The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular mountain flights in the world, with a constantly
changing panorama of some of the highest mountains on earth. Our Always Bhutan Travel
representative will meet you at Paro airport exit doors following customs formalities.
After lunch enjoy afternoon sightseeing around Paro, including a visit to the Ta Dzong Museum
housing many religious relics, works of art and handicrafts offering a great orientation into
Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious past. Next, visit the Rimpong Dzong to see the painting
of the great saint Milarepa, considered as the master of meditation by the Bhutanese and
believed to have attained enlightenment in a lifetime. Dzong’s are large monasteries and district
administrative centres, which were once strategic forts. Afterwards, drive to the capital, Thimphu
(1.5 hours) following the Pachu River. Before dinner at the hotel there will be an orientation on
Bhutanese etiquette by your guide. Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.
The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s old monasteries and temples. The country’s
only Airport is in Paro. The valley is also home to mount Jhomolhari (7,300 meters) situated at the
northern end of the valley whose glacier water forms the Pachu flowing through the valley. The
following are some of the prominent places to visit in Paro. Paro Dzong also known as Rinpung
Dzong, this 15th century massive fortress/monastery, is also the administrative center of the
dzonkhag. A morning drive, north of Paro valley brings us to the ruins of Drukgyal Dzong. Built in
1647 by the great Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan, the
Dzong was destroyed by an accidental fire and left in ruins as an evocative reminder of the great
victories it was built to commemorate.Explore the ramparts and relive the memories of a glorious
We will be making the hike up to one of the key highlights in Bhutan today! Tiger’s
Nest aka Taktsang Monastery Taktsang Monastery – A one hour hike to the cafeteria is also a
vantage view whereby you can enjoy the stunning view of the monastery. Prayer flags adorn the
cliffs and this is also where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th
century. Kyichu Lhakhang – After a sumptuous local lunch, we will retrace our steps to visit Kyichu
Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
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If, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotel, price will be additional cost.
Pickup from Bhutan border from Phuntsholing: INR 5000 for a group of 3 people and less.
* Pickup from Bagdora airport: INR 8000
* For Groups more than 4 pax, additional charges will be applicable
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