Day 4 : transfer to paro and paro local sightseeing
After an early morning breakfast, checkout from your hotel, and proceed to Paro. The journey between Thimphu to Paro will take approx 2 hrs. Situated on the river banks of Mo Chhu and Pa Chhu, Paro is a scenically blessed town of Bhutan with many historical significant sites. After checking into your hotel, freshen up, and gear up for your sightseeing in Paro. Taktsang Monastery is the most prominent attraction of Paro. It is a monastery built on the cliff. It takes two hour trek to reach Taktsang Monastery. You can either trek or ride on a pony. From Taktsang Monastery you will get the most outstanding view of Paro valley. Next we will take you to National Museum of Bhutan which is located in the Conch shaped building of Ta Dzong. Here, you can observe artefacts dating back to 2nd century and get an insight about the early Bhutanese era. After lunch we will drive you to Paro Dzong. Known as the Fortress on a Heap of Jewel, Paro Dzong is listed under the tentative sites of UNESCO. You can only walk in the courtyard of the Dzong since the main sanctum housing the Thondrol of Guru Rinpoche only opens during the annual Tsechu. After admiring the beauty of the purple jacaranda trees and shimmering water of Po Chhu and Mo Chhu return to your hotel. Overnight stay at Paro.