BHUTAN TOUR

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  • DURATION5 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-14

Highlights

  • Witness majestic views of the world greatest Himalayas from flight to and from Bhutan airport
  • Hike to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery
  • Visit Paro valley
  • Visit Thimphu – the capital of Bhutan
  • Visit Punakha Dzong
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong
  • Visit Chime Lhakhang temple
  • Witness Bhutanese culture, tradition, and lifestyles people

Trip Overview

Bhutan is a small country located in South Asia and also known as the country of Thunder Dragon, and has become one of the most exotic travel destinations in the world. Bhutan is a land of Wonderful people and happy people with extraordinary scenery and exciting culture.

Bhutan is located between the world’s giants, India, and the Tibetan region of China. Bhutan is slowly opening up to the world through a sensitive approach to tourism. You can now discover the cultural and natural wonders of this last remaining Mahayana Buddhist kingdom of the Himalayas.

Bhutan saunters towards modernization by protecting its ancient culture and deeply Buddhist way of life. Bhutan tour offers the opportunity to see Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, and the other highlights of Bhutan are beautiful Paro valley, which is rich in culture, scenic beauty, and hundreds of myths and legends. It is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest temples and monasteries, and further, you visit the Punakha Dzong.

We at Escape Nepal Holidays have a 5-day Bhutan tour that starts from Paro once you arrive Paro by flight. You drive to Thimpu, which is the capital of Bhutan as well. You visit Thimpu that includes a visit to the Big Buddha statue, Takin sanctuary, and many other monuments. You then drive to Punakha valley and visit Punakha Dzong and Chhimi Lakhang temple. You then return to Paro to explore Taktsang Monastery, which is also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery, and many other temples and monuments.

The 5day Bhutan tour is a land tour package only from arrival to departure at Paro international airport, and this is the best tour in Bhutan that includes all the highlights of Bhutan. Nepal is the best transit point when you plan to travel to Bhutan as there is a regular flight between Nepal and Bhutan. The 5 days Bhutan tour is also the best-extended tour after any trek or tour in Nepal, including the most popular trekking in Nepal that is the Everest base camp trek or Annapurna base camp trek.

Itinerary

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Upon arrival at Paro Airport of Bhutan, You clear customs and immigration, You then meet our guide and driver outside the terminal building and drive to Thimpu and check into the hotel.

You visit Buddha point memorable Chorten, Traditional School of arts & crafts, and Tashicho Dzong and stroll around the city in the evening.

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After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive to Punakha through Dochula pass, check into the hotel on reaching Punakha. You then go to visit the Punakha Dzong, which is the second oldest in Bhutan, built-in 1637 AD.

Punakha Dzong is located in the middle of the male and female river by the spiritual leader Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. You then go to visit Chime Lhakhang temple.

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  • Punakha

After having breakfast at the hotel, and You start to drive back to Thimphu. On reaching Paro, check into the hotel and go to visit around the valley.

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  • Paro

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go hiking to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery. Taktsang Monastery is one of the highlights of the Bhutan tour.

The hiking tour approx. 4 hours after return from the monastery, you to visit Kichu Lhakhang, National Museum, and farmhouse if time permits.

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After breakfast at the hotel, you are transferred to the airport to fly to another destination.

Have a safe flight.

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What's Included

  • All the airport transfer in Bhutan
  • 4-night hotel accommodation
  • All transfers and sightseeing within Bhutan by private vehicle.
  • Services of an accompanying local guide in Bhutan
  • All three meals a day on Bhutan
  • 35% royalty & taxes to the government
  • Fees to museums & monuments

What's Excluded

  • International flight to and from Bhutan
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Tips to local guide and staff
  • Emergency evacuation, if required during your trip
  • Your alcohol/beverage drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Client Reviews

FAQs

The 5 days Bhutan tour is an easy tour, as you do need to have a prior trekking/hiking experience to go on this tour as this is mostly city visits. Likewise, there is no risk of any altitude sickness on the Bhutan tour. However, you have to be in good health and fitness to go on a Bhutan tour.

You can go on the Bhutan tour throughout the year. However, March to June and September to December is the most preferred time of the year to go on a travel to Bhutan because of mild pleasant weather.

You stay overnight in the hotel when you go on the Bhutan tour. You get all kinds of modern facilities and services in the hotel. You can book either a single or double room as per your choice. The rooms will be spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

The hotels we provide mostly:

  • Hotel in Paro: Mandala resort – 2 nights
  • Hotel in Thimpu: Hotel Amodhara- 2 nights
  • Hotel in Punakha: Hotel Pema Karpo – 1 night

We will provide another similar category of hotels if these hotels are not available and hotel upgrade in this Bhutan tour is available as there are 4-5 star luxury hotels available. Let us know if you want to upgrade hotels.

A total of 12 meals (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners) are included in our package. These meals are served as per the menu of the hotel. You get a wide range of cuisines to choose from. We highly recommend you at least once have the traditional food of these both landlocked countries.

No, the international flights to and from Bhutan are not included in the 5 days Bhutan tour. However, we are always happy to book these flights for you as Druk Air, and Bhutan airlines operate a flight from Paro to only some international section that includes Nepal, India, Thailand, Singapore, etc…

Nepal is the easiest transit point to fly to Bhutan as there are regular flights from Kathmandu to Paro, and we can book these flights once you book the Bhutan tour from us.

Furthermore, we also have a combined tour for Nepal and Bhutan so, if you are planning to travel to Nepal and Bhutan at once, then the Nepal-Bhutan tour can be a good option for you.

Yes, You need to have a tourist visa to travel to Bhutan. You need to apply for the Bhutan visa through a travel agent such as Escape Nepal Holidays. We apply and get a Bhutan tourist visa for, once you book the Bhutan tour with us.

We provide private tourist vehicles throughout the Bhutan tour from the airport to the airport.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided Bhutan tour is always a matter of personal discretion. However, please be aware that, the tipping is considered to be a part of normal remuneration, and they may approach you for payment, and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

As a suggestion, The US $5.00 for a tour guide, and the US $3.00 for a driver per day, from each member of the tour group is a reasonable tip.