This short tour offers you an outstanding, awe-inspiring and unspoiled cultural and natural sites of Bhutan. Bhutan is the land of the thunder dragon kingdom and it is recognized as the paradise among travelers. During your glimpse tour of Bhutan you will experience Bhutanese hospitality, admire the ever-changing landscapes, and explore Bhutans rich Buddhist culture. The entire glimpse tour in Bhutan is designed in such a way that it covers all the popular sightseeing destinations and gives you a chance to see wonderful artifacts of Bhutanese typical culture and historical spots. The Bhutan Glimpse tour offers you glimpses of panoramic view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks including the sacred Jumolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan.
Day 01:Fly to Paro International Airport
Day 02:Paro to Thimpu drive
Day 03:Full Day Sightseeing in Thimpu
Day 04:Thimpu to Paro visit Taktsang (Tiger Nest Monastery)
Day 05:Final Departure
• Necessary airport, hotel and airport transfers
• Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
• Three meals per day ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during your stay in Bhutan.
• Entrance fees and permits
• Overland transportation within Bhutan
• Sightseeing as per itinerary
• English speaking guide
• Trekking and Tour arrangement
• Drinking water
• Government tax and Fees
• Service Charge
• Travel Insurance
• Airfares & Visa fees.
• Airport taxes
• Expenses of personal nature
• Excess baggage
• Tips to guides and drivers
• Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
Day 01Fly to Paro International AirportYou will have a spectacular scenic flight of Himalayas including Everest and Bhutanese foothills and the landscapes to the Paro Airport of Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, our representative will receive you. After lunch, you will enjoy afternoon sightseeing around Paro, including a visit to the Ta Dzong Museum housing many religious ruins. Then, you will visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong and Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country and visit Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort). In the evening you will visit Paro town, stroll through its quaint two streets and browse through the shops.
Day 02Paro to Thimpu drive You will have 2hrs drive to Thimpu. You can enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten. National Textile Museum, the Folk Heritage Museum, School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Crafts are some worthy places of visit. Also take a tour of the king’s administrative building known as Tashicho Dzong. Tashichho dzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. You will also visit the National Library housing the collection of Bhutanese scriptures dating back to the 8th century; the Traditional Paper Factory displays the Bhutanese paper making process, and a fascinating replica of a medieval farmhouse at the Folk Heritage Museum. Later, you can stroll around the city in the evening. Overnight at Thimphu.
Day 03Full Day Sightseeing in Thimpu You will spend a full day inThimpu for sightseeing, visit Pangri Zampa Monastery, situated just beyond Dechencholing Palace (5kms from Thimphu). This temple was the first residence of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal when he arrived in Bhutan in 1616 A.D. Then, you will visit National Textile Museum which is a good place to see the art of traditional weaving being kept alive and preserved through exhibition. The Memorial Chorten which was constructed in 1974 as a memorial for the third King of the country, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Then, visit the radio tower (for a great view of Thimphu Valley and the Thimphu Dzong), and the zoo, which contains the national animal of Bhutan: the takin. After lunch, visit the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, a traditional paper factory, the majestic Tashichodzong, the Simtokha Dzong (the oldest fortress in the kingdom), and the Folk Heritage Museum. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04Thimpu to Paro visit Taktsang (Tiger Nest Monastery) After breakfast at Hotel, drive to Paro. Drive through the Paro valley to see the Drukgyel Dzong/kyichu Lhakhang. Hike to Taktsang Gompa (Tiger's Nest Monastery). Taktsang is the most famous of all Bhutanese monasteries. The hikes up to the viewpoint will take about 1 1/2 hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. We will also take you to visit 200 year old Watch Tower (Ta Dzong) including the ruins of historical Drugyel High School. On the return drive to Paro, visit 7th Century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples constructed by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo.
Day 05Final Departure We will say good bye to you at the Paro International Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.
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