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Paro Packages

Duration Price
Glimpse of Bhutan | Dzong Special7 days & 6 nights
INR 45,950
Wonders of Bhutan | FREE Excursion to Paro6 days & 5 nights
INR 42,990
Experiential Bhutan | Free Gangtey Gompa Monastery Excursion8 days & 7 nights
INR 48,299
Bhutan & Nepal Vacation | COMBO DEAL8 days & 7 nights
INR 1,65,000
Rev up Your Adventure | Bhutan Bike Expedition9 days & 8 nights
INR 62,500
Vacation in Bhutan | FREE Excursion to Taktsang5 days & 4 nights
INR 28,500

Paro tour packages - Browse through a wide range of Paro packages with exciting offers at Thrillophilia. Book customized Paro trip with exciting deals & offers.

Discover enticing deals and offers on customizable paro tour packages with Thrillophilia. Our specially curated packages unveil the charming beauty of these unexplored gems in the great Himalayan Mountain Range. Immerse yourself in the scenic mountain landscapes and delve into the rich culture and traditions with our special guided tours. Thrillophilia ensures your exploration is led by well-experienced and expert guides, providing in-depth knowledge about each destination. From the captivating scenery to cultural insights, our paro tour packages promise a comprehensive and immersive experience, making every moment of your Bhutan trip memorable and enriching.

The best part about these packages is the all-around coverage of all essential factors, starting from accommodation to transfers, breakfasts, and adventure activities. It does not end here, be it an outing with your friends, or an extensive family tour, Thrillophilia can take care of it all. Paro, a picturesque town in Bhutan, cradled in the Paro Valley, is a gem of cultural and natural beauty. For couples seeking a romantic getaway, our Paro honeymoon packages offer intimate experiences amidst the serene backdrop, creating unforgettable moments.

The town of Bhutan is also blessed with many sightseeing spots, such the monasteries. The Taktsang Monastery is situated on a hill, over 1000 meters above the sea level. This cliff on which it is located, and itself are together called the Tiger’s Nest and has become the unspoken image of the front of Bhutan. Guru Rinpoche has originally built it for the sake of meditation, but it was carried on in the later years by gurus and students after him. This monastery is the pride and joy of the town and country and is one of the most visited monasteries in the world.

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Visa Requirements For Paro Tour:

Visas for Paro can be acquired upon arrival at Paro International Airport (PBH) by obtaining visa clearance from tour operators or independently, a process taking two to five working days. For Indian, Bangladeshi, and Maldivian citizens, a visa is not needed; however, they must carry essential travel documents like a passport with at least six months of validity or an original voter’s identity card for Indians without a passport. Two passport-size photos and travel insurance are also required. Minors under 18 need their original birth certificate, accompanied by a legal guardian. Indian citizens receive an entry permit at Phuentsholing's Pedestrian Terminal, and all visitors, regardless of citizenship, must pay a Sustainable Development Fee to enter Paro.

Best Time For Paro Trip:

1. Peak Season: Starting from March to May, spring season is a pleasant time to go for a Paro tour. During these months, the flowers and plants in the lush Paro Valley are in full bloom, and the rivers have a calm flow of water. Average temperatures in this period range around 20 degrees Celsius while the skies are clear with minimal rain, ensuring you are comfortable during your trip.

2. Shoulder Season: Starting from June to October, is the perfect time for all the rain lovers. During these monsoon months, you will experience a pleasant temperature, allowing you to comfortably enjoy your trip. It is also an ideal time for adventure lovers as October is known to be the best month for trekking.

3. Waning Season: The waning season in Paro, from late autumn to winter (December to February), brings colder temperatures and occasional snowfall. While the landscape takes on a serene charm, outdoor activities may be limited. Travelers seeking a quieter atmosphere and a chance to experience the winter ambiance can visit during this period, but it's advisable to dress warmly and be prepared for cooler weather.

How to Reach Paro:

By Air –  The best way to reach Paro from India is by taking a direct flight. Several cities including Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, and Gaya offer direct flights to Paro International Airport. These flights take approximately 2 hours to reach. Airlines that offer these flights include DrukAir, Bhutan Airlines, Air India, Indigo, Vistara, and SpiceJet. 

Direct Flights

  • From: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bagdogra and Guwahati
  • To: Paro International Airport
  • Average Flight Time: The average direct flight time from India to Bhutan is approximately 3-4 hours.
  • Airlines: DrukAir, Air India, Indigo, Vistara and Spicejet

Places to Visit on Paro Trip:

Here are some of the best places to visit in Paro:

1. Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang Temple: Among the top spiritual destinations on offer with Paro tour packages, the Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang Temple is a sprawling fifteenth-century monastery. The Buddhist temple was constructed by Thangtong Gyalpo, a local saint who is believed to have established the attraction over the headstone of a demoness. Listen to fascinating folk tales, superstitions and stories of spirituality associated with the medieval attraction from a knowledgeable tour guide during your exploration. Relax in the calming aura of the monastery and spend memorable time with your loved ones.

