Travelling in Bhutan is an experience unlike any other. Tourism here is controlled to limit the effect on the natural environment, in the hope that every traveller will benefit for years to come.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: PARO TO THIMPHU
Upon arrival at Paro airport you will be met and transferred to your Thimphu hotel. (L,D)
DAY 2: THIMPHU
Tour Thimphu, including a visit to the National Library, the Institute for Zorig Chusum (painting school), the National Memorial Chorten, the Folk Heritage and National Textile museums and explore the Trashi Chhoe Dzong. (B,L,D)
DAY 3: THIMPHU TO PARO
Head back to Paro and visit Simtokha Dzong en route. Upon arrival, explore Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower and walk down a hillside trail to Rinpung Dzong, home of the Paro Festival (28 Mar-04 Apr). (B,L,D)
DAY 4: PARO
Hike to the Taktsang Monastery, known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. The moderate hike will take you past the cafeteria located halfway up the trail where you will enjoy lunch. Visit Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang on your return to Paro. (B,L,D)
DAY 5: DEPART PARO
After check-out this morning you will be transferred to Paro airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Ta Dzong (Paro) is closed on Sundays and Mondays year-round.
# Shoulder and high season Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.