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Pictures of Dragon Kingdom-December Special

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

  • Day 1 : Paro

    • National Museum

    Description :

    Representative from Bhutan Eden Holidays will receive you at Paro Airport (2280 meters) and drive to hotel
    In the afternoon visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower converted as National Museum of Bhutan since 1967. Thereafter, visit Rimpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal currently district administrative centre.
    Halt at a hotel in Paro

    Day 2 : Paro-Excursion to Taktsang Monastery

    Description :

    Start early morning excursion to Tiger nest. The path is up-hill through pine forest. Taktsang Monastery known as Tiger’s nest; clings at the edge of the sheer rock cliff. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747AD flew in on the back of a flying tigrees.
    While returning from Taktsang, visit Drukgyel Dzong, built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate the victory over the Tibetan invaders in1644. The dzong was destroyed in accidental fire in 1951 and now in ruins state. You can enjoy, amazing views of snow capped mountain, if the weather is clear. Drive to Thimphu.
    Night halt in hotel in Thimphu

    Day 3 : Thimphu - Punakha - Thimphu

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass (3140 m). On the way, visit Chimi Lhakhang-“temple of fertility” built by Lama Drukpa Kinley, “the Devine Mad Man” in 15th century.
    Visit Punakha Dzong after lunch, built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The dzong is situated between Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River). The Dzong (Fortress) was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637. The wars items captured during the wars with Tibet are preserved in this dzong. Punakha is the winter residence of Central Monastic Body. Drive to Thimphu.
    Night halt in a hotel

    Day 4 : Thimphu sightseeing

    Description :

    After breakfast, visit National Memorial Chorten, a monument dedicated to the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck of Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside Chorten provide a very rare insight of the Buddhist philosophy. Visit National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts. Then visit National Institute of Zorig Tshesung, where students learn 13 traditional arts & crafts. This institute is known as painting school, famous for carving and free hand art.
    Thereafter visit Folk Heritage Museum
    After lunch visit takin preservation centre, Changangkha monastery and Dupthop Lakhang, a nunnery in Zulakha
    Visit Buddha point to see the tallest statue of Buddha in Kuenselphodrang
    In the evening visit Tashichodzong the fortress of the glorious religion built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1641. This is the centre of the government ministries and religion. It houses the Throne of the King and Central Monastic Body
    Dinner and night halt in hotel in Thimphu

    Day 5 : Paro

    Description :

    Early morning drive to Paro airport for departure

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Package Excludes :
    • Air Fare
    • Insurance
    • Drinks: Liquor and beer
    • Telephone call charges, laundry charges, tips and all personal items.
    • Cost incurred due to mishaps and strikes

Contact Detail

Bhutan Eden Holidays

Contact Person :-

Mr. Bhim Thapa, Ms Dhani M. Gurung

Address :- Bldg No. 6A, Below NPPF Office, Dungkhor Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan - 1080

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