Tiger Nest Tour Bhutan 5 days

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Highlights

Trip Grade
Moderate, 30000m
Accommodation
3 Star Hotel In Bhutan
Transportation
Private Car/ Van/ Bus
Best Season
March-May, Oct - November
  • Visit Tiger Nest Monastery
  • Explore capital Thimpu and around
  • Paro valley sightseeing
  • Visit Monasteries, museum, cultural center and many more
  • Explore the uniqueness of Bhutan

Tiger Nest Tour Bhutan Overview

Paro Taktsang also known as the Taktsang Palphug Monastery and the Tiger’s Nest is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site is located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan.   Tiger Nest Tour Bhutan package includes to visit the Tiger Nest monastery and other major sites around paro, Thimpu and Ha valley.

The Buddhism was spread in Bhutan from Tiger Nest Monastery (3048m). Master Padmasambhava was meditated here for 3 years. The monastery was built around the end of 16th century. It takes an hour steep hiking to arrive at the monastery which is the most visited site by tourist. The hike to the monastery is challenging but once you arrive here has a beautiful view of Paro valley. You will have an option to use a horse if you like to avoid scary hiking.

We will take you to other cities and interesting sport to explore Bhutanese culture, tradition, people and interesting places to make your holiday memorable.

Tourist Visa in Bhutan:
All foreigner tourist (other than Indian, Bangladesh and Maldives) requires obtaining a tourist visa before entering into Bhutan. The tourist will obtain a clearance letter to fly to Paro or other port and your visa will be stamped at the port of entry. You will require a licensed tour operator to arrange your visa. In order to minimize the impact on the country’s unique society and environment, the government issue limited tourist visa.

Hotel Accommodations:
Bhutan offers a wide variety of accommodations from 5star Hotels to homestay (traditional house). We will manage a minimum of 3star hotel to a night rest to our Bhutan visitor client. The hotel will have TV, AC, Private bathroom, WIFI, Restaurant etc.

Meal in Bhutan:
Bhutan offers a wide variety of food choices including its own authentic meal. You will be serving different cuisine from restaurant and Hotel. Chilli is an essential part of Bhutanese meal but they will customize as per guests request. Rice forms the main body of most Bhutanese meals and will serve some other items as a side dishes. You can find veg and non-veg restaurant around the city.

Best time to Travel to Bhutan:
Mar-May, Sept-Dec is the best month to travel in Bhutan. Other month are considered low season with the monsoon in June-Aug will have a heavy rain every day. Winter will be below zero as it is a mountain country.

Getting there:
Bhutan has the only international airport and 2 airlines operating flights to Bhutan. There are daily flights from Kathmandu to Paro and return but there may have changed to the schedule. Please check with us while booking your tour. October and April are the busiest time. You need to buy a round-trip ticket to travel Bhutan. You can enter to Bhutan from the land port as well as but you must travel through India.

Tour Guide:
To be a tourist guide in Bhutan, they need to obtain a license from the government. We will provide you with a local English speaking tour guide to make a pleasant holiday in Bhutan. He keeps good knowledge of history, culture, religion and all in general. The guide is very kind and helpful.

Articles of clothing:
You need to dress gently while travelling to Bhutan. You are not advised to wear short items of clothing. While entering to the monastery or religious places, you must cover your shoulder and cant wear shoes. Winter is pretty cold so be prepared with warm clothes. We will advise you about dress as per season when you confirm the tour.

How to Book:
Once you decided your travel date and agreed on the itinerary, we require your passport details and photograph to process the bookings. We will send you the confirmations with flight details, hotel etc.

Payment Method:
We need advance payment before applying the permit to travel to Bhutan. You can transfer the advance payment to our company bank. The rest you can transfer before you depart to Bhutan or pay in cash in Kathmandu. We accept major credit cards.

The currency of Bhutan:
Bhutan has their own currency called Ngultrum. You can exchange it upon your arival at the airport or there are banks in the city.

Travel arrangement in Kathmandu:
Alpine Asian Treks and Expedition P Ltd is a Kathmandu based travel/ trekking agency. We can arrange a tour/ trekking in Nepal before or after your tour to Bhutan. We have our own hotel in Kathmandu Green Eco Resort in a peace location which offer a beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley and Himalaya in the far horizon.

Day to Day Itinerary

Whats Included?

Accommodation
  • Bhutanese style 3 star hotels with private bathrooms.
Meals
  • Breakfat, lunch and dinner from Hotel/ restaurant
Transportation
  • Drukair/ Bhutan Airlines flights to/from Paro.
Other
  • English speaking guide, driver & private Vehicle.
  • All touring & transfers throughout your journey.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing.
  • Bhutan visa fees, Bhutan Govt royalties & local taxes.

Whats not Included?

Not Included
  • Nepal entry visa and flight
  • Personal items – phone calls, laundry, drinks etc.
  • Travel Insurance – which is mandatory to enter Bhutan.