• 5 Days Bhutan Escapade

    This trip gives you a quick glimpse of the best experiences of Bhutan while based in Paro. Located at an altitude of 2200m above sea level, Paro is home to one of the oldest and most celebrated Dzongs of Bhutan. Make a day trip to Bhutan’s capital Thimphu, scenically situated on a hillside and on the bank of the Thimphu River.
  • 1
5 days
From S$ 2,750/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Bangkok
    Fly Singapore/Bangkok SQ 976 1600/1725 (2h 25m) – Daily
      Or SQ 978 1840/2005 (2h 25m) – Daily


    Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

    Meals included: Nil

  • Day 02 - Bangkok / Paro

    Fly by the glorious views of the snow-capped Himalayas on the way to Paro Valley.

    Fly Bangkok/Paro KB129 0445/0700 (3h 15m) – Thursdays
      Or KB 127 0650/0950 (4h 15m) – Except Thursday via Bagdogra


    Check into your hotel and freshen up.

    Take an easy hike off the beaten path to the 15th century Zurig Lhakhang above Paro Dzong overlooking the valley.

    Enroute, visit the iconic 17th century Paro Rinpung Dzong and descend to Drukgyel Dzong and on a clear day, be rewarded with a view of the glorious snow-capped Mt Jhomolhari. Picnic amidst the ruins then head off for a game of archery and dart!

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 03 - Paro / Thimphu / Paro

    Drive to the BBS Tower Viewpoint for a stunning view of the valley. Visit the Takin Preserve to see Takin, Bhutan’s national animal. Take a view of the majestic Tashichoe Dzong, seat of the government before circumventing the Memorial Chorten.

    Brush shoulders with the everyday Bhutanese at the Centenary Farmers Market (open Fri – Sun) and the craft bazaar (closed on Tue). Learn about traditional herbal medicines at the National Institute of Traditional Medicine and proceed to the Folk Heritage Museum.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 04 - Paro

    Set on a vertical cliff face, the Taktshang Monastery defies all engineering logic. Hike up for a dramatic view or choose to take a pony ride that can be arranged at an additional cost.

    Visit Kyichu Lhakang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan and enjoy a home-cooked dinner in a farmhouse for that authentic Bhutanese experience!

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 05 - Paro / Bangkok / Singapore

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight.

    Fly Paro/Bangkok KB 128 1030/1430 (3h) – Wed only
      Or KB 130 1100/1600 (4h) – Except Mon and Wed via Bagdogra
      Or KB 126 1005/1510 (4h 5m) – Mon only via Bagdogra
    Fly Bangkok/Singapore SQ 979 1830/2200 ( 2h 30m) – Daily

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

    1-day Extension Option

    Overnight Bumdra Trek via Taktshang Monastery

    A unique trek up to the unspoiled wilderness of Bhutan’s Taktshang Monastery, rated moderate to challenging. The trek begins at Sangchen Chokhor and through untouched forests and meadows of wildflower. Camp at Bumdra before descending to Taktshang Monastery the next morning.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Haa Valley Alpine Explorer (with Biking and Overnight Village Homestay Option)

    Take a 3 hour drive across Chele Las and arrive at the remote Haa valley. Discover the nomadic lifestyle of the Haap culture. Overnight in a village farmhouse, sampling home cooked delicacies and washing it down with Ara- a local brew.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

     

    Make use of direct flight Singapore-Paro for a 4 Days Program. Works on Sunday departure  

    • Save 1 day of travelling; Works out as 4 days of travelling instead of 5.  
    • Avoid overnight stay in Bangkok 

    Singapore/Paro     KB 501     0600/0945 - Thu, Sun (5hr 45min via Kolkatta)

    Paro/Singapore     KB 500     0720/1515 - Wed, Sat (5hr 55min via Kolkatta)

 

 

 

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