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Glimpse of Bhutan


5 Days Bhutan Tours gives you the Glimpse of Bhutan. This tour will cover the 3 western part of Bhutan like Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. Also this three places are one of the most best highlights of Bhutan. Therefore, this 5 days Bhutan Tours packed with awesome exclusivity is the pinnacle of our exclusive classic tour. This trip will take you on a wondrous journey from the get go. For instance, you will get to rejoice the wonderful and significant glimpses of Bhutan. Above all, you will visit the Taktsang (Tigers Nest) monastery which is one of the highlights for Bhutan tours.

If you have very limited time and like to see the glimpse of Bhutan, then this tour will best suit. Contact Rabsel Nima Bhutan Adventure who is your trusted Bhutan tour organizer in Bhutan.

  • Visit to the magnificent Tashichoe Dzong, the fortress housing the throne room and the office of the King.
  • Visit to Dochula pass ornamented with 108 chortens.
  • Visit to Chimi Lhakhang to understand the harmony between Bhutanese way of life and its mythical history.
  • Visit to Phochu suspension bridge to get a glimpse of traditional way of Bhutanese life.
  • Excursion to Paro Taktsang to end you holiday in Bhutan on an even higher note and to take you to the spiritual journey, and to offer you an insight into Bhutanese architecture and beauty of Buddhism in Bhutan.
  • Duration 5 Days
  • Tour Type Classic
  • Destination Paro - Thimphu - Dochula - Punakha

During this flight one will enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Mountains including the sacred Mt. Jhomolhari & Mt. Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro Airport a representative of Rabsel Nima Bhutan Adventure will receive you and drive to Thimphu.

After lunch visit:

  • Buddha Point/ Kuensel Phodrang – Is the largest Buddha statue in the country, from there you can get a good view of the Thimphu valley.
  • Memorial Chorten – Built in the year 1974 in the memory of our third king of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
  • Tashichho Dzong – The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. Tashichho Dzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body.

Overnight at hotel.

Today after a delicious breakfast, you will drive to Punakha. The first visit and highlight of the day will be visiting the spectacular Dochula Pass, which is 1 hour drive from Thimphu. Highest Mountain pass (3150m), these stunning place is adorned with 108 colorful stupas and features the breathtaking Himalayan views. From there we will continue our drive to Punakha. You will visit the chimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility) at sopsokha. In Punakha, visit to Punakha Dzong, the Palace of Great Happiness. Also visit suspension bridge over the male river and then drive to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery perched high above the Punakha.

After breakfast, drive to Paro via Dochula – approximately 2 hours 30 minutes drive through picturesque valleys and mountain slopes dotted with typical Bhutanese villages. From the Dochula pass, at over 10,000ft, vast panoramic views of the high snowcapped peaks of the Bhutanese Himalaya can be enjoyed on a clear day.

Drive to Paro visit:

  • Kyichu Lhakhang – One of the oldest and most sacred temple in the kingdom, dating back to the 7th century.
  • Ta Dzong – Former Watch Tower which now houses the National Museum.
  • Rinpung Dzong – Which houses the monastic school and the office of the civil administration and walk down passing close by crossing the Bhutanese typical wooden roofed bridge to Paro town.

After breakfast, drive for half an hour and start the hike, which is about 5 hours (round trip.) The trail is along an ancient path marked by river-powered prayer wheels. As you reach Taktsang you will be struck by the architectural wonder of this most pious Buddhist shrine in Bhutan. Perched some 1000m, 3000ft on a cliff overlooking the valley; it would justifiably qualify as one of Bhutan’s wonders. 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, Taktsang, or the “Tiger’s Lair.”

Descend back to Ramthangka. If the time permits, drive further north to visit another symbolic structure, which is now under reconstruction. Drugyel Dzong, or “”Castle of the Victorious Drukpa,” which was also built by the Shabdrung to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetans in the 16thcenturies. From here, the Jomolhari Peak (“Mountain of the Goddess”) can be seen on a clear day (Alt. 7,329m/24,029ft.).  Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight. The representative of Rabsel Nima Bhutan Adventure will see off and bid farewell.


  • Bhutan Visa & Royalty Taxes
  • Accommodation in Bhutan based on twin sharing at the hotels mentioned above as per the itinerary
  • Daily buffet breakfast served at all places in the hotels
  • Other meals (lunch & dinner) will be served at the hotel / local restaurants
  • Land transportation throughout the trip including airport pickup and drop
  • Professional English speaking guide throughout the tour
  • Entrance tickets to all places mentioned in the program
  • Mineral water throughout the trip
  • Tourist Sim- card with 4G data connection.


  • Flight cost to Bhutan
  • Tips for Guide & Driver
  • Personal expenses
  • 4 or 5 star accommodation (extra charges will apply)
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages

City Hotel Thimphu

This hotel is another example of tranquil get away from the midst of everyday life yet in the heart of a town. It features modern furnishings to offer you an unbeatable comfort with modern amenities as well.

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Tashi Namgay Resort

This resort is located conveniently opposite to the Paro airport away from the fuss of urban life. Boasting tradition and modern design ideas, this perfect blend offers you all the opulent amenities of modern life. The open field layout of the resort with lush green lawn provides yet another spiritual experience.

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Dhensa Boutique Resort

Dhensa Boutique Resort at Punakha is a mix of modern and traditional design ideas crafted for the peace of mind for any visitor. It boasts ideas and amenities that specifically deliver the essence Bhutanese hospitality and unforgettable comfort. Located at the heart warm Punakha valley, it sits among a vast field of paddy giving guests a rusty feel.

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Terms & Conditions

Reservations and Payments: 

  • Reservations will be confirmed, based upon availability, upon receipt of the Booking Form and 100% payment to the Tour Operator.

Tour cancellation policy:

The tour cancellation policy is as follow:

  • 90 days+           100% refund of trip cost
  • 30-89 days        75% refund of trip cost
  • 15-29 days         50% refund of trip cost
  • 00-14 days        100% cancellation fee

Flight cancellation policy:

The flight cancellation policy is as follow:

  • 30 days+ 90%         refund of ticket cost
  • 10-29 days       75% refund of ticket cost
  • 04-09 days      50% refund of ticket cost
  • 00-03 days      100% cancellation fee

Note: Fee applicable for date change and passenger name change.


  • Client is responsible for travel insurance, including health and accident insurance coverage and medical evacuation.

Definitely you can book for single person trip but you should be willing to pay the single person surcharges US $40 per night extra from your minimum daily tour price.

Visitors who opt for more exclusive resorts like Amankora in Paro, Six Sense in Thimphu and Gangtey Lodge in Gangtey will have to pay for their accommodation on top of the daily tariff specified.

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