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Bhutan Cultural Tour 05 Nights & 06 Days

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Bhutan Cultural Tour 05 Nights & 06 Days

  29500 per person
  6 days tour
Day wise Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrive Paro airport
Day 01. Flight into Paro by KB flight. Drive to Thimphu. Distance: 55km, Time: 90 min. Flight into Paro with Druk Air, Bhutan National Airline. The flight takes you over the great Himalayas, offering the most beautiful scenery of the snow- capped mountains and lush valleys. As you enter Paro valley, you will see the Paro Dzong Fort, the National Museum and the Paro town. You will be greeted by our local representative at the airport & amp; welcome you to Bhutan with traditional scarves. After completing the formalities, you will drive through fascinating valley of Paro to Thimphu. A mixture of rice fields, apple orchards and farm houses. After passing the confluence of Thimphu and Paro rivers, the road ascends and the valley turns into a narrow gorge before widening out at Namseling, and soon the quaint shrubs of Thimphu begins to appear. Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan and is the only large settlement in Bhutan. Thimphu has a special charm and it is fascinating to sit and watch a gathering of local people in the town square, wearing their traditional dress, and going about their business in a typically unhurried Bhutanese way. Afternoon; at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Sightseeing of Thimphu valley
Day 02. Sightseeing of Thimphu valley. Soon after your breakfast, you enjoy full day of sightseeing that includes: Memorial Chorten: This is a most impressive stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s third King by the order of Grand Queen mother Ashi Phuntsho Chhoden in 1974. Buddha Point: This is a must visit place with giant statue of Buddha Dodrenma with height of 51. 5 m a completed on 2015 with estimated cost of over hundred million US dollars. Changangkha lhakhang. One of the oldest temples in Thimphu valley; situated on top of a knoll with commending views of the valley below. This place has a special magical atmosphere with its prayer flags floating in the wind and its feeling of riding above the hurly-burly of the city. This was built in 15 th century by one of descendants of Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, the founder of Drukpa School in Bhutan. The main statue inside the temple is that of the god of compassion. Mini Zoo: Drive further north and visit the mini zoo where the Takins national animals of Bhutan are kept. Drive till the dead end of the road at Sangaygang view point to enjoy the fresh air and to view the whole valley of Thimphu below. The hill is dotted with prayer flags and gives a impression that one is near to heaven. Nunnery Drubthob Lhakhang. This small red temple is also called Zilukha nunnery. It plays a role of protecting the Dzong from the fire in ancient time. Now it houses Buddhist nuns. Craft Bazaar: It is worth a visit for authentic souvenir shopping. You can find all genuine local made handicraft products and is an ideal place to buy souvenirs to your friends and relatives back home. It displays wide range of products such as beautifully woven fabrics for man & amp; women, crafted products & amp; other decorative items. National Institute for Zorig Chusum thirteen traditional arts & amp; crafts. The Royal Government of Bhutan has sponsored and established this national institute in the year 1971 mainly to preserve and promote culture and to contribute to the country’s economy through quality products and services. In the course of history Bhutan has developed a unique artistic tradition, which has played a vital role in modeling its distinct cultural heritage and this tradition is reflected in thirteen traditional arts & amp; crafts. Tashichhodzong: The biggest fort of Bhutan built in 1648. It houses secretariat building, King’s throne room and other government offices. It is also the summer residence of Chief Abbot. Folk Heritage Museum: One of the oldest house in Thimphu, having been restored and transformed into Folk Heritage Museum in the year 2001 under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo. This museum is meant to serve an account of everyday rural life for the young urbanized generations and as a place for preserving objects related to this life, in case this way of life disappears as time passes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Drive to Punakha
