Four Nights Five Days Tour 5 Days

USD $1890/Person
Trip Code : HH/BT-01
Accomodation : 3 Star Hotel.
Duration : 5  Days
Grading : Easy grading info
Max Altitude : 3088
Activity : Cultural wonders
Starts at : kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Trip Route : Kathmandu-Paro-Punakha-Wangduephodrang -Tiger's Nest Monastery-Paro- Kathmandu.
Best Season : Spring & Autum (March-May Sept. to Dec.)


‘Bhutan” is also called the land of Thunder Dragon and is well known for holding some of the most vibrant and colorful festivals in the world.  One of the isolated countries populated by about 0.8 million people belonging to the Buddhist kingdom on the eastern edge of the Himalayas, landlocked between powerful countries India and China.  Bhutan started its foreign tourism in around 1970 and so quickly became known by worldwide travelers as a popular tourist destination.  In fact, many travelers time their trip to Bhutan to coincide with the famous Paro and Thimphu Festivals.
Bhutan is also known for fortresses, beautiful monasteries, and its dramatic landscapes that range from steep mountains to subtropical plains, and to valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
Travel to Bhutan
The journey to reach Bhutan is an adventure, but it’s one to be savored at every step, including during its planning.  Before traveling to Bhutan all travelers require a visa before traveling to Bhutan, to apply for a Bhutan visa, the applicant (travel agent ) is required o pay the Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of US$200 per day (per adult; concessionary rates apply for children). A non-refundable, one-off visa application fee of US$40 is also payable. We Nepal travel agent

No. of Pax Tour Cost (Standard Hotel***3)
01 Pax US$:420Per Person/Per Day.
02 Pax US$:370 Per Person/Per Day.
03 Pax US$:360 Per Person/Per Day.
04 - 06 Pax US$:350 Per Person/Per Day.
07- 08 Pax US$ 345 Per Person/Per Day
09-12 Pax US$ 340 Per Person Per Day
Visa Fee US$:50 Per Person
Flight Fare (Kathmandu – Paro  - Kathmandu ) US$: 480 Per Person (Subject to changeable )
The above-mentioned price  are subject to changable  accroding to the Bhutan Governments  Law.


Day 1: Arrive Paro, Paro – Thimphu (Distance: 54 km, estimated travel time: 1 hr)

In clear weather, Druk Air’s flight to Bhutan provides a wonderful view of Himalayan scenery. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu,  it is a breathtaking journey, culminating in an exciting descent past forested hills into the kingdom.
On arrival at Paro airport and after completing your Bhutan visa formalities, you will be met by a representative from Touch The Himalaya’s  Recommended tour operator. Then travel to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.
On arrival at Thimphu check into your hotel and after refreshments or lunch  visit the following:
Takin Preserve, which houses the national animal the Takin is only found in Bhutan. This is an extremely rare member of the goat family. Found in herds in very high altitudes (13,125ft and over). They live on a diet of grass and bamboo. It can weigh as much as 550 pounds.
Centenary Farmers’ market (if your tour coincides with Thu-Sun) where farmers would be selling their wide range of farm produces (vegetables from farms and wild ferns or bamboo shoots collected from the forest, flour, rice, roasted rice, rice flakes, spices, yams both cultivated and wild ones collected from forests, fruits, etc) and livestock products (mainly cheese and butter). Free interaction with people from the town as well as from villages come to this weekend market. The weekend market is from Thursday-Sunday (4 days).
Tashichhoedzong, a fortress of the glorious religion. It was built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel and was reconstructed into the present structure by the late King, His majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the year 1962-1969. It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body.
Craft Bazaar where craftsmen and artisans from across the country display and sell their handicrafts.
In the evening you may visit local handicraft stores.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha & Wangduephodrang (Distance: 71 km, estimated travel time: 2 1/2 hrs)

