Bhutan Highlights tour (5 Days)

  • Bhutan Women
  • Tigers Nest Bhutan
  • Bhutan Dzong

Bhutan commonly recognized as the ‘Land of The Thunder Dragon’ have actually preserved their special and inherent tradition, customs and natural settings till today. This holy land with grand vista in the middle of Himalayas also includes straight up forested hills speckled with prayer flags plus fine monasteries. On the northern direction, we can see snowy mountains larger than 7000 m far.

Experience the rich culture and unique lifestyle of Bhutan and its people. Visit the beautiful townships of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. Witness ancient fortresses and monasteries, including the famous Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, a sacred temple hanging onto a rocky cliff. Explore the King’s Memorial Chorten, nunnery temple, folk heritage museum and much more. All of this whilst enjoying the constant company of the amazing Bhutanese landscape.

With Third Eye Adventure, you can make a 4 night 5 day Bhutan Tour to experience the kindness of the Bhutanese people, also view the outstanding architecture and art which will captivate you.  You will discover different Dzongs, a number of antique temples, monasteries; prayer flags at the elevated ridges, wild animals, waterfalls and the warm nature of Bhutanese people.

Trip Overview

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Paro
We will arrive at Paro airport. You will be transferred to the booked hotel upon meeting our guide.

Hotel in Paro- B, L, D

Day 02: Paro to Thimphu
On this day, we will have Paro sightseeing. We will visit the fort of Drugyel dzong that fascinates visitors because of the planned position of the castle. Then we will drive back and trek to the view spot of Taktsang monastery passing along the villages as well as pine forests. The Taktstang monastery adheres to a vast stone cliff 800 m from the Paro valley.  We will also go to the striking valley to the look at tower known as Ta-Dzong, the 7 floors museum holds a variety of aspects of Bhutanese traditions and history of the 7th century. Walking further we will traverse the bridge to Paro Town. We will walk in the region of the market.

Hotel in Thimpu- B, L, D

Day 03: Thimphu to Wangdi
On this day will drive to Thimphu on this day taking 2 hours and check into Hotel. Then we will go for sightseeing. We will make a trip to the Memorial chorten constructed in the reminiscence of the late King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. We will also visit Changangkha monastery and then go around Motithang mini zoo to observe the unusual “Takin” which is the national animal of Bhutan. After that we will drive more down with fine view of the Thimphu valley. We will visit the Drupthob nunnery temple. We will also go to see the Painting school, Royal goldsmith workshop, National library and Handicraft centers. Then driving for 3 hours we will get to Wangduephodrang cross the Dochula pass located at 3100 m. We can notice see the Himalayan ranges of the east side including the uppermost peak in Bhutan, Mt.Gangar Punsum lying at 7520 m. We will then drive from the pass moving downhill to the lower as well as warmer valleys Lobesa. We will visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong.

Hotel in Wangdi- B, L, D

Day 04: Wangdi to Punakha to Thimphu to Paro
We will go to visit the Gangtey Gompa valley located at an elevation of 2800 m today. The single Nyingmapa monastery in west Bhutan is positioned here. It is also dwelling spot for the exceptional Black Necked Cranes which migrates from the Tibetan flat terrain to run off the unkind winter. At present there are around 300 cranes exist in this valley. Driving for 45 minutes we will leave Wangdi to reach Punakha and make a trip to the Punakha Dzong. This extraordinary fortress is built flanked by two rivers. During the month of February, every year a march- past known as the Punakha Serda is organized to honor the triumph over the Tibetans. Driving for 3 hours to Thimphu we will then have our lunch and reach Paro passing through the oldest construction in Bhutan named as the Simtokha Dzong which is a Buddhist university at present.

Hotel in Paro- B, L, D

Day 05: Paro to Kathmandu

We will transfer to airport and leave for Kathmandu on this day. The next day fly back to home country or join other activities in Nepal.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Note of above Itinerary:

B = Breakfast

L = Lunch 

D = Dinner

Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Paro

Day 02: Paro to Thimphu

Day 03: Thimphu toWangdi

Day 04: Wangdi to Punakha to Thimphu to Paro

Day 05: Paro to Kathmandu

Trip Start Dates

We will organise this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us today for a customised departure date.

 

Whats Included/Excluded

Cost Includes

  • All accommodation where available
  • Airport Pickup/Drop off
  • Domestic flights
  • International flights to Bhutan from Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation
  • Private guide with insurance
  • Entrance fees to all sights
  • First Aid Kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Meals as per the Itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • International flights
  • Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Personal gear and expenses
  • Alcoholic and soda drinks.
  • Tips and gratitude for guide/porter

 

Pricing Per Person

Bhutanese government sets a daily fee of $250 per person for entering the country.  This price covers the cost of your tour including Guide, Driver, Food, Transport, Accommodation and entrance fees.  $60 of your daily rate goes to the government and pays for roads, health, education etc. The more people joining your trip the cheaper it becomes, so why not grab a few friends and bring them along.

Peak Season (March, April, May, September, October, November)

  • 1 Person – $2390
  • 2-4 People – $2140
  • 5+ People – $1990

Off Peak Season (June, July, August, December, January, Febuary)

  • 1 Person – $2190
  • 2-4 People – $1990
  • 5+ People – $1790

 

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please  contact us at [email protected] or If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: +977-9851175534

 

Trip Summary
Price From $1540

Duration: 5 Days

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast in Nepal & Tibet, Fully catered in Bhuatan

Transportation: Private Car, Bus, Plane

Best Time: Mar-May, Sep-Nov 

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