Day 03. Drive to Punakha: Distance: 75km, Time 2 1/2 hours, alt: 1300mts Following breakfast, 3 hours drive to Punakha, the winter residence of chief abbot. The road climbs for about an hour till you reach a pass at Dochula at an altitude of 3150M. Weather permitting, this pass offers the most spectacular view over the high peaks of the eastern Himalayas. You can stop at several places and even walk to nearby forest to watch ious species of birds. Lunch will probably at Dochula cafeteria depends on weather and bit of hike that you decide to make on and around the pass. After having you nice lunch, continue driving on a windy road with many loops that makes the drive cautious and slow. The road descends all the way to Punakha & amp; Wangdue through temperate forest of rhododendron & amp; magnolia bloom in spring then a semi-tropical zone where orange trees, banana trees and cactuses are found in abundance. On arrival, check in to the hotel. After having lunch, do the Sightseeing in Punakha valley. Punakha altitude: 1300mts/4290ft. Visit the Punakha Dzong some 7-8 km away from the hotel. Punakha Dzong is the most impressive dzong in Bhutan situated in the confluence of Phochhu & amp; Mochhu male & amp; female rivers. It looks like a giant ship with excellent wood work and detail of paintings. It was here that the first King was crowned in 1907. It was capital of Bhutan until 1955 and then it was shifted to Thimphu. This dzong was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1637. This dzong still serves as winter resident of the chief lama of Bhutan and houses both administrative & amp; religious centre of Punakha district. Drive further north of the valley and hike for about 45 minutes crossing over suspension bridge to new Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten, a new temple, the paradise of Guru Rimpoche through the rice field and village of Niengergang. The view from the temple to the valley below is photogenic. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Drive Punakha- Paro
Day 04. Drive Punakha- Paro Following breakfast, drive to Paro 135km, 4 hours. En route, visit the most famous temple called Chime Lhakhang or the temple of fertility. It is about 20 minutes walking through rice terraces and the village of Sopsokha. The temple is situated on the spur above the village. It is believed that barren couple will have children if they get blessing for this temple. Walk back and continue your drive to Paro through Dochula pass. After lunch, do the sightseeing of places of interests in Paro. Visit national museum, Paro Dzong, the 7 th century Kichu lhakhang. Overnight at the hotel .
Day 5 : Excursion to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Day 05. Excursion to Tiger’s Nest Monastery Following breakfast, drive 5km north through the beautiful valley of Paro and hike to Taktsang tiger’s Den monastery hanging on a cliff 800m above the valley. In the 8 th century Guru Rimpoche flew here on the back of a tigress in one of his eight forms called Guru Dorje Drolo and meditated for 3 months in a cave and converted Paro valley into Buddhism. Later in the 17 th century, the 4 th temporal ruler of Bhutan Tenzin Rabgye built this present temple and named it Taktsang meaning; tiger’s lair in the same spot where Guru meditated. This temple is one of the most sacred and also a pilgrimage centre for Buddhists from all over the world. It was completely burnt down in 1998 and re-built with help from Bhutan government, individual donors and financial supports from other nations. It takes 2 hours ascend till the closest view point and 1 hour descend to the valley. Stop at tourism café situated half way for refreshment. On your way back, you again stop at the café for lunch. After lunch, continue to walk down to the bottom of the valley where your vehicle is waiting. Drive further north and visit the Drukgyel Dzong fortress of victorious Drukpas. It was burnt in 1951 by the tilting of butter lamp in the middle of the night so in present days it remains as ruins preserved as monument. It was built in 1647 after Bhutan stand victorious against Tibetan invasion. Evening drive back to Hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Fly to Onward destination
Day 06. Fly to Onward destination. Following breakfast, drive to airport for your onward flight. Your guide will assist with your baggage, bid you farewell and wish you safe journey back home.
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
» Flights
» Accommodation
» Pick-up
» Drop
» Sightseeing
ThimpuThimpu3 ★Day 1
ThimpuThimpu3 ★Day 2
PunakhaPunakha3 ★Day 3
ParoParo3 ★Day 4
ParoParo3 ★Day 5
Price Breakup
Components price per pax on twin sharing (₹) price per 2 pax on twin sharing (₹)
Transport 200 400
Activities 200 400
Miscellaneous 28900 57800
Total Cost(excl. tax) 29300* 58600*
Miscellaneous includes: Price includes Hotels, Transport & Activities
* transport cost may vary depending upon the no. of persons.
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

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