BHUTAN 5 NIGHTS 6 DAYS
Arrive at Paro Airport. Complete Immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu.
After checking into your hotel, proceed for a panoramic sightseeing of the capital of Bhutan which includes the following places of interest:
• Memorial Chorten
• Kuensel Phodrang – World’s Largest Sitting Buddha Statue
• BBS Tower – Provides a vintage point view of the Thimpu Valley.
Overnight stay in Thimphu.
After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu, which includes the following places of interest:
• Folk Heritage Museum
• Royal Textile Academy & Museum
• Anim Dratshang (Nunnery)
• Trashichhodzong – Fortress in Thimphu
• Handicrafts Emporium
Note – On weekends, guests would also have the opportunity of visiting the weekend market, an interesting market with local items and bargain price handicraft goods. Overnight stay in Thimphu.
After breakfast, proceed toward Punakha (Total 3 hours driving time). Enroute, halt at Dochu La - 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 the newly open restaurant Druk Wangyel Cafe and visit Punakha Dzong and Chimi Lakhang (Short Hike) on your way to Punakha. Overnight stay in Punakha.
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 up to 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:
• Rinpung Dzong – Ruins of an old fortress in Paro
• Kyichu Lakhang – Famous Monastery in Paro
• Ta Dzong – National Museum of Bhutan
Overnight stay in Paro.
After breakfast, visit “ Takshang Monastry” (Tiger’s Nest). Home of gods & monks located at an altitude of 3100 meters in the upper Paro valley. As the Hike to Takshang Monastry is steeply coupled with stiff stairs, it is not recommended to take the hike with small children and elderly people. After that return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Paro.
Depart with Happy memories from the Kingdom of Happiness - Bhutan! And drop at Airport.