Private tour

Kathmandu: 4-Day Bhutan Experience

Activity provider: Alpine Club of Himalaya

Kathmandu: 4-Day Bhutan Experience

Activity provider: Alpine Club of Himalaya

From US$ 2,299 per person

Enjoy a 2-night package from Kathmandu to discover the Kingdom of Bhutan. Enjoy an amazing Himalayan flight, before exploring the highlights of Bhutan over the duration of 4 days.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk around Tashicho Dzong, a beautiful fortress and monastery
  • Encounter Ta Dzong, which was once a watchtower built to defend Rinpung Dzong during the inter-valley wars of the 17th century
  • View the Fortress of the Glorious Religion
Full description
Day 1: Bhutan arrival and sightseeing tour of Paro Enjoy an amazing vista of the Himalayas as you approach Bhutan. The Alpine Club of Himalaya representative will receive you at the airport and drive you to your accommodation. After checking into the hotel, head out on a guided tour of Paro. Visit various sites around the city including Dungste Lhakang, a 15th-century temple, Rinpung Dzong a fortress monastery, the National Museum of Bhutan, and Kichu Lhakhang, Bhutan’s oldest temple. Stay overnight in Paro. Day 2: Paro to Thimphu and hike Tiger's Nest Head towards Paro Taktsang also known as The Tiger’s Nest built on a sheer cliff in the late 17th century, this monastery is where Guru Padmasambhava meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days, and three hours in the 8th century. The hike to the monastery takes around four to five hours. Lunch will be served at the restaurant located halfway up the mountain. Enjoy enchanting views of the Paro Valley before retracing your way down and heading towards Thimphu on a short drive towards Bhutan’s capital city. Stay overnight in Thimphu. Day 3: Thimphu sightseeing tour After breakfast head out to explore the city. Some of the landmarks are the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Bhutan’s traditional painting school, folk heritage museum, and a paper-making factory. Later head out towards the Zilukha Nunnery on the outskirts of Thimphu. Afterward, in the evening drive towards Trashichhoe Dzong also known as the “fortress of the glorious religion” which is the center of government and religion. Explore the monastic fortress and witness the monarch’s throne room and the throne of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Later head towards Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, which was reconstructed in the 1960s in a traditional another iconic site of Bhutan. Overnight at Thimphu. Day 4: Thimphu departure Today you’ll be leaving Bhutan. The Alpine Club of Himalaya representative will drop you at the airport approximately 1-hour before your flight. If you have any inquiries or require assistance and further information about this trip or any other trips, please feel free to contact Alpine Club of Himalaya – Walk of the Himalaya.
Includes
  • Airport transfers and other transportation as per itinerary in private vehicles
  • A-grade hotels in Bhutan
  • All meals, including welcome and farewell dinners
  • Government taxes, permits, and sightseeing entrance fees
  • Bhutan visa fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Kathmandu to Paro and Return by flight
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Airport departure tax
  • Bar bills and laundry
  • Travel insurance (including evacuation)
  • Gratuities for your guides
  • Tips

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Meeting point

The Alpine Club of Himalaya, Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal.

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What to bring

  • Passport

Product ID: 346396