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Bhutan Luxury Tour USD   3700 USD  3625
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Bhutan Luxury Tour

Day 1: Paro (Bhutan) By Royal Bhutan Airlines Today morning after breakfast you will fly to another country known as The Land of The Thunder Dragon. ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is without doubt one of the most unusual country of the world. The last surviving great Himalayan kingdom has long turned its back on the rest of the world, favoring Buddhist compassion over Western capitalism and prioritizing Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product. Aside from the unspoiled and awe-inspiring natural scenery, visitors are impressed by the magnificent architecture and the rich culture and heritage. You will arrive atParoAirport, the capital of Bhutan. Our Bhutan representative will wait for your arrival at main exit with placard of yours name and will be escort you till hotel and brief you about Bhutan program. Evening free at leisure or you can explore the local Market nearby your hotels. Paro-Paro is a place full of legends and history and events which marked the beginning of great cultural heritage of the country. According to legends, Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) came on the back of a tigress to Paro in AD 761, bringing with him the teachings of Buddha from Tibet. Guru Rimpoche established the most important religious site in Bhutan, the Taktsang Lhakang or Tiger’s Nest near Paro. Religious leaders of Paro controlled Western Bhutan for quite a long time and Nyingmapa School established by Guru Rimpoche gave great monks and able leaders (the present monarchy also belongs to same school). Sgabdrung Ngwang Namgyal arrived in Bhutan in 1616 from Tibet and established the dual system of governance here that remained in place till the beginning of last century. At the end of 19th century Penlop of Paro was defeated by Penlop of central and eastern Bhutan, who later became the first king of the country. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 2: Paro After breakfast you will proceed for Paro Local sightseeing. Today’s Sights- Taktsang Lhakang(Tiger’s Nest)-Most important religious site for the Bhutanese people, this monastery is located at a distance of around 80 km from Paro, precariously perched on the edge of a cliff. It is a long walk from Paro to this monastery and it is difficult to find anybody except the trekkers and Buddhist monks on this walk. Taktsang Lhakang is the place where it is believed that Guru Rimpoche arrived more than a million ago on the back of a legendary tigress. He mediated in a cave for around two months where this monastery was built later. Bhutan Tourism Corporation Limited has constructed a beautiful coffee-house at a wonderful vantage point of the monastery. Paro Dzong-Is the symbolic centre of religious and secular affairs of entire Paro Valley. Consecrated in 1646, the Dzong is an architectural wonder that showcases the cultural strength of kingdom’s strength. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town. Stroll around the market. National Museum- National Museum of Bhutan is situated above the Paro Dzong in the old watchtower, one of the earliest constructed buildings in the country. The collection in the museum includes weapons and stamps, birds and mammals, and a good display of ancient Bhutanese art and artefacts. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 3: Paro- Thimphu (50 K.M/ 2 Hrs). Today morning breakfast hotel, then you will depart for Thimhu which again beautiful city in Bhutan. On Arrival at Thimphu you will be check-in at hotel. Lunch at hotel and relax for two hrs. Post lunch proceed for local sightseeing. Today’s Sights Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). First built in 1661, the Dzong dominates the town of Thimphu. Except the central keep, the entire structure was rebuilt in 1961-62 and now houses the main government departments, the National Assembly, the throne room of the king, and summer headquarters of the Central Monastic Body. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 4 : Thimphu Today morning you wake-up leisurely and have your buffet breakfast, and then you proceed for local sightseeing of Thimphu Today’s Sights- Motithang mini zoo-You will see the rare “Takin” National animal of Bhutan and drive further down to good view of Thimphu Valley. Simtokha Dzong-Built in 1627, this Dzong is oldest in Thimphu and gateway to the Thimphu Valley. The Dzong houses Rigney School for Dzongkha and monastic studies. There are beautiful frescos and slate carvings in Simtokha. Streets of Thimphu-the most enjoyable experience of being in Thimphu is to taking strolls around the streets here. Weekend markets of Thimphu sell everything under the sun that is being created in Bhutan. Hordes of villagers sell vegetables, newspapers, red chillies, traditional Bhutanese masks, and carpets. Other Attractions-Other important attractions in the city include the new National Library, the High Court, the Royal Bhutan Golf Course, and Convention Centre. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 5 : Thimphu-Paro After breakfast drive to Paro. Evening explore the local market in Paro. Overnight stay. Day 6 : Paro- Delhi By Flight (Royal Bhutan Airlines) After breakfast flight to Delhi. End of the Tour. Luxury Hotels Thimphu- Taj Tashi Bhutan Punakha- Dhensa Suite Paro- Le Meridian Inclusion in above cost: • Bhutan govt, tourists fees • visa & sustainable tourism fees • Accommodations in Selected Hotels • Meals: Breakfast in Taj and Densa and MAP during stay in Paro LeMeridien • All meals in Bhutan with evening tea/coffee • All private transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees. • Local English Speaking Tour Guide in both country • All permits for Bhutan (for Indian Nationality) • All Bhutan taxes and service charges • Bottled water on drives as complementary Not Included in above cost: • Visa other then Bhutan • Lunch and dinner while stay in Taj and Densa and Lunch during stay in Paro LeMeridien • Airfare • Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended). • All personal expenses including optional tips/gratuities, bar/beverages, telephone, laundry, gifts and other personal expenses. • Any additional cost of changing a confirmed itinerary by our own choice or due to your own health/medical reasons, or forced upon by Inclement weather, flight delays, political situation or other conditions beyond our control. • All other cost not listed in “included" section. 