Dragon Kingdom Tour

PARO - THIMPHU
Room reserved from 12 noon at hotel in Delhi for immediate occupancy. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer from airport to your chosen hotel.

DAY 1: You will be received at the Paro Airport by the representative of Himalayan Adventures Tours & Travel Bhutan who will be your guide through out the tour. Visit Kyichu temple one of the 108 temples built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo.Drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Check into hotel. After lunch, walk around the National Memorial Chorten built in 1974 in honor of the late King. Browse through local handicrafts and free time to mingle with the people. Drive to see the Takin Zoo, which houses the national animal the Takin that is only found in Bhutan. Drive to BBS tower to get a view of the Thimphu valley.
Meals included: Lunch Dinner

THIMPHU SIGHT SEEING

DAY 2: Visit Changangkha temple, which is the temple of Chenrizig or Compassionate Buddha.Visit the National Library, a treasure trove of priceless Buddhist manuscripts.See the Traditional Painting School of Arts & Crafts where children are taught centuries old craft, and the National Folk Heritage Museum to get an insight into the typical Bhutanese way of life. Also visit the Textile Museum. Visit the Bhutan Post to see the different Stamps of the country. See the Traditional Incense and Paper Factory.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

THIMPHU - PARO

DAY 3: Drive back to Paro. Visit the Ta Dzong, built in the 17th century as a watchtower for the Paro Dzong. This dzong was converted into the National musuem in 1967, and is filled with antique thankha paintings, textiles, weapons and armor. Drive to the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century, to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders, the dzong is now used as an administration centre and school for monks. In the afternoon, hike up to the Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's nest). The climb up to the viewpoint will take approx. 3hours. Enjoy the stunning view of the monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava flew on the back of a tiger and landed there in the 8th century, and meditated for three months.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

PARO - DEPARTURE

DAY 4: In the morning, your guide will escort you to the airport for your flight onwards.
Meals included: Breakfast



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