“Short and Sweet” with Punakha

Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Valleys

If you have limited time this itinerary is a great option. You will get to see the best known highlights including Taktsang, Punakha Dzong and Dochu la (pass). Included are optional hikes and the possibility to spend time with local families. You can personalize this tour by telling us more about your interests and needs.

DAY 1 Arrival at Paro and Sightseeing
Paro sightseeing and stroll through town

DAY 2 Drive to Thimphu and Sightseeing
Approx. 1 hour drive to Thimphu and sightseeing and/or hiking

DAY 3 Drive to Punakha via Dochula
Approx. 3 hr drive to Punakha with stop at Dochu la (pass)

DAY 4 Stay in Punakha
Enjoy sightseeing and village life in Punakha

DAY 5 From Punakha to Paro
Return to Paro maybe visit botanical garden on the way

DAY 6 Paro Taktshang
Hike to Tiger’s Nest

DAY 7 Departure

For the detailed itinerary and questions please contact us  

  • Activities: Cultural sightseeing, hikes, art & crafts, village life
  • Overnights: Hotels and/or homestays
  • Season: High and low season
  • Highlights: Taktsang, Punakha Dzong, Dochu la mountain range view