After touching down at Paro and check-in at hotel in Thimphu, we’ll visit the National Memorial Chorten, the Centenary Farmers’ Market and the Tashichho Dzong. Thereafter, we will drive up to Kuenselphodrang Nature Park where the 169 feet bronze statue of Buddha Dordenma is located. You can enjoy the night walking around Thimphu Town after dinner.
Today we drive to Punakha and along the way, we stop at Dochula Pass where the 108 chortens commemorating Bhutan’s victory over indian militants is located. We’ll proceed to visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten with the day ending with a tour of the magnificent Punakha Dzong.
After breakfast we proceed to Paro. At the Sopsokha village, we’ll go to the Chimi Lhakhang where childless couples receive fertility blessings followed by a scenic drive onward to the Paro valley. Look out for Jomolhari, the third tallest mountain peak which can be seen on a sunny day.
Today, we’ll take an exhilarating hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). After the hike is done, we’ll visit Kichu Lhakhang and Paro Dzong.
Or, we’ll visit Kichu Lhakhang and Paro Dzong before driving to Chele La Pass (3,988m). From here, you can see Paro valley on one side and Haa valley on the other. We’ll return to Paro for the night.
You’ll have the rest of the day to enjoy a walk around Paro town or buy some souvenirs before you return.
After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport for your return flight home.
SPRING / FALL (Mar – May & Sep – Nov)
USD 1,200 for single traveller
USD 1,160 per pax for group of 2
USD 1,040 per pax for group of 3 or more
SUMMER / WINTER (Jun – Aug & Dec – Feb)
USD 1,000 for single traveller
USD 960 per pax for group of 2
USD 840 per pax for group of 3 or more
Yes, all of our tours are on private basis (unless specified otherwise) and you do not have to join another group.
Yes, we can customize the itinerary for you to get the best of Bhutan during your trip. You can add a short trek, upgrade your hotel stays, coincide your travel to witness a festival, or even add a cooking class.
It is a government regulation that you must use a licensed Bhutanese tour operator to book your travel to Bhutan.
All International tourists wishing to enter Bhutan require a visa which must be pre-arranged through a license Bhutanese Tour Operator such as Drukair Holidays prior to travel. For Indian passport (or VIC) holders, Bangladeshi nationals and persons from the Maldives may obtain a visa on entry.
We will be applying for your Visa on your behalf if you are purchasing the tour package from us.
Bhutan has four distinct seasons and each season has its own beauty and charm. Bhutan is an year-round destination. So, it is entirely up to you to decide your travel period.
Spring (March, April and May) is a botanist’s delight as various flowers start to bloom.and plants start budding after their long dormancy in winter.Flowers such as rhododendron, wild azaleas, and edelweiss cover the meadows like carpet and add a new sense of wonder.to the Bhutan’s landscape.
Summer (June, July and August) is an abundant time of the year as flowers are in full bloom and valleys are covered in green, weeping willows sweep the banks of many of the river and pine cone glisten in the sun, so full with risen they are ready to plummet to the ground.
Autumn (September, October and November) is the time when the entire landscape turns into golden color. The farmers harvesting their crops in the golden colored paddy fields under the crisp blue skies is just an amazing view of Bhutan’s landscape in the Autumn season.
Winter (December, January & February) has its moments. The days are full of sunshine while evenings can turn chilly. Soft turfs of clouds drape lazily over mountain tops as if waiting for new life to blow it across the landscape. The winter season in Bhutan gives one a clear view of the world’s highest Himalayan mountain ranges covered in snow.
The most distinctive characteristic of Bhutanese cuisine is its spiciness. Chillies are an essential part of nearly every dish and are considered so important that most Bhutanese people would not enjoy a meal that is not spicy.
Rice forms staple Bhutanese diet. It is accompanied by one or two side dishes consisting of meat or vegetables. Pork, beef and chicken are consumed most often. A wide selection of western and Indian food is also available in many of the restaurants around the country.
Bhutanese currency is known as the Ngultrum. Its value is tied to the Indian Rupee which is widely accepted in the country. Some of the banks that you can use to change currencies to local local currency while in Bhutan are the Bank of Bhutan Limited, the Bhutan National Bank, the Druk PNB and the Tashi Bank.
In addition, POS (Point of Sale) services are available nationwide, meaning visitors can pay by credit card at most handicrafts stores (for your souvenir shopping) and other shops frequented by tourists.