Druk Air flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. Whether flying along the Himalayan range over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offers exciting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival at the airport, you will be accorded a very warm reception by our representative. Then drive to Thimphu the modern capital town of Bhutan. Check-in your hotel in Thimphu and free until lunch time for some rest from early morning flight, refreshment and lunch. After lunch, visit Tashichho Dzong – is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan.
DAY 02: THIMPU – PUNAKHA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Point, Takin Mini Zoo, Post Office for stamps and Folk Heritage Museum. Drive to Punakha for 2.5 hours. On the way stop at Do Chula Pass 3050m for tea / coffee and enjoy our first view of the eastern Himalayan Mountains. Continue visit to Punakha Dzong – which lies between two rivers known as Phochu and Mochu, it symbolizing the masculine and the feminine co-existence their currents are of different colours and they unite at this point. Then visit Chimi Lhakhang – a temple dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley who as the famous saint of the Bhutanese people is known affectionately as “Divine Mad Monk”. Check-in and dinner at your hotel.
DAY 03: PUNAKHA – PARO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to north of Punakha for a short excursion to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten – stands majestically on a strategic ridge above the Punakha valley. It is sacred religious edifices, which will help to ward off negative forces, promote peace, stability and harmony in a changing world. This chorten is a fine architectural and traditional manifestation whose details of constructional design are drawn from the scriptures and not from the technical books. The Chorten is also an esoteric embodiment of positive forces prevailing over all negative influences in the three forms of existence. According to Lamas, the Chorten is a quintessence of Buddhism and in various ways it will promote the health, happiness of the king and people thereby subjugating all evils. After lunch drive back to Paro. Check-in and dinner at your hotel.
DAY 04: PARO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to Taktshang Monastery – perched giddily on a rocky ledge, with a waterfall cascading as if from the blue. Afternoon visit Kychu Temple – is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan which dates back to the 7th century. Kyichu Temple is one of the last three surviving temples. Continue visit Ta Dzong National Museum – is housed inside the six storied circular Ta Dzong, is a medieval watch tower situated above the Rinpung Dzong. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong – which has a long and fascinating history. Then visit a Bhutanese Farm House to see how a Bhutanese farmer lives. At the hotel typical Bhutanese cultural show will be shown.
DAY 05: DEPARTURE PARO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free until departure transfer to the airport for flight back Kuala Lumpur.
- 4 nights’ accommodation at Bhutan - Return transfers based on PRIVATE basis - Return airfare for Bangkok – Bhutan – Bangkok subject to change - Sightseeing, meal and entrance fee as indicated at itinerary - English speaking guide services - Bhutan visa fee and tourism development tax
- Return international air ticket - Tipping RM 150 /pax - Travel Insurance - Extra cost of hiring a Pony for Takshang visit USD 25 /person (Pay direct)
Booking Period: Now ~ 31 Dec’ 2021 (Minimum 2 adults to go)
Travel Period: Now ~ 31 Dec’ 2021
Low Season in Bhutan: Jan, Feb, Jun, July, Aug & Dec
High Season in Bhutan: Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct & Nov
Visa is required for traveling to Bhutan. In order to process Bhutan visa, we require clear readable scanned color copy of passport (page containing passport no and face picture in JPEG or PDF format) at least 30 days prior to date of entry into Bhutan along with full tour payment.
Remaining validity of passport should be at least 6 months from the date of entry into Bhutan (excluding the travelling month). Tourism Council of Bhutan issues visa clearance letter closer to travelling date which we email you or your local travel agent.
Travelers are required to produce aforesaid visa clearance copy at the time of check-in for Druk Air / Bhutan Airlines flight while those entering Bhutan by surface via Phuntsholing or Samdrup Jonkhar, they are required to produce this Visa Clearance letter at the Immigration counter.
Actual visa is stamped on passport on arrival in Bhutan at the immigration counter.