Taste of Bhutan

6 Days: Paro l Thimphu l Punakha

Shadowed by snow-capped Himalayan peaks, Bhutan is the Land of the Thunder Dragon perched on the top of the world. Visit ancient fortresses, temples and monasteries, experience stunning landscapes, fine architecture and offbeat charm, soak up this country’s truly extraordinary atmosphere. Bhutan is a revelation to travellers hungry for new experiences.

Day 1 - 2 Paro / Thimphu

Arrive in Paro, drive through the beautiful Paro Valley to your hotel at the capital city of Thimpu. The next day starts with a fascinating walking tour of the Memorial Chorten. See the world’s largest book at the National Library, visit the spectacular Tashi Cho Dzong fortress, and learn Bhutanese traditions and culture at the Folk Heritage Museum. Visit the nursery pen for the Takin - the national animal of Bhutan. (1B/1L/1D)

Day 3 Punakha

Take a picturesque drive to the former capital city of Punakha, stop at Dochu La Pass and enjoy spectacular views of the rugged Eastern Himalayas. Visit the impressive Punakha Dzong, which is located at the confluence of two rivers. Leisurely trek to the temple of Divine Madman. (1B/1L/1D)

Day 4 Punakha / Paro

In the morning, drive to Yabesa Village and trek through rice fields to Khamsum Yueley Namgyal Chorten, perched high on a hill overlooking the river. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a picturesque riverside before exploring the Wangduephodrang Dzong. Travel back to Paro, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Paro Valley. Visit the iconic Rinpung Dzong with its intricate wood work, large beams slotted into each other and held together without nails. End off the day exploring the National Museum. (1B/1L/1D)

Day 5 - 6 Paro

A scenic trek to the celebrated Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery located on the face of a cliff. The trek is around two hours uphill but worth it for the fantastic views. Spend the afternoon to rest or explore the local market. The tour ends with a hotel/airport transfer on Day 6. (2B/1L/1D)
Departures daily

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Trip Grading: Easy to Moderate

Pricing

* Standard package price from $1898p.p.

Inclusions

5 nights hotel accommodation
Professional English speaking guide
Listed meals: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
Arrival/departure meeting and assistance
All transfers in A/C vehicles
Sightseeing and associated entrance fees

Exclusions

International airfare
Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Gratuity & tips
Bhutan Visa
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