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7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1 - Arrive Paro
Your flight this morning takes you to the majestic mountain retreat of Bhutan. This hidden treasure of the Himalayas, known as the Dragon Kingdom, is still home to an ancient style of life. A stroll down the main street is a very pleasant experience. (LD) 

Day 2 - Paro Sightseeing
Your tour of Paro includes visits to Ta Dzong, now the national museum, and fascinating RimpungDzong. Visit the interesting DrukgyelDzong from which one has a commanding view of Mt. Chomolhari on a clear day. (BLD) 

Day 3 - Paro / Thimphu
You are driven through spectacular mountain views and peaceful countryside to Thimphu, Bhutans capital. You will stop en route to visit a Bhutanese farmhouse traditionally built entirely without nails. Your tour of Thimphu includes visits to SimtokhaDzong and TashichhoDzong, the center of government and religion in Bhutan. Stroll to Changgankha Monastery, and visit the handicrafts emporium. (BLD) 

Day 4 - Thimphu
Visit the lively Sunday Market, where folk from outlying areas come to buy goods. Dressed in colorful traditional garb, these remote mountain dwellers descend upon the marketplace, creating a photographers delight as they barter among themselves and socialize with friends. This afternoon, visit the memorial chorten built in memory of the late King JigmeDorjiWangchuck. (BLD) 

Day 5 - Punakha Excursion
Your first stop after leaving Thimphu is Dochula Pass. Situated at 10,500 feet above sea level, the pass offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan Range and the valleys below. While in Punakha, visit PunakhaDzong, which the first Shabdrung of Bhutan, NgawangNamgyel, strategically built at the confluence of the Phochu and Mochu Rivers in 1637. (BLD) 

Day 6 - Thimphu / Paro
This morning, drive back to Paro. Rest of the day at leisure. (BLD) 

Day 7 - Paro / Home
This morning, board your flight for your onward journey. (B)

Please call 800.421.5643 for 2017 dates and rates.



Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on Twin sharing basis at hotels mentioned above.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Lunch will be served in tourist standard restaurant
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English speaking guides for sightseeing
  • Monument fees
  • Visa fees
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