The flight into Bhutan takes you close to the great Himalayas, offering dazzling scenic views of some of the world/’s highest glacial peaks. As you enter Paro valley, you will sweep past forested hills with the silvery Pa Chu (Paro river) meandering down the valley below. Paro Dzong (fortress) and Ta Dzong (watchtower) on the hills above the town will be a fine sight. Our representative from Journey Highlander tours and treks will receive you and will drive to Thimphu with sightseeing along the way.
Drive to Kuenselphodrang where world/’s tallest Buddha Statue (169 feet) sits overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Then drive to takin zoo . After lunch enjoy the spectacular view of Thimphu city and visit market and Clock tower. Evening drive to Paro. Overnight stay in Paro.
Hike to Taktshang Monastery, one of the holiest and the most beautiful sites of Bhutan. Taktshang, the tiger/’s lair, acquires its name from the legend of its foundation, when in the 8th Century Guru Rimpoche, widely revered as the second Buddha, arrived from Tibet flying across the mountains on the back of a tigress. Visit Kyichu Lhakhang, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. Evening free or can visit the Paro town with a street of typical Bhutanese traditional buildings. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.