Bhutan city tour for 6 days & 5 nights

6 Days

Travel to Bhutan, nestled away and sandwiched between the two Asian giants of China on the north and India in the west, south and east in the far Eastern Himalayas, with a geographical area of just 38,816 km² and 7,50,000 people, which is often regarded and proclaimed as the Last Shangri La on Earth. Plan a fascinating trip to Bhutan with our 5 nights / 6 Days Bhutan city Tour plan. Travel to Bhutan and making out the best of our Bhutan tour packages and also have a magnificent time. Experience the insanely beautiful spots of enthusiasm in Bhutan by going around this unique vacation destination. Yes, travel to Bhutan and experience the last Shangri-La for yourself.


This Bhutan tour package will be operated by a local tour company in Bhutan which has government licensed and experience. Check Bhutan tour operator and guide here.


You will be flying on the wings of the dragon (Druk Air /
Bhutan Airline) to the kingdom of happiness, Bhutan over
the spectacular view of beautiful Himalayan mountain
ranges, incredible Paro valleys, green forest and Fresh
River. You will also have the privilege to experience the
airbus landing on one of the world astonishing airport with different revelation. On arriving at the airport, you feel the fresh and chill gust of Himalayan breezes welcoming you. Green forest and snow Cap Mountains gives your eyes a stimulating view of peace and tranquility in your mind.  Your guide will be welcoming you happily with a great smile and greeting you as “KUZU KANGPO LA and WELCOME To BHUTAN”. The guide and driver will
formally introduce themselves and about Paro international airport. Thereafter, you will be transferred from Paro airport to Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan) on a very luxurious Vehicle, which is about 54 km approximately and it takes 1-hour drive to arrive Thimphu. You will be travelling along the beautiful valley, mountains and riversides of Paro and Thimphu. In the process of travelling your guide will be inpouring you every detail about Bhutan and stopping for sightseeing. You will be visiting Tamchog Monastery built by Thangthong Gyalpo (Commonly known as Lam Chazampa, meaning, the iron bridge builder) during the 15 th century. Thang Thong Gyalpo (1385 – 1464) was a wonder-working saint from Tibet who came to Bhutan in 1433 looking for Iron Ore. He built 108 bridges across Tibet and Bhutan, out of which 8 were built in Bhutan. His only surviving bridge is in Duksum (Tashi Yangtse in Eastern Bhutan). On arrival to Thimphu, you will be received by hotel people with welcome tea along with some check-in formalities task. You will check in to the hotel and refresh yourself for sometimes. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong, the Royal Secretariat and the seat of Central Monastic Body,
including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan). In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography. Your guide and driver will drop you to the hotel and brief you about next day program.  Places and attractions: Tamchog Monastery, Thangthong Gyalpo Iron Bridge and Tashichhodzong. Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

Thimphu – The Capital of Bhutan, the centre of government, religion and commerce The Kingdom’s capital city. Thimphu is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. The entire district of Thimphu has a population of about 370 thousand inhabitants including the Royal family. It is the bustling city of commercial activities, religious and government administration work, as all the Ministry are at Thimphu. Thimphu was declared as the
capital city of the Kingdom of Bhutan by 3 rd King, Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in the year 1961, before replacing Punakha as the ancient capital city. The beautiful capital Thimphu city valley is located within the altitude ranging from 2,248 metres (7,375 feet) to 2,648 metres (8,688 feet) above the sea level. The magnificent Thimphu valley is widely elongated and spread widely along the riverbank of Wang chuu between sparkling snow Cap Mountains of Himalayans. The city is connected to Paro international Airport by 54-kilometre road. The juxtaposition of ancient tradition and modernity make Thimphu the ideal location for visitors to break away from their tour itinerary to immerse themselves in the contemporary Bhutanese lifestyle. After Have a delightful breakfast with your dear ones at the hotel and get energised yourself for a full day sightseeing tour in Thimphu. The guide and driver will come to pick you up for sightseeing. The day begins with sightseeing as follows:

