Bhutan Tour 4 Days
Peregrine offers the four-day easiest, cheapest, and most popular Bhutan Tour. On Day 1, we will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and fly to Bhutan from Tribhuwan International Airport.
General itinerary of Bhutan Tour 4 Days
Day 1: Nepal to Bhutan to Thimphu – International Flight from Nepal to Bhutan using Druk Air!
07.00 am: Check out from the hotel, transfer to the airport, and fly 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 refreshments, we will start our Thimphu sightseeing of 4 Days Bhutan Tour as follows.
Kuenselphodrang (commonly known as Buddha Point) is the giant Buddha statue overlooking the Thimphu Valley on the hillock. You can enjoy short hiking through Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park with the magnificent view of Thimphu Valley and some mountain peaks.
The second destination will be the National Textile Museum, which is known to see the art of traditional weaving being kept alive and preserved. The museum’s main attraction is the fine collection of old textiles and designs.
Then, you will visit Tashichho Dzong, a tower built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1641 and is remonstrated. Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck reconstructs it.
Lastly, Craft Bazaar, where you will witness Bhutanese culture and crafts. You can find 80 stalls covering all aspects of the traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts.
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 Bhutan Post Office Headquarters photo. You can use such stamps on your postcard to give your family and relatives a gift. Your next destination will be the Jungshi Paper Factory, established in 1990 and undertaken by Bhutan’s Royal Government. Handmade paper has 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 from that school undertake a six-year course on Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts.
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, built-in 1645 to defend the valley from Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now used as an administration center for 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 the 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, popular as Tiger’s Nest. You will have to climb up about 3 hours to the Monastery. En route, you can rest at the View Point Cafeteria for a spectacular view of the Monastery. It is believed that in the 8th century, Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated for three months. You will gently start to get down from the Monastery to have lunch and then continue down the road.
While returning to the hotel, you can visit Kyichu temple, one among 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. A story goes like this; a giant demon used to lay across the area of Tibet and the Himalayas and prevent the spread of Buddhism. So, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples to overcome the giant 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 per your schedule. You can extend this 4 Days Bhutan Tour as per your available time. Also, you can travel Tibet Tour. If you have more than two weeks, you can do Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour.