The world’s biggest Buddha statue in Bhutan’s capital city
OF BHUTAN TOUR I
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Entry & exit: Paro, Bhutan
Best Seasons: throughout year
Places of visit: Paro and Thimphu (the capital) districts
This is the shortest among our tour packages. Our guests land at Paro which is scenically the most beautiful valley in Bhutan; the flight itself is amazing in that we traverse via the awe-inspiring highest peaks in the world. The two districts of Paro and Thimphu are historically, culturally and politically the most prominent in Bhutan, hence this tour gives the best insight of Bhutan in the shortest time.
Places of Interest
• In Paro valley, we see the castle-fortress at Rinpung, the ruins of the “Victory Fortress at Drugyel”, the National Museum, and the 7th century
temple complex at Kurje. The highlight is the hike to Taktshang monastery (Tiger’s Lair), an edifice on a sheer cliff wall 800 meters above the valley floor, worshipped in the entire Himalayan Buddhist world.
• In Thimphu, we visit the magnificent castle-fortress at Tashi Chho Dzong, the seat of power and also houses the palace of the King. Then we comb other places of interest like the Memorial Stupa, traditional paper factory, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Academy, Handicraft Emporium, the site of the world’s biggest Buddha statue.
• Stroll around town and see Bhutanese culture by observing people, dress, language, customs, art and craft, etc.
3-star plus hotels, three meals, SUV/mini bus/coaster, guides, entry fees, mineral water, cultural program (in groups of 10 or more people), and taxes
Air tickets, travel insurance, drinks, visa fee, laundry.