Glimpses of Bhutan 4 days tours are organized to let visitors go around a well-preserved land that is a dwelling spot to a vivacious Buddhist culture and way of life. Trekking in Bhutan, the Land of The Thunder Dragon will be unforgettable experience you ever had. Bhutan has been protecting its traditional and valued culture and tradition till today. Also, Bhutan is a divine land holding magnificent panorama steep forested regions; wavering prayer flags; eye-catching monasteries and is encircled by number of mountains.
The major fascinations of the tour include visiting the oldest Dzong in Bhutan, Simtokha Dzong, Satsam Chorten Monastery and more. Going around Taksang Monastery also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery is another attraction of the tour. The monastery is built around a cavern in which Guru Rimpoche mediated, adhere apparently impossible to a rock face at 3,000 ft above the valley base. It is a set of pilgrimage for the local people while for tourists trek to the view point converse the monastery is strenuous, exciting and mystical. The fable tells that Guru Rimpoche is believed to have taken off to the spot of the monastery on the backside of a tigress from Tibet and pondered in the cave for three months. In the afternoon you can go around National Museum and then drive to Thimphu, the capital town.
If you are browsing for a real serene place, where history is still the there, the way of life of Buddhist people, stunning nature, clean setting, rich culture and tradition etc then Glimpses of Bhutan 4 days tour is the right choice to visit.
Day 01: Arrival and sightseeing in Paro (2,250m
We can enjoy amazing views of the Himalayas including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks. At the airport, we will be greeted by a representative from Himalayan Glacier who will take us to our hotel. Today, we will visit Rinpung Dzong which was built in 1646 and now houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. We will also visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country and Drugyal Dzong, built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan's victory over Tibetan invaders during the 1600s. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 02: Paro to Thimphu (2,320m54 km, 1 hour, hike to Taktsang Monastery
After first morning breakfast in Bhutan, we hike for 4 -5 hours to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan's most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we hike down to the valley floor and drive to Thimphu, overnight stay at Thimpu
Day 03: Sightseeing in Thimphu
Early In the morning, we visit Memorial Chorten (built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), nunnery temple, mini zoo to see Takin, the national animal of Bhutan. Today, we also visit other landmarks of Thimphu including the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Bhutanese traditional painting school, folk heritage museum, the majestic Tashichho Dzong and the traditional paper factory. However, some of the landmarks are closed in the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Therefore, if we are in Thimphu during the weekends, we explore the Weekend Market instead. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 04: Final Departure
Today we have bid farewell to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom and her friendly people. After early breakfast, we leave Thimpu for Paro airport which will take us around 1 hour. Druk Air generally departs in the early morning to avoid adverse weather conditions. Therefore, after taking breakfast, we will be taken to the airport in the morning for final departure. Arrival in Kathmandu stay enjoy
What Is Included
• Bhutan arrival visa fee
• Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
• Government approved A and B category hotels on twin- shared basis
• All meals, tea, coffee
• Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
• English speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staff
• All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
• Company services and all required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
What Is Not Included
• Airfare for international flights to and from Bhutan
• Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
• Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
• Tips for staff (guide and driver)
• Travel insurance