Visit the National Memorial Chorten (1974) built-in honour of our 3rd King, late His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (The Father of Modern Bhutan), Tallest Statue of Buddha, Changangkha Lhakhang, Takin Preserve Centre, Sangaygang viewpoint, and the Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan. 
Buddha Point: Visit Buddha Point, commonly known as
Kuensel Phodrang. It lies on the beautiful hilltop over viewing whole Thimphu city. It is considered as one of the largest setting Buddha’s statues in the country of 51.5 meters (169 feet’s). The statue is made of bronze, diamond and pelted in gold. It is one of the eminent destinations for visitors in Bhutan. Changangkha Lhakhang: This temple is located in the central top part of Thimphu valley, overviewing Thimphu city. The temple has significant historic insights and belives. It was built in 12th century by Lam Phajo Drukgom Shigpo. Locals visit this temple on an auspicious day and especially to get the auspicious names for newborn babies in Thimphu to get a blessing from protective deity ‘Tamdrin’. Motithang Takin Preserve: Mothithang Takin wildlife reserve is located in the extreme north of Thimphu. Takin is the national animal of Bhutan and it has the outlook feature like a cross bread between a cow and a goat.   The animal has a unique classification. Therefore, it is been categorised of its own as there are no other similar animals around the world to fit its category. It’s often believed that the great Buddhist yogi, Drukpa Kuenley created this animal and considered very rare and special endangered spices animal. After the enriching morning hour of sightseeing, we will break for lunch and resume our after lunch sightseeing exploring more inside the city of Thimphu.
Right after lunch, we will visit the Institute of Zorig Chusum (Institute for 13 arts). This is a government formed institute to preserve and promote age-old Bhutanese culture and traditional arts and crafts, which has to stream on to generations. The students here undergo a vigorous 6 years of a training course for 13 different traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. National Folk Heritage Museum: It’s a major tourist attraction in Thimphu, especially for families and kids. The museum showcases rich Bhutanese culture and traditions in the form of rural artefacts and equipment. Crafts Bazaar: A hub of Bhutanese art and culture where tourists enjoy shopping for traditional handicrafts, clothes and various other forms of artwork. The day of sightseeing in Thimphu comes to an end, enjoy the last night at Thimphu and a good night sleep at the hotel. Centenary farmer’s Market: It’s a two-story building built in 2008 to cater to the needs of local vendors to sell their agriculture product. It has got more than 300 stalls and people all region around the country come here to sell their local product. You can passage by freely and test some local farmers product of Bhutan and purchase some to take back home. Places and attractions: Thimphu Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Lhakhang, Folk Heritage Museum National Institute for Zorig Chusum and Takin Preserve. Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

Punakha – the former capital of Bhutan Punakha is the least elevated of Bhutan is central valley and it has a pleasant climate with warm winters and hot summers. It is located at an average elevation of 1200 m above sea level. Owing to the favorable climatic conditions, rice has become the main cash crop cultivated in the region. The valley is about 3 hours drive from Thimphu town and is famous for the attractive Punakha Dzong which is one of the most photogenic Dzongs of Bhutan. Punakha Dzongkhag has been inextricably linked with momentous occasions in Bhutanese history. It served as the capital of the country from 1637 to 1907 and the first national assembly was hosted here in 1953. Punakha Dzong is not only the second oldest and second-largest dzong but it also has one of the most majestic structures in the country. October 13, 2011, marked an unforgettable wedding of the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck to Jetsun Pema which was held at Punakha Dzong. Punakha Dzong was built at the confluence of two major rivers in Bhutan, the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu, which converge in this valley. It is an especially beautiful sight on sunny days with sunlight reflecting off the water onto its white-washed walls. Therefore, Punakha is considered as one of the iconic destinations of tourist. It’s your 3 rd day of Bhutan city tour. After having a delightful breakfast, we will travel towards the central part of Bhutan. The journey towards Punakha is embedded with lots of enriching views of flora, fauna, Himalayans and rivers. You will be driving through beautiful pine forest over one of the highest Dochu-la pass (10,130feets / 3,088m) with 108 memorial stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens” build in honour of Bhutanese soldiers who died in 2003 military operation. If the skies are clear enough, you will have the chance to view the 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayas. You will stop here for tea and coffee. Over the tea and coffee, you can feel the Himalayan chillness and breezes with views of chorten, mani wall and beautiful prayer flags fluttering. Dochu-la pass is considered as the demarcation between Thimphu and Punakha Dzongkhag. Now, you will be driving down the valley towards Punakha. Punakha (1,350 meters /4430 feet’s) has lower altitude compared to other cities you’re going to visit. It is warm during winter and hot during summer. Punakha was the formal capital city of Bhutan before 1961 to its shift to Thimphu. On your arrival al to Punakha, you will be visiting magnificent Punakha Dzong. The Dzong is built at the junction of phochu (Male River) and Mochu (female rive) in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Your guide will escort you around and intricate you in-depth historic and spiritual traditional embedded about this majestic Dzong. At present, the Dzong serves as both religious and the administrative centre for the dzongkhag. After visiting Punakha Dzong, you will take a short walk about 10-15 minutes to explore Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple). Chimi Lhakhang is located on Sobsukha village overviewing both Punakha and Wangdi Dzongkhag, surrounded by beautiful paddy fields. The temple is associated with Lama Drukpa Kunley from Tibet, commonly known as ‘Divine Madman’. It is widely believed that the couples who do not have children and want to have one, come here to get blessed to have a child very soon. In the evening, walk the Longest Suspension bridge across Pho Chu River. The Punakha Suspension Bridge is considered the longest of its kind in Bhutan. It is located in the Punakha district, and it connects the two sides of the Po Chhu River. After the road journey and sightseeing, adore a delightful dinner at the hotel and rest with Good Riverside and town view luxurious room.
Places and attractions: Punakha Dochula Pass Chimi Lhakhang - The Fertility Temple Punakha Dzong - The Palace of Great Bliss Punakha Suspension Bridge.
Overnight at the hotel in Punakha Wangdue. (Altitude 1,300m).

