• Trip Code : NTE-GMB47
  • Trip Duration : 6 Days
  • Trip Level : Demanding
  • Trip Max Altitude : 3700
  • Trip Start Location : Paro
  • Trip End Location : Paro
  • Trip Route : Paro-Thimpu-Punakha-Paro
  • Trip Best Season : February-June & August - December

Trip Highlights

  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.
     

Trip Information

Bhutan Cultural tour and short holiday is a mystically beautiful place. Visit Bhutan can be the perfect destination.  Mystical Kingdom of Bhutan turn short holiday experience in an unforgettable one and  one of the perfect destination this cultural and spiritual  tour give a unique incredible holiday experience to the travelers.  Starting from the magical Bhutan tour, where you put your feet first into the spellbinding Bhutanese soil. This tour package takes you to Thimpu, The modern capital city of Bhutan incredible, cultural, experience. The tour will give you some excellent opportunities to learn about Bhutanese culture and life style. You will love the Buddhist spirituality that reflects friendly Bhutanese hospitality. Bhutan     will leave you speechless with their impressive feature. Explorationof local bazzar and other places will give you more insight about the Bhutanese life style, last but not the least of the Bhutanese wonders and highlight of the trip. In our trip to Bhutan you visit to Taktsang Monastery, the fampus Tiger Nest Monastery climbing on a cliff over the city of Paro.
 


Short Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive by Druk Air.
  • Day 2 - An Early breakfast Thimphu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 - Thimphu to Punakha(75km 3hrs).
  • Day 4 - Punakha- Paro (125km 4hrs).
  • Day 5 - Sight seeing tour in Paro.
  • Day 6 - Departure from Paro.
  1. Day 1 Arrive by Druk Air.

    Druk Air flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular mountain flight along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu, Bangkok or Delhi over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offer exciting descent into the Kingdom. Upon your arrival received by our representative and then transfer to Thimphu. The capital town of Bhutan.

    Overnight at Thimphu includes meals Lunch, Dinner.
     

  2. Day 2 An Early breakfast Thimphu Sightseeing

     Visit Trashichhoedzong, on the way to Punakha the beautiful medieval fortress Monastery the Government's office and King’s Throne room it is known as a summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Visit National Library which has vest collection of the ancient Buddhist Texts and manuscripts. Than visit Arts and Crafts School which is famous for traditional thangka paintings, here you will see student producing an incredible design on cloth. 
    After lunch visit Handicraft emporium which display a wide assortment of beautiful handwoven and the crafted products. Drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The Paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.

    Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  3. Day 3 Thimphu to Punakha(75km 3hrs).

    Drive to Punakha a short stop at Dochula pass (3080m) Stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, prayer flags which decorates the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - finally Gangkar plenum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
    After visit Punakha Dzong, built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 offering to Godby Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative center of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan's history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has now been fully restored.
    After that drive to Wangduephodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangduephodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.
     

    Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


     

  4. Day 4 Punakha- Paro (125km 4hrs).

    After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for religious studies.
    Afternoon in Paro visits Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is serving as the National Museum of the country and holding a fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangka paintings, and Bhutan's exquisite postage stamps.
    Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built-in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district.

    Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 Sight seeing tour in Paro.

    After breakfast drive north of Paro valley to ruins of Drukgyel Dzong.From this fort, Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies.Nearby visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House which offers good insight into the lifestyle of local people.
    Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called "Tiger's Nest". The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip.
    While a return to Paro town visits en route Kyichu  Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.

    Overnight at Paro includes meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 Departure from Paro.

    After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

Price Includes

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle.
  • Guided city tour in Paro by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard government-approved accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.
  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.
  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
  • Country presentation and tour Briefing on the evening of Day1 with welcome drinks.
  • Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.
  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan. Toyota 4WD luggage vans and light trucks for group travel.
  • Monument and museums entrance fees for all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.
  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional mask and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.
  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
  • Government royalty (35% of $225), which goes to the country's health and education projects.
  • All government taxes, official expenses, and tourist service charges.
     

Price Does not Include

  •  International airfare and airport departure tax.
  •  Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. 
  •  Tips  Guide, trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  •  All items of personal nature like drinks, laundry etc.
  •  Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
     

The price per person for the Small group Journey is fixed as stated below. There is also the option of private and tailor made journey best suited for you, your family and friends. The discount is subjected to increase with the number of people in your group. Bigger the group better the discount so group bookings are highly encouraged. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why this trip make different ?

Nepal Travel Expedition work closedy with One of the main supporters Charity service in Nepal. And contribute 10% of the tour cost for Ophan Childrens (sherpa Outdoor Foundation) We support then in many different ways.

Donation and Charity !

Nepal Travel Expedition donate 10% of its annual revenue to Sherpa Outdoor Foundation Orphan Children Home Which is Located Lalitpur one can visit while you are in Nepal after or before the trip.  We support Childrens for Food, School, Clothes, Medicine also supporting stationary materials to Government School which is located at Lamjung district trying to build liberary for them where they could find different book to read. For this project we are trying collect donation.

Sponsorship and Partnership (volunteering programmed)

One of of the mazor activities of Sherpa outdoor Children home in Lalitpur is fully conducted and collebrate with Nepal Travel Expedition and sister concern organization Nepal wildlife safari. The Volunteering concern programmed delivered by Nepal Travel Expedition and Sherpa Outdoor Foundation aim to mobilize team of exports and interested individuals as an economic measure in providing human capital for education, health, community to share teaching skill various Government school in different part of country and community to delivered humanity skills also in our children home.

 

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