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Trip Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Itinerary: 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 3 Nights Paro

BD Best of Bhutan Summer 2018

This package includes:
Round-trip Flights
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Thimphu - Wangchuk Resort |
Punakha - Kingaling |
Paro - Namsay Choling Resort
Starting from
INR 59,074
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Round-trip Flights
  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : May 1, 2018
Validity To : May 31, 2018

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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Round-trip Flights
  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : May 1, 2018
Validity To : May 31, 2018

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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan Ex-Delhi' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Round-trip Flights
  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : May 1, 2018
Validity To : May 31, 2018

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Trip Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Itinerary: 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 3 Nights Paro

BD Best of Bhutan Summer 2018

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Thimphu - |
Punakha - |
Paro -
Starting from
INR 33,874
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks.Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks.Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your 'Best of Bhutan tour'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper. The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. This Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only. Later, in the evening, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and was the seat of Bhutan's government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955. The rest of evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 4 - Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Museum, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. The National Museum of Bhutan is housed inside the revamped Ta Dzong, which was formerly a watchtower. It showcases an intriguing collection that illustrates the rich and unique cultural heritage and tradition of Bhutan, including ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts. Perched majestically above the town of Paro, Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Built in 1646 under the order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, it serves as the administrative and religious centre of the valley. A prime example of Bhutanese architecture, the Dzong is an imposing square fortress with a central tower and courtyards housing the offices of the district administration and the court and a state monastic community of about 200 monks.Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated to Guru Rinpoche. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest, the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Bhutan' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Trip Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Phuntsholing | 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 2 Nights Paro | 1 Nights Phuntsholing

BD Bhutan Dragon Kingdom

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Phuntsholing - |
Thimphu - |
Punakha - |
...More Hotels (2)
Starting from
INR 38,074
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Phuntsholing

Welcome to your 'Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour. On arrival at the airport in Bagdogra you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Phuentsholing. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Phuentsholing.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Enroute visit Kharbandi Gompa to get a breathtaking view of Phuentsholing also the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel in Thimphu. Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu

Today, after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu visiting places: National Memorial Chorten: This is continuously circumambulator by the faithful, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Buddha Point: One of the biggest Buddha in the world. It was constructed through donations from devotees all around the world. Motithang Mini Zoo: A preserve center of the Takin - The national animal of Bhutan National Library: Storage of all kind of ancient books of Buddhist culture. Folk Heritage Museum: It is one of the oldest traditional houses. This house has been around 150 years old. The Folk Heritage Museum with a three storied, 19thcentury traditional house provides you a glimpse of the Bhutanese lifestyle, and artifacts from the rural households. Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government\'s office and King\'s Throne room. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 4 - Punakha

After breakfast, drive to valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas. The Pass on a clear day offers a magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. After that we will visit to Chimi Lhakhang which is a short hike. Chimi Lakhang Temples lies in the fertile Lobesa village of Punakha Valley. The temple is dedicated to the divine madman-Saint Drukpa Kuenley and the temple is also known as the Temple of Fertility. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

This morning, drive to Paro, en route visit Punakha Dzong - located at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers, Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore local markets. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After an early breakfast you will proceed for an excursion to the famous place called Taktshang Monastery or Tiger Nest (5hrs to 6 hrs hike {up and down}) Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger\'s Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft, overlooking the northern Paro valley. The people who will not able to visit Tiger Nest we have some other places to be visit: Kyichu Lhakhang :( opens till 5 pm) It was built sometimes in mid 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo. It is believed to be one of the 108 temples built to subdue a demoness residing in the Himalayas. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
Drukgyel dzong: Drukgyal Dzong was one of the four principal Dra Dzongs (defense fortress). Accounts differ on the founder of Drukgyal Dzong. It is said to have been caused by the fire when a butter lamp fell in the central tower. Only the ruins of giant walls, charred gigantic wooden posts, beams and watch towers can be seen of what was once an important fortress that repelled several invasions from the north.
National Museum :( open till 4 pm) housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Phuntsholing

Today, after breakfast drive back to Phuentsholing - the gateway to the south and thriving commercial trade centre on the northern edge of the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel. (B)

Day 8 - Phuntsholing

Today, bid farewell to your ' Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Bagdogra for your onward journey.


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  • Hotel Stay
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Phuntsholing

Welcome to your 'Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour. On arrival at the airport in Bagdogra you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Phuentsholing. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Phuentsholing.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Enroute visit Kharbandi Gompa to get a breathtaking view of Phuentsholing also the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel in Thimphu. Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu

Today, after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu visiting places: National Memorial Chorten: This is continuously circumambulator by the faithful, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Buddha Point: One of the biggest Buddha in the world. It was constructed through donations from devotees all around the world. Motithang Mini Zoo: A preserve center of the Takin - The national animal of Bhutan National Library: Storage of all kind of ancient books of Buddhist culture. Folk Heritage Museum: It is one of the oldest traditional houses. This house has been around 150 years old. The Folk Heritage Museum with a three storied, 19thcentury traditional house provides you a glimpse of the Bhutanese lifestyle, and artifacts from the rural households. Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government\'s office and King\'s Throne room. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 4 - Punakha

After breakfast, drive to valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas. The Pass on a clear day offers a magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. After that we will visit to Chimi Lhakhang which is a short hike. Chimi Lakhang Temples lies in the fertile Lobesa village of Punakha Valley. The temple is dedicated to the divine madman-Saint Drukpa Kuenley and the temple is also known as the Temple of Fertility. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

This morning, drive to Paro, en route visit Punakha Dzong - located at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers, Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore local markets. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After an early breakfast you will proceed for an excursion to the famous place called Taktshang Monastery or Tiger Nest (5hrs to 6 hrs hike {up and down}) Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger\'s Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft, overlooking the northern Paro valley. The people who will not able to visit Tiger Nest we have some other places to be visit: Kyichu Lhakhang :( opens till 5 pm) It was built sometimes in mid 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo. It is believed to be one of the 108 temples built to subdue a demoness residing in the Himalayas. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
Drukgyel dzong: Drukgyal Dzong was one of the four principal Dra Dzongs (defense fortress). Accounts differ on the founder of Drukgyal Dzong. It is said to have been caused by the fire when a butter lamp fell in the central tower. Only the ruins of giant walls, charred gigantic wooden posts, beams and watch towers can be seen of what was once an important fortress that repelled several invasions from the north.
National Museum :( open till 4 pm) housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Phuntsholing

Today, after breakfast drive back to Phuentsholing - the gateway to the south and thriving commercial trade centre on the northern edge of the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel. (B)

Day 8 - Phuntsholing

Today, bid farewell to your ' Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Bagdogra for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Rail
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Phuntsholing

Welcome to your 'Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour. On arrival at the airport in Bagdogra you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Phuentsholing. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Phuentsholing.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Enroute visit Kharbandi Gompa to get a breathtaking view of Phuentsholing also the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel in Thimphu. Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu

Today, after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu visiting places: National Memorial Chorten: This is continuously circumambulator by the faithful, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Buddha Point: One of the biggest Buddha in the world. It was constructed through donations from devotees all around the world. Motithang Mini Zoo: A preserve center of the Takin - The national animal of Bhutan National Library: Storage of all kind of ancient books of Buddhist culture. Folk Heritage Museum: It is one of the oldest traditional houses. This house has been around 150 years old. The Folk Heritage Museum with a three storied, 19thcentury traditional house provides you a glimpse of the Bhutanese lifestyle, and artifacts from the rural households. Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government\'s office and King\'s Throne room. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 4 - Punakha

After breakfast, drive to valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass - a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas. The Pass on a clear day offers a magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas. After that we will visit to Chimi Lhakhang which is a short hike. Chimi Lakhang Temples lies in the fertile Lobesa village of Punakha Valley. The temple is dedicated to the divine madman-Saint Drukpa Kuenley and the temple is also known as the Temple of Fertility. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Punakha. (B)

Day 5 - Paro

This morning, drive to Paro, en route visit Punakha Dzong - located at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers, Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore local markets. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 6 - Paro

After an early breakfast you will proceed for an excursion to the famous place called Taktshang Monastery or Tiger Nest (5hrs to 6 hrs hike {up and down}) Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger\'s Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft, overlooking the northern Paro valley. The people who will not able to visit Tiger Nest we have some other places to be visit: Kyichu Lhakhang :( opens till 5 pm) It was built sometimes in mid 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo. It is believed to be one of the 108 temples built to subdue a demoness residing in the Himalayas. It is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
Drukgyel dzong: Drukgyal Dzong was one of the four principal Dra Dzongs (defense fortress). Accounts differ on the founder of Drukgyal Dzong. It is said to have been caused by the fire when a butter lamp fell in the central tower. Only the ruins of giant walls, charred gigantic wooden posts, beams and watch towers can be seen of what was once an important fortress that repelled several invasions from the north.
National Museum :( open till 4 pm) housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro. (B)

Day 7 - Phuntsholing

Today, after breakfast drive back to Phuentsholing - the gateway to the south and thriving commercial trade centre on the northern edge of the Indian plains. On arrival, check in to the hotel. (B)

Day 8 - Phuntsholing

Today, bid farewell to your ' Bhutan Dragon Kingdom - summer 2018' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Bagdogra for your onward journey.


