Mystical Bhutan Retreat - 2 Nights, 3 Days

Duration: 3 Days   |   Based on 9 Reviews   |  
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: All Standard Meals throughout the Trip 
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Max Elevation: 3,120 m
  • Single Supplement: USD 150

Welcome to a land where happiness is not just a state of mind but a way of life—Bhutan, the mystical kingdom nestled in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas. Shepherd Holidays invites you on a transformative 2 nights, 3 days retreat that transcends the ordinary and introduces you to the extraordinary. Get ready to immerse yourself in a symphony of tradition, spirituality, and awe-inspiring landscapes.

Embark on an enchanting journey to the Land of the Thunder Dragon with Shepherd Holidays. Our carefully crafted 2 nights, 3 days tour package to Bhutan promises an immersive experience, blending cultural exploration, natural beauty, and spiritual serenity. Discover the unique charm of Bhutan, where tradition meets tranquility.

Day 1: Paro - Gateway to Spiritual Serenity

Your adventure begins as you touch down at Paro International Airport. The air is crisp, and the mountains stand as silent witnesses to the tales untold. Shepherd Holidays welcomes you to your first stop—the iconic Paro Taktsang, also known as Tiger's Nest. Perched on a cliff, this monastery is not just a visual spectacle but a spiritual haven. The hike may challenge your legs, but the reward is a panorama of Bhutan's natural splendor.

As the day unfolds, explore the Kyichu Lhakhang, where ancient whispers echo through the prayer flags. Wander through the streets of Paro, a town where tradition meets modernity seamlessly. Feel the warmth of the Bhutanese hospitality as you settle into your comfortable accommodations, a precursor to the enchanting days ahead.

Day 2: Thimphu - Where Tradition and Modernity Dance Together

Bid farewell to Paro as you embark on a scenic drive to Thimphu, the vibrant capital city. The colossal Buddha Dordenma watches over the valley, a symbol of peace and enlightenment. Visit the National Memorial Chorten, a sacred space that invites introspection and connection with Bhutanese spirituality.

The Folk Heritage Museum unfolds the layers of Bhutanese life, and the day concludes with leisurely exploration, allowing you to savor the local flavors and engage with the lively atmosphere.

Day 3: Traversing Bhutan's Soulful Terrain

Your final day in Bhutan promises encounters with the unique national animal, the Takin, at the Motithang Takin Preserve. Feel the energy of Trashi Chhoe Dzong, a fortress-monastery that stands as a testament to Bhutan's cultural richness.

The vibrant weekend market offers a final immersion into the daily rhythm of Bhutanese life, a perfect crescendo to your journey. As you bid adieu to Bhutan at Paro, the memories crafted with Shepherd Holidays will linger, becoming a part of your travel repertoire.

Why Choose Shepherd Holidays?

  • Experienced Guides: Our local guides are not just narrators but storytellers, enriching your journey with insights and anecdotes.
  • Seamless Logistics: From accommodations to transportation, we take care of every detail, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
  • Cultural Immersion: Shepherd Holidays goes beyond sightseeing, offering opportunities to engage with Bhutanese culture, fostering connections that last a lifetime.
  • Personalized Attention: Small group sizes allow for personalized attention, ensuring you feel more like a traveler than a tourist.
  • Breathtaking Landscapes: Bhutan's landscapes are not just backdrops; they are protagonists in your journey, changing the way you perceive beauty.

Embark on this journey with Shepherd Holidays, where every step is a dance with tradition, every sight a glimpse into the soul of Bhutan. Join us on the Mystical Bhutan Retreat, a promise of serenity, spirituality, and a touch of magic. Your adventure awaits!



  • Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) monastery.
  • Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Bhutan's ancient temples and monasteries.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Thimphu, a blend of tradition and modernity.
  • Encounter Bhutanese hospitality and culture through visits to local markets and museums.
  • Enjoy scenic drives with picturesque views of the Himalayan landscape.


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Arrive at Paro International Airport, where our representative will greet you.

Transfer to your hotel and freshen up.

Visit the iconic Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) monastery, perched on a cliff at 3,120 meters.

Explore the Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Bhutan.

