6D5N Classical Journey of Bhutan

Discover the mystique of Bhutan with our meticulously curated itinerary. Experience the perfect blend of traditional charm and contemporary luxury. From the iconic Tiger's Nest to the vibrant capital, Thimphu, and the former capital, Punakha, every moment unveils a new facet of this enchanting kingdom. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this incredible journey.

Validity:   Valid for travel from April to October 2024 

Travelling Period:

  • Low Season: November to February
  • Closed: March
  • Shoulder Season: April, May, June & September, October
  • High Season: July & August

Tour Duration:  6 Days 5 Nights

Key Features:

  • Taktsang or Tiger's Nest - A famous monastery located on a sheer cliff, accessible only by foot.
  • Dochu La Pass - A scenic mountain pass with 108 stupas and stunning views.
  • Chimi Lhakhang - A pilgrimage site known for its fertility temple.
  • Folk Heritage Museum - Showcasing the traditional Bhutanese way of life.
  • Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang) - A vantage point offering panoramic views.
  • National Memorial Chorten - A stupa honoring the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
  • Rinpung Dzong - Also known as Paro Dzong, a fortress-monastery with a fascinating history.
  • Kyichu Lakhang - One of the oldest temples in Bhutan, dating back to the 7th century.


Child Cost (Under 12) Vary (With Bed / Without Bed)
Local Guide: English Speaking Guide
Meet & Greet: At Paro International Airport

Itinerary at a Glance:

Location: 4-star Hotels: 5-star Hotels:
2 Nights in Thimphu Hotel Ariya or Similar Le Meridien Hotel or Similar
1 Night in Punakha Zhingkham Resort or Similar Zhingkham Resort or Similar
2 Nights in Paro Tashi Namgay Resort or Similar Le Meridien River Front or Similar


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Paro - Thimphu

After you arrive at Paro International Airport, our representative will assist you with customs and immigration. Enjoy a scenic drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, passing through the picturesque Paro Valley. En route, stop at the historic Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge. Check in to Hotel Ariya or Similar in Thimphu and take some time to relax. If time allows, explore Thimphu, including visits to the Folk Heritage Museum and the vibrant weekend market.
Activities & Services:
  • Airport Transfer
  • Scenic drive to Thimphu
  • Visit to Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge
  • Potential exploration of Thimphu

Included: Dinner


Day 2: Thimphu

After a hearty breakfast, begin your day with a visit to Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang) for stunning views of the Thimphu Valley. Continue to Thimphu Town, where you'll explore the National Memorial Chorten, a beautiful stupa honouring the late King. Afterwards, visit the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory to witness the traditional art of papermaking. Experience Bhutanese culture at Simply Bhutan (closed on Tuesdays), where you can try Ara, a local rice wine, and participate in archery, Bhutan's national sport. Wrap up your day with a visit to a Bhutanese crafts bazaar, where you can shop for handicrafts and garments.

Activities & Services:

  • Visit to Buddha Point and National Memorial Chorten
  • Tour of the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
  • Experience Bhutanese life at Simply Bhutan
  • Shopping at a Bhutanese crafts bazaar

Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 3: Thimphu - Punakha

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. Along the way, stop at Dochu La Pass to admire the 108 Stupas, a memorial commissioned by a former Queen to honour those who lost their lives during a conflict in 2002. On clear days, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the eastern Himalayas. Continue your journey with a light hike through vegetable fields to Chimi Lhakhang, a sacred pilgrimage site known for blessing childless couples. Explore the nearby village for a glimpse into the daily life of the locals. Enjoy a riverside picnic lunch en route before arriving at your hotel, Zhingkham Resort or Similar. Check in and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Activities & Services:

  • Scenic drive to Punakha via Dochu La Pass
  • Visit to 108 Stupas
  • Hike to Chimi Lhakhang
  • Village exploration
  • Riverside picnic lunch

Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 4: Punakha - Paro

After having breakfast, visit the impressive Punakha Dzong, a blend of medieval and modern architecture serving as the winter residence of the Central Monk Body. After that, embark on a scenic drive to Paro, check in at your hotel and, if time allows, explore the town with your guide. In the afternoon, visit Ta Dzong, now the National Museum, and Rinpung Dzong with its historic wall paintings.  Explore Paro's charming streets in the evening, lined with shops and local restaurants, offering a perfect opportunity for some last-minute shopping or to soak in the local atmosphere.

Activities & Services:

  • Visit to Punakha Dzong
  • Scenic drive to Paro
  • Exploration of Paro town
  • Visit to Ta Dzong (National Museum) and Rinpung Dzong

Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5: Paro

After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Tiger's Nest monastery, a sacred site perched on a cliff 900m above the Paro Valley floor. The trail, adorned with prayer flags, leads to this revered eighth-century monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated. Enjoy breathtaking views from the high observation point before descending to the monastery. After exploring the monastery, savor a hearty lunch with a view. Return to the hotel, with an optional visit to Kyichu Lakhang, a 7th-century temple, on the way back. Relax for the rest of the day, perhaps with a spa appointment.

Activities & Services:

  • Excursion to Tiger's Nest monastery


  • Visit to Kyichu Lakhang
  • Spa appointment

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Paro - Singapore

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro airport for your onward flight to Singapore. Bid farewell to the beautiful land of Bhutan, taking with you memories of its stunning landscapes and rich culture.

Activities & Services:
  • Airport Transfer

Included: Breakfast


Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.



  • Hotel accommodations as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals and beverages as specified in the itinerary.
  • English-speaking guide in Bhutan.
  • Bhutan tourist visa.
  • Luxury air-conditioned tour vehicles.
  • One bottle of mineral water per person daily.
  • First-entry tickets to specified attractions as per the itinerary (tickets during free time are at your own expense).
  • Local government taxes.
  • Air tickets from Singapore-Paro-Singapore.



  • Tips (Recommended tips are mentioned below.)
    - $8 per person per day for 2 people,
    - $5 per person per day for 3-9 people,
    - $4 per person per day for 10 or more people.
    (This is for paying guides, drivers, and laborers. Other tips, such as room cleaning, baggage handlers, meals, etc., are to be paid by guests.)
  • Christmas & New Year's Eve supplements.
  • Items of a personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls, drinks, etc.
  • Any other meals than those mentioned above.
  • Airport fee or taxes (if any).
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, cost of emergency evacuation, etc.
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as INCLUDE.

This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.


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