Highlights

  • Thimphu: School of Fine Arts, Zandog Pelri , Changgangkha temples, King’s Memorial Chorten, Tashichhodzong.
  • Trongsa: Ta Dzong , Trongsa Dzong .
  • Gangtey: Gangtey valley , Nyingmapa.
  • Punakha: Punakha Dzong , Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk , Simthoka Dzong.
  • Wangdue: Dochu La Pass , Wangdue valley , Wangdue Dzong , Chendebji Chorten.

 

About Glimpse of Bhutan

Glimpse of Bhutan tour is a short trip that provides a glimpse of the people, culture, religion as well as natural grandeur of Bhutan. you get the experience of ever-changing landscapes and Bhutan’s rich Buddhist culture with the hospitality of the Bhutanese hospitality. The major attraction of this tour package is the famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in the beautiful Paro Valley, 12th-century Changangkha Temple, Ta Dzong Museum, The National Memorial Chorten, Rimpong Dzong, and the national library of Bhutan which exhibits the ancient scriptures, etc. the main inhabitants of Bhutan follow the Vajrayana Buddhism which is also the state religion of Bhutan and the second largest religion is Hindu which is followed by Nepali speaking people. In this tour package, you also enjoy the panoramic view of the Snow clad Himalayas, sub-tropical Punakha valley with the incredible Chimi Hhakang- the temple of the ‘Divine Madman’ and Punakha Dzong as well as the natural scenery.

Your Glimpse of Bhutan tour begins with the scenic flight to the second largest town of Bhutan Paro from Kathmandu. During the flight, you can enjoy the vistas of the Himalayas like Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu, etc of Nepal. in Paro valley you hike to the famous Tiger`s Nest (Taktsang) monastery where Guru Rimpoche, father of Mahayana Buddhism, came here on the back of the tigress and meditated. From the Monastery, you can observe the view of the Paro valley. In Paro, you also visit the National Museum of Bhutan and observe the traditional weaving tools, rare artifacts, and arts of Bhutan, etc. then you head to Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan. There you visit memorial Chorten, Folk Heritage Museum where you get insight into Bhutanese rural lifestyle, National Library, etc. another destination of the glimpses of Bhutan tour is the ancient city Punkha. On the way to Punakha you cross the Dochula pass. From the pass, you can see excellent vistas of the mountain range. In Punakha you visit the Druk Wangyal Chortens – 108 stupas built by the eldest Queen. Bhutan glimpse tour provides a glimpse of the nature and culture of Bhutan which will be your lifetime memory.

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Day 01: Arrive Paro, drive to Thimphu (D):

Upon arrival in Paro, clear customs and immigration. Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy. P.P size pictures are no longer required and your visa has been paid.

Meet your Guide and driver outside the terminal building and transfer to Thimphu. Stroll around the city in the evening. Overnight at Hotel 

  • B.L.D.
  • Hotel

Full day sightseeing in Thimphu.

Visit Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of arts & crafts, and TashichoDzong. Upon an available time, you will also visit the Zangdopelri temple, paper factory, and other sights. Overnight at Hotel  

  • (B/L/D)
  • Hotel
  • Thimpu

After breakfast, retrace your drive back to Paro. In Paro visit Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang) and Farm House, National Museum and Local Market Overnight at Hotel.

  • B/L/D
  • Hotel
  • Paro

After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your departure flight to onward destination.

  • Breakfast

What's included

Included

  • Private transportation.
  • All necessary travel permits
  • English speaking local guide.
  • All entry permit for monestry and old heritage sight 
  • Accommodation on a twin room basis. 3star hotel Bhutanese stander
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Meal plan: Full Board Basis
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
  • Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.