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Tour Code : BHTP-FIFO

Essential Bhutan

Starting From
25,700/-

Facilities You Get

  • International hotel booking services from Life Holidays
    Hotel
  • Breakfast service from Life Holidays
    Breakfast
  • Visa consulting services Life Holidays
    Visa
  • Taxi transfer services from Life Holidays
    Transfer
  • Mountain sightseeing with Life Holidays
    Sightseeing

Overview

THIMPHU

Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, occupies a valley in the country’s western interior. In addition to being the government seat, the city is known for its Buddhist sites. The massive Tashichho Dzong is a fortified monastery and government palace with gold-leaf roofs. The Memorial Chorten, a whitewashed structure with a gold spire, is a revered Buddhist shrine dedicated to Bhutan’s third king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck

 

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PARO

Paro is a valley town in Bhutan, west of the capital, Thimphu. It is the site of the country’s only international airport and is also known for the many sacred sites in the area. North of town, the Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley. Northwest of here are the remains of a defensive fortress, Drukgyel Dzong, dating from the 17th century.

Hotel

Option 1Regular Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUNamgay Heritage2
2PAROTenziling Resort 2
Option 2Delux Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUNamgay Heritage2
2PAROTashi Namgay2
Option 3Premium Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUNamgay Heritage2
2PAROTashi Namgay2

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Paro Airport – Thimphu

On arrival at Paro Airport and after completing your Visa / Permit formalities you will be received by our Bhutan representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (2320Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs), Thimphu is the capital town of Bhutan. Evening free at Leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2

Thimphu – Wangdi / Punakha Excursion – Thimphu

After breakfast drive to Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (1350Mts / 4430Fts, 70 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs One way). Wangdi is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over Dochu La pass (3080Mts / 10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. At Punakha visit Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery),Evening you drive back to Thimphu. Overnight at the Hotel. 

Day 3

Thimphu - Paro

After breakfasts go for Thimphu sightseeing covering – Memorial Chorten,  Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday , Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Later transfer to Paro (2200Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs). On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4

Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong (presently closed for tourist), Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

OPTIONAL

PARO - FULL DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG LHAKHANG (TIGER`S NEST)

Start the day early for a day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tigers Nest Monastery) - The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours one way through pine forests. Afternoon at leisure for go for shopping in the market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5

Paro - Onward Connection

After breakfast transfer to Paro Airport for taking onward connection

Inclusions

  • Non Ac Car (Tucsan or similar) from Paro Airport to Paro Airport as per itinerary
  • Local Guide service in Bhutan
  • Excursion to Punakha including Dochu La Pass
  • Thimpu Sightseeing
  • Paro Sightseeing

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Porterage, personal expenses
  • Hotel deposits if any
  • Early check in or late check out
  • Anything not included in Inclusions list is excluded
  • Overseas Travel Insurance

Hotel

Option 1Regular Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUNamgay Heritage2
2PAROTenziling Resort 2
Option 2Delux Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUNamgay Heritage2
2PAROTashi Namgay2
Option 3Premium Package
# City Name Hotel Name Nights
1THIMPHUTermalinca 2
2PARONak-Sel Boutique Hotel & Spa2

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Paro Airport – Thimphu

On arrival at Paro Airport and after completing your Visa / Permit formalities you will be received by our Bhutan representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (2320Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs), Thimphu is the capital town of Bhutan. Evening free at Leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2

Thimphu – Wangdi / Punakha Excursion – Thimphu

After breakfast drive to Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (1350Mts / 4430Fts, 70 Kms / 03 to 3½ Hrs One way). Wangdi is the last town on the highway before entering Central Bhutan. The drive is over Dochu La pass (3080Mts / 10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. At Punakha visit Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery),Evening you drive back to Thimphu. Overnight at the Hotel. 

Day 3

Thimphu - Paro

After breakfasts go for Thimphu sightseeing covering – Memorial Chorten,  Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong),Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba / Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday , Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday , Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Later transfer to Paro (2200Mts / 7656Fts, 65 Kms / 01½ to 02 Hrs). On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4

Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong (presently closed for tourist), Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery),Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

OPTIONAL

PARO - FULL DAY HIKE TO TAKTSANG LHAKHANG (TIGER`S NEST)

Start the day early for a day hike to Taktsang Lhakhang (Tigers Nest Monastery) - The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 2 /3 hours one way through pine forests. Afternoon at leisure for go for shopping in the market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5

Paro - Onward Connection

After breakfast transfer to Paro Airport for taking onward connection

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