A Glimpse of Bhutan tour
- Tour in Details
- Itinerary Day by Day
- Cost Info
A glimpse of Bhutan tour offers a mesmerizing and unspoiled cultural and natural grandeur. Bhutan is the land of the thunder dragon kingdom is a traveler's paradise and an environmentalist’s dream. Experience Bhutanese hospitality, admire the ever-changing landscapes, and immerse yourself in Bhutan's rich Buddhist culture during your glimpse tour of Bhutan. The entire glimpse tour in Bhutan is designed covering with all the popular sightseeing destinations and chance to see wonderful artifacts of Bhutanese typical culture and historical spots. Bhutan Glimpse tour offers you glimpses of breath-taking view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks including the sacred Jumolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan.
Your Glimpse of Bhutan tour starts with scenic flight of Himalayas to Paro airport. You'll visit Bhutan’s historical, cultural and religious places. Visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country and Drugyal Dzong. Next day drive to capital city, Thimpu. 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. Visit the National Library, the Traditional Paper Factory, Folk Heritage Museum, the majestic Tashichodzong and the Simtokha Dzong. We drive to the Paro valley to visit Drukgyel Dzong/kyichu Lhakhang. Hike to Taktsang Gompa (Tiger's Nest Monastery). We also visit 200 year old Watch Tower (Ta Dzong) including the ruins of historical Drugyel High School. End the glimpse of Bhutan tour enjoying the Bhutanese hospitality and culture.
Day 1: Fly to Paro International Airport
You will have spectacular scenic flight of Himalayas including Everest and Bhutanese foothills and the landscapes to the Paro Airport of Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be received by our representative. After lunch enjoy afternoon sightseeing around Paro, including a visit to the Ta Dzong Museum housing many religious relics, works of art and handicrafts offering a great orientation into Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious past. Visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong. Visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country. Visit Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort). In the evening visit Paro town, stroll through its quaint two streets and browse through the shops.
Day 2: Paro to Thimpu drive
We will have 2hrs drive to Capital city of Bhutan, Thimpu. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten. National Textile Museum, the Folk Heritage Museum, School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Crafts is some worthy places of visit. Also take a tour of the king’s administrative building known as Tashicho Dzong. Tashichho dzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. Visit the National Library housing the collection of Bhutanese scriptures dating back to the 8th century; the Traditional Paper Factory displays the Bhutanese paper making process, and a fascinating replica of a medieval farmhouse at the Folk Heritage Museum. Stroll around the city in the evening. Overnight at Thimphu.
Day 3: Full Day Sightseeing in Thimpu (2350m)
Today is another day in Thimpu for full day sightseeing. Morning Visit Pangri Zampa Monastery, situated just beyond Dechencholing Palace (5kms from Thimphu). This temple was the first residence of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal when he arrived in Bhutan in 1616 A.D. visit National Textile Museum which is a good place to see the art of traditional weaving being kept alive and preserved through exhibition. The Memorial Chorten which was constructed in 1974 as a memorial for the third King of the country, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Visit the radio tower (for a great view of Thimphu Valley and the Thimphu Dzong), and the zoo, which contains the national animal of Bhutan: the takin. After lunch, visit the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, a traditional paper factory, the majestic Tashichodzong, the Simtokha Dzong (the oldest fortress in the kingdom), and the Folk Heritage Museum. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Thimpu to Paro visit Taktsang (Tiger Nest Monastery)
After breakfast at Hotel, drive for Paro. Drive through the Paro valley to see the Drukgyel Dzong/kyichu Lhakhang. Hike to Taktsang Gompa (Tiger's Nest Monastery). Taktsang is the most famous of all Bhutanese monasteries. The hikes up to the viewpoint will take about 1 1/2 hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. We also take you to visit 200 year old Watch Tower (Ta Dzong) including the ruins of historical Drugyel High School. On the return drive to Paro, visit 7th Century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples constructed by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo.
Day 5: Final Departure
After breakfast, we will bid you farewell at the Paro International Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.
What’s included in the Cost:
- Airport pickups and drops
- Transportation on comfortable vehicle by private car or Hiace as per the group size
- All necessary travel permits
- Experienced English speaking Bhutanese guide and local staff
- Accommodation on twin sharing room basis
- All city tour with Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
- All the meals during the trip full board basis (B/L/D)
- All government taxes
- Bhutan Visa fee
Extra Cost to Consider:
- Airfare To/From Paro, Bhutan
- Travel Insurance, Personal equipment, telephone calls, internet, laundry
- Personal expenses such as a drinks, beverages, tips and gratitude
- All airport taxes
Trip Facts & Figures:
Duration: 05 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/ Plane
Tour Leader and Staffs:
Government certified hiking & tour Guide
Twin sharing tea house/guest house accommodation
Daily Meals on the Tour
Breakfasts Lunch and dinners (meals can be chosen from Menu, Vegetarian options available)