5 Days Bhutan Tour

  • Traveling-to-Bhutan


(Bhutan at a Glance).

This is a short 5 days Bhutan tour and covers three enthralling districts of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha in western Bhutan. The beautiful valley of Paro at an altitude of 2200 m boasts of the only International airport in Bhutan. Thimphu is a small and vibrant city with no traffic lights. Punakha is the ancient capital of Bhutan and hosts the magnificent Punakha Dzong.

5 Days Bhutan Tour Highlights:

  • Meet Local people.
  • Ancient monasteries and monuments.
  • Art & Architecture.
  • Museums and Government Institutions.
  • Farm house visit.
  • Magnificent Dzongs (Forts).
  • Scenic landscapes.

5 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary (Outline):

  • Day 1. Arrive Paro – Thimphu sightseeing (Altitude 2334 m, 54 km, 1 hour drive):
  • Day 2. Thimphu – Punakha sightseeing – Thimphu (Altitude 1242 m, 76 Km, 2 hour drive):
  • Day 3. Thimphu – Paro sightseeing (Altitude 2200m, 54 km, 1 hour drive):
  • Day 4. Paro Sightseeing – Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery:
  • Day 5. Departure:

5 Days Bhutan Tour cost:

PEAK SEASON: March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.

  • 1 Pax: US $ 1100.
  • 2 Pax: US $ 1060 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: US $ 940 per person.

LEAN SEASON: Dec, Jan, Feb, June, July & Aug.

  • 1 Pax: US $ 1000.
  • 2 Pax: US $ 960 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: US $ 840 per person.

5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR (Detail Itinerary).

Day 01. Arrive Paro – Thimphu sightseeing (54 km, 1 hour drive):

Your guide and driver will receive you at Paro International Airport and drive to Thimphu.

A short stop on the way to view Tamchog Monastery.

Afternoon visit includes Memorial chorten, Tallest statue of Buddha, Changangkha Lhakhang, Sangaygang view point and Dupthop nunnery.

In the evening, visit to Tashichho Dzong (The Royal Secretariat).

Overnight in Hotel

Day 02. Thimphu – Punakha sightseeing – Thimphu (76 Km, 2 hour drive):

In the morning, drive to the beautiful Punakha valley. On the way, visit beautiful Dochu La Pass (Altitude 3140 m) and Chimi Lhakhang (The Temple of Fertility). This temple was built to honor Drukpa Kuenley, popularly known as “the Devine Madman of Bhutan”.

Afternoon, visit to Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Punakha was also an ancient capital of Bhutan until the rule of the Second King of Bhutan.

In the evening, drive back to Thimphu.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 03. Thimphu – Paro sightseeing (54 km, 1 hour drive):

In the Morning, visit to National Postal Museum, Painting School (School of 13 Arts and Crafts) and Craft Bazaar. Free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography. Then drive to Paro.

After lunch, visit to Ta Dzong (National Museum), Rinpung Dzong and Bhutanese Farm house.

In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04. Paro Sightseeing – Hike to the Tiger’s Nest monastery:

In the Morning, hike to the Tiger’s Nest monastery (Taktsang). It is a 2 hour walk uphill till the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

In the Afternoon, visit to Drugyal Dzong (The Fortress of Victory). Then visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan built it in 659 AD.

In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography.

Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05. Departure:

After breakfast, drive to the airport and farewell (End of 5 days Bhutan tour).

Tour Cost Includes:

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner & Evening Tea].
  • Accommodation [Double / Twin Sharing] Single Room: Supplement Extra.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
  • Visa Fee.
  • English speaking Local guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Drukair fares.
  • Insurance Premiums.
  • Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  • Cost for any services not mentioned in the “Cost Include head”.
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.