Short and Easy Bhutan Tour - 3 Days

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Short and Easy Bhutan Tour - 3 Days
  • Duration3 Days
  • DestinationBhutan
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Max. Altitude 2,648m
  • Starts at Paro
  • Ends at Paro
  • Trip Type Tour
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Car / Land Crusier / Coster
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong
  • Visit National Memorial Chorten
  • Hike up to Taktsang Monastery
  • Visit National Textile Museum
  • Stroll around the Marketplace in Paro

Stretching from Mount Jomolhari (7,326 m) to the northern borders of China to the Indian plains in the south, Bhutan encompasses a small expanse of land, made beautiful with its awe-inspiring scenery, cultures, traditions, and history. Bhutan tour is a magical experience that you must have once in a lifetime. Situated at the crossroads of a complex network of mountainous landscapes this region has witnessed the movement of people and their traditions which have always remained valiantly rooted. This amazing trip/journey takes you across beautiful Bhutanese towns to its hills, grand monuments, and serene settings that only this country can offer.

Beginning in Paro, a small city sprawling along a vast valley, and with the only airport that the country has, you head out into the captivating landscapes taking to the beautiful capital city of Thimphu. Thimphu, set amidst spectacular mountain landscapes, has an urban populace, modern but still immersed in traditions. In this city you will visit the famed Tashichho Dzong, a medieval fortress, now converted into an administrative center and monastery. Dzong is a distinctive type of fortress found mainly in Bhutan and Tibet. Its architecture is ornate and enormous in panache, with soaring peripheral walls that encircle several courtyards, temples, and administrative offices. Dzong architecture makes use of unique style flared roofs atop interior temples. Gigantic wooden doors and courtyards, and temples brightly colored in Buddhist-themed art motifs are the main highlights of Dzongs. They also host various Bhutanese religious festivals called Tsechus.

There are many other sites that you will visit in Thimphu, each adding to an array of cultural delights that provide a deep understanding of Bhutan's art, architecture, customs, and culture. From Thimphu, we will return to Paro, where among other interesting places, you will be able to visit the famed Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ monastery. Perched on a cliff high above, this monastery is an architectural marvel and a must-visit site when you are in Bhutan. Enjoying the hospitality at comfortable hotels, this short trip will provide you with a chance to visit this alluring country, soaked in traditions, and set against a backdrop of majestic snow-covered peaks.


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Experience the very best Bhutan has to offer on this easy and beautiful tour combining the principal sights of the ‘land of the thunder dragon’ with a handful of less well-known locations amid the palaces and monasteries. It includes stays in Thimphu and Paro, with a relaxing phase and ample amount of time for sightseeing. Whether this is your first trip or you’re an old hand, we’re assured you’ll find inspiration sufficiently in this varied, meticulously formed trip around this nation which is rightfully called the ‘Last Shangri-La.’

On arrival at Paro airport, you will be met by our representative from Golden Tibet Travel. Upon completion of airport and immigration formalities, drive to Thimphu along a beautiful road for2hours toreach the capital city of Thimphu. Visit Tashichho Dzong and the National Memorial Chorten. Overnight at Hotel.

Tashichho Dzong: This is a fortress-turned monastery, and also the seat of the civil government since the medieval era. This grand fort also serves as the venue for one of the country’s biggest annual religious festival called Thimphu Tshechu.

National Memorial Chorten:This is a Tibetan-style Stupa built in 1974 in memory of the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Unlike other Chortens, the Memorial Stupa does not hold any human remains. It was built because it was the Late King’s wish to build a Chorten that becomes a symbolic manifestation of the mind of the Buddha.

    After breakfast at the hotel, visit the National Textile Museum, a fascinating testimony of Bhutan's living traditions.  Then drive to Paro, and make a 3 hour hike to Tiger’s Next Monastery. In the afternoon visit National Museum. In the evening, you can stroll around the city.Overnight stay at hotel.

    National Textile Museum:The museum is divided into six categories that include wrap pattern, indigenous weaves, and textile from indigenous fibers, among others. The museum has several collections of antique Bhutanese textile artifacts, including Royal robes of Bhutan's kings, and those of highly venerated spiritual masters of the past. The ground floor of the Textile Museum demonstrates the skills of spinning, coloringfibers, preparing a loom, and manipulating two sets of yarns.

    Tiger’s Next Monastery:Taktsang is a beautiful monastery that is located on a cliff face 900 meters above the Paro Valley. The name Taktsang translates to ‘The Tiger’s Nest/Den’. This was originally a cave, transformed into a monastery complex. It is believed that Saint Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), flew on the back of a tigress, and meditated in the cave in the eighth century. The monastery reaches an elevation of 3,120m, 900m above the Paro Valley. It is about 16km (10 miles) away from Paro. One has to make a three-hour hike to reach the monastery.

      After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

        Cost Details
        What's Included
        • Private transportation
        • All necessary travel permits
        • English-speaking Bhutanese guide
        • Accommodation on twin room basis
        • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
        • Meal plan: Full Board Basis
        What's Excluded
        • Insurance of any kind
        • Entrance fee as per the Itinerary
        • Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
        • Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.
        Useful Information

        Bhutan is a tiny and remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China. Almost completely cut off for centuries, it has tried to let in some aspects of the outside world while fiercely guarding its ancient traditions.

        Short and Easy Bhutan Tour - 3 Days FAQs

        • Autumn season is considered the ideal season for traveling in Bhutan. The weather is flawless and cool and the sky looks bright with some hints of clouds. Therefore, this is the perfect season for glorious views of Bhutanese landscapes and mountain peaks. This is also the time when you can witness numerous religious festivals called Tshechus. Spring Season is also the best time to visit Bhutan. The weather is extremely moderate and this is also the flowering season. Hiking around Bhutan at this time will allow you to see blooming wildflowers and various spring festivals around Bhutan are the highlights of this season.

        • Yes. Although independent travel in Bhutan is not allowed, hiring a tour operator for solo travel is possible and the country is extremely safe. Tour operators, such as Golden Tibet, will provide an experienced guide along with you to assist you during the trip. Bhutan has an extremely low crime rate and the country is practically very safe for all travelers but having a guide along will make it easy for one to navigate across the country and learn about Bhutan’s cultural and religious heritage, history, and spiritual essence.

        Client Reviews
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          EdithEstonia,October 26, 2022
          Great Experienced in Bhutan

          Golden Tibet Travel and Tours organized me a tour in Bhutan, it was amazing. Service and communication was always professional, quick and enjoyable. In addition to the agreed services I've been complemented with extra, it was pleasant surprise and I am really thankful for it! All my days in Bhutan were enjoyable, full of different activities, discovering and sightseeing. In conclusion I felt really really well taken care for and another important thing is that my wishes were always considered. Next trip - Golden Tibet Travel and Tours :

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