Bhutan Himalayan Splendor tour will take you close to the Himalayas, offering dazzling scenic views some of world’s highest glacial peaks, monasteries and forested hills. It is Popularly known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’, Bhutan lies between India and Tibet. The massive Himalayan ranges protect Bhutan from the rest of the world. Apart from Buddhist monasteries, Bhutan is blessed amazing natural treasures and flora and fauna species. It is one of the most sought after destinations in the world and apt for tourists looking forward to explore neighboring countries of India.
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|Paro||Arrival at Paro ( Bhutan).|
|Thimphu||National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute, the Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, , Trashichhodzong and Handicrafts Emporium|
|Trongsa||Dochula Pass, Pelela pass and Chendbji Chorten.|
|Bumthang||Kurje Lhakhang, , Jambey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, Jakar Dzong and Swiss Farm House|
|Paro||Ta dzong national museum , Kyichu Lhakhang.|
Day 01 : Arrive Paro by Druk Air.
Upon arrival at Paro airport via Druk Air, our tour representative will receive you and assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
Day 02 : Thimphu.
After leisure breakfast ,you will start your journey with a full day sightseeing tour in Thimpu valley which include National Library ( famous for its vast collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts), Painting School, known for its tango paintings, the Traditional Medicine Institute, the Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, the Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of Bhutan’s third king, Trashichhodzong and Handicrafts Emporium. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
Day 03 : Thimphu – Trongsa ( 200 Kms./ 06 hour drive approx ).
Post an early morning breakfast, take a road journey to Dochula Pass. On the way, halt at Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497. Later, continue your drive towards Wangduephodrang. After having lunch in Wangduephodrang, proceed towards Tongsa across Pelela pass. On the way, halt at Chendbji Chorten, built by a lama named Shida in the 18th century. Upon arrival in Trongsa, check into the lodge for overnight stay.
Day 04 : Trongsa – Bumthang ( 68 Kms./ 03 hrs. drive approx ).
Post breakfast in the morning, excursion to Trongsa Dzong, built by Shabdrung in 1647. And Ta Dzong (watch tower), dedicated to King Gesar of Ling. Later, drive to Bumthang, which is around 3 hours. After traveling 29 kilometers, you’ll reach the Yutong La pass. Upon arrival in Bumthang, check in at the lodge. Post lunch, visit Kurje Lhakhang, where the saint Padmasambhava controlled a local devil and left his body mark on a rock, Jambey Lhakhang, Tamshing Monastery, Jakar Dzong and Swiss Farm House.
Day 05 : Bumthang – Punakha ( 205 Kms./06 hrs. drive approx ).
Post breakfast in the morning, explore the enchanting valley of Bumthang. Later, proceed towards Trongsa for lunch at a local restaurant. Later, drive towards Punakha. On the way, visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong and the local town. Upon arrival in Punakha, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06 : Punakha – Paro ( 125 Kms./4.3 hrs. drive approx ).
In the morning, visit Punakha Dzong, a massive complex built at the confluence of two rivers. Post lunch, proceed towards Paro. On the way, visit the traditional Bhutanese Farm House offering insight into the local lifestyle. Upon arrival in Paro, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Paro.
Start with a full day sightseeing tour of Paro Valley which includes visit to Ta Dzong, the watchtower for the Paro Dzong. Post lunch, hit the road to Drukgyel Dzong, built in 1647 to commemorate the Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetans. On the way, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan. Stay overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 08 : Paro Depart.
Post breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport to board flight to onward destination.