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Splendid Bhutan

8 Days / 7 Nights

Starting From Rs.  30,396
Per Person twin sharing

Itinerary

Price Include: 3 Hotel(s), 21 Sightseeing, B/fast & Dinner, Cab, Airport Transfers, Intercity Transfers
  • Day 1
    Paro Airport – Thimphu

    Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

    Hotel - Dorji Elements  

    Thimphu
    Yarden Lam, Thimphu, 00975

    Whether you are here for business or pleasure, DORJI Elements-boutique hotel is the perfect home for your stay in Thimphu.

    This contemporary Bhutanese theme hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers a natural harmony between quiet environment and warm urban vibrancy.

    Its prime location and artistic atmosphere makes this boutique hotel uniquely charming.

    All our guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities and design touches to make sure you are in your element.

     

     

    Hotel - Himalayan Kisa Hotel  

    Thimphu
    Near Jojo's Building, Changlam Road, Opposite Changlingthang Stadium Thimpu, Bhutan

    Standing grandly in the heart of capital city of Bhutan is the Himalayan Kisa Hotel & Spa, Thimphu. The hotel is situated opposite Changlingthang Stadium Thimphu and is surrounded by many of Bhutan's greatest tourist attractions. One of the best hotels in Thimphu, it offers a fine blend of comfort and luxury and promises a tranquil stay.
    The main aim of Himalayan Kisa Hotel & Spa, Thimphu, is to make your stay as pleasant and fulfilling as possible. Therefore, our Deluxe Rooms are designed with utmost care to provide comfort and multifarious facilities. The contemporary interiors and walls dipped in warm tones instil a homely feeling. Relax, rejoice and cherish comfort, with all latest amenities in the room such as complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hours room service and much more making it one of the best hotels in Thimphu.

    Hotel - Pedling Hotel  

    Thimphu
    P.O Box : 976, Thimphu Bhutan

    Pedling Hotel & Spa is ideally located and caters both business and leisure travelers, with a modern contemporary design incorporating tasteful local art to provide a healthy and comfortable living environment for hotel guests with the highest expectations and standards.

    Our staff is geared to foster high levels of customer retention, through understanding customer needs and providing genuine courtesy and service.

    The concept of Pedling’s authentic and genuine Bhutanese hospitality is deeply rooted in local values, at the heart of the customer offering. The passion for protecting the environment through the “PEDLING Green,” program together with a commitment to promoting healthy living also form the cornerstones of core values.

    Hotel - Hotel Migmar  

    Thimphu
    Olakha, Thimphu Bhutan

    Hotel Migmar located at Olakha near express way has been officially open to business in the year 2009 September with 27 guest rooms with full service, all day restaurant and bar. Mr. Kezang Dorji sole proprietor of Hotel Migmar has founded the property during the initial year and established as commercial hotel targeting business mainly international tourists coming from the local tour operators. The hotel also has conference and board room facilities directly focusing on the selling of food and beverages during conference, workshop and seminars. Hotel is been officially rated by Tourism Council of Bhutan in year 2010 as a Four star hotel in Bhutan. www.tourism.gov.bt/discover/accommodation.  Hotel has achieved enormous reputation in terms of best accommodation stay, food and beverage services. Hotel has gained the maximum market share of local travel agents, regional travel agents from India and Bangladesh. Beside hotel has maintained excellent status with Government, Corporate and other business stakeholders in the region.

  • Day 2
    Thimphu Sightseeing

    After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here. In the evening visit Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

    Buddha Dordenma statue
    Thimphu

    Buddha Dordenma statue- SIGHTSEEING

    Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The statue houses over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Great Buddha Dordenma itself, will be made of bronze and gilded in gold. The Great Buddha Dordenma is sited amidst the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang, the palace of Sherab Wangchuck, the thirteenth Desi Druk, overlooking the southern approach to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.

    Changangkha lhakhang
    Thimphu

    Changangkha lhakhang- SIGHTSEEING

    It is an early medieval Buddhist temple in the capital city Thimphu. The temple is situated on a ridge overlooking the city, near Mohitang on the outskirts of Thimphu. The temple is the oldest temple in Thimphu and was constructed by Lama Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo in the 12 century AD.

    Folk Heritage Museum Thimphu
    Thimphu

    Folk Heritage Museum Thimphu- SIGHTSEEING

    The Folk Heritage Museum or Phelchey Toenkhyim is a museum in Thimphu, Thimphu District, Bhutan. The museum is housed in a 3-story 19th century traditional rammed mud and timber house aged more than 150 years. It includes paddy, wheat and millet fields, watermill, kitchen gardens, hot stone bath etc. The ground floor resembles barn, the upper floor resembles safe store and the top most floor resembles living and dining area. The museums displays various materials related to the Bhutanese culture and way of life. Exhibitions includes rural households artifacts, equipment, objects and tools.

    Memorial Chorten, Chhoten Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
    Thimphu

    Memorial Chorten, Chhoten Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan- SIGHTSEEING

    The Memorial Stupa, Thimphu, also known as the Thimphu Chorten, is a stupa (Dzongkha chöten, cheten) in Thimphu, Bhutan, located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of the city near the main roundabout and Indian military hospital. The stupa, built in 1974 to honor the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928–1972), is a prominent landmark in the city with its golden spires and bells. In 2008, it underwent extensive renovation. It is popularly known as "the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan". It was consecrated by Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje.

    Motithang Takin Preserve
    Thimphu

    Motithang Takin Preserve- SIGHTSEEING

    Motithang Takin Preserve, located in the Motithang district of Thimphu, Bhutan is a wildlife reserve area for takin, the national animal of Bhutan. Originally a mini-zoo, it was converted into a preserve when it was discovered that the animals refrained from inhabiting the surrounding forest even when set free. The reason for declaring takin as a national animal of Bhutan on 25 November 2005 (Budorcas taxicolor) is attributed to a legend of the animal’s creation in Bhutan in the 15th century by Lama Drukpa Kunley.

    Sangaygang View Point
    Thimphu

    Sangaygang View Point- SIGHTSEEING

    Tashichho Dzong
    Thimphu

    Tashichho Dzong- SIGHTSEEING

    Tashichhoedzong is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu. It has traditionally been the seat of the Druk Desi (or "Dharma Raja"), the head of Bhutan's civil government, an office which has been combined with the kingship since the creation of the monarchy in 1907, and summer capital of the country.

    Hotel - Dorji Elements  

    Thimphu
    Yarden Lam, Thimphu, 00975

    Whether you are here for business or pleasure, DORJI Elements-boutique hotel is the perfect home for your stay in Thimphu.

    This contemporary Bhutanese theme hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers a natural harmony between quiet environment and warm urban vibrancy.

    Its prime location and artistic atmosphere makes this boutique hotel uniquely charming.

    All our guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities and design touches to make sure you are in your element.

     

     

    Hotel - Himalayan Kisa Hotel  

    Thimphu
    Near Jojo's Building, Changlam Road, Opposite Changlingthang Stadium Thimpu, Bhutan

    Standing grandly in the heart of capital city of Bhutan is the Himalayan Kisa Hotel & Spa, Thimphu. The hotel is situated opposite Changlingthang Stadium Thimphu and is surrounded by many of Bhutan's greatest tourist attractions. One of the best hotels in Thimphu, it offers a fine blend of comfort and luxury and promises a tranquil stay.
    The main aim of Himalayan Kisa Hotel & Spa, Thimphu, is to make your stay as pleasant and fulfilling as possible. Therefore, our Deluxe Rooms are designed with utmost care to provide comfort and multifarious facilities. The contemporary interiors and walls dipped in warm tones instil a homely feeling. Relax, rejoice and cherish comfort, with all latest amenities in the room such as complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hours room service and much more making it one of the best hotels in Thimphu.

    Hotel - Pedling Hotel  

    Thimphu
    P.O Box : 976, Thimphu Bhutan

    Pedling Hotel & Spa is ideally located and caters both business and leisure travelers, with a modern contemporary design incorporating tasteful local art to provide a healthy and comfortable living environment for hotel guests with the highest expectations and standards.

    Our staff is geared to foster high levels of customer retention, through understanding customer needs and providing genuine courtesy and service.

