- Trip Code : NTE-BC46
- Trip Duration : 4 Days
- Trip Level : Demanding
- Trip Max Altitude : 4100
- Trip Start Location : Paro
- Trip End Location : Paro
- Trip Route : Paro-Thimpu-Paro
- Trip Best Season : February-June & August - December
- Scenic Mountain Flight
- Visit Thimou
- Tiger Nest Monastry
- Visit National Musium
Bhutan Cultural tour and short holiday is a mystically beautiful place. Visit Bhutan can be the perfect destination. Mystical Kingdom of Bhutan turn short holiday experience in an unforgettable one and one of the perfect destination this cultural and spiritual tour give a unique incredible holiday experience to the travelers. Starting from the magical Bhutan tour, where you put your feet first into the spellbinding Bhutanese soil. This tour package takes you to Thimpu, The modern capital city of Bhutan incredible, cultural, experience. The tour will give you some excellent opportunities to learn about Bhutanese culture and life style. You will love the Buddhist spirituality that reflects friendly Bhutanese hospitality. Bhutan will leave you speechless with their impressive feature. Explorationof local bazzar and other places will give you more insight about the Bhutanese life style, last but not the least of the Bhutanese wonders and highlight of the trip. In our trip to Bhutan you visit to Taktsang Monastery, the fampus Tiger Nest Monastery climbing on a cliff over the city of Paro.
- Day 1 - Arrive Paro Transfer to hotel in Thimphu.
- Day 2 - Drive Thimphu to Paro ( 55km approx 1.30hrs).
- Day 3 - Paro Sightseeing.
- Day 4 - Departure from Paro.
Arrive Paro Transfer to hotel in Thimphu.
The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular in entire Himalayas. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills from other destination, the journey offers fascinating views an exciting descent into the Kingdom of Bhutan. After immigration formalities and baggage collection, you will be met by our representative, and afterwards drive to Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan with en-route stop at Chuzom, the confluence of Thimphu and Paro rivers. Three different style of stupas; Tibetan, Nepalese and Bhutanese adorn this confluence. Upon arrival in Thimphu. The capital town of Bhutan and the centre of Government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. Situated in western Bhutan, with the population of about 1,00,000, it is perhaps still the world’s only capital city without a traffic light.
Overnight at Thimphu includes mealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Drive Thimphu to Paro ( 55km approx 1.30hrs).
After breakfast visit Memorial Chorten, known as Thimphu Chorten this stupa is located at the centre of thimphu which was built in 1974 to honour the third king of Bhutan His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. popularly known as Father of modern Bhutan.
Afterwards visit to Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang). It holds one of the largest Buddha’s statue in the country of 169 feet (51.5m), made of bronze and gilded in gold. Visitors can also get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from this point.
Then visit Changangkha Lhakhang. This temple is located above central Thimphu, built in 12th century by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo on a ridge overlooking the town. Local parents traditionally come here to get auspicious names for their newborns or blessing from the protector deity ‘Tamdrin’.
Later drive to upper Motithang in Thimphu to visit Takin Preserve. The Takin is the national animal of Bhutan, and looks like a cross between a cow and a goat. Legend has it that the animal was created by the great Buddhist yogi, Drukpa Kuenley, and it can be found only in Bhutan and nearby areas. Taxonomists place the animal in a category of its own as it is not similar enough to any other animal to fit established categories.
Visit National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts, Textile Museum, which provides deep insight into Bhutan’s one of the most distinct art form, Folk Heritage Museum, dedicated to connect people with the rich Bhutanese Folk heritage and rural history through exhibits, demonstrations, educational programs and documentation of Bhutanese rural life.
Conclude the day’s sightseeing with visit of Trashichhoedzong, or ‘the fortress of the glorious religion. This is one of the most impressive building situated along the right flank of the Thimphu River built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel who unified Bhutan and was later reconstructed in 1962 by the third King His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Evening drive back to Paro, follow the way back up the dramatic Wang Chhu and Paro Chhu river valleys, before crossing through Paro town towards the north end of the valley. Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
After breakfast excursion to Taktshang Monastery (approx. 5 hours round trip walk): It is one of the most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery and hence it is called ‘Tiger’s Nest’. This site has been recognised as a most sacred place and visited by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646 and now visited by all Bhutanese at least once in their lifetime. The hike to the monastery makes a splendid half day excursion. Evening take a stroll around interesting city centre of Paro.
Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Departure from Paro.
After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities.
Includes meals Breakfast.
- Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle.
- Guided city tour in Paro by private tourist vehicle.
- Standard government-approved accommodation (on twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.
- Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.
- Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
- welcome drinks.
- Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.
- Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan.
- Monument and museums entrance fees for all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.
- Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional mask and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.
- Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
- Government royalty (35% of $225), which goes to the country's health and education projects.
- All trekking, route and monument access permits and fees.
- All government taxes, official expenses, and tourist service charges.
Price Does not Include
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. (See the travel insurance page)
- Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
- All items of personal nature like drinks, laundry etc.
- Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
Trekking equipment and clothing needed for this trek
Clothing for City:- Informal clothing is all that is required. Remember to dress in a modest fashion. Light clothing is usually all that will be required for most of the year. During the winter months, December to February, it will be chilly in the early mornings and evenings. A warm fleece or similar jacket & Trouser will be required.
The price per person for the Small group Journey is fixed as stated below. There is also the option of private and tailor made journey best suited for you, your family and friends. The discount is subjected to increase with the number of people in your group. Bigger the group better the discount so group bookings are highly encouraged.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why this trip make different?
Nepal Travel Expedition works closely with One of the main supporter's Charity service in Nepal. And contribute 10% of the tour cost for Orphan Childrens (sherpa Outdoor Foundation) We support them in many different ways.
Donation and Charity!
Nepal Travel Expedition donates 10% of its annual revenue to Sherpa Outdoor Foundation Orphan Children Home Which is Located in Lalitpur one can visit while you are in Nepal after or before the trip. We support Children's for Food, School, Clothes, Medicine also supporting stationery materials to Government School which is located at Lamjung district trying to build a library for them where they could find a different book to read. For this project, we are trying to collect donations.
Sponsorship and Partnership (volunteering programmed)
One of the major activities of Sherpa outdoor Children home in Lalitpur is fully conducted and collaborate with Nepal Travel Expedition and sister concern organization Nepal wildlife safari. The Volunteering concern programmed delivered by Nepal Travel Expedition and Sherpa Outdoor Foundation aims to mobilize a team of experts and interested individuals as an economic measure in providing human capital for education, health, community to share teaching skill various Government school in a different part of the country and community to delivered humanity skills also in our children home.