6 days Bhutan Tour.

This 6 days Bhutan tour is one of the short trips covering western Bhutan. The 6 days Bhutan tour highlights are hike to the Tiger’s Nest, a World Heritage site. Besides Drukgyal Dzong, The National Museum, Paro Rimpung Dzong are must visit. In Thimphu, you can visit the national Memorial Chorten built in the memory of Third King of Bhutan. The Takin Preserve center where you can see a unique animal species. The Tallest Statue of Sitting Buddha (51.5 meters) in the world. You can also walk across the Longest Suspension bridge in Bhutan.

Sketch Itinerary for 6 Days Bhutan Tour:

Day 01. Arrive Paro – Thimphu (2320 m) (Distance: 54 km, 1 hr drive):

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Tamchog Monastery.

Our guide will meet you at the Airport and drive to Thimphu.

On the way, we stop to view Tamchog Monastery built in the 15th century by Thangthong Gyalpo also known as Lama Cha Zampa.

In the evening, visit to:

  • Tashichho Dzong, seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 02. Thimphu Sightseeing:

In the morning, visit to: National Postal Museum, where you can make personalized Bhutanese stamps and National Memorial Chorten built by the Queen Mother Ashi Kesang Choden in the memory of Third King, Late His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.

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National Memorial Chorten.

After that visit to the Tallest Statue of Buddha at Kuenselphodrang Park which stands at 51.5 m.

  • Dupthop Nunnery, one of the surviving nunneries in Thimphu.
  • Changangkha Monastery, one of the oldest temples in Thimphu founded in the 13th century by Phajo Dugom Shigpo.
  • Takin Preserve centre.
  • Sangaygang view point.

In the afternoon, witness the Archery match at Changlimithang stadium.

In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha (76 Km, 2 ½ hrs drive):

In the morning, drive to Punakha valley.

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Punakha Dzong.

Enroute we visit to the 108 stupas at the Dochu La Pass (3100 m).

  • Rhododendron Garden at Lamperi.
  • Chimi Lhakhang or the Temple of Fertility built in the 17th century by Lama Drukpa Kuenley.

After lunch, visit to Punakha Dzong built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. This Dzong is beautifull situated between Pho Chu River and Mo chu River.

In the evening, we hike to the awesome Khamsung Yulley temple perched on ahill top.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 04. Punakha –Wangdiphodrang – Paro: ( Distance 132 km, Drive Time 4 hours):

Wangdiphodrang-Dzong

Wangdiphodrang Dzong.

In the morning, we drive to Paro via Wangdiphodrang.

  • We view the Dzong from outside: This Dzong was destroyed by fire in 2012 and is under renovation..

In the afternoon, we visit:

  • The Watch tower of Paro (Ta Dzong) built in 1656 which has been converted to the National Museum.
  • Rinpung Dzong which literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”, built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal,

In the evening, free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 05. Paro Sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m):

Tiger’s-Nest-(Taktsang)-Monastery

Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang) Monastery.

In the morning, drive to Satsam Chorten.

  • Hike to the World Heritage site, Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The hike is for 4 hours both ways.

In the afternoon, we visit:

  • The ruined Drukgyal Dzong built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
  • Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temple in Bhutan built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Srongsen Gampo.

In the evening, visit to a Bhutanese Farm house.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 06. Departure:

After breakfast, drive to the airport and farewell.