Introduction to Bhutan


Tour Cost: Twin Room Occupancy US $1,040pp
Date: May
Duration: 4 nights in Bhutan
Guide: Sonam Tshering
Group Size: Maximum 12 people
Accommodation: 4 nights in hotels (3 star or above)

Altitudes: 2,300m/7,545ft – 3,116m/10,223ft.
Tour Pace and Walking:  Moderate pace, undemanding walks, one hike or mule ride; short drives.
Expected Climate: Temperate but colder at higher altitudes.
Attractions: Strong Buddhist culture and heritage visiting temples, fortresses, workshops and museums with a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
Photographic Opportunities: Excellent


We invite you to take this opportunity to join those few who have visited before and see this magical country whose culture and religion play an important part in its mystic, for yourselves. This short visit is the perfect introduction to Bhutan where you will visit the major historical and religious sites in Paro and Thimphu, experience the sounds and sights of the busy weekend market where traders come from all over Bhutan, see dawn break over the High Himalayas and perhaps ride a mule to the iconic Taksang monastery perched on a cliff-face.​


Day 1:
Delhi/Calcutta/Bangkok/Kathmandu – Paro Flights with Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines, continue to Thimphu.

Day 2:
Thimphu, an early morning drive for sunrise at Dochu La (3,050m).  PM cultural visits to include: Zorig Chusum where we will hand block silken material.

Day 3:
Visit Thimphu Weekend market, lunch then return to Paro visiting the Ta Dzong now the National Museum and Paro Dzong and free time in this quaint Bhutanese Town.

Day 4:
Tigers Nest Hike, approx. a 5 hrs walk or hire a mule, in the afternoon visit the beautiful Kychu Temple and the atmospheric ruins of Drugyel Dzong.

Day 5:
Paro – Delhi/Calcutta/Bangkok/Kathmandu with Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines


Tour Cost
Twin Room Occupancy US $2,540 per person

Single Room/tent Supplement US $250

Note: This itinerary is also available as a private tour for 1 and 2 pax. Further information please contact [email protected]

Flight options
Delhi – Paro – Delhi  – US $803
Calcutta – Paro – Calcutta  – US $450
Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu – US $445
Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok – US $900

Included in Bhutan Land Cost:

✓ Visa and Tax
✓ Tour Guide who is expert in the field
✓ All activities as mentioned in the itinerary
✓ All accommodation based on sharing twin room
✓ All meals
✓ Tea/coffee and snacks
✓ Bottled water throughout the trip
✓ Ground transportation
✓ All necessary camping equipment
✓ All entrance fees for museums

Not Included in Bhutan Land Cost:

✖ Travel insurance (essential)
✖ Laundry, phone calls and alcoholic drinks
✖ Personal expenses
✖ Charges incurred as a result of circumstances beyond the control of Langur Eco Travels
✖ International flights

Route Map