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Short Holiday in Bhutan - 4 days


Name of Tour : Short Holiday in Bhutan - 4 days
Duration : (3 Night / 4 Days)
Places Covered : Paro - Thimphu -!


Day 01: Arrive Paro by Druk Air

Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air, Bhutan's National Air Carrier. The green walls of the hills known as dooars or gateways into Bhutan from the plains climbs continually higher as the plane flies north towards the Tibetan border. Silvery rivers thread the valleys, waterfalls plunge down the forested mountainsides, and to the north, the great snowcapped peaks of the inner Himalaya rise up into the sky. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, watch tower, now the National Museum, above it. Received by our representative at the airport and after completion of airport formalities, drive through fascinating valley of Paro to the hotel.

Evening visit to Paro market and take a stroll through town's main street. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 02: Paro - Thimphu (55 Km, approx 1.30 hours )

After breakfast in the hotel, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress from where Bhutanese warriors fought Tibetan invaders centuries ago. The snowy dome of sacred Chomolhari, "mountain of goddess'' looms directly over the Dzong.

Along the way, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gembo. One of the most sacred shrines in the country, it reflects the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.

After lunch, visit Ta Dzong, originally built as Watch Tower, it now houses National Museum of the country and boasts antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons & armour, household objects and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.

Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, meaning 'fortress of the heap of jewels' which has a long and fascinating history. Along the wooden galleries lining the courtyard of the Rinpung Dzong are fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore such as four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount. Sumeru and other cosmic Mandala.

Proceed on to Thimphu, the capital town of Bhutan. The road leads through the Paro valley to the confluence of Paro and Thimphu rivers at Chuzom (confluence). Three different style of chortens adorn the confluence. A short way beyond on the left, is Tschogang Lhakhang, the temple of the hill of excellent horse. It is private temple, built in 15th century, as the result of visitation from Balaha, the excellent horse, a manifestation of Chenrezig, the compassionate Buddha. After the narrow, rock lined section of the road opens up as Thimphu approaches, Simtokha Dzong lies enroute. Simtokha means the place of profound tantric teaching, this dzong now houses a school for the study of the Dzongkha language.

On arrival in Thimphu, check into the hotel. Evening, time for exploratory walk before dinner.

Day 03: Thimphu - Paro

After breakfast, sightseeing of Thimphu valley includes, visit National Library, a treasure trove of priceless Buddhist manuscripts.

The Arts & Crafts School, where young students learn the art of thirteen crafts of Bhutan. Also visit mask maker workshop and workshop for fine metal craft, weaving, ceramics and paper making. Then visit, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating testimony of Bhutanese material culture and living traditions.

Afternoon, visit Trashichhoedzong, 'fortress of the glorious dharma'.

It is the centre of government and religion, site of King's throne room, National assembly hall, and seat of Je Khenpo or Chief Abbot. Built in 1641 by the political and religious unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, it was reconstructed in 1961 in traditional Bhutanese manner, without nails or architectural plans.

Also visit King's Memorial Chorten continuously circumbulated by His Majesty's subjects, spinning prayer wheels and murmuring mantras.

Then, visit Handicrafts Emporium and local shops if you like to browse through example of Bhutan's fine traditional arts. Here you can buy textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewellery, interesting items made from local materials, and all manner of unique objects.

Evening drive to Paro for overnight stay.

Day 04: Depart Paro

After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

The above tour costs are inclusive of:-

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Car according your tour plan
  • Fuel, parking, toll taxes, Interstate taxes
  • Welcome Drink on arrival at hotel
  • Morning tea Breakfast and Dinner
  • daily use of health club or Indoor activities

The above tour cost does not includes:-

  • Hotel accommodation in Delhi, Rail fare, air fare, lunches, portage, guides, entrance fees to places of visit,
  • Damages/ claims of any kind, Expenses of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry bill etc.
  • Any other services note mentioned above.
The Demand Draft will be drawn in favor of “A1 TOURS” payable New Delhi.

The second option is to can Transfer Money in our Below mentioned Company Account
Name: - A1 TOURS
Bank Name:- ICICI
Acount No.:- 033005003278
Address:- Anand Vihar Delhi

Name: - A1 TOURS
Bank Name:- Panjab National Bank
Acount No.:- 3927002100009748
Address:-

Tour Cancellation

All notice of cancellation must be sent to our New Delhi office in writing. Verbal cancellations will not be entertained. There is also no refund for services not utilized. There will be a cancellation fee as under:

  • - No refund if cancelled on 15 working day before the day of the departure.
  • - 50% refund if cancelled 30 working day before the day of departure.
  • - 75%refund if cancelled 16 to 29 working day before the day of departure.


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