Licensed by Nepal Government (119621/070/071)

Login

Sign Up

After creating an account, you'll be able to track your payment status, track the confirmation and you can also rate the tour after you finished the tour.
Username*
Password*
Confirm Password*
First Name*
Last Name*
Birth Date*
Email*
Phone*
Country*
* Creating an account means you're okay with our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step

Already a member?

Login

5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR

0
POPULAR TRIP
From$ 3,000$ 2,700
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
* I agree with Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

39

WHY BOOK WITH US?

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Trust and Safety
  • Best Tour Selection
  • Easy & Quick Booking
  • GOT A QUESTION?

    We are happy to assist you. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

    +9779818871818

    sales@eyesonnepal.com

    • Duration5 days
    • Accommodation3* Hotel
    • Start | EndBhutan
    • ActivityTouring
    • Max Altitude3120 meter
    • DifficultiesEasy
    • Best SeasonAll
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal4 B | 4 L | 4 D
    Introduction

    5 days Bhutan tour is one of the most popular short tours in Bhutan. It covers almost all the attractions in Paro and Thimphu along with an exploration o Punakha Valley. The journey begins with an adventurous mountain flight to Paro. In Paro you will visit the 7th century Kichu Lakhang monastery along with Tiger’s Nest Monastery and Rinpung Dzong.

    The journey from Paro to Thimphu is an exciting one as it involves crossing Dochu La Pass at an altitude of 3140m in Punakha Valley. While in Punakha, you will have time to explore Chimi Lhakhang or The Temple of Fertility and 17th century Punakha Dzong. There are more attractions waiting for you when you reach Thimphu, which is the capital city of Bhutan. Thimphu Tamchog Monastery, Sangaygang view point, Dupthop nunnery and Tashichho Dzong are to be visited along with Thimphu National Postal Museum, Painting School and Craft Bazaar.

    All in all this tour gives you an unique opportunity to learn about the history, culture and nature of Bhutan.

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR ITINERARY

    Bhutan 5 days tour itinerary is unique in that it offer all the major attractions in a very short span of time. You will have the opportunity to explore Paro, Thimpu and Punakha Valley and visit monasteries, forts (dzongs), museums, farms and nunnery.

    • Day 1: Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimpu.
    • Day 2: Punakha valley and return to Thimpu.
    • Day 3: Morning tour of Thimpu, then drive to Paro.
    • Day 4: Hike to Tiger’s Nest monastery and more sightseeing in Paro.
    • Day 5: Final departure.

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    Here are the some highlight of this 5 days Bhutan tour highlights:

    • Meet Local people.
    • Visit one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan (Kichu Lhakhang).
    • Explore Punakha Valley and visit 17th century Punakha Dzong.
    • Cross Dochu La Pass (3140m), one of the highest passes in Bhutan.
    • Enjoy scenic nature and spectacular views of snow-capped Himalayas.
    • Interact with local people and learn about Bhutan's history, culture and cuisine.

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR COST

    Bhutan 5 days tour cost is inclusive of Bhutan visa fee of US$ 40 and the government royalty of US$200 as part of Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). The quoted program fee also covers all the expenses  in terms of accommodation, guide, transportation and meals.

    However, entrance fees for monuments and festivals are to be paid separately.

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges All necessary paper works, government and local taxes & company service charges
    • Bhutan Visa(Visa for 5 days)
    • All land transportation on a private vehicle(As per the group size | car, jeep, van or a bus)
    • Accommodation during the tour(4 nights accommodation on clean star rated hotel)
    • Meal - Full board(Warm and fresh meal during the tour | 4 Breakfast | 4 Lunch | 4 Dinner)
    • 1 X English speaking Tour guide(Experienced, government licensed)
    • International Flight fare(Two way international Flight fare from Kathmandu-Paro| Paro-Kathmandu.)
    • Arrangements for tour staffs(All meals|3 times a day, salary, accommodation and insurance)

    WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during rest, lunch and dinner, laundry)
    • Charging electronic devices (If electricity is provided by solar power, charging devices such as Mobile, tablet and laptop will be charged.)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides, porters and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal such as natural calamities, mishaps or accident)

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

    Impact Footprints

    "Leave nothing but foot prints, take nothing but photos & memories"
    • We suggest to stay in locally-owned lodges or tea houses
    • Waste management (We request to bring back all the waste materials you have carried on your way)
    • Kindly respect local culture and dress code.

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR PHOTOS

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR MAP

    There are several routes to make this 5 days Bhutan tour. Please find the most scenic route map below.

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR Itinerary in detail

    Here is the day to day details itinerary for 5 days Bhutan Tour.

    Day 1Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimpu

    Fly from Kathmandu to Paro International Airport where you will be greeted by Bhutan tour guide and then driven to Thimphu. After some rest, in the afternoon, you will go on a tour of Thimphu visiting Memorial chorten, Sangaygang view point, Dupthop nunnery and Tashichho Dzong (The Royal Secretariat). Stay overnight in Hotel.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs.

