Magical Western Bhutan Tour Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Group
Moderate 4 Days Guest House SGL / GRP / FM / STU

SGL = Single, GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Magical Western Bhutan Tour

Magical Western Bhutan 4 Days Tour, Venture into a world that will touch your heart and soul – a land of myths, legends and traditions which are as vital and alive today as when they originated.

Thickly forested valleys, snow-capped mountains, colorful prayer flags fluttering in the breeze, maroon robed monks and architecture from another age. This is Magical Western Bhutan 4 Days Tour, a kingdom that has long maintained its independence and isolation from the outside world and so preserved a fascinating Himalayan culture and tradition.

Short Itinerary

Day Activity Destination Altitude Time
1 Fly Fly Paro 2200m
Drive Thimphu 2300m 2 hrs
2 Drive Thimphu
Paro 220m 5 hrs
3 Hike Taksang Monastry (Tiger’s Nest) 3120m 6 hrs
Sightseeing Paro 220m
4 Fly Kathmandu

Trip Information

Cost Includes:

Accommodation – twin sharing room

All applicable transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary

All Sightseeing entry fee, permit charges & royalties as per the itinerary

All meals

Flight Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu (economy class)

English speaking interpreter/guide

Bhutan visa

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc

Price:

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa Information:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance:

Guide / Porters  : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

Day 1

FLY KATHMANDU – PARO (2200m) – THIMPU (2300m, 2 hrs)

A flight from Kathmandu over the Himalayan range or over the foothills to Paro is the most spectacular mountain flights of all. Each mesmerizing flight offers exiting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival, our representative will receive you and transfer to Thimpu – the morden capital of Bhutan.
If we have time we can also visit Buddha Park and Trichichoe Dzhong at Thimpu.
Day 2

GUIDED TOUR IN THIMPU & TRANSFER TO PARO/2200m /5 hrs

Thimpu is a quiet and peaceful capital which lies in a wooden valley sprawling up a hillside at the west bank of the Thipmu River. The capital is relatively small with wide streets and lined trees having approximately the population of 45000.

The sights at Thimpu certainly includes Late King’s Memorial Chorten, the National Library where ancient manuscripts are preserved, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks and many more.

Finally leave Thimpu in the evening and head towards Paro.

Day 3

HIKE TO TAKSANG MONASTERY (TIGER’S NEST) (3120m, 5 hrs) & SIGHTSEEING IN PARO

oday, we drive north to Paro valley to visit ruins of Drukgyel Dozng and an excursion to Taktsang Monastery. It is a popular fort used by Bhutanese to repel several invasions of Tibetan Armies. It also provides an opportunity to visit nearby traditional Bhutanese Farm House and have good insight into the lifestyle of local people.

Taktsang is the most famous Bhutanese Monastery. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche arrived on the back of the tigress and meditated at this monastery. Therefore, it is also called “Tiger’s Nest”. The round trip excursion of monastery takes almost 5 hours and we return back to Paro town. En route visit the Kyichu Lhakhang which is one of the oldest and most scared shrines of the Kingdom.

If time permits, visit Paro Dzong and Ta Dzong.

Day 4

FLIGHT PARO-KATHMANDU (B)

After an early breakfast we drive to the airport to connect with onward destination to Kathmandu.
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