Bhutan Cultural tours - 6 days

Bhutan Cultural tours - 6 days

If you are looking for a real peaceful place, where past is still the present, Buddhism a way of life, beautiful nature, clean environment, diverse flora & fauna, rich culture & tradition, and so on then Bhutan is the right place to visit.


Although there are expensive and big resorts in Bhutan, we accommodate our clients in a very nice, homey and very comfortable traditional Bhutanese hotels with attached bath and toilets with hot and cold water running 24-hours. The staff of the hotels we book for you will care for you in the best traditions of Himalayan hospitality, and the Bhutanese cuisine they will serve is varied, wholesome and stimulating . For the more conventional palate, general continental food is also available.

Day 01: Arrive PARO

Arrive at the Druk Air check in counter, International Airport, 2 hours prior to departure time.Fly into Paro Bhutan. As you start approaching Bhutan, you can see breathtaking views of the Great Himalayas on this flight. Arrive Paro where you will be welcomed to the Kingdom by your guide. After 15-20 minutes drive from the airport you'll reach your hotel. Check in to the Hotel. Overnight Paro.

Day 02: EXCURSION TO TAKTSANG MONASTERY

Hike to Taktsang Monastery. Taktsang, meaning "Tiger's nest," is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhawa) mediated, clings seemingly impossible to a cliff of rock at 3,000 feet above the valley floor. For the local people it is a place of pilgrimage, but for a tourist, a hike up to the monastery is exhausting, thrilling and mystical. The legend has it that Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of a tigress from Tibet and meditated in the cave there for three months. Later, transfer to Thimphu.

The drive from Paro to Thimphu is spectacularly scenic with magnificent Monasteries and Stupas in the valleys and mountain tops. Experience the "Last Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom" on Earth and take precious memories back home. Check in to your hotel for Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 03: THIMPHU

Full day sightseeing. Some of the highlights of Thimphu includes:

Weekend market.

Purchase world's most beautiful postage stamps from General Post Office

Arts and Crafts school and the Traditional Medicine Institute.

Memorial Chorten built in memory of Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, popularly known as the Father of Modern Bhutan. A multi-storied stupa that will introduce you to the vitality of Tantric Buddhism.

Observe traditional paper making from Daphnia and Edgeworthia

Visit Botanical garden (Zoo) where one can see Yak and Takin, the National wild animal of Bhutan.

Drive up to viewpoint and take a hike beyond to see the clear picture of Thimphu Valley.

Downtown Thimphu on foot visiting Handicrafts Emporium and other Arts & Crafts stores. Buy stunning kiras which can be used and bed covers or wall decoration, jewelry and many more. Overnight Thimphu.

Day 04: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA – WANGDI - THIMPHU

Full Day Sightseeing trip to Punakha and Wangdi Towns. Punakha was the old capital of Bhutan and it is still the winter residence of Central Monastic Body. Punakha Dzong is the most Magnificent and Largest Dzong in Bhutan. Return to Thimphu for Overnight.

Day 05: THIMPHU – PARO

Morning, time at leisure to explore around Thimphu town on your own or relax in the hotel.  Afternoon, transfer to Paro for Overnight.

Day 06: Depart Paro

After breakfast, transfer to Paro Airport for your departure flight to your destination. 

Tour cost:

1  person    US$ 1590  per person

2  person    US$ 1399  per person

3+ person    US$ 1205  per person

Single room sup: US$ 200 per person

Departures: As per your choice dates.

Cost includes:

01. Twin sharing accommodation on full board (all meals)

02. solo traveler would be single room throughout the trip

03. Airport transfers in Bhutan

04. All transfers and guided sightseeing tour with English speaking tour guide

05. Royalty and taxes to government

06. Fees to temples & monuments

07. Bhutan Visa and entrance fees

 

Cost does not include:

01. Airport departure

02. Expenses of personal nature

03. Airfare: Kathmanu to Paro US$ 250 one way(round trip US$ 450 per person) - airfare are subject to change without prior notices

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