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Explore the valleys of Thimphu, Punakha and Paro with a private guide, taking in ancient monasteries, majestic mountains and much more of this high-altitude Himalayan Kingdom. This itinerary, like all Amankora expeditions, can be adjusted to suit preferences, both before arrival and on the ground. VOYAGE THROUGH FORESTED MOUNTAINS DOTTED WITH MONASTERIES AND TEMPLES TO THIMPHU, BHUTAN’S CAPITAL AT 2,350M ABOVE SEA LEVEL Day 1 : – Paro On your arrival at Paro International our local representative will meet you and transfer Thimphu Amankora Resorts for your night stay. Post visit National Memorial Chorten, National Museum and Folk Heritage Museum and National Library. Overnight stay at Amankora Thimphu Day 2 : – Thimphu After breakfast In the morning, visit the north end of the valley to view Trashi Chhoe Dzong, the seat of Bhutan government and Royal offices, and Pangri Zampa, two 16thcentury buildings that now house a monastic training school for astrologers. At the head of the valley, should you wish to stretch your legs, a short hike will take you to Cheri Goemba, the monastery where the first monastic body was established in the Kingdom. Back in town, visit a few of the capitalcottage industries ranging from traditional paper making to handrolled incense. Overnight stay at Amankora Thimphu. Day 3 : – Punakha An early departure brings you on a dramatic drive over the 3,050m mountain pass of Dochu La and on to Punakha Valley. Sights on the way include one of Bhutanfirst fortress monasteries, the 17thcentury Simtokha Dzong, and ancient wall paintings at the Hongtsho Goemba monastery. The journey continues over the pass offering spectacular views of towering Himalayan peaks on a clear day. The descent into Punakha Valley along the Kingdomonly eastwest highway takes you via the town of Wangdi to visit the rustic Wangdiphodrang Dzong and perhaps the local temple next door. Explore this quaint village and its row of intimate shops before heading to the lodge. In the afternoon, visit the village of Talo, home of the Queen and the valleyprotective deity, lhakhang. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a hike to an ancient monastery on the hilltop behind the lodge. Overnight stay at Amankora Punakha Day 4 : – Punakha Begin the day with a hike from Punakha Lodge through terraces of rice, chillies and cabbage to the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten a monument recently built by the Queen of Bhutan. Afterwards, drive back up the valley towards Khuruthang, passing Punthsho Pelri Palace and several other winter homes of the royal family before reaching the impressive Punakha Dzong. This ancient fortress is the winter residence of the monastic orderleadership and still serves as the administrative headquarters for the Punakha region. A picnic lunch is served on the banks of the Punak Chu, prior to visiting the village of Lobesa. From there, enjoy a short walk to Chimi Lhakhang, the auspicious fertility monastery built in 1499. Overnight Stay at Amankora Punakha. Day 5 : – Paro After descending from Dochu La Pass, the road will lead back up the dramatic Wang Chu and Paro Chu river valleys before crossing through Paro towards the north end of the valley. Here, set in a pine forest, is the Amankora Paro lodge and spa. In the afternoon, stroll to the nearby ruins, visit some of the valleyoldest and holiest religious monuments or amble down Paro main street. Evenings at Amankora Paro may include informative lectures on the history, religion, flora and fauna of the region, or a film on the Himalayas. Overnight stay Amankora Paro. Day 6 : – Paro The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong watchtower. Here, a collection of arte facts provides a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lies the dominating Paro Dzong, a fine example of Bhutanese architecture. From the Dzong, cross Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilevered bridge, to reach the town temple built in 1525. Enjoy a Picturesque picnic or a visit to a traditional farmhouse for lunch with a local family. The afternoon brings a choice of excursions visitors interested in further immersion in Bhutan culture and religion must experience the Kyichu Lhakhang, Dumtse Lhakhang and the Drukgyel Dzong altar room. Hikers can follow a beautiful trail behind the lodge which passes Drukgyel Dzong and winds along the Paro Chhu, crossing a suspension bridge and ambling through terraced farmland and forests before looping back down the river to a second bridge and returning to the lodge. Overnight stay at Amankora Paro. Day 7 : – Paro Spend the morning hiking to one of Bhutan most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly known as the Tiger Nest. The 4-5 hrs return trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face almost 1,000m above the valley floor. The rest of the day can be spent browsing through shops in town, enjoying the spa or exploring the rich forests that rise behind the lodge. Overnight Stay at Amankora Day 8 : – Paro Early morning transfer to airport with a lots of wonderful experience For More Info:-- http://bhutanluxurytour.com

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