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Bhutan Cultural Tour 5 days

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The 5 days Bhutan Cultural Tour starts from the Paro International Airport and the historical town of Paro.
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  • Overview
  • Tour Duration 5 Days Group Size 1-12
    Grade easy Max Altitude 2500
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Paro
    Accommodation Deluxe 3 *** star Hotels
    Meals Your choice of Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner including during tours
    Transportation By private A/C car and Jeep

    The mountain kingdom of Bhutan is rich for its unique cultural heritage and known as the living masterpiece of ecological conservation in the world today. The Bhutan cultural tour is perfect for those people who have limited time to spend their vacation in the landlocked country Bhutan. If you really love exploring the culture and tradition Bhutan then this trip id your right choice. This Cultural tour offers the imposing Dzongs, or temple fortresses, that are intrinsic to Bhutanese Buddhism. This cultural tour starts from undoubtedly the most beautiful valley in the country, Paro. Paro is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area. The Paro Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Bhutan which begins on the 10th day of the 2nd month of the Bhutanese calendar and ends on 15th day of the 2nd month of the Bhutanese calendar. This tour covers the most popular tourist destinations like Thimpu, the capital city and the country's only one airport Paro. This cultural tour helps you to explore the unique culture and traditions, marvelous arts and crafts and religion of the mountain kingdom of Bhutan.
    The 5 days Bhutan Cultural Tour starts from the Paro International Airport and the historical town of Paro. The next day you visit Thimphu and Punakha. Tigers Nest, Paro dzong and Ta dzong are the main highlight of Paro. In Thimphu you will visit Tashi Cho Dzong, Sangay viewpoint, mini zoo and Chimi Lakhang. You will have an extraordinary visit to the beautiful Punakha Dzong which brings completely new experiences on you.

    Out Line Intinerary

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro, transfer to Thimphu
    Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha
    Day 3: Punakha - Paro
    Day 4: Paro - Taktsang Monastery, Tiger`s Nest
    Day 5:  Paro, departure

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  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 01 Arrive Paro [2250m / 7382ft]
      The flight to Paro crosses the Himalaya Mountains offering spectacular views of the awesome peaks including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan. On arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you can visit Paro Dzong, built in 1646, and now houses government offices and religious institutions of Paro valley. Visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country. From there we move to the Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort) built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan invaders during 1600s. In the evening, stroll through the Paro market and town. Overnight in Paro.
    • Day 02 Paro-Thimphu [2320m/7610 ft]: 1 hr/54 km
      After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, Bhutan's most famous monastery situated at 3180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress from Singye Dzong in Lhuentse to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant. The monastery is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. After exploring the monastery, hike down to the Paro valley and drive to Thimphu in the evening, the capital city of Bhutan. Overnight in Thimphu.
    • Day 03 Thimphu-Punakha [1250m/4000 ft]: 76 km/ 3 hrs
      After breakfast, visit the King's Memorial Chorten (built in memory of third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), the radio tower (for a great view of Thimphu Valley and Thimphu Dzong), and the zoo, which contains the national animal of Bhutan, the takin. From there, visit nunnery temple, National Library (which houses ancient manuscripts), and School of Arts and Crafts (also known as painting school). After lunch, drive to Punakha with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La (3,100 meters), where on a clear day one can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. Drive downhill through forests of rhododendron, fir and hemlock. Arrive at Punakha after traversing through rice field and along the bank of Punakha River. Visit Punakha Dzong, which is stunningly situated in between the male and female rivers like an anchored ship. Overnight in Punakha.
    • Day 04 Punakha-Paro [2250m / 7382ft]: 130km/4 hours
      After breakfast, you will drive back to Paro. On the way, visit Chimi Lhakhang, which is a fertility temple dedicated to Divine Madman or Lama Drukpa Kuenley. Receive blessings from the Lama`s wooden phallus! You will stop in Thimphu for lunch. After lunch, visit National Institute of Traditional Medicine and Majestic Tashichhodzong. Later in the evening, you can drive to Paro. Overnight in Paro.
    • Day 05 Depart from Paro
      Drive to airport for departure. Today you will bid farewell to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom and her friendly people. Druk Air generally departs in the early morning to avoid adverse weather conditions. Therefore, after taking breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. Our representative will bid you farewell.
  • Trip Includes/Excludes
  • What Is Included

    •     All meals, tea & snacks
    •     Government approved A & B category hotels on twin sharing basis
    •     All airport pickups and drops
    •     Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle
    •     Experienced English speaking guides and local staff
    •     All city tour with permits and entrance fees for museums and monuments
    •     All government taxes
    •     Bhutan Visa fee

    What Is Not Included

    •     Airfare to/from Paro, Bhutan
    •     Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)
    •     Trip cancellation and Medical/Evacuation Insurance

     

