• Peace Stupa

  • Chitwan River Side

  • Everest Base Camp

  • Annapurna

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  1. Duration : 5 Days
  2. Accomodation : Yes
  3. Best Time : Sep-Dec and Mar-May
  4. Difficulty : Leisurely
  5. Transportation : Flight & private vehicle
  6. Meal : Full board in Bhutan

Overview

This Druk Yul is a short trip starts with a splendid view of the pristine beauty of the ancient kingdom of Bhutan. Your journey takes you to traditional villages, through stunning woodlands, past imposing fortresses, serene monasteries and bustling markets into the heartland of the Drukpa people in this beautiful and exclusive traveller's paradise in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. During your journey you'll have best opportunity to the spectacular mountain scenery, remote and dramatic monasteries and pristine Himalayan culture are included all of the opportunity to visit this area as well as best opportunity to visit some highlights of world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley.

Detail Itinerary

 Druk Yul-Journey to Bhutan


Day 01:  Kathmandu to Paro (2,135m/7,000 ft)


Your flight should afford breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks before you land in Paro, you will be met and escorted to your hotel by our local representatives. The remainder of today is free to relax and enjoy the surroundings of the beautiful Paro Valley and overnight at Paro. You may also want to try a traditional hot stone bath.


Day 02:  Explore the Paro valley and drive to Thimpu (2300m/7,544ft)


Today morning we'll explore the Paro valley and around. A 16km drive will bring you to the ruined fortress of Drugyal Dzong with fine mountain views on a clear day, and then to the massive Rinpung Dzong, dating from 1645. After a picnic lunch on the river bank or in the hotel, enjoy a two hour drive along the winding road following the river to the capital city of Thimphu. You will have some time to stroll through the town before dinner.


Day 03:  Thimpu to Wangdiphodrang (1300m/4,264ft)


Today in the morning you will visit the Memorial Chorten; the traditional Painting and Wood Craft school; the ancient manuscripts of the National Library; and the Handicrafts Emporium, where you can shop for traditional arts and crafts. After lunch the tour moves on to Simtokha Dzong, one of the oldest fortresses in Bhutan, housing one of the largest Monastic schools. The afternoon will end with a visit to Tashichho Dzong, a huge fortress housing government Ministries, the office and Throne Room of the King. After dinner you are free to walk or shop in the town.


Day 04:  Wangdiphodrang to Paro (2,135m/7,000 ft)


After an early breakfast, you will drive up to Dochola Pass (26 Kms.) to enjoy a spectacular view of the Eastern Himalaya and then continue to Dechencholing to view the palace of the Queen Mother and a beautiful private monastery on top of the hill. After lunch you will return to Paro and drive up to Satsam Chorten to view or, with enough time, climb up to, the picturesque Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery perched on a rocky ledge with a sheer drop of 900m/2952ft and continuous drive to Paro for the overnight.


Day 05:  Paro to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)


You will be escorted to Paro Airport for your return flight over the Himalaya to reach Kathmandu, Nepal with great views of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, Chomolhari, Tsrim Gang and Jichu Drake can be seen returning to the Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will transfer to the hotel. Remaining time rest and relax at the hotel or explore the Thamel area.

Extra Information

Inclusions:

  • All arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • All Entry permit/s & fees
  • Bhutan visa fee
  • Kathmandu to Paro to Kathmandu Flight tickets
  • English speaking tour guide & Private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Bhutan (B Category hotel)
  • Meals, full board(breakfast, lunch & dinner) in Bhutan
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag on hiring basis

Exclusions:

  • All flights (except Kathmandu to Paro & return) and departure taxes
  • Personal travel insurance & helicopter evacuation
  • Personal expenses & tips for driver, guides and porters
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances

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