Bhutan Short Tour
(05 Days / 04 Nights)

(Paro-Thimphu-Paro)
(to view the route of this tour on a Map please click here)



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Bhutan is an extraordinary place hardly touched by the hands of time. Nestling in the heart of the great Himalaya, Bhutan remained in self-imposed isolation for centuries. Bhutan is often referred as the "Land of the Peaceful Dragon" and is still regarded as one of the last Shangri la in the Himalayan region. Bhutan Short Tour will take us to the major places of interest in Bhutan which are Paro and Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.

Day 1: Arrive Paro from New Delhi
Today morning arrival in Paro. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel. This beautiful valley with its rich terraced farmland, is home to some of the Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries. In the afternoon we visit the National Museum. After the visit of the National museum we go for an excursion to Taktstang monastery. In April 1998 a fire destroyed the main structure of Taktstang Monastery, perched on the side of a cliff 900 m above the valley floor. It is also known as 'tiger's den' because Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site on the back of a tigress in the eighth century. It has been one of the kingdom's most sacred sites and will be rebuilt in its original style once an auspicious date has been chosen.

 

Day 2: Paro - Thimphu (about 65 km)
Today after having breakfast we drive to Thimphu. Thimphu is the modern capital of Bhutan. It lies at an elevation of 2300 m in a valley traversed by the Wang Chu river. This city maintains a strong national character in its architectural style. This morning we set out on a sightseeing tour of Thimphu. First of all we visit the Tashichho Dzong on the bank of the river. It is the main Secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King of Bhutan and is also the summer residence of the central monk body. After visiting the Secretariat building we visit the national library to see the rare and precious collection of Buddhism. Today we also visit a painting school and the center of the traditional medicines. In the evening we visit the Memorial Chorten. Memorial Chorten is a stupa and was built in the year 1974 in the memory of the late third king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. The paintings and images inside the monument provide a rare sight into the Buddhist philosophy.

 

Day 3: Thimphu - Paro (about 65 km)
In the morning we depart from to Paro. Enroute visit the 17th century Simtokha Dzong. It is the oldest Dzong in the country which stands on a lofty ridge at the end of the valley. It was built in the year 1627 and now houses the school for Buddhist studies. In the afternoon we reach Paro. Rest of the day free for leisure.

Day 4: Paro
In the morning we will visit the Rinpung Dzong. It was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngwang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan. Rinpung Dzong means the fortress on a heap of jewels. This fortress now houses the Paro monastic school and the office of the civil administration. We also visit the Ta Dzong. Looking down upon the Rinpung Dzong is the Ta Dzong which was built in 1651 as a watch tower. This dzong is round more like parts of a European castle. In the evening we visit the Drugyal Dzong. It means the victorious fortress which was built in 1647 by Shabdrung to celebrate his victory over the Tibetan invaders. Strategically built over the only passage into the Paro valley, the dzong helped to rebel various invasions through the course of Bhutanese history.

Day 5: Departure

Morning transfer to Paro International Airport for your next destination. (End of Our Services).

 

Hotels:

Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of money (subject to availability).

 

City

Standard Hotels

No. of Nights

Paro

Ugyen Phendeyling Resort / Similar *** 3
Thimpu Hotel Sambhav Peaceful Resort *** 1

Total

 

4 Nights

 

Inclusions in the given tour cost:

  • Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.

  • Breakfast in the Hotel during the tour.

  • All Toll Parking , DA

  • Arrival / Departure Assistance

  • All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with driver

  • All internal permits, internal taxes.

 Exclusions:

  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and  Alcoholic beverages.

  • Camera Fees (Still or Movie).

  • Any Flight Charges.

  • Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then mentioned in the Itinerary

  • Lunch and Dinner.

  • English speaking guide

  • Monument Entrances.

  • Anything which is not included in the inclusions.

Package cost per person on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport and Taxes-

 

Vehicle to be used

2 Persons

4 Persons

6 Persons

Non Air Conditioned Hyundai Tucson or Santa fe SUV  

   14100

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Non Air Conditioned Toyota Hi-ace bus or H1 - 14100 14100

 

Note: Above rates are valid from April 2014 till September 2014.
 

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