05 Days - Glimpses of Bhutan

Description :

It is a cultural sojourn to most of western Bhutan’s most historical structures, such as, Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Lair), National Museum, Rimpong Dzong (Castle on a heap of precious jewels), Buddha Statue (the world’s largest), flora and fauna, culture. Excitement is the world as you will see the elements that make this Himalayan Kingdom a special country. However, it is not just a visit to the past. You can also see how Bhutan has developed and in doing this, ensured that its culture remains unsoiled.



05 Days - Glimpses of Bhutan

05 Days - Glimpses of Bhutan
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Pricing :
Low season (January, February, June, July, August and December) 2017/18
Minimum 02 persons travel : RM 4,250 per person 
Minimum 04 persons travel : RM 3,650 per person 

High Season (March, April, May, September, October and November) 2017/18  
Minimum 02 persons travel : RM 4,600 per person 
Minimum 04 persons travel : RM 4,000 per person 

Note : Above price quoted based on land package only (without flights) 
* prices subject to change due to currency fluctuation


 


Itinerary :

Day 01. Arrive – Paro- Thimphu: (Total km 65 Approx/ Alt 2,350m):
During this flight one will enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Mountains including the sacred Mt. Jhomolhari & Mt. Jichu Drake in Bhutan on clear weather. On arrival at Paro Airport our representative will receive you and drive to Thimphu which will take 1 hr. After lunch visit:

- Memorial Chorten- built in the year 1974 in the memory of our third king of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.  And
- Tashichho Dzong - The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. Tashichho Dzong houses The Throne room, some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. Overnight at Hotel.


Day 02.  Thimphu – Sightseeing:
- Buddha Point/ Kuensel Phodrang-Is the largest Buddha statue in the country. From there one can get a good view of the Thimphu valley. Plant sapling at Happiness Garden, Kuensel Phodrang.
- Motithang Takin Preserve – houses the rare national animal of Bhutan. Takin is listed by international   conservation agencies as a vulnerable species and it is a rare animal found only in Bhutan, Nepal and Burma.
- Traditional Medicine Institute - In Bhutan, equal emphasis is given to both allopathic and traditional medicines. The rich herbal medicines made up from medicinal plants are prepared and dispensed here.
- Folk Heritage Museum - the house replicates a traditional farmhouse and is furnished, as it would have been about a century ago.
- National Institute for Zorig Chusum – or the school of Arts and crafts is an institute where student undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Overnight stay at  hotel.


Day 03. Thimphu – Dochula – Paro:  (Total km 113 approx/ Altitude1310m):
After breakfast, drive to Dochula – approximately 1 hour drive through picturesque valleys and mountain slopes dotted with typical Bhutanese villages. From the Dochula pass, at over 10,000ft, vast panoramic views of the high snowcapped peaks of the Bhutanese Himalaya can be enjoyed on a clear day. Tea/coffee and snack at the cafeteria.   Drive to Paro and visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temple in the kingdom, dated back to the 7th century.  Visit Ta Dzong former Watch Tower which now houses the National Museum and then visit Rinpung Dzong which houses the monastic school, monk’s residence and the office of the civil administration. Walk down and cross the Bhutanese typical wooden roofed bridge. Overnight  at hotel.

Day 04. Paro - Excursion to Taktsang (Tiger nest)
After early breakfast drive up to the Ramthangka, base camp of Taktsang and then hike up to the most famous monastery Taktsang, the Tiger’s nest. Tea/coffee at the cafeteria. Continue walk to Taktsang Monastery. This magical monastery clings to the vertical granite cliff of 3,000 above the valley floor. It is believed that Guru meditated here in the 8th century. The disciples of Guru built the temple, which was later enlarged by Zhabdrung in the 17th century. After lunch walk down to the base. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05.  Paro-Departure:
After breakfast, drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight. Our representative will see off and bid farewell.


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