Bhutan 5 nights short tour by air
2 nights Thimphu, 1 night Punakha and 2 nights Paro, Arrival and departure by Air through Paro Airport
Tour Code - LB601
Day 1Paro Airport to Thimphu, 50 kms in 1.5 Hrs. – We receive you on your arrival and after airport formalities drive to Thimphu (Alt 8979Ft / 2736M) the modern capital town of Bhutan. Check in at Hotel. Free Evening Overnight at Thimphu. Day 2Full Day city tour of Thimphu - Visit Tashichhodzong, BBS Tower, Government Run Handicraft Emporium, National Memorial Chorten, Buddha View Point, Folk heritage, National Textile Museums,National Institute of Traditional Medicine (out side view) and Zoo. Free Evening Overnight at Thimphu. Day 3Thimphu to Punakha, 70Kms in 3 Hrs - After breakfast checkout and drive over Dochu-la Pass (Alt 10130ft/3088M) to reach Punakha(Alt 4300Ft ft/1310M) and check inn to Hotel.
Post lunch Punakha Sightseeing. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong, was strategically built at the confluence of the Pho Chu (male) and Mo Chu (female) rivers by the first Shabdrung of Bhutan, Ngawang Namgyel in 1637. Overnight at Punakha.
Day 4Punakha to Paro, 120Kms in 4 Hrs - Checkout and drive to Paro(Alt 7300 ft/2230M) En-route visitSimtokha Dzong, This dzong, built in 1627, is the oldest in Bhutan. Evening at Leisure. Over Night at Paro. Day 5Full day city tour of Paro - visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 18 km. from Paro town on the north side of the valley, Also visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the kingdom. Post lunch Paro sightseeing. After Lunch visit National Museum which used to be a watch tower for Paro Rimpong Dzong (Fortress). It was converted into Museum in 1968. Visit Paro Rimpong Dzong, the Dzong was built in 1646 AD.Overnight at Paro. Day 6Paro Departure - After breakfast checkout and drive to Airport. Farewell and tour ends