Paro - Thimphu
For lovers of Buddhist culture, peaceful nature trails and untouched beauty of the Himalayas, Indian Holiday has designed a wonderful 3-night and 4- day ‘Bhutan Overland’ tour. Under our proposed itinerary, you would be exploring remarkable ancient monasteries, traditional handicraft markets, temples and much more in a land that feels proud on its remote isolation. In all this, you would be receiving unparalleled opportunities to connect with the culture and tradition of Bhutan plus the panoramic Himalayan beauty. During this well-planned itinerary, explore popular Bhutanese destinations- Paro and Thimpu.
Day 1: Paro Airport – Thimphu
(Distance: 55km/ Driving Time: 1.5 hrs / Altitude of Thimphu: 2400m, 7874 ft)
On arrival at Paro International Airport, our team will meet and greet, transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On
arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimphu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) world largest sitting Buddha statue which gives awesome views of Thimphu
valley, National Memorial Chorten (Stupas) which remembers the father of modern Bhutan. Folk Heritage Museum gives inside of
living arts of Bhutanese life of rural Bhutan. Afternoon visit Changangkha Monastery the oldest temple in the valley, Sangaygang
View Point often known as BBS tower and lovers point. Taking Preserve Centre, the talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen
here. Interesting weekend markets to peep for local produce. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 3: Thimphu – Paro Sightseeing
(Distance: 65km/ Driving Time: 1.5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2200m, 7217 ft)
After breakfast drive to Paro , via Dochula pass, the most beautiful pass in Bhutan. On arrival in Paro, visit Paro Dzong and
National Museum of Paro. Evening we will enjoy outdoor activities at Souvenir House on additional cost (INR 500/head) you get to
enjoy wearing Bhutanese dress, enjoy shooting archery and playing dart. Souvenir House offers whole rates for all our guests. You
may choose to enjoy hot stone bath, organic food and the best place for bone fire and cultural program all on additional cost.
Overnight stay at Paro
Day 4: Paro sightseeing
After breakfast visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp for regular trekker) however
for those you are not used on Himalayan walks, you may take entire day. For those who cannot go to Tiger Nest, we will give the
optional visit to Drukgyel Dzong & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 5: Paro - Airport
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Inclusions / Exclusions
Inclusions in the Package
-Accommodation on twin/triple/single occupancy basis as per the package standard
-English/Hindi Speaking Guide for the sightseeing only
-Transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary, vehicles to be used based on group sizes (Paro airport pick up and drop)
-CP-daily breakfast in hotel (buffet set menu)
-Route permits for visiting (Punakha/Wangdue/Chelela) further
-Complimentary on board water
-Complimentary wearing Bhutanese national dress
-Complimentary for child below 5 years (land only) must share the food and bed
Exclusions in the Package:
-Sustainable Development Fees/ SDF
-Personal expense (tea/coffees/drinks/shopping/phone calls/breakage)
-Extra services (rafting, cycling, player archery, hot stone bath etc)
-Room upgrade charges if incase required
-Entrance or monument visiting fees/ INR 2850/PP approximate
-Anything which is not included in the inclusions are not included