Trip Details

  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Sightseeing
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max Elevation: 2320m


  • Get an insight into Bhutan’s rich culture and traditions through the sanctuary journey.
  • Soak in the spiritual atmosphere and calmness of Bhutan.
  • Discover the beauty of marvelous Dzong (forts) and Unveil the impressive cultural heritage.
  • Hike to the sacred Taktsang Monastery “Tiger’s Nest”.
  • Meet up with the happiest people on earth.

Bhutan tour 5 days 4 nights is the best way to explore Bhutan, encompassing three beautiful valleys Paro, Thimpu and Punakha, the touristic attractions of “the land of thunder dragon”. 5 days short yet amazing Bhutan tour serves many natural treasures and historic setting of Bhutan such as the regal monasteries, several Dzong, radiant mountains and fascinating Bhutanese people, also known as the happiest people on earth, along with their culture, religion, traditions, natural vegetation and many more. A huge attraction of mystic Bhutan is its peaceful scenario and pure fresh air which reminds you there is no place like Bhutan in terms of embracing the calmness and natural beauty. Taking a short break from day-to-day hustling and bustling, you can find your own peace balancing between mind, body, and spirit through this sanctuary journey.

Bhutan tour 5 days 4 nights follows the classic travel route from Paro to Thimpu and allows you to walk around the Punakha valley decorated by the surreal view. During the tour you will visit world-famous Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger’s Nest Monastery), Trashichho Dzong (Fortress of the glorious religion), Punakhadzong via Dochula Pass, ChimiLhakhang (Fertility temple), Rinpung Dzong (Fortress of the heap of jewels), Ta Dzong (National Museum) and KyeichuLhakhang. Traveling through the most famous tourist destination of Bhutan, you will get closure insight of traditional Bhutanese arts, amazing diversity of flora and fauna, along with eye-catchy landscapes of this Himalayan Kingdom which begins from the adrenaline-filled landing at Paro. The major attraction of this 5 days Bhutan tour is a hike to the sacred Buddhist site Taktsang Monastery, famously known as Tiger’s nest which unveils the marvelous views of Paro valley. Admiring the deep-rooted traditional culture and handicrafts and the textile making of Bhutan, your journey ends with a lifelong memory of this tiny Kingdom.

Experience the best of Bhutan through this 5 days Bhutan tour with one of the most trusted travel agencies in Nepal, Nepal Adventure Team which offers you professional local tour guides, deluxe transportation, and the best hassle-free services. Scroll down and you will find the best five-day detailed itinerary for you, wherein you can cover the highlights of Bhutan.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Fly From Kathmandu to Paro and drive to Thimpu
  • Day 02Drive from Thimpu to Punakha via Dochula Pass
  • Day 03From Punakha to Back to Paro.
  • Day 04Paro (Day excursion), Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Day 05Fly back from Paro to Kathmandu
  • Day 01 Fly From Kathmandu to Paro and drive to Thimpu

    Your journey starts with an early morning flight to Paro Airport, which offers you a marvelous aerial view of Himalayan ranges. On your arrival at Paro, one and only international Airport, you will buckle-up for one of the most scenic drives towards the capital of Bhutan called Thimpu, at an elevation of 2320 meters. Along the way, the magnificent mountains and flowing rivers will give you the company. You will stop at TamchhogLhakhang, the hereditary place of worship for Bhutan’s Irion bridge builder. It takes you about one hour to reach Thimpu. In the afternoon you will visit Trashichhoedzong “fortress of the glorious religion”, a center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and the seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. By the evening you will go walking to main streets and local markets in Thimpu where you can find artworks carved out of wood, woven cane and bamboo products. Take a moment to stop; you will admire the traditional art and crafts. At the end of the day, you might end up buying masks for souvenirs as it is considered as the top souvenirs. You will stay overnight in the best hotel in Thimpu. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Thimpu
    • Altitude: 2320m
  • Day 02 Drive from Thimpu to Punakha via Dochula Pass