  • Departure Dates
  • Trip Start DateTrip End DatePriceStatusBook
    October 10th, 2017October 15th, 2017$1600Book
    September 21st, 2017September 26th, 2017$1500Book
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Overview

Tour Duration 5 Days Group Size 1-12
Grade easy Max Altitude 2500
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Paro
Accommodation Deluxe 3 *** star Hotels
Meals Your choice of Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner including during tours
Transportation By private A/C car and Jeep

The mountain kingdom of Bhutan is rich for its unique cultural heritage and known as the living masterpiece of ecological conservation in the world today. The Bhutan cultural tour is perfect for those people who have limited time to spend their vacation in the landlocked country Bhutan. If you really love exploring the culture and tradition Bhutan then this trip id your right choice. This Cultural tour offers the imposing Dzongs, or temple fortresses, that are intrinsic to Bhutanese Buddhism. This cultural tour starts from undoubtedly the most beautiful valley in the country, Paro. Paro is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area. The Paro Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Bhutan which begins on the 10th day of the 2nd month of the Bhutanese calendar and ends on 15th day of the 2nd month of the Bhutanese calendar. This tour covers the most popular tourist destinations like Thimpu, the capital city and the country's only one airport Paro. This cultural tour helps you to explore the unique culture and traditions, marvelous arts and crafts and religion of the mountain kingdom of Bhutan.
The 5 days Bhutan Cultural Tour starts from the Paro International Airport and the historical town of Paro. The next day you visit Thimphu and Punakha. Tigers Nest, Paro dzong and Ta dzong are the main highlight of Paro. In Thimphu you will visit Tashi Cho Dzong, Sangay viewpoint, mini zoo and Chimi Lakhang. You will have an extraordinary visit to the beautiful Punakha Dzong which brings completely new experiences on you.

Out Line Intinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Paro, transfer to Thimphu
Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha
Day 3: Punakha - Paro
Day 4: Paro - Taktsang Monastery, Tiger`s Nest
Day 5:  Paro, departure

Look details itinerary for more details: 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 Arrive Paro [2250m / 7382ft]
    The flight to Paro crosses the Himalaya Mountains offering spectacular views of the awesome peaks including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan. On arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you can visit Paro Dzong, built in 1646, and now houses government offices and religious institutions of Paro valley. Visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country. From there we move to the Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort) built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan invaders during 1600s. In the evening, stroll through the Paro market and town. Overnight in Paro.
  • Day 02 Paro-Thimphu [2320m/7610 ft]: 1 hr/54 km
    After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, Bhutan's most famous monastery situated at 3180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress from Singye Dzong in Lhuentse to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant. The monastery is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. After exploring the monastery, hike down to the Paro valley and drive to Thimphu in the evening, the capital city of Bhutan. Overnight in Thimphu.
  • Day 03 Thimphu-Punakha [1250m/4000 ft]: 76 km/ 3 hrs
    After breakfast, visit the King's Memorial Chorten (built in memory of third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), the radio tower (for a great view of Thimphu Valley and Thimphu Dzong), and the zoo, which contains the national animal of Bhutan, the takin. From there, visit nunnery temple, National Library (which houses ancient manuscripts), and School of Arts and Crafts (also known as painting school). After lunch, drive to Punakha with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La (3,100 meters), where on a clear day one can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. Drive downhill through forests of rhododendron, fir and hemlock. Arrive at Punakha after traversing through rice field and along the bank of Punakha River. Visit Punakha Dzong, which is stunningly situated in between the male and female rivers like an anchored ship. Overnight in Punakha.
  • Day 04 Punakha-Paro [2250m / 7382ft]: 130km/4 hours
    After breakfast, you will drive back to Paro. On the way, visit Chimi Lhakhang, which is a fertility temple dedicated to Divine Madman or Lama Drukpa Kuenley. Receive blessings from the Lama`s wooden phallus! You will stop in Thimphu for lunch. After lunch, visit National Institute of Traditional Medicine and Majestic Tashichhodzong. Later in the evening, you can drive to Paro. Overnight in Paro.
  • Day 05 Depart from Paro
    Drive to airport for departure. Today you will bid farewell to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom and her friendly people. Druk Air generally departs in the early morning to avoid adverse weather conditions. Therefore, after taking breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. Our representative will bid you farewell.

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Departure
Trip Start DateTrip End DatePriceStatusBook
October 10th, 2017October 15th, 2017$1600Book
September 21st, 2017September 26th, 2017$1500Book

Trip Includes/ Excludes

What Is Included

  •     All meals, tea & snacks
  •     Government approved A & B category hotels on twin sharing basis
  •     All airport pickups and drops
  •     Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle
  •     Experienced English speaking guides and local staff
  •     All city tour with permits and entrance fees for museums and monuments
  •     All government taxes
  •     Bhutan Visa fee

What Is Not Included

  •     Airfare to/from Paro, Bhutan
  •     Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)
  •     Trip cancellation and Medical/Evacuation Insurance

 

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