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Glimpses of Bhutan Tour

Package Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Destination Covered
Paro - Punakha - Thimphu

  • Day 1 : Arrive Paro

    Description :

    On arrival at Paro airport, you will meet our representative who will escort you to the hotel. The first day we will take you to the famous Paro Dzong which is overlooking the Paro Chu (river) and Ta dzong formerly was a watch tower turned to a national Museum. Paro has the only Airport in the country. Paro Dzong is the administrative seat of Paro district and home of monks. The Paro valley dominated by Monsoons and the average temperature ranges from 12-20 degrees.
    Evening walk through the local market to explore the Bhutanese Handicraft. Antique, Tangkha paintings textiles etc, overnight at Hotel.

    Day 2 : Paro

    • Rinpung Dzong
    • National Museum

    Description :

    After breakfast the tour continues to Paro valley visit to Drukgyel Dzong, which is a ruined fortress, dome of Chomolhari the mountain goddess.
    Later visit to Kyichu Lakhang one of the old monastery built by king Sonsten Gampo, it was considered as the mark of arrival of Buddhism in Bhutan. Visit to National museum earlier known as Ta Dzong a watch tower. After lunch walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong ("fortress of the heap of jewels"), along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard having fine wall paintings demonstrating Buddhist teachings. Towards evening drive to Thimphu and check in to hotel.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3 : Paro - Punakha

    Description :

    After breakfast the visitor will proceed to Punakha, the road leads to Punakha crosses through Dochu-la pass (3,088 mts). On a clear day the visitor can see the highest point on the road is marked with a large Bhutanese chorten and prayer flags on the top of the hill, and views of spectacular mountain ranges from this point. Once in Punakha they will be placed in hotel. Punakha is a seat of Je Khenp (Chief abbot) and this small town also served as Capital town of Bhutan until 1955. In the evening visit Punakha Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang in 17th Century at the meeting point of Pho Chu and Mo chu (Rivers)
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4 : Punakha - Wangduephodrang - Thimphu

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Wangduephodrang. Wangduephodrang is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. Visit Wangdue Dzong. After serving lunch at Wangduephodrang drive back to Thimphu.

    Afternoon at leisure and free for independent activities, or visit the Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops to witness through the rich and flourished culture of Bhutan's fine traditional Arts, hand woven textiles, Tangkha paintings wooden carvings and jewelry.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5 : Thimphu

    Description :

    After breakfast Sight seeing tour continues to Thimphu. Visit to National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts, The Institute of Traditional Medicine, and Institute of Zorig Chusum (Painting school). Visit Tashi chho dzong, "the fortress of the glorious religion". This is the seat of political and religion power built by the unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and again reconstructed by his majesty and third king His majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck 'the father of modern Bhutan'.
    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6 : Thimphu - Phuntsholing

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Phuntsholing, on route visit the oldest dzong in Bhutan the Simtokha Dzong which was built in 1627, This dzong is now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies. Before arriving to Phuntsholing visit to Kharbandi Gompa, it houses large statues of Shakyamuni, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rinpoche.
    Overnight at Phuntsholing.

    Day 7 : Phuntsholing - Darjeeling/Bagdogra.

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Bagdogra or Extension tours to Sikkim/Darjeeling.

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Druk Lhaden Travels

Contact Person :-

Mr Mrs.Dechen Wangmo

Address :- Changangkha, Thimphu, Bhutan - 11001
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