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A Cultural Tour to Druk – Yul - 5 Days

This tour is perfectly designed to offer you an astute cultural immersion in Bhutan. Taking in the persistent succession of surprising cultural wonders, you travel from Paro to Thimpu and thereon to Wangduephodrang. The journey is silhouetted by outstanding panoramic views. Drugyel dzong majestically towers Paro with dominating views of Mount Chomolhari. Fabulously perched high overlooking the entire valley, Ta-Dzong houses distinctive cultural monuments and artifacts that reflect a long and varied history. In Thimpu you get to experience indigenous culture at its most authentic form on visiting monasteries, museum, stupa, library, chortens and many such sites of enriching importance. You can explore the local markets for a good selection of crafted artifacts, ceramics, basketry, traditional wood carvings and contemporary paintings. Wangduephodrang and Punakaha Dzong further acquaint you with the deep-rooted cultural values of Bhutan.

Unique Highlights:
A myriad of activity choices in Paro Perfect vantage points from Drugyel dzong and Ta-Dzong Insightful sightseeing tour to Art & Craft School, National library, Royal goldsmith   Workshop and handicraft centers Ample opportunity to immerse in the local culture of Wangduephodrang

Outline Itinerary

DAY 01: FLIGHT TO PARO AND TRANSFER TO KICHU RESORT
DAY 02: PARO SIGHTSEEING AND DRIVE TO THIMPHU
DAY 03: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING & DRIVE TO WANGDUEPHODRANG
DAY 04: VISIT THE PUNAKAHA DZONG AND DRIVE BACK TO PARO
DAY 05: TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR YOUR DEPARTURE HOME

Cost Include

  • English speaking guide
  • Monastery entrance fee as per our itinerary
  • Transportation by jeep
  • Accommodation on full board basis included Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
  • Kathmandu- Paro- Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Bhutan Entry visa Permit

Cost Exclude

  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any kinds of Bar bills Mineral water, Alcoholic drinks, Juice etc.
  • Any Expense of Personal Nature.
  • Tips for tour staff ( Tipping is expected but not compulsory)
  • Airport Departure tax
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price includes section

DAY 01: FLIGHT TO PARO AND TRANSFER TO KICHU RESORT
Arrive by Druk air BAe 146-100 series, the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities, you. Will be received by our representatives and transferred to Kichu Resort.

DAY 02: PARO SIGHTSEEING AND DRIVE TO THIMPHU
Paro Sightseeing – 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 7320 meters 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. The drive to Thimphu is 2 hours and will be a pleasant one mainly due to the well maintained road through out Bhutan. Your evening time is free. Overnight at Hotel Druk or River view.

DAY 03: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING & DRIVE TO WANGDUEPHODRANG
AM: Thimphu sightseeing – 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. PM drives 3 hours to Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters. On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highest mountain in Bhutan Mt. Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is all the way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visit the Dzong from outside and the market area. Overnight at Wangdi Kichu Resort.

DAY 04: VISIT THE PUNAKAHA DZONG AND DRIVE BACK TO PARO
AM: drive 45 minutes to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong which served 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. Drive 3 hours to Thimphu for lunch and proceed 2 hours to Paro via visiting the oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. It now serves as a Buddhist university. Overnight Kichu Resort.

DAY 05: TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR YOUR DEPARTURE HOME
Transfer to airport and our guide will help you with the formalities for final departure.

Start Price (USD) AVAILABILITY Booking
A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@higherlimitstrek.com

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Your Program Duration = 5 Days
All the Prices are in USD ($) Per Person.
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