4 Nights 5 days Bhutan tour covers Paro, Thimpu and Punakha valley. Hike to Tiger nest and reach at scenic Dochula pass. Reach paro airport by flight. Direct flights operate to paro airport from Kathmandu Nepal, Bangkok, Delhi, Mumbai, Bagdora, Kolkata, Guwahati, Singapore and Dhaka. After land at Paro airport, drive to Thimpu. Second day is full day visit in Thimpu valley, the capital of Bhutan. Biggest statue of Gautama Buddha at top of the hill in Thimpu is also in visiting list. Third day drive to Punakha through Dochula Pass and visit Punakha valley including Chhimi Lhakhang. Forth day drive to Paro and hiking to Tiger nest. Evening visit at Ta Dzong. Enjoy the day and dinner at farm house, the typical Bhutanese dinner with local family. Next day fly out from Paro Bhutan.
Visit Dochula Pass in Bhutan
Dochula Pass is ideal location to capture beautiful pictures of Himalayan mountain range during clear, warm days. The Dochula Pass is a mountain pass of 3,100 miters altitude. The snow-covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimpu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as "Druk Wangyal Chortens" have been built. Stop car over the pass, making round of 108 Chortens, and hike up to the Gumba to good view of 108 Chortens and take hot drinks at cafeteria.
Your visit to Bhutan makes memorial one. Our professional local guide gives you enough information of the monuments, peoples and cultures. Hotel category in the package is 3 star hotels in twin sharing. It also has an option to upgrade hotel to 4 and 5 stars. Deluxe transportation with service-oriented driver throughout the tour. Full board food during the tour in typical Bhutanese meals.
Hike to Tiger Nest during your 5 days Bhutan Tour
It is memorial hike. After visiting Thimpu and Punakha valley we hike Taktsang monastery (Tiger Nest) on day fourth. The total hiking time to reach the Tiger's Nest (Paro Taktsang) is about 3 hours from the bottom. The hike up to Cafeteria is halfway of hiking, it takes about one and a half hours to reach the cafeteria. Serious up hill hike for 2 hours and one more hour is easy hiking. Coming down is another 2 hours so that total hiking duration is 5 hours for normal hikers. It could be less hours or even more, depends on your hiking speed. Total hiking is 6.4 kilometers. It gain 518 meters to reach upto 3120 meters top of Toger Nest Monastery. For those who feel difficult to walk up hill, can hire a horse from the bottom. Your Guide will assist you to take a horse. You can sit somewhat comfortably on horseback to reach the cafeteria about mid-way up the trail, then continue hiking from there. To descend the mountain though, you will have to do it on foot. Horse does not ride safely back at down hill. Hiring a horse cost is USD 20