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Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour

Duration 5 Days
Country Bhutan
Grade Moderate
Max. Altitude 4,555m
Group Size 1-10 pax
Best Season oct-Dec, Feb-May
Transportation Domestic Flight, trekking, private vehicle
Accommodation 3-Star Hotels and Lodges
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Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour is a 5 Night / 6 Days blissful trip in the land of the ancient mystery explore popular monuments Kichu Lakhang. Bhutan is a beautiful country tucked between Tibet and India – and is popularly known as the last Shangri-La. The major attraction remains the hike to the Taktsang monastery (Tiger’s nest) in Paro and the dzongs of Thimpu, Paro and Punakha.

Explore the Forbidden Kingdom with Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour

A rather small country, Bhutan is popular for its prosperous culture and heritage. On this 5 Days tour, we will explore popular monuments and areas like the Rinpung and Drugyal fortress along with Kichu Lakhang. The visit to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, or Paro Taktsang, is another popular destination that we will be visiting. The tourism council of Bhutan is the official tourism authority for the country. Hiking Adventure Treks has been organizing tours to Bhutan since its establishment a decade ago.

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Our guides and travel agents are experienced and skilled to help you explore the best the Last Himalayan Kingdom has to offer.

Visit Ancient Monasteries and Bhutanese Culture

Throughout the travel, we will enjoy a great panoramic view of Bhutan’s forest covered landscapes and ancient monasteries / temples. Bhutan Tour is a not to miss given it’s unique tourism experience that requires visitors to pay the sum of US $ 250 per day in guided tours. The upside – the cost is inclusive of all the accommodation, meals, transportation and guides cost. On the other hand, Bhutan might not be an option for budget friendly travelers.

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In this amazing tour of Bhutan’s Thunder Dragon, we explore the beautiful cities of Paro, Thimpu, Punakha and Wangdue. It is wise to say that Bhutan is the country of forest and monasteries. And this is what exactly draws more and more travelers to the forbidden kingdom. At the end of the 5 days, you will have a solid understanding of the Bhutanese way of life, and understand why it is so unique compared to the rest of the world.

If you are looking for an even shorter programme, consider checking out our 4 Day Bhutan Tour Programme.


Detail Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival at Paro

It will take you around 15 minutes to finish the airport formalities; you will be met by our representative at the airport. We will first visit the National Museum the watch tower which is the preserver and the promoter of our Bhutanese culture and history, visit Rimpung Dzong (Fortress) which was built in the year 1644 and it’s the Bhutanese architectural masterpiece. After Lunch we will visit Kitchu Monastery one of the oldest build in 7th century and the Drukgyel Dzong which was build in the remembrance of victory over Tibet’s invasion and then drive to hotel.

All meals
Day 02

Drive from Paro to Thimphu, 55 km 1 hour

Drive along the winding road along the Paro River downstream to the confluence with the Wang Chu then turn upstream and travel along the Wang Chu to Thimphu. We will check in the hotel have lunch in hotel and In the afternoon, visit the Memorial Chorten, dedicated to the Late Third King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. , visit Painting School where our traditional arts and crafts are still kept alive, Visit Royal Heritage Museum to see the living style of pure Bhutanese and visit the mini zoo where Bhutan’s national animal Takin is kept. Visit the Handicrafts Emporium and Textile Museum where Bhutanese textiles and other arts are displayed. Visit Bhutanese Paper making factory.

All meals
Day 03

Thimphu to Punakha/Wangdue, 77 km, 3 hours

After breakfast we will drive to Punakha, Stop at Dochula pass( 3050m) for a panoramic view of snow capped mountains Have lunch at Khuruthang visit to Punakha Dzong, the 17th century fortress which has played important role in building up of modern Bhutan Then hike up to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, temple build for well being of all the living creature, king and the people.

All Meals
Day 04

Punakha to Paro, 135 km, 4 hours

Today we will hike up to Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility) which was built in the 15th century by the ‘Divine Mad Monk’ (Lam Drukpa Kuenley) and drive towards Paro

All Meals
Day 05

Explore Paro

We will hike up to Tiger’s Nest Temple (9,300 feet). Visible from far away, this stunning monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 2,000 feet above the Paro valley floor

All Meals
Day 06

Departure / Airport Transfer

After breakfast representative from our company will drop you to the airport for your onward destination.


Cost Includes

  • All meals, tea and snacks.
  • All accommodation during the trip.
  • All airport and domestic transfers.
  • Experienced and well trained English Speaking Guides.
  • All permits and entrance fees in the itinerary.
  • Bhutan Visa Fees and all government taxes.
  • Our service charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Airline charges from / to Paro in Bhutan.
  • Any personal expenses (drinks, calls, laundry, etc)
  • Trip Cancellation Costs
  • Tips and gratuities
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