Ultimate 7 Days Bhutan Tour: Discover Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro Highlights

Paro, Bhutan | Family Trip

Duration: 6N/7D Cities: Thimphu | Paro | Punakha

Discover the magic of Bhutan with our Ultimate 7 Days Bhutan Tour: Discover Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro Highlights holiday tour package and experiance adventure through its vibrant cities and breathtaking landscapes. Explore the lively streets of Thimphu, witness the ancient traditions of Punakha, and marvel at the beauty of Paro. Experience the warm hospitality of the Bhutanese people as you immerse yourself in their rich culture and heritage. From historic monasteries to stunning mountain vistas, this journey will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1 - ARRIVAL : PARO AIRPORT OR VIA LAND AT PHUENTSHOLING AND TRANSFER TO THIMPHU

  • Arrival at  Phuentsholing (For Land Arrival) or Paro International Airport for Flight Arrival
  • Make Tourist permit at Phuentsholing Immigration Office and transfer to Thimphu, (which is Approx. 6 Hours/ 162 Km from Phuentsholing town) Thimphu is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It has a population of 105000, En-route see Water Falls & Tala Dam (Top View).
  • Check-In Hotel
  • Overnight Stay at Thimphu. 

Day 2 - THIMPHU FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING AND OVERNIGHT STAY AT THIMPHU

  • Breakfast at Hotel

Proceed for Thimphu Sightseeing visit -

  • 1) Durga Temple/Shiv Temple
  • 2) Buddha Point 
  • 3) Coronation Park,
  • 4) Takin Preservation Center (National Animal of Bhutan)
  • 5) Memorial Chorten
  • 6) Folk Heritage Museum,
  • 7) National Painting School,
  • 8) School of Arts & Crafts,
  • 9) Handicrafts & Textile Museum,
  • 10) Handmade Paper Factory,
  • 11) Tashi chho Dzong (Thimphu Dzong)
  • 12) Simply Bhutan (Living Muesum-Traditional Culture Program)

 Overnight Stay in Thimphu

Day 3 - THIMPHU TO PUNAKHA SIGHTSEEING AND OVERNIGHT STAY AT PUNAKHA

  • Breakfast at Hotel and Checkout
  • Transfer to Punakha, it is approximately 90 kilometres and is nearly 03Hrs drive from Thimphu.

En-route visit

  • 1) Dochu la Pass,
  • 2) Chhimi Lhakhang,
  • 3) Punakha Dzong,
  • 4) Suspension Bridge (Longest Bridge in Bhutan)
  • Overnight stay at Punakha 

Day 4 - PUNAKHA TO TRANSFER PARO & NIGHT STAY

  • After Breakfast: Checkout from Punakha Hotel
  • Transfer to Paro and free time Shopping
  • Night Stay at Paro. 

Day 5 - PARO FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING OR (OPTIONAL – HIKE TO TIGER NEST MONASTERY)

  • Breakfast at Hotel

Morning Visit -

  • 1) Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong),
  • 2) Kichu Lhakhang Monastery,
  • 3) Drukgyal Dzong,
  • 4) Tiger Nest Monasteries (Viewpoint),
  • 5) Taa Dzong (National Museum).

Overnight stay at Paro.

OR 

OPTIONAL – HIKE TO TIGER NEST MONASTERY (HIKE UPHILL WILL TAKE AROUND 2/3 HRS ON WAY DEPENDING ON GUESTS WALKING SPEED) 

Paro Taktsang is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and the temple complex is in the Cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang SengeSamdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three   days, and three hours in the 8th century. Guru Padmasambhava is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today, Paro Taktsang is the best known of the thirteen Taktsang or "Tiger Lair" caves in which he meditated.

Day 6 - EXCURSION TO CHELE LA PASS AND NIGHT STAY AT PARO

  • After Breakfast:

En-route visit:

  • Chele La (Pass): is one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. It is about an hour's drive along a densely-populated forest road. This Pass is also known to be a ‘botanical paradise’. The top of the pass bloom with rhododendrons in a variety of colors-pale pink, deep pink, burnt orange, mauve, white and scarlet and transfer to night stay. 

Day 7 - DEPARTURE AND TRANSFER TO PHUENTSHOLING OR PARO AIRPORT

  • After Breakfast: Check out from  Hotel
  • Transfer to Phuentsholing (For Land Departure) or Paro International Airport for Flight departure
Inclusions

  • Standard room with Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • Sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Airport Pick up and drop off 
  • Tours and Transfer are on Private Basis
  • Travel Guide (English speaker)  

Exclusion

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Sustainable development fee (SDF)
  • Flight
  • Laundry 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Telephone 
  • Personal enjoyment expenses 
  • Driver and guide tips

Hotel Detail

Hotel Location Rating No. of Nights Meals
White Dragon Hotel or Similar Punakha 3 Star 1 Breakfast, Dinner
Silvercloud Hotel or Similar Paro 3 Star 3 Breakfast, Dinner
Terms & Condition

  • Rates are dynamic and subject to change as per availibility.
  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability and We are not holding any reservations of hotel rooms and in case mentioned hotel is sold out at time of confirmation then similar category (Star Category) hotel will be provided as per our sole discretion.
  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & we will not be held liable for such expenses.
  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable such as Christmas , New Year Eve and other events as per origin and Destination market festivals/Exhibitions/events. Peak/Festival/Events Period Surcharge to be paid extra. Will be notified at time of booking confirmation.
  • The passengers must ensure on their own that they have a valid passport and other required documents for the necessary period as per the traveling destination immigration rules.
  • The passengers should also arrange for visas before traveling with this holiday package if applicable.
  • We do not accept any responsibility if the passenger cannot travel because of a passport or visa issue or anyother reason at any point. The cancellation policy will be applicable as per the booking terms and conditions.

Cancellation Policy

-Amendments are not allowed once booking is confirmed and non-refundable.

-No Shows are non refundable.