking building in Punakha is easily the Punakha Dzong which we have of coursed included a visit to, alongside some lovely walks through the surrounding countryside full of orange and banana plantations.

    Accommodation: Dhensa Punakha (2 nights)

  4. Days 6-9: Paro

    Your final stop in Bhutan will be Paro, saving the most dramatic for last. From Punakha you will drive just over four hours to Paro where you will have three nights. World famous, the Tiger’s Nest Monastery will be undoubtedly the highlight of your trip. A strenuous hike, but one that rewards you with endless beauty. For your second day in Paro, instead of staying in the city we have included a drive along the highest road pass in Bhutan – the Chele La Pass. Blessed with spectacular scenery, accessorised with fluttering prayer flags, you’ll be treated to incredible views and a chance to visit one of the oldest nunneries in Bhutan, Kila Goemba with a light hike.

    Accommodation: COMO Uma Paro (3 nights)

  5. Days 9-14: Khao Lak

    From Bhutan you will fly back to Bangkok where you will meet your connecting flight down to Phuket on the west coast of Thailand. The last five nights of  your honeymoon will be spent on the tropical shores of Khao Lak, surrounded by beautiful National Parks with plenty of little coves and bays to explore blessed with white sandy beaches.   

    Accommodation: The Sarojin (5 nights)

Experiences

  • A visit to Chimmi Lhakhang

    The Chimmi Lhakhang Temple is a temple of fertility dedicated to the Buddhist saint known as the Divine Madman. A short walk through paddy fields takes you to the temple and is popular with Bhutanese families wanting to start a family.

  • Cycling up the Pho Chhu River

    Take a morning cycling up the beautiful Pho Chhu River, famous for the White-Bellied Heron and dramatic scenery. Take a walk into the local village for a spot of tea before having a lovely picnic lunch overlooking the river before returning to Punakha.

  • Day in Thimphu

    You can easily fill an afternoon or day exploring Thimphu. It is worth visiting the Tashiccho Dzong, where essentially Bhutan is governed from. Also of interest is the Simtokha Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Changagkka Temple & Folk Museum.

  • Dressing up in traditional Bhutanese dress

    Anyone who works in Bhutan must wear traditional national dress, and you can have the chance to dress up for a few hours to see how it feels. The Bhutanese absolute love visitors doing it!

  • Drukgyel Dzong

    The Drukgyal Dzong is located further up the Paro Valley from the Tiger's Nest Monastery and was built in 1649 by Tenzin Drukdra to celebrate victory over an invading army from Tibet.

  • Giligang Trail

    Giligang has a 300-year old temple and a wonderful way to escape other tourists and see an authentic side to Bhutan, and can be added on to a visit to the Khansum Yulley Namgyal Chorten and Butterfly Trail.

  • Khansum Yulley & the Butterfly Trail

    Take the short hike up to the Khansam Yulley Temple where you can sit back in awe at the wonderful views down the Mo Chhu Valley before heading off on the one-hour Butterfly Trail, stopping off for tea in the local home.

  • Kyichu Lhakhang

    The Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, dating from the 7th century and constructed by the Tibetan Emperor Songtsan Gampo.

  • Meet a Monk Your Own Age

    Your children can have the opportunity to meet a monk their own age. 10% of Bhutan's population are monks and they can hear stories of getting up each day before first-light for prayers and their daily routines.

  • Nalanda Buddhist College and Nobgang Walk

    This fantastic experience combines the Sangchen Nunnery, the Nalanda Buddhist College and the Nobgang Village walk which takes you from the high hills above Punakha and winds gently down to the Punakha Dzong - you approach it almost vertically!

  • Paro Dzong & National Museum

    The Paro Dzong, or Rinpung Dzong as it is otherwise called, looms above the town of Paro. On the hill above the Dzong in the former watchtower you can visit the National Museum.

  • Paro Sunday Market

    If you are in Paro on a Sunday then absolutely visit the local market. See a variety of vegetables on offer from 0630 until about 1000, and you can then see the archery ground following your visit.

  • Punakha Dzong

    Punakha Dzong, otherwise known as the Pungtang Dechen Photrang literally means the palace of great happiness or bliss, and is the finest of its kind in Bhutan, dating from the 17th century and located on the confluence of the Mo Chhu and Po Chhu Rivers.

  • Punakha Weekend Markets

    Khuruthang Saturday Vegetable Market is located in the small town next to the Punakha Dzong. On Sundays, you can visit the Wangdue Market, about a 30-minute drive away. Wander around the stalls, selling local fruit and vegetables.

  • The Butterfly Trail & Rafting in Punakha

    Take the Butterfly Trail which is a one hour trek through local villages and paddy fields, stopping for tea in a local home before hiking to the Khamsum Yulley Chorten and then rafting back to the main Dzong of Punakha.

  • The Haa Valley

    The unspoilt Haa Valley is located close to Paro and offers a fantastic day out. Drive over the Chele Pass, Bhutan's highest road, and choose to free-wheel on bikes into the Haa Valley. Explore the local monastery, have a picnic and return to Paro.

  • Thimphu Weekend Market

    You shouldn’t miss the weekend market in Thimphu. People from nearby valleys arrive on Thursday afternoon and stay to sell their goods – vegetables, other foodstuffs and handicrafts – until Sunday evening.

  • Tiger's Nest Monastery

    The Tiger's Nest Monastery is spectacular; legend has it that this cliffside was where Guru Rinpoche landed on the back of a flying tigress, bringing Buddhism to Bhutan. Set off for the 2-hour walk to the viewpoint before continuing onto the Monastery.

  • Try your hand at Archery

    Archery is the national sport of Bhutan and can be seen played throughout the Kingdom. Traditional bows are made from bamboo and witnessing an archery competition is an absolute highlight. We can easily arrange for you to have a go should you wish.

Location

Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro & Phuket

Metropolitan Bangkok is located on South Sathorn Road, in the central business district of Sathorn, Bangkok. Then to Uma Paro set in the stunning Paro Valley in Bhutan, the hotel overlooks Paro, one of the main cultural centres of Bhutan and is surrounded by gorgeous natural beauty. Next is Six Senses Yao Noi located on the Island of Yao Noi, situated midway between Phuket and Krabi, among the awe-inspiring limestone pinnacles of Phang Nga.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 226-777-3081 to start planning your vacation.

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