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4-Day Dochula Pass Tour From Paro

Day 1 Arrive in ParoOn arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel.The Paro Dzong is probably Bhutan's best known and most iconic Dzong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airport and will probably be your first memory of Bhutan. The imposing Dzong is perhaps the finest example of Dzong architecture existing the world today, the massive buttered walls of the fortress dominate over the valley. Ta Dzong. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the six storied circular Ta Dzong. The Ta Dzong is a medieval watch tower situated above the Rimpung Dzong.Overnight in Paro Day 2 Paro to Thimphu (2-hour drive)After breakfast you will drive to Thimphu. The Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan. The Dzong was built on the western bank of the river Wang Chu, and has historically served at the seat of the Druk Desi or the Dharma Raja of Bhutan’s government. After the kings assumed power in 1907 this post was combined with that of the king and Thimphu severed as the summer capital of the kingdom before becoming the full time capital of Bhutan.The folk heritage museum was open to the general public in 2001 upon completion. It treasures troves of culture and rich Bhutanese heritage provide rich insights into the Bhutanese ethos. Try to schedule your visit during the morning hours since the museum is less crowded at that time and there is plenty of sunlight to go around.The second important Museum that also opened its doors in 2001 is the National Textile Museum of Bhutan. During a trip to this museum you will get an up close and personal experience of the living national art of weaving. The National Memorial was built by Bhutan's third king, H.M. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck who is also known as the "father of modern Bhutan." He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity. Overnight in Thimphu Day 3 Thimphu to Paro (hike to Taktsang Monastery)After an early breakfast you will drive to Paro. In the afternoon you will hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan's most famous monastery. It is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. The hike to reach the viewpoint to the monastery makes for a nice half-day excursion. In the evening you can visit a traditional farmhouse and, if you wish, enjoy a typical Bhutanese dinner. Day 4 Depart Paro

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Bhutan Tiger Nest Monastery tour

Tiger Nest Monastery is one of the most sacred religious monastery of Bhutan situated about 15km north of Paro Valley in Drukgyel Dzong. The monastery was built in 1649 to protect nation from the attack of Tibetans. Tiger Nest Monastery Tour take you to the fantastic small monastery that lies on the high rocky hill 900m above the valley. In April 1998, the monastery was caught by a disastrous fire, but great efforts were made to repair the damage.Tiger Nest Monastery also known as Taktshang Gomba hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons that offers spectacular view of the valley. It takes about 2 hours walk from the parking area that passes through coniferous forest, up a steep path to the view point. Tourists can enter the monastery as per the timings mentioned outside of the monastery. You can be secure about the permits as our guide will have already arranged the standard permit. The timing to enter the monastery is from 8 AM to 1 PM and 2-5 PM daily during October to March and until 6 PM during April to September. You have to deposit your bags and cameras in entrance as the Camera and Photography is strictly prohibited inside the monastery.

$6000 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan tour start & end in Kathmandu, visit Lhasa, Paro & Thimpu

Flexible Itinerary Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu (B)
Day 03: Patan (B)Day 04: Kathmandu (B)Day 05: Fly Ktm to Lhasa (B)
Day 06: Lhasa Sightseeing (B)Day 07: Lhasa Sightseeing (B)
Day 08: Excursion to Yamdok Tsho Lake (B)
Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu CA (B)
Day 10: Fly to Paro and drive to Thimpu (L/D) Day 11: Thimpu sightseeing. (B/L/D) Day 12: Thimphu – Punakha-Thimpu (148 Kms.) 7 hrs. (B/L/D) 
Day 13: Thimphu - Paro (B/L/D)
Day 14:  Paro - Kathmandu (B)
Day 15: Departure. (B)
Transfer to airport for flight to home.Includes:Accommodation on twin sharing basis in star listed Hotels in Tibet, Nepal and BhutanDaily breakfast in the hotel in Nepal and Tibet and full meals in BhutanAll ground transfers and sightseeing by Private Car in Bhutan, Tibet and NepalEnglish speaking local guidesSightseeing admission feesTibet Permit, Tibet Visa, Bhutan permit Bhutan visa processing Excludes:Meals other than indicated.Nepal Visa $25 each.Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tipping, laundry, phone etc.All Lunches and dinners.  Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events such as flight delay, cancellation, trip interruption due to inclement weather, civil unrest etc.Emergency medical transportation.Travel insurance.International air fares.International fares are quoted separately.Passport, Visa and Permits Passport should be valid for 6 months more at the time of travel. Tibet permit is pre-processed by us with your passport copies and China visa copies.Nepal visa is upon arrival at border.  You need to have 2 passport size photographs, visa fee is $25 per person.

