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, colourful 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.
FLY KATHMANDU – PARO (2200m) – THIMPU (2300m, 2 hrs)
FLIGHT KATHMANDU – GONGGAR(3600m, 1 HRS) & DRIVE TO LHASA (3658m, 100kms, 2hrs)
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 experience in this tour and then you will step to the local altitude, where your room will be already booked by our representative
If we have time to spare then we can also visit Buddha Park and Trichichoe Dzhong at Thimpu the same day
THIMPU SIGHTSEEING & AT AFTERNOON DRIVE TO PUNAKHA (1350m, 5hrs)
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.
EXCURSION PUNAKHA & DRIVE TO PARO (2200m, 5 hrs)
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.
HIKE TO TAKSANG MONASTERY (TIGER’S NEST) (3120m, 5 hrs) & SIGHTSEEING IN PARO
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.
FLIGHT PARO TO DELHI OR BANGKOK
• 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
• 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)
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