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5-day Private Bhutan Tour: Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha

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    Day 1: Arrive Paro  (L,D)

    Stop At: Paro Taktsang, Taktsang Trail BT, Paro Bhutan
    Altitude: 2195m

    Arrive at Paro airport. Check in and enjoy lunch at hotel. After lunch, drive (2 hrs one-way) to Haa via Chelela Pass (3900m). Weather permitting, see Mt. Jumolhari (7314m) & Taktshang Goenpa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery). Haa valley is dotted with crop fields & quaint farmhouses. Also, visit a 100 year-old farmhouse to get insight into the life of locals. Enroute, stop at Haa Dzong. Later, visit the historic Chundu Lhakhang temple. Later return to Paro.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Paro – Thimphu (B,L,D)

    Stop At: Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), Thimphu Bhutan
    Altitude: 2350m

    65kms / 2 hrs

    After breakfast, drive to the capital – Thimphu. Upon arrival, see manuscripts, written in gold at the National Library. Also stop at a school where traditional style of Thangka painting is taught. Next, visit the Folk Heritage Museum. After lunch, visit Memorial Choeten - a stupa with detailed religious wall paintings & sculptures. Then visit the 14th century Changangkha Lhakhang, a popular worshipping spot for locals. Later drive to Sangaygang viewpoint, usually thronged by young couples. Then visit a nunnery.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha (B,L,D)

    Stop At: Punakha Dzong, Punakha 13001 Bhutan
    Altitude: 1310m

    85kms / 3 hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Punakha – the ancient capital. The drive takes you across Dochula Pass (3100 m), marked by more than 100 choetens (Bhutanese style stupa) with prayer flags. Weather permitting, view lofty peaks of eastern Himalayan range. The road to Punakha passes through magnificent forests and a charming countryside. Check in and enjoy lunch at the hotel. Later, get blessed at a temple presided by a 96 year old lama. In the evening, try your hand at traditional archery – the national sport.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Punakha – Paro (B,L,D)

    Stop At: Punakha Dzong, Punakha 13001 Bhutan
    125kms / 4 hrs

    After breakfast, hike (45 min one-way) to a choeten affording scenic views, that was built by the queen for the well-being of the country and its people. It’s a moderate hike through rice paddies & pine forests. Then visit Punakha Dzong – a magnificent structure built without iron nails. Also see paintings on the life of Buddha. After lunch, drive to Paro. Later visit National Museum, to admire collections of rare art, artifacts and traditional weavings. After the museum, visit the Paro Dzong. In the evening, explore Paro town.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5: Paro – Departure (B)

    Pass By: Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point, Paro Bhutan
    Morning breakfast and drive to the airport for departure.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from Paro airport.

    Airports

    • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan
    • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    5 days
    Return Details
    Paro Airport / Hotel
    Inclusions
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)
    • Entry/Admission - Punakha Dzong
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Passport details: name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants - scanned copy of first page also required for visa processing
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • Accommodation at each location Paro: Tashi Namgay/ Tenzinling Resort/ Hotel Zangdopelri or Similar Thimpu: Druk/ Osel/ Khang residency or Similar Punakha: Pema Karpo / Zimgkham Resort/ Drupchu Resort or Similar
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Our first stop was Paro.We were accompanied by Guide Driver and Vehicle provided by the tour Operator Keys to Bhutan.Paro is is nice small town .Nice eating places .We liked "My Kind of Place".They make lovely vegetarian Buck wheat Dumplings.Th owner very pleasant lady.second
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    Response from IteeGarg, Manager at 5-day Private Bhutan Tour: Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha
    Responded 3 Sep 2019
    Dear Abyshekar, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review and giving us your valuable feedback.We are glad that you're happy with the services.We would love to make your experience even more amazing next time you plan to visit us again. Cheers! Team Delhi Airport Service Pvt. Ltd.
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