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A Taste of Bhutan Tours 5 Days

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A Taste of Bhutan Tours 5 Days

Day wise Itinerary
Day 1 : Paro, Thimphu
Day 01:Arrival-Drive to Thimphu and sightseeing in Thimphu. On your Drukair flight to Bhutan, you will be treated to a spectacular view of the snow-capped Himalayan Mountains. On arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be welcomed by Bhutan Tours & Luxury Exclusive representatives who will accompany the group throughout the journey. From Paro airport we drive for an hour to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. The road leads through the Paro valley to the confluence of Paro and Thimphu rivers at Chuzom confluence. Three different styles of chortens adorn the confluence. A short way beyond, on the left, is Tashigang Lhakhang, the temple of the excellent horse. It is a private temple, built in 15th century, by the famous Tibetan saint Thangtong Gyalpo who came from Tibet in search of iron ores. After a quick stop at the sight we will continue our drive to Thimphu. On arrival in Thimphu will be doing some sightseeing by visiting the King's Memorial Stupa, around which elderly Bhutanese in their colourful traditional clothing circum-ambulate the holy structure, while spinning their prayer wheels. Also visit the Tashichho Dzong, which houses the royal office of the king of Bhutan, a number of important ministries offices and the highest religious authority of the country. Overnight at hotel, Thimphu.
Day 2 : Thimphu

Hotel : Taj Tashi, Thimphu

Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Thimphu. Morning we will drive north to Dodena where we will do an hour hike through a rhododendron forest to Tango Monastery, a monastic school founded around the 12th century and then rebuilt in the 15th century, which today serves as Bhutan's highest Buddhist university. On the way back to we will visit the Choki Traditional Art School CTAS, the only charitable art school in the Kingdom, which provides an opportunity for economically disadvantaged students from different parts of Bhutan to obtain training in the preservation of traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts. A presentation by the principal will be organized followed by classroom visits where you can interact with the students and watch them painting, drawing, carving and embroidering. At the small shop at the school you can also purchase craft items and gifts made by the students. Later we will also visit the papermaking factory where the traditional Bhutanese paper is produced from Daphne plant using the very old typical traditional methods. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.
Day 3 : Thimphu-Dochu La-Paro
Day 03:Thimphu Sightseeing, drive to Paro, Sightseeing in Paro. Morning after breakfast we will drive to Kuensel Phodrang where the gigantic 51 meters tall Shakyamuni Buddha statue overlooking the valley resides. Then we take a short drive to see the takin, the unique national animal of Bhutan. After visiting the takin preserve we will visit the Folk heritage Museum founded by Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. The museum is one of a kind that portrays the lifestyle of a genteel family in the Thimphu valley in the olden days. After lunch we will drive back to Paro. Later at Paro we will visit the National Museum, which showcases our rich flora and fauna, important antique Thangkha/scrolls paintings, textiles, gallery of different masks and beautiful old statues. If time permits we will also visit the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend valley against Tibetan invaders. It is now used as an administrative centre and home of monastic community. Towards the evening we can explore the charming town of Paro for shopping and leisure. Overnight at hotel, Paro.
Day 4 : Paro-Taktsang Monastery
Day 04:Morning hike to Taktsang Monastery the tigers nest. Later we will visit a Bhutanese farmhouse. Today we will hike to the famous Taktsang Monastery “The Tiger's Lair”, the national symbol of Bhutan. Clinging to a black rock face, 900 meters above the valley floor, nestles Taktsang Lhakhang, one of the holiest and the most beautiful site of Bhutan. Taktsang, the tiger's lair, acquires its name from the legend of its foundation, when in the 8th Century Guru Rinpoche, widely revered as the second Buddha, arrived from Tibet flying across the mountains on the back of a tigress. The hike to the Monastery is a gradual climb through lush meadows, oak and rhododendron forest, past quaint hamlets, fluttering prayer flags and rotating prayer wheels. The hike takes you about 4-5 hours from the car park. Later we will visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse to get a glimpse into the lifestyle of a farming family in Bhutan. A visit to a local traditional farm house will take you right back to the olden days in Bhutan as you enter the huge compound of the three storey farm house made of rammed mud. You would be greeted by the host family who will first serve you traditional butter tea and snacks made of puffed rice/roasted rice, followed by the locally brewed Ara Rice Wine at their warm spacious living room. After interaction and getting to know the family they will be show you around their home. This experience will allow you to immerse with local community and learn about their culture. If you are interested we can also organize a hot stone bath for relaxation at the farm house. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.
Day 5 : paro

Hotel : NA, paro

Day 05:Departure Drive to Paro international Airport. See off by our representatives.
Inclusions
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Accommodation
PlaceHotelStarDays
ThimphuTara Phendeyling4 ★Day 1
ThimphuTara Phendeyling4 ★Day 2
ParoGangtey Palace4 ★Day 3
ParoGangtey Palace4 ★Day 4
Price Breakup
Components price per pax on twin sharing (₹) price per 2 pax on twin sharing (₹)
Transport 4000 8000
Activities 2300 4600
Miscellaneous 700 1400
Total Cost(incl. tax) 7000* 14000*
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.

* Payment Terms and Methods
» Payment Terms & Methods: * 70% advance to be paid for booking of the total tour package cost.
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
» Cancellation & Refund Policy: * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount ies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
* Refund will be made within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.

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