BHUTAN CULTURE TOUR -PILGRIMAGE TOUR

Bhutan Culture Tours(Entrance-Paro)

Welcome to Bhutan - GNH Country -"A-ring Tours and Treks".This week-long package will take you to the pilgrimage of Bhutan covering the places Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Phobjikha. The Itinerary details we developed will greatly help to you for planning your tours.However, Itinerary can be changeable based on your requirements and booking for accommodation and vehicles will be your choice, which will help in supporting.

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Happy stay in Bhutan and experience happiness.
7 DAYS | 6 NIGHTS
7 D | 6 N
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BHUTAN CULTURE TOUR -PILGRIMAGE TOUR
Location : Bhutan

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DAY 1

Arrival in Paro -Thimphu (1.5 Hr)

  • Fly on the wings of Dragon to the international airport in Paro, Bhutan. On a clear day, the panoramic views of the Himalaya are sensational, including Everest (if you are flying from Delhi and Kathmandu), but particularly exciting is the approach through the Bhutanese foothills and the landing, including a few steep turns to land at the tiny airstrip of Paro.
  • On arrival in Paro you will be received by Ar-ring Tours and Treks team and drive to Thimphu by private vehicle.
  • Depending on arrival time, we can proceed for city sightseeing or relax in the hotel. In the evening we will explore the city by foot or visit Tashichho Dzong, which houses throne room of His Majesty the King. Overnight in Thimphu,altitude 2400m

Stay Details : Bhutan Kitchen , Thimphu / Similar
DAY 2
Thimphu sightseeing

  • In the morning, we will visit a handmade paper mill, School of Arts and crafts (closed on Sundays,government holidays) where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan and national library. 
  • After lunch, we will visit memorial chorten built in memory of the 3rd King, Buddha viewpoint, Changangkha Lhakhang(the oldest temple in the valley), Zoo(National animal,Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery). Overnight in Thimphu
Stay Details : Bhutan Kitchen , Thimphu / Similar
DAY 3
Thimphu to Punakha (3 Hrs)

  • After breakfast, we will prepare to drive to warm valley of Punakha over the most beautiful pass in the country called Dochula pass at 3150m,108 Druk Wangyel Chortens built over the pass by Queen Mother in 2003 marks the pass more important and beautiful thus the pass is one of the must-visit passes in Bhutan.
  • If the weather permits, we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a photo break, we will continue our drive downhill from the pass. En-route we will take an awesome walk through the rice field of Mesina to Chimi Lhakhang, Temple of fertility. 
  • Afternoon, we will visit the most beautiful Punakha Dzong, which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. The Dzong, showcase the finest example of the arts and crafts of Bhutan. Overnight in Punakha, altitude 1350m
Stay Details : Dewachen Hotel & Spa , Punakha / Similar
DAY 4

 Punakha to Phobjikha (3 Hrs)

  • We will enjoy the freshness of the morning breeze from the Punatsangchhu river. After breakfast, we will escape to valley of black-necked cranes and rhododendron called
  • Phobjikha, often called Gantey as well. We will stopover at Wangdue to see ruins of Wangdue fortress which is under construction. Our scenic drive through the belt of Wangdue to Phobjikha is under the project of highway widening.
  • We need to cross the beautiful Pelela pass range to enter into the valley. Visiting between May to Jun is greeted with beautiful rhododendrons and visit between Nov to Feb gives the chance to see the world rare bird black-necked cranes.
  • On arrival, we will visit Gangtey Gompa, the largest and the only monastery of the Nyingmapa sect in western Bhutan. Later in the evening, we will take a beautiful Gangtey trail which will take about 2 hours one way, a walk not recommended for rainy days. Overnight in Phobjikha, altitude 2900m
DAY 5
Phobjikha to Paro (6 Hrs)

  • After breakfast, we will check out from the hotel and retrace the drive to Paro. On arrival in Paro we will visit the National Museum, the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings.
  • Visit 17 century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use.
  • Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicraft stores or we will provide the options to enjoy other activities while in Paro. Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m
Stay Details : Kichu Resort , Paro / Similar
DAY 6
Paro sightseeing

  • After breakfast, we will drive to Ramthangka from where we will hike to Taktsang Monastery or often called Tiger Nest Temple which is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (also known as Guru Padmasambhava) meditated.
  • The eighth-century old monastery is perched on a rock overlooking a sheer drop and clings seemingly impossible to a cliff of rock at 900m above the valley floor.
  • The hike is almost 2 hours walk, uphill at 30 to 40 degrees inclined for an average hiker however we might take full day depending on your pace.
  • First, of half of the hike which we pull-up, up to the cafeteria feels never ending however from the half due to magical structure right inform us, we are all energized to push further and you actually feel very near.
  • Finally, you are done and filled with joys of happiness to be at Taktshang. For the return journey, we actually feel like walking down very fast.
  • After the lovely hike, you need to have a relaxing massage at the hotel/enjoy dipping yourself into the hot stone bath (both available on extra cost). Overnight in Paro
Stay Details : Kichu Resort , Paro / Similar
DAY 7
Departure

  • Proceed towards your onward destination filled with happy memories.
  • Great memories and Happy Journey.
  • Thank for Visiting Us.
INCLUSIONS

Inclusion:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis 3 star hotels
  • Transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary (AC not used on hills)Comfortable vehicles to be used based on group size
  • Breakfast and Dinner in Hotel
  • Museum visiting frees and all taxes
  • Internal permits for visiting temples and municipal areas

EXCLUSIONS

Exclusion:
  • Flight fare/Train fare
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals as specified under inclusion only (Lunch & Dinner on your own)
  • Single room supplement will be applicable
  • Triple sharing reduction will be given


ENTRY POINTS
  • Paro International Airport
  • Hasimara Railway Station
  • Phuentsholing Bus Station
PARTNERS
ADDRESS:
  • Near Co-Operative, Middle Sichey Gangtok, East Sikkim, India, 737101

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