Himalayan Wonderland Bhutan Tour

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Duration

Bhutan

Country

Easy

Grade

2200m/7218ft

Max altitude

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Transportation

Hotel/Lodge/Tea Houses

Accommodation

Throughout the year

Best season

- Max 14

Group Size

Overview


The Himalayan Wonderland Bhutan Tour is one of the most popular tours in Bhutan that takes you to the lap of nature in an ideal destination. This short and easy tour in Bhutan begins with a spectacular flight from Kathmandu with a dramatic descent to Paro airport. Among the many other Bhutan tour packages; this short tour will take you to the two major cities of Bhutan namely Paro and Thimphu.

Himalayan wonderland Bhutan tour offers the major attractions of Paro are, visit to Rinpung Dzong- the fortress of the heap of jewels, Ta Dzong – the national museum, and Kyichu Lhakhang – the Jowo Temple, which is also the oldest temple of Bhutan. An incredible hike to the Taktshang Monastery, also known as the Tiger’s Nest is the most popular landmark in the whole of Bhutan; it is included in almost all the top tour packages of Bhutan. This famous landmark is located in the cliff-side of the upper Paro valley and it is believed that Guru Padmasambhava meditated here for three years three months three weeks three days and three hours during the 8 th century.

In Himalayan Wonderland Bhutan, the significant places of interest are the Memorial Chorten, Tashicho Dzong, the National Library, the traditional Medicine Institute, the Bhutanese traditional painting school, Motithang Takin Preserve and Kuensel Phodrang, the famous Buddha point. The Memorial Chorten, also known as Jangchup Chorten, is a Tibetan style chorten patterned on the design of a classical stupa with a pyramidal pillar crowned by a crescent moon and sun. The traditional Medicine Institute collects medicinal plants from remote corners of the Bhutanese Himalaya and then distributes pills, tablets, ointments and medicinal teas to regional health-care units around the country.

Motithang Takin Preserve was originally a mini zoo that was converted to a wildlife reserve area for the takin, the national animal of Bhutan. Himalayan Wonderland Bhutan is amongst one of the best tours in Bhutan that lets you get acquainted with the diverse Bhutanese landscape, culture, and traditions. Come and join AID Journeys & Adventure and experience the magnificence of the mystical Himalayan nation while enjoying a short incredible hike to one of the most popular destinations in Bhutan. Also, we would suggest some Nepal tour packages in Nepal before flying to Paro.

Outline Itinerary


Day 01: Fly to Paro from Kathmandu, drive to Thimpu- Overnight in Thimpu
After breakfast: proceed to airport for flight to Bhutan – Paro. 
Arrival at Paro, enjoy the Bhutan local lunch. 
 
After lunch, drive to Thimphu and 
 Visit Tashicho Dzong 
Visit the Memorial Chorten

Day 02: Thimphu / Paro- Overnight in Paro 
After breakfast:  Visit the Motithang Mini Zoo  
Visit Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang)  
Visit Rimpung Dzong

Day 03: Paro 
After breakfast: drive to the foot of the Taktshang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest cliff before walking uphill for 2 hours to reach this monastery.  
The 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang was one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gembo. It is revered as one of the most holy shrines in Bhutan and embodies the arrival of Buddhism here. Overnight at a hotel in Paro.

Day 04: Fly to Kathmandu from Paro 
After breakfast: You will drive to the Airport to make fly to Kathmandu. 

Cost Includes

    • Accommodation on 3-star hotels under twin sharing with breakfast.
    • Lunch and Dinner at local restaurants and hotels.
    • Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide licensed by Tourism Council of Bhutan.
    • Private transport within Bhutan as per the itinerary.
    • The museum, monuments entrance fee, sightseeing and
    • all applicable taxes.
    • Bottled water during the tour.
    • Visa Fee and Mean Bhutan
    • AID Journeys & Adventure Personal Care and Attention.

