BEST OF BHUTAN

BEST OF BHUTAN

Destination : Punakha - Thimpu

Category: Cultural Holiday Packages - Monument Holiday Packages

Duration : 06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS

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Day 01 : Arrive Paro International Airport

Arrive Paro International Airport from New Delhi / Kolkata / Kathmandu / Bagdogra and transfer to the capital city Thimphu. Afternoon visit Takin Zoo, National Library, Tashi Chho Dzong. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Thimphu.

 

Day 02 : Thimphu, capital of Bhutan

After breakfast transfer to the capital city Thimphu visit Handicraft Emporium, Bhutanese traditional paper factory, National Memorial Chorten, Buddha statue and Centenary Park located very close to river and evening visit the city for shopping or at leisure. Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 03 : Thimphu - Punakha

After breakfast drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass, stop at Druk Wangyal Chorten from here you could have a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range when the weather is clear. Drive further down to Lamperi stop and explore Royal Botanical Park for few minutes and proceed to Punakha. On the way stop and visit Chimmi Lhakhang temple or take a short walk. Afternoon visit the majestic Punakha Dzong and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Punakha.

 

Day 04 : Day excursion to Gangtey valley via Wangdi

After early breakfast drive to Gangtey valley via old Wangdi town. The drive is to cooler climes of Gangtey the drive is dramatic due to range of scenic beauty that unfolds along its route. During summers the hill slopes are covered with pink, white and red rhododendrons and you may even encounter some yak the old barking deer or red panda. This valley is one of the most beautiful open valleys in Bhutan and Gangtey is the winter home to the endangered black necked cranes (Grus Nigricllis) which migrate to this valley around mid November from Tibet. The birds fly back across the Himalayas to their summer home towards Tibet and China (Nov – March). Evening return to Wangdi. Overnight at Wangdi.

 

Day 05 : Punakha - Paro

After breakfast drive to Paro and on the way visit Paro Dzong located on the rocky outcrop of the steep hillside overlooking both sides of the valley drive back to the town. After noon visit the old ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 17th century fortress that used to keep invaders from Tibet and in1951 the fort was destroyed by fire. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Paro.

 Day 06 : Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast drive till the base of the world famous Tiger’s Nest, clings to a sheer, 900m above the ground which is the most popular spiritual heritage sites. There is a belief that the legend Padma Sambhava flew here from Tibet on the back of a tiger. On the way to town visit Kyichu Lhakhang one of Bhutan’s two oldest and most sacred monasteries dating from the introduction of Buddhism in the 7th century. Rest of the day at leisure or visit the town for shopping. Overnight at Paro.

 

Day 07 : Departure 

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your onward destination.

Cost Includes

  • Including Accommodation.
  • Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast.
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle for Sightseeing and excursions as per our brochure itinerary.
  • All Currently applicable taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Any meals other then those specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’.
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • High Season / Festive Season Supplements Applied by Hotels From Time to Time
  • Government  Service Tax as per actual.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees.
  • All tours are subject to terms and conditions mentioned on the booking form in our brochure.
  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

NOTE: All distance featured are approximate.

 

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