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Bhutan is a land locked country, approximately 300km long and 150km wide, with an overall size of 38,394 square kilometers. It is situated along the southern slopes of the Himalayan range between the parallels 26 30' of north latitude and 88 45' and 92 25' of east longitude. It is bounded by Tibet in the north, the Indian Sikkim and Darjeeling districts of West Bengal in the west, on the south by Assam and West Bengal and on the east by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu - Paro
We will transfer you the Kathmandu airport to take the flight to Paro. On arrive at Paro Airport and after going through the immigration formalities, you will be received and transfer to the Resort. If time permits we will bring you for a short sightseeing Tour.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Paro - Thimpu
After breakfast we will bring you to visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari (7320m) can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. We will take a short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. We will drive to Thimpu in the late after noon (2 hours, 65 Kms). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Thimphu - Wangduephodrang
We will visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery, and the new Drupthob nunnery temple in the morning. We will drive 3 hours to Wangduephodrang, crossing the Dochula pass (3100m) from where on a fine weather day you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt. Gangar Punsum (7520m). We will further drive from the pass all the way downhill to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visit the Dzong from outside and the market area.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Wangduephodrang - Thimpu - Paro
In the morning we will drive 45 minutes to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong, which serves as an old capital of Bhutan . This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Every year during the month of February a procession, known as the Punakha Serda, takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans. We will return drive to Thimpu (3 hours). After lunch we will further drive to Paro (2 hours) visiting the oldest building in Bhutan , the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Paro - Kathmandu
After breakfast we will transfer you to the airport to catch flight back to Kathmandu .

Price Cover

Price includes:
Accommodation with meals, transfers and sightseeing with English Speaking Guide in non-ac vehicle & airfare Kathmandu - Paro - kathmandu.

Price does not include:
Airport departure taxes & Bar bill

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