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Itinerary: 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 2 Nights Paro

Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom Summer 2018

This package includes:
Hotel Stay
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Thimphu - |
Punakha - |
Paro -
Starting from
INR 28,624
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom 'summer 2018'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass – a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.Also, visit Chimmi Lhakhang temple - a fertility temple built in 1499. It is dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint, popularly known as the; Divine Madman; who used humour, songs and outrageous behaviour to dramatize his teachings. This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.


Later, in the evening visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, majestically located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and was the seat of Bhutan\'s government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha.

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro, en route visit Drukgyel Dzong and Paro Dzong.

Drugyel Dzong is the best example of a fortified Dzong built in the 17th century to commemorate Bhutanese victory over the combined forces of Tibetan and Mongolian army, which attempted several invasions to the country. Though the fortress was destroyed by fire in 1951, the ruins remain an impressive and imposing sight, reflecting unique and intriguing design and construction techniques.

Rinpung Dzong is a fortress monastery belonging to the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Buddhism. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. The original dzong was a five stories fortress known as Hungrel Dzong and built in the 15th century Lama Drung Drung Gyal. The current structure was reconstructed as the administrative and monastic centre of the region in the 17th century by Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Namgyal.

On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Paro

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

On the way to town, visit Kyichu Lhakhang. The 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang (temple) is one of the oldest shrines in Bhutan. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated it to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro.

Day 6 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom summer 2018 tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Changes In Tax Rates
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom 'summer 2018'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass – a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.Also, visit Chimmi Lhakhang temple - a fertility temple built in 1499. It is dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint, popularly known as the; Divine Madman; who used humour, songs and outrageous behaviour to dramatize his teachings. This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.


Later, in the evening visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, majestically located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and was the seat of Bhutan\'s government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha.

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro, en route visit Drukgyel Dzong and Paro Dzong.

Drugyel Dzong is the best example of a fortified Dzong built in the 17th century to commemorate Bhutanese victory over the combined forces of Tibetan and Mongolian army, which attempted several invasions to the country. Though the fortress was destroyed by fire in 1951, the ruins remain an impressive and imposing sight, reflecting unique and intriguing design and construction techniques.

Rinpung Dzong is a fortress monastery belonging to the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Buddhism. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. The original dzong was a five stories fortress known as Hungrel Dzong and built in the 15th century Lama Drung Drung Gyal. The current structure was reconstructed as the administrative and monastic centre of the region in the 17th century by Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Namgyal.

On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Paro

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

On the way to town, visit Kyichu Lhakhang. The 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang (temple) is one of the oldest shrines in Bhutan. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated it to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro.

Day 6 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom summer 2018 tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Changes In Tax Rates
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Surcharges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom 'summer 2018'! On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu, the modern capital city of Bhutan enroute visit Tashichodzong: The beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the government's office and King's Throne room. On arrival, check into the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu, visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations. The factory uses the bark of two tree species, the Daphne and Dhekap in the manufacture of the paper.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B)

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass – a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.Also, visit Chimmi Lhakhang temple - a fertility temple built in 1499. It is dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint, popularly known as the; Divine Madman; who used humour, songs and outrageous behaviour to dramatize his teachings. This morning, drive to valleys of Punakha,en route visit the Dochu La Pass a mountain pass in the snow covered mountains. The Pass on a clear day offers magnificent view of the snowcapped mountains of the Himalayas.


Later, in the evening visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, majestically located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. One of the most picturesque ancient fortresses, it was constructed in 1637-38 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and was the seat of Bhutan\'s government until Thimphu was established as the new capital in 1955.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha.

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro, en route visit Drukgyel Dzong and Paro Dzong.

Drugyel Dzong is the best example of a fortified Dzong built in the 17th century to commemorate Bhutanese victory over the combined forces of Tibetan and Mongolian army, which attempted several invasions to the country. Though the fortress was destroyed by fire in 1951, the ruins remain an impressive and imposing sight, reflecting unique and intriguing design and construction techniques.

Rinpung Dzong is a fortress monastery belonging to the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Buddhism. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. The original dzong was a five stories fortress known as Hungrel Dzong and built in the 15th century Lama Drung Drung Gyal. The current structure was reconstructed as the administrative and monastic centre of the region in the 17th century by Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Namgyal.

On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Paro

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang. Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger's Nest is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley.

On the way to town, visit Kyichu Lhakhang. The 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang (temple) is one of the oldest shrines in Bhutan. The temple complex is composed of two temples - the first was built to subdue a giant demoness and the second temple dedicated it to Guru Rinpoche.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Paro.

