Bhutan short tour is known as a visit to historical and cultural sites in Paro and Thimpu
- View of Himalayan range from the aircraft.
- Experience of Buddhist culture and peaceful village in Bhutan.
- Amazing Monasteries & dzong is worth viewing.
- Walk at steep valleys and a short hike to Taktsang Monastery.
- Local & traditional market with unique items.
- Bhutan: 3 Nights in Bhutan with a short hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Paro, Thimphu with local activities.
The 4-day detailed itinerary is perfect for short-time travelers to explore the notable ancient history of the fascinating ‘Hidden Kingdom’ of Bhutan. The tour includes fascinating sightseeing of cultural and architectural heritage, exploring the aesthetic arts and crafts, including paintings, weaving, and sculptures, and short hikes to Bhutan’s major landmarks. The spectacular view of Mount Jumolhari (Bhutan’s third highest peak) and Jichu Drake on your flight to Paro International Airport. Buddhist monasteries and fortresses, Memorial Chorten, Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro Dzong, National Library, Thimphu Dzong, Tiger’s Nest, and Drukgyel Dzong are some major tourist attractions in Thimphu and Paro.
We assure you in making your short trip to a nation full of natural and cultural heritage memorable.
YOUR JOURNEY DAY BY DAY
A stunning vista of majestic Himalayas from an adventurous flight to Paro International Airport. It is just a small glimpse of this sacred and magical nation of “Bhutan”. Upon your arrival at the airport, you are welcomed by the Bhutanese guide. Relax for a while in a restaurant or cafe and enjoy your lunch or coffee and some snacks. After lunch, the guide takes you to visit the oldest and most beautiful “Jowo” temple of “Kyichu Lhakhang” of Bhutan. The original statue of Jowo Shakyamuni and a statue of Chenrezig are some other attractions there.
And later explore the Paro Rinpung Dzong if time permits. Located in the suburb of Paro City, Rinpung Dzong is a fortress built in the 17th Century to protect the Paro valley. You reach there through a cantilever bridge. Paro Dzong is considered one of the premium Bhutanese architecture. “Paro Tsechu” one of the biggest festivals is organized here every year. A chance to witness it if you arrive at festival time. A giant ‘Thangka’ inside here is displayed on the last day of Paro Tsechu.
You are transferred to Thimphu in the evening. On the way to the Paro-Thimphu highway, visit the 16th-century old Tachogang Lhakhang temple. The temple means the hill of the excellent horse. You need to cross an old bridge to visit the temple. From the bridge, enjoy the scenic views of the villages. Enjoying the beautiful scenery on the way, and drive to Thimphu. Rest and relax and spend the night here in a hotel.
The capital city of Bhutan, ‘Thimphu’ is a perfect combination of ancient tradition and modernization. The city surrounded by mountains, Thimphu is known for its picturesque Bhutanese dzongs, monasteries, arts and architecture, and friendly locals. The customs, religion, national dress, lifestyle, literature, and culture are fully replicated and respected in Thimphu. The only unique capital in the world that does not use traffic lights.
Today’s tour begins with a visit to Late King's Memorial Chorten and explores the Great Buddha Dordenma, National Library, Bhutan Postal Museum, Takin Zoo, Folk Heritage Museum and Hand-made Paper Factory, and the School of Arts and Crafts. You can learn more about textile and handicraft making in the most traditional way. Also, you get to learn closely about Bhutanese history through arts, paintings, and other handicrafts.
End this tour with a visit to the Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), the fortress of “Auspicious Religion” which has remained a Royal government seat since 1968. The architectural dzongs were rebuilt traditionally in an artistic way without using nails. There are 30 temples, chapels, and shrines. The beautiful gardens and well-maintained lawns make its surroundings more attractive. After completing the sightseeing, drive back to Paro and stay overnight at a hotel.
After breakfast, trek to Taktsang Lhakhang popularly known as “Tiger’s Nest”. It is one of the holy and famous Vajrayana Himalaya Buddhist landmarks in Bhutan standing on a cliff of 3120 m. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava had flown here on the back of a tigress and meditated in this cave for three years, three months, three days, and three hours. While trekking, halfway there you relax there in the sitting area and enjoy some snacks. Upon exploring the Tiger’s nest, your mind and body are peaceful and relaxed. You also get a panoramic view of Paro valley.
After lunch, visit an ancient watchtower like the National Museum of Bhutan. Antique Bhutanese art crafts including traditional costumes, armors, and daily used handicrafts goods are well preserved and displayed here. The rich cultural traditions of the nation can be traced and learn a little about Bhutanese history of arts and crafts. End your trip by traveling to the ancient ruin Drukgyel Dzong which is well preserved archaeological landmark. Good scenery of terrain fields and a village lying at its foot. Rest, relax and enjoy Bhutanese cuisine in your hotel.
You depart to Paro International Airport with the Bhutanese guide after amazing and memorable short day trips.
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- Full meals in Bhutan.
- Processing Travel Permit and Entry Visa.
- Airport pickups and drops service.
- Private ground transportation with A/C.
- Twin-sharing hotel accommodation.
- Local cultural tour guide with English speaking.
- Sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments.