Asia, BHUTAN

Thimpu, Paro & Punakha for 6 Days

Asia, BHUTAN

Thimpu, Paro & Punakha for 6 Days

Destination Covered: Thimpu | Paro | Punakha

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Description: The rich culture of Bhutan makes it an ideal place to plan a holiday. A personalized tour is planned for 6 days and covers the major destinations like Thimphu, Punakha and Paro. Don’t worry; you will see the best sights of all these places. How you can forget about the Chief Abbot of Je Khenpo which is the chief Monastic Body of Bhutan. Being a summer residence of Je Khenpo, these places are really beautiful and eye catching. A cherished trip to the National Library in Thimphu will make your day joyful. Here, you will find a great collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts of ancient time.

Tour Highlight:-

  • Thimphu valley from BBS Tower.
  • Religious Nature – Chang Gangkha Monastery.
  • Chimi Lhakhang – The Temple of Fertility.
  • Visit to Drukgyel Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort).
  • Hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery.
  • Go to famous stupa and see the traditional crafts of Bhutan.
  • Visit Dochula pass to give you a thrill experience.
  • Behold the calm atmosphere of Masagang, Tsendagang, Terigang, Jejeganphugang, Kangphugang and Zonphugang.
  • Enjoy the awesome weather there.
  • Take a long walk in a pristine valley.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast
  • Exclusive NAC Vehicle for all transfers & Sightseeings as per itinerary
  • All Taxes except GST

Exclusions

  • Services other than specified.
  • Airfare and train fare.
  • Entrance fee at the monumental sites during the sightseeing
  • Guide during the sightseeing
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone/fax calls.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, etc.
  • 9 % Government service tax
  • Any tips to drivers, hotel staff, any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
  • Any other tax or service charge that could be enforced during this period will be extra & need to borne by you.
  • Day 1 Paro Airport to Thimphu (65 kms / 2 hrs)

    Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at Thimphu.
  • Day 2 Thimphu Sightseeing

    Thimphu the capital of Bhutan is a home of Royal family .After breakfast visit Tashichhodzong ,the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty,the king . View of the Thimphu valley from BBS Tower is very captivating and will prove to be the perfect introduction to Thimphu. Some of the sites of religious nature are National Memorial Chorten; built in 1974 it was raised in the memory of third King. Next visit one of the oldest monasteries in the valley- Chang Gangkha Monastery. The nature and wildlife lovers should not miss a visit to National Zoo which also houses national animal takin. National Library (collections of holy scripts) & in the evening visit Buddha point.Overnight at Thimphu.
  • Day 3 Thimphu to Punakha / Wangdue Sightseeing (77 kms / 3 hrs)

    After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue Phodrang (4,300 ft.), via Dochu-La-Pass (10,170 ft.). Continue towards Punakha visit Chimi Lhakhang - The Temple of Fertility built in 15th century. Also visit Punakha Dzong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at Punakha.
  • Day 4 Punakha to Paro (140 kms / 5 hrs)

    Visit the Ta Dzong, once a fortified lookout tower that is now the National Museum. Then walk down the trail to visit the Rinpung Dzong meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". Next visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country. From there you will be taken to the Drukgyel Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort), which was built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan invaders during the 1600s. On a clear day you can see Mount Jumolhari, Bhutan's second-highest mountain at 7,314meters.. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
  • Day 5 Paro sightseeing

    After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan's most famous monastery situated at 3180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (the great spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. The monastery is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley.Overnight stay at Paro.
  • Day 6 Paro Airport

    After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

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