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Bhutan is a gem house of Buddhist art, culture and literature. Being the only country in the world to preserve the Tantric form of Mahayana Buddhism as its authoritative religion, the Bhutanese people have immense faith in their creed and permeate all kinds of ethical and sociological well being in their day-to-day life.
We have carefully crafted a 5 days trip to Bhutan that showcases the magnificent temples, fortresses and cultural attractions that the tiny nation boasts about. All our trips include opportunities to walk through the countryside and experience Bhutan at the forefront level.
The Mystic inspirations on this tour that we can experience are the snow-clad mountains, transcendent monasteries and ancient dzongs. The tour combines informative guided sightings to ancient and traditional sites of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha.
Day 01: Arrive in Thimpu (2,350 m) and transfer to your Hotel. Visit the Tashichodzong in the evening.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Thimpu, visiting the Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Lhakhang and Motithang mini Zoo followed by the National Library. In the afternoon, a leisure drive to Punakha (1,310m).
Day 03: Explore the Chimi Lhakhang (winter residence of Central monk) and descend to Paro (2,200m). There will be Full day sightseeing in Paro, covering all the major sights.
Day 04: After an early breakfast, head down to Taktsang Monastery, hike for 2 hours to reach the hilltop for splendid views. Visit the Kyichu Lhakhang and wander around Drukyul Dzong for it’s glorious ruined forts.
Day 05: Trip concludes and departs for onward journey.
Although this trip is currently unscheduled, Richa Tours is keen to prepare the necessary arrangements for the group or yourself. Feel free to contact us. The best months to travel this destination are between March to May and October to November.
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Arrive at Paro Airport. Be received by our staff that will help in assisting you to get transferred to Thimpu. Overnight stay at a hotel in Thimphu with BB Plan. In the evening, visit Tashichodzong, the parliament house of the country.
After an early breakfast in the morning, visit the memorial “Chorten” built in the memory of His Majesty King by the Royal Queen Mother. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, Motithang mini Zoo to see the national animal, the Takin. Later, drive down to the viewpoint from where you can have splendid views of Thimphu valley. Visit the National Library to see large collection of traditional books, folk heritage museum where you can appreciate the typical Bhutanese lifestyle. Subsequently, in the afternoon drive to Punakha.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Punakha with BB Plan.
Sightseeing in Punakha Dzong, the winter residence of Central monk body followed by a visit to Chimi Lhakhang. Enjoy your lunch and descend to Paro. On the way, experience the scenic beauty of Thimphu- par highway at Paro. Look around the Ugyen-Pelri Palace and the traditional wooden bridge including the three-storied chorten shaped temple known as Dungtse Lhakhang. Stop over the national museum and Paro Dzong. Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro with BB Plan.
Take an early morning drive to Taktsang Monastery. Hike for around 2 hours to reach the hilltop. If you wish, have lunch at Cafeteria and return back to Kyichu Lhakhang, a timeless old temple. Sightseeing around Drukyul Dzong and ruin fort. Later in the evening, if time permits visit the market place. Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro with BB Plan.
Catch a flight for final departure back home.