6 Days Discover Bhutan Travel Plan

6 Days Discover Bhutan Travel Plan

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Drive Paro - Thimphu

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
The flight into Bhutan takes you close to the great Himalayas, offering dazzling scenic views of some 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 will meet you at Paro airport, and after completion of arrival formalities you will be transferred to Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, an exciting blend of tradition and modernity.
On the way we will visit Iron bridge built by Thang Thong Gyalpo and if time permits visit rows of handicraft market in Thimphu.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Jambhayang Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Thimphu

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing

Stop At: Thimphu, Thimphu, Thimphu District
National Memorial Chorten, The building of this landmark was envisaged by the third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it is both a memorial to the Late King (“the Father of modern Bhutan”) and a monument to world peace. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.
Will meet lot of locals circumambulating the Chorten and offering prayers.

Buddha Dordenma Statue, A gigantic Buddha statue in the mountains overviewing Thimphu Valley. The statue will house over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Buddha Dordenma itself.

Institute for Zorig Chusum, Commonly known as Painting School where students undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.

Visit Simply Bhutan museum and Trashichhodzong, this impressive fortress/monastery houses Secretariat building,


Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Jambhayang Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Thimphu

Day 3: Thimphu - Punakha

Stop At: Punakha, Punakha, Punakha District
After early breakfast, drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chortens (108), prayer flags and mountain views. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana – finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
Continue onwards, reaching Punakha town in time for lunch. Visit Punaka Dzong and then suspension bridge and a short hike to the fertility temple

Duration: 9 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Drubchu Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Punakha

Day 4: Punakha - Paro

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
After breakfast, drive to Paro which takes around 3 hours.
Visit to Ta Dzong, which in the past served as watchtower for Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong) and now houses the National Museum. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district. The approach to the Dzong is through a traditional covered bridge called Nemi Zam. A walk through the bridge, over a stone inlaid path, offers a good view of the architectural wonder of the Dzong as well as life around it. It is also the venue of Paro Tshechu, held once a year in the spring.
Duration: 9 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mandala Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Paro

Day 5: Hike to Tiger’s nest, Paro

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
After Breakfast proceeds to Taktsang Palphug Monastery more famous as Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple complex which clings to a cliff, 3120 meters above the sea level on the side of the upper Paro valley, Bhutan.
The Taktsang Palphug Monastery is one of the most famous touristic destinations of the country and the cultural icon of Bhutan.

Visiting the Paro Taktsang Monastery is an unforgettable experience thanks to its unique location and the views of surrounding majestic mountains and emerald green valleys.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mandala Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Paro

Day 6: Depart Paro

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to onward destination
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$1,840.00 Per Person