Amazing Bhutan Tour
4 Nights / 5 Days
Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro
Tour Themes : Heritage
Thimphu and Paro Tour Itinerary
Arrive at Paro International Airport. Complete Immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu. Check in to your hotel. After lunch proceed for a sightseeing of the capital of Bhutan which includes the following places of interest:
Memorial Chorten - A monument, built in 1974 to honour the 3rd King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928-1972), is a prominent landmark in the city with its golden spires and bells.
Kuensel Phodrang - World’s Largest Sitting Buddha Statue.
Takin Reserve - A wildlife reserve area for Takin, the national animal of Bhutan.
BBS Tower - Provides a vantage point view of the Thimphu Valley.
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan - A National Centre for professional training in weaving design and production of Bhutanese Textile. Overnight stay in Thimphu.
After breakfast, proceed towards Dochu La (30 KM, 1 hour driving time) - A mountain pass leading further into the Punakha Valley. It offers a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of Eastern Himalayan mountain ranges. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snowcapped mountains forming a majestic backdrop to the tranquility of the 108 chortens gracing the mountain pass. Enjoy lunch at Druk Wangyel Café. Drive back to Thimphu and visit Tashichho Dzong - The seat of the government since 1952 and presently houses the throne room and offices of the king, the secretariat and the ministries of home affairs and finance. Overnight stay in Thimphu.
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to Paro. The Paro valley extends from the confluence of the Paro Chhu and the Wang Chhu rivers at Chuzom upto Mt. Jomolhari at the Tibetan border to the North. This picturesque region is one of the widest valleys in the kingdom and is covered in fertile rice fields and has a beautiful, crystalline river meandering down the valley. After checking into your hotel, you would proceed for a sightseeing tour of Paro which would include the following places:
Kyichu Lakhang - Famous Monastery in Paro.
Ta Dzong - National Musuem of Bhutan.
Rimpung Dzong or Paro Dzong - Buddhist Monastery & Fortress
Tiger’s Nest View Point
Overnight stay in Paro.
After breakfast, proceed for a day excursion to Chele La pass (12,200ft) - The
highest motorable point in Bhutan. On a clear day one can get a breathtaking view of Mt.Jhomolhari (23,996 ft the second highest peak of Bhutan) and other Himalayan giants. Visit Paro handicraft market during evening time.
Taktsang Monastery - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour will be optional since it requires 2-3 hours trekking to reach the Monastery. Ponies are available for hire. Overnight stay in Paro.
Depart with Happy memories from the Kingdom of Happiness - Bhutan.
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