Paro is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area. In addition, the Paro Valley is wide and verdant and is recognized a one of the most beautiful in all Bhutan. Thimphu is very cold but dry, while the summers are wet and humid.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Arrive In Paro International Airport
On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of goddesses) on a clear day.
In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight stay in Paro.
Day 2: Transfer To Thimphu (Approximately 1 Drive)
In the morning after breakfast we will take you to Thimphu (capital city of Bhutan). It takes approximately one and half hours drive following the two rivers; pa chhu and wang chhu.Thimphu city is a home to our royal families, head offices for ministries, agencies, pvt. firms. It is also the most populated place in the kingdom.
Thimphu Dzong (Fortress)
On reaching to Thimphu you will be taken to your hotel and explore Thimphu city. After lunch visit to Tashichhoe Dzong: summer residence of the chief abbot and the central monk body and also the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty the King.
In the evening we will drive you to kuenselphodrang to view the worlds largest and the tallest statue of Lord Buddha. The 169-feet bronze statue symbolizes indestructibility. Back to the city we will lead you to explore some cottage industries and shopping mall.
Travel from Paro to Thimphu
Day 3: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast you will be visit the following places and lunch will be served. Visit to National Memorial chorten which was originally envisaged by Bhutan’s third king His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck as a monument to world peace and prosperity. 1. Institute of Zorig chusum (painting school) which provides six years course on the 13 traditional arts and craft.
2. Changangkha lhakhang built in 12th century is one of the oldest temples.
3. Youth center Takin Reserve (home for the national animal) and drive up to Sangaygang hill (Radio tower) view the clear scenery of Thimphu city and breathe refreshing air.
4. Folk Heritage provides fascinating insight into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.
Free time in the early evening, a stroll around town before dinner. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.