This 2nights 3days Bhutan tour spreads an overview lookup into the dragon land, Bhutan. We believe this short tour in Bhutan gives you an introduction about the Bhutanese culture, people and beautiful environment.
Fly into Paro by Drukair flight ( Royal Bhutan Airline) or Bhutan Airlines. After immigration and customs formalities, you will be received by the representative & drive to Thimphu. On arrival at Thimphu, check into your hotel and after refreshment visit the following: National Textile Museum, Tashichhoe Dzong, and Craft Bazaar –
Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast, drive to Paro which takes about an hour and hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. The climb up to the viewpoint will take around one and half hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. Stop for refreshments at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from Eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months.
The principal Lhakhang (monastery) of the present monastic complex dates from 1692. Taktsang was damaged severely by fire in 1998 but has now been fully restored to its former glory. After visiting the monastery, walk back down to the road on the way stop for lunch at the viewpoint cafeteria and then walk further down to the road point. Then drive back to the hotel. On the way, visit Kichu temple, one of the 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. The story goes that a giant demon lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas and was preventing the spread of Buddhism. To overcome her, King Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples, which would be placed on all the points of her body. Kyichu temple is one of the 108 temples.
In the evening relax and overnight at a hotel in Paro.
In the morning, your Bhutan tour guide will escort you to the airport for your onward destinations.