3 Days Short Bhutan Tour with Tiger Nest Hike

Journey to Bhutan from India
Tiger Nest Temple at Paro

3 Days Short Bhutan Tour is carefully planned to visit as much places as possible within this short duration. The highlight of this trip is visit to Tiger Nest temple at Paro. The itinerary is absolutely handcrafted for those clients having low budget and short leave from work.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 2Nights and 3 Days Tour
  • Trip Start and End: Paro to Paro
  • Accommodation: 3 Satr Hotel approved by TCB.
  • Trip Activity: Culture and Short Hikes.
  • Guide: English speaking and licensed Guide.
  • Trip Route: Paro-Thimphu-Paro
  • Trip Cost: USD 490 Per person.

Trip Highlight

  • Hike the Tiger Nest Temple.
  • Visit the Taa dzong only Museum in Bhutan.
  • Explore Amazing Budha Statue over looking Thimphu Valley.
  • Visit the Memorial Chorten built in honor of 3rd King of Bhutan.

Day 01 Arrival at Paro International Airport

Arrival at Paro airport. You will be received by the representative from Tour Bhutan. Thimphu includes: visit the National Memorial Chorten, a monument dedicated to the Third King of Bhutan. His Late Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The inside paintings and statues provide a very rare insight into Buddhist Philosophy. Then visit the National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts followed by a visit to Painting School, famous for carving and freehand art, and Folk Heritage Museum.

After lunch, visit the largest Buddha Statue overlooking Thimphu valley. In the evening, visit Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion), built-in 1641 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and reconstructed in 1961 by the Late King, His Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wang chuck, who is regarded as Father of Modern Bhutan. Then visit Handicrafts Emporium to see the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts and textiles. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 02 Thimphu to Tiger Nest Temple Hike at Paro

Visit the Tiger nest temple. A very special day, with an excursion, to view the spectacular Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery – After breakfast, a short drive takes us to Satsam Chorten, from there a 2-hour horse ride till the viewpoint point of the monastery. The trail climbs through a beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. We stop for a rest and light refreshments at the Taktsang Jakhang (cafeteria) and then walk a short distance until we see, clearly and seemingly within reach, Taktsang monastery. The primary Lhakhang was built around Guru Rimpoche’s meditation cave in 1684by the Penlop of Paro Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay, this incredible monastery clings to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below. Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan, flew here on the back of a flying tiger, Dorji Drolo, said to be his favourite consort.

After lunch, visit Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Paro Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”, built-in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the center of civil and religious authority in this valley. A short walk takes you to the base of the dzong and across a traditional cantilevered, covered bridge. In the evening, drive to Thimphu. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 03 Paro to Airport and See Off.

Today is your last day in Bhutan. Your 3 days short Bhutan tour ends here with our guide and driver seeing you off from Paro Airport.

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Frequently Asked Question

Is Bhutan Cheap to Travel?

Bhutan follows the High value low volume tourism policy which mandated tourist to pay daily tarriff of USD 250 per person per night in peak seaon and USD$ 200 for lean season. Peaj seaon starts from March to May and September to November.

How many days is enough to visit Bhutan?

If you plan to cover the whole of Bhutan 25 days is good enough to cover the best of Bhutan and if you don’t have enough days 7 days is the minimum to spend in Bhutan.