THIMPHU CULTURAL TOUR (3 NIGHTS/ 4 DAYS)

DETAILED ITINEARY

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT PARO INTERNATIONAL AITPORT, PARO-THIMPHU

On your arrival you will be received by Guide from Bhutan Dendrobium Tour and Trek (BDTT). And then visit Paro dzong (also known as Rinpung dzong is the venue for the annual Paro Tsechu festival held every spring), National Museum (known as Ta Dzong since it has been turned into national museum, was the watch tower of Paro dzong in 17th century), and lunch in town, after lunch visit Kichu lhakhang (one of the oldest temple in Bhutan, which dates back to 7th century before Buddhism came to Bhutan). And then transfer to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. On reaching Thimphu check in hotel. Overnight at THIMPHU

DAY 02: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING

Breakfast and visit Memorial Chorten(the stupa built n 1974 in the memory of our third king Jigme Dorji Wang chuck).visit Tashichho dzong(the fortress of the glorious religion, houses the throne room of his majesty the King, the main secretariat building and the central monastic body. Lunch in Thimphu town and after lunch visit Painting School (Commonly known as the Painting School, the Institute offers you a glimpse of novices learning 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. It is a hands-on trip for you. Enjoy few moments with the future artists of the country.) And then visit Folk heritage Museum (This museum provides glimpse into the traditional Bhutanese life.).Overnight at Thimphu

DAY 03: THIMPHU-PARO TAKTSHANG HIKE

Breakfast in hotel and drive till the hiking point to Taktshang monastery (the monastery perched on the side of a cliff at a height of 900 meters above the Paro valley), round trip hike to Taktshang monastery which is about 3-4 hours from the car point. Lunch at the cafeteria (view point).After lunch sightseeing of Drugyel dzong (the fortress in ruins built in commemoration over Tibetan invasion in 17thcentury).Towards evening stroll in and around the town for last shopping in Bhutan.Dumtse lhakhang (The unusual and circular lhakhang, reminiscent of the Shana, or the black hat worn by the Bhutanese Black Hat dancers was, built by the great Builder of iron chain bridges,DrupthobThangtong Gyalpo.) Overnight at PARO

DAY 04: DEPARTURE

Breakfast in hotel and drive to airport for the flight to the next destination. See off by the guide and driver of Bhutan Dendrobium Tour and Trek.