Bhutan Travel 5 days : Paro Thimphu Punakha Tour I
- Trip Code: B-LT-12
- Destination: Bhutan
- Season: Available all year
- Max Altitude: 3150 meters / 10334 feet
- Trip Starts/Ends: Paro/ Paro
- Transportation: Car/ Van/ Hiace
- Accomodation: Hotel
- Trip Grade: Leisure Tour
- Trip Attraction: Culture, Himalayas & Wildlife, Wieieieieieies
Bhutan Travel 5 days : Paro-Thimphu-Punakha Tour I is one of most highlighted holiday packages of Bhutan. This trip includes to visiting Bhutan’s three major tourist destinations: Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro.
Bhutan Travel 5 days begins traveling around Thimphu, the capital city and also the bustling town. Here you will visit Tashichho Dzong (The major landmark of Thimphu, in its complex has Secretariat of Bhutan government, National Assembly and the office of King); Memorial Chorten (The stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King. Bhutanese people honor him as the father of their nation); National Library; Arts & Crafts School; Textile Academy and Folk Heritage Museum.
From Thimphu, you set off your journey to Punakha crossing Dochula Pass (3150 meters / 10334 feet). Punakha is the previous capital city of Bhutan. Here you visit Punakha Dzong (The most photogenic among all ancient fortresses in Bhutan standing on an island between the confluences of two rivers. It contains many precious relics from the days when it was capital).
After Punakha, you go for the short visit of Wangdue Phodrang famous place of bamboo products, slate and stone carvings and drive to Paro with sightseeing of Simtokha Dzong in the route. In Paro, you hike up to Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Locally known as Taktsang Monastery is located on the side of the cliff of the Upper Paro Valley) and visit Drukgyal Dzong (The ruined fort); Local farm house and Kyichu Temple.
Finally, this tour ends in Paro after you transfer to Paro International Airport for your flight of your onward journey.
Getting into Bhutan
There are only two Airlines (Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines) which flying in and out of Bhutan. Both airlines have a flight from Kathmandu to Paro and vice versa. Paro is the only international airport of Bhutan. Thus, you may start your journey to Bhutan via Kathmandu Nepal, the Himalayan country with Mount Everest.
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Highlight: Arrival in Paro International Airport. Meeting and greeting you by our representative. Drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. In the evening stroll around the city.
Overnight in Thimphu
Highlight: In Thimphu visit of Tashichho Dzong (The major landmark in Thimphu is the center of religious as well as administrative activities. It houses Central Secretariat, National Assembly and the office of King), Memorial Chorten (The stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King regarded as Father of modern Bhutan), National Library, Arts & Crafts School, Textile Academy, Folk Heritage Museums. Late afternoon drive to Punakha crossing Dochula pass (3080m).
Overnight in Punakha
Highlight: In Punakha visit of Punakha Dzong (Locally known as Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong meaning the palace of great happiness or bliss is the second oldest and largest fortress of Bhutan which is built on majestic structure). Visiting Dzong and local market drive to Wangdue Phodrang famous place of bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. Then drive to Paro with short stop at Dochula Pass. En route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for Buddhist studies and Institute of Dzongkha language (national language of Bhutan).
Overnight in Paro
Highlight: Early morning drive to the base camp of Tigers’s Nest Monastery (Locally known as Taktsang Monastery is located in the side of cliff of the Upper Paro Valley where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century). Hike up to the monastery. It’s about two hours hike up the cafeteria. From this point, enjoy the spectacular view of the monastery. Hike back to the road. Then go for visit to Drukgyal Dzong (The ruined fort), Local farm house and Kyichu Lhakhang (One of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan). Evening stroll around the main shopping district in Paro.
Overnight in Paro
Highlight: Our tour officer transfer you to the Paro International Airport in time for your flight and help you to get on board for your onward destinations.