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Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days

Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Phuentsholing

Tour Activities : Sightseeing

Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys, Religious & Pilgrimage, Culture & Heritage, Family & Group Tours, Affordable & Budget Tours, Monuments & Historical Places, Women Friendly Tours

29000

Per Person


* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Thimphu, Paro and Punakha Tour Overview

Why Bhutan?

Because you can warm yourself in bright sunny day to keep all warm, find and fill the spirit of everyone with Graces of the Thunder Kingdom filled with plethora of signs and symbols, most of the people from all walks of life are cladded in the finest cultural dress. Cultural moods and smile, display of various goods in buildings, houses, café, theatre in the clock tower. All will be in blissful mood.Thimphu’s being cladded with various colors filled with Capital city of the only Carbon negative country in the world.

6 Days Compact Tours in Bhutan. Country’s mesmerizing country nestled in the eastern Himalayas, offers a unique blend of natural beauty filled with plethora of signs and symbols, rich cultural heritages, and a philosophy centered around happiness. In recent years, luxury tours in Bhutan have gained immense popularity among discerning travelers seeking an extraordinary and exclusive travel experiences with ambient vibes in sheer delight. This article delves into the enchanting world of compact tours in Bhutan, showcasing the country’s top attractions, cultural treasures, and experiences that await the fortunate few who embark on this remarkable journey.

Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrive Thimphu
Day 2 - Thimphu
Day 3 - Thimphu to Punakha
Day 4 – Punakha to Paro
Day 5 - Hiking to Tiger Nest
Day 6 – Departure

Thimphu, Paro and Punakha Tour Itinerary

Day 1
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
DAY 01: - Arrival at Bagdogra, Drive to Thimphu (D)
Driving Distance: 47.1 km. | Driving time: 1 hr 9 min | Elevation: 2200m. |
The Airport of Bagdogra(Siliguri) in South-East is located approximately 295.0 km South-East of the Bhutan National Airport at Paro,Bhutan
After arriving at Bagdogra Airport, Rimso Travels representative will receive and help proceed to Phuentsholing and process entry formalities at immigration office completing which move to Thimphu enroute Sangay Migyur Milarepa Lhakhang.
After immigration formalities you will start your journey to Thimphu (7,500 ft), the capital of Bhutan that take 4 – 5 hrs over 146.8 kms . On the way enjoy the beauty of Bhutan Himalaya en-route visits Sangye Migyur Ling Lhakhang, a tower for Milarepa and other places of tourist attractions
On arrival at Thimphu check into your respective hotel. After some refreshment you will retire to bed.
After arrival in Thimphu visit , check into the hotel, refresh with welcome tea called Suja, Bhutanese style of tea mixed with butter. After that visit the Authentic Bhutanese Crafts Bazaar also known as the handicraft market of Thimphu is a perfect place to get a glimpse inside the art and craft of Bhutan. Visit Tashichozong, Memorial Chorten. The shops are made using the eco-friendly bamboo, and you will definitely get mesmerized the vibrant colors on display.
Overnight Stay at hotel In Thimphu
Day 2
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
Post early breakfast, you will drive towards Punakha after completing the Thimphu local tour of sight seeing as follows:
𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝟏𝟎 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐮, 𝐁𝐡𝐮𝐭𝐚𝐧, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐧𝐣𝐨𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐭 Gakyil 𝐇𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐥:
𝙑𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙖𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙘𝙝𝙝𝙤 𝘿𝙯𝙤𝙣𝙜: Explore this impressive fortress-monastery, which also houses government offices.
𝘽𝙪𝙙𝙙𝙝𝙖 𝘿𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙢𝙖 𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙪𝙚: Admire the massive golden statue of Buddha overlooking the city.
𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙠𝙝𝙖 𝙇𝙝𝙖𝙠𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜: Discover this ancient temple offering panoramic views of Thimphu.
𝙈𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜 𝙏𝙖𝙠𝙞𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙚: Witness the Takin, Bhutan's national animal, in this unique reserve.
BBS Tower view point area: Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Thimphu valley from BBS Tower the town of Thimphu filled with plethora of signs and symbols.
𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙈𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙚𝙣: Pay homage to Bhutan's third king at this prominent religious site.
𝙍𝙤𝙮𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙚𝙭𝙩𝙞𝙡𝙚 𝘼𝙘𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣: Immerse yourself in Bhutanese textile arts and history.
𝙎𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙮 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣 𝙈𝙪𝙨𝙚𝙪𝙢: Experience Bhutanese cultures, heritage, and traditions here.
𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙉𝙤𝙧𝙯𝙞𝙣 𝙇𝙖𝙢: Stroll along this vibrant street filled with shops, cafes, and local life.
𝙏𝙧𝙮 𝘽𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙚 𝘾𝙪𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙚: Taste local dishes like Ema Datshi, momos, and suja (butter tea).
the town of Thimphu filled with plethora of signs and symbols.
KuenselPhodrang

The KuenselPhodrang or the Buddha point isthe world’s largest sitting Buddha statue, the statue is 167 feet high. Today after breakfast we will visit Buddha Dordenma, which is one of the largest and tallest Buddha statue in the World at 169 feet. The body of the Buddha is filled with 1,25,000 smaller statues of Buddha. The view of the Thimphu valley is spectacular from this point.
Next visit to the famous landmark of the capital, the Memorial Chorten, consecrated in the memory of the Third kind of Bhutan who is regarded as the father of the modern Bhutan. Just as you enter the Chorten, you will be amazed to witness the local people, young and the old alike, circumambulate the Chorten with the prayer beads or the prayer wheel in hand, murmuring the sacred words of prayers. The tall four storied Chorten contains statues and iconography of deities from the tantric teachings.
After that it is time to witness the National Animal of Bhutan, Takin, at the Takin Reserve. Takin are related to sheep and weigh up 650 kgs. According to the local folktale, the Devine Madman, Drukpa Kuenley, created the Takin by joining the goat’s head in the body of the Cow. This interesting animal is an endangered species found only in few pockets of the Himalayas.

TashichhoDzong, a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu the capital city of Bhutan. The original ThimphuDzong (the Dho-NgyenDzong) is said to have been constructed in 1116 by Lama GyalwaLhanangpa. . (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis)

National Memorial Chorten
The National Memorial was built by Bhutan's third king, H.M. JigmeDorjiWangchuck who is also known as the "father of modern Bhutan." The national Memorial Chorten is located in the center of the capital city, Thimphu and is designed like a Tibetan style Chorten(Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis)
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National Textile Museum
The second important Museum that also opened its doors in 2001 is the National Textile Museum of Bhutan. During a trip to this museum you will get an up close and personal experience of the living national art of weaving.
After completing Thimphu tours of today’s sigh seeing let us go for evening stroll for shopping around and evening walks. (Entry Fees Rs 500 on direct payment basis).

National Institute of ZorigChusum
The art and crafts currently taught in Bhutan, were introduced to the country in the 15th century by Trenton PemaLingpa. . (Entry Fees Rs 200 on direct payment basis)

National Library
Bhutan's National Library was established in the 1967. Its mission is to preserve the literary treasures of the nation which constitute a significant element of Bhutan's rich and vibrant cultural heritage.

MotithangTakinPreserve
The MotithangTakin Preserve also known as the Thimphu Zoo by many is a small natural preserve for the Takin Bhutan’s national animal. (Entry Fees Rs 300 on direct payment basis)

Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory is a small paper factory located in Thimphu that produces paper using traditional Bhutanese methods.
The paper products produced at the factory are made from Daphne or Mulberry plant bark.

Folk Heritage Museum or “Phelchey Toenkhyim” was established on July 28th, 2001. It was established by the Queen Mother of Bhutan, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. The building structure is more than 150 years old. It was set in the core area of Thimphu city with a rural way of life including paddy, wheat, and millet fields. (Entry Fees Rs 250 on direct payment basis)

The folk heritage museum was open to the general public in 2001 upon completion. It treasures troves of culture and rich Bhutanese heritage provide rich insights into the Bhutanese ethos.
Simply Bhutan is an interactive 'living' museum that gives a good guided introduction to various aspects of Bhutanese traditional life. Visitors get to learn how to distil ara, dress up in traditional clothes, try out archery and hear songs sung by Bhutanese women as they build houses out of rammed earth. It's a good family experience. There are also souvenir shops and a snack bar. (Entry Fees Rs 1000 on direct payment basis)
After completing the visit of all places of interest spend the enjoyable times at Simply Bhutan and enjoy the Bhutanese cultural dances and leisures.
After completing all Thimphu local tour of sightseeing move to Punakha enroute Dochula Pass. We will stop over for tea at Dochula (3,100 m), where on a sunny day, you can get stunning views of the Himalayan ranges. Punakha Dzong
The PunakhaDzong or the PungtangDechenPhortangDzong is located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, combine to form the Puna Tsang Chu which in turn is a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River. The Dzhong was constructed by ZhabdrungNgawangNamgyalWangchuck in 1638.After that, we will be driving to the longest suspension bridge and enjoy sight-seeing. After that we will drive to ChimmiLhakhang to start with and enjoy the beauty of the Lhakhang. The monastery stands on a small hill close to the village of Lobesa and was constructed in 1499 by NgawangChoegyel, the 14th Drukpa heirarch.

