Shortest Bhutan tour 3 days

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  • Duration: 03 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy Trip
  • Tour Type: Privated Guided tour
  • Max altitude: 3120m.
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Feb. - Jun.

Experience the essence of Bhutan's enchanting "Land of the Thunder Dragon" with our Shortest Bhutan Tour for 3 days. In just three days, delve into the popular destinations that showcase the magic of this extraordinary country.

Embarking on the '3 days Shortest Bhutan Tour,' your journey begins with a scenic drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Your first stop will be the revered King's Memorial Chorten, a majestic memorial constructed in 1974 to commemorate the third king's vision for global peace and prosperity. This iconic structure stands as a prominent religious landmark in Bhutan. Continuing your exploration, you will proceed to Buddha Point (Kuesel Phodrang), where the colossal Buddha Dordenma, the nation's largest Sakyamuni Buddha statue, awaits your awe.

Another significant attraction is the architectural marvel of Thimphu, Tashichho Dzong. This fortress houses the throne room and showcases exquisite craftsmanship. Visitors are welcome to explore the fortress after office hours on weekdays and during daytime on weekends, gaining insight into Bhutan's traditional construction techniques for dzongs, houses, and bridges.

As evening sets in, take a leisurely stroll through Thimphu's bustling main street and market area. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the local crafts Bazaar, where you'll discover a treasure trove of hand-woven textiles, thankas, paintings, masks, ceramics, wood carvings, jewelry, and an array of locally crafted items.

On the following day, embark on a short drive to Paro, a captivating town considered one of Bhutan's premier tourist destinations. Nestled on the western side of Thimphu, Paro is renowned for its sacred structures, monasteries, monuments, and, most notably, Bhutan's international airport.

No visit to Bhutan is complete without an exhilarating hike to Tiger's Nest, an extraordinary Buddhist Monastery. Perched on the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, at an altitude of 3,120 meters above sea level, this awe-inspiring monastery, also known as "Paro Taktsang," holds immense spiritual significance for Buddhists in Bhutan. Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche, flew from Tibet to this cave in the 8th century and meditated there for three years, three months, three weeks, three days, and three hours.

Along the trail to Tiger's Nest, vibrant prayer flags flutter, infusing the surroundings with positive spiritual energy. Monks engaged in meditation can be found around the monastery, and conversing with them offers a unique glimpse into the human side of a spiritual journey.

Reaching the monastery's summit rewards you with a panoramic view of the entire Paro valley. Other notable attractions, such as Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, and the National Museum, also captivate visitors during this brief exploration of Bhutan.

Additionally, indulge in a visit to Paro's main market, where you can acquire cherished souvenirs to cherish the memories of your trip. End your day by savoring traditional Bhutanese cuisine or delectable Tibetan dishes like momos, dumplings, and Thukpa. Finally, on the third day, your Shortest Bhutan Tour concludes as you bid farewell and depart from Paro International Airport.

Allow us to maximize your three-day adventure in Bhutan, where you'll immerse yourself in the country's natural splendor and rich cultural heritage, leaving you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Shortest Bhutan tour trip highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the wonders of Bhutan with an unforgettable shortest tour
  • Delve into the rich textile heritage of Bhutan with a visit to the National Textile Museum
  • Journey to a renowned vantage point and be awestruck by the sight of Bhutan's largest Buddha statue
  • Explore the ancient cities adorned with majestic Dzongs and monasteries
  • Embark on a captivating tour of Paro and Thimphu valleys
  • Pay a visit to the local reserve and encounter the enigmatic national animal of Bhutan, the Takin
  • Complete your journey with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten
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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Fly to Paro and Drive to Capital City, Thimphu (2,320 meters) - 2 hours (55km) drive

Upon your arrival at Paro airport, our warm-hearted Bhutanese Tourist Guide will be there to extend a heartfelt welcome and accompany you on the scenic drive to Thimphu. As you approach the city, you'll be captivated by the vibrant hues that adorn the landscape, with picturesque vistas of lush green hills, expansive rice terraces, and the clear blue skies above.

Your exploration of Thimphu begins with a visit to some of Bhutan's most renowned landmarks, including the National Memorial Chorten. This magnificent structure holds great religious significance in Bhutan and serves as a gathering place for locals who come to spin the prayer wheels, seeking to enhance their good karma. You too will have the opportunity to partake in this spiritual tradition, immersing yourself in the cultural practices of Bhutan.

If time permits, we can also arrange a visit to a traditional paper factory, where you'll witness the meticulous process of handcrafting paper. This enriching experience offers insight into the artistry and craftsmanship that are integral to Bhutanese culture.

As the day draws to a close, take a leisurely stroll through the vibrant local craft bazaar. Here, you'll discover a myriad of intricately crafted artifacts, providing a window into the rich tapestry of Bhutanese heritage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you engage with local artisans, gaining a deeper understanding of their traditions and way of life.

