Glimpse of Bhutan Cultural Tour, 4 Days-3 Nights

It is one of the shortest trips that we offer which cover the 2 most popular districts in western Bhutan. There will be 1 night each in Paro and Thimphu. This trip will be a mix of cultural and historical sights such as Tashicho Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Big Buddha in Thimphu and Hike to Popular sight Tigers Nest Monastery on second last day.

Day 1: Paro Arrival, Transfer to Thimphu (1 hour plus Drive)

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. And also from there will have a view of Paro Rinpung Dzong. which serves as Paro district head office as well as a monastic community.

After that will drive to Thimphu. On way will stop at Tamcho to see 15th Century Iron Chain Bridge. On reaching Thimphu will visitTashicho Dzongthe 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

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing, Transfer to Paro (1 hour plus drive)

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 Royal Textile Acedemy(Textile Muesum).

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

Night Halt: Paro

Day 3: Hike to Taktshangs

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

Day 4: Paro International airport and departure

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


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