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Bhutan Culture TourTrek type : Hotel
Trek Grade : Moderate (because of altitudes visited)
Duration : 4 days - ex-Kathmandu
Activities : Culture Tour
Best Time to go : April to November
Departure dates : By Arrangement

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival and transfer to hotel

Day 02 :  City tour in Kathmandu valley.

Day 03 : Depart Bhutan, Arrive Paro International Airport During the journey to Paro, one will experience breath taking view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjungaand other famous Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mount Chomolhari and Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be received by your tour guide will escort you to the Hotel. Hotel Gangtey Palace. After some refreshment and rest at the hotel, you can visit the National Museum (Ta-Dzong). Once the Watch Tower for the Rinpung Dzong (Dzong means Fortress), it was converted into theNational Museum in 1968. The museum stands on a promontory overlooking the Paro valley in all its glory. Also visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong. A flagstone path rises gradually from the beautiful wooden bridge with shingle roofing abutted by two guard houses, to the Dzong. Today, this massive fortress is the seat of the district administration as well as the home for the monastic school. The central Tower ( Utse) of the dzong, with its superb woodwork, is one of the most beautiful in the nation. The Dzong was built in 1645 AD. If time permits also drive to Drugyal Dzong ( a ruined fortress - 16 kms. away from Paro town ). Although in ruins, this Dzong is of great historical importance. It was here that the Bhutanese finally defeated the invading Tibetans and drove them back. From here, the peak of Mount Chomolhari " Mountain of Goddess " can be seen on a clear day ( Alt. 7329m ). On the way back, you can visit a typical Bhutanese farm house. O/n Hotel Gangtey Palace.

Day 04 : Paro to Thimphu and Thimphu sightseeing.Drive to Thimphu ( Capital ). The drive to Thimphu through winding road along the Paro and Thimphu river takes about 2 hrs. and the distance is 65 kms. On recahing Thimphu, checkin at Hotel Yeedzing.Visit the Memorial Chorten (a huge stupa) built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned the Kingdom from 1952-1972. Visit the National Library where ancient manuscripts are preserved.Visit the Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive through instructions in the art of painting Thankas (sacred Buddhist scroll).Visit the National Textile Museum and the Folk heritage Museum Visit the Handicrafts Emporium where various Bhutanese arts and crafts are displayed and can be purchased.Lunch at the Hotel Afternoon: Visit Tashichho Dzong - the main Secretariat Building. This massive structure houses part of the Ministries, the office of the King and the Throne Room. It also houses the State Monastic Body and the living quarters of the Chief Abbot. Visit Pangri Zampa Monastery which is situated just beyond Dechencholing ( 5 kms. from Thimphu ). This Lhakhang was the residence of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel when he arrived in Bhuatn in 1616 A.D. The Monastery was built during the first quarter of the 16th century by Ngawang Chogyel, the great-great-grandfather of the Shabdrung and the 14th heirarch of the Drukpas.

Day 05 :  Excursion to Dochula pass and drive to Paro.Early morning drive to Dochula pass which is about 26 kms drive towards east from Thimphu ( Alt. of the pass is 3100m). From this pass, you can view one of the most beautiful view of the entire Eastern Himalayan Mountain ranges. Breakfast at the Dochula Cafeteria and drive back to Thimphu. Visit the Changangkha Monastery, the oldest monastery in Thimphu and also the Zilukha Nunnery monastery. Lunch at an exclusive local restaurant. Afternoon, drive back to Paro. On the way, Visit Simtokha Dzong which is located about 5 kms from Thimphu. This is one of the oldest fortresses in Bhutan. it also houses the largest monastic schools in the country. It was built in 1629 Ad.Evening, take a leisurely stroll in the Paro Town and also visit the ancient monastery located in the centre of the town.

Day 06 : Departure to Kathmandu, Arrival and transfer to hotel.

Day 07 : City tour in Kathmandu valley.

Day 08 : trip concludes in Kathmandu.( Transfer to airport for the next destination)

 

Cost ???

Cost Includes : Twin sharing room in the best available accommodation mode( hotel or tourist cottage), all meals, overland transportation with in Bhutan( Japanese vehicles), sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide, necessary airport/ hotel/ airport transfers, cultural shows. In trek, accommodation in the best available tents (moss), with all meals, air pillows sheets hot water bottles, dining tent, Kitchen tent, toilet tent, backed to by our skilful and experience crew.

Cost does not include : Air fare, airport taxes, Bhutanese visa fee (US$ 20.00 payable at airport upon arrival), Nepal re-entry visa fee, drinks at hotels/lodges and expense of personal nature such as laundry, trip insurance, etc. Single room supplement: US$ 35.00 per person per nights above package tours do not includes airfare, sector wise two way airfare will be as follows. Kathmandu-Paro- Kathmandu US$ 350.00(air fare is subject to change as par airlines without prior notice) Note: rest all terms & conditions will be as per our brochure on Bhutan Above

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