$1100 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

3D2N Mystical Bhutan

ItineraryDay 1: Arrive Paro – ThimphuStop At: Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Thimphu, Thimphu DistrictOnce you land in Paro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed in Bhutanese traditional style by an English/Chinese speaking tour guide. Proceed to visit Paro Dzong, a monument built in 1646 AD. It is a large Drukpa Kagyu Buddhist Monastery and houses the district Monastic Body, and government administrative offices of Paro. Lunch is followed by a scenic 1.5-hour drive to Thimphu, the largest city and the modern Capital of Bhutan. Sightseeing stops include National Memorial Chorten, Traditional Medicine Institute, National Library, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum and School of 13 Arts & Crafts. Visit Trashicho Dzong which houses the main Secretariat of the Government, offices of the King, Ministries of Home Affairs and Finance, and also the Throne of His Majesty, the King of Bhutan.  It is an impressive large structure surrounded by well-kept lawns and beautiful gardens. Overnight StayDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Thimphu Hotel ,4 stars or similiarDay 2: Thimphu – ParoStop At: Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro, Paro DistrictToday sightseeing starts with Takin mini zoo, Zilukha Nunnery, General Post Office, and traditional paper factory. After lunch, proceed to Paro which is 1.30 hours away from Thimphu. Visit Kyichu temple which dates back to the 7th century. The Kyichu temple is one of the last three surviving temples built by a Tibetan King. Out of three, two are in Bhutan and one in Tibet, known as the Jokhang. Explore the main street where there is a vintage-looking complex with richly decorated buildings, housing small shops, institutions, and restaurants. In the evening visit the local farm house where you can experience the making of the famous local dish “ema datshi” (Chilli & Cheese) and taste “Ara” – the local wine. Overnight StayDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Paro Hotel 4 stars or similiarDay 3: Departure to return Pass By: Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point, Paro, Paro DistrictTransfer to airport Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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Glimpse of Bhutan Tour Packages

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT PARO, PARO – THIMPHU (55KM/1 HOUR)The flight into Bhutan takes you close to the great Himalayas, offering dazzling scenic views of some of the world’s highest glacial peaks. As you enter Paro valley, you will sweep past forested hills with the silvery Pa Chu (Paro river) meandering down the valley below. Paro Dzong (fortress) and Ta Dzong (watchtower) on the hills above the town will be a fine sight. Our representative will receive you and will drive to Thimphu with sightseeing along the way. • Drive towards the capital city, Thimphu. • Stop at Tachoggang and visit the temple and the bridge built by handmade iron chain. • Overnight at Hotel in Thimphu. OR IF EVERYTHING FAVOURS WE CAN WITNESS THIMPHU GRAND, TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL FULL OF COLORFUL MASK DANCEDAY 02: THIMPHU-DOCHULA-PARO(75Km/3 HOURS) • Drive to Kuenselphodrang where world’s tallest Buddha Statue (169 feet) sits overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Enjoy the spectacular view of Thimphu city. • Visit National Memorial Chorten: The building of this landmark was envisaged by the third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it is both a memorial to the Late King (”the father of modern Bhutan “) and a monument to world peace. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy. • Drive To Paro via Dochula Pass. Drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the 108 chortens, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. • Visit to Ta Dzong, which in the past served as watchtower for Paro Dzong and now houses the National Museum.(If time permits) • Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong) built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.(If time permits) • Overnight at your hotel in Paro DAY 03: PARO TAKTSHANG HIKE (4-6 HOURS) • Hike to Taktshang Monastery, one of the holiest and the most beautiful sites of Bhutan.  Taktshang, the tiger’s lair, acquires its name from the legend of its foundation, when in the 8th Century Guru Rimpoche, widely revered as the second Buddha, arrived from Tibet flying across the mountains on the back of a tigress. • Visit Kyichu Lhakhang, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. • Evening free or can visit the Paro town with a street of typical Bhutanese traditional buildings. • Overnight at Hotel in Paro. DAY 04: DEPART • End of your travel to Bhutan. Our team will drive you to the Airport and bid farewell

$1440 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bhutan Experience Tour

Day 4: Tshokam- Simkota (4040 M)The trek that we are following will be a gradual descend till we reach Pangrithang which will take us a little more than an hour  where we will reach by the river then there is some steep climbing through bushes for two hours, after sometime a  good view will open up and we will reach Janetsho ( Lake)( 3956 M).  It is usually occupied by yak herders. Again we climb a gentle slope for an hour and after another two hours of trek we will reach our camp site.  Camp at Simkota.Walking Time: 6-7 hrsDay 5: Simkota to Thimphu (2,340 M) The trail is good but there are few minor climb to small passes before you finally look down to Phajoding monastery and Thimphu. After almost 2 -3 hours trek we will reach the highest pass which stands at an altitude of 4420m. There is good view over the last part of the trek: a steep descent to Phajoding monastery. From here the trails starts with the steep descending slowly through thick forest for another 2-3 hours until we reach the motor road .From here, drive down to Thimphu, passing the Thimphu Zoo, where some Takins (National Animal of Bhutan) can be seen. Then say good bye to trekking team and then drive to hotel.Night stay at  ThimphuDay 6 ThimphuAfter breakfast you will visit the King's Memorial Chorten (built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), Changgangkha Monastery, and the zoo, which contains the national animal of Bhutan: the takin. From there you will visit the nunnery temple, the National Library (which houses ancient manuscripts), and the School of Arts and Crafts (also known as the painting school). After a relaxing lunch, you will visit the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, a traditional paper factory, the majestic Tashichodzong, and Semtokha Dzong (the oldest fortress in the kingdom). Return to Paro at eveningNight stay at ParoDay 7: Paro (Taktsang Hiking) Taking a steep, 1½-hour hike to a teahouse, where you can enjoy a great view of Taktsang Monastery (its name means "tiger's nest"), perched on a cliff 2,700 feet above the floor of the Paro Valley. The hike follows a steep switchback trail through the forest, and after a break with tea and cookies, you can continue to Taktsang Monastery which was destroyed by a fire in April 1998, but it is now completely rebuilt.In the afternoon, you will drive to Paro and to Drugyel Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort), which was built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan invaders during the 1600s. In the evening you can visit a traditional farmhouse and, if you wish, enjoy a hot-stone bath and a typical Bhutanese dinner. Later in evening you can try a herbal stone bath, it could beOvernight at, Paro .Day 08: Departure from Paro International Airport Our team will drop you till Airport and bid you fare well