The 4 Nights and 5 Days Bhutan Sightseeing tour package will comprise of some of the popular tourist destinations, such as Paro, Thimpu, Punakha and Wangduephodrang. Vacationers can also commute towards Bhutan by road from Indian hill stations of Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong.
The fabulous Thimphu Valley, Tashichhodzong building, the National library, Institute for Zorig Chusum, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, trip to Punakha Dzong, Simtokha Dzong, Rinpung Dzong etc. Experience the best of Bhutan Sightseeing Tour package with the expert representative who will escort you all over the vacations!
Tour Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Places To Visit : Paro - Thimpu - Punakha - Wangduephodrang
Day 1: Arrive Paro, Paro - Thimphu (56 kms)On the first day of your trip to Bhutan, arrive at Paro international airport. You can also decide to come here by road from Indian hill stations of Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong. After arriving at Paro, a GHIJ representative will receive you and arrange for a drive further to Thimphu, 56 km away, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Check into a hotel in Thimpu.
To begin with the Bhutan sightseeing tour, you go on a drive to see the Takin Zoo, which houses the national animal Takin. Drive further up to Sangaygang to get a chance to see the Thimphu valley through a bird eye view.
Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha (73 kms)Thimphu, perhaps the most unusual capital of any country, is also the seat of government in Bhutan. This beautiful town has the accommodation of Bhutan’s royal family, the civil service, and foreign missions that have representation in Bhutan.
Visit the Tashichhodzong building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King and is also the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) and the central monk body. Don’t forget to visit the National Library to go through the extensive collection of Buddhist literature.
Reach out to the Institute for Zorig Chusum, where disciples study and undergo a six year training course in the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Also visit the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, where the medicinal herbs found in the kingdom are kept and preserved.
During evening time, drive 73 kms to Punakha through Dochula Pass (3,088m/10,130ft). Finish your day with a visit to the beautiful 108 chortens built on the hill by Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo.
Days 3: Punakha - Wangduephodrang - ThimphuKick start your day by a visit to the Punakha Town. Here you have the opportunity to visit Punakha Dzong that is situated on the junction of the two rivers, the Phochu and Mochu, and is one of the most splendid Dzongs in the country.
Punakha Dzong houses a number of sacred and historic artifacts apart from the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Visit Punakha Dzong and then head 18 kms on to Wangduephodrang. Here the highlight is the famous Wangduephodrang Dzong.
After lunch you would drive 65 kms to Thimphu, visiting Simtokha Dzong on the way. This dzong was built in 1627 and is perhaps the oldest in Bhutan. The house of the Institute for Language and Culture Studies, this place is worth a visit. Then drive away to the town of Thimpu. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu.
Days 4: Thimphu - ParoAfter a delicious and filling breakfast, you drive 56 kms away to Paro. The Paro valley is known for its wealth of attractions.
During the latter part of the day, walk down on a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, which has a long and fascinating history. Stroll further down to Rimpung Dzong Bridge to see one of the oldest bridges in Bhutan.