Trongsa Dzong

Bhutan Drive In Fly Out

Tour : Bhutan Drive in & Fly out tour (06 Days)
Outline Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrive Phuentsholing
Day 02 : Phuentsholing – Thimphu
Day 03 : Thimphu
Day 04 : Thimphu – Paro
Day 05 : Paro
Day 06 : Paro – Onwards destination

Details Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive Phuentsholing
Assistance upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (2500m 185 kms 06 hours)
After breakfast we will depart for Thimphu, the Capital of Bhutan. On the way we will visit the famous Kharbandi Gonpa, from where we will have the scenic view of the plains of India. We will pass numerous small town of Gedu, Chukha and Chunzom, the confluence of Pa Chu and Thin Chu and continue the drive to reach the capital. Rest of the time at leisure on own.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Thimphu
After breakfast visit the Memorable Chorten dedicated to the 03rd King of Bhutan, The Textile Museum & Folk Heritage Museum that provides a fascinating insight into the Bhutanese material culture and way of life. Drive to the 15th century Changakha Lhakhang spectacularly localted on the spur. The Takin Sanctuary near the lhakhang will give the visitor a chance to glance at the National animal of Bhutan, Takin.
Also visit the school of Arts and Crafts and the National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts, some dating back several hundred years, as well as modern academic books mainly on Himalayan culture and religion.
Evening visit the Tashichho Dzong; the main secretarial building which houses the throne room of His Majesty the King of Bhutan and also the head seat of Chief Abbot of Bhutan.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Thimphu – Paro (2300m 55 kms 01 hours)
After breakfast depart for Paro. Upon arrival check in at the hotel.
Visit the National Museum which houses and impressive collection of fine arts, paintings, bronzes, textiles, jewellery and handicrafts sections as well as galleries of stamps for which the Country is very popular.
Also visit the Rinpung Dzong, the Fortress of the Heap of Jewels, built in 1645 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. It is an imposing square fortress, representative of typical Dzong architecture, with a central tower and courtyards housing the administrative (Dzongkhag) and has a community of about 200 monks.
A hike down the moderate slope to the cantilever bridge, one of the finest specimens in Bhutan with its shingle roof and two guard-houses at each end.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Paro(Hike to Taktsang Monastery)
After breakfast drive 20 minutes to the end of the valley to Drukgyel Dzong from where one can see the towering peak of Jomolhari (7,316m, 24,003 ft). This mountain, also revered as a powerful goddess, forms the border with Tibet and provides magnificent background to the ruined Drukgyel Dzong and village. Drive to Rumthangka and have the glorious view of Taktsang. The hike is optional.

Monastery, clinging on the steep rock, is one of the holiest temple in Bhutan. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche flew on the Tigress back and meditated here. The trek to the temple through the pine tree and sweet aroma of the air is indeed a very special and memorable event. The return hike will take about 05-06 hours.

 On Our way back, we will visit Kyichu Temple (built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gompo in the 7th century).
Rest of the time free for souvenir shopping in the small town of Paro.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: Paro – Onward Destination
Transfer to the Airport for the flight to onward destination.

Hotels List
PARO : Hotel Olathang, Janka Resort, Tashi Namgay Resort, Tiger Nest Resort,Ugyen Phendeyling Resort,Tenzingling Resort
THIMPHU : Hotel Riverview, Hotel Phuentshopelri, Hotel Migmar, Wangchuk Hotel,Jumolhari, Hotel Kisa
PHUENTSHOLING : Hotel Royal Orchid, Hotel Lhaki

1 –  3 Pax SUVs (Toyota, Hyundai)
4 – 7 Pax Hiace bus (Toyota, Hyundai)
8 & Above Coaster bus (Toyota)

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