5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Tour - 6 Days

Trip Details
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Deluxe Hotel
  • Group Size: 01 to 12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 2,800m
  • Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing
  • Tour Starts at: Paro
  • Tour Ends at: Paro
  • Season: Round the year. (Best season Oct – Dec. and Feb – May)

Highlights

  • The hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest Temple (Taktsang Monastery) at an altitude of 3120m
  • The scenic mountain flight overlooking the Himalayan mountains, including Mt Everest (8848m)
  • Observing the cultural museums of Paro Ta Dzong and the Trashichhoe Dzong
  • Visiting the Buddha Point and Memorial Chorten overlooking the Thimphu Valley
  • Exploring the Punakha, Rinpung, and the Drukgyel dzong
  • Visiting the Traditional School of arts & crafts
  • Pilgrimage to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the sacred shrines of the Kingdom
  • The warm hospitality of the Bhutanese people

About 5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Tour

The Shangri la nation of Bhutan is a unique country in South Asia. The Kingdom follows consevative values and has kept its cultural values and heritage intact. The landlocked country is very conservative and boasts of many ancient traditions and monuments.

The short 5 nights 6 days Bhutan tour takes you to the historical landmarks of Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu. We explore the lifestyle of Bhutan’s modern cities, including the capital city of Thimphu, Paro, and Punakha. We also experience the rural lifestyle staying in a traditional farmhouse.

The mystical Kingdom is still largely cut off from the rest of the world. People are welcoming, friendly, and show immense hospitality. The nation has a gross happiness index, and it says a lot about the people of this beautiful country. The famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang Monastery) is Bhutan’s cultural icon.

Perched at the top of a cliff in Paro, the architectural wonder is famous all over the world. Besides that, you will be visiting other monuments like Memorial Chorten, Thimpu Dzong, Buddha point, and others. You will be staying in traditional hotels with unique architecture.

The exciting Bhutan tour: 5 nights 6 days is a complete holiday package of Bhutan. We have listed the detailed itinerary, significant attractions, and complete holiday plan for your ease.

Tiger’s Nest Monastery

The Tiger’s Nest monastery, located at the cliffside in the Paro valley, is a cultural icon and spiritual landmark of Bhutan. Also known as Paro Taktsang, the temple complex built in 1692 along the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave is holy site Buddhists in Bhutan.

According to popular beliefs, the tantric Guru Padmasambhava had meditated in the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave for three years, three months, three weeks, three days, and three hours in the 8th century. Hence, the monastery perched on a cliff is the primary cultural and spiritual landmark of Bhutan.

Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang)

The (Kuensel Phodrang) or Buddha point boasts of the largest Buddha statue in the country. The bronze and gilded statues in gold have a height of 169 feet (51.5m).

The panoramic view of the Thimphu Valley from the viewpoint is enthralling. The Bhutanese also come here for a pilgrimage of the protector deity ‘Tamdrin’ and getting auspicious names for their newborns.

Memorial Chorten

The Memorial Chorten is also known as the Thimphu Chorten. Built-in 1974, the stupa is a spectacular monument dedicated to His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, third King of Bhutan. The popular King is also known as the Father of modern Bhutan.

Trashichhoe Dzong

The Trashichhoe Dzong is popularly known as “the fortress of glorious religion.” Built-in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the fortress consists of the throne room of His Majesty, the King.

It also headquarters the central monastic body of Bhutan, and various government offices. The dzong was reconstructed in 1962, by His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third king. It is also the residing place of Bhutan’s spiritual leader Je-Khenpo and the summer home of monks from Thimphu and Punakha.

Institute for Zorig Chusum

The Institute for Zorig Chusum is a beautiful Painting School where students can undertake a 6-year training course. The school provides education and training on Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. You can also observe the sculptures made by the students and the local people in the Zorig Chusum.

Takin Preserve

The takin preserve in the Upper Motithang is another major attraction in Thimphu. ‘Takin’ looks like a cross between a cow and a goat and is also the national animal of Bhutan.

According to the popular myth, the “Drukpa Kuenley,” a great Buddhist yogi, created the animal. The Takin is a unique animal that has its category in the animal kingdom and preserved well in the sanctuaries across Bhutan.

National Library

The national library consists of ancient Buddhist manuscripts. You can learn a lot about Buddhism and its impacts in Bhutan in the national library.