    You are going to start your day in Thimpu by having early morning breakfast, and then you will drive towards Punakha valley via Dochula Pass which is about 2.5 hours of drive through forest waving prayer flags and a labyrinth of commemorative cliffs. At the top of the mountain pass overlooking the Himalayas, it has 108 Chortens (stupas) built-in memory of Bhutanese soldiers killed in the 2003 war. You will stop at Dochula Pass, which offers a 360-degree panoramic view of Himalayas. Continue drive on you will reach beautiful Punakha valley, once served as the capital of Bhutan and still, it is the winter residence of Je Khenpo (The chief abbot). Later, you will visit Punakha Dzong (Palace of Great Happiness) in Punakha, which is situated at the junction of Pochu and Mochu rivers. As mentioned already, it served as both religious and the administrative center of Bhutan in the past. During the tour, you also visit ChimiLhakhang, situated on a hillock in the center of the valley, dedicated to Lama DrukpaKuenley, known as a divine madman. It is widely believed that it has the power to grant children for that couple who wants to have children. Thus, it is also known as the temple of fertility. Soon after your visit to Punakhadzong, your trail leads you to the tiny settlement of Pana, meaning “field”, closer from the hillock where you will be able to explore fields and local lifestyles. In the evening you will walk around Punakha valley. You will stay overnight at Punakha. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
    • Place: Punakha
    • Altitude: 1242 m
  • Day 03 From Punakha to Back to Paro.
    Today, you will drive to Paro after early morning breakfast which takes about four hours of drive. Paro is also regarded as the tourist capital of the Himalayan kingdom is home to many ancient temples, deep gorges, museums, and many other attractions. On your arrival in Paro, you will finish the check-in procedure at a hotel and then you will visit Rinpungdzong (fortress of the heap of jewels) crossing through a traditional bridge called NamiZam. Exploring the rich history and beautiful architecture of Rinpungdzong, you will head towards the National Museum, originally built as watchtower called TaDzong. You will take a stroll in the National Museum which holds a large collection of historically significant traditional artifacts such as masks and costumes, paintings, weapons, textiles, and others. At the end of the day, a cup of tea and the best sunset view in the entire region of Paro will make your tour worth it. You will stay overnight in Paro.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: 3 star Hotel
    • Place: Paro
    • Altitude: 2200 m
  • Day 04 Paro (Day excursion), Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

    After breakfast, you will get ready for power-packed-hike to the world-famous Taktsang Monastery, which is also known as Tiger’s nest monastery because of the famous legend which according to Guru Rinpoche was arrived here on the back of a Tigress and meditated at this monastery which is perched precariously 3,000 feet above the beautiful Paro valley. Even though it is a steep uphill climb through a winding stairway, the incredible views of Paro valley and serenity will leave you speechless. After a visit to the religious relic of Bhutan, you will head to KyichuLhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, SongtsenGampo. Being one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of Bhutan, KyichuLhakhang is one of the must-visit places in Bhutan which unveil ancient history and culture of Bhutan. You will stay overnight in Paro.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
    • Place: Paro
    • Altitude: 2200 m
  • Day 05 Fly back from Paro to Kathmandu

    Although, there is always so much to see and do in Bhutan, 5 days Bhutan tour sums up the best of Bhutan in little time. You will leave bid your last farewell to your local guide, porter, and driver. After hearty breakfast, you will head towards Paro Airport. Nepal Adventure Team will help you with hustle-free exit formalities. Throughout the flight, you won’t be able to forget this tiny kingdom of Bhutan favored by Mother Nature and the simplicity of people living there. Enjoy your flight back to Kathmandu.  

    • Meals: Breakfast

What's Included


  • Airport drop to pick up from Kathmandu airport
  • Airfare for international flights to and out of Bhutan.
  • Bhutanese Visa Fees
  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
  • 3 Star Accommodations for 4 Nights
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes and company services.
  • Deluxe transportation within the country and Pick up and drops from hotels and airports.
  • Entrance fees for museums and monuments and road permits.
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments including road permits.
  • English speaking experienced local tour guide and crew.
  • Company T-shirt and trip map


  • Travel insurance.
  • Payments for service provided on a personal nature beverage, laundry, internet, etc.
  • Cost for medical evacuation, trip cancellation, unforeseen events, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.
  • Tips for staff (Guide, porter, and Driver)


Useful Information

Trip Note

Your team leader has the authority to modify any part of the itinerary due to unexpected natural causes. Due to safety reasons, if weather conditions or health condition of a group member is not good we cannot guarantee the success of this tour but our every effort will be made to keep following the above itinerary. Therefore please be prepared to be flexible if things don’t go according to plan. This only happens in extreme emergency cases. Otherwise, your team leader helps you get the most out of your adventure in the land of the mysterious Kingdom, Bhutan.

