Marvels of Bhutan

Marvels of Bhutan

Embark on a delightful 3-day expedition, immersing yourself in the allure of Bhutan's opulent charm. Prepare to be captivated by the treasures of this enchanting kingdom as you explore the major cities of Paro and Thimphu, and embark on the famed Tiger Nest Hike. Let the fascinating tapestry of history and culture envelop you, as you discover ancient fortresses, secluded monasteries, and countless Chortens that beckon your exploration. This short Bhutan trip promises to be a truly unforgettable experience, offering you the best of Bhutan's beauty and mystique in just three magical days. Don't miss the chance to be enchanted by the wonders that await you in this captivating land!

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN BHUTAN- DRIVE TO THIMPHU(54kM/1 .5HR)

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
Welcome to the enchanting kingdom of Bhutan! Your journey begins with a breathtaking flight to Paro, the gateway to this majestic land. Marvel at the awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas as you descend into the Paro valley, where the sparkling Paro River flows gently alongside the stunning Paro Dzong and Ta Dzong.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tachog Lhakhang(tamchu), Tachog Lhakhang, Tachog Lhakhang, Bhutan
En route to Thimphu, halt at the imposing iron bridge adorned with colorful prayer flags beckoning you towards the Tamchog Lhakhang, a remarkable temple built by the visionary engineer Thangtong Gyalpo, known for his pioneering suspension bridge construction in Bhutan and Tibet. Marvel at the reconstructed iron bridge, a testament to his ingenuity.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Thimphu, Thimphu, Thimphu District
Take picturesque one-hour drive from Tachog to Thimphu, the captivating capital of Bhutan. Nestled at an elevation of 2,320 meters above sea level, this vibrant Thimphu city seamlessly blends traditional Bhutanese art, architecture, and culture with modern urban life. Explore the lively streets and immerse yourself in the harmonious fusion of old and new, as you discover historic landmarks and engage with the friendly locals, all while experiencing the rich traditions that make Thimphu truly unforgettable. Fun fact: Thimphu is the only national capital in the world without traffic lights!

Stop At: Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), Thimphu Bhutan
Arriving in Thimphu, check in to your comfortable hotel and have some time to relax. In the afternoon, your exploration of the city begins with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten, a revered landmark built in memory of Bhutan's third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. It serves as a hub of worship and reflection for both residents and visitors.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Buddha Dordenma, Kuensel Phodrang Viewing Point, Thimphu 11001 Bhutan
Next, prepare to be awestruck by the magnificent Buddha Dordenma, an imposing 51.5-meter-tall statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, adorned with over 100,000 smaller Buddha statues. This grand monument fulfills an ancient prophecy and symbolizes peace and happiness.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu Bhutan
Your journey continues with a visit to the Royal Takin Preserve in Motithang, where you can observe Bhutan's unique national animal, the takin. These extraordinary creatures hold a special place in Bhutanese culture and have a fascinating mythological origin.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Centenary Farmers Market, Main Town, Near the Wangchhu River, Thimphu Bhutan
As the day draws to a close, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Farmers' Weekend Market, a bustling hub of commerce and socializing. Interact with locals dressed in traditional attire, indulge in the flavors of Bhutanese cuisine, and who knows, you might even catch a thrilling game of archery at the Changlingmithang stadium. Get ready to be swept away by the beauty, culture, and warmth of Bhutan as you delve into the heart of this magical kingdom.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Overnight at certified 3* hotel ( Hotel Norpheling/Hotel Gakyil/ Lemon Tree)

Day 2: DRIVE TO PARO (54Km/1 hr) &TAKTSHANG HIKE AND CULTURAL IMMERSION

Stop At: Paro Taktsang, Taktsang Trail, Paro Bhutan
Take one and half hour drive to Paro & experience an unforgettable early morning adventure as you set out to discover the legendary Taktsang Monastery, famously known as Tiger's Nest. Perched majestically on a cliff at an elevation of 2,950 meters (9,678 feet), this iconic monastery embodies Bhutan's spiritual heritage. Prepare for an exhilarating four-hour hike through enchanting pine forests, revealing breathtaking views of the monastery and the surrounding landscape. Along the way, you'll unravel the fascinating legends of Guru Rinpoche's miraculous arrival on a tigress' back, bestowing this sacred site with its renowned name.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Paro District, Paro District
As the day comes to a close, immerse yourself in the heartwarming culture of Bhutan by visiting a traditional farmhouse. Here, you'll have the chance to experience authentic rural life, while being embraced by the genuine warmth and hospitality of the locals. Gain firsthand insights into their daily activities and treasured traditions, creating unforgettable memories of this remarkable encounter.
Alternatively, take the opportunity to leisurely explore the charming town of Paro at your own pace, strolling through its quaint streets and soaking in its unique ambiance.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Overnight at Certified 3* hotel (Zhideychen Resort/ Penchu Boutique)

Day 3: Departure

Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
Savor a delightful breakfast and prepare to bid adieu to your journey in Bhutan. Your guide and driver awaits to accompany you to Paro Airport, where your onward flight awaits. Take with you cherished memories of the mesmerizing landscapes, cultural treasures, and the heartwarming Bhutanese hospitality that has made your journey an extraordinary and unforgettable one. As you soar through the skies, carry with you the essence of Bhutan's beauty and the spirit of its people. Reflect on the moments that touched your soul, the majestic sights that left you in awe, and the warmth of the Bhutanese smiles that made you feel at home.
Until we meet again amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas and the serenity of Bhutan's valleys, farewell, and may your adventures be forever blessed with the allure of this remarkable kingdom. Safe travels and heartfelt gratitude for sharing in the wonders of Bhutan!

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Horário de Início: 08:00 AM
Duração: 3 Days
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
Our guides and driver will be waiting outside the Paro International Airport with placard

Airports

  • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Bhutan Visa
  • All ground transportation
  • Certified English Speaking Guide
  • Compliments from company: Traditional Hot stone bath & local archery game
  • Government SDF of USD 100 per person per night of stay
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Buddha Dordenma
  • Entry/Admission - Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)
  • Entry/Admission - Motithang Takin Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Paro Taktsang
  • Entry/Admission - Tachog Lhakhang(tamchu)

Não Incluído

  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcohol, Beverages & Laundry
  • Single Supplement of USD 100

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