Leading Trekking and Adventure Agency Since 1997
+977 9851049662  |  info@marrontreks.com  |  日本語ウェブサイト
5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour

5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour

Trip at a Glance

  • Country

    Country: Bhutan

  • Trip grade

    Trip grade: Easy

  • Destination

    Destination: Bhutan

  • Activities

    Activities: Cultural Sightseeing

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation: 3-Star hotels

  • Meals

    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

  • Transportation

    Transportation: Private vehicle/Plane

  • Maximum altitude

    Maximum altitude: Taktsang Monastery (3120m)

  • Group size

    Group size: 1 pax min

  • Trip Start / End

    Trip Start / End: Kathmandu - Kathmandu

  • Best Season

    Best Season: Jan-Jun, Sep-Dec

5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour is a quick and convenient tour taking you on a road trip across the best of Bhutan and starts and ends in Paro. A stop at the breathtaking Taktsang Monastery, often known as the tiger's nest, is one of the tour's main highlights. This tour allows you to experience all of Bhutan's top attractions, including its amazing natural beauty, hospitable people, and rich cultural diversity. It also brings you to some charming tiny villages and breathtaking valleys. People who want to learn more about Bhutan and explore some of its holy sites and culture should take this tour.

5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Culture Tour Highlights:

  • A scenic flight in/out from Paro witnessing spectacular Himalaya views. 
  • Discover Paro with colors and tradition. 
  • Cultural sightseeing at the tiny capital of Thimphu. 
  • Day excursions to the beautiful Haa Valley 
  • Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Hike (3120m).
  • Punakha Dzong – the most beautiful monastery in Bhutan. 
  • Kyichu Lhakhang – the oldest & most sacred shrines in Bhutan.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Paro (2250m) – Thimphu (2350m)
Day 02: Thimphu – Punakha (1310m)
Day 03: Punakha – Thimphu (2350m)
Day 04:Thimphu - Day Excursion to Haa Valley (2740m) - Paro
Day 05: Paro – Hike to Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ (3120m)
Day 06: Paro depart

Upon your arrival in Paro, you will be greeted by the captivating landscapes of Bhutan. After completing the necessary arrival procedures, you will be transferred to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Take the opportunity to explore the city, visit local attractions, and immerse yourself in the Bhutanese culture.

Hotel
Lunch/Dinner included

Leave Thimphu and embark on a scenic drive to Punakha, nestled in the fertile valleys of Bhutan. En route, you will pass through breathtaking landscapes, including the dramatic Dochula Pass. In Punakha, visit the historic Punakha Dzong and enjoy the tranquility of this picturesque town.

Hotel
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

Travel back to Thimphu, enjoying the picturesque landscapes along the way. In Thimphu, delve deeper into Bhutanese culture by visiting various cultural sites, such as the National Memorial Chorten, the Changangkha Lhakhang, and the Tashichho Dzong. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the capital city.

Hotel
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

Embark on a day excursion to the stunning Haa Valley, located in the western part of Bhutan. Explore this picturesque valley, visit the Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and the Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple), and witness the traditional lifestyle of the Haa people. Return to Paro in the evening and spend the night.

Hotel
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure as you hike to the world-famous Taktsang Monastery, also known as the Tiger’s Nest. Trek through pine forests and steep trails to reach the monastery, perched precariously on a cliff. Take in the breathtaking views and soak in the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred site. Descend back to Paro and spend the night.

Hotel
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

On the final day of your Bhutanese journey, bid farewell to Paro as you depart for your next destination. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you have made in this enchanting kingdom. Depart with a sense of gratitude and a desire to return to Bhutan someday to explore more of its hidden treasures.

Breakfast included

What is included?

  • Airport pick-up and drop services by private transportation.
  • Guided sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Bhutanese government-approved tourist standard hotels throughout the trip.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Entrance and monumental fees during sightseeing.
  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
  • Remuneration to the Bhutanese government-certified English-speaking local tour guide.
  • Bhutanese government’s royalties, and taxes. 

What is not included?

  • International airfares.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee – Visa can be obtained upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Other expenses of a personal nature (phone calls, laundry, bottled water etc.).
  • Bar bills, alcoholic drinks & beverages.
  • Tip for the tour guide or driver. 

FAQ's

1. What is the 5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Culture Tour?
The 5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Culture Tour is a well-planned and immersive travel package that focuses on exploring the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Bhutan. This tour allows you to experience the country’s unique customs, visit ancient monasteries, and witness traditional festivals and rituals.

