4 Days Itinerary


Bhutan at a Glance

This cultural tour will partly take you through the wonderful Western valleys of Bhutan and it’s an ideal introduction to the Dragon Kingdom. Experience Bhutanese hospitality, admire the ever-changing landscapes, and immerse yourself in Bhutan’s rich Buddhist culture. Highlights include Ta Dzong Museum, Rinpong Dzong with its wooden cantilevered bridge and the infamous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in the beautiful Paro Valley. The National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Point, School visit and hike to Wangditse are some of the interesting areas.

OVERVIEW

DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO
DAY 02: THIMPHU
DAY 03:  PARO
DAY 04: DEPART

DAY 01: Paro- Parovalley is known for Paddy (rice).Check in hoteland visit Paro Museum an ancient watchtower housing the National Museum, with abundant culture relics. Next visit Paro Dzong built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, perhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture as well as a local religious administrative Centre

School Visit:The school in Bhutan remain open almost for 9 months except in December, January and July.  We can make appointment for your visit. Take this opportunity to interact with students and teachers during break time, and get to learn and know the education system in Bhutan, take pictures with them. Your gesture of donating stationaries like, pen, pencils, books and even desktop or in cash is always appreciated but not compulsory.

Karaoke /Night club:Karaoke usually takes place in the evening in pubs, clubs and bars are popular events. It is also a place where people hang out, meet friends, come across new people and get to know more people. Karaoke is for everyone and not necessarily for people with a good voice. It’s not the voice that counts, but the enjoyment one derives from singing that does. There are many night clubs that the guest can choose where the western music is being played. Night Club offers endless entertainment to their customer. They stage all forms and kinds of dance acts at the venue. You can witness the young Bhutanese talents giving their best performance. Club also serves food and drinks. Extra payment may be necessary.

DAY 02; Paro to Thimphu (65 km-1½ Hours) After breakfast drive to capital city Thimphu (2400m/7875ft) At Thimphu visit to Sangay Gang/BBS the best place for photographers and you could get a clear view of Thimphu city on clear sky, but on the way up visit to Takin Zoo where the national animal of Bhutan has been preserved

Hike to Wangditse (1-2 hours) Sangaygang Cross Country Hike- It starts from Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) tower and ends at Dechenphodrang, through Pine forest. It is a very easy hike and it takes about 2 hours. Through this hike we can see Thimphu valley & Tashichho Dzong so beautifully.

Then visit Buddha Point the tallest statue of Buddha and could get a superb view of Thimphu Valley visit Memorial Stupa built in 1974 in the memory of Bhutan‘s third King. Chorten literally means ‘Seat of Faith’ and Buddhists often call such monuments, the ‘Mind of Buddha.

In the evening visit Tashi chho dzong “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s.  Tashichhodzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body.

DAY 03: Thimphu to Paro (65 km-1½ Hours). -Taktshang (Distance 3-4 Hours walk round trip). This morning you will hike to Taktshang, Tiger’s Nest.Trip to Bhutan is never complete without climbing to Taktsang”, says one tourist. Indeed it’s true as the journey there fills you with spiritual bliss.

Tiger’s Nest is located atop an 800 meter cliff in Paro.
Taktshang or the Tigers lair as the monastery is widely regarded is one of the most important in Bhutan. Later in 1692 the fourth Druk Desi Tenzin Rabgye started to construct monastery and finally completed after three years in 1694.

Later, on the way back visit Kichu lhakhang; the temple is undoubtedly one of the oldest temples to have been built in Bhutan. It is one of the 108 temples built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century AD. The King is said to have built 108 temples in a day throughout the Himalayan regions

Day 04: Departure

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