Bhutan Pawo Glimpses for cultural 4 nights and 5 days
The smile of Bhutanese people never ends, at any moment, welcome and gestures are inherently bonded for Bhutanese context. The visitors may experience once it touches the GNH Land personally
Day 01: Welcome to the land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan.
While you board to the airlines, special Bhutanese greetings welcomes you and you can see the spectacular glimpses of great Himalayan mountain ranges, and world highest peak the mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, including Bhutan’s famous sacred Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. The landing in Paro through multi range of mountain could be one of the breathtakingly experiences, making it a perfect start of your journey.
Traditionally welcome and greeting by our representative guide and drive to Bhutan’s capital city Thimphu. On the way stopover at Takchu Lhakhang (temple) built in 14th century by great Thangtong Gyalpo, and brief stay at the confluence (Chuzom) the two rivers meet point (chuzom).
Afternoon, visit to the memorial chorten (stupa), one of the Bhutan’s most beautiful stupas built in 1974 in memory of Our Third King Jigme Dorji Wanchuk who is famously known as “The Father of Modern Bhutan”. Visit Kuenselphodrang (called Buddha Point) a giant Buddha Statue (169ft) and Tashichhodzong (fortress) built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the Dzong has offices of Royal Monarch and summer residence of central monk body.
Evening stopping in the heart of the town, where you can see the typical architecture design in modern building and art of living of Bhutanese (people of Bhutan).
Day 02: Drive to Dochula Pass (3100m)
Morning visit Dochula Pass, Dochula Pass has 108 memorial chorten or stupas known as Druk Wangyel making a place delighted to stay for a while. The Chortens are built by Her Royal Highness Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck in 2003 as victory of insurgent militant hideout by His Majesty the 4th King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The place becomes more pretty for the tourist when the eye catches one of the beautiful sights of the panoramic view of Himalayan snow-capped ranges (6000m-7554m)
Visit Changangkha Monastery, built in 12th century making it one of the oldest temple in thimphu. The site was chosen by lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in Tibet. Parents come here to get auspicious names for the newly born child and also to get the blessing from eleven head statue of Chenreyzig and local deity.
Visit Zulukha Nunnery Monastery you can witness the great Status of Thangtong Gyalpo, follows by visiting the Painting School of 13th Traditional Arts and Crafts called institute of Zorigchusum)
Day 03: Paro Sightseeing
Visit of Paro Rimpong Dzong (Fortress) built in 1644 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of Bhutan. followed by visiting the Ta Dzong (a watch tower) now is national museum of Bhutan. Visit will be Kyichu Lhakhang (temple), the temple is oldest temple in Bhutan built in 7th century by the Tibetan Emperor Songtsen Gempo. Next to Jo Temple, a Guru temple is built by Her Royal Highness Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck (Royal Grand Mother) in 1971.
Afternoon visit Dungtse Lhakhang, built by Thangtong Gyalpo in 14th century, a temple where no commercial electricity and you can see many pillars contributed by the local farmers as labour contributions to the temple.
Evening leisure walk around the town for shopping.
Day 04: Taktsang (the tigress nest/lair)
Hike Taktsang (tigress nest), Taktsang is considered one of the most important and UNESCO heritage site, It is the most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries is spectacularly perched on the side of the cliff 900m above the Paro valley. Taktsang is a pilgrimage which Bhutanese try to visit at least once in a lifetime. The Guru Rinpoche mediated in the cave for 4 months, in 8th century Guru Rinpoche, Rinpoche believe to be flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan in 746AD hence the name of tigress Nest is become famous in Bhutan and world.
Evening you can experience the hot stone bath
Day 05: departure from Bhutan
Our Agent representative will see of to your onward destination
3 persons & above
Low Season: Dec, Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul & Aug
High Season: Mar, April, May, Sept, Oct & Nov
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- Twin sharing hotel rooms at 3 star hotels.
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner & light refreshments) at 3-star hotels/tourist standard restaurants.
- English speaking tour guide service.
- All transfers and excursions by private vehicles.
- All entrance fees to museums and monuments.
- All internal taxes and fees.
- Mineral drinking water.
- Travel assurance (recommended).
- 4 star and 5-star accommodations and meals (optional).
- Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry, etc.