Mystical Bhutan Tour (6 days)

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The Mystical Bhutan 6 days tour includes the major tourist attraction in Bhutan like the valley of Paro, Thimphu, Punkah & Wangdi.

Mystical Bhutan Tour (6 days)

DAY 01 ARRIVE PARO - THIMPHU

The flight into Bhutan will give you a spectacular view of the Himalayan mountain ranges. On a clear day, you may be able to see Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world.

Your tour representative will receive you upon arrival. The drive from Paro to Thimphu (capital city) will take you through beautiful rice terraced fields, and alongside the gushing Pho Chu and Wang Chu rivers.

Afternoon visit Kuenselphodrang where a 168 feet statue of Lord Buddha is being built and overlooks the Thimphu valley. Evening visit the Memorial Chorten built in memory of the third King of Bhutan.

DAY 02 THIMPHU

Morning visit the National Library (which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts), Institute of Traditional Medicine & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit the National Institute of Zorig Chusum (13 traditional crafts) and Jushina Paper factory where traditional Bhutanese papers are made.

Evening visit Tashichho Dzong which houses the King's Throne Room & Government offices. The Dzong serves as summer residence for the Je Khenpo, Chief Abbot & the Central Monk Body. Visit also the Crafts Bazar in town. If time permits, visit the Takin (national animal of Bhutan) at the national zoo.

DAY 03 THIMPHU – PUNAKHA – WANGDUE - PUNAKHA

After breakfast drive to Punakha over Dochula Pass (2.5 hours). On a clear day, one can get a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain ranges and also see the Gasa Dzong at a distance. One can also visit the Druk Wangyel Chortens (108 stupas) on the Pass.

Punakha is the old capital of Bhutan. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong, built at the junction of the two rivers Pho Chu (male river) and Mo Chu (female river). It is one of the most spectacular dzongs in the country. The Dzong serves as the winter residence for the Je Khenpo, Chief Abbot & the Central Monastic Body.

Drive to Wangdue (20 minutes) and visit the town. The Dzong was destroyed in a big fire in 2012 and is currently under renovation. Evening return to Punakha.

DAY 04 PUNAKHA - PARO

Morning drive to Paro (5 hours). Afternoon visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum housed in an ancient watchtower, which has a fine collection of ancient Thangka paintings, textiles, weapons and artifacts. Visit also Paro Rimpung Dzong as well as a traditional wooden cantilever bridge and Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in the country built in 7th century.

Evening visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan built in the 7th century AD and stroll through Paro town.

DAY 05 PARO DAY EXCURSION TO TAKTSHANG

After breakfast drive to Ramthongkha. Hike uphill for about 2-3 hours to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest). This magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft above the valley floor. It is a sacred monastery for the Bhutanese people who believe that it must be visited at least once in their life time.

Afternoon drive to Drugyel Dzong. The Dzong, now in ruins, is a place of historical importance, from whose ramparts the Bhutanese once repelled Tibetan invaders.On a clear day one can view the sacred Mount Chhomolari, Mountain of Goddess (24,000 ft).

Evening experience a soothing and rejuvenating hot stone bath that will relieve aches & pains. This will be followed by typical Bhutanese dinner in an old traditional Bhutanese house.

DAY 06 PARO - DEPARTURE

Early morning drive to Paro for departure. Your tour representative will see you off at the airport.

Hotel Olathang in Paro














Hotel Puntshopelri in Thimphu





Hotel Meriphunsum in Punakha






Starting from USD
$1000 (low season)
$1250 (high season)
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Note:
  • Above cost is per person cost based on 3 Pax
  • Surcharge for 1 pax is USD 40 per person per night
  • Surcharge for 2 pax is USD 30 per person per night
  • Low season are months of December, January, February, June, July, August
  • High season are months of March, April, May, September, October, November
  • For overlap of months, please write to us and we will send you the pricing
Tour Cost Includes:
  • Welcome by our local staff at Airport
  • 100% Private guided tour
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • Accommodation at 3 star hotel
  • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • An experienced driver
  • Luxury SUV vehicle
  • Entry fees & road permits etc
  • Government fee, Royalty of US$ 65 per day, taxes & surcharges
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip
Tour Cost Does Not Includes
  • Visa for Bhutan US$ 40
  • Airfare to and from Bhutan
  • Travel/ medical insurance
  • Use of bar and beverage in the hotels
  • Tips and gratuity (optional) to local staffs
  • All personal gears, personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, shopping etc.
  • Any additional charges beyond mention itinerary /any alteration by self-interest.
  • Bank Transfer Charge US$ 50 per transaction
  • Discovery Bhutanese cultural: Visit to major dzongs (fortress) & Monasteries in Thimphu, Paro & Punakha
  • Explore the beauty of nature: Short hiking in the Himalayan Kingdom.