4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour - 05 Days

Trip facts

Trip Code: GHA-BTP-67
Duration: 05 Days
Best Season: Mar - May/Sep - Nov
Max. Altitude: 2500 M.
Trip Grade: Moderate
Accommodations: Hotel, Lodge
Transportation: Flight, Private Vehicle

Bhutan 4 nights 5 days tour is best tour for those who are looking Bhutan cultural experience and landscape. On our 5 days Bhutan Tour we visit Paro, Thimpu, Punakha and explore its beautiful landmark. At Capital city of paro you will visit famous Taktsang (Tiger's Nest Monastery), Ringpung Dzng (fortress), Kichu Lhakhang and Drugyal Dzong. The next destination at Thimpu you will explore memorial chorten, nunnery temple, flok heritage museum and other attractions.

Finally we drive to Punakha and visit the majestic Punakha Dzong. We also visit Chimi Lhakhang, a popular bhutanese fertitlity temple. As well we drive pass the Dochu La pass and enjoy constant company of the amazing Bhutanese landscape.

Best season
Spring (March to May) and autumn (September and October) are the best seasons for Bhutan travel. April and may offers the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms whereas Bhutan observe the great festival during the spring.

Trip Dates
We will organized the trip on your requested date. We operate any size of group for Bhutan tour. Even for a single person we can operate the tour according to their desire.

Itienery Overview

DAY 01: FLY TO PARO DRIVE TO THIMPU
Arrive by Druk air KB 400, the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received and transfer Thimphu (65 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. After lunch visit Buddha View Point then in the evening free time or walk around the market. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 02: THIMPU SIGHTSEEING - PUNAKHA
AM Thimphu sightseeing - visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple. After lunch drive to Punakha & Wangdi Via Dorchula Pass, visit Punakha Dzong. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 03: TRANSFER TO PARO – PARO SIGHTSEEING
AM visit Chime Lakhang then drive to Paro - visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 04: DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG MONASTERY (TIGER NEST)
Day hike to the view point of Taktsang Monastery. Horses can be arranged with an extra payment. The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons were subdued who were trying to stop the spread of Buddhism and converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. During the end of the 17 century a monastery was built on the spot where the saint mediated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. If time permitted visit remaining sites of paro. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 05: Drive to airport for your final departure.

Useful Informations

During the trip such things weather, local Politics, transportation and other factors are beyond our control which can change our itinerary. However it is unlikely that the itinerary would be changed. If the cases alternative itinerary is needed the leader (Bhunaese Guide) will decide what is the best alternative itinerary for the whole group. Whether the change of itinerary is does not matter, we can do everything and minimized it effect but we can not be responsible for the result of delay.

DAY 01: FLY TO PARO DRIVE TO THIMPU
Arrive by Druk air KB 400, the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received and transfer Thimphu (65 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. After lunch visit Buddha View Point then in the evening free time or walk around the market. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 02: THIMPU SIGHTSEEING - PUNAKHA
AM Thimphu sightseeing - visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnery temple. After lunch drive to Punakha & Wangdi Via Dorchula Pass, visit Punakha Dzong. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 03: TRANSFER TO PARO – PARO SIGHTSEEING
AM visit Chime Lakhang then drive to Paro - visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 04: DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG MONASTERY (TIGER NEST)
Day hike to the view point of Taktsang Monastery. Horses can be arranged with an extra payment. The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons were subdued who were trying to stop the spread of Buddhism and converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. During the end of the 17 century a monastery was built on the spot where the saint mediated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. If time permitted visit remaining sites of paro. O/N Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).

DAY 05: Drive to airport for your final departure.

Price Include

  1. Tours specified in the Itinerary.
  2. Stander hotel.
  3. All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  4. Transport within Bhutan by necessary vehicle according to group size (Jeep / Van / Bus).
  5. English Speaking tour guide (Government License Holder).
  6. Museum fees and other special entry fees.
  7. Necessary government taxes.

Price Exclude

  1. International airfare.
  2. Bhutan Visa fees (40 US $ per person).
  3. Travel insurance.
  4. Bhutan Tourism development Fund (Us $ 10 Per person)
  5. Liquor beverage (hard and soft drinks)
  6. Pony haring charge during Taktsang Hike.
  7. Expenses of personal nature (Phone calls, Laundry etc )
  8. Service not mention above.

How can I get Bhutan Visa ?
Bhutan Visa Requirements

  1. Other than Indian, Bangladeshis nationals, all visitors to Bhutan require a visa.
  2. All visas are issued from Thimphu by the Tourism Council of Bhutan
  3. Visas are only issued to tourists whom booked tour packages with local tour operators, directly or through a foreign travel agent.
  4. The tour operator submits applications for tourist visas. Clearance takes at least 10 working days to process.
  5. The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan and this must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.


can I enter Bhutan?
There is one national airline Druk air. It flight from the Kathmandu, India, Singapore and more few destination. By the Druk air you can directly flight to Paro airport. 

