Best of Bhutan Tours - 6 days
Tour Duration: 6 Days
Places to see in Bhutan: Thimpu, Punakha and Paro city
Highlights: Cultural Tour, Hiking, Visit the capital city of Bhutan
was designed to visit almost all the best places of Bhutan within 6 days. In best of Bhutan tour we travel to the well-known famous places of Bhutan within a week to know the culture, tradition, religion, and mountains of Bhutan. Best of Bhutan tour offers the beautiful scenery of mountains, many years old national library, paper factory, school of arts, national museum and may more features of Bhutan.
Day 1: Fly Paro and Drive to Thimphu
Fly on-board Druk Air to Paro, Bhutan. You can see the panoramic views of the Himalayas including Everest, Kanchejunga and more. You will greeted by our Bhutanese representative and take the one hour drive of 55 km to Thimpu. You will visit many places today. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu (2300m).
Day 2: Full day sightseeing of Thimphu City
Today you will almost certainly visit the Late King's Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, Takin Preserve, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewelry etc. Overnight in Thimphu, Hotel
Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha Excursion
In the morning we drive to Punakha, the old winter capital of Bhutan, takes about 3 hrs. Leaving Thimphu the road climbs via a series of zigzags over the Dochu La Pass, 10,000ft/3,048m. On a clear day panoramic views can be had of the eastern Himalaya, including Bhutan's highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum, 24,770ft/7,550m. The road drops down through varied forest, finally emerging into the highly-cultivated Punakha valley. Visit the courtyard of Punakha Dzong and drive to Wangdue to view Wangdi Phodrang Dzong. Evening drive back to Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel in Thimpu.
Day 4: Thimphu – Paro
Drive from Thimphu to Paro takes an hour covering 55 kms of distance. Visit National Museum, Kichu Lhakhang, ruinpung Dzong and Drukgyal Dzong. Overnight in Paro, Hotel
Day 5: Paro Sightseeing and hiking
Hike to Takstang on Pony ride you can ride the pony up to the cafeteria for a stunning view of the most well-known Himalayan Taktshang monastery. While coming back it is easier to walk downhill rather than riding pony which will prove dangerous. Enjoy the panoramic views of hills, valley and visit of many monasteries. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
Day 6: Departure Transfer
After breakfast, drive to Paro International airport for onward destination.