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