The Best of Bhutan in 6 Days

DAY 1: Get Acquainted

On arrival you will be received by your guide who will accompany you through your entire trip. Drive from Paro International Airport to Thimphu, the Capital city of Bhutan. Start your tour with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten to bless your trip. Then visit the Weaving Center with its exhibits of weaving techniques, styles of local dress and textiles. Spend time in Thimphu to get a feel of the country.

Day 2: Tour of the City

For amazing view of the Capital City, you will be driven up to Kuenselphodrang where you will also see the largest sitting Buddha (42 meters tall). Then you will visit the Takin Preserve which houses the national animal of Bhutan. Enjoy traditional Bhutanese cuisine for lunch. Then visit the Taschichhodzong which houses office of His Majesty as well as the religious Abbot.

Day 3: Explore the Culture

Drive to Punakha and enroute stop at Dochula Pass (3100 metres) with a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains and the 108 stupas. Take a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang; the fertility temple and dedicated to one of Bhutan’s saints (Divine Madman) famous for his unorthodox method of teaching.

Day 4: Historical Insights

Visit Punakha Dzong; one of the most magnificent of all the fortresses in Bhutan built on the confluence of two rivers. It was initially the Capital of Bhutan and the wedding of the 5th King of Bhutan was also at the Punakha Dzong in 2011. After lunch drive to Paro.

Day 5: Must visit Landmark

Hike to Taktshang (Tiger’s nest); one of Bhutan’s most popular location. The monastery is built on the sides of a cliff 900 meters above the valley floor.

Day 6: Take a piece of Bhutan with you

Explore the National Museum followed by a visit Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and sacred shrine of the country. Have lunch at a traditional farmhouse to engage with the host family. Wear Traditional Bhutanese dress and take pictures in front of Paro Dzong. End your trip by shopping at various souvenir shops in Paro town.

Day 7: Departure

** Itineraries may be subject to change depending on weather, flight schedule and government holidays.

** We can also modify and customize the itinerary based on you needs. So please feel free to contact us.