Luxury Escape To Himalayan Wonderland 6 Days
The Luxury Escape To Himalayan Wonderland 6 days tour unveils to you the different aspects of the kingdom, from nature to culture. See Buddha Dordenma, Tashichhodzong, and Kyichu Lhakhang, and find some inner peace. Learn about the Bhutanese history and culture at Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang, Ta Dzong, and Folk Heritage Museum. During a visit to Motithang Takin Preserve, you will come across the fascinating wildlife of Bhutan. This itinerary also includes a visit to the Chele La pass, Dochu La pass, and Drukgyel Dzong. Besides sightseeing, this package also incorporates luxury transfers and stays at lavish hotels With Us, you do not just avail a package; you avail great times with your family and friends. We understand what a modern-day traveler wants and deliver exactly that.
The 6-day Luxury Escape through the cultural and natural splendors of Bhutan begins with your arrival at Paro Airport, where you meet a Pinda Bhutan Travels representative, who will assist in your transfer to the national capital – Thimphu. On reaching the city, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Later, follow delicious dinner & Overnight at Taj Tashi/similar(5 star Hotel/Resort)
Begin the day with a gorgeous breakfast spread, and then head out on a treasure hunt to get a glimpse into the cultural and natural wealth of Bhutan. Visit Motithang Takin Preserve, named after the national animal of Bhutan, the Takin. The excursion will also take you to Tashichhodzong, the seat of the government. This historic building, which has withstood the test of time, showcases the traditional Bhutanese architecture. The trip to BBS Tower offers you the best photography opportunities for the day as this point commands panoramic vistas of the Thimphu city. We cannot let you go without a visit to Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park, which has one of the largest statues of Shakyamuni in the world – Buddha Dordenma. The Folk Heritage Museum, which is housed in a 3 story building, exhibits a vast collection of old tools and household items used by the locals. During the day, we would also take you to the well-known National Handicrafts Emporium for some shopping therapy. Here, you can buy traditional hand-woven fabrics and other handicrafts, without having to worry about their originality. End your day with a scrumptious evening meal & Overnight at Taj Tashi/similar(5-star Hotel/Resort)
Following a delectable breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Punakha. Punakha is known for the historical Punakha Dzong – one of the oldest and largest dzongs in Bhutan; it is also the erstwhile seat of the government. It has seen numerous significant events in the history of Bhutan like the wedding of Bhutan’s king, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, and the first national assembly. The exciting road trip becomes more fun as you cross the Dochu La Pass, which offers mesmerizing vistas of the Himalayan Kingdom. It is also known for the 108 Buddhist shrines built here by the Queen Mother, Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. During your time at Punakha Dzong, you can also witness the union of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu Rivers. We also take you to Chimi Lhakhang, built by Ngawang Chogyel, the 14th Drukpa head, in reverence to Drukpa Kunley. The unconventional Drukpa Kunley was known for his unusual way of life; hence, was often referred to as The Saint of 5000 Women. After the road journey and sightseeing, relish a delectable dinner at the hotel & Overnight at Uma Como/similar(5-star Hotel/Resort)
Post an appetizing meal in the morning, check-out from the hotel and head back to Paro. The realm of a peaceful river, towering hills, and monasteries, the Paro Valley welcomes you again with all its heart. This day involves plenty of sightseeing as we take you to some of the most popular points of interest here. During the day, you will spend moments of peace at the 7th-century Kyichu Lhakhang. It is said to be one of the 108 Buddhist temples, built by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo, to defeat a demoness, which created obstacles in the spreading of Buddhism in the region. The visit to Ta Dzong – home to the National Museum of Bhutan – will bring you one step closer to the culture and people of the kingdom. Fascinatingly, some of the artifacts housed in the museum date back to 4000 BC! Also, explore the Drukgyel Dzong! What is an archaeological site today used to be a significant defense base until a few decades ago! Constructed in 1649, the building was abandoned in 1951 after a fire left it in ruins. When you are done exploring these amazing places, Later dinner in at Farm House & Overnight at Zhiwaling Resort(National Geographic Lodges)/similar(5-star Hotel/Resort)
The day, starting with a hearty breakfast takes you on an exciting excursion to the Chele La pass. About 37 km from Paro, the mountain pass will take you to over 12000 feet altitude. On the way, you will see lush forests of pine and rhododendron that will be a treat for your eyes. Upon reaching the pass, your eyes will feast on the sight of Mount Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. On a clear day, panoramic vistas of the Haa and Paro Valleys can also be captured from here, Later, return to the Paro for a Hot Stone Bath & Dinner at Farm House Experience & Overnight at Zhiwaling Resort(National Geographic Lodges)/similar(5-star Hotel/Resort)
After breakfast, you will be driven to Paro Airport to board your flight back home.
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- Sustainable Development Fees
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Accommodations in 5 star hotel/Resorts on Double Occupancy basics.
- Lunch, Dinner, Evening Tea and Snacks(Dinner & Lunch will be served at Tourism board certified restaurent only)
- All transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees to the sights visited.
- Local English Speaking Tour Leader/Guide.
- Full time luxury SUV or luxury Coaster Bus.
- All necessary permits and their fees.
- Plenty of drinking mineral water.
- All necessary trekking arrangements (1 tent for 2 guest for trekkers).
- Individual’s special gifts hamper.
- Free Bhutan tourist maps and other information pamphlets.
- Wearing of Bhutanese dress during your stay in Bhutan only if you are interested.
- Visit traditional Bhutanese house and dinner with Bhutanese locals.
- International & Domestic Airfare
- Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended)
- Personal expenses and any alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages
- Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
- Single room supplement charge for two Pax and above
- Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost
- Travel / Medical Insurance
One of the most unique features of our tours is that all the itineraries are fully customizable. At Pinda Bhutan Travels we don’t do standard tours, you have the power to customize your trips from A to Z, for example, accommodation, transportations, trip length, activities, places of interest, the pace of travel and more.