Short Bhutan Tour :3 Nights/4 Days

Short Bhutan Tour :3 Nights/4 Days
Short Bhutan Tour :3 Nights/4 Days
Short Bhutan Tour :3 Nights/4 Days
At a Glance
Duration4 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude3120m/10,236ft
Group Size1 to 20 pax
Travel StyleSightseeing /Hiking
Best TimeSep to Nov and March to May

Bhutan, a small yet remarkable nation in South Asia, is an exceptional travel destination. Despite its compact size, it offers an abundance of natural beauty, vibrant culture, a unique lifestyle, warm-hearted people, captivating art and architecture, and diverse flora and fauna. Bhutan stands out among other destinations in South Asia with its renowned and slightly expensive holiday packages, which are truly worth every penny. Exploring Bhutan on a 3-night/4-day tour provides a captivating experience. The journey begins by obtaining a visa and air ticket for Paro from Kathmandu. A scenic flight of approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes takes you through the highest peaks in the world, including Everest and Kanchenjunga. Paro, situated in the Paro District of Bhutan, is a town that entices tourists with its breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and the presence of the Paro International Airport, the country's sole international airport.


  • Begin and end your brief Bhutan tour in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Discover Bhutan with an affordable price and a skilled team
  • Experience the mystical Thunder Dragon kingdom of Bhutan
  • Uncover the secret art treasures and ancient monasteries that have stood for centuries
  • Tour Taktsang, also known as Tiger's Nest, a revered site in Bhutan
  • Visit the Textile Museum, Heritage Museum, Indigenous Hospital, Memorial Chorten, and Traditional Schools
  • Enjoy a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Paro, and return the same way to Kathmandu.

Paro is renowned for its iconic landmark, the Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) monastery. This famous Buddhist monastery is situated on a cliffside, approximately 900 meters above the Paro Valley. Regarded as one of Bhutan's most sacred sites, the monastery attracts both locals and tourists as a popular pilgrimage destination. In addition to the Tiger's Nest monastery, Paro boasts numerous other captivating attractions. The Paro Dzong, also known as Rinpung Dzong, stands as an impressive fortress monastery and serves as the administrative hub of the Paro District. It exemplifies the exquisite Bhutanese architecture and hosts the vibrant Paro Tshechu, an annual religious festival. Another noteworthy place to explore in Paro is the National Museum of Bhutan. Located within the town, it showcases an extensive collection of Bhutanese art, artifacts, religious relics, and historical items, offering valuable insights into the country's rich cultural heritage.

Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, is situated in the western region of the country and stands as the largest city in Bhutan. Serving as the political, economic, and cultural hub, Thimphu offers a captivating fusion of modernity and traditional Bhutanese customs. Despite its status as the capital, the city remains dedicated to preserving Bhutan's rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions. The architectural landscape of Thimphu showcases a harmonious blend of traditional structures, such as dzongs (fortresses), and contemporary buildings. Among the notable attractions in Thimphu is the magnificent Tashichho Dzong, a majestic fortress that encompasses the throne room, administrative offices, and the summer residence of the Chief Abbot.

The National Memorial Chorten in Thimphu showcases stunning traditional Bhutanese architecture and welcomes visitors during specific hours. This significant landmark is a large Buddhist stupa constructed in memory of Bhutan's third king, providing a serene space for prayer and meditation. Locals frequent the chorten daily to offer their prayers. Thimphu boasts various museums that offer valuable insights into Bhutanese art, culture, and history. The Simply Bhutan Museum, a branch of the National Museum of Bhutan in Paro, is located in Thimphu and features interactive exhibits, traditional performances, and workshops to celebrate Bhutanese culture. To immerse yourself in the local culture, a visit to the Centenary Farmer's Market in Thimphu is a must. Here, farmers from different regions gather to sell fresh produce, local handicrafts, and traditional Bhutanese cuisine, creating a lively atmosphere that provides a glimpse into the daily lives of the Bhutanese people.

Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, offers a plethora of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts with its diverse hiking and nature trails. Exploring the city's natural beauty, you can visit the magnificent Buddha Dordenma, a colossal statue of Buddha that provides breathtaking panoramic views of Thimphu. Additionally, you can embark on a hike to Tango and Cheri Monasteries, nestled in the surrounding hills, where you can immerse yourself in the serene and picturesque vistas. When it comes to accommodation, Thimphu caters to a wide range of preferences and budgets. Whether you seek luxury hotels, cozy guesthouses, or comfortable resorts, the city has numerous options to choose from. Moreover, Thimphu is renowned for its vibrant festivals and events that take place throughout the year. One such festival is the Thimphu Tshechu, a lively religious celebration that showcases traditional mask dances and cultural performances. It is an incredible opportunity to witness the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan.

