Effective Short Bhutan Tour (4 nights, 5 days)

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Day 1: Arrive at Paro International Airport and Drive to Thimphu

After the most spectacular and exciting landing, our assigned tour guide and a driver will receive you at the airport. You will be headed to Thimphu (the capital city of Bhutan) from Paro along the fast-flowing rivers. On arrival, you will check in to one of the 3-star. In the afternoon, you will visit:

  1. National Memorial Chorten- Most Sacred Chortens in the heart of Thimphu town
  2. World largest sitting Buddha overlooking the entire capital city
  3. Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park- Park that is most visited by both tourists and the locals
  4. Tashichodzong- The Dzong that houses Throne Rooms and the King’s Office

Day 02: Sightseeing in Thimphu

Tourists will continue to explore the tourist attractions in Thimphu.

  1. National Institute of Traditional Arts and Crafts- get a glimpse of 13 different arts and crafts that are an essential part of Bhutanese Cultural heritage.
  2. Traditional Medicine Institute – Unique and fully functioning herbal medicine hospital
  3. Takin Preserve- To see Takin, the National Animal of Bhutan
  4. Craft Bazar- Varieties of pure authentic Bhutanese Arts and Crafts for sale at a reasonable price.
  5. National Library: Ancient text and the world’s largest book
  6. Simply Bhutan (living museum) - Exhibits unique ancient Bhutanese Traditional Architectures and the old age lifestyle of Bhutanese.

Day 03: Drive back to Paro

After breakfast, you will be will drive back to Paro. On arrival, you will check into the hotel followed by cultural sightseeing. The highlight includes:

  1. The National Museum- Once a watchtower is serving as the National Museum
  2. Paro Dzong- Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress
  3. Chelela Pass- The highest road pass in the country at a height of about 3,880 metres.

Day 04: Highlight of the visit
  1. Hike to Taktsang Monastery – Highlight of ever tourists.
  2. Drukgyel Dzong- Ruin Dzong under re-construction
  3. Kyichu Lhakhang- One of the Guru Rinpochhe’s Sacred Lhakhang

Day 05: Depart from Paro

Drive to Paro international airport for your onward departure

Included in this package

  • Bhutan VISA fee
  • Government royalty & taxes
  • Professional tour guide
  • Daily 3 meals
  • Entry fees
  • 3-star accommodation
  • Dedicated tour vehicle and driver