Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Places covered: Thimphu and Paro

It is one of the shortest trips that we offer which covers the 2 most popular districts in western Bhutan. Will have 2 nights in Paro, 1 Night in Thimphu. This trip will be a mix of cultural and historical sights such as Paro Rinpung Dzong and National Museum in Paro, Tashicho Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Big Buddha in Thimphu. There will be also some natural places such as Takin Preserve in Thimphu and Hike to Popular sight Tigers Nest Monastery on the second last day.

You will be received by our people at the airport. Then will drive to Ta Dzong (watch tower) which was converted to National Museum in 1969 by the third king. Then will visit Paro Rinpung Dzong one of the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture which serves as Paro district head office as well as a monastic community. If you feel energetic then will walk down to Paa chu, cross over the cantilever bridge and get to other side where our driver will be waiting.

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Guest Family enjoying the river at Tamcho the 15th centery iron chain bridge

After lunch will drive to Thimphu. On way will stop at Tamcho to see 15th Century Iron Chain Bridge. Then will continue to Thimphu. On reaching Thimphu will visit Tashicho Dzong the beautiful fortress which houses most of the Government's office and King's Throne room. It is also the summer residence of Central Monastic Bsody and Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot of monastic body.

Evening can stroll in Thimphu market.

Night Halt: Thimphu

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Guest Taking a Photograph at Buddha Point

After breakfast will visit National Memorial Chorten which was built by Her majesty Ashi Phuntsho Choden in memory of her late son His majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk ("the father of modern Bhutan") the third king of Bhutan. Then will drive to Kuenselphodrang to see Buddha Statue which is one of the biggest sitting Buddha in the world measuring 169 feet tall. Then will visit Takin Preserve where you will find Takin, the National animal of Bhutan native to only Himalayas and also the endangered species. Followed by Folk and Heritage Museums, a fascinating testimony of Bhutan's living traditions.

After lunch will visit Bhutan Post if you want to make some personalized stamps. Then will visit Centenerary Famers Market/Vegetable Market. Then will continue to Paro. Evening stroll in Paro town.

Night Halt: Paro

Taktshang
Taktshang Monastery

Today after breakfast will drive to Taktshang Base and then will hike to Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) which is one of the most popular tourist site. Its the place blessed by Guru Padmasambhava in the 8th century, though the monastery was only constructed in 1692 by Desi Tenzin Rabgay.

The hike will take on average 5 to 6 hours up and down.

In the evening will go for Farm Dinner and also if you want can try Traditional Hot Stone Bath.

Night Halt: Paro

Depending on the flight time will reach you to airport and seeoff.

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