Glimpse of Bhutan 6 Days

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A glimpse of Bhutan tour offers a great opportunity to visitors for exploring a deep insight into a Nature Himalayan culture, one that is finding a precarious balance between the ancient world and the global village. Bhutan also called Land of the Thunder Dragon country name as well which is regarded as the last paradise on earth. The Bhutanese people are friendly, warm and confident whose rural roots are slowly giving way to rapid urbanization. Bhutan’s architecture is the best remaining example of an ancient living architecture from the mighty ancient fortresses to the humble farmhouse - the stunning and strategic locations of the grand fortresses housing both monks and civil administrations. We have created a variety of cultural Itinerary to enable you to explore and understand the culture of Bhutan.

Five nights glimpse of Bhutan will take you to explore the world-famous Tiger's Nest Monastery with the historical city, Paro valley. Paro is the traditional architecture of its houses and buildings is particularly striking. Explore the current capital of Bhutan (Thimphu) and visit the former capital of Bhutan (Punakha), which is the winter residence of the chief abbot and monks.

This is a tour that covers all the major sites of interest in Paro and Thimphu, and then on to neighboring Wangduephodrang and making connections to Nepal extensions. The forbidden valley of Ha can also be seen from this point. A program of folk dances wraps up this enchanting journey through Bhutan. Plus, enjoy an excursion to Phobjikha Valley, the winter habitat of the black-necked cranes, which are an endangered species. 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1:Flight from Kathmandu or Bangkok to Paro Transfer to Thimphu .

In the morning, flight from Kathmandu to Paro by Druk Air or Bhutan Airways, meet Alpine Eco Trek’s representative and transfer to Thimphu. While flying, you will have great opportunity to see the spectacular views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mount Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake in Bhutan. When you arrive in Paro our representative will be pick up you from paro airport after immigration formalities and baggage arrival then transfers you to hotel. The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong. Just a short walk downhill lays the dominating Paro Dzong, a fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, the tour crosses Nyamai Zampa, and then driven to the town temple. Overnight at Paro.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Paro

After breakfast visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watchtower, which is houses National Museum in Paro. After Ta Dzong you visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning which has a long and fascinating history. After lunch, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari, "mountain of goddess'' can be seen in all her glory from the approach road to the Dzong. You may take a short stop at Satsam Chorten for a view of famous Taktsang Monastery. You also explore 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. Evening drive from Paro To thimphu over night at hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Paro

After breakfast, you will be process to sightseeing in Thimphu valley including visit National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; Later visit Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. After lunch service in Thimpu we process to visit King's Memorial Chorten continuously circumambulated by people, murmuring mantras and spinning their prayer wheels. Then, visit the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops. Evening drive past Trashichhoedzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”. After City sightseeing transfer to same hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Paro

After breakfast drive from Thimphu to Punakha valley which takes three hours drivrand around 76km distance. The drive will take you via the Dochula pass (3150 m). A wide range of the east Himalayan ranges are visible from the pass on a clear day. Also on the pass, you will see the 108 Druk Wangyel Stupa built by one of the queen mothers of Bhutan. Blessed with a temperate climate and fed by the Pho Chu (male) and Mo Chu (female) rivers, Punakha is the most fertile valley in the country. In Punakha visit the Punakha Dzong, after short hike to Chimi Lhakhang passing through village houses and rice fields. Chimi Lhakhang is a special monastery for sterile women, a place of worship for fertility. Overnight at hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Punakha

The day in Punakha Valley begins with a beautiful hike from the Punakha Lodge along the Mo Chhu thru terraces of rice, chillies and cabbage, takes to the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, a monument recently built by the four queens of Bhutan. Following the hike you will drive back up the valley towards Khuruthang passing Punthsho Pelri Palace and several other winter homes of the royal family before reaching the impressive Punakha Dzong. This ancient fortress is the winter residence of the monastic order’s head and still serves as the administrative headquarters for the Punakha region. A picnic lunch is served on the banks of the Punak Chu, before visiting the village of Lobesa where a short walk ends at Chimi Lhakhang, the auspicious fertility monastery built in 1499.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Punakha

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Our representative will help you with exit formalities in Paro airport.

    Inclusion

    • 5/6 day's full board package in Tourist standard Hotel in Bhutan
    • Arrival Pick up and Departure drop from Paro Airport.
    • All land transportation by luxury vehicle, depending upon group size
    • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the tour.
    • Accommodation of Hotel during the tour
    • All kind of Permit, National Park entry fee, and movement charge
    • Guide and Private Vehicles will be available for sightseeing as per above Itinerary
    • Escorted English speaking tour guide during the tour period as per Itinerary.
    • Entrance Fees to museum and monuments.
    • Bottle of mineral water during long road drive.
    • Evening tea with snacks
    • All hotel taxes/ service charges
    • Farewell Dinner before departure.
    • Alpine Eco Trek’s service charges
    • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
    • International and domestic Flight Ticket
    • Alcoholic beverages, Bhutan visa fee & Personal nature expenses
    • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
    • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival
    • Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
    • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
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