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6 nights 7 days Bhutan Tour

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Tour Overview

Bhutan tour to explore the hidden gems of Himalayas is a real taste of Buddhist culture into the land of thunder dragon. Our 6 nights/7days Bhutan tour package covers the major places of Bhutan for the travel holidays.

Enjoy the culture of local people, explore the flora and fauna, capture the memorable views of mountain, lakes and caves.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive to Paro airport and drive to Thimphu

Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing tour

Day 03: Thimpu to Punakha drive and sightseeing

Day 04: Drive to Thimphu from Punakha

Day 05: Thimphu-Haa-Paro sightseeing

Day 06: A Day Hike to Paro Taktsang Goemba (Tiger's Nest Monastery)

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu from Paro

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Paro

Fly from Kathmandu to Paro by Druk Air, Bhutan’s National Airline. The great snow-capped peaks of the inner Himalayas rise up to the heavens can be seen during clear weather. As the plane approaches Bhutan, if you look down farmhouses as dots on the hillsides can be seen.

You will be received by the representative of our Bhutan tour operator who will be your travel guide throughout your tour.

Check into your hotel in Paro and after refreshments, visit the following:

Ta Dzong, built in the 17th century as a watchtower for the Paro Dzong. This dzong was converted into the National museum in 1967 and is filled with antique thankha paintings, textiles, weapons and armor.

Rinpung Dzong, built in 1645 to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now being used as an administration center and school for monks.Then walk down to Rimpung Bridge (Traditonal Bridge), oldest bridge in Bhutan.

In the evening stroll through Paro town and you may visit local shops.

Stay overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 02: Paro-Thimphu and Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfast travel to Thimphu and check into your hotel. The full day Thimphu tour includes visit to the following:

The National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts. The National Institute of Traditional Medicine (outside only), where Bhutan’s famed traditional herbal medicines are compounded and dispensed.

The Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts.

Heritage Museum, The National Folk Heritage Museum to get an insight into the typical Bhutanese way of life.

Textile Museum, The Textile Museum to get an understanding of the beautiful hand woven Bhutanese textiles.

Craft Bazaar, where artisans and craftsmen from across the country come to sell their products. Drive to Kuensel Phodrang and take a short leisure hike to the Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park and enjoy the full view of Thimphu Valley below. Visit Buddha Point and offer your prayers to the largest Buddha statue in the country and walk around to enjoy the great view of Thimphu valley below.

Stay overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu-Punakha/Wangdue

After breakfast, drive to Punakha via the Dochula pass. An hour's drive from Thimphu will take you to this pass (3140 m) where one can have a superb view of the Eastern Himalayas on a clear day with a powerful binocular telescope.

Drive onto Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan and presently the winter residence of the central monk body. Visit the Punakha Dzong, located on the island of the Pho-Chu (male) river and the Mochu (female) river. Visit the Dho Jha Gha Lam Temple.

In the evening, walk through the Metshina Village and take a 20-minute walk through the rice fields to the Divine Madman’s Monastery-Chhimi Lhakhang, famously known for its fertility shrine, where couples unable to concieve come here for blessing.

Stay overnight at hotel in Wangdue/Punakha.

Day 04: Wangdue/Punakha -Thimphu

After breakfast, travel through upper Punakha valley through the village of Kabjisa and walk through farmhouses to khamsum Yuelley Namgyel  temple which was built by the Queen Mother of Bhutan for peace and stability in this ever-changing world. This temple is situated on the hillock overlooking the valley below.

Then travel to Thimphu with lunch enroute.

On arrival at Thimphu check into your hotel and after refreshments, visit the following:

National Memorial Chorten, chorten literally means ' seat of faith' and Buddhists often call such monuments the 'Mind of Buddha'. Meet the elderly generation in circumambulation at the National Memorial Chorten.

Tashichhodzong, “the fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the center of government and religion, site of the monarch’s throne room and seat of the Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in the 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plan

In the evening, free to relax or stroll around Thimphu town, do shopping, etc.

Stay overnight at hotel in Thimphu.

Day 05: Thimphu-Haa-Paro

Thimphu-Haa valley

After breakfast travel to Haa valley( the valley of Guardian Spirit) through the stretch of villages of Dogakha, Susuna and Jabana visiting typical Bhutanese farmhouses along the way and you will see farmers working in their farms. Drive further onto Haa Valley. After lunch at Haa valley, explore the valley and then travel to Paro valley via Chilela pass ( 3810 m). On a clear day you will see Himalayan mountain peaks from Chilela pass. Then drive onto Paro valley.

Stay overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 06: A Day Hike to Paro Taktsang Goemba (Tiger's Nest Monastery)

After breakfast, take a hike to Taktsang Goemba, popularly known as 'Tiger's Nest' Monastery. The hike upto the view point will take about 2 hours and from the view point you will enjoy the spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of a high cliff. Stop for a refreshment at the Cafe at the view point. Then hike further to the monastery which will take about 1 1/2 hours. It was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup, a cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for 3 months in the 8th century. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava flew to this location from Khenpajong, Tibet on the back of a tigress and subdued a demon. He then perform meditation in one of the caves here and emerged in 8 incarnated forms (8 manifestations) and blessed the place. Subsequently, the place came to be known as 'Tiger's Nest'.

After visiting the monastery, walk back down to the view point and stop for lunch at the cafe at the view point. Then walk further down to the road and then drive to your hotel in Paro visiting Kichu temple on the way. The temple was build in 7th century. The temple is a reservoir of peace and you will really feel at peace at this temple.

In the evening, relax after a tiring day.

Stay overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 07: Departure from Paro

In the morning, your tour guide will escort you to the Paro airport for your onward destinations.

Cost Info

Tour Price Includes:

  • Bhutan Government Royalty
  • Bhutanese Tourist Visa fee
  • Twin sharing hotel rooms at 3 star hotels
  • All meals ( breakfast, lunch, dinner & light refreshments) at 3star hotels
  • English speaking tour guide service from start to tour ends
  • All transfers and excursions by private vehicles
  • All entrance fees to museums and monuments
  • All internal taxes and fees
  • Mineral drinking water
  • Office service charges.

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Single room supplement
  • Airfares
  • Travel issuance (recommended)
  • 4 star and 5 star accommodations and meals (optional)
  • Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry etc

We Accept Payment Via

  • Visa
  • Master Card
  • Western Union

We are Associated with

  • Nepal Gov
  • TAAN
  • NTB
  • NMA
  • KEEP

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