Bhutan at Glance

Duration: 5 Days
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Full Board Plan
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 1-10

Global Adventure Trekking is your local partner for your 5-day Bhutan cultural tour with a visit to the Fortress of Heaped Jewels, Rinpung Dzong, and Changlimithang National Stadium. On your second day, pay a visit to - Takin Preserve, housing the rare animals only found in this area. Takins are members of the goat family residing in very high altitudes and are the national animals of Bhutan. Day three lets you discover Dochla Pass and Paro Valley with stopovers at a traditional farmhouse and a hot stone bath to complete the day. Your fourth day in Bhutan will challenge you with a hike up to Tiger's Nest and inspire you with a visit to Kyichu Lhakhang, a Himalayan Buddhist temple. Pony is available for Tiger Nest Monastery visits for an additional cost. This is a recommended itinerary however if you would like to adapt or create your own 5 days and 4 nights route, please do email us.

If you are planning a trip to Bhutan then there is a direct flight to Bhutan from Bangkok, Singapore, Delhi, and Kathmandu. There is a possibility to combine your trip to Bhutan with a Nepal trip. You may do a Kathmandu day tour, 5 day Ghorepani poon Hill trek, or even 12 days Everest Base Camp trek. If you would like us to arrange the flight tickets to Paro and back that is also possible. Kindly let us know your interest.

Global Adventure Trekking has been offering this miracle exclusive trip to Bhutan since our establishment in 1998. The advantage of booking your trip with us is flexibility, a friendly guide, a professional Driver, and the best hotel.


  • See the best of Bhutan's cultural and historical sights on a 5-day tour with an English-speaking guide
  • Glimpse Bhutan's rare national animal – the mighty Takin – these large goats are only found high in mountainous areas
  • Discover Bhutan's stunning natural valleys and visit its ancient fortresses and temples
  • Relax in a traditional hot stone bath and immerse yourself in the local lifestyle with a stop at a farmhouse
  • The tour includes car transport between sights and a day of moderate hiking but can be fully customized to your preferences

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Thimphu - Overnight in Thimphu (2200 m)

Arrival and pick up from Paro airport. On the arrival gate your tour guide is waiting with your name list. Greetings and take a car to Rinpung Dzong (Fortress of Heaped Jewels),National Museum, Drive one hour journey to Paro and hotel check in. Evening Changlimithang National Stadium (Main streets of Thimphu). Over night at hotel.

  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Hotel

Woke up and have a breakfast then about 8 am the trip will started. Visit Memorial Chorten/Stupa Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point),Bhutan Postal Museum, Simply Bhutan Museum,Weekend Centenary Farmers Market,Takin Preserve and Tashi Chho Dzong (Fortress of Splendid Religion). Over night at Hotel.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Hotel

After having good night sleep you will start the trip by driving to Dochua Pass - 1 hour Dochula Pass, See 108 chortens/stupas and drive back to Paro - 2 hours along the way visit Semtokha Dzong (Fortress Atop a Demon), Tachogang Lhakhang (temple), Visit a traditional farmhouse and Enjoy a traditional hot stone bath (additional cost). Evening traditional dinner with local family

  • Full Board Meals
  • Hotel

Morning woke having breakfast and take a 3 hour hike up to Tiger's Nest, 2 hour hike down Ponies available for rent - payable onsite to pony owners (about USD 50 halfway uphill),Kyichu Lhakhang Visit handicraft and souvenir shops. Over night at Hotel.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Hotel

Have breakfast at hotel, Check out and depart for airport for your onward flight destination. 

  • Breakfast

What's included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a tourist car/van.
  • Standard government-approved three stars accommodations (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.
  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.
  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
  • Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.
  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan.
  • Monument and museum entrance fees at all sightseeing locations are detailed in the itinerary.
  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional masks and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.
  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
  • Government royalty (65% of $450), which goes to the country's health and education projects.
  • All route access and monument entry permits and fees.
  • All government taxes, official expenses, and tourist service charges.
  • Your travel insurance is mandatory for the trip,
  • Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, Telephone, and alcoholic drinks
  • Flight to Paro and back
  • Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.
  • Personal clothing and equipment.
  • Tips for tour guides, porters, drivers, hotel lobby, and in restaurants. (Tipping is expected)
  • Other expenses are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
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Important note

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 2 business days. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email or call us
  • This is a sample 4 nights itinerary, we can customize and finalize the itinerary with you if required, please email us for assistance before booking
  • Free WiFi is available in most hotel rooms and lobbies
  • Tour fees include royalties to the government and for the Bhutan Tourism Development
  • All hotels are approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan and only cater to the tourist