Bhutan Tour – 4 Days
Peregrine offers the easiest, cheapest and most popular 4 Days Bhutan Tour. On Day 1, we will pick you to form your hotel in Kathmandu and fly to Bhutan from Tribhuwan International Airport.
General itinerary of 4 Days Bhutan Tour
Day 1: Nepal to Bhutan to Thimphu – International Flight from Nepal to Bhutan using Druk Air!
07.00 am: Check out form the hotel and transfer to the airport and flight to Bhutan.
Note: You will travel via Druk Airways from Nepal to Bhutan experiencing spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Jomolhari and other Himalayan peaks.
08.00 am Check-in airport.
08.45 am: Catch your flight to Bhutan.
10.20 am: Arrive at Bhutan Airport.
11.00 am: Drop at Thimpu Hotel
12.30 pm: Check into your hotel and after lunch and refreshment, we will start our Thimphu sightseeing of 4 Days Bhutan Tour as following.
Kuenselphodrang (commonly known as Buddha Point) where the largest Buddha statue is situated on the hillock overlooking the Thimphu Valley. You can enjoy short hiking through Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park with the magnificent view of Thimphu Valley and some mountains peaks as well.
The second visit destination will be the National Textile Museum, which is known to see the art of traditional weaving being kept alive and preserved. The fine collection of old textiles and designs are the main attraction of the museum.
Then, you will visit Tashichho Dzong, a tower built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1641 and it is reconstructed by the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in 1962-1969.
Lastly, Craft Bazaar where you will be a witness Bhutanese culture and crafts. You can find 80 stalls that cover all aspects of the traditional Bhutanese arts and craft.
06.30 pm: Back at the hotel. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing at Thimpu and drive to Paro
After your early morning breakfast, you will start your day personalizing Bhutanese postage stamps with your photo on them from Bhutan Post Office Headquarters. You can use such stamps on your postcard to give a gift to your family and relatives. Your next destination will be Jungshi Paper Factory which was established in 1990 and is undertaken by the Royal Government of Bhutan. The handmade paper has its own significance in Bhutan that carries the age-old tradition of Bhutanese cultural identity.
You will then visit the School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Crafts. Students undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan form that school.
Your day will get more excited when you see Archery Match at Changlimithang National Stadium, Archery is the National Game of Bhutan.
After lunch, you will move to Paro, where you will visit Paro Rinpung Dzong that was built in 1645 to defend the valley from Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now used as an administration centre to Rimpung Bridge and a school for monks. Rimpung Bridge (Traditional Cantilever Bridge) is the oldest bridge in Bhutan. In addition, you will visit farmhouses in Paro valley and the Paro town market where you can visit local shops.
Dinner at hotel and overnight stay.
Day 3: Paro – Tiger’s Nest (Important part of 4 Days Bhutan Tour)
After breakfast, you will hike up to Taktsang Monastery which is popular as Tiger’s Nest. You will have to climb up about 3 hours to the monastery. En route, you can take a rest at the View Point Cafeteria for a spectacular view of the monastery from there. It is believed that in the 8th century, Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and took meditation for 3 months. You will gently start to get down from Monastery to have lunch and then continue down the road.
While returning to the hotel, you can visit Kyichu temple which is one of the temples among 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. A story goes like this; a gaint demon used to lay across the area of Tibet and the Himalayas and preventing the spread of Buddhism. So, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples to overcome the gaint demon’s problem.
In the evening, you can enjoy a relaxing traditional hot stone bath at your own expense. Then, you will have dinner with a cultural show and an overnight stay.
Day 4: Bhutan to Nepal – Flight from Bhutan to Nepal
Check out from your hotel to fly to Nepal. Peregrine Treks and Tours will transfer to your hotel from TIA Kathmandu and you can enjoy your further plan as per your schedules. You can extend this 4 Days Bhutan Tour as per your available time. Also, you can travel Tibet Tour. If you have more than 2 weeks you can do Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour.