( Covering: Kathmandu city tour, Paro &
A Glimpse of Bhutan
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu
Arrival you will be received by tour
manager and escorted to your hotel in
kathmandu. Our tour manager will give
you pre-tour briefing. Rest of time is
Day 02 : Kathmandu city tour
After breakfast, visit monkey temple (Swayambhunath
Temple), Patan, Boudhanath sputa and
Pasupati temple. Over night at Hotel.
Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Paro
The flight from Kathmandu to Paro offers
fascinating views of the eastern
Himalayan range, including Mt. Everest.
On arrival you will be received by your
guide and escorted to your hotel in Paro.
In the evening visit Paro town, stroll
through its quaint two streets and
browse through the shops. Dinner and
overnight stay at the hotel in Paro.
Day 04 : Paro sightseeing - Thimphu
(60 Km, 2 Hours)
After breakfast, drive to Drukgyel Dzong,
the castle of the victorious Drukpas.
Although gutted by a fire, this castle
is renowned as the stand from which
several Tibetan invasions were repulsed.
To the north can be seen in all its
majesty, the dome of sacred Mt.
Chomolhari or the abode of the "mountain
of goddess.” En route, see one of the
oldest landmarks in Bhutan. The 7th
century Kyichu Lhakhang was one of the
108 temples built in the Himalayas by
Tibetan King, Songtsen Gembo. It is
revered as one of the most holy shrines
in Bhutan and embodies the arrival of
After lunch, visit to Ta Dzong,
originally the Watch Tower for the
Rinpung Dzong. It was later converted
into the National Museum of the Kingdom
and boasts a wide range of antique
thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons &
armour, household objects and natural
and historic artifacts. Walk down the
trail to Rinpung Dzong or the 'fortress
of the heap of jewels' which is the seat
of the district administration and the
residence of the monastic school. The
dzong is famous for its wall murals
depicting Buddhist parables, symbols and
the lives of prominent saints.
Drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.
The road meanders alongside the Paro Chu
(river) and terraced fields until the
confluence of two rivers at Chuzom.
Here, one can see three stapes,
representing the different styles of the
On arrival in Thimphu, check into hotel.
Explore the town before dinner.
Day 05 : Thimphu Sightseeing - Paro
After breakfast, sightseeing of Thimphu
valley which includes a visit to the
National Library, a treasure trove of
priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the
Traditional Institute of Medicine, where
centuries old healing arts such as
acupuncture and herbal remedies are
still practiced; the Painting School,
where young monks learn the art of
Buddhist thangkha painting; the
workshops for mask making and fine metal
craft, weaving, ceramics and paper and;
the Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, a
fascinating testimony of Bhutanese
material culture and living traditions.
Also visit the late King's Memorial
Chorten where one can observe oprayers
and ceremonies that are performed
throughout the year. Visit the
Handicrafts Emporium and local shops for
souvenirs ranging from Bhutan's fine
traditional arts, textiles, thangkha
paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and
woodcarvings, jewelers to other
interesting items made from local
Evening drive to Paro for overnight
Day 06 : Departure to Kathmandu
Representative of Mission Eco Trek will
bid you farewell. TASHI DELEK
Mission Eco Trek
tour in Bhutan
tour. On our
tour, the entire
group treks led
by our highly
guide. All the
food on the
stay in hotel or
in tents on the
tour. The Bhutan
takes 15 days,
with some time
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