•   Duration: 5 Days
  •  Activities: Cultural & Nature
  •   Trip Grade: Easy
  •   Destination: Bhutan
  •  Group size: 2-15 Pax
  •  Best Seasons: Autumn & Spring
  •   Trip Mode: Star Hotels

Trip Overview

Bhutan-City of Thunder Dragons is a Buddhist country with vast diversity in the Geography and culture of the people living there. This unique culture and tradition of the Bhutanese people are making the country much more unique and making the country paradise.

During this tour, you get a chance to visit landmarks in Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu as well as you will be experiencing short hike tours in amazing landscapes. Likewise, you will be visiting Bhutan’s Famous Taktsang(Tiger’s Nest) Monastery located at the hill.  Not only this, but Bhutan Tour will also offer you to encounter the dzongs (fortresses), monasteries and temples located at different parts of the kingdom.  This all will lure because they date back to hundreds of years. Bhutan is still preserving its own culture and tradition to date which makes the country unique and completely different from the rest of the World.

Bhutan-City of Thunder Dragons tour will offer you amazing and everlasting experiences and memories.

Outline Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrival in Paro – visit Paro
    Day 02: Drive to Thimphu – Thimphu valley tour
    Day 03:  3 Hours’ Drive to Punakha from the Thimphu
    Day 04: Return to Paro
    Day 05: Departure from the Paro

Detail Itinerary

Arrival in Paro – visit Paro

Make the morning flight to Bhutan. You will be landing on the Paro International Airport, a solo International Airport of Bhutan. There will be our experienced guide to receive you and take you to hotel for some refreshment. After that guide will take you to the famous historical and religious place of the Paro. You will have tour to following places of Paro;

A.Taktsang Monastery

Taktsang Monastery lies on the edge of a 1,200 meter cliff offering impressive sight. You have to climb about 4 hours which may be tiring though. But the exhilaration you feel after reaching the top, is worth all the efforts. You can have best photographs ever on this cliff monastery. This is the place that you must visit on any Bhutan tour. Taktsang was established as a sacred place for meditation by Guru Rinpoche who visited the site on his second visit to Bhutan in 747 CE, though the first monastery was not constructed until 1694.

B.National Museum of Bhutan

This National Museum of Bhutan is situated in a former watch tower above the dzong. This museum is living idols that displays artifacts from Bhutan’s history indigenous flora and fauna.

  1. Drakhapo

Drakhapo is also the monastic complex perched on a cliff. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche spent two months here after completing a retreat at nearby Taktsang Monastery. You can see several hand and foot prints embedded in the rock on the Drakhapo.

  1. Kichu Lhakang

It is said that King Songten Gampo built this monasteries in one night out of 108.

After visiting all these places, you will have rest in hotel.

Drive to Thimphu – Thimphu valley tour

From the hotel of Paro, you will be driven to Thimphu, which is the capital city of Bhutan and is the largest city.  During your tour in Thimphu, you will be visiting Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley. From this temple, you will have clear scenic view of the Thimphu Valley. Similarly you will be visiting these top sights in Thimphu

  1. Trashi Chho Dzong at Thimphu
  2. Weekend Market at Thimphu
  3. National Memorial Chorten at Thimphu
  4. National Textile Museum at Thimphu
  5. National Institute for Zorig Chusum at Thimphu
  6. Simtokha Dzong at South Thimpu
  7. Tango Goemba

After all day tour in the beautiful and wonderful city. Then you will have overnight at hotel.

3 Hours’ Drive to Punakha from the Thimphu

After having breakfast in the hotel at Thimphu then we will drive to Punakha through Dochula pass (3200 mts). You can enjoy the amazing and spectacular view of the top highest mountain of Bhutan if whether condition is good.  During Punakha Tour you will have following

#Major Attractions in Punakha

  1. Chimi Lhakhang

This temple is often visited by the couples who have problem conceiving and they have been blessed miraculously with children. Therefore, this temple is also called Fertility Temple.

  1. Khamsum Yueling Monastery

The Queen Mother built this Khamsum Yueling Monastery to promote world peace and to wish sound health and long life of the King. This temple has some of the finest spiritual artworks painted on the inner walls making the temple much more precious.

  1. Punakha Dzong Fortress

Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal constructed this Fortress at the junction of Phochhu and Mochhu  in 1637 to symbolize for a unified Bhutan. This Fortress serves as the religious and administrative seat of the region, this is one of the major attraction of the Punakha.

Then you will be spending overnight at hotel.

Return to Paro

On this fourth day, you will be returning to the Paro and have plenty of rest at the hotel. If you want to spend time on visiting the local then you can. You can learn their lifestyle and ancient art and culture still fresh today.

Departure from the Paro

Our guide will be there to help you to take you the Only International Airport of Bhutan. Then you will be taking awesome memories with you and obviously best photographs ever.

Before You Go

  1. Which is Best Time to Travel in Bhutan?

Best time will be Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), if you wish to travel Bhutan. But, also two months April and May are best to travel. Not only, the country offers the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms but also its biggest festivals during spring.

  1. Where will we be staying in Hotels / Resorts / Tents?

We will be choosing best hotel and resorts as per your choice and you budget. We can also arrange tents if you wish to stay there

  1. Do local expert guides and drivers needed for the tour?

Probably, yes because local expert guides know about their culture and tradition much more than us. Due to this reason, they will explain more about the sites that we are going to visit,

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