Bhutan Highlights

Bhutan, one of the most popular and demanding country is located in South Asia and is one of the most leading country to attract tourists. One can get an opportunity to explore the ancient Buddhism and ancient cultures of this country in this tour. Bhutan Highlights is a special package of 5 days and takes the visitors to some of the most famous places of Bhutan in a limited amount of time and in a limited budget.

This 5-days tour starts with the sightseeing of the capital city of our country. We will then take a short flight to Paro and then do the sightseeing of beautiful Paro city. Later, you will be transferred to Thimpu and then you will do the sightseeing of this capital city. We will then travel to Punakha and then explore the ancient monuments and stupas of this beautiful place. On our 4th day, we will be doing an easy hike to do the sightseeing of famous Tiger’s nest. The last day of this tour will be the departure day and we will departure on our own home country.

Bhutan Highlights offers the best views of mountain ranges including some of the highest mountain ranges of the world. The major attraction of this trek is the sightseeing of ancient Buddhism and their unique cultures and traditions. This country is mainly famous for ancient Stupas, monuments, monasteries, arts, architectures and crafts. Some of the major attractios of Bhutan are the sightseeing of Bhutanese handmade paper factory Zilukha nunnery, Motithang mini zo and Dochula Pass, sightseeing of Paro and Thimpu, Sightseeing of Sera monastery, Jokhang monastery and Barkhor market, sightseeing of The Paro Dzong (Fortress), Ta Dzong, Gangtey monastery, Nyingmapa monastery and many more. Another major attraction is the easy and rewarding hike to the Tiger’s nest (Taktsang monastery).

Outline itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in Paro, Drive to Thimphu
Day 2 Explore Thimphu, Travel to Punakha
Day 3 Punakha and the Dochu La Pass
Day 4 Hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery
Day 5 The Departure Day

  • Day 1

    Arrive in Paro, Drive to Thimphu

    On our first day, we will meet at the Tribhuvan Airport and fly to Paro from Kathmandu. Our guide and team will be waiting you at the airport of Paro and then you will be welcomed and taken to the capital city of Bhutan, Thimpu which is an hour and a half drive via vehicle. Then you can spend the day visiting and exploring the grand Tashico Dzong, which iso one of the major attraction point of tourists to the city. This fortress-like compound is a Buddhist monastery and the seat of the Bhutanese government. Then stop by the magnificent Memorial Chorten, a religious monument built to honor a former king. And finally, we will make our way to the giant golden Great Buddha Dordenma statue, where you’ll watch the sunset over the valley below.

  • Day 2

    Explore Thimphu, Travel to Punakha

    Today you’ll get an opportunity to explore deeper into the Bhutanese culture in Thimpu. You can also go on a half-day tour around the city, stopping at arts workshops and museums, an indigenous medicine hospital, convents and monasteries, the weekend market, and a takin sanctuary. The takin is the national animal of Bhutan and is a large goat-like animal. After lunch, we will drive to Punakha which is a three hours’ drive from Thimpu. You’ll drive through thick forest as the road climbs gently up to the Dochu La Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet (3,050m). Take in the spectacular mountain views to the north before continuing down to the sub-tropical Punakha Valley. Here you’ll visit the impressive Punakha Dzong, an architectural masterpiece located at the intersection of two rivers. Then later in the afternoon visit the market in town and attend an evening prayer ceremony at the nunnery.

  • Day 3

    Punakha and the Dochu La Pass

    On our day 3 we will do a short and easy hike Yo Chimi Lhakhang temple also known as the fertility temple and is dedicated to Drukpa Kunley, a Buddhist leader. This temple is filled with phallic imagery said to ward off evil spirits. From there, we will drive back through the Dochu La Pass for more panoramic views of Himalayan peaks along the Tibetan border. For trekking about 2 more hours, you will reach Lungchutse Lhakhang, a hilltop about 1640 feet from where you can get even better views. Trek for two hours through a rich growth of moss, birch, hemlock, and rhododendron trees to get to the Lungchutse temple. Enjoy a picnic lunch in fresh mountain air before walking downhill to the meditation center at Trashigang Goemba. From here, you’ll be picked up and driven back to Paro for the night.

  • Day 4

    Hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery

    Today’s day will be quite tiring as we will hike towards the Tiger’s Nest, Taktsang Monastery. We have to climb up to a steep path for one to three hours to reach this nest. If you’re not too tired, continue further uphill to visit a few more monasteries off the beaten track. Enjoy in the amazing views of the Paro Valley, and then stop at Bhutan’s oldest temple, Khyichu Lhakhang, on the way back down. In the evening, sit down to a lovely farewell dinner with your guide.

  • Day 5

    The Departure Day

    Today is the last day of our trip and you can spend your last morning at Bhutan by exploring the streets and ancient markets of Paro. You can do the sightseeing of the National Museum inside the Ta Dzong, roam around the Rinpung Dzong, or visit the unusual Dumtse Lhakhang temple, which is home to some of Bhutan’s finest murals. And then we will say a warm good bye to Bhutan and fly back to Kathmandu which will be the ending point of our marvelous journey.


• Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
• Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
• Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
• All accommodations during the trek.
• Your destination map.
• Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
• An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
• Permit
• Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
• Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
• If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
• All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
• Travel & Rescue arrangement.
• All government taxes and Vat.


• Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
• Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
• equipment / Gears
• Your Travel insurance.
• International airfare.
• Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
• All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
• Personal shopping and laundry etc.
• Personal trekking Equipment’s.
• Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
• If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

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