     
    Altitude

    2,334M

     
    Meals

    L | D

     
    Accommodation

    star Hotel

    Day 2Visit Punakha valley and return to Thimpu

    Take morning drive to Punakha Valley. En route you will cross Dochu La Pass (3140m) and visit Chimi Lhakhang and 17th century Punakha Dzong. In the evening, drive back to Thimphu. Stay overnight in Hotel.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,334M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    star Hotel

    Day 3Morning tour of Thimpu, then drive to Paro

    After breakfast, your guide will take you on a tour to National Postal Museum, Painting School (School of 13 Arts and Crafts) and Craft Bazaar where you can engage in shopping. After lunch, drive all the way to Paro  where you will visit to Ta Dzong (National Museum), Rinpung Dzong and Bhutanese Farm house. Stay overnight in Hotel.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,200M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    star Hotel

    Day 4Hike to Tiger’s Nest monastery and more sightseeing in Paro

    Go on a morning hike to the Tiger’s Nest monastery (Paro Taktsang) which takes 2 hours. Today you will also visit to Drugyel Dzong (The Fortress of Victory) and Kichu Lhakhang, which is one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,120M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    star Hotel

    Day 5Final departure

    Depending on your flight schedule, our Bhutanese staff will take you to Paro airport.  

     
    Duration

    6 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,200M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    N/A

    • Not satisfied with this itinerary?Are you interested in planning a CUSTOM TRIP ? It takes only 1 minute!

    5 DAYS BHUTAN TOUR Packing List

    This checklist helps you decide what to pack for your trip. Smart packing makes travel fun.

    Packing list Summer season

    During summer, the temperature in the day is about 20 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to 0 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • Shorts
    • T-shirts (Quick dry)
    • Multi-uses neck warmer
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Fleece Jacket
    • Down jacket (0 DC)
    • Socks
    • Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • Head light
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Books (during road journey)
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots

    Packing list winter season

    During winter, the temperature in the day is about 15 degree Celsius and 0 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to -5 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • T-shirt (quick dry)
    • Multi-uses Neck warmer
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Down jacket (-10 DC)
    • Socks
    • Waterproof Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • bed liner
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Head light
    • Crampon
    • Reading book
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)

    EYES ON NEPAL PROVIDES

    Eyes on Nepal provides some essential and common gears that can be use again and wont charge for it.
    • Sleeping bag
    • Water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Duffel bags
    • Rain Poncho
    • First aid
    • Down Jacket(Not suggest due to hygiene & size)

    INFO

    Here are some important information about this trip.

    Bhutan tour package cost?

    Bhutan tour package includes Bhutan visa, flight tickets, All land transportation, tour guide, accommodation, entrance fees, etc. The duration of the package depends on the interests of tourists and size of the group. Bhutan government levies US$200 per person per night which directly goes to the Sustainable Development Fund operated by Bhutanese government. Kindly contact us to find out package cost.

    Entry requirements for Bhutan.

    Following are the entry requirements for Bhutan:

    A passport with six months valid period
    Pre-approval letter
    Covid-vaccination certificate
    Pre-arranged tour package

    Must do things of Bhutan?

    Some of the must-do things in Bhutan include trekking, getting an insight into the history, exploring the various valleys, hiking, bird watching, visiting monasteries and temples, indulging in local food, shopping, trying out outdoor sports, and much more.

    Can foreigners travel to Bhutan??

    Yes, all international tourists can easily travel to Bhutan however you will require a valid Bhutan visa. Visas and program itinerary must be pre-arranged through authorized Bhutan tour operators. Every Bhutan tour program includes visa fee, SDF charge, cultural program, guides, meals, accommodation and transportation. In addition to a visa fee if US$40, tourists must spend 200/250USD per day per person.

    Which is the best month to visit Bhutan?

    Bhutan can be visited any time of the year. However, the best periods to visit Bhutan is either March, April and May or mid October to mid December. Around these seasons, the weather will be excellent, visibility clear and plenty of festivals to attend to.

    How much does it cost to visit Bhutan from Nepal?

    Bhutan practices high-end tourism based on the principle of sustainability. Compared to other destinations, travelling Bhutan can cost higher. The average cost may range from US$ 350 – US$ 2,000 per night per person.

    Bhutan Tour from Singapore?

    Bhutan and Singapore is well connected by air. Currently Druk Air, the national airlines of Bhutan, operate directly fight between Bhutan and Singapore. The flight duration is about 5 and a half hrs flight and flights operate once a week. The flight consists of a short layover in Guwahati, India.

    Nepal to Bhutan flight ticket price?

    The flight ticket price depends upon seasons and flight availability. Normally two way plane ticket to Bhutan costs US$500 per person. All flights to Bhutan are operated by the national airlines of Bhutan- Druk Air. So it is highly recommended to book flight tickets in advance. The flight from Nepal to Bhutan is directly, however occasionally, it might stop over in Delhi

    Bhutan Tour Package from Delhi?

