Bhutan 4 days Tour
Experience a short tour to Bhutan, a beautiful country nestled on the foothills of Greater Himalaya. Also known as the Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world. Explore the ancient fortresses (Dzongs), natural riches, pristine monasteries, and delectable mountainous trails of Bhutan.
Bhutan 4 days Tour highlights the greater culture, traditions, lifestyle, and the art related to the ancient Vajrayana-Buddhism. Vajrayana, a Tantric branch of Modern Buddhism, is the state religion of Bhutan. The usage of Dragon imagery in paintings, architecture, and clothing is a common sight around the country. Almost every Bhutanese revere the national symbol of the Thunder Dragon. The four days long Tour takes you from Paro to Thimpu and back to Paro through the scenic countryside settings. Enjoy the majestic sights of some of the highest peaks in the region, Jomolhari (7326m), Gangkhar Puensum (7570m), and Kula Kangri (7538m). The highlights of the Tour include visiting the fortress-monastery of Paro Taktsang, Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, and the mini-zoo at Thimpu. Relishing the delicious local Bhutanese cuisines such as Ema Datshi, Jasha Maroo, Phaksha Paa, Momos, and red rice is another highlight of this Tour.
Bhutan 4 days Tour commences with a scenic trans-Himalayan flight to Paro Country. You can catch any connecting flight to Paro from your hometown. Enjoy a warm Bhutanese tea to help get used to the thin air at the sheer altitude of 2,280 meters in Paro. Visit the monastic sights of Rinpung Dzong ‘fortress of the heap of jewels’ and Kichu Lhakhang at Paro before embarking on a scenic road journey along the countryside towards Thimpu. Catch the mesmerizing sights of Mt. Jomolhari and Jichu Drake peaks along the trail. Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, lies almost 60km from Paro. It is also home to the Bhutanese monarch Raja Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk. Thimpu offers many great options when it comes to visiting scenic tourist destinations. Visit Tashichho Dzong, the largest monastery in the country. The ancient Thimphu Chorten, Motithang Takin Preserve -home of Takin, the national animal, Jungsi Paper Factory, and Thangtong Dewachen Nunnery are few of most irresistible destinations inside Thimpu. The Tour concedes with a visit to the most popular Paro Taktsang Monastery. Also known as Tiger Monastery, Paro Taktsang lies 3,120 meters above the ground in a mountain. A short hike will take you to the 16th Century site built in reverence to Guru Padmasambhava. The Tour concedes upon your return to Paro.
Embark on a full-board Bhutan Tour with Himalaya Holiday Service. We specialize in delivering the best outdoor experiences throughout Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. We organize full-board holiday packages for both private and group tourists. Our local guides have experience in leading tours around Bhutan for over a decade.
Tour one of the most sought-after Buddhist destinations in Bhutan
Visit the most famous monastic sights of Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lakhang, and Thangtong Dewachen Nunnery.
Enjoy an adventurous tour to the highest monastery of Paro Taktsang
Explore the rich tradition, architecture, and culture of Vajrayana-Buddhism, a tantric branch of Buddhism.
Relish the views of mountains like Jomolhari and Gangkhar Puensum.
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Duration of Trip: 04 days
Max Altitude: 3120m
Religions: Vajrayana Buddhism
Ethnic People: Bhutanese
Transportation: Private Vehicle and Flight
Minimum Pax: 02
Day 01: Fly to Paro and drive to Thimpu (L/D) KB
Take an international connecting flight to Paro, which lies at the sheer altitude of 2280 meters. Give yourself some time and drink enough fluid to help acclimatize. Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, a local guide will receive you. After enjoying a delicious lunch, you’ll embark on a brief tour of some of the magnificent sights. Paro valley is home to the monastic sights of Rinpung Dzong, also known as the fortress of the heap of jewels and Kichu Lhakhang, an ancient Buddhist Temple. Explore these two scenic sites before embarking on a road journey towards Thimpu. You can catch the majestic sight of Mt. Jomolhari and Kichu Drake en route to Thimpu. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing. (B/L/D)
The day begins with a delicious breakfast. Afterward, you’ll embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of the beautiful city. The Tour starts with a visit to Thimpu’s Memorial Chorten built in reverence to the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Take a short tour towards the natural destination of Motithang Takin Preserve and enjoy the sights of the national animal of Bhutan, Takin. Enjoy a delicious lunch and then head towards the Jungsi Paper Factory. Next, you will travel towards the Thangtong Dewachen Nunnery overlooking Tashicho Dzong Monastery. If time permits, you can consider visiting the National Library and the National Institute of Traditional Medicine in the city. Overnight in Thimpu.
Day 03: Thimphu – Paro tours (B/L/D)
After early morning breakfast, you’ll retrace your path and begin driving towards Paro. The 60-km long stretch of road going through the scenic countryside of Bhutan offers a magnificent sight of Mt. Jomolhari. Upon arrival, you’ll embark on a short hike towards Paro Taktsang Monastery. The monastery lies on the hanging cliff at an altitude of 3,120 meters. Begin walking along with the neatly paved stone steps for almost 3hr to reach the monastery. Built-in 16th Century, the monastery marks the legacy of Guru Padmasambhava, who spent time meditating at the exact site. The day ends with a short tour to Drukgyel Dzong, Bhutan’s Victory Fort built-in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over Tibetan invaders. Overnight in Paro.
Day 04: Departure from Paro – to Next Destination (B)
On the last day in Paro, you can indulge in a short tour of the historical monuments around the county. Enjoy a delicious lunch comprising of local Bhutanese cuisines such as Jasha Maroo, Phaksha Paa, and Momo (Dumplings) before embarking on a flight back home.