Bhutan Tour Package 7 Days /  6 Nights

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TOUR ITINERARYHighlights Of Your Journey

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Air Port Pick Up
Day 1

Arrival and Transfer to Thimphu Valley

As your Druk Air flight weaves through the valley, arrival in Bhutan is like no other. As you touch down, keep your camera at the ready, as we have noticed how passengers slowly disembark and then stand on the tarmac totally bewildered. Then move through to immigration where you will present your Visa Approval letter and Passport for the official stamp. As you clear the Immigration check, please make your way to the baggage delivery area and after completion of Immigration, customs and baggage collection, you will meet your guide outside the airport for the first time. The transfer to Thimphu is approximately 1 ½ hours and upon arrival and after settling in; you will then drive to Kuensel Phodrang, (Buddha Point) is another place from where one can get a complete view of the town of Thimphu. The point has the largest statue of the Buddha. Then, drive back to the town and visit the National Memorial Chorten or maybe a chance to stroll the Main Street for some interesting Himalayan artifacts or textiles, so as to get a feel for what awaits you over the next week or so. (Overnight at Thimphu)

Day 2

Tour of Thimphu

Today’s full day of sightseeing in Thimphu valley includes visits to:

Folk Heritage Museum

a restored mid-19th century house which gives one insight into the average household & lifestyle in the region during that era. The house replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished as it would have been about a century ago.

Handicrafts Emporium

This government-run enterprise displays a wide range of beautifully hand-woven textiles and craft products. It also carries a small collection of books on Bhutan, Buddhism and Himalayan culture

National Textile Museum

which opened in 2001 provide fascinating insights into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.

National Library

This holds a vast collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts, some dating back several hundred years, as well as modern academic books mainly on Himalayan culture and religion.

Tashichho Dzong

The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. Tashichho Dzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. It is open to visitors during the Thimphu Tsechu (held in autumn) and while the monk body is resident in its winter quarters at Punakha Dzong. In the evening, take a stroll along the town’s main street. (Overnight at Thimphu)

South Goa City Tour
North Goa City Tour
Day 3

Transfer to Gantey (5 hour drive)

After breakfast, drive to Gangtey over the high mountain pass of Dochu La Pass (3,050m) where on a clear day, there is a panoramic view of the towering Himalayan peaks.

On reaching visit Gangtey Goempa, the oldest Nyingmapa temple in western Bhutan. Then explore valley on foot is the best way to experience Gangtey as you will walk by small villages and picturesque scenery.

The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. The surprise of finding such a wide, flat valley without any trees after the hard climb through dense forests is augmented by an impression of vast space, and extremely rare experience in Bhutan where most of the valley’s are tightly enclosed. Evening time For Leisure. (Overnight at Gangtey)

Day 4

Transfer to Punakha (2 hour Drive)

After breakfast, drive to Punakha, on the way visit Chhimi Lhakhang a temple dedicated to the Devine Madman and a sacred place where people pray for children. Later visit Punakha Dzong a very beautiful Bhutanese architecture armed by the Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River) rivers, built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of Bhutan which houses some rich Buddhist collections. (Overnight at Punakha)

Airport Drop off
North Goa City Tour
Day 5

From Punakha to Paro (3 Hours’ Drive)

Upon arrival, visit to the National Museum where an intriguing collection of artefacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lays the dominating Paro Dzong, a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, the tour crosses Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilever bridge, and guests are then driven to the town temple, built in 1525, to view ancient wall paintings. In the evening, visit the auspicious Kichu Lhakhang, a sacred monument pinning down the left foot of a treacherous ogress. This is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan dating back to the 7th century. (Overnight at Paro)

Day 6

Tiger’s Nest Hike

In the morning, take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest. “Tiger’s Nest” monastery, most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries, is spectacularly located on the side of a cliff 900m above the valley floor. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months, hence its name, “Tiger’s Nest”. There have been shrines at this sacred place for many centuries. The principal lhakhang of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. The main structure was severely damaged by fire in 1998, but after many years of painstaking restoration work, the complex has now been fully restored to its former glory. Taktsang is a place of pilgrimage which Bhutanese try to visit at least once in a lifetime. Later, take an excursion to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought off Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Jhomolhari, “mountain goddess” can be seen in all her glory from the approach road to the Dzong. (Overnight at Paro)

Airport Drop off
North Goa City Tour
Day 7

Departure Day

Early breakfast in the hotel, then drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.





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