Sightseeing with a specialized cultural representative.
20% discount on laundry HOTEL DRUK ONLY
10% discount on beverages HOTEL DRUK ONLY
3 star category hotel in Paro/Punakha
Return Airfare in economy class – Ex Kolkata
One Picnic in the botanical Garden on the way to Punakha.
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Day Wise Itinerary
Tucked away in the cradle of the Himalayas Bhutan is often called the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Also known for introducing the concept of Gross National Happiness or GNH to the world, Bhutan has become the must visit destination for all.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Paro Transfer To Thimpu
Welcome to Paro. The last 15 minutes or so is amazing with snow covered peaks jutting majestically out
of the clouds and then mountains either side as Druk Air zooms down the valley getting lower and lower
and closer to the airport. On the view are settlements on the ground, the bare paddy fields, the
meandering tracks, the river and streams, the trees and finally the town of Paro and the International
Airport. Located at an elevation of approximately 2200 meter above sea level, this airport sometimes is
called as “straight out of the fairy tales
Day 02 : Thimpu Sightseeing
After breakfast, sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit to the following: the National
Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum
(commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan's
13 traditional arts and crafts. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts
Emporium and local crafts shops, to browse through example of Bhutan's fine traditional arts. Here you
can buy hand-woven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewelry,
Handicrafts Emporium, top end of Norzin Lam (right side). A government run craft shop with a wide range of goods. Set prices. Specialized selection of books on Buddhism and ...
Day 03 : Thimphu
After Breakfast Drive to BBS Tower Area (SangayGang) to start a short hike(1.5 hr) to Wangditse
Goemba, which was founded in the 18th century by the eighth desi (secular ruler). The hike will start
from the BBS tower till Dechenphodrang Nunnery through the pine forest. On this trail you can also see
and enjoy a beautiful Thimphu city view. While this is being done Hotel will organize Hot pack lunch for river side picnic. Come back to Hotel. Freshen up and then drive to the foothills of the Cheri Geomba to
enjoy the afternoon along the river side. This is a must do.
Day 04 : Thimpu
Early evening visit the memorial Chorten. This large impressive monument
with its golden spire was built in 1974 to honor the memory of the third King,
His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928 – 1972).
Built by his mother Her Majesty the late Queen Ashi Phuntsho Choden
Wangchuck, the whitewashed chorten is decorated with richly carved
annexes facing the four directions, and features elaborate mandalas, statues
and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. There are numerous religious
paintings and complex tantric statues housed inside reflecting both peaceful
and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Throughout the day people
circumambulate the chorten, whirl the large red prayer wheels and pray in
the adjacent shrine. The early morning and evenings is particularly tranquil as
elderly people shuffle in and spruced-up school kids whiz in and out to pay