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: THIMPHU (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit the Changangkha Lhakhang Temple – is an early medieval Buddhist temple in the capital city Thimphu. The temple is situated on a ridge overlooking the city, near Mohitang on the outskirts of Thimphu. After lunch, visit Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory – is a small paper factory located in Thimphu that produces paper using traditional Bhutanese methods. The paper products produced at the factory are made from Daphne or Mulberry plant bark. Continue visit Cheri Monastery 2850m – was first built in 1620 by Shabdrung.
DAY 03: THIMPU – PUNAKHA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. 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 Lakhang – a temple dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley who as the famous saint of the Bhutanese people is known affectionately as “Divine Mad Monk”. Later evening you will visit local market. Check-in and dinner at your hotel.
DAY 04: PUNAKHA – PARO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to north of Paro and before that we will visit another place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point Kuensel Phodrang. It is again a short drive from the town. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley. The Paro Dzong is probably Bhutan's best known and most iconic Dzong. 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. Later evening you will visit local market of Paro. Check-in and dinner at your hotel.
DAY 05: PARO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to Takshang 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.
DAY 06: DEPARTURE PARO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free until departure transfer to the airport for flight back Kuala Lumpur.
- 5 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 180 /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.