This little landlocked Kingdom of Bhutan is situated between Tibet in the north and India in the east, west and south. In the year of 1974, the Govt. of Bhutan lifted the ban on international tourism and afterwards, this South Asian country has frequently received lots of travellers. Spirituality and serenity can be felt from the moment you step foot on this charming country.
As thousands of tourists visit Bhutan each year, several travel agents offer lots of tour packages to make a trip to this ‘land of Thunder Dragon’. But be wise while choosing your favourite tour package and trust only a reputed travel agent for Bhutan tour. The packages that the trusted agents offer include all the exotic sites and activities in a particular place, depending on the time and type of your trip. Down there are some most excellent tour packages of Bhutan, for trips with duration of 5-9 days.
The package includes two beautiful sightseeing locations of Bhutan; one is situated at the Indo-Bhutan border, i. e., Phuentsholing, and the other one, the capital town Thimphu, is located almost 165 km inside the Dragon Kingdom from the previous one. This trip is designed for 4 nights and 5 days. On the first day, after arriving Phuentsholing, the day can be passed exploring the town and the night with relaxing in a comfortable hotel. The second day, after permit formalities, a drive of 7 hours will take you to Thimphu, a town surrounded by hills and a hotspot for adventurers and tourists as it offers diversity in thrilling activities and chance to witness Bhutan’s colourful culture and tradition. A full day sightseeing in Thimphu is waiting for you on the third day that includes National Memorial, National Library, Wood Craft and Painting School, Tashicho Dzong, National Zoo, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Paper Factory, and Craft Bazaar etc. After spending the night there, leave for Phuentsholing at early morning of the fourth day, with visits to Chuzom, Chukha Dam, Vince Waterfalls etc. Spend the night in a hotel of Phuentsholing and leave for onward journey on the last day.
In this tour plan for 4 nights and 5 days, after reaching and spending the first day in a hotel of Phuentsholing and some sightseeing in the town, drive for around 6 hours towards Paro on second day with proper permits. This is a town of immense historical significance and it also owns the importance of having the only international airport of Bhutan. Visit Rinpung Dzong and National Museum and stay in a well-served hotel. On the third day, explore the town for the whole day, including Taktsang Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Druk Choeding, Dungtse Lhakhang etc and grab the opportunity to experience some exciting adventure sports. After having breakfast on the fourth day, drive back to Paro visiting Chuzom, Chukha Dam, and Vince Waterfalls etc. and on the last day, leave for home or your preferred destination.
The itinerary of this tour package includes arrival at Phuentsholing and check-in a hotel there on the first day before having a short time to explore the town. The second day is spent with preparing for travel permit and 7 hours drive towards Thimphu. A full day sightseeing trip in this town makes the third day worthy to be spent here. The fourth day covers a trip to Dochu La Pass, around 100 km away, situated at an altitude of 3088 m. This magnificent mountain pass offers stunning view of the surrounding valleys, jungle and the Himalayas. While crossing the pass, you will come across with Druk Wangyal Lhakhang, 108 memorial chortens and Royal Botanical Park. The fifth day includes travelling in historical and religious locations of Paro town, while the sixth day covers a drive back to Phuentsholing with some sightseeing. The seventh day is the time to depart towards your home with lots of happy memories.
If you are up for a long trip in the ‘land of thunder dragon’, Bhutan, exploring these five places will be the best option for you. Phuentsholing is the place where you reach and tour on the first day, before heading towards Thimphu with proper documents for travel permit. The third day is passed with exploring the beautiful locations of Thimphu for the whole day. Drive to Punakha on the fourth day via Dochu La Pass at 3088 m altitude. Punakha is the former capital of Bhutan, where you get the chance to visit one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan, Punakha Dzong. The fifth day is about watching Gangtey Gompa, Black Mountain Range, Phobjika Valley before arriving at Wangduephodrang. On the sixth day, while heading back to Paro, visit Folk Heritage Museum in Thimphu. The seventh day is packed with sightseeing in Paro, getting the best of the town. On the eight day, depart for Phuentsholing and spend the night there, before you head towards you home on the last day, with a whole bucket of delightful memories.