Bhutan trip 04 Nights 05 Days : 05 days
- Day 01 :Arrival at paro Airport
- Day 02 :Thimphu / Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )
- Day 03 :Punakha / Wangduephodrang / Paro ( 150 Km, 5 Hours )
- Day 04 :Taktsang Monastery, Tiger Nest
- Day 05 : Depart Paro Airport - fly back home
Day 01 :
Arrival at paro Airport
Upon arrival in Paro,clear customs and immigration.Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy. P.P size pictures are no longer required and your visa has been paid.
Meet your Guide and driver outside the terminal building and transfer to Thimphu. Stroll around the city in the evening. Overnight
Day 02 :
Thimphu / Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )
Thimphu / Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours ): After breakfast proceed on to visitThimphu valley.Visit Trashichhoedzong,the beautiful medievalfortress/monastery which houses most of the Government’s office and King’s Throne room It is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo,the Chief Abbot.Then visit National Library which has vast collection of ancient Buddhist textsandmanuscripts. After that drive to Arts & Crafts School, famous for traditionalthangkha paintings. Here you will see, students at work producing intricate design on cloth.Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museums, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. After lunch visit Handicrafts Emporium which displays wide assortment of beautifully hand-woven and crafted products.Then drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy. Late afternoon drive to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,080m ). Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
Day 03 :
Punakha / Wangduephodrang / Paro ( 150 Km, 5 Hours )
After breakfast visit Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan’s history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has now been fully restored. Then drive to Wangdiphodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangdiphodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. After lunch drive to Paro with a short stop at Dochula pass. En route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for Buddhist studies. Overnight at the hotel in Paro
Day 04 :
Taktsang Monastery, Tiger Nest
After breakfast take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called “Tiger’s Nest”. The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is acting as the National Museum of the country and holding fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings and Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 05 :
Depart Paro Airport - fly back home
After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.
- Day 01 : Arrival at paro Airport
Includes : -
· Private transportation.
· All necessary travel permits
· English speaking local guide.
· Accommodation on single/twin room basis.
· Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
· Meal plan: Full Board BasisExcludes : -
· Insurance of any kind.
· Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
· Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.
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