Glimpses of Bhutan Tour

Trip Overview Glimpses of Bhutan Tour

Trip Info

Trip Information
  1. Duration: 5 days
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  5. Accomodation: Hotels/ Lodge
  6. Transportation: Necessary as per package you have required depends on group size � car /van/bus/flight/ to and from starting and ending point and drive or flight from gateway town.
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Itinerary

Day | Daily Program
Day 01:  Arrival in Paro, transfer to hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Paro Sightseeing
Day 03: Before noon, Thimphu sightseeing
Day 04:     Drive 45 minutes to Punakha
Day 05 : Transfer to airport for departure( around 8 am)

Day 01:     Arrival in Paro, transfer to hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Paro Sightseeing
Visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the  Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong.  It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. Late after noon drive 2 hours to Thimphu (65 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. Evening free time. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Before noon, Thimphu sightseeing
Visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery and the new Drupthob nunnery temple, Indegenous Hospital.  PM drive 3 hours to Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula passes 3100 meters. On highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visit the Dzong from outside and the market area. Overnight at hotel

Day 04:     Drive 45 minutes to Punakha
Visit the Punakha Dzong which served as an old capital of Bhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Every year during the month of February a procession known as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. Drive 3 hours to Thimphu for lunch and proceed 2 hours to Paro via visiting the oldest university. Overnight inn hotel.

Day 05 : Transfer to airport for departure( around 8 am)