Important Information

Bhutan Tour
7 Days
Max Altitude 3100m
Best Season March - November
Activity Per Day
5-6 hrs
Level 2
Group Size
2 - 20 people
Transportation Flight - Car

Bhutan Cultural Tour is the best tour package that includes the district of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Phobjikha valley. This trip will take you to explore the popular landmarks of Western Bhutan. This 6 nights and 7 days tour is an idle trip to Bhutan offers an opportunity to know almost all about Bhutan within a week. In this tour, you will be escorted by our experienced Bhutanese guide to mystical fortresses or dzongs, spiritual monasteries, national museum, and hidden altitude valleys.

Himalayan Wander Walkers have been designing unique Bhutan tours based on our guests’ demand that we have received in our past years.  This trip starts and ends in Paro by visiting the significant attractions of Thimphu, Phobjikha, and Punakhana cities. We use Car/Hiace/Tourist Coach for road trips depending on the number of people in a group. This tour is totally private tour.  We hope you will enjoy all the elements that we have included in this trip.

If you are planning to visit Bhutan other than this tour or you want to amend on this trip. Please customize your trip for booking Bhutan Tours. Our expert travel advisor will help you to create your tour with no regret at all.    


Outline Itinerary ( 7 Days )

Day 1

Arrival to Paro (2200m) and Drive to Thimphu (2320m).

Landing to Paro will offer you one of the best views of the Himalayas including Everest. On your arrival at Paro International Airport, you will assistance by Himalayan Wander Walkers's representative. Our Guide and driver will help you to arrange your luggage in the vehicle and drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. On the way you will visit three different sites; Tamchog Lhakhang which is built by Thang Thong Gyalpo of Tibet, Memorial Chorten, and Kuenselcholing View Point. In the evening relax for the day and stroll around Thimphu city.

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 2

Sightseeing in Thimphu.

After your breakfast, you will hike to Cheri Monastery which was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1620 and the first monk body was established. It will take about an hour to and fro. The hike en route to the Jigme Dorji Wildlife Sanctuary, a chance to see different birds and raw deer.  After the hike, you will drive to Buddha Dordhenma, one of the world's largest statues of Shakyamuni Buddha (54m/177 ft) which is dedicated to world peace. If you are lucky enough then you will experience the weekend market which held only three days a week; Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Your today’s last tour will be Tashicho Dzong, the largest landmark in Thimphu that home to the Royal Bhutanese Government offices. On the way to Tashicho Dzong, you will visit the Bhutanese Craft Bazaar or market. Here you will find varieties of products with the touch of Bhutanese traditional design. The souvenirs from this market will cherish your Bhutan travel memories in the future.    

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 3

Thimphu to Phobjikha (3000m) valley.

As a normal day, your trip starts after breakfast. Our guide and driver will assist to check out your hotel and drive to Gangtey Monastery which is about 5 hours. On the way, you will stop at Dochula Pass (3140m). This point is perfect for panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas by enjoying the cup of tea at the tea shops. Druk Wangyal Chotens add more colors to this scenic place where the 108 stupas are built to honor the Bhutanese soldiers who lose their lives in the 2003 war with Indian rebels. Gantey monastery is situated on the slopes of Phobjikha valley which is built during the 17th century. After visiting the Gangtey monastery you will drive to your hotel at Phobjikha. This valley is popular for birth watching tours especially black naked cranes are seen in huge numbers in winter.

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 4

Phobjikha to Punakha (1242m).

Today you will hike to Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility). It was built by the Divine Madman who is originally known for Lama Drukpa Kunley in 1499. The hike is about 30 minutes en route to the rice field. On the route, you will find wooden phalluses hanging in local houses and paintings on the wall of the house. This site is especially popular for the childless couple who come to pray for a child. Then drive to Punakha Dzong. Punakha Dzong is located between the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers. It is the second-largest dzong of Bhutan and built-in remarkable structure.

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 5

Punakha to Paro (2200m).

Today you will reroute to Punakha and will visit the handmade paper factory in Thimphu where you will see Bhutanese traditional paper-making procedures which were originated in the 8th century. It is one of the well-preserved cultures of Bhutan. After that you will explore the vegetable market where you will wander around the stalls, selling local fruit and vegetables. It will provide you a glimpse of local life and you may be surprised with the people buying a bag of chili. Then drive to Paro and you will visit the National museum and Rimpung Dzong. Every year there held a Tsechu festival in this monastery. Rimpung fortress adds beauty to the Paro town.  

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 6

Hike to Taktsang (3000m).

Today we will hike to the most important landmark of Bhutan. After your breakfast, your guide and driver will receive you from your hotel and drive to the hiking point. The hike will be about 5 hours both way up and down. Those who are difficulty with walking can hire a horse to ease your hike. Taktsang or Tiger Nest was beautifully lying on the edge of the rocky mountain which was burned by fire in 1998 and restored later. This is also a popular pilgrimage site of Guru Rinpoche (Tantric Master). Later you will drive to Paro and invite for dinner at the farmhouse to experience the local dishes which are served and prepared by Paro farmers. This will provide you an opportunity to learn about the lifestyle of a farming family.

Overnight accommodation is set with AP Plan.

Day 7

Final Departure from Bhutan.

Our team is saying goodbye as your journey to Bhutan comes to an end today. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 2 hours before your scheduled flight guide from Himalayan Wander walkers will take you to the airport. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful countries of Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet.

*AP (American plan) = Meal includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.



Bhutan Visa arrangement service
Government royalty and all the taxes
FIT Surcharge for one and two persons
Accommodations in 3-star hotels
Three meals a day breakfast, lunch & dinner
Full-time English speaking Bhutanese guide
Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary
Bottled drinking water throughout the journey


Flight fares from Kathmandu, Bangkok, Singapore, Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Dhaka, Mumbai, Guwahati, and Gaya to Bhutan- please choose the route.
Personal expenses and any alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages
Tips to guide and driver
Single room supplement charge for two Pax and above
Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost
Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost
Travel / Medical Insurance

Important Information

* The Price given here is per person based on a minimum of 2 pax. The price will be cheaper with the increase in a number of people.

* If you are flying from Nepal then let us know we can help you to book your flight to Bhutan.

* Single Room Supplement is an extra charge.


The most important consideration for any tour is staying warm and dry, lightweight, breathable, moisture-winking under layers are highly recommended. Insulating layers and jackets are necessary. Comfortable hiking shoes, quality socks (quality socks are recommended), and head covering (insulating caps and brimmed caps designed to block sunlight) are essential. Outer layers should be made of waterproof, wind-blocking material such as Gore-Tex. Sunglasses and sun-block cream, drinking water bottles, torchlight, foot care items such as foot powder and Moleskin, insect repellent, and personal hygiene items are also necessary. 

Useful Information


  • Shirt (either half or full sleeve)
  • Full pants/long skirts
  • Any type of shoes with socks
  • No Hats, No Umbrella, No Slippers, No t-shirts, No short skirt, and No half-pants
  • Photographs allowed in the courtyard only.

Frequently Asked Question