4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour

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Trip Overview
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Trip Grade: Leisurely Plus
  • Trip Start and End: Paro
  • Trip Area: Paro, Thumpu, Punakha
  • Trip Style: Leisure
  • Age Group: Open Ages
  • Trip Type: Group/ Private Tour
  • Trip Method: Guided
  • Booking Type: Instant Booking
  • Max. Altitude: 3050m
  • Best Season: Whole Year
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4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour package lets you explore the landscapes and cultures of major places in Bhutan. Bhutan is the last Himalayan Kingdom, rich in nature and culture. Located in the eastern region of Himalaya, most of the northern region of Bhutan is covered by high snow-capped mountains. Below the mountains, alpine and subtropical forests, valleys, and rivers make up the geography of the country. The jungles of Bhutan showcase diverse ecosystems with some endangered flora and fauna. The ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is a Himalayan wonderland. What really makes Bhutan stand out, though, is its culture, lifestyle, and tradition. 

Most of the Bhutanese people practice Mahayana Buddhism and the philosophy of Buddhism is deeply embedded in Bhutanese society. Most of the people faithfully follow their cultural and traditional values and conserve them well. Unlike in most places, Bhutanese people believe in spiritual happiness rather than relying on the material things for their happiness. Wherever you go, you will find the heritage of cultural and religious significance such as monasteries, dzongs, stupas, chortens, etc. The traditional arts and the prayer flags make the streets vibrant. It is normal to see people with their traditional dresses Gho and Kira. Monasteries and dzongs are also used for administrative and academic purposes. The whole system of Bhutan depends on its culture and tradition. 4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour is a great way to get a close exposure of the interesting culture and tradition of Bhutan. 

This Bhutan Trip will take you to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. It is the home of prominent heritage sites such as Memorial Chorten which was built in the memory of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and Tashichho Dzong. There are local markets where you can buy local handicrafts such as paintings, bamboo products, etc. Thimphu offers many of the wonderful things to experience. The next destination of your Bhutan trip is Punakha. Here, you will visit many places such as Punakha Dzong, suspension bridges. Local markets of Wangdue Phodrang are places you can explore for handcrafts. Along the way, the road offers you wonderful views of the landscapes. Dochula Pass is one of the best viewpoints on the way. The trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery outside of Paro is another way to experience the outdoor landscape of Bhutan. The monasteries of dzongs will give you the deeper insight into Bhutanese culture. 

4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour is hence an amazing way to experience the beauty of this Himalayan country. Bhutan is guaranteed to give you the perfect spiritual and natural retreat from your everyday life. The authenticity of Bhutanese culture, lifestyle and food will win your heart at every moment. We do our best to make sure the cost of Bhutan Trip is worth it. 

4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour Highlights

  • A scenic flight covered with mountains towards the Paro airport
  • Visit Memorial Chorten built in the memory of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and Tashichho Dzong
  • Get close to the culture and traditions of people in Bhutan
  • Dochula Pass at 3,080 meters and enjoy views of Masagang, Tsendagang, Gangkar Puensum (the highest peak in Bhutan), etc.
  • Visit Punakha Dzong explore the local market at Wangdue Phodrang
  • Visit Punakha suspension Bridge to get the amazing views
  • On the way to Paro, visit Simtokha Dzong, an old fortress
  • Visit National Museum, Rinpung Dzong and the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong in Paro
  • Hike up to Taktshang Monastery also known as Tiger’s nest and visit Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Amazing natural beauty and picturesque landscapes throughout the tour 
  • Shop for Bhutanese arts and textiles at Thimpu

Amazing Himalayan Views

Visiting Bhutan gives you an opportunity to be surrounded by awesome natural views the entire time. Green fields, forests, traditional houses, rivers and views of mountains are common things to see. If you take a flight from Kathmandu to Bhutan, you get to see various snow-peaked mountains, including Mt. Everest. This Himalayan country has managed to preserve its unique architecture which blends perfectly with nature. The overall landscape that combines Bhutanese art, prayer flags, serene beauty of nature and people dressed in traditional Gho and Kira is bound to leave anyone mesmerized.


Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan and home to the many religious heritage sites. Visiting Thimphu and exploring dzongs and monasteries and streets gives you a deeper insight into the culture and lifestyle of Bhutan. Tashichho Dzong, 350 years-old fortress-monastery, is a landmark of Thimphu. It is the office of the present King and administrative center of Bhutan. This dzong showcases brilliant Bhutanese architecture. Apart from that, Thimphu is home to Memorial Chorten which was built in the memory of the third King of Bhutan. Simtokha Dzong is yet another beautiful fortress in Thimphu, famous for slate carvings and frescoes. The National Folk Museum, The National Textile Museum displays the traditional Bhutanese way of life, textiles, and clothing. You will get to know in detail about this country by exploring Thimphu. About 5 kilometers from Thimphu, there’s Simtokha Dzong, the oldest dzongs, which are now used as a school for religious and linguistic studies.

Dochula Pass

At the height of 3080 meters lies Dochula Pass, an excellent viewpoint to witness Punakha Valley and the peaks of Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m), Kangphugang (7,170 m), Zongphugang (7, 060 m) including Gangkar Puensum (7,570 m), the highest peak in Bhutan and also the highest unclimbed peak. 108 Chortens built on the memory of Bhutanese soldiers by Queen Mother is another outstanding place to visit in Dochula Pass. This is also the first Royal Botanical Park in Bhutan.


One of the most beautiful places in Bhutan is Punakha Dzong, built on the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu Rivers. It is the center of administrative and monastic activities in the Punakha district. Punakha Dzong is full of historical artifacts, including the remains of Ngawang Namgyal. This beautiful dzong is one of the oldest and biggest dzongs and is full of arts and crafts related to Tibetan Buddhism. 

Another historical place to visit near Punakha is Wangdue Phodrang. It was built as a fortress to avoid incursion from the South. Today it is famous for the local market where you can buy several handicrafts, paintings, statues, other souvenirs.


Paro is one of the most popular stops in Bhutan. There lies the National Museum of Bhutan also known as Ta-Dzong. Rinpung Dzong is the monastic and administrative center of the Paro district. Ruins of Drukgyel Dzong holds lots of archaeological importance and lies in an outstandingly beautiful location. Like to other cultural sites in Bhutan, Tiger’s Nest Monastery also known as Paro Taktsang has its own legend. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava visited the cliff (where the monastery is currently located) on the back of a tigress. He came from Tibet to Bhutan introducing Buddhism for the first time in Bhutan. It is also one of the most famous landmarks in Bhutan full of arts and crafts related to Tibetan Buddhism. Hiking for several hours takes you to the top of a cliff which is also a perfect viewpoint. One can also ride a horse to get up to the cafe, but you have to go on foot after that point.

People and Culture 

Bhutanese people are known for practicing their traditions in their day-to-day lives. They are some of the happiest people in the world. Many of them do not measure their happiness according to worldly possessions and industrial development, but rather on their spirituality and inner beauty. You can see men dressed in striped Ghos and women dressed in brightly colored Kiras. Even children gather at the local temples before schools for prayers. You can also see monks dressed in red robes. During festivals, you can witness unique music and dances performed in elaborate dresses with masks, hats, and drums.

4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1:Arrive at Paro and drive to Thimphu
  • Day 2:Drive to Punakha from Thimphu
  • Day 3:Drive to Paro from Punakha
  • Day 4:Sightseeing around Paro
  • Day 5:Departure 

Day 1:Arrive at Paro and drive to Thimphu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsLunch and Dinner

Your Bhutan tour starts with a mountain flight to Paro. During the flight, you can get the thrilling bird’s eye view of the snow-capped mountains, and landscapes of the Himalaya. Upon your arrival at Paro airport, our representatives will pick you up and drive you to Thimphu. During one and a half hours of drive, you will get time to acclimatize in the high altitude of Bhutan. You can also enjoy the view of the landscapes, forests, rivers, etc during the drive. Once you reach Thimphu, you can check into a hotel and rest for a while.

You will spend the rest of your day sightseeing in Thimphu. You will first visit Memorial Chorten which was built in honor of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Then, explore Thimphu dzong which is the largest dzong in Bhutan and the seat of the King as well. Later, visit the art and craft school to explore the traditional Thangka paintings. You can also visit handicrafts emporium that displays many handcrafts if time permits.

Day 2:Drive to Punakha from Thimphu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

Almost 3 hours drive from Thimphu takes you to Punakha. You will be rewarded with a plethora of scenic views. Stop by Dochula pass which is one of the best viewpoints to behold the mountains of Himalayan range and the forests and other landscapes below them.

You can visit the 108 Chortens built in the memory of departed soldiers.

When you arrive at Punakha, you will check into a hotel and take a rest. After a while, you will visit Punakha Dzong where you can explore the paintings, artifacts, and statues inspired by Mahayana Buddhism.

You will then go to Wangdue Phodrang and explore local markets. You can buy local bamboo products and stone carvings. Visit the Punakha suspension bridge to get the wonderful view of the Punakha Dzong and the landscapes. You will finally return back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 3:Drive to Paro from Punakha

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

Today, you will head to Paro from Punakha after breakfast. Enjoy the scenic views of the forests and the landscapes. You will visit Simtokha Dzong which is the oldest fortress of Bhutan where religious studies are conducted. After almost 4 hours of drive, you will get to Paro. You can check into a hotel and rest for a while. Set out to explore Paro valley after a few moments of rest. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan built in the ruins of Ta dzong. The museum has a collection of traditional paintings, artifacts, postage stamps, etc which represent the history of Bhutan. After that, you will go to Rinpung Dzong also known as Paro Dzong which was built by Ngawang Namgyal. You will then return back to the hotel or roam around the streets in the evening.

Day 4:Sightseeing around Paro

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

After having early morning breakfast, you will set off for Tiger’s Nest monastery. Uphill hike for about an hour takes you to the cafeteria which is halfway through the monastery. This station provides you with amazing views of the Paro valley and landscapes. You will ascend further through the rhododendron forest, and the cliff to get to the monastery. The view of the monastery looks spectacular hanging on the cliff. You can visit the cave where Guru Rinpoche said to have meditated. Apart from exploring the monastery, you will get the mesmerizing view of the landscapes and mountains.

You will then return back to Paro using a different trail. Along the way, you will visit Kyichu Lhakhang which is the oldest shrine of Bhutan. If time permits, you can also visit local farmhouses in the evening.

Day 5:Departure 

    Your 4 nights 5 days Bhutan tour concludes here. According to your flight schedule, we will drive you to the airport for your connecting flight. We will then bid you farewell and you will fly to your next destination with the beautiful memories of Bhutan.

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    Cost Includes / Excludes

    Cost Includes

    • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
    • 3-Star accommodation in Bhutan for 4 nights
    • All land transportation with pickups and drops from Paro airport
    • Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and return to Kathmandu ( contact us if you are flying to paro from different destination)
    • An experienced driver and a private vehicle
    • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
    • Visas for Bhutan
    • All entry fees and permits
    • Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
    • Mineral bottled water
    • Set of traditional costume (to be returned at the end of your stay)

    Cost Excludes

    • Travel Insurance (assistance can be provided)
    • Meals at any other restaurants than the designated ones
    • Any upgrade in accommodation and services
    • Items of a personal nature (drinks, chocolates, desserts, etc.)
    • Tips for the guide and driver


    • No, according to the tourism policy of Bhutan independent travel is not allowed in Bhutan, You should go through the regestered tour agency with trek guide.

    • No, the insurance will not be covered by the price you pay for the package. You will have to cover your insurance independently.

    • Yes, you can customize the itinerary according to the duration of your stay in Bhutan and your preferences. Inform us before persuing the trip for tailor-made itinerary.

    • Bhutan is known as Last Shangri- La on earth. Being the happiest nation with least violence, it is the safest destination to travel. Apart from that, your safety is our first concern. So, you can be worry-free while travelling to Bhutan.

    • It depends upon how long you will stay in Bhutan. Your accommodation and the transportation will be covered by your package price. You need extra money to buy local handicrafts and souvenirs. So, you have to decide how much you are willing to spend on those things. As all the basic things are covered by the package, you can travel Bhutan even with a little extra money. We recommend you to bring money in USD to by the souvenirs.

    4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour Reviews

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    • Sophia Gagon
      Sophia GagonAugust 11, 2019

      Best Company for Bhutan Tour

      I have always been fascinated by mountains and often wondered how people in countries far away lived their life. After my friend said she was going for a Bhutan Tour, I would not let her go without me. We together did our research about lots of things, especially tour companies because you can go by yourself. Thank God! we found Sublime Trails. We contacted many tour companies but, I couldn't trust them but Ram was friendly, trustable and proved that they were the best. We had lots of fun during these 10 days. By the end of the tour, my love for Bhutan and mountains increased even more and I would definitely travel there once again. If you want to have the best time in Bhutan, go with Sublime Trails. Don't think further and book your trip to Bhutan this holiday and have fun.

    • Andrew Smith
      Andrew SmithAugust 08, 2019

      A Short and Sweet Tour in Bhutan

      I had just finished my tour in Nepal and I had heard about Bhutan from so many people. Because I had only few days left, I didn't think I could go to Bhutan Tour this time but Ram said that it was possible even if I had just 3 days left.  He managed to plan my short trip to Bhutan the same day and prepared everything for us. That way I flew to Bhutan unexpectedly. I had the best time during this holiday spending it in two beautiful Himalayan countries. If you want to spend your holidays in Nepal or Bhutan, I recommend Sublime Trails.

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