MAGICAL BHUTAN TOUR

Visit this tiny little landlocked nation that will simply touch your heart and soul – a land of legends, myths, culture and traditions which are still as vital and lively in present as when they were originated.

Royal Mountain Trekking is offering 5 Days Magical Bhutan Tour from Nepal which rewards visitors with the wonderful opportunity to view some of the spectacular snow-capped mountains, thickly forested valleys, colorful prayer flags fluttering wild and free in the cool breeze, maroon robbed monks and architecture and scenery which is from another era. Bhutan which is also known as the land of thunder dragon is a kingdom that has maintained its independence from the outside world. Bhutan is known for its Himalayan culture and tradition.

Itinerary

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Day 1

FLY KATHMANDU – PARO (2200m) – THIMPU (2300m, 2 hrs)

Flight from Kathmand

FLIGHT KATHMANDU – GONGGAR(3600m, 1 HRS) & DRIVE TO LHASA (3658m, 100kms, 2hrs)

Pointless to express more; how beautiful and stunning the flight to Lhasa Gongar airport, does not matter where the flight is from, one of the world`s most stunning flight sightseeing!!!
You will be welcomed by our Tibetan crew guide and driver, when you arrival at Lhasa Gongar airport. Experience the first Tibetan hospitalities accompanied by sweet smiles and your Tibet touring experience has already started! Your hotel stay is situated at high altitude  which will be your fist exprence in this tour and then you will step to the local altitude ,where your room will be already book by our representative
u over the glittering Himalayan ranges to the foothills of Paro is the one of the most spectacular mountain flights of all. This mountain flight offers one of the finest and the most exciting descent into the Himalayan Kingdom. Upon arrival, Royal Mountain Trekking's representative will greet and receive you and transfer to Thimpu – the modern capital of Bhutan.

If we have time to spare then we can also visit Buddha Park and Trichichoe Dzhong at Thimpu the same day

Day 2

THIMPU SIGHTSEEING & AT AFTERNOON DRIVE TO PUNAKHA (1350m, 5hrs)

After sightseeing at Thimpu we will take a drive to Punaka from the Dochula Pass (3150 m) which offers view of the Eastern Himalayan Mountains. On the way to Punaka, at Dochula Pass we take a short break and enjoy the view of the chorten, mani wall and prayer flags decorating the highest point on the road. Additionally, the highest peak in Bhutan, Gangkar puensum (7,497m), can be seen along with many mountain peaks like Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ) which dominates the isolated region of Lunana.

Punakha Dzong is next in our list in Bhutan Tour 5 Days. It was strategically built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637 at the junction of Pho Chhu (Male River) and Mo Chhu (Female River). It played an important role in Bhutan’s history and serve as the religious and administrative center of the region. Punakha Dzong is also the winter residence of Bhutan’s spiritual leader, the Head Abbot and the Central Monastic Body.

Day 3

EXCURSION PUNAKHA & DRIVE TO PARO (2200m, 5 hrs)

Punakha Dzong was built in 1636 by the first Shabdrung. Being one of the most beautiful Dzongs in Bhutan is remarkable to visit at Punakha. Then we continue our drive to Paro.

At noon we visit Bhutan’s National museum originally built as Watch Tower above the huge Paro Dzong (monastery/fortress). The museum holds fascinating collection of national treasures ranging from ancient armor, art, artifacts, thangkha paintings and Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps.

Further, drive north to Paro valley to visit ruins of Drukgyel Dozng and an excursion to Taktsang Monastery. It is a popular fort used by Bhutanese to repel several invasions of Tibetan Armies. It also offers the spectacular view of Mount. Jumolhari (23,996ft /7314m) and also visit Rinpung Dzong along with typical Bhutanese farm house.

Day 4

HIKE TO TAKSANG MONASTERY (TIGER’S NEST) (3120m, 5 hrs) & SIGHTSEEING IN PARO

Today, we drive north to Paro valley to visit ruins of Drukgyel Dozng and an excursion to Taktsang Monastery. It is a popular fort used by Bhutanese to repel several invasions of Tibetan Armies. It also provides an opportunity to visit nearby traditional Bhutanese Farm House and have good insight into the lifestyle of local people.

Taktsang is the most famous Bhutanese Monastery. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche arrived on the back of the tigress and meditated at this monastery. Therefore, it is also called “Tiger’s Nest”. The round trip excursion of monastery takes almost 5 hours and we return back to Paro town. En route visit the Kyichu Lhakhang which is one of the oldest and most scared shrines of the Kingdom.

Day 5

FLIGHT PARO TO DELHI OR BANGKOK

After an early breakfast we drive to the airport to connect with onward destination to Delhi or Bankok.

Includes

• Accommodation – Twin share (tourist standard hotel)

•  All applicable transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary

•  All Sightseeing entry fee, permit charges & royalties as per the itinerary

•  All meals

•  English speaking interpreter/guide

•  Flight cost KTM-Paro-KTM

•  Visa Fee for Bhutan

Excludes

• Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry

•  Travel insurance

•  Emergency evacuation

•  Tips and gratuities

•  Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Royal Mt. Trekking (eg. Landslides)

•  Nepal Part (Extra)

Trip Highlights

Destination:
Nepal
Start:
$1200
Season:
Mar – Jun / Feb-Jun / Sep – Dec
Fitness Level:
Active


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