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 to Tashichho Dzong.
  • Visit Chime Lhakhang temple.
  • Witness Bhutanese culture, tradition and lifestyles people.

Trip Overview

Bhutan is small country located in south Asia and also known as country of Thunder Dragon. Bhutan now has become one of the most exotic travel destinations in the world. Bhutan is 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 now 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 Himalaya.

Bhutan saunters towards modernization by protecting its ancient culture and deeply Buddhist way of life. Bhutan tour offers opportunity to see the 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 5 days 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 including 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 also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery and many other temples and monuments.

The 5day Bhutan tour is land tour package only from arrival to departure on Paro international airport and this is best tour in Bhutan that includes all the highlights of Bhutan. Nepal is best transit point when you plan to travel Bhutan as there is regular flight between Nepal and Bhutan. We also have multi-country tour for Nepal –Bhutan if you plan to travel Nepal and Bhutan at once. The 5 days Bhutan tour is also best extended tour after any trek or tour in Nepal including most popular treks in Nepal that are 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. Meet our guide and driver outside the terminal building and drive to Thimpu and check into the hotel.

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

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  • Thimpu

After having breakfast at hotel, you start drive to Punakha through Dochula pass, check into the hotel on reaching on 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 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 hotel. You start to drive back to Thimphu. On reaching in Paro, check into the hotel and go to visit around valley.

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  • Paro

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

The hike tour approx. 4 hours after return from the monastery, you to visit Kichu Lhakhang, National museum and farm house if time is permits.

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  • Paro

After breakfast at the hotel, you are transferred to the airport in Paro for departure flight 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 accompanied 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’s.
  • 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 Bhutan tour. However, you have to be in good health and fitness to go on Bhutan tour.

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

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

4 nights hotel in 3-star hotels are provided in Bhutan tour and we mostly provide these hotels:

  • 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.

Total of 12 meals (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners) and these meals will be served as per the menu of the hotel. You will 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 flight to and from Bhutan are not included in this 5 days Bhutan tour. However, we are always happy to book these flights for you as Druk air and Bhutan airlines operate flight from Paro to only some international section that includes Nepal, India, Thailand, Singapore etc…

Nepal is 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 combine tour for Nepal and Bhutan so, if you are planning to travel Nepal and Bhutan at once then this Nepal-Bhutan tour can be good option for you.

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

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

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

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