Bhutan Land of the Thunder Dragon Tour

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    Bhutan Tour

  • Bhutan Tour

    Bhutan Tour

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This is one of the shortest and interesting Bhutan Tour also known as “Land of Thunder Dragon Tour” you can visit the Itinerary and price details are as bellows.

  • Duration:5 Days
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  • Country:Bhutan
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Day 01: Arrival in Paro then transfer to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 54 km, 1 hour
Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m/4,100 ft): 76 km, 2 – 3 hours
Day 03: Punakha to Paro (2,250m/7,382ft): 130 km, 4 hours
Day 04: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Day 05: Final Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Paro then transfer to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 54 km, 1 hour

As your flight nears Bhutan, you can enjoy amazing views of the Himalayas including the sacred Chomolhari and Jichu Drake peaks. At the airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Red Rose Travel ,who will take you to your hotel in Thimphu for a good night’s sleep. However, if your flight arrives early and you want to visit a few places in Thimphu then it can be arranged too. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m/4,100 ft): 76 km, 2 – 3 hours

In the morning, we visit Memorial Chorten (built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), nunnery temple, the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Bhutanese traditional painting school and the folk heritage museum. After lunch, we drive to Punakha via Dochu La Pass (3,100m).From the pass, we drive downhill through the rhododendron, fir and hemlock forests. We then pass through rice fields along river banks and reach Punakha. In Punakha, we visit Punakha Dzong which was built between 1637-1638 and is the second oldest and the second largest dzong in Bhutan. Overnight in Punakha.

Day 03: Punakha to Paro (2,250m/7,382ft): 130 km, 4 hours

After breakfast, we begin our drive to the Paro valley. In Paro, we visit Rinpung Dzong which means “fortress made from a heap of jewels.” We will also visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country and Drugyal Dzong, built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over Tibetan invaders during the 1600s. Overnight in Paro.

Day 04: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

After breakfast, we hike for 4 to 5 hours to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where the Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we hike down to the valley floor. Overnight in Paro.

Day 05: Final Departure

Today we bid farewell to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom and her friendly people. Druk Air generally departs in the early morning to avoid adverse weather conditions. Therefore, after taking breakfast, we will be taken to the airport in the morning for final departure.

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The tours can be extent according to your need. Feel free to ask about trekking of the Bhutan Land of the Thunder Dragon Tour.

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