Evening stroll through the charming Paro town.

  • Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Place: Paro

After breakfast, drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.

Visit the Buddha Dordenma, a massive statue of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Explore the National Memorial Chorten and gain insights into Bhutanese spirituality.

Discover the Folk Heritage Museum, showcasing traditional Bhutanese lifestyle.

Evening at leisure for shopping and local cuisine tasting.

  • Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Place: Thimphu

Visit the Motithang Takin Preserve, home to the unique national animal, the Takin.

Explore the majestic Trashi Chhoe Dzong, a fortress-monastery on the banks of the Wang Chu River.

Stroll through the vibrant weekend market, experiencing Bhutanese daily life.

Transfer to Paro for departure. Bid farewell to the Land of Happiness.

  • Meals: Breakfast
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What to Expect

  • Arrival and Departure:

          All ground transport in a private vehicle, ensuring a smooth journey from airport arrivals to hotel departures.

  • Accommodation During the Trip:

          Hotel Amodhara or Namseling Boutique Hotel in Thimpu, and Mandala Resort or Tenzinling Resort in Paro. (Twin/Double sharing basis)

         Luxury Options: If you would like to stay in other luxuries hotels/resorts, please contact us at [email protected]

  • Sightseeing Fees & Visa:

          All entrance fees to museums and monuments along with your Bhutanese Tourist Visa fee is also included.

  • Meals During the Tour:

        Enjoy the culinary delights of Bhutan with full board meals. Standard breakfast, lunch, dinner, along with tea and snacks, to keep you energized throughout the journey.

  • Transportation:

      All ground transportation is taken care of in a private vehicle, ensuring convenience and comfort as per the itinerary.

  • Staff Salary and Allowance:

     All the staffs daily wages, salary, equipment, food, and clothing are all covered.

  • Guide for the Tour:

      Licensed and experienced English-speaking Bhutanese Professional tour guides accompany you, providing insights and making your journey informative and enjoyable.

  • Water During Tour:

      Stay hydrated with complimentary mineral drinking water provided during the tour.

  • Government Taxes:

        All government taxes and official expenses are covered, ensuring a transparent and hassle-free experience.

  • International Airfare:

        The international flight airfare (to and from Paro) is not included. For flight bookings, please contact us at [email protected].

  • Insurance Policy:

       Travel Insurance, covering trip cancellation, interruption, medical treatment, and repatriation, is not included in above price. Travel Insurance is highly recommended for your peace of mind.

  • Personal Expenses:

      Telephone calls, internet usage, laundry services, soft drinks, beers, and any alcoholic beverages are not part of the package.

  • Filming:

           Any special filming, camera, and drone permit fees are not included.

  • For Private and Customize Trip:

         Please contact us directly to discuss and personalize your trip according to your preferences.
         Contact us at [email protected] for more details.

  • Tips:

        Tipping for the guide and driver is expected but not compulsary.

  • Extra:

         Any additional services, activities, or personal expenses not mentioned in the itinerary are not included. 

Useful Information

Important Information for Bhutan Travel

Traveling to Bhutan:
Druk Air, the national airline of Bhutan, operates flights to Paro from various cities including Bangkok, Kolkata, Dhaka, Kathmandu, and New Delhi. Bhutan International Airport in Paro serves as the entry point, with a departure tax of Ngultrum (Nu) 300, approximately US$ 7, applicable for all destinations.
Overland entry and exit are possible through the Indian state of West Bengal into Phuntsholing in southwest Bhutan. Phuntsholing is a 4-hour drive from Bagdogra, the nearest Indian airport, and a 6-7 hour drive from both Gangtok (Sikkim) and Darjeeling. The journey from Phuntsholing to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, takes around 6 hours.
Note: Flight expenses are not included in the trip cost and vary based on flight sectors. Druk Air offers flights from multiple locations, and it is recommended to book flights to Bangkok due to daily flights to and from Paro.

Luxurious hotels will be provided throughout the entire trip.

All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are inclusive during your stay in Bhutan. Hotels offer a variety of cuisine, including Indian, Chinese, and continental options. Non-vegetarian dishes such as pork, beef, chicken, and fish are widely available. It is advisable to consult with the hotel or restaurant for recommendations on fresh and seasonal dishes.

