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Discover Bhutan Tour

Bhutan

Discover Bhutan Tour

Durtation: 5 Days

Price: US 1,289 All Inclusive

Discover Bhutan Tour is a 5 days, budget-oriented trip package from Himalayan Trekkers that allows you to spend your holidays in the core cities of Bhutan, namely Paro and Thimpu.

Imagine the scent of pine forest gushing through your nose and the soothing flaps of the prayer flags to your ears - it will surely make you carried away in the beautiful monarch nation.

Due to the time restriction, you just get a touch-up on the capital city, Paro, Thimpu, and the popular Tiger Nest Monastery, nevertheless, provides you the best opportunity to experience the sheer beauty and marvel of Bhutan, also embrace the ancient buildings, forts, and arts of the time, spectacular views of endless mountain ranges and so on.

You arrive at Paro, drive to Thimpu and explore and return the next day. Next, a short hike to the Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery located at the high cliff at 3,120 meters, lets you encapsulate the memories of Bhutan in your soul and thereafter depart from Paro.

Hence, as mentioned earlier, this 5-day journey to discovering Bhutan is for time-restricted travelers and is a total budget trip. If it suits your need, please do send us a quick message and allow us to serve you for exploring this cultural extravaganza in the land of Thunder Dragon.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Paro

30 mins

2,200 m

Arrive by Druk air BAe 146-100 series, the only national carrier. The flight offers you a beautiful view of mountains and landscapes.

On arrival and after visa formalities, you will be received by a representative of Himalayan trekkers and transfer to the hotel.

In the evening you can strooll around the street and visit the local market.

Overnight.

(In case of early arrival, you will have guided sightseeing of Paro Dzong, the National Museum) 

Lunch & Dinner

Hotel

Day 2

Scenic drive to Thimpu & sightseeing

2 hrs

2,350 m

After breakfast, you will have a short scenic drive to Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan.

On reaching Thimpu, you will have guided sightseeing to some popular destinations like the King’s Memorial Chorten, Nunnery Temple, Changgangkha Monastery, Majestic Thimphu Dzong, Textile Museum, etc.

Besides that, we also go to the Central zoo to see the animals over there and among them the Takin, a goat-antelope is a major attraction as it is the national animal of Bhutan. You can also visit the radio tower on a hilltop, which offers a panoramic view of Thimpu city.

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel

Day 3

Return to Paro

2 hrs

2,200 m

After a delicious breakfast, you will return back to Paro.  En route, you will have a chance to visit Simtokha Dzong, commonly known as ‘the place of profound Tantric teaching’. The site stands on the hill, a few kilometers from the town.

Upon arrival in Paro, you will chack in at the hotel and have a brief rest. 

With lunch completion, you will explore Ta Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (temple/monastery), Drukgyal Dzong, and many other top attractions of the city.

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel

Day 4

Hike to Taktsang (Tigers' nest) Monastery

3-4 hrs hike & 20 min drive

3,120 m

Soon after breakfast, you will be driven to the hiking point of the famous Taktsang Monastery which is also known as the Tigers' Nest Monastery. It is one of the most venerated pilgrim sites in the country which is located on a high cliff at 3,120 meters. After the exploration, you will have lunch at the cafeteria on your way down to the valley. 

Once in the town, you are free on your own. 

Overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel

Day 5

Final departure

30 mins

This exicitng trip concludes today with a short drive to the Paro International Airport for the flight back to your home town or onward destination. 

Wish you for a safe journey. 

Breakfast

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Meals

All meals in Bhutan are included within the evident cost. However, if you want to eat your meals other than at your hotel or local restaurant, you will have to pay the additional amount. 

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop-offs 
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary with full board meal
  • English speaking Bhutanese guide 
  • Bhutan Entry Fees
  • All required permit and entrance fees
  • Guide and Driver
  • A bottle of mineral water 
  • All government taxes and surcharges 

Whats Not Included

  • International Airfares and Airport tax
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the INCLUSION section

Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing