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Western Bhutan Tour

Western Bhutan Tour Paro is 65 km (two hours' drive) to the southwest of Thimpu. The Taktsang Monastery where Guru Rinpoche meditated to subdue evil spirits; Rinpung Dzong, venue of the Paro tsechu (festival); Ta Dzong which houses the National Museum; the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan aggressors; Kyichu Lakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Bhutan; and Dungtse Lakhang with its extraordinary collection of religious paintings, are the places to see in the valley.
Punakha, 77 km (three hours and 15 minutes' drive) north-east of Thimpu, served as the capital of Bhutan until 1955 and, even today, it is the winter home of the central monk body.

 

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Day 01 : Arriving on  Paro Airport, An envoy will receive and drive you through the valley of Paro to the hotel.

Day 02 : Visit Drugyel Dzong in the morning, 18 kilometers absent from Paro town. View the holy Mount Chhomolhari, Mountain of Goddess . Visit a archetypal Bhutanese farmhouse and sightseeing trip to the Paro Bazaar also Ta Dzong that houses the National Museum pursued by a short stroll to Paro Rimpung Dzong.

Day 03 : Drive to Satsam Chorten and then hike to viewpoint of Taktshang, the Tiger's Nest. This monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft above the valley floor. The monastery unfortunately got burnt in 1998 and has recently been reconstructed.

Day 04 : Drive to Thimphu, the Capital city of Bhutan. visiting the attractions in Thimphu includes the National Library, the School of Thangka Painting, the Traditional Medicine Institute, the Memorial Chorten and the Tashichho Dzong .

Day 05 : Heading to Punakha through Dochula Pass. On a clear day, one can get an excellent view of the Himalayan range and also the Gasa Dzong at a distance. The journey continues through varying scenes of greenery all the way to Punakha. Visit Punakha town. The Punakha Dzong is set on the junction of the two rivers the Phochu (male river) and Mochu (female river) and is one of the most spectacular Dzongs in the country. At present this Dzong serves as the winter residence for the Je Khenpo, Chief Abbot of the Central Monastic Body.

Day 06 : Drive to Paro, visit Simtokha Dzong the oldest stronghold in Bhutan built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of Bhutan. Afternoon visit Paro town and stroll through Paro town. Evening at leisure.

Day 07 : In the morning, drive to Paro Airport early morning Airport for departure.
 

Price Includes
Bhutan entry permit
Bhutan entry Visa
All land Transportation
Flight KT-Thimpu-KTM
Meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast)
Accommodations
Bhutanese tour Guide


Price Excludes
Travel Insurance
Barr bills
Personal Expenses.

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