Day 1 | Paro – Thimphu

Taking our flight from Dhaka, we will arrive at the Paro airport within just about an hour. Throughout our journey we will enjoy the breath taking views of the Himalaya Mountains, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan. On arrival we will be greeted by our representatives and transferred to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Thimphu, situated at an altitude of 2400m, is the centre of government, religion and commerce. The capital has an interesting combination of tradition and modernity, and includes some of the most advanced and remotest parts of the kingdom. It is home to the Kings and the Royal family members, civil servants, expatriates, politicians, business persons and monks. Enjoy this cultural mix based on livelihood. Of culture we will take you through temples, dzongs, chortens, museums, handicraft stores, nunneries, parks and many more. Allow yourself to meet both traditional and contemporary artist.

Check in : Thimphu Hotel / Resort

Thimphu Sightseeing | City Tour National Memorial Chorten

Meet the elderly generation in circumambulation at the National Memorial Chorten. Chorten literally means „Seat of Faith‟ and Buddhists often call such monuments, the „Mind of Buddha‟. Treat yourself with the extraordinary depiction of Buddhist teachings in the form of paintings and sculptures. As the name denotes this National Memorial Chorten was consecrated on July 28, 1974 in memory of the Third King.


Tashichho Dzong

The “fortress of the glorious religion” was initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck in the 1960s. Tashichhodzong houses some ministries, His Majesty‟s secretariat, and the central monk body.

Changangkha Temple

This temple situated atop a small hound overlooking the Thimphu valley was built in the 13th century by the illustrious Lam Phajo Dugom Zhigpo. The temple is considered the spiritual home of children born in the Chang valley.

National Library

The National Library was established in the late 1960s primarily to conserve the literary treasures which form a significant part of Bhutan‟s cultural heritage. It now houses an extensive collection of Buddhist literature mostly in block-printed format, with some works several hundred years old. There is also a small collection of foreign books, stock of which mainly comprises works written in English. Take the opportunity to see the world‟s biggest book stationed in the ground floor.

Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang)

Another place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). It is again a short drive from the town. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayer.

Weekend Market

Most of the Thimphu‟s population and many valley dwellers converge on the bustling weekend market, held by the side of Wangchu River. A wide range of foodstuffs and local arts and crafts are sold at the market, which runs from Friday afternoon till Sunday evening. A visit to the market provides great photo opportunities, as well as the chance to mingle with local people and perhaps buy souvenirs.

Overnight: Thimphu Hotel / Resort

Day 2 | Paro Sightseeing | City Tour

The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. Ancient temples, massive forts, monasteries, picturesque villages, scenic hikes, and drives. There are many attractions the Paro valley has to offer:


Chelela Pass

Enjoy the drive and the scenic vistas from Chelela Pass, among the highest motor able roads in Bhutan. Chele la (pass), at an elevation 3,988 meters is considered to be one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. About an hour‟s drive from Zhiwa Ling it passes through lush valleys, pine and rhododendron forest. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. Chele la is marked by hundreds of prayer flags fluttering in the wind. While taking a walk above the pass and one might come across signs of „sky burials‟. We will have a picnic lunch there and come back to Paro.

Paro Rinpung Dzong

The massive three hundred and fifty year old fort is the center of governance for the Province of Paro. The governor, the chief judge and other government official keep office within the walls of this fort following old traditions. Half the fort is permanently occupied two hundred resident monks. Every year in the spring, the fort is host to one of Bhutan‟s biggest religious festival.

National Museum

We have to walk back to the road point and take our ride to the town. After lunch, we will visit the National Museum in Paro. Evening stroll in the Paro town. Overnight at Paro.

Overnight: Paro Hotel / Resort

Day 3 | Paro Sightseeing | Tigers Nest Monetary

After early breakfast, we will take a ride to road end at the base of Taktshang (Tiger Nest) and start gradual ascent towards Taktshang about two hours of hike to Temple. Tiger nest is one of the most sacred temples for Buddhist, which was founded by a Great Indian Buddhist master known under the name of Guru Padmashambhava. The legend says he was born as an eight year old boy from the blue lotus in a lake at Danakosha. During eight century, this great master arrived here in Takshang riding on the flying tigress in the form of Drojidroley(fierce thunderbolt) subsequently meditated here for about three month and subdued many evil spirits. This temple hangs on the face of sheer cliff about 900 m above the Paro valley. The view from the temple courtyard is spectacular.


Kyichu Temple

Kyichu temple, is one of the oldest temples in the country dating as far back as the 7th century. History has it that the temple was a part of an ambitious plan of the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo who wanted to build 108 temples in the region, supposedly to subdue an ogress that traumatized the people in the region.

The ruins of Drukgyel Dzong

Set on a knoll with a spectacular view of the surrounding valley the ruins of this fort, which once protected against Tibetan invasions, provides a wonderful architectural insight to the structure of forts in Bhutan. Drukgyel is also the starting point to many of Bhutan‟s most famous trekking routes.

Overnight: Paro Hotel / Resort

Day 4 | Depart to Dhaka by Druk Air

On the final day, we will enjoy our morning breakfast in Bhutan for the last time in the trip. We will be escorted to the airport by our guide and transport right on time to catch our flight back to Dhaka. This ends our eventful trip to Bhutan

Food Chart | Daily

Category Food Time
Breakfast Puri
Aloo Dum / Sabjee
Fruit Juice
Egg on Order
7 AM – 8 AM
Lunch Fried Rice (Veg/Jeera)
Non Veg – Chicken/Beef/Fish
Veg – Mixed Veg
Daal – Yellow
Green Salad
1 PM – 2 PM
Dinner Plain Rice
Non Veg – Chicken/Beef/Fish
Veg – Aloo Gobi
Daal – Yellow
Green Salad
7 PM – 8 PM

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