Colors of Bhutan
TOUR ID : NMT-04
Day 1 : Arrival in Paro & transfer to Thimphu (55 km/ 02 hour drive)
Once you have arrived in Paro, you will be received by our representative and a guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Thimphu, as per your booking. After arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel. Depending on arrival time, we can proceed for the city sightseeing or you can relax in the hotel. Tourists can visit the interesting weekend market on (Thu-Sun). You can find vegetable vendors from different pockets of the country come to sell their products.
Day 2 : Thimphu Sightseeing
In the morning at Thimphu, you will visit Handmade paper mill, School of Arts and crafts which remains closed on Sundays, as per the government holidays. Students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan. You can also visit nearby folk heritage museum and National Library before you take your lunch. After lunch, you can drive pass by Memorial Chorten which is built in memory of the 3rd King. You will also visit Buddha viewpoint, Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley. Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery. Luxuary stay at overnight and dinner at Thimphu.
Day 3 : Thimphu to Paro (55 km/ 02 hour drive)
Take your morning breakfast and you will check out from the hotel and drive back to Paro. If you are interested, you will be hike to the most revered temple in the country (Tiger’s Nest) which hangs majestically on a granite cliff overlooking Paro valley. If time permit we can visit the National Museum, visit Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge. Evening we will stroll around old Paro town and back to the hotel. Overnight is at Paro (altitude 2200m).
Day 4 : Departure
Take away the sweet memories of Bhutan .Transfer to airport for your departure flight.
Incluions & Exclusion
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
DOS & DON’T WHILE IN BHUTAN
- Taking pictures inside the alters of the dzongs (fortress), temples and monasteries is strictly prohibited.
- Take off your hats in front of the dzongs, temples and national flags.
- Visitors should be properly dressed with long sleeves shirts and pants to visit dzongs, temples, monasteries, schools and any government institutions.
- Always walk clockwise well crossing the dzongs, temples, monasteries, prayer flags or religious artifacts.
- Get permission before you take the pictures of the people and religious items.
- Do not give sweets, money, pencils, pens etc, to the children.
- Although Bhutan is safe, we advise you to keep your valuable items like wallets, cameras, passport etc in safe place.
- Be careful with street dogs and domestic dogs, do not tease or play with them as they are not friendly in Bhutan. Sometime dogs are nuisance at night too.
- Please do not forget to check your arrival/departure dates, time, sector and email one day prior to your arrival in Bhutan.
- Guest are requested to keep an eye on the weather conditions of Bhutan before arrival of tours. So as to bring proper clothings as required for the tour.
- Public displays of affection between men and women, men and men and women and women are not common. Please refrain from doing this in public places.
- Smoking in public places is not allowed in Bhutan.
- Buying of antiques from Bhutan is strictly monitored by the custom at the check points. Please always buy goods with cash memo or original bills/invoices.