Bhutan Highlights tour - 5 Days

Duration: 5 Days   |  
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 3000

Bhutan commonly recognized as the ‘Land of The Thunder Dragon’ have actually preserved its special and inherent tradition, customs and natural settings till today. This holy land with a grand vista in the middle of the Himalayas also includes straight-up forested hills speckled with prayer flags plus fine monasteries. In 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, and 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.

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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2200m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2334m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Thimphu
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 3000m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Wangdi
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 2200m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • 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.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu

Inclusion

  • All accommodation where available
  • Airport Pickup/Drop off
  • Bhutan visa fees
  • 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 Itineray
  • International flights
  • Nepal entry Visa fees – at present $30 for 15 day, US$ 50 for 30 day, and US$ 120 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
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