This trip starts from Paro to the beautiful Thimphu, the capital city and excursion to Punakha, and Back to Paro, with a Bucket lists in different areas to be completed and tricked. First on the list is Mountain Biking around the Thimphu city; Second, Rafting in Female River; third, hike to tiger nest and finally ending with a relaxing time in traditional Hot-stone bath. For short trip adventure, this is Perfect!.
Tour Length :- 04nights/05days.
Bucket lists :- Hike to Tigernest and Hot-stone Bath in Paro, Mountain Biking in Thimphu,and Rafting in Punakha.
Destinations :- Paro, Thimphu, Punakha.
|Number of travelers in the group||High season (Mar,Apr,May &Sept,Oct,Nov)||Off-Season (Dec,Jan,Feb &Jun,July,Aug)|
|01||USD 1,130/per person||USD 950/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|02||USD 1,090/per person||USD 910/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|03 and more||USD 970/per person||USD 790/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
Bhutan have only two Airlines which fly in/out of country. Below mentioned airfare are average air fare for the flight to/from Bhutan as it fluctuates.
Round trip Fare(USD)
|Bangkok –Paro- Bangkok (Thailand)||730|
|Kolkata- Paro-Kolkata (India)||390|
As we fly to Bhutan we can get a spectacular views of the Himalayas .At the airport, we will be greeted by a representative from A Bucket list Adventure. We will drive to Thimphu through the Paro valley with an amazing view of landscape. On reaching Thimphu,We will visit Tashichoedzong(Fortress of glorious religion) and stroll around the main street of the capital. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Safety measures; – Ride on left side of the road and slow.
Biking Areas; – Buddha point, Takin Zoo/BBS tower, Memorial chorten to chubachu to Zilukha nunnery.
In the Morning, we will ride to Buddha point,(a giant statue (169ft tall) ,on the hill overlooking Thimphu valley).Then we ride on the trail of Kuenselphodrang Park over the side of mountain giving us amazing view of capital city. We can ride downhill to the restaurant for lunch. In the Afternoon we can ride around the city and make a little climb to Takin Zoo, Takin is a national animal, the legend has it that Divine madman created Takin, head like Goat and Body like cow. Then we can ride further uphill to the BBS tower Point from where you will get an amazing view of north Thimphu valley and south too. Then we will ride downhill passing by zilukha nunnery with a majestic view of Tashichoeedzong. We can also stop at Bhutan Post(to make our own stamp and send it family and friends around world), Paper making factory(hand-mad paper), and Farmers Vegetable market, if the day falls on weekend .Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast drive to Punakha, the old capital town of Bhutan. Stop enroute at Dochula pass (3,150m) for great view of Himalayan range,if the sky is clear. Then we will take a scenic drive to Punakha through Hemlock, Rhododendrons, coniferous forest. We pass through rice fields along river banks and reach Punakha. We will visit Punakha Dzong. In the afternoon we will raft in the female river for about 10km where we get chance to spot different birds and catch the glimpse of beautiful scenarios.If time permits, we can take a 20mins walk to Chimi Lhakhang,a fertility monastery dedicated to Divine Madman, Lama Drukpa Kuenley. We will drive back to Thimphu. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast, we drive to Paro for about an hour and hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery- 4hrs(both way), which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters..In 8 th century Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we hike down to the valley and stroll down the main street of Paro town. In the evening we will visit farm house for typical dinner and traditional hot-stone bath. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
After breakfast our representative will take you to airport and bid you farewell.