• 6 Days
    7 Nights
  • Starting Point : Paro

    Ending Point : Paro
  • $1500

This tailor-made custom toursin the Himalayas can combine immersion into a fascinating culture with exploring important villages of Bhutan on foot, meeting welcoming local people, and even attending a traditional Bhutanese festival. You’ll marvel at Bhutan’s dramatic scenery with spectacular river valleys, snow-capped sacred mountains, terraced rice fields, and striking architecture. Hike to temples and monasteries accessible only on foot (including the iconic Tiger’s Nest), explore remote villages in the picturesque countryside, and engage with friendly Bhutanese people and a devout Buddhist culture. Let Think Bhutan Tours cares your dream vacation to the land of happiness is a place.



Day 1: Arrive Paro-Thimphu (65km/ 1 ½ hrs)

The mythical dream-like kingdom comes into view as the aircraft swings in giant arcs and descends onto Bhutan's only airstrip at Paro. You will be greeted by Think Bhutan representative and warmly welcomed to the enchanting Land of the Thunder Dragon. Then you will drive for two hours alongside mountains, rivers, and fields of red rice to Thimphu, the capital city. On arrival at Thimphu you may wander and explore the fascinating streets of Thimphu, the world’s only capital city without a traffic light!

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing

Soon after breakfast, you enjoy a full day of sightseeing that includes visit to the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts and National Institute of Traditional Medicine where Bhutan’s famed traditional medicines are compounded and dispensed; the Folk Heritage Museum which will provide an insight into traditional Bhutanese farm house and rural past through exhibits and documentation of rural life. After lunch, visit the Textile Museum to see a range of beautiful Bhutanese textiles; the National Memorial Chorten (Stupa) a shrine built in 1974 in memory of the Third King of Bhutan dedicated for world peace and prosperity; Takin Reserve to see the rare national animal of Bhutan. This animal is chosen as the national animal of Bhutan for its uniqueness and its association with the country’s religious history and mythology followed by visit to Tashichhodzong or the “fortress of the glorious religion" which is Bhutan’s administrative and religious Centre and houses the throne room of His Majesty the King of Bhutan and other Government offices.

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha (77km/ 3 hrs)

Early morning drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass 3080m with stunning views of Eastern Himalayan Ranges including Bhutan's highest mountain, the majestic Gangkar Puensum (provided that the day is clear). The 108 Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chortens (stupas) on the top of the pass where the ridges are draped in colorful prayer flags give scenic views. The road to Punakha from Dochula Pass descends through varied and ever-changing forest, emerging into the highly cultivated valley.
Afternoon drive to Wangduephodrang the ancient sub capital of Bhutan, enroute take a short hike to Chime Lhakhang (the fertility temple) built in 1499. It is half an hour leisurely walk across a local village, rice fields from the road at Sopsokha to the temple. The trail leads across rice fields to the tiny settlement of Pana.

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 4: Punakha – Paro (140km/ 4 hrs)

Morning visit the historical Punakha Dzong, strategically built at the confluence of the two rivers in 1637 by Zhabdrung to serve as the religious and administrative Centre. It also houses sacred temples including the Machen where the embalmed body of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal lies in state and winter residence for the state monk bodies. Soon after visit to Dzong, resume your drive to Paro.

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 5: Excursion to Haa Valley (58km/ 1 ½ hrs)

This morning you will drive on to Haa valley, the road winds up from Bondey into the pine forest and through small villages for 38 kilometers and then opens miraculously onto the northern ridge of the mountains. The view over the Himalayan panoply at Chelela Pass at 3989m is one of the most spectacular in all Bhutan. Then the road descends to beautiful valley of Haa that includes visit to temples and acclimatize in village.

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 6: Hike to Taktsang monastery

Morning, hike up to view point of Taktsang, popularly known as the Tiger’s Nest. According to the legend, Guru Padmasambhava flew here on a flying Tigress and meditated there for three months in the 8th century. It was from there, he propagated the Vajrayana Buddhism (Larger Wheel) that was prophesied by the Buddha at the time of attaining Nirvana. In April 1998, a fire destroyed the main structure of the buildings and its religious contents. A complete restoration was done and resulted in a carbon copy of the original.
After lunch, visit Ta Dzong or National Museum, rated among the best natural history museums in Asia. The Ta-Dzong offers a unique and varied collection of thangkas, handicrafts, stuffed animals, masks, costumes and amour. The visit will provide you with a good idea of the culture and traditions of Bhutan. Just below the Museum lies the Rinpung Dzong, “the fortress on the heap of jewel”. It now houses the administrative offices of Paro region.

Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 7: Departure

After breakfast drive to Paro International Airport to depart for your onward destination. Thank you for visiting Bhutan through our company and wish you a very safe journey!