2. Chele La Pass: Most Paro packages include visiting the Chele La Pass, renowned as Bhutan’s highest motorable road and one of the most adventurous locations in town. Admire the lush greenery of larch trees lining the narrow road as you drive through daring turns and incredible drops to reach Chele La. Located 3,988 metres above sea level, the pass offers thrilling opportunities for trekking, hiking and sightseeing. The natural wonder is a quick 35 kilometres away from Paro and attracts numerous visitors daily.

3. Tiger’s Nest: Renowned as the folk icon of Bhutan, Paro Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest is a majestic Buddhist place of worship and a must-included destination as a part of the thoughtfully- curated Paro vacation packages. Situated at a height of 10,240 feet above Bhutan’s Paro Valley, the temple can be accessed through an adventurous mountain route. With interconnected buildings and rock stairs, Tiger’s Nest offers an unforgettable spiritual experience. Admire stunning views of the valley, domes, rooms, statues and much more as you explore the cliffside attraction with your loved ones. 

4. Airport View Point: Mesmerizing views of Paro Valley await at Airport View Point, an unmissable attraction you can visit with Paro tour packages. The point, which is the first attraction you encounter once you land at the Paro International Airport, offers unparalleled views of the entire region. Soak in the calming beauty of flowing rivers, quaint homes and mountains with a never-ending green cover as you stand at this easy-to-access sightseeing point. Stop here for a short while before you start your Paro tour with family and friends.

5. Paro Weekend Market: If you have a weekend included in your Paro itinerary, you surely need to visit the iconic Paro Weekend Market. Best known for its vibrant sights and enchanting smells and flavours, the market is among the top shopping destinations of Bhutan. From traditional costumes of the Bhutanese to everyday groceries like fruits and vegetables, the market has something to cater to everyone’s needs. Shop for souvenirs and authentic Bhutanese items like stamps and handcrafted prayer wheels as you relish local delicacies here.

6. Namgay Artisanal Brewery Tour: Experience the joy of exploring a microbrewery as you visit the Namgay Artisanal Brewery with Paro packages. Renowned for hosting the Bhutanese Beer Festival, the brewery tour offers unique drinks like the pale and dark ales, red rice lager, milk stout wheat beer and pilsners. Try their apple cider and learn more about the workings of a microbrewery from an expert guide. Discover the important role the brewery plays in enhancing local culture as you soak in the traditional flavors of Paro.

Things to Do on Paro Tour:

Here are some of the best things to do in Paro:

1. Local Monasteries: Paro vacation packages offer you the golden opportunity to explore the stunning monasteries of this ancient town. Situated amidst mountains and lush green valleys, the monasteries offer an unmatched spiritual retreat to those looking for a break from their stressed lives. Soak in the amazing views of nature as you explore the intricately designed interiors of these Buddhist temples. Meet the monks who reside here as they participate in their daily activities and learn fascinating stories about the attractions from local guides. The Rinpung Dzong and the Tiger’s Nest are among the must-visit monasteries of Bhutan’s Paro city.

2. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan: Discover the enthralling history and cultural traditions of Bhutan as you visit the National Museum of Bhutan as a part of your Paro tour packages. Established in 1968 in Bhutan’s old capital city, the museum is among the best attractions you can visit in Paro with family and friends. The structure is home to numerous artifacts and artworks that depict Bhutan’s past from Stone Age to modern times. Stroll through six storeys of the museum and explore various galleries, each dedicated to different eras of Bhutanese history. Spot bronze statues, ancient and medieval paintings, and Mahayanist Buddhist artefacts in the massive collections of the museum.

3. Shop at Paro Craft Market: Traditional Bhutanese jewelry, handcrafted carpets, local textiles, paintings and much more can be found at Paro’s iconic Craft Market. Be it local handicrafts, beautiful traditional clothing or local delicacies, Paro’s markets have a lot on offer for all tourists. Shop for Bhutanese boots, dried yak cheese, religious items like lamps, traditional locks, antique items and much more at the numerous shops of the weekend market. Famous shopping places in Paro, apart from Paro Weekend Market, include Chencho Handicrafts, Yuesel Handicraft Shop and Lama Tshering Dorji’s Shop among others. Learn more about Bhutan’s vibrant culture as you browse through various shopping spaces in Paro.

4. Visit Kyichu Lhakhang: Visit a majestic seventh-century Buddhist monastery, the Kyichu Lhakhang, with our specially-curated Paro packages. Composed of twin temples, the site was originally constructed by the Buddhist king of Tibet in the seventh century and later reconstructed in 1968. The attraction houses intricate murals of former kings, sculptures and statues of Buddhist teachers, and the relics of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, the Nyingma Buddhist Scholar. Soak in the spiritual calm of the monastery as you hear fascinating facts and stories about Buddhist activities in Bhutan and the monastery from a local guide. Click memorable pictures and spend relaxing time with your loved ones here.

