5-Day Adventure Bhutan

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Overview

A mix of adventure and cultural tour, you will get to experience Bhutanese art, architecture, and culture.

To grasp the beauty of Bhutan's nature, this trip takes time out to go camping and on an exhilarating rafting trip in Punakha on a route that suitable is for beginners as well as more experienced rafters. Your Bhutan holiday finishes with a hike up Tiger's Nest, an iconic location that no visitor to Bhutan should leave without seeing.
Hiking & Trekking
Sightseeing
Adventure
Culture & Arts
Cycling
Wellness

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Map data ©2024

Destination:

Bhutan

Start:

Thimphu, Bhutan

Finish:

Paro, Bhutan

Itinerary

Day 1

Paro to Thimphu and Free Time

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Paro to Thimphu and Free Time

Your flight to Paro will be a memorable flight with the most dramatic scenery of the Himalayas. Our staff will meet you and we will drive to Thimphu. On the way, you can stop to see the famous iron chain bridge. After check-in, you can get your first feel of Thimphu and have a stroll around the Craft Bazaar.

Day 2

Thimphu Valley Sightseeing and Move to Punakha

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Thimphu Valley Sightseeing and Move to Punakha

Today you will spend seeing Thimphu Valley. Thimphu has many things to see so it's better to start a little bit early to get the best of the local experience as everyone comes out for their daily shop. One of the highlights of today will be your visit to the Simply Bhutan museum. Later in the afternoon, you will move to Punakha, one of the most beautiful valleys.

Day 3

River Rafting and Drive from Punakha to Paro

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River Rafting and Drive from Punakha to Paro

Few rivers are suitable for rafting in Bhutan but you are lucky today, as one is located in Punakha. This exhilarating adventure will be one of the highlights of your Bhutan holiday. You'll visit a few key locations in Punakha after rafting. Later in the afternoon, you will drive to Paro. You might enjoy a hot-stone bath, which is unique to Bhutan when you arrive.

Day 4

Taktsang Hike

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Taktsang Hike

Today you will hike up to Taktsang Monastery. Perched some 3900m on a cliff overlooking the valley, this is one of Bhutan’s wonders and an absolute must-see. Tragically wrecked in a fire early in 1998, it has been rebuilt to its original glory. It is said that the legendary Indian saint, Guru Padma Sambhava, flew from Tibet on the back of a tigress to tame five demons, who were opposing the spread of Buddhism in Bhutan in 746 A.D. Hence, the name, Taktshang, “Tiger’s Nest”.

Day 5

Departure Day

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Departure Day

After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport for your onward flight.

Included in Price

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 8 activities
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Airport transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Ground transportation
  • Licensed English speaking guides

Not Included in Price

  • Alcohol beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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