Bhutan in 7 Days06 Nights - 07 Days
- Hotel Stay
- Road Trip
You will be grreted by one of our representative, transferred to hotel in Phuentsholing. Later process for Tourist Entry Permit at immigration. Then Later proceed for local sightseeing in Phuentsholing, visit Zangto Pelri Lhakhang, Karbandi Monastery, or as locals call it, Karbandi Goemba, is located at a height of 400 metres.
After breakfast you will continue the journey from Phuntsholing to Thimphu(166 kms, 5 hrs) and check in hotel.Later you can rove around town and visit memorial chorten( built to honour third king) which is at walkable distance from town. Night stay at Hotel.
Following breakfast,we will be doing some sightseeing around Thimphu town. Then We will be going to visit few important places of Thimphu. MotithangTakin Preserve is the first place we will go to. After you can visit Craft Bazaar where they showcase the authentic Bhutanese arts and crafts items made in various parts of the country. Followed by, you will visit Royal Textile Museum where you can study about substantial collection of antique textile artefacts, exclusive made in Bhutan which is at walkable distance from craft bazaar. Nearing the evening we will ride to Buddha statue sited at Kuensel Phodrang, it is one of the largest Buddha stupa in the world. Before we close our sightseeing we will rove around the town and interact with the people. Night stay at Thimphu.
Following breakfast drive to Paro fromThimphu (56kms -1 hr). Upon reaching Paro check in hotel and rest. Then visit Dungtse Lhakhang To the west of the road is Dungtse Lhakhang, a chorten-like temple. This unusual building was built in 1433 by the iron bridge builder Thangtong Gyalpo. It has three floors representing hell, earth and heaven and the paintings inside are said to be some of the best in Bhutan. After that move towards Ugyen Pelri Palace at south side of the river just west of the Dzong. Finally visit Jangsarbu Lhakhang Located behind Paro Dzong. Later rove around Paro town and interact with locals.
Today after the leisurely breakfast we will proceed for an excursion to the famous place called
Taktshang Monastery (6hrs hike)
Taktshang Monastery (Tiger Nest) is located at top of about 800 meter cliff in Paro. It takes slightly more than an hour and a half to reach the monastery on foot from the nearest road point.
Taktshang or the Tigers lair as the monastery is widely regarded is one of the most important in Bhutan. Its history is associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava, the Indian saint who came to Bhutan in the 8th century AD. The cave was named Taktshang after Guru Rinpocheflew into the cave from Kurtoe Singye Dzong in eastern Bhutan riding on a tigress. Later in 1692 the fourth Druk Desi Tenzin Rabgye started to construct monastery and finally completed after three years in 1694. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, travel towards
After early breakfast drive from Paro to Phuntsholing, check in hotel. Good bye and have a safe journey.BOOK NOW