From $ 1495 USD 05 Days Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition P. Ltd
Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition has extended its travel services to its neighboring country Bhutan, We offer short Bhutan tour known as glimpse of Bhutan tour and the tour program has not include ... read more
From $ 1790 06 Days Global Adventure Trekking(p)ltd
Day 03 Thimpu â€“ PunakhaDrive over the Dochu-La pass (3,100 meters), which offers on a clear day an incredible view of Himalayan peaks before descending into balmy Punakha valley (about 3 hrs to ... read more
Day 01 : Arrival Paro – Thimpu
Day 02 : Thimpu Sightseeing
Day 03 : Thimpu – Punakha
Day 04 : Punakha – Thimpu – Paro
Day 05 : Paro Sightseeing
Day 06 : Departure To Paro
From $, 10 Days Nepal Guide Treks & Expedition (P.) Ltd.
Day 07: Hike to Tiger Nest Monastery [3180m/10430ft] [2-3 hrs Hike] & back to Paro. Today we will start with a drive to Satsam Chorten. From here we will start to hike or seize a chan ... read more
From $ 40 4 Days TRAIL BLAZER TRAVELS & TOURS (P.) LTD.
Day 3 : Thimphu – Paro sightseeing and hike to Taktsang. An early departure from Thimphu to Paro. After checking in an hotel in Paro drive the winding road to Drukgya ... read more
04 Days Black Diamond Expedition (p)LTD.
Day 02: Thimphu - Punakha - Thimphu After breakfast visit some places in Thimphu. Visit Traditional Institute of Medicine, established in 1988, one of the most interesting facilities in Thimphu. The ... read more
Day 01: Arrival at Paro and drive to Thimphu
Day 02: Thimphu – Punakha- Thimphu
Day 03: Thimphu – Paro
Day 04: Departure
Day 01: Arrival at Paro and drive to Thimphu.
During the flight, one will experience breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga (if flying from Kathmandu or Delhi) and other famous Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Chomolhari and Mount Jitchu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to Thimphu. The drive will take around 1.5 hour. Thimphu has a population of about 100,000. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights.
After lunch visit to National Library, It contains Bhutan’s history in the form of religious & historical literature. Most of the books here are about Buddhism & Himalayan History. You will also find the world’s largest book here; Tashichho Dzong, the beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the Government's office and King's Throne room it is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot; the National Memorial Chorten. The building of this landmark was originally envisaged by Bhutan's third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk ("the father of modern Bhutan") who has wished to erect monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it serves both as a memorial to the Late King and as a monument to peace. Evening is free. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Thimphu - Punakha - Thimphu
After breakfast visit some places in Thimphu. Visit Traditional Institute of Medicine, established in 1988, one of the most interesting facilities in Thimphu. The production of medicines is directed entirely towards the needs of the Bhutanese though there is a plan to eventually export traditional medicines. School of Traditional Paintings - Known as ‘Zorig Chusum’ in Bhutanese, operates under the auspices of the National Technical Training Institute and offers a six years course that provides instruction in many of Bhutan’s traditional arts to students from throughout the country whose aptitude is more artistic than academic.
After lunch drive to Punakha, leaving Thimphu the road climbs steeply through a forest of pine and cedar, festooned with hanging lichen high up near Dochula pass (3,050 m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Stop at the pass to visit Druk Wangyal Chortens, 108 stupas built by the eldest Queen. Once you cross the pass, you wind down into a warm fertile valley and meander along a gently flowing aquamarine river that leads you to the Punakha valley. Then visit the Punakha dzong, the winter residence of the Je khempo (chief abbot). Punakha Dzong is the most Magnificent and Largest Dzong in Bhutan located beautifully in between the two largest rivers Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River); it is an outstanding structure with intense artwork. Wangdue Dzong, built in 1638. It is believed to be built on the back of the giant Elephants back and is considered one of the most important Dzongs of the 17th century as it controlled west - East and to the South After visiting trace back your drive to Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu - Paro sightseeing and hike to Taktsang Monastery.
After breakfast departure to Paro. After checking in at hotel in Paro drive the winding road to Drukgyal Dzong, the ruined fortress, which was once, defended this valley from Tibetan invasions. We then drive to Ramthangkha, the terminating point of the motorable road and then hike to Taktsang Monastery. Taktsang meaning "Tiger's Nest”, is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (also known as Guru Padmasambhava) meditated. The eighth century's monastery is perched on a rock overlooking a sheer drop and clings seemingly impossible to a cliff of rock at 2950 m above the sea level.
After the visit to the temples walk back to the cafeteria for your lunch. After lunch we then walk back to the road point and then visit Kyichu Lhakhang, One of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan, was built in 659 A.D by King Songtsen Gampo of Tibet as one of the 108 such monasteries he built in across the Himalayas to spread Buddhism. Visit National Museum, Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower which now houses the National Museum and visit Paro Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now used as an administration centre and school for monks.
Day 04: Depart from Paro (by Druk Air).
After breakfast free till departure time. Transfer to the airport for onward journey.
Other sites to visit include: the School for Arts and Crafts where students are taught the 13 types of Bhutanese art, The National Library housing the collection of Bhutanese scriptures dating back to ... read more
Day 01: Arrive at Paro and transfer to Thimpu O/N Hotel
Day 02: Explore Punakha and Thimpu O/N Hotel
Day 03: Drive to Paro O/N Hotel
Â Bhutan tour also takes you to the Dochula Pass which offers you the panoramic views of the Himalayas. The tour further elongates towards the Punakha Valley which features the splendid Punakha Dzon ... read more
Day 2 Thimphu-Punakha. Distance: 71 km, estimated driving time: 2 Â½ hoursAfter breakfast, travel to Punakha through Dochula Pass 3140 m). In the clear spring sky, you can enjoy the panoramic view ... read more
Day 3 Timpu to Punakha and exploration Punakha. Overnight at hotel Drive over the Dochu-La pass (3,100 meters), which on a clear day offers an incredible view of Himalayan peaks before descending into ... read more