Bhutan Cultural Tour: 5 Nights/ 6 Days

Bhutan Cultural Tour: 5 Nights/ 6 Days
Bhutan Cultural Tour: 5 Nights/ 6 Days
Bhutan Cultural Tour: 5 Nights/ 6 Days
At a Glance
Duration5 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude3120m/10,236ft
Group Size1 to 20 per group
Travel StyleTour
Best TimeAugust to November and March to May

The Bhutan Cultural Tour is an exceptional cultural expedition in Bhutan that covers the captivating destinations of Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. Our expert cultural tour guide ensures a fully immersive experience, highlighting the cultural wonders of Bhutan. This includes visiting monumental sites, monasteries, museums, and historical landmarks such as Paro Taktsang, Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang, Chele La, Drukgyal Dzong, Changangkha Lhakhang, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Dordenma, the National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Thimphu Chorten, Dochu La, Tashichho Dzong, Punakha Dzong, Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Chimi Lhakhang Temple, and more. If you're considering a visit to the iconic cultural and natural exploration of Bhutan, where you can discover its rich cultural heritage, breathtaking natural landscapes, and historical monuments, then look no further! We are a reputable company that specializes in promoting Bhutan tours. Don't miss out on the chance to witness the hidden treasures, immerse yourself in the Buddhist culture, admire the art and architecture, and experience the beliefs of this beautiful country. Contact us today for an unforgettable journey. We appreciate your decision to choose a Bhutan tour from Nepal. At Himalayan Trekking Path, we have a wide range of package tours that include a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Paro and back, along with all meals, accommodation, a guide, private transport, entrance fees, and visa service in Bhutan, all at a reasonable cost. If you're seeking a lifetime experience with a Bhutan tour, don't miss out on our package. We offer unbeatable prices with a genuine heart. Our 5-night/6-day Bhutan Tour will take you through the cultural and natural heritage of Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha.


  • Nepal is a great destination to visit before or after your Bhutan tour.
  • Take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Paro and enjoy the breathtaking views.
  • Discover the charming city of Paro, visit its famous monuments, and embark on a hike to Tiger's Nest.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, rich history, and stunning architecture of Thimphu city.
  • Indulge in the beauty of Bhutan's art, history, and natural landscapes.
  • Don't miss the opportunity to explore Punakha, known for its lush green valleys and magnificent monasteries.
  • Experience the tranquility and serenity of Bhutan's countryside.
  • Witness the unique traditions and customs of the Bhutanese people.
  • Capture stunning photographs of the picturesque landscapes and stunning vistas.
  • Create unforgettable memories as you explore the wonders of both Nepal and Bhutan.

Embark on an unforgettable journey with our 6-day Bhutan Tour, which begins with a breathtaking scenic flight from Kathmandu to Paro. This immersive experience takes you through the majestic highlights of Bhutan, including the enchanting towns of Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage, artistic wonders, historical treasures, and awe-inspiring natural beauty that these destinations have to offer. Paro, a charming valley town located to the west of Bhutan's capital city, Thimpu, is a highly sought-after destination for tourists due to its hidden treasures. One of the main attractions is the Taktsang Palphug (Tiger's Nest) monastery, which clings to the cliffs above the lush Paro Valley. Another notable site is the remains of the 17th-century defensive fortress, Drukgyel Dzong, situated northwest of Paro. Thimpu, on the other hand, is home to the King's Palace, various Buddhist sites, and the magnificent Tashichho Dzong, a fortified monastery and government palace adorned with gold-leaf roofs. The Memorial Chorten, a revered Buddhist shrine dedicated to Bhutan's third king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is also a significant landmark in Thimpu. Additionally, Punakha, a town nestled in the Himalayas, is renowned for its Punakha Dzong, a majestic fortress situated at the confluence of the Pho and Mo Chhu rivers. This fortress serves as the venue for the Punakha Tshechu, a religious festival featuring captivating masked dances and music. The Punakha Valley is also home to other temples, including the fertility-focused Chimi Lhakhang and the scenic Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, which offer breathtaking views of the river and mountains. For more information about Bhutan tours, please stay connected.

After an enthralling exploration of Bhutan, you will conclude your tour with a return flight to Kathmandu, leaving you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Cultural Bhutan Tour Cost:

The Bhutan tour may seem expensive, but its high-quality experience makes it worth the cost. The Culture Bhutan tour offers a complete 5-night/6-day package that includes deluxe accommodations, private transportation, expert guides, entrance fees, all meals, and flights between Kathmandu and Paro. The price of the package depends on the size of the group.

