Day 1: Arrive/Paro
The flight to Bhutan takes you over the great Himalayas, offering the most scintillating scenery of the world’s highest glacial peaks. Upon your arrival representative from Indo Pacific Holidays, will receive you and transfer to hotel through fascinating valley of Paro to Thimphu. Check in Hotel River View or similar. Later visit Majestic Tashichhodzong, which houses office for the king and the ministers. Evening at leisure in town. Hotel in Thimphu
Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing.
Thimphu sightseeing includes – visit to Textile museum; Folk and Heritage Museum, which displays day to day livelihood of typical Bhutanese farmers in medieval period and their accessories; Late King’s Memorial Stupa, built for the world peace and Traditional Handmade Paper Factory; Painting School, which preserves our traditional paintings, sculpturing and wood curving; Afternoon visit nunnery temple, Sangaygang view point and takin. National Handicraft Emporium, the best place to look for souvenir from Bhutan. Evening free walk in Thimphu City.
Day 3:Thimphu – Punakha.
After breakfasts proceed to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,100m). The pass offers the most spectacular view over the greater eastern Himalayas including highest peak of Bhutan. En route make short excursion about an hour to the temple of divine madman, also well known as the temple of fertility. It is fascinating to walk through villages and the rice fields. Afternoon visit Wangdue Dzong, overlooking Punatsangchu River. Overnight in Punakha
Day 4: Punakha
Morning, short excursion to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten. This Chorten is dedicated to our present crown prince and for the world peace. Hike will take you around 45 minutes each way. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1638 and situated at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers. Punakha the capital city of Bhutan till 1955 and still the Je Khenpo, the Chief of Abbot resides there during the winter season.
Day 5: Punakha/Paro
Morning drive to Dochula pass and about 2hrs. hike to Lungchuzekha temple located over 12000ft. alt. Before entering to Thimphu, you can visit oldest Semtokha Dzong, it was built in 1627 by our first spiritual and temporal ruler., the best place to buy souvenir from Bhutan and evening drive to Paro for overnight in Paro
Day 6: Paro sightseeing
After breakfast, visit to Ta Dzong (national Museum), the best place to familiarize about Bhutanese religion, customs and traditional arts & crafts. Then walk down the trail to see Rinpung Dzong (the fortress of the heap of Jewels built in the 17thcentury), traditionally this is the office of district governor’s and the living place for monks. After lunch visit ruined Drukgyel Dzong, the place of historic war between Tibet and Bhutan in 17th century; Kyichu Lhakhang, built in 7th century during the reign of first Tibetan king. Evening leisure walk in Paro mini town.
Day 7: Paro
Day excursion to Taktsang Monastery which takes about 15 minutes drive to the starting point. The hike to Taktsang takes about an hour uphill till the viewpoint and another hour to monastery. Guru Rinpoche visited and meditated in 8th century at this particular site. The Desi Tenzin Rabgye later built the temple in the 17th century.
Day 8: Paro/Depart
After early breakfast in the hotel drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.
Tour Cost Person On Twin Sharing Basis:
Standard – USD 1610
Deluxe- USD 2050
Note- Luxury Hotels Rates Can be Work out on Guest Request & We have the Best Rates Available
· Bhutan Govt, tourists fees
· Welcome at Paro Airport
· Airport Transfer by A/C Luxury CAR / VAN
· All Transfer and Sightseeing By Private A/C Car
· English Speaking guide
· Bhutan Visa & Sustainable tourism fees
· Accommodations as per choice of hotel
· Breakfast at all hotels , lunch and dinner at any good restaurant .
· Private Dedicated Guide for Entire Trip
· All permits for Bhutan
· All Bhutan taxes and service charges
· Bottled water on drives as complementary
Not Included in above cost:
· Visa other then Bhutan
· Airfare to and from Bhutan
· Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended).
· All personal expenses including optional tips/gratuities, bar/beverages, telephone, laundry, gifts and other personal expenses.
· Any additional cost of changing a confirmed itinerary by our own choice or due to your own health/medical reasons, or forced upon by Inclement weather, flight delays, political situation or other conditions beyond our control.
· All other cost not listed in “included” section.