Most of the tour normally begins and ends at Paro. As you get off from your flight and take your first breath of Bhutanese air, you will be amazed by the scene and tranquility of Paro’s Valley. The beautiful valley is dotted with toddle-like English homes and turquoise –colored glacial rivers plunge through the valley forming Paro River. It is home to many of Bhutan’s ancient temples and monasteries and the place where Bhutanese have fought their medieval wars with the Tibetans.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Paro To Thimphu
Arrival at Paro our representative will be at the airport to assist you, meet and greet and transfer to the capital city Thimphu and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Rinpung Dzong is a large Drukpa Kagyu Buddhist monastery and fortress in Paro District in Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of...
Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing
When in Thimphu you got to prepare for surprises where this unique capital has no traffic lights but adopted its own version of the British – Indian colonial times traffic policemen who can startle you and memorize others with his elaborate hand gestures, sometimes he may be signaling stop when it looks like go but do not worry you can observe the flow and notice his smile as you stare at him. Sightseeing includes visit to the National Memorial Chorten a stupa dedicated to the third king of Bhutan and Buddha statue, Takin Zoo where you will find national animal of Bhutan and drive down hill stop at the junction to take a glimpse of Trashichho Dzong. Proceed towards National Library and Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon take a short walk take a walk to the main city from Clock tower square for shopping. Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.
Clock Tower Square has a tower with four clock faces located in Thimphu , capital of Bhutan . It is a famously known landmark in Thimphu. There are many shops, hotels and ...
Hogdzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Day 3: Thimphu To Paro
Morning drive to Paro valley and visit Paro Dzong, the National Museum housed in a round fortress called as the Ta Dzong considered being one of the best natural history museums in Asia where it has a fine collection of natural and historic artifacts. Kyichu Lhakhang the monastery dates back to 7th oldest and most sacred. Afternoon visit Paro Penlop Heritage Farm house, the ruins and in 1951 the fort was destroyed by fire. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.
Kichu Lhakang is one of the 108 monasteries that were miraculously constructed by King Songten Gampo in one night. It is located just off the road running between Paro bazaar ...
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Travel from Thimphu to Paro
Day 4: Paro Sightseeing
Morning - if you are adventurous and physically fit to you could hike to the world famous “Tigers Nest “or popularly known as “Taktsang” one of the popular spiritual heritage sites. It was here that the great tantric master Guru Padma Sambhava flew in from Tibet on a tiger to bring Buddhist teachings to Bhutan. (round hike take 7 hours) or Hike to Dzongdrakha temple often called as mini Taktsang, the temple is built in the cliffs above Bondey village. The walk is not as strenuous as to Tigers Nest or Hike to Kila Gompa – if you are fit as mountain goat Kila Gompa awaits you. These magnificent clustered temples are built on the cliffs and have been home for nuns for a longtime. Kila in Sanskrit means subjugating spiritual dagger that destroys the negativities. Hike up and subjugate all your negative energies within you and if it does not give you any spiritual satisfaction you will feel physically rejuvenated after the hike or If you want to spend some time near by the river side before reaching Tigers Nest base you will come across a small river where you could stop and walk down near the riverbed. Experience and feel close to nature and visit some Farm House where you will be able to see the lifestyle of the villagers of Paro. Afternoon if you are left with some energy you could visit the town for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 5: Departure
Morning transfer to Paro International Airport for your next destination.