Bhutan Fly-In, Fly-Out cultural tour Itinerary
Duration: 3 Nights, 4 Days
Day 1: Arrival to Paro & Thimphu
You will be received by our representative at airport after your immigration formalities & drive towards Thimphu, Capital city of Bhutan.
Your first stop at Tamchoe; stretch your legs and arms and breathe fresh air and walk down to bridge. Visit Tamchoe monastery at other side of the river crossing the new bridge (where you can also have a look of Iron chained bridge, scenic river view and photo shoot if you wish). On arrival at Thimphu Check in at hotel Phuntsho Pelri, get refreshed & sightseeing begins.
Afternoon activity at Thimphu:
After the lunch visit National Memorial Chorten, Craft Bazar, evening drive up to Buddha point (the 169 feet bronze statue of Buddha Dordenma, Vajra Throne Buddha & Largest Sitting Buddha Statue,) to view a spectacular and beautiful night view of Thimphu city & visit around town. Overnight at hotel Phuntsho Pelri
Day2: Full day sightseeing in Thimphu & Dochula pass & Paro
After early breakfast drive to Dochula Pass (Elevation: 1300 m) the 108 chortens build by present queen mother of Bhutan. You can enjoy the views of the eastern Himalaya ranges if the weather favors. Drive back to Thimphu & visit Bhutan Postal Museum.
Day 3: Tiger’s Nest & sightseeing
After early breakfast drive to basement of Tiger Nest monastery & start your hike to Tiger’s Nest. An hour or more depending on how individuals can hike up the hill will reach at Cafeteria point where you can enjoy the stunning view of monastery. Decorated with Prayer flags all over the cliffs and this is also where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigress in the 8th century. You may visit cafeteria for refreshment and proceed further another an hour or more to visit monastery or can return back to basement from cafeteria.
Afternoon activity at Paro:
Visit Ta-Dzong – Build as a watchtower the Ta Dzong, it was converted into the National Museum in 1968. The museum boasts antique Thangka, textiles, weapons and armor, household objects and the rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.
Paro Dzong or Ringpung Dzong, this 15th century massive fortress/monastery, is also the administrative center of the district.
Evening visit Paro Valley / Town – The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan's old monasteries and temples and where the country's International Airport is located. The valley is also home to mount Johomolhari (7,300 meters) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier water forms the Pachu flowing through the valley. Evening as per your convenient for the shopping at local market, overnight at hotel Central Point
Day 4: Departure from Paro Bhutan
Our representative will drop you at the Paro International airport for your onward flight.