Prepare to be enchanted by the cultural treasures and natural beauty that await you in Thimphu, as we ensure your journey through Bhutan leaves an indelible mark on your heart and soul.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Lunch & Dinner Place: Thimphu Maximum Altitude: 2334m.

Day 02: Drive to Paro Valley and Hike to Tiger Nest Monastery (3,120 meters) - 5 to 6 hours (6.4km) hike

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure as you rise early to embark on a journey that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. Our experienced Bhutanese guide will be waiting at your hotel, ready to whisk you away to the enchanting city of Paro. Your destination? The renowned Taktsang Monastery, nestled amidst the majestic foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of approximately 3,120 meters above sea level.

As you traverse the breathtaking landscapes, nature's splendor will surround you, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in its embrace. Along the way, a charming cafeteria awaits, providing a perfect spot to pause, relax, and rejuvenate amidst the awe-inspiring scenery.

Upon reaching the pinnacle of the hill, a mesmerizing sight unfolds before your eyes. Vibrant prayer flags dance in the wind, while snow-capped peaks adorn the horizon, harmoniously blending with the beauty of the Paro valley below. The view is simply awe-inspiring, inviting you to capture this epic moment, with the monastery as a magnificent backdrop.

After relishing the photography session, you will commence your descent towards the Paro valley, accompanied by our knowledgeable Bhutanese guide. During this journey, he will regale you with captivating tales of history, myths, and the profound beliefs associated with this revered monastery.

Having completed your exhilarating hike to Tiger's Nest, you will have ample time to explore the treasures that await you in the picturesque Paro valley.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Paro Maximum Altitude: 2200m.

Day 03: Final Departure

As your journey through Bhutan's iconic cultural and historical landmarks comes to a close, it is time to bid farewell to this remarkable country. Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast, preparing you for the final chapter of your adventure. Our dedicated Bhutanese Tourist Guide will meet you at your hotel and ensure your seamless transfer to Paro International Airport. Take this opportunity to reflect on the enriching experiences and cherished memories you have gathered during your time in Bhutan.

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 2200m.

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Above itinerary for Shortest Bhutan tour 3 days might not be suitable for everyone. So please feel free to send us your requirements to info@himalayanmentor.com or call us at +977 9841 875661 (Direct Call/Whatsapp/Signal) to customize as you wish.

Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Accommodation at a 3 star standard hotels* (Can upgrade to deluxe or luxury hotels upon your request)
  • Full board service during the tour (3 meals per day)
  • Transportation for airport pick up-drop and tour destination transfer
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking Guide
  • All entrance fees and permits as per tour program

Excluded

  • Flight fare (to/from Bhutan)
  • Bhutan Visa fee
  • Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package 
  • Insurance and expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

Useful Information

How Much Does Shortest Bhtuan tour Cost?

At Himalayan Mentor, we understand that each traveler is unique, with their own distinct needs and preferences. As a result, the price of our trips varies based on the services selected and the size of the group. We believe in crafting personalized journeys that cater to your specific interests and desires.

Whether you're seeking an affordable adventure or a luxurious escape, we have the expertise to curate a remarkable experience just for you. Let us handle all the planning and logistics, so you can fully immerse yourself in the joy of exploration. Sit back, relax, and get ready to make lasting memories that will weave themselves into the fabric of your life. Please make an inquiry for Shortest Bhutan tour.

How about the accommodation & meals during the tour?

The minimum hotel standards in Bhutan adhere to a 3-star standard. However, we are more than willing to upgrade the hotel standard according to your specific requirements and preferences. Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities, and we are committed to ensuring that your accommodations meet or exceed your expectations.

Our Bhutan tour packages come with full board meals, meaning breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.Please be aware that additional charges may apply for drinks and snacks.

Bhutan Visa information

Before embarking on your journey to Bhutan, it is essential to obtain a valid Bhutan Visa Clearance. To initiate the process, you will need to provide a color-scanned copy of your passport, ensuring that it remains valid for a minimum of 6 months from the start date of your tour. Himalayan Mentor will then furnish you with the necessary Visa Clearance, which you must present at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during check-in prior to your departure.

Upon your arrival at Paro Airport, your passport will be stamped with the original visa, granting you entry into this enchanting country. This meticulous procedure ensures that all visitors comply with the necessary visa requirements, allowing for a smooth and hassle-free travel experience.

Best time to visit Bhutan

A visit to Bhutan is a fantastic choice. For the most favorable conditions, the recommended time to visit Bhtuan is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). During these months, you can expect clear skies, refreshing air, and abundant sunshine. While January and February bring colder temperatures, and June, July, and August mark the monsoon season, each season offers its own unique charm and experiences to discover.