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Day 01 : Arrival at PARO – THIMPHU

Arrive at Paro by Druk air the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities proceed to Thimphu the capital of Bhutan. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 : THIMPHU

After breakfast go for Thimphu sightseeing - visit the Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, 15 century Changangkha monastery, View Point, Tashicho Dzong, Painting School. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

 

Day 03 : THIMPU – PARO

 

After breakfast, drive to Paro.  Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. Visit Ta Dzong (National Museum) Opening Hours - Tuesday to Saturday - 0900HRS TO 1600HRS & Closed On Sunday, Monday & National Holidays, which was built in 1651 as a watchtower. Since 1951 the Dzong has been re-established as the National Museum and holds fascinating collections of art and religious Thankha paintings. Take a short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

 

Day 04 : PARO

After breakfast go for a day hike to the view point of Taktsang monastery. The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours through pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the Paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons were subdued who were trying to stop the spread of Buddhism and converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. During the end of the 17 century a monastery was built on the spot where the saint mediated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. Visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

 

 

 

Day 05 : Paro - ONWARD CONNECTION

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for onward connection.

Meals : Breakfast

 

 

Inclusions

·         Accommodation in Deluxe hotels.

·         Meals as per itinerary.

·         All transfers and sightseeing by A.C. Pvt. Car.

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