Mesmerising Bhutan Tour
- 10 days
Flying into the country’s only international airport, in the beautiful Paro valley, the clear mountain air, forested ridges, imposing monasteries and welcoming Bhutanese people in their striking national dress, provides a breath-taking first impression.
Trip at Glance:
• Day 1: Arrive Paro International Airport and drive to Thimphu (Capital).
• Day 2: Explore Thimphu
• Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha
• Day 4: Transfer to Paro
• Day 5: Paro
• Day 6: Departure to onwards destination
Day 1 : Arrival to Paro Elevation: 2280M
Kuzuzangpola – Welcome to Bhutan! The flight to Paro is an experience like none others. During the journey, you will get inspiringly beautiful glimpse of some of the most famous East Himalayan peaks. Upon arrival to Paro, check in the airport and do all the immigration formalities. At the airport representative of Awaken Bhutan tours and Treks staff will greet and welcome you.
Drive to Thimphu (Capital city) which is one-hour drive from airport and on the way visit suspension Iron Chain Bridge known as Tamchogang Lhakhang built in 15th Century by Lama Thang Tong Gyalpo.
You will have a scenic drive through the mountains and can stop on the way for photos. Later having Lunch if you are not jet lagged we take a little time to visit the centenerary Farmer’s Market and in the evening visit Tashichoedzong,( The head of administration or the king’s office) and you can view the Royal palace. In the evening take a leisure walk down town of Thimphu.
Overnight at Thimphu
Day- 2: Explore Thimphu: Elevation: 2320M
Morning after having breakfast visit Memorial Chorten (stupa) which was built in 1974 by the second Queen Mother in the memory of Late. 3rd king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, and drive up to Kuensel phodrang The Buddha point (169 ft/51 m) which is the largest sitting Buddha and also you will have the panoramic view of Thimphu city and visit Changangkha Lhakhang (temple),visit mini Takin zoo (Takin is the natio