After completion of immigration
formalities at the Paro Airport exit door, you will be met by your Bhutanese
Guide and get transferred to Capital City of Bhutan, Thimphu. Enroute stop at Chuzom, confluence of Thimphu (Wang
Chhu) and Paro (Pa Chhu) rivers. Here you will see three Stupas, built in
Bhutanese, Tibetan and Nepalese style. On arrival in Thimphu, check in at the
hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast you would be taken
for tour of Thimphu City. You would be visiting Kuensel Phodrang, the gigantic Buddha Dordenma Statue located atop
a hill offering magnificent view of Thimphu Town; National Memorial Chorten, a Stupa built in 1974 to honour the
third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck circumambulated by people offering prayers; Folk Heritage Museum, traditional house
giving an insight to the Bhutanese lifestyle and artefacts from the rural
households; Changangkha Lhakhang,
one of the oldest temple in Thimphu and Motithang
Takin Reserve, a wildlife reserve centre for Takin, the national animal of
Bhutan. In the evening visit Tashichho
Dzong, Fortress of the Glorious Religion. This impressive fortress houses
some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast, you will be
driven to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. On the way, stop at
Immigration Check Point in Hongtsho Village to get the permit stamped which is
to be returned in your return journey. Later halt at Dochula Pass, situated at an altitude of 3,100 mts. From here on a
clear sunny day, you get a magnificent view of the Himalayas. The landmarks
around the pass includes 108 Druk
Wangyal Stupas built under the patronage of Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo
Wangchuk. Continue your drive to Punakha / Wangdue. On arrival in Punakha visit
Punakha Dzong, one of the most
beautiful dzongs of Bhutan located at the confluence of Mo Chhu and Po Chhu
Rivers built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Chimi Lhakhang also known as “The Temple of Fertility” built by
Lama Drukpa Kuenley, "Devine Mad Man". It is a short hike of around
30 - 45 minutes. Later check in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure.
Overnight at the hotel in Punakha / Wangdue.
After breakfast, you would be
driven to Paro. On the way, stop at Immigration Check Point in Hongtsho Village
to return the permit which was stamped earlier. Enroute stop at Tamchog Lhakhang, situated between
Thimphu and Paro built in the 13th century by Thangthong Gyalpo also known as
the Iron bridge builder. Continue your drive to Paro. On arrival at Paro visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower
overlooking Rimpung Dzong built in 1951 now converted into national museum; Nemi Zam Bridge, also know as Nya Mey
Zam Bridge is a traditional covered cantilever bridge connecting the Paro town
to the Dzong and Kyichu Lakhang, one
of the oldest and most sacred temples of Bhutan. Later check in at the hotel.
Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast visit Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), home
of gods and monks located at an altitude of 3100m in the Upper Paro Valley,
Bhutan. As per legend, Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and
meditated at this monastery. The hike to the Monastery takes about 5 - 6 hours
to complete. As the hike to Taktsang Monastery is steep coupled with stiff
stairs, it is not recommended to take the hike with small children and elderly
people. On the way drive past Drukgel Dzong, a Buddhist monastery built by
Tenzin Drukdra in 17th century to commemorate the victory of the Bhutanese over
the invaders from Tibet it is now in ruins. At present renovation of the Dzong
is under progress. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast you would be
dropped at the Paro Airport for your return journey. Tashi Delek!
|Offer Incluisons||Offer Exclusions|
Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary. The concept of disposal vehicles is not practiced in Bhutan. The guide and the vehicle shall be available with the guests from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM.
Cost Valid for Min 4pax Travelling Together
|Thimphu||Hotel Thimphu Towers (Premium) / City Hotel Hotel / Namgay Heritage Hotel / Similar|
|Paro||Tashi Namgay Resort / Hotel Tenzinling / Metta Resort & Spa / Olathang (Deluxe Cottages) / Similar|
|Punakha / Wangdue||Punatsangchhu Cottages (Deluxe) / Zhingkham / Similar|
High season surcharge will be applicable during festival period i.e. from 25th March 2018 to 2nd April 2018.
Package valid for Minimum 4 pax travelling together if cusotmer book and make payment online for 2 pax a penalty of 2500 per head will be charged