Paro - Beautiful valley, home to some of the oldest Bhutan temples and monasteries, major air hub Paro, a beautiful valley in Bhutan, is one of the most attractive tourist destinations of this mountainous country. The beautiful Paro valley is widely spread from tri-junction of Wang Chhu River at Chuzom along the riverside of Paro Chhu
till Mt. Jomolhari at the border to Tibet in the north. This
astonishing beautiful valley is entirely covered by fertile rice field and has a crystalline river flowing down the valley. Highlighting the natural beauty are the elegant, traditional- style houses that dot the valley and surrounding hills. One of the distinctive features of Paro town is that it is situated in a flat valley bottom and follows a grid-like pattern. The central plaza is adorned with a large prayer wheel and a small amphitheatre where events are held throughout the year. The only international airport of the country is located in Paro. The valley has lots of Historical and religious sites encircled with beautiful snow mountains, therefore, taking all these rudiments into consideration. Paro is one of the iconic destinations for tourist. After having an appetizing breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive back to Paro. Your journey towards Paro will be augmented with beautiful views of nature. You will be travelling along the riverside of clean and fresh wang chhu river and Paro chhu river. Paro is one of the beautiful and fertile valleys of Bhutan. Upon arrival to Paro valley. You will be taken for local sightseeing and for city view. National Museum: You will make a first prosed to visit National Museum, which is located at a strategic view of the entire Paro valley. National Museum is originally built as Ta-Dzong (watchtower) to overview the Rinpung Dzong and later converted to National Museum. The museum has varied collection including ancient antique paintings, weapons and armour, textiles, natural and historic artefacts. Rinpung Dzong: Drive downhill and visit Paro Rinpung Dzong, which was built in 1644 under the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Rinpung Dzong means ‘fortress on a heap of jewels’. Your guide will escort you to visit inside the fortress and explicate you in-depth historic and spiritual realities associated with the Dzong. This fort currently serves for administrative section and monastic purpose. After a long journey and sightseeing, you can explore the Paro town showcased with lots of Bhutanese traditional arts, paintings, textures and craft. You can also retreat freely on the local market.
Places and attractions: Kyichu Lhakhang, Ta Dzong National Museum of Bhutan and Rinpung Dzong.
Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.

After breakfast, drive to the base of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest Monastery). From the road point, you need to walk about 2 hours depending upon individual fitness to arrive viewpoint. You can also take pony if you have difficulty walking from the road point. You can rest here for sometimes and view the magnificent view of the Taktshang Monastery on a cliff. You can also take some photographs and video clips as this is considered as a strategic point for photography. Stop for refreshment at the viewpoint cafeteria. Now you can walk for about 1 hour to the monastery along the staircase catching the magnificent view of Monastry and Paro valley. The history reveals that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche meditated in a cave inside Takshang Monastery for 3 months to subdue the evils. He flew from the eastern part of Bhutan on the back of a tigress to the cave. It is believed the principal Monastery of the present architect was built from 1692. However, it was damaged by the fire in 1998 and rebuild later in present glorify form. After receiving
the blessings and having a good view, you can proceed downhill back to the base road, on the way you can stop for lunch at viewpoint cafeteria and walk to the road point to proceed to the hotel. On your way drive to the hotel. You can make a short visit to one of the oldest Kyichu temple, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songten Gampo, it is one out of 108 temples built. Your guide will elaborate more on historic and religious context
associated with it. After the day-long hiking and sightseeing, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography. Your guide and driver will drop you to the hotel.    In the evening relax and farewell dinner in the
Places and attractions: Taktsang ( Tiger’s Nest Temple)
Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 6 :

In the morning your guide and driver will escort you to the Paro airport for your flight to your home destinations to bide adieu. Wishing you a very safe flight and thanking you for visiting Bhutan. The Tour Ends.


  • Accommodation in 3/4 star category hotel.
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Reserved transport for private tour.
  • Entry fee.
  • Government tax.
  • Permission.
  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch.
  • Dinner.
  • Your personal expense.

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Bhutan city tour for 6 days & 5 nights
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