Code • 7 Days •
Bhutan Highlights Tour designed to discover the magic and mystery of Bhutan on this short tour, covering the rich sights of Paro and Thimphu and taking in the amazing fortified monastic dzong at Punakha. Also included is the beautiful valley of Gangtey, famous for the migrant black-necked cranes, and an excellent base for walks. Bhutan Highlights Tour covers the important historical, religious and cultural landmarks in Bhutan.Explore Bhutan occasions and find the best time and places to visit. Bhutan is no common place. It is the last incredible Himalayan kingdom, covered in secret and enchantment, where a customary Buddhist culture precisely grasps worldwide advancements.
Day 1: Arrive Paro to Thimphu
Welcome to Bhutan, on arrival you will be greeted with respect by our guide and transfer you to Thimpu (Capitol of Bhutan), It takes about an hour drive. In the evening, you can stroll in Thimpu Town. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Thimphu Exploration
Breakfast at the hotel and proceeds sightseeing in Thimpu covering visit some important landmarks which include King’s Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Monastery, traditional paper factory, Buddha Statues and the Tashi Chhoedzong, known as the “Fortress of Glorious Religion”. It’s a wonderful place out there. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha
After breakfast will go to Wangdue and stop by at Dochula for tea and biscuits and enjoy a view of the Eastern Himalayan Mountains.Then on the way will reach at Lobesa, visit the Punakha Dzong. This is the winter residence of Bhutan’s spiritual leader. The Dzong is built between two rivers known as “Phochu” (Male River) and “Mochu” (Female River). Overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Punakha to Gangtey/Phobjikha
Today, we will go to last town before central bhutan and is quite famous for its fine bamboo work and stone carving. The roads winds up through dense forests of oak and rhododendrons from Wangdue phodrang till lawala pass, we will see panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains. Later in the afternoon, we can hike in Phobjikha valley, the home to the rare Black Necked Cranes. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Gangtey-Paro
Today we will return to Paro. While returning will visit the Royal Botanical Garden and Druk Wangyal Monastery, which is the only of its kind in the country. Then will continue drive to Paro and during evening we shall stroll in Paro town. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Today we will hike up to the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, the most famous pilgrim site, which clings to the rock at 3180m. According to the legend, it is believed that Guru Rimpoche, the 8th century Spiritual Master, flew to this location on the back of a tigress to meditate. We will get a chance to explore the monastery and hike back to Paro. Overnight at Hotel
Day 7: Depart Paro
Our Guide will transfer you to airport for your flight back home or onward destination.
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