    The concept of Pedling’s authentic and genuine Bhutanese hospitality is deeply rooted in local values, at the heart of the customer offering. The passion for protecting the environment through the “PEDLING Green,” program together with a commitment to promoting healthy living also form the cornerstones of core values.

    Hotel - Hotel Migmar  

    Thimphu
    Olakha, Thimphu Bhutan

    Hotel Migmar located at Olakha near express way has been officially open to business in the year 2009 September with 27 guest rooms with full service, all day restaurant and bar. Mr. Kezang Dorji sole proprietor of Hotel Migmar has founded the property during the initial year and established as commercial hotel targeting business mainly international tourists coming from the local tour operators. The hotel also has conference and board room facilities directly focusing on the selling of food and beverages during conference, workshop and seminars. Hotel is been officially rated by Tourism Council of Bhutan in year 2010 as a Four star hotel in Bhutan. www.tourism.gov.bt/discover/accommodation.  Hotel has achieved enormous reputation in terms of best accommodation stay, food and beverage services. Hotel has gained the maximum market share of local travel agents, regional travel agents from India and Bangladesh. Beside hotel has maintained excellent status with Government, Corporate and other business stakeholders in the region.

  • Day 3
    Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing

    After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha (4298 ft.), check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952.  After that take a short and easy hike to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

     

    Chimi Lhakhang
    Thimphu

    Chimi Lhakhang- SIGHTSEEING

    Chimi Lhakhang is dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley (also known as the Divine Madman) and is popular among childless Bhutanese couples as a temple to seek blessings for fertility. The hike up to the temple should be an easy 20 to 30 minutes walk as the trail cuts through a flat paddy field and gentle slope. The paddy fields, with their golden and yellow blooms, is really an unforgettable experience!

    Punakha Dzong
    Thimphu

    Punakha Dzong- SIGHTSEEING

    The Punakha Dzong, is the administrative centre of Punakha District in Punakha, Bhutan. Constructed by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche, in 1637–38, it is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan and one of its most majestic structures. The dzong houses the sacred relics of the southern Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, including the Rangjung Kasarpani and the sacred remains of Ngawang Namgyal and the tertön Pema Lingpa. Punakha Dzong was the administrative centre and the seat of the Government of Bhutan until 1955, when the capital was moved to Thimphu. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan's Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion.

    Dochula Pass
    Thimphu

    Dochula Pass- SIGHTSEEING

    The Dochula Pass is a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimpu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stupas known as "Druk Wangyal Chortens" have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother. Apart from the chortens there is a monastery called the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (temple), built in honour of the fourth Druk Gyalpo (head of the state of Bhutan), Jigme Singye Wangchuck; the open grounds in its front yard is a venue for the annual Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival. The pass with 108 memorial chortens is adjacent to the country's first Royal Botanical Park.

    Hotel - Punatsangchhu Cottages  

    Thimphu
    Zamtopang, Wangdue, Bhutan

    Deriving its name from Puna Tsangchhu River, the hotel is picturesquely situated offering panoramic views of valley and surrounding hills. Overlooking the river, the hotel has an area of about 19 acres, mostly in grasslands. It is conveniently situated with about 10 minutes drive from Wangduephodrang town and about 20 minutes from Punakha, offering easy access to major tourist attractions in the region.

    The hotel has traditional Bhutanese architecture as its external structure and modern well-appointed rooms and facilities inside. 27 guest rooms, housed in separate buildings are spacious, elegantly furnished and have attached toilet with modern fittings. The hotel is managed by local family belonging to Wangduephodrang and has employed mostly local people from nearby villages, those are well trained to ensure top quality personalized services.

    Hotel - Himalayan Dragons Nest Hotel  

    Thimphu
    Rinchengang, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha, Bhutan

    Situated on the banks of Punakha River, is the stunning Himalayan Dragon's Nest Hotel, Punakha, an abode for rejuvenation. From breathtaking view of the valley to the calm, lush environment, we blend with these gems of nature to present you unparalleled peace and serenity. Nothing beats the heavenly experience of gazing at the distant Himalayan mountain ranges and the rushing river, as you sip on apple tea. Come aboard on this journey filled with serene experiences at one of the best hotels in Punakha.

    Hotel - Punakha Residency  

    Thimphu
    P.O Box 222, Khuruthang Town, Punakha, Bhutan

    Punakha Residency is a tourist standard hotel based in Punakha (Khuruthang Town), the winter capital city of Bhutan. We are located perfectly in the heart of Khuruthang Town which is designed with a blend of modern Bhutanese influences. Come and stay in Punakha Residency to experience true serenity. We offer guests with a refreshing experience steeped in comfort and luxury. We cater to the needs of long-distance travellers as well as local Bhutanese guests. All guests are guaranteed a customized service to help them unwind from their long road travels or seek a refreshing refuge. Our restaurant promises delicious multi-cuisines to elevate your dining experience. The attached bar offers special ‘Happy Hour’ rates from 7 pm to 9 pm every day, except Tuesdays. We look forward to taking care of you during your stay in Punakha Bhutan. If you like more information please contact us.

  • Day 4
    Excursion to Gangtey (Phobjikha) OR Punakha Sightseeing

    After breakfast, start for full day excursion trip to Gangtey (9,840 ft.). Gangtey is the home of Black Necked Crane which migrates from the arid plains of Tibet in the north. It is a beautiful valley of Bhutan. You can also visit Gangtey Gompha. Evening return back. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

    Alternatively, instead of going to Gangtey (Phobjikha), you also have an option spending the day in Punakha Valley itself. After breakfast hike Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten which is about 45 Mins easy hike to the top of the hill. It offers a breathtaking view of the Punakha Valley. Also visit Punakha Suspension Bridge and Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at Punakha / Wangdue.

    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
    Thimphu

    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten- SIGHTSEEING

    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten is seven-kilometer drive from Punakha town and 15-20 minutes hike from the Punakha suspension bridge. Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten is a splendid example of the Bhutanese architecture and artistic traditions which took nine years to build by Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck and Holy Scriptures rather than engineering manuals were consulted to construct this 4-storey temple. It is located on a ridge at Kabisa Gewong in Punakha overlooking several villages. This temple has been dedicated for the well being of the kingdom, its people and all sentient beings.

    Punakha Suspension Bridge
    Thimphu

    Punakha Suspension Bridge- SIGHTSEEING

    The Punakha Suspension Bridge is located near the Punakha Dzong and it is the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan built above the Po Chu river.

    Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery
    Thimphu

    Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery- SIGHTSEEING

    Sangchchen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery is a large temple complex which is located on a ridge beside the neighboring Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang amidst pine trees. The temple complex also has a learning and meditation centre for the nuns, and it also provides them other trainings such as embroidery, tailoring, statue making, and the famous thangka painting. There is a majestic bronze statue of a height of 14 foot Avalokiteshwara.

    Hotel - Punatsangchhu Cottages  

    Thimphu
    Zamtopang, Wangdue, Bhutan

    Deriving its name from Puna Tsangchhu River, the hotel is picturesquely situated offering panoramic views of valley and surrounding hills. Overlooking the river, the hotel has an area of about 19 acres, mostly in grasslands. It is conveniently situated with about 10 minutes drive from Wangduephodrang town and about 20 minutes from Punakha, offering easy access to major tourist attractions in the region.

    The hotel has traditional Bhutanese architecture as its external structure and modern well-appointed rooms and facilities inside. 27 guest rooms, housed in separate buildings are spacious, elegantly furnished and have attached toilet with modern fittings. The hotel is managed by local family belonging to Wangduephodrang and has employed mostly local people from nearby villages, those are well trained to ensure top quality personalized services.

    Hotel - Himalayan Dragons Nest Hotel  

    Thimphu
    Rinchengang, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha, Bhutan

    Situated on the banks of Punakha River, is the stunning Himalayan Dragon's Nest Hotel, Punakha, an abode for rejuvenation. From breathtaking view of the valley to the calm, lush environment, we blend with these gems of nature to present you unparalleled peace and serenity. Nothing beats the heavenly experience of gazing at the distant Himalayan mountain ranges and the rushing river, as you sip on apple tea. Come aboard on this journey filled with serene experiences at one of the best hotels in Punakha.

    Hotel - Punakha Residency  

    Thimphu
    P.O Box 222, Khuruthang Town, Punakha, Bhutan

    Punakha Residency is a tourist standard hotel based in Punakha (Khuruthang Town), the winter capital city of Bhutan. We are located perfectly in the heart of Khuruthang Town which is designed with a blend of modern Bhutanese influences. Come and stay in Punakha Residency to experience true serenity. We offer guests with a refreshing experience steeped in comfort and luxury. We cater to the needs of long-distance travellers as well as local Bhutanese guests. All guests are guaranteed a customized service to help them unwind from their long road travels or seek a refreshing refuge. Our restaurant promises delicious multi-cuisines to elevate your dining experience. The attached bar offers special ‘Happy Hour’ rates from 7 pm to 9 pm every day, except Tuesdays. We look forward to taking care of you during your stay in Punakha Bhutan. If you like more information please contact us.

  • Day 5
    Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

    Rinpung Dzong
    Thimphu

    Rinpung Dzong - SIGHTSEEING

    Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress - of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District, Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan's Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion.

    Ta Dzong Museum
    Thimphu

    Ta Dzong Museum- SIGHTSEEING

    Royal Botanical Garden
    Thimphu

    Royal Botanical Garden- SIGHTSEEING

    Royal Botanical Garden was established in April 1999 by the Royal Government of Bhutan to display Nation’s flora to the visitors and study it scientifically. The inauguration date of the Royal Botanic Garden commemorates the silver jubilee celebration of His Majesty the King Jigme Singye Wangchuk's accession to the throne. The master plan of the Garden involves landscaping, soil improvement, irrigation systems and technical capacity. Placed under the National Biodiversity Centre along with a herbarium, a seed gene bank, an agro-biodiversity unit, and an animal diversity section, the Botanical Garden aims to be a conservation area for scientific studies, be an educational resource for schoolchildren and visitors, display the rich varieties of the flora of the country and provide a recreational site for the public. The plant life forms represented here belong to different climactic zones. The Buddhist philosophy has been represented here by including a prayer wheel and chorten in the design of the garden, which makes it an ideal place for spiritual reflection and appreciate Nature.

    Hotel - Hotel Olathang  

    Thimphu
    P.Box No. 1214, Paro 12008, Bhutan

    Hotel Olathang was established in 1974 for guests invited to the coronation of the 4th King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

    The 23 acre property set amidst pine trees is located 5 kms from Paro International Airport, overlooking the beautiful and scenic Paro valley.

    The hotel, built in traditional Bhutanese architecture provides a multi cuisine restaurant and bar, conference hall, free wifi, business centre, private dining, handicraft shop, modern spa facilities and a traditional hot stone bath

    Hotel - Dewachen Resort  

    Thimphu
    Nemjo Village, Paro 12001, Bhutan

    The Dewachen Resort is located 20 minutes from the airport in Paro on a gentle slope overlooking the picturesque Paro valley. The meandering Paro River and the rice fields form an agrarian topography that is beautiful to the eye and calming to the mind.

    Dewachen in Bhutanese means heaven, and further signifies well-being and peace. And that is just what we hope to offer you during your stay here. Our dedicated staff will strive to offer the unobtrusive services to our esteemed clients with traditional warmth and hospitality. The resort was built keeping in mind the vibrant and colorful Bhutanese architecture and modern comforts.

    Dewachen Resort has been deemed appropriate for tourist accommodation by the Tourism Council of Bhutan and is rated 3 star.

    Hotel - Hotel Tashi Phuntshok  

    Thimphu
    Changnakha, Opposite to Paro International Airport Paro, Bhutan

    Situated close to Paro International Airport and nestled amidst the Himalayan valleys of Bhutan, is the beautiful Himalayan Tashi Phuntshok Hotel & Spa, Paro. Offering a perfect blend of traditional Bhutanese architecture and modern style decor, our hotel in Paro creates a resplendent ambience for our guests. Walls fringed with Bhutanese paintings and the panoramic view of the rice fields add to the inviting features of our hotel and create a unique and distinctive staying experience for our guests.

    Hotel - Bhutan Mandala Resort  

    Thimphu
    Geptey | PO Box 1232, Paro 12001, Bhutan

     

    Located on a forested hill, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides a spectacular panaromic view of the Paro valley, the ancient fortresses of Rinpung and Ta dzong, the charming town of Tshongdue and the lush rice fields surrounding it.

    Combining Bhutanese cultural traditions and hospitality with contemporary needs, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides our guests the best of two worlds.

    Guests will be able to explore the serenity and uniqueness of rural Bhutan while still enjoying the modern luxuries Bhutan Mandala Resort provides.

  • Day 6
    Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast hike to the famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp). Later visit Drukgyel Dzong & Kyichu Monastery. Overnight stay at Paro.

     

    Drukgyal Dzong
    Thimphu

    Drukgyal Dzong- SIGHTSEEING

    Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan. The dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Ngawang Namgyal, Zhabdrung Rinpoche, to commemorate victory over an invasion from Tibet. In the early 1950s, Drukgyal Dzong was almost completely destroyed by fire. It is listed as a tentative site in Bhutan's Tentative List for UNESCO inclusion. In 2016, to celebrate the birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, as well as to commemorate two other significant events, namely, the arrival of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to Bhutan in 1616 AD and the birth year of Guru Rinpoche, the Prime Minister Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay announced that the Dzong will be rebuilt and reinstated to its former glory. The announcement and ground breaking ceremony took place a day after the Prince was born.

    Kyichu Lhakhang
    Thimphu

    Kyichu Lhakhang- SIGHTSEEING

    It is a short drive from Paro, and is one of the Bhutan's oldest and most beautiful monastery. It is popularly believed to have been built in 659 by King Songtsen Gampo of Tibet, to pin down the left foot of a giant ogress who was thwarting the establishment of Buddhism into Tibet. Additional buildings and a golden roof were constructed in 1839 by the penlop (governor) of Paro and the 25th Je Khenpo. Elderly pilgrims constantly walk around the temple spinning its many prayer wheels.

    Tiger’s Nest, Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
    Thimphu

    Tiger’s Nest, Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan- SIGHTSEEING

    Paro Taktsang also known as the Taktsang Palphug Monastery and the Tiger's Nest), is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and the temple complex is located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in the 8th century. Padmasambhava is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today, Paro Taktsang is the best known of the thirteen taktsang or "tiger lair" caves in which he meditated. The temple devoted to Padmasambhava (also known as Gu-ru mTshan-brgyad Lhakhang, "the Temple of the Guru with Eight Names") is an elegant structure built around the cave in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye and has become the cultural icon of Bhutan. A popular festival, known as the Tsechu, held in honor of Padmasambhava, is celebrated in the Paro valley sometime during March or April

    Hotel - Hotel Olathang  

    Thimphu
    P.Box No. 1214, Paro 12008, Bhutan

    Hotel Olathang was established in 1974 for guests invited to the coronation of the 4th King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

    The 23 acre property set amidst pine trees is located 5 kms from Paro International Airport, overlooking the beautiful and scenic Paro valley.

    The hotel, built in traditional Bhutanese architecture provides a multi cuisine restaurant and bar, conference hall, free wifi, business centre, private dining, handicraft shop, modern spa facilities and a traditional hot stone bath

    Hotel - Dewachen Resort  

    Thimphu
    Nemjo Village, Paro 12001, Bhutan

    The Dewachen Resort is located 20 minutes from the airport in Paro on a gentle slope overlooking the picturesque Paro valley. The meandering Paro River and the rice fields form an agrarian topography that is beautiful to the eye and calming to the mind.

    Dewachen in Bhutanese means heaven, and further signifies well-being and peace. And that is just what we hope to offer you during your stay here. Our dedicated staff will strive to offer the unobtrusive services to our esteemed clients with traditional warmth and hospitality. The resort was built keeping in mind the vibrant and colorful Bhutanese architecture and modern comforts.

    Dewachen Resort has been deemed appropriate for tourist accommodation by the Tourism Council of Bhutan and is rated 3 star.

    Hotel - Hotel Tashi Phuntshok  

    Thimphu
    Changnakha, Opposite to Paro International Airport Paro, Bhutan

    Situated close to Paro International Airport and nestled amidst the Himalayan valleys of Bhutan, is the beautiful Himalayan Tashi Phuntshok Hotel & Spa, Paro. Offering a perfect blend of traditional Bhutanese architecture and modern style decor, our hotel in Paro creates a resplendent ambience for our guests. Walls fringed with Bhutanese paintings and the panoramic view of the rice fields add to the inviting features of our hotel and create a unique and distinctive staying experience for our guests.

    Hotel - Bhutan Mandala Resort  

    Thimphu
    Geptey | PO Box 1232, Paro 12001, Bhutan

     

    Located on a forested hill, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides a spectacular panaromic view of the Paro valley, the ancient fortresses of Rinpung and Ta dzong, the charming town of Tshongdue and the lush rice fields surrounding it.

    Combining Bhutanese cultural traditions and hospitality with contemporary needs, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides our guests the best of two worlds.

    Guests will be able to explore the serenity and uniqueness of rural Bhutan while still enjoying the modern luxuries Bhutan Mandala Resort provides.

  • Day 7
    Excursion to Chele-La-Pass

    After breakfast excursion trip to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motorable road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

    Chele La pass
    Thimphu

    Chele La pass- SIGHTSEEING

    The Chele La Pass is one of the highest vantage points in Bhutan, from which you can marvel at commanding views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and valleys while the Himalayan yaks grazing in the horizon, dotted with electricity pylons. An hour drive from Paro takes you to one of the highest vantage points, Chele La Pass. A botanical paradise, you’ll also be able to spot sacred mountains Jomolhari and Jichu Drake as cascades of wild roses, purple and yellow primulas and swathes of deep blue iris drape the forest floor. At a height of 3,988 metres, the Chele La Pass is not to be underestimated – chilly and windy, try and make it here before packed in your warmest clothes for some of the most gorgeous views to be had in Bhutan.

    Hotel - Hotel Olathang  

    Thimphu
    P.Box No. 1214, Paro 12008, Bhutan

    Hotel Olathang was established in 1974 for guests invited to the coronation of the 4th King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

    The 23 acre property set amidst pine trees is located 5 kms from Paro International Airport, overlooking the beautiful and scenic Paro valley.

    The hotel, built in traditional Bhutanese architecture provides a multi cuisine restaurant and bar, conference hall, free wifi, business centre, private dining, handicraft shop, modern spa facilities and a traditional hot stone bath

    Hotel - Dewachen Resort  

    Thimphu
    Nemjo Village, Paro 12001, Bhutan

    The Dewachen Resort is located 20 minutes from the airport in Paro on a gentle slope overlooking the picturesque Paro valley. The meandering Paro River and the rice fields form an agrarian topography that is beautiful to the eye and calming to the mind.

    Dewachen in Bhutanese means heaven, and further signifies well-being and peace. And that is just what we hope to offer you during your stay here. Our dedicated staff will strive to offer the unobtrusive services to our esteemed clients with traditional warmth and hospitality. The resort was built keeping in mind the vibrant and colorful Bhutanese architecture and modern comforts.

    Dewachen Resort has been deemed appropriate for tourist accommodation by the Tourism Council of Bhutan and is rated 3 star.

    Hotel - Hotel Tashi Phuntshok  

    Thimphu
    Changnakha, Opposite to Paro International Airport Paro, Bhutan

    Situated close to Paro International Airport and nestled amidst the Himalayan valleys of Bhutan, is the beautiful Himalayan Tashi Phuntshok Hotel & Spa, Paro. Offering a perfect blend of traditional Bhutanese architecture and modern style decor, our hotel in Paro creates a resplendent ambience for our guests. Walls fringed with Bhutanese paintings and the panoramic view of the rice fields add to the inviting features of our hotel and create a unique and distinctive staying experience for our guests.

    Hotel - Bhutan Mandala Resort  

    Thimphu
    Geptey | PO Box 1232, Paro 12001, Bhutan

     

    Located on a forested hill, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides a spectacular panaromic view of the Paro valley, the ancient fortresses of Rinpung and Ta dzong, the charming town of Tshongdue and the lush rice fields surrounding it.

    Combining Bhutanese cultural traditions and hospitality with contemporary needs, Bhutan Mandala Resort provides our guests the best of two worlds.

    Guests will be able to explore the serenity and uniqueness of rural Bhutan while still enjoying the modern luxuries Bhutan Mandala Resort provides.

  • Day 8
    Paro Airport

    After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.


Hotels

Thimphu

Dorji Elements

Yarden Lam, Thimphu, 00975

Whether you are here for business or pleasure, DORJI Elements-boutique hotel is the perfect home for your stay in Thimphu.

This contemporary Bhutanese theme hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers a natural harmony between quiet environment and warm urban vibrancy.

Its prime location and artistic atmosphere makes this boutique hotel uniquely charming.

All our guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities and design touches to make sure you are in your element.

 

 

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Thimphu

Punatsangchhu Cottages

Zamtopang, Wangdue, Bhutan

Deriving its name from Puna Tsangchhu River, the hotel is picturesquely situated offering panoramic views of valley and surrounding hills. Overlooking the river, the hotel has an area of about 19 acres, mostly in grasslands. It is conveniently situated with about 10 minutes drive from Wangduephodrang town and about 20 minutes from Punakha, offering easy access to major tourist attractions in the region.

The hotel has traditional Bhutanese architecture as its external structure and modern well-appointed rooms and facilities inside. 27 guest rooms, housed in separate buildings are spacious, elegantly furnished and have attached toilet with modern fittings. The hotel is managed by local family belonging to Wangduephodrang and has employed mostly local people from nearby villages, those are well trained to ensure top quality personalized services.

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Thimphu

Hotel Olathang

P.Box No. 1214, Paro 12008, Bhutan

Hotel Olathang was established in 1974 for guests invited to the coronation of the 4th King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

The 23 acre property set amidst pine trees is located 5 kms from Paro International Airport, overlooking the beautiful and scenic Paro valley.

The hotel, built in traditional Bhutanese architecture provides a multi cuisine restaurant and bar, conference hall, free wifi, business centre, private dining, handicraft shop, modern spa facilities and a traditional hot stone bath

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Inclusions Exclusions

  • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
  • Meal Plan (as per mentioned above).
  • Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Guide charges (Only Bhutan Portion).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.
  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • GST & Travel Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

Terms And Conditions

Travel Basics

Permit for Bhutan:

Indian nationals do not require visa to travel in Bhutan. However they require an entry permit which will have to be processed on arrival on production of a valid passport or Voter ID Card.

Advance Online Permits :- If you are traveling with an Indian Passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of departure from Bhutan), you can avail advance online permits by sending us clear colour scanned passport copy .It should reach us before 10 working days. We shall not be responsible for any rejections or similar issues in regards to the permits due to improper documents or delay in arrival of documents.

Restricted Area Permit for Punakha :- If have send colour scanned passport copy in advance .we will take punakha permit in advance .if you are traveling with Voter id card or not sent your passport in advance. The special permit for Punakha will have to be processed in Department of Immigrations, Thimphu; in production of the entry permit .This special permit is given only after guest has entered Bhutan. Permits are not issued on Saturday, Sunday & Bhutan Govt. holidays.

 

NOTE:

  • The above-mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will confirm similar category.
  • The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals from 01st March 2019 to 30th Jun 2019 (High seasons surcharge will be applicable during the Festivals & Peak season).
  • We believe in giving value for money and we believe that quality comes with a price tag. We  promise to provide the best of our services and keep by our commitments towards quality and the sensitivity of the services.

 

DO'S:

  • Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card. 
  • Remember to carry and other packings as per seasons and personal requirements (including hiking shoes)
  • Please check with your mobile service provider for charges related to Bhutan.

 

DON'TS:

  • Tobacco & Tobacco products are banned in Bhutan.
  • Do not bring any plant or agricultural product out of Bhutan. It is illegal.
  • Credit cards are accepted in selected establishments in Bhutan.
  • Usage of Drones is strictly prohibited in Bhutan.
  • Photography is not allowed inside temples and Dzongs.

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