Classical tour of Bhutan
Attractions of Bhutan Package Tour : Punkaha, Punakha Dzong, Wangdue, Dochula Pass, Chimi Lhakhang, Thimphu, Indigenous hospital, Art & Craft school, National Library, Royal goldsmith workshop, Handicraft centers, Memorial Chorten, 15th Century Changangkha monastery, Buddha Point, Motithang mini zoo, Drupthob nunnery temple, Taktshang or Tiger’s Nest monastery
DAY 1, Pick up from Paro Airport / Hasimara Station and transfer to Thimphu
On arrival at Paro Airport for your Bhutan Package Tour you will be greeted by our official and transfer to Thimphu. In case of pickup from Hasimara, first you will be transferred to Phuentsholing (298 Mts /977 Fts), a small town at the Indo-Bhutan border. Have your lunch in an Indian Hotel. Post lunch Immigration formalities transferred to Thimphu, located hillside on the west bank of the Thimphu Chhu River and has a total area of about 1,809 sq kms. Evening at your own leisure. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Be sure to sink your teeth into Momo Kopi, Steam Dumplings filled with finely chopped cabbage, onions, cheese and butter. Overnight stay at Hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast go for morning sightseeing - visit the Indigenous Hospital where traditional old art of healing is still practiced, Art & Craft school, National library, Royal Goldsmith Workshop and Handicraft Centers. Afternoon visit the Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Buddha Park, 15 century Changangkha Monastery, Motithang Mini Zzoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob Nunnery Temple and free time in the market. Overnight at Hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 3, Transfer to Paro
After breakfast transfer to Paro (approx 4 hrs drive) covering some on way sightseeing. Every turn on the way comes with surprise and scenic view of the mountain and nature. Visit the historic ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong, built in 1647. Check in at resort. Paro’s main street features shops on both sides, all crammed with brasswares, silk and cotton scarves, incense sticks, silver filigree jewellery, gho (Bhutanese National Dress for Men) which can be matched with elaborately embroidered boots, kira (wrap-around sarong worn for Bhutanese women) and prayer flags that one could string across any open space to seek blessings for loved ones and friends. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.
DAY 4, Ex Paro Sightseeing (Tiger's Nest)
After breakfast drive 12 kms north of Paro to visit Paro Taktsang or "Tiger’s Nest Monastery" - one of the most famous places to visit in Bhutan and one of the holiest sites. It is perched on a steep granite cliff at 2950 metres overlooking northern paro valley. The place is especially venerated because of its association with Guru Rimpoche and is believed that more merit is gained if we meditate even for a minute in Tasktshang than many months in other places. The main temple was built in 1692 and the temple was badly damaged by fire several times with the most recent one being in 1998. It will take about 2-3hr to hike to the monastery. (One way). Evening at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.
DAY 5, Drop to Paro Airport / Hasimara
After breakfast transfer Paro Airport / Hasimara Railway Station via Phuentsholing (7 HRS drive) and the services end with Sweet Memories.