Arrival Paro: Embark on an exciting trip to Bhutan, a kingdom in the midst of the Himalayas. Journey Starts from Dhaka to Paro by air Tuesday or Friday (12.30-13.30). You experience breath-taking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mount Jomolhari and Jichu Drake in Bhutan and drive to Thimphu, it take 1hour drive to Thimphu via Paro River and Thimphu River and check in Hotel. After lunch drive for sightseeing: Visit Tashichhodzong, the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of his Majesty, the King and also the summer residence Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) as well as the central monk body. Visit National Library for extensive collection of Buddhist literature; visit Zorig Chusum (commonly known as printing school for traditional art & crafts of Bhutan) Proceed for National Memorial Chorten, a huge stupa built in memory of the third King who reigned from 1952-1972.
Thimphu- Dochu la and Paro: early breakfast, drives till up Dochula and on a clear day, the most spectacular view of the Eastern Himalayan mountain ranges and return back to Paro. Rinpung Dzong :-Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district. The approach to the Dzong is through a traditional covered bridge called Nemi Zam. A walk through the bridge, over a stone inlaid path, offers a good view of the architectural wonder of the Dzong as well as life around it. It is also the venue of Paro Tshechu, held once a year in the spring. Kyichu Lhakhang:-It is one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom dating back to 7th century (the other is Jambey Lhakahng in Bumthang) The lhakhang complex is composed of two temples. Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century, built the first temple and in 1968, H.M. Ashi Kesang, the Queen Mother of Bhutan, built the second temple in original pattern.
Sightseeing Hike to Tiger Nest: Excursion to Taktsang Monastery] after an early breakfast, drive back to Paro for a short trek to Taktsang Monastery (10 km) from Paro Town. The name Taktsang means “Tiger’s Nest’. The monastery is perched on a rocky ledge with a sheer drop of nearly 800 mtrs. It is said that in the second half of the 8th century, Guru Padma Sambbava alighted here upon the back of a tigress. The round trip hike takes about 4hrs.afternoon visit to Rinpung Dzong .A flagstone path raises gradually from a wonderful wooden bridge with shingle roofing and abutted by two guardhouses, to the dzong. Today, The Dzong is the seat of district administration as well as the home for the monastic school. Also know its incredible history.
Paro Departure After hotel breakfast, you can go out for shopping till check out form the hotel. Transfer to airport for your flight departure home
Paro is a town and seat of Paro District in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. The beautiful valley of Paro encapsulates within itself a rich culture, scenic beauty and hundreds of myths and legends. It is home to many of Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries, National Museum and country's only airport. Places of interest in and around Paro – Rinpung Dzong - Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan. Ta Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Jangsarbu Lhakhang, Taktshang Lhakhang (Tiger's Nest), Druk Choeding etc. Excursions around Paro Valley - Haa valley, Kila Goemba, Chelela pass, Dzongdrakha Goemba etc.
Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, occupies a valley in the country’s western interior. In addition to being the government seat, the city is known for its Buddhist sites. Places to visit- Dochula Pass is popular location among tourists as it offers a stunning 360-degree panoramic view of Himalayan mountain range. Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue is made of bronze and is gilded in gold. 125,000 smaller Buddha statues have been placed within the Buddha Dordenma statue, 100,000 8-inch-tall and 25,000 12-inch-tall statues respectively. Each of these thousands of Buddhas have also been cast in bronze and gilded. The throne that the Buddha Dordenma sits upon is a large meditation hall. Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)- Dzong Architecture, Photography Tours, Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point), Jigme Dorji National Park etc.