Private vehicle / By Air
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Best Season Throughout the year
- A kind of cultural tour of its own
- Visit Thimpu Valley
- Tour Heritage museum, Traditional School of Arts and Crafts and National Library
- Get a glimpse of ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture
- Enjoy the scenic beauty of the country and observe local lifestyle
- Breathe spiritual based happiness in the air of Bhutan
This 04 Nights 05 Days Bhutan Tour is a splendid trip of your life leading you to Paro and Thimpu, capital city of Bhutan. Visiting Thimpu Valley has its own uniqueness blend with culture and natural beauty. The Himalayan flight to Paro and visit to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) is going to be awe-inspiring experience for you. And, at the same time a brief visit to Thimpu will lead you to Heritage museum and Tradition School of Arts and Crafts.
Also known as a land of thunder—Bhutan—ranked eighth in the list of World’s Happiest Countries. It is one of the ancient countries practicing Buddhist cultures. The lifestyle, culture and architects are distinct feature of the country attracting hundred thousands of tourists across the globe every year.
The colourful houses and buildings built in the kingdom are appealing for everyone. The dzongs built in 17th centuries without using single nail are the masterpiece of Bhutanese architectures. The colours, walls, beams and pillars of dzongs depict typical Buddhist tradition with spiritual depth.
Outline Day to Day Itinerary:
- Day 01:Arrival to Paro/Drive to Thimpu
- Day 02:Thimpu/Punakha Sightseeing
- Day 03:Visit Punakha/Wangduephodrang and drive to Paro
- Day 04:Explore Paro and hike to Tiger’s Nest
- Day 05:Back to your country
- Day 01:Arrival to Paro/Drive to Thimpu Get in Paro by Druk Air. The view of Himalaya while onboard is mesmerizing for any Bhutan travelers. Our representative in Bhutan will receive you in the airport and drives you to Thimpu, capital city of Bhutan. We will stroll around the streets of Thimpu and enjoy the scenic beauty and architecture of Bhutan. We will rest in a hotel in Thimpu.
- Day 02:Thimpu/Punakha Sightseeing Thimpu Valley sightseeing is the first destination of our tour. We visit Trashichhoedzong. It is a beautiful fortress and monastery built in medieval period. Most of the offices of the Government are housed here. You can also see King’s throne room here. National Library is our next site of visit. The library amasses numerous books on Buddhist texts and manuscripts. Similarly, we visit Traditional School of Arts and Crafts where students are busy on painting traditional paints—Thanka. The Textile and Heritage Museum are our next stop.
In the noon we will visit Handicrafts Emporium where hand woven cloths are beautifully displayed for sell. The Memorial Chorten is another thing to spot while in Thimpu. It is built in the memory of Third King of Bhutan who is regarded as Father of Modern Bhutan.
We drive to Punakha in late noon. We cross Dochula Pass here. We will spend night at Punakha.
- Day 03:Visit Punakha/Wangduephodrang and drive to Paro Today we begin our trip by visiting Punakha Dzong. It served as religious and administrative centre of the region for long years then. It is built at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637. In the history of Bhutan, Punakha Dzong had played vital role. The Dzong was damaged four times by fire. It also came in grip of earthquakes several times. But it is completely restored at present.
The local market and Dzongs of Wangdiphodrang is very popular. It is also renowned for bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. Paro is our next destination. En route we visit Dochula Pass and Simtokha Dzong en route. Simtokha Dzong is the oldest fortress of the Bhutan. It was built in 1627. We will spend night in Paro.
- Day 04:Explore Paro and hike to Tiger’s Nest Paro is a tourist capital of the country. We visit Taktsang Monastery which in English means Tiger’s Nest. It is built around a cave where Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) meditated. He is a same person who visited Muktinath in Nepal and meditated here for long time. The Monastery was built in eighth century. The Monastery is a perch on a rock. It is a pilgrimage site for Bhutanese people and at the same time, it is a beautiful view point for tourists. Legends say that Guru Rimpoche flew here from Tibet on Tigeress back and meditated for three months.
We visit Kinchu temple. It is one of the 108 temples built by Tibetan King Shrongchong Gampo in seventh century. It is said that a demon obstructed the course of spreading Buddhism in this part of Himalayas and the King decided to build 108 temples on all of the 108 points of her body.
The National Museum is another site of our visit. We will roam around the street of Paro in the evening. We will spend night in a hotel.
- Day 05:Back to your country Here ends our Bhutan Tour today. Our Bhutanese representative will drop you at Paro Airport.
- Pickups and drops from hotel and airport
- Two nights in a hotel in Bhutan
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle
- English speaking, trained and experienced tour guide (optional)
- Heritage sites entrance fees
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal/Bhutan visa fee and necessary paper works
- Airfare for international flights to and from Kathmandu
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation (anything mentioned outside of itinerary)
- Excess baggage charges
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Tips to guides
You will be staying at a luxury hotel of your choice in Butan. Here you will be staying two nights. Twin sharing basis is the criteria for accommodation. For single accommodation you need to pay additional charge.
Breakfasts will be served by the hotel. Lunch, dinner and snacks is your expense.
Getting Visa for Bhutan
Nepal Trek Adventure will process for visa to Bhutan. You need to inform us regarding this couple of weeks earlier. Depending upon your tour length in Bhutan you will be getting visa.