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4 Nights 5 Days Bhutan Tour

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4 nights 5 days Bhutan Tour is designed to visit some of the most famous places of Bhutan
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Tour Duration 5 Days Group Size Min 2
Grade easy Max Altitude
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Major attractions of 4 nights 5 days Bhutan Tour


1. Sightseeing in Paro and Thimphu city
2. Visit Traditional Paper Factory, Nunnery temple, School of Traditional Arts and Crafts, National museum, etc.
3. Drive to Punakha over Dochu La pass at an elevation of 3050 meters
4. Visit Punakha dzong and Wangdi dzong
5. Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
6. Drive along scenic Bhutan landscape
7. Explore villages and get some meaningful insights on people, their culture and traditional lifestyle.


 

Bhutan is a country of wonders. Placed in between the giant nations like India and China, Bhutan is a landlocked Himalayan country enriched with geographical diversity and untouched traditional culture. It is an only nation that preserves the Vajrayana Buddhism religion which is a unique religion of its own kind. Eye on Himalaya Treks and Expeditions P. Ltd offers 4 nights and 5 days Bhutan Tour that allows you to explore the natural and cultural richness of Bhutan. The tour is an opportunity to explore some interesting heritage sites around Paro and Thimphu city. With this tour, you can drive to the beautiful valley of Punakha and explore its traditional villages. One can also interact with local people and get some insights on their unique traditions, culture, and lifestyle.


The 4 nights and 5 days Bhutan Tour starts with an adventurous flight above the Himalayas to the Paro airport in Bhutan. Upon your arrival in Bhutan, you will be driven to the capital city of Bhutan – Thimphu. At Thimphu, we can visit various places of importance. In our sightseeing tour, we cover some important sites like Traditional Paper Factory, Nunnery temple, School of Traditional Arts and Crafts, National museum, etc. After a wonderful day of exploration around Thimphu, we drive towards the magnificent valley of Punakha. As we drive towards Punakha, we will be blessed with some astounding views of mother nature. The lushness, terraced farmlands, and the virgin lands, a drive to Punakha is really worth it. We cross Dochu La pass at an elevation of 3050 meters to Punakha. At Punakha, we can visit Punakha dzong and explore the traditional villages in the valley. We can even interact with locals which is an amazing experience. The people are so innocent, so simple and cheerful that will awe you and inspire you towards a happy life.


After collecting some wonderful memories in Punakha, we drive back to Paro city. In Paro, we hike up to Tiger’s Nest monastery that offers some magnificent views of the entire Paro valley. The location of the monastery is totally outstanding; on the edge of a cliff. The monastery holds a unique religious significance. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche flew on a tigress’s back to this place for meditation. Therefore, the place is considered to be a pious site for all the Buddhist pilgrims. These 4 nights 5 days Bhutan Tour as a whole is a power pack combo that comprises all the alluring aspects of Bhutan. It helps us explore the untouched culture of Bhutan amidst the lushness of natural splendor. So, are you ready for this rewarding trip to Bhutan? The Land of Thunder Dragon awaits you!

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After arriving & visa formalities and collection of baggage, you will be welcomed by our tour representative who will be your tour guide during your entire trip in Bhutan. Check into your hotel in Thimphu. Free until lunch time for some rest from early morning flight, refreshment and lunch. Afternoon, you can choose to visit any or all of the following places:-
Tachogang Lhakhang
Tachogang Lhakhang is located in Paro district, on the way to Thimphu. It was founded by Thankthong Gyelpo after he experienced a vision of Guru Rimpochhe, Amitaba and Avalokiteshvara near site. The caretakers today are said to be descendants of Thangtong Gyelpo. Inside the temple one can see the master’s relics, including his walking stick.
 National Memorial Chorten
The National Memorial was built by Bhutan's third king, H.M. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck." He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity. However, he was unable to give shape to his idea in his lifetime due to pressures of state and other regal responsibilities. After his untimely demise in 1972, the Royal Family and Cabinet resolved to fulfill his wishes and erect a memorial that would perpetuate his memory and also serve as a monument to eternal peace, harmony and tranquility.
 Tashichho Dzong 
The Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu the capital city of Bhutan. The Dzong was built on the western bank of the river Wang Chu, and has historically served at the seat of the DrukDesi or the Dharma Raja of Bhutan’s government. After the kings assumed power in 1907 this post was combined with that of the king and Thimphu severed as the summer caital of the kingdom before becoming the full-time capital of Bhutan. 
Post early breakfast, you will drive towards Punakha via Dochula Pass. We will stop over for tea at Dochula (3,100 m), where on a sunny day, you can get stunning views of the Himalayan ranges. The Dochu La Pass is probably the best-known mountain pass in Bhutan. Located at an altitude of 3150 meter above sea level, the Dochu La Pass is about 30 kilometer away from the capital city Thimphu and the road to Punakha.On a clear day the pass offers visitors a spectacular view of the majestic eastern Himalayan Ranges. 
 
Dochula Pass
We will continue drive to Chimmi Lhakhang to start with. The Chimi Lhakang or the Chimel Lhakang is a Bhuddhist monastery located in the Punakha District of Bhutan. The monastery stands on a small hill close to the village of Lobesa and was constructed in 1499 by Ngawang Choegyel, the 14thDrukpaheirarch. 
Punakha Dzong 
The Punakha Dzong or the Pungtang Dechen Phortang Dzong is located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, combine to form the Puna Tsang Chu which in turn is a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River. The Dzhong was constructed by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal Wangchuck in 1638 on the exact spot as prophesized by the Guru Rinpoche some 800 years ago. According to the prophecy of Guru Rinpoche “a person named Namgyal will arrive at a hill that looks like an elephant”. And lo behold! Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal found that the peak of the hill was in the shape of an elephant’s trunk and built the Dzong at that very spot. 
After breakfast you will drive to Paro. 
Rimpung Dzhong 
The Paro Dzhong is probably Bhutan's best known and most iconic Dzhong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airportand will probably be your first memory of Bhutan. The imposing Dzhong is perhaps the finest example of Dzhong architecture existing the world today, the massive buttered walls of the fortress dominate over the valley. The Rinpung Dzhong's names translates to the " Fortress on a heap of Jewels ".
After early morning breakfast, we will take you for a morning hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. Hanging precariously and magically from a rather steep cliff, the Taktshang monastery is a monument of genuine pride for the Bhutanese nation. It defies architectural principles to the core and amazes tourists from around the world. It is a sight to behold. Taktshang or the Tigers lair as the monastery is called, it is widely regarded is one of the most important monuments of spiritual significance in Bhutan. Its history is deeply associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava, the revered Indian saint who came to Bhutan in the 8th century AD. 
Kyichu Lhakhang 
The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. The temple was built by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo in the 7th Century AD. The Kyichu Lhakhang was one of the 108 temples constructed by him to subdue a demon that was terrorizing the people of the Himalayas.The Lhakahng underwent many extensions during the ages with the last one being carried out in 1965 by the Queen Mother Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck. She added another new structure to the temple called the Guru Lhakahng. As one of the oldest Lhakahangs, it houses many important relics. One of the most important relics of the temple is a 7th century statue of Jowo Sakyamuni which is believed to have cast atthe same time as it famous counterpart in Lhasa Tibet.In evening we will visit local market of Paro and overnight in a hotel in Paro.

In the morning after early breakfast we will see you off at the Paro Airport for your onward destinations. 

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