Holidays in Bhutan
Duration : 5 day(s)
Fixed Departure 2023 : 04 Jan,16 Jan , 26 Jan,02 Feb,10 Feb,24 Feb, 26 Mar, 05 April,15 April, 22 April ,29 April, 05 may,15 May , 27 May, 9 June, 16 June, 22 June, 29 June,07 July, 15 Jul, 21 July,29 July, 05 Aug, 10 Aug , 17 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug,4 Sep ,10 Sep, 16Sep ,22 Sep, 27 Sep,04 Oct , 11 Oct, 15 Oct,25 Oct , 29 oct , 02 Nov , 05 Nov. 09 Nov, 14 Nov, 240 Nov, 27 Nov,03 Dec, 13 Dec , 22 Dec , 27 Dec
(Fly in Paro & fly out Paro)
Day 1: Fly From KTM/Delhi/BANGKOK/DHAKA TO PARO. Arrive Paro. Drive Paro-Thimpu (65Km, 2hrs). Drive to Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan.Once a rustic village sitting in a broad, fertile river valley, Thimpu is today the nation's bustling capital city. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Thimpu.
Day 2: Explore Thimpu and transfer to Punakha: . Full day tour in Thimpu visiting Taschichoedzong, "the fortress of the glorious religion": Taschichoedzong houses some ministries, His Majesty's secretariat, and central monk body; Mini Zoo, to observe Takin (national animal of Bhutan). Institute of Zorig Chusum where students undertake a course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan; National Library, which holds an extensive collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts, some dating back to several hundred years back, as well as modern academic books, mainly on Himalayan culture and religion; The Post office; The Institute of Tibetology; National Memorial Chorten; Handicrafts emporium Lunch at a local restaurant “Bhutan Kitchen” which serves typical Bhutanese cuisine. Dinner in Punaka at Hotel.
Day 3: Sightseeing in Punaka and transfer to Paro . (142 Kms/5.5 hrs). Morning visit Punakha Dzong, built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, has played prominent role in civil and religious life of the kingdom. Damaged by the fire, flood and earthquake over the centuries, it has now been fully restored in its original splendor.Lunch at hotel Afternoon drive back to Paro. the capital of Bhutan. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: In the morning, take an excursion (2 hrs hike uphill) to Taktsang Monastery also known as Tiger's Nest. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche, founding father of Bhutanese form of Mahayana Buddhism, arrived here on a back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery. Taktsang Monastery was damaged severely by fire in 1998 and the present restoration work is almost completed. On return, visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. It was from here that Bhutanese repelled several Tibetan-invading armies during 17th century. Thereafter, visit Kichu Lakhang. Free or possibility of visiting the local farm houses (if not hiking to Taktsang monastery) Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 5: Transfer PARO, Paro airport to connect the flight to Kathmandu/Delhi/Bangkok/Dhaka/Singapoore.
- During the Bhutan tour Twin-sharing accommodation in the best tourist standard hotel on full board basis, land transfer as per itinerary, cultural show, entrance fees.
- All kind of personal nature expenses such as liquor, laundry charges, telephone calls, tips, airport tax and any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstance. Bhutan visa charges USD 50,Internal flight ticket KTM-PARO-KTM USD 445 and Re-entry Nepal visa charges, excess baggage charges.