The 3 nights, 4 days Bhutan Tour gives you a brief introduction to the nature and socio-cultural beauty of Bhutan. Bhutan is a peaceful country that lies between India and China. The country has a clean environment, diverse flora and fauna, and a rich, preserved culture.
This short tour bundles all the major cultural heritage and popular to-do things of Bhutan. Professionally designed, the tour gives you a great experience and a memorable time.
What's included ?
- Accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 / 4 star category hotel, on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
- Accommodation in A Grade hotels on twin sharing basis in Bhutan
- City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private vehicle
- All the entry fees for monuments and museum
- Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and flight back from Paro to Kathmandu
- Visa and Travelling permit
- Full Board meal
- Private vehicle for an entire trip
- Mineral water
- All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
- Farewell Dinner with typical local cultural program
- Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure
What's not included ?
- Meals other than breakfast when staying in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses and bar bills
- Clients’ travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in KathmanduYou will be accorded a warm welcome at the airport and then transferred to the hotel and briefing about the tour
Day 02: Sightseeing in KathmanduAfter breakfast there will be a tour of the main sights in Kathmandu: Monkey Temple, Durbar Square and Kumari Bahal, UNESCO world heritage sites.
Day 03: Arrival at Paro in Druk Air, Bhutan’s national AirlineArrival at Paro in Druk Air, Bhutan’s national Airline / the flight takes us over the great Himalayas / some wonderful views of the worlds highest glacial peaks / our representative will welcome us at the airport for the drive through the fascinating valley of Paro to Thimphu Bhutan’s capital / from the airport to Thimpu is 55kms / takes about 1.45 hours along the Pachu River and Wangchu River / paddy fields, orchards and farms / overnight at Thimphu.
Day04: Sightseeing around the Thimphu ValleyAfter breakfast,a full day sightseeing begins with visits to the: Memorial chhorten (stupa) / impressive stupa built in 1974 by the Grand Queen Mother Ashi Phuntsho Choden in the memory of the Third King of Bhutan;The National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts, manuscripts and also modern academic books;The Handicrafts Emporium that displays a wide range of beautifully woven fabrics for man and women, crafted products and other decorative iteams;The Painting School, famous for traditional thangka paintings;The Institute of Traditional Medicine where rich herbal medicines abundant in the kingdom are prepared;The Tashichhodzong, the fort that houses the King’s Throne Room and other government offices. It is also the summer residence of the Monk Body.
Day05: Drive back to ParoAfter breakfast drive back to Paro : Hike one hour to Taktsang. Spend a full day at Taktsang, the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. This magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft above the valley floor. Legend says that Guru Padmasambhava flew here on the back of his favorite tiger. When the Guru finished his meditation, he was instructed to build the Monastery. Lunch will be at the Tiger’s Nest teahouse. Overnight at hotel
Day06: Paro Departure to KathmanduEarly breakfast in the hotel and drive to the airport for flight to Kathmandu
Day 07: Kathmandu – HomeWe will arrange a free transfer from the hotel to the airport for your international flight home with beautiful memory.