Little Bhutan Tour
Little Bhutan Tour is a short trip of your life time to experience the true glance of Bhutan. The Tour consists of visiting Bhutanese oldest Monastery, The Kyichu Monastery 659AD at Paro combined with Bhutan's most famous and unique Hike to the Tiger’s Nest or Taktsang. You will be visiting two most developed western districts of Paro and Thimphu, The Capital City of Bhutan.
No. of nights: 4
- Must see Tiger's nest monastery included
- Picturesque Paro valley
- Monuments of the capital Thimphu
- 4* hotels available on request in all places
Royalty of US $ 65 per night per person
- sightseeing within Bhutan as per the itinerary
- Accommodations in best 3 star hotels
on twin sharing basis
- All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Full time English speaking guide
- entrance fees and permits
- All internal transport (excluding internal flights)
- One time visa processing fee of US$ 40 per person
- Flight tickets
- Items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone, internet
- Soft drinks and alcohol
- Mineral water in hotels and restaurants
- Travel insurance
- Shopping and entertainment
- Gratuities to guide, driver, etc.
- Luxury star hotels and resorts available at an additional cost
- Specialized guides (Foreign language, photography, Bird watching, Buddhism, flora and fauna) available at an additional cost.
“Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”
Day 01: Paro – Thimphu
On arrival at Paro airport, you will be met by our representative. After completion of the airport formalities, then drive for about 2 hours from Paro airport to Thimphu. After reaching Thimphu visit Changangkha lhakhang, the oldest temple in Thimphu built in 12th century. It is popular temple for pilgrims and for new born babies. Takin Preserve Park, takin is the national animal of Bhutan.Royal Textile museum, established in 2001, provides fascinating insights into Bhutanese material culture and way of life. Craft Bazaar has got a wide range of authentic Bhutan made art and craft products. In the evening freely stroll around the market. Overnight, stay at a hotel in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu
After breakfast visit Simply Bhutan, a living museum and a photo studio.Painting school teaches the techniques of traditional paintings, sculpture and other forms of traditional arts and one can view the students at work.National library holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts some dating back to several hundred years.Dochula pass (3100m/10,200ft). On a clear day to the east of the pass, the snow covered mountain peaks of the Himalayas are seen and among them is the Mt. Gangkar Phuensum at 7497m, which is the highest peak in Bhutan.
Druk wangyal Chorten (Stupa) at Dochula built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother. And, also visit Druk wangyal Lhakhang (Temple) at Dochula built in honour of the fourth Druk Gyalpo (head of the state of Bhutan) Jigme Singye wangchuk. Tashichho Dzong ( Fortress), which houses most of the government offices, throne room and office of the king. Overnight, stay at a hotel in Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu – Paro
After breakfast visit Memorial Chorten (Stupa) was built in 1974 in the memory of the Third king of Bhutan. Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue. The statue sited at kuensel phodrang is one of the largest Buddha rupas in the world. Visit Royal Botanical Garden in Babesa.
Then drive to paro. En-route visit Tachogang lhakhang, the bridge which leads to lhakhang is an iron suspension bridge in built in 15th century.In the evening freely stroll around the market. Overnight, stay at a hotel in paro.
Day 04: Paro
After breakfast visit Paro Dzong (fortress) built ii 1646 houses the district monastic body and most of the government administrative offices. National Museum (Ta- Dzong), once a watch tower built to defend paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong), during inters valley wars of 17th century was later inaugurated as National Museum in 1968. Druk choeding (Town temple) was formed by Ngawang chhogyel, one of the prince abbots in Tibet. Drukgyel Dzong is known as the fortress of victory,from where the Bhutanese repelled several Tibetan armies during 17th century. It was built in 1649.Kichu lhakhang is one of the oldest and most scared shrines of the kingdom built in 7th century by Tibetan King songshen Gampo to flourish Buddhism in Bhutan. Visit Farm House. Stay at a hotel in Paro.
Hike to Taktsang (tigers nest)
After breakfast drive to tigers nest hike point. Taktsang is built on a cliff. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhva) arrived in a tigress and mediated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in cave in the 8th century where the monastery stands now. Stay at a hotel in Paro.
Day 05: Departure
After early breakfast drive to Paro airport for flight to onward destination.