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Land of Thunder Dragon Tour

Package Duration
5 Days / 4 Nights
Destination Covered
Paro - Punakha - Thimphu

  • Day 1 : Arrive Paro by Druk Air

    Description :

    Druk Air flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offers exciting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival at the airport received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 2 : Thimphu / Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )

    Description :

    After breakfast proceed on to visit Thimphu valley.
    Visit Trashichhoedzong, the beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the Government's office and King's Throne room It is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Then visit National Library which has vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts.

    After that drive to Arts & Crafts School, famous for traditional thangkha paintings. Here you will see, students at work producing intricate design on cloth. Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museums, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.

    After lunch visit Handicrafts Emporium which displays wide assortment of beautifully hand-woven and crafted products. Then drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan's Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.

    Late afternoon drive to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,080m ). Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

    Day 3 : Punakha / Wangduephodrang / Paro ( 150 Km, 5 Hours )

    Description :

    After breakfast visit Punakha Dzong, Built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan's history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has now been fully restored.

    Then drive to Wangdiphodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangdiphodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.

    After lunch drive to Paro with a short stop at Dochula pass. En route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for Buddhist studies.

    Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 4 : Paro

    • Rinpung Dzong
    • National Museum

    Description :

    After breakfast take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called "Tiger's Nest". The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip.

    Afternoon visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is acting as the National Museum of the country and holding fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings and Bhutan's exquisite postage stamps. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history.

    Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 5 : Depart Paro

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Package Excludes :
    • Current Economy Class Fare - subject to change without prior notice.
    • Airfare : Ccu / Paro / Ccu : US$ 369 + US$ 115 Airport Taxes per person subject to change without prior notice ( American National )
    • Airfare : Ccu / Paro /Ccu : INR 8000 + INR 4195 Airport Taxes per person subject to change without prior notice ( Indian National )
    • PS : Tickets will be issued in local currency of the place of Issuance at prevailing rate of exchange - and the Airfare is therefore subject to change ( for more details - pls contact our ticketing dept
    • Insurance of any kind / medical expenses
    • Beverages ( alcoholic / non - alcoholic )
    • Expenses of personal nature ( like tipping , laundry , Telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees etc )

  • Package Terms & Conditions :

    Vehicle Used : 02 Pax : Non - AC Hyundai Tucson. Normally AC is not needed in Bhutan, however, if clients insist , then the supplement cost for the same is US$ 10 per person per night.

Contact Detail

Dominion Travel

Contact Person :-

Mr Mr. Mukesh Manra

Address :- Top Floor, Anupam Plaza, Plot no. 3 L.S.C Mayur Vihar Phase -1, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110091
Contact Number :- 8587XXXXXX View Contact

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