Bhutan Tiger’s Nest Tour – 5Days

bhutan tiger's nest tour

Tour Overview

Bhutan was known as hidden paradise of Himalayan land. Bhutan Tiger’s Nest tour, Bhutan is the land of culture and extreme charm which exudes a special feeling of peacefulness. Traveller’s who are seeking cultural tour in Bhutan, Bhutan Tiger’s Nest tour is the best.

Bhutan has preserved its ancient culture as their progenitor did. You watch their spinning of prayer wheels and the glow of butter lamps which shows that people are intensely religious. Bhutan is rich with flora and fauna, dazzling snow-capped peaks, lush valleys and unbelievably beautiful rural landscapes will leave all but the very hardened asking: That if there is a heaven on Earth? The Land of the Thunder Dragon it probably is.

 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Paro: (406 Kilometers): Bhutan is a most popular tourist destination and it’s easy to access Bhutan from Kathmandu. So, Kathmandu to Paro (Bhutan) Flight is a very popular flight. It is a short flight of only 1 hour 20 minutes and only Druk Air is operating a direct flight from Kathmandu to Paro and return. You can also access Paro by Thai Airways via Bangkok and from India too. Three-star standard hotel.
Overnight stay at Paro

Day 2 – After you arrive at Paro international airport, you will be received by our representative from Colorful Bhutan Travels.

The flight into Paro on Druk Air/Bhutan airlines (only international flight) is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of Bhutan. If the weather is clear you can see magnificent views of the peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land on arrival at Paro international airport.

From Paro, we drive to Thimphu, where you will check in to your Hotel.

After Lunch, we will visit Kuenselphodrang, popularly known as the “Buddha Point” where a statue of the Buddha measuring 54 meters tall sits above the Thimphu valley. Visit the Memorial Chorten(temple) which was built in 1974 in memory of the Late Third King of Bhutan.  On any given day, you shall find people circumambulating this temple in order to gain merits for all sentient beings. Later in the evening, we will be visiting TashichhoeDzong the “Fortress of Auspicious Religion” where today like most of the other fortresses in Bhutan serves as the Administrative and Religious Center.

Evening at leisure in Thimphu town.

Day 3–After breakfast, we drive out of Thimphu to Dochula Pass.At Dochulapass, where 108 stupas were built as a war monument after the 2003 war in the southern Bhutan against Indian insurgents and on a clear day you will also see Himalayan mountain ranges.Then we will drive back to Thimphu for lunch. A short drive from Dochula pass, we will visit Royal Botanical Garden where you can get to see different flora. Later after lunch, we will visit the National Institute of ZorigChusum: is the center for Bhutanese Art education. It was set up by the Government of Bhutan with the sole objective of preserving the rich culture and tradition of Bhutan and training students in all the traditional art forms. The curricula cover a comprehensive course of drawing, painting, wood and slate carving, embroidery, sculptures, weaving and paper making. Later in the evening, we will head back to Paro. If time permits then we will visit ParoRinpungDzong.

Day 4-After an early breakfast, we drive towards the base of the Tiger’s Nest Monastery for a hike. Taktsang is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites in the Himalayan World. The temple itself is perched on a granite cliff that drops 2,000 feet to the valley floor. The name is derived from a legend that Guru Rinpoche flew across the mountains to this spot on the back of a tigress.

After the hike, we will then visit Kychu Monastery which was built by one of the Tibetan kings in the 7th century. This monastery is considered as one of the oldest monasteries we have in the country. If time permits then we will visit Paro National Museum. It was established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building under the command of His Majesty, the king JigmeDorjiWangchuk. It houses for some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and painting. Suitable galleries were constructed to house the extensive collections. The works of art are elegantly displayed on scientific lines.

The evening we will stroll around Paro town for leisure.

 

Later in the evening, we will arrange a Cultural Show. You will be witnessing our traditional folk dances and also mask dances which are usually performed during the famous festival called Tshechu here in Bhutan. Colorful Bhutan Travels arranges a cultural show for their clients to take back home not only the memories of the natural beauty of the kingdom of Bhutan but also some memories of our unique culture (songs and Dances) and traditions which you may cherish throughout your life.

 Day 5– Departure Day – After breakfast, your driver and guide will drive you to the airport for your out bound journey.

Cost Inclusion

  1. All meals – American plan includes
  2. English Speaking Guide for the tour
  3. All Entrance Fees of all Places of interest
  4. Internal Transport within Tour Activity: Cultural/Hiking
  5. Accommodations – minimum of 3* hotels or resorts
  6. All Government Taxes of USD $ 65 per person per night

Cost Exclusion

  1. Travel Insurance
  2. Laundry Services
  3. Shopping and Telephone services
  4. Tipping for service providers
  5. Air fare

Tour cancellation & refund policy

Tour Programs booked and subsequently canceled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:

  • 45 days or more prior to arrival date in Bhutan– no charges
  • 45-30 days prior to arrival date in Bhutan – 20% of rate
  • 22– 29 days prior to arrival date in Bhutan – 30% of rate
  • 15-21 days prior to arrival date in Bhutan – 50% of rate
  • Less than 15 days prior to arrival date in Bhutan – No Refund
  • An Administration fee of USD75 will be applicable for all canceled tours

In the event of canceled or shortened trips due to unforeseen reasons after arrival in Bhutan, no refund will be made due to the company already has paid for hotels and other logistics.

No refund will be made for missed connections or no show at the airports.