5. Visit the Ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong: Drukgyel Dzong, The former monastery and fortress is standing in the hills, surrounded by lush green area and huge mountains at the backdrop.It was built to commemorate victory over Tibet in old times but destroyed by fire in 1950s. It is now under renovation and visiting the interiors will be off-limit.

6. Pray at Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang: Offering your prayers at this ancient temple is one of the interesting things to do in Paro. Known for the numerous folk tales associated with it, this stupa-temple was constructed in 1421 by the saint Thangtong Gyalpo. The uniqueness of the temple is its chorten form depicting Buddhist iconography, which is a rarity in Bhutan and has a mesmerizing view.

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How much time does it take to get a visa to Paro?

Processing of visa applications to visit Bhutan generally takes two to five days when applied in advance. However, if you are an Indian national, you would not require a visa as Indians get visa-free access to Bhutan. Take along your passport or voter’s identity card as well as other required documents and you are free to travel through Bhutan.

How much will a Paro trip cost?

Paro vacation packages can cost approximately INR 28,000 to INR 50,000, depending on the number of days and facilities included. Book your Paro itinerary in advance online to enjoy a stress-free vacation planned by Thrillophilia based on your choices and preferences. Choose from our numerous packages to select the one that best suits your budget, accommodation and time plans.

Do Indians need a tour guide for Paro?

Yes, tour guides are an important part of Paro tour packages and Indians are also required to take them along. It is mandated by the Bhutanese government that you need to be accompanied by a tour guide to travel beyond Thimphu and Paro. Guides are also compulsory for those who travel to Bhutan via land borders and wish to travel to border towns and villages.

Are 3 days enough for a Paro tour?

Yes, three days are enough to explore the city with well-curated Paro packages. While you can extend your visit to Bhutan to five to seven days, three days are good enough for a quick trip through Paro. Explore the city’s mountains, valleys, rivers and historical attractions like monasteries and spend a day shopping and relishing the local delicacies of Paro.

Is a passport required for Paro?

Yes, carrying your passport as part of your travel documents is required when planning your Paro vacation packages. For Indian nationals travelling to Bhutan, authorities require either a passport or a voter’s identity card to verify your nationality. For those carrying a passport, ensure that the document has a minimum of six months validity and also bring along two passport size photographs.

Which are the best places for rafting in Paro?

1. Wang Chhu – Among the most popular experiences as a part of Paro tour packages, rafting in Wang Chhu is perfect for basic rafters as well as experts. A Himalayan river which is also a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra, Wang Chhu offers stunning views of the Bhutanese landscape and numerous adventure opportunities for water sports enthusiasts. Spot the SAARC building and the Samtenling Palace during your adventure.

2. Puna Tsang Chhu – Admire the lush green Paro Valley and stunning views of the mountains and farmlands as you try rafting on the Puna Tsang Chhu. Known as the longest river as well as the river with largest water volume in the region, the river attracts numerous tourists. Enjoy unforgettable sightseeing opportunities in the Himalayas as you embark on this thrilling journey.

3. Kuri Chhu – A thrilling rafting adventure suitable only for highly trained professionals, the Kuri Chhu offers a mind-blowing adrenaline rush. A tributary of the mighty Manas River, which is among the largest rivers in Bhutan, Kuri Chhu is simply unpredictable in its pace and might. So hold tight and navigate through the steep slopes and fast rapids as you raft with all safety precautions here.

4. Sankosh – Renowned as one of the calmer rivers in the area, Sankosh River offers fun rafting opportunities for amateurs who wish to try and learn the basics. Easily accessible, the river has a mild and safe course that promises safety as well as thrills for beginners and families. Discover the joys of a water sport as you learn amazing tips and tricks from professional instructors.

What are the best trekking tours in Paro?

1. Druk Path Trek – You must include the Druk Path trek as a part of the Paro tour packages. The Druk Path Trek, which is located between the cities of Paro and Thimphu, offers stunning views of Bhutan’s landscape. Spot pristine lakes and steep ridges on this easy beginner-level trek and admire the Mt Gangkar Puensum, known as the tallest unscaled peak on Earth.

2. Samtengang Winter Trek – A lower-altitude trek suitable for beginners, the Samtengang Winter Trek is among the fun attractions to include and visit as a part of your Paro packages. The 54-kilometre long trek starts at Punakha and ends at Samtengang, covering some of Bhutan’s most popular attractions on the way. While the trek is available throughout winter, go for it in spring or autumn for clear and warm weather conditions.

3. Bumthang Owl Trek – Conducted around the Choekhor Valley, the Bumthang Owl Trek is famous for the numerous owls that live in the valley. Spot various species of owls as they call at night as you embark on this three-day trek that offers unparalleled views of Bhutan’s natural landscape. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, the trek also offers views of ancient temples.

4. Punakha Winter Trek – Designed on the old trekking route from Paro to Thimphu, this is a popular trek to include in the Paro vacation packages. An easy twelve-day tour that goes through Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan, the route goes through villages and forests. Spot the Phajoding Monastery, Sinchula Pass, Chorten Ningpo and many other ancient attractions as you navigate the gradual slopes of the trek.

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