• Duration5 Days


The Kingdom of Bhutan is a South Asia country, which lies in the eastern Himalayas, bordered by
Tibet (China) in the north and India in the south. Bhutan is also called ‘Druk Yul” – The Land of The
Thunder Dragon by its people from the 17th century. Due to its location on the rooftop of the world,
not many tourists have had the opportunity to explore Bhutan, which keeps the land remains as a
new and mysterious tourism destination.

Itinerary & Map

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  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Altitude:Paro: 2,280m,Thimphu: 2,320m

Distance: 55km
Estimated travel time: 1.30hr
The flight to Bhutan gives you the most spectacular view of the Himalayas from above. Approaching
Paro, you will be welcome with the stunning white snow peaks of the Himalayan range. You will land
in Paro (altitude: 2,280m) to travel to Thimphu. The estimated travel time to Thimphu (2,230m) is
about 1.30 hours (55km) to get to the capital of Bhutan.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Altitude:Punakha: 1,300m

Distance: 75 km
Estimated travel time: 3 hours
After breakfast, we will drive to Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan. On the way, we will visit Dochula
Pass (3,050m) and enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from here. On clear winter
days, the sight is exceptionally beautiful with the 108 Chortens gracing the mountain pass and the
picturesque backdrop of snowcapped mountains.
On arrival in Punakha, we will visit Punakha Dzong (Palace of Great Happiness). Constructed in
1637, it is the second dzong to be built in the country. The edifice sits at the confluence of two major
rivers, the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu, which converge in this valley. Not only it is notable for its massive

    Distance: 125km
     Estimated travel time: 4hrs
    After early breakfast, we will drive back to Paro. On the way, we will take a short walk to Chimi
    Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility). The trail to the stunning temple is about 25 minutes and you can
    catch the sight of farmers working on the fields when we pass Lobesa village on the way up.
    After lunch, we will head to the imposing Paro Rinpung Dzong (Fortress of The Heap of Jewels).
    The dzong, which was built in 1644 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, is visible
    throughout the Paro Valley for its massive white walls. The construction houses both the monastic
    body and district government offices and is where the popular Paro Tshechu festival is held annually.

      In the morning, you will hike to Taktsang Monastery (or Tiger's Nest), one of Bhutan's holiest des-
      tinations. The monastery perches on a precipitous cliff, 900 meters above Paro Valley. You will need

      to hike for around 3 hours to reach the site, but your efforts will be paid for with a gorgeous view of the
      lush Paro Valley and terrific Himalayan mountains.
      According to legend, Guru Rinpoche rode a tigress and landed on a steep rock to meditate, emerging
      in eight incarnations (manifestations). Four enormous temples with golden roofs, eight tunnels, and
      different homes make up the complex.

        In the morning, your guide will accompany you to the airport for flight to your onward destination.
        Tashi Delek (goodbye and good luck) and we hope to see you again!

        Cost Details

        • Bhutan visa fee.
        • 3-star and 4-star hotels with two rooms on the list of hotels below.
        • Accommodation in the best 3-star and 4-star hotels in Bhutan.
        • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in a day.
        • Bottled water, tea, and coffee on the trip.
        • A sustainable development fee of US$ 100 per person per night.
        • Museum fees and other special entry fees.
        • A private car with an experienced driver throughout the trip.
        • Sightseeing as per itinerary with a qualified and licensed English-speaking guide.
        • Gho and Kira (traditional and national dress of Bhutan) for your use during your stay in Bhutan.
        • Four physical Bhutan sim cards.
        • Archery (Archery is the national and most popular sport in Bhutan. There are traditional bows and arrows available in your car and you can try this sport any time. Your guide and driver will be very happy to show you the basics of playing it).
        • Hot stone bath at a farmhouse in Paro.
        • Laundry, beverages, telephone calls, and any personal expenses.
        • Travel insurance.
        • Airfares.
        • Airport taxes if any.
        • Excess baggage charge.
        • Tips for guide and driver.
        • Services not mentioned.


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