paro river This suggested Bhutan itinerary allows you a chance to capture the quintessence of the most attractive city of Thimphu and Paro. Be welcomed on a morning ferry to greet the light breeze and reach the beautiful. Ultimately, feel tiny in front of the top world's biggest Buddha statue and don't miss your opportunity to indulge in the vibrant nightlife in Paro. The fascinating, as well as the exciting experience of the Short Holiday in Bhutan, is waiting for you to discover!

Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Start/End: Paro/ Paro
Tour Route: Paro – Thimphu – Paro – Paro
Tour Customize: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Highlights:
• Admire the stunning view of the Himalayan mountain range while sitting in the airplane.
• Get a glimpse of the beautiful confluence of Thimphu River & Paro River, Chuzom
• Feel humble at Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang)
• Enjoy the hustle and bustle nightlife in Thimphu and Paro

Tour Category: Bhutan Tour Itinerary
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide or Other Languages depends on your Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges.

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Paro – Transfer to Thimphu
Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing & Drive to Paro
Day 3: Paro
Day 4: Departure

  • Full Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion

Day 1: Arrive Paro by Flight & Transfer to Thimphu

Tashi Delek! Welcome to Bhutan!
After immigration procedures are all done, quickly, you drive to Thimphu, the vibrant capital city of Bhutan and stop at Chuzom, the confluence of the two rivers, Thimphu and Paro and also marvel at the three chortens in the different style. On the way of reaching the Chuzom, you will soon see the Tachogang Lhakhang, on the left, known as “the temple of excellent horse” representing the kind-hearted Buddha, Chenrezig.

Sightseeing Tour in Bhutan

Arrive in Thimphu, check – into the hotel, then make sure that you are not surprised at the lively city that is overwhelmed by the unusual combination of modern development along with ancient traditions.
Now, this is the time to visit Tashichho Dzong. The splendid Dzong is the place where hosts the city’s biggest annual bash, the colorful Tsechu festivals.

Local Crafts Bazaar - best sight seeing in bhutan

Later, discovering Thimphu in the evening, walking around such the vibrant city, then, visit the Local Crafts Bazaar and buy your own hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, and so many other items.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing & Drive to Paro

Waking up in the morning, having breakfast, then you are full of energy and ready to sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to such the place: the National Library where converges manifold of collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (the Painting School) where you will see the students undergo the 6-year training course about 13 Bhutanese traditional arts and crafts.
Then, there will be the Textile Museum, come and see things inside, you will get an insight into one of the most distinctive art forms of Bhutan. The last destination for an energetic morning will be the Simply Bhutan, a wonderful place where you can experience Bhutanese culture and heritage, taste wine and butter tea, and practice their traditional sport – Archery.

bhutan textile

After lunch, visit Changangkha Lhakhang, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang), and Simtokha Dzong, the three religious destinations that give you a deep look into the belief of Bhutanese people. Finally, the second day will end with the King ‘s Memorial Chorten, a beautiful building in white where you surely have a chance to bump into lots of people here, to learn about Bhutan’s third King.
Upon arrival in Paro, check into and overnight at the hotel.

bhutan sightseeing tour - Kuensel Phodrang

Day 3: Paro Sightseeing Tour

The morning of day 3, after breakfast, begins with a Bhutan day trip to the Tiger’s Nest, also called Taktshang Monastery. Enjoy the excursion, then you absolutely have the best time of roughly 2-hour riding carriage to reach such the holy place as well as behold the stunning view at the high altitude.
In the afternoon, head to Ta Dzong and Rinpung Dzong, and indulge yourself in the epical, religious ambiance as well as witness art form inside.
The vibrant evening, visiting shops and local markets around Paro Main Street or immersing in the vibrant nightlife in several bars & clubs.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

best bhutan sightseeing tour - tiger nest

Day 4: Paro Departure

Time to say goodbye Bhutan. Enjoy your last moment in Bhutan with breakfast. After that, you can stroll around the city for a while, go shopping or just relax in the hotel/ a coffee shop and vividly recall the memorable moment you had during your Bhutan sightseeing tour. Before 2 hours when your flight launches, our representative will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the Paro International Airport. Your Bhutan trip ends. Hope you had a very good time in Bhutan and we wish that we could serve you next time.

What’s Included?

  • Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing by the private air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide
  • English speaking tour guide will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. He or she will provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast as per detail itinerary
  • Entrance fees & permits (if have)
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary with authentic local food. Western food is available (upon request) (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Bottle of drinking water
  • Domestic air tickets
  • English speaking local tour guide in each city
  • Entrance fees and zone fees for places mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers and sightseeing by private air-conditioned car

What’s Excluded?

  • International flights and airport taxes (Visa)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Other meals which are not indicated above
  • Surcharge and compulsory dinners (if any)
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Personal and other expenses such as porterage, bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary