Bhutan – Exploring the Hidden Kingdom in the Himalayas

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Bhutan today referred as last Shangri-La on earth! Welcomes you …
Explore the magic of the Hidden Kingdom in the Himalayas in 6 days. Going around the magical and mystical places of Bhutan will give you exotic cultural and natural experience of exploration.

This cultural tour to Bhutan serves as an introduction to Bhutanese heritage by means of visiting sacred pilgrimage sites, rural villages and temples and even have a camping experience in a rural setting experience the way of living like Bhutanese people in the farm land which now trying to become only Organic country in the world.
In this Bhutan tour itinerary there will be many stops for panoramic views of the valleys and mountain peaks where you will get the chance to enjoy the country’s unspoiled nature. Our odyssey across this emerald jewel of a kingdom begins in the beautiful town of Paro and takes you to Thimphu, Punakha Valley and back to Paro.

The diversity of the vegetation of Bhutan’s tropical and alpine forests will surprise you and many consider it a botanist’s heaven. The only aspects of the journey which never changes are the friendliness of the people and the awe-inspiring views.

This cultural tour to Bhutan will give you an insight of the people, the culture, the traditions, religion and ecology of the country. The country now working with Nissan Car Company to became the only electric car country in the world without a traffic light.

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  • Day 1 : Arrival to Paro and drive to Thimphu
  • Day 2 : Thimphu-Punakha Valley
  • Day 3 : Punakha - camping experience in rural Bhutan
  • Day 4 : Punakha-Paro valley
  • Day 5 : Paro hike to Tiger nest
  • Day 6 : Paro to departure
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Arrival to Paro and drive to Thimphu

On arrival at Paro airport, on a clear day the panoramic views of the Himalayas are sensational including the Everest, but particularly exciting is the approach through the Bhutanese foothills and the landing, including a few steeps turns to land at the tiny airstrip of Paro International Airport. Upon arrival and completing your visa formalities, you will be receive by your country travels representative. Visit Rimpung Dzong and Lunch at Paro town.After lunch drive to Thimphu the Capital City of Bhutan. The drive to Thimphu follows the Pa Chu River and down to its confluence with the Wang Chu River, continues your drive up valley to Thimphu.Check-in at the hotel and later in the evening visit the Tashichhoe Dzong, “The fortress of the glorious religion” houses the throne room of His Majesty the King. Overnight: Thimphu. NOTE: Try to get the right hand seat (either in front or at the back) as you will enjoy better view of the Himalayas.

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Thimphu-Punakha Valley

After breakfast, drive to Punakha, the road climbs a series of zigzags over the Dochula Pass (3050 meters) with its (weather permitting) spectacular views of the snow capped drive to Punakha Eastern Himalayas, on the way you can see Semtokha Dzong(first Dzong in Bhutan) from road side, continue drive to Punakha via Dochula pass. From there gradually descend through varied forest finally emerging into the highly cultivated valley of Punakha. Visit Chimi Lhakhang (Temple) dedicated to Drukpa Kuenley, popularly known to the west as the divine mad man. You will have to walk through the paddy fields and few local farm houses for about 20 mins to get to the temple. Visit the Punakha Dzong; this is one of the most impressive Dzong in the Country located at the confluence of the two rivers, Pho-chu and Mo-chu. Literally meaning male and Female River. Punakha was also the former Capital of Bhutan. Enjoy hot stone bath in farm house.Overnight: Punakha camp in farm (tent)

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Punakha - camping experience in rural Bhutan

After Breakfast hike in Punakha around 2 hours. Enjoy scenery and after lunch hike to impressive Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten (Stupa) which is, located on a ridge. The view of the valley below is magnificent and the Stupa here was constructed to remove or overcome the negative forces in the changing world. Overnight: Punakha camp in farm (tent)

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Punakha-Paro valley

After breakfast drive to Paro. Check in the hotel and Visit Kyichu, the oldest temple founded in 7th century by Tibetan king Songsang Gangpo, then free time in the town.Overnight: Paro.

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Paro hike to Tiger nest

Take the trail to Taktsang Monastery, one of the most sacred places for the Bhutanese in the Country. Your 3-4 hour walk through the oaken and the pine forest is rewarding with an unforgettable view of the 1000 meters below and a chance to see the unusual temple clinging to the side of the cliff. People from all over Bhutan and neighboring countries try to visit this monastery once in their live time as it is believed that one gains merit after visiting. A less strenuous pony ride to the temple is also available on extra payment. Overnight: Paro

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Paro to departure

Morning, leave for airport for your departure flight to Bangkok or Kathmandu or Delhi which ever destination you prefer to fly

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  • All accommodation as on Itinerary in Bhutan on Full board basis
  • Private Transfers and sightseeing with Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Airport pick up and transfers
  • Travel permit, Bhutan Visa Fees, Major monuments entrance fees in Bhutan (except photography fees)

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  • Flights to and From Paro
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