Purely Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom has unsurpassed scenic majesty and vibrant culture. The kingdom is still regarded as one of the last Shangrl-la’s in the Himalayan region and is living heritage of Buddhism. Sandwiched in the Himalayas between India, Nepal and the Tibet region of China, shares the world’s greatest mountains which makes it an exotic tourist destination. The Bhutanese have safeguarded their ancient way of life, beautiful Dzongs, temples and houses with architecture found nowhere else in the world, which adds up to the call to Bhutan. Thimphu is the capital city & Paro which is at a 2 hour’s drive from Thimphu is the only airport in the country. • Includes prime touristy places Paro,Thimphu & Punakha • All inclusive tours • Visit in less populated tiny Himalayan country in the world
ItineraryDay 1: Home To Paro To ThimphuPass By: Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point, Paro, Paro DistrictArrive by Druk air-A319, the only national carrier. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by our guide and transfer to Thimphu (54 kms, 1 & 1/2 hrs). O/N in Hotel. You may fly to Paro from Kathmandu, Delhi, Kolkata, Dhaka, Bangkok, Singapore, Yangoon.Meals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay at hotel in ThimpuDay 2: Thimphu-Punakha/WangdiphodrangStop At: Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), Thimphu, Thimphu DistrictThe Memorial Stupa, Thimphu, also known as the Thimphu Chorten, is a stupa in Thimphu, Bhutan, located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of the city near the main roundabout and Indian military hospital.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu, Thimphu DistrictThis popular temple, perched like a fortress on a ridge above central Thimphu, hums with pilgrim activity. It was established in the 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in Tibet. Parents traditionally come here to get auspicious names for their newborns or blessings for their young children from the protector deity Tamdrin (to the left in the grilled inner sanctum). Children are blessed by a phurba (ritual dagger) and given a sacred thread.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Dochula Pass, Thimphu, Thimphu District3 hours to Punkha/Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong from outside and the market area and drive to PunakhaMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay at hotel in PunakhaDay 3: Punakha To ParoStop At: Punakha Dzong, Punakha, Punakha DistrictPunakha Dzong which served as an old capital of Bhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Simtokha Dzong, Thimphu, Thimphu DistrictDrive 3 hours to Thimphu for lunch and proceed 2 hours to Paro via visiting the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in HotelDay 4: ParoStop At: Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), Paro, Paro DistrictParo Taktsang, is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and the temple complex is located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Rinpung Dzong, Paro, Paro DistrictVisit Ta Dzong & Rinpung Dzong. Stroll back to Resort. Evening at leisure.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in HotelDay 5: Paro To HomePass By: Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point, Paro, Paro DistrictYou may fly to Kathmandu,Delhi,Kolkata,Dhaka,Bangkok,Singapore,Yangoon from Paro..Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.