Duration: 4 Days, 3 Nights.
Locations: Thimphu & Paro valley.
Type of Tour: Cultural tour.Highlight:Visit to the T Dzong (National Museum), Worlds tallest bronze Buddha statue, Tigers nest hike, 7th Century Jampa Lhakhang, Souvenir shopping at Paro and Thimphu town etc
Description: Bhutan Thunder Dragon Tour is a short day cultural tour of western Bhutan. Yelha Bhutan Tours has organized this tour to give our guests the maximum sightseeing of the two western parts of Bhutan in the available short duration. Thimphu valley “Capital” and Paro valley is one of the most highly visited and popular valleys in the kingdom.
This tour is for our guests who doesn’t have much time for their vacation and would like to see and visit the must visit sites in the two popular valleys of the Kingdom. We will be visiting the Ta Dzong (National Museum),Paro Dzong, the world largest bronze Buddha statue, memorial stupa, Tashichhodzong and hike the most sacred site for Buddhism in the world the Taktsang Goempa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery) at Paro.
This tour will be one of the most memorable vacations that you have ever undertaken. Our Guides and drivers will serve you will in the best possible manner
Day 01: Arrive Paro (2280 Meters)
Fly into Kingdom of Bhutan via Druk air Or Bhutan airlines. The great snowcapped peaks of the inner Himalayas rise up to the heavens can be seen during clear weather. Bhutan is a most peaceful and beautiful destination for travelers. After landing at Paro sightseeing of
Overnight at Paro (Options: Tashi Namgyel Resort, Gangtey Palace, Tigers Nest resort, Tenziling Resort etc)
Day 02: Paro – Thimphu (2320 Meters)
Travel to Thimphu and check into your hotel. Then visit the following as per your interest and time availability.
Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu (Options: Dorji Elements, Galingkha, and Hotel Phuntsho Pelri)
Day 03: Thimphu-Paro and Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
After breakfast, travel to Paro which will take about 1 hour.
Taktsang Goempa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery) hike at Paro. It was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup, a cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the 8th century. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche (Guru Padmasambhava) flew to this location from Khenpajong, Tibet on the back of a tigress and subdued a demon.
Visit Kichu Lhakhang on the way. Kichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo.
In the evening relax and overnight at a hotel in Paro. (Options: Tashi Namgyel Resort, Gangtey Palace, Tigers Nest resort, Tenziling Resort etc)
Day 04: Departure from Paro
After breakfast, we will bid you farewell at the Paro International Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.
Cost & Special offer
Tour Cost including Bhutan Visa Fees
(Not including Bhutan air fare)
High Season: March, April, May, September, October & November
Single traveler: US$ 850 per person
2 person: US$ 760 Per person
3 plus person: US$ 730 per person
Low Season: January, February, June, July, August & December
Single traveler: US$ 700 per person
2 person: US$ 640 Per person
3 plus person: US$ 610 per person
Please Note: The rate may go higher depending upon the nature of services desired beyond specified details above
(Note airfares are subjected to change as per the notice by Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines)