"On this shortest tour plan for 3-day/2-night in Bhutan, you will be exploring top things-to-do in Paro and Thimphu including the hike to Tiger's Nest monastery. Having a glimpse of the most popular places of Bhutan on this suggested shortest trip itinerary could be one of the best experiences in Bhutan." Bhutan is a country surrounded by land in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by Tibet (China) and to the south, east, and west by India. To the west, it is divided from Nepal by the Indian state of Sikkim, while further south, it is separated from Bangladesh by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal. Thimphu is the largest city and capital of Bhutan. Buddha Dordenma in Thimphu, Bhutan Shortest Bhutan Tour 03 Days 02 Nights is one of the suggested mini tour packages…
“On this shortest tour plan for 3-day/2-night in Bhutan, you will be exploring top things-to-do in Paro and Thimphu including the hike to Tiger’s Nest monastery. Having a glimpse of the most popular places of Bhutan on this suggested shortest trip itinerary could be one of the best experiences in Bhutan.”
Bhutan is a country surrounded by land in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by Tibet (China) and to the south, east, and west by India. To the west, it is divided from Nepal by the Indian state of Sikkim, while further south, it is separated from Bangladesh by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal. Thimphu is the largest city and capital of Bhutan.
Buddha Dordenma in Thimphu, Bhutan
Shortest Bhutan Tour 03 Days 02 Nights is one of the suggested mini tour packages planned to explore the land of Paro and Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. We offer a wide range of travel itineraries that you can extend from 3 nights to 9 nights or even longer. You will enjoy the Himalayan flight with spectacular views over the Himalayas to Paro Airport. 2 night 3 days Bhutan tour plan is the minimum best available itinerary we offer for the Bhutan tour package. Ask our travel expert who will help you make your Bhutan tour itinerary package even better and more thorough.
This is the Shortest Bhutan Tour 03 Days 02 Nights itinerary but a wide-ranging journey through Bhutan’s major cities; we will experience the essential things to do in this isolated and culturally rich kingdom. While spending time on this Bhutan Itinerary for 3 days, we hike the famous Taktsang Monastery; also known as Tiger’s Nest in Paro, and explore the tourist attractions of the capital Thimphu as Memorial Chorten, Buddha Point (Buddha Dordenma), Thimphu Dzong, etc.
Rinpung Dzong in Paro, Bhutan
We guarantee your Bhutan trip on any date at the lowest price possible. Feel free to make us an inquiry to know the detailed itinerary, fees, and cost details. You can also plan a 3 Country Tour – Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan during your single visit; this helps to save your time and expenses.
HimalayanWindows Tours (HWT) always puts all of its efforts into making your journey of Shortest Bhutan Tour 03 Days 02 Nights smooth and pleasant by keeping all possible attractions to visit and providing quality services.
Travel Note: HWT is one of the highest and best-selling tour companies for Bhutan tours from Kathmandu, Nepal. We offer a wide range of travel itineraries with several discounted packages. Bhutan tour packages can be organized from Delhi, Kathmandu (Nepal), Bangkok, Singapore, and Dhaka. Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines have direct flights to Paro from these destinations. While sending us an inquiry, please specify the travel port so we can send you the flight fare and seat availability to offer you the lowest tour price.
If you are connecting from Nepal, we have some recommended add-on trips that you may consider;
Fly onboard Druk Air or Bhutan Air to Paro, Bhutan. On a clear day, the panoramic views of the Himalaya are sensational, including Mount Everest (if you are flying from Delhi and Kathmandu – Prefer left side of the flight), but particularly exciting is the approach through the Bhutanese foothills and the landing, including a few steep, turn to land at the tiny airstrip of Paro. In Paro; you will be received by your Bhutanese guide and then drive to Thimphu.
Depending on your flight time; visit the following sights:
Kuenselcholing View Point: A place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). It is again a short drive from the town. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley.
Memorial Chorten: This particular Chorten was constructed in 1974 as a memorial for the third King of the country, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, who is widely regarded as the father of modern Bhutan.
Tashichho Dzong: The name means Fortress of Glorious Religion. It was built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body. Later relax for the day and stroll around the city.
Overnight at HOTEL, Thimphu.
After breakfast, retrace your drive back to Paro from Thimphu and to the edge of Paro Valley to hike Taktsang Monastery. Also knows as “Tiger’s Nest”, is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (also known as Guru Padmasambhava) meditated.
It is believed that Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of a tigress from Tibet and meditated in the cave there for three months. Although the main building of the temple was destroyed by fire in April 1998, the hike up to the viewpoint is worthwhile and fulfilling. The eighth-century monastery is perched on a rock overlooking a sheer drop and clings seemingly impossible to a cliff of rock at 9678 feet above the valley floor. For the local people, it is a place of pilgrimage, but for a tourist, a hike up to the viewpoint opposite the monastery is exhausting, thrilling and mystical. It takes almost 2.5 hours to walk up at an average walk. (Almost Five hours hike (back and forth), some gentle and some steep hike, some stony footpath and some good ones) If you ride a horse upward it will cost an extra US$25 per person. It is optional as the tour can be done as per your requirement instead of hiking
Later visit Kichu Lhakhang, Ringpung Zong, and National Museum and stroll around the town and see how locals live.
Overnight at HOTEL in Paro
Departure Transfer to Paro Airport and fly to Kathmandu (1310 m) or your onward destination.
Paro International Airport connects to the international airports of Nepal (Kathmandu; KTM), India (Delhi, Bagdogra, Kolkotta, Gaya, Guwahati), Bangladesh (Dhaka), Thailand (Bangkok) and Singapore (SIN).
My wife and I recently used Himalayan Windows to coordinate a short trip to Bhutan. Anup was kind, prompt, and professional throughout the process. He arranged a 3-day, 2-night trip that packed in the best of Bhutan for the time that we had. We enjoyed the flight over Mount Everest, the incredible dzongs, and the trek up to the Tiger's Nest monastery. The price was very reasonable, considering the package…
My wife and I recently used Himalayan Windows to coordinate a short trip to Bhutan. Anup was kind, prompt, and professional throughout the process. He arranged a 3-day, 2-night trip that packed in the best of Bhutan for the time that we had. We enjoyed the flight over Mount Everest, the incredible dzongs, and the trek up to the Tiger’s Nest monastery. The price was very reasonable, considering the package included a driver and a guide who took us everywhere. Himalayan Windows made sure that our travel visas and airline tickets were ready when we arrived.
Anup also coordinated a hike for us from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel in Nepal. Once again, the price was reasonable and the experience was incredible. Our guide and driver were knowledgeable, courteous, and accommodating.
We plan to return to Nepal soon, and will once again rely on Anup and Himalayan Windows to provide a great time at a great price.
Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with Himalayan Windows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and a bank fee is applicable.
Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals and you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color-scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share a climate from high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Bhutan tour Where is Bhutan? Bhutan is a small, landlocked country situated in the eastern Himalayas between China and India. Its landscape ranges from Subtropical plains and forests in the south to subalpine forests and the snowy Himalayas in the North. Bhutan is a principally Buddhist country, and it is recognized as the last stronghold of Mahayana Buddhism. Do I need to use a… Read More »