Peek of Bhutan Tour (5N/6D)

 Tour Overview

This Tour takes you to Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro to experience and explore some its diverse culture and traditions comprising with some sightseeing around the valleys, short trip to visit Dzongs and temples, art and architecture which will help you to outline and explore the ancient living culture of Bhutan, its tribes of people, ecology and religion of the country.

Tour Highlight

Closing Timing of monuments in various places


School of 13 Arts & Crafts – Sunday & Government Holiday

National Textile Museum – Sunday & Government Holiday

Centenary Farmer’s Market – Monday – Wednesday


National Museum (Ta-Dzong)

 Day 01: Arrival: Paro – Thimphu

Distance: 65km (1.5hrs)
Elevation: 2,250mts / 7,382ft

Paro: It is a broad and beautiful green bowl valley surrounded by jagged Himalayan Mountains and forested hillsides, crossed by beautiful rivers and dotted with medieval fortresses. It was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646 AD and has been the legislative, executive, judicial and religious center for the people of Paro. Also, the nations home of National Museum and International Airport.

After landing you will be greeted by your tour guide and driver and will be chauffeured to the Capital City of Bhutan.

Thimphu (2320m above sea level): Is the capital of Bhutan with a population of about 100000 and is the nation’s largest city. It depicts the strong national character in its architectural style yet it is the legislative, executive, judicial and religious center of the government.

Check in hotel and visit the following places:

Memorial Chorten

Buddha point

Tashichho Dzong

Evening: Free to explore Thimphu Town and Bhutanese Authentic Local Crafts Bazaar.

Overnight in Thimphu

Day 02: Thimphu – Culture Sightseeing

Morning: Hike to Cheri Monastery (15km/30-45min)

After lunch visit the following places:

School of Thirteen Arts & Crafts

 National Textile Museum

Centenary Farmer’s Market (Open: Thursday – Sunday)

Overnight in Thimphu

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha

Distance: 77km (2.5hrs)

Elevation: 1,200mts / 3,900ft

The journey to Punakha includes the 108 Druk Wangyel Chorten commonly known as Dochula standing at 3150m above the sea level. The Druk Wangyel Chorten was built to celebrate the

Stability and progress brought to Bhutan by His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. The pass provides spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Himalayan Mountain Range.

After checking into the hotel visit the following places:

Chimmi Lhakhang (45 min hike round trip)


Punakha Dzong

Suspension Bridge

Evening: Free to explore Punakha Town

Overnight in Punakha

Day 04: Punakha – Paro

Distance: 130km (4-5hrs)

Elevation: 1,200mts / 3,900ft

After breakfast drive back to Paro. After reaching check into hotel visit the following places:

National Museum (Ta-Dzong)

Paro Dzong

Kyichu Lhakhang

Evening: Free to explore Paro Town

Overnight in Paro

 Day 05: Paro -“Hike to Tiger’s Nest” (approx. 4-5 hr)

Bhutan’s most picturesque landmark, Taktshang the Tiger’s nest clings to the side of a steep cliff 300 meters above the Paro valley. The place was first visited by Guru Rimpoche, founder of the tantric form of Buddhism in Himalayan countries, in the 8th century.  It was said that he meditated there for about three months.  The original temple was built in the 17th century, but tragically, it was consumed by fire in 1998.  Like a phoenix, the temple was rebuilt to its fullest glory in 2003.  Takshang is considered to be the 10th-holiest site in the Buddhist world. The programs afterward are optional to the guest

Evening: Relax at hotel or free to explore further

Overnight in Paro

Day 06: Departure

After breakfast, following your flight schedule transfer to Paro International Airport for your onward journey


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