Sherpa Journeys
SHERPA JOURNEYS

Your Adventure Travel Partner in Himalaya

Home    |    About Us    |    Testimonials    |    Site Map    |    Contact Us

 
blank
blank
 
 

Journeys in Bhutan

About Bhutan

Hotels & Flights

Helpful Resources

 

Bhutan Cultural Tour 5 Days

Bhutan Cultural Tour  
Trip Duration : 5 Days
Trek Length :
Trip Rating : Easy
Maximum Altitude : 7,872ft
Activity : Cultural tour
Lodging : Hotels
Transportation : by Vehicle and Flight
Begins & Ends : Paro
Best Season : March to May and September to November
Trip Date :
Land Cost :
Single Supp :
Group Size : 1-16 Persons

Trip rating: Easy
Best Season: March to May and September to November

High Season: March to May and September to November
These months are peak season in Bhutan and flight seats and other related services are very difficult to confirm. Full particulars of all participants should be provided at least 60 days in advance in order to hold all services on confirmed basis.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive Paro (7,216ft)
Early morning depart from Bangkok Airport. A short stop at Kolkata Airport is made for refueling. Then, continue flight until you reach Paro Airport. Once you exit the immigration, your Bhutanese tour guides will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening visit to Paro market and take a stroll through this small town main street. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Upon arrival in Paro Airport, you will be received by our Bhutanese tour guide or representative and will transfer to the hotel.
Evening, take a stroll through Paro market.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 2 Paro Tour
Breakfast at hotel, then, depart to visit Ta Dzong or National Museum. Rated among the best natural history museums in Asia, the Ta Dzong offers a unique and varied collections ranging from ancient armour to textiles and thangkha paintings. Then, walk down the trail to visit Paro Dzong (Rinppung Dzong) built during the time of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646. It now houses the Paro monastic school and office of the civil administration. Also Rinpung Dzong is venue of Paro Tshechu, held once a year in spring.

Afternoon, drive up valley to the Drukgyel Dzong or the Fort of Drukpa victory. From this fortress Bhutanese repelled several invasion by Tibetans throughout the course of history. Looming above the smoldered ruins is the snowcapped peak of Mount. Chomolhari. Also visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House nestled below the dzong. Then drive towards Paro town en-route visiting Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest monastery of the Kingdom reflecting introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Paro.

Day 3 Paro – Thimphu Tour (7,872ft)
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Thimphu, the capital town passing via idyllic countryside, through villages and paddy fields. En-route visit the Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the country now houses the School for Buddhist studies.

Afternoon sightseeing of Thimphu valley, visiting Tashichhodzong; the seat of the government, Memorial Chorten; the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King and Handicrafts Emporium displaying rich traditional crafts of the Kingdom. Also you may be able to catch a game of archery in progress at the Changlimethang compound, just below the town.

Evening take a stroll around market area.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 4 Thimphu Tour and evening to Paro
Morning, visit to National Library, which has fascinating collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts and texts, the Painting School, Medicine Institute. Afternoon drive to Paro and overnight at hotel.

Day 5 Depart Paro
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Paro International Airport for your next destination flight.

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation in quality hotels in Bhutan on twin sharing
  • (lodging is based on local Bhutanese standards and quality properties are used)
  • full-board meal plan (3 meals a day)
  • all ground transportation including arrival and departure
  • English speaking local tour guide throughout the trip
  • Royalty and taxes to the government, riding ponies and pack animals on treks
  • Entrance fees to temples and monasteries visited.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Visa fees US$20 per person and Bhutan Tourism Development Fee (TDF) US$10 per person payable directly on arrival at Paro Airport Immigration
  • international airfares and departure tax
  • personal travel and medical insurance
  • alcoholic and soft beverages, telephone, laundry and tips
  • Festival surcharge US$30 per night per person based on number of nights at the festival
  • Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergency rescue costs.

Top

 
 
blank
blank

SHERPA JOURNEYS PVT. LTD.
P.O. Box 24947
Nil Saraswati Marg,
Lazimpat-2,

Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone: (977-1) 444-2879

Email: info@sherpajourneys.net and nepal@sherpajourneys.net

blank
Copyright © 2009 - 2014 Sherpa Journeys Pvt. Ltd.. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy / Terms of Use