Arrival to Paro. One hour drive to the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu
Visit Trashichho dzong, the magnificent fortress which holds the throne room of His Majesty the King, Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck.
Then, visit the National Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (The father of modern Bhutan).
Visit to Takin zoo in Motithang
Towards evening visit to the Buddha Point, from where one can see the beautiful scenic of Thimphu city.
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