Folk Heritage Museum

The Bhutanese Folk heritage and agricultural history are well preserved in the folk heritage museum. There are various exhibitions and documentation of Bhutanese rural life in the folk heritage museum.

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Itinerary

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You will arrive at Paro in spectacular mountain flights. The scenic mountain flight is a great experience and offers a fantastic start to our trip. You will get picked up by our representative and transferred to a hotel in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.

    After breakfast, we visit the spectacular Trashichhoe dzong, a beautiful fortress in the center of Thimpu. The Trashichhoe dzong houses the Government’s office and King’s Throne room as well as the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot.

    We visit the National Library exploring Buddhist texts and manuscripts from ancient times. The Arts & Crafts School exhibits various thangka paintings. The intricate design of cloth is a fantastic art form.

    We take a break to have lunch and then visit the Handicrafts Emporium, where we can find the beautifully handwoven and crafted products. A short drive will lead us to the Memorial Chorten is a stupa built by the Third King of Bhutan.

    The third king of Bhutan is also known as the “Father of modern Bhutan.” The statues and paintings provide incredible insight into the Buddhist philosophy. You will stay overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

      After breakfast, we drive to Punakha, passing through the stunning Dochula pass (3,080m). We rest and observe the beautiful view along with the Chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags.

      On a clear day, we can observe the snow-capped mountains of Masagang (7158m), Kangphugang (7170m), Jejegangphugang (7158m), Tsendagang (6960m), Terigang (7060m), Zongphugang (7060m), and Gangkar puensum which is the highest mountain peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.

      Our next destination is Punakha Dzong, built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637. The dzong is an integral part of bhutan’s history and served as the religious and administrative centre of the region. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the dzong has now been fully restored.

      We drive to Wangduephodrang, where we visit the dzong and local market. Wangduephodrang is famous for bamboo products, slate, and stone carvings. You will stay overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

        After breakfast, we drive to Paro passing through the beautiful Simtokha Dzong built-in 1627. The fortress is the oldest in the Kingdom, and it has a school that teaches religious studies.

        In the Afternoon in Paro, we will visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. The old watchtower has been a National Museum of the country since 1967. It holds of Bhutan’s finest art, artifacts, postage stamps, and thangka paintings.

        We then make our way to the Rinpung Dzong. Built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal (first temporal ruler) in 1646, the dzong has the office of the Dzongda. Besides that it also house the office of district administrative head, the monastic body of Paro, and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro. You will stay overnight at a hotel in Paro.

          After breakfast, we drive to Drukgyel Dzong in the north of Paro. The fort helped to defeat many Tibetan armies in the past. We then make our way to a Farm House to experience the lifestyle of traditional Bhutanese people.

          We hike to the iconic Taktsang Monastery, the famous Bhutanese monastery all over the world. According to popular belief, Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery. Hence, the name “Tiger’s Nest monastery” came into prominence.

          The stunning hike takes us above 900 m in just 2 hours. We return to Paro valley to visit the Kyichu Lhakhang, which is one of the most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. You will stay overnight at the hotel in Paro.

            Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport for flight, to move forward on your journey.

              Cost Details

              • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
              • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
              • Accommodation in twin sharing basis in government approved 3 star hotels
              • All three meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
              • Bhutanese Government licensed English speaking knowledgeable guide
              • Bhutanese Visa fee
              • Museum entrance fees
              • Bottled mineral water for the entire trip (except water ordered in the hotels and restaurants)
              • Government taxes
              • Airfare for international flights to and from Bhutan
              • Personal expenses and any alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages
              • Single room supplement charge 150USD
              • Luxury hotels/resorts
              • Specialized /language guides
              • Travel / Medical Insurance

              Useful Information

              We Adventure Bound do not have fixed dates for 5 night 6 days of Bhutan tour & any date of the year is available for the tour so, Contact us for the further process to book this tour with your date and number of people.

              Hotels: 3-star hotel/Resort accommodation is included in the price however there are 4 or 5 star hotel/Resort accommodation available in this tour so, let us know if you want to upgrade your hotel accommodation.

              The Flight to arrive Bhutan and return from Bhutan are not included in the itinerary and price however we can book these flights so, do let us know if you want to include these flight on tour package.

              We based in Nepal Kathmandu and the easiest way to visit Bhutan is form Nepal as we have daily flight between Nepal and Bhutan. So, let us know if you want to tour in Nepal and visit Bhutan or we do have some Nepal Bhutan combines tours such as well.