3 Nights 4 Days Tour
Bhutan, the country came to be known as Druk Yul or The Land of the Drukpas sometime in the 17th century. The name refers to the Drukpa sect of Buddhism that has been the dominant religion in the region since that period. Bhutan a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
Bhutan is a unique country both culturally and environmentally. Perched high in the Himalayas, it is the world’s last remaining Buddhist Kingdom. It has developed the philosophy of Gross National Happiness; where development is measured using a holistic approach of well-being, not just based on gross domestic product.
Major sources of income for the kingdom are tourism, hydroelectric power and agriculture.
Arrival at Paro Airport (7,000ft) and visit the National Museum housed in an ancient watchtower, which has a fine collection of ancient Thangka painting, textiles, weapons and artefacts.
Later drive you through the valley of Paro to Thimphu the capital city. Check in the Hotel.
Afternoon visit memorial Chorten built in the memory of Lt. His Majesty the King by Royal Queen Mother, then after visit Budha view point. Evening Free. O/N stay Hotel
Morning drive to Dochula pass (10,000ft) from where you can see the beautiful view of Eastern Himalayan range in the clear sunny day.
Afternoon Changangkha Lhakhang, Motithang mini Zoo to see the National animal The Takin. Drive down to viewpoint from where you have magnificent view of Thimphu valley.
Evening if possible you can visit Tashichodzong, the parliament house of the country. O/N stay at Hotel.
Early morning transfer to Paro; hike to Taktsang monastery if you are interested otherwise just upto the viewpoint, one of the most sacred religious sites of the country.Later visit Drukgyul Dzong (ruin fortress) and later visit Kyichu Lhakhang. Evening scroll down town. O/N stay at Hotel
Morning transfer to Airport for your ward flight.