If go by land there are three points. SamdrupJongkhar (southeast Bhutan), Gelephu (South Bhutan), and Phuntsholing (southwest Bhutan).

Is somebody come to pick up me at airport ?
Yes our airport representative will there to greet you. He/ She will display a signboard with your name. Upon arrival you will transfer to the hotel.

What sort of accommodation can I expect during my tour ?
In Bhutan all government approved hotels are clean and well mentioned with cold and hot water, telephone and international dialing and fax facilities. Usually we Used 3 to 4 star hotel with breakfast and hot drinks included in Bhutan.

What short of food can I expect during my tour ?
Most of the restaurants serve Bhutanese, Indian, Chinese and continental cuisine. Local Bhutanese food are spicy like the Indian food. 

What shot of transportation do I use?
Global Holidays Adventure use private tourist vehicle for city sightseeing tour. The vehicle are extremely reliable and make the journey as comfortable.

What is the best season to visit Bhutan?
The Bets season to visit Bhutan is between February to June and September to December. 

What is the weather condition?
It is depend on the season you are travelling. IF you are travelling from December to February it is little cold the temperature is rating from 4°C (night) to 22 °C ( Day). From march to May it is the perfect season for travelling. The temperature is 25°C at the day time. From June to August it is totally rainy season. Most of days are become very hot. And the season from the September to November is also the perfect season for traveling. The average temperature of the season is around 20°C.

Is there any possible to Charge my digital camera and other equipment?
These facilities are available most of the places. Please do not forget to bring travel adapters.

Is there any photography restriction ?
You will get many opportunities to the photos during your tour. Please as for Permission before take the photos. Photography Inside the monastery, shrine room of Dzongs and religious institutions is generally not permitted. Make sure with your guide before enter these places.

Is there any communication facilities?
Telephone and Internet are readily available in most of the town.

Can I use my credit cards in the places visited in the tour?
There are just few ATM’s in Bhutan for credit. We suggest that bring US Dollar or Euros to exchange your pocket money. 

How much additional money do I need per day ?
It’s depending upon your spending habits. Generally all the accommodation, food, drinks are included your tour price so you can allocate 10 to 0 dollar for chocolates and other things. 

Does the guide have first aid trading for high altitude ?
Yes all the government license holder guides are 45 days trained from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center. The guide have also receive the high altitude first aids training.

Is the water fine to drink?
Your tour cost also included all drinking water in Bhutan so you we will serve you fine drinking water.

Do I need to bring any essential documents?
Here are some list of documents: 
Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
Cash and Traveller’sCheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separately
Flight tickets
Emergency contact numbers for  banks, insurance, family contacts.

Is there possible to add extra days to my trip?
Sorry, we can’t change your Druk air flight once It is booked. 

Is there possible to get clothes washed /Laundry ?
Yes you can easily fine in hotel. Please note that the laundry cost not included. 

Can you tell more about ?
No problem !whatever you want to know about Tibet tour and guide, just free to ask with Us info@globalholidaysadventure.com

The Personal Equipment and items are individual interest & choice. The most important fact that one should keep on mind is that one should have enough clothes while in travelling. The following gives you a general idea of the personal items that you can bring for the your Holidays.

List of the Recommended Equipment for the Tour:

  • Duffel or suitcase (We also provide one Global duffel bag )
  • Day pack
  • If you are travelling in winter (November to Feberary) please carry a warm woolen or synthetic Hat and nick warmer.
  • Goggle for sunbeam and dust.
  • 1 pairs of warm gloves.
  • T-shirt - 3
  • If you are travelling in rainy season (June to September) Please carry a waterproof jacket.
  • 1 pairs of cotton pants.
  • 1 Pairs of shoes .
  • 1 pairs Of shirts.
  • 2 pairs of liner socks.
  • 1 Pairs of light camping shoes.
  • 1 pairs of sandals.
  • 1 warm jacket if you are travelling in winter.

First Aid Kits:

Our guide also carry the first aids kit during The tour . still we recommended you to bring your personal first aid kit.

  • Extra strength Excedrin for headaches ( related to altitude sickness)
  • Imodium or related medicine for upset stomach or diarrhea .
  • Band aids .
  • Some waterproof tape .
  • Anti-infection ointments.

Note:This is only guide so while you are travelling bring everything which are required for your personal used.

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Trip Highlights

Hike to'Tiger's Nest' monastery. Hanging precariously and magically from a steep cliff | The Dochula pass offers visitors a spectacular view of the majestic eastern Himalayan Ranges | temple houses a number of wooden phallus's that the Lama had brought with him from Tibet | Museum houses a priceless collection of textile | costumes | paintings | applique | wooden handicrafts | weapons | Armour and jewellery | The temple of fertility is visited not only by the Bhutanese but women from countries as far as Japan & United States to receive blessing | visit picturesque valleys driving through lush forest

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