Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
Destination Covered: Paro- Thimphu
For lovers of Buddhist culture, peaceful nature trails and untouched beauty of the Himalayas, Indian Holiday has designed a wonderful 3-night and 4- day ‘Bhutan Overland’ tour. Under our proposed itinerary, you would be exploring remarkable ancient monasteries, traditional handicraft markets, temples and much more in a land that feels proud on its remote isolation. In all this, you would be receiving unparalleled opportunities to connect with the culture and tradition of Bhutan plus the panoramic Himalayan beauty. During this well-planned itinerary, explore popular Bhutanese destinations- Paro and Thimpu.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We customize holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could customize a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable International tour.
- Browse through a wide variety of traditional handicrafts and artifacts in Handicrafts Emporium.
- Visit The King’s Memorial Chorten that is purified with constant hymning of chants and moving of prayer wheels
- Behold vibrant paintings of Rinpung Dzong
- Spend time to get better understanding of Bhutanese art and craft in Institure of Zorig Chusum
On your arrival at Paro Airport, meet our tour representative who assists you in further transfer to Thimphu, the Capital of Bhutan. This one and a half hour drive takes you to a culturally rich metropolis. Upon reaching Thimphu, you check in at a pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay in Hotel.
This day, you set to leave for sightseeing in Thimphu. The highlights of the day are Institute of Zorig Chusum- This institute trains students to perform 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan (The course spans for 6 years); National Library- repository of beautiful Buddhists manuscripts; and Textile and Folk Heritage Museum- exhibition of Bhutanese culture and traditions.
In the afternoon, you stop for lunch and start to explore other highlights of Bhutan, like King’s Memorial Chorten- this is encircled by people who hymn chants and spin prayer wheels; Government Handicrafts Emporium- browse through a wide variety of traditional art-forms, jewelry, textile, thangkha painting and what not.Later, you leave for Paro. During your journey you drive past Trashichhoedzong, The Fortress of Glorious Religion. Upon reaching Paro, check in at a hotel and stay overnight.
After refreshing breakfast, you get to explore Paro. Some of the best attractions of town are Ta Dzong- a former watch-tower, now a museum, Ta Dzong exhibits antique and traditional artifacts, paintings, weapons etc; Rinpung Dzong- Rinpung Dzong means the fortress of the heap of jewels, it is embellished with vibrant paintings depicting different tales.In the afternoon, you stop for lunch and continue sightseeing by heading to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress that narrates a dark tale of the warriors who fought with Tibetan invaders. En route, you drive past Chomolhari and visit Kyichu Lhakhang Temple. Stay overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, you check out of the hotel and get assisted transfer to the airport to catch the flight for your onward journey.
- 4 Days / 3 Night
- Paro- Thimphu