Tour 3; Paro, Thimphu, Dochula pass

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paro

  • Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel
  • Overnight Hotel Olathang or similar, Paro

Day 2: Paro

  • Morning visit Drukgyel Dzong (Fortress/monastery), the ruined fortress from where Bhutanese repelled several invasion by Tibetan armies. On a clear day, there is splendid view of Mt. Chomolhari from the approach road to this Dzong
  • Later visit TA Dzong (National Museum) and walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, the fortress which has a long and fascinating history
  • Overnight Hotel Olathang or similar, Paro

Day 3: Paro-Thimphu (55km, 2hrs)

  • Morning drive to Thimphu en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom which now houses the school for religious and cultural studies
  • Afternoon visit National Library, School of Arts & Crafts and Textile & Folk Heritage Museum
  • Overnight Hotel Motithang or similar, Thimphu

Day 4: Thimphu

  • Today’s sightseeing includes visit to Anim Dratshang (nunnery), Handmade paper factory, Thimphu view point, Handicrafts Emporium and Memorial Chorten

Day 5: Thimphu to Dochula pass to Paro (80km, 3hrs)

  • Morning drive to Dochula pass (3,080) that heralds the most enchanting views of Bhutan
  • Later drive to Paro
  • Overnight Hotel Olathang or similar, Paro

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Tour Info

  • Duration : 5 nights/6 days
  • Places To Visit : Paro,Thimphu,Dochula