Shangrila Bhutan
December 10, 2017
Delightful Bhutan
December 10, 2017

Bhutan At A Glance

Customizable Tour: 3 Nights 4 Days

The breathtaking country of Bhutan is the ideal location for a peaceful getaway. The snowcapped mountains of the spectacular Himalayan ranges are a sight to look at. Bhutan is rooted in Buddhism, which makes it a spiritual getaway as well. It has a lot of Buddhist monasteries and temples. This nation is carbon neutral, so there is no concern of pollution, only picturesque expanses almost everywhere. Come join us on this 4-day package tour to Bhutan for an excellent vacation and make the memories of a lifetime.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day Wise

Day 1 – Arrival in Paro and transfer to Thimphu

After your arrival at the Paro airport, drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan and enjoy the scenic drive. After relaxing for a while, you can visit the following places if you wish to: The Changangkha Lhakhang, the Kuensel Phodrang or the Buddha Point, the Tashichho Dzong and Thimphu town.

Day 2 – Excursion to Dochula Pass (30 km)

Head to the Dochula Pass, where you can get breath-taking views of the majestic Himalayas. On the way back to Paro, you can visit the Tamchog Lhakhang. Upon arrival in Paro, proceed to your hotel and freshen up. Later, you will visit Paro Rinpung Dzong, which is a Buddhist monastery/ fortress. Your next stop is at Ta Dzong, which is the national museum of Bhutan. Take a stroll in Paro town before you return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3 – Taktsang Monastery Hike

After an early breakfast, drive to the base of the Taktsang Monastery, also known as the ‘Tiger’s Nest’. The hike to the top takes about 2 hours. Stop for piping hot tea midway, which is also a viewpoint. Hike for another 45 minutes climb to the highest point. You will also visit the Drukgyal Dzong and the Buddhist temple of Kyichu Lhakhang. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 4 – Adieu Bhutan

Head to the airport to catch your flight back after an unforgettable trip.

Online Inquiry

Please wait...

About Destination

Paro

Located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan, the eponymous town of Paro is dotted with several historical sites. Paro is the perfect destination for anyone who prefers to spend time by themselves in the lap of nature, far from the madding crowd. The main street is adorned with colorful wooden shops, houses, and restaurants. The Taktsang Palphug Monastery popularly known as Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple situated in the upper portion of the Paro Valley and is a beautiful monastery. Guru Padmasambhava, who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan, meditated here for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours. You will be able to witness the famous dzong style of architecture if you visit Rinpung Dzong, which is an intricate wooden structure made of large beams that are held together without a single nail! The National Museum of Bhutan is actually a ‘ ta dzong’ (meaning Watchtower) that was later renovated to host the museum. Shaped like a conch shell, the museum has an excellent collection of Buddhist thangkas. However, note that you will not be allowed to enter with a camera, but you can click pictures of the building and its surrounding areas.

Thimpu

Famous for its wonderful natural beauty and exclusive culture, Thimphu is the administrative capital and largest city of the picturesque kingdom of Bhutan. Being the most modern city in Bhutan with several restaurants, cafes, nightclubs and shopping centers, Thimphu has maintained its cultural identification. The existence of spirituality in the air combinations well with the Buddhist traditions, and fills the environment with peacefulness. The cultural focus continues to be on maintaining customs in every part of life here. Thimphu is acknowledged as the only capital city in the world that does not use traffic light system. Bhutan has a lot of spiritual sites and locations of culture to visit such as the Buddha Dordenma Statue, Tashichho Dzong monastery and fortress, the National Memorial Chorten, National Folk Heritage Museum, National Textile Museum, Changangkha Lhakhang monastery, Motithang Takin Preserve and a host of other sites. Most of the tourism revolves around the holy sites of Buddhism, both modern and ancient ones. However, nature-related tours, treks, hikes and trail walking are very popular here as well due to the natural beauty of the surrounding areas of Thimpu and the region in general.