Bhutan 5N6D Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours, Paro to null

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This itinerary is a fitting introduction to the beautiful kingdom which is also known as the last Shangri La (paradise) on earth. It takes you through the lanes of the Capital – Thimphu where you can witness an amazing fusion of modernity and traditional culture to the Old Capital – Punakha via the Dochula Pass (3,140m). The trip ends with a hike to one of Bhutan’s most sacred sites: Taktshang Monastery (also known as the “Tiger’s Nest”) in Paro.
Day 01: Arrival in Paro & Thimphu sights - Meet & greet with your local team. - Proceed to Thimphu (about an hour’s drive) - Check in to Hotel. - Start sights visit to the National Memorial Chorten: - Get to know Thimphu, with a walk around the town center. - Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimphu. Day 02: Thimphu sights After Breakfast start sight visits to: - Kuneselphodrang/Buddha point   - Changangkha Temple   - Takin Preserve   - Zilukha Nunnery: - Lunch at a local restaurant - Continue sight visits to Tashichhodzong   - Changlimithang Archery Range - Farmer's Market (Thursday to Sunday) - End the day with a visit to one of the pubs in town (depending on your interests). - Dinner & Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu Day 03: Excursion to Punakha valley After breakfast drive to Punkaha - Stop at Dochula Pass (3100m). - Druk Wangyal Chortens. - short stop at the Lamperi Botanical Park - hike to the Chimi Lhakhang: a.k.a the” Temple of Fertility”. - And Punakha Dzong: - After these visits, we return to the hotel in Thimphu for dinner and overnight. Day 04: Paro valley Drive back to Paro - visit the Tachogang Lhakhang: - Dungtse Lhakhang: - National Museum: - Paro Dzong & the 8th Century old Kyichu Lhakhang. - Spend the evening walking around Paro Town: - Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro Day 05: Tiger's Nest hike - Early morning hike to the Taktsang Goemba (Tiger’s Nest Monastery.) - End the day with a traditional hot stone bath and dinner at a farmhouse or the Hotel: Day 06: Exit - Drive on to the airport in Paro, to catch your flight out of Bhutan.

What’s included

  • Private Tour
  • Government Fees, Royalty & Taxes.
  • Bhutan Visa
  • Accommodation in 3 Star hotel room (Twin/double bed)
  • Buffet Breakfast/Lunch & Dinner at a local restaurant or hotel
  • Private transports (SUV car/minivan) with an experienced driver
  • An experienced English speaking professional local tour guide
  • All Sights & entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Complimentary Bottled water 

What’s not included

  • - Airfare - Travel insurance. - Costs for extra activities not included in the itinerary - Personal drinks & beverages - Additional hotel facilities like laundry, personal calls etc. - Bank transfer fee

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Paro & Thimphu sights - Meet & greet with your local team. - Proceed to Thimphu (about an hour’s drive) - Check in to Hotel. - Start sights visit to the National Memorial Chorten: - Get to know Thimphu, with a walk around the town center. - Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sights After Breakfast start sight visits to: - Kuneselphodrang/Buddha point   - Changangkha Temple   - Takin Preserve   - Zilukha Nunnery: - Lunch at a local restaurant - Continue sight visits to Tashichhodzong   - Changlimithang Archery Range - Farmer's Market (Thursday to Sunday) - End the day with a visit to one of the pubs in town (depending on your interests). - Dinner & Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu
Day 03: Excursion to Punakha valley After breakfast drive to Punkaha - Stop at Dochula Pass (3100m). - Druk Wangyal Chortens. - short stop at the Lamperi Botanical Park - hike to the Chimi Lhakhang: a.k.a the” Temple of Fertility”. - And Punakha Dzong: - After these visits, we return to the hotel in Thimphu for dinner and overnight.
Day 04: Paro valley Drive back to Paro - visit the Tachogang Lhakhang: - Dungtse Lhakhang: - National Museum: - Paro Dzong & the 8th Century old Kyichu Lhakhang. - Spend the evening walking around Paro Town: - Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro
Day 05: Tiger's Nest hike - Early morning hike to the Taktsang Goemba (Tiger’s Nest Monastery.) - End the day with a traditional hot stone bath and dinner at a farmhouse or the Hotel:
Day 06: Exit - Drive on to the airport in Paro, to catch your flight out of Bhutan.
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