Bhutan tour highlights – 03 Nights 04 days

Trip Facts

Trip Name: 02 nights 03 days Bhutan Short Tour
Trip Activities: Sightseeing and Hiking
Trip Grade: Easy
Best Season: All the round the year (October – November are the best)


Bhutan, a hidden paradise, is one of the last remaining pristine country on earth. It is tiny Himalayan country with full of natural and cultural wonders – from lush green endless-forest to fast-flowing glacial rivers, enticing cultural heritage, unique way of living to towering snow-capped peaks. 3 nights 4 days Bhutan tour highlight offers an age-old Buddhist culture, spectacular architecture, amazing sceneries and luxurious boutique hotels in short time period. It is also great family tour package with kids to provide them deeper insight of ancient history and art and let them know that the simplicity still exist on earth.

Bhutan Tour highlights offered by Dream Bhutan is the extended version of 2 nights 3 days Bhutan Short Tour. This trip package allows you to explore one more day in Bhutan; providing you deeper knowledge of Bhutan’s landscapes and culture.

During Bhutan highlights tour, you will visit all the major architectural wonders and heritage sites of Paro, Thimpu and Punakha.

The houses in Bhutan are colorfully decorated and most of dzongs were built in the 17th century. These Dzongs are regarded as the iconic master piece of Bhutanese art and architecture. The major specialty of these Dzongs are that not even single nail is used in its joints.

Major Highlights of 3 Nights 4 Days Bhutan Trip


Thimpu, the capital of nation, is a picturesque valley and the major attraction of Bhutan tour. We will visit Trashichhoe Dzong, a fortress based monastery built in medieval period. It is the center from where the entire Bhutan is administrated. Here you will get opportunity to witness the King’s throne room.
Likewise, we will visit the National Library. There are many books and most of them portrays the Buddhist culture and tradition. An exploration tour to Traditional School of Arts and Crafts will let you experience the unique cultural identity. Travelers will meet students studying Thanka Paintings. We also visit the Textile and Heritage Museum too.
At the noon, we will visit Handicrafts Emporium. Visiting this site allows us to discover the hand woven clothes. Also we visit the memorial chorten which was built in the memory of Third King of Bhutan, the father of modern Bhutan.


Paro is about 1.5km drive away from Thimpu. It is one of most popular touristic town of Bhutan. Here we visit Taktsang Monastery located about 900km above the rock face. It is also known as Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

Visiting Paro valley adds more dimension to Bhutan tour. Legends has it that Guru Padmasambhava flew here on the back of Tigress to hunt down demon. The monastery was built in 8th century and we get the magnificent view from here.

Kinchu Temple is another important site we visit in Paro. It is one of the 108 important temple which were built by Tibetan King Shroongchong Gompo in seventh century. We will also explore National Museum.


The tour to Punakha is another major highlights of Bhutan trip. Punakha Dzong used to be the administrative center of Bhutan before it was transferred to Thimpu. It is strategically located at the juncture of Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu River. Mo refers as female and Pho as male.

On the way to Punakha, we stop at Dochula Pass. It is famous vantage point to enjoy the magnificent Himalayan views – Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), jejegangphugang (7,158m), Kangphugang (7,170m), Zongphugang (7,060m) and Gangkar Puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.


Day01: Arrival at Paro International Airport and drive to Thimpu

Today we fly into the land of Thunder Dragon which is surrounded by the lush hill and Himalayan peaks. As you reach Paro valley, you can capture the awe-inspiring view of valley and mountains (subject to clear weather). We complete the airport formalities and meet the representative of Dream Bhutan who will drive to the capital of Bhutan, Thimpu. Please look out for Dream Bhutan name in display card. It takes around 1 and half hour to reach Thimpu. We will drive through stunning scenery, ancient cultural heritage sites, rivers and mountains. In the evening, we stroll around the city and explore the marvel of the city.

Overnight in Thimpu

Day02: Sightseeing in Thimpu

Today we explore the major cultural heritage sites that portrays the arts and crafts and allows you to the deep insight of Bhutanese culture. We will explore the Tashichhoe Dzong (the beautiful medieval monastery hosting most of the government offices and King’s throne room), National Memorial Chorten (the chorten built in the memory of Third King, the father of modern Bhutan), traditional School of arts and crafts, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary (to witness national animal), Indigenous Hospital and Tasicho Dzong. These historic sites offers lush Bhutanese architecture, crafts and skills.

Overnight in Thimpu

Day03: Thimpu – Paro

Today we head towards the beautiful Paro valley from the capital of Bhutan and explore the diverse culture, tradition and architecture. At Paro we will explore famous Tiger Nest Monastery or Taktsang, a monastery located on the 900m sheer rock face. This highly venerated monastery have been used by Guru Padmasambhava to meditate. We also visit Farm House that displays Bhutan’s rich art and culture and National Museum that houses ancient Thangka paintings, textiles, armours and other precious items.

Overnight in Paro

Day04: Final Departure

It’s time to bid farewell to this tiny Himalayan paradise. After breakfast, the representative from Dream Bhutan will transfer you to the Paro International Airport for your onward destination.


Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All the ground transportation on private vehicle as per itinerary
  • An English speaking professional Bhutanese guide and driver
  • Accommodation on Twin sharing/single room basis
  • Sightseeing and monumental entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary
  • Meals plan: Break, Lunch and Dinner during the tour
  • Bhutan Government Royalty Fee (USD 65 per person/per day)
  • Bhutan Visa Fee
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu or from other destination (if required)

Cost Exclude

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Additional cost due to any unforeseen circumstance like natural calamities, unfavorable weather, strike etc.
  • Emergency evacuation (in case)
  • Personal nature expenses – alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone bills, internet
  • Tips for guides and driver