Bhutan Valley Tour Itinerary – Example
The following itinerary outlines a possible itinerary for your Bhutan Valley Tour.
Custom Bhutan Valley Tour
Customised tours which differ from this itinerary are always possible to organise. For example, it’s always possible to extend your stay in order to spend more time in Paro and/or Thimphu.
Don’t hesitate to contact us in order to discuss your preferences, wants and needs. We are flexible and your personal preferences (and those of your group’s members) matter most to us when organising your Bhutan Valley Tour.
Bhutan Valley Tour Cost
Our Bhutan Valley Tour Package covers the following costs:
- Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport
- Standard government-approved accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour
- Full-board meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks – for the duration of your stay
- Drinking water for the duration of the tour
- Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides
- Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan
- Luggage will be hauled by horses, mules or yaks at higher elevations, if required
- Monument and museums entrance fees at all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary
- Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance
- Government royalty (35% of $200), which goes to the country’s health and education projects
- All route access and monument entry permits and fees
- All government taxes, official expenses and tourist service charges
The following costs are excluded and not covered by our Bhutan Valley Tour Package:
- International airfare and airport departure tax
- Your travel insurance (mandatory for the trip)
- Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry
- Alcoholic and cold drinks
- Personal clothing and equipment
- Tips for tour guides, porters, driver, hotel lobby and in restaurants. (Tipping is expected)
- Other expenses not mentioned in the Included costs section
Bhutan Valley Tour – Trip Facts
Bhutan Valley Tour Difficulty
How hard is the Bhutan Valley Tour? The Bhutan Valley Tour is an easy tour perfect for people who don’t want to hike 6 hours per day. We focus on sightseeing and culture without requiring too much physical effort.
Bhutan Valley Altitude
The Bhutan Valley Tour reaches a maximum altitude of approximately 3,400 m.
Bhutan Valley Tour Best Time of Year
The best season to enjoy a Bhutan Valley Tour is from January – June and from September – December.
Minimum Required Group Size
The minimum group size is 1 person.
Bhutan Valley’s Highlights
- Sightseeing in and around Paro and Thimphu
- Panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains
- Chimi Lhakhang Temple
- Shopping in Bumthang village
- Visit Trongsa Dzong fortress and the Swiss Farm
- Taktsang monastery (The Tiger’s Nest)
Video 1 – Bhutan Valley Tour
Video 2 – Tour in Bhutan’s Valley
Video 3 – Bhutan Valley Tour
Bhutan Valley Tour – Image Gallery