Glimpses Bhutan Tour (03 Nights & 04 Days)
- Durations: 03 nights & 04 days tour in Bhutan
- Entry & Exit: Paro, Bhutan
- Seasons: Throughout the year
- Places of visit: Paro and Thimphu
Description of the Tour
Three nights and four days tour to Bhutan gets the breathtakingly beautiful nature of a country, life styles of people, social culture and uniqueness, and you will get to explore the sacred places of Bhutan. On top of these, you will get to visit the monasteries, temples and dzongs (fortresses) for blessings.
- Paro Rinpung Dzong
- Taktshang sacred monastery
- Oldest temple of Bhutan, Kyichu temple
- Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan
- The big Buddha, which is under construction
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Day 01: Arrive to Paro –Thimphu
On the arrival at Paro International Airport, the representative from Tashi Yangyel Tours – For Your pleasant Bhutan Experience! Will warmly welcome & greet you all. Then, you will drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan through the sound of peaceful river flowing of Paa-chu and Thim-chu. The drive will take 1 hour and 30 minutes along a river valley, past small villages and traditional farmhouses. It`s a small & charming capital city located in the heart of the Himalayas. On reaching at Thimphu, we can have a lunch in one of the restaurant. After lunch, visit Memorial Chorten, built in 1974 in the memory of third late king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and the temple inside gives good examples of tantric Buddhist and its philosophy. Big Buddha Point is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue under construction in the mountains of Thimphu valley. The Buddha Dordenma is sited amidst the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang, the palace of Sherab Wangchuk, the thirteenth Druk Desi. Upon completion, it will be one of the largest Buddha in the Bhutan, at a height of 169 feet (51.5 meters). Mothithang mini-zoo, to see the National Animal of Bhutan Takin (Budorcas Taxicolor). The Takin as a National Animal of Bhutan is attributed to a legend of the animal’s creation in Bhutan in the 15th century by Lama Drukpa Kunley. Zulikha Nunnery, the Thangtong Dewachen nunnery was founded in 1976 by Rikey Jadrel and today it houses the sixty nuns engaged in Buddhist study and practices. Evening, stroll around Thimphu city, then visit Tashichho Dzong, seat of the National Government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan).
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel, Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu– Paro
Today after having breakfast, we will visit Paper Factory, where the Bhutanese Traditional Papers & paper products are made. Weaving Center produces hand-woven textiles on site and has a selection of cloth and ready-made garments for sale. Then drive to Paro, on reaching at Paro we will have a lunch in Paro town. After lunch, visit to Paro Rimpung Dzong, the center of civil and religious authority in this region and drive to the village of Drukgyel and visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invasion. Evening at leisure, dinner and overnight stay at Paro Hotel
Day 03: Paro Halt
Today after having breakfast, we will make a hike to Paro Taktshang Monastery, the most famous and sacred monastery in Bhutan. Taktshang means “Tiger`s Nest” named after Guru Rinpoche reportedly flew to this site riding on the back of a flying tigress in the 8th century. We have to walk about 2hours and 30minutes up steep from the road end. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. Lunch will be served at Taktshang cafeteria. While coming back, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, it is one of the two most sacred and the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo (the 33rd Tibetan king, who is also the manifestation of avoloketeshivara, commonly known to Bhutanese as Chenrize).
Evening at leisure, dinner and overnight stay at Paro Hotel
Day 04: Paro - Airport
After our breakfast, we will drive to Paro International Airport for your onward flight. Our guide and driver will bid you farewell here at the airport. We wish you a very safe and pleasant flight for your onward destinations.
Tour Duration: 03 nights/04 days in Bhutan
|Season||High Season (March to May, September to November)||Low Season (December to February, June to August)|
|No. of Person||Tour Fee (US $)/Person||Tour Fee (US $)/Person|
|1 Pax||US $910||US $760|
|2 Pax||US $880 per person||US $730 per person|
|3 Pax & above||US $790 per person||US $ 640 per person|
The above price covers the following services.
- A Sustainable Development Fee (SDF): US $65 per person per night
- A minimum of 3 stars accommodation (4 & 5 star require an additional premium)
- All meals (3 meals in a day)
- A licensed Bhutanese Tour Guide (English Speaking)
- All internal transport (excluding internal flights)
- Entry fees and all internal taxes
- Mineral water
- FIT Surcharges, and
- Visa fees
The above price shall not include the following:
- Air fare.
- Airport Taxes
- Medical Expenses
- Travel Insurance
- Drinks, and