Bhutan Travel 6 days : Paro Thimphu Punakha Tour II
- Trip Code: B-LT-13
- 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 6 days is a comprehensive tour of Bhutan’s three major touristic cities. This trip is also recognized in the name of Thimphu-Punakha-Paro Tour. It starts on traveling to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. In Thimphu you visit Tashichho Dzong – The major landmark of Thimphu also the Secretariat of Bhutan government, National Assembly and the office of King; Memorial Chorten; National Library; Arts & Crafts School; Textile Academy; Folk Heritage Museum; Nunnery temple; mini zoo to see Takin – the national animal of Bhutan and the National Institute of Traditional Medicine.
From Thimphu, you continue the journey to Punakha crossing Dochula Pass (3080m).
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 visiting of Simtokha Dzong in the route.
In Paro you go for sightseeing of Ta Dzong – National Museum and Rinpung Dzong – Ancient fortress followed by hiking to Tiger’s Nest Monastery – Miraculous Monastery is located on the side of the cliff of the Upper Paro Valley; and sightseeing of Farmhouse and Kyichu Temple.
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.
Note of Bhutan Travel 6 days:
The itinerary Bhutan Travel 6 days is possible to be customized according to your requirements. For any further information and the price of this trip please feel free to contact us.
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), National Library, Arts & Crafts School, Textile Academy, Folk Heritage Museum, Memorial Chorten (The stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King regarded as Father of modern Bhutan), Nunnery temple, mini zoo to see Takin (The national animal of Bhutan), National Institute of Traditional Medicine and the traditional paper factory. Note: some of the landmarks are closed in the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Therefore, if you are in Thimphu during the weekends, you explore the Weekend Market instead.
Overnight in Thimphu
Highlight: Morning drive to Punakha with a short stop at Dochula Pass (3080 m). At this pass, which is decorated with colorful prayer flags, visit to Chorten, Mani Wall and enjoy view of Himalayan panorama. 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. After visit of Wangdue Phodrang drive back to Punakha.
Overnight in Punakha
Highlight: Morning drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong (The oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627). In Paro visit of Ta Dzong (National Museum) and Rinpung Dzong (Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal , the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, this Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of district administrative head and court of Paro district).
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.