Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air, Bhutan's National Air Carrier. The green walls of the hills known as dooars or gateways into Bhutan from the plains climbs continually higher as the plane flies north towards the Tibetan border. Silvery rivers thread the valleys, waterfalls plunge down the forested mountainsides, and to the north, the great snowcapped peaks of the inner Himalaya rise up into the sky. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, watch tower, now the National Museum, above it. Received by our representative at the airport and after completion of airport formalities, drive through fascinating valley of Paro.
Evening stroll through town's main street.
Overnight at Thimphu hotel
This affluent and vibrant province has been a home to the Royal families and government ministries for more than six decades. Thimphu, the city of happiness also serves as the cultural hub for ten and thousands of foreigners and locals. Well preserved cultural heritages, serene environment and easy accessibility of modern amenities are peculiarities that sets Thimphu apart from rest of the provinces in Bhutan.
Overnight at Thimphu hotel
After breakfast drive to Punakha with a short stop at Dochula pass (3,050m) that heralds the most enchanting views of Bhutan. Visit the remarkable Punakha was once the old capital of Bhutan where the historic events, coronation of the first king and the first national assembly session were accounted to have held here. Still today, the place is a winter resident of central monastic body and the chief Abbot. The glorious Punakha fort is built at the confluence of male and female rivers holding defensive significance of the past. The flamboyant architectural design of the giant fortress richly showcases the typical 13 traditional arts and architectures of Bhutan. As a day visitor, only the courtyard and the main shrine inside the fort are opened for visitation.
Overnight Punakha hotel
The highlight of the day will be your excursion to the tiger nest. It would be a combination of three hours spiritual hike with glimpses of Buddhism introduction history of Bhutan. Guru Rinpiochhe, the legendary master from India, who introduced Buddhism in Bhutan, spent three months meditating in the cave where the present stature of tiger nest temple is incredibly situated. Besides, the hike also offers breathtaking views of the lower valleys and encircling lush greeneries.
Overnight Paro hotel
You will be seen off at Paro airport by your local tour guide.
Facilities : 24-Hour Front Desk, Baby Sitting, Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beauty Parlour, Business Facilities, Conference Facilities, Currency Exchange, Cyber Cafe, Faxing Facilities, Laundry Services, Lobby, Parking, Restaurant, STD / ISD Facility, Sauna & Spa, Security Guard, Wakeup Services
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Facilities : 24-Hour Front Desk, Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Baby Sitting, Beauty Parlour, Business Facilities, Conference Facilities, Currency Exchange, Cyber Cafe, Disabled Facilities, Laundry Services, Lobby, Restaurant, STD / ISD Facility, Sauna & Spa, Security Guard, Translation Services, Wakeup Services
Description : Excellent service
Facilities : 24-Hour Front Desk, Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beauty Parlour, Conference Facilities, Currency Exchange, Laundry Services, Lobby, Parking, Restaurant, STD / ISD Facility, Sauna & Spa, Security Guard, Translation Services, Wakeup Services
Description : EXCELLENT