Trip Name: A Glimpse of Bhutan
Trip Style: Classic
Service Level: Standard
Trip duration: 4days/ 3Nights
Physical demand: **
Availability: All year
Best time to Visit: Autumn and spring (BOOK NOW)
For guests visiting Bhutan for a short duration, Paro and Thimphu valley is a microcosm of the overall Bhutanese experience. These two beautiful districts are cultural and historical heartlands of the country. You can have an expansive cultural tour of very old Buddhist temples and fortresses or take short hikes through pristine environment. In a short while, you will come in touch Bhutan’s unique culture, tradition, values and rich history. Surely, you will have enough memories to take back home of this beautiful country.
Day 1 Arrival Paro/Thimphu
Your local tour executive will welcome you at the airport. After reception, you will be taken for a cultural tour to Paro Rinpung Dzong and the National Museum. After lunch, you will visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. You wil then be driven to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.
Day 2 Thimphu sightseeing/Paro
In Thimphu, your day will begin early. After a shorthike to Tango and Cheri, each taking two hours each, you will have lunch by the riverside. After that, you will visit the national memorial chorten, folk heritage museum, painting school, Changangkha temple, takin zoo, kuelselphodrang and sangaygang view points. In the evening, you will be driven back to Paro for the night halt.
Day 3 Tiger Nest Hike
The gentle hike to the famous and sacred Tiger’s Nest or Taktshang in local language, is all you would wish for. Taktshang, one of the most sacred sites of Bhutan, is perched at a precarious 1,000m cliff. The gentle hike of about three hours offers a panoramic view of the Paro Valley.
Day 4 Exit
Your tour executive will see you off at the airport.