6 Days Bhutan Cultural Trip

6 Days Bhutan Cultural Trip

6 Days : 5 Nights
Trip: 6 Days Bhutan Cultural Trip
6 Days/ 5 Nights

Please arrive at the Druk Airline check in counter, Bangkok International Airport, 2 hours prior to departure time. Fly into Paro Bhutan. On this flight, you can see breathtaking views of the Great Himalayas. Arrive Paro where you will be welcomed to the Kingdom by your guide.

After a 15-20 minute drive from the airport you’ll reach the hotel. After check in, lunch served at the hotel. After lunch, go to see the afternoon session of Paro Festival outside Paro Dzong also called Rinpung Dzong. Overnight Paro

Full Day visits to the sites in and around Paro.

The people of Paro are known for their hard work which is displayed in their large traditional country houses. If you marry a girl from Paro, be prepared to put metal roofing over the traditional shingle roof in your wife’s house and purchase farming machineries, to show that you are a capable and well-to-do husband. (So we joke among ourselves.) Paro’s sightseeing is full of gems such as the 200 year old Watch Tower which was renovated and converted into National Museum in 1968. It houses a fine collection of national costumes and fabrics, gallery of thangkas, an impressive stamp gallery with three dimensional and CD stamps issued as early as 1960 that are remarkable and other galleries showcasing armour and silverware with the handsome Royal tea pots. On the top floor there is a four sided temple complex depicting the history of Buddhism and its propagation. Visit Drugyel Dzong, although mostly now in ruins. Built in 1647 by Shabdrung Nawang Namgyel to commemorate the victory over Tibetan Invaders, which indicates by the name of the Dzong meaning Victorious Bhutanese Fort. The drive from Paro to Thimphu is spectacularly scenic. Magnificent monasteries and stupas in the valleys and mountain tops. Experience the “Last Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom” on Earth and take precious memories back home. Overnight Paro

Day hike to Taktsang Monastery view point. Taktsang, meaning “Tiger’s nest,” is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhawa) mediated, clings seemingly impossible to a cliff of rock at 3,000 feet above the valley floor. For the local people it is a place of pilgrimage, but for a tourist, a hike up to the view point opposite the monastery is exhausting, thrilling and mystical. The legend has it that Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of a tigress from Tibet and meditated in the cave there for three months. Overnight  Thimphu

Full day sightseeing in and around Thimphu Valley, The largest and Capital City of Bhutan.
Some of the attractions include;

Purchase world’s most beautiful postage stamps, collector’s items and postcards at face value from general post office which is right next to Bhutan National Bank.

  • Visit Arts and crafts school where one can see young children at work.
  • Visit Traditional Medicine Institute where the ancient healing arts are still practiced.
  • Visit Memorial Chorten built in 1974 to honour memory of Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, popularly known as the Father of Modern Bhutan. A multi-storied stupa that will introduce you to the vitality of Tantric Buddhism.
  • Observe traditional paper making from Daphnia and Edgeworthia shrub to the finished product and purchase some beautiful writing sets from the factory.
  • Visit Takin Mini Zoo(National Animal in bhutan).
  • Drive up to the Kuensel Phodrnag famously known as budhha point wher you can see the clear picture of Thimphu Valley.
  • Downtown Thimphu on foot visiting Handicrafts Emporium and other Arts & Crafts stores.

Buy stunning kiras which can be used as bed covers or wall decoration, jewelleries and many more. Overnight Thimphu.

Morning, time at leisure to explore around Thimphu town on your own. Afternoon, transfer to Paro for Overnight

After breakfast, transfer to Paro Airport for flight to Bangkok. Tashi Delek!!!

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Included in this Package

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.

Excluded in this Package

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

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