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Bhutan Tour Package from Nepal 4 days 3 nights is one of our most popular Nepal Bhutan Tour itinerary. This is the easiest and cheapest way to travel to Bhutan from Nepal.
We will pick you up from your Kathmandu hotel on Day 1 for transfer to to the airport. You will then catch your flight to Bhutan, where you will proceed with the Bhutan Tour visiting Thimphu, the Bhutan National Post Office to make your own stamp, Taktsang Monastery otherwise also known as Tiger’s Nest, and etc.
The best of Bhutan is covered in this 4 days 3 nights Bhutan Tour package.
07.00am: Check out hotel. Pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu, and transfer to airport to catch your flight to Bhutan.
NOTE: We will use: Druk Airways for the flight from Nepal to Bhutan. The Druk Airways flight to Bhutan is one of the most spectacular in the world. You will experience breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Jomolhari, and other Himalayan peaks. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills from the southeast, each flight is a mesmerizing aeronautical feat and offers an exciting descent into the Kingdom.
08.00am: Check in airport.
08.45am: Catch your flight to Bhutan.
10.20am: Arrive in Bhutan Airport.
11.00am: Pick up and transfer to hotel in Thimphu (1.5 hours drive)
12.30pm: Check into your hotel and after lunch and refreshment, we will visit the following:
Kuenselphodrang (commonly known as Buddha Point) where the largest Buddha statue in the country is perched on the hillock overlooking the Thimphu Valley. You can also enjoy a short 30-minute nature hike through Kuensel Phodrang Nature park and enjoy the magnificent view of Thimphu Valley and mountain peaks.
National Textile Museum – a good place to see the art of traditional weaving being kept alive and preserved through exhibition. This museum has a fine collection of old textiles which are rich in colours and designs. You will also see weavers creating their wares with intricate designs.
Tashichho Dzong – a fortress of the glorious religion. It was built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel and was reconstructed into its present structure by the late King, His majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the year 1962-1969. It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body.
Craft Bazaar – A one stop place to witness Bhutanese culture and buy Bhutan made art and craft products. The Bazaar in its 80 stalls covers all aspects of the traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. At this Bazaar craftsmen and artisans from across the country display and sell their handicrafts.
06.30pm: Back at hotel. Dinner at hotel.
07.30am: Breakfast at hotel.
08.30am: After breakfast, we will visit the following:
Bhutan Post Office Headquarters to get personalized Bhutanese postage stamps with your photo on them. You can bring along your favourite photo to put on the stamps and put these stamps on your postcard to send to your family and friends.
Traditional Bhutanese paper making factory. The handmade paper making in Bhutan stemmed from the age old tradition originating in the 8th century of Bhutanese history. The handmade paper constitutes a valuable National heritage of the Bhutanese cultural identity, and is preserved through all the ages. The traditional paper is recognised and held in high esteem by both locals and the outside world. Jungshi Paper Factory was established in November 1990 as an undertaking of the Royal Government of Bhutan. The unit now touts being a major and sole dealer in handmade paper and its products.
School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Crafts where students undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.
Centenary Farmers’ Market (open from Thu-Sun only): Most of the Thimphu’s population and many valley dwellers converge on the bustling weekend market, held by the side of Wangchu River. A wide range of foodstuffs and local arts and crafts are sold at the market, which runs from Friday afternoon till Sunday evening. A visit to the market provides great photo opportunities, as well as the chance to mingle with local people.
Archery Match (National Game of Bhutan) at Changlimithang National Stadium.
01.30pm: Lunch en route.
02.30pm: Head towards Paro and to visit the following:
Paro Rinpung Dzong (fortress), built in 1645 to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now being used as an administration center and school for monks. In the past, the Dzong was built to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now being used as an admin to Rimpung Bridge (Traditonal Cantilever Bridge), oldest bridge in Bhutan.
Rimpung Bridge (Traditonal Cantilever Bridge), oldest bridge in Bhutan.
Farm houses in Paro Valley and a visit to a farm house offers a good glimpse into the lifestyle of a farmer.
Paro town and market where you may visit local shops and freely interact with the locals.
06.00pm: Check in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Free & easy after check in.
07.30am: Breakfast at hotel.
08.30am: After breakfast, hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’.
The climb up to the viewpoint will take around 1 ½ hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. Stop for refreshment at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take another 1 ½ hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months.
The principal Lhakhang (monastery) of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. Taktsang was damaged severely by a fire in 1998 but has now been fully restored to its former glory.
After visiting the monastery, walk back down to the road and stop partway for lunch at the view point cafeteria before continuing down the road.
03.00pm: Travel back to your hotel, and stop by Kyichu temple on the way. Kyichu temple is one of the 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo.
The story goes that a giant demon lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas, and was preventing the spread of Buddhism. To overcome her, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples, which would be placed on all the points of her body.
Kyichu Temple is one of the 108 temples. In the evening you may relax in the traditional hot stone bath. NOTE: At own expense.
06.00pm: Dinner in hotel with cultural show performances. After dinner, free & easy.
06.00am: Check out hotel and depart to airport for flight to Nepal.
11.55am: Catch your flight to Nepal.
12.40pm: Arrive in Kathmandu airport.
01.30pm: Pick up and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu.
02.30pm: Check in hotel.
** Free & easy after check in. Tour ends.