    Bhutan tour package from Delhi is most popular program we offer. Delhi, the capital of India, is well connected by air with Paro in Bhutan. Regular daily flights operated between the two cities and it is easy and convenient to get air tickets.

    What are the famous crafts of Bhutan?

    Bhutan is famous for cane and bamboo Handicrafts, Buddhist Paintings, scrolls and thangkas, traditional paper, handmade wooden bowls, Dzi Beads, hand-woven Textiles etc.

    Bhutan tour operators?

    As per the tourism policy of Bhutan, tours in Bhutan can only be organized in collaboration with Bhutan tour operators. Only those Bhutan tour operators registered with Tourism Council of Bhutan are eligible to organize Bhutan tours. Pre approval letters, issued in the name of tourists, can only be acquired through the mediation of Bhutan tour operators.

     Tour package?

    Organized Bhutan tour package is mandatory to travel to Bhutan. To acquire this, tourists must coordinate with Bhutan tour operators. Bhutan tour package are designed by Bhutan tour operators and The duration and length of depends on the interests of travelers, however 4-10 days Bhutan tour package are most common. Bhutan tour package includes government royalty, accommodation, transportation, guide and food.

     Tour itinerary?

    Bhutan tour itinerary may be short or long and might include various attractions depending on what your interests are. The itinerary can be as short as 2-4 days and as long as 10-20 days. Some of the most commonly visited places in Bhutan tour itinerary are Thimphu, Paro, Punakha and Bumthang.

     Activities that can be done in Bhutan?

    There are multiple Bhutan tour activities you can choose from. Trekking, Hiking, Wildlife safari, Kayaking, Camping, Cycling, Horse riding, River Rafting, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and Bird Watching are popular adventures available in Bhutan. Other tourist activities include Shopping, Fishing, Hot spring Therapy, World heritage site tour etc.

    Bhutan tour by road?

    Bhutan is a landlocked country located between China and India. It can be accessed via land from West Bengal, India. Those travelling from Nepal must have to acquire Indian visa first and then travel by road, crossing Nepal-India border and then India-Bhutan border. Most tourists find it convenient to travel by air.

    About Bhutan tourist visa?

    A valid passport and visa is a must to enter Bhutan. On-arrival visas are issued to tourists visiting Bhutan, however tourists must apply in advance through an authorized Bhutan tour operator and receive visa approval. Bhutan tour operator submit application on behalf of tourists. All visitors (except nationals of Bangladesh, India and the Maldives) must obtain visa clearance.

    Tourism Policy?

    ‘High Value, Low Volume’ tourism is the policy of the Royal government of Nepal. Bhutan’s vision is “To promote Bhutan as an exclusive travel destination based on Gross National Happiness (GNH) Values”.
    Sustainability is the key principle on which all tourism operations in Bhutan are based. Realizing the potential of tourism for economic growth and global harmony, Bhutan is being promoted as high-end tourist destination following the national tenet of Gross National Happiness.

    Tourist visa for Nepalese?

    Visa is mandatory for Nepalese travelers. You can apply for visa and get prior approval through authorized Bhutan tour operator.

    FAQS

    Best time to visit Bhutan

    Best time to visit Bhutan is either in Spring (March, April, May) or Autumn (September, October, November). During Spring time, the valleys of Bhutan wear a colorful look with majestic flowers and green vegetation under sunny skies. This is also the time for many unique festivities in Bhutan. Autumn is also known for clear visibility and sunny weather. Flowers like rhododendron come into full bloom along with active wildlife.

    How many days are enough in Bhutan?

    Normal Bhutan tours run for a minimum of 4 -10 days. We suggest making a holiday plan for five to seven days to cover all the major tourist attractions and activities in Bhutan.

    Who doesn’t need visa to enter Bhutan?

    Nationals of India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives can enter Bhutan without visa.  Just passport having six months validity is enough to enter.

    Is it must to contact Bhutan tour and travel company to travel around Bhutan?

    Yes, as per the Bhutanese government regulation, tourist must contact authorized Bhutan tour operators to travel to Bhutan.

    Is it must to have Bhutan tour guide during Bhutan tour?

    All Bhutan tours are led by licensed tour guide. The government of Bhutan has made it mandatory for tourist groups to be accompanied by local guide. Local tour guide is essential to have fulfilling travelling experience in Bhutan as you will learn about Bhutan’s history, custom, culture, and nature. Special permission is required to enter monasteries, temples and etc which is not possible without a local guide.

     

    • GOT SOME QUESTIONS ?Do you still have some questions to ask ? Feel free to ask us!

    How many days in Nepal ?

    BROWSE TRIP BY DURATION

    HALF DAY | 1 DAY | 2 DAYS | 3 DAYS | 4 DAYS | 5 DAYS | 6 DAYS | 7 DAYS | 8 DAYS | 9 DAYS | 10 DAYS | 11 DAYS | 12 DAYS | 13 DAYS | 14 DAYS | 2-3 WEEKS | 3-4 WEEKS


    What is hot in 2023 ?

    TRENDING TRIP PACKAGES FOR 2023