Destination:Thimpu-Paro-Tigers Nest, Bhutan
Specialty Categories:Art/Architecture, History, Museum
Seasons:Round the year. Best season Oct – Dec. and Feb - May
Tour Starts at:Paro
Tour Ends at:Paro
The four days Bhutan tour gives you an excellent opportunity to know about the cultural and natural beauties of Bhutan that uniquely set it apart from other countries. Paro provides you the breathtaking excellent natural sights, cultural richness and good accommodation; you can view Mount Chomolhari from Drugyel dzong, capture Paros incredible landscapes from Ta-Dzong and visit indigenous hospital art craft school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and handicraft centers. Thimpu remains synonymous to its colorful festivals, legendary monasteries and coveted cultural sites. You can wander around the local markets and see for yourself the everyday lives of Bhutanese people and their craftsmanship. At the end of the journey, you will be left with a feeling that your choice to travel Bhutan was just the great.
Day 01 :Arrival Paro International airport / transfer to Thimpu (2300m) – 2 hrs. Drive
Day 02 :Thimpu sightseeing / Drive to Paro (1460m.) – 2 hrs. Drive
Day 03 :Paro - hike to Taksang (Tinger’s Nest Monastery)
Day 04 :Departue
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Day 01 :Arrival Paro International airport / transfer to Thimpu (2300m) – 2 hrs. Drive During the flight, on a clear day, you can see breathtaking views of the Himalaya including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake Peaks in Bhutan. On arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. If time permit in the afternoon you can visit the Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro Dzong and in the evening you can drive to Thimpu.
Day 02 :Thimpu sightseeing / Drive to Paro (1460m.) – 2 hrs. Drive There are many good things to see in Thimpu which will make you feel wonderful. Thimpu is relatively small having a population of approximately 45,000 people and the streets are wide and tree lined. You will almost certainly visit the Late King's Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewellery etc. In the afternoon, you can also visit the Thimpu Dzhong which is the administrative headquarter of Bhutan. Then you will drive to Paro.
Day 03 :Paro - hike to Taksang (Tinger’s Nest Monastery) After breakfast you will hike to Taktsang (Tinger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery. It is hovering on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. The hike to reach the viewpoint to the monastery makes for a nice half-day excursion. After lunch, you will take a tour of Bhutan's national museum, a fascinating place housed in an old watchtower above the huge Paro Dzong (monastery/fortress). Then, drive to the head of the valley and visit Drukgyel Dzong built in a location that was chosen for its control over the route to Tibet.
Day 04 :Departue After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport to connect the flight for onward destination