Cost Excludes

    • Travel Insurance
    • Gratuities, bar bills, telephone bills, personal expenses, and laundry.
    • Horse charge for Tiger’s Nest Hike
    • Bhutanese traditional hot stone bath

Detail Itenerary


After breakfast in Kathmandu, you will board Drukair and fly into Bhutan. The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular trips in the entire Himalayas, which offers astounding views of the mountains, green vegetation, and meandering rivers. On arrival at Paro airport and completing all the immigration formalities, you will be met by a representative of AID Jounrneys & Adventure who will lead your drive towards Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. You will stop briefly at Chuzom, the confluence of Thimphu and Paro rivers. This confluence is adorned by three different styles of stupas: Tibetan, Nepalese and Bhutanese. After arrival in Thimphu, you will be transferred to your hotel where you may rest for a while. Later, you will visit some significant landmarks of Thimphu including Tashicho Dzong, the impressive fortress, and the Memorial Chorten, a prominent sight in the city with golden spires and bells. This stupa is popularly known as the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan that was built to honor the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Also, visit the Local Crafts Bazaar where you may explore through Bhutan’s fine traditional arts. Overnight in Thimphu.
After breakfast today, you will embark on a sightseeing spree in Thimphu. Today’s attractions include a visit to National Library, a treasure trove of priceless Buddhist manuscripts, and the Traditional Medicine Institute where ancient healing arts like acupuncture and herbal remedies are still practiced. You will also visit the Painting School where young monks are taught the art of Buddhist thangkas. You will then visit the Motithang Takin Preserve (originally, the mini zoo), a wildlife reserve area for takin, the national animal of Bhutan. Before driving to Paro, you will visit Kuensel Phodrang, also known as the Buddha point – from where you get a fantastic overview of the Thimphu valley. Here lies the largest statue of Buddha in Bhutan, where you may offer prayers, walk around and savor the magnificent views. On arrival at Paro, you will be transferred to your hotel where you will stretch your legs and relax. Overnight in Paro.
After a hefty breakfast, you will drive to the starting point of a fascinating hike to Taktshang Monastery, also known as the Tiger’s Nest. Taktshang is one of the most popular monasteries of Bhutan, and it is perched on a side of a cliff 800 meters above the Paro valley. Returning back after the fabulous hike en route your hotel, you will visit Kyichu Lhakhang; the Jowo Temple built by the Tibetan Emperor during the 7 th century and is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. In the afternoon, you will visit Ta Dzong, the national museum that houses an extensive collection of antique thangka paintings, textiles, weapons & armor, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. You will then engage in a short walk to visit Rinpung Dzong, better known as the Paro Dzong, the fortress of the heap of jewels. In the evening, you may take a stroll around Paro main streets, visit shops and local markets. Overnight in Paro.
Today is the day your wonderful holidays in Bhutan has come to an end, and you will be flying back home with ample memories of the experiences you had in the tiny Himalayan kingdom. A representative from AID Journeys & Adventure will escort you to the airport well ahead of your scheduled flight for your onward journey. With plenty of time on board, you may plan your next trip in the Himalayan realms of Bhutan or Nepal.

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Package Category   Hotels *Per Person Cost (Min 2 Person)
Deluxe Package3 Star    USD 885 Per Person

Cost Includes

    • Accommodation on 3-star hotels under twin sharing with breakfast.
    • Lunch and Dinner at local restaurants and hotels.
    • Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide licensed by Tourism Council of Bhutan.
    • Private transport within Bhutan as per the itinerary.
    • The museum, monuments entrance fee, sightseeing and
    • all applicable taxes.
    • Bottled water during the tour.
    • Visa Fee and Mean Bhutan
    • AID Journeys & Adventure Personal Care and Attention.

Cost Excludes

    • Travel Insurance
    • Gratuities, bar bills, telephone bills, personal expenses, and laundry.
    • Horse charge for Tiger’s Nest Hike
    • Bhutanese traditional hot stone bath

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