  • Cost for 1 traveler on Bhutan Tour: US$2500
  • Cost for 2–6 travelers on Bhutan Tour: US$2400 per person
  • Cost for 7–10 travelers on Bhutan Tour: US$2400 per person
  • Cost for 11–20 travelers on Bhutan Tour: US$2200 per person
Tour PlanExpand All

On the first day of your Bhutan tour, we will arrange for your transportation from the hotel to the airport. You will then embark on a breathtaking scenic flight to Paro, Bhutan, with Druk Air. Known for its awe-inspiring views, the Druk Air flight to Paro is considered one of the most spectacular mountain flights. Whether you are flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills, each journey is a mesmerizing experience that culminates in an exhilarating descent into the Kingdom. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly greeted by a representative from Himalanaya Trekking Path. They will assist you with the necessary arrangements and transfer you to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. After checking in at the hotel, our knowledgeable guide will accompany you to explore some of the fascinating monument sites in the area.

Max. Altitude: 2,334 m/7657 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

The second day of the cultural Bhutan Tour will kick off with a visit to Trashichhoedzong, a magnificent medieval fortress and monastery that serves as the hub of the Government and the King's Throne room. It is also the summer residence of the Chief Abbot. Following this, a visit to the National Library will offer a glimpse into a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. The day will then proceed with a visit to the Arts & Crafts School, renowned for its traditional thangkha paintings created by students. A stop at the Handicrafts Emporium will showcase a wide array of beautifully handcrafted products. The day will wrap up with a visit to the Memorial Chorten, a stupa built in memory of Bhutan's Third King, considered the Father of modern Bhutan. Inside the monument, paintings and statues provide a profound insight into Buddhist philosophy. The day will conclude with an overnight stay at a hotel in Thimphu.

Max. Altitude: 2,334 m/7657 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

Following breakfast, you will proceed to Punakha, passing through stunning landscapes, monasteries, and mountain views. At an elevation of 3,080m, you will pause to appreciate the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags that adorn the highest point on the road. On clear days, you can catch sight of various peaks including Masagang, Tsendagang, Terigang, Jejegangphugang, Kangphugang, Zongphugang, and Gangkar Puensum, the tallest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m. Later, explore Punakha Dzong, a significant religious and administrative center strategically located at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. The Dzong, originally built in 1637, has been meticulously restored after facing multiple disasters. Conclude the day with a visit to Wangduephodrang to see the Dzong and local market, known for its bamboo products, slate, and stone carvings. Spend the night at a hotel in Punakha.

Max. Altitude: 1242m/ 4075 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

Begin your day by enjoying breakfast before embarking on a drive to Paro. Along the way, don't miss the opportunity to visit Simtokha Dzong, the Kingdom's oldest fortress constructed in 1627. Today, it serves as the School for religious studies. Spend your afternoon exploring Ta Dzong, which has been converted into the National Museum of Bhutan since 1967. Inside, you'll find a captivating array of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings, and Bhutan's unique postage stamps. Conclude your day with a scenic walk down a hillside trail to Rinpung Dzong. This impressive structure was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and currently houses the monastic community of Paro, the district administrative office, and the judge of Paro district.

Max. Altitude: 2200m/7217.848ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

Commence your day with a scenic drive towards the northern part of Paro valley, where the captivating ruins of Drukgyel Dozng await your exploration. This historic fortress holds great significance as it served as a stronghold against numerous Tibetan invasions, showcasing the resilience of the Bhutanese people. Gain a deeper understanding of the local way of life by visiting a traditional Bhutanese Farm House located nearby. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan as you witness firsthand the daily routines and customs of the locals. Next, embark on an enchanting journey to Taktsang Monastery, the most renowned monastery in Bhutan. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche, the revered spiritual figure, arrived at this sacred sanctuary riding on the back of a tigress and meditated here, hence earning its name "Tiger's Nest". The round trip to the monastery typically takes approximately 5 hours. En route back to Paro town, make a stop at Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the Kingdom's oldest and holiest shrines, to further enrich your spiritual experience.

Max. Altitude: 2200m/7217.848ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

he Bhutan Tour comes to an end today. Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, explore the enchanting sites around Paro, and then head to the airport for your departure. We wish you a safe journey to your next destination.

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429ftMeal: breakfast
Cost Details
  • Commence and conclude the journey in Kathmandu
  • Transfer from your hotel in Kathmandu to the airport prior to departure to Paro
  • Enjoy a picturesque flight to Paro on Duck Air
  • Exclusive transportation throughout Bhutan, as outlined in the itinerary
  • Inclusion of all essential travel permits
  • local guide is fluent in English
  • Lodging based on single or twin occupancy
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing and monasteries as per the itinerary 
  • Full-board basis for meals
  • Return flight to Kathmandu from Paro
  • Pick-up service from Kathmandu airport
  • Gov Tax and company service fees
  • Various types of insurance coverage
  • Additional expenses resulting from natural disasters and unexpected events
  • Personal costs, including beverages, gratuities for guides, and more
  • Accommodation in the city of Kathmandu
  • Supplementary recreational options