Meals and Accommodation

Hotels in Bhutan are rated according to a national five-star rating system referred to as the “Hotel Star System” that classifies the various hotels and resorts, based on availability at the time of booking, you will be accommodated in a three-star hotel. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis, we assured you comforts and traditional Bhutanese hospitality offered by the hotel which is incredible. Besides, you can have free Wi-Fi, television,24 hours front desk and room services, luggage storage and dry cleaning.

All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are provided during your journey. The most popular Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food are available in hotels of Bhutan. It is also welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu where you can enjoy Nepali food Daal, Bhaat. In Bhutan, you can enjoy their traditional dish “ Ema Datshi”, where “Ema” means “chili” and “Datse” means “cheese” in Bhutan so that it is made of chili peppers and cheese, paired with nutty red rice, for your information Bhutanese cuisines are widely known for its spicy flavor and rice forms the main body of main Bhutanese meal.


Well experienced, licensed local tour guide, wearing traditional “Gho” or its female equivalent “Kira”, will be guiding you throughout the tour in Bhutan. Anything you want to know about Bhutan, you will be answered by your guide. Get useful information about religion, culture, and traditions about Bhutan as much as possible.

Travel Requirement

All travelers who wish to travel to Bhutan require a visa (excluding Indian, Bangladeshi and Maldivian passport holders) and they must book their holiday through a Bhutanese tour operator or one of their international partners. Nepal Adventure Team will organize your visa for Bhutan tour prior to the start of your tour. To obtain a visa you have to send us two passport size photos and a copy of your passport.

Best Time to travel

The most popular time to visit Bhutan is autumn and spring seasons which fall on the month from September -November, and March-May respectively, during this season you can have warm weather and clear skies. Many of the biggest festivals fall on this period such as Thimphu Tsechu, Paro Tsechu, Jampey Lhakhang Tsechu, and Trashi Yangtse Tsechu.


Travel documents: Valid passport (valid for six months from the date of your trip), One other picture ID, such as driver’s license (in case of emergency, if you lose your passport you can use it as a substitute for your passport.

Air tickets (Make a copy of flight tickets which may be helpful, in case of loss) and travel insurance.

MasterCard, Visa Credit, and Debit Cards are accepted in Bhutan, along with travelers’ cheque and some cash.

  • Waterproof warm Jackets.
  • Hiking shorts
  • Seasonal clothes
  • Hiking/trekking boots
  • Socks for hiking boots
  • Sunscreen for lips and face
  • Sunglasses
  • Sneakers
  • Long and short T-shirts
  • Sun Hats
  • Walking Sticks
  • Backpack or Suitcase

Client Reviews

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    Rating Review by: Malik Khan, Pakistan

    Bhutan: Where Time Stands Still

    My journey through Bhutan on the 5 day 4 Nights tour was a voyage into tranquility! From the bustling markets to the serene monasteries, every corner of Bhutan felt like a page out of a fairytale. Our guide, Pema, was a beacon of hospitality, introducing us to the richness of Bhutanese culture with genuine warmth. The accommodations were cozy havens amidst the mountains, providing a perfect blend of comfort and authenticity. I left Bhutan with a heart full of memories and a longing to return. Highly recommend this tour for anyone seeking a retreat from the chaos of the world.

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    Rating Review by: Oliver Anderson, Nepal

    Bhutan's Beauty

    From the majestic landscapes to the warm hospitality of the Bhutanese people, every moment was filled with wonder. Our guide, Kinley, was an absolute gem, offering insights into Bhutan's history, culture, and traditions at every turn. The accommodations were comfortable and charming, providing a cozy retreat each evening. This tour is a must-do for anyone seeking adventure and cultural immersion in one of the world's most enchanting destinations.

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    Rating Review by: Samantha Wright, United States

    Bhutan Bliss

    The Bhutan Tour 5 day 4 Nights was an absolute dream! From the misty mountain peaks to the ancient monasteries, every moment felt like stepping into a tranquil paradise. Our guide, Pema, was not only knowledgeable but also incredibly passionate about sharing Bhutan's rich cultural heritage. The accommodations were cozy and inviting, providing the perfect retreat after a day of exploration.