Water Facilities:
Mineral water will be supplied throughout the trip.

Shepherd Holidays will arrange private transportation for the entire journey.

Trip Start Dates:
The trip will be organized on dates specified by you. Contact us for a customized departure date.

Group Leader:
Shepherd Holidays will provide a trained travel guide for your group. The emphasis is on experienced, courteous, and helpful leaders who are knowledgeable about local culture, ecosystems, flora, fauna, geography, and history.

Payment of Balance Amount:
The remaining trip balance can be settled in our office upon your arrival or through online payment before your arrival.

If you have purchased a voucher, please confirm your preferred tour date at least 30 days in advance. Provide your redemption code and voucher number via the provided link.

Bhutan Passport and Visas:
Clients must possess a valid passport with a minimum of 6 months' validity from the return date. Visa applications for Bhutan need to be submitted to Shepherd Holidays at least 30 days before departure.

Bhutan Travel Group Size:
Private tours to Bhutan organized by Shepherd Holidays have no specific minimum or maximum group size. Travelers can choose any tour package and travel with friends, family, or colleagues.

Personal Travel Insurance:
It is strongly advised to obtain personal travel insurance covering baggage loss, medical expenses, trip cancellation, helicopter evacuation, and other emergencies. If without travel insurance, a credit card with a minimum US$5000 balance is required.

Trip Extensions/Add-Ons:
If you wish to extend your trip, Shepherd Holidays can organize additional tours to India and Tibet, as well as various trekking and activities in Nepal, including Everest Trek, Annapurna Trek, Manaslu Trek, Peak Climbing, and Nepal Tours.



Dear Travel Enthusiasts,

Embarking on a journey to the mesmerizing kingdom of Bhutan? Here's a key tip to ensure a seamless experience: independent travel is a no-go in Bhutan. Fear not, for we are here to guide you every step of the way!

Why Book with Us:

No Independent Travel:

Bhutan has unique regulations, and solo adventures are a road less traveled. But worry not – we've got your back!

Hassle-Free Planning:

Booking with us means leaving the logistics to the experts. From visas to cozy accommodations, reliable transportation, and expert guides – we handle it all.

Your Personal Touch:

Our suggested itinerary is a canvas waiting for your brushstrokes. Customize it to your preferences, ensuring an extraordinary adventure crafted just for you.


Prepare for an extraordinary journey through Bhutan, where every moment is curated for your delight. Let's make this trip uniquely yours!


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    Sarah Thompson, United States

    Enchanting Escape to Bhutan's Beauty

    Shepherd Holidays' Mystical Bhutan Retreat was a transformative experience. From the breathtaking Tiger's Nest to the vibrant markets of Thimphu, every moment was magical. The personalized attention and seamless organization made it an unforgettable journey.

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    Emily Turner, United Kingdom

    A Spiritual Sojourn in Bhutan

    The tranquility of Bhutan paired with Shepherd Holidays' expertise created a spiritual retreat. Visiting sacred sites and immersing in local culture left me rejuvenated. The tour exceeded expectations, offering a perfect blend of tradition and scenic beauty.

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    Emmy Dranotur, Canada

    Bhutan Bliss: Beyond Expectations

    This Bhutan tour surpassed expectations. The majestic Tiger's Nest, the serene monasteries, and the warm Bhutanese people left an indelible mark. Flawless organization and a knowledgeable guide made it an extraordinary experience.

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    Javier Rodriguez, Spain

    Unforgettable Bhutan Adventure

    This Mystic Bhutan tour was curated an exceptional Bhutan adventure in a short duration. From the awe-inspiring landscapes to the rich cultural experiences, every detail was thoughtfully arranged. This tour is a must for those seeking a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility.

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    Mei Lin, Singapore

    Thimphu Delights with Shepherd Holidays

    Thimphu came alive with Shepherd Holidays! The Buddha Dordenma, vibrant markets, and the Folk Heritage Museum showcased the city's dynamic spirit. Impeccable service and knowledgeable guides added a special touch to this captivating journey.