Tour Code: 141 Tour Type: Standard
3 Nights,4 Days
Minimum person: 2
Maximum person: 40
Visa Asst: N/A
Payment method: Online/EMI/Bank/COD/Card
Help line: 09666770066
Location: Paro & Thimphu
Daily Buffet Breakfast
2 nights’ accommodation in Thimphu. 1 night’ accommodation in Paro. Daily Buffet Breakfast. Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure by office representative. Transfers from airport to hotels & vice versa, along with the transfer of baggage (01 piece per person), sightseeing tours and intercity transfers as per itinerary by an AC private car. English speaking local guides during the sightseeing tours. All Govt. Taxes.
Any changes / Cancellations / Expenses borne due to delay in Flights / Trains / Buses. Any service not specified in inclusions. Air Fare/train fare/Bus Fare.
Any Visa Fees. Any insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature. Any cost arising due to Force Major circumstances, natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, Terrorist activities, political disturbances (strikes), etc. (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot). Entrance Fees. Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary. Meal: Lunch & Dinner. Room service, Telephone calls and Laundry.
Arrive Paro by Druk Air & transfer to Thimphu The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular in entire Himalayas. Flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu, the journey offers fascinating views and an exciting descent into the Kingdom. Bhutan’s first gift to you as you disembark from the aircraft will be cool, clean fresh mountain air. After immigration formalities and baggage collection, you will be met by our representative, and afterwards drive to Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan. On arrival, in Thimphu check-into the hotel. The capital town of Bhutan and the centre of government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. With the population of about 90,000 it is perhaps still the world’s only capital city without a traffic light. Evening an exploratory walk around Thimphu Main Street and market area. Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu
Textile Museum, Zangthopelri Lhakhang, Bhutan Museum, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang), Thimphu valley, Trashichhoedzong
After breakfast, proceed for the guided tour of city’s main attractions that includes: Textile Museum: is worth a visit to get to know the living national art of weaving. Exhibitions introduce the major weaving techniques, styles of local dress and textiles made by women and men. Zangthopelri Lhakhang: The present structure was built in 1960s and although lacking the charm of many of the older temples, Zangthoo pelri still possesses some impressive murals and art treasures and is worthy of a visit. The site of the temple was a former battle ground, and the temple was constructed there in order to pacify energies. Simply Bhutan Museum: The newly commissioned museum depicts the ancient Bhutanese architecture which is being lost to modernization. The uniqueness of the structure is in its composition of the materials used. The structure is built reusing old timber, window and door frames and other items from traditional and old demolished houses. The best part is the portrayal of the age-old life styles of the Bhutanese people. Memorial Chorten: The stupa built in the memory of Bhutan's third King, His Late Majesty, and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy. Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang). Located at a short drive from Thimphu city centre, visitors can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley. Conclude the tour of the day with a visit of Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the center of government and religion, site of monarch’s throne room and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgay, it was reconstructed in 1960s in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans. Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.
Paro, Ta Dzong, National Museum, Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Chomolhari
After breakfast, drive to Paro along scenic highway. After checking into hotel, proceed to visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which now houses National Museum. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. Ta Dzong visit followed by a short walk to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning (“fortress of the heap of jewels”), which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala. After lunch, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari,
After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.
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.
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