Bhutan short tour is one of the best tours offering you the cultural, historical, and natural highlights of Bhutan. The entire short trip to Bhutan covers all the popular sightseeing destinations. And it provides you a great the chance to see beautiful artifacts of typical Bhutanese culture and historical spots. Bhutan’s short tour assures the Bhutan tourist of fascinating cultural discovery, while Bhutan geography, in the mighty Himalayas, promises spectacular natural vistas.
In Bhutan short tour, we visit ancient monasteries and Dzongs, Hike through lush green valleys. Moreover, visit the villages with opportunities to interact with the locals. Along with that, the combination of engineering skill and aesthetic beauty is unparalleled in all structures, from the massive monastic fortresses to houses and bridges. The huge Dzongs are built without using a single nail and it is strategically located, protecting and overlooking the valley.
Visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country, and Drugyal Dzong. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten, National Textile Museum, the Folk Heritage Museum, and School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Craft. Hike to Taktsang Gompa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery) and also visit 200-year-old Watch Tower (Ta-Dzong), including the ruins of historical Drugyal High School.
Bhutan regulates good control as it aims to preserve its customs and culture . Along with that, it also discourages western or outside influence. Murals and carvings on Lord Buddha and other deities can be seen on walls of streets. Furthermore, the distinct architecture, the intricate paintings, unusual handicrafts, and the cottage industries are awe-inspiring.
Bhutan Short Tour for 2 days 3 nights allows you enough time to travel ancient monasteries, unique architecture, impressive high hill valley. Also, the amazing Himalayan landscapes, where snow-capped mountains stand nearby the shadowy gorges nestled in a dense forest. This itinerary package of Bhutan tour unveils the mystery land Thimphu and unlocks the hidden treasure of Paro. This short but exotic tour to Bhutan is a comprehensive package that satisfies a lot and gives a cultural insight into Bhutanese people within a short period.
Bhutan Short Tour is possible all around the year, however; March to November is a best season to travel Bhutan.
Duration: 03 Days
Best Travel Time:the best time to travel is Spring and Autumn, Spring : March, April, May ( Flowers would be on full bloom) Autumn: Sept, Oct, Nov (with clear and crisp blue skies) Summer: June, July, August ( best to avoid the higher tariff and the cold of winter) Winter: Dec, Jan, Feb (To avoid the crowd and catch the Black-Necked Cranes)
Transportation: Private Car/Van/Hiace depends on group size.
Day 01: - Arrive at Paro Airport and then drive to the capital city Thimphu. Altitude: 2320m/ 7656ft above sea level. (1 hour 30 minutes drive)
The flight into the Himalayas reveals scenic and breathtaking views of the Himalayan Mountains of the world. If weather permits, you will be able to see Mt Everest (8848m, 29,198ft) and other Himalayan mountain ranges. Upon arrival in Paro, clear customs and immigration. Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy your visa has been paid. After checking into the hotel later visit, Your representative from Dream Tibet Travel & Tours will greet you on arrival and drive to Thimphu.
Kuenselcholing View Point: A place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). It is again a short drive from the town. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the giant statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley.
Memorial Chorten: This particular chorten was constructed in 1974 as a memorial for the third King of the country, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, who is widely regarded as the father of modern Bhutan. Drive).
Tashichho Dzong: The names mean – Means Fortress of Glorious Religion. It was built in 1641 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body. Later relax for the day and stroll around the city. Overnight in Thimphu
Day 02: - Thimphu - Paro (B/L/D), Hiking in Tiger's Nest monastery.
After breakfast, retrace your drive back to Paro. In Paro visit Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang) and Farm House, National Museum
Morning hike to Taktshang Monastery (Tiger’s nest): This is Bhutan’s most recognizable cultural icon perched 800m/2640ft up a seemingly sheer cliff. Although it was tragically and mysteriously consumed by fire in April 1998 it has now been restored to its former glory. It is believed that in the 8th century, the great tantric master Guru Rimpoche/ Padmasambhava (2nd Buddha) flew on the back of a tigress to the site where the monastery now stands. (Five hours hike to and from, some gentle and some steep hike, some stony footpath, and some good ones) If you ride a horse upward, it will cost an extra US$25 per person. It is optional as the tour can be done as per your requirement instead of hiking
Visit Farmhouse: Eating, taking a bath and staying for a night at a local farmhouse gives a different variation, and a chance to see the inside of such a home, rather than just the brightly decorated exteriors. If you take a hot stone bath and eat in the farmhouse, it will cost an extra US$25 per person.
Day 03: - Final Departure, Airport transfer
After breakfast, we will bid you farewell at the Paro International Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.
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