Trip Details
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Flight and Private Vehicle
  • Food: As Per Itinerary
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 6
  • Max Elevation: 3,056 m
Highlights
  • Experience  ancient Bhutanese culture, beautiful landscapes, and magnificent architecture
  • Acknowledge major insights of Buddhism
  • Explore serene cities, happy people and historical sites in Bhutan
  • Paro,Thimpu, Punakha, Gyantse and Trongsha.
  • Explore Taksang Monastery, the pride of Bhutan
  • Spectacular hiking up to Taksang Monastery via lush forest
  • Capture majestic Himalayan panorama

 

Essential Bhutan Tour Plan 7 Days is an absolute tour package to discover Bhutan’s mesmerizing culture and nature. This tour package takes us to the major highlights of Bhutan and provides an opportunity to explore them. The major highlights of Bhutan include holy monasteries, Bhutan's fortresses, temples, museums, and the picturesque beauty of the Himalayas. This 7 days Bhutan tour plan not only focuses to explore the unspoiled culture of Bhutan but also the natural astonishments at the same time. This tour connects major tourist destinations of Bhutan like Paro, Thimpu, Bimthang, Punakha, and Taksang.

Essential Bhutan Tour Plan 7 Days begins from Paro. Paro is the only international airport in Bhutan. We will accompany our representative and head to Thimpu. After 2 hours drive from Paro, we get Thimpu and meet some officials and guide. Next, we get refreshed and visit some attractions in Thimpu.

After exploring Thimpu, we go to explore Trongsa. In Trongsa, we visit some nunneries, National Library, and Fortresses. Next, we drive to Bumthang and visit some sacred monasteries. We learn a lot about Bhutanese culture, civilization, and way of life by this visit. The next visit will be in Punakha. Punakha was the former capital city of Bhutan. Punakha is widely popular as a natural and cultural hub in Bhutan. Finally, we will drive back to Paro and hike up to Taksang Monastery ( Tiger’s Nest). This massive monastery at the lap of the mountain will astonish us. We end 7 days Bhutan Trip by flying out from Paro.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Bhutan (Paro)

Upon arrival in Paro airport, our official tour operation representative will receive us and we drive to Thimpu (65km-2 hrs) capital city of Bhutan, transfer to hotel, be refreshed and we will have short orientation meeting on tour program. Overnight at hotel in Thimpu.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Thimpu
  • 2200m

This is the day for the exploration of Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan. Thimpu is a perfect destination to read Bhutanese culture and civilization. Today, we begin our tour by visiting The National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to memorialize Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, the third king of Bhutan (1928-1972). This site is popular for meditation. Similarly Thimphu Tashichho Dzong , a fortress where we can see some government offices now. We also visit and explore National Folk Heritage Museum, Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory and The National Textile Museum which all tell a lot about unique civilization and art of Bhutan. Overnight at hotel in Thimpu.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Thimpu
  • 2334m

Today, we drive to Punakha from Thimpu. Punakha is the former capital city of Bhutan. On the way, we stop at Dochula Pass which offers us magnificent views of Himalayas. Our further drive finally takes us to Punakha. Next our visit to Punakha Djong offers us marvelous insights of Bhutanese art and architecture. This Djong is located among the serene atmosphere. After we explore Punakha Djong we go to visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten which is one of the marvelous sites to visit in Bhutan. It represent astonishing art and architecture of Bhutan. We walk via colorful prayer flags around the chorten and explore the whole area. Overnight at hotel at Punakha.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Punakha
  • 1,242 m

After breakfast drive from Punakha to Paro. Paro is beautiful with the only international airport of Bhutan, cultural and natural astonishments. It will be very delightful to explore Paro. Paro is alos popular as an abode to Mount Jomolhari (7, 300m). We visit Kyerchu temple or also known as Lho Kyerchu, the oldest temple in Bhutan. We will feel very peaceful here. The profound serenity heals us at this temple. Dumtse Lhakhang - Built in 1433 is another temple we visit today. We require buying a special permit to enter this temple. Overnight at hotel in Paro.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Paro
  • 2200m

We drive via Chele La (3, 988m) for Haa which offers us magnificent views of Haa valley and Paro city at the same time. Our further drive takes us to Haa and we go to visit Katsho village, a beautiful traditional village in Bhutan. We also can capture stunning views of Mt. Jomolhari (7, 314m) the highest mountain in Bhutan from Chele La Pass. Haa Valley is a less visited tourist spot in Bhutan due to a lack of facilities like restaurants, lodges, and hotels. What we experience in this valley is the unspoiled traditional lifestyles of the Bhutanese. Since there is no hotels in Haa valley, we drive back to Paro for overnight stay. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Haa
  • 3,056 m

This is the final day tour of 7 days Essential Bhutan Tour Plan. We spend whole day to explore this beautiful city Paro and Taksang Monastery ( Tiger’s Nest). Today’s prime highlight is Taksang Monastery built on the cliff. We can get Tiger’s Nest only by hiking. This hiking via beautiful prayer flags and country setting will be marvelous. Next, we drive to the north form Paro and go to visit Drunkgyal Dzong Built in 1647 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. We also can view Mt. Jomolhari from Drunkgyal Dzong if the weather is fair. We end our 7 days Essential Bhutan Tour Plan with a visit to Kyichu Lhakhang. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. This temple is very special religious site for Buddhists.

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Paro
  • 2200m

After breakfast, we get ready with our luggage and now it is time to say goodbye to this beautiful country. We drive to the Paro airport to catch the flight for departure from Paro airport to Kathmandu.

  • BF/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

We will drop you to the airport according to your flight schedule.

  • BF
  • NON
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

What to Expect

  • Air Flight Kathmandu To Paro And Back To Kathmandu
  • Breakfast with Hotel In Kathmandu according to the itinerary
  • Visa fee for Bhutan
  • 1-day city tour in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel with 3 times food in Bhutan
  • 1 english speaking bhutan local guide
  • all entrance fees during bhutan tour
  • Tour is done by private vehicle
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner during staying in Kathmandu
  • Laundry service in Bhutan And Nepal.
  • Guide Tips