Bhutan Luxury Tour Package 2015!
11 - 16 August 2016, 5 nights!
Day 1 Bangkok - Paro – Thimphu
Day 2 Thimphu sightseeing
Day 3 Thimphu - Punakha
Day 4 Punakha – Paro
Day 5 Paro Tiger's Nest hike
Day 6 Paro – Bangkok
11 - 16 August 2016, 5 nights!
Day 01: Arrive Paro – Thimphu
The Druk Air flight into Paro is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world's highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Upon arrival at Paro, our representative from Bhutan Travel Adventures will receive you at the Airport. Drive to Thimphu for 1 hour. After checking in at the hotel you can rest for a while.
Visit the folk Heritage museum, to see the replica of a traditional farm house in some of the rural areas or the farm house in olden days. Visit the Memorial stupa which was built in the memory of our beloved 3rd King in1974. Overnight halt at luxury hotel Le Meridien in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing
After your breakfast drive to the Buddha Point to see one of the largest Buddha statues in the world with the panoramic view of the whole Thimphu city. Visit the Folk Heritage museum which is a replica of a medieval farm-house, and we still have this kind of house in some of our rural parts. Afterwards visit the school of Arts and Crafts which was established to preserve and promote our 13 age old arts and crafts. Visit the Takin Zoo to see our national animal. And later visit our 3rd King’s Memorial Stupa. Overnight stay at the same hotel in Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu - Punakha
After your breakfast drive to Punakha for 2 ½ hours with short stop at Dochula pass. If the weather is clear, you could have a superb view of the Bhutan’s Himalayas. Upon your arrival in Punakha, you will be taken to your hotel for checking in. Have lunch in Punakha town and visit beautiful Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Based on the prophecy of Guru Padmasambava the dzong is situated between two famous rivers, Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River).
Today you will stay in one of the typical villages. You can taste their distilled local wine (Bhutanese Ara), traditional butter tea with snacks and eat traditional food. Overall you can enjoy conversation with them and know more on their life and their subsistence farming. Night halt stay at luxury Uma Resort in Punakha.
Day 04: Punakha – Paro
After your breakfast hike for an hour to Chime Lhakhang, this temple was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, who is known as Divine Mad Man. He subdued the demons with his "Magical Thunder bolt". The Temple is also known as "the Temple of Fertility". It's believed that the childless women can be conceived after they are blessed from the temple. And then drive to Paro for 4 hours and have lunch in the town.
Later visit Kyichu monastery dating back to the 7th Century. This is one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan built by Tibetan king Songtshen Gempo to pin down the ogress. Afterwards drive and visit the historical Drugyel Dzong which is a ruin fortress now, built by Shabdrung in 1649 to commemorate the winning victory over the Tibetans in 1644. Thus Drugyel Dzong means the Bhutanese victorious fortress. Overnight stay at Bhutanese Five Star, Zhiwaling Hotel in Paro.
Day 05: Paro Tiger's Nest hike
After your breakfast drive till the road end and begin your hike uphill. Walking time will be around 5 hours for a round trip. Taktsang monastery is perched on the face of a cliff 800 Mts, above the Paro valley. It is a memorable spiritual journey. It was here that the great Tantric master, Guru Padmasambhava flew in from Tibet on the back of a flying tigress to propagate his teachings in Bhutan. Lunch at the cafeteria and then hike back all downhill. Overnight halt stay at the same hotel in Paro.
Day 06: Paro – International flight departure
Our guide and driver will drop you at the airport and bid you good bye for your departure.
Tashi Delek and have a pleasant flight back home
One Person: US $2450 .00
Two Person: US $1750.00 each
Three Person and above: US $1600.00 each
- Government Royalty
- Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Tea and snacks
- Five Star & Luxury Hotels as given in itinerary
- Transportation with driver
- Entrance fees
- Good English speaking guide
- Mineral Water
- Air fares
- Visa Fee