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Tour PlanExpand All

Drive to Kathmandu Airport from your Hotel in Kathmandu, then fly to Paro by Druck Air or Bhutan Airlines. After completing your immigration formalities, you will be welcomed by our representative, who will be your tour guide throughout your tour. Then drive to Thimphu, the largest and capital city of the country, On arrival at Thimphu, check into your hotel, and after refreshments, visit the following attraction around the city:

  • Tashichho Dzong: The Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist Monastery and fortress at the northern edge of Thimphu.
  • National Memorial Chorten: The Memorial Chorten was built by Bhuntan’s Thrid King H.M. Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is also known as the father of modern Bhutan. He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity

Overnight at Thimphu (Mantra Home/Hotel Lhayul or Similar Property)

Max. Altitude: 2334 mMeal: Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

On the second day of the Bhutan Tour, you will be heading towards Paro, and on the way to Paro, you will explore the first Dzong of Bhutan: Simtokha Dzong, a small Dzong situated approximately 5 kilometers south of Thimphu. The Dzong is officially called the Sangak Zabhon Phodrang which roughly translates to the Palace of the Profound Meaning of Secret Mantras. The Simtokha Dzong is said to be the first fortress to have been built by the legendary Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in Bhutan. The fortress was constructed in the year 1629 AD. Following the attraction, you will explore:

  • Folk Heritage Museum: Just opened to the general public in 2001 upon completion. It treasures troves of culture and rich Bhutanese heritage, providing rich insights into the Bhutanese ethos.
  • National Textile Museum: The second important Museum that also opened its doors in 2001 is the National Textile Museum of Bhutan. During a trip to this museum, you will get an up close and personal experience of the living national art of weaving.
  • Kuensel Phodrang, explore the towering Buddha statue and enjoy the panoramic view of Thimphu Valley.
  • Craft Bazaar: the iconic place to witness Bhutanese culture and buy Bhutan-made art and craft Products.
  • Takin Preserve: which houses the national animal, the Takin, that is only found in Bhutan. This is an extremely rare member of the goat family. It eats grass and bamboo.
  • Institute of Zoring Chusum: Generally Known as an Art and craft school or Painting School, the institute offers a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.
  • National Sport of Bhutan (Archery): one of the best places to witness a game of traditional and modern archery.

Later in the evening, you will drive to Paro. Stay at Paro (Gawling Hotel/Paro Grand/Hotel Kuenphen or similar property).

Max. Altitude: 2200mMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

After Breakfast, we will take you for a morning hike to the most sacred Taktsang Monastery, also known as “Tiger’s Nest”. Hanging precariously and magically from a rather steep cliff, it is a monument of genuine pride for the Bhutanese nation. After the road, the hike toward Taktshang follows an uphill route and takes approximately 3–4 hours at an average walking speed on a clear and sunny day. Sunscreen, glass, hiking poles, large quantities of drinking water, and hats are recommended for this hike. After exploring the site of this iconic monument, we will be visiting the following:

  • Kyichu Lhakhang: The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. The temple was built by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo in the 7th Century AD.
  • Ta Dzong (National Museum of Bhutan): The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the six-story circular Ta Dzong. The Ta Dzong is a medieval watch tower situated above the Rimpung Dzong. The Ta Dzong was constructed in 1656.
  • Rimpung Dzon: The ParoDzong is probably Bhutan's best-known and most iconic Dzong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airport and will probably be your first memory of Bhutan. The imposing Dzong is perhaps the finest example of Dzong architecture existing in the world today, the massive buttered walls of the fortress dominate over the valley. The RinpungDzong's name translates to "Fortress on a heap of Jewels ". The fortress was constructed in 1644 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

In the evening, we will visit the local market of Paro and overnight in a hotel in Paro (Gawling Hotel/Paro Grand/Hotel Kuenphen or similar Property)

Max. Altitude: 3120mMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

After breakfast we will drive to Paro airport for the departure, after the plane landed in Kathmandu we will drop you at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Max. Altitude: 1350mMeal: Breakfast
Cost Details
  • Commence the Short Bhutan Tour from Kathmandu and conclude in Kathmandu after four days
  • Enjoy a picturesque flight between Kathmandu and Paro, including a round trip
  • Benefit from private transportation throughout the tour
  • Obtain all necessary travel permits for a hassle-free journey
  • Be accompanied by an English-speaking local guide for informative insights
  • Stay in accommodation provided on a single- or twin-room basis
  •  Explore various sightseeing spots and monasteries, with entrance fees covered
  • Indulge in delicious meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Experience seamless airport transfers for convenience throughout the tour.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Additional costs due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, guide tips, etc.
  • Extra Activites