Two destinations in a single day (7 hours 30 minutes)

Today you will be touring two western districts of Bhutan, Paro and Thimphu (capital)

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Tour Code: PThim-07

Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes

Style: Guided

Group Size: 1-10

Experience: Cultural Sightseeing

Languages: English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese and Thai

Prize: US $200 per Person

Departure point: Paro Town

 

End point: Paro Town

 

Departure Time: 8:30 AM

 

End Time: 4 PM

 

What is included?

  1. Licensed Guide
  2. Pickup and Drop off
  3. Lunch
  4. Sustainable Development Fee of $65
  5. Entrance Fees
  6. Bottled Water
  7. Tea and Snacks

 

What is excluded?

  1. Insurance
  2. Tips and gratuity to Guide

Itinerary

8:30 AM: Start your day from Paro Town. Drive towards Thimphu

8:25AM: Tamchog Lhakhang.

8:45 AM: Thimphu City tour. Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan. It is the only capital city without traffic lights.

9:15 AM: Visit Memorial Stupa. Located in the heart of Thimphu city, it was built in 1974 by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Phuntsho Choden in memory of her son, Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The choeten is today the spiritual nerve centre of the city.

10 AM: Visit to Kuenselphodrang where, world’s largest Buddha statue is located.

11 AM: Textile Museum. Located near National library at Chubachu, it was established in the year 2001. The museum contains Bhutanese textiles, arts, crafts and more importantly the royal collections which includes first version of the Raven crown worn by first and second King of Bhutan, dresses and accessories worn by royal family and the bedding of his holiness Zhabdrung Jigme Dorji.

12 Noon: Lunch at local restaurant

12:45 PM: Drive back to Paro

2 PM: Visit to National Museum and Rinpung Dzong.

Paro Rinpung Dzong: Located on the bank of Pachu River, Paro Dzong, formally known as Rinchen Pung Dzong (shortened to Rinpung Dzong), was built in 1644 under the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It is one of the most beautiful and historically important dzongs in the country. Today, it houses both district administration and monastic body.

Paro Ta Dzong (national museum): Located on a spur above Rinpung Dzong, five and a half kilometres’ drive from Tshongdu town, the dzong was built in the mid-17th century as a watchtower overlooking Rinpung Dzong. The circular Dzong houses the National Museum of Bhutan.

3 PM: Visit to Kichu Lhakhang. Located about 10 minutes’ drive from Paro town, the temple is one of the two among 108 temples built by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century to subdue a demon that lay supine across Tibet and Bhutan.

4 PM: Departure from Paro town

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