Overnight in a hotel in Punakha.
Day 3
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
After morning breakfast, we will drive towards Paro. Proceed for a full day escort to Paro. En-route Dochu la Pass. The pass is a popular among the tourists because of its 360 degree panoramic view of Himalayan range. The place is worth going in clear winter days with magnificent view of snowcapped mountains and mountain pass. Transfer to Paro.

On the way we will stop over at Chuzom confluence followed by Tachog Lakhang on the way to Paro.
Ta Dzong (National Museum of Bhutan)
The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the six storied circular Ta Dzong. The Ta Dzong is a medieval watch tower situated above the RimpungDzong. The Ta Dzong was constructed in 1656.
RimpungDzong
The ParoDzong is probably Bhutan's best known and most iconic Dzong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airportand will probably be your first memory of Bhutan.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro.
Day 4
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
Hike to Tiger`s Nest(Paro Taktshang)/Sightseeing and visit to Kyichu Lhakhang,Rinpung Dzong,Taa Dzong

Take a day walk to the ‘Tiger's Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery which clings to the rock face 900 metres above the valley floor. Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site riding on a tigress. He subsequently meditated here for three months. It is one of Bhutan’s most holy sites and draws pilgrims not only from Bhutan but also from neighbouring Buddhist countries.You can have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria from where you get a spectacular view of the monastery. Nearby you can also visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, a temple of historical significance and one of the most sacred shrines in Bhutan.

Stop over at any center of Hot Stone Bath arranged by the guide.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro.
Day 5
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
Paro to Phuentsholing – Drive towards Phuentsholing.
In the morning after early breakfast we will drive after breakfast. On the way you will enjoy sight seeing of the beautiful sceneries,photography,etc.You can halt at Chukha for beauty of waterfall. Halt at Damview Restaurant at Wangkha to enjoy the beauty of Chuka Hydel’s scenes. Few minutes halts at Kharbandi for visiting Sangay Migyur Milarepa Lhakhang.Goemba,Chorten and enjoy birds eye view of Phuentsholing town and Indian town called Jaigaon. Then proceed to check into your respective hotel.After refreshment you will be taken to visit of crocodile zoo, Toorsa river reclamation scenes. Evening walk around Phuentsholing for shopping or leisure walks.
Day 6
5 Nights - 6 Days Bhutan Tour
Today is your farewell day for your Bhutan Tour Package from your city/place of origin.
In the morning after early breakfast at 06.00/07.00 AM we will drive towards Bagdogra/Alipurduar/New Jalpaiguri via drive towards Bagdogra/Jalpaiguri from 3 PM or so with vibes in sheer delight and memories cherished in your heart..
Today is your farewell day for your Bhutan Tour Package from your city/place of origin towards Jalpaiguri for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish ever in your heart and life.

More Details about Thimphu, Paro and Punakha Tour

Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guide
  • Sim Card
  • Welcome Drink
  • Accommodation
  • Mineral Water
  • Visa Services
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • • Private guided tour
  • • Bagdora Airport/Railway station pick up and drop transfers through Innova Car/Similar
  • • Daily MAP meal plans, 2 meals (B+L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • • Accommodation at 3 stars hotels
  • • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide licensed by Tourism council
  • • An experienced driver
  • • Mineral bottled water
  • • Full services & assistances before, during and after your Bhutan trip
  • • SDF of Adult SDF of Nu.1200/- per person x 6 nights
  • • Travel Insurance of USD 7/- or INR 542/- per person per week/for 6/7 days(This is as per the Insurance package)
  • • Free tourist local sim

Exclusions

  • 1.Gratuities, bar bills, telephone bills, personal expenses, and laundry.
  • 2.Horse charge for Tiger’s Nest Hike
  • 3.Bhutanese traditional hot stone bath.
  • 4.Flight/Train Ticket. 
  • 5.Monumental fees

Payments Terms

  • * 100% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) INR 29000 / Adult ( With Tax )

Accommodation

City Hotel Name Star Rating
City Thimphu Hotel Name The BD Hotel Star Rating 3
City Punakha Hotel Name Damchen Resort Star Rating 3
City Paro Hotel Name Nirvana Inn Star Rating 3
City Phuentsholing Hotel Name Lhaki Hotel Phuentsholing Star Rating 3

Note

  • Above mentioned Hotels are 3-star hotels.
  • SDF being paid by the travellers will be INR 1200 x 5 nights = 6000 excluded in the package
  • Travel Insurance being paid by you will be INR 542

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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