Bhutan Short Tour
DURATION : 4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS
DESTINATION COVERED : Thimphu – Punakha – Wangdue phodrang – Paro and more…
Bhutan Short Tour Overview
Bhutan is a Himalayan kingdom that has embraced its traditional Buddhist culture amidst all the daunting global changes. Besides the tradition and culture, there lies a lot of mystery on this land to explore. Keeping all this in mind, we have meticulously designed a 4 nights and 5 days Bhutan Short Tour that will give you a heady mix of museums, mountain passes and ancient ruins. Visit the popular destinations of Bhutan such as Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang and Paro.
Bhutan Short Tour ITENARARY DETAILS
DAY 01 Arrive at Paro Airport & Drive to Thimphu (50 kms / 1 h & 10 min)
On Arrival at Paro Airport, Our Tour representative will Meet & Greet you & drive to Thimphu – It is 50 kms / 1 h & 10 min (Thimphu is the capital and largest city of the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan, It is situated in the western central Part of Bhutan where the population of people is around 1,00,000 and the altitude is 2,334 m). Check into the hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 02 Thimphu Sightseeing
This Morning after Breakfast: we will process for permit to Punakha from Thimphu Immigration Office (Special Permit required for Punakha), later visit major sightseeing points in Thimphu includes Buddha Point, Tashicchhoe Dzong, The National Memorial Chorten, National Library, The Institute of Traditional Medicine, Centenary Farmer Market, Changlimithang Stadium, School of Arts & Crafts, Handicraft Institute and Motithang Takin Reserve (Takin Zoo), Evening back to hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 03 Thimphu to Punakha (77 kms / 2 hrs 30 mins) to Paro (127 kms / 4 hrs)
This Morning After Breakfast: we will drive to Punakha – It is 77 kms / 3 hrs from Thimphu, (Punakha is the town in the Himalayas of Bhutan, it was the capital of Bhutan till 1955. It is located at elevation at 1,200 metres above the sea level). Later We will visit sightseeing points includes Dochula Pass on the way, Punakha Dzong and Suspension Bridge. Later we will proceed to Paro, it is 127 kms / 4 hrs from Punakha (Paro is a valley town and seat of Paro District, it has Sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area. It is the site of the country’s only International Airport). Check into the hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel in Paro.
DAY 04 Paro Sightseeing
This Morning After Breakfast: we will visit some major sightseeing points includes Paro Airport view, Drukgyel Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong (National Museum), Out View of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) and Kichu Lhakhang. Check into the hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel in Paro.
Hike the Taktsang Monastery (Taktsang commonly known as Tiger’s Nest, it is one of the most sacred sites in Bhutan. It is located at an elevation of over 10,000 feet, Taktsang is the birth place of Bhutanese Buddhism. Guru Rinpoche flew here from Tibet on a back of a tigress), The Hiking takes around 5 hrs Journey. Later back to hotel, refresh and relax. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.
DAY 05 Paro to Paro Airport
This morning after Breakfast: free for packing check out from the hotel & we will drive to Paro Airport for onward journey. Bhutan Short Tour ends.