Glimpse of Bhutan

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price: $1,040

This cultural tour through the mystical Western valleys of Bhutan is an ideal introduction to the Dragon Kingdom. Experience Bhutanese hospitality, admire the breathtaking landscapes, and immerse yourself in Bhutan’s rich Buddhist culture.

Highlights of this package includes the Ta Dzong, or the national museum, Paro Rinpung dzong with its traditional cantilever bridge and the legendary Tigers Nest perched on a cliff. The National Memorial Chorten (Stupa), Changangkha temple and the National Library exhibiting ancient scriptures, in Thimphu are some major attractions.

Once you cross the 3,050-meter Dochula Pass located on the way towards Punakha, you will begin your journey to see the incredible Punakha dzong, considered the most beautiful 17th century Bhutanese fortress. We will also visit Chimi Lhakhang, the Temple of fertility, founded by the Divine Madman, Drukpa Kuenley in Punakha in the 14th century.

Day 1
Arrival Paro – Thimphu

Upon arrival at the Paro International Airport, you will be received by our Guide and Driver who will  drive you to Thimphu.   You will enjoy the drive from Paro-Thimphu through the valley and beautiful landscapes.   Visit National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Dordhenma and Tashichhodzong before you finally retire for the night.

Day 2
Thimphu – Punakha

Visit National Library, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Folk Heritage Museum, Royal Textile Academy.

Afternoon proceed to Punakha via Dochula pass at 3300 m. Continue your journey to spend the night in Punakha.

Day 3
Punakha – Paro

Visit the majestic Punakha Dzong and walk on the longest suspension bridge of 230 meters in the country across the Phochu (male river).  In the afternoon proceed to Paro and on the way visit Semtokha Dzong. Continue the journey to Paro Valley where you will stop for overnight.

Day 4
Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Morning hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Later part of afternoon visit Rinpung Dzong and Ta Dzong.

Day 5

After breakfast, depending on your flight timing our Guide and Driver will drive you to Paro Airport for your onward journey.

* Please note that this itinerary is flexible and can be adjusted to suit your convenience. Therefore, before booking the trip please contact us to discuss your programme.
  • Double room on twin sharing basis in government approved 3 star hotels.
  • Single room supplement is additional of USD 45 per night per room. All three meals (does not cover water and other beverages ordered in hotels/restaurants).
  • Bottled mineral water for the entire trip (except water ordered in the hotels and restaurants).
  • Afternoon tea and snacks.
  • English speaking and knowledgeable guide.
  • Comfortable SUV and an experienced driver.
  • Institutional entrance fees.
  • Visa fee and processing charges.
  • Government taxes.
  • All administrative cost.
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip.
  • Airfare.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tipping.