After breakfast, travel to Punakha through Dochula Pass (3,088m/10,130ft). In the clear spring sky; enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountain ranges. Then pass by the beautiful 108 chortens built on a hillock by Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo (Queen Mother of Bhutan) for the security and well-being of His Majesty, the King of Bhutan. You may visit Druk Wangyal Lhakhang .The Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (temple) was built to honor His Majesty the fourth DrukGyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The past and future appear to merge in the details of the Lhakhang (temple) which tells the story of a supreme warrior figure whose vision pierces the distant future.
Take light refreshments at Dochula Resort and then drive onto Wangdue on the way to visit the Divine Madman’s Monastery-Chhimi Lhakhang, famously known for its fertility shrine, where one can receive a special fertility blessing.
After lunch visit the Punakha Dzong, located on the island of the Pho Chu (male river) and the Mo chu  (female river). The dzong was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the region. It was here that the dual system of government was introduced in the 17th century and in 1907, enthroned the first King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck. Damaged over the centuries by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the dzong has been fully restored in recent years by the 4th King Jigme Singye Wangchuck.  At the dzong, you can see the highest standards in woodwork. Also visit the massive Kuenray, the Coronation Hall of all Bhutanese kings, the Dzongchung at the entrance to the dzong, and the cantilever bridge over the Mochu that has been recently renovated.
In the evening visit local markets in Punakha.
Overnight at a hotel in Wangdue/Punakha.

Day 3: Punakha / Wangduephodrang –Paro(Distance: 125 km, estimated travel time: 3 1/2 hrs)

After breakfast travel to Paro via Dochula pass and the southern part of Thimphu. On arrival at Paro, check into your hotel in Paro and after lunch visit the following:
National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom.
Paro Dzong is a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. It is also known as the Rinpung Dzong which means a “fortress that sits on a heap of jewels”. This imposing dzong located above the Paro River is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture with its inward-sloping walls that rise to an impressive height. The Dzong was built in the 16th century on the foundation of a monastery built by Guru Rinpoche (who is regarded as the "second Buddha."). From the dzong, walk further down to Nyamai Zampa, the oldest traditional cantilever bridge in Bhutan.
In the evening stroll through Paro town and visit local handicraft stores.
Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 4: A Day Hike to Paro Taktsang Gompa ( Tiger's Nest Monastery)

After breakfast, hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. The climb up to the viewpoint will take around 1 ½  hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. Stop for refreshments at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave there for 3 months. The principal Lhakhang (monastery) of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. Taktsang was damaged severely by fire in 1998 but has now been fully restored to its former beauty. After visiting the monastery, walk back down to the road on the way stop for lunch at the viewpoint cafeteria, and then walk further down to the road point. Then drive back to the hotel. On the way visit Kichu temple, one of the 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. The story goes that a giant demon lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas and was preventing the spread of Buddhism. To overcome her, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples, which would be placed on all the points of her body. Of these 108 temples, 12 were built in accordance with precise plans. Thus, it happened that in about the year, AD 638 the temple of Jokhang in Lhasa was built over the very heart of the demon.
In the evening relax and overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 5: Departure from Paro and arrive kathmandu and welcome back.

In the morning, your Bhutan tour guide ( Bhutan travel agent) will see you off at the Paro airport for your onward flight. Then goodbye Bhutan to Kathmandu upon your Kathmandu arrival I will be there to pick u up from Kathmandu Airport. 

What's included

  • Two night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast after and before Bhutan tour
  • All Accommodation on single/twin room basis. during Bhutan stay in 3 star hotels.
  • All Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Evening tea with snacks & Dinner) • Full Board Basis
  • All private Transportation with driver from arrival to Departure.
  • English speaking local Guide during the tour and stay.
  • Sightseeing fee ,Monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary & All necessary travel permits.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu to Paro and Back to Kathmandu.
  • Entry Visa Fee and Bhutan Government Development fees.
  • Traditional handicraft workshop or domestic industries visit
  • All Airport pick up and drops

What's not included

  • Personal laundry, tips, drinks and beverages.
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance