archery bhutan national sport Discover the spectacular landscape of Bhutan for an escape into natural heaven offering you full of opportunities to engage in recreational activities, cultural experiences, and magnificent sightseeing. Explore ancient monasteries, visit some of the country’s most impressive fortresses, or have lunch in the stunning valley of Paro in a traditional farmhouse. Try with us to have a great Bhutan vacation to join the experiences that far beyond your expectations.
 

Start/ End: Paro/ Paro
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Tour Route: Paro – Haa – Thimpu – Paro

Tour Highlights:

  • Hike to the Taktsang the Tiger Nest Monastery, a 17th-century monastery built cliffside with spectacular views.
  • Visit some of the country’s most impressive Dzongs, working fortresses with spectacular artwork & home to Buddhist monks.
  • Lunch in the picturesque valley of Paro in a traditional farmhouse surrounded by rice fields…
  • Partake in “Da” the national sport of Bhutan – archery.

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

Day 1: Paro Arrival
Day 2: Paro – Haa
Day 3: Haa – Thimpu
Day 4: Thimpu – Paro – Taktsang Monastery
Day 5: Paro Departure

 
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Day 1: Paro Arrival

visit the Rinpung Dzong meaning “fortress of the heap of jewels”. If time permits you will also visit the Kichu Lhakhang and Drugyel Dzong.  Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Kichu Lhakhang in bhutan

Day 2: Paro – Haa – En Route Hike to Chele La Pass

We commence our road trip to Chele La pass. The road to the Haa Valley is a scenic drive through small and hamlets, winding through these side valleys we make our way into the Haa Valley, the road cut into the hillsides above the Haa river. Exploration of this isolated traditional settlement, situated south of Paro and only recently opened to tourism, take in the sights of the many temples and Lhakhang dotted throughout the valley.

Chele La pass in bhutan

Winding back out of the Haa Valley, ascending to Chele La Pass at 3810 meters offers views of the magnificent Mount Jhomolhari and Haa Valley. Taking in the scenery with an offering of prayer flags, a Buddhist ritual to gain merit for the next life. Overnight at a hotel in Haa.

Mount Jhomolhari for trekking in bhutan

Day 3: Haa – Thimpu

Today you will drive to the capital city – Thimphu, through traditional settlements and terraces of rice fields. The capital lies in a steep valley with alpine forests and golden topped monasteries scattered throughout. Thimphu with its bustling and colorful main street, a meeting place for many and the center of commerce for most. A leisurely walking tour in the main center of this sprawling city at 2350 meters, through alleys and laneways with its tiny shops, teahouses and handicraft emporiums.

bhutan temple in thimpu

Exploring the handcrafted artisan produce at the local farmers market with freshly churned butter, forest mushrooms and a vast array of chilies both fresh and dried. This afternoon is full of opportunities including the National Textile Museum, the Memorial Chorten with locals engaged in “Kora” – a circular pilgrimage with offerings of butter lamps.

national textile museum in thimpu

Day 4: Thimpu – Paro – Taktsang Monastery

Day 4 begins with a hike to the magnificent Taktsang Monastery at 3140 meters. Perched cliffside, it is believed this is the meditation site of Guru Rinpoche, who flew on the back of a tigress in the 8th century. An important Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Himalayas, with its stunning vistas and spectacular architecture against a backdrop of sheer granite cliff faces. After descending from Taktsang, enjoy a picnic lunch in the Paro Valley.

Taktsang Monastery bhutan attraction

Day 5: Paro Departure

Time to say goodbye. Breakfast and morning at leisure until getting escorted to the airport for a flight coming back home. The trip ends. Hope you enjoyed it and wish that we could serve you next time in Bhutan.

What’s Included?

  • Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing by 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).
  • Boat excursions
  • 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)
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals which are not indicated above
  • Surcharge and Compulsory dinners (if any)
  • Beverages in the 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.