A rapid visit to Thimpu and Paro.

Shortest Bhutan Tour

Shortest Bhutan tour package affords you to traverse two major cities of Bhutan, namely: Paro and Thimphu. Paro is a historic town whereas Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan.

The Shortest Bhutan tour package affords you to traverse two major cities of Bhutan, namely: Paro and Thimphu. Paro is a historic town whereas Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan. It is a beautiful valley that includes many holy and sacred sites. Paro offers you scenic views of mountainous ranges. The mystical green lush valleys add beauty to the magnificent Paro. The way of living and ancient Buddhist traditions are worth experiencing. 

Similarly, Thimphu is the political and economic centre of Bhutan. You can see the mixture of ancient and modern cultural practices. Thimphu valley also offers majestic natural as well as cultural beauty. The valley includes museums and ancient schools too. Moreover, This 3 days Bhutan tour provides you with an exploration of the beautiful Paro and Thimphu valleys.

You can customize the package upon your choice and preference. A private service will be given throughout the trip. A guide will be along with you during the trip. Also, The mentioned sightseeing entrance fees have been included. 

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Trip Facts

duration Duration 3 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Easy
trip-difficulty Highest Point 3100 m.
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code SBT
trip-code Start Point Paro
trip-start-point Trip End Point Paro
trip-accomodation Accomodation Hotels
trip-meals Meals As mentioned in the itinerary
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Highlights of Shortest Bhutan Tour

    •  Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
    • National Chorten Museum. 
    • Tashichho Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.  
    • Traditionally and economically rich Thimphu valley.
    • Pleasing Paro valley surrounded by different mountain ranges.

Trip Overview

Travelling to Bhutan- “Country of Happiness” itself is an overwhelming experience. Inspecting Paro and Thimphu, two major cities of Bhutan, is another life-time memory. One can explore ancient temples, dzongs and museums. Certainly,  the serene and scenic valleys, hiking up to Taktsang Monastery, encountering Bhutanese culture and traditions are the prime highlights of this tour.  

Also, this tour mainly focuses on giving insights into the Bhutanese culture and lifestyle of local people. The sightseeing around Bhutan’s beautiful places will give you lifetime memories. Visit Bhutan to explore the wonderful beauty, see the beautiful places and gather the experiences in Bhutan. 

Facts of Shortest Bhutan Tour

Trip Grade


Name of Trip

Shortest Bhutan Tour


2 Nights and 3 Days

Trip Starting and Ending Point



Culture, Nature and Historical Tours

Highest Point

Dochula Pass

Highest Altitude

3,100 Meters



Type of Tour

Hiking, Road Trip and Sightseeing

Places to Visit

  • Thimphu

  • Paro

Best Time

  • April

  • May

  • September

  • October

  • November

Major Attractions

  • National Memorial Chorten

  • Tashichho Dzong

  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery

  • Kyichu Lhakhang

Shortest Bhutan Tour Package

The Shortest Bhutan tour is a 2 nights and 3 days tour to the land of thunder dragons. It is an ideal choice for those who are short on time but still willing to visit Bhutan. During a short period of 3 days, you will explore only two of the most popular places in Bhutan. These places include the capital of Bhutan Thimphu and one of the major places of Bhutan Paro.

Both of these places are an excellent choice to spend a few days in the land of Buddhists. Tiger’s Nest Monastery situated at the top of the hill is the main highlight of the Shortest Bhutan tour. Besides that, some other vintage places that you will explore during your Bhutan tour includes National Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang and many more.

Best Time to Visit

April and May are the best time for the shortest Bhutan tour. These two months of the year are suitable for the trip as the weather is clear and marvellous views of the landscape, as well as the mountain ranges, can be seen. Besides that, there is very little chance of rainfall during these months of the year.

September, October and November is another best time for the Bhutan tour. During these months of the year, the mornings and the evenings are chilly, but the day is warm. You can also witness some of the snow-capped mountain ranges during these months of the year.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Paro, Drive to Thimphu

After arriving & visa formalities and collecting baggage, you will be welcomed by our tour representative who will be your tour guide during your entire trip in Bhutan. 

Check into your hotel in Thimphu. Free until lunchtime for some rest from early morning flight, refreshment and lunch. 

Afternoon, you can choose to visit any or all of the following places:- 

Tachogang Lhakhang

Tachogang Lhakhang is located in Paro district, on the way to Thimphu. It was founded by Thangtong Gyalpo after he experienced a vision of Guru Rinpoche, Amitabha and Avalokiteshvara near the site. The caretakers today are said to be descendants of Thangtong Gyalpo. Inside the temple, one can see the masters relics, including his walking stick.

National Memorial Chorten

The National Memorial was built by Bhutan’s third king, H.M. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.” He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity. However, he was unable to give shape to his idea in his lifetime due to the pressures of the state and other legal responsibilities. After his untimely demise in 1972, the Royal Family and Cabinet resolved to fulfil his wishes and erect a memorial that would perpetuate his memory and also serve as a monument to eternal peace, harmony and tranquillity.

Simtokha Dzong

Simtokha Dzong is also known as Sangak Zabdhon Phodrang or “Palace of the Profound Meaning of Secret Mantras”. It is a small dzong built-in 1629 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, who unified Bhutan. It is an important historical monument and former Buddhist monastery. Today, it houses one of the premier Dzongkha language learning institutes. 

Tashichho Dzong

The Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of capital Thimphu. The Dzong was built on the western bank of the river Wang Chu. This has historically served as the seat of the DrukDesi or the Dharma Raja of Bhutan’s government. After the kings assumed power in 1907, this post was combined with that of the king and Thimphu served as the summer capital of the kingdom onwards.

trip-accomodation Accomodation Hotel
trip-meals Meals D
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Drive to Paro

After an early breakfast, you will be driven towards Paro and later when we will take you for a morning hike up to:

Taktsang Monastery

It is also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest Monastery. It hangs precariously and magically from a rather steep cliff. The Taktsang monastery is a monument of genuine pride and spiritual significance in Bhutan. It defies architectural principles to the core and amazes tourists from around the world. Its history is deeply associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava, the revered Indian saint who came to Bhutan in the 8th century AD. The cave was named Taktshang after Guru Rinpoche flew into the cave from Kurtoe Singye Dzong in eastern Bhutan while riding on a tigress. 

Kyichu Lhakhang

The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. The temple was built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th Century AD. The Kyichu Lhakhang was one of the 108 temples constructed by him to subdue a demon that was terrorizing the people of the Himalayas.

trip-accomodation Accomodation Hotel
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 03


In the morning after an early breakfast, we will see you off at the Paro Airport for your onward destinations.

trip-accomodation Accomodation Hotel
trip-meals Meals B,L
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide


    •  Airport pick-up and drop-off on a private basis.
    • Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned transportation and sightseeing.
    • All hotel accommodation based on double sharing deluxe rooms.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees. 
    • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel.
    • All government and local tourism taxes.
    • Driver’s allowance, salary, fuel cost and toll taxes.


    •  Nature of personal expenses.
    • Tips (not required but recommended).
    • Bhutan Visa fee. (USD 50)
    • Flight from Kathmandu/ Delhi/ Calcutta / Bangkok. 

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