Arrival to Paro- After arrival in Paro our guide and driver will welcome you and transfer you to the Capital, Thimphu, which takes about one hour drive. Thimphu sightseeing rest of the Day. Visit Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of Bhutan’s third King. Visit to the Buddha Point, from where one can see the beautiful scenic of Thimphu city. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang and towards the evening visit Trashichho dzong, the magnificent fortress which holds the throne room of His Majesty the King, Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck.
Full day to tour the capital of Bhutan, where there are lots to see and do. After breakfast visit Takin Preserve, Zilukha nunnery, a Viewpoint, followed by visit to traditional Art school (also called painting school) and visit Indigenous Hospital. In between, we can stop at the Post Office for stamps or send postcard home. See the textile academy and museum, stroll through the Farmer’s market, peek at Changlimithang ground, where you may see the archery (national game) in progress. Stroll in the core city area, and shop for souvenirs.
Overnight in Thimphu.
Drive to Paro, the valley of attractions.
Visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan which interprets the history and culture of Bhutan through its exhibits and conservation of artifacts. A rich variety of artifacts from all over the country representing different eras, as early as 4000 B.C E. to the present day. A visit through the galleries shows the country’s transition from the Stone Age to a modern Mahayanist Buddhist and multicultural kingdom with its cultural heritage intact.
Visit to Drugyel Dzong which is still under the phase of renovation. The drive to the Dzong itself is beautiful with scenic route. The Dzong was built back in 17th century by Zhabdrung to celebrate the victory against Tibetans.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Hike to Taktshang (Tiger Nest) nested on the cliff and walking through the mountain paths with unique location and majestic mountains can make one of the beautiful and memorable experience.
History says Guru Rimpoche, who is believed to introduce Buddhism to Bhutan, meditated in the 8th century. Guru arrived to Taktshang in the form of a tigress. This is why the monastery got its the Taktsang, which means Tiger’s Nest.
Back to Paro (hotel and evening free).
Depart to your destination with beautiful memories of Bhutan