Discover the quintessence of western Bhutan – a beautiful landlocked kingdom shrouded in magic and mythology. With over 70% area covered by vegetation, the Thunder Dragon country offers myriads of exotic surprises. From the stunning mystery of the Tiger Nest to the majestic panoramic view on the peak of Dochula Pass, and the variety of flora and fauna in the National Park, upon here, you will have a chance to behold the most sacred monastery of Bhutan perched on a sheer rock cliff, walk on the country’s longest suspension bridge, and indulge in the peaceful ambiance of the beautiful Haa valley. Come to join with us to achieve unrivaled experiences of Bhutan Tour.

Start/End: Thimphu/Paro
Tour Route: Thimphu – Punakha – Paro – Haa Valley – Paro
Duration: 6 Days/5Nights
Tour Highlights:
• Marvel at the Tiger Nest Monastery perched cliffside at 3140 meters dating back to the 17th century
• Discover the flora and fauna diversity in Jigme Dorji National Park
• Visit the “Great Happiness Palace” of Bhutan in Punakha Dzong
• Attending a local cooking class to learn the Bhutanese cuisine
• Join in exciting kayaking and rafting along the beautiful Haa River
• Get the authentic insight into the long-lasting culture in the Folk Heritage Museum

Tour Category: Bhutan Tour Itinerary
Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Guides: Local Guide (English speaking guide, 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
1: Arrival in Thimphu (D)
Day 2: Thimphu city day tour (B)
Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha (B)
Day 4:  Paro valley (B, D)
Day 5: Half-day trekking to Tiger Nest and discover Haa Valley (B)
Day 6: Departure

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Day 1: Paro Arrival – Transfer to Thimphu (D)

Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, meet your private guide and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Then free time lets you glimpse at the city’s streets and corners. Dinner rounds off in the evening.
Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2: Thimphu City Day Tour –  Archery Tournament (B)

Leave early in the morning after breakfast to head for a full day trip to explore the outstanding destinations of the capital city. Today’s first stopover in Tashi Cho Dzong – a Buddhist monastery dating back to the 13th century holding the essence of the country’s history through the ups and downs of time. Afterward, move to the Folk Heritage Museum to get the first-hand experience of Bhutan’s tradition and culture. The museum displays a wide range of traditional patterns of Bhutanese rural life, as well as living methods including 3 story of the 19th century, rammed mud and timber houses aged over 150 years.

Folk Heritage Museum - majestic bhutan tours

Afternoon sightseeing with Changangkha Lhakhang, the far-famed temple located in the center of Thimphu. Perched high in the peak of a promontory, it offers an excellent view over the tranquil Thimphu valley. Later, visit the National Memorial Stupa, it is considered as the heart of the capital city designed to be one of the most visible religious architecture of Thimphu.
A suggestion for today’s highlight: watch an archery tournament – a national sport of Bhutan and learn the archery techniques from local contestants. In the evening, return to the hotel for an overnight in Thimphu.

archery - bhutan majestic tour

Day 3: Transfer from Thimphu to Punakha (B)

The morning of day 3 transfer to Punakha via Dochula Pass. Located on the 3100 meters height holding a spectacular view to the valley, Dochula Pass housing 108 national stupas which are constructed under the commission of Her Majesty The Queen Mother Ashi Doji Wangmmo Wangchuck to commemorate the Bhutanese soldiers in the war against India insurgents. Afterward, travel for a stop at Punakha Dzong – this trip will take you deep into the heart of the most beautiful fortress of the country features with unique architecture dating back to hundreds of years ago. It is nested in the confluence of two peaceful Pho Chhu (father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers offering a wonderful destination to stroll around and capture the impressive giant cherry trees. Additionally, here you have an opportunity to get an insight into the Monks daily life.


Spend the rest of day 3 to head for Jigme Dorji National Park – the second largest National Park of Bhutan. Here you have a chance to witness the grandeur of flora and fauna with various type of flowers such as orchids, rhododendrons, blue poppy and among others.
Return to Thimphu in the evening for an overnight.Jigme Dorji National Park - majestic bhutan vacation

Day 4: Transfer from Punakha to Paro (B, D)

After breakfast, quickly transfer to Paro to visit Paro town. A short visit introduces you to the beautiful town of Bhutan. This morning, get the authentic insight into the Bhutanese culture in the National Museum of Bhutan where possesses more than 3,000 works of Bhutanese art, over 1,500 years of Bhutan’s cultural heritage making is as the major attraction for tourists visiting the town. Afterward, move to Digo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House for a short visit to a small sacred monastery. This temple does not witness many tourists and thus you will have a peaceful space for yourself.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House
Afternoon activities might include a visit to Paro Dzong – one of the most dramatic dzong shrouded with the history dating back to the 15th history. If you find yourself here in the late of March to the early of April, you will have an opportunity to witness the country’s biggest festival Tsechu in which the unique Cham dance conveying meaningful stories and blessing for the audience who witness it. Later, do not miss the chance to join in the exciting cooking class to learn the Bhutanese cuisine and get a fantastic dinner in the evening.
Overnight in Paro.
Paro Dzong - majestic bhutan vacation packages

Day 5: Half day Trekking to Tiger Nest – Discovering Haa Valley (B)

Today’s morning head for the most expected trip to the magical Tiger Nest – the magnificent monastery perched on the sheer rock cliff on over 900 meters height where is believed the meditated location of saint Guru Rinpoche for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours. Find yourself here in autumn to be mesmerized by the blue sky blends with drifting clouds. Afternoon return to the Paro town for a trip to Haa Valley to attend in the lively activities along the beautiful Haa river. Drop yourself in a bamboo rafting or take part in the kayaking to experience the wildness of the country landscape. However, you should notice that it is better to visit Bhutan in spring and autumn to ensure the best time to experience these activities.
Overnight in Paro.

Tiger Nest - majestic western bhutan 6 days

Day 6: Paro Departure (B)

After breakfast in the morning, free time let you wander around the town’s main street until the driver picks you up to transfer to the airport. Trip ends.

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