Visit big monasteries and temples in Thimpu and Paro valley, visit Great Buddha Dordenma in top hill of Thimpu and Hike to Tiger Nest
3 nights 4 days Bhutan tour is to explore culture and nature of Bhutan. Tour program is including Paro, Thimpu and day hiking to Tiger Nest (Taktsang Monastery). The introducer tour in Bhutan is visiting major highlights in Paro and Thimpu valley.
Monuments visit in Thimpu
Once we land at Paro airport, same day we drive to Thimpu, The capital city of Bhutan. One and half hour drive reach Thimpu from Paro valley. Tashicho Dzong is the Buddhist monastery and castle on the northern edge of Thimpu. It is the house of Dharma Raja, the head of Bhutan’s civil government, and house of head Lama of the country. Traditionally build Tashi Cho Dzong has sites to explore its traditional Buddhist painting, temples inside and terraces. Zangdoperli Temple and local craft market. Great Buddha Dordenma is a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha in the hill of Thimpu. Big statue houses over one hundred thousand small Buddha statues, each of them are like the great Buddha Dordenma. The largest Buddha Rupas in the world, at 169 feet (52 m) and contains 100,000 8-inch-tall and 25,000 12-inch-tall gilded bronze Buddha statue. It was built to celebrate the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme of Bhutan. Another visit to late king’s memorial Chortern, national library, if time permits handmade paper factory, nunnery at Zilukha.
Major visit in Paro
Day 3 of the tour drive early morning from Thimpu to Paro and hike to Tiger Nest (Taktsang Monastery). It is easy hiking through forest and land or prayer flags. About 6 hours hiking reach at elevation of 3,120 miters at loop of high rock mountain. it is strong believed that Padmasambhava fly at back of Tiger in this place to defense demon who were in opposition to increase Buddhist in Bhutan. Hike back to valley and lunch. Visit other major highlights in Paro valley.
Tour in Bhutan can be customized with any days. Minimum 2 nights 3 days package till 10 days Bhutan tour is suitable to have introduce Bhutan tour till explore Bhutan. Longer day’s trip in Bhutan of cultural and natural driving tour and trekking can be also combined.
Day 01:Arrive at Paro airport (2,235 miters) in Bhutan. Pick up by our guide and drive to Thimpu (2,334 miters). Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Visit Thimpu valley including Great Buddha Dordenma. Overnight at Thimpu in Hotel
Day 03:Drive to Paro (1 and Half Hour) Hike to Tiger Nest (6 Hours - 3,132 miters) and visit around Paro. Overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Departure from Paro
Day 1Arrive at Paro airport (2,235 miters) in Bhutan. Pick up by our guide and drive to Thimpu (2,334 miters). Overnight at Hotel Arrive at Paro airport. The direct flight is available from Kathmandu Nepal, Bangkok, India, Dhaka. Clear custom formality. Bhutan visa is pre-applied, you have to bring approval and booking confirmation. Upon arrival, our guide will pickup you and drive to Thimpu. It is one and half hour driving. Visit Tashi Dzong, Zangdopelri temple and other sights as per available time and interests.
Day 2Visit Thimpu valley including Great Buddha Dordenma. Overnight at Thimpu in Hotel In the morning you will drive to hill side of Thimpu. Visit Great Buddha Dordenma. A good view of Thimpu valley from here. Latter visit the Late King’s Memorial Chorten, the National Library, the indigenous hospital specializing in herbal medicine, handmade paper factory, and the nunnery at Zilukha.
In the afternoon, tour of the school of fine arts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts); Zangtopelri Lhakhang, the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewellery etc. on display.
Day 3Drive to Paro (1 and Half Hour) Hike to Tiger Nest (6 Hours - 3,132 miters) and visit around Paro. Overnight at Hotel Morning after breakfast in Hotel, start driving to Paro. it is one and half hour driving. Drive again to starting point of Tiger Nest hiking. About 6 hours hiking both way. come back and visit other interesting places around Paro, if time permits and if you still interested to visit Ta Dzong (National Museum of Bhutan) is interesting monastery to visit.
Day 4Departure from ParoWe drop you to Paro airport for your final departure.