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Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.
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. The massive Tashichho Dzong is a fortified monastery and government palace with gold-leaf roofs.
Paro is a valley town in Bhutan, west of the capital, Thimphu. It is the site of the country’s only international airport and is also known for the many sacred sites in the area. North of town, the Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
Itinerary - Bhutan 3N/4D
Day 01. Paro Airport – Thimphu
(Distance: 65 km / Driving Time: 1.5 hr / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 m)
Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and then transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On the way, stop to view the Tamchog Lhakhang. You may also choose to walk through the Chuzom Bridge (subject to time permit). On arrival in Thimphu, check in at the hotel. In the evening walk around the Thimphu town. You may choose to relax in the hotel as well. Overnight in Hotel at Thimphu.
Day 02. Thimphu Sightseeing
After taking Breakfast from Hotel, visit the Kuenselphodrang (Buddha Statue). Located at a short drive from Thimphu City Centre, Kuenselphodrang offers a good overview of the Thimphu valley. The largest statue of Buddha in the country sits here which houses over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues. Then visit the National Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the Third King of Bhutan. Finally visit the Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery and the Takin Preserve Centre. Takin is the national animal of Bhutan. In the evening visit Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay in Hotel at Thimphu.
Day 03. Thimphu – Paro - Thimphu
(Distance: 65 km (One Way) / Driving Time: 1.5 hr (One Way) / Altitude of Paro: 2280 m)
After taking Breakfast from Hotel drive to Paro(7,483 ft.). While in Paro, visit the Ta Dzong which now houses the National Museum of Bhutan with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangka, etc. Then visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong which literally means the "fortress of the heap of jewels". The Dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro Dzongkhag. Then explore the Paro Town. Afternoon, visit the Kyichhu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan and then drive further to visit the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invasion. On the wayback take a photostop to catch the view of the Taktshang Monastery (Tiger Nest). Further ahead stop at the Paro Airport View Point to enjoy the view and the soothing breeze for a while. Drive back to Thimphu. Overnight Stay in Hotel at Thimphu.
Day 04. Thimphu – Paro Airport and Departure (Distance: 65 km / Driving Time: 1.5 hr)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Paro Airport for your onward journey
Note : Tour Package Cost is Calculated on min 2 Pax travelling together and on Twin Sharing basis. Package Cost is based USD, increase in Dollar rate may affect package cost.
DELUXE PACKAGE (3* Equivalent)
Vehicle: 01 Non Ac Vehicle as per itinerary basis.
Meal Plan: MAP
Accommodation: 01 Double / twin Bed Room
Validity October 2019- March 2020.
- Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis (Base category twin rooms, unless specified).
- Meal Plan (MAP)
- Exclusive Non-a/c vehicle for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes applicable (as per itinerary).
- Guide / Escort charges.
- Air Fare/Train fare.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water and cost for other activities such as rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage, etc.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees for museums and monuments.
- Any cost arising due to unforeseen contingencies such as landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. Such expenses will have to be paid directly.
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Any form of Insurance.
- Anything which is not included in the inclusion.