Day 01: Flight to Paro and drive to Thimpu
On flight, we will enjoy the breath taking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mount Chomolhari and Jichu Drake of Bhutan. Upon arrival at Paro airport, we are met by our guide and we drive to Thimpu-the capital City of Bhutan. This 2 hour drive snakes along the Paro and Thimphu rivers offering gorgeous scenic views at every turn. After lunch, visit the sights such as Memorial Chorten, National Library, Handicrafts Emporium where Bhutanese textiles and Painting School etc. Overnight hotel in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing and drive back to Paro
Visit Simtokha Dzong-the oldest fortress of Bhutan, Tashichho Dzong - the main Secretariat Building, that houses king’s throne and state monastic body, Pangri Zampa Monastery-the residence of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. In the late afternoon, drive back to Paro.
Day 03: At Paro
Visit Drugyal Dzong -a ruined fortress - 16 km away from Paro town from where you can also enjoy the views of Mount Chomolhari "Abode of the Goddess Chomo". On the way back from Drugyal Dzong, we will visit a typical Bhutanese farm house. After lunch in the hotel, we will visit the National Museum (Ta-Dzong), which originally was the Watch Tower of the Paro Rinchen Pong Dzong. Visit Paro Rinchen Pong Dzong- the administrative seat of the district of Paro and it also contains a state monastic community of about 200 monks.
In option to the visits of Dzong, you can take Takstang Monastery Hike. The monastery is perched on a rocky ledge with a sheer drop of nearly 800m and overlooks the Paro Valley and river. The round trip hike takes about 4 hrs.Evening free to stroll in Paro to shop or to visit some village homes.
Day 04: Paro-Departure
We are transferred to airport for our flight to next destination.
Accommodation on twin sharing
All transfers and sightseeing as on itinerary
Three meals a day
English speaking local Tour Guide
Sightseeing admission fee
Bhutan visa fee
Cost Does Not Include
Airfare to and out of Bhutan
Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tip, laundry, phone etc.
Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events
Passport and Visa
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months at the time of travel and there should be enough blank pages for entry and exit seals. Bhutan visa is pre-processed by us and we will get approval letter for you before your flight into Bhutan. Your passport gets actual visa seal upon arrival at Paro airport. If your travel starts from India, you should obtain Indian visa beforehand as India does not grant visa on arrival.