Day 6 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your 'Bhutan Himalayan Kingdom summer 2018 tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey


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Inclusions

  • Hotel Stay
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Charges Not Mentioned
  • Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Charges
  • Tips

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Validity From : April 1, 2018
Validity To : June 30, 2018


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Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Itinerary: 2 Nights Thimphu | 1 Nights Punakha | 2 Nights Paro

BD Bhutan Delight Fly To Paro

This package includes:
Round-trip Flights
Hotel Stay
Breakfast & Dinner
Sightseeing
Transfers
Included hotels (or similar):
Thimphu - Riverview |
Punakha - Khuru Resort |
Paro - Tashi Namgay Resort
Standard
Starting from
INR 48,574
per person on twin share
Phone Booking
Day 1 - Thimphu

Welcome to your "Bhutan Delight - Fly to Paro Ex-Delhi" tour. On arrival at the airport in Paro, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Thimpu - the modern capital city of Bhutan.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Thimphu. (D).

Day 2 - Thimphu

After breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Thimpu visiting places like - The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory, National Memorial Chorten and Buddha Dordenma Statue.

The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory was established in 1990 to produce the authentic Bhutanese paper known as Deh-sho using traditional techniques that have been practiced for generations.

The large Tibetan-style National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honour the memory of the third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (the father of modern Bhutan). This whitewashed chorten with its golden spires, features elaborate mandalas, statues and a shrine dedicated to the popular third king. The religious paintings and complex tantric statues inside the monument reflect both peaceful and wrathful aspects of Buddhist deities.

Located atop a hill in Kuensel phodrang Nature Park, the Buddha Dordenma Statue overlooks the southern entrance to Thimphu Valley. Made of bronze and gilded in gold, the Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni statue. It is the largest Buddha statue in the world at a height of 169 feet. Sitting upon a large meditation hall, there are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues, also cast in bronze and gilded in gold, that have been placed within the main statue.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Thimphu. (B, D).

Day 3 - Thimphu,Punakha

This morning, drive to the valleys of Punakha, en route visit the Dochu La Pass and Chimi Lhakhang Temple.

Located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu, the Dochula pass at an altitude of 10,130 ft. offers one of the most spectacular panoramic views of the Himalayas. The pass is marked by an array of prayer flags and 108 chortens (stupas), known as the Druk Wangyal Chortens. Later, visit Chimi Lhakhang Temple, also known as Chime Lhakhang is a small Buddhist monastery. It is dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint, popularly known as the; Divine Madman. It lies in the fertile Lobesa village of Punakha Valley.

On arrival, check in the hotel in Punakha. Later in the afternoon, visit the majestic Punakha Dzong.

Punakha Dzong served as the capital of the country from 1637 to 1907 and the first national assembly was hosted here in 1953. Built in 1637-38, this massive architectural edifice is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. In addition to its structural beauty, it is renowned for containing the preserved remains of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of Bhutan as well as a sacred relic known as the Ranjung Karsapani, a self-created image of Avalokiteswara.

Note: The Punakha Dzong is closed in winter months when the monk's body is in Punakha. All visits to Dzong and Monasteries are limited till the courtyard only.

The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Punakha. (B, D).

Day 4 - Punakha,Paro

After breakfast, drive to Paro, en route visit Paro Dzong.

Situated at a commanding height overlooking Paro valley, Paro Dzong is one of Bhutan's most impressive and well-known Dzongs and the finest example of Bhutanese architecture. The Dzong houses both the monastic body and district government offices, including the local courts and is symbolic as the religious and secular centre of all affairs of the valley.

On arrival, check in to the hotel in Paro.

Later in the afternoon, visit Drukgyel Dzong. Located on a ridge in the upper Paro valley, about 18 km from Paro town, the ancient ruins of Drukgyel Dzongor the fortress of the victorious Bhutanese are considered as the most beautiful and famous archaeological sites in Bhutan.

The evening is at leisure. One can visit the local markets of Paro. Overnight in Paro. (B, D)

Day 5 - Paro

After breakfast, drive till the base of the world famous Taktsang Lhakhang (5 hours to 6 hours hike up and down).

Taktsang Lhakhang also known as the Tiger's Nest, is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and temple complex in Bhutan. Visible from afar, this stunning and highly revered monastery is perched on a high granite cliff at an altitude of 10,236 ft., overlooking the northern Paro valley. According to legend, this cliffside fortress was where Guru Rinpoche landed on the back of a flying tigress, bringing Buddhism to Bhutan.It has been recognized as a sacred site ever since and many famous saints have travelled here to meditate.

Also, visit Kyichu Lhakhang one of Bhutan's two oldest and most sacred Monasteries dating from the introduction of Buddhism in the 7th century.

Overnight in Paro. (B, D)

Day 6 - Paro

Today, bid farewell to your "Bhutan Delight - Fly to Paro Ex-Delhi" tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Paro for your onward journey.


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