2. What are the major highlights of the Bhutan Culture Tour?
The major highlights of the Bhutan Culture Tour typically include visits to iconic cultural sites such as the Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in Paro, Punakha Dzong, Dochula Pass, Thimphu’s cultural landmarks, and interacting with local communities to experience the traditional Bhutanese way of life.

3. What is the best time to go on the 5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Culture Tour?
The best time to go on the Bhutan Culture Tour is during the spring (April to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer pleasant weather, clear skies, and a chance to witness cultural festivals and events in Bhutan.

4. What type of accommodations are provided in the culture tour package?
The Bhutan Culture Tour typically offers comfortable accommodations in standard hotels and guesthouses that provide basic amenities. These accommodations allow you to experience the local Bhutanese hospitality while immersing yourself in the country’s culture.

5. Are there any special permits required for the Bhutan Culture Tour?
Yes, all tourists visiting Bhutan require a visa, and travel is only possible through authorized tour operators. The culture tour operator will handle the visa process and obtain the necessary permits for your visit.

6. What is the level of physical activity involved in the culture tour?
The Bhutan Culture Tour is designed to be relatively easy and suitable for most travelers. It involves sightseeing, short walks to cultural sites, and attending cultural events or festivals. There are no strenuous hikes or treks in this standard tour package.

7. Can I participate in local cultural activities during the tour?
Yes, the Bhutan Culture Tour often includes opportunities to participate in local cultural activities, such as traditional dance performances, trying on traditional Bhutanese clothing, and interacting with local artisans and craftsmen.

Equipment


When packing for a tour of Bhutan, it's important to consider the country's climate, culture, and the diverse range of activities you may participate in. Here's a comprehensive packing list to help you prepare for your Bhutan tour:

Clothing:

  • Weather-Appropriate Clothing:
  • Lightweight, moisture-wicking and breathable clothing for lower elevations
  • Warmer clothing for higher elevations and cooler temperatures
  • Long-sleeve shirts and pants for sun protection
  • Rain jacket or poncho for the monsoon season (June to September)
  • Insulating layers like fleece or down jackets
  • Comfortable walking shoes for cities and towns
  • Hiking boots for trekking or rural walks
  • Sandals or comfortable shoes for casual wear
  • Swimsuit (for hotel pools or hot springs)

Cultural Attire (for visiting temples and monasteries):

  • Modest clothing that covers shoulders and knees
  • Scarf or shawl to drape over shoulders
  • Comfortable slip-on shoes (you'll need to remove your shoes at some religious sites)

Travel Essentials:

  • -Passport and Visa:
  • Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your planned return date.
  • Obtain the necessary Bhutanese visa, which is typically arranged through a Bhutanese tour operator.

Travel Documents:

  • Flight tickets, tour itineraries, and hotel reservations
  • Travel insurance documents
  • Photocopies of important documents

Money and Security:

  • Bhutanese Ngultrum in cash (as ATMs are limited)
  • Credit/debit cards and backup payment methods
  • Money belt or neck pouch for valuables

Health and Medications:

  • Prescription medications and necessary medical supplies
  • Basic first-aid kit with bandages, antiseptic, pain relievers, and stomach medications
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with high SPF
  • Travel-size toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.)

Travel Accessories:

  • -Daypack:
  • Small backpack for day trips

Electronics:

  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Camera, extra batteries, and memory cards
  • Power adapter for charging devices (Bhutan uses Type D and Type F plugs)
  • Power bank for recharging devices on the go
  • Universal travel adapter

Entertainment and Comfort:

  • Books or e-reader
  • Notebook and pen
  • Travel pillow and earplugs for comfortable rest during long journeys
  • Outdoor Gear (if you plan to trek or do outdoor activities):

Optional Items:

  • Snacks (energy bars, nuts, etc.) for on-the-go

Specific Items for Bhutan:

  • Tour Confirmation:
  • Copies of your tour confirmation and itinerary
  • Air tickets in/out of Bhutan
  • Passport of 6 months validity beyond your return date
  • Visa clearance letter from your travel agent

Gratuity:

  • Small denominations of currency for tipping your tour guides and drivers

Be sure to research the specific regions and activities you plan to undertake in Bhutan to tailor your packing list accordingly. Bhutan's weather can vary significantly depending on the time of year and the region you're visiting, so it's important to check the local forecast before packing. Additionally, respect for Bhutan's culture is essential, so make sure you have appropriate clothing for temple visits and other cultural activities.

Book now